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Hmm. It just lacks taste and so I for one won't be joining in.
than 'My Favourite Man on DiS'
don't question it, just contribute, or don't
i've got to say abortion's one of my two things that aren't really funny.
it was funny in the pub last night
you can call me a sicko, and you'd be right
i'd like it noted that i didnt start the discussion and we were talking about a particular League of Gentlemen episode
I can see you meant no harm. It's this Friday 13th - bringing out our evil sides.
I'm not falling out with anyone over it. don't worry mr moribund.
simply stop reading the thread and others may continue as they please.
what's the other thing you don't find funny? For future reference
like this thread at all!
what a total dick.
imagine if a popular comedy show had it screened on the BBC
I'd have made a mental note to buy the writers a pint, which I would secretly jizz in.
fancy a pint?
who is a total dick...
the pint is a total dick?
there's lots of other stuff to get angrier about, i'm fed up with people taking the moral high ground all the time
I'm sure you didn't mean to piss people off- it's just a really emotive issue.
Personally I think there's better ways of not having a baby than sticking a mincer in the womb and ripping the foetus out etc...and even if you aren't 'against' abortion, I don't know too many people who thinks it's a happy sunny issue. Apart from one chick (who's a total mean spirited psycho) every woman I've ever known who's had an abortion has been totally messed up and ridden with guilt about it...
I just don't know that it's so funny. The League of Gentlemen is a different 'forum' to this one (pardon the pun) and so they can get away with stuff.
For example, if the LoG had never existed, let's imagine the reaction to your or I turning up at party or something dressed like Papa Lazarou: fundamentally it's not particularly funny. On LoG it has entire background on which it hangs.
Anyway, I'm not really having a go, I just think it wasn't a wise choice of thread.
at least it started a worthwhile debate, there's been too many pointless, stupid threads for my liking recently
I just think people should question why they actually find things like jokes offensive, most people go for 'cos it is', which is rubbish. People don't even know why they're getting offended, it's crap
I'm wasn't trying to belittle women who have abortions (a friend of mine did so last year) so I know first hand how the effects it has on people, but the most extreme things can sometimes be the best comedy material
but just because it's a sensitive topic doesn't mean that we shouldn't talk about it, we can all disagree about what we find funny and what we don't find funny. For instance, Stagger-Lee obviously didn't find it offensive
I always lose my point, it's just there is a line between reality and dark humour that a lot of people fail to see, and I'm not saying people on here because I know you're all very clever people (true), more a point about the majority of the population. I'd rather people said why they found it offensive than just 'you're a dick' or whatever
why should we be worried about what will offend other people?
Mixing humour with this sort of topic is incredibly risky. Abortion has to be one of THE most sensitive issues around. Therefore, I feel inclined to express my distaste at something like this. That's all... A discussion about the issue would be a different matter. It's the fact that it's meant to be funny...
That said, I know you are a lovely person and didn't mean this to be offensive. So it's ok.
that's the sort of response i was after
thank you bobby, you are a gent and a scholar
let's get that fucker.