Urban Outfitters, Politically Incorrect or Complete Douchebags?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Mlaw, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

    Reputations:
    369,458
    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2010
    Messages:
    58,833
    Likes Received:
    23,912
    [​IMG]

    A sweatshirt being sold by Urban Outfitters featuring fake blood stains and tattered edges with the logo of Kent State University, where four students were killed in a 1970 incident that shocked America, is “beyond poor taste and trivializes a loss of life,” university officials said Monday.

    The $129 vintage Kent State University sweatshirt is “washed soft and perfectly broken in,” the clothier’s website boasts, offering a loose, “slouchy” fit for those seeking gruesome reminders to the campus killings that rocked the nation, leaving nine others wounded.

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/09/1...-stained-sweatshirt-sold-by-urban-outfitters/
     
    AmishGirl likes this.
  2. Shivvy

    Shivvy 100k Post Club

    Reputations:
    238,067
    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    124,183
    Likes Received:
    45,097
    yikes
     
  3. Chwizas Girl

    Chwizas Girl Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    21,912
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    3,416
    Likes Received:
    1,742
    WTF were they thinking - noror
     
  4. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

    Reputations:
    369,458
    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2010
    Messages:
    58,833
    Likes Received:
    23,912
    Don't Universities own their logos? I would have thought they would have to have a licensing deal to use it, but I guess not
     
    redshirt likes this.
  5. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

    Reputations:
    103,080
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    42,909
    Likes Received:
    15,341
    $129 for a sweatshirt? They should be shot!




    Yes, I think it's bad form.
     
    zingger, Shivvy, Cheri and 1 other person like this.
  6. Cheri

    Cheri Skunk VIP

    Reputations:
    203,224
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    27,699
    Likes Received:
    13,078
    I like it.
     
    AmishGirl likes this.
  7. Thelonious Davis

    Thelonious Davis Magical negro.

    Reputations:
    57,567
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    22,297
    Likes Received:
    4,453
    does it come in columbine or sandy hook ?
     
    VeeB, AmishGirl, LonghornJ and 10 others like this.
  8. Cheri

    Cheri Skunk VIP

    Reputations:
    203,224
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    27,699
    Likes Received:
    13,078
    :jj:
     
  9. freds

    freds you broke it VIP

    Reputations:
    201,701
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2010
    Messages:
    61,866
    Likes Received:
    27,655
    this must be a joke/hoax.
     
  10. Danas Boyfrien

    Danas Boyfrien Trump's African American Gold

    Reputations:
    141,477
    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2010
    Messages:
    25,536
    Likes Received:
    14,412
    Is being politically incorrect and/or a complete douchebag illegal?
     
    Psyche likes this.
  11. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

    Reputations:
    103,080
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    42,909
    Likes Received:
    15,341
    I don't think so. Neither is calling someone an asshole that sells shit in bad taste.
     
    Psyche likes this.
  12. Cheri

    Cheri Skunk VIP

    Reputations:
    203,224
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    27,699
    Likes Received:
    13,078
    Im waiting for my 9/11 commemorative tote bag.
     
    geo likes this.
  13. Danas Boyfrien

    Danas Boyfrien Trump's African American Gold

    Reputations:
    141,477
    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2010
    Messages:
    25,536
    Likes Received:
    14,412

    Don't shop at their store. Problem solved.
     
    ltd86 and Psyche like this.
  14. Divorce Chicken

    Divorce Chicken white punk on dope VIP

    Reputations:
    139,535
    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2012
    Messages:
    14,184
    Likes Received:
    31,310
    I'd buy the Dealy Plaza backpack.
     
    Cheri likes this.
  15. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

    Reputations:
    133,207
    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2012
    Messages:
    31,616
    Likes Received:
    26,977
    People aren't happy unless they're offended.
     
    ltd86 likes this.
  16. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

    Reputations:
    103,080
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    42,909
    Likes Received:
    15,341
    I don't and it has nothing to do with their crappy sweat shirt.
     
  17. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

    Reputations:
    133,207
    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2012
    Messages:
    31,616
    Likes Received:
    26,977
    Correction: people aren't happy unless they're offended and they can let you know they're offended.
     
    ltd86 likes this.
  18. Danas Boyfrien

    Danas Boyfrien Trump's African American Gold

    Reputations:
    141,477
    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2010
    Messages:
    25,536
    Likes Received:
    14,412

    I don't even know what they sell there, but from the sound of the name I assume they won't even let you in the store if you're not a complete douchebag. :dontknow:
     
  19. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

    Reputations:
    369,458
    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2010
    Messages:
    58,833
    Likes Received:
    23,912
    :jj:
     
  20. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

    Reputations:
    369,458
    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2010
    Messages:
    58,833
    Likes Received:
    23,912
    that's not the question