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EtcetEraThread Separating Art from an Artist
Reason User Banned (3 days): advocating piracy
Since it's too late on some things (I've already given money to them regards HP books and films, Father Ted, Black Books, IT Crowd) I still read/watch them although it's been tainted. However with teh new Harry Potter RPG coming out and any new Linehan projects I can easily avoid and not give them money, if I had a chance to pirate the HP game I'd probably try it, if it's a Linehan comedy and it had "great" reviews, and I could pirate it I'd consider watching but again his views have bittered my viewing of his older stuff, I still find Father Ted funny but knowing his Transphobic and homophobic views just makes it harder to find it as funny as I once did. IT Crowd for one has at least one very transphobic episode from what I remember, and I can't watch that episode.
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GamingThread Pokémon Sword and Shield announced. Coming Late 2019
Reason User Banned (1 Week): Inflammatory false equivalencies and previous infractions
Let's go was one of the only decent Pokémon games period. It's only toxic fanboys that whine about how their precious game was taken from them, and made more accessible to the masses. Pokémon fans may as well have worn Make Pokémon Great Again hats with Tiki Torches telling casual players and Pokémon Go fans to stay out of THEIR franchise and demand some kind of wall to keep out filth like me out of their franchise. Like how dare they make Pokémon more accessible. I'd probably not even want to play this if it wasn't for Let's Go. Sure maybe there should have been a veterans mode for Let's Go. But it was slick, I enjoyed not battling wild Pokémon and loved the innovation of seeing wild Pokémon, I even enjoyed the clean art style, it got me into Pokémon again. My only huge criticism is that the motion controls should have been optional.
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EtcetEraThread White fragility and you: An important step in combating racism
Reason User Banned (Duration Pending): Rationalizing racism, Inflammatory false equivalence, Account in junior phase
But let's get hypothetical here. If someone (say centre in politics, so not completely right wing) is blind to their racism, say that they just can't understand why their behaviour is racist, calling them out on it won't help them in the long term. They're going to get on the defensive and likely have on social media alt rights who defend them. So there's a likelihood they start associating with alt right people more and more, because that group is willing to accept them. Something needs to happen (I don't claim to have the answer, I think it's worth discussing) where one can reach out and convince them to act differently. I don't know if finding common ground may be starting point, but I truly believe that people who wouldn't necessarily be alt right or vote Trump now are behaving that way because they have fragility and the alt right prey on that in offering a place to belong. Personally I would feel I wasn't racist if I criticised Israel on their stance toward palestine and someone called me anti semitic. I'd personally not turn to the alt right, but I'd side with anyone who defended me.