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The One and Only Fyre Festival Mega-Thread Featuring JaRule

Old 01-29-19, 10:48 AM
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Re: The One and Only Fyre Festival Mega-Thread Featuring JaRule

Watched the Netflix on last night. So Ja Rule get out of this unscathed? Weird, but I guess they really didn't get into his actual involvement. But this was pretty fascinating. I will eventually get to the Hulu one.
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Old 01-29-19, 10:56 AM
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Re: The One and Only Fyre Festival Mega-Thread Featuring JaRule

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Watched the Netflix on last night. So Ja Rule get out of this unscathed? Weird, but I guess they really didn't get into his actual involvement. But this was pretty fascinating. I will eventually get to the Hulu one.
He's a defendant in the $100mil lawsuit.
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Old 01-29-19, 12:13 PM
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Watched the Netflix on last night. So Ja Rule get out of this unscathed? Weird, but I guess they really didn't get into his actual involvement. But this was pretty fascinating. I will eventually get to the Hulu one.

He was more of the "brand ambassador" or the fucking hype man. Useless. You notice how he couldn't even articulate what they were trying to do when he and Brandon would go to these tech conferences to sell the thing?
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Ja Rule came off looking like a moron... I hope that lawsuit hits him hard.

It was unbelievable to me that McFarland is out on bail, prepping his next scam (of the people he just scammed) AND is recording the whole thing for posterity?? Asshole. I guarantee he'll be out in less than his 6 years and be right back at it.
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I'm sure he'll be doing stuff while IN prison. He seems like the type of person that can't stop.
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No kidding. The balls it takes to target the very same people with a new scam, although they said he did get like $100,000 in new money from that. Those are some real morons...
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I'm sure he'll be doing stuff while IN prison. He seems like the type of person that can't stop.
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He already is. They mention it at the end of the HULU special.


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He already is. They mention it at the end of the HULU special.
Don't have Hulu . Thanks, though.
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^ That's great!! Nice to see the Go Fund Me stuff.
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I had never heard about this but watched the Netflix documentary last night. Amazing. Not sure what's more amazing though - the lengths of the con/fraud or how many millenial suckers paid thousands for this.
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Judge says Kendall Jenner and modeling agencies representing Bella Hadid, Emily Ratajkowski, can be subpoenaed in Fyre Festival case
https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/28/enter...nas/index.html
He further requested they meet him for a private briefing in his chamber.
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Don't have Hulu . Thanks, though.
Free trial? Worth it for binge-rific weekend of Fyre Fraud and Future Man.

I was watching Waynes World 2 for a Vudu credit and realized that's what this whole event reminded me of.

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Old 01-31-19, 11:21 AM
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I was watching Waynes World 2 for a Vudu credit and realized that's what this whole event reminded me of.
Fyre reminds me of this


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Old 02-01-19, 01:57 PM
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The Fyre guy is probably going to make a ton of money off this ....

https://www.theatlantic.com/technolo...am-egg/581686/
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The Fyre guy is probably going to make a ton of money off this ....

https://www.theatlantic.com/technolo...am-egg/581686/
That's the marketing company, not Billy McFarland.
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Old 02-01-19, 02:44 PM
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I’m beginning to get the feeling this whole story is a bit manufactured, or at least highly exaggerated.

I already shared my buddy’s story. Now here’s this article https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.sta...896.html%3famp

The first of 4 personal accounts in that article sounds exactly like my buddy’s experience. While the festival certainly wasn’t what was promised plenty of people did have drunken fun in the beautiful sun at no cost, and in some cases were refunded.

I think these docs are all part of the show. More hype.
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I watch the NetFlix documentary first and then the Hulu documentary, which is the better one of the two.

But I think the Internet Historian short on the Fyre Festival is the most entertaining video to see and very concise to boot

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Old 02-03-19, 04:26 PM
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I think it's interesting to note that the FuckJerry people made the Netflix special (the Hulu dock points that out).

Also you might be aware of this separately, but there appears to be a movement gaining traction called FuckFuckJerry which is a campaign designed to get people to unfollow FJ. It seems for years they have been ripping off comedians and stealing jokes and clips without attribution,r compensation or authorization from anyone. I hesitate to add the hashtag to FFJ for fear of melinails finding the forum and posting here LOL.
Both of these documentaries were astounding. For those of you that dont have Hulu it appears that McFarland is teaching an entrepreneurship "class" in prison as part of his latest husell... dude seems very punchable in the face to me.


https://www.heyalma.com/everything-y...fyre-festival/

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Old 02-05-19, 01:51 PM
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I watch the NetFlix documentary first and then the Hulu documentary, which is the better one of the two.

But I think the Internet Historian short on the Fyre Festival is the most entertaining video to see and very concise to boot

7:49 is essential viewing for everyone. If you want to continue in this thread you must watch it. Over 50% of this story is fake news. It also aligns perfectly with my buddy’s experience on the island. The backlash of “these are all rich Chads and it’s funny that they got ripped off” is sprung from a false narrative.
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Glad your buddy had a great festival. And I'm glad, after viewing the video, I now have your permission to continue in this thread.
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Old 02-05-19, 10:09 PM
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That youtube video contains a lot of what was said in the docus, while the original entertainment two years ago was watching priviliged kids on instagram having a bad time, the documentaries were more focused on the Ponzi scheme aspect, Instagram influence, and (Netflix) Andy. The docs cover the pricing as well.

There was a lot of island drinking good times for some for sure, but with shitty accommodations and no actual concert for those lucky enough to actually get to the island at all. At least it was a good lesson to always have a cc with purchase protection.

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That is so, so, so good! The dive into the water is killer!
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Old 02-08-19, 01:40 PM
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Can we get the posts from 2019 split off and moved to the TV Forum? It would be a better fit there.
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