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post #31 of 35 (permalink) Old Jan 31st, 2013, 01:51 PM
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Re: Is this ad racially offensive?

perfect ad, since it started a controversy

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post #32 of 35 (permalink) Old Jan 31st, 2013, 10:36 PM
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Re: Is this ad racially offensive?

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It's culturally offensive.
I'm glad you said that because I'm still trying to figure out what the hell the commercial is even trying to say. Whose the audience that they're trying to reach anyway, all I can say is that it's one damn stupid commercial.

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post #33 of 35 (permalink) Old Jan 31st, 2013, 10:42 PM
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Re: Is this ad racially offensive?

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I don't think that anything is of itself offensive. People get offended by things but that's on them.

That said, I don't see anything in this that has anything to do with race. Culture yeah and I'll guess it will ruffle some feathers. But I have no issues with it. I only wish they'd got a real Jamaican to do it. (There are white Jamaicans.) I think that would have been funnier.


Oh and yeah the fact that there are white Jamaicans is yet another reason why this ad has nothing to do with race.

Before you speak to me about your religion, first show it to me in how you treat other people; before you tell me how much you love your God, show me in how much you love all His children; before you preach to me of your passion for your faith, teach me about it through your compassion for your neighbors. In the end, I'm not as interested in what you have to tell or sell as in how you choose to live and give.

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post #34 of 35 (permalink) Old Jan 31st, 2013, 11:50 PM
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Re: Is this ad racially offensive?

No. Unless you make it a point to try and be offended by everything? Jah mon, just kick back and relax

On another note, one of my pet peeves is dumbass car commercials that are about something completely random, and then at the end it reveals that it's actually advertising a car. Actually wait..car commercials just suck in general.
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post #35 of 35 (permalink) Old Jan 31st, 2013, 11:56 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Is this ad racially offensive?

Uh, oh. Is Coca-Cola slying referring to "camel jockeys", a diss of the Arabs?

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