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Poll Question: What would you rather see..whats funnier?
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    Posted: June 11 2005 at 17:03
Just curious...............
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 11 2005 at 19:30

Such a cruel poll.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 11 2005 at 20:05
why no vote??
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 11 2005 at 20:13

The Minneapolis midget made some great music.

Does that count too?

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 12 2005 at 18:47
Midget with Hat
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 12 2005 at 23:09

This is pretty cruel ... but while we're being un-PC ... (and by the way at 5 foot 6 I appear to be the shortest guy on the forum ) ...

I found Warwick Davis in Willow pretty funny in an inadvertant way ... much funnier than Mini Me ... there was also a Jim Carrey movie with a pretty funny midget scene ...

I couldn't vote though, cos none of them seemed that funny to me ...

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 13 2005 at 08:47
Midgets are not funny you should respect these people, and all the people that have a biological or a mental diference 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 13 2005 at 09:01
anyone getting hit in the groin is funny, whether they're a midget or not... so that gets my vote. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 18 2005 at 12:05

Ok Somethinggood, lets say you get hit in the crotch, would that be funny

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 18 2005 at 13:02

I think midget's are often underestemated.

 

I think they are a sweet bunch of people, and I prefer to call them hobbit's.

 

Hobbit-tossing is one of my favourite sports

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 18 2005 at 13:40
Anything with a goofy hat is funny.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 18 2005 at 14:31
A midget being banned from a nude beach because he gets too "nosy".

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 18 2005 at 14:41
This is a Wikiepedia entry on the topic of "Dwarf Tossing":

Dwarf tossing, which originated in Australia or in the United States in the 1980s, is an attraction (some consider it a sport) in bars, where dwarfs wearing special padded clothing are thrown onto mattresses by competitors.

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Popular culture references to dwarf tossing

References to dwarf-tossing feature in the films of The Lord of the Rings, at the broken bridge in the Mines of Moria, where Gimli tells Legolas "No one tosses a dwarf," and again at the Battle of Helm's Deep.

Challenges to the legality of dwarf tossing

Dwarf-tossing is widely considered to be offensive to the dignity of dwarfs; as a consequence, in various locales, authorities and legislators have considered banning it.

United States

In 1989, Robert and Angela Van Ettan of Florida, USA, members of the Lubbock, Texas-based Little People of America, convinced Florida's legislators that dwarf-tossing should be illegal. The measure banning dwarf-tossing was passed with a wide margin, and New York also later banned dwarf-tossing.

A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court by Dave Flood, who appears on a morning radio talk show as "Dave the Dwarf," names Governor Jeb Bush and the head of the state agency which enforces the 1989 law which allows the state to revoke the liquor licence or fine a bar that allows dwarf-tossing, an activity that was popular in some Florida bars in the late 1980s.

France

In France, the mayor of a small town (Morsang-sur-Orge) prohibited the practice of dwarf tossing. The case went all the appeal chain of administrative courts up to the Conseil d'État, which found that an administrative authority could legally prohibit dwarf tossing on grounds that this activity did not respect human dignity and was thus contrary to public order. The question raised deep legal questions as to what was admissible as a motive for an administrative authority to ban an activity for motives of public order, especially since the Council does not want to include "public morality" into public order; the ruling was taken by the full assembly and not by a smaller panel, a proof of the difficulty of the question. The UN High Commissioner on Human Rights judged on September 27, 2002, that this decision was not discriminatory with respect to dwarfs, ruling that the ban on dwarf-tossing was not abusive but necessary in order to protect public order, including considerations of human dignity.

Canada

In Ontario, Canada, the Dwarf Tossing Ban Act, 2003 ( http://www.ontla.on.ca/documents/Bills/37_Parliament/Session 4/b097_e.htm) (Bill 97 2003) was enacted, with penalties of a fine of not more than $5,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both.

1986 World Dwarf-throwing Championships

In 1986, the World Dwarf-throwing Championships were held in Australia. The USA were not even represented which may weaken the claim that the sport originated in the United States. The undisputed world champions who still currently hold the record were Team GB from London, England Danny Blue, Roy Merrin and Lenny The Giant.

THE AUSTRALIANS David Berry, "Wee" Robbie
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THE AUSTRALIANS David Berry, "Wee" Robbie
THE ENGLISH Roy "Cuddles" Merrin, Lenny The Giant
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THE ENGLISH Roy "Cuddles" Merrin, Lenny The Giant


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 18 2005 at 17:57

^

I feel bad for laughing at that, but I guess it's a real sport, so......

 

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