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EtcetEraThread NYT: Saudi Teenager Who Fled Family Embraces All Things Canadian. (O.K., Maybe Not Winter.)
Reason User Banned (Duration Pending): Inflammatory Commentary; Dismissing Concerns Surrounding Domestic Abuse; History of Severe Infractions
Gotta love the assumptions here. I've never read a comic, and hate war films. You have absolutely no idea what my life experiences are and what colors my perspective and context. Not sure how abandoning your family and running away to another country is "standing up to everyday injustice", but fine. Again, I wish this girl well, but I should be able to see her as something other than a "hero" without being seen as having malicious intent, as if viewing her as a hero is the only possible perspective one can have.There more than one way to assess certain actions, and more than one perspective can be reasonable. I mean, she abandoned her family and rejected all of Islam, so let's not pretend it's only the societal/cultural oppressive society in SA that she had a problem with. Not sure what's wrong with pointing that out. "Why do you give a fuck, this is really what you took away from reading all of this?" Why is everyone else in this thread allowed to give a fuck by commenting, and I'm not? Why are you so offended by the fact that I have a slightly different take? Not even sure what your comment means. I wish her well, but don't view her as anything close to a hero. I doubt this is some kind of radical opinion.


GamingThread Girlfriend Reviews - Should You Play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate With Your Boyfriend?
Reason User Banned (Duration Pending): Sexism, Thread Derailment, Accumulated Infractions
Honestly, I doubt she has anything to do with the videos. Sounds like she's just reading from a script someone gave her, and there's a production team that created this video concept because they knew it would get more views than if it was a guy narrating.


GamingThread Nintendo Direct 9/6/18 Postponed in Response to 6.7 Earthquake in Hokkaido
Reason User Banned (1 Week): Insensitive and inappropriate comment. History of similar behaviour.
I mean..obviously Nintendo is doing this purely for PR, the decision does not truly help anyone, which is why I don't get all the congratulations. It's a pre-recorded online video, not a live physical event. In my opinion they should have just left the timing as is, adding a solemn message at the beginning of the video about the situation, donations, etc. Again, OBVIOUSLY this video has a million times less weight than the earthquake, but I just don't see the benefit to anyone with delaying it, or when can possibly be an ideal time to release it in the near future. Not like it's a video that needs to be watched live, it will stay online for people to watch if and when they choose to do so.


EtcetEraThread Val Kilmer calls out Anthony Bourdain for ‘selfish’ suicide
Reason User Banned (1 Week): History of victim-blaming + presenting opinions on suicide as fact
Do what, exactly? Post "RIP"? How do you want anyone in this thread of "help" Bourdain or his family? So many people here are removing all agency from Bourdain, and pretending that suicide was just an inevitable outcome of depression that he had absolutely no control over. Which isn't the case. Suicide ISN'T inevitable or something outside of one's control, and I don't know why pretending it is and removing all agency from someone who decides to kill themselves is supposed to "help" anyone. Pretending there's nothing he could have done differently does absolutely nothing to help those suffering from depression and making them feel like there's other routes beside suicide. It does nothing but make them feel like that's their only choice and fate. Claiming suicide, in many cases, can be selfish is not an "antagonistic judgement", it's a statement of fact.


EtcetEraThread Vegan mansplainer scolds, doxxes woman after she buys ice cream for a crying kid
Reason User Banned (3 Days): Victim Blaming
Yeah he's an asshole, but she sounds like one herself as well. 1. Felt the need to "advertise" her deed on social media so she can get the validation she desires, something I'm not a fan of. I know people who advertise whenever they give a couple bucks to a homeless person on their FB or whatever (making it a "story" about how "good" it made them feel) and I find it pretty distasteful. Implies the original intention wasn't driven by any kind of altruism, more like "I cant wait to see how many likes I can get for this" and needing the world to applaud them for their "charity". 2. Even though the guy sounds like a bit of a loon, her response was both disrespectful, dismissive, and expletive laden. Not gonna celebrate her for that. She doesn't sounds like a great person herself.