"Happy Endings" controversy

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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby Triflusal » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:39 am

Frank Delicious wrote:
Wonder if they let the PDGA pre screen the show before it aired. Obviously not since they pretty much bashed it all night.


Are you kidding me? This was an absolute joke... ABC contacted the PDGA about this? WHY? So they could make fun of 'em? Is anyone else as pissed off as I am about this?

I feel like this is a step backward for the sport, rather than what I thought/wished it would be...

Man... WHAT A SHAME.



also JenB, you rule

It'sthe PR equivalent of paying Hitler to burn discgolfers in ovens.


Also I love everyone chiming in and acting like they are superior b/c they don't watch TV normally.

those are probably the best quotes i've ever seen
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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby veganray » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:48 am

Lulz:
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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby Leopard » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:55 am

^^^

the comments on that FB thread are crrrrazy. fuckin' disc golfers, i swear to christ.
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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby Jeronimo » Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:13 pm

Disc golf aside, that show is horrible. I was reading about how a study had shown that shows like Spongebob squarepants hinder childrens development because they are so fast paced in comparison with shows like Sesame st. Up until now I thought it was silly, now after having watched that train wreck of a show i'm not so sure. They barely gave you time to let a gag sit in before they were on to the next. It's like everyone in the show was rushing to get their points across. I'd rather watch Seinfeld reruns anyday.
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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby biscgolf » Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:44 pm

veganray wrote:Lulz:
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obviously the pdga's paid publicity people were unaware of the complexion of today's sitcoms...
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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby Triflusal » Thu Sep 29, 2011 1:53 pm

damn it this was gonna be our big break!
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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby swel304 » Thu Sep 29, 2011 6:05 pm

Hell vibram probably paid to have their shoes made fun of. Advertising is advertising. This reminds me of when I used to play paintball. Anytime a show would feature paintball the boards would ignite with "they werent wearing masks" and "setting back the sport". Disc golf will survive, I am sure of it. Of the 99% of viewers who had never heard of disc golf before this show, 98.9% of them still wont know or care what disc golf is.
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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby mobster » Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:34 am

swel304 wrote:Anytime a show would feature paintball the boards would ignite with "they werent wearing masks" and "setting back the sport".


TV shows/commercials featuring paintballers not wearing masks is a safety concern that can set back the sport, though.
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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby Disc Golf Live » Fri Sep 30, 2011 6:10 am

Bowling started to hit the skids shortly after Fred Flintstone picked up the game. Jeez, real bowlers don't walk on their toes! Talk about your misrepresentations. Aaaaaarrrrrrrgggggggghhhhhhh. Come to think of it, Don Drysdale was washed up not too long after visiting Greg Brady. Coincidence? I don't think so. Sit-coms have some powerful cultural mojo, it seems.
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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby 7ontheline » Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:31 am

That was a painful read until I got to the pic Prerube posted of Elisha Cuthbert, so I stopped.

I personally like to sport bitch about the weather.
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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby sunspot » Fri Sep 30, 2011 8:15 am

The only controversy here is ABC's attempt at a comedy.
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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby TOURNEYPLAYER » Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:06 am

That was the lamest thread and show. God I feel dumber now. those guys really took it personal. not sure what the hell those cones were about tho. maybe a combo of ultimate and Frolf.
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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby himynameismatt » Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:15 am

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veganray wrote:Tru dat. Those same publicity people are spooked (or maybe they just have a burr in their heads) about the dark picture of the game that has been portrayed by the sitcom. I suppose they'll just have to niggardly accept the fact that ABC reneged on its "assurance" not to mockingly ape the game, though.

Am I missing some kind of stupid inside joke or is completely ok to fill a post full of racial slurs? And then hilight them in brown? Whether or not you're trying to prove a point is irrelevant. Keep the racist bullshit to yourself.
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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby veganray » Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:18 am

The former, but the joke, while stupid, isn't very inside. I guess you're just very outside, Junior, and/or possibly a typical hypersensitive bed-wetting kneejerk PacNW liberal manchild.
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Re: "Happy Endings" controversy

Postby biscgolf » Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:19 am

what racial slurs? i don't see no racial slurs.

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