Skip to comments.Hookers Take Dim View of Bright Lights
Posted on 01/20/2005 12:50:55 PM PST by Rodney King
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Antwerp will dim the bright new lights along the Belgian port city's waterfront after prostitutes complained they were putting off potential clients.
"We had some remarks from the prostitutes that there was too much light, both for them and the clients," city council spokesman Jorn Verbeeck said. "We are investigating the possibility of lowering the light there."
Prostitutes complained to city and police officials that the lights installed in December did not give them enough privacy and hurt business, he said.
The port, which tolerates prostitutes in a select few streets near the waterfront, will next week test an electric system to dim the lights, Verbeeck said.
If the test gets the thumbs-up from the city's sex workers, the system will be rolled out across the red light district.
Please install aircraft landing light.
Whoa, hold on there. Beligum needs to protect it's only source of tourism dollars.
Bright light could be bad for business the john might be able to see what she (?) really looks like.
"Gee, Mr. Wizard, what's a whore do?"
"Well, Timmy, on a good night about 100-bucks!"
Yeah, those bright lights are hell, aren't they?
So THAT'S what she really looks like.
Need more beer to make a ugly woman look good.
Another would-be juror said he had had alcohol problems and was arrested for soliciting sex from an undercover officer. "I should have known something was up," he said. "She had all her teeth."
I guess this then means that Belgian hooker's prefer 'dim bulbs'.
I've heard that the suburban Belgian is totally different than the urban loon. Kinda like here in some ways. As far as their beer, I think its pretty good, but imported beers tend to get skunky sometimes from poor shipping methods. Nothing beats a good domestic beer. I like Sierra Nevada and Shiner is a good cheap beer.
He must live in West Virginia.
Well, how else are the johns going to know the attractive ones from the beasts?
I don't know, I discovered a Belgium beer - Stella Artois - on a trip to Grand Cayman. I really liked it. Too bad I can't find it anywhere in Indy.
Yeah, it's pretty good. I just don't love Belgian beers across the board the way I do German.
Shiner's good, as is Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Lately I have been drinking Bitburger (German). I find that a cold one is really refreshing.
Same difference, dental hygiene is a big problem in that part of the country.
Maybe, but they do have nice waffles. :-P
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