Viewport width =
September 24, 2007 | by  | in Opinion |
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Pin on PinterestTweet about this on Twitter

Reasons why Iran should have nuclear weapons

1. The rest of New York is still standing
2. Why should the U.S, France, and Britain be the only people irradiating the planet with tests?
3. It’s a chance for the X-Men movie to shoot in Middle East locations
4. They’re going to need some big fireworks to overshadow Iraq’s celebrations
5. ‘Cause the Bible says so

Most shocking turnarounds in Iraq

1. Someone actually finds a Weapon of Mass Destruction
2. It becomes the first nation on Earth to achieve democracy
3. Hillary Timmins becomes President
4. They change their national anthem to ‘Iraq Around the Clock’ or Jimi Hendrix’s version of ‘The Star Spangled Banner’
5. Saddam Hussein comes back from the dead to start a cash prize based prime time game show called, ‘Winner Takes Oil’

Reasons why New Zealanders are insecure

1. Australia is their nearest neighbour
2. They don’t know if their P.M is a man or woman
3. Baaaa
4. Because they are actually crap at everything
5. “Who said I’m insecure? I’m gonna smash ya face in!”

Warning signs that you should get a life

1. You think the phrase “Creative Capital” actually means something
2. You wake up in the morning and you can remember the night before
3. You think Lindsay Perigo is a “bloody good read”
4. You join a political party that names itself after a bad 80’s TV show
5. You spend your time coming up with Top 5’s

Ways to confuse a Salient reader

1. See number 3
2. See number 5
3. See number 4
4. See number 2
5. See number 1

Reasons why the Salient editor is in deep shit

1. The Drugs article (pg16)
2. The dodgy, quasi-porno centerfold this week
3. Lindsay P. is inexplicably still here
4. Nobody likes a smart ass
5. In three weeks he’s probably going to have to visit WINZ

Things you can do with $25

1. Go see the Bratz movie twice
2. Buy 12.5 pairs of angel wings from the $2 Shop
3. Pay your grandmother back
4. Buy a new friend
5. Donate it to a club

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Pin on PinterestTweet about this on Twitter

About the Author ()

Salient is a magazine. Salient is a website. Salient is an institution founded in 1938 to cater to the whim and fancy of students of Victoria University. We are partly funded by VUWSA and partly by gold bullion that was discovered under a pile of old Salients from the 40's. Salient welcomes your participation in debate on all the issues that we present to you, and if you're a student of Victoria University then you're more than welcome to drop in and have tea and scones with the contributors of this little rag in our little hideaway that overlooks Wellington.

Comments (2)

Trackback URL / Comments RSS Feed

  1. timmie says:

    i want the top 5 thing that mean your an adult

  2. Jackson Wood says:

    Top 5 things that mean you’re an adult:
    1) You can speel good
    2) You get werid feelings in your pants when you are around people whom you find atttractive
    3) Excessive body hair
    4) You don’t feel guilty when you read comics, masturbate, or smoke a doob
    5) The knowledge that you are going to die soon starts to creep up on you

Recent posts

  1. In NZ.
  2. The Party Line ~ Issue 04
  3. Mental Health Wānanga Celebrates Work, Looks to the Future
  4. Sustainability on Salamanca: VUW working on environmental impact
  5. Basin Reserve Vigil: Wellington Stands with Mosque Attack Victims
  6. Mosque Terror Attacks: The Government Responds
  7. Issue 04 ~ Peace
  8. Law School Apparently Not Good at Following Rules
  9. Wellington Central Library closed indefinitely
  10. School Climate Strike Draws Thousands

Editor's Pick

In NZ.

: When my mother gave me my name, it was a name she couldn’t pronounce. The harsh accents of the Arabic language eluded the Pākehā tongue. Growing up, I always felt more comfortable introducing myself as she knew me—Mah-dee or Ma-ha-dee—just about anything that made me feel