Topic Maria Kang, fat shaming and the obesity epidemic
03 Dec 2013 21:59
I generally agree with you. I could be in far better shape than I am, but I won't go around saying it's my "right" to be out of shape and that people have to "accept" me. However, I don't think that job discrimination is appropriate based on obesity/non-obesity (unless you're talking the modeling industry as a general rule, or the Miss Universe contest....but who cares about that). It's a fine line to be sure, but saying you have the "right" to be fat is like saying you have the "right" to smoke and blow it in someone's face....
Topic Your biggest flaw?
03 Dec 2013 21:47
Hard to say....I have so many....
I'd say it's the stubbornness/apathy/distance thing....I also tend to "gunnysack" things a little too much (meaning I let things that bother me build up and then, when I've hit my limit, blow up....giving little or no warning to the person I blew up against). I tend to expect a lot of what I think people SHOULD know....and get frustrated when they don't. Although I'm getting better at this.
Topic Who really did kill JFK?
30 Nov 2013 20:25
I think Lee Harvey Oswald did it. I know it's hard to believe that a schmuck - albeit a schmuck with a "marksman" status (or damn close to it) in riflemanship from the Marine Corps - can singlehandedly take down someone as charismatic and popular as JFK was, but that's what the objective evidence points to, unfortunately. I think that Jack Ruby probably did kill Oswald for one of two reasons: a) a genuine, albeit misguided, sense of vengeance and "patriotism" for Oswald having killed the sitting presidend ; b) the risk of Oswald fabricating/exaggerating a so-called relationship with Ruby himself and organized crime generally, to try to IMPLY a conspiracy so as to attempt to strike a possible plea deal (yes, I do believe Oswald's mind was that convoluted and twisted) ; or c) some odd combination of a) and b)....I think Ruby was a guy who was a fry or two short of a Happy Meal himself.
I also wouldn't be surprised if Oswald, having been in the USSR and in the military, may have been approached by the CIA to see what he (Oswald) could offer in terms of information about the people he came in contact with in the USSR (and, undoubtedly, the KGB) and, like the KGB, ultimately found him of no real use as a potential asset. The thing about Oswald that's been consistently observed across the board by everybody that's been involved with that investigation - in an official capacity or not - and including his own sibling - is that Oswald wanted to be a "somebody". He wanted to seem like he was a "mover and a shaker"....That he was someone "in the know". He wasn't.
And YES, he could've (and DID) gotten those shots off with a Carcano rifle. Yes, he could've scored those hits (and DID....just watch Full Metal Jacket for a quick explaination as to how....lol). And NO, there was no "magic" bullet - that bullet is NOT, in fact, in "pristine condition": it bears all the damage you'd expect that kind of bullet to have after it travelled at - or "thereabouts" - the trajectory outlined by the Warren Commission. And NO, the Warren Commission itself is not a government cabal - or "kangaroo committee" - assigned from the first to "cover up the truth": they did their job as best as they could as they understood it....and got well within the ballpark- if not spot on - as to what happened.
Some analyst interviewed for one of the myriad of JFK assassination specials that have aired explained it best: The Holocaust: world's greatest crime, committed by the world's greatest criminals = it adding up. JFK assassination: charismatic, intelligent, handsome leader of the Free World taken down by a crazy loner = doesn't add up. Ergo, it must've been a conspiracy....NOT!!!!
Topic Who is your celebrity crush?
15 Nov 2013 21:55
Well, in a year or two, I can safely say Chloe Grace Moretz. But, until then....
Topic Country with most sexual women
09 Nov 2013 08:47
From the trends I've been seeing lately - especially from my experience on this very site! - Australia and Canada seem to have some quite "open" women. But I think the traditional European strongholds of France, the Scandinavian countries, and the Netherlands are probably still "in the lead"....But, of course, this is all highly subjective and theoretical: there are prudes and sluts, and, as is most often the case, sluts disguised as prudes in every country/region of the world.
Remember, the difference between a "slut" and a "bitch" is that a "slut" does everybody ; a "bitch" does everybody but YOU!!!!
Topic Current Favourite TV Shows
03 Nov 2013 18:53
What's really interesting with TV these days - at least in the US - is the real "feast or famine" nature of it all in terms of quality. The "networks" here in the US have finally convinced our FCC (Federal Communications Commission for those of you from outside of the US who may not know what the FCC is) that they need to have more latitude on content in order to compete with premium channel cable TV (which, because they are purely funded by private subscriptions - and not by advertising - have had far more latitude in what content they could cover and show). What blows my mind is that, characteristically in the US, even the "networks" can - and do - get quite graphic in their depictions of violence, but God help us if Janet Jackson flashes her tit with a pastie at half time of the Super Bowl! Strange fucking country sometimes.
Anyway, at long overdue, my favorites:
Big Bang Theory
Real Time With Bill Maher
Penn & Teller's Bullshit
Rick Steves' Europe
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
Topic Do you believe in ghosts?
25 Oct 2013 09:14
I used to belong to a paranormal research group (aka "ghost busters") as their resident skeptic. In all our investigations, I never experienced anything that made me definitively think there was anything to ghosts. Doesn't mean necessarily that they don't "exist". By that I mean, that there could be natural phenomena, which people have taken as "ghosts", which simply hasn't been explained/quantified by science yet. However, I don't know if ghosts, in the "classical" definition at least, exist.
Topic what r ur limits?
20 Oct 2013 20:25
My limits: other guys, anal (my ass or anyone else's), human waste, anything dealing with abuse/non-consent and bodily/emotional harm. Anything else, I'm pretty open to.
Topic Do you have sexual limits?
14 Oct 2013 12:38
Clarification: The above is not to be construed as me being against gay rights. I'm totally FOR gay rights. It's just that, sexually, other guys don't "do it" for me....
Topic Do you have sexual limits?
14 Oct 2013 12:36
I think anal, human waste, anything abusive (physically or emotionally), and another guy (however, if two guys are into each other, I'm not going to stop then ; I just don't want to watch or get involved)....those kind of things are "NO-NO's". Anything else that was loving, erotic, or just good 'ol plain naughty - even if traditionally taboo or forbidden - is A-OK with me.
Topic What do you think is the worst song ever written?
11 Oct 2013 23:29
The vast majority of things that make up the "Pop 40". Anything by any "boy band" or former Disney kids star. Most things under the genre of "new country". And '80's hair band metal generally sucked, too. I know you were looking for more specifics, probably, but there are just TOO MANY out there. Easier to "distinguish" by genre.
Topic What's on your sexual bucket list?
30 Sep 2013 21:56
If I were to do a 3-way it would be me and a cute mother-daughter combo. Or a sister-sister combo. The other would be to watch an experienced, older lesbian "initiate" a younger one into the world of lesbian love.
Topic who is your favourite porn star?
30 Sep 2013 21:45
Male: Ron Jeremy. He NEVER goes away, now I love the bastard.
Female: Veronica Hart
I have a soft spot for the classics.
Topic What turns you off immediately?
20 Aug 2013 20:59
In terms of sex and the physical: buttholes, poop, and pee. I also don't like people who are unkempt or lack basic hygiene, or who are morbidly obese.
In terms of personality: Narcissism and willful ignorance.
Topic The Physical Appearance of Girls
09 Jul 2013 22:06
Looks are definitely the "foot in the door", the "first 15 minutes"....After that, you better have a personality and some brains. And my definition of attractive (physically) is quite varied. Not the "supermodel"/Paris Hilton type at all....I like a woman who looks like she likes to eat a burger and drink a beer every once in a while....I like curves.