The SJW war on us thread

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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby Skeeve » Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:59 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Anaxagoras wrote:I didn't even know the word "walk on girl". Or that darts was now a popular spectator sport.


Me neither. :)


Well apparently "The Professional Darts Corporation (PDC)" CAVED in to feminism...and now there is blow back!

Darts girls: More than 15,000 sign petition to reverse walk-on ban

More than 15,000 people have signed a petition to reverse a ban on walk-on girls during darts matches.

"Not only would we break tradition but women would be out of work also," wrote David Shaw who created the online document.
Earlier this week The Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) announced it would no longer use walk-on girls in its tournaments.
Some fans and players say the ban takes away a key part of the experience.

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The Women's Sport Trust tweeted: "We applaud the Professional Darts Corporation moving with the times and deciding to no longer use walk-on-girls. Motor racing, boxing and cycling... your move."
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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:47 pm

Well sure they're against it. They were thrown out of work.

Official feminists never quite say it, but they want it to be illegal for a woman to earn a living on her looks (maybe with some sort of conditional celebrity exception).
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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:51 pm

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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby Skeeve » Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:15 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Well sure they're against it. They were thrown out of work.

Official feminists never quite say it, but they want it to be illegal for a woman to earn a living on her looks (maybe with some sort of conditional celebrity exception).


UPDATE: Bitter Feminists Go After The Hot Cheerleaders.

Formula One has officially canned their so-called "grid girls," the female models used in promotional tasks in the pit-lanes and starting grids before and after races.
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"While the practice of employing grid girls has been a staple of Formula 1 Grands Prix for decades, we feel this custom does not resonate with our brand values and clearly is at odds with modern day societal norms," said Sean Bratches, managing director of commercial operations at Formula One. "We don't believe the practice is appropriate or relevant to Formula 1 and its fans, old and new, across the world."


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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby Skeeve » Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:41 am

Skeeve wrote:
Abdul Alhazred wrote:Well sure they're against it. They were thrown out of work.

Official feminists never quite say it, but they want it to be illegal for a woman to earn a living on her looks (maybe with some sort of conditional celebrity exception).


UPDATE: Bitter Feminists Go After The Hot Cheerleaders.

Formula One has officially canned their so-called "grid girls," the female models used in promotional tasks in the pit-lanes and starting grids before and after races.
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"While the practice of employing grid girls has been a staple of Formula 1 Grands Prix for decades, we feel this custom does not resonate with our brand values and clearly is at odds with modern day societal norms," said Sean Bratches, managing director of commercial operations at Formula One. "We don't believe the practice is appropriate or relevant to Formula 1 and its fans, old and new, across the world."


Lets hear it for feminism.....

Consider the hypocracy, here is a group of 'feminists' at one of their "slut walk" events....

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This is called "empowerment."

Now, consider the "dart-girls"

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This is called "objectification."

Updated to fix images...
Weird how the original images went bye-bye, GO figure.
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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby gnome » Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:46 pm

You are presuming that everyone involved in feminism has the same opinion about these things.
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Postby Pyrrho » Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:05 pm

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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:34 pm

gnome wrote:You are presuming that everyone involved in feminism has the same opinion about these things.


Just the ones who have any influence.
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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby Skeeve » Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:48 pm

gnome wrote:You are presuming that everyone involved in feminism has the same opinion about these things.

Well, no.

However, considering that "mainstream feminism" seems to say NOTHING to dissuade women from participating in these "slut-walks,"
(think of the empowerment), their apparent silence speaks volumes.

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Abdul Alhazred wrote:Official feminists never quite say it, but they want it to be illegal for a woman to earn a living on her looks (maybe with some sort of conditional celebrity exception).


Agreed!

The good-looking women out there probably don't need feminism....
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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby gnome » Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:41 pm

Who counts as "mainstream"?
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:18 pm

gnome wrote:Who counts as "mainstream"?


Those who think they are, as opposed to those who think they are "edgy". :BigGrin3:
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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby Skeeve » Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:13 pm

gnome wrote:Who counts as "mainstream"?


Make you a deal gnome, you find a 'feminist' organization that speaks out against "slut walks" (w/o calling it "empowerment")
and I will stop pointing out their hypocrisy...for THIS issue.

In other news we have: UA recruiting ‘feminist’ interns to fight ‘heterosexism’

e University of Arizona (UA) is recruiting “feminist” interns to help fight “racism, classism, sexism, ableism, and heterosexism” on campus.

Hosted by the school’s Women’s Center, the FORCE: Feminists Organized to Resist, Create, and Empower program recruits student interns each semester to help create a “feminist community” and host educational programs for UA students.

“We are a collective of feminist, social justice oriented individuals dedicated to raising awareness on issues of gender and inequality,” the program description notes, adding that the group seeks to nurture “activism, events, and consciousness-raising engagement” on campus.

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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby gnome » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:37 pm

Skeeve wrote:
gnome wrote:Who counts as "mainstream"?


Make you a deal gnome, you find a 'feminist' organization that speaks out against "slut walks" (w/o calling it "empowerment")
and I will stop pointing out their hypocrisy...for THIS issue.


It's more the Venn diagram of sorts that I'm interested. Of the different kinds of people and opinions I wonder how much overlap there really is between people that object to show models are fine with "slut walks".

There's another issue I didn't bring up, that people marching in a "slut walk" have different motivations than someone employed to be an attractive person in skimpy clothes.

Unless you decide to oversimplify the issue into "sexiness bad, modesty good" or its opposite there's still not necessarily any hypocrisy. That's a rhetorical trick, not a real argument.
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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby Witness » Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:41 pm

Historical accuracy, can't have that.

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Re: The SJW war on us thread

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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby RCC: Act II » Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:59 pm

gnome wrote:You are presuming that everyone involved in feminism has the same opinion about these things.


Or that the opinion is inconsistent in the first place. You can be against out of context objectification of women for commercial purposes yet support a woman's right to present her sexuality as she pleases without being raped.

If you look at the first picture, those in it have messages painted on them that make it clear that this is the context of their being in revealing clothing. "My outfit is not an invitation" and "Still not asking for it."

The whole point of the first picture is to protest the objectification that is implied by things like the dart girls.

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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby shuize » Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:17 am

Consider the hypocracy, here is a group of 'feminists' at one of their "slut walk" events....

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This is called "empowerment."

Now, consider the "dart-girls"

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This is called "objectification."


Even if you gave me a thousand years, the gulf between "would not" and "would" in those two images is still greater than I could ever possibly express in words.

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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby Doctor X » Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:52 am

I do not see where the "Dart Girls" are "asking for it" either.

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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby ed » Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:33 am

RCC: Act II wrote:
gnome wrote:You are presuming that everyone involved in feminism has the same opinion about these things.


Or that the opinion is inconsistent in the first place. You can be against out of context objectification of women for commercial purposes yet support a woman's right to present her sexuality as she pleases without being raped.

If you look at the first picture, those in it have messages painted on them that make it clear that this is the context of their being in revealing clothing. "My outfit is not an invitation" and "Still not asking for it."

The whole point of the first picture is to protest the objectification that is implied by things like the dart girls.

You think that?

If you look at the first picture, those in it have messages painted on them that make it clear that this is the context of their being in revealing clothing. "My outfit is not an invitation" and "Still not asking for it."

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I think that it is a cry for attention. Though I agree with the premise.
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Re: The SJW war on us thread

Postby gnome » Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:25 pm

It is exactly a cry for attention... isn't that stated?
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
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