What's the deal?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Heritagefarm, Feb 10, 2018.

  1. HDRider

    HDRider Well-Known Member

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    Used to go with a buddy of mine to Tyler Rose club in Houston owned by Earl Campbell. The girls used to line up a home cooked buffet late at night after the Rockets games. I was often the only white guy in there.
     
  2. HDRider

    HDRider Well-Known Member

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    And why do you think anyone here wants to know that?
     
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  3. HDRider

    HDRider Well-Known Member

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    By all appearances, you are a text book case of midlife crisis.

    I do hope you figure out who you are.
     
  4. haypoint

    haypoint Unpaid, Volunteer Devil's Advocate Supporter

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    Very little in this world is cut and dried, neatly packaged and clearly defined for everyone. You and I don't get to pick what others think, feel, accept or reject. What shocks one, doesn't shock another. You and I have no control over anyone's double standard. A word that comes out of your mouth may be so offensive that your employer has no choice but to fire you for saying it. But that same word can be the name of a musical group, a television show, lyrics to a popular song and a part of common conversation among many members of a select group. But you don't get to decide that your shock value must be the same as theirs. It is an obvious double standard developed by the same group that fights against differing standards based on groups.
     
  5. Irish Pixie

    Irish Pixie Well-Known Member

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    We can choose not to send sexually harassing private messages to other members.. It's an obvious starting point for some.
     
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  6. Irish Pixie

    Irish Pixie Well-Known Member

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    Why would anyone here care about your glory days?
     
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  7. HDRider

    HDRider Well-Known Member

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    I never had any
     
  8. Heritagefarm

    Heritagefarm Left wing, right wing, they taste the same. Supporter

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    Nope, sometimes I just call my gay friends the f word (the one Westboro uses a lot), because they know I'm joking and we laugh about it and move on, because they also know that when I use it, I'm insulting the people who actually use it as an insult. This simply takes some getting to know people, really, before this level of understanding it achieved.
     
  9. Heritagefarm

    Heritagefarm Left wing, right wing, they taste the same. Supporter

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    Ooh, just let that homophobia slip out, jolly good job there. I think a lot of guys are totally hot, this is the thing, and would gladly, ah, that's probably too explicit...

    I always know who I am. Also I'm too young for a midlife crisis. It's pretty normal for people like me to swing back and forth on a pendulum of things. As opposed to some who simply never progress.

    Actually I strongly disagree with firing someone for using a word. It's how the word gets used. If you're using it to target someone with hate and harassment, yeah, you should totally get screwed. (Oops. Hic.)
     
  10. mreynolds

    mreynolds Well-Known Member

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    But what makes you think rappers don't use their language the same way?
     
  11. Heritagefarm

    Heritagefarm Left wing, right wing, they taste the same. Supporter

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    I guess that's the going explanation. I don't listen to music with that many swear words in it. I listen to much tamer, totally gay music now.
     
  12. haypoint

    haypoint Unpaid, Volunteer Devil's Advocate Supporter

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    If you've not listened to any Rap, I think you are in over your head on any discussion about the N word. "Cops shaken down the car, lookin' for the "product", thinkin' every N sellin' narcotic." by the famous Rap singers N with an attitude. Yup, that's their name.
     
  13. Clem

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    It's a little more like your mom paying your brother to shoot heroin at the breakfast table while spanking you for putting your elbows on the table.
     
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    It says I'm fair and impartial and that I don't let skin color influence my thinking.
     
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  15. Heritagefarm

    Heritagefarm Left wing, right wing, they taste the same. Supporter

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    Did I read that right? *shakes head sadly*
     
  16. Bearfootfarm

    Bearfootfarm Hello, hello....is there anybody in there.....? Supporter

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    The same applies to the TV fishing show.
    Unless one wants to make it an issue when it's really not.
     
  17. HDRider

    HDRider Well-Known Member

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    First you just seem to be a life in crisis, mid, early or late.

    Homophobia - Such a self-serving word. I ain't afraid of homosexuals. I just think it is an immoral lifestyle.
     
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  18. AmericanStand

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    I find it interesting that I can’t use the Q word on the forum when the national association of Q people’s Endorses and recommends the word.

    I think we have some weird hangups about accurate words.
    I’m also afraid we are running out of letters there are to many F , B etc words to keep track of.
     
  19. Heritagefarm

    Heritagefarm Left wing, right wing, they taste the same. Supporter

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    Sorry, that's still homophobia. Your morals aren't relevant, try again.
     
  20. AmericanStand

    AmericanStand Well-Known Member

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    LOL not endorsing something is far from a phobia
     
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