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Stuff [insert race here] people like/ hate
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Over the past few months there has been a buzz about the satirical blog 'Stuff white people like'. There are also copycat sites such as 'Stuff asian people like', 'Stuff educated black people like' and 'stuff black people hate'.

I have read through the majority of posts on these sights and find them to be hilarious, but many people disagree and find them racist. The humour in these sites, for me at least, is that everyone regardless of race can say ' haha! i have a friend/know an asshole/ am exactly like that!' Of course the likes/ hate don't apply to every one but i bet you'll find one on each site you can completely relate to.

so I want to know what people on crunchyroll think and why?

Please no crazy flamers or racial slurs. Keep it clean folks!


links to sites:

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27 / M / Bangalore,India
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Posted 4/30/08
i, for one, dont hold prejudices,when it comes to race and humor (just like russell peters )
there's nothing wrong with these sites if they just mean to be funny
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Posted 4/30/08
^^ Yeah, I agree with the person above me, and I don't find them the least bit amusing either.
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24 / F / Cloud 9'~
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Posted 4/30/08
Well, duh.
It's a Human Race that we're talking about. How the hell shouldn't you be offended with that??
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Posted 4/30/08
i dont get it
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69 / M / Limbo
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Posted 4/30/08 , edited 4/30/08
I dont care as long as they're not hurting me or someone I care about personally. Racism is never going away, and people need to be able to tell the difference between an internet joke and the real deal. I'm not saying it is right, but there not much anyone can do. The internet is like the old west. A free law-less town. Anyone can post whatever the they want.
Posted 4/30/08

jebusxjuice wrote:

^^ Yeah, I agree with the person above me, and I don't find them the least bit amusing either.


Yep, I agree with you.
Posted 4/30/08
this is stupid....
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Posted 4/30/08

O_oStefferzO-o wrote:


jebusxjuice wrote:

^^ Yeah, I agree with the person above me, and I don't find them the least bit amusing either.


Yep, I agree with you.


yea same xD
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29 / M / North Carolina
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Posted 4/30/08
Racist jokes are funny, it's when somebody takes it seriously is when it gets bad. It can be from either side for it to go bad, jokes shouldn't hurt people... picking on people is different.
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23 / M / Palm Beach, Florida
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Posted 4/30/08
Racism is funny, it is just that simple, but there is general boundaries, if your speaking racism out of hatred and not comedic intent then you've crossed that unsafe boundaries. Unfortunately this guy crosses those boundaries and whatever comedic intent he had was terrible anyway.
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22 / F / Nueva York
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Posted 4/30/08
Stuff Asians(the ones in Asia) like:
European and American movies, tries to be westernized,
Stuff white ppl like:
anime
stuff black ppl like:
fried chicken.hahaha

lol im jaykay :)

but the one race i AM racist about is Middle East people such as Pakistan, Iran, etc
OKAY..i don't know why, but i dislike them...a lot..
no offense to u ppl
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26 / F / heyusa
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i see racism as a joke now so it doesn't bother me but i understand where you are coming from. going to a white school, whenever someone make a racial comment to me i start to laugh, because it's so funny like one time someone came up to me and said are you related to jackie chan? i answered back, hell yeah, he's coming to my party over the weekend, wanta come? and the kid was like really? i said NO and i staated to laugh, but i didn't know he was being so serious with me
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27 / M / California
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Posted 4/30/08
I can't speak for other people of them same skin, but I hate when people automatically label me a racist because I'm white.
Seems somewhat hypocritical to me.
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Posted 4/30/08
The jokes on these sites aren't racist jokes in the sense of : 'all asians know jackie chan' or 'all black people love fried chicken. Ahaha! Aren't i funny!"

Take stuff white people like; it's not actually really about white people like- it's more like 'stuff middle class slightly bourgeois people like' it pokes fun at class more than race.

Stuff black people hate is another example; it's more like 'stuff that i [the author] hate which is often related to being black or just things in general that you can probably relate to.' I personally don't feel that the comedy has malicious intent, though some just aren't funny, and some whilst being funny [to me at least] actually make serious points about racism [eg: the entries subtle racism, Derrick Ashong and viacom on stuff black people hate. Also, it was not listed in my op, but the site blackpeopleloveus.com is also a good piece of satire]

In the end it's all really down to how serious you take it. i think they'd be less contentious if they didn't seem to single out particular races when in truth pretty much all the stereotypical likes / dislikes can be applied to any race.


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