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Chinese dwarves set up their own village
Metro.co.uk ^ | September 29, 2009 | staff

Posted on 09/29/2009 6:06:24 PM PDT by Brugmansian

Everyone in the mountain commune in Kunming, southern China, must be under 4ft 3ins tall - and they run their own police force and fire brigade from their 120 residents.

Now the group has turned itself into a tourist attraction by building mushroom houses and living and dressing like fairy tale characters.

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KEYWORDS: china; dwarves; napl; segregation; terroroftinytown
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1 posted on 09/29/2009 6:06:24 PM PDT by Brugmansian
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To: Brugmansian

I used to date a dwarf.

I was nuts over her...


2 posted on 09/29/2009 6:08:12 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 251 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: Brugmansian

Okay their own police force and fire brigade.... that is just going to bring up the image of the Munchkin Men..


3 posted on 09/29/2009 6:08:21 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Brugmansian

Odd, I thought that was the normal height of most Chinese.


4 posted on 09/29/2009 6:08:33 PM PDT by ConservativeMind (Liberals have an inability to value good character or to desire it for themselves.)
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To: null and void

Thats really bad. really bad.

That there is a low blow.

Do you reckon anyone in the village would notice a 6 foot guy walking around?


5 posted on 09/29/2009 6:09:25 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: null and void

Me too. It was a long time ago.


6 posted on 09/29/2009 6:13:12 PM PDT by Candor7 (The effective weap<p>ons against Fascism are ridicule, derision, and truth (Member NRA)
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To: Brugmansian

7 posted on 09/29/2009 6:15:43 PM PDT by GSP.FAN (These are the times that try men's souls.)
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To: GeronL

They are dressing like fictional characters and living in mushroom houses to encourage tourism. I don’t think the Munchkin comparison will offend them!

In other news, Dennis Kucinich has announced he will be running for mayor of a small mountain village somewhere in China...


8 posted on 09/29/2009 6:18:41 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: null and void
I married a midget

Why not?

I thought about it

an awful lot

And, I couldn't think of any reason

that didn't seem small...

9 posted on 09/29/2009 6:22:09 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: Boogieman

That would definitely encourage tourism or terrorism.


10 posted on 09/29/2009 6:22:37 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: All

that was a short story


11 posted on 09/29/2009 6:27:26 PM PDT by SF_Redux
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To: null and void

Stole it. Bet you did, too.


12 posted on 09/29/2009 6:43:01 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (You don't have to be ignorant to be a Democrat...but if you are...so what?)
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To: humblegunner; Bigun; stevie_d_64; Eaker; WOSG; freekitty; Willie Green; anymouse
I bet one of these midgets has that pony that was stolen from humblegunner! I suggest Willie go over there and get it back.
13 posted on 09/29/2009 6:45:43 PM PDT by TWfromTEXAS (Life is the one choice that pro choicers won’t support.)
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To: Past Your Eyes

Yup!


14 posted on 09/29/2009 6:47:55 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 251 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: Brugmansian

Man, so many hippies will be going there to take LSD and blow their minds.


15 posted on 09/29/2009 6:48:16 PM PDT by B.Lyle
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To: Brugmansian
aw darn it.. i saw mushroom houses and thought they were going 'smurf'. that would be worth money to go see.
16 posted on 09/29/2009 6:48:44 PM PDT by wafflehouse (RE-ELECT NO ONE !)
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To: Brugmansian

Yes but can they do cartwheels?


17 posted on 09/29/2009 6:50:07 PM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: Brugmansian

I was told by a friend was a village for dwarfs in Fort Worth Texas. He told us many things. It was built just down the street from Van Cliburn’s house. He told many stories as I mentioned before. One day he said he would take us to see the village. He drove us to a really upscale part of old Fort Worth. Went through a large gate and there was a large mansion. The front lawn was tree lined and about one acre in size with a cobble stone drive around it. As soon as we went through the gate we turned off on a asphalt road hidden by trees and went down into a small tree cover valley. There really was a small village there just a short drive around the big house in a meadow in the back yard. Well they were really the playhouses for the kids of the people in the big house. There was a store , fire station, a few house and others. The kids were grown now and I guess waiting for grand kids to come along. . Next we visited the real houses the three kids lived in now. They were also in the parents backyard but they were much smaller than the big house and much larger than the small houses. You could say they were just right. He drove us by the house he said belonged to Van Cliburn, he had been there many times to open the house up when Van would return to town. He also has come up with several uses of aluminum foil at his own house. He had been living with his parents but they decided to move out.


18 posted on 09/29/2009 6:52:49 PM PDT by ThomasThomas (Your It.)
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To: Brugmansian
"and they run their own police force"

They NEVER have to chase down criminals, they just slap the cuffs on when the criminals are rolling on the ground laughing.

19 posted on 09/29/2009 6:53:25 PM PDT by apillar
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To: null and void

ok, twice, that one’s done. Put it away. (snicker)


20 posted on 09/29/2009 6:56:21 PM PDT by Shimmer1 (Don't worry about the world coming to an end today.It's already tomorrow in Australia(CharlesSchulz))
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To: GSP.FAN
LOL, or...


21 posted on 09/29/2009 7:03:24 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Hope....Change...Bullsh*t)
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To: GeronL

If you ever observed a Chinese fire drill you wouldn’t make ignorant comments like that!


22 posted on 09/29/2009 7:03:58 PM PDT by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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To: ThomasThomas

I spilled my milk and almost choked on my pop tart!


23 posted on 09/29/2009 7:08:21 PM PDT by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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To: ThomasThomas

Thomas, I have to tell you......... that was very strange.


24 posted on 09/29/2009 7:12:01 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Brugmansian

Ooooooooooooo Kaaaaaaaaaaaay


25 posted on 09/29/2009 7:13:00 PM PDT by Danae (No political party should pick candidates. That's the voters job.)
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To: Brugmansian

I bet tossing is the village past time.


26 posted on 09/29/2009 7:21:15 PM PDT by MrDem (And this is a loyal lifelong Democrat saying this...)
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To: wafflehouse

That’s exactly what I thought, I was looking for the tall mean guy, what was his name? Galgamort?


27 posted on 09/29/2009 7:31:01 PM PDT by coloradomomba (BO stinks!)
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To: Brugmansian

28 posted on 09/29/2009 7:35:17 PM PDT by AndrewB (FUBO)
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To: Brugmansian

29 posted on 09/29/2009 7:36:30 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: TWfromTEXAS

Won’t work!

Those midgets would kick Willie’s A$$ and send him home cryin!


30 posted on 09/29/2009 7:45:02 PM PDT by Bigun ("It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere." Voltaire)
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To: null and void
I used to date a dwarf.

I was nuts over her...

I used to date a girl who was over 8 feet tall...

When we were nose to nose, my toes were in it.

When we were toe to toe, my nose was in it

31 posted on 09/29/2009 7:46:51 PM PDT by Graybeard58 ( Selah.)
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To: null and void

Waiting for both our replies to be deleted.............


32 posted on 09/29/2009 7:47:31 PM PDT by Graybeard58 ( Selah.)
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To: Brugmansian

Any truth to the rumor that D.U. is running a campaign to get Obama to send a planeload of elevator shoes and drywall stilts to outfit the whole community?


33 posted on 09/29/2009 7:52:13 PM PDT by Iron Munro (You can't kill the beast while sucking at its teat - Claire Wolfe)
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To: Iron Munro

The D.U./Obama solution to such disparity is more procrustean than remedial.


34 posted on 09/29/2009 7:57:59 PM PDT by Brugmansian
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To: Graybeard58

That’s always the way it goes, init?...


35 posted on 09/29/2009 8:03:06 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 251 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: TWfromTEXAS

LOL Geez, you guys are never going to forget hg and his darn pony.


36 posted on 09/29/2009 8:08:45 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: TWfromTEXAS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NvgLkuEtkA


37 posted on 09/29/2009 9:07:59 PM PDT by Willie Green (Go Pat Go!!!)
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To: AndrewB; MinorityRepublican; mikrofon; martin_fierro

THE GREAT SMALL OF CHINA


38 posted on 09/29/2009 9:25:47 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Chinese Higher Drill.)
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To: Brugmansian
Mountain Dwarves, singing their favorite song...

Gold! Gold, gold, gold; GOLD!
Gold! Gold? GOLD! Gold! GOLD!

"

39 posted on 09/29/2009 9:47:31 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (If God didn't want a One Worlder hanging from every tree, He wouldn't have created rope)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Smurfs up!

Everyone in the mountain commune in Kunming, southern China, must be under 4ft 3ins tall - ...

Now the group has turned itself into a tourist attraction by building mushroom houses and living and dressing like fairy tale characters.

40 posted on 09/29/2009 9:51:08 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (If God didn't want a One Worlder hanging from every tree, He wouldn't have created rope)
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To: Charles Henrickson

I will get seriously creeped out if they show up on You Tube chanting “Mmm, mmm, mm! Barack Hussein Obama . He said normal, tall or short, all are equal in his sight. Mmm, mmm, mm!


41 posted on 09/29/2009 10:20:22 PM PDT by Brugmansian
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To: ApplegateRanch; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ..
Everyone in the mountain commune in Kunming, southern China, must be under 4ft 3ins tall - ...

"...and NO ELVES!"



42 posted on 09/29/2009 10:37:19 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Crazy is the new sane.)
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To: apillar
They NEVER have to chase down criminals, they just slap the cuffs on when the criminals are rolling on the ground laughing.

I found a documentary about their police department.

43 posted on 09/29/2009 10:48:37 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Crazy is the new sane.)
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To: null and void
I used to date a dwarf. I was nuts over her...

My brother once dated a pygmie. No one in the family liked her. She was always sticking her nose in everybody's business...

44 posted on 09/30/2009 12:09:37 AM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Charles Henrickson; martin_fierro
Confucius say- "Getting hundred dwarfs in one place very tall order..."
45 posted on 09/30/2009 6:08:26 AM PDT by mikrofon (Haopy Birthday, Kong Zi)
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To: 1010RD

A Chinese fire drill? Do I have to google it?

Come on, a town of dwarves, who isn’t going to have the land of Oz cross their minds?


46 posted on 09/30/2009 6:12:43 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Slings and Arrows
Everyone in the mountain commune in Kunming, southern China, must be under 4ft 3ins tall - ...

Segregation in the modern age.


47 posted on 09/30/2009 7:29:27 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: Brugmansian
Everyone in the mountain commune in Kunming, southern China, must be under 4ft 3ins tall - and they run their own police force and fire brigade from their 120 residents.

Asia is good at making things smaller and more efficient.

48 posted on 09/30/2009 7:30:15 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: GeronL
Okay their own police force and fire brigade.... that is just going to bring up the image of the Munchkin Men..

Wire service photo of the sheriff and mayor.

49 posted on 09/30/2009 7:31:58 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: GeronL
Do you reckon anyone in the village would notice a 6 foot guy walking around?


50 posted on 09/30/2009 7:33:13 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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