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Old 26-03-2013, 18:12
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Do you think anything that could offend should be banned. if so what things would be lifed that would not offend someone.
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Old 26-03-2013, 18:14
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Do I think everything with the potential of causing offence should be banned...? Is 'lifed' a typo for liked?

Man, wutdafuq are you talking about!?
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Old 26-03-2013, 18:15
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If anything that could offend was banned, there'd be very little left.
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Old 26-03-2013, 19:01
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If anything that could offend was banned, there'd be very little left.
I find that comment really offensive.
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Old 26-03-2013, 19:01
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This is a bit like a room 101 type discussion.

If it was me I'd like to see hairdresser cars banned.
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Old 26-03-2013, 20:07
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There's always someone that's offended by anything you can think of. Basically you'd have to ban everything.
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Old 26-03-2013, 20:11
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I find myself being offended by people who find stuff offensive....so lets just ban being offended and job done (pity it'll cause the daily mail to go under but hey )
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Old 26-03-2013, 20:12
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I find banning things to be offensive.
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Old 26-03-2013, 20:14
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Its best to have free speech and lots of people being offended, rather than the state dictating what can and cannot be said.
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Old 26-03-2013, 20:14
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I find myself being offended by people who find stuff offensive....so lets just ban being offended and job done (pity it'll cause the daily mail to go under but hey )
It's ok, The Mail offends me anyway. It can go.
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Old 26-03-2013, 20:16
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Its best to have free speech and lots of people being offended, rather than the state dictating what can and cannot be said.
But its getting like it here.
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Old 26-03-2013, 20:18
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But its getting like it here.
I know and its very concerning
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Old 26-03-2013, 20:21
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But its getting like it here.
I know and its very concerning
Why, what are you dying to say that you can't but that you could before?
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Old 26-03-2013, 20:22
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But its getting like it here.
Care to explain? Do you mean DS or society in general?
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Old 27-03-2013, 12:57
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No, I don't think things should be banned because some people find them offensive (or, as is more often the case, when they dislike something and wrongly describe that as offense).

That said, anything that is only there to deliberately cause offence is a different matter, that kind of act should be stopped.
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Old 27-03-2013, 12:59
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Everything offends me, I want existence banned now.
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Old 27-03-2013, 12:59
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What if you were offended by people banning things? Would that be banned?
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Old 27-03-2013, 13:05
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I don't, on the whole, like banning, control freakery or knee-jerkiness. That said, they're welcome to stay around in small doses.
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Old 27-03-2013, 13:36
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I say ban Carol Vorderman and restore some sanity to our lives.
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Old 27-03-2013, 13:44
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Do you think anything that could offend should be banned. if so what things would be lifed that would not offend someone.
Every person alive has the capacity to offend someone. How do you ban offensive people?

Industrial Death camps?
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Old 27-03-2013, 13:48
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I say ban Carol Vorderman and restore some sanity to our lives.
Why are so many people annoyed with Carol Vorderman today?
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Old 27-03-2013, 14:06
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Stephen Fry sums it up well.

'It's now very common to hear people say, "I'm rather offended by that", as if that gives them certain rights. It's no more than a whine. It has no meaning, it has no purpose, it has no reason to be respected as a phrase. "I'm offended by that." Well, so f***ing what?' —Stephen Fry
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Old 27-03-2013, 14:10
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Stephen Fry sums it up well.

'It's now very common to hear people say, "I'm rather offended by that", as if that gives them certain rights. It's no more than a whine. It has no meaning, it has no purpose, it has no reason to be respected as a phrase. "I'm offended by that." Well, so f***ing what?' —Stephen Fry
good old stephen fry
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Old 27-03-2013, 14:17
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I find banning things to be offensive.
Me too, people speaking on my behalf, or banning things incase they cause offence really annoys me.
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