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Author Topic: Reaction from the 'Irish Times' on leprchaun stereo types in the Ring of Power.  (Read 497 times)

Rob Necronomicon

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From the article: "Rings of Power: The new hobbits are filthy, hungry simpletons with stage-Irish accents. That’s $1bn well spent"

https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/tv-radio/2022/08/31/rings-of-power-the-new-hobbits-are-filthy-hungry-simpletons-with-stage-irish-accents-thats-1bn-well-spent/

Erm... Does anyone else smell the irony here?? LOL
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I think I might have some Irish ancestry. Distantly. In which case I also take offence in show of solidarity to my distant Irish brethren.

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I think I might have some Irish ancestry. Distantly. In which case I also take offence in show of solidarity to my distant Irish brethren.

Ta' buddy.  ;D

I just find it so deliciously ironic that these poncey showrunners tried to be so politically correct and yet they fall flat on their faces while trying so hard (and they also were called out for other accents too).

And it's even funnier because it was picked up by the Irish Times which is a well-respected newspaper and one of the biggest we have here. LOL


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I think I might have some Irish ancestry. Distantly. In which case I also take offence in show of solidarity to my distant Irish brethren.

Being Irish is like Being Mexican, we're all Irish at heart.
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I think I might have some Irish ancestry. Distantly. In which case I also take offence in show of solidarity to my distant Irish brethren.

Being Irish is like Being Mexican, we're all Irish at heart.

Yeah, man... It's an attitude as well or so they say!
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I think I might have some Irish ancestry. Distantly. In which case I also take offence in show of solidarity to my distant Irish brethren.

Being Irish is like Being Mexican, we're all Irish at heart.

Yeah, man... It's an attitude as well or so they say!

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Here is why this forum tends to be so stupid. Many people here think Joe Biden is "The Left", when he is actually Far Right and every US republican is just an idiot.

“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.”

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I think I might have some Irish ancestry. Distantly. In which case I also take offence in show of solidarity to my distant Irish brethren.

Being Irish is like Being Mexican, we're all Irish at heart.

Yeah, man... It's an attitude as well or so they say!

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Tiocfaidh ár lá! ;)
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I think I might have some Irish ancestry. Distantly. In which case I also take offence in show of solidarity to my distant Irish brethren.

Being Irish is like Being Mexican, we're all Irish at heart.

Yeah, man... It's an attitude as well or so they say!

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Tiocfaidh ár lá! ;)

Beraz, izango da!
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Here is why this forum tends to be so stupid. Many people here think Joe Biden is "The Left", when he is actually Far Right and every US republican is just an idiot.

“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.”

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Rob Necronomicon

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I think I might have some Irish ancestry. Distantly. In which case I also take offence in show of solidarity to my distant Irish brethren.

Being Irish is like Being Mexican, we're all Irish at heart.

Yeah, man... It's an attitude as well or so they say!

Sláinte

Tiocfaidh ár lá! ;)

Beraz, izango da!

Fingers crossed - I'm hoping it will be against all the Woke Scolds! ;)
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I think I might have some Irish ancestry. Distantly. In which case I also take offence in show of solidarity to my distant Irish brethren.

Being Irish is like Being Mexican, we're all Irish at heart.

Yeah, man... It's an attitude as well or so they say!

Sláinte

Tiocfaidh ár lá! ;)

Beraz, izango da!

Fingers crossed - I'm hoping it will be against all the Woke Scolds! ;)

I know you're a filthy non-believer  ;) but...

From your mouth to God's ears.
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Here is why this forum tends to be so stupid. Many people here think Joe Biden is "The Left", when he is actually Far Right and every US republican is just an idiot.

“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.”

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Rob Necronomicon

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I think I might have some Irish ancestry. Distantly. In which case I also take offence in show of solidarity to my distant Irish brethren.

Being Irish is like Being Mexican, we're all Irish at heart.

Yeah, man... It's an attitude as well or so they say!

Sláinte

Tiocfaidh ár lá! ;)

Beraz, izango da!

Fingers crossed - I'm hoping it will be against all the Woke Scolds! ;)

I know you're a filthy non-believer  ;) but...

From your mouth to God's ears.

Ha ha... Worth a try! So I'll give it a go. ;)
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Being Irish is like Being Mexican, we're all Irish at heart.
St Patricks Day and Cinco DeMayo did massive public relations work that Italians could never match with Columbus Day being a non-drinking holiday.
Still, Italian food went a long way :)

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St Patricks Day and Cinco DeMayo did massive public relations work that Italians could never match with Columbus Day being a non-drinking holiday.

For me, Columbus Day wins hand down.

I don’t require a special occasion to drink and Columbus Day is always a paid day off.

Viva Italia, baby.

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St Patricks Day and Cinco DeMayo did massive public relations work that Italians could never match with Columbus Day being a non-drinking holiday.

For me, Columbus Day wins hand down.

I don’t require a special occasion to drink and Columbus Day is always a paid day off.

Viva Italia, baby.

In México BOTH May 5th and Columbus Day are paid days off. Check Mate Americans!  ;D
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Here is why this forum tends to be so stupid. Many people here think Joe Biden is "The Left", when he is actually Far Right and every US republican is just an idiot.

“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.”

― George Orwell