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Fremont Street performers threaten to strike over new restrictions

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by Blonde_4_ever, Sep 24, 2015.

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  1. Blonde_4_ever

    Blonde_4_ever "The Welfare Queen of Windsor"

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    Broken link

    How does a beggar go on strike? Hold a picket sign next to a guitar case for change?
     
  3. Blonde_4_ever

    Blonde_4_ever "The Welfare Queen of Windsor"

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    Fixed it.
    It is hilarious.
    By all means...PLEASE go on strike!!!!
     
  4. Champ

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    I hope they do. It would be so nice to experience Fremont Street without them!
     
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    Hilarius! You sure that isn't from the Onion?
     
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    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    Is their Union called "The International Brotherhood (Sisterhood) of Freeloading Arts and Crafts"?

    This is a blatant violation of their right to "earn" money while doing nothing.
     
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    Reading the article, I think the authors took some liberties with the headline.

    They filed something in court, and are planning a protest the day it comes out. A protest could be doing the same thing as before (not registering and ignoring the circles) or it could just be picketing in front of casinos and being an even bigger nuisance than before. So our dreams of a true strike may go unfulfilled.
     
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    will they protest in costume? That would be funny.
     
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    Awww, but their disgusting outfits and shameless behavior are critical to the success of "The Fremont Experience"... < / sarcasm>
     
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    topcard Older than the Stardust!

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    I wonder if it'll be like the Frontier strike & they'll have faux-strikers while they continue to "perform" under the new restrictions...
    (I wonder if calling a bum/busker a "scab" is considered an insult? Also - I wonder what their union dues are...) :rolleyes2:
     
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    Ohhhhh I can only HOPE they go on strike. It would be wonderful to be rid of them!
     
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    A strike? You mean they would stand in front of the casino holding a sign? Who would notice?
     
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    I think Channel 3's been had.

    The "Sonic Laborers and Visual Entertainer's Union" ????

    Really?


    Maybe I don't get around much.
     
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    Maybe the ugly, fat naked guys will put on clothes.

    What's the downside?
     
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    "The union claims the city's decision to place restrictions on Fremont performers is unconstitutional."

    First... they have a union?

    Second... "unconstitutional"???

    Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble... and beg (e.g. harass) gamblers, visitors and naive foreign tourists for "tips" in filthy unlicensed children's cartoon character costumes, oversized baby diapers and skimpy outfits too small to cover up hairy beer bellies, chunky ass cheeks and saggy boobs.

    STRIKESTRIKESTRIKE!!!
     
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    This is April 1, right?
     
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    Can't find any mention of them anywhere on the web besides that article so far. Also, Sonic Laborers and Visual Entertainer's Union... SLAVE Union?
     
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    funny, just like the whole idea of a strike by people asking for handouts
     
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    Brilliant! I didn't pick up on this. Nice catch. Haha!
     
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    The comments on the article are fun.

    how can un-registered, non tax paying "workers" have a union?

    Was it from the firm of Dewey, Chetham & Howe?
     
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