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Attention: No foreign flags in Nice during the world cup!

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Attention: No foreign flags in Nice during the world cup!

Yesterday, the mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, has interdicted waving foreign flags in Nice during the world cup, allegedly for "noise control".

No, its not the 1st of April and it is not a joke.

I do not care a lot about football but in this case I hope the German team will present him a proper reply.

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1. Re: Attention: No foreign flags in Nice during the world cup!

It was more for the algerian team and fans, now algerian are out so they will never apply this law even if it's valid until the 13th of july

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2. Re: Attention: No foreign flags in Nice during the world cup!

Well, there are always a lot of Belgian, Swiss and even some German tourists in Nice...

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3. Re: Attention: No foreign flags in Nice during the world cup!

they should be not violent or "dangerous" this kind of fans,

or may be german with alcohol ;-)

swiss are too quiet and they will be out very soon ;-)

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4. Re: Attention: No foreign flags in Nice during the world cup!

its an extension of the wedding day ,foreign flag waving/noisemaking bylaw and not aimed at germans.

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5. Re: Attention: No foreign flags in Nice during the world cup!

Trust me that I really hate the morons in Germany which decorate their cars with German flags all over.

But even more I hate any restrictions of freedom of speech. And an "anti-foreign-flag-waving"-law sounds like that ridiculous Kim-Jong-Un madness. Seems I'm not alone:

nicematin.com/nice/avalanches-de-reactions-a…

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6. Re: Attention: No foreign flags in Nice during the world cup!

Even if the law is applied

Once he discovers some of the alternatives to waving a flag that are available, M Estrosi's sensibilities must surely intervene ?:

www.costumeok.com/flag-suits-zentai.html

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7. Re: Attention: No foreign flags in Nice during the world cup!

Since the aim is to avoid public order offences/fan clashes rather than squelch free speech, i see it more as part of the rules for corralling football supporters.

Its not like the fans targetted by this ban have been peacefully wandering around waving flags .

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8. Re: Attention: No foreign flags in Nice during the world cup!

Soooz: LOL, thanks for that. The model in the German suit looks like a burns victim.

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9. Re: Attention: No foreign flags in Nice during the world cup!

Have you seen the new posters for Monaco Ballet ?- obviously they got their new stripey costumes from that site

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10. Re: Attention: No foreign flags in Nice during the world cup!

I won't be waving any flags until the whole bleeping thing is over, anyway!