39 wives and 100 children

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When I read this news article I thought it was a joke, but I guess not:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...an-39-wives-94-children-33-grandchildren.html

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110222/od_nm/us_india_family [Broken]

The more, the merrier is certainly true for Ziona Chana, a 66-year-old man in India's remote northeast who has 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren -- and wouldn't mind having more.

They all live in a four storied building with 100 rooms in a mountainous village in Mizoram state, sharing borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, media reports said.
 
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Not crazy at all.
He heads a local Christian religious sect, called the "Chana," which allows polygamy. Formed in June 1942, the sect believes it will soon be ruling the world with Christ and has a membership of around 400 families.
 
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Soon is just taking a little longer than anticipated.

Check back later, er - soon. :rofl:

Of course, they could be talking cosmologically, in which case give it few million years or so. :biggrin:
 
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Ok that's it i'm moving to India! They are clearly much more cult friendly and I want me some wifes!

edit. Also good article to see when first getting online very up lifting if your a man.
 
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It's not enough when I come sneaking home late to find one wife in a bad mood?
 
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39 honey-do lists...I hope the guy's handy.
 
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I thought this was a jeopardy answer with question: "what do 50 average guys have?"
 
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I thought this was a jeopardy answer with question: "what do 50 average guys have?"

I think you'd kick Watson's butt, mathwonk...:rofl:
 
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I thought this was a jeopardy answer with question: "what do 50 average guys have?"
Lol.
 
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I bet between Evo and I, we've had almost that many spouses.

Getting out GOOBF cards to PM just in case.
 
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I bet between Evo and I, we've had almost that many spouses.

Getting out GOOBF cards to PM just in case.
:rofl:
 
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For some reason the term, Biblical Proportions, comes to mind.
 
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Just goes to show you what a 50 dollar bill and moving to timbuktu can do for you. :)
 
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Ok that's it i'm moving to India! They are clearly much more cult friendly and I want me some wifes!

edit. Also good article to see when first getting online very up lifting if your a man.

Just goes to show you what a 50 dollar bill and moving to timbuktu can do for you. :)
Be careful for what you wish for. Be VERY CAREFUL. :rolleyes:
 
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Be careful for what you wish for. Be VERY CAREFUL. :rolleyes:

Listen to Don, Containment.
 
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Ok that's it i'm moving to India! They are clearly much more cult friendly and I want me some wifes!

edit. Also good article to see when first getting online very up lifting if your a man.
Canada and the US also have these cults.
 
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Canada and the US also have these cults.

we persecute them in the US. better stick with Canada.
 
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we persecute them in the US. better stick with Canada.

Last time I read about it, they were considering prosecuting the polygamists:

A Canadian court has begun hearings on whether Canada's anti-polygamy law violates rights to freedom of religion guaranteed by the constitution.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-11817322
 
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Only 39 wives ?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwM1ncuYAAg
 
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we persecute them in the US. better stick with Canada.
I remember that guy a few years back with several wives who got 5 years. Big deal. I only have one wife and I got life.
 
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It's funny people talk about equal right and rights for the homos but yet they wouldn't allow polygamy.
 
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One guy is taking 50+women all for him self! of course lesbians are against polygamy!
 
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huh. you guys must've had a big influx of americans.

got to wonder if there is an anti-islam slant to it, too.

Not in the US, imo. But there is an anti-fundamentalist-Mormon slant. And the objection really isn't so much the multiple wives, it's that they marry the girls so very young (12, 13) to old men.
 

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