Author Topic: The Art of Free Range Naturism  (Read 25542 times)

jbeegoode

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Re: The Art of Free Range Naturism
« Reply #75 on: March 15, 2018, 06:41:07 PM »
I'm sorry that Siberian Orthodox don't have April Fool's Day. It is soo much fun!
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Re: The Art of Free Range Naturism
« Reply #76 on: March 15, 2018, 08:02:36 PM »
Serbian, not Siberian. Big difference.

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Re: The Art of Free Range Naturism
« Reply #77 on: March 15, 2018, 08:25:31 PM »
But neither celebrate April Fools Day.
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Re: The Art of Free Range Naturism
« Reply #78 on: March 16, 2018, 11:04:56 AM »
Neither do I.

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Re: The Art of Free Range Naturism
« Reply #79 on: March 16, 2018, 07:53:55 PM »
Yes, but you could come up with some creative April Fools Day pranks in Siberia.  :o

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Re: The Art of Free Range Naturism
« Reply #80 on: March 16, 2018, 10:26:43 PM »
Don't we have a cohort in that neck of the woods? Croatia, Romania, owns a very fine naturist retreat in the hills?
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Re: The Art of Free Range Naturism
« Reply #81 on: March 20, 2018, 09:57:41 PM »
Wouldn't a Siberian Orthodox itself be an April Fools joke?

I have a friend from college that got married on April 1st.
I asked her about that and she said, "No, that was intentional!"  :o ;D
It was appropriate to her personality. Fun to be around.

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Re: The Art of Free Range Naturism
« Reply #82 on: June 28, 2019, 04:25:43 PM »
Nude in the UK explained.  As usual, its clear as mud.  It's not illegal to be naked, but neither is police/government harassment. 

https://inews.co.uk/light-relief/offbeat/naked-public-topless-legal-uk-laws-top-off-summer-weather-heatwave/
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Re: The Art of Free Range Naturism
« Reply #83 on: June 28, 2019, 05:28:10 PM »
The official police guidance (though not necessarily the press guidance...) is quite clear that as long as what you are doing is not illegal (eg breaking the speed limit, robbing a bank, etc) then doing it naked is not illegal. As this is a remote corner of the legal manual, and not often encountered by the average copper, the police do not always know this and so are liable to react wrongly if they are first on the scene. If a member of the public is "first responder" and calls the police, the call centre should be well enough informed to deflect the call.

But of course there is the law, as written, and there is the "law" as in what is socially acceptable, and for some people the public nakedness of others is just that, and it's difficult to enjoy the heatwave pleasure of nakedness while being berated by some outraged passerby. Thus most of us prefer to do out free-ranging out on the range (or in the woods) rather than in the park or down the high street - legal and undisturbed.
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Re: The Art of Free Range Naturism
« Reply #84 on: June 28, 2019, 05:55:51 PM »
It could be worse and sometimes is. Policemen are not lawyers, nor are they hired gunfighters. There are always exceptions, of course, mostly in people's minds. A policeman's job is made difficult in that they exist within a world of expectations that does not necessarily conform to the written law, although parts of the law are quite elastic and can be stretched to fit most any circumstance. It's easy to see how laws about "disturbing the peace," "resisting arrest," and "vagrancy" can be overused. On the other side of the coin, there are plenty of people, as just mentioned, who want the police to do even more than they do or are authorized to do, for one reason or another--but not to them. Essentially, it's like people want some laws enforced very strictly but others not at all (like speed limits). In other words, some people believe very strongly in the law but only as if they wrote all the laws themselves.

But as has been said, there must be order: da muss Ordnung sein!