[2012-Jun-23] God Hates Figs.

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[2012-Jun-23] God Hates Figs.

Postby Lethal Interjection » Sat Jun 23, 2012 7:31 pm

So, this comic was stupid.

The votey, though? That's something I laughed at. I'd love to do that at a protest.
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Re: [2012 June 23] God Hates Figs.

Postby sotic » Sat Jun 23, 2012 8:28 pm

Actually happened.

http://laughingsquid.com/san-franciscos ... st-church/

Also I saw a video where someone set up a charity booth by a WBC protest, and each donation would be made to an LGBT support group in the name of WBC, and they'd write thank-you letters to Fred Phelps for making it possible.
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Re: [2012 June 23] God Hates Figs.

Postby Salacious Schoolmate » Sat Jun 23, 2012 8:48 pm

How can God hate signs? In the bible he loves signs, he puts them in loads of things.
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Re: [2012 June 23] God Hates Figs.

Postby Lethal Interjection » Sat Jun 23, 2012 8:49 pm

sotic wrote:Actually happened.

http://laughingsquid.com/san-franciscos ... st-church/

Also I saw a video where someone set up a charity booth by a WBC protest, and each donation would be made to an LGBT support group in the name of WBC, and they'd write thank-you letters to Fred Phelps for making it possible.


I figured that it had happened before, actually. Which is to say the votey, not the actual comic. The sign on the actual comic isn't funny and doesn't make sense.

Salacious Schoolmate wrote:How can God hate signs? In the bible he loves signs, he puts them in loads of things.


Maybe 'God hates placards' would be more appropriate.
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Re: [2012 June 23] God Hates Figs.

Postby Oldrac the Chitinous » Sat Jun 23, 2012 9:22 pm

The sign on the actual comic isn't funny and doesn't make sense.

No? I thought it was a clever turn on the anti-gay mantra.

I think this comic would have been much better if he'd left off the caption.
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Re: [2012 June 23] God Hates Figs.

Postby smiley_cow » Sat Jun 23, 2012 10:07 pm

sotic wrote:Actually happened.

http://laughingsquid.com/san-franciscos ... st-church/

Also I saw a video where someone set up a charity booth by a WBC protest, and each donation would be made to an LGBT support group in the name of WBC, and they'd write thank-you letters to Fred Phelps for making it possible.


Yeah, I was going to come on say the same thing. On the top of the ones you linked, I've also seen the votey (here and here), and pics of people infiltrating other people's protests before (here, here and here). I'm not sure how funny I'd rate them, but they still did a better job than the comic, I think, which made no sense to me.

These are all signs I saw ages ago on Tumblr, but a quick google search of 'funny protest signs' brought them up again pretty quickly.
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Re: [2012 June 23] God Hates Figs.

Postby Salacious Schoolmate » Sat Jun 23, 2012 11:05 pm

I don't see a lot of placards in my day to day life. Probably because I'm so wise.
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Re: [2012 June 23] God Hates Figs.

Postby CrimsonMagic » Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:18 am

Oldrac the Chitinous wrote:
The sign on the actual comic isn't funny and doesn't make sense.

No? I thought it was a clever turn on the anti-gay mantra.


Seconded. I thought it was pretty clever, and rather obvious.
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Re: [2012 June 23] God Hates Figs.

Postby anus mcgee » Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:23 pm

HAHA, EVERY TIME ZACH TALKS ABOUT HOW MUCH HE HATES CHRISTIANS IT GETS FUNNIER. ALL THESE JOKES ARE SO FRESH AND ORIGINAL
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Re: [2012 June 23] God Hates Figs.

Postby Oldrac the Chitinous » Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:36 pm

I think you've made your point, Mister Anus.
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Re: [2012 June 23] God Hates Figs.

Postby Salacious Schoolmate » Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:59 pm

anus mcgee AKA POPE BENEDICT THE 16TH
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Re: [2012 June 23] God Hates Figs.

Postby That There Lazy Guy » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:02 pm

Spreading the misconception that anti-homosexuality is solely in the realm of religion? Check.
Soapboxing about his anti-religious views? Check.
Complete lack of anything actually funny? Check.
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Re: [2012 June 23] God Hates Figs.

Postby Salacious Schoolmate » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:03 pm

That There Lazy Guy wrote:Spreading the misconception that anti-homosexuality is solely in the realm of religion?


enlighten me bro
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Re: [2012 June 23] God Hates Figs.

Postby Kaharz » Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:15 am

Salacious Schoolmate wrote:enlighten me bro


Of the two readable signs and the votey, all refer to religion in some way. One specifically to Christianity. So clearly Zach intended the message that anti-homosexuality was solely the realm of religion. If he hadn't intended that, then he would have definitely put a sign in there that read something like, "Homosexuality is wrong for completely secular reasons!"

Otherwise you would have to conclude that people were criticizing the comic based on inferences they made to fit their own preconceived notions.
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Re: [2012 June 23] God Hates Figs.

Postby Salacious Schoolmate » Mon Jun 25, 2012 11:08 am

Hahahaha, yes that must be it. I certainly didn't ask that because I couldn't think of any secular anti-homosexual groups. No, I can think of thousands.
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