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Date: 10/13/12 10:52 AM

46 Responses to Y U So Blatently Homophobic, Chick-Fil-A? [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18927 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 10:53 am
    Link: Y U So Blatently Homophobic, Chick-Fil-A? - Well, we know why--but why be dicks about it?
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    patchouly Male 40-49
    4746 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 10:59 am
    Hmmmm... Not sure about this one, Fancy. Fruit Cake can mean, crazy.
  3. Profile photo of burbclaver
    burbclaver Male 50-59
    878 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 11:03 am
    Fruitcake means a crazy person in every definition I have ever seen, not a gay person.
  4. Profile photo of Cajun247
    Cajun247 Male 18-29
    10742 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 11:09 am
    What?
  5. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
    33085 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 11:09 am
    It`s a comment about vegatarians! Yeah, that`s it!
    (I know, probably not)
  6. Profile photo of markust123
    markust123 Male 40-49
    3919 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 11:10 am
    The older gays have grown thick skins. It is the youth where things like this hurts. The ad is giving free reign to make fun of gay people. Think of the gay teen trying to come to terms with his sexuality and him having to listen to his family go on and on about how funny this is. Can you imagine having to listen to your family make fun of the type of person you were born as right in front of your face? It would be heart breaking.
  7. Profile photo of schecter5
    schecter5 Male 18-29
    406 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 11:17 am
    This is from about 15 minutes from where I grew up.

    Atlanta, ferk yer!
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    auburnjunky Male 30-39
    10339 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 11:38 am
    Fruitcake means crazy.
  9. Profile photo of paperduck
    paperduck Male 18-29
    1745 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 11:41 am
    Fruitcake meant someone who is kind of loony and homosexuals have been called that, but i guess they`re trying to commandeer that term, like queer or gay.
  10. Profile photo of SmagBoy1
    SmagBoy1 Male 40-49
    4432 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 11:48 am
    Fruitcake does mean crazy or loony, but it also means gay. Don`t pretend it doesn`t. And don`t pretend that you don`t know that, or that they didn`t know that. Why can`t they just own their anti-gay bias? It`s okay, you know. They`re allowed to be anti-gay all they want. It`s a free country. But when they are, don`t try to be all, "Oh, no, what they meant there was `crazy`, not `gay`." `Cause that`s not fooling anyone.
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    davismorales Male 18-29
    12 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 11:51 am
    this is the the location next to my highschool... CHS FTW!
  12. Profile photo of markust123
    markust123 Male 40-49
    3919 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 11:53 am
    As derogatory terms for gay people go fruitcake is pretty low on the list but it is still used as a insult against gays. I have heard it used against gays my whole life. For all you that are pretending it only means crazy Google "gay" and "fruitcake" you`ll get 900K hits, plus one picture of Fancylad.
  13. Profile photo of ferdyfred
    ferdyfred Male 40-49
    13631 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 12:06 pm
    Fruit is a old English term for a gay
    Fruitcake is a mad loopy ass gent
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    whodat6484 Male 30-39
    3909 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 12:06 pm
    I`ve always heard fruitcake used to call someone crazy. However, I do see how the "fruit" part could apply to gay people.
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    Solvent Male 18-29
    2842 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 12:13 pm
    SO OFFENSIVE MANG
  16. Profile photo of turdburglar
    turdburglar Male 30-39
    4896 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    Not convinced they intended to offend gays, but it definitely can be perceived that way. Not a very smart way to advertize.

    Markust123 - That`s the funniest comment I`ve seen all week. +10pts
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    Bakcagain21 Male 18-29
    560 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 12:30 pm
    Like the yellow line asian insult this is just stupid...
  18. Profile photo of randomxnp
    randomxnp Male 30-39
    1293 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 12:47 pm
    Wow - how homophobic is the utter idiot that titled this, to claim that gay people are crazy. That is what "fruitcake" means when applied to people; I have never heard of it applied to gay people.
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    sosueme1966 Male 40-49
    439 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 12:55 pm
    Assuming this is real (and in these days of photoshop I feel like that disclaimer is always necessary) it`s not a very smooth marketing move whatever they intended it to mean. Certainly they had to know how people would react.
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    psychoti Male 18-29
    198 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 1:35 pm
    @randomxnp I can`t speak for the rest of the world (or even the rest of my country) but I`ve heard the term `fruitcake` applied to homosexuals before.

    I don`t think that`s what Chik-Fil-A is going for here though.
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    Andrew155 Male 18-29
    2579 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 1:53 pm
    I wish you all were even 10% as critical of the Muslim world as you are over Chick Fil-a over gay rights.
  22. Profile photo of SminkyPinky
    SminkyPinky Female 30-39
    233 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 2:29 pm
    fruitcake with reference to people means MAD not GAY. dicks.
  23. Profile photo of malikymoo
    malikymoo Female 18-29
    2028 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 2:43 pm
    i dont get it
  24. Profile photo of SmagBoy1
    SmagBoy1 Male 40-49
    4432 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 3:14 pm
    Hey, Europeans, guess the drat what? We here in the US use words differently over here sometimes. Just like you do over there! You know when you use the term "taking the piss out of someone"? Know what that means to us? Literally removing urine from them. A "boot" here is something to wear on one`s foot, and has NOTHING to do with a car. Just because `fruitcake` doesn`t mean gay there doesn`t mean that it hasn`t been used that way here!
  25. Profile photo of An-egg
    An-egg Male 30-39
    885 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 3:17 pm
    Fruitcake: full of nuts.
    I guess you can take it any way you want, but given the recent news coverage of Chick-fil-a not a particularly clever choice.
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    smaus Male 30-39
    715 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 3:22 pm
    well, I`ve always associated a "fruitcake" with an individual who is crazy...
  27. Profile photo of Zeegrr60
    Zeegrr60 Male 40-49
    2106 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 3:47 pm
    still won`t eat that crap.
  28. Profile photo of mykunter
    mykunter Male 40-49
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    October 13, 2012 at 3:52 pm
    Hmm, I don`t know... homos often tend to be, well... fruity.

    Also: Wikipedia
  29. Profile photo of Dad4Life
    Dad4Life Male 50-59
    2086 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 4:49 pm
    I drating hate that term homophobic.
  30. Profile photo of ferdyfred
    ferdyfred Male 40-49
    13631 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 4:53 pm
    SmagBoy1
    Calm down American chap
    A trunk is an elephants...
    keep the stiff upper lip squire,
  31. Profile photo of Nerd_Rage
    Nerd_Rage Male 18-29
    425 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 5:21 pm
    If you think that`s homophobic than you are AN IDIOT.


    fruitcakes are those cakes that nobody wants to get @ christmas time.... God . WHY YOU SO PROGRESSIVE, INTERNET?!
  32. Profile photo of DShephard
    DShephard Male 18-29
    1595 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 5:36 pm
    So fruitcake means gay?
    It doesn`t.
  33. Profile photo of Atrayu4u
    Atrayu4u Female 18-29
    1478 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 6:12 pm
    It kinda does, DShephard. How would you take it to mean?
  34. Profile photo of Scuzoid
    Scuzoid Male 30-39
    1268 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 6:32 pm
    "For all you that are pretending it only means crazy Google "gay" and "fruitcake" you`ll get 900K hits, plus one picture of Fancylad."

    Couldn`t find the picture of fancy. Did find one of Saxon though. Ah, google.
  35. Profile photo of curiousboy
    curiousboy Male 50-59
    94 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 10:00 pm
    Blatantly.The spelling fancy, the spelling.
  36. Profile photo of sonofd
    sonofd Male 40-49
    66 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 10:15 pm
    Doesn`t seem homophobic to me.
  37. Profile photo of sutra46
    sutra46 Female 40-49
    2550 posts
    October 13, 2012 at 10:27 pm
    When I was a kid this word was the first, I heard, that insinuated `gay`.
    `What fun`` thought, always liked fruitcakes
    Still do ;-)
  38. Profile photo of Nickel2
    Nickel2 Male 50-59
    5879 posts
    October 14, 2012 at 3:33 am
    fil-A fatigue
  39. Profile photo of markust123
    markust123 Male 40-49
    3919 posts
    October 14, 2012 at 9:01 am
    You don`t think fruitcake is a slam against gays? Walk up to the biggest toughest biker at the play yard and tell him his little boy is a fruitcake. Then tell us what hospital you are in. I`ll send flowers.

    Although for all I know this could just be a Northwest slang.
  40. Profile photo of paddy215
    paddy215 Male 18-29
    1677 posts
    October 14, 2012 at 9:20 am
    Mental patients should be offended here, not gay people, and certainly not whiny straight people on behalf of gay people.

    Any person who is offended by this is a person who wanted to be offended by this.
  41. Profile photo of kangoala
    kangoala Male 18-29
    702 posts
    October 14, 2012 at 9:28 am
    That`s a pretty tasteless stab. they used the word `fruitcake` because they knew that they could get away with it.
    *shakes head disapprovingly*
  42. Profile photo of Viewtifreak
    Viewtifreak Male 18-29
    40 posts
    October 14, 2012 at 10:24 am
    If I called a bikers kid a d-bag I`d get put in the hospital. Is d-bag a reference to gays? I don`t see many bikers at the playground either :s
  43. Profile photo of Mikeoxsbiggg
    Mikeoxsbiggg Male 30-39
    1502 posts
    October 14, 2012 at 12:25 pm
    I only use the term "fags" when talking about a bunch of loud annoying bikers reving their engines all day.
    Watch the South Park episode.
  44. Profile photo of Quackor
    Quackor Male 18-29
    2856 posts
    October 14, 2012 at 3:21 pm
    because im seeing it here, it is merchandising genius
  45. Profile photo of markust123
    markust123 Male 40-49
    3919 posts
    October 14, 2012 at 6:27 pm
    I ran this by a few of my gay friends. Consensus is with all the negativity around the company this is too cleaver to get mad at.
  46. Profile photo of jtrebowski
    jtrebowski Male 40-49
    3359 posts
    October 14, 2012 at 9:00 pm
    Mikeoksbiggg: "I only use the term "fags" when talking about a bunch of loud annoying conservatives screwing America all day."



    fixed.

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