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    Turko got a reaction from Goreme1990 in Boyfried In The Army...desperate For Advice Please Help!   
    i don't get why he suddenly drop out uni and went to the army. He would complete his military service in short-term if he graduated from uni.
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    Turko reacted to Vic801 in A One-day Trip To Ankara   
    Next time you must make a longer visit and come down and discover Cappadocia!
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    Turko reacted to conan198903 in A One-day Trip To Ankara   
    This was my first time to visit Ankara. Compared with other cities in Turkey, Ankara, despite the fact it is the capital city, is less well-known for some reason. (At least to me). Many of my friends actually believed Istanbul is the capital of Turkey.
    One thing that impressed me about Ankara is that the streets are very neat and clean. The whole city is pretty quiet. I loved the small mansions along the little streets. And the roads are twisted and sloped, which are attractive to me. Unfortunately, I was in Ankara to meet Chinese counselor and ambassador, so my exploration of the city was limited to the embassy area. I don't know if other areas are the same.
    Also the whether was nice and cool. The sun was shining brightly, yet I could barely feel the heat. In Adana, gosh, I could get myself burnt in the sun.
    Loved the city. Wish I had more time to stay. Maybe next time.
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    Turko reacted to Vic801 in Turkey   
    To drink or not to drink
    “The government wants to discourage the use of alcohol and alcoholic beverages. One of the ways to do so is to levy high taxes.”
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    Turko got a reaction from TaterTot in Are There Really Jinns?   
    Here is one of my random threads;In Islamic theology jinn are said to be creatures with free will, made from smokeless fire by Allah as humans were made of clay, among other things.[7] According to the Quran, jinn have free will, and Iblīs abused this freedom in front of Allah by refusing to bow to Adam when Allah ordered angels and jinn to do so. For disobeying Allah, he was expelled from Paradise and called "Shayṭān" (Satan). Jinn are frequently mentioned in the Quran: Surah 72 (named Sūrat al-Jinn) is named after the jinn, and has a passage about them. Another surah (Sūrat al-Nās) mentions jinn in the last verse.[8] The Qurʾan also mentions that Muhammad was sent as a prophet to both "humanity and the jinn," and that prophets and messengers were sent to both communities.[9][10] An appellation of Muhammad is Rasûl-üs-Sakaleyn. Because Muhammad met several times the jinns at night. A masjid (Masjid-i Jinn) was built at a future date to the memory of this phenomena.
    Similar to humans, jinn have free will allowing them to do as they choose (such as follow any religion). They are usually invisible to humans, and humans do not appear clearly to them. Jinn have the power to travel large distances at extreme speeds and are thought to live in remote areas, mountains, seas, trees, and the air, in their own communities. Like humans, jinn will also be judged on the Day of Judgment and will be sent to Paradise or Hell according to their deeds.[11]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinn#Jinn_in_IslamI never had experience with them but heard many times that they can appear to people in human shape even can marry with people and make children. And agains heard many times that you should be careful when interacting with a stranger first time.
    Does anyone here have any experience?
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    Turko got a reaction from conan198903 in Single Men Unwanted In Turkey?   
    You are in wrong place, Conan. That thing probably wouldn't happen If you were in Istanbul. Where I live here in Istanbul is like kinda united nations.

    Istanbul is ready for multiculturalism, but Anatolia is not ready yet
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    Turko got a reaction from sue in Are We Really A Dying Culture   
    because i like this video and the music makes me feeling good
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