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Old 09-25-07, 12:58 AM
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'Gay'

WTF is wrong with the internet? People thing that interjecting "gay" or "***got" to describe something obviously annoying earns them cool points? I would like to think that people get this out of their systems in high school, but I guess not.

****sexual != stupid.

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Old 09-25-07, 01:03 AM
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Gay no longer means just 'the opposite of heterosexual', words evolve in meaning.
Remember when bad meant 'bad'?
Remember when fat meant 'fat'?
I used to do gardening with a 'ho'.
How can watching something burn be 'cool'?

Lighten up a bit... you'll live longer.

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Old 09-25-07, 01:09 AM
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Some people live their whole lives not having matured since high school. You know this is true, Zinn.
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Old 09-25-07, 01:12 AM
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Some people live their whole lives not having matured since high school. You know this is true, Zinn.
Um...some of us stopped maturing around eight or so.
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Old 09-25-07, 01:13 AM
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<tap...tap...tap>

Oh, wait. That's not what this thread is about...
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Old 09-25-07, 01:28 AM
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This thread is gay.
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Words only have the meaning you allow them. Beyond that they're merely abstract concepts.
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Old 09-25-07, 02:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
It's sort of like neologisms. Gay no longer means just 'the opposite of heterosexual', words evolve in meaning.
And I thought gay means happy?!
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Old 09-25-07, 02:23 AM
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I hate you bundles of sticks.
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Old 09-25-07, 03:16 AM
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or cigarette if you just refer to a ***.

No thanks, I quit.
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Old 09-25-07, 04:02 AM
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Old 09-25-07, 04:42 AM
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How bad does this suck?

Whan I was a kid, we lived on.... You guessed it.... Gay St.
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I think it's ghey now isn't it? It doesn't mean the same thing. Just sort of like the infamous N word.

But yeah it is pretty annoying.
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Old 09-25-07, 07:02 AM
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I think it's ghey now isn't it? It doesn't mean the same thing. Just sort of like the infamous N word.

But yeah it is pretty annoying.
You mean the name Neville? Yeah I always thought that name was Gay.
 
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Who ever said that ****phobia stops at high school graduation?

To quote a wise old trauma surgeon, "No matter what advances we make in medical science, there's still no cure for stupid."
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Who ever said that ****phobia stops at high school graduation?

To quote a wise old trauma surgeon, "No matter what advances we make in medical science, there's still no cure for stupid."
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Old 09-25-07, 07:50 AM
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To quote a wise old trauma surgeon, "No matter what advances we make in medical science, there's still no cure for stupid."


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The thing is who's judgment do we trust?
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I don't think it's that bad when people use "gay" as a substitute for "stupid" or whatever. I actually kind of like it. It's just one more easy to way identify vapid human garbage. Once they're discovered, they're all the easier to avoid.
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Big difference between gay and ghey.
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Originally Posted by BLIMP View Post
Words only have the meaning you allow them. Beyond that they're merely abstract concepts.
I respectfully disagree. On so many levels.
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I don't think it's that bad when people use "gay" as a substitute for "stupid" or whatever. I actually kind of like it. It's just one more easy to way identify vapid human garbage. Once they're discovered, they're all the easier to avoid.
I disagree. Use of the word in that way stems from describing gay people as "vapid human garbage," to use your term. It's derisive and wrong. If you want to make that judgment about an individual, that's one thing, but this use reinforces a status as second class citizens.
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Originally Posted by bluebottle1 View Post
I disagree. Use of the word in that way stems from describing gay people as "vapid human garbage," to use your term. It's derisive and wrong. If you want to make that judgment about an individual, that's one thing, but this use reinforces a status as second class citizens.
Looking back at my statement, I can see I wasn't very clear. I wasn't referring to ****sexuals as garbage, but the people who use "gay" as a derogatory term.
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