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Tesco Sorry Over 'Gay Best Friend' Doll (Great Britain)
Sky News (UK) ^ | September 27, 2013

Posted on 09/28/2013 10:29:13 AM PDT by Stoat

Tesco Sorry Over 'Gay Best Friend' Doll

 

The retailer's website said the inflatable doll would "tell you if your bum looks big" and was a suitable gift for young children.

 

 

Doll

 

Tesco has withdrawn an inflatable figure labelled "gay best friend" and apologised for selling it.

It comes a day after the retailer was forced to remove a Halloween costume called "Psycho Ward" from its shelves after it sparked widespread criticism.

On its website Tesco said "The Inflatable g*y Best Friend" was suitable for children aged three to four and was an "amusing gift".

"If SEX in the City and Will & Grace taught us anything, it's that g*y best friends are in this season," the description of the product said.

"We've had the manbag, we've had leg warmers and iPhone fever, now it's time for the new craze.

"Although not much can be said for his own attire, your Inflatable g*y Best Friend is ready to give you fashion advice, tell you if your bum looks big and b**ch about everyone who doesn't wear Jimmy Choo's."

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"The webpage should have been removed at that time and we are looking into why it is still visible two months later.

"We have very clear guidelines for third party sellers who list items on our website, and are very sorry that on this occasion they weren't followed."

The product remains on sale on the Amazon website.

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Asda & Tesco mental patient psycho fancy dress costumesAsda and Tesco apologised for the Halloween costumes

 

Tesco and rival supermarket chain Asda both faced a backlash on Thursday over the sale of Halloween costumes which appeared to make light of mental health issues.

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(Excerpt) Read more at news.sky.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Conspiracy; Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: britain; culturewar; england; gaybestfriend; gaybritain; greatbritain; homosexual; homosexualagenda; indoctrination; lavendermafia; moralabsolutes; sexualizingchildren; unitedkingdom
"The webpage should have been removed at that time and we are looking into why it is still visible two months later."

Gee, have you considered the possibility that your website staff are homosexuals who thought it was entirely appropriate, not only for your company but for tiny children?

 

The product remains on sale on the Amazon website.

Yes, as of today it indeed does, in the Toys and Games section, although to be fair it doesn't appear to be specifically targeted to young children but as an "adult gag gift":

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Instant-Inflatable-Best-Friend-Perfect/dp/B002QTB3TU/ref=sr_1_cc_2?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1380386231&sr=1-2-catcorr&keywords=gay+best+friend

I'm noticing that in the linked page above, down toward the bottom in the "Customers who bought this item also bought" section is listed an "Instant Gay Accent" mouth spray

http://www.amazon.co.uk/INSTANT-GAY-ACCENT-Mouth-Spray/dp/B0019E0TQ6/ref=pd_sim_k_h_b_cs_8

which is described as "Ideal for being on drugs".

This item, however, is listed in the "Kitchen and Home" section.

1 posted on 09/28/2013 10:29:14 AM PDT by Stoat
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To: Slings and Arrows; scripter; DBeers; little jeremiah; wagglebee
On its website Tesco said "The Inflatable g*y Best Friend" was suitable for children aged three to four and was an "amusing gift".

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Tesco said it was "really sorry for any offence caused" by its "Psycho Ward" offering, which included a bright orange boiler suit.

Asda also apologised after it advertised a fancy dress outfit featuring someone covered in blood and brandishing a machete as a "mental patient fancy dress costume".

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I suppose it could be said that when you have "parents" who will buy this sort of thing for their children, it's understandable why someone like 0bama was elected and why the ability to legally murder your own unborn child is now viewed as a "civil right".

((((sigh))))

2 posted on 09/28/2013 10:30:23 AM PDT by Stoat (If you want a vision of the future, imagine a Birkenstock stamping on a human face... forever)
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To: Stoat

Okay, but do they sell bags of glass for kids?


3 posted on 09/28/2013 10:31:42 AM PDT by CIB-173RDABN (I do not doubt that our climate changes. I only doubt that anything man does has any effect.)
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To: Stoat; nickcarraway; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
Won't Lindsey Graham be disappointed!


4 posted on 09/28/2013 10:34:00 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Stoat

I thought Tesco’s sold Mars Bars and frozen Tikka Masala packets.


5 posted on 09/28/2013 10:34:38 AM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: CIB-173RDABN
Okay, but do they sell bags of glass for kids?

I'm guessing that will be in the "infants and toddlers" section.

"sigh"


6 posted on 09/28/2013 10:36:29 AM PDT by Stoat (If you want a vision of the future, imagine a Birkenstock stamping on a human face... forever)
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To: Stoat
What's the big deal? I always thought that is what Ken was suppose to be in the Barbie Accessories.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tkg2ptFFTD4

7 posted on 09/28/2013 10:36:46 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: miss marmelstein
I thought Tesco’s sold Mars Bars and frozen Tikka Masala packets.

 

Apparently they're a giant 'superstore' much like a Target or a WalMart here in the USA.  I've never been to one when I've visited the UK, however.

http://www.tesco.com/

 

 

8 posted on 09/28/2013 10:41:20 AM PDT by Stoat (If you want a vision of the future, imagine a Birkenstock stamping on a human face... forever)
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To: Stoat


9 posted on 09/28/2013 10:44:51 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Man I hope that’s a Photoshop job...


10 posted on 09/28/2013 10:46:05 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: Chode

If I had a Blow Up Doll....it would look like trayvon martin.”...Barack Obama 2013


11 posted on 09/28/2013 10:55:45 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Future Snake Eater
I have downloaded the photo and blown it up using Adobe Photoshop and as far as Ive been able to determine it is not a montage...that is to say that the image of Barack Hussein Obama appeared in the original photo.

Ive been using photoshop for nearly twenty years btw

if this is a "fake" it was remarkably well executed
12 posted on 09/28/2013 10:58:56 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Chode

Where did you find this picture? That’s Obama..is it photoshopped?


13 posted on 09/28/2013 11:01:53 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Future Snake Eater
we have truly reached a wretched state of affairs when one has to hope that such a picture has been shopped...
14 posted on 09/28/2013 11:07:56 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: MeshugeMikey
LOLOL!!!
15 posted on 09/28/2013 11:08:20 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Irenic
i copied it from a post my Hotlanta Mike in another thread...
16 posted on 09/28/2013 11:10:31 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Stoat

Here’s one of my favorites, “Log.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8L6Dpq5kY_A


17 posted on 09/28/2013 11:13:32 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Chode

He looks young in that photo— under 18 I would guess.

...wow...


18 posted on 09/28/2013 11:14:31 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Irenic
0boytoy...
19 posted on 09/28/2013 11:17:55 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode
I wonder if Chris Matthews has one of these?

 photo blow-up-barack-sex-doll_zps5ecbbfc0.jpeg

20 posted on 09/28/2013 11:18:59 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Stoat

The same store was selling “My First Stripper Pole” a while back


21 posted on 09/28/2013 11:20:24 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Irenic
no doubt... prolly practices on it nightly
22 posted on 09/28/2013 11:25:34 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Sure wish that I knew more about that picture you posted. I’ve been doing searches but I suppose I haven’t landed the right search terms yet. My curiosity is in overdrive.


23 posted on 09/28/2013 11:45:53 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Irenic
see post #12, i did a very simple test by putting it into paint and reversing the colors, there it no halo effect at all
24 posted on 09/28/2013 11:51:00 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: KC_Lion
Ken's Lament.
25 posted on 09/28/2013 12:01:10 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: GeronL

26 posted on 09/28/2013 12:10:41 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Irenic

http://iowntheworld.com/blog/?p=205452


27 posted on 09/28/2013 12:10:46 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Slings and Arrows

That is so wrong. heh


28 posted on 09/28/2013 12:21:30 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Slings and Arrows
You misunderstand...


29 posted on 09/28/2013 12:27:28 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Stoat

Well, I’ve only been to the London Tesco’s which is considered downscale from Sainsbury and Waitrose. The ones in London are not box stores.


30 posted on 09/28/2013 12:32:33 PM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: Chode

Thanks. I guess it’s a fake. Someone in comments pointed out that his fro on the right is not right and that the Lite on the beer can is reversed/backwards. It sure had me going! hahaha!


31 posted on 09/28/2013 12:34:27 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Irenic
i don't know about the hair, but images get reversed all the time
32 posted on 09/28/2013 12:46:11 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: windcliff; onedoug

Ping


33 posted on 09/28/2013 8:36:31 PM PDT by stylecouncilor
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To: MeshugeMikey

Hahahahahaha!

I needed a good laugh and you provided it.


34 posted on 09/28/2013 8:42:53 PM PDT by miserare (Fire Eric Holder!)
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To: Revolting cat!

Apparently it’s a neuter.


35 posted on 09/29/2013 8:27:31 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: MeshugeMikey; Chode

I checked using GIMP 2.9 and if it is fake it is damn good. Way better than I could do.

Simplest answer is that kid might just look like obama.


36 posted on 09/29/2013 11:10:47 AM PDT by Eaker (Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life. Robert A. Heinlein.)
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To: Eaker
yup, or, it might really be him... and thankx for giving it a checkout too

like i said, it's sad that we have sunk so low that it even has to be considered as real

God help us

37 posted on 09/29/2013 11:21:22 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Eaker

Its either one of the finest pieces of fakery around or a very rare glimpse into obamas yout


38 posted on 09/29/2013 4:55:06 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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