why you put a flag on your car?

i have recently noticed that many cars drivers put like their country's flags or sometimes posters on their cars..
i don't know why they do that?
is it a kind of a new apartheid,to be distinguished from the other country's nations???
in my opinion, we are in the same society,we share the same sky,the same weather and the same land,so why some people insist to do that?
ok. if you want to be distinctive,you may get that by many ways like your personality,your humanity and your good behaviors,this is much better than putting a flag to indicate that you belong to this group or that.
what do you say about that???

Exactly thats y I put the Lebanese flag on my car lol. -------- Who the hell needs pot when u got Cookie dough :D
Not to squash your perception of your country being one big peace loving and equal country but, I think your being rather selfish to think or suggest that people shouldn't enjoy the comforts of their own countries. I do believe that we have people here in canada that are from your country who represent your country in many ways. If they didn't I would have never know your small but beautiful country existed. Cultural diversity is talked about in many countries but I have yet to see this in its true meaning. I have seen many treads on this topic and if I can remember correctly you were a part of them. You didn't seem to be one to be against something as trivial as this. For Gods Sake man, let these people who are discriminated against at least have some pleasures of there home countries. Instead of complaining, help stop the discrimination.
i think it's more of like "mind yer own business" thing... why do you have to care anyways? arrghhh..
the flag stickers on your car.It's not harmful & a way of having an identity (no matter what your country is known of).
I for 1 dont see any problem with it. It kind of makes you think that Qatar is so diverse having people from different nations. Let them put flags or posters in their cars, it doesnt seem to hurt anyone. After all, most of us are expats here just missing our home country. ------------------------------------------------- ╬ Jai Guru Deva ╬
Being patriotic, I believe. If I had my own car, I would have also put the Philippine flag with the Qatari flag side-by-side, too. ==================== ==================== Once you go Mac, you'll never go back! http://www.apple.com http://www.philmug.ph
does it hurt you?
in the back window.Its cos we are fiercly proud of who we are, and where we come from. [img_assist|nid=103941|title=.|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=|height=0] NIL ILLEGITIMI CARBORUNDUM
"a kind of new apartheid" lol - that's a bit of a dramatic statement! The word you're looking for is patriotism. People are proud of where they come from and like to display this to everyone else. Nothing wrong with that, and certainly nothing as sinister as you're suggesting! Which country are you from mr.perfect? Do they not indulge in displays of patriotism?
displayed at the back of his car... Qatar & Philippine flag :P how's that???
AS LONG AS ITS YOUR CAR :)
What do you say about the Qatari's who have the Royal Family (well, two of them anyhow) plastered all over the back window and sometimes the side windows of their car? Who are people hurting while putting these flags on their cars? At least if I can see someones flag or sticker on the back of their car i can discriminate against them for the way they drive.. LOL :) Never say Never for fear of Forever!!
I have started using the Russian flag.. If they "visit", then at least I'll be safe..
.., maybe thats' what you should have Mr.P if you don't want to convey your country-specific patriotism?! ;-) I couldn't give a flying phuq what people put on the back of their cars, at least we don't have bumper stickers here, now they are so cool....., don't seem to have furry dice hanging from rear view mirror's either, or windscreen sun shades with names emblazoned across the top..... 'TRACEY LOVES DAZ' etc like we used to in the UK..., those were the days...!!!! Torque 8-)
Honda Formula 1 Team runs Earth Colours and no sponsors. You may have struck a goldmine here.. Great way for Singles to advertise their availability.. Don't use QL, advertise on the windscree of your car..
(At least my capri didnt have that on the front window :D) [img_assist|nid=103941|title=.|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=|height=0] NIL ILLEGITIMI CARBORUNDUM
an advantage-all countrymen stop/helps during breakdown.
.., no it didn't have furry dice I should add...!! Interesting thought britexpat, so what would you suggest as a message....LONELY LOOKING FOR LOVE, or, DONKEY HUNG SEEKS ASS...??!! LOL... Torque 8-)
i'm proud to be a filipino...
I never had a Capri. Had a MKII Cortina with Rostyle wheels though.. Anyhoo.. No, I would just write Bachelor or Lonely and leave the other side blank..
You havn't denied that, so one has to wonder....!!! Rostyle wheels were cool britexpat! I had 2.8i Special 7 spoke alloys on my Capri, a drilled airbox so you could hear the induction noise, k&n sports air filter, a stainless 'zorst to really let that V6 sing baritone like, decent Kenwood stereo...! I loved that car, even with decent tyres it was hairy to drive in the wet, big slides accompanied big grins or required fresh underpants if too lairy....!!! Re the sunshade details, different languages would create some witty ones don't you think...., like 'WONG SEEKS MISS WHITE' or 'WANK IS LONELY';-)..oh, the potential for funny's here is just massive!! Torque 8-)
I would not dare to DISPLAY my American flag sticker in my car, I'm afraid that everyone in Doha, would want to bump me off the road with their car or do something real ignorant that will hurt me. So I use alternative country stickers from where my parents are from. Anyhow, I got my 32 ounce aluminum baseball, to back me up, just in case. Maybe I should buy The UK flag sticker for the fun of it. I hear St. Patrick was an Englishman!"
I've got the Newcastle United thingy on the back of mine! nice.....
i'm considering of purchasing on-line the following stickers. Just tell me your reactions, If you see someone with any of this stickers. 1- 2- 3- 4- 5- My favorite... I hear St. Patrick was an Englishman!"
ill try to put Russian flag just in case... wa ke ke ke ke
hmmmm the thing is i dont have any flags for any of my cars......:D psssst, better out the front than out the back......heheehehhehehhe
good thing i dont have a car YET.. otherwise.. i will splatter it with OUR flag..(just to piss off everyone..lol).. [img_assist|nid=12867|link=none|align=left|width=|height=0]Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.
hahahhahahhahahaha- oh owen psssst, better out the front than out the back......heheehehhehehhe
.P.O.S..., mainly because my renta-car is a pile of poo!! or 'MORE GO THAN A LADA....., I WISH' 'MY OTHER CAR IS A BMW'.., that's true! Yours RED POPE made me ROFPMSL!! Torque (aint what my renta's got, elastic band maybe..)
I'm gonna put a strip club's advertisement on my car since people get offended by flags -------- Who the hell needs pot when u got Cookie dough :D
I put the albanian flag on my car because I am trying to find any Albanians in Qatar.... I find it very worrying that driver's vision is obscured by countless cuddly toy displays.. WTF is that all about!???
Pope u r missing the flag from the Onion movie lol. -------- Who the hell needs pot when u got Cookie dough :D
If i saw any of the above stickers on your car, I would use my truck to run you off the road, get by 12 guage from the gun rack and shoot the sticker.. Best sticker : Alcohol and calculus don't mix. Never drink and derive.
I saw a beautiful display of cuddly toys hanging down form the back window this a.m! Unfortunately they won't save him should he have an accident due to the fact that the whole cast of effin winnie the pooh were dangling in his blind spot!!
But no, i didntr have any dice in my car. But i agree, it was a bloody "good fun car" to drive. [img_assist|nid=103941|title=.|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=|height=0] NIL ILLEGITIMI CARBORUNDUM
no it doesn't hurt me at all. ok i agree with most of you that this is a way to express your patriotism,but is it the only way??? what i mean is that some people although they put stickers,their behavior in the road is bad...so does everybody with a sticker care about his country or his nationality??? one important thing: this topic is not only about the expatriates,also about the Qataris An experienced man behind this picture, it represents me.....it's my hope
Cuddly toys? HE ? Does not compute!
Hahahahahaha Red Pope, too funny. Please dont put one up, hate to think what would happen to our beloved Pope. Come to think of it I havent seen a single American flag sticker...plenty of South African one's though. Id put my country's flag up on my, uhem, bicycle but the wind does get a bit strong here *sigh*. "Quit hanging on to the handrails . . . Let go. Surrender. Go for the ride of your life. Do it every day." Melody Beattie
i have Polish sticker on my car and i have QatarLiving sticker on it as well...what's the big deal?? in a country that most of the ppl are foreigners, it gives us a sense of belonging somewhere. human being is an animal that likes to live in a group. that's all. If you're looking for a problem, you're probably gonna find one.
r7 r7
Awww is'nt tht cute u have a bicycle :P Hehehee Don't think u would find any spot for a sticker !! Think u can take me for a spin sometime !?!
I'll put UN flag sticker.
I agree whit that Irrysa, like group of monkeys :) Les hypocrites,comme les abeilles,ont le miel à la bouche et l'aiguillon caché...
mind ur own bussiness... let them do watever dey want,derz nothing wrong with that.....=)
r7 just because you have a state of the art custom made one of only two Bentley doesn't mean you get to make fun of me. I like my bikey. Atleast I dont pay for gas, nyah! :P panda, non, non, c'est pas vrais! "Quit hanging on to the handrails . . . Let go. Surrender. Go for the ride of your life. Do it every day." Melody Beattie
labda si c'est vrai ma chouchou lol Les hypocrites,comme les abeilles,ont le miel à la bouche et l'aiguillon caché...
Parce qu'on est tous plus ou moins hypocrites. Parce que tu essais de l'être le moins possible. Parce que d'autres aiment l'hypocrisie. Teehee...Bisous "Quit hanging on to the handrails . . . Let go. Surrender. Go for the ride of your life. Do it every day." Melody Beattie
qoui??? *uhurm* excusez-moi... non parler francaise.. anglaise svp. ANGLAISE!! LOL ------------------------------------------------- ╬ Jai Guru Deva ╬
Scareed the Shesha out of me.... You can't teach experience
labda, merci pour la biz mais comment sa se fait qu'il y a des gens qui aime l'hypocrisie j'arrive pas a comprendre....please explanation lol Les hypocrites,comme les abeilles,ont le miel à la bouche et l'aiguillon caché...
You can't teach experience
The main reason they have flags on their car/s simply because they wanted to potray the NATIONALITY of the owner!Being proud of the place/country where he/she belongs!
et mois je comprend? absolutement pas ... c'est bizarre... "Quit hanging on to the handrails . . . Let go. Surrender. Go for the ride of your life. Do it every day." Melody Beattie
Why would a Kenyan ever want to put a Qatar flag sticker in their cars or somethin' here in Qatar? "Everything in this book may be wrong." Illusions: The Adventures of The Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach
D'you know that at first glance with your first sticker, I thought it says "Condom Terrorists"? I must be dizzy... "Everything in this book may be wrong." Illusions: The Adventures of The Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach
That's stretching it a bit..
Well Labada asked why not too many US stickers on the cars, I guess we too many US suckers in this part of the world which has upset the locals so thats why there are no US or even proud Uniion jacks on the cars.. Put one on and guaranteed your car will be scractched or vandalised.. Funny enough its not the local who are doing it is the so called people from the east and north africa with exterimist views and even some other arab sympythisers .. ----------------- HE WHO DARES WINS
I am as proud of my nationality as the next guy....but I don't need my car vandalized by someone who has a beef with something someone else from my country has said or done lol. Stay safe all. Perfection does not exist. The question therefore, is: what level of imperfection are we willing to settle for?
UKengQATAR, i'm from algeria so be aware about your car, don't come to dakhira....:) Les hypocrites,comme les abeilles,ont le miel à la bouche et l'aiguillon caché...
UkEngQatar hiiiiii...are you enjoying your vacation?!! Im still practising my dance moves for when you get back! :) "Quit hanging on to the handrails . . . Let go. Surrender. Go for the ride of your life. Do it every day." Melody Beattie
lol labda.... tu blague?? chouchou ------------------------------------------------- ╬ Jai Guru Deva ╬
A_Prodigy....thank you for your GREAT answer!!!! Les hypocrites,comme les abeilles,ont le miel à la bouche et l'aiguillon caché...
Panda just like R Raider said above it not all the people, but just some who have those views I hope you are moderate. I for one do not condolnone the British presence in the Middleast. I attended many rallies in London against the war. But it is the political masters who determine our future some time.. So the you will not find any flag on my car Panda, may be a CD hanging with some quranic verses..lol ----------------- HE WHO DARES WINS
comment vas tu chouchou N2? Les hypocrites,comme les abeilles,ont le miel à la bouche et l'aiguillon caché...
UkEngQatar....I'm moderate and very open mind but don't come to dakhira i'll catch you, with flag or without flag! ;) Les hypocrites,comme les abeilles,ont le miel à la bouche et l'aiguillon caché...
Well you can see labada that I bored here on my vacation that I am in QL. It has rained almost every day since I have been here for the past 11 days.. Yep girl practice those moves.. for October..lol ----------------- HE WHO DARES WINS
Now you really daring me come there..No probs..matey I will be there when I come back...lol ----------------- HE WHO DARES WINS
dakhira is at 50 km at north of doha very nice place, little bit small than doha...i'm sure u'll love it...just come you are very welcome...btw, enjoy ur vacation mate... Les hypocrites,comme les abeilles,ont le miel à la bouche et l'aiguillon caché...
LOL UkEngQatar....well we're dripping just as much back here...the humidity is a killer. Now stop calling me Labada...I will not do the Lambada for you, I told u already hehe :D chouchou panda je vais bien...merci, et vous? tu est tres gentil. "Quit hanging on to the handrails . . . Let go. Surrender. Go for the ride of your life. Do it every day." Melody Beattie
tnx kaoma :D Les hypocrites,comme les abeilles,ont le miel à la bouche et l'aiguillon caché...
MAN I RATHER SEE A FLAG THEN PJ JOHNSON who the hell is PJ johnson
^^^ That kinda thing doesn't really happen here, most of the people are very friendly. Even if that was the case, u can always report. I am THE PRODIGY
You are more than welcome Panda!!! :p I am THE PRODIGY
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so, if there is a flag on his or other car means not in you car, does it affect you? is it harmful to you, are you offended with that? That car is belong to him, it is considered to be his personal property so he can do what ever he wanted to do as long it is not against the law or harmful to others. if you want discussion, or you just want to raise topic for the sake of discussion you should raise a topic with significance, a topic with sense and not a topic of non sense and idiot idea just like what you raised here..
Labda and Panda: take a room! :) Oryx: I can give a Romanian flag to put on your car...for free! BTW, I put my Romanian flag sticker on all the cars I'm driving. In fact, I start putting the stickers randomly, so, if you'll see on your car one Romanian flag sticker...it's my job!
i tnk there is no harm in putting this sticker i think many just put it out of their feeling of homesickness but careful guys if you drove recklesly then you will give a bad reputation of your country.
talking about distinction, this is my way to be identified initially.
i say, no issues of apartheidism in that. we just want to, that's all. ...listen to the sound of silence....
and yes, I was very proud of my QL sticker:-)
Putting flag on your car is one way to emphasize your beloved country.

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