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#21 Posted on 15.10.03 0701.06
Reposted on: 15.10.10 0703.09
    Originally posted by MoeGates
    If I am not mistaken, they already DO have Redneckopoly...

    Course there was no outrage over that....


    You are mistaken. Redneckopoly hasn't come out (or at least I couldn't find anything close to it on

    E-bay)

    I think it was in the works though, and if it come out I'm sure you'll hear about it from Zell Miller.


Well according to the games creator, a fair few more are indeed in the mix.

http://monique.typepad.com/coffeenated/2003/10/black_leaders_o.html

I've gotta be honest and say that the "You got you neighbourhood addicted to crack" card did raise a smile. The game looks so blatantly tongue in cheek that I really fail to see the problem. I mean, do you honestly think it's gonna be at the top of many KKK members' Christmas wish lists?

Its taking the piss out a stereotype. I fail to see why this only becomes such a big deal when skin colour is involved.

It sounds like Chang should possibly be posting a cheque off to the NAACP though. For the free publicity if nothing else.

PS: I know I can't linkify. Sorry.
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#22 Posted on 20.10.03 1406.50
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Not to resurrect this thread, but a columnist for the Tampa Tribune(a black man) nails it right on the head. Let's face it, Ghettopoly is No Bigger Insult Than MTV Rap.
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#23 Posted on 21.10.03 0142.58
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    Originally posted by Grimis
    Not to resurrect this thread, but a columnist for the Tampa Tribune(a black man) nails it right on the head. Let's face it, Ghettopoly is No Bigger Insult Than MTV Rap.


Funny, I read the column as veiwing Ghettopoly as being just as big of an insult as MTV Raps.
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#24 Posted on 21.10.03 0612.29
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    Originally posted by Leroy
    Funny, I read the column as veiwing Ghettopoly as being just as big of an insult as MTV Raps.

So did I. But where's the outrage in that.
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