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OfflineZahid
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Britain's latest religion
    #945903 - 10/09/02 03:57 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

The recently completed UK Census has discovered a new religion: Jedi Knights.

This is the official line (from the Home Office): "the Census does not provide recognition to any religion in the official statistics nor does it attempt to define religion. The list that you can see ... is merely a list of possible answers that people have been known to put in the box marked religion. As such, Jedi Knight is not officially recognised as a religion."

Code 896 is used to classify Jedi Knights.

A full list of religions in the UK (Look at page 18):
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/census...ction5part3.pdf

More here:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/28/22113.html

Geeky...


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Re: Britain's latest religion [Re: Zahid]
    #946248 - 10/09/02 06:06 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

Heard that before... still funny/awesome. :laugh: :wink: 


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Re: Britain's latest religion [Re: Zahid]
    #946518 - 10/09/02 07:38 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

I remember when the census came out and everyone was putting jedi knight as thier religion to see if they could get enough numbers to make it an official religion:D My local radio station here in vancouver canada was trying the same thing when our census came out. It was great.


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Re: Britain's latest religion [Re: NiamhNyx]
    #946633 - 10/09/02 08:13 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

jedi mind tricks :wink: 


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Re: Britain's latest religion [Re: Zahid]
    #946759 - 10/09/02 08:38 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

It's no wackier than any other religion.


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Re: Britain's latest religion [Re: Swami]
    #948299 - 10/10/02 05:58 AM (15 years, 2 months ago)

Except that it isn't a religion.


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Re: Britain's latest religion [Re: Xlea321]
    #948360 - 10/10/02 06:33 AM (15 years, 2 months ago)

whats a religion?


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Re: Britain's latest religion [Re: Grav]
    #950545 - 10/10/02 07:46 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

That's what I would like to know.


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Re: Britain's latest religion [Re: Zahid]
    #951535 - 10/11/02 01:09 AM (15 years, 2 months ago)

I wanna create my own religion.

Rule #1: question everything.
we could go from there.


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Re: Britain's latest religion [Re: Zahid]
    #951622 - 10/11/02 02:26 AM (15 years, 2 months ago)

They have cooler Robes. - OoD


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Re: Britain's latest religion [Re: Zahid]
    #952367 - 10/11/02 08:59 AM (15 years, 2 months ago)

Yeah, this occured from an email which circulated around our country just before our census. It was just a bit of fun really, but I guess putting Jedi Knight is a bit more interesting than boring Islam, Christianity, blar blar blar etc.

The same circulation happened in Austraia, but the government threatened to fine anyone $1,000 who put that down as their religion as it would have been construed as being false information. Hmmm.


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