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    Creepy game show host...



    How was this not seen as wrong back then? Wtf?

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    Back in the 70's there was nothing wrong with this. Times were different sadly.
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    I don't care that it was acceptable back then.

    This is sick.

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    I bet you're young then? Like I just said, things were different back then, you could leave your door unlocked, you could trust your neighbor, and not have to worry to much about people back then.

    The video is also dramatized. Oh well.
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    Chris Hanson: why don't you take a seat over there... mr showhost

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    Really awkward...

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    so awkward i had to stop at 0:52
    *shudders*
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    Kids kiss lots of strange men, like that uncle from another state they haven't seen in 3 years (which is pretty much an eternity at that age)

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    What the hell is this? He asks a 11 year old kid about dates and shit? That guy is SICK.

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    Doesn't really matter if it was different back then or any other reason tha'ts gonna be set for this clip, it's still disturbing and wrong to watch now.
    It wasn't that bad to watch those that gave without forcing, just asking (still horrible that he asks that in a gameshow). However the girl he tried to "suprise" and missed, thats like really really wrong

    And yeah, it was a gameshow, he should have keept that kinda things out of it and stick to it at home only

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    Quote Originally Posted by haxs101 View Post
    I bet you're young then? Like I just said, things were different back then, you could leave your door unlocked, you could trust your neighbor, and not have to worry to much about people back then.

    The video is also dramatized. Oh well.
    It's not that it's more unsafe now it's that we have 24 hour news coverage with murders reported every day/week and public databases of sex offenders.
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    GAH!! i forced myself to watch the rest! now i cant unsee it D:
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    We have progressed a lot.

    See, we are a brighter future.

    I can't believe people payed to see this, but then again, we had lynching back then too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by haxs101 View Post
    I bet you're young then? Like I just said, things were different back then, you could leave your door unlocked, you could trust your neighbor, and not have to worry to much about people back then.

    The video is also dramatized. Oh well.
    As someone else said this isn't really true. The crime rate hit its max in the 90's but the current crime rate is roughly the same as it was in the 60s. Its hard to compare modern day with pre 1960's because the data just isn't there.

    Also. I almost never use the lock on my door, I trust my neighbors, and I don't really worry about people. It all depends on where you live.

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    I came into this thread expecting to see Louie Anderson, but was sorely disappointed.

    OT: Yes, it's creepy today, but back then it wasn't. That's just how things work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by halmotors View Post
    I came into this thread expecting to see Louie Anderson, but was sorely disappointed.

    OT: Yes, it's creepy today, but back then it wasn't. That's just how things work.
    It was creepy back then too. You can clearly see the disgust in some of the kids eyes.
    The host is a pedophile and he is allowed to do this because hes famous.

    Thats the difference between now and then. People react more openly towards pedophiles now than before.

    This is a good thing. If that pedo tried to kiss my kids and ask them about dating and shit i would fuck him up.
    Epic!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hayharut View Post
    GAH!! i forced myself to watch the rest! now i cant unsee it D:
    God get a grip. It's not hard to watch. Different times, back then.
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    The video isn't creepy as such. Its just our attitudes and perception have changed now.

    Good example is the Werther's original advert (the one with the child and his grandpa, and the grandpa gives him a kiss on the forehead), back then it was viewed as "Ooh that's cute". However, years of Pedogeddon in the media (watch Brass Eye if you don't get it :P) meant that the public perception of anything like this shifted rapidly. Thus, kind old grandpa looks like some kind of massive pervert now. The advert hasn't changed, just our view on it.

    Yeh, its creepy, but it's by now means terrible. He probably thinks he is being nice and sweet to the kids.

    That or he *is* a massive pervert :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Howlrunner View Post
    The video isn't creepy as such. Its just our attitudes and perception have changed now.

    Good example is the Werther's original advert (the one with the child and his grandpa, and the grandpa gives him a kiss on the forehead), back then it was viewed as "Ooh that's cute". However, years of Pedogeddon in the media (watch Brass Eye if you don't get it :P) meant that the public perception of anything like this shifted rapidly. Thus, kind old grandpa looks like some kind of massive pervert now. The advert hasn't changed, just our view on it.

    Yeh, its creepy, but it's by now means terrible. He probably thinks he is being nice and sweet to the kids.

    That or he *is* a massive pervert :P
    That's pretty much what I was trying to say. How we view things shifts with the times. Earrings, tattoos, clothing, etc. Our perception of it is constantly shifting.
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    People are taking it like he MUST have had a sexual desire. Yeah, it is a bit creepy in nowadays, but it seemed like a harmless thing. He wasn't making out with them, just a quick kiss as a daughter would a father. It was probably just a stunt by the show to get more ratings, and the host suffered the judgement.

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