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« Reply #30 on: March 05, 2014, 07:49:27 pm »
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« Reply #31 on: March 05, 2014, 08:50:15 pm »
Thug is not racially loaded to me. It was commonly used in RI referring to the mafia, and we use it in the SCA as a compliment to our army and household.
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« Reply #32 on: March 05, 2014, 09:09:16 pm »
Using the word thug on someone isn't racist.

It's cultural appropriation, how dare they mislabel people as belonging to the Thuggee.

It's like me walking into a room full of you people and going "you miserable Maori shits"
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« Reply #33 on: March 05, 2014, 11:13:09 pm »
what kind of terms do you commonly see attached to white petty criminals?


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« Reply #35 on: March 06, 2014, 12:04:18 am »
I was just thinking about that Affluenza shit.  :argh!:
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« Reply #36 on: March 06, 2014, 12:37:08 pm »
Using the word thug on someone isn't racist.

It's cultural appropriation, how dare they mislabel people as belonging to the Thuggee.

It's like me walking into a room full of you people and going "you miserable Maori shits"

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« Reply #37 on: March 06, 2014, 04:44:39 pm »
what kind of terms do you commonly see attached to white petty criminals?


"Innocent"

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« Reply #38 on: March 06, 2014, 04:48:11 pm »
Thug is not racially loaded to me. It was commonly used in RI referring to the mafia, and we use it in the SCA as a compliment to our army and household.

I am not even really sure how to respond to this.
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Re: THUG
« Reply #39 on: March 06, 2014, 04:49:59 pm »
There is no ethnic component in the mafia. 




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Re: THUG
« Reply #40 on: March 06, 2014, 04:51:30 pm »
what kind of terms do you commonly see attached to white petty criminals?


"Innocent"

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« Reply #41 on: March 06, 2014, 04:52:34 pm »
Thug is not racially loaded to me. It was commonly used in RI referring to the mafia, and we use it in the SCA as a compliment to our army and household.

I am not even really sure how to respond to this.

Clearly, this is about the SCA.
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« Reply #42 on: March 06, 2014, 05:20:30 pm »
Thug is not racially loaded to me. It was commonly used in RI referring to the mafia, and we use it in the SCA as a compliment to our army and household.

I am not even really sure how to respond to this.

Clearly, this is about the SCA.

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“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: THUG
« Reply #43 on: March 06, 2014, 05:42:27 pm »
Here's a question, and feel free to slap the shit out of me if it's retarded and/or unknowingly crossing some "racial rules" line:

Do we, as a society in general, have to sideline terms every time some teabillies decide to make it their "nigger du jour"?

Or are we better off ignoring that bullshit and those bullshit-spewers and not allowing the linguistic tropes of a minor outlier segment of society to become entangled with our everyday linguistic reality?

I mean, "thug" is a word, and it's not a word with any inherent racial meaning. I'm kinda feeling like I'm going to keep using it the way I always have and if I hear someone else using it as a racially-loaded placeholder term I'll address those situations individually rather than start pruning my own vocabulary to conform with some ever-changing notion of political correctness that's trying to keep up with the mouthbreathers' newest slang terms.

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Re: THUG
« Reply #44 on: March 06, 2014, 05:51:30 pm »
Here's a question, and feel free to slap the shit out of me if it's retarded and/or unknowingly crossing some "racial rules" line:

Do we, as a society in general, have to sideline terms every time some teabillies decide to make it their "nigger du jour"?

Or are we better off ignoring that bullshit and those bullshit-spewers and not allowing the linguistic tropes of a minor outlier segment of society to become entangled with our everyday linguistic reality?

I mean, "thug" is a word, and it's not a word with any inherent racial meaning. I'm kinda feeling like I'm going to keep using it the way I always have and if I hear someone else using it as a racially-loaded placeholder term I'll address those situations individually rather than start pruning my own vocabulary to conform with some ever-changing notion of political correctness that's trying to keep up with the mouthbreathers' newest slang terms.

Otherwise, aren't we letting the terrorists win?
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