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#61 OFFLINE   RunnerFL

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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:28 AM

Not to be political, but you'd think Fox News would be allllllllll over it.


Exactly, and they aren't. That's what leads me to believe that either there's no "outrage" or "incredible amount of backlash" or this thread is just someone's attempt at humor or someone's attempt to get people riled up.
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:28 AM

I did a search on cnn.com, foxnews.com and I've tuned to both channels. Nothing...


I have watched segments regarding this on both.
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:30 AM

I have watched segments regarding this on both.


A news "segment" does not equate "incredible amount of backlash". They give more than 30 seconds to things that involve "incredible amount of backlash".
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:32 AM

A news "segment" does not equate "incredible amount of backlash". They give more than 30 seconds to things that involve "incredible amount of backlash".


We are talking about thousands of news agencies. You boil it down to news coverage on two to sum up your entire argument. It has come from many different sources and forms.
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:36 AM

Can we get some links to real articles and not bloggers, please?
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:37 AM

We are talking about thousands of news agencies. You boil it down to news coverage on two to sum up your entire argument. It has come from many different sources and forms.


Ok, well clearly you're in this just to argue. I was only trying to figure out how it was something worthy of world outrage and an "incredible amount of backlash" and it's not.

I'm not going to argue with you over this. It's insignificant and has no affect on how people will live their lives so I'm done.
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:38 AM

Ok, well clearly you're in this just to argue. I was only trying to figure out how it was something worthy of world outrage and an "incredible amount of backlash" and it's not.

I'm not going to argue with you over this. It's insignificant and has no affect on how people will live their lives so I'm done.


It has already been explained to you and you haven chosen to ignore it.
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:40 AM

It has already been explained to you and you haven chosen to ignore it.


Your paranoia has been described, yes. Proof of the world outrage and "incredible amount of backlash" have yet to be provided.

Sigma1914 asked for links, you chose to ignore him and come after me. That only backs up my point.
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:43 AM

Your paranoia has been described, yes. Proof of the world outrage and "incredible amount of backlash" have yet to be provided.

Sigma1914 asked for links, you chose to ignore him and come after me. That only backs up my point.


US and UK, not world-wide. Why would it be world-wide? Links were already provided. More can be sought out by anyone who chooses. Don't make a silly claim and expect someone else to prove or disprove it for you.
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:46 AM

Trending on foxnews.com has nothing... Huge backlash huh?
http://www.foxnews.com/trending/
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:47 AM

Can we get some links to real articles and not bloggers, please?


Apparently not.

I searched and all I can find are bloggers, The Huffington Post, time.com and a couple of UK news agencies. Hardly the "incredible amount of backlash" we're led to believe.
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:48 AM

Trending on foxnews.com has nothing... Huge backlash huh?
http://www.foxnews.com/trending/


Two news cycles ago.
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:49 AM

Apparently not.

I searched and all I can find are bloggers, The Huffington Post, time.com and a couple of UK news agencies. Hardly the "incredible amount of backlash" we're led to believe.


Thousands of news sources and you only managed to find a few of them. I thought you were done with this?
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:50 AM

Two news cycles ago.

If it's that big, it'd still be trending.
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:52 AM

If it's that big, it'd still be trending.


No.
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:53 AM

Just as I am appalled by your earlier offensive comments about Israel.


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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:55 AM

I found 1...the rest were blogs like Daily Kos.

http://www.usatoday....elps/56556494/1
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:55 AM

If it's that big, it'd still be trending.


Exactly... If there was "incredible amount of backlash" it would be on constantly.
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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:56 AM

Can we get some links to real articles and not bloggers, please?

CBSNews.com had a brief article yesterday ... Choreographer angry that NBC cut segment so that is one outraged person. :)

The other national media sites seem to be reflecting complaints about the tape delay and not mentioning the edit. At least American national media. The UK sites seem to care more but that isn't our nationality.

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Posted 29 July 2012 - 12:13 PM

Commercial free? You are kidding, right? What do you think is paying for all of that 'free' streaming you have access to on all of your digital devices, much less the 'on air' broadcast themselves?


Okay, maybe not commercial-free, but surely with limited commercial interruption it's possible? And, again, if it's not live, why the need to skip anything? And why were some countries during the Parade of Nations simply "caught up while you were away" if it's recorded? There shouldn't have been any of this. Inserting commercial into an ongoing live event, I understand the need to "catch up", but on a 4-hour delay?




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