1. Post #1
    rb_pk's Avatar
    March 2008
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    MARBLEHEAD (FOX25, myfoxboston) - The owner of Gravity Fitness in Marblehead says gym members have complained about the American flag hanging inside the gym.

    The Fitness club's owner, 23 year-old Mark Shea, hung the 12 foot long flag from the gym rafters on Friday and had over a dozen complaints by Monday.

    Some have complained that the flag blocks gym televisions, while some members have gone as far as to say that the flag is offensive.

    One members was quoted to say "It's like putting a Jesus cross in my face."

    Another member feels the exact opposite and said "This is America. If you don't like to see the flag you can move somewhere else."

    Shea did move the flag so it would not block the TVs but said now the flag is going to stay right where it is. He also said if the complaining members decide to leave the gym he will just have to live with that.

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  2. Post #2
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    If you don't like America get the fuck out god damn
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  3. Post #3
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    If they find the flag offensive they should just fuck off and leave.
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    "It's like putting a Jesus cross in my face."
    Wow. That's really stupid.
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    I agree with the second member. :911: or tits.
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  6. Post #6
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    If you don't like America get the fuck out god damn
    My thoughts exactly
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  7. Post #7
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    Although the flag blocking the TV is a valid complaint.
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    Blocking the TV I can understand, but how the fuck is it offensive?
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    Blocking the TVs? What a bunch of pricks.
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    I don't see why this should offend anyone. Especially Americans.
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  11. Post #11
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    Move the flag problem solved
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    He also said if the complaining members decide to leave the gym he will just have to live with that.
    That's actually fucking badass.
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  13. Post #13
    Get a smaller flag

    /problem
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    Wow, those are pretty lame complaints.
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    If you don't like America get the fuck out god damn
    If they find the flag offensive they should just fuck off and leave.
    Because moving yourself, your family, and all your possessions from one country to another is easy and cheap.
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    How is the flag offensive?
    It's the most beautiful symbol I have ever seen.
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  17. Post #17
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    Because moving yourself, your family, and all your possessions from one country to another is easy and cheap.
    Then don't complain.
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  18. Post #18
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    Some have complained that the flag blocks gym televisions, while some members have gone as far as to say that the flag is offensive.
    More likely the case is the television bit.

    Also large obnoxious signs of patriotism are annoying to begin with.
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    People are running out of things to be offended by it seems.

    Actually I just wanted to make a witty comment, I have no official stance on this issue.
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  20. Post #20
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    Only a gud fer nothin commie takes issue with a comically large 'merican flag being flown for obscure if not entirely unknown reasons in an establishment that doesn't warrant its appearance in the first place.

    geegurkadurrgs
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    Those peple are stupid.
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    Those peple are stupid.
    :irony:
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  23. Post #23
    Uh, this is America. If you think it's unreasonable that an American establishment have an American flag in it, there's an issue.
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    I read it as "It's like putting Jesus' ass in my face"

    And than I wut'd
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  25. Post #25
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    Even if you don't support America or its government, it's the flag of the nation you're residing in. The flag has every right to be displayed within American territory. I could understand this complaint if it was a foreign flag or an ideological/political flag, but it's not. Even if it was, it has a right to be there on private property if the owner allows it.
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    I am a pasty white nerd who gets offended for black people because I have nothing better to do
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    What do they want? The Union Jack?
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    What do they want? The Union Jack?
    Actually it's only the Union Jack when flown on a ship.
    It's the Union flag. :smug:
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    Looks like Flakie Americans are at the bottom of the barrel on things to be offended by and are now saying their own flag is offensive

    maybe to an OCD patient who counts stars at night, and goes indoors to cope with it, only Oh fuck it, you know what, Fuck you if you're offended by your nation's flag, Move somewhere where it isn't flown if it bothers you that much, if not, Sit down, Shut the fuck Up, and do your god damn leg curls

    Blocking the TV's is a legit complaint, But 'It's like throwing a Jesus Cross in my face' ? Really?
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  29. Post #29
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    Don't people understand? This is America.

    America: One person to argue that if you don't like America you can get out, one person to argue that a flag is a religious symbol, and one person to argue that he can't see the television.
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    That's fucking stupid. If you don't like America, get the fuck out.
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    I'm rating you cock
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    Don't people understand? This is America.

    America: One person to argue that if you don't like America you can get out, one person to argue that a flag is a religious symbol, and one person to argue that he can't see the television.
    Except the flag isn't a religious issue, so there's absolutely no reason to complain about except to be a whiny prick. Which we have a lot of as of late.
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    Fuck I mean clock


    Goddamn broke my automerge
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    I'm rating you cock
    Thank you, I need to wake up early tomorrow anyways.

    Edited:

    Fuck I mean clock


    Goddamn broke my automerge
    Broke MY automerge.

    You do realize, this means war.
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  35. Post #35
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    I don't see why this should offend anyone. Especially Americans.
    Oh fuck, how can you put something that offensive up here, I demand it be taken down I'm calling my lawyer your gonna be sued.
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    Except the flag isn't a religious issue, so there's absolutely no reason to complain about except to be a whiny prick. Which we have a lot of as of late.
    Except in Fucking AMERICA you can say whatever you want because it's America. Freedom of speech should be applauded, not greeted with "GIT OUT"

    Then again, it's fucking America, the flag is kind of important.


    This is exactly what the founding fathers wanted. Not even a joke.
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    Except in Fucking AMERICA you can say whatever you want because it's America. Freedom of speech should be applauded, not greeted with "GIT OUT"
    Free speech doesn't make all statements true. The flag is not religious.
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    Thank you, I need to wake up early tomorrow anyways.

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    Broke MY automerge.

    You do realize, this means war.
    Bring it bitch

    Edited:

    yeah but they could find the blatant expressing of the flag offensive. It's still freedom of speech and thus allowed.
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  39. Post #39
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    Free speech doesn't make all statements true. The flag is not religious.
    Shame on a nigguh who try to run game on a nigguh.
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  40. Post #40
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    Except the flag isn't a religious issue, so there's absolutely no reason to complain about except to be a whiny prick. Which we have a lot of as of late.
    I think that's the point: We have the freedom to say extremely stupid shit here. Take fox news for example...
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