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A look inside the ‘world’s nicest prison’(Let me guess, It's in the worlds nicest country?)
Yahoo News ^ | 05/24/12 | Eric Pfeiffer

Posted on 05/24/2012 2:44:14 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway

Picture this: A small Norwegian island dotted with pine trees, rocky coasts, rustic farms and private, wooden cottages. It sounds almost like the perfect romantic getaway. But the residents are actually inmates confined to what some are calling the "world's nicest prison." CNN has an excellent, in-depth look at Bastoy Prison, located on a one-square-mile island in southern Norway. It's unconventional to say the least; neither the prisoners nor the guards wear uniforms, and the inmates have keys to their own rooms. "It's still prison," said one inmate, "Luke," 23, who withheld his full name. "In your mind, you are locked (up)."

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I guessed socialist Norway. Big shock I was right. Sunbathing and fishing? Well that sure sounds like hell!(sarc. extreme)
1 posted on 05/24/2012 2:44:18 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I think “hard time” in Norway is more than three months, a you have to just about be a mass murderer to get that much.


2 posted on 05/24/2012 2:48:04 PM PDT by apillar
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To: apillar

I hope they are all prepared in Norway to jet Muslim!


3 posted on 05/24/2012 2:49:25 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Lutefisk Pictures, Images and Photos

Lutefisk morning, noon, and night is cruel and unusual punishment that would never happen in an American prison.

4 posted on 05/24/2012 2:51:22 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Snickering Hound
Jeez! Do they give you Gas-X with that?
5 posted on 05/24/2012 2:54:30 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Nice place!! Heck, I think I may have to make a trip to Norway and knock off a convenience store: it’d be worth it.

Apparently, you are required to have a job, but for me, that’s no biggie! I love to work!

If you’re interested, here’s the official website: http://www.statsbygg.no/prosjekter/prosjektkatalog/585_bastoy/index.html

Look under BILDER for photos: really beautiful church there as well. Sunbathing? Skiing? Fishing?

Hell.........I’m catching the next plane!!!


6 posted on 05/24/2012 2:57:27 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I prefer the dangerous people to be locked up in Japanese prisons....

No yard time for them to trade their crime secrets with each other, or weights to make them stronger next time they get out, just cold isolation to think about what they have done while they rot to death behind a very heavy metal door...


7 posted on 05/24/2012 3:01:10 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Snickering Hound

Mmmmmmm Lutefisk! ( you must be from Minnesota...)


8 posted on 05/24/2012 3:12:07 PM PDT by Afterguard
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Uff da.


9 posted on 05/24/2012 3:14:19 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Sooo,
When the money and health run out ya go to Norway and rob a bank or some such??
Get hard time fishing and such?
Damn.


10 posted on 05/24/2012 3:15:00 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: apillar
I think “hard time” in Norway is more than three months, a you have to just about be a mass murderer to get that much.

the maximum prison sentence in Norway is 21 years - incredibly, that applies even in the case of Anders Brevik, the nutcase that just gunned down 77 fellow Norwegians (mostly kids). I'm guessing they're having second thoughts about being so progressive.

11 posted on 05/24/2012 3:16:04 PM PDT by ghost of nixon
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To: Afterguard

We saw a lot of lutefisk when we lived in North Dakota—but I was never tempted to try it....


12 posted on 05/24/2012 3:16:14 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Afterguard
Mmmmmmm Lutefisk!

When your bottle of Clorox is empty...

13 posted on 05/24/2012 3:22:03 PM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Now I know why I’ve been pining for the fjords.


14 posted on 05/24/2012 3:39:38 PM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Is this where Anders Breivik hangs out?
15 posted on 05/24/2012 3:42:41 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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To: Snickering Hound

Looks somewhat like the Peruvian “Aji de Gallina” we’re having for supper. Lutefisk, does it taste like chicken? Maybe I best pass...pushed my luck with cuy.


16 posted on 05/24/2012 3:45:17 PM PDT by Huaynero
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To: basil
“We saw a lot of lutefisk when we lived in North Dakota—but I was never tempted to try it....”

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My grandmother said it was good stuff. I have eaten it and thought it was pretty good if done right. But then after a couple of trips through Navy survival schools I will eat just about anything that won't eat me first. My wife says I am sick in the head and casts a wary eye on anything I say is good. Poor girl just has never been gut cramping hungry and had nothing but a small lizard (raw) and some doubtful water for about 10 days.:-)

17 posted on 05/24/2012 3:45:17 PM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

But the hardcore prisoners fear most of all......The Comfy Chair!

*jarring chord*


18 posted on 05/24/2012 3:46:35 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: mongo141

I couldn’t eat it because I didn’t like the way it looked and smelled. I’m a bit like your wife, I guess—and no, I’ve never been that hungry.


19 posted on 05/24/2012 3:54:59 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
I always thought the nicest prison was in Lithuania for Number 6...


20 posted on 05/24/2012 4:18:38 PM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: Snickering Hound

Mmmm, mmmmm! Does that come with SkinkeOst?


21 posted on 05/24/2012 4:21:12 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Don't take life too seriously; No one gets out alive.)
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To: Snickering Hound

Better than peanut butter and cheese..


22 posted on 05/24/2012 4:37:49 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
"In your mind, you are locked (up)."

But your body is leaving your private room for sun bathing and fishing.

23 posted on 05/24/2012 5:07:40 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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