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  • View Poll Results: [MULTIPLE VOTES ALLOWED!!] Who would you like to meet face to face?
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    The Epicurean
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    Ranbow99
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    L'Evil Fish
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    Malevolent
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    Stevo F
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    The Mad Dog
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    ^^ Is a girl, I know it. :unimpressed:

    ^ Could be meeting me next Friday! :mmm:
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    ^ my sister is getting engaged so I can't :eek: :emo:
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    (Original post by RainbowWithAnI)
    ^enjoys long, in-depth discussions/debates
    What makes you think that? :holmes:
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    (Original post by The Epicurean)
    What makes you think that? :holmes:
    I see where this is going...
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    (Original post by The Epicurean)
    I guess it is an example of ableism. But such circus' did exist where they had 'freaks' on display during that era. Therefore the film was portraying what was only the norm in that environment. It is merely a reflection of society rather than the film director.
    It is like Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain and the books profuse usage of the 'N word'. It is not that Mark Twain was racist, but that the book was a reflection of the society.
    Yeah, of course he did it with honourable intentions but with it being the early days of cinema and years before disability rights were even a thing he completely misjudged the effect the film would have on the audience and basically opened up the circus freak market to the cinematic form, which was a bit of an own goal given his intention was to represent the disabled as the good guys in the film.

    As for Huckleberry Finn, whilst it could be written off as a reflection of the society there's a thing called artistic license which is bloody useful in situations like that, it's been used across all art forms from literature to cinema to songwriting where the rawness of realism has been sacrificed for the sake of taste and decency, Huckleberry Finn could've benefitted from that treatment.
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    ^ doesn't know its my birthday! :awesome:



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    (Original post by The Mad Dog)
    I see where this is going...
    touché

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    ^ doesn't know its my birthday! :awesome:



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    Happy birthday! :ahee: :party:
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    ^ my sister is getting engaged so I can't :eek: :emo:
    L'Evil! :emo:

    You can't even come and say hi? :emo:
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    (Original post by boumavilla)
    L'Evil! :emo:

    You can't even come and say hi? :emo:
    Sorry

    Well, I doubt it

    Prom the night before. Then preparing for the engagement thing, then it'll happen in the evening.

    Because I live so far away, getting into town will take an hour and then back an hour too!

    If I lived in city centre I'd definitely come and say hello
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    (Original post by Converse girl)
    :nodots:
    What's the actual purpose/meaning of this smiley?
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    (Original post by The Mad Dog)
    What's the actual purpose/meaning of this smiley?
    ... + :nodots: =
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    (Original post by Stevo F)
    ... + :nodots: =
    I got that far but that's still absolutely useless.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Sorry

    Well, I doubt it

    Prom the night before. Then preparing for the engagement thing, then it'll happen in the evening.

    Because I live so far away, getting into town will take an hour and then back an hour too!

    If I lived in city centre I'd definitely come and say hello
    I understand. :emo:


    (Original post by The Mad Dog)
    What's the actual purpose/meaning of this smiley?
    To cut tension? :dontknow:
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    (Original post by JunePlum)
    ^ doesn't know its my birthday! :awesome:



    :emo:


    Happy Birthday ! :hugs:
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    (Original post by boumavilla)
    I understand. :emo:




    To cut tension? :dontknow:
    If you google CF23 8NL (I think that's a post code near me, you'd see the bus routes take forever:lol:)
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    (Original post by The Epicurean)
    touché



    Happy birthday! :ahee: :party:


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    Happy Birthday ! :hugs:
    THANK YOU!!! :hugs:
    That awkward moment when I realise I'm gettting old.......er hahaha xD
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    (Original post by JunePlum)
    THANK YOU!!! :hugs:
    That awkward moment when I realise I'm gettting old.......er hahaha xD
    How old are you now?
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    (Original post by JunePlum)
    ^ doesn't know its my birthday! :awesome:



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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    :jumphug: :woo: :party: :party2:
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    (Original post by The Mad Dog)
    What's the actual purpose/meaning of this smiley?
    you have a problem with it not having a meaning
 
 
 
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