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Saturday, January 23, 2010 10:13 AM

Isn't that pretty much how Beech Bend does it?


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Saturday, January 23, 2010 11:27 AM
Mamoosh's avatar

Yes, but with mullets.

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Saturday, January 23, 2010 12:34 PM

Ha!


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Saturday, January 23, 2010 1:25 PM
LostKause's avatar

Now press a lot of stinky, sweaty human bodies together in a compact space, and that's about right.


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Saturday, January 23, 2010 1:55 PM
Mamoosh's avatar

I like the sound of that! ;)

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Saturday, January 23, 2010 8:26 PM
LostKause's avatar

I do too if it's the right kind of bodies, but when it's a lot of different kinds of bodies, both sexes, all ages, all nationalities, and all walks of life, it starts to not sound very appealing. lol


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Monday, January 25, 2010 7:22 PM
DantheCoasterman's avatar

(Referring to the posts above the...last two.)

Thanks, guys. That's not offensive...or stereotypical. ;)

Last edited by DantheCoasterman, Monday, January 25, 2010 7:23 PM

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Monday, January 25, 2010 7:36 PM
Lord Gonchar's avatar

Heh. :)

It is kinda funny how Raptor Jo's "Jose" comment got flack, but the mullet thing is totally acceptable.


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Monday, January 25, 2010 8:43 PM

I'm allowed to make fun. I am ethnically Appalachian-American. ;)


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Monday, January 25, 2010 9:46 PM
kpjb's avatar

Lord Gonchar said:
Heh. :)

It is kinda funny how Raptor Jo's "Jose" comment got flack, but the mullet thing is totally acceptable.

Funny "ha ha" or funny "peculiar"?


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Monday, January 25, 2010 11:25 PM
Lord Gonchar's avatar

Peculiar with a hint of ha-ha.

Guess I don't understand why one stereotype is offensive and the other isn't.

(for the record, I have no horse in the race - I think we're too sensitive to such things in general)


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Monday, January 25, 2010 11:29 PM
Mamoosh's avatar

Stereotypes exist because there are people who fit them. I think it's worse to pretend they doesn't exist than to be able to laugh at it all.

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Monday, January 25, 2010 11:32 PM
Lord Gonchar's avatar

Agreed.


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Monday, January 25, 2010 11:58 PM
Jeff's avatar

Stereotyping one subset of a racial demographic and stereotyping the entire race or nationality are two very different cases. Don't pretend that you don't know the difference.


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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 12:14 AM
Mamoosh's avatar

Not sure if you're referring to me or Gonch but as a member of a group that often gets stereotyped in many ways, mostly negative, believe me I'm well aware of the difference.

If my "mullets" comment is offensive please delete it.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 12:22 AM
Carrie M.'s avatar

I stereotype you as awesome, Moosh! :)


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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 12:23 AM
Lord Gonchar's avatar

I see no difference between quipping that Knott's probably has a lot of employees named Jose and snickering at the idea that the folks in central Kentucky employ lots of mullets. They're both broad generalizations of a people. If anything the mullet comment is probably more derogatory in nature and intent.

With that said, I don't find either particularly offensive. But I certainly don't see how one is fine and the other isn't.


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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 12:39 AM
Mamoosh's avatar

Inadvertantly insulting someone seems to be par for the course for me tonight. Somehow I said something to piss off my partner and I'm banished to sleep on the couch tonight, despite attempting an apology. Oh well...tomorrow he'll have calmed down. At least I have a TV to watch tonight :)

See...all the drama of being married without the ability to legally marry. Ain't life grand?

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 12:47 AM
Lord Gonchar's avatar

You can always sleep here, Moosh. :)


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