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Originally posted by smarterthanyou
None of you police-state lovers have explained how or why a SCARF would cause any danger to anybody, whatsover. The very unlikely scenario that it got sucked into a wheel or something is the only thing I can think of. But as far as endangering the passengers, whats it gonna do flap in their face and make them have a heart attack? This is America ffs people do what they want if it isn't blatantly putting others in danger and I don't see how a scarf does that, its not like you are super glueing quarters to the roller coaster tracks.
edit: I guess its a possibility, albeit a slim one. The wheels should have some sort of cover over them to prevent birds and stuff duplicating this kind of thing. If Fabio can get hit by a bird in the Nose then whose to say a bird cant fly in the wheels. There should be safeguards in place, as for the chain that pulls the roller coaster up to the top, thats a different story.edit on 9/1/2011 by smarterthanyou because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by fooks
isn't riding roller coasters against islam anyway?
being at the theme park has to be a violation, at least!
when was the last time you saw nuns on one?
Originally posted by 23refugee
Originally posted by LadySkadi
And yet another "conspiracy spin" layer...
Were Muslim agent provocateurs involved?
Originally posted by Shirak
Wow another hate inducing thread Congratulations on spreading the hate and fueling the fires of intolerance.
It only takes a few buzz words for all the Sad man trolls to hop on the hate roller coaster.
First and foremost these are human beings. My friend was threatened with park eviction for hugging her boyfriend at the pool the other day. Who knows what caused the violence to break out no armchair critics on this thread were there to corroborate the circumstances so why not turn the hate dial down for today and focus on the positives. I guaranteed you will feel better.
Originally posted by nusnus
For a Muslim woman who is used to being covered, removing the headscarf is exactly the same as removing your underwear.
The park people could have asked them to tie the lose ends of their scarfs to their necks or something, for safety's sake.
But nowadays people just chose the wrong things to say and do, this probably goes for the Muslims as well.
Lack of tact is what I call it.
Edit: this comes from a Muslim woman who had to remove her headscarf in college in Turkey because the government thought it was against their idea of 'secularism'. Does anyone remember that?edit on 1-9-2011 by nusnus because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by toochaos4u
Just going by safety concerns either take it off and if that is not possible don't ride. During the late 80's a guy on a roller coaster nearby (theme park) took off his shirt and stuck it under his hat (80's T-shirt mullet) where the tail was flapping out. Well when the roller coaster went into reverse his shirt got caught in on the side of the tracks at the end (U Shaped Coaster) and decapitated him. This also caused a partial derailment of the train which seriously injured about 12 people when the train locked down tight like slamming on the brakes.
This theme park does not allow anything to be taken on rides anymore. No shirts around waists, no cameras, no jackets, no hats, no toys, backpacks or anything else. The old coaster had to be dismantled after this incident.
edit on 1/9/11 by toochaos4u because: (no reason given)edit on 1/9/11 by toochaos4u because: oops
Originally posted by Muckster
Muslim is NOT a race
Originally posted by Muckster
Let’s say that there was a couple of rough white family’s at the funfair. They are asked to remove their hats, for safety reasons, and an argument and brawl ensues.
Detailed scholarly attention has been focused on prescribing female dress. Many Muslims believe that the basic requirements are that when in the presence of someone of the opposite sex (other than a close family member (those which are within the prohibited degrees of marriage) – see mahram), a woman should cover her body, and walk and dress in a way which does not draw sexual attention to her. Some believers go so far as to specify exactly which areas of the body must be covered.
As irked families started lining up for refunds at the gate at around 2:30 p.m. after being informed of the policy, they started fighting among themselves, said county parks Deputy Commissioner Peter Tartaglia.
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