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Postby Jap Burd » Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:21 pm

Telco man has a racist avatar, I’m offended by it. It needs to be taken down.
This is my last post unless it’s taken down.
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Re: Racist avatar

Postby AZhitman » Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:36 pm

Hmmmm.

While I can't stand Howie (or anything he stands for), I've gotta play devil's advocate and mention that "Jap" might be offensive as well.

Could have done without that last line - if you know anything at all about this community, you'd know I don't respond to threats, only logic and reason.

Also seems odd that it's being brought up now, after 10 months of being here. ;)

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby Bubba1 » Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:59 am

I agree with AZHitman. Telco's political rantings can certainly offend, especially those on the opposite side of his political spectrum. I also agree he deserves occasional reprimands but overall he usually stays within norms. I've seen you argue with him in the political sub forum, and neither of you like to back down. I think your issues with him go beyond an old Howard Stern avatar. People seem to have become far less tolerant of opposing viewpoints when it comes to politics. And it's shocks me how severe it's become. And that applies to both sides of the aisle. Howie has been a long time Stern fan, and he has been using that avatar for years now. I believe you are the very first here ever to take any issue with it.

As far the avatar itself. I presume you're not familiar with the fist symbol's real history or Howard Stern. Both are interesting stories worth learning more about. Bottom line is if you want to make Telco's avatar an issue, instead of trying to "cancel" him and his love for a bawdy radio talk show host that one must pay to even hear, by making threats, why not instead create a thread in the political forum about it and discuss it rationally? Isn't that how politics is supposed to work? And if you do have a discussion about it, you might even learn (gasp) that the Stern ad has nothing to do with racism. Crazy things like better understanding can happen when people have honest discussions and listen to each other instead of posturing. Hope that helps.

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby Jap Burd » Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:06 am

Burd out, see ya

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby AZhitman » Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:25 am

Deuces.

Next!

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby Dattebayo » Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:36 pm

For reals. "Jap" is waaay more offensive. And as usual, a concise and well-worded reply from Bubba1.

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby AZhitman » Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:54 pm

Adios, Felicia.

I've got no patience, tolerance, or respect for race-baiting drama queens or ultimatums.

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby Bubba1 » Fri Apr 02, 2021 3:20 pm

Jap Burd wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:06 am
Burd out, see ya


I guess we ruffled his feathers, though I was sorta expecting him to claim...fowl play.

Buh bye.

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby VStar650CL » Fri Apr 02, 2021 3:28 pm

Bubba1 wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 3:20 pm
I guess we ruffled his feathers, though I was sorta expecting him to claim...fowl play.
:rotfl :rotfl :rotfl

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby Jesda » Sun Apr 04, 2021 3:45 am

shut up c*nt

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby Clutchwork » Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:03 am

Was looking to lurk for information, came to general to get a feel for the community. This will be my first post.

" I don't respond to threats, only logic and reason."
-AZhitman

This made me sign up.

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby AZhitman » Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:13 am

Welcome aboard!

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby VStar650CL » Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:55 am

Clutchwork wrote:
Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:03 am
Was looking to lurk for information, came to general to get a feel for the community. This will be my first post.

" I don't respond to threats, only logic and reason."
-AZhitman

This made me sign up.
AZ is a good man and you picked a good reason. Congrats and welcome!

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby PapaSmurf2k3 » Sun Apr 04, 2021 8:58 pm

As soon as I read the first post and determined it wasn't satire, I knew what the outcome would be even before seeing any of the other posts :rotfl

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby AZhitman » Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:02 pm

Consistency. It's what's for dinner.

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby timay » Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:01 am

Wait...what's racist about it?

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby AZhitman » Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:29 am

Butthurt does not require a logical explanation. :)

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby timay » Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:36 am

AZhitman wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:29 am
Butthurt does not require a logical explanation. :)
That's facts.

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby VStar650CL » Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:02 am

AZhitman wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:29 am
Butthurt does not require a logical explanation. :)
My dad used to say, "Nature created pain so we remember not to repeat the stupid [email protected]#% we did yesterday." For the most part he was right, but never forget that some people like butthurt. Then you're wrestling in the mud with a pig, and the pig likes it. ;)

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby AZhitman » Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:49 am

Bingo. Easier just to take the Herb Kelleher approach, for those that know the story.

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby MeanGreenS13 » Tue Apr 06, 2021 5:24 am

Too many delicate flowers in this world today...

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby datechboss101 » Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:13 am

Well, well, looks like the torch has been passed to OP!

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby RicerX » Wed May 05, 2021 7:35 pm

datechboss101 wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:13 am
Well, well, looks like the torch has been passed to OP!
Don't get too ahead of yourself, sport.

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Re: Racist avatar

Postby macgiver » Thu Sep 02, 2021 10:16 pm

RicerX ...RicerX ........RicerX LOL ......... :whip
(Just saw this)


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