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#1134264
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

oojason said:

I suggest we leave it there and get back onto politics again.

I lied, I’m going to post in here again, but not on the subject of the last several pages.

So with that said, enjoy…POLITICS!!!

http://www.tmz.com/2017/11/22/texas-congressman-joe-barton-nude-sexting-twitter/

Texas Congressman Joe Barton sent nudes and illicit text messages to a woman, and he’s apologizing for the graphic image first revealed by a Twitter user.

Barton, a Republican, sent the nude photo showing his penis. The Twitter user censored the image, and also revealed a sext that reads, “I want u soo bad. Right now.”

Ready? I’m spoilering this. You can’t actually see anything, in fact it’s covered up quite a bit…but just to be safe, because you can’t say I didn’t warn you.

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#1134195
Topic
What are you drinking?
Time

dahmage said:

Probably gonna head out to the local Meadery tonight and sample some flights. I always like it when my wife suggests this kind of activity.

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#1134160
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
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chyron8472 said:

If I may, since we’re arguing equality, why does the culture tell us men shouldn’t like cartoons originally targeted toward female children?

I knew you were going to bring this up and the fact that you would compare the two is ludicrous. Star Wars is not completely and entirely targeted at children.

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#1134154
Topic
Last movie seen
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Well of course I think of the original first, I grew up with it and it’s one of the most classic movies of all time. I’m not claiming the remake was a great movie or anything, just that I enjoyed it, and I’d probably watch it again at some point.

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#1134152
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
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chyron8472 said:

yhwx said:

chyron8472 said:

moviefreakedmind said:

Warbler said:

TV’s Frink said:

Warbler said:

Yes, there are female Star Wars fans, but not as many as there are male Star Wars fans.

You should have said that from the beginning.

Regardless, you might ask yourself why.

Why are there more female fans of Sex in the City than there are male fans? Why were there more male fans of American football than there are female fans? Men and women sometimes have different tastes.

The latter is another one that you’re not quite as right as you think you are on. Rabid football fans are split almost evenly between men and women these days.

But is it a problem if more men than women like Star Wars?

Why should it be?

I view it as a problem, because there’s no reason for it, and I tend to favor more equality in these situations. But this is a concept you seem not to understand.

Your viewing it as a problem does not make it so. But maybe there is a reason for it and you are just not aware.

Hahaha.

Anyway, I never said it’s a problem if more men like Star Wars than more women (as an example). The problem is that women are actively discouraged from liking Star Wars. Look how the male fanbase treats women fans and women characters, or look how hard it is to find female-oriented Star Wars clothes or toys (especially pre-TFA). Just two examples.

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#1134145
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
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Warbler said:

TV’s Frink said:

Warbler said:

TV’s Frink said:

chyron8472 said:

Frink, don’t be an ass.

As soon as Warbler admits he doesn’t know jack shit about women I’ll stop “being an ass.” Saying that no women like Star Wars is disgusting and offensive.

I didn’t say no women like Star Wars. I merely think that more men like it than women.

You said it several times until the post where I said you should have originally said it the way you just said it now.

I did? Well, I never meant that there are no female Star Wars fans.

Warbler said:

yhwx said:

Warbler said:

yhwx said:

Warbler said:

yhwx said:

TV’s Frink said:

yhwx said:

TV’s Frink said:

yhwx said:

You know, I’m starting to think this thread was a better idea than y’all said it was.

Because it somehow helped?

Not that I can see.

It could have helped.

By getting more diverse people to join the forum?

The thread could have diagnosed the problems that are getting more diverse people to not join the forum, and therefore, put the structures in place that would help more of them join the forum.

And as I said, discussions about diversity are useful. It raises awareness about the issue, which is important.

Its a Star Wars forum. Its not going to attract women.

That’s a problem.

Its a problem a that this place is a Star Wars forum or that Star Wars just doesn’t attract women?

The latter.

That “problem” goes beyond the scope of just this forum. It not going to change anytime soon. Men and women just like to watch different kinds of movies/tv shows.

Warbler said:

yhwx said:

TV’s Frink said:

yhwx said:

TV’s Frink said:

yhwx said:

You know, I’m starting to think this thread was a better idea than y’all said it was.

Because it somehow helped?

Not that I can see.

It could have helped.

By getting more diverse people to join the forum?

The thread could have diagnosed the problems that are getting more diverse people to not join the forum, and therefore, put the structures in place that would help more of them join the forum.

And as I said, discussions about diversity are useful. It raises awareness about the issue, which is important.

Its a Star Wars forum. Its not going to attract women.

Warbler said:

yhwx said:

Warbler said:

yhwx said:

TV’s Frink said:

yhwx said:

TV’s Frink said:

yhwx said:

You know, I’m starting to think this thread was a better idea than y’all said it was.

Because it somehow helped?

Not that I can see.

It could have helped.

By getting more diverse people to join the forum?

The thread could have diagnosed the problems that are getting more diverse people to not join the forum, and therefore, put the structures in place that would help more of them join the forum.

And as I said, discussions about diversity are useful. It raises awareness about the issue, which is important.

Its a Star Wars forum. Its not going to attract women.

That’s a problem.

Its a problem a that this place is a Star Wars forum or that Star Wars just doesn’t attract women?

Regardless, I apologize for flying off the handle. I guess you must have just worded multiple posts poorly.

JEDIT: Quotes are in wrong order but too much work to fix.

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#1134130
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

Warbler said:

TV’s Frink said:

chyron8472 said:

Frink, don’t be an ass.

As soon as Warbler admits he doesn’t know jack shit about women I’ll stop “being an ass.” Saying that no women like Star Wars is disgusting and offensive.

I didn’t say no women like Star Wars. I merely think that more men like it than women.

You said it several times until the post where I said you should have originally said it the way you just said it now.

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#1134129
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

chyron8472 said:

TV’s Frink said:

chyron8472 said:

TV’s Frink said:

chyron8472 said:

Frink, don’t be an ass.

As soon as Warbler admits he doesn’t know jack shit about women I’ll stop “being an ass.” Saying that no women like Star Wars is disgusting and offensive.

Offensive?

Ignorant, maybe. But offensive?

I’m offended on my wife’s behalf, on my daughters’ behalf, and my dog’s behalf. All other women too, although I’ll admit it’s slightly presumptuous of me to be offended on behalf of all women, or at least all the women who believe they shouldn’t like something based on their gender alone.

Going back to something I’ve said on other topics, it’s not your place or mine to tell women not to be offended by this.

I’ll say it’s not our place to tell women they should be offended. Perhaps women needn’t bother with it at all.

Ok.

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#1134128
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

chyron8472 said:

TV’s Frink said:

Warbler said:

Yes, there are female Star Wars fans, but not as many as there are male Star Wars fans.

You should have said that from the beginning.

Regardless, you might ask yourself why.

Why Star Wars? Why not sci-fi? And who can say if the question is answerable?

I don’t know what you’re driving at here but I was talking about Star Wars because Warbler said Star Wars. Obviously different women like all sorts of stuff that some people think are men’s domain. Star Wars. Sci-Fi. Football. Whatever.

Your statement suggests Warbler knows the answer and can reach it if only he stops to consider it.

Ok.

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#1134120
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

chyron8472 said:

TV’s Frink said:

chyron8472 said:

Frink, don’t be an ass.

As soon as Warbler admits he doesn’t know jack shit about women I’ll stop “being an ass.” Saying that no women like Star Wars is disgusting and offensive.

Offensive?

Ignorant, maybe. But offensive?

I’m offended on my wife’s behalf, on my daughters’ behalf, and my dog’s behalf. All other women too, although I’ll admit it’s slightly presumptuous of me to be offended on behalf of all women, or at least all the women who believe they shouldn’t like something based on their gender alone.

Going back to something I’ve said on other topics, it’s not your place or mine to tell women not to be offended by this.

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#1134113
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

Warbler said:

Yes, there are female Star Wars fans, but not as many as there are male Star Wars fans.

You should have said that from the beginning.

Regardless, you might ask yourself why.

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#1134106
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

moviefreakedmind said:

TV’s Frink said:

Warbler, if you’re gonna keep saying demonstrably false things about what women like and don’t like, I’m gonna keep insisting you don’t actually know any women.

They’re pretty easy to meet. I hear that 1 in every 2 people is a woman.

Only if you live on Earth. On Tatooine there aren’t any women.

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#1134103
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

chyron8472 said:

Frink, don’t be an ass.

As soon as Warbler admits he doesn’t know jack shit about women I’ll stop “being an ass.” Saying that no women like Star Wars is disgusting and offensive.

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#1134085
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

yhwx said:

chyron8472 said:

moviefreakedmind said:

chyron8472 said:

yhwx said:

Warbler said:

TV’s Frink said:

“A woman’s body isn’t treated as anymore obscene than a man’s.”
“Tell that to the top half of a woman’s body.”

How is this a confusing or controversial response? Is it wrong? Men can walk around without a shirt, women can’t.

female breasts = private part private parts need to be covered up.

But why? You refuse to answer that question.

Why does the question need to be answered? American culture equates female breasts as being private parts.

Demanding the answer to “Why?” is as good as asking “Why not?”

American culture, like all other cultures, is pretty dumb. Who cares what it equates?

My point, AGAIN, is no one is making any objective argument as to why women are harmed or oppressed in any way by wearing bras or bikini tops when and where men are not required to.

Who the hell cares about whether’s there an objective argument? Seems freaking pointless to me.

I see you’ve met this thread.

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#1134083
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

Warbler, if you’re gonna keep saying demonstrably false things about what women like and don’t like, I’m gonna keep insisting you don’t actually know any women.

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#1134079
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

Warbler said:

yhwx said:

Warbler said:

yhwx said:

Warbler said:

yhwx said:

TV’s Frink said:

yhwx said:

TV’s Frink said:

yhwx said:

You know, I’m starting to think this thread was a better idea than y’all said it was.

Because it somehow helped?

Not that I can see.

It could have helped.

By getting more diverse people to join the forum?

The thread could have diagnosed the problems that are getting more diverse people to not join the forum, and therefore, put the structures in place that would help more of them join the forum.

And as I said, discussions about diversity are useful. It raises awareness about the issue, which is important.

Its a Star Wars forum. Its not going to attract women.

That’s a problem.

Its a problem a that this place is a Star Wars forum or that Star Wars just doesn’t attract women?

The latter.

That “problem” goes beyond the scope of just this forum. It not going to change anytime soon. Men and women just like to watch different kinds of movies/tv shows.

Warbler.

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#1134076
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

yhwx said:

Warbler said:

yhwx said:

Warbler said:

TV’s Frink said:

With that said, I don’t think women everywhere should suddenly go topless.

sexist! How dare you suggest we should continue this oppression of women!

You’re making absolutely no sense now.

I don’t? But I thought it was sexist and oppressive to make women cover up their breasts?

Gosh, you always find a way to colossally muss the point.

This might be sexist but I can’t actually tell.

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