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Forum Post: More people care about Yo Gabba Gabba

Posted 11 years ago on Nov. 28, 2011, 12:02 p.m. EST by theCheat (85)
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than care about your movement. How does that make you feel?

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[-] 1 points by Edgewaters (912) 11 years ago

More people care about hemmorhoids than either this movement, Yo Gabba, or Ron Lawl. What's your point? Or do you have one?

[-] 1 points by theCheat (85) 11 years ago

My point is that they claim they are for the 99% and 98.9% could really care less about this movement.

[-] 1 points by Phanya2011 (908) from Tucson, AZ 11 years ago

It isn't the number of people who care about the movement that counts; it is the number of people who participate in thoughtful discourse that matter. It is a movement that exists in the present moment, something many individuals have trouble doing. Why are you trying to make people feel bad, anyway?

[-] 1 points by Thinkdeer (250) 11 years ago

citations please.

[-] 0 points by GirlFriday (17435) 11 years ago

I think you are a worthless POS, how does that make you feel?

[-] 0 points by theCheat (85) 11 years ago

I state a fact, not any sort of attack, and this is the best you can come up with? You are one of the many reasons this movement will fail. You have zero tolerance for a differing opinion.

[-] 1 points by metapolitik (1110) 11 years ago

What the fuck is Yo Gabba Gabba?

Sounds like some Vinnie Bobarino shit.

[-] 1 points by theCheat (85) 11 years ago

look it up and then you will know just how pathetic it is, but extremely popular.

[-] 1 points by Phanya2011 (908) from Tucson, AZ 11 years ago

If you remember Vinnie, you probably won't recognize this any more than I did: Yo Gabba Gabba! is an American children's television show currently airing on the Nick Jr. cable network in the United States

[-] 1 points by metapolitik (1110) 11 years ago

That explains it... Thanks :)

I'll take Lincoln, Vinnie and Horshack over Justin Beaver any day of the week.

[-] 1 points by Phanya2011 (908) from Tucson, AZ 11 years ago

I admit I am out of touch with the world of youth today. I just remind myself that my parents/grandparents said the same thing about us when I was a young person. However, despite the dross that is found on these sites, there is also a lot of good thinking going on. And the world is very, very different than it was when I was entering the workforce.

[-] 1 points by metapolitik (1110) 11 years ago

It's not their fault any more than it was ours.

Young people have very few choices when it comes to finding music, media or entertainment that is not saturated with corporate propaganda and thus, totally devoid of any relevant social commentary.

Corporate America has been inundating kids with crap since some time back in the 1930's.

Hopefully the internet will begin to change all of this.

[-] 0 points by GirlFriday (17435) 11 years ago

Are you crying now? You played and I played back and now you cry?

[-] 1 points by theCheat (85) 11 years ago

No, little girl, I can throw it back a lot harder, but choose to be civil and not resort to personal attacks. Your lack a maturity is showing and it only proves my perception that this group is nothing but a bunch of children throwing a temper tantrum because they found out that life does not give you an award just for showing up.

[-] 2 points by metapolitik (1110) 11 years ago

A) How do you know that GirlFriday is actually a girl?

B) If you can throw so damned hard, why not level an intelligent, thoughtful and articulate attack on OWS, stating your position clearly along with an exposition on why you feel that way.

C) Your statement regarding the relative 'popularity' is baseless and unfounded. Unless you are willing to offer a link or some other form of supporting documentation, you're just someone making nasty remarks.

D) Seriously: What the fuck is Yo Gabba Gabba? ...I can't be bothered to Google that shit.

E) Oh wait... Scratch: D - I don't care.

[-] 1 points by theCheat (85) 11 years ago

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/20/arts/television/20gabba.html "Now in its second season, “Yo Gabba Gabba!” has taken off in many measurable ways since its August 2007 debut: It is shown three times a day, seven days a week, on Nick Jr., and draws around 524,000 viewers an episode, according to Nielsen, about a third of whom are 18 and older. (By comparison, “Dora the Explorer,” which is shown on Nick Jr. in prime time, gets more than one million viewers). Nickelodeon said that “Yo Gabba Gabba!” videos averaged more than 1.3 million streams per month at the nickjr.com Web site. "

It also does a national tour bringing in millions of attendees.

[-] 1 points by metapolitik (1110) 11 years ago

This says a lot more about the relative ignorance and lack of taste of the consumer public (little kids in particular) than it does about the relative importance of OWS.

Also, you could just as easily compare any two arbitrary sets of data to give the impression that something is less important than it actually is. This is called "lying with statistics" - entire books have been written on the subject - and it's pretty common in right-wing media-outlets, propaganda-mills and think-tanks.

Example:

I am almost willing to bet that more people watch American Idol than the number of people that turned out for Tea Party protests. So what? It doesn't mean anything because you are comparing political apples with entertainment oranges.

And anyway, I don't watch television.

[-] 1 points by metapolitik (1110) 11 years ago

And I did not mean to insinuate that GirlFriday is not a girl.

I'm sure she's a lovely woman.

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 11 years ago

It's ok. We are good.

[-] 1 points by jimmycrackerson (940) from Blackfoot, ID 11 years ago

Hey, I got that award! It is in the shape of an orange dirigible.

And no...I didn't have to throw a temper tantrum to get it.

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 11 years ago

I don't find you civil at all and your entire post was an attack. Your idiocy prevents you from recognizing this.

[-] 1 points by theCheat (85) 11 years ago

What are your plans for when this party is over? Will you spend your life looking at those who disagree with you with disdain and disgust and find it difficult to live within a society, or will you mature and grow up and become a productive citizen?

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 11 years ago

I'm already a productive citizen, thanks for asking. The question is what will YOU do? Are there other forums for you to spread a bunch of made up propaganda?

[-] 1 points by metapolitik (1110) 11 years ago

Those that disagree with us are rapidly becoming a minority.

[-] 1 points by theCheat (85) 11 years ago

can you prove it or is that just the talk on the street?

[-] 1 points by metapolitik (1110) 11 years ago

I've watched this movement grow from a few hundred people in Liberty Square to an international uprising of hundreds of thousands of people.

And it's still growing.

Also, your username says it all.

[-] 1 points by theCheat (85) 11 years ago

I derived my Nom De plume from a character from homestarrunner.com.

[-] 1 points by jeramyjay (8) 11 years ago

Yes because when you are a college kid you know all and see all ows has great ideas to bad the kids are ruining any chance of success.

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