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Old 03-01-2016, 10:19 PM
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Is the entertainment industry controlled by the Illuminati?

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Old 03-01-2016, 10:33 PM
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Not the Illuminati, certainly. You might just as well be paranoid about the Veterans of Foreign Wars, or the Rotary Club, or the Kiwanis. The Illuminati barely have the resources to keep their name in front of the public as an icon of paranoia.

If you want to point to "The Jews," you might have a stronger point. If you pointed at "Liberals" you'd be even closer to a valid point. But with both of these, too, you'd fall short.

"The Big Studios" don't control movie-making any more. The old system of stars being licensed to specific studios broke down a long time ago.

"The Investors" don't control movie-making. Movies are much more broadly funded these days. You don't find "angels" stepping in and funding movies.

You might as well ask who "controls" the fast food industry, or newspapers, or the airlines. No one does. The market is free and wide open.
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Old 03-02-2016, 03:28 AM
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If no one's controlling the industry, how come most characters hold their handguns horizontal? Is it a police thing, to make sure anyone who imitates movie shooters is likely to miss?
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Old 03-02-2016, 03:45 AM
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intended as poll
WTF does that mean? Do you think threads just magically become polls, just because they're intended to be? No? Blame that on the Illuminati.
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Old 03-02-2016, 06:41 AM
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Yes, by Joe Illuminati and his sons Norman, Bill, and Pierre and his daughter, Olive.
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You have it exactly reversed.

The entertainment industry controls the Illuminati.
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Old 03-02-2016, 11:45 AM
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You have it exactly reversed.

The entertainment industry controls the Illuminati.
This makes a disturbing amount of sense.

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Old 03-02-2016, 11:51 AM
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Old 03-02-2016, 12:07 PM
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I thought the Stonecutters controlled the entertainment industry. It's common knowledge that they rig every Oscar night.
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Old 03-02-2016, 12:13 PM
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WTF does that mean? Do you think threads just magically become polls, just because they're intended to be?
It means he screwed up and posted the thread without a poll, then created a corrected thread with poll, but everybody is posting to the wrong one. Including me.
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Old 03-02-2016, 02:07 PM
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Well, I did click on the little polling box, but it defaulted back to no poll somehow after I previewed post.
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Old 03-02-2016, 02:11 PM
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Poll, Pole, pole.
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Old 03-02-2016, 03:12 PM
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You might as well ask who "controls" the fast food industry, or newspapers, or the airlines. No one does. The market is free and wide open.
Free Market Myth 101.
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Old 03-02-2016, 03:19 PM
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Myth! Myth!





Yeth?
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Myth! Myth!





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If they are, how would you describe the job they're doing? I'm not sure I could find the right adjective to properly express it...
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They're doing not just a "great job!", but a "Billion Dollar Job".
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Old 03-08-2016, 10:21 AM
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The entertainment industry isn't controlled by the Illuminati. They're controlled by the Gnomes of Zürich in collaboration with the Reverse Vampires.
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