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Re: When You Wish Upon a Weinstein

all of it. every single word
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all of it. every single word
I don't find that to be a very convincing rebuttal of Loz1983's assertions.

Do you believe, then, that rich, powerful men are not wankers? If so, do you have anything to support the idea that they are not wankers, given several thousand years' worth of evidence that they are?
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typical rubbish from you: ignorant, ill informed and totally wrong
And it’s so rubbish, you’re not capable of arguing the points. Off to the bingo tonight?
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Old 26.01.2018, 16:42
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Re: When You Wish Upon a Weinstein

Interesting article about Aziz Ansari here

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/...-a8169556.html

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Even though I’m not Grace, I’m going to try and answer these questions, if for no other purpose than to give an insight into why a woman who doesn’t punch a man in the face and jump into a taxi may still not want to have sex with him.

The decision to leave, or not leave, a date, isn’t like a referendum result. We’re allowed to change our minds. If a woman stays on a date beyond the randomly enforced “post-dinner cut-off point” we’re not, implicitly, consenting to sex. The restaurant portions might have been measly, and we’re hoping you have a well stocked fridge. We might just want to see how the evening progresses. We might want to have sex now, but later change our mind.

Whoopi Goldberg’s comment on the story was, “Whatever happened to ‘Stop, or I’m going to kick you in the nuts’.” While I admire Whoopi’s chutzpah, it’s important to remember that women who suddenly feel vulnerable in the apartments of men they hardly know don’t usually try to escalate the situation. Most women are worried that if they start a fight, they’ll lose. We often do. Of course some men would go, “Ow, what did you do that for” – and then we can carefully explain why before parting as firm friends but women can never be sure that a kick in the nuts isn’t going to prompt retaliation.

Some might ask, “Why didn’t she call a cab?” Fleeing a flat at 3am, I called a company which marketed themselves as having female drivers. When the car pulled up, it was in fact a man, who spent the journey home quizzing me about why I was getting in a cab so late, repeatedly saying that he hoped I’d just been with friends. I was terrified. In the wake of John Worboy’s release, it continues to baffle me that no one seems to have realised that getting in a stranger’s car, alone, in the middle of the night, can be a scary prospect for a woman.


Finally we get to the crème de la crème of bad questions: “Why didn’t you just say no?” Despite what centuries of literature have tried to teach us, women are not just cock-teasers. Sometimes, when we say “maybe later”, or “next time”, or “Perhaps we could go on a second date first”, we’re not just trying to turn you on. We saying “not now”, and we mean it. And if a man gets pushy, maybe not ever.


But we shouldn’t be expected to make a huge song and dance about how much we don’t want to have sex before being listened to. Also, blokes, surely you don’t want us to shout “I really don’t want to have sex with you!” Why not just stop early on, dignity intact?

I get it, this incident can be seen as a grey area. But let’s try to contextualise the apparently mixed signals that may genuinely seem confusing.

If I was a man, I imagine I too would be perplexed at why a woman who didn’t want to have sex wouldn’t just tell me in no uncertain terms, and then leave. But there are so many reasons why it’s not that simple. No one’s expecting men to be mind-readers, but maybe they could try putting themselves in our shoes.
I am sure it doesn't fit some views on this theme here, so I won't even try.
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Old 26.01.2018, 16:45
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And it’s so rubbish, you’re not capable of arguing the points. Off to the bingo tonight?
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I don't find that to be a very convincing rebuttal of Loz1983's assertions.

Do you believe, then, that rich, powerful men are not wankers? If so, do you have anything to support the idea that they are not wankers, given several thousand years' worth of evidence that they are?
I don't need to rebut gross ignorant generalisations presented as FACT! loz should provide the proof.

Successful, wealthy powerful men are wankers. WRONG, there are many who are not. Where is your evidence? you made the assertion

As a general rule, you don't get to become successful and powerful without being a wanker. WRONG. where is your proof?

They also go to these events to behave like wankers, but because they don't want people to know that they're behaving like wankers so they have non-disclosure agreements WRONG. How do you know?

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I don't need to rebut gross ignorant generalisations presented as FACT! loz should provide the proof.

Successful, wealthy powerful men are wankers. WRONG, there are many who are not. Where is your evidence, you made the assertion?

As a general rule, you don't get to become successful and powerful without being a wanker. WRONG. where is your proof?

They also go to these events to behave like wankers, but because they don't want people to know that they're behaving like wankers so they have non-disclosure agreements WRONG. How do you know?

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LOL

Of course rich and powerful men are all wankers. What on earth are you on about?

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LOL

Of course rich and powerful men are all wankers. What on earth are you on about?

you have a nice convincing, writing style due to your profession but that's it, you're a poundshop Phos
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Old 26.01.2018, 16:55
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you have a nice convincing, writing style due to your profession but that's it, you're a poundshop Phos
I don't have a "profession", PilatesFan. I don't even have a job.

What does any of that have to do with this conversation, anyway? Are you trying to deflect from the topic of rich, powerful men being wankers or something? Is this a bit close to home for you?
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I don't have a "profession", PilatesFan. I don't even have a job.

What does any of that have to do with this conversation, anyway? Are you trying to deflect from the topic of rich, powerful men being wankers or something? Is this a bit close to home for you?
you adopt your aggressive bully boy tactics again DB by bad repping me.

are you so stupid to believe that all rich powerful men are evil?
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Old 26.01.2018, 17:00
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you adopt your aggressive bully boy tactics again DB by bad repping me.
I bad rep you because it gets up your nose. If you didn't whinge so much about it, I wouldn't bother doing it.

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are you so stupid to believe that all rich powerful men are evil?
I didn't say that all rich and powerful men are evil. I said they're all wankers.

Different words have different meanings. Do keep up.
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Old 26.01.2018, 17:01
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Re: When You Wish Upon a Weinstein

you don't become rich and powerful unless you're a wanker, its really that simple. You have to do whatever it takes to acquire wealth and power which of course means shitting on other people.

Those rich powerful people who have a nice cuddly image just spend a lot of money on PR - and yes, I'm speaking from experience!
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I didn't say that all rich and powerful men are evil.
but the vast majority of them are upto the point they realise they are still mere mortals and go all stairway to heaven doing well publicised 'good deeds' (but of course not helping out the people they screwed over on the way up)
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but the vast majority of them are upto the point they realise they are still mere mortals and go all stairway to heaven doing well publicised 'good deeds' (but of course not helping out the people they screwed over on the way up)
Yes, but Steve Jobs and Barrack Obama... they're lovely, right? Right?
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I bad rep you because it gets up your nose. If you didn't whinge so much about it, I wouldn't bother doing it.

I didn't say that all rich and powerful men are evil. I said they're all wankers.

Different words have different meanings. Do keep up.
no you're a bully hiding behind your legend status which means nothing in the real world, don't put it on your CV!

and wow I thought your mate was thick but this is a whole new level: "I didn't say that all rich and powerful men are evil. I said they're all wankers"

Phos may be a pisspoor troll but he's at least intelligent
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no you're a bully hiding behind your legend status which means nothing in the real world, don't put it on your CV!

and wow I thought your mate was think but this is a whole new level: "I didn't say that all rich and powerful men are evil. I said they're all wankers"

Phos may be a pisspoor troll but he's at least intelligent
Why do you keep talking about Phos? You seem to have an unhealthy obsession with him.

What has any of this barely-literate whining got to do with the topic in hand, anyway? Rich powerful men are wankers. Again and again they are exposed as being wankers. Somehow, some people find this surprising. Somehow, some people seem to want to defend rich and powerful men and suggest that they're not, actually, wankers. No, they all love their mums and are kind to orphans and, like, everything...
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Why do you keep talking about Phos? You seem to have an unhealthy obsession with him.

What has any of this whining got to do with the topic in hand, anyway? Rich powerful men are wankers. Again and again they are exposed as being wankers. Somehow, some people find this surprising. Somehow, some people seem to want to defend rich and powerful men and suggest that they're not, actually, wankers. No, they all love their mums and are kind to orphans and, like, everything...
"Rich powerful men are wankers" - wrong and fuelled by your own failure and disappointment, bully boy
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"Rich powerful men are wankers" - wrong and fuelled by your own failure and disappointment
Um, no. True. This entire thread is about rich powerful men being wankers.

I am neither a failure, nor disappointed. Are you drunk again?
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"Rich powerful men are wankers" - wrong and fuelled by your own failure and disappointment, bully boy
name one that isn't

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Um, no. True. This entire thread is about rich powerful men being wankers.

I am neither a failure, nor disappointed. Are you drunk again?
you're articulate but you really don't have a clue.

some evidence would be nice for your gross generalisations
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you're articulate but you really don't have a clue.
Hey, at least I'm sober!
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