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shocked by this ageist video the you tube recommended I watch

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margreatuk Sun 16-Aug-15 07:29:13

There really is no words, I found it very agist. Its like experience and wisdom are not important these days. I think she looks beautiful at 100.

Watch "100 YEAR OLD lady made YOUNG and BEAUTIFUL again!" on YouTube - https://youtu.be/AA_dXDRkP9s

Esmeismyhero Sun 16-Aug-15 07:43:55

Love how you call it "the YouTube" lol!

She is beautiful at 100, I personally hate makeup etc! But I look older than my 29 years smile

ilovesooty Sun 16-Aug-15 09:19:43

You think people are going to click on a random YouTube link on here?

StickEm Sun 16-Aug-15 09:22:07

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

GloGirl Sun 16-Aug-15 09:27:17

It's YOUTUBE

There's always something awful to watch.

If you want even to get even more outraged about things - read the comments on videos grin

LynetteScavo Sun 16-Aug-15 09:49:51

YouTube is full of crazy shit.

I don't think it's intention is to be politically correct.

AuntyMag10 Sun 16-Aug-15 09:56:12

Honestly if you're shocked by this then you seem very sheltered, as there's actually shocking things out there.

BigRedBall Sun 16-Aug-15 10:02:55

confused
It's just an old face being transformed into a younge one. How is it ageist?

I thought there'd be a video of an old woman being told she couldn't be served at a fast food shop for being too old. hmm

MrsToddsShortcut Sun 16-Aug-15 10:21:43

Actually, I know what you mean. It's the idea that the fabulous, giving, 'Photoshop Surgeon' (bleeuch) has revalidated her. Look! She was wrinkly and old and a bit invisible. But look at her now! She's hot!

Mind you, looking at the titles of some of the videos allows me to rest my case: 'Fat girl gets skinny and hot!' anyone? V depressing.

YeOldeTrout Sun 16-Aug-15 10:50:44

meh, the subtitle at top is a value system that 97% of MN espouse, anyway. I don't really have a problem with this expression of it because the actual video is just a demonstration of image editing tools.

SoupDragon Sun 16-Aug-15 10:53:35

What is it with new posters posting links to crappy You Tube videos recently?

TheseventeenthSixteen Sun 16-Aug-15 11:10:45

YANBU. But I agree youtube is full of crap as well as really great stuff. I particularly don't like the song that accompanies this video "Is there anyone inside, is there anyone there" etc etc. This video is gently erasing a lifetime of living. Not nice. Age and wrinkles bad - youth and smoothness good. Not a fab message.

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