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Date: 07/25/11 10:50 AM

78 Responses to Great Marketing Or Racist? [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of kitteh9lives
    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
    8012 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 10:49 am
    Link: Great Marketing Or Racist? - Just can`t be sure.....
  2. Profile photo of CCMA_19
    CCMA_19 Female 18-29
    311 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:29 am
    It`s time to play.. IS IT RACIST?
  3. Profile photo of XaveMomma
    XaveMomma Female 30-39
    169 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:32 am
    great marketing
  4. Profile photo of limphotdog
    limphotdog Female 18-29
    673 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:32 am
    What? Single slices of watermelon? What store is this!?
  5. Profile photo of JaundiceCake
    JaundiceCake Female 18-29
    674 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:32 am
    Who buys individually sliced watermelon that`s been sitting next to a heat lamp? :/ Fresh watermelon is cheaper and tastes so much better!
  6. Profile photo of darkmagic14n
    darkmagic14n Male 18-29
    1625 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:37 am
    because every race doesn`t eat watermelon at barbecues where they eat fried chicken...
  7. Profile photo of BigDaddyJeff
    BigDaddyJeff Male 40-49
    368 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:37 am
    Great marketing! Watermelon is always good on a picnic.
  8. Profile photo of CHICOMIMI
    CHICOMIMI Female 18-29
    854 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:37 am
    It depends on where this store is located.
  9. Profile photo of TruTenrMan
    TruTenrMan Male 30-39
    2553 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:37 am
    Great marketing... of course the watermelon would get hot next to the warming lamps of the food counter, but... whatevs.
  10. Profile photo of Buiadh
    Buiadh Male 30-39
    6740 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:39 am
    Is dat sum chikin?
  11. Profile photo of TypicalJerk
    TypicalJerk Male 18-29
    533 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:39 am
    Oh hells YES! GIMME
  12. Profile photo of 614188
    614188 Male 18-29
    220 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:40 am
    fried chickens with melons i cant tell whats racist about this
  13. Profile photo of the-x-ray
    the-x-ray Male 30-39
    89 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:47 am
    man, the iab people really do have some racial preposition and see racial situations everywhere, this is the fifth now that is NOT racial in any kind. how do you get these thoughts anyway iab ?
  14. Profile photo of DeathToLems
    DeathToLems Female 18-29
    1435 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:50 am
    great marketing. only you I_A_B are saying its racist.
  15. Profile photo of xelous
    xelous Male 18-29
    2513 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:52 am
    That is AWESOME
  16. Profile photo of xelous
    xelous Male 18-29
    2513 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:55 am
    I`ll explain to foreigners.
    "In America black people like Fried Chicken, Watermelon, and Grape Drink."
    I do too though so...
    Not really racist, just smart
  17. Profile photo of Cajun247
    Cajun247 Male 18-29
    10714 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:57 am
    Great Marketing Or Racist?

  18. Profile photo of MrHoobToYou
    MrHoobToYou Male 40-49
    405 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 12:03 pm
    If a place sells fried chicken, jojos and some watermelon apparently they are racist.
  19. Profile photo of BoredIAm
    BoredIAm Male 18-29
    146 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 12:03 pm
    The only thing racist about this post is the ignorant moron who posed the question. Yes, there is cuisine known as soul food. I live in Detroit. I am not African American, but fried chicken with waffles and greens finished with banana cream pie or watermelon is the bomb. Get out of your little sheltered world with your small mind.
  20. Profile photo of paddy215
    paddy215 Male 18-29
    1677 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 12:05 pm
    I love fried chicken and watermelon and I`m very, very white. Honestly, I have whiter skin than most ginger people.
  21. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25348 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 12:07 pm
    Just strategic marketing
  22. Profile photo of NATattack
    NATattack Female 18-29
    285 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 12:17 pm
    Umm Hello stores set up display products by what is sold most in the area! This is obviously what the customers can decide whether they are black or not. Who dosent like those together in the summer? All this " That`s Racist" crap on here is annoying, it is what it is.
  23. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10445 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 12:27 pm
    Great Marketing Or Racist?
    Everything is racist these days. Or perhaps everything qualifies as an IAB post.
  24. Profile photo of Justin9235
    Justin9235 Male 18-29
    1582 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 12:30 pm
    Not racist. I didn`t see any grape drank.
  25. Profile photo of McGovern1981
    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14194 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    I kid I kid. If you don`t like fried chicken somethings wrong with you or you`re not making it right.
  26. Profile photo of CaptainPabst
    CaptainPabst Male 18-29
    1250 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 12:38 pm
    "All this time I been thinkin I liked fried chicken cuz it was delicious... Turns out i`m genetically predisposed to liking chicken" - Dave Chappelle
  27. Profile photo of ohplease
    ohplease Male 50-59
    567 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 12:48 pm
    Who the hell doesn`t like fried chicken & watermelon?
  28. Profile photo of FreedomFrie
    FreedomFrie Male 30-39
    243 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 12:53 pm
    both... so effective
  29. Profile photo of slut_etta
    slut_etta Female 50-59
    3674 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 1:24 pm
    @BoredIAm: mmmmm, soul food.... excuse me, but this lil ole white girl`s got to go touch her secret place
  30. Profile photo of Oystah
    Oystah Female 40-49
    4029 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 1:28 pm
    Ohhhhhh that looks so good.......I always wondered why KFC doesn`t sell ice cold watermelon as a side in the summer - I bet they`re scared to.
  31. Profile photo of Lobotomy
    Lobotomy Male 13-17
    495 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 1:28 pm
    Can`t it be both?
  32. Profile photo of Jade_Phoenix
    Jade_Phoenix Female 18-29
    407 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 2:31 pm
    I see nothing wrong here.
  33. Profile photo of Grendel
    Grendel Male 40-49
    5622 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 2:34 pm
    The display is not racist.

    The fact that someone would find racism in something that clearly is not says one of two things:

    1) They are overly sensitive as they try to deny the racism that they, themselves, possess.


    2) They have an agenda that requires them to be `offended` in order to qualify their attempts of intimidation and extortion of money from someone with large pockets. (example: Jesse Jackson)
  34. Profile photo of HI-haole
    HI-haole Male 18-29
    567 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 2:35 pm
    Btw... This ain`t soul food... This is just some chicken wings and french fries with watermelon on sale... This is clearly at Safeway or something... Soul food is the shizz and this is clearly not it...
  35. Profile photo of HI-haole
    HI-haole Male 18-29
    567 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 2:46 pm
    Maybe the person posting this has racist issues...
  36. Profile photo of Subushie
    Subushie Male 18-29
    1646 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 2:56 pm
    I agree with MeGrendel.
  37. Profile photo of freddyferret
    freddyferret Male 40-49
    11744 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 3:13 pm
  38. Profile photo of BrainofBrian
    BrainofBrian Male 18-29
    63 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 3:27 pm
    Racist...or hilarious?
  39. Profile photo of muffalletta
    muffalletta Male 18-29
    543 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 3:38 pm
  40. Profile photo of Dad4Life
    Dad4Life Male 50-59
    2055 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 3:39 pm
    MeGrendel FTW
  41. Profile photo of Zombiemike
    Zombiemike Male 18-29
    553 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 4:00 pm
    I`m white, and I would be all over that sh*t like a black man on watermelon and fried chicken.

    Is that racist?
  42. Profile photo of kameo360fan
    kameo360fan Female 13-17
    383 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 4:09 pm
    Okay, I really don`t get this stereotype.
    Who DOESN`T like watermelon and fried chicken. I mean, come on!
  43. Profile photo of ScubaFett
    ScubaFett Male 18-29
    176 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 4:13 pm
    I would say it`s racist if the picture could be zoomed out to see a fridge full of grape soda
  44. Profile photo of vmeyer
    vmeyer Male 18-29
    141 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 4:24 pm
    arranging the shelves like that = not racist.
    pondering if that`s racist or not = racist.
  45. Profile photo of xerch
    xerch Male 18-29
    195 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 4:48 pm
    Maybe is a cultural thing on the US. I don`t see any racism on the photo.. ! :)
  46. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
    30837 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 4:53 pm
    The staff serving chicken got tired of being asked "Where`s the watermelon at?" by customers of ALL colours, eh?

    I just ate pan-fried chicken! mmmm! No melon though...
  47. Profile photo of Dover78
    Dover78 Male 18-29
    224 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 5:24 pm
    My grandmamma always put out a bowl of watermelon with fried chicken. I the association was a racial joke until Dave Chappelle...though I didn`t know Spear Chucker was a racial pejorative either. I guess I`m just behind on my racism :/
  48. Profile photo of AngryAsian
    AngryAsian Male 13-17
    122 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 5:44 pm
    @ScubaFett it believe its kool-aid
  49. Profile photo of demonveteran
    demonveteran Male 18-29
    238 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 6:08 pm
    for those not from america - this is racist.
    for those living in the south - this is common whats the problem?
  50. Profile photo of Solvent
    Solvent Male 18-29
    2842 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 6:24 pm
    It`s only racist if you debate whether or not it`s racist.
  51. Profile photo of number43
    number43 Male 70 & Over
    759 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 7:22 pm
    What race?
  52. Profile photo of DickenMcHunt
    DickenMcHunt Male 18-29
    1299 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 7:59 pm
    Racist?! Putting two of my favorite thing next to each other isn`t racist- it`s convenient!
  53. Profile photo of Rawrg
    Rawrg Male 18-29
    934 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 8:11 pm
    The claim is that black people like malt liquor (beer), watermelon and fried chicken. As if all other races hate beer and fried chicken, and delicious fruit.
  54. Profile photo of hutch058
    hutch058 Male 30-39
    17 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 8:26 pm
    whats racist about wedge fries and chicken hot wings??!
  55. Profile photo of Blatto
    Blatto Male 18-29
    358 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 8:28 pm
    Who doesn`t like fried chicken and watermelon?
  56. Profile photo of DShephard
    DShephard Male 18-29
    1595 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 8:30 pm
    I`m not entirely sure of why this is funny.

    Sure is a great combinati----ooooh.

  57. Profile photo of draino123
    draino123 Male 30-39
    768 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 9:41 pm
    " You know who likes fried chicken is black people. You know who else likes fried chicken? Everybody" - nick kroll
  58. Profile photo of gothmo
    gothmo Female 18-29
    1325 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 10:15 pm

    hadn`t heard the beer one, always heard the grape soda and kool-aid though >>
  59. Profile photo of tehbionic
    tehbionic Female 18-29
    313 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 10:20 pm
    Having been raised in an urban area, it`s absolutely true.

    Being ghost-white myself, it`s a wonderfully great combination. Try it. God damn it now I`m hungry THANKS A LOT IAB
  60. Profile photo of robosnitz
    robosnitz Male 40-49
    2738 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:41 pm
    Last night I made a big batch of fried chicken and Puerto rican style rice and beans, and I`m of Irish decent. What does that make me? Confused,probably.
  61. Profile photo of Neagle
    Neagle Male 30-39
    1407 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 11:53 pm

    Just needs some cold bear, slaw and roasted garlic mashed potatoes.
  62. Profile photo of xCYBERDYNEx
    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 12:22 am
    Unless the drink machine consists of KoolAid, grape soda and Old English, then it aint racist.
  63. Profile photo of Crucible
    Crucible Male 18-29
    1817 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 1:24 am
    Everybody likes fried chicken and watermelons. Black people just seem to think of them as staple foods.
  64. Profile photo of AntPharm
    AntPharm Male 18-29
    950 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 4:18 am

  65. Profile photo of lemmingboy15
    lemmingboy15 Male 18-29
    635 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 7:55 am
    other than cold food being kept right next to hot food, i see no issue here.
  66. Profile photo of diylobotomy
    diylobotomy Male 18-29
    1832 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 8:33 am
    Its not racist, its goddamn delicious.
  67. Profile photo of catzypoo
    catzypoo Female 18-29
    49 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 8:40 am
    I don`t get it... (irish)
  68. Profile photo of peloos12
    peloos12 Male 18-29
    3825 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 8:54 am
    How about great ideas for a summer picnic for $500, Alex?
  69. Profile photo of rogue_knight
    rogue_knight Male 40-49
    868 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 9:09 am
    Where`s the waffles?
  70. Profile photo of meepmaker
    meepmaker Male 30-39
    6695 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 9:11 am
    I love me some mellon.
  71. Profile photo of kingpong
    kingpong Male 18-29
    639 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 10:40 am
    It`s science. The juice and sugar in the melon cuts the salt and grease from the chicken allowing one to eat more chicken. I still haven`t figured out why it`s a stereotype when all peoples find it delicious. It`s like saying Jews love doughnuts and Chinese love apples
  72. Profile photo of VAJENGA
    VAJENGA Male 30-39
    532 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 11:18 am
    It`s kind of interesting, the people who see racism in this are oversensitive douchebags. The people who find it kind of funny(Me) are sort of racist and prone to thinking in stereotypes for humor purposes. The people who say "THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH THIS, I`M WHITE AND EAT CHICKEN AND WATERMELON ALL THE TIME!!!" are the biggest undercover racists on the planet. LOL
  73. Profile photo of madduck
    madduck Female 50-59
    7251 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 1:06 pm
    Why is it racist to put melon and battered food together?
  74. Profile photo of Zolaki
    Zolaki Male 18-29
    69 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 1:08 pm
    People find racism where they want to.
    This is the first "I found racism" post that is actually semi-funny though.
  75. Profile photo of malikymoo
    malikymoo Female 18-29
    2029 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 1:27 pm
    i dont get it
  76. Profile photo of hvf26
    hvf26 Male 18-29
    192 posts
    July 26, 2011 at 5:13 pm
    actually lol`d a bit... it could be seen as racist but not really. i`m not black and i love fried chicken and watermelon
  77. Profile photo of outdoorMINER
    outdoorMINER Female 18-29
    935 posts
    July 27, 2011 at 3:17 am

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