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Old 09-26-2002, 06:39 PM
Guinastasia Guinastasia is offline
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What does this graffitti mean?

"Save Russian Jews! Collect valuable prizes!"

I read it in a Stephen King novel, but someone here once said they saw it somewhere. What does it mean?
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Old 09-26-2002, 06:43 PM
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Replace "Russian Jews" with "Green Stamps" or "box tops" ... it's a simple set-em-up-knock-'em-down joke along the lines of "Christmas comes but once a year ... aren't you glad you aren't Christmas?"

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Old 09-26-2002, 06:47 PM
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Re: What does this graffitti mean?

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"Save Russian Jews! Collect valuable prizes!"

I read it in a Stephen King novel, but someone here once said they saw it somewhere. What does it mean?
Beats me!!!! Unless it means "Save" as in "SAVE GREEN STAMPS"
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Old 09-26-2002, 06:58 PM
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Thought up by the same wit who suggested that "Jesus saves. Moses invests!"

And what are the odds of the first two answers to your question both using "green stamps" as an example? Fascinating!
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Old 09-26-2002, 07:05 PM
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The odds are bigger than you think. I almost used the "Jesus saves" example you used, sam.
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Old 09-26-2002, 07:05 PM
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Thought up by the same wit who suggested that "Jesus saves. Moses invests!"

And what are the odds of the first two answers to your question both using "green stamps" as an example? Fascinating!
Maybe we share the same Brain Cell
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Old 09-26-2002, 09:13 PM
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Save the Whales! Trade them with your friends!

It's a joke. You know, haha?
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Old 09-26-2002, 09:28 PM
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My favorite is:

FREE NELSON MANDELA
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Old 09-26-2002, 09:46 PM
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Old 09-26-2002, 09:50 PM
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It probably made more sense back in the '70s in the context in which I saw it in way back then:

Save SOVIET Jews! Win Valuable Prizes!
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Old 09-27-2002, 07:11 AM
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Jesus saves - Pele scores on the rebound!

(soccer joke - for all you US-types out there!)
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Old 09-27-2002, 07:12 AM
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Thought up by the same wit who suggested that "Jesus saves. Moses invests!"

Jesus saves - Pele scores on the rebound!

(soccer joke - for all you US-types out there!)
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Old 09-27-2002, 09:18 AM
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Naaah, I like:

FREE TIBET
With the purchase of a Tibet of equal or greater value
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Old 09-27-2002, 09:25 AM
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something like:

Love the Earth!!!
Fuck a tree
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Old 09-27-2002, 09:46 AM
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Save the Rainforests...
Collect the whole set!
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Old 09-27-2002, 10:21 AM
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Old 09-27-2002, 11:36 AM
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