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In Sochi, Russia, Donít Touch The Water
CBSlocal ^ | February 4, 2014, | not attibuted

Posted on 02/05/2014 7:53:24 AM PST by MeshugeMikey

We all know how the old saying goes when you travel: “Don’t drink the water.” Well in Sochi, Russia, you had better not TOUCH the water, either.

When Chicago Tribune reporter Stacy St. Clair, who is covering the Winter Olympics for the newspaper, arrived at her hotel, she was informed that there was a problem with the water and it had been shut off.

Then hotel staff delivered an ominous warning: “Do not use on your face because it contains something very dangerous.”


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: sochi



1 posted on 02/05/2014 7:53:24 AM PST by MeshugeMikey
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To: MeshugeMikey

Unexpected?? Not hardly!


2 posted on 02/05/2014 7:56:07 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: MeshugeMikey

Chicago Tribune is a modern Pravda.
Back to 1970s Soviet reporters were crawling around ghettos, filming crack houses and interviewing homeless drunks.
You can imagine how the United States were looking in the eyes of East bloc populace.
It seems like the roles reverted now.


3 posted on 02/05/2014 7:58:12 AM PST by cunning_fish
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To: MeshugeMikey

When I travel to Ukraine, I will shower in the water at my hotel in the boonies, but I won’t ingest the water. My impression is that the hotel was built for apparactniks when they visited that part of the country. The hot water typically is rusty in color until I run enough to clear the pipes.


4 posted on 02/05/2014 8:01:07 AM PST by bagman
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To: MeshugeMikey

5 posted on 02/05/2014 8:01:14 AM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: null and void

the ruskies are a bit rigid in their approach to using the toilet arent they

no STANDING??


6 posted on 02/05/2014 8:02:19 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: Don Corleone

completely predictable.

and this is just the beginning....


7 posted on 02/05/2014 8:02:49 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: bagman

I wonder how long it will be before someone smuggles some of this water out of the country for testing in the “decadent” west.


8 posted on 02/05/2014 8:04:25 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Hey, our own Supreme Court has been telling us for years that none of us have any standing to question The One's bona fides...
9 posted on 02/05/2014 8:06:49 AM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: null and void

haha THANK YOU!


10 posted on 02/05/2014 8:08:35 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: Don Corleone

In Soviet Russia, Brown Water Drinks You!!


11 posted on 02/05/2014 8:09:57 AM PST by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

If you seen EnglishRussia.com you would not be surprised


12 posted on 02/05/2014 8:12:55 AM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Well Duh!... The Russkys have had morons running the country since 1917...


13 posted on 02/05/2014 8:25:21 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: hosepipe

that water may DATE from 1917


14 posted on 02/05/2014 8:26:47 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: MeshugeMikey

In Russia, water drinks you.


15 posted on 02/05/2014 8:27:15 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: MeshugeMikey
“Do not use on your face because it contains something very dangerous.”

Pfffttt... it's good for the complextion

An American Expat in Southeast Asia

16 posted on 02/05/2014 8:28:33 AM PST by expatguy (Donate to "An American Expat in SE Asia" By Paypal)
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To: MeshugeMikey

It’s a Euro femanazi idea being sold that all men should urinate sitting down.


17 posted on 02/05/2014 8:29:46 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

experience tells me that this does not work well out in the wild.


18 posted on 02/05/2014 8:30:38 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: expatguy

contains....botox


19 posted on 02/05/2014 8:31:08 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: dfwgator

DA!


20 posted on 02/05/2014 8:31:39 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Perhaps this is what they get for discriminating against gay plumbers. Maybe the only Russians who know how to plumb are gay.


21 posted on 02/05/2014 8:33:35 AM PST by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: null and void

No fishing in the toilet? What is happening in Russia that they thought this required an explicit warning?

And I can’t even figure out WHAT the last one is warning against!


22 posted on 02/05/2014 8:38:23 AM PST by IronJack
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To: MeshugeMikey

Oh, Communism. Is there anything you can’t screw-up?


23 posted on 02/05/2014 8:49:45 AM PST by servo1969
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To: IronJack

Don’t shoot up heroin in the bathroom.


24 posted on 02/05/2014 8:53:23 AM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: IronJack
Correction: Don't shoot up Krokodil/Крокодил in the bathroom.
25 posted on 02/05/2014 8:55:18 AM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: servo1969

theyve done a spectacular job...indeed


26 posted on 02/05/2014 9:03:58 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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