Free Conne!

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Arethusa, Jun 20, 2007.

  1. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Senior member

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    OK, fine. It was not much different than some of what is spewed in the CE section.

    Sounds like a situation where context is pretty critical.
     


  2. texas_jack

    texas_jack Senior member

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    whooooa now.

    But the context was hangers, not anything to do with jews. In fact I had no idea who it was but was offended because it was in bad taste.
     


  3. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    Sounds like a situation where context is pretty critical.

    But the context was hangers, not anything to do with jews. In fact I had no idea who it was but was offended because it was in bad taste.

    Yeah, but I dare anybody to claim that if it was a picture of Black people hanging the controversy or hubbub or whatever would not have been 1000000x greater.

    Still, I am all for freeing Conne. God knows why.
     


  4. whnay.

    whnay. Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    But you don't believe in God Matt...

    I not sure why I should care...an annoying twit with little to no value add.
     


  5. texas_jack

    texas_jack Senior member

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    Yeah, but I dare anybody to claim that if it was a picture of Black people hanging the controversy or hubbub or whatever would not have been 1000000x greater.

    Still, I am all for freeing Conne. God knows why.


    That's because hanging black people means something to the majority of americans. Hanging white people (in this case jewish) does not.
     


  6. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Senior member

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    Yeah, but I dare anybody to claim that if it was a picture of Black people hanging the controversy or hubbub or whatever would not have been 1000000x greater.

    Still, I am all for freeing Conne. God knows why.


    No idea. My only point was that in a CE discussion regarding, say, the Holocaust or lynchings in the American South, I could see the posting of such a picture being relevant and non-offensive (to be clear, that modifies the act of posting, not the content). In a thread about hangers, not so much.
     


  7. Ambulance Chaser

    Ambulance Chaser Senior member

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    Would all the members seeking Conne's return also welcome ernest back with open arms? Because that seems to be the closest analogue.
     


  8. CTGuy

    CTGuy Made Guy

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    Would all the members seeking Conne's return also welcome ernest back with open arms? Because that seems to be the closest analogue.

    yes!
     


  9. texas_jack

    texas_jack Senior member

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    Would all the members seeking Conne's return also welcome ernest back with open arms? Because that seems to be the closest analogue.

    That was before my time.
     


  10. whnay.

    whnay. Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    That was before my time.

    Rookie.
     


  11. texas_jack

    texas_jack Senior member

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    Rookie.

    Yes, but I've made up for it with my many many inane posts.
     


  12. Get Smart

    Get Smart Don't Crink

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    Would all the members seeking Conne's return also welcome ernest back with open arms? Because that seems to be the closest analogue.

    yes. never had a problem with Ernest, I actually liked his presence

    I also liked that Kalra fellow, among other bannees
     


  13. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    I'd be happy to see ernest back. Connemara was New Coke to his Classic.
     


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    Yes, but I've made up for it with my many many inane posts.

    0,000 of them, in fact.
     


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    Yeah, but I dare anybody to claim that if it was a picture of Black people hanging the controversy or hubbub or whatever would not have been 1000000x greater.
    Billie Holiday - "Strange Fruit".
     


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