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scheming daemons Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-15-10 02:37 PM
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There's no way that $2 plastic horns from WalMart are part of the "South African Culture"
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Part of the joy of international soccer is hearing the fans for various team sing and chant during the games.... now that is being drowned out by incessant buzzing of 50,000 killer bees... or what sounds like it.

Television networks around the world have asked FIFA to get rid of the "vuvuzelas" (the South African word for annoying plastic horns from WalMart, apparently) because of the thousands of complaints from audience around the globe.

FIFA has declined, saying that the vuvuzelas are a part of the South African culture and it would be wrong to remove them.

The things are made out of cheap plastic. If they are part of the "culture", they haven't been part of it for very long. I call bullshit.

I want to hear the English fans singing for their team. I want to see and hear the Brazilian fans dancing and partying and singing.

What about THOSE countries' soccer cultures?

Death to the vuvuzelas.

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