The Woke AF Thread

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  • You-can-call-me-kal 4 Feb 2019 15:17:37 14,730 posts
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    Felt like we could do with a general thread about social awareness and such.

    And speaking of awareness, here’s Glinner having none relating to himself.

    https://twitter.com/glinner/status/1092367183555035137?s=21
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 4 Feb 2019 15:20:15 9,654 posts
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    It's bafflingly mad how determined he is that this is the hill he will die on
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 4 Feb 2019 15:23:26 1,752 posts
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    Jesus, had him followed until recently, just a stream of inane bollocks.
  • nickthegun 4 Feb 2019 15:25:31 77,113 posts
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    He joins Tim Farron on the 'thats now your legacy' scrapheap.
  • Frogofdoom 4 Feb 2019 15:28:31 12,403 posts
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    He just keeps digging deeper and deeper.
  • hedben2013 4 Feb 2019 15:29:53 1,000 posts
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    Related, made me chuckle

    https://twitter.com/AliceAvizandum/status/1091541957250375681
  • JamboWayOh 4 Feb 2019 15:49:17 12,236 posts
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    simpleexplodingmaybe wrote:
    It's bafflingly mad how determined he is that this is the hill he will die on
    True. I'd respect him more if he came out as a transphobe but he's still playing 'concerned for other people' card.
  • Dougs 4 Feb 2019 15:54:55 88,524 posts
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    You-can-call-me-kal wrote:
    Felt like we could do with a general thread about social awareness and such.

    And speaking of awareness, here’s Glinner having none relating to himself.

    https://twitter.com/glinner/status/1092367183555035137?s=21
    I saw that this morning. I don't really follow the ins and outs of Glinner and his problems, but even this smacked me in the face.
  • You-can-call-me-kal 4 Feb 2019 16:02:28 14,730 posts
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    Even if you share his views on trans people and what his post implies on that subject, it’s still hypocritical. It’s amazing that one of the best known comedic writers of recent years can so fundamentally miss the irony.
  • nudistpete 4 Feb 2019 16:08:28 598 posts
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    You-can-call-me-kal wrote:
    And speaking of awareness, here’s Glinner having none relating to himself.
    Mr. Biffo mentioned Glinner in his Friday postbag a few weeks ago, and I spent the night going down the rabbit hole.

    I found it absolutely fascinating, he seems to be the rebel leader of a rag tag bunch of feminists who all believe transgenderism is a conspiracy to get blokes "lezzing up" with lesbians.

    TBH I have no idea how earnest him and his supporters are, but my mind was blown by this whole alliance he's formed and how he's pretty much got the backing of most people posting on mumsnet.

    I wish I had enough money in the bank to spend all day shitposting on twitters.
  • Armoured_Bear 4 Feb 2019 16:11:12 26,238 posts
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    I don't understand the thread title.
  • elstoof 4 Feb 2019 16:13:39 22,734 posts
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    You know that moment you self-identified as a Volvo driver? That’s what being “woke” feels like
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 4 Feb 2019 16:14:42 19,022 posts
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    nudistpete wrote:

    I found it absolutely fascinating, he seems to be the rebel leader of a rag tag bunch of feminists who all believe transgenderism is a conspiracy to get blokes "lezzing up" with lesbians.

    Finally something to make me care about any of this. I assume the lesbians are of porn quality?
  • nudistpete 4 Feb 2019 16:18:29 598 posts
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    Decks wrote:
    Finally something to make me care about any of this. I assume the lesbians are of porn quality?
    He quotes quite a few of them on his feed. Why not check his twitter feed then DM them asking if you can trade their underwear for slightly soiled copies of 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand?

    Edited by nudistpete at 16:18:41 04-02-2019
  • BigOrkWaaagh 4 Feb 2019 16:19:01 8,511 posts
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    And AF means As Flip
  • b-rk 4 Feb 2019 16:20:52 907 posts
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    This feels like a trap to attract and subsequently get the crazier members of the forum banned.

    /alert status
  • mrpon 4 Feb 2019 16:21:22 35,078 posts
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    Here's Liam looking for a "black bastard" to beat up after a loved one was raped.
  • Blackmarsh63 4 Feb 2019 16:21:53 2,138 posts
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    @Armoured_Bear Not just me then :lol:
  • You-can-call-me-kal 4 Feb 2019 16:23:50 14,730 posts
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    nudistpete wrote:
    You-can-call-me-kal wrote:
    And speaking of awareness, here’s Glinner having none relating to himself.
    Mr. Biffo mentioned Glinner in his Friday postbag a few weeks ago, and I spent the night going down the rabbit hole.

    I found it absolutely fascinating, he seems to be the rebel leader of a rag tag bunch of feminists who all believe transgenderism is a conspiracy to get blokes "lezzing up" with lesbians.

    TBH I have no idea how earnest him and his supporters are, but my mind was blown by this whole alliance he's formed and how he's pretty much got the backing of most people posting on mumsnet.

    I wish I had enough money in the bank to spend all day shitposting on twitters.
    As said, for some reason he’s chosen this subject as ‘his thing’ and has gone absolutely balls, arms, legs and head deep on one, very specific, completely unuanced view. He couldn’t be more earnest and was the driving force behind the whole lottery funding being pulled from Mermaids thing.

    Edited by You-can-call-me-kal at 16:26:25 04-02-2019
  • Graxlar_v3 4 Feb 2019 16:24:48 5,955 posts
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    I tend to find myself as a half asleep in perpetuity AF.
  • You-can-call-me-kal 4 Feb 2019 17:28:46 14,730 posts
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    mrpon wrote:
    Here's Liam looking for a "black bastard" to beat up after a loved one was raped.
    Black people taking the blame for Albanians. Sad.
  • Kay 4 Feb 2019 17:29:21 19,958 posts
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    mrpon wrote:
    Here's Liam looking for a "black bastard" to beat up after a loved one was raped.
    This is an astonishing thing for anyone to admit to, let alone an A-list celebrity. Wouldn't be surprised if it killed his career tbh.
  • Armoured_Bear 4 Feb 2019 17:39:26 26,238 posts
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    Kay wrote:
    mrpon wrote:
    Here's Liam looking for a "black bastard" to beat up after a loved one was raped.
    This is an astonishing thing for anyone to admit to, let alone an A-list celebrity. Wouldn't be surprised if it killed his career tbh.
    Haha, good one.
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 4 Feb 2019 17:53:59 9,654 posts
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    Baddiel is a lot more enlightened than he was in the Famtasy Football Jason Lee days
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 4 Feb 2019 18:19:08 9,654 posts
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    It is an insane thing to have done given his general Guardiany vibe these days.

    I get the impression that he's apologetic and has left that sort of behaviour in the past.
  • Frogofdoom 4 Feb 2019 18:22:05 12,403 posts
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    Well it was 20 years or so ago, quite a lot changes in that time.

    Edited by Frogofdoom at 18:22:21 04-02-2019
  • Frogofdoom 4 Feb 2019 18:23:40 12,403 posts
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    Not defending him in any way just saying probably best not judge the current person on his actions from that far back.
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