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<<So the double standard continues - men can be topless, but women can't, without "smart" comments from some. >>
so what is it now?!
That was funny bone, not me.
Probably I should have quoted funny bone not you.
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This was your statement:
<<So the double standard continues - men can be topless, but women can't, without "smart" comments from some. >>
so what is it now?!
That was Funnybone not Greenmount.

I think she looks good, apart from the pseudo-40s victory roll hairdo. And thanks to the weird bed jacket she's wearing and the fact that she's probably a size 4 and 6 stone wet through, I've seen more cleavage down the pub.

She'll be girding her lions for all the reactive Daily Mail guff about Beauty and the Beast. She can wear what she wants I reckon. She's getting the last laugh anyway.
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Old 07.03.2017, 21:22
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That's a strange statement - you're saying there is no difference between a topless woman and a topless man in public?
Personally, I prefer topless women in public.

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Old 07.03.2017, 21:29
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That was funny bone, not me.
Probably I should have quoted funny bone not you.
LOL, right. Might have helped it you had quoted funny bone.
So your statement starts making sense .... funny bone's yeah well ... and it all doesn't really have to do with woman's day, I suppose. LOL.

Woman's day seems to be a big thing in Kosovo. Every year my female clients from there drowned me in presents and up until today I never really understood why. The answer to my question was always just "it's woman't day".
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Old 07.03.2017, 21:52
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International Women's Day is tomorrow. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intern..._Women%27s_Day
it's also Donald Trump's birthday tomorrow. is that a coincidence?
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it's also Donald Trump's birthday tomorrow. is that a coincidence?
No my dear, that's a tragedy
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Old 08.03.2017, 08:18
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Woman's day seems to be a big thing in Kosovo. Every year my female clients from there drowned me in presents and up until today I never really understood why. The answer to my question was always just "it's woman't day".
For some reason it's very popular in all ex-"communist" countries, and it has always been like this for as long as I remember.
Women get flowers and presents from pretty much everywhere - family members, work colleagues etc. I always had to make some present (a card or some "art object") for my mother at school. I remember I was quite surprised that my father doesn't have "a day" and asked my mother when is father's day..."Every day, my dear".
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I remember I was quite surprised that my father doesn't have "a day"
We do in Ticino, it's March 19th.

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We do in Ticino, it's March 19th.

Tom
Good, it counterbalances the 8th of March then, if you celebrate it (or whenever mother's day it is). To add insult to injury, back home is celebrated First of March too, again with flowers for all women.. Tough month for men. My father used to buy flowers for all his women colleagues, brother still does the same. You do go home with a bunch of flowers, it's nice.

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For some reason it's very popular in all ex-"communist" countries, and it has always been like this for as long as I remember.
Women get flowers and presents from pretty much everywhere - family members, work colleagues etc. I always had to make some present (a card or some "art object") for my mother at school. I remember I was quite surprised that my father doesn't have "a day" and asked my mother when is father's day..."Every day, my dear".
Are you talking about Mothers' Day (which is celebrated in pretty much every country that I know of), or Women's Day (which is not)?
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We do in Ticino, it's March 19th.

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......ah, you always were considerd a bit behind down their, hidden away behind the mountains
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Old 08.03.2017, 10:32
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So the double standard continues - men can be topless, but women can't, without "smart" comments from some.
I agree, she needs to choose whether she wants to be an attention seeking sex symbol who gets their breast out at the first opportunity of money and publicity or she can be a professional, respectful and dignified lady who publicly can share the voices of many women who have suffered from sexist behaviour.

I'd hazard a guess that she will go for the first option.
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I agree, she needs to choose whether she wants to be an attention seeking sex symbol who gets their breast out at the first opportunity of money and publicity or she can be a professional, respectful and dignified lady who publicly can share the voices of many women who have suffered from sexist behaviour.

I'd hazard a guess that she will go for the first option.
Why can't actors, act and talk about heir trade, their work, artistic work of others involved without getting their bits out.

If a male actor were to get their bits out and trail them in sugar icing to talk about their latest movie, no one would take them seriously.. not to mention the 100s of piss-taking memes which would suddenly appear on the interwebs.
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I agree, she needs to choose whether she wants to be an attention seeking sex symbol who gets their breast out at the first opportunity of money and publicity or she can be a professional, respectful and dignified lady who publicly can share the voices of many women who have suffered from sexist behaviour.

I'd hazard a guess that she will go for the first option.
That's a pretty sexist comment.
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Re: International Women's Day: (not) worth celebrating?

Tagi reports that some firms take the event as a part of their PR activities, for example, offering make-up tips for women
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That's a pretty sexist comment.
In your opinion.
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That's a pretty sexist comment.
Given that she has presented herself as some kind of exotic tart, then it's hardly surprising that she gets regarded as such.
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Happy Women's Day
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Happy Women's Day
Thanks, but it's the wrong day.. having a bad day, terribly grumpy.


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I agree, she needs to choose whether she wants to be an attention seeking sex symbol who gets their breast out at the first opportunity of money and publicity or she can be a professional, respectful and dignified lady who publicly can share the voices of many women who have suffered from sexist behaviour.
You've gone all Daily Mail on us. Care to explain what's inconsistent about posing for one very nice, tasteful and just slightly suggestive photograph and continuing to campaign for women's rights?

Could it be that you're just not able to see past the young attractive female image she's portraying? I see someone who's empowered and is using that to the best advantage not only of herself, but also in the interests of stimulating discussion about what "women's rights" is all about.

Good on her, I say.

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Given that she has presented herself as some kind of exotic tart, then it's hardly surprising that she gets regarded as such.
If that's all you see in that picture I'd suggest that it's your problem, not her's.

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