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The worst thing about protest? Take your pick!

October 2, 2009

Okay young man, thanks for volunteering, but do you think you have what it takes to be a pro-democracy protester here in Hong Kong?

You BET I do. I have fire in my heart!

That’s the spirit. Because sometimes you may get tear-gassed by police, or maybe even punched and kicked.

I can take it for the cause!

You may even have to go to jail.

Just give me the chance! They shall not break my spirit!

Oh, and occasionally you’ll need to put your finger up some other dude’s nose.

Excuse me, I guess I’m in the wrong place. I’m just here to pick up an order of General Tso’s chicken, with extra soy sauce…

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Pro-democracy protesters carrying a mock coffin try to cross a police line during a demonstration demanding China improve its human rights record, outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong, October 1, 2009. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

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Ha ha, It’s always funny until someone loses a… er, I love the smell of nasal palm in the morning… um… you can pick your friends and you can pick your nose, but you can’t…

I think I’ll just go back to bed.

 

Well you asked me to pull your finger, but you never said what to pull it with.

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Well you asked be to pull your finger but you didn’t say what I could pull it with

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Was that a spontaneous nose picking?

Im also confused by the photo, How did the hand get like that and why the fists?

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Well, I knew the services sector in China was growing like mad, but this new facial-massage-while-u-protest is really a bit over the top for me…

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