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Author Topic: too funny! Asiana Plane's Captain's names released on KTVU TV, Bay Area  (Read 103 times)

Offline andersenappliance

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Offline RAH52

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I don't see the humor in making a joke of something like this .Personally I think its in very poor taste .

Offline andersenappliance

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Well, I didn't mean to get you all offended.

I know it is inappropriate, but it is still pretty funny!

Here is a follow up article, showing some of the aftermath:

http://pjmedia.com/tatler/2013/07/13/whats-in-a-name-ask-captain-som-ting-wong/

Have a grumpy day! :D

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I wonder how long it took here to realize it was a joke?
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Offline wildimaginations

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I don't see the humor in making a joke of something like this .Personally I think its in very poor taste .

Live life.  Even if it's rude, crude and socially unacceptable. 
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Offline andersenappliance

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JW,

The anchor apologized after the next commercial break.
 
It was pretty poor taste, but c'mon, since when has that mattered with humor?

I got another laugh reading the article where the TV station and the NTSB tried to explain the "error" in bureaucratese.  Apparently, a "summer intern" exceeded the scope of his "authority!"

I think the most interesting thing about it is that sooo many people think that if it is on the evening news, it is gospel truth.  Then this happens.  If they can be fooled by such a juvenile prank, what other B.S. slips past them, or worse, is fed to us on purpose?

 

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