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I call for the invasion of America

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posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:26 AM
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originally posted by: 8675309jenny

originally posted by: alienjuggalo
if it is all just sarcasm and a big joke, then why isn't it in the jokes forum??


Holy cow.


Satire can not be satire if presented clearly as a joke at it's delivery


I think what we have done here, is shown that the concept of satire is not fully understood by some.

This thread should be re-titled "satire, what it is, what it isnt what you think it is, what it probably isn't and does it even exist"




posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:28 AM
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originally posted by: 8675309jenny

originally posted by: AllSourceIntel

originally posted by: 8675309jenny

originally posted by: Snarl

originally posted by: n00bUK

This is why English and American can not debate on anything, we have humor and constructive debates, you have guns, the bible and patriotism


We also have a record of 1-0


Love you like a brother ... cousin.


Don't forget we crushed their Limey asses in 1812 again....

No, we did not.


Oh dear... Should I have added a massive ooh-RAH and winky face in addition to the smile ??

No, because I would not see it anyway due to the way my browser is set up ... but, if what you are telling me is you were being sarcastic, the wink would surely make that clear, without, no sarcasm can be detected taking your words, and smiley face on their own by any rationally thinking person.
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posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:29 AM
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originally posted by: n00bUK

originally posted by: 8675309jenny

originally posted by: alienjuggalo
if it is all just sarcasm and a big joke, then why isn't it in the jokes forum??


Holy cow.


Satire can not be satire if presented clearly as a joke at it's delivery


I think what we have done here, is shown that the concept of satire is not fully understood by some.

This thread should be re-titled "satire, what it is, what it isnt what you think it is, what it probably isn't and does it even exist"


Sorry OP

I think the title leaves me confused. One man's satire ...



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:39 AM
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originally posted by: n00bUK

originally posted by: 8675309jenny

originally posted by: alienjuggalo
if it is all just sarcasm and a big joke, then why isn't it in the jokes forum??


Holy cow.


Satire can not be satire if presented clearly as a joke at it's delivery


I think what we have done here, is shown that the concept of satire is not fully understood by some.

This thread should be re-titled "satire, what it is, what it isnt what you think it is, what it probably isn't and does it even exist"


Hahaha, I was just thinking you should retitle the thread "A lesson in satire".




posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:47 AM
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I should have learnt my lesson with the religion and science thread that got deleted and had me banned for a couple of days. "science sent a probe which landed on mars and religion got a girl shot in the face" Something along them lines, # loads of pages and people clearly didn't understand it was slight satire.

Then there was the women periods proposal that didn't go down that well and had me hated by 3/4 of the woman population of ATS.

Oh yeah, then there was that "What if gays were allowed to marry" thread which got me a couple of personal messages which freaked me out.

I think I need to take a step back an reevaluate my contribution to this site



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:47 AM
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originally posted by: AllSourceIntel

originally posted by: 8675309jenny

originally posted by: AllSourceIntel

originally posted by: 8675309jenny

originally posted by: Snarl

originally posted by: n00bUK

This is why English and American can not debate on anything, we have humor and constructive debates, you have guns, the bible and patriotism


We also have a record of 1-0


Love you like a brother ... cousin.


Don't forget we crushed their Limey asses in 1812 again....

No, we did not.


Oh dear... Should I have added a massive ooh-RAH and winky face in addition to the smile ??

No, because I would not see it anyway due to the way my browser is set up ... but, if what you are telling me is you were being sarcastic, the wink would surely make that clear, without, no sarcasm can be detected taking your words, and smiley face on their own by any rationally thinking person.


Not really sarcasm, more like absurd, mocking, overstatement. I even mocked myself in the next sentence for using the patriotic 'we' when my ancestry was 1/2 British at the time.

All in jest and good fun sir!


Don't take life too seriously, no one gets out alive anyway!



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:50 AM
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a reply to: n00bUK
If all of that is not satire, it is not other people, it is you.



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:51 AM
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Thanks for the great post OP, it would be quite a hoot if those countries tried invading.

Considering the law of averages, the average American civilians probably have more fire power and training than these militaries combined. I don't think these countries would get off the beaches and the actual military could sit this one out and BBQ at the spectacle.

smh.



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:53 AM
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a reply to: 8675309jenny
The point was it is not clearly sarcasm, absurd, mocking, or an overstatement ... it reads as a serious statement, Ma'am, and the second sentence does not make it any more clear.

But, yes, in good fun Ma'am, I don't take things too seriously.



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:54 AM
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originally posted by: AllSourceIntel
a reply to: n00bUK
If all of that is not satire, it is not other people, it is you.



I think what we have gathered from this thread is that the understanding of satire differs with perspective.

@Illusion14 - as intrptr stated, American is killing its self.



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:55 AM
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No-one's told me when we're surrenduring.

(I have to go to the cleaners for my "surrender suit")



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:57 AM
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originally posted by: n00bUK

originally posted by: AllSourceIntel
a reply to: n00bUK
If all of that is not satire, it is not other people, it is you.



I think what we have gathered from this thread is that the understanding of satire differs with perspective.

Perspective definitely plays a part, but most important is its delivery.



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:57 AM
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originally posted by: beezzer
No-one's told me when we're surrenduring.

(I have to go to the cleaners for my "surrender suit")

I didn't know you were French.



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:59 AM
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You must be one of those Americans with an "arsenal of weapons" (gun collection) and "thousand of rounds of ammunition" (barely adequate supply). a reply to: AugustusMasonicus



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 09:59 AM
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originally posted by: AllSourceIntel

originally posted by: n00bUK

originally posted by: AllSourceIntel
a reply to: n00bUK
If all of that is not satire, it is not other people, it is you.



I think what we have gathered from this thread is that the understanding of satire differs with perspective.

Perspective definitely plays a part, but most important is its delivery.


another dig at my dyslexia there nice on mate.

if you're trying to make me cry, its working.



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 10:02 AM
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a reply to: Parthin

No actually I was using satire myself in the post, I don't own a gun and don't think anyone else should either. Sorry I am a noobie poster pretty much so next time will clarify my intent.



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 10:03 AM
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a reply to: n00bUK
Yes, you need to get that thing in check for the sanity of ATS.



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 10:06 AM
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originally posted by: n00bUK

originally posted by: RP2SticksOfDynamite
Wont the NSA see what you are doing on ATS insighting an invasion of the US as treason. They may come knocking at your door mate. It will certainly get you on their lists.



NSA can suck my BBC
They can suck what they like of yours as far as im concerned. And how do we know you have a BBC (proof or its not true!) and not a mp and pp's?

Either way im sure they will note what you do!



posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 10:06 AM
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Satire
noun
the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.

What's scary, is that the rest of the world may in fact decide to team up against America & that will be a dark day for us all.
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posted on Apr, 28 2015 @ 10:07 AM
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originally posted by: butcherguy

originally posted by: beezzer
No-one's told me when we're surrenduring.

(I have to go to the cleaners for my "surrender suit")

I didn't know you were French.


I'm not.

I am just waiting for Obama (after reading this thread) to declare a "Strategic Man-made Retrograde Advancement In Reverse Of All Property And Sovereignty"

Then declare victory, then blame it on Bush.




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