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Iran claims London 2012 Olympics logo spells the word 'Zion'
The Guardian (UK) ^ | February 28, 2011 | Julian Borger

Posted on 02/28/2011 8:23:18 AM PST by Dahoser

Iran has threatened to boycott the London Olympics unless the organisers replace the official logo, which Tehran claims spells out the word "Zion".

(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: 2012olympics; iran; israel; logo; olympics; olympics2012; zion; zoiz
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To: agere_contra

Incoherent post from me, sorry.

Keep the logo, lose the Iranians.


21 posted on 02/28/2011 8:30:38 AM PST by agere_contra (Historically every time the Left has 'expanded its moral imagination' the results have been horrific)
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To: Dahoser

oh boy...first the logo was a dirty Lisa Simpson and now, this....


22 posted on 02/28/2011 8:30:55 AM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Dahoser

Looks like it was made out of glass and someone threw a rock through it. I think it spells ZIZO. But then I’ve not had my morning coffee.


23 posted on 02/28/2011 8:31:05 AM PST by ReverendJames (Only A Painter Or A Liberal Can Change Black To White.)
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To: Bean Counter
My Goodness! What ever would we do if Iran boycotted the Olympics...??

The goat-effer gold would be up for grabs.

24 posted on 02/28/2011 8:31:23 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Bean Counter

The bigger question is.... like Christian and pro-American holidays, will GOOGLE refuse to use the Olympics logo?


25 posted on 02/28/2011 8:31:31 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Dahoser

As ugly as it is, this is a reason to keep it.


26 posted on 02/28/2011 8:32:02 AM PST by Truth29
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To: ClearCase_guy

Iran’s wrestlers are very good and are considered national heroes.


27 posted on 02/28/2011 8:32:02 AM PST by MichiganCheese (I "gotta sit in the back with all the other typical bitter clinging enemies"!)
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To: Dahoser

Actually, the Brits organizing the 2012 Olympics have been most accommodating to Islamics:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/3073768/London-2012-Olympic-toilets-will-not-face-Mecca.html

London 2012: Olympic toilets will not face Mecca

Public conveniences are being specially designed at London’s Olympic Park so Muslims will not have to face Mecca while sitting on the loo.


28 posted on 02/28/2011 8:32:09 AM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: Dahoser

That is one ugly logo.

And the Iranians are loony-tunes.


29 posted on 02/28/2011 8:32:36 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Forcing one person to pay for the irresponsibility of another is NOT social justice.)
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To: Dahoser

It looks like crap.


30 posted on 02/28/2011 8:32:57 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: rdax

The line between the liberal socialists and the fundamental Islamists gets more blurry as each day passes. Getting so riled up and aggrieved about the most mundane and irrelevant BS is such a lib thing to do.


31 posted on 02/28/2011 8:33:34 AM PST by Carling (Obama: Inexperienced and incompetent, yet ego maniacal. God help us all.)
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To: Dahoser

I recall riots somewhere, a few years ago, ofer some fast-food franchise moving into the middle east. Seems that when you tipped the bag of frozen fries upside down into the fryolator, the picture of the fries looked like the Arabic word for “allah”, and riots naturally ensued.

This shows why the left and Islam are so closely tied. They use the same tactics to control conversation, thought, and discourse by aggressively taking over pieces of language as their own.

Bet the Olympics changes the logo AND apologizes to Muslims everywhere for trying to sneak such a coded message into the logo.

Yet the Flight 93 memorial site does NOT have a star-crescent design facing Mecca, nope no way.


32 posted on 02/28/2011 8:34:15 AM PST by DBrow
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To: Dahoser

they probably don’t realise that it’s supposed to be a year.

i just looked it up and it looks like it’ll be the 1433 olympics for them.


33 posted on 02/28/2011 8:34:23 AM PST by absolootezer0 (2x divorced tattooed pierced harley hatin meghan mccain luvin' REAL beer drinkin' smoker ..what?)
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To: Dahoser

They would probably have more luck complaining about the color.

There is something (from the deep recesses of my mind) about the color blue and Islam.


34 posted on 02/28/2011 8:34:37 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: McBuff
For the first time in my life, I agree with the Iranians. . .not because it looks like “Zion”. . but because it looks like “CRAP”
I agree. This is as stupid-looking as the DNC logo. Leftist 20-somethings shouldn't be allowed near design software. They should concentrate on making their low-flow toilets work.
35 posted on 02/28/2011 8:34:37 AM PST by samtheman
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To: Dahoser

Hold it up to a mirror and it spells out “Paul is dead.”


36 posted on 02/28/2011 8:34:43 AM PST by jpf (http://flood-mybigmouth.blogspot.com/)
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To: rdax

70 to 30 they WILL change the logo.


37 posted on 02/28/2011 8:35:33 AM PST by eCSMaster (2012 - End of an error)
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To: Nervous Tick

“My guess is it’s psy-ops.”

Agree. Thought control through language control.


38 posted on 02/28/2011 8:35:51 AM PST by DBrow
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To: Dahoser
So.... no suicide bomber sprint? ...no beheading decathlon?
39 posted on 02/28/2011 8:38:57 AM PST by Tex-Con-Man
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To: Dahoser
I think it says “long live the Shah”
40 posted on 02/28/2011 8:39:02 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (Vote like Obama is on the ballot)
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