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Old December 14th, 2012, 03:53 AM   #31
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Or somebody gets their car recovered and then its stolen again?

Or retrieved and stolen out of the police impound yard.

Or stolen, sold on to a third party who then had it stolen from them?
Very poorly worded, in that case then. If there are two people in front of me, and I kick one of them three times, I haven't kicked 150% of them.
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Old December 14th, 2012, 05:06 AM   #32

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No but if you attack him today, then attack him next week thats two recorded crimes per person or a 200% rate of assaults per week.
Its a statistical thing.
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so if i move to SA, my car will be stolen within 3 months, my home will probably be invaded and i will be killed. no thanks! why on earth would ANYone want to move there??
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I'd rather live in saudi arabia :>
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Old December 14th, 2012, 05:33 AM   #34
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No but if you attack him today, then attack him next week thats two recorded crimes per person or a 200% rate of assaults per week.
Its a statistical thing.
I'm just being picky about the wording. "The reported theft rate for cars newer than three months is 110%" would be okay. But "110% of cars" doesn't work.

Feel free to ignore me and continue the relevant conversation.
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Old December 14th, 2012, 06:13 AM   #35

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i knew the rape rate there was sky high which is even scarier when 69% of africa is HIV positive and AIDS is the cause of death for 72% of africa. i doubt these men bother with condoms. so they are actually commiting murder. i've heard on the news that whites are being murdered in SA just because they are white, including many white farmers that give the locals jobs. i would agree that saudi arabia is probably safer right now..
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Old December 14th, 2012, 06:24 AM   #36

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You did notice how old the sources and information that has been used in these reports are???

I have already provided links in my earlier posts, with more updated information of the crime states, and it is no where near what it once was...

To say it again, this is a perfect example of how the crime issue is being blown out of proportion...
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Old December 14th, 2012, 06:38 AM   #37

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Maybe the reasons are so numerous or subtle that they are unknowable or maybe there's one or two big ones. If had to guess recession is a big part of this trend and I'd hazard to guess that encountering economic hardship in a foreign country would cause many people to turn their thoughts and ambitions homeward. Since it's specifically white South Africans returning home I'd like to bring up the possibility these returnee's feel there's still a great advantage being a white in South Africa?
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i've heard on the news that whites are being murdered in SA just because they are white, including many white farmers that give the locals jobs.
This is completely ridiculous, I would really love to see where some of these reports receive their information...
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These story a completely one sided hogwash. The reason why the farming community is targeted by criminals is not because they are "white", but it is because they are easy targets. Even "black" farmers are targeted by these criminals. They are isolated on their farms, which means they can not so easily call for help from the surrounding community when they are being attacked.

You also have to realize that the large majority of farm owner within the country are indeed "white", thus of course there are going to be many more "white" farmers who are attacked, than there would be "black" farmers.

The same thing applies to house robberies within urban areas of the country. We have to understand that these robbers are targeting wealthy people, they are not motivated by race but by gain. With this in mind we also know that the majority of the wealthy people within the country are "white". Thus obviously more "white" people would be target than "black" people. And believe me there are many wealthy "black" people who have also been targeted by these criminals...

I hope what I have explained here sheds a little bit of light on the real truth of the situation...
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