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This sign at a Taylor bar doesn't mean what you think it does ["NO COLORS ALLOWED."]
FoxDetroit ^ | Feb 05, 2014 | myFOXDetroit.com Staff

Posted on 02/06/2014 11:08:56 AM PST by Daffynition

TAYLOR, Mich. (WJBK) -

Employees at Beer Belly's Bar in Taylor have been receiving threatening phone calls after a video began circulating the Internet that suggests the bar does not allow "colored" customers.

A sign hangs outside the bar that reads "NO COLORS ALLOWED." Some understood the sign to mean no black people were allowed inside, but the owner explains why that is the incorrect interpretation of the sign.

The sign actually refers to bikers not being allowed to wear their gang colors on the property.

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1 posted on 02/06/2014 11:08:56 AM PST by Daffynition
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To: Daffynition

Lord, are people really that dumb that they couldn’t figure this out on their own?


2 posted on 02/06/2014 11:10:30 AM PST by Boogieman
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To: Daffynition

He could add to the sign a picture of a local biker jacket with the big red X in order to clarify his intent.


3 posted on 02/06/2014 11:10:45 AM PST by proxy_user
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To: Daffynition

If the sign was meant to prevent minorities it would have said “No COLOREDS allowed”

Negros were called “coloreds”, not “colors” back in the day


4 posted on 02/06/2014 11:11:28 AM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: cripplecreek

Oh, those downriver girls [sigh]. You could look but not touch . . . and even looking might get you a beat-down.


5 posted on 02/06/2014 11:11:42 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Boogieman

Yes. And they vote for democrats.


6 posted on 02/06/2014 11:11:54 AM PST by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: Daffynition; Revolting cat!; GeronL
Is that what they are calling the rainbow people these days?


7 posted on 02/06/2014 11:12:17 AM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: Boogieman
Lord, are people really that dumb that they couldn’t figure this out on their own?

A lot of them are. A lot of they're "leaders" and the media know this and make issues out of these types of things to stir them up.

8 posted on 02/06/2014 11:12:30 AM PST by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
Clearly the word "Colors" is racist and must be replaced by shades or hues.

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9 posted on 02/06/2014 11:12:39 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Daffynition

In my experience ANYONE wearing colors in a bar, especially if they are not with ten of their closest friends, is asking for trouble.

Even when I see these “Sons of Anarchy” shirts I imagine these d-nozzles wiping the floor, losing their girlfriends...


10 posted on 02/06/2014 11:13:18 AM PST by golux
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To: Daffynition
He should have included a word like "Gang" or "Biker" to make it clear. In this day and age, it does not do to be niggardly with ones descriptive words.
11 posted on 02/06/2014 11:13:31 AM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Boogieman

Most definitely.


12 posted on 02/06/2014 11:13:59 AM PST by bigfootbob
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To: Daffynition

How stupid does a person have to be to not know the difference between “colors and colored”.


13 posted on 02/06/2014 11:14:07 AM PST by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
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To: a fool in paradise

A tongue stud?

Must be for weight control. That’s a big....ah whatever.


14 posted on 02/06/2014 11:14:30 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Insurgent Conservative)
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To: Boogieman

~~~Lord, are people really that dumb that they couldn’t figure this out on their own?~~~

If they voted for Obama, the answer is ‘Yes’.


15 posted on 02/06/2014 11:14:43 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: a fool in paradise

There’s a whole lotta something wrong right there....


16 posted on 02/06/2014 11:15:44 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Boogieman

“Lord, are people really that dumb that they couldn’t figure this out on their own?”

Think of the dumbest person you know.

The collective intelligence of the American public is less than that.

None of us is as dumb as all of us.


17 posted on 02/06/2014 11:15:45 AM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Boogieman
One word answer:

YES!

Then add to that the Perpetual Offended and the Grievance Industry and I am sure they will be able to shut Beer Belly's Bar down or at the minimum obtain a pretty good 'settlement' from them.

18 posted on 02/06/2014 11:16:05 AM PST by Tupelo (I am feeling more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: 1rudeboy

Yikes, the wife has some cousins living in Taylor.
Guess they call it Downriver for a reason.


19 posted on 02/06/2014 11:16:32 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Boogieman

Anyone who does not know what “no guns, no knives, no colors” means deserves to get their asses kicked inside the premises.


20 posted on 02/06/2014 11:17:54 AM PST by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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To: a fool in paradise

One could make a living selling silhouette targets with that mug.

Scary.


21 posted on 02/06/2014 11:20:43 AM PST by Darteaus94025 (Can't have a Liberal without a Lie)
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To: Daffynition
dear taylor,,,,residents etc..

THESE are colors



sadly the NO COLORS signs was not printed in CURSIVE.... or this misunderstanding never would have arisen...
22 posted on 02/06/2014 11:21:15 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: Sans-Culotte
G1!

Really; if you're really that dumb, you belong to the penal system.
23 posted on 02/06/2014 11:22:25 AM PST by Darteaus94025 (Can't have a Liberal without a Lie)
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To: Daffynition

You’re kidding me. Some people really think that sign has anything to do with race?

Good Lord....


24 posted on 02/06/2014 11:22:34 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Daffynition

Sounds like a history professor I had who accidentally used the word “niggardly” in a sentence that had nothing to do with racism or anything in any stretch of one’s imagination and set off the most ridiculous charges of racism by the Negroes in the class.


25 posted on 02/06/2014 11:24:05 AM PST by laweeks
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To: 1rudeboy

Good old Taylortucky, also known as Taylorbama.


26 posted on 02/06/2014 11:24:25 AM PST by Antihero101607
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To: Sans-Culotte

I saw what you did. heh-heh.


27 posted on 02/06/2014 11:24:30 AM PST by BipolarBob
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To: Buckeye McFrog
One of my friends needed a ringer third baseman for his 12" softball team in Taylor. So I said, yeah, I'll drive over. I thought I wasn't that bad, playing in an upper-echelon league in Ann Arbor.

I've never played wearing a cup, ever. I misplay the first linedrive to come my way, and everyone on the opposing team started shelling me. By the end of the third inning, I was playing five feet onto the outfield grass, with no hope of making a throw. My friend benches me, and I said, "sorry, but thanks."

There are some big boys in Taylor, and they can hit.

28 posted on 02/06/2014 11:25:57 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Daffynition

Let’s see who gets there first: Jessie “I spit in white people’s food” Jackson or Al “I can be offended by any damn thing” Sharpton. Quick Jessie and Al . . . There’s money to be made.


29 posted on 02/06/2014 11:26:37 AM PST by laweeks
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To: 1rudeboy

I know a couple of black bikers and I doubt they would be so easily confused by the sign.


30 posted on 02/06/2014 11:28:29 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: 1rudeboy

Sounds like my brother’s stories about playing semi-pro ball with dreams of being in the Majors.

“There were two guys on our team who had washed out of organized ball at the Class A level. And they were SOOOOO much better than the rest of us....what the hell was I thinking?”


31 posted on 02/06/2014 11:30:06 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Boogieman

Lord, are people really that dumb that they couldn’t figure this out on their own?


They don’t want to figure it out.


32 posted on 02/06/2014 11:30:36 AM PST by KStorm (Mere geographical location is what makes some people Americans.)
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To: Daffynition

Deja Vu. Just like when I opened that specialized Laundromat that filled the washers with bleach water. Everybody totally misunderstood the “Whites Only” sign.


33 posted on 02/06/2014 11:36:11 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Daffynition

Could be quite exciting when the race pimps show up to picket the bar and meet the biker customers.


34 posted on 02/06/2014 11:49:19 AM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: a fool in paradise

35 posted on 02/06/2014 11:49:38 AM PST by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: svcw

Kind of makes you think some people are just sitting around looking for something over which to be offended, doesn’t it???


36 posted on 02/06/2014 11:50:28 AM PST by jda ("Righteousness exalts a nation . . .")
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To: Windflier

Hey for the right amount of money and deposited in their accounts j, jackass and al, give him a sandwich, sharpton will gladly assemble a rent a mob protest.


37 posted on 02/06/2014 11:50:48 AM PST by chiefqc
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To: a fool in paradise

Awe....My Lil Pony all growed up!


38 posted on 02/06/2014 11:52:49 AM PST by Autonomous User
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To: Daffynition

I can understand the intended meaning of this sign, but really I do believe the owner needs to change it...

some of us can still remember “no coloreds allowed” signs...

he can just say, No Biker Gang Colors

easy enough. just a kindness to avoid the possible confusion is all. just a kindness.


39 posted on 02/06/2014 11:53:15 AM PST by faithhopecharity (C?d)
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To: Daffynition
You mean it is NOT like this?


40 posted on 02/06/2014 11:53:37 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: Daffynition

You can’t fix stupid


41 posted on 02/06/2014 11:59:22 AM PST by Autonomous User
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To: Autonomous User

I think he’s being pretty niggardly in who he let’s into his establishment. That’s a black mark on him.


42 posted on 02/06/2014 12:01:02 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Daffynition

The guy who made that sign was niggardly with his letters.


43 posted on 02/06/2014 12:04:02 PM PST by Corey Ohlis (Visualize Swirled Peas)
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To: Darteaus94025
Really; if you're really that dumb, you belong to the penal system.

Now we've gone from racist to sexist.

/s

If people weren't so niggardly about increasing their vocabularies, we wouldn't have these problems.

44 posted on 02/06/2014 12:07:51 PM PST by Disambiguator
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To: Daffynition

He had to know how that would be interpreted. Some people just like to provoke, and poke at the caged lion with a stick, sort of like George Zimmerman has sadly become.


45 posted on 02/06/2014 12:10:38 PM PST by lee martell
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To: a fool in paradise

Did you read Constance Cumby’s prophetic book from 1980s titled “The Hidden Dangers of The Rainbow”? We are living it now.


46 posted on 02/06/2014 12:16:02 PM PST by Kackikat
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To: All

In this area, the signs are more genteelly worded, under the heading “dress code.”


47 posted on 02/06/2014 12:36:37 PM PST by crazycatlady
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To: Daffynition

Having spent many an hour at the Boot Hill Saloon in Daytona Beach, that was pretty obvious.


48 posted on 02/06/2014 1:09:07 PM PST by gunsmithkat (There is no such thing as Too Many Guns)
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To: Boogieman
Lord, are people really that dumb that they couldn’t figure this out on their own?

Yes they are......

49 posted on 02/06/2014 1:34:03 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (I think I've lost my mojo.....)
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To: Daffynition
An antique shop in my town has this sign.


50 posted on 02/06/2014 2:55:03 PM PST by Dutch Boy
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