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The Most Ridiculous PETA ad of all time.
SENTINEL

Posted on 01/01/2013 1:59:03 PM PST by SENTINEL



TOPICS: Culture/Society; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: peta; petakillspets; vanity
NBA Basketballs are made from pig's skin.
1 posted on 01/01/2013 1:59:14 PM PST by SENTINEL
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To: SENTINEL

This is just way too funny. Neither this nitwit nor his PETA handlers did not realize that he was holding a round mass of ex-pig?


2 posted on 01/01/2013 2:03:12 PM PST by Buddy Sorrell ( Boehner, our Vichy Speaker)
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To: SENTINEL

Just another reason to not watch the NBA.


3 posted on 01/01/2013 2:03:44 PM PST by certrtwngnut (I don't need the govt. to screw up my life - I can screw it up on my own.)
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To: SENTINEL

Wow!


4 posted on 01/01/2013 2:07:12 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: SENTINEL
He seems to not have a problem with leather though?


5 posted on 01/01/2013 2:11:17 PM PST by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: SENTINEL

Is that Django?


6 posted on 01/01/2013 2:12:09 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: tumblindice

If Django is 6’11” and plays for the Knicks...


7 posted on 01/01/2013 2:14:14 PM PST by EEGator
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To: SENTINEL

What a retarded ad.

Seriously, tattoo’s are the stupidest things


8 posted on 01/01/2013 2:14:50 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: SENTINEL
Displays the utter cluelessness with which these idiots approach life.

There are some who say that the human species is diverging into two separate branches...could be true - meat eaters and vegetarians. Which will rule the earth, the omnivore or the herbivore?

9 posted on 01/01/2013 2:15:05 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks SENTINEL.

https://www.youtube.com/results?q=hitler%20was%20a%20vegetarian


10 posted on 01/01/2013 2:17:30 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: eldoradude

Once upon a time human liberals and conservatives split up and the liberals died off, we call them Neanderthals today.


11 posted on 01/01/2013 2:17:30 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL
More proof - don't see a lot of conservative folks in those ads.

When I see the initials PETA I think 'People eating tasty animals' or 'Progressives expect total annnihilation' or something similar.

12 posted on 01/01/2013 2:27:32 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: SENTINEL

I believe the NBA switched to all man-made materials for their basketballs. I found their press release about it. It includes a photo, which does not look like this one. Maybe somebody can clear up the confusion.


13 posted on 01/01/2013 2:40:21 PM PST by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: SENTINEL

I believe the NBA switched to all man-made materials for their basketballs. I found their press release about it. It includes a photo, which does not look like this one. Maybe somebody can clear up the confusion.


14 posted on 01/01/2013 2:40:21 PM PST by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: SENTINEL

I believe the NBA switched to all man-made materials for their basketballs. I found their press release about it. It includes a photo, which does not look like this one. Maybe somebody can clear up the confusion.


15 posted on 01/01/2013 2:40:43 PM PST by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: BykrBayb

hiccup


16 posted on 01/01/2013 2:42:10 PM PST by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: GeronL
More about tattoos. Probably not popular, but true.

Leviticus 19:28 'You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead, nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the Lord.

17 posted on 01/01/2013 2:52:48 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: SENTINEL

They are? I thought they were made from cow hides like footballs are.


18 posted on 01/01/2013 2:53:27 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SENTINEL

Secondly, if so, then who are the Muslims that play pro-ball? There has to be several.


19 posted on 01/01/2013 2:54:50 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SENTINEL

Have you seen any PETA ad that is not silly?


20 posted on 01/01/2013 2:55:06 PM PST by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

The truth is never popular.


21 posted on 01/01/2013 3:01:53 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: SkyDancer

Dunno, but the slang word for football is pigskin.


22 posted on 01/01/2013 3:13:11 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero

The first ones were I think, maybe. I remember watching a TV show on the Wilson company that makes footballs for the NFL. They use split cow hide. It was a very interesting show.


23 posted on 01/01/2013 3:17:04 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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The Place for Conservatives

Happy New Year!!

24 posted on 01/01/2013 3:22:42 PM PST by RedMDer (Those that believe in gun free zones should post gun free zone signs on their property and persons.)
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To: BykrBayb; Sentinal; SkyDancer; Cicero
It is currently a leather ball.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) allows only one official ball: The ball must be the official NBA game ball manufactured by Spalding. The ball is orange in color, 29.5 (749 mm) inches in circumference and weighs 22 ounces (624 g) (size 7). It must also be inflated to between 7.5 and 8.5 pounds per square inch. Starting in the 2006 season, the NBA switched to a new ball from Spalding that had a synthetic surface and a modified rib pattern (See section below). Until 2005 the ball had a leather surface. On December 11, 2006 the NBA decided to revert to the old leather ball due to numerous player complaints, lawsuits and injuries, mostly scratched hands, from the synthetic ball. Spalding has manufactured the official NBA game ball since 1983.

25 posted on 01/01/2013 3:28:57 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

Is that real leather or is that Sears Leather?


26 posted on 01/01/2013 3:37:33 PM PST by printhead (Standard & Poor - Poor is the new standard.)
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To: GeronL
Seriously, tattoo’s are the stupidest things

Liberals are the stupidest things. The tat has no say in the matter.

27 posted on 01/01/2013 3:38:00 PM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: eldoradude

NBA Store—leather game basketball $170.00

http://store.nba.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2674368&CAWELAID=1018762924&cagpspn=pla


28 posted on 01/01/2013 3:41:00 PM PST by Atlantan
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To: GeronL

I’m with you. What is it with pro sports and tattoos? It isn’t about individuality is it? Couldn’t be, how do millions of people express their “individuality” in exactly the same way? It’s really a rigid conformity of non-conformity or being unconventional in a very conventional way. They’re all robotic copycats. Why don’t they express their individuality through expression of thought and ideas. Oh, wait, that’s impossible - they dress the same way, talk the same way (fifty word vocabulary), listen to the same hip hop and rap; basically, the scum of the earth.


29 posted on 01/01/2013 4:01:04 PM PST by donaldo
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To: BykrBayb

They trie man made material but quickly reverted to leather.


30 posted on 01/01/2013 4:14:33 PM PST by Burkean (.)
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To: SENTINEL

I’m not big on wearing fur as I love animals. Fur does have its uses though and I’m not going to attack others for choosing to wear it. That said, at least making animal skin into clothing to protect ourselves is more useful than making animal hide into a basketball for recreation. Just sayin’...


31 posted on 01/01/2013 4:27:11 PM PST by grateful
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To: eldoradude

That Wilson TV documentary was pretty good. It showed at the end the golden NFL stamp on the ball. So not sure if Wilson does NBA balls as well.


32 posted on 01/01/2013 4:44:05 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: eldoradude
How 'bout...PRYING ELEPHANT TUSKS APART
33 posted on 01/01/2013 5:01:13 PM PST by R AND R IN 2012
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To: SENTINEL
He is holding a Spalding TF-1000 HzO which is not a leather ball...according the spalding website

"The cover of this ball is made from our exclusive ZK® microfiber with full-ball pebbling for incredible grip"

A mere $74.99

34 posted on 01/01/2013 5:11:15 PM PST by Popman
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To: BykrBayb

The NBA tried man-made materials several years ago. The players complained that the balls were too slippery. They changed back to pigskin balls in mid-season.


35 posted on 01/01/2013 5:41:50 PM PST by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Learn three chords and you, too, can be a Rock Star!)
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To: SENTINEL

So I take it we are to start hunting basketball thugs for their skin to make our garments?

Damn that would be one butt ugly coat.


36 posted on 01/01/2013 6:00:41 PM PST 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: R AND R IN 2012
LOL

Promoting Ebonics Taints America?

37 posted on 01/01/2013 6:55:03 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: printhead

10 naugas killed per ball


38 posted on 01/01/2013 7:03:08 PM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: morphing libertarian

Did you know that naugas shed their skin to make naugahyde—says so in Wiki.

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


39 posted on 01/01/2013 7:12:51 PM PST by Atlantan
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To: Atlantan

Of course. That’s why it’s called Hyde. Naugas became popular after the evil white hunters nearly wiped out the buffalo


40 posted on 01/01/2013 7:15:31 PM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: SENTINEL

Reminds me of the story my dad told of WWII when American POWs with nice tattoos were turned into lampshades.


41 posted on 01/01/2013 7:43:18 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (REOPEN THE CLOSED MENTAL INSTITUTIONS! Damn the ACLU!)
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To: printhead
Is that real leather or is that Sears Leather?

Probably the same stuff they make panchos from. Great Googly Moogly

42 posted on 01/01/2013 7:50:04 PM PST by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: eldoradude

I was talking about footballs made by Wilson. There was a neat TV documentary about the manufacturing process on how they were made.


43 posted on 01/02/2013 7:40:07 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SkyDancer
That would be interesting - I wonder how much variance in specs is allowable. I remember when I played some footballs seemed better than others. I imagine Wilson makes basketballs too but the NBA only uses Spaulding.

Happy New Year!

44 posted on 01/02/2013 6:43:12 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: eldoradude

Ya, and Ditto for a Happy New Year to you as well.


45 posted on 01/02/2013 9:20:56 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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