"Sexy X-Ray Pants Banned" Topic
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| Editor in Chief Bill ||14 Mar 2016 5:45 p.m. PST|
"What concerns me is online shops have started selling these X-ray pants on social networks. If people wear these pants alone without underwear, it will be considered public obscenity," Chiang Mai governor Pawin Chamniprasart said…
|zippyfusenet ||15 Mar 2016 4:50 a.m. PST|
Fair cop, guv'. I don't want to see these catching on at Walmart.
|Tommy20||15 Mar 2016 5:03 a.m. PST|
There's nothing sexy about those…
|zippyfusenet ||15 Mar 2016 6:23 a.m. PST|
Lenny Bruce used to riff on a woman, "…wearing one a those blouses you can see through, an' you don't wanna!"
I was at a wedding like that last year, and it's true.
| Parzival ||15 Mar 2016 7:11 a.m. PST|
According to the article, they're also banning "sexy muscles."
So I guess the average wargamer is safe, then?
| Andrew Walters ||15 Mar 2016 7:38 a.m. PST|
The larger bummer here is that Songkran is kind of a neat holiday, one you probably couldn't have in America. But now it's been sexualized, which is kind of disappointing.
Songkran is a new year's festival, but it's also probably the largest surviving instance of sympathetic magic. It comes at the end of the dry season and the beginning of the wet season. So just as water is becoming scarcest you throw it around everywhere, as if there was a lot of it to be had, and that brings more of it, ending the dry and bringing the rains.
The celebration is essentially a nation-wide, all-day waterfight.
I was there in 1994 and anyone could throw water on you at any time, just for fun. My wife and I were standing with some friends on the sidewalk when a bus drove by. Unbeknownst to us be had a five gallon buck of water between his feet and a salad bowl to scoop up water with and we got a bowlful as he passed by. It was this way all day long – kids, clerks, passersby. It was neat to have an excuse to have fun with strangers, kind of like Halloween.
But now it's about sexiness. Rats.
|zoneofcontrol ||15 Mar 2016 2:13 p.m. PST|
So Songkran is about sexy muscles, see-thru pants and watersports?
|Last Hussar||17 Apr 2016 5:12 a.m. PST|
They've banned sexy muscles? So the TMP day trip is still on then
|Hafen von Schlockenberg ||17 Apr 2016 7:49 a.m. PST|
Can you still wear X-ray Specs?