Septics - the mind fecking boggles...

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When police in the small Utah state town of Roosevelt saw a Maori haka being performed after a high school game of American football, they thought a riot was breaking out and used pepper spray and batons on the spectators involved. An investigation by police in Roosevelt, 140 miles east of Salt Lake City, has cleared the officers of wrongdoing "because they feared a riot".

American Football: Police use baton charge on haka - Others - More Sports - The Independent
 
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Something I have often thought of as an appropriate response.
 
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"The traditional Maori challenge has been adopted by several US sports teams, especially those with Polynesian players."

Fucking Maori walts.
 
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'Union High School fans, having watched their team slump to another defeat, decided to perform a haka to raise their spirits'

The Emperor Mong strikes again!
 
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It is a small town in a rural state. Probably insensitive to the culture of the large Maori family who were relatives of one of the players.

Police should try to be aware of the customs of various cultures. I am sure that in the UK if the guests at an Islamic wedding were to celebrate by firing automatic weapons randomly into the air, as is their custom, the UK police would understand and likely applaud the celebratory shooting.
 
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It is a small town in a rural state. Probably insensitive to the culture of the large Maori family who were relatives of one of the players.

Police should try to be aware of the customs of various cultures. I am sure that in the UK if the guests at an Islamic wedding were to celebrate by firing automatic weapons randomly into the air, as is their custom, the UK police would understand and likely applaud the celebratory shooting.

Slightly different don't you think.....a dance and shooting weapons into the air?
 

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Slightly different don't you think.....a dance and shooting weapons into the air?
True, you're more likely to get off slinging a few rounds of 7.62 FMJ up in the air than dancing in the streets judging by some of the recent court rulings, mind you have to admit that you're not used to alcohol as your religion forbids it ;-)
 
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Slightly different don't you think.....a dance and shooting weapons into the air?

I would certainly agree but we both grew up western cultures. Others did not. They have different views of appropriate behavior. I have no idea what a haka dance looks like. i have never seen this before.

Yes the cops overreacted it appears but they were taken by surprise, the family was blocking the exit from the stadium as the crowd was trying to leave and they thought (wrongly) that it was some kind of riot. Retrain them, yes. Ridicule them for attempting to keep order in a public assembly, not sure if that is right.
 
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I would certainly agree but we both grew up western cultures. Others did not. They have different views of appropriate behavior. I have no idea what a haka dance looks like. i have never seen this before.

Yes the cops overreacted it appears but they were taken by surprise, the family was blocking the exit from the stadium as the crowd was trying to leave and they thought (wrongly) that it was some kind of riot. Retrain them, yes. Ridicule them for attempting to keep order in a public assembly, not sure if that is right.
Naafi bar - check
Americans involved - check
Emperor Mong Involved - check
Coppers involved - Check

lets face it, what are the chances of a reasoned debate with all that going on?
 
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I would certainly agree but we both grew up western cultures. Others did not. They have different views of appropriate behavior. I have no idea what a haka dance looks like. i have never seen this before.
You will see it in time. It was all started by the New Zealanders (who are Westerners per se) and now it seems a lot of teams do it. I am surprised that it has not become popular with yank football teams already. Its nothing special, just a lot of people doing synchronised squatting, stomping and shouting whilst putting on orgasm faces and sticking tongues out. To be honest, I find it quite pathetic.

Yes the cops overreacted it appears but they were taken by surprise, the family was blocking the exit from the stadium as the crowd was trying to leave and they thought (wrongly) that it was some kind of riot. Retrain them, yes. Ridicule them for attempting to keep order in a public assembly, not sure if that is right.
Ah, US propaganda shows itself yet again....this "dance" is always on the news and I would hazard a guess that a majority of people in the world know about it....but then US tv/newspapers don't show much of the world outside the US, so it makes sense that not many there know about such a "dance". Although, since it is a synchronised thing and doesn't really look like a riot with the addition of people just standing around watching, not running away or screaming, one does wonder how they thought they were going to keep public order when it was already in order.
 
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A bunch of fat blacks with facial tattoos poking their tongues out, yelling and making aggressive gestures wonder why the seppo rozzers filled them in? They should be thanking fuck they weren't shot!
 
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Can any Kiwis here clarify what it's supposed to mean? One story I heard is that it commemorates a village hiding from whitey so they don't get shot, surely that can't be true?
 
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Can any Kiwis here clarify what it's supposed to mean? One story I heard is that it commemorates a village hiding from whitey so they don't get shot, surely that can't be true?
I am not a kiwi, but I heard that it was a pre battle dance designed to intimidate the enemy.......now used to intimidate the opposing team. Although it just makes me laugh, so I wouldn't be intimidated.
 

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