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02-15-2009, 01:43 AM #103
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02-17-2009, 03:56 AM #106
The current financial crisis has hit a Shanghai business tycoon with an unusual twist. The tycoon has 5 mistresses and his current dire financial circumstance would mean he could not afford all of them. He has been giving each of his mistresses a flat as free accommodation plus Y5,000/m.
He determined that his financial position now could only afford one mistress. So he decided to have a contest to choose which one he should keep. He hired a consultant from a modelling agency to help him in the selection.
The contest was held at a hotel and a winner was finally chosen. The consultant then conveyed the bad news to the first of the 4 losers, telling her that she had to leave him and also vacate the flat which will be sold by the Tycoon. Furious, she then drove off with the Tycoon and the other 4 mistresses in a car, and intentionally crashed the car, killing herself; the Tycoon and the other 4 mistresses were hospitalized. The 4 surviving mistresses, including the winner of the contest, all decided to leave the Tycoon. His wife, learning of this, left him.
02-17-2009, 04:49 AM #107
the sky had fallen on him it seem
02-17-2009, 07:38 AM #108
02-17-2009, 07:52 AM #109
02-21-2009, 03:56 AM #110
Orange Festival in France..
...(some of you have probably seen these pics; if not, maybe our Syaoran_Style could share a bit more on this festival)..
If the U.S. has the Rose Parade, then France sure has the Orange Festival..
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02-21-2009, 04:10 AM #111
Pretty creative creation..
..(perhaps some of you have seen this work of art; if not, get ready for a treat)..
For all of you Obama supporters and for those who haven't had enough pics of him, here's something to share..
I'll let you guys find out what the picture is made of...
02-21-2009, 07:25 AM #112
now,obama n lincoln are eatable.
03-10-2009, 05:21 PM #113
Anyone wants to try to ride in one of these??..
..i was going to put these in the "Jokes" thread, but thought otherwise, since the Chinese auto industry has improved a lot.
Anyway, check out these videos (some of you have probably seen them):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D827IxEJVS4 (going at 64 km/h or 40 mp/h)
03-10-2009, 05:42 PM #114
03-10-2009, 06:33 PM #115
^^For a second..^^
..i thought the truck in the first video was made from some sort of wood..
Heck, i don't think airbags would be of any help to the passengers, would they??..
03-13-2009, 08:50 PM #116
Of hands, eyes & feet extraordinaire...
..some of you have probably seen these 2 videos; if not, get ready to be dazzled..
2nd video is even impressive & maybe our Lai sifu would enjoy the spectacle!!
So, you think you can skate, eh??
The Thousand Hand Dance:
This is an awesome dance, called the Thousand-Hand Guanyin, which is making the rounds across the net.
Considering the tight coordination required, their accomplishment is nothing short of amazing, even if they were not all deaf . Yes, you read correctly. All 21 of the dancers are deaf. Relying only on signals from trainers at the four corners of the stage, these extraordinary dancers deliver a visual spectacle that is both intricate and stirring. Its first major international debut was in Athens last year at the closing ceremonies for the 2004 Paralympics. But it had long been in the repertoire of the Chinese Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe and had traveled to more than 40 countries. Its lead dancer is 29 year old Tai Lihua, who has a BA from the Hubei Fin e Arts Institute. The video was recorded in Beijing during the Spring Festival celebrations this year.
03-16-2009, 08:54 AM #117
03-16-2009, 02:03 PM #118
03-16-2009, 05:32 PM #119
..forgot to mention that is an older video.
Here's a more recent one and in a higher quality version..
By Malaysianfan in forum Malaysia Open / Korea Open 2007Replies: 2: 01-21-2007, 10:37 PM