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Old 09-17-2018, 11:00 AM
 
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Originally Posted by latimeria View Post
It's my understanding from reading this that any sort of photo bombing like this in the military is not allowed period. Does anyone know about that?

I did watch the video. He looks around to see if people are watching or something, then he really does the OK sign. It's there. It could be an actual OK, but still wouldn't make sense when the report was about a dead baby. It's not just scratching his face. He sorta pretended to for a second, but then forms his hand into the OK sign.
These members of the military didn't get the memo.

Hand gesture in photo of the captured Pueblo crew.

https://www.atlasobscura.com/article...-in-this-photo

 
Old 09-17-2018, 11:01 AM
 
Location: Clown School
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Seriously? It looked like he was just resting his head on his hand. I didn't realize there was a non PC way to do that.

He should've extended only his middle finger.
 
Old 09-17-2018, 11:03 AM
 
Location: Home, Home on the Front Range
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Originally Posted by latimeria View Post
It's my understanding from reading this that any sort of photo bombing like this in the military is not allowed period. Does anyone know about that?

I did watch the video. He looks around to see if people are watching or something, then he really does the OK sign. It's there. It could be an actual OK, but still wouldn't make sense when the report was about a dead baby. It's not just scratching his face. He sorta pretended to for a second, but then forms his hand into the OK sign.
The military does not succumb to popular opinion.
If he was disciplined, they had a justifiable reason to do so, one that will be entered into this guy's service record.
 
Old 09-17-2018, 11:04 AM
 
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I didnít even know about this hand signal, I googled it. But if thatís a signal, thatís definitely what he did. Scratched his face, lol.
He went to go rest his face on his hand then scratched it . I doubt he thought.

OH LOOK , theres a news crew! Lets flash symbols while im at work dealing with a Hurricane.

GEESH . People cant even move anymore without being accused of some stupid symbol.
 
Old 09-17-2018, 11:06 AM
 
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He went to go rest his face on his hand then scratched it . I doubt he thought.

OH LOOK , theres a news crew! Lets flash symbols while im at work dealing with a Hurricane.

GEESH . People cant even move anymore without being accused of some stupid symbol.
Lol, itís fascinating how some people stubbornly refuse to believe what is right in front of their face. That or willfull ignorance.
 
Old 09-17-2018, 11:09 AM
 
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He went to go rest his face on his hand then scratched it . I doubt he thought.

OH LOOK , theres a news crew! Lets flash symbols while im at work dealing with a Hurricane.

GEESH . People cant even move anymore without being accused of some stupid symbol.
You rest your face with your index and thumb together (instead of just using all to make a cup) or scratch that way? Seems uncomfortable or inefficient.
 
Old 09-17-2018, 11:12 AM
 
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so is the ok sign an actual white power sign or just something some liberal came up with during the Kavanagh hearing when a woman who is have Jewish and half Mexican was seen on camera?
It's another 4chan hoax meant to expose the left's insanity and hypocrisy, just like the "It's OK to be White" flyers.
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"The “OK” hand gesture hoax originated in February 2017 when an anonymous 4channer announced “Operation O-KKK,” telling other members that “we must flood Twitter and other social media websites…claiming that the OK hand sign is a symbol of white supremacy.” The user even provided a helpful graphic showing how the letters WP (for “white power”) could be traced within an “OK” gesture. The originator and others also suggested useful hashtags to help spread the hoax, such as #PowerHandPrivilege and #NotOkay. “Leftists have dug so deep down into their lunacy,” wrote the poster, “We must force [them] to dig more, until the rest of society ain’t going anywhere near that s***.”
https://www.adl.org/blog/no-the-ok-g...-a-hate-symbol
 
Old 09-17-2018, 11:15 AM
 
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It was deliberate.

However if you know the backstory (there's a link within that link) the genesis of the gesture as a symbol of white power was conceived to troll liberals.

Sort of like what 4chan also did with Pepe the Frog: take something that already existed, claim white power groups are symbolized by it, watch the heads of liberals explode.

Bottom line: this guy got canned for baiting and trolling liberals. And they took the bait.
Bingo.
 
Old 09-17-2018, 11:16 AM
 
Location: Self explanatory
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Originally Posted by No_Recess View Post
It was deliberate.

However if you know the backstory (there's a link within that link) the genesis of the gesture as a symbol of white power was conceived to troll liberals.

Sort of like what 4chan also did with Pepe the Frog: take something that already existed, claim white power groups are symbolized by it, watch the heads of liberals explode.

Bottom line: this guy got canned for baiting and trolling liberals. And they took the bait.
Exactly this.
 
Old 09-17-2018, 11:21 AM
 
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Originally Posted by No_Recess View Post
It was deliberate.

However if you know the backstory (there's a link within that link) the genesis of the gesture as a symbol of white power was conceived to troll liberals.

Sort of like what 4chan also did with Pepe the Frog: take something that already existed, claim white power groups are symbolized by it, watch the heads of liberals explode.

Bottom line: this guy got canned for baiting and trolling liberals. And they took the bait.

So it started out as a "joke" now the left has conformed it into a "white supremacist symbol" although it objectively is not one.
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