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Old 10th January 2007, 10:47   #1
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Transport commissioner of Mumbai is extremely worried about accidents due to speeding, specially 2 wheeeler accidents. So after a lot of investigation into the recent two wheeler accidents, the commissioner believes that bollywood is responsible for the mayhem on our roads. His solution : Ban stunt scenes like the ones in Dhoom 2 to reduce accidents!

What do you say to brilliant solutions like these?

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Old 10th January 2007, 10:56   #2
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Great idea...the next thing they'll do is ban Hollywood movies, to check population growth.
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Old 10th January 2007, 10:58   #3
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Transport commissioner of Mumbai is extremely worried about accidents due to speeding, specially 2 wheeeler accidents. So after a lot of investigation into the recent two wheeler accidents, the commissioner believes that bollywood is responsible for the mayhem on our roads. His solution : Ban stunt scenes like the ones in Dhoom 2 to reduce accidents!

What do you say to brilliant solutions like these?

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This is govt's formula, right.

Blame it on speed, blame it on some funny movie or a star, but never ever work towards enforcing traffic discipline and never improve quality of the roads.
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If you guys remember, a few months back the health minister wanted smoking scenes banned from movies to reduce the number of smokers in our country. He had specifically pointed out SRK's smoking scene in Don at that time.

Why don't the ministers and the government ban movies, TV and stage shows to eliminate all problems in our country. Then they can resign and India can be the only country in the world with no government. We still are but at the moment it's unofficial! All the ministers bungalows, parliaments and government buildings can be then replaced with malls!
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Ban stunt scenes like the ones in Dhoom 2 to reduce accidents!

Waahaaahaaaahaaaa!!!!
Next thing, Director of Dhoom sequel, visits commissioner
with a Handsome Gift and Dhoom 3 releases without a problem.
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if they dont do nything new but enforce the already existing laws they wont have any problem.

the biggest issue in our country is not law but its implementation.

& BTW this transport misnister surely wud b an IAS officer with the so called "Brains" with this i m sure nobody can blame the politicians, after all they are just a bunch of backbenchers.
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Stupidity reaches a new level.

But I agree with one thing: Badly conceived and executed stunts like in Dhoom 2 should be banned for being bad cinema. Only good stunts should be allowed.
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There really could not be any more of an ignoramus than this idiot.

Butttttttttttttt wait........maybe he is smarter than we think. And is expecting a fat packet of $$$ from Dhoom 3.
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Or they could ban private vehicle ownership and mandate that everyone should travel in the super-efficient public transport to nowhere
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Great idea...the next thing they'll do is ban Hollywood movies, to check population growth.

that wouldn't be enough... a ban on the internet too would probably work...
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I hope they dont think of banning motorcycles some day...
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Dont give them ideas guys, who knows ...
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Ban is a very profitable word in political circles. You ban something & you stand to gain a lot. GTO was right. maybe not just dhoom3, but 4,5,6 & several others too would be queueing up.
No pain, no gain
No Ban, No gain
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Next thing, Director of Dhoom sequel, visits commissioner
with a Handsome Gift and Dhoom 3 releases without a problem.

I think you have a point there. I wonder how much the tobacco companies paid the govt to back off the smoking ban...
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What do you say to brilliant solutions like these?
the whole saas bahu game on tv goes for a toss for promoting adultry. even tom & jerry goes off air for promoting unhealthy competition
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