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Lights to be dimmed for prostitutes (Belgium)
Ananova ^ | 1/21/05 | staff

Posted on 01/24/2005 7:07:17 AM PST by pissant

The Belgian city of Antwerp is to dim its new waterfront lights after complaints from prostitutes.

Sex workers complained the bright lights were putting off potential clients, reports Independent Online.

"We had some remarks from the prostitutes that there was too much light, both for them and the clients," city council spokesperson Jorn Verbeeck said.

"We are investigating the possibility of lowering the light there."

Prostitutes complained to city and police officials that the lights did not give them enough privacy and hurt business, he said.

The port, which tolerates sex workers in a select few streets near the waterfront, is to test an electric system to dim the lights.


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: redlight
My guess is the local politicians wanted the lights dimmed to obscure their part in the transactions.

Since its Belgium, I'm guessing half the "girls" have wankers.

1 posted on 01/24/2005 7:07:17 AM PST by pissant
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To: pissant
The muslims will soon take care of this...
2 posted on 01/24/2005 7:14:06 AM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - They want to die for Islam, and we want to kill them.)
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To: pissant
>The Belgian city of Antwerp
is to dim its new waterfront lights
after complaints from prostitutes

Truth is, hookers there
are very keen amateur
astronomers
, and

the lights were hurting
their nightly variable
star
observations . . .

3 posted on 01/24/2005 7:14:15 AM PST by theFIRMbss
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To: pissant

Evil prefers the darkness. Evil NEVER likes the light.


4 posted on 01/24/2005 7:15:46 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: nmh

Jhn 3:19 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.


5 posted on 01/24/2005 7:22:04 AM PST by DocRock
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To: pissant

You know the liberal philosphy has gone too far, when the prostitutes have a powerful lobby.


6 posted on 01/24/2005 7:25:08 AM PST by i_dont_chat (Remember this: Jesus loves you and Allah wants you DEAD!)
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To: i_dont_chat
You know the liberal philosphy has gone too far, when the prostitutes have a powerful lobby.

Or at least too many legislators on the client list.

7 posted on 01/24/2005 7:36:58 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Blackwell for Governor 2006: hated by the 'Rats, feared by the RINOs.)
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To: pissant

Antwerp used to be a wonderful city, until radical Jihadists took over and demonstrate downtown almost every week, and violence against the centuries-established Jewish population has escalated, with nary a response from the government.


8 posted on 01/24/2005 7:51:15 AM PST by montag813
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To: nmh

Prostitutes are evil??


9 posted on 01/24/2005 8:10:53 AM PST by stuartcr
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To: i_dont_chat
"You know the liberal philosphy has gone too far, when the prostitutes have a powerful lobby. "

Or just the oppposite when they have to lobby them at their offices instead of their bedrooms.

10 posted on 01/24/2005 8:20:47 AM PST by bayourod (America, the greatest nation in history is a nation of immigrants. Immigrants are an asset.)
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To: DocRock

That's the verse I was thinking of ... .


11 posted on 01/24/2005 7:15:54 PM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: stuartcr

"Prostitutes are evil??"

Unfortunately you really can't compartmentalize their behavior with what's in their heart. What is in the heart comes out through their behavior.

So, having said that ... do you think highly of prostitutes?


12 posted on 01/24/2005 7:18:13 PM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: nmh
"That's the verse I was thinking of ... .

I keep a good concordance on my profile. Feel free to use it anytime.
13 posted on 01/24/2005 7:22:38 PM PST by DocRock
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To: DocRock

Thanks, I will!


14 posted on 01/25/2005 3:29:35 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: nmh

I'm sure, as individuals, there are those that are very good people, those that are very bad, and those that are somewhere in between...as for their profession, I really don't care either way, but I don't consider them or their profession, evil.


15 posted on 01/25/2005 6:17:57 AM PST by stuartcr
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To: stuartcr

LOL!

You're as confused as they are.

Perhaps you'll marry a prostitute? Ah, a "good" one?


16 posted on 01/25/2005 5:31:58 PM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: nmh

Some women charge cash for sex....others make you buy them dinner 3 times. What is the difference?


17 posted on 01/25/2005 5:38:09 PM PST by Feiny (Gap-Toothed, Missing Link Troglodytes Delighted by Presidential Election Outcome)
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To: feinswinesuksass

"Some women charge cash for sex....others make you buy them dinner 3 times. What is the difference?"

And some men can't help themselves ... so do two wrongs make it right?


18 posted on 01/25/2005 6:38:29 PM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: nmh

2 wrongs don't make a right, but 4 rights will bring you around the block.

Also a negative times a negative will get you a positve.


19 posted on 01/25/2005 7:30:14 PM PST by Feiny (Gap-Toothed, Missing Link Troglodytes Delighted by Presidential Election Outcome)
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To: feinswinesuksass
Touchy subject.

Prostitutes have been around for 4 milliion years. It depends upon the form they take.

20 posted on 01/25/2005 7:36:49 PM PST by AGreatPer
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To: AGreatPer

Remember... If your gonna touch it, you gotta pay for it first.


21 posted on 01/25/2005 7:39:53 PM PST by Feiny (Gap-Toothed, Missing Link Troglodytes Delighted by Presidential Election Outcome)
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To: nmh

You never know...perhaps some already have, but just don't know it!!


22 posted on 01/26/2005 6:29:06 AM PST by stuartcr
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To: stuartcr

I don't have an issue with those that have BEEN prostitutes. I have an issue with those who remain prostitutes and those that defend them.


23 posted on 01/26/2005 6:35:49 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: nmh

Why?


24 posted on 01/26/2005 6:39:16 AM PST by stuartcr
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