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do you consider this racist?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by SoCalBlack08, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. Aug 4, 2010 at 1:53 PM
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    SoCalBlack08

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  2. Aug 4, 2010 at 1:55 PM
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    HondaGM

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  3. Aug 4, 2010 at 1:56 PM
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    SoCalBlack08

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    lets not get it locked...i really want to see what people have to say:)
     
  4. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:00 PM
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    m0nster986

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    No, it's funny.

    It would be however, if they hired white guys to play middle easterners.
     
  5. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:04 PM
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    why cant i see this? do i need adobe flash player 10?
     
  6. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:08 PM
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    Primersinmyshoe

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    Not racist. They're not poking fun at people from India. They are using Indians to present the commercial. It is slightly funny.
     
  7. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:10 PM
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    Incognito

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    X2, nothing racist about this.
     
  8. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    I love this commercial, and it works because I seriously consider metro pcs just because I watched this commercial.

    This should not get locked if you guys can keep it civil. It's an ad on TV for christ's sake, if it gets locked, well that's just tarded.
     
  9. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:13 PM
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    SoCalBlack08

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    achirdo

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    i can see how it can be considerd racist. everytime ive ever talked to customer service they were all indian/middle eastern. but hell its funny. made me laugh. political correctness is over rated
     
  11. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:17 PM
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    still funny
     
  12. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:17 PM
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    Andrew H

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    Not racist.
     
  13. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:20 PM
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    it is pretty funny...but what if they used gangsta blacks, stereotypical asians, or those jews with the beards and curly sideburns. would it be racist then?
     
  14. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:22 PM
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    Andrew H

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    No. They are just playing on the stereotypes of whatever people they are using.
     
  15. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:23 PM
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    funny...the radios spots for that are pretty good too
     
  16. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:23 PM
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    Andrew H

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    Them making a commercial is no different than you stereotyping jews with beards and sideburns or blacks being gangsters and stereotypical asians being stereotypical.
     
  17. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:24 PM
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    Its only racist to the people who think its racist.
     
  18. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:29 PM
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    I don't think that's racist at all.

    It's not all that funny -- but it's different. So there's that.
     
  19. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:30 PM
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    so ur saying it is racist for stereotyping indians?
     
  20. Aug 4, 2010 at 2:32 PM
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    not racist.....
     
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