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Old 12th July 2019, 12:39 AM   #121
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Originally Posted by cullennz View Post
I am beginning to find it quite humorous that given mans history, the concept of one groups superiority over another's suddenly has to be all about idiot white supremacists over another coloured people.

It is like the left suddenly wiped out the holocaust and all the many other atrocities with the same thing from their memories simultaneously
Gasp!
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Old 12th July 2019, 12:42 AM   #122
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Originally Posted by Foolmewunz View Post
Gasp!
Pretty much.
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Old 12th July 2019, 12:51 AM   #123
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Are you saying the holocaust was not about white supremacy? You've heard about this whole "Aryan" thing the nazis were so exited about, right?
No

I am saying coloured wasn't the only people the Nazi's thought they were superior to
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Old 12th July 2019, 03:27 AM   #124
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The Nazis looked down on Slavs, therefore the Little Mermaid should have very little melanin. Makes perfect sense.
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Old 12th July 2019, 03:36 AM   #125
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
The Nazis looked down on Slavs, therefore the Little Mermaid should have very little melanin. Makes perfect sense.
Well that and anyone they decided of their own kind was mentally impaired, or in the case physically disabled like deafness or blind were sterilised or castrated.

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Old 12th July 2019, 03:41 AM   #126
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Originally Posted by jeremyp View Post
Exactly. When are the media going to learn that "people complain on Twitter" is not a story?
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Racists Hunger Games fans are very disappointed

This was from a few years back. The book describes both characters as having dark skin. Reading comprehension fail. Also based on Twitter outrage, but then there's counter-outrage based on the tweets. So, something for everyone.
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Old 12th July 2019, 03:47 AM   #127
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Originally Posted by Venom View Post
I have no dog in the race.



I just don't like seeing my childhood shows getting rewritten to appease the politically correct base.
Did you object the last time, where instead of
being tortured with every step she takes with human legs, getting rejected anyway and dieing and turning into sea foam, she marries the prince and lives happily ever after
or is it just the skin colour that you think should not be changed? FFS her skin colour or her scale colour is in no way relevant to the story. Aquatic mammals range all the way from light grey to black with a few being white. Go tell a humpback whale its colour is wrong.
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Old 12th July 2019, 04:08 AM   #128
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There is some good news for the white supremacist crowd from Disney: They should all enjoy the Lion King:

Another Disney movie whose main character is a Dane.
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Old 12th July 2019, 04:42 AM   #129
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Originally Posted by cullennz View Post
Well that and anyone they decided of their own kind was mentally impaired, or in the case physically disabled like deafness or blind were sterilised or castrated.
Are you suggesting the Little Mermaid is a castrated mentally defective male of non-German European extract, possibly with a physical handicap (besides the missing legs thing)? I fear your version of Ariel will meet with even more controversy than one who is merely black.
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Old 12th July 2019, 04:57 AM   #130
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
Are you suggesting the Little Mermaid is a castrated mentally defective male of non-German European extract, possibly with a physical handicap (besides the missing legs thing)? I fear your version of Ariel will meet with even more controversy than one who is merely black.
Only if you haven't read my posts

I was pointing out how every case of one group of people feeling superiority over another isn't automatically "White supremacists"

I actually thought it was fairly fricken obvious
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Originally Posted by cullennz View Post
Only if you haven't read my posts

I was pointing out how every case of one group of people feeling superiority over another isn't automatically "White supremacists"

I actually thought it was fairly fricken obvious
You want Ariel to be a white supremacist? In that case they'd better make her white herself, or it would raise distracting questions during the film. We don't want the story of half-fish jailbait making satanic bargains in order to seduce by deception with the aid of singing sea creatures to turn into something ridiculous.
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
You want Ariel to be a white supremacist? In that case they'd better make her white herself, or it would raise distracting questions during the film. We don't want the story of half-fish jailbait making satanic bargains in order to seduce by deception with the aid of singing sea creatures to turn into something ridiculous.
Um no

She could be green for all I care.

But thanks for not reading my post
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Old 12th July 2019, 05:22 AM   #133
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Originally Posted by cullennz View Post
Um no

She could be green for all I care.
Presumably an ocean-dweller would have a different focus in environmental activism, I agree. More about sewage and less about landfills. Although sea level rise itself might be a benefit to mermaids, so long as it's not coupled with deoxygenation. A significant shift in marine life diversity might trigger predator-prey ratios to get out of whack, perhaps Ariel's real reason for wanting to go on land is to hunt new prey. Maybe her lust for Eric isn't just ordinary teenaged sexuality, perhaps she's after literal meat and longs to rip him apart and feast upon chunks of his Aryan flesh! (We'll know if she's an observant Jew by whether she does kosher slaughter.)


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Old 12th July 2019, 05:49 AM   #134
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You would think depending on diet and sun exposure she would be kind of a blue, grey silver sheen. Maybe a tad of green.
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Let's not forget the biggest story out of this;

Apparently nobody knows that Halle Berry and Halle Bailey aren't the same person.

Thank God one of them isn't named Halle Acosta.
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Old 12th July 2019, 08:25 AM   #136
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There is some good news for the white supremacist crowd from Disney: They should all enjoy the Lion King:
I haven't seen the CGI remake of The Lion King. Did they change the hyenas? The first time around it was said that the hyenas were racist because they were obviously meant to portray the negative stereotypes of black youth.
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Old 12th July 2019, 08:28 AM   #137
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I haven't seen the CGI remake of The Lion King. Did they change the hyenas? The first time around it was said that the hyenas were racist because they were obviously meant to portray the negative stereotypes of black youth.
They added a minor character beat, making the female hyena, Shenzi, specifically more the clear leader of the Hyena pack and making her more of a willing partner with Scar with an agenda of her own instead of just a pawn in his plan / henchmen. It's not like a huge change from what I've heard, only a couple of lines of incidental dialog here and there. One reviewer said it it felt to him mostly like a way to give Nala a foil, since if you cast Beyonce as someone you can be damn sure they aren't just going to sit on their ass during the final battle.

That's the only change I'm aware of it, and I can't imagine how that would have racial or fascist stereotypes.
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Let's not forget the biggest story out of this;

Apparently nobody knows that Halle Berry and Halle Bailey aren't the same person.

Ohhhh!

Thanks for that. I don't really care but now I'm less ignorant in my disinterest. .
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I have no dog in the race.

I just don't like seeing my childhood shows getting rewritten to appease the politically correct base.
Then why did you like it so much the first time they did it?
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Then why did you like it so much the first time they did it?
I think he's upset they changed the whole turning to sea-foam and becoming an ethereal spirit ending.


I really don't know why people think they get an opinion on this. Or, rather, why they think their opinion should matter. If you don't like it, don't go see it.

The whole - "Things must remain as they were when I first encountered them" bollocks is mental.
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I think there is a much more important issue that no one has yet had the courage to question.

What race is Ariel’s lower half, and does this stay consistent? I mean is she half tuna, porpoise, barracuda? Are we erasing the culture of an entire species of half fish?

Worse yet, and I can’t help but notice that many posters have just glossed over this, is there any such things as a “mermaid” anyways? Why is Disney denying the culture of the Deeps ones??????!!!!!!!!!

Father Dagon and Mother Hydra are not going to put up with this once word reaches them.
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I think there is a much more important issue that no one has yet had the courage to question.

What race is Ariel’s lower half, and does this stay consistent? I mean is she half tuna, porpoise, barracuda? Are we erasing the culture of an entire species of half fish?
I like to think it's tuna.

Chicken of the Sea mermaid comes to mind.

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I like to think it's tuna.

Chicken of the Sea mermaid comes to mind.
I am waiting for Charlie to weight in on this. I hope Disney has not started blatant attacks on tuna culture!

(As an aside I have heard rumors that Walt himself was a marlin supremacist!!!!!)
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I am beginning to find it quite humorous that given mans history, the concept of one groups superiority over another's suddenly has to be all about idiot white supremacists over another coloured people.

It is like the left suddenly wiped out the holocaust and all the many other atrocities with the same thing from their memories simultaneously
The left wiped out the Holocaust? Seriously?

This is a poe, right?

Lets have a look at some well known Holocaust deniers

David Irving. Close connections to right wing extremists and neo-Nazis.

Simon Sheppard. A British right-wing extremist and former member of the BNP. He was expelled by them because he was too extreme even for them.

Jean-Marie Le Pen President of Rassemblement National the French National Front. Right wing ultranationalist, Euroskeptic, anti immigration white supremacist.

Alison Chabloz British singer with extreme right-wing connections.

This is just a small sampling.
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I think that the point he is trying to make is that white supremacists are also against the Jews, who are often indistinguishable from alleged Aryans (the Nazis often found it difficult to tell them apart), and they obviously aren't fond of Communists, and many of them despise homosexuals and the disabled.
But I have no idea why he would think that the left are in denial about this.
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I think the ultra real CGI versions of Timon and Poomba in the upcoming "Lion King" are not going to be one fourth as funny as the animated originals. Their look is a large part of what made them so funny.
I don’t get why it’s referred to as “live action remake” when it’s just another animated movie.
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So apparently Disney is casting a black woman as Ariel in the upcoming live action remake of The Little Mermaid. This has racists triggered because apparently it's fairytale canon that she's Caucasian or something. Discuss.
Fake outrage.
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Well???? Can it???

I assume it depends on both the dragon and the missile?
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Fake outrage.
Yeah, the right is good at it.
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And me.

It appears Hollywood scriptwriters have run out of new ideas.

If they want some story ideas for NEW movies that have never before been shot, I have some.
I can agree with that, certainly, remakes, remasters, endless sequels, and lazy cash grabs seems to be all the rage these days.

Casting some mythological creature not bound to any particular geography is white or black isn't "politically correct", it's just choosing a skin colour. Why would they be white to begin with? In Harry Potter they were depicted as blueish green. They're like dragons, their colour means nothing.

It's not like they're making a film with Asian leprechauns, African wendigo, or blonde Scandinavian-looking Japanese Oni.
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I just hope I am not labeled a racist because I think Barry is just plain bad casting.
Barry from Eastenders? A terrible choice for a mermaid. Probably.
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being tortured with every step she takes with human legs, getting rejected anyway and dieing and turning into sea foam, she marries the prince and lives happily ever after
At least according to the Wiki, the ending is slightly more uplifting than that.

"However, the Little Mermaid cannot bring herself to kill the sleeping prince lying with his new bride, and she throws the knife and herself off the ship into the water just as dawn breaks. Her body dissolves into foam, but instead of ceasing to exist, she feels the warm sun and discovers that she has turned into a luminous and ethereal earthbound spirit, a daughter of the air. As the Little Mermaid ascends into the atmosphere, she is greeted by other daughters who tell her she has become like them because she strove with all her heart to obtain an immortal soul. Because of her selflessness, she is given the chance to earn her own soul by doing good deeds for mankind for 300 years, and will one day rise up into the Kingdom of God."

So at least there's a silver lining.
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Originally Posted by Safe-Keeper View Post
At least according to the Wiki, the ending is slightly more uplifting than that.
...How?

Having been a murderous stalker up until now, she gets granted aerial and aetherial powers, a tremendously long lifespan, and tasked with further interfering with human lives? Is that how you get to Heaven: be a magical murder ghost? Because what they taught me in CCD was way off!
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Old 14th July 2019, 12:53 AM   #154
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I think this is all a plot to make us forget about what REAL merpeople are like so they can take over.

There is a deep shadow over Innsmouth for instance these days, but does the media ever report about that?

No, we get movies like this that promote mating between the two cultures!
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I don't care about the race of the merperson, but if the Priest officiating the wedding doesn't have a boner I'm rioting.
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Why in 2019, the year Captain Marvel made Jude Law her bitch is Disney remaking a movie about a girl who gives up her entire identity for guy?
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Old 14th July 2019, 07:58 AM   #157
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
I don't care about the race of the merperson, but if the Priest officiating the wedding doesn't have a boner I'm rioting.
That would depend on who's playing the Prince.
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Old 14th July 2019, 03:35 PM   #158
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
I don't care about the race of the merperson, but if the Priest officiating the wedding doesn't have a boner I'm rioting.
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Originally Posted by Tormac View Post
I think there is a much more important issue that no one has yet had the courage to question.

What race is Ariel’s lower half, and does this stay consistent? I mean is she half tuna, porpoise, barracuda? Are we erasing the culture of an entire species of half fish?
She's not half fish. Look at those b-cups. She's clearly a mammal. Her tail flukes are horizontal. She's half-whale, not half fish.
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
She's not half fish. Look at those b-cups. She's clearly a mammal. Her tail flukes are horizontal. She's half-whale, not half fish.
Perhaps she merely overcame her fish background by dint of rigorous deportment and elocution lessons? Yes, perhaps Ariel was a graduate of a dolphinishing school.
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