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No Speedos on the streets! Holidaymakers who leave Majorca beaches dressed in swimwear face fines
The Daily Mail ^ | 28 April 2014

Posted on 05/03/2014 2:44:21 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican

Holidaymakers taking a break to Majorca this summer are being warned they face fines of up to £500 if they wander from the beach still wearing their swimwear.

New island regulations will see penalties handed out for anything from riding a bicycle on the pavement to wearing a bikini, swimsuit or Speedos or swimming trunks in the street.

Aimed at both tourists and citizens, the laws are part of Palma City Council's 'Ordenanza Civica', otherwise known as the 'Good Citizen Plan'. cebook

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Society; Travel; Weather
KEYWORDS: eussr; majorca; mallorca; spain

1 posted on 05/03/2014 2:44:21 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: MinorityRepublican

I was there in ‘77...it was all you could do to keep from getting beaten by laughing at the head wear of the LaGuardia Civil.


2 posted on 05/03/2014 2:54:46 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush

Hahahaha...well, I wouldn’t laugh at those guys because they looked meaner than hell with their little submachine guns and those knee high boots. When I was there around ‘77, the First Class Petty Officer in charge of our shop said: “You don’t want to be caught pissing behind a dumpster by those guys!”


3 posted on 05/03/2014 3:03:22 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: MinorityRepublican
anyone 'devoid of superior parts of clothing' in roads not immediately adjacent to the beach will be fined

Does it mean that if someone wears a shirt bought in WalMart that person will get fined? Just kidding, I had to laugh at the translation, they must have used Bing!

4 posted on 05/03/2014 3:07:43 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: MinorityRepublican
Yup...don't f*** w/ Franco. At least Picasso was was inspired...

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(Guernica)

5 posted on 05/03/2014 3:09:43 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush; rlmorel
I grew up in Spain, and those hats always meant help and order. Yes, they could be harsh, but they were always there when you needed them. I still remember when I was a pre-teen and started climbing the face of a rock, then looking down and freaking out... I don't know how long I clinged to the rock before I saw two guardias civiles passing by! One of them climbed all the way to where I was, helped me down, and they took me home. I used to hate the ETA terrorists because they mainly attacked guardias civiles or their headquarters.


6 posted on 05/03/2014 3:16:22 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: MinorityRepublican

I’ll bet this is REALLY about freaking ISLAM.

Wanna bet?


7 posted on 05/03/2014 3:17:20 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: MinorityRepublican

Middle-aged Europeans in Speedos?

No thanks


8 posted on 05/03/2014 3:19:41 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: Former Fetus

I enjoyed your perspective but still cast my lot with the Basques.


9 posted on 05/03/2014 3:20:12 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Former Fetus

I respect them. More than the Spanish in general, now, since they caved to the muslims.

Spain used to be my favorite European country...went there many times in the USN, took my wife to Mallorca on our honeymoon, and went back for our 10th, but...I just couldn’t reconcile their reaction to the bombing of their trains in Madrid.

They just caved.


10 posted on 05/03/2014 3:23:31 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Anything that limits visual exposure to fat Germans in Speedos, I’m all for it as should everyone be.


11 posted on 05/03/2014 3:23:34 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: PGR88

Hahahaha...Grape Smuggling is BANNED!


12 posted on 05/03/2014 3:24:13 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: Former Fetus

Be that as it may...Spain in ‘77 was wonderful, especially out in the Majorca s. Breakfast in bed included for $5.00/day, all the calamari, wapatuli and prescription drugs (got a bad cold) you needed and could freely purchase.


13 posted on 05/03/2014 3:26:59 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: rlmorel

I don’t blame you. I haven’t been back in 17 years. Spain has changed too much, for the worst. But I do miss the bread and chorizo, and remember the civiles with great afection.


14 posted on 05/03/2014 3:28:12 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Men in Speedos. Paging Mel Brooks!


15 posted on 05/03/2014 3:30:23 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: RegulatorCountry
Anything that limits visual exposure to fat Germans in Speedos, I’m all for it as should everyone be.

I don't think the black socks and sandals help.

16 posted on 05/03/2014 3:34:32 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: gaijin

Aren’t fat, middle-aged Europeans is speedos and bikinis are offensive to everyone?


17 posted on 05/03/2014 3:44:39 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Pope Calvin the 1st, defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades)
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To: gaijin

Aren’t fat, middle-aged Europeans is speedos and bikinis are offensive to everyone?


18 posted on 05/03/2014 3:44:40 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Pope Calvin the 1st, defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades)
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To: Former Fetus

Ahh...that wonderful spanish bread, and the manchego cheese!


19 posted on 05/03/2014 3:48:38 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: Former Fetus

I was stationed in Spain from 68-72...Catalonia was then pretty unsettled....strong separatist movement..and the Civil War was only 25 years before, and Spanish hold grudges...I remember..once you got outside of the city..you’d see the GCs..no helmets..just the tr-corns...patrolling the roads..on the big Butalco bikes..always in pairs...with assault weapons strapped to the rear...scary dudes..


20 posted on 05/03/2014 4:01:43 PM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

You’re lucky if they wear speedos in some places. My older brother told me of a time he, his wife, and kid were vacationing on some Caribbean Island. He said one evening he took the kid out for a walk on the beach. They had to climb a little hill to get to the beach from their rented room. He said they crossed over the hill and as they went down the hill leading to the beach, he noticed a lot of people of both sexes on the beach. None of them had any clothes on. He quickly escorted his young boy back to their room. That’s how he found about how uh relaxed German tourists can be about beach “apparel.”


21 posted on 05/03/2014 5:02:04 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: MinorityRepublican

It’s about time. The worst offenders are Germans, followed by Brits. Americans are pretty tame and well behaved.


22 posted on 05/03/2014 6:06:23 PM PDT by livius
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To: Former Fetus

The Guardia Civil are the good guys.


23 posted on 05/03/2014 6:07:15 PM PDT by livius
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To: gorush

Basques are fine, and some of Spain’s best writers (such as Unamuno and Pio Baroja) were from Pais Vasco. But ETA is a radical Marxist organization that has crushed the life out of most of the towns in Pais Vasco and has killed a huge number of innocent people. Just like the IRA in Ireland.

I hope you don’t cast your lot with them...


24 posted on 05/03/2014 6:10:31 PM PDT by livius
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To: livius

Yes they are. Even the attempted coup d’état in 1981 was a misguided attempt to set some order during that fateful month of July when Spain was transitioning to a democracy. And the conspirators surrendered as soon as the king (their cic) ordered them to.


25 posted on 05/03/2014 6:30:53 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: MinorityRepublican

It’s spelled “Mallorca,” you Anglo Saxon twits!


26 posted on 05/03/2014 6:46:41 PM PDT by Clemenza (Lurking)
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