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I would have spoken to the manager and told them what was going on, i'm not sure I would want to get personally involved because situations like that tend to blow up.
 

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I watched it this afternoon and that was pretty awesome to see people stand up and tell the people what they were doing is wrong. I really didn't expect it.<br><br>
Honestly, I don't know what I would do. I think it's always really easy to say I would do this or that but in reality I don't know. I'm fairly certain I would say something or tell the waitress something but I have problems with social anxiety and I very well may get too anxious to say anything at all.
 

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That was really interesting - I was supprised how many people stuck up for the kid. Also how many people stuck up for the pair of them when they were giving them a hard time.<br><br>
I think I would have stood up for them, I've done things like that before, and if it was about being vegan it would be personal to me too so I think I'd be extra likley. I've also not done things like that before, and really felt bad afterward, and thought I'm not going to let being shy or worried about someones reaction stop me doing the right thing.<br><br>
In particular, two strangers are basically bullying a child, which on it's own is wrong - not to mention the child is a stranger, without their parent around. Even if it was nothing to do with a parents right to feed their child what they think is appropriate (as long as it is, that is!), their behaviour would still be wrong, and the right thing to do would still be to stand up for the child.<br><br>
I think though, rather than going to find the parent, I'd be more inclined to stay with the child. The little girl looked very frightened and I don't think I'd want to leave her there to be picked on.<br><br>
ETA: Okay I can't stop watching!
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Identity_thief</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3100676"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
That was really interesting - I was supprised how many people stuck up for the kid. Also how many people stuck up for the pair of them when they were giving them a hard time.</div>
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I was pretty shocked too and wasn't expecting that. However, I think had this scenario taken place somewhere else I don't think the outcome would be the same. If ABC set this up in a very non veg friendly area where things like fishing and hunting are hugely popular I doubt anyone would come to the rescue. This set up took place in NYC (from what I remember them saying) where people tend to be a bit more open minded and accepting.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Kari</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3100078"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
The only thing I wish they would have done is devote one of the "info boxes" they pop up (i.e. the famous vegans one) to listing some good sources of plant-based protein, after the actor made the comment that the little girl "gets absolutely no protein." We all know that is not true, but there are probably some omnis out there watching who think it is true, and the actor was only perpetuating that. Knowledge is power.</div>
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They did! It was right at the part you said, too! It said:<br><br><b>"Plant-based protein: tofu,<br>
beans, grains, nuts"</b><br><br>
It didn't stay on the screen very long, though.<br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
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The way they casted and costumed the vegan mother was kind of disappointing. They made her look like a stereotypical veg/hippy lady: pale skin, dark hair, that weird headband, thick rim glasses, really long dress, etc. Very briefly in the last clip it's even worse: narly hippy hair, drab colors, some environmental type t shirt underneath an oversized coat, what looks like a neclace with sea shells on it, a messenger bag. She was also kind of obnoxious.</div>
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In the first part she was wearing capris and a purple shirt, and I thought that was fine. She looked totally "normal" to me, I don't know why glasses make you a hippie. :p But you're totally right about the second part with the necklace, hair, dress, bag, etc. Overall it was a very positive segment, though.<br><br>
For anyone who missed the show, you can <a href="http://www.hulu.com/watch/328403/what-would-you-do-vegan-under-attack#s-p1-so-i1" target="_blank">watch just the vegan segment on Hulu</a>, or the whole episode: <a href="http://www.hulu.com/watch/328470/what-would-you-do-fri-feb-10-2012#s-p1-so-i0" target="_blank">Season 6, Episode 4</a>
 

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Well I totally missed that part. LOL I'm glad they did though. Weird because I remember the disgusted look on the lady's face when she said it but I don't remember seeing a box.
 

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Never understood why people list nuts as a good source for protein.<br><br>
It's like "here you go, 20 grams of protein, BUT YOU HAVE TO EAT 50 GRAMS OF FAT AS WELL!!1"
 

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I don't know why glasses make you a hippie. :p</div>
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I guess it's more of a new age look. And it's not so much the glasses alone as the glasses in conjunction with the rest of the outfit. You can wear Ray Bans and I won't think you're a hipster until you're doing it with a mustache, a plaid flannel, and a fixie bike.
 

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Never understood why people list nuts as a good source for protein.<br><br>
It's like "here you go, 20 grams of protein, BUT YOU HAVE TO EAT 50 GRAMS OF FAT AS WELL!!1"</div>
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But it's good for you fat. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/tongue3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":p">
 

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Just put on the episode on hulu.
 

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I'd tell her to pull her head in. Biatch. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/tongue3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":p">
 
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