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Old March 26 2014, 09:16 PM   #1
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Is North Korea a real place?

Because it just seems so ridiculous.

All university men are now required to get the same haircut as Kim Jong Un.

How is this real life?!

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/...f-kim-jong-un/
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Old March 26 2014, 09:18 PM   #2
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Re: Is North Korea a real place?

No, it's a magical fairyland populated with starvation, poverty, militarism, and brainwashing.
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Old March 26 2014, 09:25 PM   #3
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Re: Is North Korea a real place?

Maybe he's preparing to audition look-alike doubles for security reasons and to make it appear he's visiting every village.
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Old March 26 2014, 09:49 PM   #4
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Re: Is North Korea a real place?

Who can tell Kim Jong Un he shouldn't do that anyway?
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Old March 26 2014, 09:54 PM   #5
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Re: Is North Korea a real place?

Unfortunately, it is.
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Old March 26 2014, 10:12 PM   #6
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Re: Is North Korea a real place?

We're looking back at Germany, asking ourselves how could people be so stupid, laughing at Hitler's ridiculous speeches. And now we're looking at North Korea, asking ourselves how can people be so stupid, laughing at the fat dude.

It's all fun and games until millions are slaughtered.

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Old March 26 2014, 10:22 PM   #7
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Re: Is North Korea a real place?

I was going to mention earlier how popular little toothbrush mustaches were when Shicklegruber came to power, but I was trying to avoid invoking Godwin so early in the thread.
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Old March 26 2014, 10:23 PM   #8
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Re: Is North Korea a real place?

JarodRussell wrote: View Post
We're looking back at Germany, asking ourselves how could people be so stupid, laughing at Hitler's ridiculous speeches. And now we're looking at North Korea, asking ourselves how can people be so stupid, laughing at the fat dude.

It's all fun and games until millions are slaughtered.

Hopefully the fun and games stop after the first death.
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Old March 26 2014, 10:53 PM   #9
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Re: Is North Korea a real place?

Unfortunately, it's a real place, hard as that is to believe sometimes.

But the specific report about the haircuts may or may not be true.
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Old March 26 2014, 11:23 PM   #10
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bbjeg wrote: View Post
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We're looking back at Germany, asking ourselves how could people be so stupid, laughing at Hitler's ridiculous speeches. And now we're looking at North Korea, asking ourselves how can people be so stupid, laughing at the fat dude.

It's all fun and games until millions are slaughtered.

Hopefully the fun and games stop after the first death.
People are already dying.

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Old March 26 2014, 11:33 PM   #11
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Re: Is North Korea a real place?

Talking about North Korea as a real place I really enjoyed this video:

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Old March 26 2014, 11:59 PM   #12
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Re: Is North Korea a real place?

RoJoHen wrote: View Post
How is this real life?!
This book explains how, in vivid, horrific, heartbreaking, and sometimes uplifting detail:



Incidentally, I believe hair standards in general have been pretty tightly maintained amongst the populace, though not to the degree of mandating a single cut.
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Old March 27 2014, 12:04 AM   #13
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Bought! Thanks for the suggestion!
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Old March 27 2014, 12:18 AM   #14
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Re: Is North Korea a real place?

I heard somewhere that KJU won his election with 100% of the vote, with 100% turnout. I had to double check to be sure it wasn't Chicago.

Seriously though, there's nothing funny about what goes on in North Korea.
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Old March 27 2014, 01:19 AM   #15
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Bought! Thanks for the suggestion!
My pleasure; it's one of the most gripping and profound books I've read in years. With nonfiction like this...
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