Beware when in Spain!

Old Jun 15th, 2012, 07:26 AM
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Beware when in Spain!

Flamenco flash mobs protested the financial conditions in Spain.

http://99getsmart.com/?p=3056

Be careful of those deadly hand movements.
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Old Jun 15th, 2012, 07:28 AM
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Excellent!!!
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Old Jun 15th, 2012, 07:55 AM
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Love it! This is so much better than those other beware Spain posts we've been seeing.
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Old Jun 15th, 2012, 08:03 AM
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Colduphere would probably post that Clap can be deadly.
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Old Jun 15th, 2012, 08:20 AM
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I'm cancelling my upcoming trip to Spain.......I cannot dance like that!
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Old Jun 15th, 2012, 08:40 AM
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Don't cancel - take lessons. Learn to move those hips!
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Old Jun 15th, 2012, 08:45 AM
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That Clap can be deadly.
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Old Jun 15th, 2012, 08:56 AM
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By absolute coincidence someone sent me this today which took place in Sabadell which is near Barcelona.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBaHP...ature=youtu.be
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Old Jun 15th, 2012, 09:13 AM
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Adu...the Sabadelli "incident" was absolutely beyond beautiful. The many little animated children taking part brought tears of joy...the little one climbing the lampost (in red) stole my heart. Gracias, old boy! You made my day.

Footnote: I was looking all over the crowd for the recent "Beware of Spain" poster with his/her back-pack, surrounded by a gang of unsavory pickpockets licking their chops....
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Old Jun 15th, 2012, 09:55 AM
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I will be careful this weekend, my first time in Madrid. Too late cancel ;-)
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Old Jun 15th, 2012, 10:30 AM
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¡Viva España!

thanks Adu........after all (unnecessary) doom and gloom.
A glorious country and its spirited people......worth celebrating!
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Old Jun 15th, 2012, 11:22 AM
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Thank you so much for posting that link. It also brought tears to my eyes, and I'm SUCH an old grouch. What spirit.
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Old Jun 15th, 2012, 09:59 PM
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Great video, serious business and typical Spanish. More "sevillian" protest: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cqvcke8Xe9I
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Old Jun 15th, 2012, 11:07 PM
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mattian wrote: “I'm cancelling my upcoming trip to Spain.......I cannot dance like that!” you don’t have to in the north they don’t either. We are Flamenco-less.
ON FB there are also a lot of "protest" pictures.
Like these policemen signing a petition.
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...&type=1&ref=nf
or this one
http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphot...10847736_n.jpg
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Old Jun 16th, 2012, 01:24 AM
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Oh, Adu! Thank You! Song of Joy, indeed.

I wondered about the memories & pictures that may have passed through the elderly lady's thoughts.
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Old Jun 16th, 2012, 01:44 AM
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loved it. and worth watching right to the end to see the attempts of the security officer to manhandle the bloke in the cow suit. what was that about?
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Old Jun 16th, 2012, 06:05 AM
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Thanks they were sent to me by two of my half-Spanish sisters-in-law.
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ribeira,

This was a funny one regarding Galicia and flamenco: 200 allegedly tablaos in Galicia, three times as much as in Andalucía, a cover to be able to stay open to 5.30 in the morning
http://www.lavozdegalicia.es/galicia...1G12P16991.htm
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Thank you Adu!
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Old Jun 20th, 2012, 08:44 PM
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This is great! Those Spanish gals have got it going on! I also got a kick out of the security guard trying half-heartedly to herd these folks out of the bank.
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