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It's called free speech, and giving an opinion that someone happens to disagree with is part and parcel of any debate, no matter how trivial the discussion.

If things written on the internet affect you (the OP was clearly a semi-trolling post) so much I suggest going outside and getting a breath of fresh air to remind you what the real world is like.
It's interesting that people do only write these things under the safe distance of the Internet, or print media. I wonder when the last time people giving overweight people here a verbal beating went up to and overweight person in real life and said 'eat properly you fat lazy tub of lard'. Or approached a disabled person like Stephen hawking and cracked a great one about them reaching for the biscuit jar but collapsing in a heap.

There is this thing about 'pc' and 'harden the f up' people write on bulletin boards, but I wonder how many of them in real life would say out loud what they happily deliver over a keyboard.

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Old 07.02.2015, 10:36
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It's called free speech, and giving an opinion that someone happens to disagree with is part and parcel of any debate, no matter how trivial the discussion.

If things written on the internet affect you (the OP was clearly a semi-trolling post) so much I suggest going outside and getting a breath of fresh air to remind you what the real world is like.
I think i know what the real world is like. Do you? But yeah, i guess so. Disagree all you want.

Edited - i need to remember that opinions are like assholes.....
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I think i know what the real world is like. Do you? But yeah, i guess so. Disagree all you want.

Edited - i need to remember that opinions are like assholes.....
Please, it's a bit early.
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Old 07.02.2015, 11:15
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It's interesting that people do only write these things under the safe distance of the Internet, or print media. I wonder when the last time people giving overweight people here a verbal beating went up to and overweight person in real life and said 'eat properly you fat lazy tub of lard'.
I might if the person was constantly complaining that they kept putting on weight whilst absolutely stuffing their face the whole time.

Obese people keep saying they're happy the way they are. Then fine but they ought to STFU with their complaining about how difficult it is to keep the weight off.

It works both ways.

I know several people like this by the way and it gets quite wearisome when they trot out the same moaning stuff every time we meet.
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Old 07.02.2015, 11:20
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It's interesting that people do only write these things under the safe distance of the Internet, or print media. I wonder when the last time people giving overweight people here a verbal beating went up to and overweight person in real life and said 'eat properly you fat lazy tub of lard'. Or approached a disabled person like Stephen hawking and cracked a great one about them reaching for the biscuit jar but collapsing in a heap.

There is this thing about 'pc' and 'harden the f up' people write on bulletin boards, but I wonder how many of them in real life would say out loud what they happily deliver over a keyboard.
Some of them would still do, provided they have an easy target(victim) and can get away with it!
Sorry to be blunt but I have no illusions about people who lack character ....online and offline.
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I think i know what the real world is like. Do you? But yeah, i guess so. Disagree all you want.

Edited - i need to remember that opinions are like assholes.....
Well, I certainly try not to get teary over things random people I don't know post on the interwebs...

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There is this thing about 'pc' and 'harden the f up' people write on bulletin boards, but I wonder how many of them in real life would say out loud what they happily deliver over a keyboard.
If people said the same utter nonsense in front of me in real life as they seem to post on this forum, then yes, it would very likely get an equivalent sarcastic response. Thankfully, most people seem to refrain from saying the same stuff aloud. It works both ways.

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Old 07.02.2015, 11:36
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Ok. You're right and i agree with you. I wouldn't even go into VS so i don't know if their crap fits me. I do buy a lot if hanro and calida, which fits me just fine.

But your thread became an opportunity for something else, which happens here a lot..and it's tiresome, and ill informed.

I guess titling your thread "suck it up big girls" and people here see " you, lazy fatty". And jump in with glee.

The really sad thing is that i could see some of you labeling fat people as lazy or medically acceptable. Yes, i wonder if that's the UnPC joke someone thought about yesterday. I sure did, but it's not a joke.

And this whole anti-PC thing? What is wrong with being respectful. Are you all so miserable? Threatened?

It's an internet forum, people hide behind their screens, and the whole thing escalates. It's really unfortunate, because it makes this place less valuable. But it also creates a train wreck. Have to look at the twisted bodies.

The thread could have gone so many ways, but here we are.
VS is highly overrated, honestly. Expensive and belonging to the things you "must have" as to confirm some sort of sexiness, refinement(?) or goodness knows what else. I'm not crazy about their stuff, my only two things I have from them were brought by my OH as a present from California... If I remember correctly I think I appreciated more the beef jerky provisions he also brought.
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Old 07.02.2015, 12:47
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VS is highly overrated, honestly. Expensive and belonging to the things you "must have" as to confirm some sort of sexiness, refinement(?) or goodness knows what else. I'm not crazy about their stuff, my only two things I have from them were brought by my OH as a present from California... If I remember correctly I think I appreciated more the beef jerky provisions he also brought.
Beef jerky and lingerie, interesting combo.
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Old 07.02.2015, 12:49
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I think i know what the real world is like. Do you? But yeah, i guess so. Disagree all you want.

Edited - i need to remember that opinions are like assholes.....
You got several opinions i see.....

(there goes my last green cabbage..........bye)
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Old 07.02.2015, 12:51
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Beef jerky and lingerie, interesting combo.
Yeah, I also thought so... The fabulousness of the Hinglish language...
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Old 07.02.2015, 14:44
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Re: Big girls need to suck it up

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-31168511

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VS is highly overrated, honestly.
I haven't read any of this thread and have no idea what it's about, but feel obliged to agree with this statement.

I mean, what's with having two languages in the same canton? How's that supposed to work? And having an incomprehensible dialect at the German end that nobody else can understand? And what's with all their colonists all over the rest of Switzerland? And is it true that the city of Sion has Elders who are responsible for all the bad stuff that happens in the world?

If VS had any honesty, it would address these matters to everybody's satisfaction, then we could think about considering it in a more favourable light. Until then, I have to agree that it is thoroughly overrated.
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Re: Big girls need to suck it up

Its not only diet or exercise or hormones….. The culprit can be small bacteria (monster) in our gut… at least thats what I just read now….

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-31168511
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Re: Big girls need to suck it up

The Valaisans can be a difficult breed actually- but in small doses, they can be delightful
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What are the sizes of VS anyway?
I think it comes in just one size.
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But your thread became an opportunity for something else, which happens here a lot..and it's tiresome, and ill informed.
Just wanted to say that it's not my thread

And it's perfectly normal for threads to derail. Happens all the time, in this and any other forum, especially on sensitive topics like this one where, frankly, whatever anyone says, it can never be right. I could start a rant here in reaction to certain comments about slim women, but I simply don't care enough and can't be bothered. No one here knows me in RL and I won't get offended by general comments made by people I don't know. Nothing here is a personal insult or attack.
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Its not only diet or exercise or hormones….. The culprit can be small bacteria (monster) in our gut… at least thats what I just read now….

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-31168511
I never cared about why some people are overweight, or fat, or obese...I haven't met any single one who was happy or proud to be fat, in fact most of people like that not only tend to be a much pleasant, nicer, down-to-earth company but also (sadly) they feel like having to apologise for their body frame, or for not eating microscopic portions.... I know why, it's because of people who make really cruel and rude remarks, or mock them.
There could be many causes for obesity; I don't care if it's a medical cause or something else, I try not to judge anyone.

And btw, it can happen to anyone. When I broke my leg in a ski accident I stayed home for more than a month, not doing much and eating as before, actually more because I was so frustrated (oh yes, I should have controlled myself...)...guess what, I gained weight. It was noticeable, probably so much that when I met some people I haven't seen for a while, first thing I was told was..."Oh, but you put some weight on you..." Why did they have to say that? ...
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There could be many causes for obesity; I don't care if it's a medical cause or something else, I try not to judge anyone...
You are right on so many levels...

There could be many causes for skin colour; I don't care if it's a medical cause or something else, I try not to judge anyone.

There could be many causes for homosexuality; I don't care if it's a medical cause or something else, I try not to judge anyone.

There could be many causes for stuttering; I don't care if it's a medical cause or something else, I try not to judge Anyone.

There could be many causes for dyslexia; I don't care if it's a medical cause or something else, I try not to judge Anyone.

There could be many causes for neoconservatism; I don't care if it's a medical cause or something else, I try not to judge Anyone.

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This is old news. We've been talking about the general lack of decent bras for larger breasts in Switzerland for ages in another thread.

VS makes cheap crap anyway, meh.

really?? I see up to an H all the time with the UK sites, you need bigger?
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Old 07.02.2015, 17:42
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Re: Big girls need to suck it up

This is where we'll need a photo or two. Just to aid the discussion.
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