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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian14 Mar 2016 6:45 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 Inactive Member15 Mar 2016 5:50 a.m. PST

Fair cop, guv'. I don't want to see these catching on at Walmart.

Tommy2015 Mar 2016 6:03 a.m. PST

There's nothing sexy about those…

zippyfusenet Inactive Member15 Mar 2016 7:23 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.

Parzival15 Mar 2016 8:11 a.m. PST

According to the article, they're also banning "sexy muscles."
So I guess the average wargamer is safe, then? grin

Personal logo Andrew Walters Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2016 8:38 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.

zoneofcontrol15 Mar 2016 3:13 p.m. PST

So Songkran is about sexy muscles, see-thru pants and watersports?

Last Hussar17 Apr 2016 6:12 a.m. PST

They've banned sexy muscles? So the TMP day trip is still on then

Hafen von Schlockenberg Inactive Member17 Apr 2016 8:49 a.m. PST

Can you still wear X-ray Specs?

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