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05/16/2010 02:30 PM ID: 84121 Permalink   

Shopping Centre Under Fire Over Bra Unsnapping Contest


China: A shopping centre has come under fire after putting eight women clad only in bras and masks above the belt on stage and holding a contest to see who could undo all bras in under a minute. Anyone who could compete the challenge got a voucher.

A woman proved to be the fastest, with a time of 21 seconds. The contest was immensely popular with some members of the audience but others were unimpressed, describing it as "degrading" and "the brainwave of dirty old men".

A Modern Development shopping mall spokesperson defended the competition, saying: "The workings of a women´s bra are a mystery for many men - this activity helped more people understand bra culture and explore its secrets."

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There´s a bra CULTURE?
  by: jamesmc   05/16/2010 04:13 PM     
Too many puritans over here for that sort of thing though.
  by: StarShadow     05/16/2010 04:51 PM     
There´s an anime called "Chu-bra!!" with the description of "Nayu shocks her schoolmates on the first day of middle school by wearing black lace panties. She aims to ´spread the word on the merits of underwear´, and help other girls concerned with their development - by opening a underwear club."

In other words, underwear is an easy excuse to show semi-naked females.
  by: opinionated   05/16/2010 05:15 PM     
  This is a funny one. :)  
"this activity helped more people understand bra culture and explore its secrets.".

Lol. No kidding!
  by: captainJane     05/16/2010 05:23 PM     
  I used to work in a shop  
and us girls would sometimes play a game where we´d try to undo each others´ bras one-handed before the person could stop us. I was pretty good. It was all good-humoured and nobody was forced to play. I´m just glad no-one complained since I was a supervisor and would have probably gotten myself into trouble if anyone had...

Some people need to lighten up a bit.
  by: DarkLady   05/16/2010 08:34 PM     
You know they wouldnt have had a problem if it were 8 men...
  by: joshjje   05/16/2010 08:38 PM     
puritans??? no such thing, more like hypocrites pointing at everyone else while doing the same thing :-D

wasn´t there a anti-gay senator last week caught with his rent-a-boy LOL :-D
  by: Key2000     05/17/2010 03:53 AM     
My first thought was perverts, but I think its the girls who wear them that create the culture.

Good for these people.
  by: vhan     05/17/2010 06:41 AM     
  I guess...  
Where was this when I was young?

I had to learn on the job.
It´s not awesome to have a girl burst out laughing because you´re taking too long :)
  by: jamesmc   05/17/2010 06:47 PM     
So why did the women volunteer for it?

Speaking of which, I learned on the job too. Made it my business to master the one-hander.
  by: p_g_chris   05/18/2010 03:17 AM     
  I wonder..  
Would it have been considered degrading if the contest was bra laden manqguins? And would it have been as much fun?
  by: Allanthar     05/19/2010 03:37 AM     
He was a Anti-gay pastor. He "believed" gay as a mental illness and could be cured.
  by: Synister1   05/19/2010 12:24 PM     
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