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#16    Beckys_Mom

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 09:57 PM

View PostEldorado, on 28 July 2013 - 03:37 AM, said:

The cops here are investigating Brassneck Day at our Parliament.  Apparently, they hold it every day.

Ohh that is pure gold El...Very funny

:P @ Brassneck day

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 10:21 PM

I have two questions ...

1 - What is Duck Dynasty?

2 - Do people call everyone who lives in the south - Red Necks?    


I've heard of red necks many times, but I never once questioned why they were given the name?

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 10:49 PM

Red necks is a name for people that work outside in the sun....as a worker, your skin darkens....if you are of certain decendency....your skin turns red....most scott-irish folks are considered "red necks".....a week or so gathering hay will turn that "white skin" into a "red neck"....I am a red neck and damn proud of it.

Oh you mean the modern explanation....

Anyone who chooses to cling to the roots of society....the teachings of the church and apply that as best they can to the modern USA situation....is a redneck.

I refuse to go in depth at this point...i feel baited.....red necks are not thje problem....the problem is the folks that think "redneck" is a duragatory term....Rednecks are not the bad guys.  You will never find a more loyal and dedicated bunch of tools....all they need is a good leader....which we seem to be lacking these last few decades....

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 10:50 PM

Duck dynisty is about a family of redknecks who got rich making and selling duck calls.  


No not people from the south.  People like the show beverally hillbillies.

Their life style and thinking is a little different than most.  But I think if we thought a little more like them w would be in a lot better shape.

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 11:01 PM

Absolutely....

Family is important...

How you behave....is important....

What you contribute is important....

What you expect in return...is important.

Rednecks are the best people on the face of the planet....they offer much and expect nothing in return....THIS is what we all need to strive to be like....

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 11:15 PM

That is how I feel most of the time.

The term redkneck was used first on coal miners in west virgina, because of the red scraff they used to filter out the coal dust from te air.  It was used by anti union people for those wanting th union.

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Posted 29 July 2013 - 10:49 AM

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Rednecks are the best people on the face of the planet....they offer much and expect nothing in return....THIS is what we all need to strive to be like....

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Posted 29 July 2013 - 12:29 PM

View PostLilly, on 27 July 2013 - 11:02 PM, said:

I've seen the TV show "Duck Dynasty" and it certainly didn't strike me as being racist...am I missing something? Just to add, I'm what Southern Americans call a "Yankee" so perhaps I'm not quite 'getting it'?
When it comes to TV shows, "Duck Dynasty" is the furthest thing from being racist.

Everyone knows that the most evil racist family on TV ever was the "Duke" family. :whistle:

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Posted 29 July 2013 - 01:40 PM

To me, "redneck" is a word used to describe losers/eneducated/inbred/poor people. That's just how I know the term.   I was born and raised in Missouri. I now live in Indiana.   There is another term.   Growing up in Missouri, the word "hoosier" meant bum/hobo/vagrant.   Of course it is thought of differently in Indiana.   It's a term of pride.  

Just saying that if someone called me a redneck, it wouldn't be taken with pride.

If anyone listens to Jeff Foxworthy, you will see how the term is understood by most.




You might be a redneck if:
  • You think "loading the dishwasher" means getting your wife drunk.
  • You ever cut your grass and found a car.
  • You own a home that is mobile and 5 cars that aren't.
  • You think the stock market has a fence around it.
  • Your stereo speakers used to belong to the Drive-in Theater.
  • Your boat has not left the drive-way in 15 years.
  • You own a homemade fur coat.
  • Chiggers are included on your list of top 5 hygiene concerns.
  • You burn your yard rather than mow it.
  • Your wife has ever said, "Come move this transmission so I can take a bath."
  • You read the Auto Trader with a highlight pen.
  • The Salvation Army declines your mattress.
  • You've ever raked leaves in your kitchen.
  • Birds are attracted to your beard.
  • Your wife's job requires her to wear an orange vest.
  • You were shooting pool when any of your kids were born.
  • You have the local taxidermist's number on speed dial.
  • You've ever hit a deer with your car...deliberately.
  • Your school fight song was "Dueling Banjos".
  • You think a chain saw is a musical instrument.
  • You've ever given rat traps as gifts.
  • You clean your fingernails with a stick.
  • Your coffee table used to be a cable spool.
  • You keep a can of RAID on the kitchen table.
  • Your wife can climb a tree faster than your cat.
  • Your mother has "ammo" on her Christmas list.
  • Every socket in your house breaks a fire code.
  • You've totaled every car you've ever owned.
  • There are more than five McDonald's bags in your car.
  • The Home Shopping operator recognizes your voice.
  • There has ever been crime-scene tape on your bathroom door.
  • You've ever been kicked out of the zoo for heckling the monkeys.
  • The taillight covers of your car are made of red tape.
  • You think a subdivision is part of a math problem.
  • You've ever bathed with flea and tick soap.
  • You think "taking out the trash" means taking your in-laws to a movie.
  • You have every episode of Hee-Haw on tape.
  • You've ever been involved in a custody fight over a hunting dog.
  • Your considered an expert on wormbeds.
  • Your kids take a siphon hose to "Show and Tell."
  • The dog catcher calls for a backup unit when visiting your house.
  • You've ever bought a used cap.
  • Your CB antenna is a danger to low-flying planes.
  • You pick your teeth from a catalog.
  • You've ever financed a tattoo.
  • You've ever stolen toilet paper.
  • You think a hot tub is a stolen bathroom fixture.
  • People hear your car a long time before they see it.
  • The gas pedal on your car is shaped like a bare foot.
  • You prefer car keys to Q-tips.
  • You take a fishing pole into Sea World.
  • You think a turtleneck is key ingredient for soup.
  • You've ever stood in line to have your picture taken with a freak of nature.
  • You think the French Riviera is foreign car.
  • You go to a stock car race and don't need a program.
  • You've ever filled your deer tag on the golf course.
  • you have ever used lard in bed.
  • you own more than 3 shirts with cut off sleeves.
  • you have ever spray-painted your girlfriends name on an overpass.
  • your lifetime goal is to own a fireworks stand.
  • someone asks to see your ID and you show them your belt buckle.
  • The primary color of your car is bondo.
  • directions to your house include "Turn off the  paved road."
  • your dog and your wallet are both on a chain.
  • you owe the taxidermist more than your annual income.
  • you ever lost a tooth opening a beer bottle.
  • Jack Daniels makes you list of most admired people.
  • your wife's hairdo has ever been ruined by a ceiling fan.
  • you see no need to stop at a rest stop 'cause you have an empty milk jug.
  • you consider the fifth grade you senior year.
  • you have a rag for a gas cap.
  • the dog can't watch you eat without gagging.
  • you have a hefty bag where the window of your car should be.
  • you have ever bar-b-qued Spam on the grill.
  • your brother-in-law is also your uncle.
  • Redman Chewing Tobacco sends you a Christmas card.
  • you bought a VCR because wrestling comes on while  you're at work.
  • your dad walks you to school because you're in  the same grade.
  • you view the next family reunion as a chance to  meet girls.
  • your wife has a beer belly and you find it attractive.
  • your front porch collapses and kills more than five dogs.
  • the main course at potluck dinners is roadkill.
  • you mow the front yard and find a car.
  • your other truck is made by John Deere.
  • you think suspenders are a type of shirt.
  • going to the bathroom at night involves shoes and a  flashlight.
  • you keep a spit cup on the ironing board.
  • you ever got too drunk to fish.
  • More than one living relative is named after a southern  civil war general.
  • Your front porch collapses and more than six dogs are killed.
  • You've ever used lard in bed.
  • Your home has more miles on it than your car.
  • You think that potted meat on a saltine is an hors d'ouerve.
  • There is a stuffed posum anywhere in your house.
  • You consider a six-pack and a bug-zapper high-quality entertainment.
  • Fewer than half of your cars run.
  • Your mother doesn't remove the Marlboro from her lips before telling the State Trooper to kiss her ass.
  • The primary color of your car is "bondo".
  • You honestly think that women are turned on by animal noises and seductive tongue gestures.
  • You stand under the misteletoe at christmas and wait for Granny and  cousin Bobby-Sue Ellen to walk by.
  • Your family tree doesn't have any branches.
  • Your hairdo has ever been ruined by a ceiling fan.
  • Your mother has been involved in a fistfight at a high school sports event.
  • You've ever barbecued Spam on the grill.
  • The best way to keep things cold is to leave'em in the shade.
  • The neighbors started a petition over your Christmas lights.
  • Your brother-in-law is your uncle.
  • You have refused to watch the Academy Awards since "Smokey and the Bandit" was
  • snubbed for best picture.
  • Your only condiment on the dining room table is the economy size bottle of ketchup.
  • The rear tires on your car are at least twice as wide as the front ones.
  • You consider "Outdoor Life" deep reading.
  • You prominently display a gift you bought at Graceland.
  • You use the term `over yonder' more than once a month.
  • The diploma hanging in your den contains the words "Trucking Institute".
  • Your mother keeps a spit cup on the ironing board.
  • You've ever worn a tube top to a wedding.
  • Your favorite christmas present, was a painting on black velvet.
  • You think that Dom Perignon is a mafia leader.
  • The most commonly heard phrase at your family reunion is "What the hell are you looking at, Shithead?"
  • You think that beef jerky and Moon Pies are two of the major food groups.
  • You think that Campho-Phenique is a miracle drug.
  • The first words out of your mouth every time you see friends are "Howdy!" "HEY!" or "How Y'all Doin?"
  • You have more than two brothers named Bubba or Junior.
  • Your father encourages you to quit school because Larry has an opening on the lube rack.
  • You think a Volvo is part of a woman's anatomy.
  • You think that the styrofoam cooler is the greatest  invention of all time.
  • You've ever been too drunk to fish.
  • You had to remove a toothpick for wedding pictures.
  • You've ever used a weedeater indoors.
  • You have a rag for a gas cap (on a car that does run).
  • You consider a family reunion a good place to pick up girls.
  • You have to go outside to get something out of the 'fridge.
  • Your richest relative invites you over to his new home to help him remove the wheels and skirt.
  • You've ever financed a tattoo.
  • Your idea of a 7 course meal is a bucket of KFC and a sixpack.
  • You go to a tupperware party for a haircut.
  • You have spray painted your girlfriend's name on an overpass.
  • Your Junior/Senior Prom had a Daycare.
  • Your dog and your wallet are both on chains.
  • Your kids are going hungry tonight because you just had to have those Yosemite Sam mudflaps.
  • You owe the taxidermist more than your annual income.
  • You have lost at least one tooth opening a beer bottle.
  • Jack Daniels makes your list of "most admired people".
  • You won't stop at a rest area if you have an empty beer can in the car.
  • Your dog can't watch you eat without gagging.
  • You have a Hefty bag on the passenger side window of your car.
  • You have a very special baseball cap, just for formal occassions.
  • You have to scratch your sisters name out of the message: "for a good  time call . .", because you feel guilty about putting it there...
  • Redman sends you a Christmas card.
  • You are still holding on to Confederate money because you think the South will rise again.
  • You consider pork and beans to be a gourmet food. You have to go down to the creek to take a bath.
  • You participate in the "who can spit tobacco the farthest contest".
  • You roll you hair with soup cans and wash it once a year.
  • You consider a three piece suit to be: a pair of overalls, a plaid flannel shirt and thermal underwear.
  • There is a sheet hanging in your closet and a gun rack hanging in your truck.
  • You think the Mountain Men in deliverance were just "Misunderstood".
  • You've ever made change in the offering plate.
  • If the fifth grade is referred to as "your senior year,"
  • You consider a good tan to be the back of of your neck and the left arm below the shirt sleeve...
  • You own at least 20 baseball hats.
  • You know of at least six different ways to bend the bill of a baseball hat.
  • You can change the oil in your truck without ducking your head.
  • When you run out of gas, you put gin in the gas tank!
  • Your biggest ambition in live is to "git thet big'ole coon.  The one what hangs 'round over yonder, back'ah bubba's barn..."
  • Three quarters of the clothes you own have LOGOS on them.
  • When you leave your house, you are followed by federal agents of the Beurau of Alcohol Tobbaco and Firearms, and the only thing you worry
    about is if you can loose them or not.
  • You bought a VCR so you could tape wrestling while you are at work.
  • Your dad walks you to school because you are both in the same grade.
  • Your wife has a beer belly and you find it attractive.
  • Your house doesn't have curtains, but your truck does.
  • You have started a petition to change the National Anthem to "Georgia on My Mind".
  • You call your boss "Buddy", on a regular basis.You consider your license plate personalized because your dad made it in prison.
  • You have been fired from a construction job because of your appearance.
  • You need one more hole punched in your card to get a freebie at the House of Tattoos.
  • You need an estimate from your barber before you get a haircut.
  • After making love you ask your date to roll down the window.
  • The biggest fashion risk you take is which plaid  you'll wear to the 4-H Fair.
  • You have flowers planted in a bathromm appliance in your front yard.
  • Someone in your family says "Cum'n heer an' lookit this afore I flush it."
  • Your wife weighs more then your refrigerator
  • If going to the bathroom in the middle of the night involves putting on shoes (if you have them) a jacket and grabbing a flashlight.
  • When you see a sign that says "Say No To Crack," it reminds you to pull your jeans up.
  • You go christmas shopping for your mom, sister, and girlfriend, and you only need to buy one gift
  • You are still holding on to Confederate money because you think the South will rise again.
  • You consider pork and beans to be a gourmet food. You have to go down to the creek to take a bath.
  • You participate in the "who can spit tobacco the farthest contest".
  • You roll you hair with soup cans and wash it once a year.
  • You consider a three piece suit to be: a pair of overalls, a plaid flannel shirt and thermal underwear.
  • There is a sheet hanging in your closet and a gun rack hanging in your truck.
  • You can change the oil in your truck without ducking your head.
  • You have 5 cars that are immobile and house that is!
  • You gene pool doesn't have a "deep end"
  • "Honey? Are the lights out? Is the door locked? Is the parking
    brake set?" is what you hear right before you and your wife/girl
    make love.
  • Your `huntin dawg' cost more than the truck you drive him around in.
  • You'd rather catch bass than get some (if you can't guess...)
  • You have a Hefty bag for a Car/Truck convertable top.
  • Your belt buckle weighs more than three pounds.
  • You think that safe sex is a padded headboard on the waterbed.
  • You have an Elvis Jell-o mold.


Edited by Myles, 29 July 2013 - 01:50 PM.


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Posted 29 July 2013 - 01:41 PM

View PostJeremiah65, on 28 July 2013 - 10:49 PM, said:


Oh you mean the modern explanation....


I meant any explanation.. I am not American, and being how we don't use that term - Red Neck, we will ask questions to learn something...

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    I refuse to go in depth at this point...i feel baited.              

Why would you feel baited?   If you heard IE - A British person use the term - Chav.. (Calling people chavs). and you had no idea what that meant, then wouldn't you ask ? ....... It is hardly a baited question.. It is normal for any foreigner to ask questions about certain terms used and so on.

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      the problem is the folks that think "redneck" is a duragatory term.            

Why do you think that is?    ..What I mean is, why was the term red neck put out as a derogatory?  Who do you blame for using it as derogatory? ..Please remember, I am asking to try and learn something about all of this.. Just in the same way you would if you didn't understand  ( Vice Versa )

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Posted 29 July 2013 - 01:50 PM

View Postdanielost, on 28 July 2013 - 10:50 PM, said:

Duck dynisty is about a family of redknecks who got rich making and selling duck calls.  


So, they worked their back sides off making money?  If so, fair play to them.. Self made millionaires ..There are many like them in the world, and I tip my hat to anyone who gets rich from working from home..Whether it be from your garage, your attic  or even out of your shed, if you become successful, then fair play to you.

Fair play to you  is Irish slang for - Good for you, well done ..

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Posted 29 July 2013 - 01:54 PM

Read myles post.  But, like so many such words it means something different to different groups.  If you ae a red kneck you wear it with pride. Just as the word yankee means diferent things to the british and the colonists.  To the british a yankee was someone in the colonies who thought they were sophistacated.  But, a young girl turned the song yankee doodle dandy from an insult song to a song of pride.  Her grandfather explained to her what the song meant.  She come up with the ending of the song.  She was only six.

I am a mormon.  If I don't use mormons believe, those my beliefs only.
I do not go to church haven't for thirty years.
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Posted 29 July 2013 - 02:11 PM

View PostMyles, on 29 July 2013 - 01:40 PM, said:

200.  You have an Elvis Jell-o mold.

My 7yr old would LOVE that.. She is Elvis mad...

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   181.  Your wife weighs more then your refrigerator
  

Whoever made this long list to poke fun at red necks, could have used decent grammar.. It's more than your refrigerator ..Not More then..

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Posted 29 July 2013 - 02:18 PM

View PostBeckys_Mom, on 29 July 2013 - 02:11 PM, said:


Whoever made this long list to poke fun at red necks, could have used decent grammar..

Might have been a redneck.................... :yes:


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Posted 29 July 2013 - 04:12 PM

View PostMyles, on 29 July 2013 - 01:40 PM, said:

If anyone listens to Jeff Foxworthy, you will see how the term is understood by most.

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Yep, I'm a Redneck! :)

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