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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th January 2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 690
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Posted By gtc
You do realise that the advert was aired in...

You do realise that the advert was aired in Australia, not the West Indies?



That's precisely the opposite of what we have been arguing. You and your ilk are arguing that the only White...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th January 2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
I'm sick of your dishonest ********. Like...

I'm sick of your dishonest ********.

Like this:



And especially this:


I find your lying behaviour despicable. You owe me an apology.
Forum: Education 9th January 2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,108
Posted By gtc
Only if you think that it is impossible to be...

Only if you think that it is impossible to be both educated and clueless.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th January 2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
We don't have provinces. We have states. The rest...

We don't have provinces. We have states. The rest of your post is dishonest.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th January 2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
I have seen no evidence that any African...

I have seen no evidence that any African Americans have complained about this advert. If they did complain about this advert then they would be displaying their ignorance. This would be no different...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th January 2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
You have. Repeatedly. Don't be dishonest. ...

You have. Repeatedly. Don't be dishonest.





Where is the evidence that there has been an impact? You and Darat keep claiming that depicting, in an Australian advert, an Australian...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th January 2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
Fine. So you have no objection to banning...

Fine. So you have no objection to banning homosexuals from British adverts for fear of offending American sensibilities. Your apathy is noted.




Now that is simply not true. You have...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th January 2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
In his defence, his comments weren't any more...

In his defence, his comments weren't any more moronically idiotic than those of the Americans who have been complaining about the advert.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th January 2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
Right. Many people around the world are...

Right. Many people around the world are homophobic, so I guess you have absolutely no problem with excluding gay people from British advertising for fear of offending people in, say, Saudi Arabia?
...
Forum: Education 8th January 2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 160,107
Posted By gtc
What about the area around the Tradesmen's Club...

What about the area around the Tradesmen's Club in Dickson?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th January 2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,216
Posted By gtc
Bah. You are counting wrong. Everyone knows you...

Bah. You are counting wrong. Everyone knows you start with 52 states, not 50. The founding fathers designed it that way so there would be one state per week.

By the way, Australia has annexed...
Forum: Education 8th January 2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 160,107
Posted By gtc
You do see those in Australia. Brisbane has quite...

You do see those in Australia. Brisbane has quite a few small ones that have grown up in the last decade, even in the inner city. They tend to have a convenience store, a small liquor store and a...
Forum: Education 7th January 2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 160,107
Posted By gtc
Interesting. My Irish born Grandfather called...

Interesting. My Irish born Grandfather called them flip-flops like Americans do.



I think thats a purely South Australian term. We called them corner stores in Brisbane even though they weren't...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 7th January 2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,746
Posted By gtc
Nobody refers to AGW as Al Gorism and yet he is...

Nobody refers to AGW as Al Gorism and yet he is mentioned in your OP.
Forum: Education 7th January 2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,108
Posted By gtc
Its not our fault you have a bee in your bonnet...

Its not our fault you have a bee in your bonnet about Australia.



That sentence is completely unrelated to what lionking wrote. I think your idea that Australians are inveterate racists and...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 7th January 2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,746
Posted By gtc
Limbaugh is seen as the public face of the...

Limbaugh is seen as the public face of the Republican party in the same way that Al Gore is seen as the public face of AGW.

Attacking Rupert Murdoch when its really the mainstream media as a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th January 2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
The problem seems to be that, according to what...

The problem seems to be that, according to what has been written here, any advert that shows black people enjoying fried chicken would be viewed as offensive in America. I can't see how KFC in the UK...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 7th January 2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,874
Posted By gtc
Is this some kind of belated Christmas present...

Is this some kind of belated Christmas present for The Atheist? I know he enjoys laughing at the silly things people say about him.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th January 2010, 03:20 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
I understand the following: Fact 1: Some...

I understand the following:

Fact 1:
Some ignorant Americans believe that African Americans enjoy fried chicken more than White Americans.

Fact 2:
Some Americans are too stupid to notice the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
I believe the same thing happened in Australia...

I believe the same thing happened in Australia but somewhat later than the 50s. My grandparents kept chickens in the 1950s and my mother remembers children at school thinking she was a 'toff' for...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th January 2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,874
Posted By gtc
By number or by volume?

By number or by volume?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
Your false dichotomy is just silly.

Your false dichotomy is just silly.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
I very much doubt it.

I very much doubt it.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
I am not sure if this is a joke. However,...

I am not sure if this is a joke.

However, only Americans (or people of American descent) are African Americans. West Indians or Australian or British or African people of recent African origin...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By gtc
In Australia, studying a vocational course like...

In Australia, studying a vocational course like hairdressing or cooking is a short cut to Permanent Residency. The number of Indian students in Australia has increased massively since that short cut...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,669
Posted By gtc
The problem with E.J. Armstrong constantly...

The problem with E.J. Armstrong constantly starting new threads on the same topic is that it forces people to rebutt the same points over and over again.

One of the last times he started this...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
Any actual evidence to support the assertion that...

Any actual evidence to support the assertion that KFC lost money from this ad?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
But mayo goes really well with chicken! I...

But mayo goes really well with chicken!

I think they wrote a song about this:

Chicken and mayo live together in perfect harmony,
Side by side on my chicken sandwich, oh lord, why don't we?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
KFC sponsors cricket. The majority of cricket...

KFC sponsors cricket. The majority of cricket fans are non-white, the majority of Australian cricket fans are white.

The only way that KFC Australia could make an advert that is acceptable to...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,129
Posted By gtc
Sigh. The advert shows an Aussie cricket...

Sigh.

The advert shows an Aussie cricket fan surrounded by very vocal fans of a rival team - the West Indies (note for the usual mob of American-centrics that there are no African-Americans...
Forum: USA Politics 5th January 2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By gtc
I'm not sure what your point is. My point is that...

I'm not sure what your point is. My point is that this measure may help to prevent attacks by people from the areas listed but such people aren't the only source of potential threats. There is also...
Forum: USA Politics 5th January 2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By gtc
The obvious criticism is that the shoe bomber and...

The obvious criticism is that the shoe bomber and the people behind the 2006 liquid bomb plot had British passports.
Forum: Education 23rd December 2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,108
Posted By gtc
Some of the phrases he used in his run-in with...

Some of the phrases he used in his run-in with the law were ones I had never heard before; so I don't think they are of Australian origin.

To paraphrase:
'Officer, I posit that your bosom is...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd December 2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,504
Posted By gtc
Seas don't always recede before a Tsunami. If the...

Seas don't always recede before a Tsunami. If the crest arrives before the trough then the seas just start to rise. This is what happened in Sri Lanka...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 23rd December 2009, 05:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,253
Posted By gtc
The anglicans or episcopalians as they are known...

The anglicans or episcopalians as they are known in the US are extrmely diverse denomination. They were a compromise between the low church - ban sex as it might lead to dancing - and the high -...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 23rd December 2009, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By gtc
We have them in Australia and I read that they...

We have them in Australia and I read that they have them in Canada. I haven't heard of any court challenges. On what grounds would they be illegal and why wouldn't that apply to party broadcasts...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd December 2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,504
Posted By gtc
I don't think we are in disagreement. With your...

I don't think we are in disagreement. With your two examples, the act is intentional but the results unintended and so it was a blunder occurred.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd December 2009, 01:25 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,504
Posted By gtc
I don't mean to equate blunder with accident. My...

I don't mean to equate blunder with accident. My concept is the same as yours but maybe I have made an error somewhere or not explained myself properly.

I am trying to say that the act can be...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd December 2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,504
Posted By gtc
That isn't surprising seeing as it is published...

That isn't surprising seeing as it is published in a local American newspaper.

What do you consider to be the biggest blunders globally?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd December 2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,811
Posted By gtc
I'm pretty sure he was just saying that people...

I'm pretty sure he was just saying that people who want help from others have to swallow their pride about asking for help or accepting help if it is offered.
Forum: USA Politics 22nd December 2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,522
Posted By gtc
That adds up to 100.4%. Does the 10 mean anything...

That adds up to 100.4%. Does the 10 mean anything there?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd December 2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,504
Posted By gtc
Yes. The murders OJ were charged with...

Yes.

The murders OJ were charged with weren't blunders. They appear to have been deliberate actions not stupid or thoughtless. In this case, a blunder would have occurred if the man responsible...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd December 2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,504
Posted By gtc
No. Its a simple definition.

No. Its a simple definition.
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 22nd December 2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,851
Posted By gtc
I've read Salem's Lot by Stephen King at least 10...

I've read Salem's Lot by Stephen King at least 10 times and I loved the 1990s Dr Who and 2000AD tie-in novels published by Virgin.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd December 2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,807
Posted By gtc
More on the man's use of wikipedia...

More on the man's use of wikipedia (http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/jamesdelingpole/100020515/climategate-the-corruption-of-wikipedia/) here, I don't support the quip about his ponytail at the end.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 22nd December 2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 56,498
Posted By gtc
I have beard envy.

I have beard envy.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd December 2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 905
Posted By gtc
I'm not sure why you brought this up here. You...

I'm not sure why you brought this up here. You have already participated in a thread (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5436570&postcount=87) on the topic and the thread was...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd December 2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,441
Posted By gtc
Australia used a similar test to enforce the...

Australia used a similar test to enforce the White Australia Policy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Australia_Policy). To exclude non-white British subjects the test could be given in any...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd December 2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,504
Posted By gtc
The murders didn't happen this decade and the...

The murders didn't happen this decade and the evidence seems to suggest they were deliberate and not blunders.



There's a surprise. But most of your list aren't blunders, they are just things...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st December 2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,378
Posted By gtc
Firstly, many countries recognise de-facto...

Firstly, many countries recognise de-facto marriages which is where a couple living together in a committed relationship are treated as if they were married. In Australia this includes same sex...
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