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Is the content in the text over the line?

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<a href="/en/translator/erik-spyro" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1419592">Erik Spyro</a>
Joined: 25.04.2019
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So I'm not sure if the content in the lyrics for "The Kristet Utseende - Pang På Pungen I Portugal" is a rule breaker, it contains lines like (translated to English): "There we open a pastry shop where we sell pastries with drugs in". I looket at the rules but it says 'exept for lyrics' - and that's why I'm unsure; I'm fine adding the song with the lyrics, I just want to make sure that I don't break any rules.

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<a href="/en/translator/michaelna" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1257575">MichaelNa</a>
Joined: 29.08.2015

Even though it would be illegal to sell pastries laced with drugs in a lot of countries I don't think it's against to law to mention the fact in a song; besides, the drug could very well even be a vitamin supplement. Regular smile

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<a href="/en/translator/carnivorouslamb" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1109697">phantasmagoria</a>
Joined: 31.03.2012

You can probably add it, I've seen dozens of songs that talk about cartels smuggling drugs and illegal profit on cocaine and weapons.

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<a href="/en/translator/knee427" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1110108">Alma Barroca</a>
Joined: 05.04.2012

I don't see any apology to traffic and/or drug dealing in this line (even if it were, it'd be a pretty lame kind of influence, wouldn't it?), so I'm fine with it being added.

And I agree with Michael. 'Drug' can mean many things, even a common medicine for stomach ache.

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<a href="/en/translator/sciera" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1077079">Sciera</a>
Joined: 16.02.2011

It should be fine - in any case it is okay to add it, it just might be recommendable to mark it as explicit. But I don't think a passing reference like that makes it necessary.

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<a href="/en/translator/erik-spyro" class="userpopupinfo username" rel="user1419592">Erik Spyro</a>
Joined: 25.04.2019

Alright, I have now added it. Thank you for the help and response!
The lyrics (with English translation): https://lyricstranslate.com/en/pang-p%C3%A5-pungen-i-portugal-bang-scrot...

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