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Discussion in 'General Autism Discussion' started by Aspergers_Aspie, Jul 11, 2020.

  1. Aspergers_Aspie

    Aspergers_Aspie Well-Known Member

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  2. Karamazov

    Karamazov Well-Known Member

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    Doesn’t offend me, but then I’m not French ;)

    Shouldn’t it be garlic rings to raise the stereotyping to maximum intensity? :p
     
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  3. Juliettaa

    Juliettaa Black Sheep. Society of One. V.I.P Member

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    To me - No.

    If someone found that offensive, it would make me wonder how small their life is.
     
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  4. KagamineLen

    KagamineLen Video game and movie addict.

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    I am more offended that these are not deep fried onions, yet they are being marketed as onion rings.
     
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    the high price is offensive for onion flavored corn poofs
     
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    "Onion corn poof" sounds kind of like an insult; I think I'll borrow it.
     
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    As others have said, what I find offensive is that you have to read the fine print to find out what they really are. This is quite common today. Cheese is not really cheese (unless you pay an outrageous price), but artificially synthesized cheese flavored food product. Bread seems to be fluffed, substanceless, sort of bread flavored chemical preservatives. With all the chemical preservatives in food now, when someone dies, embalming is no longer necessary.
     
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    Golden Cross - and yet the cross icon isn't gold.
    Also Johnny's? Doesn't sound very French.

    Jean Claude's Rondelle d'oignon
    C'est magnifique !

    I'm not a fan of the colour choice of the characters clothing. I feel a blue striped jumper with a black beret would be more apt. Also there should be a snail sliding across one of the letters. Replace the "I" letters with baguettes, and have frogs jumping all over the place.

    Ed
     
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  9. Ezra

    Ezra Relax, it's just chaos.

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    How do you know he's French? I thought Italians where the ones who played accordions.

    And also I have to wonder what the depiction has to do with onion rings.
     
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    i find the existence of onion rings offensive.
     
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  11. Aspychata

    Aspychata Serenity waves, beachy vibes

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    It is a generic European guy,he could be Italien, French. His presence is supposedly adding a gourmet experience and increase in price but he is singing the tu (average consumer) es a sucker song.

    They aren't called Les Onion Rings, nor is he called Moniseur, so l cannot be offended. Tu es fou. Just joking.
     
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  12. Ezra

    Ezra Relax, it's just chaos.

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    What's even worse is the existence of fake onion rings in a chip bag.
     
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  13. Ezra

    Ezra Relax, it's just chaos.

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    Might be more pertinent if the product was French fries instead of onion rings.
     
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    I'm French, it made me laugh. This drawing is so ugly, it's really to keep in the file of horrors you wish never happened (joking).

    What I don't like is that there's no coherence. It's called Johnny, it's onion rings, I mean, the thing just doesn't make sense. At least put cheese and garlic and don't make it out of corn. Come on !!! Lol, just kidding.

    It might be offensive in itself if you think about stereotypes and so on, but it's so ridiculous I don't think you can take it seriously.
     
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    I never even ate onion rings. Ahah!
     
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    Well, if you ever want to spend a day with acid reflux and burps that should be banned under chemical weapons treaties: give them a go! :p
     
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    Are stereotypes that are not inherently insulting offensive? For example, a stereotype that a particular group of people of violent is offensive, but a stereotype like this one doesn't seem to entail anything offensive other than its inaccuracy.
     
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    Kirk: "LOL. I know Mr. Chekov would say that onion rings were invented in Russia."

    Spock: "Captain, actually onion rings were first documented in an 1802 cookbook authored by John Mollard. - An Englishman. But these aren't even real fried onion rings, French-fried or otherwise."

    Kirk: "Full of all those twenty-first century cancer-causing preservatives, right Spock? At least they got the "Johnny" part right I suppose."

    Spock: "Quite possibly, Captain."
     
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    I don't think the design is offensive but its existence as a food product is offensive.

    What would those even taste like? lol
     
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    Do you mean when you eat them, or at about ten o'clock at night afterwards when you're sitting bolt upright in bed wondering why your tonsils feel like Satan hung his socks on them?
     
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