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Re: Things that make you go What the F**k?
« Reply #4575 on: December 29, 2017, 05:46:40 PM »



Something like this would have been good!!

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Re: Things that make you go What the F**k?
« Reply #4576 on: December 29, 2017, 06:08:34 PM »
Una healy from the saturdays dueting with daniel on tg4 now.
No real WTF there as Una has a strong country music background and her uncle is Declan Nerney

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Re: Things that make you go What the F**k?
« Reply #4577 on: December 30, 2017, 03:17:45 PM »

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Re: Things that make you go What the F**k?
« Reply #4579 on: December 30, 2017, 11:17:07 PM »
Loose by name, Loose by nature 😉

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Re: Things that make you go What the F**k?
« Reply #4580 on: January 01, 2018, 10:59:15 PM »
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_Pass_incident

How does one come across things like  this?

I remember reading that one before - I think there was a thread on here a couple of years back with good wikipedia stories and it was included. Just did a search and couldnt find it but this link contains a few similar stories:
https://moviepilot.com/posts/3785122
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Re: Things that make you go What the F**k?
« Reply #4582 on: January 02, 2018, 12:08:02 AM »
Fill yer boots.

https://gaaboard.com/board/index.php?topic=18096.msg893705#msg893705

Good man. Can't believe that's 7 years ago now!
Hours of reading there
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Re: Things that make you go What the F**k?
« Reply #4583 on: January 03, 2018, 01:21:02 PM »
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_Pass_incident

How does one come across things like  this?
The Snopes website had an article on it a couple of days ago which popped up on my twitter feed.

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Re: Things that make you go What the F**k?
« Reply #4584 on: January 08, 2018, 03:36:39 PM »
I saw this H&M row in the press today. I would be interested to get peoples views on whether this is racist?

http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/whats-on/shopping/hm-sparks-outrage-coolest-monkey-14126158

My view is that it is the PC brigade going out of their way to get offended. I have kids, numerous nephews and nieces and have both called them monkeys and bought and received tshirts with "Little monkey" etc  on them. I know this row has blown up because it was a young black (is that PC??) lad  in the advert and there probably would have been no reaction if it was a white kid. No one in their right minds can honestly think this was a racist action by H&M. However, i genuinely believe this faux outrage by PC crusaders only serves to deepen divisions and create disputes.  I know I would never have even thought of the shirt  in that context until I read about the social media reaction.

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Re: Things that make you go What the F**k?
« Reply #4585 on: January 08, 2018, 04:07:40 PM »
Little monkey is a term of endearment for kids, and is related to their penchant for mischief or messing around. I call my daughter a little monkey all the time. I also call her a goose for similar reasons. It's related to the behaviour, not the appearance.

That said it was daft to have a little black lad wearing it, as the racist connotations are too obvious.

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Re: Things that make you go What the F**k?
« Reply #4586 on: January 08, 2018, 05:08:38 PM »
I saw this H&M row in the press today. I would be interested to get peoples views on whether this is racist?

http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/whats-on/shopping/hm-sparks-outrage-coolest-monkey-14126158

My view is that it is the PC brigade going out of their way to get offended. I have kids, numerous nephews and nieces and have both called them monkeys and bought and received tshirts with "Little monkey" etc  on them. I know this row has blown up because it was a young black (is that PC??) lad  in the advert and there probably would have been no reaction if it was a white kid. No one in their right minds can honestly think this was a racist action by H&M. However, i genuinely believe this faux outrage by PC crusaders only serves to deepen divisions and create disputes.  I know I would never have even thought of the shirt  in that context until I read about the social media reaction.

No doubt H&M had some kind of equal opportunities policy so that a proportion of hoodies would feature people of different races and this one happened to feature a black kid. Strange that someone didn't call stop though.
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Re: Things that make you go What the F**k?
« Reply #4587 on: January 08, 2018, 05:22:18 PM »
I saw this H&M row in the press today. I would be interested to get peoples views on whether this is racist?

http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/whats-on/shopping/hm-sparks-outrage-coolest-monkey-14126158

My view is that it is the PC brigade going out of their way to get offended. I have kids, numerous nephews and nieces and have both called them monkeys and bought and received tshirts with "Little monkey" etc  on them. I know this row has blown up because it was a young black (is that PC??) lad  in the advert and there probably would have been no reaction if it was a white kid. No one in their right minds can honestly think this was a racist action by H&M. However, i genuinely believe this faux outrage by PC crusaders only serves to deepen divisions and create disputes.  I know I would never have even thought of the shirt  in that context until I read about the social media reaction.

I suspect that is because you have never been called a monkey or told to go back to the jungle because of your race ::)

No one said it was intentionally racist by H&M but it's definitely completely inappropriate and poor taste.

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Re: Things that make you go What the F**k?
« Reply #4588 on: January 08, 2018, 07:29:39 PM »
H&M should introduce a wee skitter range which would avoid racial connotations .
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