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Re: I feel Burning Man is a White thing

Post by H.G.Crosby » Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:38 am

a quebecois correcting someone's french syntax.


oh, that's rich.


precious even.
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Re: I feel Burning Man is a White thing

Post by danwax » Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:44 am

H.G.Crosby wrote:a quebecois correcting someone's french syntax.


oh, that's rich.


precious even.
Quebec French != France French, as UK english != US English

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Post by danwax » Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:45 am

Roberto Dobbisano wrote:funny how DOUCHE is a french word.

just sayin.
yes it means shower.

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Re: I feel Burning Man is a White thing

Post by danwax » Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:46 am

So much racism in here, hope the ADL will come at my rescue.
Sure being Jewish and French all at once is not to please you, Simon.
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i feel burning man is a french thing

Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:48 am

god help us if it was.


seriously.


dead.language.


now run along kid, you bother me.
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Post by danwax » Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:53 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:god help us if it was.


seriously.


dead.language.


now run along kid, you bother me.
See you in 2014.

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Re: I feel Burning Man is a White thing

Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:08 am

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Post by danwax » Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:25 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:god help us if it was.


seriously.


dead.language.


now run along kid, you bother me.
:mrgreen: I am a Quebecer. You post a pic of a French with a bread under the arm and wine. Wtf. Am I talking with Lonely Planet 1971? Even the France Frenchies are not like this anymore.
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Re: I feel Burning Man is a White thing

Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:51 am

i speak fluent french. i studied in rennes, paris and switzerland.

but i do not like you.


so don't bother.
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Post by Roberto Dobbisano » Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:53 am

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Post by danwax » Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:54 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:i speak fluent french. i studied in rennes, paris and switzerland.

but i do not like you.


so don't bother.
oki :cry:
too bad Europe did'nt teach you tolerance of the diversity.

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Re: I feel Burning Man is a White thing

Post by GreyCoyote » Sat Oct 05, 2013 5:02 am

If you think people are avoiding you because of your RACE, maybe you should drink some water and look around. Do we LOOK like we care? Some guy just clattered by on a home-made, steam-powered, eight-legged metal crawler. Do you honestly think I'm looking at YOU and saying "Oh wow. There goes the neighborhood! Looks like we got ourselves another (insert random racial slur here)".

Naw. Leave your Defaultia sensitivities at the Gate and learn to enjoy what happens. If people are avoiding you, this means you have other problems. Ones that are not skin-deep. :shock:
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Oct 05, 2013 5:08 am

too bad Europe did'nt teach you tolerance of the diversity.


if you think i'm going to let some painfully annoying quebekker newb get the last word than you are fucking delusional AND an asshole.


seriously, Pepe le Pew, run away while you still have the chance.....surrender, as your culture so typically does.
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Post by H.G.Crosby » Sat Oct 05, 2013 5:09 am

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Post by danwax » Sat Oct 05, 2013 5:26 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:
too bad Europe did'nt teach you tolerance of the diversity.


if you think i'm going to let some painfully annoying quebekker newb get the last word than you are fucking delusional AND an asshole.


seriously, Pepe le Pew, run away while you still have the chance.....surrender, as your culture so typically does.
Yea like you surrendered to political correctness. I prefer free speech thanks.

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Re: I feel Burning Man is a White thing

Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Oct 05, 2013 6:17 am

you have every right to continue to be a Derriere-Chapeau...



this is America, after all, and not quebec. Bien sur.
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Re: I feel Burning Man is a White thing

Post by Elorrum » Sat Oct 05, 2013 6:20 am

RACIST statements are not topics to argue or discuss, they are simply wrong. I'm with Eric, and everyone else who has said the same: don't bring that stuff in here.
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Post by MyDearFriend » Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:36 am

Elorrum wrote:RACIST statements are not topics to argue or discuss, they are simply wrong. I'm with Eric, and everyone else who has said the same: don't bring that stuff in here.
Agreed.

Abkiwi, please get over yourself. The fact that Burning Man is not for you has nothing to do with how you look. :? Nobody noticed you; that's just how it is in BRC, where there are far more important (read your ticket!) and interesting things competing for our attention.
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Post by theCryptofishist » Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:37 am

danwax wrote:There was no order in 1997 from what I saw on Spark A BM Story...it's different. I think overall whites are more incline to an "orderly" society.
Eric wrote:[Mod hat off]

That is one of the most racist bits of bullshit I've ever seen posted on eplaya. It is also an utter falsehood. Methinks someone needs to haul their little white head out of their lilly white ass.

[/Mod hat on]

Fuck page two. Racist bullshit can get called out where it falls.
danwax wrote:So much for the radical inclusion eh.
"no opinion divergent of mine"
Eric wrote:Why is it always the people who spew hateful statements (in your case, dissing the entire planet who isn't "white") who run behind the "free speech" or "radical inclusion" banners? You are free to have your opinion, you are not free from being called out on it.

I stand by my opinion: your statement was racist bullshit, and was about as welcoming and inclusive to non-white people as a sign saying "whites only" on the gate. I would call you out loudly in person for saying something like that, I see no reason to let it pass here.
And I will stand right here with you. This is utterly foul. We could say that "blah, blah, blah... English political traditions of fair blah, blah, blah" and there might be something there. Not much, but something. And somehow, Chinese and Japanese are more obedient is your next remark? They don't like order, they just like being told what to do...

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Re: I feel Burning Man is a White thing

Post by BBadger » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:08 am

So is the OP hoping for one of these "embrace diversity" camps or something? People getting their "hello <person-from-race>" quota in?

As said before: get over yourself. Maybe people weren't lining up to shake your hand because quite frankly race isn't a big deal to most people there. You're not a celebrity, so don't expect to be treated as such. In a colorblind society don't expect to be treated special because of your race.

Burning Man a white event? That just depends on who attends and is willing to make the trip. We see a disproportionate number of people from the US there too. And from the Western US. And from the SF Bay area. Deal with it.

Hell, there's this huge Indian Holi festival at a temple in central Utah. You know who attends? Mostly bunches of Mormon white kids from BYU trying to get some religious diversity credit in a fun way. What the hell? An Indian festival with a bunch of Mormon white people? At least at the end everyone is in a variety of colors. In the end, the demographics of that festival are mostly defined by who goes. The same way with this event.

Feel free to change the demographics by inviting whomever you choose. Don't expect some sort of diversity policy to enforce that though. That kind of PC bullshit would be one of the nails in the coffin of this event.
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Post by Elderberry » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:16 am

danwax wrote:Second, to be honest, I think if you change the demographics of Burning Man, the spirit of BM will be lost forever.
Why? Was it all purple that year?
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Post by Elderberry » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:23 am

danwax wrote:
Eric wrote:
danwax wrote:There was no order in 1997 from what I saw on Spark A BM Story...it's different. I think overall whites are more incline to an "orderly" society.
[Mod hat off]

That is one of the most racist bits of bullshit I've ever seen posted on eplaya. It is also an utter falsehood. Methinks someone needs to haul their little white head out of their lilly white ass.

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Fuck page two. Racist bullshit can get called out where it falls.
So much for the radical inclusion eh.
"no opinion divergent of mine"
WOW are you for real? Some people also are of the opinion that whites are smarter than blacks. Both those "opinions" are racist bullshit propaganda. And you are correct. There is no place here for that.
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Post by Elderberry » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:29 am

danwax wrote:
Eric wrote:
Why is it always the people who spew hateful statements (in your case, dissing the entire planet who isn't "white") who run behind the "free speech" or "radical inclusion" banners? You are free to have your opinion, you are not free from being called out on it.

I stand by my opinion: your statement was racist bullshit, and was about as welcoming and inclusive to non-white people as a sign saying "whites only" on the gate. I would call you out loudly in person for saying something like that, I see no reason to let it pass here.
I overreact sometimes too :twisted:
I think he under reacted. If I were a mod and saw that as your first post I would have deleted your account. No room for racism here.
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Post by gyre » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:33 am

Whether a statement is racist is a judgment call.
The important thing is that you're wrong.

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Post by Elderberry » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:34 am

danwax wrote:
Simon of the Playa wrote:i speak fluent french. i studied in rennes, paris and switzerland.

but i do not like you.


so don't bother.
oki :cry:
too bad Europe did'nt teach you tolerance of the diversity.
WOW Talk about the pot calling the kettle black.
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Post by Elderberry » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:36 am

gyre wrote:Whether a statement is racist is a judgment call.
Bull Shit.
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Post by Dr. Pyro » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:40 am

NOTE TO SELF: Being racist is a bad thing. Check.

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Post by gyre » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:44 am

jkisha wrote:
gyre wrote:Whether a statement is racist is a judgment call.
Bull Shit.
If I'm not clear, I am referring to Danwax.

Even obvious statements can be addressed, if they are incorrect.

Even the belief in race as a valid scientific term is "racist".
That's common enough among people that wouldn't blindly accept obsolete medicine or plumbing.

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Post by danwax » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:49 am

jkisha wrote:
danwax wrote:
Simon of the Playa wrote:i speak fluent french. i studied in rennes, paris and switzerland.

but i do not like you.


so don't bother.
oki :cry:
too bad Europe did'nt teach you tolerance of the diversity.
WOW Talk about the pot calling the kettle black.
I was ironic, as he hates quebecers..

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Re: I feel Burning Man is a White thing

Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:51 am

Even obvious statements can be addressed, if they are incorrect.

Even the belief in race as a valid scientific term is "racist".
That's common enough among people that wouldn't blindly accept obsolete medicine or plumbing

boy, for someone who pretends to know what the fuck you are talking about you really don't know what the fuck you are talking about, do you...
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