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Men deported from Saudi for being ‘too handsome’

#1  Postby DoctorE » Apr 17, 2013 10:56 am

Saudi Arabia - Men seen as ‘too handsome’ by religious police were deported from Saudi Arabia amid fears they might be irresistible to women, reports Gawker.

The report reveals that at least three men partaking in the Jenadrivah Heritage & Cultural Festival in Riyadh were shown the exit point out of the Arab country following what religious police officers call ‘too handsome’ to stay.

The men, who were delegates from the United Arab Emirates were focusing on their own business at the festival when the religious police members, mutaween, stormed the pavilion and forcibly gave them the boot.

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Re: Men deported from Saudi for being ‘too handsome’

#2  Postby Alan B » Apr 17, 2013 10:58 am

And there was I thinking of visiting Saudi - now they definitely won't let me in... :(
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#3  Postby Oeditor » Apr 17, 2013 11:13 am

Surely they already have a technique for dealing with involuntary seductiveness. They should simply have made them put on black bags for the duration.
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#4  Postby Aern Rakesh » Apr 17, 2013 11:20 am

Having just finished reading Durro's book on his time in Saudi I realise now that that's why he left...
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#5  Postby Durro » Apr 17, 2013 11:23 am

Bwah hah ha ha ha...

The cheque is in the mail.

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#6  Postby james1v » Apr 17, 2013 12:00 pm

They really, really, really, really dont trust women in these places do they. Barking mad.
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#7  Postby Teague » Apr 17, 2013 12:16 pm

Nora_Leonard wrote:Having just finished reading Durro's book on his time in Saudi I realise now that that's why he left...


What book?

Nobody should go to Saudi after what I've heard about the place. Misogynistic cunts and batshit crazy. Look what happens to you when you give bullshit and fantasy the same virtues as reality - yeah that's right you go mental!
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Re: Men deported from Saudi for being ‘too handsome’

#8  Postby The_Metatron » Apr 17, 2013 1:38 pm

Teague wrote:
Nora_Leonard wrote:Having just finished reading Durro's book on his time in Saudi I realise now that that's why he left...

What book?

Nobody should go to Saudi after what I've heard about the place. Misogynistic cunts and batshit crazy. Look what happens to you when you give bullshit and fantasy the same virtues as reality - yeah that's right you go mental!

There is no book.

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It's a phantom.
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#9  Postby HughMcB » Apr 17, 2013 1:43 pm

Can't they just cover the men from sight of women? Perhaps with some sort of large, all-encompassing, black cloth?
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#10  Postby Kaleid » Apr 17, 2013 1:46 pm

If they did that, then they might be mistaken for women, find themselves pushed into a women-only space, catch a stray glimpse of a female ankle, and explode.
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#11  Postby Aern Rakesh » Apr 17, 2013 1:51 pm

The_Metatron wrote:
Teague wrote:
Nora_Leonard wrote:Having just finished reading Durro's book on his time in Saudi I realise now that that's why he left...

What book?

Nobody should go to Saudi after what I've heard about the place. Misogynistic cunts and batshit crazy. Look what happens to you when you give bullshit and fantasy the same virtues as reality - yeah that's right you go mental!

There is no book.

I've offered to pay retail for this draft. Nothing.

It's a phantom.


Seriously?

Then I wonder what I've been reading.... :scratch:
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#12  Postby trubble76 » Apr 17, 2013 1:55 pm

Nora_Leonard wrote:
The_Metatron wrote:
Teague wrote:
Nora_Leonard wrote:Having just finished reading Durro's book on his time in Saudi I realise now that that's why he left...

What book?

Nobody should go to Saudi after what I've heard about the place. Misogynistic cunts and batshit crazy. Look what happens to you when you give bullshit and fantasy the same virtues as reality - yeah that's right you go mental!

There is no book.

I've offered to pay retail for this draft. Nothing.

It's a phantom.


Seriously?

Then I wonder what I've been reading.... :scratch:


His shopping list? A typed confession? Perhaps you dreamt it?

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Re: Men deported from Saudi for being ‘too handsome’

#13  Postby chairman bill » Apr 17, 2013 1:57 pm

Has anyone considered the possibility that it's a gay thing? Could it be that the morality police are worried that they'll be turned on by being in the presence of these men?
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#14  Postby Aern Rakesh » Apr 17, 2013 2:09 pm

trubble76 wrote:
Nora_Leonard wrote:
The_Metatron wrote:
Teague wrote:
What book?

Nobody should go to Saudi after what I've heard about the place. Misogynistic cunts and batshit crazy. Look what happens to you when you give bullshit and fantasy the same virtues as reality - yeah that's right you go mental!

There is no book.

I've offered to pay retail for this draft. Nothing.

It's a phantom.


Seriously?

Then I wonder what I've been reading.... :scratch:


His shopping list? A typed confession? Perhaps you dreamt it?


Nah, my dreams aren't that lol funny! And I seriously laughed aloud in many places, much to Durro's chagrin (not that he was there to hear me :nono: but I was usually laughing at one of the many Durro-disasters that he recounts to hilarious effect).
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#15  Postby epete » Apr 17, 2013 2:15 pm

I'm surprised they didn't stone some women to death over this.
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Re: Men deported from Saudi for being ‘too handsome’

#16  Postby HughMcB » Apr 17, 2013 2:21 pm

Kaleid wrote:If they did that, then they might be mistaken for women, find themselves pushed into a women-only space, catch a stray glimpse of a female ankle, and explode.

Or men might get boners from other men in Burka's looking at them too seductively.

The fabric of existence would implode on itself in one steamy man on man encounter.
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#17  Postby Oeditor » Apr 17, 2013 2:25 pm

chairman bill wrote:Has anyone considered the possibility that it's a gay thing? Could it be that the morality police are worried that they'll be turned on by being in the presence of these men?
Indeed. Otherwise they could just have ordered any women to go be taken home.
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#18  Postby pensioner » Apr 17, 2013 2:48 pm

Bill and myself would never be allowed in that place then, sexy bastards us two, :lol:
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#19  Postby chairman bill » Apr 17, 2013 2:49 pm

'Tis so true.
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#20  Postby pensioner » Apr 17, 2013 2:52 pm

chairman bill wrote:'Tis so true.


Give you a thumbs up with this post Bill. :thumbup:
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