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Old 11-28-2012, 04:56 PM   #41
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fapping to my compliment? I'm flattered.
I'm pretty sure your comment was sarcasm. I have no idea what I did to personally irk you but whatever it was or is, I apologize.

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Old 11-28-2012, 05:02 PM   #42
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:09 PM   #44
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have you seen or read some of the comments. it made me sick and you should also be disgusted.
but people are always gonna do it I guess the only thing left to do is finally develop a sense of humor

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Old 11-28-2012, 05:10 PM   #45
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:24 PM   #46
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Go look at that thread, take a step back, and honestly tell me it's not trending racist.
I read the entire thread and I'm familiar with the forum having been a member since 3 days after it launched. The thread is not racist nor is it "trending racist". The thread is, however, including a lot of jokes about stereotypes based on the possession of stolen property by a person who exhibits a significant number of things to suggest the person in the pictures fits that stereotype. The jokes would likely have been made (albeit different jokes) should the person in the picture have exhibited stereotypical features of a dumb redneck, a hippie, or any other generalization.

Are there racist gun owners in Georgia? Sure.
Are there racist BMW owners in California? Sure.
Are there racist [insert category here] in [insert location here]? Sure.

Does that mean all jokes about a stereotype are racist? Not in the least. I've met hundreds of people from that site, including gatherings where over 300 people showed up of all races, ages, and income brackets. I have never seen one member of that site that I have met in person who exhibited any signs of actual racism or disrespect to people of different races, ages, incomes, or even sexual orientation (though a large percentage are highly religious).

That you can't understand or recognize the use of humor by some of the people on the site implies to me that you likely have a very limited world experience and just can't recognize jokes, behaviors, words, or sayings that aren't common in your limited experience for what they are. That you would attempt to judge an entire group of people based on an exceptionally limited sampling of your interpretations of their meanings tells me that you care less about understanding the facts and circumstances regarding something and more about your gut feeling based on a lack of understanding or exposure to that group of people.

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I read the entire thread and I'm familiar with the forum having been a member since 3 days after it launched. The thread is not racist nor is it "trending racist". The thread is, however, including a lot of jokes about stereotypes based on the possession of stolen property by a person who exhibits a significant number of things to suggest the person in the pictures fits that stereotype. The jokes would likely have been made (albeit different jokes) should the person in the picture have exhibited stereotypical features of a dumb redneck, a hippie, or any other generalization.

Are there racist gun owners in Georgia? Sure.
Are there racist BMW owners in California? Sure.
Are there racist [insert category here] in [insert location here]? Sure.

Does that mean all jokes about a stereotype are racist? Not in the least. I've met hundreds of people from that site, including gatherings where over 300 people showed up of all races, ages, and income brackets. I have never seen one member of that site that I have met in person who exhibited any signs of actual racism or disrespect to people of different races, ages, incomes, or even sexual orientation (though a large percentage are highly religious).

That you can't understand or recognize the use of humor by some of the people on the site implies to me that you likely have a very limited world experience and just can't recognize jokes, behaviors, words, or sayings that aren't common in your limited experience for what they are. That you would attempt to judge an entire group of people based on an exceptionally limited sampling of your interpretations of their meanings tells me that you care less about understanding the facts and circumstances regarding something and more about your gut feeling based on a lack of understanding or exposure to that group of people.
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:46 PM   #48
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Such an intelligent and clearly thought out post. I'm sure you would like to amend your earlier statement that people who post on gun forums are more likely to be racist to also say that people who post on BMW forums are more likely to be racist, gizmodo writers are more likely to be racist, people who post on motorcycle forums are more likely to be racist, people who post on bodybuilding forums are more likely to be racist etc since forums/sites for all of those and more also contain similar comments on the same subject right?

Or maybe, just maybe, my previous post was correct and you simply need to get a thicker skin and recognize jokes for jokes and not try to play the racist card every time someone makes a joke about someone who isn't a caucasian male...
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:50 PM   #50
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Or maybe, just maybe, my previous post was correct and you simply need to get a thicker skin and recognize jokes for jokes and not try to play the racist card every time someone makes a joke about someone who isn't a caucasian male...
Clearly that is a community you are a part of. I did not realize I struck such a nerve.

I would say out of people I know (and yes, I know a lot of people) there is a tendency for the whole gun-toting type is more likely to be racist (or maybe just prejudiced) than others.

Again I never called all gun owners rednecks or racists.

And I do not believe I have ever played the race card before. My skin is pretty thick.

I do not believe that you have never met someone who is racist from that site. I just do not believe it.
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Old 11-28-2012, 06:00 PM   #51
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Old 11-28-2012, 06:05 PM   #53
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Clearly that is a community you are a part of. I did not realize I struck such a nerve.

I would say out of people I know (and yes, I know a lot of people) there is a tendency for the whole gun-toting type is more likely to be racist (or maybe just prejudiced) than others. Well, with your exposure to the overwhelming majority of gun owners in the world I'm sure it could not be anything other than a perfect sample from which to draw conclusions...

Again I never called all gun owners rednecks or racists. No, you said that people who posted on gun sites were more likely to be racist and attempted to back that up with your opinion of the comments in one thread

And I do not believe I have ever played the race card before. My skin is pretty thick. Not thick enough to recognize jokes about stereotypes =/= racist though...

I do not believe that you have never met someone who is racist from that site. I just do not believe it.
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I have never seen one member of that site that I have met in person who exhibited any signs of actual racism or disrespect to people of different races, ages, incomes, or even sexual orientation (though a large percentage are highly religious).
Reading comprehension.... I didn't say there weren't any racists on that site or that anyone I met wasn't a racist. Of course, 99.9% of people who meet me don't recognize that I carry a gun on me most of the time or many other things about me. I do know that the site has members who give free stuff to people, including giveaways of hundreds of dollars to strangers in need with no apparent care about their race or age or anything else. I can't say I've seen nearly as much generosity from this site or the other BMW sites I'm on yet I'm not ridiculous enough to try and conclude that BMW site posters are selfish people who don't give to others based on such flimsy "evidence".

And yes, you did strike a nerve. I have seen members of that site take care of each other, take care of strangers, and take care of their communities because the overwhelming majority are honest caring people with a desire to make their communities better and to make the lives of friends and strangers better. Your attempt to stereotype gun site posters as "more likely to be racist" is as absurd to me as it is ignorant and, quite frankly, insulting. Even more so knowing many of the people you blatantly decided to deem "more likely to be racist".
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