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Visa Olympic commercial reminds me of 9/11 WTC jumpers. Very bad taste, IMO.
YouTube ^ | 7/8/12

Posted on 07/08/2012 2:03:50 PM PDT by DallasBiff

The commercial starts with diver David Boudia climbing up the Burj Dubai, and jumping off, with his reflection shown as the way the 9/11 jumpers were, and then he hits the water, and others were following him in their dives, only that they lived and the crowd celebrates.


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To: DallasBiff
You've become unhinged.

The poster merely acknowledged YOU posted there was a connection. He or she went and watched it with that claim on their mind.

That is not denial except to someone with an ax to grind and that person is you.

Given what you wrote up thread about only surviving if you dive of a Muslim building, I think you need to walk away and examine yourself.

Many people here, myself for one, lost others on 9/11 whether at the trade center, Pentagon or on flights. Don't tell us how we feel, what we should have read into this ad or that ad or anything of the kind. Got it?

41 posted on 07/08/2012 3:50:24 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN; DallasBiff
I saw it for the first time last night and you are grasping at straws.

It has nothing to do with 911. Nothing.

And the showers have water at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

42 posted on 07/08/2012 4:04:49 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: DallasBiff

I still think you went off the deep end over this commercial. That seems to be the opinion of just about everybody else on this thread also. Why not just give it up and come in off of that limb that you are out on. We won’t hold it against you. Most of us have posted something stupid here at least once or twice.


43 posted on 07/08/2012 4:05:13 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76
I still think you went off the deep end over this commercial

Well I guess I'm in the league of Charlton Heston at a NRA convention, when he stated "from my dead cold hands".

I'd rather be in Charlton Heston's deep end than yours, which IMO, would be john roberts.

44 posted on 07/08/2012 4:13:52 PM PDT by DallasBiff (I happened to run by MSNBC and stopped to watch the clown show....)
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To: DallasBiff

Charlton Heston died a few years ago so he couldn’t possibly have seen the commercial in question. So not sure why the reference?


45 posted on 07/08/2012 4:19:20 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: UCANSEE2

Ah......Obama voters!


46 posted on 07/08/2012 4:28:42 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: SamAdams76
Charlton Heston died a few years ago so he couldn’t possibly have seen the commercial in question. So not sure why the reference?

Please, Charlton Heston stated from a NRA covention, "from my cold dead hands" and from my cold dead hands will you get my retraction about this pro-muslim commercial(i.e an American diver diving off of burj dubai and surviving)

BTW, a question, whose deep end would rather be on, Charlton Heston's or john roberts's?

47 posted on 07/08/2012 4:32:13 PM PDT by DallasBiff (I happened to run by MSNBC and stopped to watch the clown show....)
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To: DallasBiff
OK, thanks for clearing up the Charlton Heston reference. It seemed earlier like you were implying he agreed with you on this commercial. Still, the "cold dead hands" quote doesn't seem to have much relevance here as gun control was never mentioned, but okay, I agree also with Heston with regard to the Second Amendment.

As to your question "which deep end I'd rather be on", I don't get the John Roberts reference either but I suspect you are trying to lay a trap with regard to a previous thread we were on. Again, doesn't have a whole lot of relevance here but I'd be happy to discuss John Roberts.

48 posted on 07/08/2012 5:00:51 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76; Yaelle
OK, thanks for clearing up the Charlton Heston reference. It seemed earlier like you were implying he agreed with you on this commercial. Still, the "cold dead hands" quote doesn't seem to have much relevance here as gun control was never mentioned, but okay, I agree also with Heston with regard to the Second Amendment.

As to your question "which deep end I'd rather be on", I don't get the John Roberts reference either but I suspect you are trying to lay a trap with regard to a previous thread we were on. Again, doesn't have a whole lot of relevance here but I'd be happy to discuss John Roberts.

Sam Adams are you sometime guest host for Rush, mark davis, you talk in such inanities.

49 posted on 07/08/2012 5:09:08 PM PDT by DallasBiff (I happened to run by MSNBC and stopped to watch the clown show....)
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To: DallasBiff

Well I’m not sure I’m getting invited back anytime soon. At least I still have the forum!


50 posted on 07/08/2012 5:15:59 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76
Well I’m not sure I’m getting invited back anytime soon. At least I still have the forum!

Another weird answer, anyways the commercial reminds me of 9/11, I guess I should forget about it.

51 posted on 07/08/2012 5:31:38 PM PDT by DallasBiff
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

I’ll probably get reamed for saying this,but you guys have gone wayyyyy off the deep end.

‘And the showers have water at Auschwitz-Birkenau’?

Seriously? And I thought I had loose screws.

It’s a commercial about an Olympic diver and the building represents the amount of dives he took during practice. The 25,000 practice dives were like diving off the highest building in the world over 180 times.

Heaven help me.


52 posted on 07/08/2012 6:50:02 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (It's hurricane season! Yay!)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
You are free to believe what you wish.

Some of us see a message in the bottle.


53 posted on 07/08/2012 7:05:10 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012
Some of you need to get your heads examined.

The concentration camp comparison/analogy was beyond nuts.

54 posted on 07/08/2012 7:10:42 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (It's hurricane season! Yay!)
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To: SamAdams76; DallasBiff

I showed the commercial to my wife who is conservative but not a news junkie nor a p.o.’d committed righty like me.

I just played the video, didn’t give her a hint. She watched till the reflections flashed by on the glass, then said, “Nine-eleven. That’s not good.”

No tinfoil for me—I doubt it was an intentional thing—but it made me growl at the damned obliviousness of the people who made it.


55 posted on 07/08/2012 7:24:29 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: barmag25

The whole idea is completely unbelievable. This is Dubai. That guy would be arrested for wearing that little swimsuit.


56 posted on 07/08/2012 7:33:01 PM PDT by Krankor
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