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Hey mon! Jamaican GTers...Is this racist?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by airmotive, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. airmotive

    airmotive Tin Kicker

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  3. Bruce M

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    Presuming it is the commercial with the guy in the elevator then office I do not know whether it is racist but I did think it was humorous and memorable.
     
  4. NorthCarolinaLiberty

    NorthCarolinaLiberty MentalDefective

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    So I don't get it about the white actor. Is he, or is he not, high on Jamaican Gold?
     
  5. MtBaldy

    MtBaldy Obie Wan, RIP

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    Some people need to lighten up.
     
  6. Gallium

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    It is as funny as hell. There is not a REAL Jamaican (I know at least four Jamaicans) that would think that was racist in any way, shape or form.

    Yesterday I forwarded it to three of them, all of them thought it was hilarious. The fourth responded saying: "I am your housekeeper/cabana girl...I am not sure it is appropriate mon, for you to be friending me on FB and posting this stuff on my wall". :)
     
  7. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Dastickybun, mon!

    Of course, I've been on a Bob Marley kick lately. Maybe dat woman no cry. Don't shed no tears. No woman no (nah )cry.
     
  8. nursetim

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    I'd love to talk like a Jamaican. Very cool accent and puts me in a better mood. I've seen travel shows that had white Jamaicans speak with a distinct accent similar to that only not has heavy.
    People need to take a nap, jeez this country is getting grouchy.
     
  9. Huaco Kid

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    It's not anywhere near as racist as the one I see around here for some community college or online college.

    It's got a squeaky clean-cut white guy with a huge smile saying, "If SHE can do it, ANYONE can!!"
     
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    M&P Shooter Metal Member

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    Only a real racist becomes offended by everything and anything.
     
  11. Bren

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    I thought the rule used to be, "it's racist to say you can recognize a person's race by the way they talk." Did that one change, or is Barbara Lippert just racist?
     
  12. Mrs.Cicero

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    How are they getting "all blacks are happy" from that? The only real live Jamaican I know personally isn't black. Or maybe he is. I can't tell. Maybe if he grew out the buzz cut? I adore his accent. It's beautiful. Anyway, I thought the beginning was silly and the ending was funny. But I keep a rooster in my bathtub, too, so I may be the wrong sort of person to ask.
     
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    I just watched the commercial. All I can say is; Really mon? Why are people butthurt over that? People are funny, I guess. :dunno:
     
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    Anyone who is offended by that commercial is a dumb***. If anything it put me in a better mood.


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    I think the ad is kind of stupid myself, but I don't find anything racist about it.
     
  17. Johnspark

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    So the whole Jamaican bobsled team should just go back to....not bobsledding?

    You can't do things outside of your socially defined zone right?
     
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    *ASH* in hell everyone loves popcorn

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    lol , no Jamaican would find it offensive. we have gone to Jamaica 5 times over the years , i asked one who i became friends with and who i stay in touch with why the folks so oppressed living in crap huts were a happy go lucky bunch ??

    we were eating at a sammich shack on the beach , and sat back toked on a hogs leg and said in a serious tone " ITS THE GANJA MAN ROFL . true story .

    speaking of i need to plan a trip back to see my friend , he is getting up in age .

    80% of them are happy go lucky , the others not so much
     
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    It looks to me like Barbara Lippert is the racist. This media hog is another of those wannabes trying to make a mountain out of a grain of sand. She needs to crawl back in her hole and quit bothering people.
     
  20. Shagrat

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    This /\
     
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