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 9 years ago '09        #141
SoSassy69 
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That "Dontravious" name that someone posted, is kinda cool IMO
 9 years ago '06        #142
Malcolm 34 heat pts34
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I would never give my child a ghetto a.ss name. And I'm glad my mom didn't give me one either.
 9 years ago '05        #143
Bea5T 137 heat pts137
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black people got more "white names" than any other race besides white people...

asian would be f**ked the most
 9 years ago '04        #144
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 Bea5T said:
black people got more "white names" than any other race besides white people...

asian would be f**ked the most
Asian have two names usually and one is usually white like, Jennifer, or William
 10-08-2009, 03:46 AM         #145
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Wow, so much for uniqueness....Sometimes I think parents want to name their children, un-like other names, because they feel their child is special and unique. I know the more unique the name is, the harder it will be for me to remember it. The kids eventually give each other nick names to solve the name game. It's sad to think that even names are discriminated against.
 9 years ago '07        #146
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 BobbiJo said:
Wow, so much for uniqueness....Sometimes I think parents want to name their children, un-like other names, because they feel their child is special and unique. I know the more unique the name is, the harder it will be for me to remember it. The kids eventually give each other nick names to solve the name game. It's sad to think that even names are discriminated against.
and thats my point

why should people stop naming their kids a certain name just because another group of people dont like it ??

it seems to me that the group of people that dont like something as little as a name should change not the other way around..if you say "oh black people should stop naming their child this and that and im glad my parents didnt blah blah" thats just saying its ok to throw applications in the trash because of a name and saying they are justified by doing so

whats next you dont get work because they dont like your hand writing

wow
 10-08-2009, 05:15 AM         #147
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its not that they dont like it, its that first impressions count, plenty of people are prejudiced, like i said with southern accents or "white trash" names.

its like if i hear some1s name is Ursula Byron-De' Freres i often think, over priveleged, snobbish c*nt.

its wrong but we all do it, the best thing 2 do is 2 not let that influence ur decision, but plenty of people dont do the best thing.
 9 years ago '06        #148
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 Dipset905 said:
my name is jac'qwan jackson

is that black?
pretty sure that's Irish
 10-08-2009, 11:07 AM         #149
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 DominicanLou said:
pretty sure that's Irish
On what basis?
 10-08-2009, 01:36 PM         #150
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 Zo1987 said:
Why dont parents start giving their children names with meanings instead of stupid ghetto names that dont mean s**t.
maybe it means something to them lol, sadly
 9 years ago '06        #151
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 CHRONICLE said:
On what basis?
im pretty sure i was being sarcastic
 9 years ago '09        #152
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 simmons224 said:
and thats y the dude wrote this article for people exactly like u! Y dont u read and open ur mind instead of automatically a.ssuming somebody hating on u! Im sorry but if i own a business im not hiring no shaqueta/ shanaya, etc either and im black myself! lmao!
i agree with u but only to a certain extent bro. if i owned a business i would'nt hire u either for profiling somone because of there name. If shaqueta was more qualified then kelly then why wouldnt i hire her? because her names shaqueta...
 10-08-2009, 07:12 PM         #153
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 LOONATIK said:
i agree with u but only to a certain extent bro. if i owned a business i would'nt hire u either for profiling somone because of there name. If shaqueta was more qualified then kelly then why wouldnt i hire her? because her names shaqueta...
How many smart Shaquetas do you know?
 9 years ago '04        #154
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 yungb said:
How many smart Shaquetas do you know?
how many Shaquetas do you know?
 9 years ago '05        #155
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I've never heard that s**t yet, must be new. But then again, with all these new a.ss ghetto names.
 10-08-2009, 08:00 PM         #156
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 Mysonne said:
how many Shaquetas do you know?
2.

 9 years ago '09        #157
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 yungb said:
How many smart Shaquetas do you know?

none actually..but thats only cuz i dont know any shaquetas lol..but does that mean u wouldnt hire her because her names shaqueta and its ghetto?
 9 years ago '05        #158
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I would hire a Sharon before a Shaqueta or whatever the f**k you spell it.
 9 years ago '09        #159
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 JaiMega said:
I would hire a Sharon before a Shaqueta or whatever the f**k you spell it.
jai bro you've always been a real n*gga but im not with u on this post...maybe its me tho cuz i dont see how u can judge someone by there f**king name lol..theres mad cats in the hood with dumb a.ss names like that but there prolly smart as s**t and very well rounded people...but they obviously dont have the financial stability to leave the hood or wherever there living at and not giving them a chance to be a working class citizen because of a f**kin name is beyond me
 10-08-2009, 08:26 PM         #160
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 LOONATIK said:
none actually..but thats only cuz i dont know any shaquetas lol..but does that mean u wouldnt hire her because her names shaqueta and its ghetto?
Probably not. But then again, if I were an ideal hiring manager, I'd try to be as objective as possible. I'd implement a strict phone interview policy which would have tested her speech and grammatical skills. But at the end of the day, if she's qualified, I would definitely hire her.

But in reality, that doesn't happen too often with Shaquetas, Shaneekas, et cetera.
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