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Post by Ben Reilly on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:09 pm

They were never popular in America, thankfully. Why anybody would embrace a toy that causes such deep offense to perfectly decent people is beyond me.

I suppose the British who love these things are a bit like the Southern redneck in America who tells "n((ger jokes" and flies the Confederate flag. In other words, nothing but ignorant trash.

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Post by Raggamuffin on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:10 pm

Ben_Reilly wrote:They were never popular in America, thankfully. Why anybody would embrace a toy that causes such deep offense to perfectly decent people is beyond me.

I suppose the British who love these things are a bit like the Southern redneck in America who tells "n((ger jokes" and flies the Confederate flag. In other words, nothing but ignorant trash.

Not really. I don't think gollies had quite the same significance here.

I don't think I had one - not that I recall anyway.

I have seen them in one or two shops here - second hand usually.

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Ben_Reilly wrote:They were never popular in America, thankfully. Why anybody would embrace a toy that causes such deep offense to perfectly decent people is beyond me.

I suppose the British who love these things are a bit like the Southern redneck in America who tells "n((ger jokes" and flies the Confederate flag. In other words, nothing but ignorant trash.

Not really. I don't think gollies had quite the same significance here.

I don't think I had one - not that I recall anyway.

I have seen them in one or two shops here - second hand usually.

Didn't Thatcher's daughter get fired from the BBC for calling someone that?

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Post by sassy on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:14 pm

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Not really. I don't think gollies had quite the same significance here.

I don't think I had one - not that I recall anyway.

I have seen them in one or two shops here - second hand usually.

Didn't Thatcher's daughter get fired from the BBC for calling someone that?


Yes, and you have to be real trash to try and bring them up when you know what they stand for, real trash.

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Post by Ben Reilly on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:18 pm

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Not really. I don't think gollies had quite the same significance here.

I don't think I had one - not that I recall anyway.

I have seen them in one or two shops here - second hand usually.

Didn't Thatcher's daughter get fired from the BBC for calling someone that?


Yes, and you have to be real trash to try and bring them up when you know what they stand for, real trash.

Did some reading on them and there were some political candidates (Tory of course) who resigned in shame after trying to use them to campaign against "political correctness." Why anybody would go out of their way to offend others is baffling to me.

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Post by sassy on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:19 pm

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Yes, and you have to be real trash to try and bring them up when you know what they stand for, real trash.

Did some reading on them and there were some political candidates (Tory of course) who resigned in shame after trying to use them to campaign against "political correctness." Why anybody would go out of their way to offend others is baffling to me.

Well, unfortunately we know why.

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Post by Raggamuffin on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:19 pm

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Not really. I don't think gollies had quite the same significance here.

I don't think I had one - not that I recall anyway.

I have seen them in one or two shops here - second hand usually.

Didn't Thatcher's daughter get fired from the BBC for calling someone that?

I think she said a tennis player looked like a golliwog or something.

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Post by HoratioTarr on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:27 pm

Stormee wrote:A lot were about when I was a whippersnapper, not one person ever complained about them, pc aerosolz of latter yearz are the problem, making them a symbol to hate/
Bourton On The Water is a luvlee tourist attraction here and they sell loadz.
The was one motorbike geeza with one tied to the back of hiz bike, now their are loadz, they look happy.

Years ago most kids didn't even think about them being racist.   It was just a doll.   But it has no place in our society now.  For an older generation it's probably more about nostalgia in remembering them.
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Post by sassy on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:28 pm

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Stormee wrote:A lot were about when I was a whippersnapper, not one person ever complained about them, pc aerosolz of latter yearz are the problem, making them a symbol to hate/
Bourton On The Water is a luvlee tourist attraction here and they sell loadz.
The was one motorbike geeza with one tied to the back of hiz bike, now their are loadz, they look happy.

Years ago most kids didn't even think about them being racist.   It was just a doll.   But it has no place in our society now.  For an older generation it's probably more about nostalgia in remembering them.


Thank you Horatio, you are quite right.  But I'm afraid we know Stormee's motives for bringing it up, he can play the innocent card all he likes, he's transparent.

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Post by Raggamuffin on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:29 pm

They'll probably ban Barbie dolls in the future on the grounds that they encourage anorexia and/or body dysmophic disorder.

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Post by Lord Foul on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:31 pm

Well, bens mileage may vary...we all know the states is a "special" place

but over here....


only the deepest red dyed lefty numpty could place political motivation upon such a thing


I had one when i was a kid...I loved it...it went everywhere with me....I still get all "soft daft" thinking about it...

it didnt turn me into a slave owning racist....in fact as a kid I wouldnt even have known what that meant....

and for some reason it didnt stop me leading the whole school out on a student strike at age 15 when a foul (eastern european) teacher racially abused one of the half dozen black kids we had on the roll....

so all this "association" is merely more lefty PC thinking ...looking for something where nothing exists...
(something they excell at)

in otherwords a bowl of cat shit...........


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Post by Lord Foul on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:32 pm

the left just love banning things....

unless it suits them......

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Post by Lord Foul on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:33 pm

little grey men in little grey boxes living little grey lives

the future under the left....conform or die.....

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Post by Lord Foul on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:34 pm

which I suppose is marginally better than the tories

which is

rich or die.....

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Post by Ben Reilly on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:34 pm

Lord Foul wrote:the left just love banning things....

unless it suits them......

It's not about the people who go soft in the head (or whatever) at the thought of them -- it's about the people who are being caricatured. A society that tries to avoid mocking and denigrating minorities is a good society.

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Post by Ben Reilly on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:35 pm

Lord Foul wrote:little grey men in little grey boxes living little grey lives

the future under the left....conform or die.....

How many times must I tell you that a political movement that values other cultures is not going to create that kind of society?

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Post by sassy on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:36 pm

Ben_Reilly wrote:
Lord Foul wrote:the left just love banning things....

unless it suits them......

It's not about the people who go soft in the head (or whatever) at the thought of them -- it's about the people who are being caricatured. A society that tries to avoid mocking and denigrating minorities is a good society.


Spot on, years ago we didn't have the communication we have today and didn't know what they stood for, now we do.

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Post by Raggamuffin on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:37 pm

Ben_Reilly wrote:
Lord Foul wrote:the left just love banning things....

unless it suits them......

It's not about the people who go soft in the head (or whatever) at the thought of them -- it's about the people who are being caricatured. A society that tries to avoid mocking and denigrating minorities is a good society.

People who have gollies aren't generally mocking or denigrating anyone though - they just like them.

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Raggamuffin wrote:
Ben_Reilly wrote:
Lord Foul wrote:the left just love banning things....

unless it suits them......

It's not about the people who go soft in the head (or whatever) at the thought of them -- it's about the people who are being caricatured. A society that tries to avoid mocking and denigrating minorities is a good society.

People who have gollies aren't generally mocking or denigrating anyone though - they just like them.

Again, it's not about the people who like them, it's about the people who feel like second-class citizens when they see them.

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Ben_Reilly wrote:
Lord Foul wrote:little grey men in little grey boxes living little grey lives

the future under the left....conform or die.....

How many times must I tell you that a political movement that values other cultures is not going to create that kind of society?


Do not worry its victor as per usual getting it all wrong

Its not so much the doll itself but the name Golliwog, as it was so often used offensively against black people that the doll then became a symbol of racism towards black people
So because of racist idiots the term itself changed the doll also, but then some here cannot comprehend the harm cause by the abuse black people suffered because of such a word

So it was because of racists themselves that rendered the doll to become a symbol of racial hatred

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Post by Lord Foul on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:43 pm

Ben_Reilly wrote:
Lord Foul wrote:little grey men in little grey boxes living little grey lives

the future under the left....conform or die.....

How many times must I tell you that a political movement that values other cultures is not going to create that kind of society?

and how many times must I tell YOU that your mileage may vary....

over here whilst they may WELL "value" other cultures...they despise our own, and any form of individualism and individual interest, that our own have

hell ...you do realise if that crumpled mess corbyn gets into power the ONLY allowed and state sanctioned hobby will be collecting man hole covers......

mean while "the others" will be allowed, nay encouraged, to smoke crack openly, behead folks publicly, throw the odd gay off a roof...(for not collecting man hole covers)...hump donkeys (they will get round the "consent issue by deciding that HAW as in HEE HAW...means yes in donkey speak......) Rolling Eyes
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Post by Raggamuffin on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:44 pm

Ben_Reilly wrote:
Raggamuffin wrote:

People who have gollies aren't generally mocking or denigrating anyone though - they just like them.

Again, it's not about the people who like them, it's about the people who feel like second-class citizens when they see them.

I would say that some people collect gollies for nostalgic reason - if they had one as a child maybe, or if they like vintage toys. As I said, I do see them sometimes in second-hand shops. Ebay said they were banning gollies, but they don't appear to have done so.

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Post by Lord Foul on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:44 pm

oh gawd poohbah has turned up....

I gather I'm not missing much....SPAM>>>>>>


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Lord Foul wrote:
Ben_Reilly wrote:
Lord Foul wrote:little grey men in little grey boxes living little grey lives

the future under the left....conform or die.....

How many times must I tell you that a political movement that values other cultures is not going to create that kind of society?

and how many times must I tell YOU that your mileage may vary....

over here whilst they may WELL "value" other cultures...they despise our own, and any form of individualism and individual interest, that our own have

hell ...you do realise if that crumpled mess corbyn gets into power the ONLY allowed and state sanctioned hobby will be collecting man hole covers......

mean while "the others" will be allowed, nay encouraged, to smoke crack openly, behead folks publicly, throw the odd gay off a roof...(for not collecting man hole covers)...hump donkeys (they will get round the "consent issue by deciding that HAW  as in HEE HAW...means yes in donkey speak......) Rolling Eyes
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Lord Foul wrote:
Ben_Reilly wrote:

How many times must I tell you that a political movement that values other cultures is not going to create that kind of society?

and how many times must I tell YOU that your mileage may vary....

over here whilst they may WELL "value" other cultures...they despise our own, and any form of individualism and individual interest, that our own have

hell ...you do realise if that crumpled mess corbyn gets into power the ONLY allowed and state sanctioned hobby will be collecting man hole covers......

mean while "the others" will be allowed, nay encouraged, to smoke crack openly, behead folks publicly, throw the odd gay off a roof...(for not collecting man hole covers)...hump donkeys (they will get round the "consent issue by deciding that HAW  as in HEE HAW...means yes in donkey speak......) Rolling Eyes
etc etc....


lol what a tool

Scared of his own shadow, because its like we see people being beheaded everyday in this country and people thrown off roofs.

Seriously, the only culture that is warped it seems is the one inside your own head

Again every argument you make is played off fear

Change the record its blooody boring

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Post by Guest on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:47 pm

Lord Foul wrote:oh gawd pooh bar has turned up....

I gather I'm not missing much....SPAM>>>>>>


No I just corrected your ignorance and did you get spammed often by the other lol?

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Post by Lord Foul on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:49 pm

Grand Poobah is a term derived from the name of the haughty character Pooh-Bah in Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado (1885).[1] In this comic opera, Pooh-Bah holds numerous exalted offices, including "First Lord of the Treasury, Lord Chief Justice, Commander-in-Chief, Lord High Admiral ... Archbishop ... Lord Mayor" and "Lord High Everything Else". The name has come to be used as a mocking title for someone self-important or locally high-ranking and who either exhibits an inflated self-regard or who has limited authority while taking impressive titles.

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Lord Foul wrote:Grand Poobah is a term derived from the name of the haughty character Pooh-Bah in Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado (1885).[1] In this comic opera, Pooh-Bah holds numerous exalted offices, including "First Lord of the Treasury, Lord Chief Justice, Commander-in-Chief, Lord High Admiral ... Archbishop ... Lord Mayor" and "Lord High Everything Else". The name has come to be used as a mocking title for someone self-important or locally high-ranking and who either exhibits an inflated self-regard or who has limited authority while taking impressive titles.


How inanely dull lol

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Post by Lord Foul on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:55 pm

I assume poohbah keeps replying to my posts....

I see the odd one when folks quote him...sadly

I can see he's posted...but I aint interested enough to remove the iggy Laughing

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Lord Foul wrote:I assume poohbah keeps replying to my posts....

I see the odd one when folks quote him...sadly

I can see he's posted...but I aint interested enough to remove the iggy Laughing


But he still keeps replying knowing even more he is reading them and that i have rendered to him to being nothing more than a grump bear with piles. lol

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Post by Lord Foul on Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:58 pm

Ben_Reilly wrote:
Lord Foul wrote:

and how many times must I tell YOU that your mileage may vary....

over here whilst they may WELL "value" other cultures...they despise our own, and any form of individualism and individual interest, that our own have

hell ...you do realise if that crumpled mess corbyn gets into power the ONLY allowed and state sanctioned hobby will be collecting man hole covers......

mean while "the others" will be allowed, nay encouraged, to smoke crack openly, behead folks publicly, throw the odd gay off a roof...(for not collecting man hole covers)...hump donkeys (they will get round the "consent issue by deciding that HAW  as in HEE HAW...means yes in donkey speak......) Rolling Eyes
etc etc....



no ben...past experience......


the tories merely consider themselves superior...due to having a few quid spare

the lefties however consider themselves morally superior and act like it.....

btw, do you know how to get legislation passed in a lefty parliament


its dead simple...

be a minority (and I mean ANY minority...not necessarily an ethnic minority...you could be the society for the left hand thread) and just be the one to shout the loudest....THATS how they decide their policy for the year......


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no ben...past experience......


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Post by eddie on Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:26 pm

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Stormee wrote:A lot were about when I was a whippersnapper, not one person ever complained about them, pc aerosolz of latter yearz are the problem, making them a symbol to hate/
Bourton On The Water is a luvlee tourist attraction here and they sell loadz.
The was one motorbike geeza with one tied to the back of hiz bike, now their are loadz, they look happy.

Years ago most kids didn't even think about them being racist.   It was just a doll.   But it has no place in our society now.  For an older generation it's probably more about nostalgia in remembering them.

Spot on for me

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Post by eddie on Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:28 pm

Vic do you have didge on ignore? Did I miss something?

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Post by Ben Reilly on Thu Feb 18, 2016 11:04 pm

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and how many times must I tell YOU that your mileage may vary....

over here whilst they may WELL "value" other cultures...they despise our own, and any form of individualism and individual interest, that our own have

hell ...you do realise if that crumpled mess corbyn gets into power the ONLY allowed and state sanctioned hobby will be collecting man hole covers......

mean while "the others" will be allowed, nay encouraged, to smoke crack openly, behead folks publicly, throw the odd gay off a roof...(for not collecting man hole covers)...hump donkeys (they will get round the "consent issue by deciding that HAW  as in HEE HAW...means yes in donkey speak......) Rolling Eyes
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no ben...past experience......


the tories merely consider themselves superior...due to having a few quid spare

the lefties however consider themselves morally superior and act like it.....

btw, do you know how to get legislation passed in a lefty parliament


its dead simple...

be a minority (and I mean ANY minority...not necessarily an ethnic minority...you could be the society for the left hand thread) and just be the one to shout the loudest....THATS how they decide their policy for the year......

Sure ... so what minority is going to demand that the only state-sanctioned hobbies be collecting manhole covers, throwing gays off roofs, smoking crack, beheading people and humping donkeys?

Sorry to hear that Britain is about to see its first-ever rock of crack smoked, first-ever person thrown from a roof, first-ever beheading and first-ever donkey getting humped. Then its innocence will truly be gone ...

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Post by Lord Foul on Thu Feb 18, 2016 11:27 pm

well its quite simple to see the logic....


after all the lefties proudly claim they "champion minorities" (and by god the last two lots of tripe certainly did)

uhm.....scuse me......wheres the democracy....the rule of the majority?

shouldnt you actually....be championing the cause of the majority ...to the exclusion of the minority if necessary?

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Post by Lord Foul on Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:05 am

eddie wrote:Vic do you have didge on ignore? Did I miss something?
yes and clearly yes

and if I should choose to undo the ignore ...I shall still ignore his "contribution"

hell you cant even voice an opinion, let alone "make a point" without poohbah wanting to score some sort of point in an unfathomable game to which he and only he is party to.

further the condition for undoing it has been made, and whilst I may well have to wait till hell freezes over for him to even approximate its simple requirement....it stands non the less...Yes i have had harsh words for ragga at times.....and she for me as she will no doubt accept...tit for tat...

but the kind of rhetoric he uses and has consistantly used, against female members on here is beyond what I can even begin to see as "acceptable" and to use THAT particular term against ragga is in my books utterly unacceptable....

you would play hell if someone refered to a fellow poster using the term N***er. THAT term is as bad or worse...


but really...I dont care ..............

I have my standards of dealing with women....others .


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Post by veya_victaous on Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:07 am

I had one but it was modelled on Papu New Gunienans

more like this but mine was knitted

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Post by Lord Foul on Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:08 am

Anyway.... back to the O?P

I only answered cos I dont want stormee to came and live next door......cant have the areas devalued Razz Razz Razz Razz

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Post by sassy on Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:09 am

Lord Foul wrote:Anyway.... back to the O?P

I only answered cos I dont want stormee to came and live next door......cant have the areas devalued Razz Razz Razz Razz


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Post by Ben Reilly on Fri Feb 19, 2016 1:06 am

Lord Foul wrote:well its quite simple to see the logic....


after all the lefties proudly claim they "champion minorities" (and by god the last two lots of tripe certainly did)

uhm.....scuse me......wheres the democracy....the rule of the majority?

shouldnt you actually....be championing the cause of the majority ...to the exclusion of the  minority if necessary?

Tyranny of the majority is no good, either -- people are notoriously bad at respecting the rights of people they can "other."

I hate to spoil the surprise ... but no matter who wins the next election, they're not going to make it okay to kill people or rape animals. Settle yourself down or I'll change your avatar to a frightened squirrel (and not even a red one Twisted Evil )

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typical yank...doesnt understand "hyperbola" Rolling Eyes Laughing
and clearly the point went waaay over your head......

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Lord Foul wrote:typical yank...doesnt understand "hyperbola" Rolling Eyes Laughing
and clearly the point went waaay over your head......

I knew you were exaggerating -- it's called "hyperbole," by the way. "Hyperbola" is a maths term. That's why I started fucking with you in the first place, your whole point was hyperbolic. The left in your country doesn't hate the majority, that's just silly. Standing up for minority groups doesn't mean you hate the majority.

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Post by Syl on Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:48 pm

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Stormee wrote:A lot were about when I was a whippersnapper, not one person ever complained about them, pc aerosolz of latter yearz are the problem, making them a symbol to hate/
Bourton On The Water is a luvlee tourist attraction here and they sell loadz.
The was one motorbike geeza with one tied to the back of hiz bike, now their are loadz, they look happy.

Years ago most kids didn't even think about them being racist.   It was just a doll.   But it has no place in our society now.  For an older generation it's probably more about nostalgia in remembering them.

I agree 100%.
I had a golly and I loved him when I was a kid, I never associated him with black people, he was just a soft cuddly doll with colourful clothes.
I personally would not buy one today because the image has become offensive to some. It's been used by a minority to demean black people and unfortunately that is what the gollywog now represents.



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Post by Original Quill on Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:34 pm

I agree, too.  Remember lawn jockeys?



But we grew into an awareness that we were being racist.  There's nothing wrong with admitting that we were once like that...as long as we are trying to be better today.

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Post by Syl on Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:38 pm

Original Quill wrote:I agree, too.  Remember lawn jockeys?



But we grew into an awareness that we were being racist.  There's nothing wrong with admitting that we were once like that...as long as we are trying to be better today.

I don't remember seeing them Quill.

I did have one of these though, I believe they are collectable nowadays.



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Post by Syl on Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:45 pm

Raggamuffin wrote:They'll probably ban Barbie dolls in the future on the grounds that they encourage anorexia and/or body dysmophic disorder.

In the news recently.. Barbie has expanded, not only is shape and size either. There are now Barbie dolls to suit different body types and ethnicity.

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/jan/28/barbie-curvy-makeover-mattel-sales-diversity

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