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What do YOU mean you people(NSF56k)

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  • JohnHamJohnHam Famous Actor Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Evander wrote: »
    JohnHam wrote: »
    Evander wrote: »
    JohnHam wrote: »
    I have volunteered with retarded people a few times. I used to assist at a day care center that had some retarded children, and that was kind of fun despite the occasional horrors (one time this asian girl who was like a foot taller than me at the time bit my arm totally randomly).

    I got stuck with a violent autistic boy once (this was a summer camp, and the mother hadn't told the camp that he was on a medication that made him violent, otherwise they wouldn't have let him in.) Fucker ripped my shirt.

    This kind of stuff is more common than one might think, but it kind of makes sense. When kids are faced with a stressful situation, with no mental roadmap on how to proceed or solve the problem, they kind of freak out, often physically. Considering the nature of retardation the similar reaction isn't that surprising.

    Combine it with volatile medicines and shit's going down.

    Eh, that's my only horror story. Inclusion work isn't easy, but it is HELLA rewarding.

    One time, when I was just working as a senior counselor at a sports camp, I even diagnosed (unofficially) one of my campers as having some form of autism, and was able to work with him through my training, when with any other counselor he probably would have had an awful summer. Tp this day, I'm still curious whether his mother knew or not, and simply hadn't told the camp (I dropped a couple hints to her that I knew something was up, but she lept a straight face. She liked me, though, because her son liked me.)

    Yeah I definitely enjoyed the experience, in both cases. And even the most ridiculous things that happen are so obviously unintentional (if not the initial act, then the consequences) that it's difficult to be frustrated.

  • EvanderEvander Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    JohnHam wrote: »
    Evander wrote: »
    JohnHam wrote: »
    Evander wrote: »
    JohnHam wrote: »
    I have volunteered with retarded people a few times. I used to assist at a day care center that had some retarded children, and that was kind of fun despite the occasional horrors (one time this asian girl who was like a foot taller than me at the time bit my arm totally randomly).

    I got stuck with a violent autistic boy once (this was a summer camp, and the mother hadn't told the camp that he was on a medication that made him violent, otherwise they wouldn't have let him in.) Fucker ripped my shirt.

    This kind of stuff is more common than one might think, but it kind of makes sense. When kids are faced with a stressful situation, with no mental roadmap on how to proceed or solve the problem, they kind of freak out, often physically. Considering the nature of retardation the similar reaction isn't that surprising.

    Combine it with volatile medicines and shit's going down.

    Eh, that's my only horror story. Inclusion work isn't easy, but it is HELLA rewarding.

    One time, when I was just working as a senior counselor at a sports camp, I even diagnosed (unofficially) one of my campers as having some form of autism, and was able to work with him through my training, when with any other counselor he probably would have had an awful summer. Tp this day, I'm still curious whether his mother knew or not, and simply hadn't told the camp (I dropped a couple hints to her that I knew something was up, but she lept a straight face. She liked me, though, because her son liked me.)

    Yeah I definitely enjoyed the experience, in both cases. And even the most ridiculous things that happen are so obviously unintentional (if not the initial act, then the consequences) that it's difficult to be frustrated.

    Yup.

    The only thing I'm madc about is the violent kid, and even then, it's the mother I'm mad at (and the MNCPPC for their poor management of their program putting me in that kind of situation.)

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  • SeptusSeptus Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Houk wrote: »
    basically as far as i can tell the people who actually are mentally challenged couldn't give a shit less if some movie uses the word "retarded" or has a retarded person in it.

    they are too busy lifting cars and shit

    Well, in between cars, they don't like being called retarded, and presumably, this movie's humorous take on retardation will make everyone call people who are retarded, retarded, in a derogatory manner.

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  • FaricazyFaricazy Registered User
    edited August 2008
    Septus wrote: »
    Houk wrote: »
    basically as far as i can tell the people who actually are mentally challenged couldn't give a shit less if some movie uses the word "retarded" or has a retarded person in it.

    they are too busy lifting cars and shit

    Well, in between cars, they don't like being called retarded, and presumably, this movie's humorous take on retardation will make everyone call people who are retarded, retarded, in a derogatory manner.
    i can't tell if you're serious

    you might be

  • HoukHouk Nipples The EchidnaRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Faricazy wrote: »
    Septus wrote: »
    Houk wrote: »
    basically as far as i can tell the people who actually are mentally challenged couldn't give a shit less if some movie uses the word "retarded" or has a retarded person in it.

    they are too busy lifting cars and shit

    Well, in between cars, they don't like being called retarded, and presumably, this movie's humorous take on retardation will make everyone call people who are retarded, retarded, in a derogatory manner.
    i can't tell if you're serious

    you might be
    considering his av is that of a character who is almost certainly borderline retarded, im gonna hafta go with joking.

    okay, ill eat your bible. but it will take many hours of muuunching and snacking.

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  • JimothyJimothy Not in front of the fox he's with the owlRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    So I read an interview the other day. While Jack Black was up in a helicopter or something, he had an earpiece so that he could hear the people on the ground and respond on cue. They stopped the scene and Downey went to go pee.

    Downey was still playing Osiris while in the bathroom. Jack could hear him talking to himself like an angry black man.

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  • Dex DynamoDex Dynamo Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
  • SeptusSeptus Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Faricazy wrote: »
    Septus wrote: »
    Houk wrote: »
    basically as far as i can tell the people who actually are mentally challenged couldn't give a shit less if some movie uses the word "retarded" or has a retarded person in it.

    they are too busy lifting cars and shit

    Well, in between cars, they don't like being called retarded, and presumably, this movie's humorous take on retardation will make everyone call people who are retarded, retarded, in a derogatory manner.
    i can't tell if you're serious

    you might be

    I thought it was pretty clear that I'm trying to explain what Timothy Shriver's reasoning would be. He clearly thinks the movie will have a negative effect on how people view the mentally retarded.

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  • Dr.FunkensteinDr.Funkenstein Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    MikeRyu wrote: »
    I suppose that this is the place for this too.

    Rain Of Madness Trailer

    Hey thats pretty cool I'll add that to the OP. I'm having trouble finding the other fake trailers so if anyone finds em, please post it in here so I can add it to the OP.

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  • BlankspaceBlankspace __BANNED USERS
    edited August 2008
    Holy shit this movie was great

    Best comedy I've seen in a while

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  • the cheatthe cheat Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited August 2008
    Evander wrote: »
    And sorry, I'm not buying "intellectually challenged". That sounds to me like a guy who decides to go do blue-collar work because he can't grasp calculus. The term "mental-retardation" exists for a reason; because it is an accurate description of a thing. When an individual's mental growth ceases early, then they are mentally-retarded.

    in the medical community we aren't allowed to use mentally retarded. it has to be mentally challenged or disabled. i was like, goddamn is nothing sacred! i mean next, we'll be saying life-challenged because the goths got their panties in a bunch about "necrosis."

  • HoukHouk Nipples The EchidnaRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    the cheat wrote: »
    Evander wrote: »
    And sorry, I'm not buying "intellectually challenged". That sounds to me like a guy who decides to go do blue-collar work because he can't grasp calculus. The term "mental-retardation" exists for a reason; because it is an accurate description of a thing. When an individual's mental growth ceases early, then they are mentally-retarded.

    in the medical community we aren't allowed to use mentally retarded. it has to be mentally challenged or disabled. i was like, goddamn is nothing sacred! i mean next, we'll be saying life-challenged because the goths got their panties in a bunch about "necrosis."
    mentally disabled i suppose i can see, just because it's still pretty accurate.

    but recently ive heard shit about not calling people physically or mentally handicapped, instead saying something like 'alternatively abled' or some shit, which is the shittiest shit to ever shit.

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  • the cheatthe cheat Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited August 2008
    i haven't heard that but, it is surely a sign of the apocalypse.

  • msuitepyonmsuitepyon Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Hey, I just saw this; it was fucking hilarious.

    "I'M A DUDE, PLAYIN' A DUDE, DISGUISED AS ANOTHER DUDE!"

  • Riggs BlitzkriegRiggs Blitzkrieg Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Its good to have two comedies that don't fucking suck so close to each other

    it was hilarious

  • Brodo FagginsBrodo Faggins Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Okay honestly

    I don't think I've ever laughed so hard in a theater

    Jesus christ.

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  • SzechuanosaurusSzechuanosaurus Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited August 2008
    Evander wrote: »
    Septus wrote: »
    Oh look, controversy.


    The "R-Word"?

    Seriously. "Retard" is a slur now? Should we start reffering to "Gay" as "the G-Word"?




    Beyond that, does it seem odd to anyone else that, apparently, the studio actually worked with him to tone content down, and he STILL wants folks to protest?



    And sorry, I'm not buying "intellectually challenged". That sounds to me like a guy who decides to go do blue-collar work because he can't grasp calculus. The term "mental-retardation" exists for a reason; because it is an accurate description of a thing. When an individual's mental growth ceases early, then they are mentally-retarded.



    Seriously, this guy seems to just be an attention seeking asshole. I say this as some one who has done plenty of special needs work myself. I maynot have run the special olympics, but I've worked one on one with enough special needs children to have an idea of what "retardation" means.

    The last Mario Party game was apparently pulled in the UK and edited because it calls the player a retard at some point. Apparently it was fine for America though. So in the UK it's not ok to use names for mental problems as insults but in America it's not ok to call a spade a spade. Even if that spade is being played by someone who isn't really a spade for the lols.

    Man, if people thought I was talking about Downey, this could come across as pretty racist.

  • To Slip AwayTo Slip Away __BANNED USERS regular
    edited August 2008
    ascot wrote: »
    Robert Downey Jr is grrrrrreat.
    Also a sexy man.
    Yes, in Scanner Darkly.

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  • msuitepyonmsuitepyon Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Alpa Chino was hilarious.

  • Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood Slip Like Freudian. Playing Yourself Like Accordion.Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Evander wrote: »
    Septus wrote: »
    Oh look, controversy.


    The "R-Word"?

    Seriously. "Retard" is a slur now? Should we start reffering to "Gay" as "the G-Word"?




    Beyond that, does it seem odd to anyone else that, apparently, the studio actually worked with him to tone content down, and he STILL wants folks to protest?



    And sorry, I'm not buying "intellectually challenged". That sounds to me like a guy who decides to go do blue-collar work because he can't grasp calculus. The term "mental-retardation" exists for a reason; because it is an accurate description of a thing. When an individual's mental growth ceases early, then they are mentally-retarded.



    Seriously, this guy seems to just be an attention seeking asshole. I say this as some one who has done plenty of special needs work myself. I maynot have run the special olympics, but I've worked one on one with enough special needs children to have an idea of what "retardation" means.

    The last Mario Party game was apparently pulled in the UK and edited because it calls the player a retard at some point. Apparently it was fine for America though. So in the UK it's not ok to use names for mental problems as insults but in America it's not ok to call a spade a spade. Even if that spade is being played by someone who isn't really a spade for the lols.

    Man, if people thought I was talking about Downey, this could come across as pretty racist.
    I remember hearing about that. I think the term in question was actually "spastic" although I could be mistaken. I know that spastic isn't a slur or insult in America so that could be possible, at least.

    Just sayin'

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  • #pipe#pipe Cocky Stride, Musky odours Pope of Chili TownRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I find it interesting that words like "imbecile" and "idiot" and "half-wit" were medical terms at some point.

  • ElkiElki GOBS OF PUKE!!! YES!!!!!!!Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited August 2008
    Hilarious movie.

    Also, the "retard" dialogue was totally worth it.

  • trentsteeltrentsteel Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I was shocked and tickled when I found out that older people suffering from Dementia are still referred to--medical terms now--as "Demented."

    That guy over there is DEMENTED.

    I just used a medical term.

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  • Brodo FagginsBrodo Faggins Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    #pipe wrote: »
    I find it interesting that words like "imbecile" and "idiot" and "half-wit" were medical terms at some point.

    Weren't retards once called "mongoloids" up til the late 50s or so?

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  • RinderRinder Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I think one of the best parts was
    Spoiler:

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  • msuitepyonmsuitepyon Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Tom Cruise's performance was by far the best I had seen from him in a while. And Matthew McConaughey wasn't too shabby either.

  • KoshianKoshian __BANNED USERS regular
    edited August 2008
    #pipe wrote: »
    I find it interesting that words like "imbecile" and "idiot" and "half-wit" were medical terms at some point.

    Weren't retards once called "mongoloids" up til the late 50s or so?

    people with down's syndrome

    also ethnic mongolians!

  • Clayton BigsbyClayton Bigsby Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Saw this today. Good God, everyone that hasn't gone to see it, I highly recommend it.

    Also, I had forgotten that Tom Cruise was supposed to be in this at all, and I was seriously thinking that was Paul Giamatti in a fat suit or something.

    Man, seeing his name in the credits was the biggest double take of my life.

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  • STATE OF THE ART ROBOTSTATE OF THE ART ROBOT Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Spoiler:

  • KovakKovak did a lot of drugs married cher?Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    oh god this was funny

    tom cruise did such a great job and when low came on i was laughing so hard

  • Skull ManSkull Man Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
  • GreenGreen Stick around. I'm full of bad ideas.Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I'm a lead farmer, motherfucker

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  • captainkcaptaink TexasRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    This was a great movie. I liked it better than Pineapple express. I couldn't understand what Robert Downey Jr. was saying half the time, I was just laughing.

    Where did Danny McBride come from? Because he was hilarious in both movies.

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  • Burden of ProofBurden of Proof You three boys picked a beautiful hill to die on. Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Danny McBridge was in another Ben Stiller project, aptly entitled "The Heartbreak Kid" where he plays the suspicious, and often violent, brother of Stiller's main love interest.

  • captainkcaptaink TexasRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    That just looked like another random crappy Ben Stiller movie. I didn't bother with it.

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  • Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood Slip Like Freudian. Playing Yourself Like Accordion.Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Apparently McBride actually had another comedy out earlier this summer called The Foot Fist Way. I hear that it was hilarious. Very low budget and as a result it was only in theaters for about twenty minutes.

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  • captainkcaptaink TexasRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I saw a trailer for Foot Fist Way and it looked really funny. I have never seen it at any movie theater. I need to look at the video store.

    Speaking of trailers, did anyone else have the one for Role Models? That one looked really funny.

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  • Burden of ProofBurden of Proof You three boys picked a beautiful hill to die on. Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    No, but I got the Samuel Jackson is a mean cop trailer, which despite looking incredibly formuliac, still looks like it could be awesome.

  • Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood Slip Like Freudian. Playing Yourself Like Accordion.Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    No, but I got the Samuel Jackson is a mean cop trailer, which despite looking incredibly formuliac, still looks like it could be awesome.
    That movie basically looks like a sequel to GTA San Andreas where Tenpenny survives and decides to start harassing his neighbors.

    It looks hilarious.

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  • captainkcaptaink TexasRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Cloudman wrote: »
    No, but I got the Samuel Jackson is a mean cop trailer, which despite looking incredibly formuliac, still looks like it could be awesome.
    That movie basically looks like a sequel to GTA San Andreas where Tenpenny survives and decides to start harassing his neighbors.

    It looks hilarious.

    Everyone in the theater laughed at "I'm the PO-LICE you have to do what I say!"

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