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Old 18th February 2020, 01:33 PM   #1
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Man kidnaps woman, forces her to watch "Roots" in order to "Understand her Racism."

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Police in Cedar Rapids, Iowa arrested a man after he allegedly kidnapped a woman and forced her to watch “Roots,” a 1977 TV miniseries about slavery in the United States.

Cedar Rapids newspaper The Gazette reports Robert Lee Noye, 52, was arrested Monday.

A criminal complaint stated Noye forced the victim to watch the show, which is a nine-hour historical miniseries about slavery in the U.S. through the post-Civil War era, “so she could better understand her racism.”

The complaint also stated the suspect told the victim he would “kill her and spread her body parts across Interstate 380 on the way to Chicago” if she did not sit and watch the show.
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Old 18th February 2020, 01:46 PM   #2
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One cannot help but imagine backstories for this encounter. For sure these two must have crossed paths before. I'm imagining something in the 15 items or less lane.

"You've got at least twenty items! Go to the regular lane!"

"Shut up, Karen! That's racist!"

"Nuh-uh!"

"Uh- You know what? Okay, fine. You don't think it's racist, I've got a TV show you need to see. And I won't take no for an answer!"
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Old 18th February 2020, 01:48 PM   #3
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I have to say that description sounds scary accurate.
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Old 21st February 2020, 03:21 PM   #4
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It could have been worse. He could have forced her to watch Lost or something.
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Old 21st February 2020, 04:09 PM   #5
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So ridiculous. 380 doesn't go anywhere near Chicago.
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Old 21st February 2020, 04:18 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
One cannot help but imagine backstories for this encounter. For sure these two must have crossed paths before. I'm imagining something in the 15 items or less lane.

"You've got at least twenty items! Go to the regular lane!"

"Shut up, Karen! That's racist!"

"Nuh-uh!"

"Uh- You know what? Okay, fine. You don't think it's racist, I've got a TV show you need to see. And I won't take no for an answer!"
A fascinating look inside your imagination. Cheers.
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Old 21st February 2020, 04:24 PM   #7
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Maybe it was just an unorthodox proposal - he wanted to jump the broom with her, and needed some quality time together to try and make it work.
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Old 21st February 2020, 04:27 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Sideroxylon View Post
A fascinating look inside your imagination. Cheers.
"That's not funny!" makes the same point for less effort.

And there's no need to thank me.
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Old 21st February 2020, 04:34 PM   #9
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Kidnaps and chill. Its a thing.
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Old 21st February 2020, 05:21 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
"That's not funny!" makes the same point for less effort.

And there's no need to thank me.
It doesn’t but cheers.
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