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The supervisor at this particular blood bank was a "fat broad" according to Loomis.

Joeloveland 15:03, November 10, 2009 (UTC)

This was a fact, or in this case observation stated in dialog. Therefore it is fair game. --Alan 15:17, November 10, 2009 (UTC)

There are many "facts" that are innapropriate to MA. Is the article about blood banks, or one characters observation about the staff of one? Would it be appropriate to mention someone speaking negatively about Jean-Luc Picard's baldness, or someone's observation about William Shatner's weight gain by Generations? We wouldnt allow someones negative obervation of Uhura's skin color, or a racial slur relative to it, why would we allow hate speech against body type or the female gender? Joeloveland 16:59, November 10, 2009 (UTC)

Because in this case, it was stated in canon dialog--not so for the other examples you gave. It's not that we're endorsing Loomis's comment, but that doesn't change the fact that the character made it. After all, he was portrayed as somewhat of a bad guy. -Mdettweiler 17:09, November 10, 2009 (UTC)
I've tried to rewrite the line a bit to:
While there, Loomis considered his supervisor a "fat broad."
I feel that puts the emphasis back onto Loomis (rather then the supervisor), and makes it more obvious that it's his opinion of the situation. -- sulfur 17:11, November 10, 2009 (UTC)

Still, I fail to see the relevance to this article. If that kind of speech is permitted I am shocked.Joeloveland 20:17, November 10, 2009 (UTC)

Go cry to the Star Trek writers, then. Our job isn't to be more strict than they were. --OuroborosCobra talk 21:00, November 10, 2009 (UTC)

No one's crying. It is irrelevant to the article, period.Joeloveland 23:04, November 10, 2009 (UTC)

It's not irrelevant if it was said, as has been told to you already.--31dot 23:09, November 10, 2009 (UTC)
This article is about a blood bank and Loomis' experience at said blood bank. This is the best place to make note of said blook bank supervisor short of creating a "Detroit blood bank personnel" article is to make a short note of it here, not ignore it as if it was never said...because if they wanted it ignored they would have never said it. --Alan 15:05, November 11, 2009 (UTC)

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