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wordpix Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-14-11 08:04 PM
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Austrian driver allowed 'pastafarian' headgear photo
Source: BBC


An Austrian atheist has won the right to be shown on his driving-licence photo wearing a pasta strainer as "religious headgear".

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Mr Alm said the sieve was a requirement of his religion, pastafarianism...snip

The licence took three years to come through and, according to Mr Alm, he was asked to submit to a medical interview to check on his mental fitness to drive but - straining credulity - his efforts have finally paid off.

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Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-14135523



:rofl: Next step is that Mr. Alm is applying for pastafarianism to become an officially recognized faith in Austria. "Straining credulity..." :rofl:

This pastafarianism is very serious stuff

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Shadowflash Donating Member (180 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-14-11 08:23 PM
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1. Ramen!!
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marasinghe Donating Member (754 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-14-11 09:08 PM
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2. may pizza be upon him .... m(_ _)m
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valerief Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-14-11 09:11 PM
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3. Love this story. nt
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JohnnyRingo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-14-11 09:34 PM
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4. That's using his noodle.
He makes a good point on religion.... I think.
I assume it's a point.
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daleo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-14-11 10:37 PM
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5. The claims of the church of FSM
Are no less evidence based than the claims of the major world religions.
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