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Postby Typhoon » Thu Aug 20, 2015 2:26 pm

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Re: Sex

Postby Typhoon » Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:32 pm

Who is foolin' around in the USA.

A state-by-state analysis for ya'll:

http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2015/0 ... _madi.html

Well, the memorable Southern born-again firecracker I dated decades ago was also engaged to be married at the time :wink:

Although somethin' of an anomaly statetistically speakin'.
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Re: Sex

Postby YMix » Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:37 pm

The analysis showed Alabamians spent about $5.50 per capita on the site. Colorado, which came in second, spent about $4.50. The most-faithful state in the country, West Virginia, barely managed $1 per person.


:lol:

Also, West Virginia should get a poverty discount.
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Re: Sex

Postby Typhoon » Sat Aug 22, 2015 3:17 am

YMix wrote:
The analysis showed Alabamians spent about $5.50 per capita on the site. Colorado, which came in second, spent about $4.50. The most-faithful state in the country, West Virginia, barely managed $1 per person.


:lol:

Also, West Virginia should get a poverty discount.


I could make a canonical joke here who needs Ashley when one has one's . . .

but shall refrain.
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Re: Sex

Postby Nonc Hilaire » Sat Aug 22, 2015 2:00 pm

YMix wrote:
The analysis showed Alabamians spent about $5.50 per capita on the site. Colorado, which came in second, spent about $4.50. The most-faithful state in the country, West Virginia, barely managed $1 per person.


:lol:

Also, West Virginia should get a poverty discount.

And family rates.
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Re: Sex

Postby Typhoon » Sat Aug 22, 2015 7:45 pm

Nonc Hilaire wrote:
YMix wrote:
The analysis showed Alabamians spent about $5.50 per capita on the site. Colorado, which came in second, spent about $4.50. The most-faithful state in the country, West Virginia, barely managed $1 per person.


:lol:

Also, West Virginia should get a poverty discount.

And family rates.


Ouch. :D
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Re: Sex

Postby Mr. Perfect » Sat Aug 22, 2015 10:37 pm

Typhoon wrote:For Pol | Why Is China So Fascinated by Amateur Porn?

PR China's Party unwillingness to acknowledge a sexual revolution has helped boring amateur sex tapes go wildly viral.


Anecdote. It is not often I laugh out loud. I don't know if it still exists, but years ago during a visit to Beijing our hosts to took us to a massage spa
[I received a proper medical Thai massage, for those that may be wondering . . . and the unsolicited phone number of the female masseuse].
As I stepped out of the taxi I noticed that the building housing the spa was the national headquarters of the Youth League of the Chinese Communist Party*.
I had to turn away and fake a paroxysm of coughing to hide my laughter.

*The CPC is known for it's official, as opposed to private, paranoid puritanism when it comes to matter relating to sex.

What is it based on. AFAIK they are not Christians.
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Re: Sex

Postby Typhoon » Sun Aug 23, 2015 5:47 pm

Mr. Perfect wrote:
Typhoon wrote:For Pol | Why Is China So Fascinated by Amateur Porn?

PR China's Party unwillingness to acknowledge a sexual revolution has helped boring amateur sex tapes go wildly viral.


Anecdote. It is not often I laugh out loud. I don't know if it still exists, but years ago during a visit to Beijing our hosts to took us to a massage spa
[I received a proper medical Thai massage, for those that may be wondering . . . and the unsolicited phone number of the female masseuse].
As I stepped out of the taxi I noticed that the building housing the spa was the national headquarters of the Youth League of the Chinese Communist Party*.
I had to turn away and fake a paroxysm of coughing to hide my laughter.

*The CPC is known for it's official, as opposed to private, paranoid puritanism when it comes to matter relating to sex.

What is it based on. AFAIK they are not Christians.


I'm not sure.
The Christian influence is probably mimicry at most - communism was, after all,
a secular belief system analogous to religion that, unlike religion, made the mistake of promising a [worker's] paradise on earth.

In both Maoist China and the former SU were both official very puritanical w.r.t. nudity, sex, and pornography.

As Kenneth Clark noted, all the great religions of the world have a civilizing female component:

Kannon - Guanyin, Mary - Mother of Jesus, etc.

Religions that lack such a female component tend to be sexually repressed and repressive,

e.g., Islam, the Christians sects that frown upon veneration of the female aspect - Mary.

Communism was very much a male creation and the cult of personality centred about male figures,
so there may be an analogy.

T&A is common in both countries now, although in China local porn sites are still forbidden
and the large scale overseas porn sites are blocked.

China is one of the largest consumers of [illicit in China] Japanese AV.
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Re: Sex

Postby Mr. Perfect » Wed Aug 26, 2015 8:17 pm

YMix wrote:
The analysis showed Alabamians spent about $5.50 per capita on the site. Colorado, which came in second, spent about $4.50. The most-faithful state in the country, West Virginia, barely managed $1 per person.


:lol:

Also, West Virginia should get a poverty discount.

Does Romania get a poverty discount
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Re: Sex

Postby YMix » Wed Aug 26, 2015 8:23 pm

Mr. Perfect wrote:Does Romania get a poverty discount


Romania is on www.youdontneedawebsitetogetlaid.ro. No discount needed.
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Re: Sex

Postby Typhoon » Fri Aug 28, 2015 5:19 pm

YMix wrote:
Mr. Perfect wrote:Does Romania get a poverty discount


Romania is on http://www.youdontneedawebsitetogetlaid.ro. No discount needed.


Bucharest, like Kiev and Kaunas, should charge a "beautiful woman" premium given the reputation for the great beauty of the women.
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Re: Sex

Postby Typhoon » Fri Aug 28, 2015 5:21 pm

Gizmodo | Almost None of the Women in the Ashley Madison Database Ever Used the Site

When you look at the evidence, it’s hard to deny that the overwhelming majority of men using Ashley Madison weren’t having affairs.
They were paying for a fantasy.
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Re: Sex

Postby Zack Morris » Sat Aug 29, 2015 1:57 am

Speaking of, why are genitalia censored in Japanese porn? If this restriction can persist for so long, it's hard to imagine a legal porn industry of any sort taking off in China in our lifetime. Do Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan allow the production and distribution of porn? Or for that matter, Thailand?
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Re: Sex

Postby Typhoon » Sat Aug 29, 2015 3:42 pm

Zack Morris wrote:Speaking of, why are genitalia censored in Japanese porn?


Once upon a time, it was simply censorship.

Now it's a matter of highly entrenched bureaucratic interests resisting any change.

Zack Morris wrote:If this restriction can persist for so long, it's hard to imagine a legal porn industry of any sort taking off in China in our lifetime.


Not sure how one can extrapolate as Japan and China are two very different countries, culturally and politically.

Zack Morris wrote:Do Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan allow the production and distribution of porn? Or for that matter, Thailand?


Hong Kong: British era, yes. Don't know about now.
Singapore: Officially, no. Unofficially, yes.
Taiwan: Yes. Some J-AV stars do shoots in Taiwan to get around the J-pube censorship.
Thailand: Don't know about the the current official position, however, there is porn made in Thailand.
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Re: Sex

Postby YMix » Fri Sep 11, 2015 3:24 pm

Alabama House Committee Passes Massive Porn Tax

Rather than fix a $200 million overspending problem before October 1, the Alabama House Ways and Means Committee has passed a 40 percent “porn tax” on the gross receipts from the sale, rental, or admission charges of pornographic material. This includes pornographic magazines, adult videos, and online adult rentals.

Alabama lawmakers have struggled to pass a budget this year, now into their second special legislative session. Negotiations began in February with a proposal from Gov. Robery Bentley to raise taxes by more than $500 million. Despite having campaigned on his personal written commitment to oppose tax hikes, the governor has rejected budget restraint and reforms that did not include tax increases. The governor has attacked conservative lawmakers, threatened to withhold state funding for local projects, and neglected the will of taxpayers who elected him as a result of his promise to oppose tax hikes since the beginning of session.

Though Bentley's proposals to raise cigarette taxes, eliminate state deductions for F.I.C.A. taxes, and a wide range of other targeted tax hikes have been rejected by the legislature thus far, the legislature has until October 1 to balance the budget in order to avoid a government shutdown.

Rep. Jack Williams (R-Vestava Hills) explained his reasoning for proposing the massive tax by saying “any entertainment product that’s adult in nature, that you have to be over 18 to purchase, would have an excise tax like cigarettes and tobacco do.”

Despite declining tobacco use and tax revenue, typical proponents of tobacco tax hikes have cited the impact on public health costs borne by taxpayers as a result of smoking. Proposals, like those from the governor, that include cigarette tax hikes will only increase the stated dependence on cigarettes, an extremely volatile source of revenue. It is unclear what public health program porn tax revenue would fund.

It is also unclear how books and movies will be treated with regards to the new tax. One person described a conflicting scenario where "Fifty Shades of Grey" the book would be taxed as porn but the movie, which is rated “R” by the Motion Picture Association of America might not be.

Proposals like this come as a result of pressure from Governor Bentley, who threatened to release criminals unless lawmakers raised taxes this spring. He noted in April, "you may not care about prisoners…but when you have them in your basement, you're going to care."

A fiscal note is not available. The porn tax now heads to the full Alabama House for a floor vote.


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Re: Sex

Postby Typhoon » Sat Sep 12, 2015 4:43 am

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Re: Sex

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Re: Sex

Postby YMix » Fri Sep 18, 2015 7:37 pm

Tell her to make up her mind.
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Re: Sex

Postby Parodite » Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:34 pm

Maybe too late at that point. In the mean time:

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Re: Sex

Postby Typhoon » Sun Oct 04, 2015 2:47 pm

Reason | The War on Sex Trafficking Is the New War on Drugs

And the results will be just as disastrous, for "perpetrators" and "victims" alike.
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Postby Nonc Hilaire » Sun Oct 04, 2015 9:34 pm

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