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Not happy about qantas mag today

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Let's try to remember this thread concerns an advertisement in the Qantas magazine, not implicit support of SSM, not Margaret Court, not George Pell, not religion, not apartheid. Please try stick to the topic, otherwise your posts may be moderated/removed.
 

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Let's try to remember this thread concerns an advertisement in the Qantas magazine, not implicit support of SSM, not Margaret Court, not George Pell, not religion, not apartheid. Please try stick to the topic, otherwise your posts may be moderated/removed.
With respect, that's like saying the image is ok and just an image and should not be considered pornographic because it's just an image. The OP was not 'just' about 'an advertisement' but about the content of the advertisement.

By all means close or delete the whole thread but you can't ignore the elephant in the room, so to speak.:)
 

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With respect, that's like saying the image is ok and just an image and should not be considered pornographic because it's just an image. The trolling OP was not 'just' about 'an advertisement' but about the content of the advertisement.

By all means close ordelete the whole thread but you can't ignore the elephant ion the room, so to speak.:)
Cool! Just when I thought the consumption of my initial serve of popcorn coincided beautifully with Samh004's very sane "curtains closing", I realise that another batch of microwave popcorn may be needed...... bring on that elephant!! :)
 

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Maybe QF can team up with the recent Northern Ireland ad campaign to come up with a travel deal?

Is that a golf ball in his pocket or should we all be disgusted by the smut... is it smut if its only same sex or can the hetros get a bit of the smut ad action as well?

https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/3981518/jamie-dornan-sends-fans-into-a-frenzy-with-his-trouser-bulge-in-picture-to-promote-tourism-in-northern-ireland/
You would think someone may have noticed and told him to remove the golf ball, unless of course it was there on purpose to get more media coverage (highly likely IMO). :)
I am highly offended that this image of a gorgeous hunk of a man is being shoved down my throat on a site such as AFF. Who knows what children and defenceless women are reading this and will be scarred forever :mrgreen:
 

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I always enjoy the Qantas magazine. Have seen the advertisement many times and never dreamt that it could possibly offend anyone. I happen to think that this issue is the best issue I can recall.
 

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I am not in Perth. GLBC Gay and Lesbian Community. Having flown qantas for close to 20 years I am yet to see a hetro sexual add.
thanks for voicing your opinion but care very little for what you stated.

in my opinion it's wrong to have that in a mag, you can disagree....
here is a hetero sexual add from the QF mag from August 2007 #170 (yes, I have a very extensive collection of QF inflight mags since my first flight with them in August 2007 :))

QF 2007 170.jpg
 
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I have only noticed it today land hence I am commenting on it. If you want to see and read smut then go an buy smutty mags just let's not see it in publicly trading companies that we buy shares in and trust with our welfare
Just catching up on this weeks reading...

Bait taken. Smut? Hahahaha. It's two men in suits I think. How is that smut?

Maybe you should watch an episode of Rick and Morty, a cartoon now showing on Q Streaming. I bet that would make you eyes water!
 
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As I said a trivial issue.What has upset me more on AFF is Bigpetebrown's TR on Brazil.The fact that gay couples feel they can't openly express their love for each other in Australia is so sad.That should be a universal right.
Thank you drron for the most wonderful human comment. I'm sat here with tears running down my face. I'm glad I didn't read this sat in my lonely hotel room in Melbourne during the week. This morning, sat at home, in our beautiful sun filled house, I was able to get a hug from my wonderful partner Al when he came in and asked me what was wrong. I said nothing, things are actually right :)
 

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What's going to happen when they give is HDMI or wireless connections to the IFE so passengers can watch their own material?
The same thing that happens now with people's phones, laptops, iPads etc? That is, nothing scandalous (sadly.)
 

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... and for what it's worth, the OP has left the building. Nothing more heard, since the day of the first post.
 

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Some suggested it was a troll from day 1.
And this simply proves the issues the gay community still has. How often do we get "trolls" randomly launching new accounts to attack the black community, the Asian community etc... yet it still happens to the gay community.
 

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And this simply proves the issues the gay community still has. How often do we get "trolls" randomly launching new accounts to attack the black community, the Asian community etc... yet it still happens to the gay community.
You can't assume the person is a troll. Just because they express a view contrary to yours does not make them a troll.
 

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You can't assume the person is a troll. Just because they express a view contrary to yours does not make them a troll.
Of all the things in the world to be concerned about, the OP had issues with an advertisement in the Qantas magazine. So the person might not be a troll, but their behaviour very closely resembles one.
 

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Sat next to Peter Dutton yesterday in row 2 and in light of his recent comments about AJ using QF to promote same sex marriage I was just so very tempted to show him the advertisement.
 

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I think you should have, with a perplexed / angry look on your face. Just for fun of course to see the reaction. Dutton is one of the leaders of the pack after all.

Sat next to Peter Dutton yesterday in row 2 and in light of his recent comments about AJ using QF to promote same sex marriage I was just so very tempted to show him the advertisement. 
 
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