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#1 of 13 Old 01-07-2005, 04:03 AM - Thead Starter
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Watching contestants eat dead rats on NBC's gross-out stunt show "Fear Factor" so disgusted a Cleveland man that he has sued NBC for $2.5 million, saying he could not stomach what he saw.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmp...evision_rat_dc

What, was the guy's remote broken? I always have my hand on the remote when it comes to things like that, on the rare occasions I get to watch. This country is just sue-happy....
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definately sue happy! change the channel then butthead!
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BIn a brief telephone interview with Reuters, Aitken said, "I am not at liberty to discuss the complaint unless it is a paid-interview situation." [/B]
Now if anybody has ANY doubts about his intentions, please raise your hand! <<<tapping my foot as NO hands go up >>>>

What a jackass! Yes, I agree it's gross. But nobody forced him to watch! And nobody forced HIM to eat rats!

This is absolutely absurd and if they let this thing go to trial, I'd be tempted to fly to wherever and stand out front with a sign proclaiming my opinion on the matter! (closest I could find)
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OMG What an idiot! There isn't a person in this country who doesn't know what happens on Fear Factor and personally I think a lot of it has been tons worse than eating a rat. For me, the worst would have had to have been the pizza episode (bile based crust, coagulated blood for sauce, rotten goat milk cheese, maggots, and sheep eyeballs. YUM!)
People are definitely sue happy.

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Oh gosh Elaine! I'm about to toss that oatmeal I just ate! I think .... I'M GOING TO SUE YOU for ruining my breakfast!

Seriously though ... it DID make me a bit queasy to read your description!
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Ok now that is getting pathetic....no one forced him to watch that show....no one held his eyes open and tied him to a chair to make him watch it....

and hey when he says he won't do an interview unless its for money....gee I wonder what his intentions are
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Sorry Dawn! It actually made me gag thinking about it again too.

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After an episode with them eating some nasty egg things I quit watching.

This guy is so totally pathetic. I hope the judge tosses his @ss right out of court.
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That was gross. I thought it was going to be an Animal Rights group suing. (I think they do get carried away.) Instead it's some stupid guy. I hope he loses. He knew the show was gross in the first place.

 
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The one where they ate deer testicles got to me...


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What, Becca? you mean to tell me you've never eaten Rocky Mountain Oysters??!
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Um, gee! If you don't like it DON'T WATCH IT! What an idiot!

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No, Lisa I haven't...but I'm guessing you have?
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