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2013-02-04 11:52:38 AM  
Normally I would be filled with snark and the such...

But this guy was just an asshole!
 
2013-02-04 11:54:08 AM  
Sounds like something Captain Jenks would have done.

I'm curious if the guy screening the calls believed the caller was authentic or fake and told the DJ beforehand.
 
2013-02-04 11:59:08 AM  
I'm sorry...

/what's this about again?
//I got distracted by another article on that page
 
2013-02-04 12:04:00 PM  
I don't get the headline here. What does it have to do with a Hooter's swimsuit contest?
 
2013-02-04 12:06:13 PM  

Mangoose: I don't get the headline here. What does it have to do with a Hooter's swimsuit contest?


Wait a sec...

Why wasn't I informed of this?!
 
2013-02-04 12:28:12 PM  
That DJ should be OH MY GOD 137 PHOTOS OF HOT WOMEN IN TINY BIKINIS!
 
2013-02-04 12:38:35 PM  
Fire his ass. He's a bully and a loser. Great combo.
 
2013-02-04 12:38:40 PM  
Protip: If you're a DJ, before you make fun of a caller for sounding retarded, you may want to make sure it isn't actually a kid with Down Syndrome who called you by accident you aren't half as funny as you think you are
 
2013-02-04 12:40:35 PM  

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2013-02-04 12:40:58 PM  
who the fark cares about some asshat radio jerk...

*clicks link*

... oh, I see.

/unexpected women in bikini thread ftw
 
2013-02-04 12:41:01 PM  
30-year old women are considered "kids?"
 
2013-02-04 12:41:23 PM  
i1136.photobucket.com
 
2013-02-04 12:42:19 PM  
Fark, every other day: "count to potato, lulz"

Fark, today: white knighting kid with Down Syndrome

I guess the take away is that Fark hates DJs more than it likes making fun of Downs kids.
 
2013-02-04 12:44:23 PM  

cgraves67: Fark, every other day: "count to potato, lulz"

Fark, today: white knighting kid with Down Syndrome

I guess the take away is that Fark hates DJs more than it likes making fun of Downs kids.


It's okay if we do it.
 
2013-02-04 12:44:42 PM  
Meh, it's just some Mong. Who really cares?
 
2013-02-04 12:45:33 PM  

cgraves67: Fark, every other day: "count to potato, lulz"

Fark, today: white knighting kid with Down Syndrome

I guess the take away is that Fark hates DJs more than it likes making fun of Downs kids.


There's only 11ish posts in this thread. So I guess the real take-away should be that only a minority of Fark DOESN'T think making fun of people with Down's syndrome is funny. That really shouldn't come as a surprise. Internet farkwad theory and all that.
 
2013-02-04 12:47:25 PM  
The DJ should not let this get him down.
 
2013-02-04 12:51:02 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-02-04 12:51:14 PM  
Thank the stars I am a talk show host and not a DJ.  Otherwise, I'd have to shoot myself in the face for playing shiatty music, cracking jokes someone else came up with and pretending to like pop culture.
 
2013-02-04 12:51:30 PM  
Oh please

I've heard the actual bit, and he didn't do anything wrong.She was a random caller, he couldn't understand her. After asking a few times about why he couldn't understand her, she kept talking. He never said anything about her being retarded, never even suggested it. The first time anyone mentioned that she was a Downs "kid" is when her parents started complaining that he was mocking their precious snowflake, long after the fact. TFA is stunningly one-sided in the coverage, making it appear that he picked her to be his victim.
 
2013-02-04 12:51:35 PM  

mooseyfate: cgraves67: Fark, every other day: "count to potato, lulz"

Fark, today: white knighting kid with Down Syndrome

I guess the take away is that Fark hates DJs more than it likes making fun of Downs kids.

There's only 11ish posts in this thread. So I guess the real take-away should be that only a minority of Fark DOESN'T think making fun of people with Down's syndrome is funny. That really shouldn't come as a surprise. Internet farkwad theory and all that.


But at least you found a way to be superior to the rest.

/now the circle is complete
 
2013-02-04 12:53:41 PM  
What I got from this story is that I really like #5 in that Hooters contest.  Oh yes.
 
2013-02-04 12:54:29 PM  

Barfmaker: That DJ should be OH MY GOD 137 PHOTOS OF HOT WOMEN IN TINY BIKINIS!



Some good ones.
www.wtsp.com
www.wtsp.com

www.wtsp.com
www.wtsp.com
www.wtsp.com


This one is just confusing.
www.wtsp.com
 
2013-02-04 12:54:49 PM  
How about "Protip: Don't make fun of anybody for sounding retarded"?

I mean seriously, would it be OK if she wasn't retarded, just profoundly deaf from birth? Or had suffered a stroke? Or had lost part of her jaw or throat to cancer, affecting her ability to speak? Or suffered brain damage at the hands of a hit-and-run driver? (And yes, I have friends and relatives in every one of those circumstances).

Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.
 
2013-02-04 12:56:06 PM  

ABQGOD: 30-year old women are considered "kids?"


Only if they're retarded.
 
2013-02-04 12:58:29 PM  

czetie: Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of?


Have you seen the politics tab?
 
2013-02-04 12:58:47 PM  

czetie: How about "Protip: Don't make fun of anybody for sounding retarded"?

I mean seriously, would it be OK if she wasn't retarded, just profoundly deaf from birth? Or had suffered a stroke? Or had lost part of her jaw or throat to cancer, affecting her ability to speak? Or suffered brain damage at the hands of a hit-and-run driver? (And yes, I have friends and relatives in every one of those circumstances).

Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.


When you are talking about people posting on FARK.
 
2013-02-04 12:58:56 PM  
I just want to be clear.
If someone is just regular-old dumb, like an IQ below 100, it's okay to mock of them for just being dumb, like everyone does in every thread here at Fark.
But if the IQ level is even lower, as in functionally retarded, then it's terrible and you're a bad person.
 
2013-02-04 12:58:59 PM  
WHY DIDN'T YOU SEE HER THROUGH THE PHONE!

A douche was douchey.
 
2013-02-04 01:00:38 PM  

czetie: How about "Protip: Don't make fun of anybody for sounding retarded"?

I mean seriously, would it be OK if she wasn't retarded, just profoundly deaf from birth? Or had suffered a stroke? Or had lost part of her jaw or throat to cancer, affecting her ability to speak? Or suffered brain damage at the hands of a hit-and-run driver? (And yes, I have friends and relatives in every one of those circumstances).

Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.


When it's based on them espousing a viewpoint rather than the manner in which they speak:

"I like crayons!" <- Not okay
"I like Fox News because it's fair and balanced reporting gives me unbiased information my friends appreciate me sharing via e-mail" <- Okay
 
2013-02-04 01:02:01 PM  

czetie: How about "Protip: Don't make fun of anybody for sounding retarded"?

I mean seriously, would it be OK if she wasn't retarded, just profoundly deaf from birth? Or had suffered a stroke? Or had lost part of her jaw or throat to cancer, affecting her ability to speak? Or suffered brain damage at the hands of a hit-and-run driver? (And yes, I have friends and relatives in every one of those circumstances).

Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.


Sarah Palin.
 
2013-02-04 01:03:29 PM  
Q92 has a facebook page.

/OMG HOOTERS CHICKS
//WTF #5 dint win? BOOOOOO!
 
2013-02-04 01:05:29 PM  

Lumbar Puncture: What I got from this story is that I really like #5 in that Hooters contest.  Oh yes.


I scrolled down the first article a little further at the bottom, and found Naughty Schoolgirl Night.

What are the rest of you talking about?
 
2013-02-04 01:07:05 PM  

ProfessorOhki: czetie: How about "Protip: Don't make fun of anybody for sounding retarded"?

I mean seriously, would it be OK if she wasn't retarded, just profoundly deaf from birth? Or had suffered a stroke? Or had lost part of her jaw or throat to cancer, affecting her ability to speak? Or suffered brain damage at the hands of a hit-and-run driver? (And yes, I have friends and relatives in every one of those circumstances).

Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.

When it's based on them espousing a viewpoint rather than the manner in which they speak:

"I like crayons!" <- Not okay
"I like Fox News because it's fair and balanced reporting gives me unbiased information my friends appreciate me sharing via e-mail" <- Okay


I don't know.  To me, retarded is retarded.

It's just some are declared and classified retarded, others are Republican.  They kind of classify and declare themselves at that point....
 
2013-02-04 01:07:41 PM  

czetie: How about "Protip: Don't make fun of anybody for sounding retarded"?

I mean seriously, would it be OK if she wasn't retarded, just profoundly deaf from birth? Or had suffered a stroke? Or had lost part of her jaw or throat to cancer, affecting her ability to speak? Or suffered brain damage at the hands of a hit-and-run driver? (And yes, I have friends and relatives in every one of those circumstances).

Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.


You have an inordinately large number of ailments running through your genes. May want to think about that before having kids.
But going back to your question, it's generally unacceptable to make fun of people's bad fortunes in life. It's a little weird that you haven't figured this out yet but perhaps that's your own shortcoming.
 
2013-02-04 01:08:11 PM  
Don't care who was right or wrong, just want the 'morning zoo crew' dj to go ahead and kill himself anyway.  Kthnxbai.
 
2013-02-04 01:08:56 PM  

ProfessorOhki: czetie: How about "Protip: Don't make fun of anybody for sounding retarded"?

I mean seriously, would it be OK if she wasn't retarded, just profoundly deaf from birth? Or had suffered a stroke? Or had lost part of her jaw or throat to cancer, affecting her ability to speak? Or suffered brain damage at the hands of a hit-and-run driver? (And yes, I have friends and relatives in every one of those circumstances).

Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.

When it's based on them espousing a viewpoint rather than the manner in which they speak:

"I like crayons!" <- Not okay
"I like Fox News because it's fair and balanced reporting gives me unbiased information my friends appreciate me sharing via e-mail" <- Okay


I'm fine with that. The keyboard is a great equalizer.
 
2013-02-04 01:09:54 PM  
i2.ytimg.com
 
2013-02-04 01:10:29 PM  

Knucklepopper: czetie: How about "Protip: Don't make fun of anybody for sounding retarded"?

I mean seriously, would it be OK if she wasn't retarded, just profoundly deaf from birth? Or had suffered a stroke? Or had lost part of her jaw or throat to cancer, affecting her ability to speak? Or suffered brain damage at the hands of a hit-and-run driver? (And yes, I have friends and relatives in every one of those circumstances).

Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.

You have an inordinately large number of ailments running through your genes. May want to think about that before having kids.
But going back to your question, it's generally unacceptable to make fun of people's bad fortunes in life. It's a little weird that you haven't figured this out yet but perhaps that's your own shortcoming.


OK, I found one. Mock away.
 
2013-02-04 01:10:56 PM  

BunkyBrewman: Mangoose: I don't get the headline here. What does it have to do with a Hooter's swimsuit contest?

Wait a sec...

Why wasn't I informed of this?!


No idea. Didn't you get your hooter-mail?
 
2013-02-04 01:11:01 PM  

BunkyBrewman: I'm curious if the guy screening the calls believed the caller was authentic or fake and told the DJ beforehand.


I'm guessing he doesn't have a screener.  Most stations are just a jock in a studio with a board, a computer and a phone system that lights up when there's a call.
 
2013-02-04 01:12:06 PM  

Boojum2k: I scrolled down the first article a little further at the bottom, and found Naughty Schoolgirl Night.


Is that when girls stay out past their curfew in the middle of the week, refuse to do their homework, and cuss in front of their parents? Or am I missing out on something?
 
2013-02-04 01:15:01 PM  
Well, for all their moral outrage, this TV station's website sure has los of links to some lascivious shiat.

NTTAWWT
 
2013-02-04 01:16:45 PM  

czetie: How about "Protip: Don't make fun of anybody for sounding retarded"?

I mean seriously, would it be OK if she wasn't retarded, just profoundly deaf from birth? Or had suffered a stroke? Or had lost part of her jaw or throat to cancer, affecting her ability to speak? Or suffered brain damage at the hands of a hit-and-run driver? (And yes, I have friends and relatives in every one of those circumstances).

Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.


Sounds like the script for a hilarious dinner party.
 
2013-02-04 01:17:03 PM  
I read this instead......
download.gannett.edgesuite.net
 
2013-02-04 01:20:41 PM  
How is a DJ in a position to call anyone retarded?

That kettle sure is black.
 
2013-02-04 01:21:05 PM  
Here's a better pro-tip :

If you're a radio DJ, go back to school and apply yourself until you learn skills that are useful. You probably barely have a job as it is, and your field is only shrinking and becoming less relevant every single day.

Some more free advice : No one cares about you, the guy who's on before you, or the skanky little chick your station hired to drum up male ratings. You're all completely replaceable and entirely forgetable.

/Former DJ who got a real job.
 
2013-02-04 01:22:46 PM  

cgraves67: Fark, every other day: "count to potato, lulz"

Fark, today: white knighting kid with Down Syndrome

I guess the take away is that Fark hates DJs more than it likes making fun of Downs kids.


Rules 1 and 2.
 
2013-02-04 01:23:43 PM  
By now it's a safe bet that we all know:

DJs are the classiest people on the planet.
 
2013-02-04 01:25:03 PM  
Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.

When someone microwaves a pizza to 200 degrees then burns the roof of their mouth. Or when they have a tongue-piercing. Or when they're tripping balls. More generally, when someone of ordinary cognitive ability who did something carelessly or intentionally stupid to cause a temporary/reversible not-overly-serious mental or speech impairment.

Oh, and people with half their mouth numbed from dental unaesthetic...idiotic DJs could do a regular call-in segment with dental patients.
 
2013-02-04 01:26:17 PM  

UnspokenVoice: mooseyfate: cgraves67: Fark, every other day: "count to potato, lulz"

Fark, today: white knighting kid with Down Syndrome

I guess the take away is that Fark hates DJs more than it likes making fun of Downs kids.

There's only 11ish posts in this thread. So I guess the real take-away should be that only a minority of Fark DOESN'T think making fun of people with Down's syndrome is funny. That really shouldn't come as a surprise. Internet farkwad theory and all that.

But at least you found a way to be superior to the rest.

/now the circle is complete


How am I "feeling superior to the rest"? By pointing out that a relatively small number of Farkers aren't okay with making fun of people with Down's syndrome? Yeah, I'm really up here on my high horse, looking down my nose at you filthy little miscreants.
 
2013-02-04 01:27:20 PM  
Maybe I'm old school, but I like calling things gay and retarded when those words aren't connected to things that actually are literally gay or retarded. I'm willing to fight for my right to continue on that one and oh my God I sound like those assholes in the gun threads.
 
2013-02-04 01:27:24 PM  

mooseyfate: cgraves67: Fark, every other day: "count to potato, lulz"

Fark, today: white knighting kid with Down Syndrome

I guess the take away is that Fark hates DJs more than it likes making fun of Downs kids.

There's only 11ish posts in this thread. So I guess the real take-away should be that only a minority of Fark DOESN'T think making fun of people with Down's syndrome is funny. That really shouldn't come as a surprise. Internet farkwad theory and all that.


The "deep thoughts with Skinnyhead" meme not withstanding, making fun of people with developmental disabilities is not cool. Meanwhile, making fun of morning zoo Douche Jockeys is not much of a challenge. Neither of those explains why this thread is a wee bit slow.

My hypothesis: Male Farkers have been too distracted by the Hooters Swimsuit contest to bother with low hanging fruit.
 
2013-02-04 01:30:21 PM  
When I saw 10 news, I was like, "please be Bubba or MJ please be Bubba or MJ please be Bubba or MJ," but then I was disappointed.
 
2013-02-04 01:35:02 PM  

T Baggins: More generally, when someone of ordinary cognitive ability who did something carelessly or intentionally stupid to cause a temporary/reversible not-overly-serious mental or speech impairment.


Pro tip: do not try this on people who sound retarded because they are wearing a hockey mouth guard. It will end badly.

T Baggins: Oh, and people with half their mouth numbed from dental unaesthetic...idiotic DJs could do a regular call-in segment with dental patients.


Oh, geez, thanks for the reminder. Many years ago I actually did a job interview in that condition. I had no idea the anesthetic would last so long (first timer). For reasons too boring to get into I had no clue how bad I sounded until I arrived at reception and said "Hurruh, huhm huhr huh huh hurruruh."

No, I didn't get the job.

/CSB
 
2013-02-04 01:38:13 PM  
All these "morning zoo" radio guys have the IQ of a bag a dog hair. They're the last people that should make fun of anyone.
 
2013-02-04 01:38:21 PM  
I'm pretty sure we all know who the real retard in this story is.

My aunt is mentally handicapped and she's awesome.
 
2013-02-04 01:43:35 PM  
Dear Goodness.... For all of the "cheeto's fingered, nose-pickin', Internet tough guy, never-had-a-date, livin'-in-Mom's-basement, studman69s? DON'T BREED.

Developmental disabled children are a parent's nightmare..... The fact that a true parent chooses to take care of them all their life is a beautiful, and easy, choice to make. Yet, these parents grow old and will be outlived likely by the child in need.... Who will probably end up in some governmental assisted living program cared for by people who don't give a damn about them.

I have been a member of the FARK community for a LONG time. Yet it never ceases to amaze me what people post to get acceptance and a laugh from faceless strangers. If you want to laugh at people with developmental issues? Go ahead..... Yet? Please don't breed. I would hate to think of how you would treat a developmentally disabled child...... If you could find a woman to breed with you.

Go ahead..... Post your lame-ass "Welcome to Fark" pics..... make yourself feel better....Feel superior by supporting an overused meme.... I've had several "Welcome-to-Fark" pics posted in response to my comments in the nearly 10 years I've been here....... a few more won't bother me at all.
 
2013-02-04 01:46:18 PM  
Holy washboard tummy!

www.wtsp.com
 
2013-02-04 01:54:04 PM  

abhorrent1: All these "morning zoo" radio guys have the IQ of a bag a dog hair. They're the last people that should make fun of anyone.


I leave the TV on for the dogs while I'm at work every day, just to leave some background noise on. I turn it to the free movie channel with antenna TV but for about half an hour it's a videotaped radio morning show.... a morning radio show, on TV. Anyways, I always feel bad for the half hour of that they have to endure before they start playing the movies.
 
2013-02-04 01:54:38 PM  
Is this the same one from last week? Not to defend the DJ, who is most certainly a douche, but he didn't set out to make fun of someone with Down's Syndrome, and apparently didn't even know the person was retarded until the family called the news and acted all indignant. He was having trouble understanding her, asked if she had a speech impediment, and kind of tried to make a random wrong number and a mush-mouth caller into a funny bit and failed. But he didn't call her, didn't start making retard jokes, didn't do anything that would justify him losing his job. He had no idea that this person was retarded and probably would have acted differently if he'd known.

Of course, it always make sense to play the victim and get at least bonus sympathy, which is what the retarded girl and her family are doing, but this is hardly a tragically withering situation that destroyed the retarded girl for the rest of her life. It was a dud joke that went nowhere, and certainly didn't go into the realm of cruelty.

Retarded.
 
2013-02-04 01:54:52 PM  
Had to check, based on the very real possibility of it being one of our local afternoon DJs.

Shame, too. Station plays great music, but the DJ makes the station unbearable to listen to during the weekday afternoons.
 
2013-02-04 02:01:24 PM  
I already figured Radio DJs were some lower order of life. This is further confirmation, nothing more.
 
2013-02-04 02:02:31 PM  

havocmike: Maybe I'm old school, but I like calling things gay and retarded when those words aren't connected to things that actually are literally gay or retarded. I'm willing to fight for my right to continue on that one and oh my God I sound like those assholes in the gun threads.


Yep, I've been told by countless individuals on here how old school I am because I both enjoy guns and saying whatever the fark I want.
 
2013-02-04 02:06:23 PM  

cgraves67: kid with Down Syndrome


At what age do people with Down Syndrome stop being kids?  These guys were suspended for making fun of a grown adult who called their radio station.  Way to be sensational, there, hypocrites.
 
2013-02-04 02:06:37 PM  

CapeFearCadaver: I leave the TV on for the dogs while I'm at work every day


I do too. I usually put on Animal planet.
 
2013-02-04 02:08:34 PM  

czetie: Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.


Um... featured partners?
 
2013-02-04 02:12:54 PM  
people still listen to the radio?
 
2013-02-04 02:13:10 PM  
So what's his Fark handle?
 
2013-02-04 02:15:23 PM  

czetie: How about "Protip: Don't make fun of anybody for sounding retarded"?

I mean seriously, would it be OK if she wasn't retarded, just profoundly deaf from birth? Or had suffered a stroke? Or had lost part of her jaw or throat to cancer, affecting her ability to speak? Or suffered brain damage at the hands of a hit-and-run driver? (And yes, I have friends and relatives in every one of those circumstances).

Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.


Any use of the word "horrid" by a female not between the ages of 18 to 42 that's relatively good looking and at least mostly naked or almost entirely naked in a sex cosplay, or by any man. Those are pretty retarded instances it's OK to make fun of.
 
2013-02-04 02:19:21 PM  

havocmike: Maybe I'm old school, but I like calling things gay and retarded when those words aren't connected to things that actually are literally gay or retarded. I'm willing to fight for my right to continue on that one and oh my God I sound like those assholes in the gun threads.


Now that's just retarted!! how could you say something so gay...aren't all gun threads full of assholes??
 
2013-02-04 02:20:28 PM  

havocmike: Maybe I'm old school, but I like calling things gay and retarded when those words aren't connected to things that actually are literally gay or retarded. I'm willing to fight for my right to continue on that one and oh my God I sound like those assholes in the gun threads.


That's the biatch of the situation.

/goddammit, now I'm doing it, too.
 
2013-02-04 02:26:48 PM  
25.media.tumblr.com
 
2013-02-04 02:27:37 PM  
We are talking about a DJ on a Top 40/CHR station. They have the IQ of hamburger and an ego the size of Texas.
Typically, they don't give a rats behind. They are just trying to be cool. At least the management of the station has some solid cajones to force their freakshow to apologize. That isn't typcial either.
 
2013-02-04 02:28:20 PM  

blatz514: Holy washboard tummy!

[www.wtsp.com image 640x360]


the faces of the audience are almost as great as the sessy lady prancing about

/knowhowiknowi'mgay.jpg
 
2013-02-04 02:39:46 PM  

KoolerThanJesus: How is a DJ in a position to call anyone retarded?

That kettle sure is black.


Because he actually didn't.
 
2013-02-04 02:40:57 PM  
www.nypost.com

Being a radio DJ is a thankless life of risk and sacrifice.  Truly, they are unsung heroes (like the firemen on 9/11).
 
2013-02-04 02:52:33 PM  
He was just calling a spade a spade.

/let's myself quietly out of the thread by the backdoor
 
2013-02-04 02:58:03 PM  

Barfmaker: That DJ should be OH MY GOD 137 PHOTOS OF HOT WOMEN IN TINY BIKINIS!


it's a slideshow tho
 
2013-02-04 03:03:17 PM  

Dumb-Ass-Monkey: Oh please

I've heard the actual bit, and he didn't do anything wrong.She was a random caller, he couldn't understand her. After asking a few times about why he couldn't understand her, she kept talking. He never said anything about her being retarded, never even suggested it. The first time anyone mentioned that she was a Downs "kid" is when her parents started complaining that he was mocking their precious snowflake, long after the fact. TFA is stunningly one-sided in the coverage, making it appear that he picked her to be his victim.


If you listen to the video in the article he mentions getting a text saying the girl might be mentally retarded and suggesting he go easy on her.
 
2013-02-04 03:09:54 PM  
I'm assuming the tag is for the kid who can't dial properly.
 
hej
2013-02-04 03:24:20 PM  

Dumb-Ass-Monkey: Oh please

I've heard the actual bit, and he didn't do anything wrong.She was a random caller, he couldn't understand her. After asking a few times about why he couldn't understand her, she kept talking. He never said anything about her being retarded, never even suggested it. The first time anyone mentioned that she was a Downs "kid" is when her parents started complaining that he was mocking their precious snowflake, long after the fact. TFA is stunningly one-sided in the coverage, making it appear that he picked her to be his victim.


That.  I feel like I'm the only one here who listened to the video and failed to hear the part where he actually made fun of her being retarded.
 
2013-02-04 03:29:42 PM  
How does anyone, whether the person is of full mental capacity or not, "accidentally" call a radio show that's live on the air? I believe there is some lawsuit baiting happening here.
 
2013-02-04 03:36:54 PM  
Is it just me, or do the Hooters models all look nearly identical?

And not just "same basic body type" identical, but "change the bikini and wig and send her out again" identical.
 
2013-02-04 03:43:05 PM  

czetie: How about "Protip: Don't make fun of anybody for sounding retarded"?

I mean seriously, would it be OK if she wasn't retarded, just profoundly deaf from birth? Or had suffered a stroke? Or had lost part of her jaw or throat to cancer, affecting her ability to speak? Or suffered brain damage at the hands of a hit-and-run driver? (And yes, I have friends and relatives in every one of those circumstances).

Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.


How about no making fun if anyone or anything. It's not nice
 
2013-02-04 03:57:06 PM  

czetie: How about "Protip: Don't make fun of anybody for sounding retarded"?

I mean seriously, would it be OK if she wasn't retarded, just profoundly deaf from birth? Or had suffered a stroke? Or had lost part of her jaw or throat to cancer, affecting her ability to speak? Or suffered brain damage at the hands of a hit-and-run driver? (And yes, I have friends and relatives in every one of those circumstances).

Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.


Like, when som newb is all like durrrr so yous say dooooooyyyyy back and call hims a newbf@g and is all like I hate You and stuff and BALTMORE RAVANS 4 EVER!;) also FARK negrobama and libitards!!!! And Twilight Sparkle kicks ass and so do furrys!
 
2013-02-04 03:58:07 PM  

czetie: How about "Protip: Don't make fun of anybody for sounding retarded"?

I mean seriously, would it be OK if she wasn't retarded, just profoundly deaf from birth? Or had suffered a stroke? Or had lost part of her jaw or throat to cancer, affecting her ability to speak? Or suffered brain damage at the hands of a hit-and-run driver? (And yes, I have friends and relatives in every one of those circumstances).

Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.


Potato.
 
2013-02-04 04:02:37 PM  

WhiskeySticks: Most stations are just a jock in a studio with a board, a computer and a phone system that lights up when there's a call.


FTFY
 
2013-02-04 04:06:15 PM  

abhorrent1: All these "morning zoo" radio guys have the IQ of a bag a dog hair. They're the last people that should make fun of anyone.


You know who started out as a morning zookeeper?
 
2013-02-04 04:14:21 PM  
Stories like this can be such a downer...
 
2013-02-04 04:20:23 PM  

cgraves67: Fark, every other day: "count to potato, lulz"

Fark, today: white knighting kid with Down Syndrome

I guess the take away is that Fark hates DJs more than it likes making fun of Downs kids.


You guess right, young Grasshopper.
 
2013-02-04 04:22:00 PM  

havocmike: Here's a better pro-tip :

If you're a radio DJ, go back to school and apply yourself until you learn skills that are useful. You probably barely have a job as it is, and your field is only shrinking and becoming less relevant every single day.

Some more free advice : No one cares about you, the guy who's on before you, or the skanky little chick your station hired to drum up male ratings. You're all completely replaceable and entirely forgetable.

/Former DJ who got a real job.


This. /Unless you're the "morning man" in a huge market, the pay sucks badly and you have no benefits. And I might add: You might have to move out of town in order to get taken seriously as a job applicant if you were too well known as a DJ in that area.

Also, broadcast folks (radio and tv) are some of the smartest folks I've ever met. There's a lot more to the job than just "tell jokes and play music." You get to meet a LOT of really fascinating people and ask them questions -- and no other job I've ever worked has required such a high level of "you better know how to think fast -- damn fast -- on your feet.
 
2013-02-04 04:26:34 PM  
She should've just hung the phone up. What is she, retar... oh.
 
2013-02-04 04:42:55 PM  

stilted: WhiskeySticks: Most stations are just a jock in a studio with a board, a computer and a phone system that lights up when there's a call.

FTFY


So you have a lot of Clear Channel stations in your town I take it?
 
2013-02-04 04:46:23 PM  

mooseyfate: UnspokenVoice: mooseyfate: cgraves67: Fark, every other day: "count to potato, lulz"

Fark, today: white knighting kid with Down Syndrome

I guess the take away is that Fark hates DJs more than it likes making fun of Downs kids.

There's only 11ish posts in this thread. So I guess the real take-away should be that only a minority of Fark DOESN'T think making fun of people with Down's syndrome is funny. That really shouldn't come as a surprise. Internet farkwad theory and all that.

But at least you found a way to be superior to the rest.

/now the circle is complete

How am I "feeling superior to the rest"? By pointing out that a relatively small number of Farkers aren't okay with making fun of people with Down's syndrome? Yeah, I'm really up here on my high horse, looking down my nose at you filthy little miscreants.


My oh my... You have managed to do it again. Relax, it isn't going to kill you to giggle.
 
2013-02-04 04:48:47 PM  
Oh great, a fat slob who pulls his voice.

Gives professional real broadcasters a bad name. Thanks for carrying the stereotype, moron.
 
2013-02-04 05:00:17 PM  

UnspokenVoice: mooseyfate: UnspokenVoice: mooseyfate: cgraves67: Fark, every other day: "count to potato, lulz"

Fark, today: white knighting kid with Down Syndrome

I guess the take away is that Fark hates DJs more than it likes making fun of Downs kids.

There's only 11ish posts in this thread. So I guess the real take-away should be that only a minority of Fark DOESN'T think making fun of people with Down's syndrome is funny. That really shouldn't come as a surprise. Internet farkwad theory and all that.

But at least you found a way to be superior to the rest.

/now the circle is complete

How am I "feeling superior to the rest"? By pointing out that a relatively small number of Farkers aren't okay with making fun of people with Down's syndrome? Yeah, I'm really up here on my high horse, looking down my nose at you filthy little miscreants.

My oh my... You have managed to do it again. Relax, it isn't going to kill you to giggle.


Post something funny, then.
 
2013-02-04 05:21:02 PM  

WordyGrrl: havocmike: Here's a better pro-tip :

If you're a radio DJ, go back to school and apply yourself until you learn skills that are useful. You probably barely have a job as it is, and your field is only shrinking and becoming less relevant every single day.

Some more free advice : No one cares about you, the guy who's on before you, or the skanky little chick your station hired to drum up male ratings. You're all completely replaceable and entirely forgetable.

/Former DJ who got a real job.

This. /Unless you're the "morning man" in a huge market, the pay sucks badly and you have no benefits. And I might add: You might have to move out of town in order to get taken seriously as a job applicant if you were too well known as a DJ in that area.

Also, broadcast folks (radio and tv) are some of the smartest folks I've ever met. There's a lot more to the job than just "tell jokes and play music." You get to meet a LOT of really fascinating people and ask them questions -- and no other job I've ever worked has required such a high level of "you better know how to think fast -- damn fast -- on your feet.


Be a bit more specific. There are broadcast folks who are indeed top notch people who can not only spin a joke but drop to dead seriousness in emergencies. But there are others who aren't in it for that and I've unfortunately had the displeasure to work with them. The vast majority on CHR/Top 40 formats. There is something grotesquely juvenile about the format and something like this shows. But even Morning Shows can get nailed too. I know of two in my market who went too far and were required to apologize.
Part of the problem is people are too politically correct and overly sensitive. Saying "hi" to someone will soon cross the line.
 
2013-02-04 05:37:35 PM  
The fun part, of course, is that DJs are helping radio along to its sad little death.
 
2013-02-04 06:01:59 PM  
Is this like how on Fark it's bad to make fun of gay people, but totally cool to insult someone by calling them get if they profess to be straight, like a Republican or a famous Scientologist?
 
2013-02-04 06:11:47 PM  

LDM90: Is this like how on Fark it's bad to make fun of gay people, but totally cool to insult someone by calling them get if they profess to be straight, like a Republican or a famous Scientologist?


You've gotten the wrong impression, at least in most situations, so allow me to clarify: Republicans (or any politician for that matter) should be publicly shamed for attempting to spread hate in the name of protecting their "secret". That's never okay, no matter your sexual orientation. I think what bothers people so much about those politicians isn't that they're gay or that they're gay and won't admit it: It's that they know deep down inside what they really are, and instead of embracing that and living a full life, they hide behind laws and the bible and actively work to deny people that ARE out and ARE proud the same basic rights that you and I enjoy every day just for being born. That is messed up bullshiat, and they need to called out on it. As far as I know, Scientology isn't openly anti-homosexual, but their members do use the "church's power" to hide from themselves, and that is also no cool but really harmful only to themselves.
 
2013-02-04 06:12:30 PM  
Also, Scientologists are farking idiots.
 
2013-02-04 06:18:36 PM  

LDM90: Is this like how on Fark it's bad to make fun of gay people, but totally cool to insult someone by calling them get if they profess to be straight, like a Republican or a famous Scientologist?


i105.photobucket.com
 
2013-02-04 06:25:36 PM  

Louisiana_Sitar_Club: [i.imgur.com image 600x338]



The gotdamn Germans ain't got nothin' to do with it!!!!!
 
2013-02-04 06:58:46 PM  
Radio DJs are generally the worst type of people you'll find anywhere.

If you know anyone in real life who is the type of person that calls in to radio shows to say "just wanted to say you are doing a great job" you should punch through their face.
 
2013-02-04 07:35:40 PM  
And by teasing the kid, all you little persnickety pudsuckers are talking about it.

Sounds to me as if the move paid off.
 
2013-02-04 07:55:55 PM  

LDM90: Is this like how on Fark it's bad to make fun of gay people, but totally cool to insult someone by calling them get if they profess to be straight, like a Republican or a famous Scientologist?


Why would I call someone 'get'?  That's just retarded.
 
2013-02-04 08:17:41 PM  
offmymeds:

Considering that they're clearly cap guns, still him.

NTTAWWT
 
2013-02-04 08:21:49 PM  

czetie: How about "Protip: Don't make fun of anybody for sounding retarded"?

I mean seriously, would it be OK if she wasn't retarded, just profoundly deaf from birth? Or had suffered a stroke? Or had lost part of her jaw or throat to cancer, affecting her ability to speak? Or suffered brain damage at the hands of a hit-and-run driver? (And yes, I have friends and relatives in every one of those circumstances).

Help me out here Farkers, which instances of sounding retarded is it OK to make fun of? I need some kind of scorecard to keep up.


Ever see crank yankers?
 
2013-02-04 10:23:14 PM  
Wacky Morning Radio DJ is the only job in Hell, and every station has ONLY wacky morning radio DJs, with no music.
 
2013-02-04 10:57:39 PM  
smb75: Part of the problem is people are too politically correct and overly sensitive. Saying "hi" to someone will soon cross the line.

As an on-air person, the conversation you have with your co-workers can absolutely be used to sue you (and sometimes your radio station, too) if the mic is on and you say something slanderous or use profanity. Whether you're doing straight news or "wacky morning zoo crew," as a broadcaster you get into the habit of refraining from using profanity and slanderous language whether you're on or off the mic (and the clock).

As for "political correctness?" I've seen that played too often as the "white man's victim card." The world needs more civility, and that requires us to refrain from using rude language when referring to each other.
 
2013-02-04 11:01:49 PM  
I'm not seeing a problem with this. The ADA requires people with disabilities be treated equally. Careful what you wish for. If you sound like a retard, you'll be called a retard, even if you are a retard.

/go ahead and call me a retard
 
2013-02-04 11:21:17 PM  
I said some things on-air that I got, ahem, 'spoken to' about by idiots in management that were btw totally innocent and non-offensive to the average listener, but I never went THIS far.
 
2013-02-04 11:38:21 PM  
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How the hell was I supposed to know she had Down syndrome?!
 
2013-02-05 12:36:56 AM  
they still have DJs? I thought it was just one guy in minnesota they recorded back in '98
 
2013-02-05 09:31:18 AM  
The fun part, of course, is that DJs are helping radio along to its sad little death.


Yeah. TV and movie theaters, too. They're all going away.
Actually, you couldn't be farther from the truth
 
2013-02-05 01:35:13 PM  
Here's a better pro-tip :

If you're a radio DJ, go back to school and apply yourself until you learn skills that are useful. You probably barely have a job as it is, and your field is only shrinking and becoming less relevant every single day.

Some more free advice : No one cares about you, the guy who's on before you, or the skanky little chick your station hired to drum up male ratings. You're all completely replaceable and entirely forgetable.

/Former failed  DJ who actually found  a real job.
 
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