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Old 07-19-2009, 03:34 AM
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Basically that rocked. And gay is not the proper term it is just one of the least hateful.

I just think people just need to be respectful. I think if you call a midget a midget but are honestly trying to find out what they want to be called they wouldn't care. Sometimes you can't win with people who have been discrimnated against all their lives. They could get mad when you bring it to attention or when you ignore it.

Hey I got an idea we could just start treating everyone as equally "people".

whoa sorry that was to radical.
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If I were a midget, I'd be a lot more offended at being called challenged or a "dwarf."
If I were in that situation, I may be offended by such words, but I definitely wouldn't call for a ban of that word. :|
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Old 07-20-2009, 12:41 AM
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Boondocks?
Someone mentioned that Boondocks uses the n-word all the time.

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Basically that rocked. And gay is not the proper term it is just one of the least hateful.

I just think people just need to be respectful. I think if you call a midget a midget but are honestly trying to find out what they want to be called they wouldn't care. Sometimes you can't win with people who have been discrimnated against all their lives. They could get mad when you bring it to attention or when you ignore it.

Hey I got an idea we could just start treating everyone as equally "people".

whoa sorry that was to radical.
Well, really, to all gay people, it is the proper term. Some people say that it should be "queer", I don't get why as it means "weird". Also homosexual and when referring to women, lesbian, is fine.

What about something that has a bigot character? Are we really going to make a bigot character be unable to use bigotted words?
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Old 07-25-2009, 07:53 AM
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Someone mentioned that Boondocks uses the n-word all the time.
Who mentioned that? :O

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Well, really, to all gay people, it is the proper term. Some people say that it should be "queer", I don't get why as it means "weird". Also homosexual and when referring to women, lesbian, is fine.
Conventional use, apparently.

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What about something that has a bigot character? Are we really going to make a bigot character be unable to use bigotted words?
Apparently, yes.

The ban of the word "midget" is sounding more and more ridiculous to me... -_-
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Old 07-27-2009, 05:57 AM
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The ban of the word "midget" is sounding more and more ridiculous to me... -_-
Still sounds just as ridiculous as it ever did to me.
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I wonder if there are any midgets who want this...
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Old 07-30-2009, 02:17 PM
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I wonder if there are any midgets who want this...
Want what? The ban of the word, or the publicity generated by said ban?
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Old 07-31-2009, 08:40 AM
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Want what? The ban of the word, or the publicity generated by said ban?
I think that he meant the TV ban. I'm guessing that a lot of midgets would be quite opposed to this.
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Old 08-01-2009, 04:45 PM
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I think that he meant the TV ban. I'm guessing that a lot of midgets would be quite opposed to this.
I see. I thought most would either be meh about it or be thinking that it'd be better than nothing happening...
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