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Re: Duck Dynasty Controversy
« Reply #60 on: December 22, 2013, 03:13:46 AM »
Because it sounds unlike human behavior?
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Re: Duck Dynasty Controversy
« Reply #61 on: December 28, 2013, 03:27:36 AM »
I guess that's what makes me different from other people, it is literally impossible to offend me, and I'm confused when others are offended by trivial things.
Obviously those who are offended don't consider offensive things to be trivial.
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Re: Duck Dynasty Controversy
« Reply #62 on: December 28, 2013, 08:09:02 AM »
Am I the only person here who thinks this was all just planned publicity for that crappy show?

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Re: Duck Dynasty Controversy
« Reply #63 on: December 28, 2013, 03:41:03 PM »
A&E has decided to keep filming the show with Phil. So this whole little "controversy" was pointless.

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Re: Duck Dynasty Controversy
« Reply #64 on: December 28, 2013, 06:26:25 PM »
Wow.
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Re: Duck Dynasty Controversy
« Reply #65 on: December 28, 2013, 06:34:10 PM »
It wasn't because of the controversy that they caved?  ???
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Re: Duck Dynasty Controversy
« Reply #66 on: December 28, 2013, 08:29:21 PM »
It wasn't because of the controversy that they caved?  ???
Unfortunately that seems to be the case.
http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2013/12/28/duck-dynasty-to-resume-filming-with-phil-robertson-ae-announces/

And apparently there were petitions, threats of boycotting the station, etc., until they brought Phil back.


Re: Duck Dynasty Controversy
« Reply #67 on: December 28, 2013, 11:22:08 PM »
And now their ratings will be better than ever! It was a set up from the start, imo. The Robertson family aren't backwoods rednecks. Most of them have college educations, and their entire look is staged for the show. Phil was in character when he gave that interview.


Also some idiot is suing A&E (and president Obama) http://blogs.findlaw.com/celebrity_justice/2013/12/phil-robertson-fan-sues-ae-over-duck-dynasty-suspension.html  (the same guy who sued Apple because he used an Apple computer to look at porn).

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Re: Duck Dynasty Controversy
« Reply #68 on: December 28, 2013, 11:56:19 PM »
It wasn't because of the controversy that they caved?  ???
It was because backlash against A&E's decision was worse than the backlash against the initial controversy.
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