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 Post subject: "Offensive Halloween Costumes" in the News today?
 Post Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:11 pm 
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So a group is stating that "Culture" isn't supposed to be a Halloween costume. I don't want to step on anyone's toes here because this is usually a chill area but... What. Seriously you don't see Wiccans crying out when they're demonized during Halloween. But besides that I think they're lame costumes anyway. I think this generation is getting a little too offended by tiny things. How do you feel on the subject?
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 Post Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:16 pm 
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I think those students should be slapped, and slapped hard, then kicked out of school for being so stupid....it's people like them that end up working for the ACLU....

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I think everyone should think, act, dress, walk and talk exactly the same.

Such a peaceful world it would be.

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They need to lighten up. It's Halloween, the one night that shouldn't be PC! :roll:

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Yay Andy! I like it! :lol: :lol:

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I don't have a problem with the ACLU but I think these student are reaching with their campaign. I have dressed as an Indian princess before for Halloween and I have quite a bit of Native American ancestry. Nobody in my family thought the costume was insensitive and I didn't get any sideways stares from anyone either. Girls dress up as witches all the time at Halloween and you never hear anything about it being insensitive to those who who were killed during the witch hunts. The geisha thing surprised me because I seem to remember from a Japanese culture class that I took that geishas were simply entertainers. Why would it be offensive to dress as that? Nearly all costumes are inspired by something or someone. Wearing them doesn't necessarily make them offensive. I cannot even believe this made the news. :roll: That incredibly small group of students really need to focus their energy on more important issues.


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Spookymufu wrote:
I think those students should be slapped, and slapped hard, then kicked out of school for being so stupid....it's people like them that end up working for the ACLU....

Yeah, they didn't show it on the link I posted but in one pic there's a kid who's holding up a photo of a guy dressed as a terrorist. Terrorism=|=Culture


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 Post Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:42 pm 
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Lillith wrote:
They need to lighten up. It's Halloween, the one night that shouldn't be PC! :roll:


Amen!


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 Post Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:43 pm 
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Pumpkin56 wrote:
I don't have a problem with the ACLU but I think these student are reaching with their campaign. I have dressed as an Indian princess before for Halloween and I have quite a bit of Native American ancestry. Nobody in my family thought the costume was insensitive and I didn't get any sideways stares from anyone either. Girls dress up as witches all the time at Halloween and you never hear anything about it being insensitive to those who who were killed during the witch hunts. The geisha thing surprised me because I seem to remember from a Japanese culture class that I took that geishas were simply entertainers. Why would it be offensive to dress as that? Nearly all costumes are inspired by something or someone. Wearing them doesn't necessarily make them offensive. I cannot even believe this made the news. :roll: That incredibly small group of students really need to focus their energy on more important issues.


Yeah, like their school work :lol: I don't see any of this at mine and I'm so happy. It was nice when groups did Gay rights programs but this is ridiculous. These people can calm themselves for one day. That's like getting mad at Christmas Trees being everywhere if you don't celebrate Christmas.


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 Post Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:48 pm 
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That's like getting mad at Christmas Trees being everywhere if you don't celebrate Christmas.


dont give them any ideas, it's bad enough the ACLU and other "groups" dont want christmas decorations in public or on Gov property...sheesh

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ofwgdgaf wrote:
Spookymufu wrote:
I think those students should be slapped, and slapped hard, then kicked out of school for being so stupid....it's people like them that end up working for the ACLU....

Yeah, they didn't show it on the link I posted but in one pic there's a kid who's holding up a photo of a guy dressed as a terrorist. Terrorism=|=Culture


Wow, whoever held that picture up gets the 5-Star Dumba** award for life. So what does this person think of those who dress up as people who have been in the news like Casey Anthony or O.J.? Or the ones who dress up as old-time gangsters? Criminals are not a 'cultural' thing. That's all on the person. Fools. :?


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Spookymufu wrote:
ofwgdgaf wrote:
That's like getting mad at Christmas Trees being everywhere if you don't celebrate Christmas.


dont give them any ideas, it's bad enough the ACLU and other "groups" dont want christmas decorations in public or on Gov property...sheesh


I didn't really want Christmas decorations around campus :oops: My reason, however, was that it was a distraction. As soon as anything festive went up, students would start slacking off and pretty much start break early. Which, you know, fine if you don't care about academic performance, but nearly every semester, there was some group project or presentation that was part of the final and it never failed that I would have some of these idiots in my group that would screw the rest of us over by half-a**ing their part. That was one of my biggest pet peeves in college- people who never took school seriously :x


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Pumpkin56 wrote:
ofwgdgaf wrote:
Spookymufu wrote:
I think those students should be slapped, and slapped hard, then kicked out of school for being so stupid....it's people like them that end up working for the ACLU....

Yeah, they didn't show it on the link I posted but in one pic there's a kid who's holding up a photo of a guy dressed as a terrorist. Terrorism=|=Culture


Wow, whoever held that picture up gets the 5-Star Dumba** award for life. So what does this person think of those who dress up as people who have been in the news like Casey Anthony or O.J.? Or the ones who dress up as old-time gangsters? Criminals are not a 'cultural' thing. That's all on the person. Fools. :?


It seems to only care about other things like the Geishas or stuff but this is just a big case of white guilt(Don't like to use that word but there even aren't any white people in that group) :?


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Sorry..I think its stupid! I agree with some of the others...this generation is offended by too much too quickly. Just silly. They need to relax


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 Post Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:14 pm 
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johnsoneliza52 wrote:
Sorry..I think its stupid! I agree with some of the others...this generation is offended by too much too quickly. Just silly. They need to relax


yup, a lot of this next generation are just a bunch of wimps, whiners, and crybabies....I hope I'm dead before they completely destroy this country, but it's started already...

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