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McDonalds Olympic Commercial is Racist!

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posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:35 AM
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"Its not all about you knuckle dragger"


Google it, use the urban dictonary.






This is the most racist comercial i've ever seen.

[edit on 2-6-2010 by exinterp]
 

Caps lock title edit

[edit on 2-6-2010 by dbates]




posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:41 AM
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You do realize they are Canadians right?

Differant words have differant meaning in differant cultures. Go to London and tell someone you gotta take a piss.



posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:42 AM
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When did these air on television?



posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:43 AM
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I don't see how any of that was racist......but I guess if someone looks hard enought they always can find something.



posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:44 AM
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posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:44 AM
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knuckle dragger is a slang term used for a snowboarder because they drag their knuckles while they crouch when they ride, do your research before jumping to conclusions



posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:46 AM
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I am American and to me a knuckledragger is a moron.

knuckledragger=caveman

caveman= exinterp.



posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:46 AM
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The Urban dictionary gives various explanations of the term.

The one pertinent to this advert is:

knuckle dragger 120 up, 92 down

buy knuckle dragger mugs, tshirts and magnets
a slang term for a snowboarder

So, are you a knuckle dragger or a two planker?
snowboarder snowboard ski skier snow
by abnorm Dec 7, 2005

Since these people are snowboarders I really don't see what your problem is. Quite why they have to use slang in the advert I don't know, but racist it is not.



posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:46 AM
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nvm i guess its also a snowboarding term.


wow they should be carefull


13. knuckle dragger 98 up, 205 down
buy knuckle dragger mugs, tshirts and magnetsStereotypical and racially prejudice term referring to people of African decent. Stems from the idea of these people having long, monkey like arms.
This is the first time a knuckle dragger has showed up at a party in this neighborhood.


2. knuckle dragger 120 up, 92 down
buy knuckle dragger mugs, tshirts and magnetsa slang term for a snowboarder
So, are you a knuckle dragger or a two planker?
snowboarder snowboard ski skier snow



posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:47 AM
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Are you Black Canadian?



posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:48 AM
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What ever, thats a dangerous word to throw around.


You guys are ignorant



posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:49 AM
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Originally posted by Miracle Man
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I am American and to me a knuckledragger is a moron.

knuckledragger=caveman

caveman= exinterp.



yeah too bad caveman couldn't interp. nt mm, gg.



posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:51 AM
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You're wrong about the commercial and you are still acting like you are right.

Admit you are wrong, shut up about it and let the thread die.



posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:52 AM
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Originally posted by adifferentbreed
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I don't see how any of that was racist......but I guess if someone looks hard enought they always can find something.



not always....

There was a car commercial in canada i complained about and got them to change it.


They had a book shelf made out a live tree, so much disrespect. I expressed my anger and how it was wrong to have dead tree's hanging on a live tree, thats like having my dad carry my sister mom and i when were dead.

they changed it



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posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 09:57 AM
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Erm ... what do you consider 'racist'about that comment ... it bears no reference to ethnicity in any way ... but it might be interesting to see how 'YOUR' mind is wired-up to consider that racist in the fiirst place
do tell


The term 'knuckle-draggers'refers to someone with neaderthal tendancy's ... someone with no social finesse ... and that can apply to anyone whatever their gender ... colour ... or creed ... so 'racist' ?

I think not !!!

Might I suggest that you stop looking for issues where none exist ... god help us, there are enough 'REAL' problems in the world at the moment without creating them out of nothing.

>>>Rant Over



posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 10:01 AM
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I never thought of that phrase as racist in any way. Insulting, yes, but in a humorous way. In my parts it means a chimp-like mentality, stupid, not-so-bright, etc. Learning that this is somehow "racist" is news to me.



posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 10:02 AM
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Originally posted by exinterp

Originally posted by adifferentbreed
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I don't see how any of that was racist......but I guess if someone looks hard enought they always can find something.



not always....

There was a car commercial in canada i complained about and got them to change it.


They had a book shelf made out a live tree, so much disrespect. I expressed my anger and how it was wrong to have dead tree's hanging on a live tree, thats like having my dad carry my sister mom and i when were dead.

they changed it


Congrats. I wish I could sit around all day watching commercials and complaining about them until someone did something about it. I am from Canada and believe me, I've never heard someone use the term "knuckle dragger" as a racial slur. I also never knew it was a term for snowboarding.

I know it to be a term like someone has posted, meaning caveman and is used for guys who get into fights a lot in hockey or bars, or are just plain meat .s, but not as something to disrespect an African-American



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