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Bikinis banned at 2013 Miss
World pageant in Indonesia

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Hazymac, 6/7/2013 8:16:08 PM

Miss World has axed the famed bikinis from this year´s pageant in Indonesia, replacing the skimpy swimsuits with conservative beach sarongs amid mounting protests from hard-line Muslim groups, organizers said Thursday. All of the more than 130 contestants will be required to wear Bali´s traditional long sarongs instead of the sexy bikinis that are historically part of the competition, said Adjie S. Soeratmadjie of the RCTI, the official broadcaster and local organizer. The pageant will be held Sept. 28 on the resort island of Bali and in Sentul, an area near the capital, Jakarta. Indonesia is the world´s most populous

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Then move the pageant to a country with a more grown up attitude toward female attractiveness. That pretty well eliminates all Moslem nations.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 6/7/2013 8:26:24 PM     (No. 9365806)

Not that I give a rat´s patootie about the Miss World pageant, but I assume girls in bikinis are probably the prime reason anyone tunes into it, so if their viewership drops 99% maybe next year they will have the sense to choose a country that has no problem with bikinis or Muslims. I know that number is dwindling, but I´d bet that Russia would love to host the show. Putin is always looking and he knows how to deal with muzzies.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 6/7/2013 8:28:57 PM     (No. 9365807)

I´m in the minority I know, but I think bikinis are not attractive.
Nothing different than running around in your underwear.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PageTurner, 6/7/2013 8:30:01 PM     (No. 9365809)

Beach sarongs are not the authentic native attire of Bali or Java. The authentic attire is TOPLESS and at traditional Javanese sites, such as tombs and royal dances, everyone goes topless in ceremonial dress.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: anonymous, 6/7/2013 8:34:05 PM     (No. 9365814)

I´m not into these silly cattle contests. I think women watch them to get cues as to how to sell themselves to men. You see the same sort of thing in the women´s magazines: it´s all about what women are wearing, how they look in a bikini, wrinkles...a complete obsession with appearance.

Rather than liberating women, liberalism has turned women into extreme sellers.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 6/7/2013 9:10:00 PM     (No. 9365851)

I predict the contest will end in a tie--with all participants wearing identical burqas...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 6/7/2013 9:15:40 PM     (No. 9365855)

#2, I have to agree. A simple one-piece suit is a lot more attractive, and flattering.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: RedLegLeader68, 6/7/2013 9:20:29 PM     (No. 9365860)

What #5 said.

Why would the owners of this show put it in Indonesia?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Becca, 6/7/2013 10:07:21 PM     (No. 9365895)

#2 & 6 I agree.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: chumley, 6/7/2013 10:46:14 PM     (No. 9365914)

I am right there with #2 so often it sometimes scares me, but this time I´ll have to be a little different. I love a bikini, especislly the 1960´s or 70´s style that were not made of postage stamps and dental floss. On a real girl they can be amazing.
The problem is these beauty queen types who are pretty much Barbie clones of each other. Their figures appear as fake as their hair. Just put one of them on stage any you´ve pretty much seen the whole lot.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 6/7/2013 11:04:13 PM     (No. 9365926)

FTA: "Miss World has axed the famed bikinis from this year´s pageant in Indonesia, replacing the skimpy swimsuits with conservative beach sarongs amid mounting protests from hard-line Muslim groups, organizers said Thursday."
Replace "hard-line Muslim groups" with orthodox Jewish groups, orthodox Catholic groups, or, Heaven forbid, Evangelical Christian groups and you´d hear liberals screeching like stuck pigs.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: woodsman, 6/8/2013 12:38:41 AM     (No. 9365968)

I agree with 2 and 6...one piece is more flattering....the bottom piece

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Reply 12 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 6/8/2013 12:58:38 AM     (No. 9365979)

Miss World officials learned nothing from their Nigerian fiasco several years ago.

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