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Old 12-11-2010, 09:23 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Well they certainly can be see above. And in Oprah's case are.
How so?

 
Old 12-11-2010, 09:23 PM
 
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It is not the recipients motives being discussed it is the donors. And your analogy hits the nail on the head. Giving away cars randomly is self promotion. Giving food to the needy is not.
Ya, Oprah needs to promote herself more...how does she think she'll ever succeed if she doesn't???
 
Old 12-11-2010, 09:26 PM
 
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It is not the recipients motives being discussed it is the donors. And your analogy hits the nail on the head. Giving away cars randomly is self promotion. Giving food to the needy is not.
giving food to the needy can indeed be done for self promotion.
 
Old 12-11-2010, 09:28 PM
 
Location: Hoboken
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How so?
See post 199 that what I meant in post 200 when I said see above.
 
Old 12-11-2010, 09:29 PM
 
Location: Hoboken
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giving food to the needy can indeed be done for self promotion.
Of course it can but giving cars to random people is only self promotion.
 
Old 12-11-2010, 09:30 PM
 
Location: Hoboken
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Ya, Oprah needs to promote herself more...how does she think she'll ever succeed if she doesn't???
Without Googling, whet is Oprah doing after she ends her show?
 
Old 12-11-2010, 09:31 PM
 
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Of course it can but giving cars to random people is only self promotion.

so? again, who cares? not many do except perhaps you and the op
 
Old 12-11-2010, 09:33 PM
 
Location: Hoboken
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so? again, who cares? not many do except perhaps you and the op
Respond to anther thread if you don't care.
 
Old 12-11-2010, 09:35 PM
 
Location: In a house
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Assuming you are right doesn't that make her a phony?
No, it makes her a very successful, extraordinarily highly paid entertainer. It's her job to bring in the ratings and give advertisers the best bang for their buck. Which - she does.
 
Old 12-11-2010, 09:35 PM
 
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Respond to anther thread if you don't care.
lol have you read this thread? my thinking on this is not in the minority here
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