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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2700 on: February 18, 2013, 01:37:51 PM »
A house of the Muhammadans:


Whoa....
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2701 on: February 18, 2013, 01:39:06 PM »
The lovely lady I've had the pleasure of seeing every time I go to facebook...



I need to find me a bear suit...
She's a beaut. ;)
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2703 on: February 18, 2013, 03:45:33 PM »
Well, luckily, buldings aren't people.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2704 on: February 18, 2013, 03:46:53 PM »
I thought you are an arabophobe.

I bet every Catholic on this board is afraid of Isa.

EDIT: Oh, and yes, Islamic architecture is indeed quite beautiful. That mosque (?) included.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2705 on: February 18, 2013, 03:48:19 PM »
I thought you are an arabophobe.

I bet every Catholic on this board is afraid of Isa.

Not those of us used to Arabic services  ;)

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2706 on: February 18, 2013, 05:45:02 PM »
A house of the Muhammadans:


Whoa....

I thought you are an arabophobe.
I'm against Islam not Arabs.

 Curious how you associate religion with race.


Besides, how do you know this is a Arab mosque?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2707 on: February 18, 2013, 05:46:53 PM »
Besides, how do you know this is a Arab mosque?

It's a Jewish mosque, isn't it?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2708 on: February 18, 2013, 06:14:10 PM »
Besides, how do you know this is a Arab mosque?

It's a Jewish mosque, isn't it?
Oh my bad, I didn't Muhammadans weere actually Joos....... ::)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2709 on: February 18, 2013, 10:01:24 PM »
Besides, how do you know this is a Arab mosque?

It's a Jewish mosque, isn't it?

Could be Pakistani, Afghan, Indonesian, Uzbek, Iranian, Chechen, or perhaps Indonesian.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2710 on: February 18, 2013, 10:11:01 PM »
Besides, how do you know this is a Arab mosque?

It's a Jewish mosque, isn't it?

Its a Persian mosque. Since when were all Muslims Arabs...

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2711 on: February 19, 2013, 12:09:03 AM »
Besides, how do you know this is a Arab mosque?

It's a Jewish mosque, isn't it?

Its a Persian mosque. Since when were all Muslims Arabs...

Only 20% of Muslims are Arab.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2712 on: February 19, 2013, 01:00:06 AM »
Besides, how do you know this is a Arab mosque?

It's a Jewish mosque, isn't it?

Its a Persian mosque. Since when were all Muslims Arabs...

Only 20% of Muslims are Arab.

Yeah, I know. Michal is the one that doesn't know.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2713 on: February 19, 2013, 01:13:49 AM »
There are a number of scholars who interpret Mohammedanism as a form of heretical Judaism... think of the similarities...


Besides, how do you know this is a Arab mosque?

It's a Jewish mosque, isn't it?

Its a Persian mosque. Since when were all Muslims Arabs...

Only 20% of Muslims are Arab.

Yeah, I know. Michal is the one that doesn't know.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2714 on: February 19, 2013, 11:41:28 AM »

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2715 on: February 19, 2013, 11:49:50 AM »
A house of the Muhammadans:


Whoa....

I thought you are an arabophobe.
I'm against Islam not Arabs.

 Curious how you associate religion with race.


Besides, how do you know this is a Arab mosque?



Location    Shiraz, Iran
Affiliation   Shia Islam
Province   Fars Province
Municipality   Shiraz County
Status   Active
Completed   1888

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nasir_al-Mulk_Mosque



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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2717 on: February 20, 2013, 06:31:17 AM »



I'm trying to behave myself, but sometimes I just can't help it.



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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2718 on: February 20, 2013, 06:50:20 AM »
"My doubt in Christ is not like that of a child; it was forged in a furnace of faith." - Dostoevsky

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2719 on: February 20, 2013, 06:57:37 AM »



Wow. Where is this? Very beautiful. Perhaps I should recognize it? Forgive my ignorance.



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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2720 on: February 20, 2013, 07:00:20 AM »
Wow. Where is this? Very beautiful. Perhaps I should recognize it? Forgive my ignorance.

Think of a famous Orthodox church that got taken over by Muslims... ;)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2721 on: February 20, 2013, 07:14:59 AM »
Wow. Where is this? Very beautiful. Perhaps I should recognize it? Forgive my ignorance.

Think of a famous Orthodox church that got taken over by Muslims... ;)


Hagia Sophia?




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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2722 on: February 20, 2013, 08:49:13 AM »
Wow. Where is this? Very beautiful. Perhaps I should recognize it? Forgive my ignorance.

Think of a famous Orthodox church that got taken over by Muslims... ;)


Hagia Sophia?




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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2723 on: February 20, 2013, 11:08:08 AM »
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dull roots with spring rain."
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2725 on: February 20, 2013, 01:07:18 PM »
It's a bird, no, it's a plane, no, it's.... Kazan-man!


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2726 on: February 20, 2013, 03:21:59 PM »
Popeye 2012

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2727 on: February 20, 2013, 04:02:55 PM »
That spinach sure has done its work.

He's Popeye the Sailor Man
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2728 on: February 20, 2013, 04:21:48 PM »
the church my grandmother built


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2729 on: February 20, 2013, 04:40:12 PM »
the church my grandmother built

Wow! Many years to her!  :)

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2730 on: February 20, 2013, 04:47:16 PM »
(Memory eternal, if she's not with us anymore.)

She is.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2731 on: February 20, 2013, 04:59:30 PM »
If it were me, I would have burned Hagia Sophia to the ground the moment the wall was breached than risk it being overtaken and converted to a Mosque.
...Or it's just possible he's a mouthy young man on an internet forum.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2732 on: February 20, 2013, 05:10:53 PM »
If it were me, I would have burned Hagia Sophia to the ground the moment the wall was breached than risk it being overtaken and converted to a Mosque.

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On 29 May 1453, The Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, Mehmet II, conquered Constantinople after a 54 day siege. He directly went to the ancient Byzantine cathedral of Hagia Sophia. When he saw a man hacking the stones of the church and saying that this was a temple for infidels, Mehmet II ordered the looting to be stopped and the church to be converted into a mosque.

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So Mehmet actually took pity on it.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2733 on: February 20, 2013, 05:13:03 PM »
If it were me, I would have burned Hagia Sophia to the ground the moment the wall was breached than risk it being overtaken and converted to a Mosque.

55 m high stone building? Good luck.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2734 on: February 20, 2013, 05:23:06 PM »
If it were me, I would have burned Hagia Sophia to the ground the moment the wall was breached than risk it being overtaken and converted to a Mosque.

55 m high stone building? Good luck.

I thought it was taller.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2735 on: February 20, 2013, 06:07:17 PM »


Dog's thought: " Damn I got to take a pee, now what am I gonna do!"  ;D
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2736 on: February 20, 2013, 06:08:52 PM »
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« Reply #2737 on: February 20, 2013, 06:10:03 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2738 on: February 20, 2013, 06:10:13 PM »
the church my grandmother built


Your grandma has skills....impressive. ;)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2739 on: February 20, 2013, 06:39:11 PM »
Your grandma has skills....impressive. ;)

By "built" I mean "co-organised a group of people that petitioned to the bishop, and coordinated money collecting". She obviously isn't a construction worker.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2740 on: February 20, 2013, 07:36:34 PM »
I was envisioning something like this...





Your grandma has skills....impressive. ;)

By "built" I mean "co-organised a group of people that petitioned to the bishop, and coordinated money collecting". She obviously isn't a construction worker.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2741 on: February 20, 2013, 07:39:36 PM »
Your grandma has skills....impressive. ;)

By "built" I mean "co-organised a group of people that petitioned to the bishop, and coordinated money collecting". She obviously isn't a construction worker.

Why "obviously"? You've never met a female construction worker?  8)
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« Reply #2742 on: February 20, 2013, 07:50:03 PM »
He means 'obviously' in the sense that Eastern European women are very traditional and would never identify as 'construction workers.'  The woman in the photo was carrying the log home for firewood.


Your grandma has skills....impressive. ;)

By "built" I mean "co-organised a group of people that petitioned to the bishop, and coordinated money collecting". She obviously isn't a construction worker.

Why "obviously"? You've never met a female construction worker?  8)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2743 on: February 20, 2013, 08:16:54 PM »

What a damn shame!

There's something we can agree on.

hey does anyone know what exactly those arabic wrighting says? always wondered.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2744 on: February 20, 2013, 08:18:40 PM »
He means 'obviously' in the sense that Eastern European women are very traditional and would never identify as 'construction workers.'  The woman in the photo was carrying the log home for firewood.


Your grandma has skills....impressive. ;)

By "built" I mean "co-organised a group of people that petitioned to the bishop, and coordinated money collecting". She obviously isn't a construction worker.

Why "obviously"? You've never met a female construction worker?  8)
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