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Old 12-20-2007, 03:45 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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It's not easy being blue. Just ask California's Paul Karanson, a man who doesn't want to be shunned just because he has blue skin.

http://www.thebostonchannel.com/video/14892453/index.html?source=CNN (broken link)
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Old 12-21-2007, 05:17 AM
 
Location: Oxford, England
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It's a pretty sad reflection on our society if we shun people because they are blue ! Of all the reasons to shun people ( because they are nasty, stupid, jerks, thoughtless, selfish, greedy, immoral) this really seems a very silly one indeed.
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Old 12-21-2007, 08:30 AM
 
Location: I'm not lost, I'm exploring!
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Why is he blue? I'm at work so I had to watch the video with the sound off
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Old 12-21-2007, 10:04 AM
 
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He drinks some kind of colloidal silver daily. Is this because he has a condition of some kind? Or just cause he wants to? I saw this on TV and it was unclear why he drinks it.
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Old 12-21-2007, 06:07 PM
 
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Hey I saw this guy on TV too. I didn't quite understand why his skin color changed. I mean is he suffering from a medical condition or is the skin color a desired change? This guy did not seem like he was seeking medical attention or a cure. I think if he is happy being blue...I am tickled pink...haha ha. All in all I thought it was a very interesting human interest story and the guy seemed like a "regular nice joe."
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Old 12-21-2007, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Da Parish
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And Kermit the Frog thought it wasn't easy being green.
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Old 12-21-2007, 09:56 PM
 
Location: Brentwood, TN
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Where's HIF? You know HIFFY don't like green men, maybe she'll consider blue..... hmmmm.
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Old 12-21-2007, 10:10 PM
 
Location: NE Florida
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Hiffy be liken' blue states, but not blue men. Call be prejudice, but I don't date Smurffs.
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Old 12-21-2007, 10:50 PM
 
Location: in a house
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He moved from I think Seattle to Los Angeles because he thought he would have a better chance of being accepted there. Nothing against our blue man, but yet another reason to leave L.A.
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Old 12-22-2007, 03:06 PM
 
Location: Bay Area, CA
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He should move to Las Vegas and join the Blue Man Group!! http://www.blueman.com/

Either that, or he should move here to San Francisco... we certainly aren't judgmental, which is oddly annoying & scary to some people.
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