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#1 Fl4sh   Banned   -  Reputation: 30

Posted 30 January 2011 - 03:47 PM

I wanted to visit this website to see how the XNA workshop is coming along. Little did I know the shock I would recieve after viewing the front page. There is a racist remark in plain view. Given the tons of children that visit this site, it's ridiculous. Is this the path this site is taking? If so, I won't be a part of it.

I could never get used to the lighter skins that the site has tended towards in recent years.




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#2   Members   -  Reputation: 2409

Posted 30 January 2011 - 03:50 PM

Given the tons of children that visit this site


Won't someone think of the children!!!!



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#3 owl   Banned   -  Reputation: 376

Posted 30 January 2011 - 03:50 PM

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#4   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 33032

Posted 30 January 2011 - 04:22 PM

I wanted to visit this website to see how the XNA workshop is coming along. Little did I know the shock I would recieve after viewing the front page. There is a racist remark in plain view. Given the tons of children that visit this site, it's ridiculous. Is this the path this site is taking? If so, I won't be a part of it.

I could never get used to the lighter skins that the site has tended towards in recent years.


I assume you are kidding, but since you've only been here for half a year, and no doubt just drop in every once and a while, I invite you to read that comment in context and see for yourself that the user is absolutely not talking about lighter skins of ale, and thus, not racially neglecting Ireland's heavy but fine meads.

Read the post in question, however, to get greater clarity before coming to a conclusion.

It's perfectly fine to abbreviate my username to 'Servant' or 'SotL' rather than copy+pasting it all the time.

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#5   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 4089

Posted 30 January 2011 - 05:37 PM

I think Gamedev.net is a pretty cool guy. eh scares tons of children and doesnt afraid of anything.

#6   Moderators   -  Reputation: 48699

Posted 30 January 2011 - 05:52 PM

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#7   Members   -  Reputation: 1273

Posted 30 January 2011 - 06:01 PM

Excellent journalism skills!

Eye catching title: 100%
Appropriately taken things out of context: 100%
Length of article: 20%

Would have been a D if you went on about how the united nations should shutdown gamedev.net because of this terrible racist comment against white people.

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#8   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 5009

Posted 30 January 2011 - 09:39 PM

Why is it that we only ever hear/raise a fuss about white people being racist?

(this IS a joke thread, right?)

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Posted 30 January 2011 - 09:45 PM

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#10   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 2489

Posted 30 January 2011 - 09:52 PM

Speaking of racism, personally I find this guy and this dude incredibly cynical. I mean, I can totally understand why Britain was in such a hurry to get rid of the previous PM.

PS - and this guy is just plain old racist.

And this bitch? I mean, WTF!

#11   Members   -  Reputation: 556

Posted 31 January 2011 - 04:07 AM

And would you believe it, there is an entire British comedy show devoted to making a mockery of selected native American Indians suffering from dwarfism.
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Posted 31 January 2011 - 05:44 AM

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#13   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 2489

Posted 31 January 2011 - 05:48 AM

And would you believe it, there is an entire British comedy show devoted to making a mockery of selected native American Indians suffering from dwarfism.


My god - that is so racist.

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Posted 31 January 2011 - 06:07 AM

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#15   Members   -  Reputation: 782

Posted 31 January 2011 - 08:08 AM

And would you believe it, there is an entire British comedy show devoted to making a mockery of selected native American Indians suffering from dwarfism.


What about sunburned Caucasian dwarfs?

#16   Members   -  Reputation: 556

Posted 31 January 2011 - 08:49 AM

That is a possibility... pasty poms do get sun-raped easily. ;)
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#17   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 5889

Posted 31 January 2011 - 09:03 AM

It's all a misunderstanding, this guy will explain everything:

#18   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 2489

Posted 31 January 2011 - 10:36 AM

It's all a misunderstanding, this guy will explain everything: http://www.youtube.c...feature=related


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