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  1. Standard member sh76
    Civis Americanus Sum
    24 Jun '09 15:15
    Inspired by the discussion on the Texas secession thread.

    They can both take out armies of bad guys without much help. They both don't need things like sleep and food. So, who is cooler?

    I'll start with one point for each:

    Chuck- Doesn't need the help of a cell phone that violates Newton's laws by never needing a re-charge

    Jack- Never needs more than 24 hours to save the day
  2. 24 Jun '09 15:23
    Originally posted by sh76
    Inspired by the discussion on the Texas secession thread.

    They can both take out armies of bad guys without much help. They both don't need things like sleep and food. So, who is cooler?

    I'll start with one point for each:

    Chuck- Doesn't need the help of a cell phone that violates Newton's laws by never needing a re-charge

    Jack- Never needs more than 24 hours to save the day
    Which one is more racist, you mean? Is that what "cooler" means in your language?
  3. Standard member PBE6
    Bananarama
    24 Jun '09 15:31
    Originally posted by scherzo
    Which one is more racist, you mean? Is that what "cooler" means in your language?
    Explain.
  4. Standard member uzless
    The So Fist
    24 Jun '09 15:35 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by PBE6
    Explain.
    Come on. We all know that the "bad guys" in both shows are really just subsititutes for black guys. Isn't it obvious that the white hero is just takin care of those black SOB's? They may be dressed as arabs or chinks or japs or even black guys with painted white faces but we all know they are just black rapper wanna-be's that we send Chuck and Jack to kill before Uncle Tom steps in and sends Addicus Finch to defend them like some bird mocking us all.

    It's about time someone called it like it is. Way to go scherzo!
  5. Standard member sh76
    Civis Americanus Sum
    24 Jun '09 15:46 / 2 edits
    I always thought it was funny when Arab groups complained about 24. Let's take a look at this for real.

    The Bad Guys in 24 have been:

    Season One: White guys financed and run by... White guys from Serbia

    Season Two: Arabs, financed and run by... White corporate executives

    Season Three: Mexican drug lords, financed and run by... a white British guy.

    Season Four: Arab Terrorists, Chinese guys and a white US Air Force Pilot financed and run by... we never really find out.

    Season Five: Russians and some other white guys financed by the evil Republican administration, controlled by evil white corporate guys in nice suits and bluetooth headsets.

    I stopped really following the show during Season Six, so I don't really remember who the bad guys were in the last few seasons, but I'm sure it's basically more of the same.

    If anyone should be complaining about 24, it's white corporate executives.
  6. 24 Jun '09 16:09
    Originally posted by sh76
    Inspired by the discussion on the Texas secession thread.

    They can both take out armies of bad guys without much help. They both don't need things like sleep and food. So, who is cooler?

    I'll start with one point for each:

    Chuck- Doesn't need the help of a cell phone that violates Newton's laws by never needing a re-charge

    Jack- Never needs more than 24 hours to save the day
    MacGyver - never needs anything more than a paper clip, an old shoe, and a dab of toothpaste
  7. Donation rwingett
    Ming the Merciless
    24 Jun '09 16:12
    Originally posted by sh76
    Inspired by the discussion on the Texas secession thread.

    They can both take out armies of bad guys without much help. They both don't need things like sleep and food. So, who is cooler?

    I'll start with one point for each:

    Chuck- Doesn't need the help of a cell phone that violates Newton's laws by never needing a re-charge

    Jack- Never needs more than 24 hours to save the day
    I vote for Maxwell Smart.
  8. 24 Jun '09 16:28 / 1 edit
    Inspector Clousseau
  9. 24 Jun '09 18:35
    Originally posted by Melanerpes
    Inspector Clousseau
    Now, here's a good guy!
  10. 24 Jun '09 18:35
    Originally posted by PBE6
    Explain.
    See uzless's comment above.
  11. Standard member PBE6
    Bananarama
    24 Jun '09 19:12
    Originally posted by scherzo
    See uzless's comment above.


    Congratulations, you have been the victim of a JOKE!

    uzless - 1, scherzo - 0
  12. Standard member uzless
    The So Fist
    24 Jun '09 19:18
    Originally posted by PBE6


    Congratulations, you have been the victim of a JOKE!

    uzless - 1, scherzo - 0
    Maybe something was lost in the translation
  13. Standard member PBE6
    Bananarama
    24 Jun '09 19:24
    Originally posted by uzless
    Maybe something was lost in the translation
    Two things, (1) scherzo's sense of humour and (2) my will to live.
  14. Standard member sh76
    Civis Americanus Sum
    24 Jun '09 19:39
    Originally posted by uzless
    Maybe something was lost in the translation
    What translation? Scherzo is an American; a self-hating one perhaps, but an American.
  15. Standard member uzless
    The So Fist
    24 Jun '09 19:55
    Originally posted by sh76
    What translation? Scherzo is an American; a self-hating one perhaps, but an American.
    I didn't mean literal translation.