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    Re: John Randle

    just out of curiosity why are randle's numbers so much brighter than everyone elses?

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    Man, I loved watching that commercial & was sad when PETA made them take it off the airwaves in 1998.

    It just one more reason to hate PETA.

    "If that wasn't enough, PETA attacked ads featuring the National Football League's John Randle, who plays defensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings. The commercial, paid for by Nike, shows Randle making a small football jersey emblazoned with a No. 4 similar to the one that Green Bay Packer quarterback Brett Favre wears. Randle then practices chasing the chicken around the field (Favre is known for his ability to take off running if he can’t find a receiver to throw to). The chicken keeps getting away from Randle until the finale where the audience sees Randle standing over a grill where he is preparing chicken.

    PETA, of course, is horrified that the ad is running and wants it pulled immediately. In fact, PETA claims that "the commercial mimics what psychologists now see as a sign of criminal mentality, in that pleasure is apparently derived from trauma inflicted on a vulnerable animal." According to Newkirk, "Young people who see Randle as a role model may learn to associate the terror of defenseless chickens as a form of amusement."


    http://www.animalrights.net/archives/year/1998/000065.html

    The commercial won PETA's 1998 Litterbox Award;

    [size=13pt]Peta's 1998 Litterbox Award[/size]


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    Oh my gosh...that's f-ing ridiculous. I hadn't even heard about that.

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    Re: John Randle

    PETA...
    what a bunch of morons.
    My brother-in-law sells T-shirts that say, "PETA...
    People Eating Tasty Animals..."
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    "Ltrey" wrote:
    Oh my gosh...that's f-ing ridiculous. I hadn't even heard about that.
    Yeah, that's why it was jerked. It wasn't on for very long. If I recall correctly, it previewed on MNF, but it was right before a Vikings-Packers game.

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    LOL ;D

    I had completely forgotten that commercial!
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    Re: John Randle

    does anyone have a highlight video of him? he was one of my favorites, him and good ol #80.

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    Re: John Randle

    That commercial rocked!
    ESPN's Andrea Kramer did a piece on distracting the quarterback in the huddle around the same time, and it featured John Randle in the background trying to distract her from doing her story.
    It was hilarious!

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    Re: John Randle

    "singersp" wrote:

    PETA, of course, is horrified that the ad is running and wants it pulled immediately. In fact, PETA claims that "the commercial mimics what psychologists now see as a sign of criminal mentality, in that pleasure is apparently derived from trauma inflicted on a vulnerable animal." According to Newkirk, "Young people who see Randle as a role model may learn to associate the terror of defenseless chickens as a form of amusement."
    yep I was thinking that the other day as I was lining up to order my bargain bucket and zinger tower

    ;D
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    "AngloVike" wrote:
    "singersp" wrote:

    PETA, of course, is horrified that the ad is running and wants it pulled immediately. In fact, PETA claims that "the commercial mimics what psychologists now see as a sign of criminal mentality, in that pleasure is apparently derived from trauma inflicted on a vulnerable animal." According to Newkirk, "Young people who see Randle as a role model may learn to associate the terror of defenseless chickens as a form of amusement."
    yep I was thinking that the other day as I was lining up to order my bargain bucket and zinger tower

    ;D
    ??? Were you at a low class stripper bar?

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