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Are you stupid enough to believe that the Anti-protest protestors independently and spontaneously came up with the idea to confront Shooter?

Poll ended at Sun Feb 25, 2007 4:25 pm

Yes, I'm that stupid.
1
5%
Yes, I'm that stupid.
1
5%
Yes, I like Kool-Aid.
5
25%
Yes, I like Kool-Aid.
5
25%
No, that was a really bad choice on the BRC LLC's part.
4
20%
No, that was a really bad choice on the BRC LLC's part.
4
20%
 
Total votes: 20

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How stupid are you?

Post by MoisturePup » Tue Feb 20, 2007 4:25 pm

How stupid are you?

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Post by DVD Burner » Tue Feb 20, 2007 4:35 pm

The Rebbi had a link to prove this a long time ago.

Ask him.

He is the wise one.

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Post by mdmf007 » Tue Feb 20, 2007 4:48 pm

who the hell is shooter?
One of the Meanie Greenies (Figjam 2013)

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Post by AntiM » Tue Feb 20, 2007 4:58 pm

and why is tribe crawling over here? I thought tribe hated us. I know shooter does.

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Post by The CO » Tue Feb 20, 2007 8:50 pm

Can we get a little context in this thread?
M*A*S*H 4207th: An army of fun.
I don't care what the borg says: feather-wearers will NOT be served in Rosie's Bar.
When I ask how many burns, I mean at BRC.

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Post by BigCock » Tue Feb 20, 2007 9:04 pm

pppfppfffpfft.
how about not.

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Post by The CO » Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:24 pm

Just think there ought to be some reference, rather than just throwing the question out. I have not seen any talk about this here... my first question was "who the funk is shooter and what are you talking about?" Had to wander around tribe to find out what was going on.
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Post by K-mom » Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:35 pm

Funk Off
You call it malt liquor, I call it breakfast.

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Post by MoisturePup » Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:41 pm

The CO wrote:Can we get a little context in this thread?
Shooter is a guy who has a chip on his shoulder regarding the BMorg's treatement of DPW workers.

He staged a small protest at the BM org offices this weekend... watch the video in it's entirety. It's worth it.

http://bpathvideo.blogspot.com/2007/02/ ... g-man.html

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Post by K-mom » Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:54 pm

is shooter the same person as skeetshooter?
You call it malt liquor, I call it breakfast.

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Post by MoisturePup » Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:56 pm

K-mom wrote:is shooter the same person as skeetshooter?
That I don't know.

I'm don't have any horses in this race. I do find the Borg's counter protest to be a fascinating ploy that backfired though. (It's in the video.)

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Post by MikeVDS » Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:39 pm

Looked to me like some of the anti-protesters just wanted to be jack-asses and the last couple came out to have some fun and see what was going on. Not so sure it was some decree by management to send people out. So I guess I'm stupid?

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Post by Toolmaker » Wed Feb 21, 2007 7:38 am

I think the paperbags on the head make em look stupid.
This account has been closed as demanded by Wedeliver.

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Post by The CO » Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:03 am

Watched the video. The counter-protesters did not impress me. I would hope the org is smarter than to send people like that to represent them, but none of them claimed to be from the org. The protesters had some valid points, but... as has been said on tribe, no one is forcing anyone to work out there. If you don't like your job, quit. $45/day is hardly worth what they are describing. I'm currently being headhunted by a competing company and have told them I won't work for them based on the requirements they want, they have to contract me full time if they want me to meet their conditions. It's called negotiation.
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I don't care what the borg says: feather-wearers will NOT be served in Rosie's Bar.
When I ask how many burns, I mean at BRC.

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Post by fromMA » Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:14 am

Its a good thing this didnt happen in Boston. They would have closed off the city because of the terrorists wearing bags over their heads:))

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Post by MoisturePup » Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:20 am

fromMA wrote:Its a good thing this didnt happen in Boston. They would have closed off the city because of the terrorists wearing bags over their heads:))
Especially if they had an 80's video ANSi graphic cartoon character on it.

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Post by Ugly Dougly » Wed Feb 21, 2007 10:14 am

Tempest in a teapot, huh? Great way to start the new year!

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Post by MoisturePup » Wed Feb 21, 2007 3:06 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:Tempest in a teapot, huh? Great way to start the new year!
You know, I feel really invested in all this for some reason. I'm not DPW though, and I benefit directly through reduced ticket prices, by having a non-unionized, ill cared for group of employees/volunteers creating the infrastructure for my hobby.

But... my parents. They were school teachers in a conservative Republican district. I remember standing on the picket line with them as their union picketed the school district. I remember my parents always telling me how in their district many of the teachers wouldn't join the union on the picket line because "of the children" that would have to go a few days without a teacher. That this weakened their overall bargaining position with the district. I remember how my mother, the union rep for her school, would stand strong for all those teachers who wouldn't even stand up for themselves.

For me the lack of respect shown by the counter protesters towards Shooter may as well have been directed at my parents when they stood on their picket line. That's why I feel so invested in this I'm sure. I cannot even imagine what would posses somebody to be so disrespectful of somebody else fighting for the rights of others. It left me truly and honestly let down.

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Post by MoisturePup » Wed Feb 21, 2007 3:09 pm

MoisturePup wrote: It left me truly and honestly let down.
BTW, I'm fairly sure that the BRC LLC did not instruct people to go outside. (Although I'd still like to actually read that from one of the people involved in the anti-protest protest group. So far I've only heard it from org people not involved in the anti-protest protest.)

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Post by wedeliver » Mon Apr 20, 2009 12:35 pm

Those were the days my friend, we thought they'd never end...


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Post by MoisturePup » Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:55 pm

wedeliver wrote:Those were the days my friend, we thought they'd never end...


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How the world has changed...

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Post by cowboyangel » Tue Apr 21, 2009 12:53 am

I think DPW got some raises after that. Mission accomplished Shooter....and with only 3 people.
"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believe is false."- William Casey, CIA Director 1981

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Post by oneeyeddick » Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:05 am

I still have one of those bags somewhere.........
We have an obligation to make space for everyone, we have no obligation to make that space pleasant.

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Re: How stupid are you?

Post by Monkeypoo » Tue Apr 21, 2009 5:09 am

MoisturePup wrote:How stupid are you?
Stupid is as stupid does....

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