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Do Mail-Order Brides Really Come In Shipping Crates?
« on: June 19, 2008, 05:59:13 PM »


Is it an image of RW you are promoting?  :o Who is it on the cover?

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Re: Do Mail-Order Brides Really Come In Shipping Crates?
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2008, 06:15:37 PM »
What are you obecting to? Did you arrive in a different sized box?  :smokin:

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« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2008, 10:20:51 PM »
What are you obecting to? Did you arrive in a different sized box?  :smokin:
Ohhh sorry,  I haven't even noticed that box.. See? My story is kind of different to yours.  There was no box involved in my relationship.   :P


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Re: Do Mail-Order Brides Really Come In Shipping Crates?
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2008, 11:07:45 PM »
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There was no box involved in my relationship.

Were you shipped in a crate? My last relationship didn't come in a box either. My buddies and I order a package deal shipped in a bulk freight wooden crate. It was a good deal for a few of my friends, but my bride didn't arrive as expected.  :( I'll use Fed Ex next time.

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Re: Do Mail-Order Brides Really Come In Shipping Crates?
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2008, 01:13:41 AM »
:o Who is it on the cover?

Olya of Ladagirl.com (Manny's wife)
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Re: Do Mail-Order Brides Really Come In Shipping Crates?
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2008, 01:29:47 AM »
Is it an image of RW you are promoting? 

Попытайтесь понять концепцию: "Умышленная пародия".   :-\
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« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2008, 04:17:36 AM »
Is it an image of RW you are promoting?

Попытайтесь понять концепцию: "Умышленная пародия".   :-\

I would like to answer but I'm not allowed  ;D In any case it is insulting for RW. IMHO

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Re: Do Mail-Order Brides Really Come In Shipping Crates?
« Reply #7 on: June 20, 2008, 05:46:09 AM »
Is it an image of RW you are promoting?

Попытайтесь понять концепцию: "Умышленная пародия".   :-\

I would like to answer but I'm not allowed  ;D In any case it is insulting for RW. IMHO
Wild, don't you see that it's a humorous parody of the "mailorder bride" thing. It's pretty obvious IMO

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« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2008, 06:26:57 AM »
It could be taken as a parody.  Or just another way that the stereotype sneaks into the mainstream. 

Of course clever cover, will get attention on the shelves anyway.
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« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2008, 07:55:44 AM »
I like the cover  :reading: In case if I get some question about me being mail order bride I am going to reply the way: "Yes, mail order bride. Just you know it took lond to find the post mail box where I would fit"  :innocent:

WO don't worry about insults of RW. Normal people will understand the irony. Stupid people will not understand anything even if you put IMBRA or INS form on the cover.
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Re: Do Mail-Order Brides Really Come In Shipping Crates?
« Reply #10 on: June 21, 2008, 08:12:50 AM »


Is it an image of RW you are promoting?  :o Who is it on the cover?

Of course not! Actually, I think the image is promoting something far more insidious: the idea that RW don't breathe air!

Take a look at the packaging. Do you see any air holes? Is there an oxygen tank in the box? The answer is "no".

After taking some time to examine the image, I think Manny is trying to promote the idea that RW are somehow a superior species and that the Western world will soon be taken over by goregous non-breathing Russian women in miniskirts and thigh-high boots and.... on second thought, would that really be such a bad thing?  :)

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Re: Do Mail-Order Brides Really Come In Shipping Crates?
« Reply #11 on: June 21, 2008, 08:20:55 AM »
We never thought to put air holes in the box! Nor did the photoghrapher!  :D

You probably cant read it on an image this size, but the tape around the bottom of the box says "CAUTION! - Handle with care." - which I thought quite fitting.  :chuckle:
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« Reply #12 on: June 21, 2008, 04:09:08 PM »
Is it an image of RW you are promoting?

Попытайтесь понять концепцию: "Умышленная пародия".   :-\

I would like to answer but I'm not allowed  ;D In any case it is insulting for RW. IMHO
Wild, don't you see that it's a humorous parody of the "mailorder bride" thing. It's pretty obvious IMO

obviously it wasn't' to me. As I said before, at first glimpse I didn't even notice a box, just another slutty thing posing to be a RW

Please, Manny, don't take an offence. I understand that your wife is "in character"

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« Reply #13 on: June 21, 2008, 05:20:27 PM »

  There was no box involved in my relationship.   :P


Hm... I thought there must be at least one box involved?

The one in the application form...

In "Marital status" paragraph  ::)
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« Reply #14 on: June 21, 2008, 05:45:41 PM »

  There was no box involved in my relationship.   :P


Hm... I thought there must be at least one box involved?

The one in the application form...

In "Marital status" paragraph  ::)

Box is a 3-d figure. I had to tick many squares

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Re: Do Mail-Order Brides Really Come In Shipping Crates?
« Reply #15 on: June 21, 2008, 06:09:48 PM »
just another slutty thing posing to be a RW

Actually she is an RW. Most people understand marketing and parody.

If you want to start a "What was the motivation for this?" topic in "Чат на русском языке" I am sure she will answer your questions directly.  :)

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Re: Do Mail-Order Brides Really Come In Shipping Crates?
« Reply #16 on: June 22, 2008, 03:44:46 AM »

  There was no box involved in my relationship.   :P


Hm... I thought there must be at least one box involved?

The one in the application form...

In "Marital status" paragraph  ::)

Box is a 3-d figure. I had to tick many squares


But English is not always a logical language. I learnt it like Olga too "Tick the Box".

Like you park on a driveway... Strange eh.
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« Reply #17 on: June 22, 2008, 05:53:08 AM »
I like the cover, let's see what happens with it Manny.





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Re: Do Mail-Order Brides Really Come In Shipping Crates?
« Reply #18 on: June 22, 2008, 01:06:42 PM »
I like the cover, let's see what happens with it Manny.

in order to decide for sure, we might have to see the rest of Olga's photos from that photo shoot :party0031:
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« Reply #19 on: June 22, 2008, 09:37:16 PM »
I know your wife is Russian, I was just telling about the chain of my thoughts and when I was looking on the cover, i had no idea who was on it.

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« Reply #20 on: June 23, 2008, 07:25:33 AM »
I like the cover, let's see what happens with it Manny.

in order to decide for sure, we might have to see the rest of Olga's photos from that photo shoot :party0031:
Come on Manny let's see what you had to work with!

How about you focus on your own wife, and not others' - peepingtom(T)!!  :P

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« Reply #21 on: June 23, 2008, 02:37:11 PM »
I like the cover, let's see what happens with it Manny.
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in order to decide for sure, we might have to see the rest of Olga's photos from that photo shoot :party0031:
Come on Manny let's see what you had to work with!

How about you focus on your own wife, and not others' - peepingtom(T)!!  :P
hey, nothing wrong with admiring a beautiful woman, is there??? It's like enjoying looking at a work of art!

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« Reply #22 on: June 23, 2008, 02:37:45 PM »
But English is not always a logical language. I learnt it like Olga too "Tick the Box".

Like you park on a driveway... Strange eh.


so when I'm looking on real postage box with real woman in it I obviously should keep in mind all "boxes" I ticked in my life in all application forms and surely I have no right to say "there was no boxes in my relationship"? Weirdest conclusion I was ever made to come to...  :-\

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Re: Do Mail-Order Brides Really Come In Shipping Crates?
« Reply #23 on: June 23, 2008, 02:45:40 PM »
But English is not always a logical language. I learnt it like Olga too "Tick the Box".

Like you park on a driveway... Strange eh.


so when I'm looking on real postage box with real woman in it I obviously should keep in mind all "boxes" I ticked in my life in all application forms and surely I have no right to say "there was no boxes in my relationship"? Weirdest conclusion I was ever made to come to...  :-\

That would also not be my conclusion. :) I'd say its strange english humor and you have to have a taste for it.

Not everyone likes dry brittish humour.
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« Reply #24 on: June 23, 2008, 02:58:37 PM »
But English is not always a logical language. I learnt it like Olga too "Tick the Box".

Like you park on a driveway... Strange eh.


so when I'm looking on real postage box with real woman in it I obviously should keep in mind all "boxes" I ticked in my life in all application forms and surely I have no right to say "there was no boxes in my relationship"? Weirdest conclusion I was ever made to come to...  :-\

That would also not be my conclusion. :) I'd say its strange english humor and you have to have a taste for it.

Not everyone likes dry brittish humour.


Kinda like the girl jumping out of the Birthday cake. ??? ::)

...but the look on her face hides the fact that she going to kill that man who made me travel economy class!  :chuckle:

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