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Shocking!

Posted by on Apr. 8, 2014 at 8:35 PM
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Ok, maybe I'm out of touch. I mean it's been many a year since I was in school myself, and my kids have never been to PS. But this is freakin rediculous! The clip I attached is a public service announcement from Australia to promote staying in school. I think it's disgusting that when thinking of things that would inspire kids to learn, they had to equate not learning to being blown up! Yup you read that right, the kids that skip school in this clip are blown up.

WARNING: It's graphic. (And it ran on Regular Television in Australia! )

Thoughts?

by on Apr. 8, 2014 at 8:35 PM
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chotovec82
by Bronze Member on Apr. 8, 2014 at 8:48 PM
Uhm... WTF? Yea disgusting... If they couldn't read by those ages; it wasn't their fault it was the schools... omg...
debramommyof4
by Silver Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 9:41 AM
That is beyond disturbing. What the heck?
KickButtMama
by Shannon on Apr. 12, 2014 at 9:45 AM

I know, right? Amazingly the tv station was shocked at the negative backlash they got for running it. Smh 

Quoting debramommyof4: That is beyond disturbing. What the heck?


debramommyof4
by Silver Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 9:47 AM
That is insane. I do not understand why they were surprised. You do not act that about anything.

Quoting KickButtMama:

I know, right? Amazingly the tv station was shocked at the negative backlash they got for running it. Smh 

Quoting debramommyof4: That is beyond disturbing. What the heck?

KickButtMama
by Shannon on Apr. 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM


Quoting chotovec82: Uhm... WTF? Yea disgusting... If they couldn't read by those ages; it wasn't their fault it was the schools... omg...

OMG, you're right! I didn't even think of that. But, you're right, if they can't dad a simple warning sign by the time they are teens then they have bigger issues. I was so shocked at the premise - skip school and you'll die a horrible death - that I didn't even catch the reading thing! 

Dawn07
by Bronze Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 10:37 AM
That's horrible and disgusting!
elizabooks
by Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 11:37 AM

Wow. that was .....

TidewaterClan
by on Apr. 12, 2014 at 11:40 AM

Holy cow!  I read the comments before I watched it, but I didn't expect it to be that bad.  Whoever made this has been watching too many zombie movies.  

Kind of cheesy seeing that advertisement on the bottom left to watch a Christmas Special at the end.

bluerooffarm
by Gold Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 1:01 PM

This is a spoof!  It's not real.  They did not air it.  It went viral about 3-4 months back and then the original website came out with the fact that it was just a joke (very dark humor).

paganbaby
by Silver Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 5:41 PM

That was gross!

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