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44. Thanks for the inside info, PA
I've seen places like this and I decided very early I didn't want to live in one. Too insular with the people and too cookie-cutter in the housing design. Plus all the rediculous rules you have to live by to live there.

As for this show, I don't watch reality TV anyway. It just reafirms my believe that this stuff is degrading to the people who participate.

As for the concept, I think Morgan Spurlock is doing a much better job on 30 Days over on FX.
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  -ABC Drops (Racist) Show After Complaints by Civil Rights Groups (NYT) Up2Late  Jun-30-05 01:04 AM   #0 
  - I saw one ad for this show...  Blasphemer   Jun-30-05 01:17 AM   #1 
  - How was that episode loathesome?  renaissanceguy   Jun-30-05 08:06 AM   #28 
  - I did some research...  dryan   Jun-30-05 10:51 AM   #50 
  - Though, an "Odd-Couple" show with entire families might be good.  sakabatou   Jun-30-05 11:01 AM   #52 
  - Sounds like a real winner, ABC!  AllyCat   Jun-30-05 01:18 AM   #2 
  - Whose idea was this, Karl Rove's? What a horrible idea. nt  geek tragedy   Jun-30-05 01:18 AM   #3 
  - Why did it take Civil Rights groups to get this dropped?  bling bling   Jun-30-05 01:22 AM   #4 
  - Exactly. n/t  Gormy Cuss   Jun-30-05 09:56 AM   #43 
  - The fact that they would even consider this is amazing. What idiots!  autorank   Jun-30-05 01:30 AM   #5 
  - (GROW UP!)  ConfuZed   Jun-30-05 01:31 AM   #6 
  - You actually think people want to see  shraby   Jun-30-05 01:47 AM   #7 
  - They face it every day why not on TV?  ConfuZed   Jun-30-05 02:26 AM   #9 
     - Can't wait for the first episode...  Jeff In Milwaukee   Jun-30-05 08:01 AM   #27 
        - Thanks for the shot of sanity... fodder for an investigative news show?  redqueen   Jun-30-05 11:22 AM   #57 
        - I would consider it acceptable and educational.  Kilroy003   Jun-30-05 11:47 AM   #64 
           - it shouldn't take the promise of a reality show for them to  SemperEadem   Jun-30-05 12:10 PM   #69 
           - Any show where the "winner" gets to live on the same street as the  geckosfeet   Jun-30-05 08:21 PM   #95 
        - Don't compare racisn and bigotry to that perverted filth you just spewed  ConfuZed   Jun-30-05 12:50 PM   #75 
           - You are ConfuZed, for sure.  Up2Late   Jun-30-05 07:23 PM   #92 
           - You have to turn to insults to force your point....  ConfuZed   Jun-30-05 07:56 PM   #93 
              - I read what you wrote, their is not much their to read  Up2Late   Jun-30-05 09:03 PM   #99 
                 - Sure you did  ConfuZed   Jul-01-05 02:42 AM   #104 
           - The FCC does regulate what you see. IMHO this show crossed a line.  geckosfeet   Jun-30-05 08:25 PM   #96 
              - Show me one FCC rule that prohibits this show from airing  ConfuZed   Jun-30-05 08:34 PM   #98 
                 - There is no FCC rule that prohibits this from airing. Thats not what  geckosfeet   Jun-30-05 10:02 PM   #100 
                    - Okay I understand your point...  ConfuZed   Jul-01-05 02:46 AM   #105 
  - When you refer to "we", what exactly do you mean?  Media_Lies_Daily   Jun-30-05 07:40 AM   #24 
  - Choosing to see what ! Hate, fear and discrimination being legitimized !  geckosfeet   Jun-30-05 08:44 AM   #32 
     - My impression was they were playing the  alfredo   Jun-30-05 09:53 AM   #42 
        - Does it make any 'effin difference WHO they select ?!?!  geckosfeet   Jun-30-05 11:09 AM   #54 
           - It's just a TV show, not public policy. I am sure everyone involved  alfredo   Jun-30-05 11:52 AM   #66 
           - But it IS an endorsement of prejudice. It is covered with the fig leaf  geckosfeet   Jun-30-05 03:08 PM   #79 
           - Have you seen the show? I remember them saying the same  alfredo   Jun-30-05 05:30 PM   #86 
              - You will be deciding exactly what the networks want you to decide.  geckosfeet   Jun-30-05 06:13 PM   #89 
                 - I watch very little TV. I also have little or no faith in them doing  alfredo   Jun-30-05 06:53 PM   #90 
                    - No I have not watched it and would never watch it. But I did read this  geckosfeet   Jun-30-05 08:18 PM   #94 
                       - We don't know the outcomes, we don't know what  alfredo   Jun-30-05 10:12 PM   #101 
                          - We just don't know. But if we watch,,, the light will come.  geckosfeet   Jun-30-05 10:25 PM   #102 
                             - I probably wouldn't watch it anyway. Reality shows bore me stiff.  alfredo   Jun-30-05 10:38 PM   #103 
           - It is not just a TV show.....  ekelly   Jun-30-05 07:20 PM   #91 
           - And the whole premise of the show is against the  pokercat999   Jul-01-05 07:00 AM   #106 
  - Bigot Idol?  sonicx   Jun-30-05 01:57 AM   #8 
  - ABC folks are not only bigots but fucking psychos too.  Swamp Rat   Jun-30-05 02:29 AM   #10 
  - Hey, rat... long time... I see you are in the green phase  WannaJumpMyScooter   Jun-30-05 02:33 AM   #11 
     - It's these damn sunglasses! I put 'em on and I can see THEM  Swamp Rat   Jun-30-05 02:38 AM   #13 
        - Hey, I like that one  Up2Late   Jun-30-05 03:05 AM   #15 
  - Sounds like reality to me  WannaJumpMyScooter   Jun-30-05 02:34 AM   #12 
  - I actually saw a promo commercial for this.  jayctravis   Jun-30-05 02:50 AM   #14 
  - sounds sorta like "30days"  gorbal   Jun-30-05 03:37 AM   #16 
  - 30 Days is a new show, by the guy who did "Super Size Me"  jayctravis   Jun-30-05 08:46 AM   #33 
  - 30 Days Tries Not To Exploit Anyone  iamjoy   Jun-30-05 11:27 AM   #60 
  - But at no point is a prize awarded based on race and religion. EOM  K-W   Jun-30-05 03:30 PM   #80 
  - I was actually looking forward to it  northzax   Jun-30-05 11:16 AM   #56 
     - I agree, that's what I thought too  Piperay   Jun-30-05 06:04 PM   #87 
  - This certainly is near the top of the list of ideas in bad taste.  derbstyron   Jun-30-05 04:06 AM   #17 
  - ALL reality shows suck. this one just sucked more than usual.  truthisfreedom   Jun-30-05 04:40 AM   #18 
  - THANK YOU  Skittles   Jun-30-05 07:11 AM   #21 
     - I think they should be classified as psychological experiments  Plaid Adder   Jun-30-05 09:38 AM   #38 
     - all reality shows have the same basic premise  Gargoyle   Jun-30-05 05:18 PM   #85 
  - The idea was not to make a "racist" show  aaronnyc   Jun-30-05 05:03 AM   #19 
  - But why would they give the racists the power to vote...  dissent1977   Jun-30-05 12:41 PM   #73 
     - The whole charade is rife  Old sixties guy   Jun-30-05 05:16 PM   #84 
  - So much for the sequel, "Welcome to the 'Hood"  Roland99   Jun-30-05 06:20 AM   #20 
  - The developer, Streetman construction, had to be in on it, too  liveoaktx   Jun-30-05 07:30 AM   #22 
  - Yeah, do you believe this? It's for real. My daughter and  Trailrider1951   Jun-30-05 07:32 AM   #23 
  - This was illegal  fortyfeetunder   Jun-30-05 07:47 AM   #25 
  - No it was not illegal  losdiablosgato   Jun-30-05 09:37 AM   #36 
     - read further into the article:  DemBeans   Jun-30-05 10:45 AM   #47 
        - Maybe, but I would love to see the contracts they signed  losdiablosgato   Jun-30-05 12:50 PM   #74 
  - I have just one thing to say.  livinginphotographs   Jun-30-05 07:58 AM   #26 
  - Exactly, I can't believe all the people defending this Stupid Show.  Up2Late   Jun-30-05 11:44 AM   #63 
  - Is this the same network that brought us .....  Catchawave   Jun-30-05 08:08 AM   #29 
  - The previews were appalling. I could see the supposed transformation,  Miss Chybil   Jun-30-05 08:33 AM   #30 
  - More language, "transformative process" hijacked by theocons and MSM.  geckosfeet   Jun-30-05 08:41 AM   #31 
  - Circle C!! God, I remember Circle C...or, as I liked to call it...  Plaid Adder   Jun-30-05 09:28 AM   #34 
  - Thanks for the inside info, PA  supernova   Jun-30-05 10:01 AM   #44 
  - How is this differnet from what goes on in NYC with condo boards  losdiablosgato   Jun-30-05 09:35 AM   #35 
  - Good question...  redqueen   Jun-30-05 11:25 AM   #59 
  - ABC/Disney is quickly becoming the WORST television network  Julius Civitatus   Jun-30-05 09:37 AM   #37 
  - memory prodded - Circle C Ranch - Austin, Texas - 80's scandal  UpInArms   Jun-30-05 09:40 AM   #39 
  - This brings up something the NYT article doesn't stress  Plaid Adder   Jun-30-05 09:47 AM   #40 
     - when were you in Austin?  UpInArms   Jun-30-05 09:51 AM   #41 
  - this is so offensive  DemBeans   Jun-30-05 10:02 AM   #45 
  - right on  caspar   Jun-30-05 10:50 AM   #49 
  - Maybe Fox will pick it up now.  MidwestTransplant   Jun-30-05 10:19 AM   #46 
  - prime time baby  natrat   Jun-30-05 10:47 AM   #48 
  - Do the Gillespies live...  dryan   Jun-30-05 10:54 AM   #51 
  - It 'll probably end up on PAX or Trinity Broadcasting...  Up2Late   Jun-30-05 01:15 PM   #78 
  - ABC was just "testing the water"  dchill   Jun-30-05 11:05 AM   #53 
  - Bingo.  Octafish   Jun-30-05 04:30 PM   #83 
  - Between TV reality shows and remakes of motion pictures  brentspeak   Jun-30-05 11:11 AM   #55 
  - Sigh....  Orion The Hunter   Jun-30-05 11:23 AM   #58 
  - Exactly, well said.  Up2Late   Jun-30-05 12:14 PM   #70 
  - I agree, the problem is these greedy Corporate executive are  Up2Late   Jun-30-05 12:10 PM   #68 
  - Truer words have never been spoken  SemperEadem   Jun-30-05 12:24 PM   #72 
  - I saw a prmo for this show  Don_1967   Jun-30-05 11:28 AM   #61 
  - Clearly the Asian couple would have won anyway  Tweed   Jun-30-05 11:35 AM   #62 
  - RE: A goodie  Orion The Hunter   Jun-30-05 11:48 AM   #65 
     - snark  missb   Jun-30-05 12:02 PM   #67 
  - You Don't Make Friends By Holding Up a Mirror To Society  Crisco   Jun-30-05 12:22 PM   #71 
  - Mirror? Documentaries are mirrors.  K-W   Jun-30-05 03:35 PM   #81 
  - couldn't ABC just show some  Blue_Tires   Jun-30-05 01:05 PM   #76 
  - Ah good point :)  ConfuZed   Jun-30-05 01:13 PM   #77 
  - You just know that the original working title had to be  6000eliot   Jun-30-05 03:36 PM   #82 
  - I thought it sounded interesting and  Piperay   Jun-30-05 06:11 PM   #88 
  - Who heard the commentary on NPR today about this show?  markus   Jun-30-05 08:27 PM   #97 

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