Captain Underpants gets more library complaints then 50 shades of grey.

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    Pfffft. I remember those books. My mom never let me read them.
     
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    Funny enough, 50 Shades of Grey was originally titled Captain Thunderpants.

    ...Okay, okay, not true, but can't we just pretend it is anyway?
     
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    Aaaaaaaaaand BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM!

    Captain Underpants sales just skyrocketed after everybody getting a blast of nostalgia and all the kids going "I HAVE TO READ THIS!"
     
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    Kind of worth reading at least once, you'll prob still get a laugh or two out of it :)

    (you can prob read ec one in 30 min or less lol)
     
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    Come on, these were great! At least I'm in Canada.
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    I remember ripping those pages that made the little animation thing.
     
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    I remember reading Captain Underpants, how in the world Fiddy Shades of Grey didn't get more complaints than it is beyond me.
     
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    The objectability of 50 Shades of Grey isn't so readily apparent. I imagine the majority of the complaints against Captain Underpants are based solely on title and cover. Judging a book by its cover and all that.
     
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    I'm also sure it has to do with the fact that 50 Shades is explicitly for adults; they know what they're getting.

    Captain Underpants is a kids book series, on the other hand, so these complaints probably come from parents who think the books are too rude/gross/etc. for their children.
     
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    Whaat? My Catholic grade school had these books in its library, they were the fucking bomb when I was younger.
     
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    Captain underpants and Dav Pilkey had me inspired to be a cartoonist up until I was 16 years old to be quite honest. I loved those books, and had I not changed my mind about being a cartoonist, I'd have thanked Dav one day for being my inspiration~
     
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    What made you change your mind?
     
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    I loved these books as a kid. They were funny and they helped me kill time when I was bored.
    When I went to Palestine, though, I couldn't read them though, because none were there ;-;
     
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    If you don't know the contents of the book, and only look at the covers of the two, which would you consider to be more offensive? That's what I think many of the complaints are based on, and those that complained more about 50 Shades of Grey actually know what it's about.
     
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    Ahhh one of my favourite book series' as a kid.
     
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    Fantastic series. Did anyone ever read the one about the baby?
     
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    I'm surprised they never made a movie based of Captain Underpants. I would've watched the crap out of that.
     
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    i used to read this when i was small, sad though kuz i never got to finish the series
     
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    Super diaper baby?
     

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