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JCC You know what would be a good way to scare the people of the past?

Discussion in 'Community' started by DantheJedi, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. DantheJedi

    DantheJedi Jedi Master star 5

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    Go back in time 30-40 years or so with episodes of Honey Boo Boo, and show them to the people of the time, while telling them this is an actual honest-to-goodness TV show from the year 2012.

    I guarantee they'll fight Sarah Conner-style to prevent this future from happening.
     
  2. tom

    tom Chosen One star 7

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    30-40 years ago is only the 70's or 80's. the pop culture then was equally ridiculous.
     
  3. Darth Guy

    Darth Guy Chosen One star 10

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    Reassure them by saying that we still hate gay people.
     
  4. DantheJedi

    DantheJedi Jedi Master star 5

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    Well, would they be scared if you went back to the 1950s/60s and showed it to people then?

    I bet the anti-TV intellectuals will feel justified, in a "nothing will ever change" kind of way.
     
  5. TheGuardianofArlon

    TheGuardianofArlon Jedi Master star 6

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    I have no idea what to say.
     
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  6. Darth_Invidious

    Darth_Invidious Force Ghost star 6

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    WTF is a Honey Boo Boo?
     
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  7. DantheJedi

    DantheJedi Jedi Master star 5

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    An insipid show on TLC about a child beauty pageant star and her redneck family.
     
  8. TheGuardianofArlon

    TheGuardianofArlon Jedi Master star 6

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    All I know is that its seemingly in my state, in the town of Macon
     
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  9. Juliet316

    Juliet316 Chosen One star 10

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    That got more ratings than Paul Ryan's speech at the Republican National Convention.

    Still shaking my head at that.
     
  10. Platelet

    Platelet Jedi Knight star 2

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    Thought that turned out to be false?
     
  11. mrsvos

    mrsvos Jedi Grand Master star 5

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  12. Arawn_Fenn

    Arawn_Fenn Force Ghost star 7

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    Yes, but it still got lower ratings. *rimshot*
     
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  13. Darth_Invidious

    Darth_Invidious Force Ghost star 6

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    This. I would go back 30 years to the past and warn the world about the horrors of Reality TV. Then I would lead a torch bearing mob to hunt down the idiots that would come up with the godsdammed idea. And afterwards we'd burn MTV to the ground for good measure and make sure the beast never surfaces.
     
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  14. EmpireForever

    EmpireForever Jedi Grand Master star 8

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    And yet still you open your mouth. This explains so much about your posts.
     
  15. anakinfansince1983

    anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Four Realms star 9 Staff Member Manager

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    Or at least, threaten to burn it to the ground the moment they stop playing music videos.
     
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  16. TheGuardianofArlon

    TheGuardianofArlon Jedi Master star 6

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    Doesn't it mostly about everyone here?
     
  17. EmpireForever

    EmpireForever Jedi Grand Master star 8

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    No, 'mostly about everyone here' had something to say. You just want to get your face into the thread.

    "HEY EVERYBODY! I'M HERE! REMEMBER ME?! I EXIST!"

    That's you. That's you just then.
     
  18. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    I'm surprised he didn't post a link to his youtube channel.
     
  19. TheGuardianofArlon

    TheGuardianofArlon Jedi Master star 6

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  20. Alpha-Red

    Alpha-Red Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Go back 40 years and warn the people about internet memes and internet English.
     
  21. Aytee-Aytee

    Aytee-Aytee Jedi Master star 5

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    March 11, 1989.
     
  22. Darth_Invidious

    Darth_Invidious Force Ghost star 6

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    Nicely put.

    And then you prove him right, Arlol. Moral of the story is, if your post doesn't have any insightful other than an "um", "what ", or "I don't know what to say", it does kinda reflect poorly on you and maybe you shouldn't post it at all.

    Touché. Sometimes I forget about Cops. When I think about reality TV I think of MTV's The Real World because that's the sort of insipidness it brought on to TV.
     
  23. solojones

    solojones Force Ghost star 9

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    Look, Network tried to warn them and they didn't listen anyway.
     
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  24. DantheJedi

    DantheJedi Jedi Master star 5

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    True that. Paddy Chayefsky is probably spinning in his grave thinking, "Network was a warning, not a how-to guide!".
     
  25. Ender Sai

    Ender Sai Chosen One star 10

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    Arlol, the Chinese have a saying; Liang Yao ku kou

    It means, "medicine tastes bitter".

    The English equivalent is "advice most needed is advice least heeded."

    true story!