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‘Blue ball’ removed from Plaza! Some claim it promotes ‘Devil worship’

Christians prevailed and today, Thursday, August 23, 2018, the ‘blue ball’ was removed from the Plaza to an unknown location. Photo: Team of Reporters
The ‘ball’ was placed at the Sir Olva Georges Plaza, next to the hurricane ravaged Police Headquarters. Photo: Team of Reporters
The ‘ball’ was placed at the Sir Olva Georges Plaza, next to the hurricane ravaged Police Headquarters. Photo: Team of Reporters
‘Blue ball’ removed from Plaza! Photo: Team of Reporters
‘Blue ball’ removed from Plaza! Photo: Team of Reporters
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was a two-day, so called controversy, as a ‘blue ball’ (sculpture) was erected in Road Town, the Capital City.

The ‘ball’ was placed at the Sir Olva Georges Plaza, next to the hurricane ravaged Police Headquarters.

It was believed to be placed there by the persons responsible for the Trellis Bay, Full Moon parties.

It made its debut on social media and some even claimed that it had sculpted into it, a symbol that promotes devil worship, in a so called Christian society, like the Virgin Islands (VI).

Move it we are children of God

The Constitution of the VI however, protects the rights of anyone to worship whichever deity they choose—including the devil.

In the end, the Christians prevailed and today, Thursday, August 23, 2018, the ‘blue ball’ was removed from the Plaza to an unknown location.

This might be a lesson for those promoting legalised gambling, which is officially opposed by the BVI Christian Council,  as the churches in the Territory still exercise some level of clout over these VI.

60 Responses to “‘Blue ball’ removed from Plaza! Some claim it promotes ‘Devil worship’”

  • trrefdrfds (23/08/2018, 19:57) Like (157) Dislike (30) Reply
    Set of hypocrites when in fact all the Devils are in the churches
  • Sassy (23/08/2018, 20:00) Like (29) Dislike (9) Reply
    Gambling does not need to legalized because when persons gamble away their house rent/mortgage, is the politicians they going to run to to bail them out of debt with our tax dollars.
  • What!! (23/08/2018, 20:01) Like (68) Dislike (42) Reply
    “Devil worship” ?? How foolish can these christians be? I guess if you believe in an invidible god who lives in the sky and sees everything you do you will believe anything.
    • Ummm (24/08/2018, 07:38) Like (26) Dislike (42) Reply

       shut up!!!!! Thats why the frigging place like how it is!! Ppl let any n every sh*t in the place!!! Then when the demon them try knock ayo down at night j@cka$s like you does wonder!! How foolish can you be!! But in the last days ppl like your behind would be all over!! Suck my big toe

      • U.S.VILANDERS (24/08/2018, 10:15) Like (21) Dislike (8) Reply
        I have observed that ummmm is foolish bout that's why the place how it is the bvi is full of demons ,the churches are full ,landlords are demons, most bvilanders are money hungry demons (some are indeed nice people),try keep island man and woman they cant take care of and mistreat and wanna control you when your married to them demons ,then when we come back and take our island man and woman dem back they mad and call us demon,the ball is art all these Christians wanna do is create seen and make the ppl look like devil worshipers and indeed most of the so call Christian and sunday and Saturday church going crack dem who go church only to say they dress and be chatting ppl are the demonds and devil worshipers and mostly the ones on the road killing ppl at night either by gun or car or scooter crash trying to be American wanna bees
    • okay (24/08/2018, 13:35) Like (2) Dislike (7) Reply
      Who laughs last will laugh beat you fool
  • NICK (23/08/2018, 21:02) Like (75) Dislike (20) Reply
    Just a bunch of brainwazh poeple.wake up guys,this is the 21 centery not stone age.
  • Good Thing!!! (23/08/2018, 21:48) Like (31) Dislike (63) Reply
    They had a right to remove it. Who put it there in the first place? Sir Oliver Georges was no devil worshiper, neither were any of our forefathers who sweat and toiled to built this nation. They too disrespectful with themselves!!!
    • @Good thing (24/08/2018, 17:44) Like (5) Dislike (7) Reply
      You sound like a.constipated bear on edge trying to take a Sh&t.
  • Blew it (23/08/2018, 22:11) Like (26) Dislike (8) Reply
    Lots of people including so-called Christians worship the devil. They believe in and obey human organizations
    like governments for instance. They think they exist to slave away at something called 'work' and reproduce
    more workers, as a reason to exist in the first place. So sad. They can't tell the devil from God. Oh well,
    pass the Worcestershire.
  • Rest Me About Ball (24/08/2018, 01:33) Like (48) Dislike (4) Reply
    You all saying the ball is Devil worshiping some of you all just as Devil like the ball.The landlords and them raising rent on people and the some contractors treating workers worst than animals.Tell me who more Devil People or Ball.
  • Seer (24/08/2018, 04:40) Like (107) Dislike (7) Reply
    Hahahahaha I just can't with the backward thinking of the people in the B.V.I. These so-called Christians are jokers; they can find the time to speak out against artwork by locals but, are dead silent when it comes to the rape and molestation of our children. They are also silent against murders; they are not even examples of how to live right anymore. If you should follow these lunatics, you'll spend you money on clothes to go to church and give them the balance, yet they rarely invest that money back into the community.
    • Gumption.Official (24/08/2018, 07:02) Like (37) Dislike (5) Reply
      @seer I have to agree with you. Only if they show the same passion for the killings etc that’s hurting our communities.
    • Big Kiss (24/08/2018, 14:26) Like (18) Dislike (1) Reply
      @Seer, soooooooo correct. And I am willing to bet the $1,000 dollars in my checking account that most of the ones who is talking S**t about the art ball is evil KNOWS WHO KILLED PEOPLE OR IS RELATED TO THE KILLER. So tell me you fake, hyprocite church going demons, which is more evil. A piece of art or a killer? That art should have never been removed.
  • Eagle Eye (24/08/2018, 04:53) Like (27) Dislike (9) Reply
    Christian society yuh say.all Christians needs to research how the picture of Jesus came about and they will sing another tune.
  • musa (24/08/2018, 06:36) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
    i just saying if we all need to removed some thing get raid of ego
  • Fundamentalists (24/08/2018, 07:27) Like (74) Dislike (13) Reply
    This is some Medieval sh** going on right here. These so called Christians are no better than ISIS.
    And you all want to stand up to the UK and say 'we are not backward, small-minded people, we are capable of running our own affairs?' This is the kind of thing that gets Caribbean people a real rep for pure stupidness.
    Yes, people should respect religion, but not total bull crap made up by some self righteous crazy who decides this piece of artwork is about the devil. It is not and never was but as usual, FB can take fake and bake a bullsh*t cake.
    How about you expose your family members smuggling drugs that kill people? How about you complain about the corrupt cousin in government who just gave a big gift to your church? How about you make noise about murder in your community? Child molestation, etc etc etc. Christian fundamentalism should not rule our people.
  • Hicky (24/08/2018, 07:27) Like (52) Dislike (6) Reply
    Demonic cats, blue balls....what’s next?
    Come on guys, the UK is looking to make changes regarding its relationships with the BVI. Do you have any idea of how this makes y’all look?
    • Look, America (24/08/2018, 17:35) Like (16) Dislike (5) Reply
      They look like a bunch of thirsty depraved idiots. A piece of art. No wonder you people are the butt of jokes. Great going guys, keep the jokes comming. Today a piece of art, tomorrow, what you wear. You guys are truly sick.
  • !!!! (24/08/2018, 07:46) Like (21) Dislike (41) Reply
    Ya’ll on here cussing Christians when half of ayo mother n father does be the best dress every son!!? So i guess your saying your mother is devil??? Ya’ll on here talking yo make it seem like you have facts!! But if Vino use to show name n faces on these comments i am to sure half that all the comments above are from ppl thats up by the alter every Sunday begging forgiveness!!!!! Soooo Lucifersssssss!!! Make sure you tell your mothers n fathers how you really feel about them instead of coming on these news site hiding behind a computer just so you can feel better about your selves!!!! Good day Mates!!
    • Not Human (24/08/2018, 08:18) Like (1) Dislike (34) Reply
      SHut up white boy.
    • @!!!! (24/08/2018, 09:22) Like (14) Dislike (1) Reply
      But it's okay for your teenage kids to pull up in a Benz, and a BMW.
      Wow! They learn from their Christian parents as well.
  • creators union (24/08/2018, 08:32) Like (14) Dislike (4) Reply
    when we made humans we were really drunk that day. sorry.
  • Welsah (24/08/2018, 08:43) Like (16) Dislike (5) Reply
    VINO, y’all setting off real “Hell-Fire” sermons in the churches for this Sunday coming up. Welsah!
  • True Saint (24/08/2018, 08:58) Like (24) Dislike (2) Reply
    What could be more Devilish than those same Christians mistreating and underpaying persons who work them? The next time you try to rob someone of something they deserve, PLEASE remember you serve a living God and he knows good from evil.
  • Lawdamercy! (24/08/2018, 09:00) Like (9) Dislike (20) Reply
    666 Apocalypse started. The world is coming to an end in the BVI.
    • @Lawdamercy! (25/08/2018, 02:10) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
      I see through your comment. Brilliant satire. We really think the world began and end in the BVI. Brilliant post for higher minds thinking.
    • Keeping it real (25/08/2018, 06:47) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
      And when it does happen you and the ones who call themselves Christains will be the first ones running for safety. Oh, and I hope they run into the art ball and it knock their A**es down.
  • BVI Baloney (24/08/2018, 09:16) Like (11) Dislike (10) Reply
    Since u "so-called" Christians claim your Christian, how long have u already sinned before that?
  • God (24/08/2018, 09:31) Like (16) Dislike (14) Reply
    Put that ball back you idiots, whom I love!
  • Intheend (24/08/2018, 09:34) Like (22) Dislike (8) Reply
    Stop skull bashing the Christians. Like there’s good and bad people there’s good and bad Christians.

    For those that don’t believe in God, hope you are right. Because when we die that’s when we’ll be faced with the truth and it’ll be too late.

    For the Christians, stop being Pharisees. Because I’m guessing God could care less about the Blue ball. Stop phariseeing the people.

    We all are adult, we all know right from wrong. God has given us the right to choose how we live. We as Christians should not force our ways upon other. We are not rulers but servants.

    If the people want to put up a Blue ball for whatever reason. That’s their choice. It shouldn’t bother you. They didn’t put it in your place of worship. It’s not hindering you from worshipping God.

    I do understand you live here too and what they do can affect you. But humble yourself and let God take control. Have faith like you should. Pray, nothing can harm you without God’s permission. Call yourself Christians but you’re afraid of a blue ball.
  • oh gosh (24/08/2018, 10:42) Like (10) Dislike (2) Reply
    Nope we will deal with SODOMY cause that is legal. But anything that look like wichcraft NOPE cause SODOMY is not witchcraft.
  • Ha,Ha, unbelievable (24/08/2018, 11:01) Like (19) Dislike (7) Reply
    People it is just ARTTT, devil worship? Leave it up to me, I would erect a naked male statue with a 10 inch you know what in the same spot. I bet all you so called I am so perfect and pure church going demon hypocrites will be freaking out in fantasy behind close door.
    • @Ha,Ha, unbelievable (24/08/2018, 14:31) Like (8) Dislike (3) Reply
      I love it! Yes, indeed they would be in church fantasizing about your well “erected” statue.
      A lot of those same “christians” protesting on the Facebook post have their own demons that they refuse to deal with. Not speaking with family members, not speaking with their neighbors, not speaking to members of their same church. They need to deal with those issues and be examples of true Christians before they even think of giving themselves the right to start judging others.
  • Theatre of the Absurd (24/08/2018, 13:14) Like (18) Dislike (5) Reply
    It's a sculpture. It's art. It's celebratory. It's not Devil worship, or God defiling, or people corrupting or injurious.
    If you don't like it, or don't appreciate it as a work of art; FINE. Just don't go projecting your own fears on it and bad mouthing it.
  • Pshh (24/08/2018, 13:34) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    To all the commentators!!! Stories longgggggggg!!!
  • Really (24/08/2018, 14:25) Like (12) Dislike (7) Reply
    This was ART...... all you and your crazy ideas
  • JMC (24/08/2018, 14:27) Like (18) Dislike (2) Reply
    If it wasn't so hypocritical it wpuld be funny.... Since when have these artist balls (that have been around a long time) indicated devil worship??? They are art.... And be better to focus on the drug smugglers (instead of making heroes of them) and child abusers...than towing away a piece of art. Really BVI?????
  • Yesssssss (24/08/2018, 14:33) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
    I agree, those fire crotch church freaks will be freaking out behind closed doors if a naked statute with that size anaconda is placed there.
  • Artwork (24/08/2018, 15:24) Like (23) Dislike (1) Reply
    How sad to remove that artwork, the only nice thing that was in that weathered down plaza. Maybe they will fix the water fountain again and spruce up the place . Hope the farmers market returns there too, lovely how they had it set up.
  • usa (24/08/2018, 15:43) Like (26) Dislike (3) Reply
    What the heck kind of society you people are living in or under? How can a piece of art be considered or promote devil worship. should have stayed.
    • nonsense (25/08/2018, 17:26) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
      It amazing how d people of d vi condemn dis ball yet every month at full moon u flock trellis bay to watch d same ball light up wit other sculptures and u party like hell and enjoy d same ball so now tell me
  • £££££ (24/08/2018, 16:00) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Post my response. Let’s move to a higher level of dialogue.
  • Disney (24/08/2018, 16:40) Like (9) Dislike (6) Reply
    I guess I'll send my ship to a different island next Tuesday now that the blue artistic sphere is gone from the Road Town plaza.
  • Branding (24/08/2018, 16:59) Like (29) Dislike (1) Reply
    Come on people! For the Tourist Board, we need to commission the creator of this “blue ball” to create “blue balls” with the ONEBVI logo at the top, triple the size, to be placed at every port of entry.

    Symbolism is all around us: Kraft foods, Nike, Apple computers, BMW, Mercedes, etc. It is what differentiates them from everything else in the Market. Think people- we are a tourist-oriented destination. How many photos will be taken by tourists to be marketed (inexpensive by the way) to the rest of the world? Our own unique branding. Let us be known for blue coloured balls around the world. THINK! our people. Enough said.

    • Tourist (24/08/2018, 19:29) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
      @Branding, 100% correct. I hope your fellow Islanders read your comment and understand. That is it in a nut's shell.
      • Nutshell? (26/08/2018, 23:38) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Blue Balls? Kind of uncomfortable phallic branding for the BVI, eh?
  • Watching on (24/08/2018, 17:25) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    Wow! I can believe there is so much hate of mankind in these beautiful Virgin Islands. Mehn, its seems that people use the blogs to spew their hatred and show how callous they are.

    If these blogs were like FB where you can tell who commenting many would not comment. We are too small a community to behaving like this.
  • Make me laugh (24/08/2018, 17:27) Like (16) Dislike (1) Reply
    This place is full of Phonies hiding under the name of Jesus. They Christian when it's convenient but so many in and out of the church and pulpit believe in so much obeah. They cut one another throat I'm a flash. Their heart so dirty that they don't wish good for nobody. The few hours before hurricane, everybody found God bit once the wind stopped, they were worst than ever. They treat their staff like and don't talk about their hatred for people from other Caribbean islands. So many families bitter against one another over land and estate issues. The executors who wouldn't distribute estates. So if all of this isn't evil, then what is. I don't know the ball or if it's significance is holy or evil. The heart of too many people is evil and desperately wicked and we will each receive our due reward.
  • @Disney (24/08/2018, 18:02) Like (13) Dislike (10) Reply
    You should send your ship elsewhere. This place is sick. The church demons had a piece of art removed saying it was evil.
  • epicts (24/08/2018, 23:05) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply
    The drawings depicts people (a community) dancing and in fellowship with the horseman beast. . It can be perceived as invocation.
  • Enough! (25/08/2018, 00:28) Like (2) Dislike (10) Reply
    The time is coming when all you naysayers will be calling on the same invisible God to remove your discontent and you will remember these words. You have chosen the gods you serve. Let’s see if they will supply your needs! The time is coming! Repent!!!
  • God is not mocked (25/08/2018, 04:24) Like (1) Dislike (7) Reply
    Let's see what song you guys will be singing on Tuesday morning. Repent for the end drawers near. God is not mocked!
  • Jaime (25/08/2018, 07:45) Like (23) Dislike (11) Reply
    To us Christians that are true believers and servants of God, Aspiring to do His will daily Don’t stress yourselves over these atheists and people bashing us for believing Psalm 14: 1 says; The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Their blood is on their own shoulders.. when Jesus come He will not ask you for them, rather what u do..keep praying for those that do not know Christ and yes I agree that some persons that call themselves Christians that claim to know Him they’re not living a life that is pleasing unto God.. (we are known by our fruits)not reflecting God’s love In their actions but guess what God sees all and He will chastise them..make sure u and “ur house” is in order.. again, leave them.. the word says that the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom.. let them say what they want call him invisible God whatever; one day this same God will be the one they cry out to... leave them!!’
  • Thirsty/sauce (25/08/2018, 09:28) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    I got blue balls i can't get anybody to remove them!
  • Really (25/08/2018, 15:25) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is unbelievable! Remember those lovely paintings that appeared around the island? Those got taken down as they represented the devil... are people that insecure that everything has to be bland to not offend?
    I see government rounding up all the wild chickens so we can't cut their heads off and paint names with their blood!
  • Goodness me (26/08/2018, 04:30) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    If the BVI spent as much time clearing up and improving the island as it did chatting about complete rubbish like this we’d be in a far better place- god isn’t going to tidy this place up that’s for sure.

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