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Americas Newest Fad (Ice Bucket Challenge)

Postby The » August 18th, 2014, 4:20 am

Have you seen this new fads where Americans are pouring ice buckets over themselves for ALS (Lou Gerighs Disease)?

Its soooooo trendy now that Americans are throwing ice bucket on themselves like that is supposed to help cure people....Like these people below give a flying f**k about helping anyone with this debilitating disease....


CARRIE UNDERWOOD
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKbw6sUeqUk[/youtube]

TAYLOR SWIFT
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FS8PHyZoah4[/youtube]

EVEN THE ROCKETTES!
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4MV9OVhzAE[/youtube]

:roll: :roll:
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Postby Ghost » August 18th, 2014, 9:05 pm

Because you can't just get directly involved or donate money to help cure a disease. Just like Kony 2012 and other facebook bullshit.
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Postby hammanta » August 19th, 2014, 3:22 am

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Postby The » August 21st, 2014, 1:00 pm

http://www.cbc.ca/newsblogs/yourcommunity/2014/08/ice-bucket-challenge-charity-success-story-or-damaging-fad.html

Ice Bucket Challenge: Charity success story or damaging fad?

Davidson also points out the paradoxical nature of the challenge itself — specifically, the fact that participants can avoid donating money by dumping water on their head:

"Everyone you’ve ever seen dump water on themselves, per the rules, is not asked to donate. They may choose to, but the viral nature of this fad appears centred around an aversion to giving to money. 'Want to help fight this disease? No? Well, then you better dump some cold water on your head.' The challenge even seems to be suggesting that being cold, wet, and uncomfortable is preferable to fighting ALS."



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Postby Contrarian Expatriate » August 21st, 2014, 3:24 pm

This is just another indication that the blue pill, iPhone-loving, "Be like pop culture cool people," ethic is alive and well. There is also a bit of attention whore ethic in this also. Yes, men can be attention whores too.

I just saw that GW Bush did the challenge also, reason enough to look down one's nose at the practice.

As I have said before folks, "Stick a fork in America, it is done."
Feel free to visit my sites and to leave your respected words of wisdom:

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Postby manly5000 » August 21st, 2014, 6:58 pm

I can't believe how fast this sh!t has exploded... I thought the Harlem Shake nonsense spread quick but DAMN.

Took all of 3 days to go from unheard of to literally EVERYWHERE from all my forums to my workplace.
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Postby droid » August 22nd, 2014, 3:20 am

Contrarian Expatriate wrote:This is just another indication that the blue pill, iPhone-loving, "Be like pop culture cool people," ethic is alive and well. There is also a bit of attention whore ethic in this also. Yes, men can be attention whores too.
I just saw that GW Bush did the challenge also, reason enough to look down one's nose at the practice."

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2)Everybody is full of it. What's your hypocrisy?
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Man Lights Himself Up For ALS

Postby The » August 27th, 2014, 10:46 pm

Man Lights Himself On Fire For ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT6i1kw4rEQ


http://betabeat.com/2014/08/idiot-lights-himself-on-fire-for-als-ice-bucket-challenge-a-play-by-play/

The newest trend in ALS charity pop culture trends.... :roll:
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Postby sea_dragon » August 27th, 2014, 11:19 pm

America is becoming stupider and stupider.
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Postby pete98146 » August 28th, 2014, 12:16 am

I've always thought it would be funny to challenge somebody to a cum bucket challenge.
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Postby sea_dragon » August 28th, 2014, 12:19 am

Pretend the bucket of cum is something else. Simple as that.
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Re: Americas Newest Fad (Ice Bucket Challenge)

Postby Jester » August 28th, 2014, 9:42 pm

The wrote:
EVEN THE ROCKETTES!
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4MV9OVhzAE[/youtube]




Meh.

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Postby MrMan » August 28th, 2014, 10:54 pm

Doesn't the organization support stem cell research on embryos.
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Postby SilverEnergy » August 29th, 2014, 12:04 am

Attention whoring is high these days.
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Postby Taco » August 29th, 2014, 10:27 pm

Attention whoring can sometimes backfire.

Best Ice Bucket Challenge
http://clashdaily.com/2014/08/best-ice- ... ideo-ever/
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