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YouthInAsia Donating Member (806 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-16-06 11:11 PM
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49. Is that even legal?
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  -Wal*mart selling Brokeback Mtn DVD with tent sex scene blacked out stevietheman  Apr-16-06 03:01 PM   #0 
  - That's just dumb.  justgamma   Apr-16-06 03:04 PM   #1 
  - Oh, I thought it was me!  Suich   Apr-16-06 03:28 PM   #17 
  - So the movie was sanitized itself, since it didn't show real homosexual  shain from kane   Apr-16-06 03:29 PM   #18 
  - They don't censor in Canada.  tuvor   Apr-16-06 03:04 PM   #2 
  - Why does Walmart hate tents?  Olney Blue   Apr-16-06 03:06 PM   #3 
  - They got it confused with tenting chinos.  Touchdown   Apr-16-06 03:35 PM   #24 
  - Sorry, but that's not true.  kweerwolf   Apr-16-06 03:10 PM   #4 
  - It is true in the case of my friend -- he tells the truth  stevietheman   Apr-16-06 03:13 PM   #5 
  - Right  StClone   Apr-16-06 03:16 PM   #8 
     - Again, it's an American thing, not a Wal-Mart thing.  tuvor   Apr-16-06 04:07 PM   #28 
     - And Madonna was arrested in Canada for fake-masturbation on stage  melody   Apr-16-06 04:42 PM   #35 
        - You're misuderstanding me.  tuvor   Apr-16-06 05:03 PM   #36 
           - Wal Mart did it, with the Shrub's blessing certainly  melody   Apr-16-06 05:33 PM   #40 
     - I purchased a widescreen copy at WalMart  kevinbgoode   Apr-16-06 05:14 PM   #38 
  - Yay, walmart will decide what I can see and can't see. More time to shop!  Skip Intro   Apr-16-06 03:14 PM   #6 
  - "Sanitized" version?  kurth   Apr-16-06 03:14 PM   #7 
  - Given this is the only report of this (and I ran a quick google search)  Liberal Veteran   Apr-16-06 03:18 PM   #9 
  - That is possible. Too coincidental to be probable however. n/t  stevietheman   Apr-16-06 03:19 PM   #10 
  - I'd think after a couple weeks on the shelves, someone else would have...  Liberal Veteran   Apr-16-06 03:22 PM   #12 
  - Also, Google searches don't prove anything. n/t  stevietheman   Apr-16-06 03:20 PM   #11 
     - No, but after two weeks on the shelves, doncha think maybe...  Liberal Veteran   Apr-16-06 03:22 PM   #13 
        - Yes, but a Google search won't necessarily turn it up on the first..  stevietheman   Apr-16-06 03:25 PM   #15 
  - Wal Mart can't censor movies  RGBolen   Apr-16-06 03:25 PM   #14 
  - I don't know if Wal*mart is directly or indirectly censoring Brokeback...  stevietheman   Apr-16-06 03:27 PM   #16 
  - Mine's a W-M disc. I've got it in there. Widescreen version  Touchdown   Apr-16-06 03:29 PM   #19 
  - Good point... I'll ask my friend about that. n/t  stevietheman   Apr-16-06 03:30 PM   #20 
  - I rented a copy from Hollywood video  proud patriot   Apr-16-06 03:31 PM   #21 
  - Same here. And the brightness control is up to near 100% now.  alphafemale   Apr-16-06 03:42 PM   #26 
     - LOL  proud patriot   Apr-16-06 08:21 PM   #46 
  - I would take the movie back and demand a refund...unless it is  movonne   Apr-16-06 03:34 PM   #22 
  - They don't refund opened videos.  Touchdown   Apr-16-06 03:43 PM   #27 
     - Walmart will take back opened videos, I have returned such before.  AuntPatsy   Apr-16-06 04:08 PM   #29 
     - I Would Have Argued That it was DEFECTIVE  AndyTiedye   Apr-16-06 04:36 PM   #33 
  - It could be a regional thing  alphafemale   Apr-16-06 03:35 PM   #23 
  - The studios sue them every time too.  Touchdown   Apr-16-06 03:41 PM   #25 
  - Good point, about the Airplane edits the studio mentioned...  Solon   Apr-16-06 04:12 PM   #31 
  - Not true  FreeState   Apr-16-06 06:07 PM   #43 
  - My copy works just fine? Perhaps some were tampered with, it happens  AuntPatsy   Apr-16-06 04:09 PM   #30 
  - If it was a better movie, the sex scene wouldn't matter. Unfortunately,  Peace Patriot   Apr-16-06 04:29 PM   #32 
  - And y'all shouldn't be shopping at Wal-Mart! They are bad dudes!  Peace Patriot   Apr-16-06 04:37 PM   #34 
  - I only went there because the AFA was threatening them  kevinbgoode   Apr-16-06 11:06 PM   #48 
  - I haven't seen the film. You're the first person that I've come across  0007   Apr-16-06 05:43 PM   #41 
  - They can't do that without Ang Lee's permission  dsc   Apr-16-06 05:09 PM   #37 
  - ...yep.  bliss_eternal   Apr-16-06 05:49 PM   #42 
  - I don't give walmart  zidzi   Apr-16-06 05:26 PM   #39 
  - hmm....  petersond   Apr-16-06 08:17 PM   #44 
  - gedoutahere!!!!!  Imagevision   Apr-16-06 08:19 PM   #45 
  - So?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Apr-16-06 08:29 PM   #47 
  - Is that even legal?  YouthInAsia   Apr-16-06 11:11 PM   #49 
 

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