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clown world contender: Ikea forced to apologize for jerk chicken and peas

cryptoadam

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outrage culture is at the point where they are complaining about green peas instead of beans being served with chicken.
 

OptimusApex

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If they're gonna appropriate jerk chicken and rice and peas at least do it right.

Rice is all wrong and they used fucking green peas.

And I guarantee that's just bbq jerk sauce on the chicken cooked in an oven.
 
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DragoonKain

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Of all the crazy shit people have done, "cultural appropriation" is right up there. There is no logical argument to be made for it whatsoever. As dumb as pronouns are, at least with those you can make an argument that you want people to feel accepted in society so throw some of these people a bone, as crazy as that is. But cultural appropriation? I haven't heard anyone make an actual argument as to why it makes sense. Just "you shouldn't do this!" Ummm why? "Because you shouldn't! It's not right!"

I guess they can't serve pizza btw either, because that isn't Swedish.

It doesn't exist, it isn't real.
 

matt404au

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If they're gonna appropriate jerk chicken and rice and peas at least do it right.

Rice is all wrong and they used fucking green peas.

And I guarantee that's just bbq jerk sauce on the chicken cooked in an oven.
They don't even do Swedish meatballs right and they're a Swedish company. What makes your preferred class special?
 

OptimusApex

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They don't even do Swedish meatballs right and they're a Swedish company. What makes your preferred class special?
Jerk chicken with Rice and Peas is a far superior dish than meatballs .. it's on a whole new level of special.

That's why everyone tries to make their own version and fails.
 
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triplestation

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i dont think this is a big deal

here in america we make tacos with the hard shells with iceberg lettuce and ground beef and shredded american cheese

it's of mexican influence but it's widely known as an american thing

definitely not the real thing and everyone knows it's not the real thing, but it's still great

just don't expect authentic jerk chicken at fucking ikea lmao

if it tastes good it tastes good, and at the same time you can recognize it as inauthentic
 

nkarafo

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I still don't get this cultural appropriation thing. Is it like a copyright or something?

Also, does it only apply to white westerners for some reason?

We don't have that shit in my country (yet) thankfully.
 

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If they're gonna appropriate jerk chicken and rice and peas at least do it right.

Rice is all wrong and they used fucking green peas.

And I guarantee that's just bbq jerk sauce on the chicken cooked in an oven.
Why should anyone care?
 

#Phonepunk#

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damn that's insane. i can't imagine jerk chicken being disallowed anywhere but the Caribbean.

hey at least they can still eat their balls.
 

Miku Miku

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you should basically never apologize in life to anyone that isn't your friend or family

exceptions to this rule are rare and had at your own peril
nah. In real life in interactions with 98% of the population, apologizing if you felt remorse for something you did is fine.

SJWs are not everyone.
 

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If they're gonna appropriate jerk chicken and rice and peas at least do it right.

Rice is all wrong and they used fucking green peas.

And I guarantee that's just bbq jerk sauce on the chicken cooked in an oven.
Did you change your name because it made it too obvious you were a massive racist and race baiter? Probably should have just gone with an Al Sharpton tag.
 
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Saruhashi

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It's crazy the extent to which Twitter and other social media can start and perpetuate outrage.

In my mind, the food at Ikea is like something you'd maybe want to grab real quick while you've been shopping there? Just like going to the food court at a mall or similar. It's not like you are making a reservation, dressing up real nice and taking your date to an expensive restaurant only to find that the food is a total disaster.

You grab a tray and the staff give you a bit of chicken, a big spoonful of rice, throw a bit of sauce on it and you are on your way.

I'm not even seeing where there is scope for "offense" or "backlash" there. Like, yeah, you are dining at IKEA for fucksakes. It's not going to be an authentic dish from a top chef. It costs less than 7 pounds!

It's almost kind of sad imagining someone going into Ikea and seeing this on their shitty menu and getting legitimately excited only to realize that it's rice and green peas then being so upset by it that IKEA ends up saying "sorry".

Totally pathetic.
 
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OptimusApex

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Did you change your name because it made it too obvious you were a massive racist and race baiter? Probably should have just gone with an Al Sharpton tag.
Who gives a fuck .. it's a username you loser
 
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And real Chinese isn't take out fried rice, chicken balls, and chop suey with a fortune cookie at the end. Indian restaurant's serving chicken tikka masala isn't real Indian food either. And I've never seen one Asian person complain in Toronto.

You know how it goes with minorities. Asians don't complain about stupid shit and focus on education and business.

Some other minorities.................. well..........

And you wonder why some non-whities do better than others.
 
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cryptoadam

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The cuisine had its origins with the Taino, who developed the jerk method and later taught it to African slaves, who in turn adapted it in creating jerk chicken. The word jerk reportedly stems from the Spanish charqui, meaning dried strips of meat similar to the modern-day jerky.

:unsure:


The cultural appropriation store called and it wants its Jerk chicken back.
 
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OptimusApex

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You gave enough of a fuck to change it.
Dont think that really counts it's just a name thats still in the tag. Did not know so many people where hung up over it .. you'd think they have better things to do.
 

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Honest with you, as a puertorrican born of dominican parents, who has grown 37 years eating many amounts of combinations of rice with red, pink, green, black, white and chick peas /beans.... i don’t give a fuck, because rice with green beans is just as good in company of a good chicken or meat.

I am daring to think no caribbean cares about this shit. If any does...they have bigger problems.

Let me edit for the idiots: i don’t fucking care cause this comes from a FUCKING IKEA!
 
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DeepEnigma

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Honest with you, as a puertorrican born of dominican parents, who has grown 37 years eating many amounts of combinations of rice with red, pink, green, black, white and chick peas /beans.... i don’t give a fuck, because rice with green beans is just as good in company of a good chicken or meat.

I am daring to think no caribbean cares about this shit. If any does...they have bigger problems.

Let me edit for the idiots: i don’t fucking care cause this comes from a FUCKING IKEA!
For real, lol. Arroz con gandules all day, errday, but one doesn’t go to Ikea to justify that existence.

It’s just a cheap ass food service to grub on as almost an “Ikeas routine” while shopping.
 
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Gashtronomy

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This outrage is manufactured by the companies, in order to get their name around the internet.

It's free advertising, everytime.
 

matt404au

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Honest with you, as a puertorrican born of dominican parents, who has grown 37 years eating many amounts of combinations of rice with red, pink, green, black, white and chick peas /beans.... i don’t give a fuck, because rice with green beans is just as good in company of a good chicken or meat.

I am daring to think no caribbean cares about this shit. If any does...they have bigger problems.

Let me edit for the idiots: i don’t fucking care cause this comes from a FUCKING IKEA!
Nigerian Prince African King OptimusAnus Pigeon isn't even from the Caribbean so there's no difference between him getting offended on your behalf and a white ally getting offended on a Nigerian's behalf.
 

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Wait... chicken? The ones most researchers agree where first domesticated somewhere in Asia?
Someone behind the "original" recipe needs to explain why they were appropriating chicken
 
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