FIDE women world championship 2-17

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FIDE women world championship 2-17

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Fri Sep 30, 2016 11:12 am

Hi.
It appears the some women want to bycott the event already!

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Re: FIDE women world cheampionship 2-17

Post by Roger de Coverly » Fri Sep 30, 2016 11:27 am

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:Hi.
It appears the some women want to bycott the event already!
Does that come as any surprise? I doubt the IOC or any other world sporting body would award one of its world events to a country where women were expected to compete wearing a headscarf, never mind trousers and a long sleeve shirt.

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Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Fri Sep 30, 2016 7:08 pm

It would be interesting see some of the WGMs in Iranic-Islamic attire!

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Post by Carl Hibbard » Fri Sep 30, 2016 8:01 pm

Truly appalling.
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Post by Mike Truran » Fri Sep 30, 2016 8:29 pm

Indeed. It's like saying that it would be interesting to see Iranian female players in bikini attire. Sensibilities work both ways.

Come on Soheil - you just can't say that sort of thing and not expect to be pinged. To be fair, you should apologise.

PS And don't ask what "pinged" means. Look it up yourself. Then apologise.

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Post by Alex Holowczak » Fri Sep 30, 2016 8:59 pm

Mike Truran wrote:It's like saying that it would be interesting to see Iranian female players in bikini attire. Sensibilities work both ways.
Between 1999 and 2012, the world beach volleyball governing body insisted its female players dressed in bikinis/swimsuits. This was quite controversial amongst players not from countries like Iran. It must have been viewed incredibly negatively in somewhere like Iran.

The reason was apparently to have one standard attire, but no one seemed to believe it.

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Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Fri Sep 30, 2016 9:35 pm

Mike Truran wrote:Indeed. It's like saying that it would be interesting to see Iranian female players in bikini attire. Sensibilities work both ways.

Come on Soheil - you just can't say that sort of thing and not expect to be pinged. To be fair, you should apologise.

PS And don't ask what "pinged" means. Look it up yourself. Then apologise.
Maybe my English is bad, which is again a bad thing for a translator- So I apologise

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Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Fri Sep 30, 2016 9:40 pm

which of these adjective serves my meaning?


intriguing, fascinating, absorbing, pleasing, appealing, attractive, engaging, unusual, gripping, stirring, entertaining, entrancing, stimulating, curious, compelling, amusing, compulsive, riveting, captivating, enthralling, beguiling, thought-provoking, engrossing, spellbinding

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Re: FIDE women world championship 2-17

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:22 pm

Mike Truran wrote:Indeed. It's like saying that it would be interesting to see Iranian female players in bikini attire. Sensibilities work both ways.

Come on Soheil - you just can't say that sort of thing and not expect to be pinged. To be fair, you should apologise.
I didn't mean it arouses a sadistic interest....

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Post by MartinCarpenter » Sat Oct 01, 2016 11:14 am

I'd hope not! To be honest, most of those adjectives above would come over as really quite creepy. Intriguing/unusual/curious/amusing might not be quite so bad.

I guess amusing would feel like it was trending into sarcasm.

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Re: FIDE women world championship 2-17

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sun Oct 02, 2016 9:31 pm

What would happed to Israeli women if the event is held in Tehran?

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Re: FIDE women world championship 2-17

Post by MartinCarpenter » Sun Oct 02, 2016 9:33 pm

Presumably they just won't be able to enter. Which is a pretty good reason it shouldn't be held there really.
(I'm not sure how strong the Israeli women are but their men are obviously very strong.).


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Re: FIDE women world championship 2-17

Post by Matthew Turner » Tue Oct 04, 2016 12:47 pm

I think there are two sides to this argument. Iran is a country that is changing and becoming more open and engaged with the West. For instance, I believe Farsi is the fourth most used language on the Internet. I understand that people have reservations about playing in Iran, but it is also an opportunity to improve understanding and cooperation on both sides.

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Re: FIDE women world championship 2-17

Post by Jonathan Bryant » Tue Oct 04, 2016 1:46 pm

Matthew Turner wrote:... I believe Farsi is the fourth most used language on the Internet.
Really? That’s interesting. Do you have a source?

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