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    GM to edit robot ad

    General Motors to edit robot ad
    Associated Press
    9 Feb. 2007

    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Corp. said Friday it has agreed to edit a Super Bowl commercial that drew criticism from a suicide prevention group for showing a quality-obsessed robot jumping off a bridge in a dream sequence after messing up on the job...
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    Re: GM to edit robot ad

    OMFG! People need to lighten up!

    What the hell is this country coming to? Why do we have to worry about offending someone everytime we make a move?

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    Re: GM to edit robot ad

    I actually laughed at that ad.
    Especially when they started playing All By Myself in the background. ;D
    Of course, I think Everybody Hurts by RE would have been a better choice...
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    Re: GM to edit robot ad

    "Ltrey" wrote:
    OMFG! People need to lighten up!

    What the hell is this country coming to? Why do we have to worry about offending someone everytime we make a move?
    Because everybody has become sue happy which has made everyone an uptight tight ass.

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    Re: GM to edit robot ad

    I thought that was a great ad, they should not have to edit it!

    I get the most pissed off looks from people with my VKG 4 LFE Wisconsin license plate, and I LOVE IT!!

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    Re: GM to edit robot ad

    What's next? Are they going to make Warner Bros edit all of Wile E. Coyote's accidents out of their cartoons.

    Things have gotten way out of hand with political correctness & peoples ability to feel "power" over someone else by making them do or change things, simply because they feel it isn't right or offends them.

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    Re: GM to edit robot ad

    pretty soon singer someone (probably webby) is going to make you change your sig because a female is going to complain that those cheerleaders are leading them to be anorexic because they feel they need to look like them. What is this freakin' world coming to??

    I get the most pissed off looks from people with my VKG 4 LFE Wisconsin license plate, and I LOVE IT!!

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    Re: GM to edit robot ad

    Same thing happened with the Snickers commercial.
    The homosexual community was all upset about it and wanted Snickers to pull the commercial and the alternate endings that were posted on their website.
    I don't know about anyone else but I think people need to just lighten up.

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    Re: GM to edit robot ad

    There's a clip of the commercial in this article.
    I agree, people need to chill a bit.

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    Suicide Prevention Group Criticizes GM Commercial
    Posted Feb 11th 2007 3:36PM by Michael David Smith
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    Re: GM to edit robot ad

    "WBLVikeBabe" wrote:
    Same thing happened with the Snickers commercial.
    The homosexual community was all upset about it and wanted Snickers to pull the commercial and the alternate endings that were posted on their website.
    I don't know about anyone else but I think people need to just lighten up.
    I'm surprised PETA hasn't complained about the Blockbuster mouse commercial and I was sure the World Rock Paper Scissor Leauge(WRPSL) hasn't complained that there sport isn't really that violent.

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