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    Re: Are African-Americans a minstrel people?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Huh, wha...? WTF are you talking about?
    I think he's saying that, despite what some have claimed, the identity of the person making a given statement is an integral part of the contextual information required to make an informed response.
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    Re: Are African-Americans a minstrel people?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Mark View Post
    I think he's saying that, despite what some have claimed, the identity of the person making a given statement is an integral part of the contextual information required to make an informed response.
    Yup and a demonstration of it.

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    Re: Are African-Americans a minstrel people?

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    Yes or no.
    Can you clarify the term "minstrel", as used here?

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    Re: Are African-Americans a minstrel people?

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    Can you clarify the term "minstrel", as used here?
    I prefer to leave it up to the imagination of each respondant.

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    Re: Are African-Americans a minstrel people?

    Do they like chocolate, such as these Galaxy Minstrels?

    Don't work out, work in.

    Never eat anything that's served in a bucket.

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    Re: Are African-Americans a minstrel people?

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    Do they like chocolate, such as these Galaxy Minstrels?

    So...utterly...wrong.

    It's epic.

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    Re: Are African-Americans a minstrel people?

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    I prefer to leave it up to the imagination of each respondant.
    I see. If that's the case, then my answer is yes and no and maybe and maybe not and it depends and it doesnt depend.

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    Re: Are African-Americans a minstrel people?

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    I see. If that's the case, then my answer is yes and no and maybe and maybe not and it depends and it doesnt depend.
    I might want to agree with your statement, but it's possible that I don't want too.
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    Re: Are African-Americans a minstrel people?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Mark View Post
    I might want to agree with your statement, but it's possible that I don't want too.
    Well, I can interpret that however I want -- and so, no, I will NOT marry you. Sorry.

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    Re: Are African-Americans a minstrel people?

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    Well, I can interpret that however I want -- and so, no, I will NOT marry you. Sorry.
    Makes perfect sense.

    And I concur.
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