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Princeton’s Star Wars-Themed Class Reunion Bans Stormtrooper Costumes Because of ‘Nazi’ Tie-In

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posted on Mar, 2 2017 @ 06:08 PM
They are all in white and called Storm Troopers so someone decided they were racist, never mind there leader was all in Black.

Utter nonsensical idiocracy at it's finest.

originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

Hmmm, Nazi stormtroopers could actually shoot.

Not as good as British Soldiers, if it had not been for there Air Force they could never have taken France but that combined with the fact the French army were mostly part timer's called up in the emergency and did not have a sizable enough core of professional soldiers with the french having put too much emphasis on the magino line fort's (and not completed there encirclment to include the Ardens meant that the french line's buckled and then collapsed as the German's struck at there weak spot, actually the british soldiers held there ground as long as they could and stopped the Germans advance dead but the BEF was too small to stand alone and was in extreme danger of being encircles, knowing that this would mean that Britain would lose what was practically it's entire army at this point they were then ordered to retreat to avoid this encirclement.

Had they not they were vastly outnumbered and the French army was in complete disaray at that point but there are many anecdotal tale's, a two man team held a river crossing for hour's using a machine gun to cover there comrade's retreat taking out litterally score of German soldiers whom tried to cross to take there position, eventually the surviving wounded man was taken captive and lived out the war in a pow camp but that was because he was captured by the German Army not there fanatical and warped SS unit's which actually murdered British soldiers whom had surrendered as ordered once they evacuation had been completed.

Remember at this time the British army did and still does today put great emphasis on there soldiers marksmanship skill's, this was before the advent of large scale automatic weapon deployment so the standard weapon for the BEF was a rifle and every man was trained to be able to hit his target at a considerable distance.

Back to the main thread.

Nazi Storm Troopers and German Storm Troopers were not the same thing as has been pointed out, Storm Troopers in the German first world war army were crack troop's heavily armed and used as shock troop's, Nazi Storm Troopers whom used there name but were not real storm troopers were thug's and then later thug's in uniform.

Star Wars storm Troopers were potentiall inspired a little bit by them but hey they were the bad guy's but take Fin in the new movie's, he is a Black actor and tell's the tale of them being forced into there job, originally as you know they were clone troopers and not conscripted children raised to be killing machines as Fin is supposed to be.

Princeton need's to review the IQ of the person whom posted this ban, find out why and wonder if they really should be a member of such a prestigious university if they are this ill informed that they act like such killjoy's against what anyone with an ounce of sense would see as simply innocent fun.

Ban NAZI uniform YES but Star Wars what they hell are they on?.

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posted on Mar, 2 2017 @ 06:11 PM
But now all eyes are on them. They're so specioh!

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posted on Mar, 2 2017 @ 06:25 PM
a reply to: bluesjr

The problem is that the Storm Troopers have frowny faces. A little helmet redesign is necessary so that the snowflakes don't dampen their panties in outrage. Somehow, a Star Wars Storm Trooper with a smiley face helmet doesn't seem nearly as menacing, especially since they are so easily conned.


Obi-Wan: These aren't the droids you're looking for.
Stormtrooper: These aren't the droids we're looking for.
Obi-Wan: He can go about his business.
Stormtrooper: You can go about your business.
Obi-Wan: Move along.
Stormtrooper: Move along... move along.

posted on Mar, 3 2017 @ 04:47 AM
a reply to: pteridine

I say leave the saga the hell alone!

Stormtroopers, just like the rest of the FICTIONAL characters portrayed in the movies in question are in no way synonymous with the the German troops of WW2.

This world is bloody crazy! LoL
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posted on Mar, 3 2017 @ 05:33 AM
a reply to: Christosterone

Better not ever have a Lord of The Rings themed event, with Orcs involved. That would be bad form as well!

Look... I can get behind quite a few social justice issues. There are far too many hate crimes which go un-recognised, far too many victims who cannot get justice because their characteristics are not protected, or protected adequately. There IS a disconnect between how like behaviours are dealt with in law, when persons of differing skin tones are involved. Persons from the LGBT community DO still get treated badly, purely because of who they are as people, and that is not right either.

But there is a massive difference between deliberately inciting racial hatred, and getting dressed up as a Stormtrooper from Star Wars. Yes, the word stormtrooper was bought to its first prominence in the West, when the disgusting whoresons of Hitlers army, descended on Europe and blitzkrieged their way across huge swathes of it, enslaving those who were fit, murdering the rest, and gassing people for being different than them. But Star Wars happened in a galaxy far, far away, and the motivations of the Stormtroopers in those films have nothing at all in common with the motivations of the serious, hardcore scum that Hitlers legions of filth employed in elite positions.

The Galactic Empire sought to destroy all that stood between it and dominion over all things. That is a very different stated set of goals. They never sought to destroy anything that did not stand in their way. They might have taxed it to buggery, worked people so hard that their lives became empty shells, but the Galactic Empire did not kill people because of what race they were from. They killed people to assert dominance, because at the end of the day, the Empire was a movie construct, a two dimensional idea that was created to counterpoint a lighter, more noble element of the story.

The Nazis sought to kill off entire religious and ethnic groups from the face of the world, would have depopulated it savagely in the first place, and sent many to die in work camps, rather than permit them to breed. They would have destroyed the biodiversity of this world, turned it over to darkness and death.

Were the Galactic Empires tactics noble or decent? No. Were they anything like as evil as those of the Nazis? Not even slightly. Hell, Hitler made Palpatine look like a reasonable guy.

There just are not fair comparisons to be drawn. This stinks. I wonder what the Star Wars fans who make up the 501st Legion...

think of this decision?

posted on Mar, 3 2017 @ 05:39 AM
Yep , storm troopers realy do look like nazis .

posted on Mar, 3 2017 @ 08:00 AM
what im seeing is a group of people who have never even watched the movie mistaking the stormtroopers with the imperial officers (who had nazi-esque uniforms).

This isn't Princeton. Its the class of 2012 reunion. Just so its clear.

posted on Mar, 3 2017 @ 10:45 AM
I thought the stormtroopers were biased on every trooper for ever army ever. With a side of gas mask and ballistic armour (the later being totally stupid since everyone in star wars land uses lasers blasters that penetrate the armor so easily it looks like the armour somehow makes them even easier to kill LOL)

So.... COME OOOON princeton!!! i mean really?

posted on Mar, 3 2017 @ 10:59 AM
shouldn't they be banning Darth Vader costumes also, I mean someone might mistake them for
Dick Cheney....

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posted on Mar, 3 2017 @ 03:04 PM
This "story" is just one of hundreds that that increasingly show how completely out of touch the SJW infected left is. Fake news indeed....

posted on Mar, 4 2017 @ 11:01 AM

originally posted by: RomeByFire

People got butthurt when Marvel introduced female and minority characters as part of their new lineup.

I actually only get butthurt when they take a character and change it (like the demand for spiderman to be gay).

posted on Mar, 4 2017 @ 11:06 AM
a reply to: OccamsRazor04


Peter Parker, and perhaps Ben Reilly are the only acceptable names for the man wearing the Spider-Man outfit, slinging webs, and what have you. The character does not need to age, as proven by the fact that the character remained largely unchanged for DECADES, they do not need to retire, because they are made of ink and their joints do not get arthritic unless it is written into the character.

I have ZERO problem with new characters and heroes being created, in fact, I welcome that with open arms, no matter what the alignments, preferences, orientation, skin tone, ethnic or religious connections those characters might have.

But old characters should remain as they always were. Peter Parker for ever.

posted on Mar, 4 2017 @ 11:23 AM
I think you are right unfortunately. The money making brainwashing centres of the world

a reply to: Christosterone

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