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Old 24th February 2020, 02:50 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
Taking the piss out of something extremely offensive by presenting an extreme example of it is difficult to get right. Also, if your attempt at satire fails, "I was only pretending to be retarded" is almost never going to rescue it.
I agree.

I think they need to take lessons from Monty Python or Hale & Pace... they were all very, very good at making light and taking the piss of offensive ideas, keeping it funny, without being offensive themselves.

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