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VG247 has lost it


don't let the actual words of the actual person dissuade you, or the journalists who decided to not interview her in their articles where they distorted her views into another rant about how toxic gamers are, you should still be mad at gamers because reasons.



yes we should blame journalists being shit on their job on gamers
 

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this story is insane. some wedding photography company gets hired to shoot a wedding, but the bride dies before the wedding happens. they refuse to refund the groom to be (now in mourning) and decide to make fun of him on social media. but that's not enough so they keep going. the whole thing promptly turns into a giant embarassing shitshow where they just keep digging their own grave and end up creating a website just to mock this poor man who had the love of his life die on him.

 
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this story is insane. some wedding photography company gets hired to shoot a wedding, but the bride dies before the wedding happens. they refuse to refund the groom to be (now in mourning) and decide to make fun of him on social media. but that's not enough so they keep going. the whole thing promptly turns into a giant embarassing shitshow where they just keep digging their own grave and end up creating a website just to mock this poor man who had the love of his life die on him.

By the sound of it the photography company is basically a scam anyway. So not surprising
 
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this story is insane. some wedding photography company gets hired to shoot a wedding, but the bride dies before the wedding happens. they refuse to refund the groom to be (now in mourning) and decide to make fun of him on social media. but that's not enough so they keep going. the whole thing promptly turns into a giant embarassing shitshow where they just keep digging their own grave and end up creating a website just to mock this poor man who had the love of his life die on him.

Very curious to watch later - what could the possible justification be for going after the guy?
 
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uh oh he lost the 2nd grader vote.
Very curious to watch later - what could the possible justification be for going after the guy?
he spoke to a local newspaper or something about it. admittedly, there was a no refund policy, and he never claimed there wasn't. they could have just left that alone but they wanted to get back at him, so they threatened to sue him, then they mocked them on social media. it only got worse from there. at one point they tried to re-use the suicide of an employee from 2 years ago for sympathy. all of this with the company name front and center, and all for $1800, as if publicly destroying your company for good is worth that much money.
 
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Here is the story above:


Lose the beliefs, lose the identity. If this logic applies in the area of sexual orientation, where else does it apply?
Hate how being a different sexuality is some sort of political statement. I'm into women but I don't consider myself part of the club anymore because I disagree with a lot of lefty ideals and a lot of the ideas coming out of the LGBTLMNOP+.

Parts of our identity we can't control have become a political statement and something to hold over others. If you don't vote for the right guy you ain't black. If you aren't feminist you ain't a woman. If you don't support children transitioning you ain't LGBT. Those of us who are parts of minority groups and actually sane are excluded from those groups entirely like that's a choice you can just make.
 

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The "wife's son" part is fake right?
I thought so as well initially. It's possible the entire guy was photoshopped in. I need to get into image forensics.

Edit: Although even when I zoom right in on the pixels I don't see any obvious signs of image tampering, if it's a fake it's pretty well done.
 
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Casinos told me today they are going to install automatic screeners at each entrance. Scans your face for temp reading and gives you a pass or fail score. This is in preparation for opening early next month.

To me that is some scary shit.

Gattaca up in this bitch..


 
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I thought so as well initially. It's possible the entire guy was photoshopped in. I need to get into image forensics.

Edit: Although even when I zoom right in on the pixels I don't see any obvious signs of image tampering, if it's a fake it's pretty well done.
C’mon, I enjoyed the joke but it’s clearly fake. The signs are hand-written, yet the letters in that line are perfectly straight and symmetrical, and the two ’S’s are identical. Also the perspective of “son” gives it away easily, it doesn’t match the perspective and the slant of the sign.

#nofunallowed
 

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C’mon, I enjoyed the joke but it’s clearly fake. The signs are hand-written, yet the letters in that line are perfectly straight and symmetrical, and the two ’S’s are identical. Also the perspective of “son” gives it away easily, it doesn’t match the perspective and the slant of the sign.
I wouldn't say it's "clearly" a fake, but yeah those two S's and the perspective of the line make relative to the ones below it is questionable. It probably said "Dad's against Trump" or something and they just shopped in that top line.
 

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this story is insane. some wedding photography company gets hired to shoot a wedding, but the bride dies before the wedding happens. they refuse to refund the groom to be (now in mourning) and decide to make fun of him on social media. but that's not enough so they keep going. the whole thing promptly turns into a giant embarassing shitshow where they just keep digging their own grave and end up creating a website just to mock this poor man who had the love of his life die on him.

It's an interesting story and the company and its employees deserve the worst, but damn, I hate when youtubers stretch their videos because of ad revenue. This is a topic that could've been easily covered in less than 10 minutes.
 

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It's an interesting story and the company and its employees deserve the worst, but damn, I hate when youtubers stretch their videos because of ad revenue. This is a topic that could've been easily covered in less than 10 minutes.
Yeah, I stopped watching after 3 mins because the guy spent them rambling about nothing. Get to the fucking point.
 
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RACISM IS BAD!!!*

* said:
He added that "WHITE on BLACK racism" had "ruined the world", which sparked responses about other forms of racism.

He later doubled down against "racist white people" in an Instagram live.
RACISM BY ONE RACE IS BAD**

** said:
Boyega tweeted his hatred of racists before replying to a Nigerian man who said he broke up with his girlfriend because she was racist against white people.

The actor replied: "I am talking about WHITE on BLACK racism. The kind that has ruined the world not caused a lil break up with your girlfriend."
I DON'T CARE ABOUT RACISM BY THAT RACE.
JUST RACISM BY THAT OTHER RACE.


Good talk John.
 
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Why liberal white women pay a lot of money to learn over dinner how they're racist
A growing number of women are paying to confront their privilege – and racism – at dinners that cost $2,500


Freshly made pasta is drying on the wooden bannisters lining the hall of a beautiful home in Denver, Colorado. Fox-hunting photos decorate the walls in a room full of books. A fire is burning. And downstairs, a group of liberal white
women have gathered around a long wooden table to admit how racist they are.
“Recently, I have been driving around, seeing a black person, and having an assumption that they are up to no good,” says Alison Gubser. “Immediately after I am like, that’s no good! This is a human, just doing their thing. Why do I think that?”

This is Race to Dinner. A white woman volunteers to host a dinner in her home for seven other white women – often strangers, perhaps acquaintances. (Each dinner costs $2,500, which can be covered by a generous host or divided among guests.) A frank discussion is led by co-founders Regina Jackson, who is black, and Saira Rao, who identifies as Indian American. They started Race to Dinner to challenge liberal white women to accept their racism, however subconscious. “If you did this in a conference room, they’d leave,” Rao says. “But wealthy white women have been taught never to leave the dinner table.”

Rao and Jackson believe white, liberal women are the most receptive audience because they are open to changing their behavior. They don’t bother with the 53% of white women who voted for Trump. White men, they feel, are similarly a lost cause. “White men are never going to change anything. If they were, they would have done it by now,” Jackson says.

More at the link:
 
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The list of men's movies is based as fuck.

I never realised women loved Harry Potter that much. I am surprised at the lack of Twilight.
I knew it, and never read the books. Just read Twitter. It's full of people, mostly women, mostly SJWs, who frame their entire worldview in Harry Potter terms.

It's kind of embarrassing actually.
 

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"I am talking about WHITE on BLACK racism. The kind that has ruined the world"

List of things created by the British Empire:

Steam Engine 1689 (helped build the industrial world)
Tin Can 1810 (allowed millions of people access to long life food)
Jet Engine 1932
Pneumatic Tyre 1847
Mass Produced Steel 1856 (helped build the world)
Mass Produced Stainless Steel 1913 (see above)
Commercial Telegraph 1837 (connected people all over the world)
Chocolate Bar 1847 (damned tasty)
Fire Extinguisher 1818 (saved countless lives)
Cat’s Eye 1934 (see above)
America 1607
First Working Electric Motor 1821
First Public Railway 1825
The Power Loom 1774
Telephone 1876 (connected millions of people)
The Match 1826
The Vaccine 1796 (saved hundreds of millions of lives)
Penicillin 1928 (saved hundreds of millions of lives)
First Blood Transfusion 1818 (see above)
Antiseptic Surgery 1867 (see above)
Computer 1833 / 1936 (we're so clever we invented it twice)
Modern Sewage System 1848 (saved hundreds of millions of lives)
John Boyega 1992 (oh shit, yeah we seriously fucked up. Hell, you might even say we RUINED THE WORLD)
 

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Why liberal white women pay a lot of money to learn over dinner how they're racist
A growing number of women are paying to confront their privilege – and racism – at dinners that cost $2,500


Freshly made pasta is drying on the wooden bannisters lining the hall of a beautiful home in Denver, Colorado. Fox-hunting photos decorate the walls in a room full of books. A fire is burning. And downstairs, a group of liberal white
women have gathered around a long wooden table to admit how racist they are.
“Recently, I have been driving around, seeing a black person, and having an assumption that they are up to no good,” says Alison Gubser. “Immediately after I am like, that’s no good! This is a human, just doing their thing. Why do I think that?”

This is Race to Dinner. A white woman volunteers to host a dinner in her home for seven other white women – often strangers, perhaps acquaintances. (Each dinner costs $2,500, which can be covered by a generous host or divided among guests.) A frank discussion is led by co-founders Regina Jackson, who is black, and Saira Rao, who identifies as Indian American. They started Race to Dinner to challenge liberal white women to accept their racism, however subconscious. “If you did this in a conference room, they’d leave,” Rao says. “But wealthy white women have been taught never to leave the dinner table.”

Rao and Jackson believe white, liberal women are the most receptive audience because they are open to changing their behavior. They don’t bother with the 53% of white women who voted for Trump. White men, they feel, are similarly a lost cause. “White men are never going to change anything. If they were, they would have done it by now,” Jackson says.

More at the link:
$2500 to be called a racist is a lot, but it's also much cheaper (and quicker) than paying +$100k to a university for the same "lesson".
 

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They don’t bother with the 53% of white women who voted for Trump. White men, they feel, are similarly a lost cause.
lol so wait the only people they are explaining racism to are white women who voted Hillary? so literally the people already on their side?

:messenger_tears_of_joy:
 
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lol so wait the only people they are explaining racism to are white women who voted Hillary? so literally the people already on their side?

:messenger_tears_of_joy:
Progressive pilgrims making donations to the woke priestesses so their guilt for crossing to the other side of the street when they see a black man can be absolved.
 
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Interesting data. There are only 3 out of 20 movies in the men's list from years after 2000, and 17 out of 20 on the women's list.
There's virtually nothing at the cinema which interests me anymore. Probably about 2-3 films a year, at most. Whereas my wife can always find things she wants to watch. It's a shame but I can't see where the next generation of directors like Scorsese or Kubrick are going to come from. It'll be and endless stream of teary coming of age dramas and SJW Marvel Asian Hulk from now on.

On second thoughts, there's bound to be a push back at some point but it could be a long way off.