World Cup Thread: Get Hyped

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  1. Z100000M

    Z100000M Vithered Weteran

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    Censorship? Wut? Not outside germany my friend.
    People do use that word. Just watch the news about ukraine now. You have russians calling ukrainian government nazis and comparing them, along with some poles, to hitler. Everyone else does the same to russia and putin.
     
  2. ImSpartacus

    ImSpartacus nerf spec plz

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    [​IMG]

    First off: Fuck the creators of GIMP for making us believe that it's remotely as useful as Photoshop just because you can technically perform most of the same tasks.

    Secondly: Need moar controls.

    Automobile deaths increased about a bajillion percent in the 20th century. Total cars on the road also increased a bajillion percent in that same time frame.

    I don't give a fuck if there are a bajillion nazi tweets during the germany game. I care about the percentage of tweets about german people that include the word nazi. And guess what? There were probably a lot of tweets about germany & its people during that game. The percentage of tweets that included "nazi" over all tweets about germany & its people was likely smaller than its ever been.

    In more technical terms, the raw count of nazi tweets is probably highly correlated with the raw count of total germany tweets. So the variation that we see in this bit of data is probably almost completely controlled by the variation in total germany tweets. In the example in the image above, the chance of "nazi" appearing in a german-themed tweet actually decreases as time goes on.
     
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  3. Grantrithor

    Grantrithor Member

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    I don't think it's possible to come to a conclusion on this argument, if I continue it could probably last 10 pages of not-agreeing.

    Exactly the point I was trying to make, Nazi has degenerated from meaning "national socialist" to "fascist", or even further, to just refer to someone who likes to regulate things or control things. It's not really that insulting in the way it's just thrown around. It's just like calling someone gay or a fag for just acting like an idiot and not because they are homosexual.
     
  4. complete_

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    i dont think poles were sold into slavery for hundreds of years.

    nazi means a specific type of person. it doesnt mean a german person. nigger is race specific and of course you wouldnt understand the significance of the word because europe doesnt exactly teach american history let alone the slave trade
     
  5. ImSpartacus

    ImSpartacus nerf spec plz

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    True. You need more data to conclude anything spicy.
     
  6. McGyver

    McGyver Experimental Pedagogue

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    Have you niggers seen that disappointing performance by Brazil? They are lucky that Chileans can't shoot penalties. Brazil doesn't deserve to win the title in this tournament.
     
  7. complete_

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    the fact that you think this is the normal application of the word proves that you're from europe
     
  8. D.D.D. Destroyer

    D.D.D. Destroyer Member Staff Member Moderator

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    The fact that you're also falling for McGyver makes me feel better.

    And friend, slaves have been around for a long time, and they've been of all colours, shapes and sizes. Of course we learned about them, we know how the US had some imported wares from Africa and lots of stuff this entails. We also know, though, that the nazis did a few things a normal person regrets.

    We can go one-up on this bitch too. People keep showing the devil as this almost adorable red thing with horns and a tail and stuff and the church says that this is no. Laughing. Matter. As that is how he penetrates into our souls yaddayaddayadda. People are ignorant of so many thiings everywhere, but that doesn't allow you to be ignorant of things just because others are.



    I don't know where i'm going with this, but both words are offensive, both words should be remembered, and both words shouldn't be used to describe anyone in a serious manner.
     
  9. Señor_Awesome

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    Good. Because if you did know where you were going with that then I would have been a very confused man.
     
  10. complete_

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    i know mcguyvers doing a joke. im also pretty sure he doesnt know how its applied in real life
     
  11. Trickster

    Trickster Retired Developer

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    While true, the same could be said with regard to you and nazi. In Britbong land we don't really care about either because we just hate everyone equally, but in central Europe, you really are understimating how big of a deal calling someone a nazi is. It's far worse than calling someone a nigger because while nigger is just a racial slur based on someone's race, a nazi is accusing someone of associating themselves with concentration camps and all that kind of shit. It's a really big deal to them. Likewise, over in the states and I guess wherever it is that you're actually from, the Nazi slur doesn't mean nearly as much as calling someone a nigger, because that's a big fucking deal to you guys. I never really realised either side of this until I actually got onto the internet, but I've learnt the way it is over the past few years. To rank one above the other is just closed-minded. I couldn't give a shit about either personally, I've barely ever even heard the term nigger or nazi (when used to refer to a person specifically) in the UK, but I know that's not the case over on the continent.
     
  12. BigTeef

    BigTeef Bootleg Headshot master

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    Communist is less insulting, start there and upgrade to nazi.
     
  13. Grantrithor

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    I think any USSR satellite state would likely disagree with that. The Hammer and Sickle are as controversial in eastern Europe as the Swastika is in Germany. Life in Poland sucked after it was "liberated" by the USSR.
     
  14. BigTeef

    BigTeef Bootleg Headshot master

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    Sounds like something a nazi would say.

    Actually republican...

    Wait, whats the difference?!
     
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  15. Z100000M

    Z100000M Vithered Weteran

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    Well first thing yes they were. History sucks balls if you dont know it huh?
    Going as far as slav times, which is around before 1000 ad, you had slavers in europe no problem. The usual kind of taking one village into salvery after a conquest, the also usual one of giving tribute of people to not get fucked in the ass every other month. Also friendly vikings from across the baltic sea. And then we have all the asian stuff, ranging from mongolians, to their crimean succesors and ending with turks who took people into jasyr and made into janissaries for example. so dont go around saying europeans werent enslaved. Also untrue if you want to play the "downtrotten second class citizen card". Poles spent a good amount of time under the rule of Prussia, Austria and Russia, where they were forcibly (i cant find a proper word, so lets go with)indoctrinated and treated like shit. And then we had the fun times of Lebensraum. Work that shovel, dirtbag or its to the labor camp with you! In short, get fucked.

    Secondly, I dont even know what it has to do with anything. One doesnt have to experience something to be able to relate. Its called empathy.
     
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  16. Señor_Awesome

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    Do you actually expect any of us to be capable of empathy?

    Or are you just showing off that you have something we don't?
     
  17. Grantrithor

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    State run industry, central distribution of power, and emphasis on culture is very different from privatization, "freedom", and not giving a shit about American workers. Even though Obama and his ragtag democrat band aren't too different from the republicans, they're much closer to National Socialism than the republicans are.
     
  18. flasche

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    but a lot of them would now say "thanks" if you call them nazis - fucked up world.

    also you all miss that you can say nazi, nigger, communist - or even naziniggercommunist - and not offend people.

    a word cannot be insulting out of itself, it needs context ...
     
  19. DarkHorizon

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    People act like if certain ethnic groups are the only ones to have been abused badly throughout history.
    Unfortunately I feel like a lot of them are born with a sense of entitlement. Like if we gave you a medal because your grand-father performed well in his war 70 years ago.

    If black people were mostly rich and had a stereotype like the Jews. People would not feel bad about insulting them with racial slurs.
    Then again no one gives a fuck about gypsies.
    It's mostly due to the fact that the word stands for slavery and lack of ownership. It

    In a way blacks that have no lineage of slavery should not have the right to use the N word anymore then an other ethnicity.
     
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  20. -Mayama-

    -Mayama- MANLY MAN BITCH

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    Their were north african raiding partys too that ransacked whole italian cities and sold the citizens into slavery 500 years ago.
     

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