Blunt Messages from a People Fed-Up But falling back on their Egyptian Humor

Published February 7th, 2011 - 09:55 GMT

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An increasingly frustrated and tired people running out of stamina but maintaining a wicked sense of humor, the Egyptian protesting camp still wait out their Leader's much-called-for departure, injecting a wry humor into their appeals to him to get on with it and leave them to rest. Literally.  The following signs are clips of Al Bawaba's favorites.

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“Go away I want to get married”.
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Image 1 of 13:  1 / 13“Go away I want to get married”.

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Mubarak for dummies.
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Image 2 of 13:  2 / 13Mubarak for dummies.

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“You’re going means you’re going, DO IT so I can go take a shower”.
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Image 3 of 13:  3 / 13“You’re going means you’re going, DO IT so I can go take a shower”.

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“Go away, I miss my wife. Married just 20 days”.
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Image 4 of 13:  4 / 13“Go away, I miss my wife. Married just 20 days”.

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“Now with hieroglyphs maybe you can understand, GO AWAY”.
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Image 5 of 13:  5 / 13“Now with hieroglyphs maybe you can understand, GO AWAY”.

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'Go away, my wife wants to give birth and the child has no wish to see you'.
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Image 6 of 13:  6 / 13"Go away, my wife wants to give birth and the child has no wish to see you".

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 'Association of Egyptian carpentry asks Mubarak: what kind of glue are you using?'. A super adhesive they'd like to know about, surely.
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Image 7 of 13:  7 / 13 "Association of Egyptian carpentry asks Mubarak: what kind of glue are you using?". A super adhesive they'd like to know about, surely.

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'Go away I've lost my voice, go away my arm is sore'.
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Image 8 of 13:  8 / 13"Go away I've lost my voice, go away my arm is sore".

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'30 years of corruption, Get Out'. If a red card doesn't say it best, what can?
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Image 9 of 13:  9 / 13"30 years of corruption, Get Out". If a red card doesn't say it best, what can?

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'We don't want you. I wrote it in Chinese because he doesn't understand Arabic'.
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Image 10 of 13:  10 / 13"We don't want you. I wrote it in Chinese because he doesn't understand Arabic".

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A burnt car filled with garbage sports a sign reading, 'National Party Headquarters'.
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Image 11 of 13:  11 / 13A burnt car filled with garbage sports a sign reading, "National Party Headquarters".

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An Egyptian man is holding a placard that reads 'A photo with the president'. (Photo by 3arabawy - صَحـَـفي مِصـْـري.)
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Image 12 of 13:  12 / 13An Egyptian man is holding a placard that reads "A photo with the president". (Photo by 3arabawy - صَحـَـفي مِصـْـري.)

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Maybe the language of computers in 2011 would do the trick: 'Move to recycle bin...'
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Image 13 of 13:  13 / 13Maybe the language of computers in 2011 would do the trick: "Move to recycle bin..."

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“Go away I want to get married”.

Image 1 of 13“Go away I want to get married”.

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Mubarak for dummies.

Image 2 of 13Mubarak for dummies.

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“You’re going means you’re going, DO IT so I can go take a shower”.

Image 3 of 13“You’re going means you’re going, DO IT so I can go take a shower”.

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“Go away, I miss my wife. Married just 20 days”.

Image 4 of 13“Go away, I miss my wife. Married just 20 days”.

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“Now with hieroglyphs maybe you can understand, GO AWAY”.

Image 5 of 13“Now with hieroglyphs maybe you can understand, GO AWAY”.

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'Go away, my wife wants to give birth and the child has no wish to see you'.

Image 6 of 13"Go away, my wife wants to give birth and the child has no wish to see you".

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 'Association of Egyptian carpentry asks Mubarak: what kind of glue are you using?'. A super adhesive they'd like to know about, surely.

Image 7 of 13 "Association of Egyptian carpentry asks Mubarak: what kind of glue are you using?". A super adhesive they'd like to know about, surely.

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'Go away I've lost my voice, go away my arm is sore'.

Image 8 of 13"Go away I've lost my voice, go away my arm is sore".

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'30 years of corruption, Get Out'. If a red card doesn't say it best, what can?

Image 9 of 13"30 years of corruption, Get Out". If a red card doesn't say it best, what can?

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'We don't want you. I wrote it in Chinese because he doesn't understand Arabic'.

Image 10 of 13"We don't want you. I wrote it in Chinese because he doesn't understand Arabic".

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A burnt car filled with garbage sports a sign reading, 'National Party Headquarters'.

Image 11 of 13A burnt car filled with garbage sports a sign reading, "National Party Headquarters".

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An Egyptian man is holding a placard that reads 'A photo with the president'. (Photo by 3arabawy - صَحـَـفي مِصـْـري.)

Image 12 of 13An Egyptian man is holding a placard that reads "A photo with the president". (Photo by 3arabawy - صَحـَـفي مِصـْـري.)

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Maybe the language of computers in 2011 would do the trick: 'Move to recycle bin...'

Image 13 of 13Maybe the language of computers in 2011 would do the trick: "Move to recycle bin..."

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