You must choose between living in North Korea or Saudi Arabia...or get shot.

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#52 Posted by N30F3N1X (8043 posts) -

A big deal of our knowledge in mathematics and astronomy comes from Saudi Arabia.

Don't let the retarded close mindedness and short sight most people have here on OT cloud your ideas, NKorea and Saudi Arabia are nowhere near the same.

#53 Posted by indzman (19298 posts) -

[QUOTE="indzman"]

[QUOTE="SNIPER4321"] i havenot reveal my steam yet. it was a joke that lot of ppls take serious. plus i thought on who found steam has PSN and XBL too... and I dont Play consoles.SNIPER4321

You revelead your steam ID to one of your SW buddies and he told us about you as you know.

Its all lie and joke. lol I never reveal steam ID. someone is asking me but still not. second i have not even reveal im from russia. ppls assuming it because i praise there games alot.

HaHa yeah, you praise STALKER and METRO ( russian games ) over all other games very much :P

#55 Posted by sexyweapons (5302 posts) -

Saudi Arabia easily.

#56 Posted by TheFlush (5611 posts) -

I'm a homosexual and I see myself as a creative liberal.
Those 2 countries would be my death.

#57 Posted by hippiesanta (9976 posts) -

I'm a homosexual and I see myself as a creative liberal.
Those 2 countries would be my death.

TheFlush
if they caught you doing homosexual act a) in saudi..... convert to islam to reduce death sentence b) in NK ..... offer to be slave or eunuch and serve the palace
#58 Posted by toast_burner (22414 posts) -

Either way I'll be killed so i'll just save time and do it my self.

#59 Posted by Darkman2007 (17929 posts) -

I wouldn't survive in either country, for different reasons

#60 Posted by DeX2010 (3991 posts) -
I'd go with the bullet. Freedom is important to me.
#61 Posted by Blazed (2356 posts) -

I kill people. They don'tt kill me. Don't get it twisted.

#62 Posted by PernicioEnigma (5401 posts) -
None of those options sound very appealing, but if I was forced I'd choose Saudi Arabia.
#63 Posted by Blue-Sky (10342 posts) -

Saudi Arabia by a long shot.

#64 Posted by Celldrax (14741 posts) -

North Korea.

It's a magical land of fantasy and wonder.....or so I've heard.

#65 Posted by Miroku32 (8666 posts) -
Bullet for me. I'm not interested in living in countries that freedom is almost (if not) nonexistent.
#66 Posted by funsohng (28819 posts) -
You get shot in North Korea anyway, so might as well as go for Saudi Arabia.
#67 Posted by airshocker (30712 posts) -

A bullet to the head.

#68 Posted by Stinger78 (5826 posts) -
A cousin of mine and his wife are currently living in Kuwait, and he has traveled to places like Dubai and Thailand, and he's getting along well. So, I'd probably choose Saudi Arabia. I would hope if I were forced to move there, I'd get to have some kind of "Matrix" plug-in thing that could instantly help me learn the language :)
#70 Posted by GrayF0X786 (4004 posts) -

off topic at it again, now comparing Saudi to NKorea :lol:

#71 Posted by Maddie_Larkin (6724 posts) -

Id Pick SA, in alot of ways they are fairly modern, despite there (in my head) often backwards thinking. Im wuite, sure, Im European, yeah, but there are ALOT of those in SA to begin with, and if I stick to larger Cities I would blend in fairly well, and the people there would be fairly used to the sight, and not be too bothered.

I doubt NK would be a hellhole either, if I have to be honest, the Hunger is a bummer, but I'm sure the media often make out the people to be far worse then they really are up there.

The last thing I would pick was a Bullet, especially a 7.62 since there would be little to no chance of survival XD The others atleast gives chances for a good life if luck serves. And as I said, I somewhat doubt that you'd be hated purely for being there. Or that the locals would be an alltogether hateful bunch, xenophopic likely, but conform to a different way of life, is what made humanity survive sofar. I doubt I would be worse off at it then my ancesters.

#72 Posted by helwa1988 (2114 posts) -

Even though I'm a woman I would still choose Saudi. even though I couldn't drive I wold still be able to work and surf the Internet there. And the malls are pretty good there as well.

and the good humos is here.

#73 Posted by Ncsoftlover (2112 posts) -

Rather North korea, to be honest, I think Saudi Arabia is worse with its climate and pure repression toward women and religious minorities or atheists and I simply can't stand it. That is not to say that North Korea is any better, but I've lived half myself pretty much beside North Korea, my home town Dandong,China is a city on the border of China/North Korea, and is a river across North Korea, so I've seen many North Koreans, and we have the same climate and everything, I heard the landscape in NK are worth seeing, so I'll just be a good actor and pretend to admire their leader I guess.

But if North Korea is anything like China, it'll progress to a better place in my life time. While Saudi Arabia goes no where by worse... when oil is not as relevant.

#74 Posted by kingkong0124 (8329 posts) -

Saudi

#75 Posted by Ncsoftlover (2112 posts) -

I'm a homosexual and I see myself as a creative liberal.
Those 2 countries would be my death.

TheFlush

homosexuality is legal in NK, but punishable by death in Saudi Arabia!!!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_by_country_or_territory

It's good to check the laws before traveling :P:P

#76 Posted by Videodogg (12604 posts) -

I could not handle the prayer calls over the loud speakers every few hours, and i would not feel safe outside of a embassy or compound. I would probably never have sex again without fear of death. So, no to Saudi Arabia. North Korea would be worse than hell on Earth, so my only option would be bullet to the head.

#77 Posted by BossPerson (9109 posts) -

lol as an Arab male, Saudi Arabia.

#78 Posted by BossPerson (9109 posts) -

[QUOTE="indzman"]

Dubai in Saudi Arabia. Best place in asia to make tons of money and livingstyle is quite good :)

johnd13

I had totally forgotten Dubai was in Saudi Arabia so I' m going with this ;)

oh god
#79 Posted by toast_burner (22414 posts) -

off topic at it again, now comparing Saudi to NKorea :lol:

GrayF0X786

Ones a theocracy the others a dictatorship, both are some of the worst places in the world to live in, so it's not a bad comparison.

I'll probably have a higher chance of surviving in NK but it won't be a good life.

#80 Posted by Ncsoftlover (2112 posts) -

[QUOTE="GrayF0X786"]

off topic at it again, now comparing Saudi to NKorea :lol:

toast_burner

Ones a theocracy the others a dictatorship, both are some of the worst places in the world to live in, so it's not a bad comparison.

I'll probably have a higher chance of surviving in NK but it won't be a good life.

I think if you're young enough, by the time you're 70, you can then look forward to a more progressive North Korea, so it's not hopelessness for life, Saudi Arabia on the other hand is not so predictable.

#81 Posted by mayceV (4599 posts) -
you guys do realize that around 1/3 of the population in Saudi is foreign? and that English is widely spoken there in the Larger cities? I'd pick Saudi in a heart beat, they got cheap Gas, almost no customs on imports, extremely low taxes, and fantastic infrastructure. Down sides are- most women wear the Nikab. They all look like dementors. That and I can't understand the Saudi dialect of Arabic and am pretty bad at standard Arabic probably would stick with English. religious police would suck and so much of the whabbism is bull but it beats N. Korea by light years.
#82 Posted by toast_burner (22414 posts) -

you guys do realize that around 1/3 of the population in Saudi is foreign? and that English is widely spoken there in the Larger cities? I'd pick Saudi in a heart beat, they got cheap Gas, almost no customs on imports, extremely low taxes, and fantastic infrastructure. Down sides are- most women wear the Nikab. They all look like dementors. That and I can't understand the Saudi dialect of Arabic and am pretty bad at standard Arabic probably would stick with English. religious police would suck and so much of the whabbism is bull but it beats N. Korea by light years.mayceV
Saying the religious police suck is an understatement.

#83 Posted by Floridaman46 (259 posts) -

Just Shoot me..

#84 Posted by Darkman2007 (17929 posts) -
you guys do realize that around 1/3 of the population in Saudi is foreign? and that English is widely spoken there in the Larger cities? I'd pick Saudi in a heart beat, they got cheap Gas, almost no customs on imports, extremely low taxes, and fantastic infrastructure. Down sides are- most women wear the Nikab. They all look like dementors. That and I can't understand the Saudi dialect of Arabic and am pretty bad at standard Arabic probably would stick with English. religious police would suck and so much of the whabbism is bull but it beats N. Korea by light years.mayceV
I wouldn't last too long in either
#85 Posted by NEWMAHAY (3797 posts) -
SA isn't bad if you are a male. North Korea, I rather be shot or I will just try to escape to the country.
#86 Posted by KingKinect (533 posts) -

Saudi. The women have curves and know their place.

#87 Posted by osirisx3 (2008 posts) -
i heard saudi Arabia wants to make a 1km tall building that sounds pretty cool. However i rather work to bring socialism to the world then more religion.
#88 Posted by N30F3N1X (8043 posts) -

[QUOTE="GrayF0X786"]

off topic at it again, now comparing Saudi to NKorea :lol:

toast_burner

Ones a theocracy the others a dictatorship, both are some of the worst places in the world to live in, so it's not a bad comparison.

I'll probably have a higher chance of surviving in NK but it won't be a good life.

Worst places in the world to live in?

According to? You?

#89 Posted by CHOASXIII (14648 posts) -

If the bullet would kill me I guess I would take it but I don't want to be brought back through the will of the universe and see my family has taken in another in my place. :000

#90 Posted by shadowkiller11 (7956 posts) -
Saudi and create a secret resistance movement underground.
#91 Posted by toast_burner (22414 posts) -

[QUOTE="toast_burner"]

[QUOTE="GrayF0X786"]

off topic at it again, now comparing Saudi to NKorea :lol:

N30F3N1X

Ones a theocracy the others a dictatorship, both are some of the worst places in the world to live in, so it's not a bad comparison.

I'll probably have a higher chance of surviving in NK but it won't be a good life.

Worst places in the world to live in?

According to? You?

North Korea has a huge poverty rate and Saudi Arabia is a theocracy which kills people for being different. If you're an insane Muslim male I'm sure it's a great place to live.

#92 Posted by N30F3N1X (8043 posts) -

North Korea has a huge poverty rate and Saudi Arabia is a theocracy which kills people for being different. If you're an insane Muslim male I'm sure it's a great place to live.

toast_burner

Keep a low profile then. Herp derp.

#93 Posted by toast_burner (22414 posts) -

[QUOTE="toast_burner"]North Korea has a huge poverty rate and Saudi Arabia is a theocracy which kills people for being different. If you're an insane Muslim male I'm sure it's a great place to live.

N30F3N1X

Keep a low profile then. Herp derp.

Which is a pretty horrible way to live.

#94 Posted by Crunchy_Nuts (2749 posts) -
Been to Saudi twice before. All things considered they were pretty good trips.
#95 Posted by KingKinect (533 posts) -

Been to Saudi twice before. All things considered they were pretty good trips.Crunchy_Nuts

I can't understand why people think it's so bad. It's a wealthy nation and unless you are a radical trying to change their ways you will be fine. N. Korea on the other hand has massive poverty and is communist. Womens rights and other issues Saudi may have are the least of their worries.

#96 Posted by BossPerson (9109 posts) -
[QUOTE="mayceV"]you guys do realize that around 1/3 of the population in Saudi is foreign? and that English is widely spoken there in the Larger cities? I'd pick Saudi in a heart beat, they got cheap Gas, almost no customs on imports, extremely low taxes, and fantastic infrastructure. Down sides are- most women wear the Nikab. They all look like dementors. That and I can't understand the Saudi dialect of Arabic and am pretty bad at standard Arabic probably would stick with English. religious police would suck and so much of the whabbism is bull but it beats N. Korea by light years.Darkman2007
I wouldn't last too long in either

lol, just say you are Neutrei Karta and the Saudis will parade you around.
#97 Posted by Darkman2007 (17929 posts) -
[QUOTE="Darkman2007"][QUOTE="mayceV"]you guys do realize that around 1/3 of the population in Saudi is foreign? and that English is widely spoken there in the Larger cities? I'd pick Saudi in a heart beat, they got cheap Gas, almost no customs on imports, extremely low taxes, and fantastic infrastructure. Down sides are- most women wear the Nikab. They all look like dementors. That and I can't understand the Saudi dialect of Arabic and am pretty bad at standard Arabic probably would stick with English. religious police would suck and so much of the whabbism is bull but it beats N. Korea by light years.BossPerson
I wouldn't last too long in either

lol, just say you are Neutrei Karta and the Saudis will parade you around.

can't . I don't speak yiddish , couldn't pass for one. funny part is that the name Neturei Karta actually means guardians of the city (I will let you guess which city) back to point though , I think the Saudis did let Henry Kissinger into Saudia , but I think that was an exception to the rule, not too smart to tell the US secretary of state "can't come to our country, youre a Jew".
#98 Posted by Crunchy_Nuts (2749 posts) -

[QUOTE="Crunchy_Nuts"]Been to Saudi twice before. All things considered they were pretty good trips.KingKinect

I can't understand why people think it's so bad. It's a wealthy nation and unless you are a radical trying to change their ways you will be fine. N. Korea on the other hand has massive poverty and is communist. Womens rights and other issues Saudi may have are the least of their worries.

Yeah apart from the crazy ideological differences, day-to-day life doesn't seem all that bad. I found it quite comfortable there and rather enjoyed it. I often saw women outside (without a man :shock, horror:) and as far as I could tell there were no non-muslims being imprisoned or beheaded - I still have mine.
#99 Posted by BossPerson (9109 posts) -
[QUOTE="Darkman2007"][QUOTE="BossPerson"][QUOTE="Darkman2007"] I wouldn't last too long in either

lol, just say you are Neutrei Karta and the Saudis will parade you around.

can't . I don't speak yiddish , couldn't pass for one. funny part is that the name Neturei Karta actually means guardians of the city (I will let you guess which city) back to point though , I think the Saudis did let Henry Kissinger into Saudia , but I think that was an exception to the rule, not too smart to tell the US secretary of state "can't come to our country, youre a Jew".

hmm well Hamas does it. But yes, the Saudi rulers are in a tough situation balancing out anti-semtitism with their monetary interests.
#100 Posted by Darkman2007 (17929 posts) -
[QUOTE="Darkman2007"][QUOTE="BossPerson"]lol, just say you are Neutrei Karta and the Saudis will parade you around. BossPerson
can't . I don't speak yiddish , couldn't pass for one. funny part is that the name Neturei Karta actually means guardians of the city (I will let you guess which city) back to point though , I think the Saudis did let Henry Kissinger into Saudia , but I think that was an exception to the rule, not too smart to tell the US secretary of state "can't come to our country, youre a Jew".

hmm well Hamas does it. But yes, the Saudi rulers are in a tough situation balancing out anti-semtitism with their monetary interests.

and Im not sure Hamas knows who they are parading around :P , I mean , they don't even hide it., nor do they agree to it because they care about rights and such. its quite funny how the world's state of affairs goes, the Saudis are pretty unnatural allies for the US.