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Old Today, 12:40 PM   #801
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Originally Posted by smartcooky View Post
Oh FFS stop it! You're behaving like a prat now. That artwork has been around since 2008. I have seen it used for all sorts of things including avatars that have nothing to do with either the band or bigfoot.

People choose avatars for all sorts of reason, I don't believe for a second that Jodie chose this one to have a dig at black people.
I apologize.

I would just submit that this has been yet another justification of Poe's Law.

I will take my leave now and lurk for another year or so.

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Old Today, 03:31 PM   #802
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Originally Posted by Dipayan View Post
Wearing a white wizard hat during the Semana Santa is one thing, and it's another when you walk into a black neighbourhood with one on.
Is this thread now presumed to have an ethnic or cultural alignment?

My roommate recently told me that I am not allowed to argue (i.e. disagree) with non-white people on her facebook page (really her wall, and really even then her posts that appear in other people's feeds) because it is a "Native space."

People have some weird ideas about ownership of "space" on the internet.
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Originally Posted by Dipayan View Post
Then thank god nobody said that Jodie did!

But if this thread was about me getting offended with Jodie's avatar, I wonder if Jodie's POV on it would have mirrored their stated perspective on the banana incident.
Originally Posted by Dipayan View Post
I apologize.

I would just submit that this has been yet another justification of Poe's Law.

I will take my leave now and lurk for another year or so.
Aw, come on man! You got mowed down while I was at work? Where's your stamina, Dipayan?

Thought this was what you were up to, and was ready to play. You sledgehammered it on your first post though. Ease in next time and crank it up gradually.
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Originally Posted by Delphic Oracle View Post
Is this thread now presumed to have an ethnic or cultural alignment?

My roommate recently told me that I am not allowed to argue (i.e. disagree) with non-white people on her facebook page (really her wall, and really even then her posts that appear in other people's feeds) because it is a "Native space."

People have some weird ideas about ownership of "space" on the internet.
Space, words, dress, ideology, abstractions...the lines are being drawn clearer every day.
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