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Old 27th June 2018, 03:44 PM   #1
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Indonesian Elections Disrupted By Ghosts

Indonesian elections a major logistical effort with ghosts, gunmen and 17,000 islands

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Security officers guarding polling materials in Central Java ahead of Indonesia's local elections are scared. But it is not the threat of election violence they are worried about.

"They told me that last night at about 3:00am they saw a woman wearing a white prayer outfit, but when they came closer she disappeared," Pak Siswadi told the ABC.

"On other occasions there were different voices coming from the toilet and from inside the ballot boxes."
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Old 28th June 2018, 08:43 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
That sort of thing happens when you have too many dead people voting.
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Old 28th June 2018, 04:57 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by CORed View Post
That sort of thing happens when you have too many dead people voting.
Ah...I love Chicago
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Old 29th June 2018, 04:13 AM   #4
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"On other occasions there were different voices coming from the toilet"
So, Indigestion doesn't exist in Indonesia.
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Old 30th June 2018, 06:58 AM   #5
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I'd as soon vote for a ghost as some of the other ballot options I've seen lately.
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Old 30th June 2018, 07:10 AM   #6
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It can be quite an eye opener when you see how superstitious beliefs are embedded in other cultures. From my time in a couple of African countries I learned that the most apparently rational and educated people will have a strong belief in local superstitions. And from visiting other countries in North America I learnt that it is the same over there.
So this example doesn’t surprise me at all.
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Old 30th June 2018, 07:28 AM   #7
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Doesn't Iceland alter infrastructure plans because a road might hurt an imaginary being's feelings?
Also not surprised.
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Old 3rd July 2018, 11:36 PM   #8
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Doesn't Iceland alter infrastructure plans because a road might hurt an imaginary being's feelings?
Also not surprised.
No not imaginary beings; fairies. If you lived in rural Iceland you would not want to upset them either. (Ask Pascal if you fail to understand this.)
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Old 4th July 2018, 03:41 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Planigale View Post
No not imaginary beings; fairies. If you lived in rural Iceland you would not want to upset them either. (Ask Pascal if you fail to understand this.)
psst... fairies are imaginary.
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Old 5th July 2018, 07:32 AM   #10
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Wait . . . "voices from the toilet"?
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I'd as soon vote for a ghost as some of the other ballot options I've seen lately.
I'm pretty sure that we would be better off with a ghost, fairy, unicorn, dragon, or any other non-existent entity as POTUS than we are Trump.
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A dragon POTUS would be awesome.
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