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FAP Lebanon Finally Makes it to 9GAG’s “Hot”


You can see the billboard under it has a tobacco ad, meaning that this photo was taken prior to March 2012 when the ban on tobacco advertising came into effect. As (like the French call it) an “internaut”, I chuckle every time I see FAP signs or ads. For the 0.01% of you of don’t know what “fap” means, it’s masturbating. That’s why people sometimes comment *fap fap fap* on something hot, or sarcastically for something unattractive.

The ad that goes wrong: self depreciation is an art.

I have recently come across a British show called "the play that goes wrong" - where, you guessed it, everything that could go wrong does goes wrong even more than Ziad Rahbani's "chi fechel". But what interested me the most what the ads they ran for the show inticing people to "save money - don't come", "starring Tom Cruise - subject to availability", "premium seats - only £3,950" or a strapline that went that the play was "starring no one famous", there was even logos of the "tony" "olivier" awards and underneath "they liked the show". Ads have appeared upside down in newspapers to emphasize that even the marketing was amateurish.

Lebanese Tries To Bribe A Kuwaiti Airport Staff, Gets Interrogated

According to Al-Anba2, a Lebanese was arrested after he tried to bribe a Kuwaiti airpot staff member. The passenger gave the employee 1500$ to let him in but he didn’t get away with it. Some Lebanese seem to believe they can buy their way out of everything, well that’s not the case.

KayTech Has a Rally Car To Serve You Faster

It took me few seconds to realize this is not a car rental company.

Mafimetlo vs Buzz

Mafimetlo actually made the first commercial a bit funnier now lol!
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Redrock thinks outside of the unipole


So much for thinking outside the box, now is the time to think outside of the unipole. Lowe Pimo did a beautiful job illustrating the concept of "eco village" for Redrock (from Sayfco). Yes, that's a flock of birds you see protruding from the unipole (don't start shooting as a typical Lebanese please!). Whereas we have seen a lot of elements protrude from unipoles in the past it was mostly top of bottles or hairs of singers, so it's refreshing that such a concept could be executed.

Lebanese Film Ghadi Won The Audience Award At The 19th Busan International Film Festival in South Korea.

Ghadi is one of the best Lebanese films I’ve ever watched and deserves to be awarded. Congrats to Amin Dora!
Here’s my [review] in case you missed it. You can also check this [video] from the Busan International Film which shows director Amin Dora receive his award.

Three Awesome Pictures From Wednesday’s Thunderstorm

Picture by Karim Bechara
LBCI posted more pictures [Here].
Picture by Youssef Rached Doughan

Lebanon’s Biggest Burger At Rod’s Burger In Gemmayze

Rod’s burger celebrated its second year anniversary by making a 65cm wide burger, the biggest ever made in Lebanon. The patty was 4cm thick and weighted over 8 kilos. Around 3 kilos of mayo and ketchup were used as well. The burger doesn’t look that appetizing but it’s a fun idea. I’ve heard good things about Rod’s burger but I’ve never tried it before to be honest.

Breast Cancer Campaign In Lebanon: بتذكرك بكل شي… وهلأ صار دورك تذكرها

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Early detection tests for breast cancer saves thousands of lives every year, and many more lives can be saved if women are reminded to take these tests.

Ekhirta Ata3it: MARCH And Lucien Bou Rjeily’s Play On Censorship Was Approved!

I’ve posted about this matter less than a year ago and asked the head of the censorship bureau to look at the bigger image and let the Lucien Bourjeily play pass and be the first one to attend it.
Censorship is wrong as we should be given the right to choose what to watch, read and listen. In case you missed my article, you can read it [Here].

20 Signs You’re Dating An Arab Girl

 
1. She’s the jealous type. The last time a hostess smiled and greeted you at a bar she threatened to “cut her”

2. The first thing she’ll ask you when she’s sees a pretty girl is “do you think she’s pretty?”

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