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Old 03-26-09, 10:48 AM   #1
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Question

I'm fully aware that this isn't the right forum, but what the hell...

Why was this thread closed?

Does this mean that foo will no longer tolerate images of women on bikes, or nude bike racers posing for Annie Liebowitz?
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Old 03-26-09, 11:16 AM   #2
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How about we start a parody thread "There is a girl in that picture". That would be more foo like.

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There was a visible belly button.

Those are evil.

Thread closed.
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Old 03-26-09, 11:38 AM   #4
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Same reason Lady Chatterley's Lover was banned - pornography...
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I PM'ed for an answer to that question.
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these images are pornographic?


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It's the bear. Some guys just aren't into that kind of stuff unfortunately.
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these images are pornographic?
Certainly not, but the censors obviously think so. Was Lady Chatterley's Lover pornographic? certainly not, maybe erotic but not pornographic.
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Quantum of Solace style?
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a few examples of tv censorship.

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1952 -- Lucy gets knocked up

Ball's pregnancy during an entire season of "I Love Lucy," the actual word "pregnant" isn't allowed on air. Instead, the show uses phrases that seem equally informative but (somehow) less fraught with sin, such as "with child," "having a baby," and "expecting."

1964-1966 -- Censors throw down in navel wars

Mary Ann from "Gilligan's Island," Jeannie from "I Dream of Jeannie," and "Gidget" are all barred from baring their navels. Actress Mariette Hartley receives the same treatment in a 1966 episode of "Star Trek," but the show's director, Gene Roddenberry, gets his revenge in 1973. He recasts Ms. Hartley in the pilot for his new show, "Genesis II," and gives her two belly buttons.
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Quantum of Solace style?
DON'T SPOIL IT! I haven't seen the movie yet. I need to go in fresh.
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It's the bear. Some guys just aren't into that kind of stuff unfortunately.
It's the bear. I know it when I see it.
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a few examples of tv censorship.

I've often wondered how Lucy got pregnant in the first place - her and Ricky slept in separate beds.
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Daisy Duke HAD to wear hoes under her, uh ... Daisy Dukes.
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"Bicycling has done more to emancipate woman than any one thing in the world.
- Susan B. Anthony, 1896"
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"Bicycling has done more to emancipate woman than any one thing in the world.
- Susan B. Anthony, 1896"
How can I respect someone who hated beer so much?
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Clearly bf is a theocracy. images of attractive women riding bicycles are inappropriate since they might incite lustful thoughts in men. the solution is for all female bicyclists to wear burkas.
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Clearly bf is a theocracy. images of attractive women riding bicycles are inappropriate since they might incite lustful thoughts in men. the solution is for all female bicyclists to wear burkas.
that's bikeforums.com, not bikeforums.net
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No.

I'm not sure if this was answered, but empirically, threads regarding "women on bikes" become a pain in the neck for moderation later on.
Closing that thread was a precautionary measure. Additionally, quite a few people had issues with it.
against what?
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Old 03-26-09, 12:42 PM   #23
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precautionary measure?
WTF?!
Preemptive strike? Kind of like a current war going on? That hasn't turned out too well, you know.
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thank god for precautionary measures! i could feel my pure thoughts ebbing away
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precautionary measure?
WTF?!
Preemptive strike? Kind of like a current war going on? That hasn't turned out too well, you know.
With all due respect, intel pointed to yellowcake that was being peddled by posters to that thread.

Sat intel and someone's brother's uncle, also indicated that the OP of that thread once "gave a mod the stink eye".

Unilateral action taken on behalf of the Foo plebes was warranted.

Now, unless you want to be shipped to FooTMO.

You'll shut yer cakehole.
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