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Old 02-02-2019, 08:56 AM   #451
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Being offended is a choice. If the "insult" isn't directed at you you can choose to ignore it and unsub, or you can be a little proud SJW and tard up a thread needlessly.
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Old 02-02-2019, 09:16 AM   #452
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Being offended is a choice. If the "insult" isn't directed at you you can choose to ignore it and unsub, or you can be a little proud SJW and tard up a thread needlessly.
Ah yes. Everyone who doesn't like the use of racial insults is an SJW.
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Old 02-02-2019, 09:18 AM   #453
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SJW style; call people bigots and when they don't do what you want just say they're horrible people. Is it just because you can't get everyone to do and say exactly what you want that you're so sour?
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Old 02-02-2019, 09:20 AM   #454
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Ah yes. Everyone who doesn't like the use of racial insults is an SJW.
Of course not
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Old 02-02-2019, 11:13 AM   #455
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Ahhh, I got it now.

Racist people = Mad lad just having a laugh
Offended people who don't speak up against racism = Chill people who made a choice not to be a wanker
Offended people who pipe up = Wanker snowflake SJWs, why would you ruin someone's thread
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Old 02-02-2019, 11:56 AM   #456
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It's a shame this entertaining thread has taken such an unfortunate turn.

On the one hand, people are so sensitive these days.

On the other hand, the "I'm not racist and didn't mean any offence with my words; it's your problem if I caused offence" defence doesn't work for me either.

So, can we compromise: could the SJWs perhaps just back-off a little if Harvey could show at least some semblance of contrition for using clearly offensive words?
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Old 02-02-2019, 12:56 PM   #457
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SJW style; call people bigots and when they don't do what you want just say they're horrible people. Is it just because you can't get everyone to do and say exactly what you want that you're so sour?
Is this directed at me? I haven't called anyone a bigot, however the below comments are some of the more idiodic I've read...
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To those whining about it; who is actually offended themselves by the word "abo"?
Have you even met an Australian aboriginal person? That word would be the equivalent of using the N word in America to most of them. Are you actually saying because an aboriginal person is probably not reading this thread nobody has the right to call it out?
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Old 02-02-2019, 01:45 PM   #458
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It's a shame this entertaining thread has taken such an unfortunate turn.

On the one hand, people are so sensitive these days.

On the other hand, the "I'm not racist and didn't mean any offence with my words; it's your problem if I caused offence" defence doesn't work for me either.

So, can we compromise: could the SJWs perhaps just back-off a little if Harvey could show at least some semblance of contrition for using clearly offensive words?
tbh this is exactly what happened? I wasn't the one who raised an issue originally, but for me the defenses of racism by randoms itt are much worse than anything meale said

agree with your whole post btw
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Old 02-02-2019, 02:03 PM   #459
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Who defended racism itt?
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Old 02-02-2019, 02:05 PM   #460
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This seems to have gone off the rails. I've noticed from the replies there seems to be a different understanding of the term wog. I'm also Australian and Italian and the term doesn't carry the same weight that's been alleged.

In aus its fairly common lexicon also largely furthered by the movie The Wog Boy which features all the stereotypes of the word and way of life. Its a comedy almost every Australian has seen.

Perhaps this makes us more racist that we realise as Australians. Honestly, I'm not condoning racism, I think it would be better if people understood there is a different cultural understanding of the term. Wog is more a way of life/dressing/attitude. A bit more like a Gordie but typically young Greek/Italian Aussies fit the stereotype.

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Old 02-02-2019, 04:31 PM   #461
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Have you even met an Australian aboriginal person? That word would be the equivalent of using the N word in America to most of them.
Not really, that would be 'boong'.

I'd say 'abo' is more like referring to 'the blacks' - yeah it's not polite but sits below the n-word.
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Old 02-02-2019, 04:54 PM   #462
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Is this directed at me? I haven't called anyone a bigot, however the below comments are some of the more idiodic I've read...Have you even met an Australian aboriginal person? That word would be the equivalent of using the N word in America to most of them. Are you actually saying because an aboriginal person is probably not reading this thread nobody has the right to call it out?
Call it out all you want. OP gave a response and explained his intent, and SJWs keep hammering. If you don't like it then report the post and if mods keep it up just accept people aren't going to do everything you want.
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Old 02-02-2019, 05:01 PM   #463
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Call it out all you want. OP gave a response and explained his intent, and SJWs keep hammering. If you don't like it then report the post and if mods keep it up just accept people aren't going to do everything you want.
so what you're saying is that if you see a post you disagree with you should just move on without whining about it. yet I don't see you following that advice

sorry kelvis, you can be funny sometimes but you're definitely wrong here
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Call it out all you want. OP gave a response and explained his intent, and SJWs keep hammering. If you don't like it then report the post and if mods keep it up just accept people aren't going to do everything you want.
So, everyone who doesn't like racial slurs is an SJW to you?
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Old 02-02-2019, 05:54 PM   #465
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Old 02-02-2019, 05:58 PM   #466
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so what you're saying is that if you see a post you disagree with you should just move on without whining about it. yet I don't see you following that advice

sorry kelvis, you can be funny sometimes but you're definitely wrong here
No, you can debate difference of opinion. What SJWs want, and won't settle for less, is that other people adopt their values and act like them.
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Old 02-02-2019, 06:04 PM   #467
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So, everyone who doesn't like racial slurs is an SJW to you?
Of course not, I don't particularly like the use myself mostly. Although to be frank there are probably few to none racial slurs people could direct to me that would actually offend me, let alone slurs that aren't directed at me.
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Old 02-02-2019, 09:12 PM   #468
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Is there any poker left in this thread?
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Old 02-02-2019, 09:13 PM   #469
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You realise this is a racist comment in itself, right?
It's actually a really nuanced comment. Not so much funny.
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Old 02-02-2019, 10:24 PM   #470
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It's actually a really nuanced comment. Not so much funny.
Just because it's nuanced doesn't mean it won't offend people.
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I needed a good laugh, thank you.
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Old 02-02-2019, 11:45 PM   #473
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Guys and gals, shut up. You are talking past each other. OP, more poker please.
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How to optimise traffic to a PGC 101

[x] Invent a fantasy (not you Harvey obv)
[x] Offend a sub group
[x] Moar Hoorkerz
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Wow.
Big fan of the thread but for last couple of days I was just skipping pages as I couldn't force myself to read the nonsense posted but today I did so; and I decided to bring my 5 cents.
I am a whitey from Europe. I have a Mexican Girlfiend since 3 years. Surprise surprise, we are happy together since then, but my point here related to the discussion is, that occasionally we're both making subtle but spicy jokes/references/comments - you name it - regarding our origins and none of us is feeling offended nor starting a ****storm as ITT. Does it prove that we live in pathological racist relationship or we're just mature enough to see our differences and accept them - you tell me.

What bothers me here is that we live in the world full of hypocrisy where people think it's better to be "politically correct" on the outside, pretending to be neutral and tolerant for everything, still being more racist by their actions when noone is looking, than people who occasionally will make a provocative comment or will not be scared to state the obvious, but overall will be tolerant and respectful to everyone as I'm trying to be.

P.s. @z0mgtiltz
Dude I'm a fan of your thread and I admire your work & ethics, but I really think that you crossed the line with your post couple pages back - so I think "grow up" and apologize for it or leave it. Because yet you have here perfect proof - your post was far more offensive and toxic than anything that Meale said.

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so after watchng that podcast someone linked, they talked about fasting etc etc and i would like to give it a try. The salt baths or whatever you did isnt normal right? No need to do that ye?
She talks about just water fasting for 72hours iirc. Does that mean you cant even drink coke zero even if its 0 calories? feel like it would be super tough. any tips?
The idea is to detox your body so keep that ****e outta there tbh. No need to do the salt baths but it's nice.

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The conversation called for me to chime in

Brush off racist comments as nothing. Call people snowflakes for being offended. Try to insult my character for something completely irrelevant.

Love you guys, anything to defend your bigot champion.

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HOW MANY ****ING TIMES HAVE YOU UNSUBBED IN THE LAST 3 PAGES

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What a state this thread has become... all over a misunderstanding of the use of a word which isn't generally recognised as derogatory in Aus. To them it's probably on par with with them calling us English "Poms".
Yeah it's ready for the bin tbh :')

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Meale control your flock and restore order in this thread!
FKn leave for 1 week expecting no one to post and there's 4 unread pages ffs

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How to optimise traffic to a PGC 101

[x] Invent a fantasy (not you Harvey obv)
[x] Offend a sub group
[x] Moar Hoorkerz
[ ] Write about poker
Yeeeep.

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This has basically been my week on *********. Haven't really won or lost much after rake. Still paying off too many river bets, but working extremely hard off the table and I'm confident the winnings are just around the corner!

Also binked like $500 worth of jackpots in the high hand bonus thing this past week which has been awesome.

Decent chance Bobo is going to perma ban me too btw guys because apparently writing a review of a poker site within your own PGC is such an atrocity that we simply cannot accept here. TBH given the current state of this thread, it would be pretty ***** cathartic to be perma banned from this site :')

To those of you still bickering about racism in here, I salute you. Continue fighting the good fight. Every post you make on a site running vBulletin in 2019 reduces racial prejudice by 1% globally so keep it up!

As said last week, I'll be posting here once a week from now on because it is too much of a headache for me to do more frequently at the moment. All I'm going to be doing is grinding poker and study for the next week anyway.

However come 27th of Feb, DownandUnder will be arriving and we're going to have a very rowdy night, so hopefully sus out a trip report for that outing in a few weeks. I've also decided to bite the bullet and get an education visa as opposed to doing visa runs every 2 months. It'll prob work out cheaper and has higher liklihood of me not getting booted out of the country while I have this big fkn lease in my name. So I'm going to a school in a week or so to inquire about that.

Their website says i'll speak fluent thai in 120 hours? This old german bloke at my gym also said they're getting crazy now and that you need to go to class like 5 times a week otherwise immigration will boot you out. Fk that. I'll do a max of 2 hours a week tyvm. I think it'll largely depend on the school how strict they are but yeah I cbf doing any moore than that tbh.

So nothing much to report really... I've started adding some carbs back into my diet to reduce the caloric deficit. Eating healthy and lifting heavy, looking and feeling excellent! Life's good.

Going home now to grind some more poker, gl all and talk next week <3
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