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I support his decision. He has a point and, more importantly, he has the right. This whole attitude is scary. What if you stand but don't cover your heart? Or if you stand, cover your heart, but don't sing? Aren't we really just playing the game of who-can-make-the-most-outward-show-of-patriotism-without-actually-doing-anything-patriotic game? Yup. In a nutshell. In The United Snakes, no one gives a fuck if you walk the walk so long as you talk the talk.
Confusing censorship with respecting the house rules on a forum hosted by other people is naive. So is confusing censorship with editorial guidelines. One of the biggest problems with internet forums is that there are always a few people who feel it's okay to talk to others in a manner they wouldn't face to face. Everybody loses their cool now and then and end up saying shit they probably shouldn't, but in the long run, it's not that big a deal, and that's not what triggered this thread or its predecessor. It's when a select few fail to respect or apply a few basic rules equally to everyone that's really insulting.For a long time, Lush has been far above any other site of its kind. The mods are sincere, hardworking, and take a more attentive and personal approach to the members and the stories that are posted here. It's kind of stunning when you think about the effort these volunteers put out. They are the firewall between the members and all manner of human sludge that would otherwise make it onto the homepage and forums. It used to be refreshing. But more and more, the level of conversation that goes on here exists at the level of poodle spooge. In most civilized regions, it would be customary courtesy to set a yippy little poodle outdoors when it can't control a chronic urge to run around humping every leg in the room. Seriously, who the fuck needs poodle spooge on their shoes?Telling people to basically fuck off and get a thicker skin when they've been singled out deliberately and repeatedly to be insulted just for the sake of insulting them is mystifying and reflects very poorly on the site overall, and in particular those few who actually seem to encourage this stupidity beyond any sense of logic. Terrific. We can block out categories or specific members, but why should anyone have to? Why shouldn't any member have the freedom to enjoy everything the site has to offer? The whole "fuck you we few can say whatever the fuck we please and if you don't like it you're just not adult for the rest of us" school of forum moderating is one of the sorriest things to happen to this site in a long time. If ever. Locking this thread, just like the last one, wouldn't be censorship, it would be an act of mercy, but I don't expect to be around to see it.
http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1176881/images/h-BLACK-BANDAIDS-628x314.jpg Um..guess I said that out loud, huh?
New story category: it occurred to me that a 'Play For Pay' category might attract some readers and writers. Subjects could include: escourts, mistresses, boy toys, exotic dancers, and any other situation where sex and cash are intermingled.New forum: What we don't have in the admittedly long list of forums, is one featuring issues involving 'Sex In The News'. Two articles in today's news got me thinking this way. An item about Utah enacting anti-porn laws fit into the 'Adult Swin' category. but another, about the discovery of a DNA link to early sexual activity remains homeless.While neither suggestion will make or break Lush, the might be worth a thought or two...then again, maybe not.<img src="/forum/images/emoticons/glasses10.gif" alt="glasses8"> These are both great suggestions. Would a forum on Sex in the News be called The Pink Tank?
Pretty much everything. Repeatedly and in the largest quantities I could possibly consume. I was always a bit freaked about needles, so most of the substances traditionally injected I've ingested in other ways. Pinning down a particular experience or two would be impossible. Plenty of good ones and bad ones, but mostly good. The worst, however, including unpleasant encounters with law enforcement officials, revolved around alcohol.
I've read this one last night and it sure worked for me. Highly recommended. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did. https://www.lushstories.com/stories/spanking/tonight-i-call-you-precious.aspx Wow, Ms. Candy. Spank you very much! :)
I agree with this. Yes, very good idea. I've wondered this myself a few times.
“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.” ― Albert Einstein On a lighter note... https://upload.lushstories.com/405311107-the struggle is real.jpg Bingo!
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And every time I hear that same old tired music I see her face again Lit by whatever screams light In a crowded southside club Everyone was dancing and beautiful Because everyone dancing is beautiful Songs about whatever lasts forever Because something always does – Be it heartbreak or love – And I had to lean in close and whisper Something about love and fucking Just...
Added 26 Nov 2016 | Category Love Poems
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No one can breathe. Only the moon is touching them now. Someone's dog barks. Then nothing. Maybe some quick animal cutting through the night behind someone's house. Everything is dark but the skin of the pond and their skin, their shapes highlighted in pale gold, as if the moon were sculpting them into being, as if they were brand new creatures born with invented memories of each other. ...
Added 13 Nov 2016 | Category Flash Erotica
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i dont know how to say these things that the diamonds rolling off our skin are only rain, crossing us in tiny rivers of light that we are always rising but never weightless that she steals into my dreams to light quiet fires I dont know how to speak of dry leaves lifting off the pavement on a carpet of wind or how the sun only loves us a few hours at a time and how my...
Added 29 Oct 2016 | Category Love Poems
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This is where I put things Everything that has no other place Here's a tiny spate of gentle rain Coming at the end of a hard spring And here's that moment I sat beside her Studying the lines of her face While the world was burning down To nothing we could use anymore Here are all the silences Between the words we gave away And here are the remnants of my heart ...
Added 26 Sep 2016 | Category Love Poems
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Echo studied her hair in the rearview mirror of Hawke’s truck. He hadn’t done too badly cutting it, and it hadn’t taken her long to add a few finishing touches with the scissors. The change was simple, yet drastic enough she barely recognized herself. A sense of exhilaration played at the edges of her nerves. In a long sleeved blouse and oversized shades, Trey could pass her on the sidewalk...
Added 05 Mar 2016 | Category Straight Sex
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“Echo,” he said. “It’s time to get started.” She had to blink a few times to get focused. Hawke was sitting on the bunk opposite hers in the trailer. He was leaning onto his elbows down on his knees, watching her face even though the cropped T she went to sleep in had ridden up over her left, candy tipped breast. She wasn’t even aware of it until he reached over and gingerly pulled the edge...
Added 04 Mar 2016 | Category Oral Sex
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The machine streaked across the desert, screaming through bleak vistas of scorched earth where nothing lives without a little outside help. Joshua trees and desultory vultures. Fossils buried under the salt floor of ancient seas. She was hammering the gas, white knuckling the wheel until the screaming of the engine drowned out the screaming in her mind. She was riding inside a shot bullet,...
Added 01 Mar 2016 | Category Masturbation
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Empty brick factories were falling down around her. Glory days abandoned. Hungry souls watched from every broken window. The black thigh highs were balled up in the same hand with her clutch. They were only a couple shades darker than the tone of her bare thighs. The spikes she’d been wearing dangled from the other hand. It was a couple more hours to sunrise, and the cement still...
Added 04 May 2015 | Category Straight Sex
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Mouse had taken to dancing in her panties and socks. Her shoulder-length hair - fine, yet a nondescript, easily forgettable shade of brown - whipped around her head and got caught in her glasses. But she kept going, arms and legs flailing wildly yet not without a sense of design. It was as if she were moving to some bright vision of grace in her mind that her body couldn't keep up with. ...
Added 01 Jan 2016 | Category Love Stories
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He was thinking about that rickety set of wooden stairs going up the side of the house. Rickety house. Rickety love. Then the train banked at speed and Bill listed sideways into a much bigger, dark-skinned man sitting a space away. The man hardly budged. Bill was sure he was the only one in the entire car who swayed as far as the train. He mumbled a garbled apology and righted himself...
Added 07 Mar 2015 | Category Love Stories
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Echo James is on the run from a sordid life with a psychopathic ex-con and his collection of hedonistic followers. All the willowy blonde knows for sure is that her life depends on putting the past behind her, no matter what kind of unpredictable future lies ahead. Through a mutual connection,...
Lance meets the beautiful, raven haired Skye at a sidewalk café on the tropical resort island where he lives. The pair meet there every morning as Skye takes time out on her daily walk to the beach. With Skye in town on an extended holiday with her husband, she and Lance have ample...
When an erotic photographer brings an exotic yet inexperienced model all the way from Braizil to his remote, island home in Asia, the emotional wall he spent years building begins to crumble. Veronica can't help questioning how deep Nolan's interest in her runs. Despite his profession and the...
Once upon a time, Townes had been a straight up, by the book patrol officer. Right up until the night he was shot and stabbed by Cray, a low rent sociopath, and his gang. Left for dead in a junkyard ditch, Townes fights his way back. Over the next three years, he survives a tailspin of torment...
When fire breaks out in a dingy nightclub one night in the middle of a Lyla Charles concert, all Hell breaks loose. The little known, Haitian born soul singer is trapped, along with her band and the remainder of the packed crowd who couldn't escape before the exit is consumed in flames. All seems...
"A chance encounter brings Ilsa, the beautiful, blonde trophy wife of a prominent lawyer, to the undivided attention of one of her husband’s wealthiest and most controversial clients. The moment Dorn, a world renowned painter, meets Ilsa at a formal business function, he is immediately...
This trio of short tales by Frank Lee all revolve around temptation and dangerous desires. A sexy blonde trophy MILF who can't resist her third ex husband's sexy college stud son. The young inner city girl who loves her mother's ex lover. The girl next door who drives her father's former business...
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