Big Straight Ice Cream goes to war with Big Gay Ice Cream in NY

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  1. MutteringJohn

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    A restaurant has been branded 'homophobic' for posting a sign outside that reads: 'Big STRAIGHT Ice Cream' - a play on the popular Big Gay Ice Cream chain, which has a location nearby.

    Italian restaurant Gallo Nero, which is located in New York's West Village neighborhood, put up the sign over the weekend, prompting dozens of passers by to comment on it via social media.

    Once Big Gay Ice Cream got wind of the sign, they tweeted a photo of it with the caption: 'If you pass by @galloneronyc maybe you could pop in & let em know what you think of this advertising campaign,' causing a heated Twitter firestorm.

    'Wow! That is the most inappropriate ad I've seen in a long time! Obviously @biggayicecream must be a threat,' wrote one person.

    'Apparently the "true taste of Italy" that @GalloNeroNYC creates is homophobia. Mmm...tasteless,' tweeted another.

    Even blogger Perez Hilton got in on the conversation, humorously tweeting at Gallo Nero: 'I heard your ice cream gives people diarrhea. Is that true??? I think I'll stick with @biggayicecream!'

    Apparently the "true taste of Italy" that Gallo Nero creates is homophobia
    Despite the outcry, the employees at Gallo Nero were apparently unaware of the offense that the sign had caused.

    'What's the issue?' a manager at the restaurant reportedly told Gothamist. 'We can call our ice cream whatever we want.'

    But the damage has already been done; on Yelp, scathing reviews of the restaurant have been steadily flowing in since Saturday.

    One critic recently wrote: 'Have eaten here a few times & thought it was just OK. Apparently, they're now trying to hide their mediocre food behind a bigoted, homophobic ice cream campaign. I wish I could get my money back for the meals I wasted here. Avoid.'

    Another person wrote: 'If people are taking it the wrong way, it's your problem because no one is going to come into your restaurant if they think you are actually homophobic.

    'However if you are homophobic, more power to you for making a stand and letting the rest of us know not to patronize your restaurant. I can thank you for that.'
     
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    No one has a sense of humor anymore, especially the homos
     
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    i think i prefer my ice cream to be completely asexual
     
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    It is now homophobic to be straight.:duhme:
     
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    Stay away from the chocolate dipped cones at the Big Gay Ice Cream Shop.
     
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    The Big Gay Ice Cream truck gets rear ended all the time.
     
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    Does that make the other shop hetrophobic?
     
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    Self-important faegs with no sense of humor.
     
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    A lesson in business is that you won't win vs the gays.
     
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    I'm trying to figure that one out, I guess just saying you are anything but gay is now an affront to gays?? :tzone:


    I was watching a documentary about the Mexican calender and the "end of the world" in Dec. 2012. They said obviously the world didn't end, but it really meant an end of the world we knew and the start of a new world. It starts to make me wonder when you read these stories since that date, the world has really turned on it's head! Right is now wrong, good is now bad, and the stupid have truly taken over everything! :fil:
     
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    Chick Fil A says hi. :smile:
     
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    you make my point for me. that guy now agrees with me.
     
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    This made me think of this story I read today, if you buy pizzas, you could get a coupon to a local pet store and get a little pet. Sounds innocent enough?? A hamster for the kids, or maybe a bird?


    NO! Outrage and threat of a boycott! How dare them offer a pet!!! :facepalm:

    The horseshit adoption has taken over everywhere now.


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    Melbourne Pizza Hut drops 'free small animal' deal after social media backlash
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    Photo: The animal-for-pizza deal was labelled "disgusting", "irresponsible" and disgraceful" on social media. (Facebook)


    Pizza Hut has apologised after one its Melbourne stores offered customers "one free small animal" if they bought 10 large pizzas.

    The deal, offered by Pizza Hut in Mt Waverley, in conjunction with a local pet store, was dumped after outcry from animal rights activists.

    It also sparked outrage on social media, with animal welfare group Oscar's Law encouraging people to voice their opposition to the promotion on the fast-food chain's Facebook page.

    Angry users slammed the offer as "disgusting", "irresponsible" and disgraceful", and some threatened to boycott the pizza chain.

    "Please stop promoting your pizza for a small animal deal! It's so wrong on so many reasons!" Kellie Rose wrote.

    "Absolutely disgraceful promotion Pizza Hut!! I will never order from you again!!" Deanne Brent wrote.

    After the torrent of negative posts, Pizza Hut issued a statement saying it had not approved the deal and the store's owners had agreed to stop the promotion.

    The statement read: "We would like to sincerely apologise to anyone who was offended by this.

    "The poster has since been taken down and all those involved have been made aware of the severity and inappropriateness of the promotion.

    "We would like to thank Oscar's Law and all those who have brought this to our attention this evening.

    "On behalf of Pizza Hut Australia we once again apologise for this thoughtless promotion ever occurring and would like to reassure you all that this matter is being seriously dealt with."
     
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    Bear tracks
     
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    A Big Bisexual Ice Cream Shop should open right between them & get all the publicity
     
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    Death by ChocoAIDS