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« on: November 29, 2012, 02:21:25 PM »

For the people in a tiny Serbian village there is nothing sexy or romantic about a vampire. In fact, they are terrified that one of the most feared vampires of the area has been roused back to life.

Rather than 'Twilight's' Edward, the people of Zorazje fear that Sava Savanovic is lurking in their forested mountains of western Serbia.

They believe that he is on the move because the home he occupied for so long, a former water mill, recently collapsed. Savanovic is believed to be looking for a new home.
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Vujetic said villagers "are all taking precautions by having holy crosses and icons placed above the entrance to the house, rubbing our hands with garlic, and having a hawthorn stake or thorn."

"I understand that people who live elsewhere in Serbia are laughing at our fears, but here most people have no doubt that vampires exist," he says.
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Traditions die slowly in this part of the world. "In the dark forested mountains of Serbia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Croatia, many people still believe in vampires and take them quite seriously," says Dr. James Lyon, Ph.D, a noted Balkan historian who has done extensive research on the folklore behind vampires.
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« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2012, 02:26:04 PM »

I lol'd
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« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2012, 05:11:22 PM »

It doesn't have much in connection with the article, but my father (who is Serbian) always says "Polish are like vampires, they hate garlic" (you know, garlic is one of the basic things in Serbian cuisine - many foreigners don't like travelling in Serbia by buses, because quite often it smells like garlic ;p).

But, seriously, nobody of my Serbian family or friends believe in stories about vampires Wink
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« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2012, 05:13:41 PM »

Serbs who believe in vampires are more sensible than Americans who adore Twilight  Wink
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« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2012, 05:26:34 PM »

Serbs who believe in vampires are more sensible than Americans who adore Twilight  Wink

Can this be the post of the month, please?
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« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2012, 05:31:20 PM »

Serbs who believe in vampires are more sensible than Americans who adore Twilight  Wink

Can this be the post of the month, please?

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« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2012, 05:32:12 PM »

Serbs who believe in vampires are more sensible than Americans who adore Twilight  Wink

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« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2012, 05:42:40 PM »

Serbs who believe in vampires are more sensible than Americans who adore Twilight  Wink

Brilliant.
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« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2012, 05:53:22 PM »

It doesn't have much in connection with the article, but my father (who is Serbian) always says "Polish are like vampires, they hate garlic"

Which is weird because Polish sausage is full of garlic.
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« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2012, 06:11:03 PM »

It doesn't have much in connection with the article, but my father (who is Serbian) always says "Polish are like vampires, they hate garlic"

Which is weird because Polish sausage is full of garlic.
Link, please.
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« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2012, 06:16:12 PM »

It doesn't have much in connection with the article, but my father (who is Serbian) always says "Polish are like vampires, they hate garlic"

Which is weird because Polish sausage is full of garlic.
Link, please.

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« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2012, 06:20:10 PM »

It doesn't have much in connection with the article, but my father (who is Serbian) always says "Polish are like vampires, they hate garlic"

Which is weird because Polish sausage is full of garlic.
Link, please.
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« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2012, 06:39:29 PM »

Serbs who believe in vampires are more sensible than Americans who adore Twilight  Wink

Can this be the post of the month, please?

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« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2012, 07:22:20 PM »

Serbs who believe in vampires are more sensible than Americans who adore Twilight  Wink

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« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2012, 07:24:17 PM »

It doesn't have much in connection with the article, but my father (who is Serbian) always says "Polish are like vampires, they hate garlic"

Which is weird because Polish sausage is full of garlic.
Link, please.

Just go to a Polish market before Easter!
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« Reply #15 on: November 29, 2012, 10:13:01 PM »

It doesn't have much in connection with the article, but my father (who is Serbian) always says "Polish are like vampires, they hate garlic"

Which is weird because Polish sausage is full of garlic.
Link, please.

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« Reply #16 on: November 29, 2012, 11:57:53 PM »

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« Reply #17 on: November 30, 2012, 09:08:33 AM »

It doesn't have much in connection with the article, but my father (who is Serbian) always says "Polish are like vampires, they hate garlic"

Which is weird because Polish sausage is full of garlic.
Link, please.

Just go to a Polish market before Easter!

Ah, you mean white sausage... But I thinik it's eaten there only for Easter. And it's not so full of garlic, as Serbian food can be Wink



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« Reply #18 on: December 01, 2012, 06:00:26 PM »

Vamrat Threat Terrorizes Serbian Village. My brains keep reading the headline that way.
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