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    Lego accused of racism with Star Wars set

    This racism shit is getting well out of hand!
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    Austria’s Turkish community said the model was based on Hagia Sophia mosque in Istanbul and that the accompanying figures depicted Asians and Orientals as people with “deceitful and criminal personalities.”

    The Turkish Cultural Community of Austria released a statement calling for Lego to apologise for affronting religious and cultural feelings.
    The anger was provoked by “Jabba’s Palace”, a model of the home of Jabba the Hutt from Lego’s Star Wars product range based on the blockbusting series of science fiction films.

    Jabba is the large slug-like creature who holds Han Solo captive in the film Return of the Jedi, and his palace is the setting for several crucial scenes, including using Princess Leia as his slave.

    Jabba’s domed home and accompanying watchtower bear, according to the statement, an unwanted resemblance to Istanbul’s great Hagia Sophia, and another mosque in Beirut.

    Lego accused of racism with Star Wars set - Telegraph
    You bullied, you laughed, you lied, you lost!

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    Dear The Turkish Cultural Community of Austria

    It's lego. Get over it.

    Yours respectfully,

    Five sixths of the world.

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    Hagia Sophia mosque...


    Lego Jabbas Palace...



    A teapot...

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    ^Yes, that's racist you bad man. Did you not consider the offense you may have caused in Brunei?

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    Next time, Lego should use Buckingham Palace or the White House as a model for the home of their 'slug-like' creatures. I'm sure the Telegraph wouldn't have a problem with that; it would certainly be more authentic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by withnallstoke View Post
    Hagia Sophia mosque...


    Lego Jabbas Palace...



    A teapot...
    Are you calling that pot black?? Racist!

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    And, he added, that shit hurts like fuck when you step on it with bare feet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zooheekock
    Next time, Lego should use Buckingham Palace or the White House as a model for the home of their 'slug-like' creatures.
    Are you confusing the sublime slug with the loathesome leech?

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    and no Django Unchained slave dolls either

    eBay bans sale of Django Unchained slave dolls



    ONLINE auction giant eBay has banned the sale of dolls linked to Quentin Tarantino's blood-soaked western film, Django Unchained, describing the toys as "offensive".

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    Nigger dolls, cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Koojo
    Nigger dolls, cool.
    They aint dolls.

    They are made on the same way as shrunken heads.

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    world gone mad - Fawlty Towers censored for offensive language



    Fawlty Towers isn't racist. Major Gowen is
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    The BBC's cutting of racial insults from a repeat of The Germans has brought the integrity of the hit comedy show into question. But the words are clearly used to satirise English upper-class bigotry

    Rivalled only by Dad's Army as Britain's most-loved sitcom, Fawlty Towers seems an unlikely candidate to merit comparison with the movies of Quentin Tarantino. But the BBC has cut from a repeat of the episode The Germans (screened many times since it was first seen in 1975) a speech in which the blimpish hotel resident Major Gowen uses two outlawed racial insults while reporting on a trip to see an England v India cricket match at the Oval.

    In his anecdote, the Major tells Basil Fawlty that he went to the test with a woman who "kept referring to the Indians as niggers.
    'No, no, no,' I said, 'the niggers are the West Indians. These people are wogs.'"
    but this part of same show is ok


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    Quote Originally Posted by trabant View Post
    world gone mad - Fawlty Towers censored for offensive language

    In his anecdote, the Major tells Basil Fawlty that he went to the test with a woman who "kept referring to the Indians as niggers.
    'No, no, no,' I said, 'the niggers are the West Indians. These people are wogs.'"



    Shocking.
    It won't be long before the head of the BBC is a nigger or a wog at this rate.

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    Well that is the head off Abu Hamzi on the left, so slightly understandable.

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    Lots of potential for racism w/ Lego:



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    Jabba is a fat ugly bastard with atrocious table manners who keeps slaves. My money is on him being Saudi or Kuwaiti, not Turkish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Necron99 View Post
    And, he added, that shit hurts like fuck when you step on it with bare feet.
    Some are just sensitive that way....

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