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SHOCK VIDEO: Larry the Cable Guy (Using REAL Accent)
YouTube ^ | August 3, 2012 | junkt9xs

Posted on 07/09/2012 2:50:15 PM PDT by PJ-Comix

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KEYWORDS: accent; cableguy; redneck; yuppie
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If you went into a state of shock when you found out that Santa Claus wasn't real then I recommend that you do NOT watch this video of Larry the Cable Guy doing his comedy act in his real yankee/yuppie accent before he became Larry the Cable Guy. Even Larry the Cable Guy admits his stage accent isn't really his own accent but it is somewhat of a shock to hear his real accent. Also interesting was his yuppie type hairstyle and clothing.

BTW, if you want to hear REAL rednecks speaking, I have a truly bizarre video from 1957 which I can post upon request. When you hear the real rednecks speaking you will understand it is very hard to imitate. And, like I said, the video is VERY bizarre.

Anybody out there need fainting salts to recuperate from the shock of hearing the REAL accent of Larry the Cable Guy?

1 posted on 07/09/2012 2:50:26 PM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: PJ-Comix

Post the real thing, please. I love rednecks. Hell, I am one.


2 posted on 07/09/2012 2:54:02 PM PDT by SouthernClaire
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To: PJ-Comix

You are over reacting. It wasn’t that bad. where is the redneck/hick video?


3 posted on 07/09/2012 2:54:19 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: PJ-Comix

I like his positive attitude towards America. Hope it’s not just for show, like his accent. On one of his shows he runs into an man who modified a car in honor of our Vets and Larry got all choked up with a tear in his eye. It wasn’t contrived, either.


4 posted on 07/09/2012 2:58:08 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: PJ-Comix

He may not be a hillbilly but the tape sounds a bit fast which raises the tone a few octaves.

He has a redneck heart though. You just can’t fake that.

I have heard him speak about his past and his work in the tech industry.


5 posted on 07/09/2012 2:58:22 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: SouthernClaire
Post the real thing, please. I love rednecks. Hell, I am one.

In reality there are few rednecks left due to urbanization of all society including in the South. However, the video I have is of two rednecks in a low budget movie with terrible acting. Their redneck accents are notable plus the fact they definitely have redneck mannerisms. The video is both funny and strangely disturbing. Overall quite bizarre but the rednecks are definitely authentic. I just don't think you see many rednecks like this anymore.

6 posted on 07/09/2012 2:59:14 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Did David Shuster Accept Political Payola?)
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To: PJ-Comix

This is not shocking at all. I was raised in the south and I know a real southern drawl when I hear one. Daniel Lawrence Whitney’s entire persona and southern accent seems completely contrived. This video proves that it is.


7 posted on 07/09/2012 2:59:22 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: PJ-Comix

Good thang Larry found his niche or is that necke?


8 posted on 07/09/2012 2:59:53 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: PJ-Comix

I can just imagine some comedian giving him advice:

Dan, (his real name is Dan Whitney) I got some advice for you. Rip off your sleeves, grow a beard, and talk like a hick. You’ll make millions.


9 posted on 07/09/2012 2:59:53 PM PDT by nhoward14
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To: PJ-Comix

Now here’s a redneck.

Jerry Clower - A Coon Huntin Story

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AX9QoFhEhI


10 posted on 07/09/2012 3:01:19 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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I will be the first to say it...looks and talks like a phaggot in that video.


11 posted on 07/09/2012 3:03:18 PM PDT by trailhkr1 (That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence - Christopher Hitchen)
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To: PJ-Comix

He had a mix of northeast accents there.....checking wiki (yeah, I know) he was born and grew up in Nebraska and did a lot of radio gigs in the 90’s - including in New England - probably picked up this accent for the skits on those stations....and kept in character for this one on the video

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_the_Cable_Guy


12 posted on 07/09/2012 3:04:09 PM PDT by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: PJ-Comix

He’s from a small town in southeast Nebraska (not far from my first parish). They’re small town/rural folk out that way, with a mild twang but not a full-blown redneck accent. (Me, I’m a northern-urban-accented Chicago guy).


13 posted on 07/09/2012 3:05:42 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Lived in Nebraska 1992-96.)
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To: PJ-Comix

He said during a Hannity interview that he was from Maryland. I figured it was the southern part.


14 posted on 07/09/2012 3:05:42 PM PDT by BufordP ("Drink me if you can't take a joke." --Kool-Aid)
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To: South40
Daniel Lawrence Whitney’s entire persona and southern accent seems completely contrived. This video proves that it is.

I have a 1957 video that has a bizarre scene of two rednecks. It is supposed to be a comedic scene but comes off as creepily menacing. I figure both rednecks to have been in their late 40s so they were brought up before television and maybe didn't even have electricity at home. When you're a kid growing up with TV, the Internet, and video games, you are way too urbanized to be a real redneck, few of whom actually exist anymore.

You could argue with me on the latter point but after you see my video of REAL rednecks, you would be hard pressed to think of anybody you know who acts like that anymore.

p.s. Junior Samples was REAL Redneck.

15 posted on 07/09/2012 3:06:44 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Did David Shuster Accept Political Payola?)
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To: BufordP
He said during a Hannity interview that he was from Maryland. I figured it was the southern part

Um... He was born in Nebraska and raised in West Palm Beach. I lived in West Palm as well for awhile and, believe me, you could go a very LONG time without spotting a redneck. In fact, the nearest rednecks would probably be in Belle Glade or Okeechobee...miles away.

16 posted on 07/09/2012 3:11:39 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Did David Shuster Accept Political Payola?)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Redneck isn’t really a southern thing. There are native Alaskan and Canadian rednecks and everywhere in between.


17 posted on 07/09/2012 3:13:25 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Charles Henrickson
They’re small town/rural folk out that way, with a mild twang but not a full-blown redneck accent. (Me, I’m a northern-urban-accented Chicago guy).

He was raised from age nine in West Palm Beach. Not exactly Red Neck country.

18 posted on 07/09/2012 3:13:33 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Did David Shuster Accept Political Payola?)
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To: PJ-Comix

Must’ve misheard. Maybe he said living in Maryland. Hannity usually doesn’t have my full attention.


19 posted on 07/09/2012 3:15:09 PM PDT by BufordP ("Drink me if you can't take a joke." --Kool-Aid)
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To: PJ-Comix

You’ve got me on the edge of my seat. Seriesly. You gonna post it?

As for “real” rednecks, I know some and a person can’t make better, more loyal friends. If they like you, they’ll die for you. If they don’t, well... watch out for the stew. “That thar ain’t no varmint meat.” :-)

Anyway. You ever watch the tv shows about gator hunters down in Louisiana? You know, the ones where you have to read what they’re saying? Well, I can turn my back, close my eyes, not watch their lips move while they’re speaking and fluently interpret to English. I impress loads of folks with that trick on the weekends around here.

Now, come on! Where’s the vid? Is it on da utoob?


20 posted on 07/09/2012 3:15:51 PM PDT by SouthernClaire
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To: cripplecreek
Redneck isn’t really a southern thing. There are native Alaskan and Canadian rednecks and everywhere in between.

Maybe I should post my video so you can see authentic southern rednecks. You just don't see them in Alaska or Canada.

21 posted on 07/09/2012 3:15:51 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Did David Shuster Accept Political Payola?)
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To: PJ-Comix

Larry is a fraud with a good shtick.


22 posted on 07/09/2012 3:18:09 PM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: cripplecreek

Jerry Clower’s story “A New Bull” is a real classic.


23 posted on 07/09/2012 3:18:26 PM PDT by Baynative (A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for others)
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To: PJ-Comix

You’re talking about an accent, I’m talking about an attitude and philosophy.


24 posted on 07/09/2012 3:19:45 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: PJ-Comix

Are you gonna post the video already or do we have to wait 24 business hours?


25 posted on 07/09/2012 3:20:08 PM PDT by nhoward14
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To: PJ-Comix

As I said, I was raised in the south. We lived on a dirt road in what could best be described as the swamps of Northern Florida/Southern Georgia. Of 8 kids, the eldest 4 were born in the house and the youngest 4 were fortunate enough to have been born in a hospital. We got our first TV in 1966. I knew what they were as I had seen one before at a neighbors. We didn’t have a phone until then also. We chopped wood for heat and eat, drank and bathed in sulfur water. I would imagine there are few southerners who live today the way we did back then but I have been back there many times and have never seen one. In the south in the 60s, everyone was a redneck.


26 posted on 07/09/2012 3:21:48 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: PJ-Comix

It makes me laugh to think that there are so many people who think “Larry the Cable Guy” is a real person. It is a character, just like “Red Green” is a character.

The fact that so many easily swallow these characters as being real helps explain why so many slimy leftist politicians can make people believe their public personas (characters) are real.

Gullible people: The U.S. has got ‘em.


27 posted on 07/09/2012 3:22:13 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: PJ-Comix

I saw him do his “normal” act at McCurdys Comedy Club in Sarasota FL back in early 90’s..forget when exactly. He was just getting to be known as “Larry The Cable guy” via weekly spots on the Ron-and-Ron radio show when he would call in as Larry. My wife was a waitress at the club, so I’d dropped in every once and a while when getting a babysitter was warranted. He did about the first 60% of the show with his “normal” act like the clip shows, but everyone started chanting “Larry, Larry, Larry..”, so he gave in and did the rest of the show as we all know him today..lol Ah memories of the old days...


28 posted on 07/09/2012 3:24:35 PM PDT by Craigon
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To: PJ-Comix

“Turtleman” is pretty close.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cAVTvc89ME&feature=relmfu

I live in ‘redneck country’....and PROUD of it! I get tickled watching ‘Swamp People’ because they put subtitles on it for the ‘city folk’. *snort*


29 posted on 07/09/2012 3:26:47 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Wings cannot be redistributed, they can only be broken. ~ Oleg Atbashian (People's Cube))
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To: Baynative

I grew up listening to Jerry Clower and coon hunting. The guy we used to sell hides to was a Georgia redneck near Munith Michigan. When we walked into there it was like stepping into central Georgia with all the cousins and nephews he had working for him.


30 posted on 07/09/2012 3:27:58 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

Jerry was a dear friend of mine, and I can tell you for a fact that he was as genuine as the day was long. You couldn’t find a truer friend, a better Christian, or a funnier man.

When my father was diagnosed with terminal cancer, Jerry sat down and taped an entire routine just for him, starting off, “Rev. Clews, this here is Jerry Clower ...” and then launching into some of his most hilarious material.

What a wonderful man. What treasured memories.


31 posted on 07/09/2012 3:29:33 PM PDT by CaribCarter
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To: cripplecreek

He’s too sophisticated and eloquent to be a redneck.


32 posted on 07/09/2012 3:34:08 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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He was born in Nebraska and raised in West Palm Beach.

My wife was born, and spent the first three years of her life, in the far west corner of rural Virginia. She then spent the rest of her childhood growing up in West Palm Beach, Florida.

To this day, there's no mistaking her accent. She'll never lose that twang.

33 posted on 07/09/2012 3:34:41 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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Dan is a good guy. His family lived done the road a piece from me in Pawnee City.

I remember he would call up the talk radio stations in Omaha/Lincoln back in the 90's with some jokes and do his version of Christmas carol songs.

Big Nebraska Cornhusker fan.

34 posted on 07/09/2012 3:35:00 PM PDT by MountainDad (Support your local Militia)
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To: South40

“In the south in the 60s, everyone was a redneck.”

Boy Howdy. We had that whole Scots-Irish redneck thing going on up in Tennessee.


35 posted on 07/09/2012 3:40:42 PM PDT by dljordan ("Tyranny, like Hell, is not easily conquered.")
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

“I get tickled watching ‘Swamp People’ because they put subtitles on it for the ‘city folk’. *snort*”

That show rankles me. I hate to see Southern people made fun of when there are just as many low-IQ, booger-pickin’, uni-brows up North.


36 posted on 07/09/2012 3:43:51 PM PDT by dljordan ("Tyranny, like Hell, is not easily conquered.")
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To: CaribCarter

Yes, Jerry was a good man, when he was a fertilizer salesman, he would eat at our house or we would all go to Doe’s Eat Place.


37 posted on 07/09/2012 3:46:37 PM PDT by razorback-bert (I'm in shape. Round is a shape isn't it?)
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To: SouthernClaire; Charles Henrickson
Okay I just posted a THREAD with a link to the bizarre redneck scene from a VERY LOW budget 1957 movie. Everything about the movie was crap from the copycat music to the horrible acting but the accents and attitudes are authentic. And that scene featuring the redneck called "Crackers" and the Boss Redneck is beyond bizarre.
38 posted on 07/09/2012 3:46:54 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Did David Shuster Accept Political Payola?)
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To: Charles Henrickson

I grew up about 40 miles straight west of Pawnee City. His accent (on the video) is exactly the same as mine which is no accent. You Chicago guys, now that’s an accent!!(kidding)

Larry (or Dan or whatever) lives down in Lincoln now most of the time. He donates multi millions of dollars to charity and alot to the Husker athletic department so he is a pretty popular guy. I haven’t met him personally but used to go see him in the local comedy club before he hit it big with the Blue Collar Comedy tour. He used to call into radio shows and do comedy bits as Larry the Cable Guy back in the late 90’s and it just kind of blossomed from there I think. Many of his comedy bits on the radio shows were very conservative and not making fun us, either. His tagline on these rants was “what the hell is this, Russia?” even before git r done.


39 posted on 07/09/2012 3:48:14 PM PDT by Big Red Clay (Greetings from the Big Red State)
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To: CaribCarter

I have some friends from central Georgia. The father and 6 uncles were all ministers who all “got the spirit” at the same time in a tent revival back in the 50s.

Good people who held to a few simple rules. Don’t curse around the womenfolk, A handshake is a contact, and a favor done without without being asked is one that will be repaid the same way.

I had a flat tire one time and my friend’s dad said he would pick me up so I could get it fixed. Two hours later I was wondering where he was and he showed up with 4 good used tired all mounted and ready to go on my truck. I spent the rest of that summer checking in with he and his wife to see if they needed any help with things.

On the other hand there are plenty of good folks here from the north who are the same way. One of the old timers in my home town showed up and gave a car to a friend of mine. Said he got a good deal on it and couldn’t pass it up but didn’t need it. He told my friend he could pay back the $500 when he could.


40 posted on 07/09/2012 3:49:20 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: PJ-Comix
“Junior” was really as dumb as a box of rocks, one of my ex’s clients hired him to do a commercial and we got to watch the filming.
41 posted on 07/09/2012 3:49:52 PM PDT by razorback-bert (I'm in shape. Round is a shape isn't it?)
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So, you have some of the great old memories of him as well. Most people don’t realize that he started out selling fertilizer. He told me, that’s where he first started telling his Ledbetter stories.


42 posted on 07/09/2012 3:50:19 PM PDT by CaribCarter
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So, you have some of the great old memories of him as well. Most people don’t realize that he started out selling fertilizer. He told me, that’s where he first started telling his Ledbetter stories.


43 posted on 07/09/2012 3:50:30 PM PDT by CaribCarter
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To: cripplecreek

Thanks for sharing those memories. Sounds like a lot of the same kind of folks I grew up around in the Fifties. As Lonesome George Gobel used to say, “They don’t hardly make them kind no more.”


44 posted on 07/09/2012 3:53:48 PM PDT by CaribCarter
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To: PJ-Comix

Hard to believe that’s Larry the Cable Guy.


45 posted on 07/09/2012 4:05:53 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: PJ-Comix

I took all I could of it but forced myself to watch the part around the 42’ mark. Probably going to see a psychiatrist tomorrow and I won’t be mentioning you in my prayers tonight. ;-)

(Thanks for the lighthearted thread, PJ. They’re desperately needed these days, and some of the replies were heartwarming.)

Best Regards,

SC


46 posted on 07/09/2012 4:13:52 PM PDT by SouthernClaire
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To: Baynative

One of my favorites is “A Rat Killing.”


47 posted on 07/09/2012 4:17:03 PM PDT by lastchance ("Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis" St. Augustine)
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To: PJ-Comix

“In reality there are few rednecks left due to urbanization of all society including in the South.”

Nonsense. If your bowling alley has valet parking, you might be a....


48 posted on 07/09/2012 4:19:44 PM PDT by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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To: CaribCarter

I spent a day working for an old guy near Cadillac Michigan back about 93. At the end of the day the old man handed me $12. It irritated me fr obvious reasons but I thanked him and went on my way considering it a lesson leaned.

The next day he showed up at my house pulling a flatbed trailer stacked with aluminum siding and copper wire. He said that he had some guys tear down a couple of old house trailers but didn’t want the hassle of stripping the wire. I figured he couldn’t rip me off there so I told him I’d take it. A couple hours of stripping wire and I made more than $1500.

The next day I took his trailer back and he asked how much I made and said that it was about what he figured. It was then that I realized that he wasn’t being a jerk by paying me $12, it just happened to be all the cash he had in his pocket when he paid me.


49 posted on 07/09/2012 4:20:30 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Charles Henrickson
I don't think Larry the Cable Guy would fit in too well with these rednecks:


50 posted on 07/09/2012 4:22:01 PM PDT by PJ-Comix ("Rock Baby Rock It!" ---A Redneck Time Capsule From 1957)
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