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   Undertoad  Monday Jul 16 04:13 PM

July 16, 2007: Bellyflop 2007



It's Neatorama Collaboration Monday!



"They happened," says jinx of the 2007 Summer Redneck Games, which gave us several previous IotDs of a bellyflop contest in which the diver lands in a pit of mud.



Apparently they have several hawt chix in confederate flag bikinis to help divers regain their footing.

A fine development, there's a fine gallery at the official summer games website, which features less of the game itself, and more of the aftermath:



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odie number seven  Monday Jul 16 04:45 PM

"Dirty mouth? Clean it up! With Orbitz! (c)"



xoxoxoBruce  Monday Jul 16 05:44 PM

Hey, I like dirty girls.



freshnesschronic  Monday Jul 16 06:06 PM

I wish they'd ban the confederate flag, just like the Nazi salute is banned in Germany. My opinion.



Uisge Beatha  Monday Jul 16 06:09 PM

I suppose the girls are there to ensure the South shall rise again (in more ways than one).



Happy Monkey  Monday Jul 16 06:10 PM

No, no banning.

I do wish they'd voluntarily stop using it, though.

I especially wish they'd remove those particular flags.



jester  Monday Jul 16 06:16 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by freshnesschronic View Post
I wish they'd ban the confederate flag, just like the Nazi salute is banned in Germany. My opinion.
to a certain degree, they have. they can no longer show it at a lot of school sponsored football games, where that flag is somewhat of a symbol for that particular school.

to keep from having "problems" with visiting "mostly black" schools.


xoxoxoBruce  Monday Jul 16 06:17 PM

Ya know, that first picture looks like Jinx.



theotherguy  Monday Jul 16 06:42 PM

I like that the hawt girl is all muddy, but, damn it, she kept her ciggy clean.

I think redneck dude is going to grab her ass. Let's watch and see.



TheMercenary  Monday Jul 16 08:51 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by freshnesschronic View Post
I wish they'd ban the confederate flag, just like the Nazi salute is banned in Germany. My opinion.
Give me a break. Next you will want them to take down all confederate statues and pictures of R.E. Lee.


Gravdigr  Monday Jul 16 10:54 PM

You know, when a girl can retrieve the potbellied redneck from the mud hole, without putting down her cigarette...now that's a REAL lady...And yes, I AM a pot bellied redneck. Y'all.



xoxoxoBruce  Monday Jul 16 11:16 PM

Hell, that's easy, she just crooks her finger and calls him out of the puddle.
Silvia...
Yes Mickey?
How do you call your potbellied redneck?
Come 'ere loverboy!!
And if he doesnt answer?
Ohh loverboy!
And if he STILL doesnt answer?
I simply say
Baby,
Oohh baby
My sweet baby
You're the one



piercehawkeye45  Tuesday Jul 17 07:03 AM

Too bad we can't get our confederate flag decision from South Park.

This........







to this......



xoxoxoBruce  Tuesday Jul 17 08:35 AM

While you're at it why not ban Mexican flags and Puerto Rican flags and Canadian flags and Scottish flags and all those little flags people put on their cars.... Oh, don't forget all those subversive Grateful Dead stickers.

Throw in, "Remember Pearl Harbor" stickers, those marijuana leaves and those damn yellow ribbons. And the flying spaghetti monster must go.
We can all pretend we're Amish.



piercehawkeye45  Tuesday Jul 17 09:02 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by xoxoxoBruce View Post
While you're at it why not ban Mexican flags and Puerto Rican flags and Canadian flags and Scottish flags and all those little flags people put on their cars.... Oh, don't forget all those subversive Grateful Dead stickers.

Throw in, "Remember Pearl Harbor" stickers, those marijuana leaves and those damn yellow ribbons. And the flying spaghetti monster must go.
We can all pretend we're Amish.
*slips down slope and falls on head*

That doesn't make sense.

People want to ban the confederate flag because of the negative relation it had to minorities (mainly blacks) and many see it as a sign of racism. None of the things you mentioned fit that category.


Gravdigr  Tuesday Jul 17 10:02 AM

I'm offended by those Malcolm X shirts that were popular a few years ago, did I complain, no, I didn't. As for me personally, the "Confederate Flag" is a way of tying into my ancestors who fought in the Civil War (on both sides). How about this: You wear your 'X', I'll wear mine, and we'll respect each other's point of view...Nah, that'll never work...



freshnesschronic  Tuesday Jul 17 11:34 AM

Yeah I'd ban the confederate flag because well, I don't think it's a very good symbol of America. I mean the Nazi's didn't keep the Swastika on retail shelves as T shirts.
Those other emblems don't represent hate and the currently popular word of intolerance. I'd gladly ban it but I'll never be president. But I'm just a north state Yankee I guess.



xoxoxoBruce  Tuesday Jul 17 11:35 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by piercehawkeye45 View Post
*slips down slope and falls on head*

That doesn't make sense.

People want to ban the confederate flag because of the negative relation it had to minorities (mainly blacks) and many see it as a sign of racism. None of the things you mentioned fit that category.
None of those things I mentioned are offensive to anyone?
Bullshit, every one of then is offensive to someone. As a matter of fact, everything is offensive to someone.

I put up a lights to celebrate Christmas.
Someone will be pissed because they think the lights represent Christian oppression of non-Christians.
Someone will be pissed because they think the lights represent a waste of the Earth's precious energy resources.
Someone will be pissed because they think the lights represent ruining the Dark Night Sky movement.
Someone will be pissed because they think the lights represent all the unnecessary crap coming in from offshore slave labor.

So, since you can't please everyone,.....


piercehawkeye45  Tuesday Jul 17 06:12 PM

But none of those come even close to the slavery. There is a difference between being offended about Christmas lights and being offended about a symbol (supposedly) of one of the worst human rights crimes in history.



xoxoxoBruce  Tuesday Jul 17 06:24 PM

That's the god damn point. It's only a symbol of slavery to those that are offended, nobody else. It's only a symbol of slavery to those that choose to make it so. It's their problem.... and one of their own making.



freshnesschronic  Tuesday Jul 17 11:19 PM

Bruce do you think it represents slavery? Just wondering. If not, then what does it represent.



Flint  Tuesday Jul 17 11:23 PM

For the record, it wasn't "one of the worst human rights crimes in history" it was about par for the course, that is to say: atrocious, mind-numbing, and unforgivable. Yet, more or less typical of human behavior. Africans enslaved Africans, Native Americans enslaved Native Americans, etc. etc.

I'd look to Christopher Columbus, and the native Arawak people of Haiti, as one quick example of a more shocking human rights crime.



freshnesschronic  Tuesday Jul 17 11:26 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Flint View Post
For the record, it wasn't "one of the worst human rights crimes in history" it was about par for the course, that is to say: atrocious, mind-numbing, and unforgivable. Yet, more or less typical of human behavior. Africans enslaved Africans, Native Americans enslaved Native Americans, etc. etc.
Very true, Flint, very true. Slavery has and was everywhere.

But why should we embrace such savage and uncivilized ideals and philosophies? By still holding onto this confederate flag we hold onto the savage and uncivilized.

We are "post" modern man, and I'd rather not be associated with such a backwards way of life such as slavery. Especially when it brews up racism, hate, intolerance and violence which are such unsophisticated problems in society.


Flint  Tuesday Jul 17 11:33 PM

The Stars and Bars, the Rebel Flag, represents different things to different people. As for what it represents, in an accurate historical sense, almost nothing about the history of this country is dealt with in an honset, scholarly way. We basically assign meanings to historical events and symbols based on what our current political beliefs are. The past is rewritten on a regular basis, to suit our short-term purposes.



zippyt  Tuesday Jul 17 11:38 PM

The rebel flag is NOT a symbol of slavery , it was a flag when slavery Was , it was a flag of folks that didn't like they way things were going and desided to do something about it , they lost , but they still exist ( or their ansesters still exist ) , every body dissagrees about something , Black , White , Brown , Tan , Yellow , etc,,,, ( if these are the correct term now a days , if I ain't being to UN PC ! )
I beleve the saying goes if you forget history you are doomed to relive it ,
Fucking skin heads are RAMPENT in germany now a days , Hows THAT for swasticas !!!
The French Hate every body that ain't french , But no body cares , we could take them with a can of lighter fluid and a Zipo lighter !!!
the Chinese Hate the Koreans , etc,,,,,,
In other countrys folks are cutting the heads off of other folks Just because they are from another country , or are another religion !!

so SHUT THE FUCK UP ABOUT BANNING THE REBEL FLAG !!!!!!



jinx  Tuesday Jul 17 11:46 PM

Quote:
then what does it represent.
States rights. Unless its being waved around by a racist.


Flint  Tuesday Jul 17 11:47 PM

There is a feeling of Southern Pride, which is independent of the more inflammatory aspects of the...
...hey I just did a Google search for "euphemisms + Civil War" and I found this:



zippyt  Wednesday Jul 18 12:00 AM




xoxoxoBruce  Wednesday Jul 18 12:32 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by freshnesschronic View Post
Bruce do you think it represents slavery? Just wondering. If not, then what does it represent.
What does it represent? Go back to the beginning of this post...belly flopping in GA red clay, beer, bobbin' for pig's knuckles, beer, toilet seat horseshoes, beer, NASCAR, beer, the General Lee, Beer, good ol' boys, beer, etc, etc, etc.

If you want to be disturbed by something why don't you be disturbed by the confederate flag. And don't be so naive as to think the civil war was about slavery. Slavery was a footnote.


Happy Monkey  Wednesday Jul 18 01:35 AM

No, slavery was not a footnote. Slavery was one of the primary political issues of the day. A state couldn't join the Union if there wasn't another state with the opposite stance on slavery available to join at the same time. There were massacres in Kansas to decide whether it would be a slave state or a free state.

Slavery wasn't the only issue, but it is just as silly to pretend it wasn't a major one.



xoxoxoBruce  Wednesday Jul 18 04:34 AM

They didn't fire on Ft Sumter to protect slavery. The majority of the northern politicians were moderates that wanted to see the spread of slavery stemmed, but were willing to accept a 50/50 split on new states. The handful of abolitionists didn't have the power to put an end to slavery in all the new states, let alone the south.



freshnesschronic  Wednesday Jul 18 05:35 AM

Slavery wasn't a prime cause for the civil war? Ay chihauhau. That in itself should be a new thread, and it probably already has been.

Also zippy it's just my opinion to ban the flag, that's all. I didn't mean to get anyone riled up.
edit: better yet, I didn't intend to get anyone riled up. But like Bruce said, everyone's offended by something. In my case its the confederate flag and I would like to see it banned. In zippy's case it's my opinion on the confederate flag being banned.



piercehawkeye45  Wednesday Jul 18 09:01 AM

I personally don't want to ban the flag even though I don't agree with the heavy use it has today. It is not a government's job to ban symbols.



theotherguy  Wednesday Jul 18 12:51 PM

This thread took a wrong turn somewhere. I thought it was about some girl with nice, muddy tits.



Uisge Beatha  Wednesday Jul 18 12:55 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by theotherguy
This thread took a wrong turn somewhere. I thought it was about some girl with nice, muddy tits.
We'd better be careful here. We don't want the government to ban those, either.


xoxoxoBruce  Wednesday Jul 18 01:27 PM

Just trying to get the coverings off those nice muddy tits.



Kumbulu  Wednesday Jul 18 02:16 PM

"Oh hey, you got a little something between you're teeth there. Looks like a wee stone."



Gravdigr  Thursday Jul 19 06:05 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by freshnesschronic View Post
Very true, Flint, very true. Slavery has and was everywhere.

But why should we embrace such savage and uncivilized ideals and philosophies? By still holding onto this confederate flag we hold onto the savage and uncivilized.

We are "post" modern man, and I'd rather not be associated with such a backwards way of life such as slavery. Especially when it brews up racism, hate, intolerance and violence which are such unsophisticated problems in society.
Biker rallies, civil war re-enactments, parades, the only time I've EVER witnessed violence regarding 'the confederate flag' is when someone was trying to keep someone else from flying/displaying it. Never once have I heard/witnessed/heard about someone saying "Yee haw, we got us a confedert flag, let's us have a lynchin'." (Don't let my sarcasm drip on you)


JuancoRocks  Friday Jul 20 12:51 AM

Just an observation .....

The attitude from anyone.... "I don't like it, therefore it should be banned".... is just another example of why our overly political correct country is going to hell in a hurry. Just who the hell are you to determine what should be banned? Your imaginary personal feelings are more important than the history of our country?

The Confederate Flag ~
Over time the flag has acquired a wide range of meanings, some apparently contradicting others. Since the C.S.A. were fighting for independence during the American Civil War, much as the United States did during the U.S. War of Independence, the Confederate flag has always had connotations of rebellion, patriotism, self-determination, dissent, freedom, and liberty.

The flag traditionally represented the South's resistance to Northern political dominance.

It only became racially charged during the Civil Rights Movement, when fighting against desegregation suddenly became the focal point of that resistance.


These same people want to ban books they don't like, movies, music et cetera...The world should only be as they see it in their narrow minded, perfectly controlled world.



Undertoad  Friday Jul 20 05:53 PM

Michael Yon today

Quote:
Seeing "God is Great" written on the Iraqi flag might provoke some to protest "Why did we come here just to stand up a country who would write such things on their flag?" But I sat there in that meeting, which was completely civil and professional, and I thought about another flag, the one flying over South Carolina. Some people call that flag "heritage," while others call it "hateful," "painful" and "demeaning." And today in that meeting, I thought about the descendants of slaves who are now top military commanders in the American Army, and in that moment I knew that Iraq could make it.



Highball  Friday Jul 20 06:57 PM

Since this thread took a wrong turn somewhere anyway, lets quit beating around the bush and spit out that wee stone.

In the beginning someone said “ban”, “Germany” and “opinion” in one sentence, the contradictory word they forgot to use was “free”. Being so we look forward not backward. The Stars and Bars was the official Confederate flag and it doesn’t mean anything more or less. Now it is a banner and it or the “rebel” battle flag can wave wherever it’s wanted, just not as high as our counties flag. Unless of course you show it disrespect, and we have a history of killing people who disrespect our flag.

We are an inherently free people, all people; and someday we will be that way, an inch at a time. No government, King or legislature gave us that freedom, and we didn’t win it in the Revolution. It is “self-evident” that we are “endowed” by the “laws of nature” as inherently free.

The Civil War was about principals, and the power to control them. The agricultural South was slowly dieing and loosing power, states, votes, electoral votes. The North, politically divided, still elected Lincoln over the South. Most Southern States could not muster enough individual votes to secede, but politically overrode the popular vote with their legislature. Kentucky and Maryland, although Southern could not muster enough support to secede. Much of Tennessee and other “Southern states” were lost because there just wasn’t enough rebellious support to hold on. Slavery was just an outside issue that turned on political control. Yes it was “states rights”, as opposed to “individual rights”, and our Constitution did give our Government the right to preserve those individual rights from all comers, including states.

Call it hat you will, slavery was part of that desire to have control over others, that is slowly lost it’s grip on humanity, again an inch at a time. To “ban” this or that is another effort to control others.

So then which is most important, individual rights or a minorities feelings?, even a Majorities feelings?

You know my vote.

Speaking of minorities, I’m a Nordic WASP, damn small minority these days, few and far between, but do you hear me complain? That’s not “white” cause I’m not white, and it’s not Caucasian, cause my genetic chain has never been anywhere near Caucasia.

Mostly I just want to be belly up at the bottom of that mud hole.

Next book please?



theotherguy  Friday Jul 20 07:05 PM

This is a very interesting thread. I am curious, how many in this discussion are native southerners?

I do realize the discussion is more about history and freedom, but I am am just curious.



xoxoxoBruce  Friday Jul 20 07:58 PM

I don't think vBulletin has a filter to keep them out.



zippyt  Friday Jul 20 08:32 PM

American by birth ,
Southern by the grace of GOD !!!

You know what they say FNC ,
"Opinions are like Assholes ,
Everybody has one and they ALL STINK !!!"



busterb  Friday Jul 20 09:36 PM

Think I'll just keep my to myself. Thank you



rkzenrage  Saturday Jul 21 12:15 AM

If slavery was the primary issue, more free slaves would not have fought for the south and Europe would not have backed the South.

If you want to ban things go ahead and wear a swastika t-shirt, be sure not to ban that.



Anada  Sunday Jul 22 08:58 PM

on the first picture.. it looks like it is going to hurt!



xoxoxoBruce  Monday Jul 23 07:11 PM

Welcome to the Cellar, Anada.
When they interviewed the 17 year old from PA, after he got his trophy, he said, "...it still stings a little".



TheMercenary  Monday Jul 23 07:21 PM

Funny how this thread drifted. You'll get your ass kicked by some down here if you try to screw with the flag. It has become a symbol for them of attempts at political correctness and attempts to re-write history through the eradication of all symbols confederate in the South by blacks and white apologists.

The redneck games took place about an hour and a half drive from here. They have some other weird festivals down here. The Rattlesnake Round-up, Laurel and Hardy Days, Peanut Fest, Vidalia Onion Fest and some others.



xoxoxoBruce  Tuesday Jul 24 07:48 PM

All in your area...hmmmm.



TheMercenary  Wednesday Jul 25 12:02 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by xoxoxoBruce View Post
All in your area...hmmmm.
Yea, weird place if your not from around here, which I am not. Not originally.


Anada  Wednesday Jul 25 12:05 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by xoxoxoBruce View Post
Welcome to the Cellar, Anada.
When they interviewed the 17 year old from PA, after he got his trophy, he said, "...it still stings a little".
Thanks for the welcome! ...
ouch!! but it was worth a trophy.. not bad!


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