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Question about MIRT and long timers..

Good morning.. I just wanted clarification, if you could. If a member of MIRT suspected a long time (say 2+ years) member of being a sock or zombie, is proper protocol to post a thread in MIRT, in an attempt to bring it to your and Earl's attention? Or is a DU Mail to admin the correct course of action. Thanks.

Stalker Zero –End the Japanese “Culture of Silence” toward crimes against women!

Petition to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from Miss International, Ikumi Yoshimatsu.

Dear Prime Minister Abe,

As you know, I am the first Japanese woman to be crowned Miss International in the 52-year long history of the pageant. Since winning my crown in October 2012, I have been the victim of stalking, intimidation, threats, extortion and blackmail by a powerful Japanese talent agency executive known to have ties to organized crime.

This man tried to abduct me from a TV studio, made threatening calls to my family, and hired private investigators to stalk me, peep into my windows and photograph my home.

The Japanese organizers of the Miss International 2013 world grand prix even asked me to “Play Sick” and “Keep Quiet” in order to appease my stalker after he made threatening phone calls to their sponsors. Because of this, I became the first Miss International titleholder in the 52-year history of the pageant prevented from passing my crown to my successor. I fear for my life and require 24hr security.

I went to the police with more than 30 exhibits of evidence including recordings and photographs. As is typically the case in Japan, the police did nothing more than offer to increase patrols in my area. They did nothing to assure my safely or to punish my stalker

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Study: Religious people more likely to think they’re porn addicts


Very religious people are more likely to consider themselves addicted to pornography
 – even after viewing Internet porn just once.
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University examined the link between perceptions of addiction to online pornography and religious beliefs in a study that was published Wednesday in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior.
“We were surprised that the amount of viewing did not impact the perception of addiction, but strong moral beliefs did,” said Joshua Grubbs, a doctoral student and lead author of the study.


However, another study published this month found little evidence
 such an addiction exists.
Researchers at New Mexico Solutions, a behavioral health program in Albuquerque, said no evidence connected pornography use to erectile dysfunction or changes in the brain.

John Cleese, on extremists.

Seriously though, we've heard a lot about extremism recently, a nastier harsher atmosphere everywhere, more abuse and bother-boy behavior, less friendliness and tolerance and respect for opponents.

Alright, but what we never hear about extremism is it's advantages!

Well. The biggest advantage of extremism is that it makes you feel GOOD because it provides you with enemies.

Let me explain. The great thing about having enemies is that you can pretend that all the badness in the whole world is in your enemies, and all the goodness in the whole world is in YOU. Attractive, isn't it?

So, if you have a lot of anger and resentment in you anyway and you therefore enjoy abusing people, then you can pretend that you're only doing it because these enemies of yours are such very bad persons! And if it wasn't for them, you'd actually be good natured, and courteous, and rational all the time. So, if you want to FEEL GOOD, become an extremist

You can strut around, abusing people, and telling them you could eat them for breakfast and still think of yourself as a champion of the truth. A fighter for the greater good. And not the rather sad paranoid schizoid that you really are.

Lincoln High School teacher arrested on suspicion of rape.


Tacoma Police arrested a Lincoln High School teacher Thursday who is accused of having sex with students, school district officials said.

The woman, who began teaching in Tacoma in 2012, was held Thursday in the Pierce County Jail on suspicion of two counts of third-degree child rape and one count of communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.

She was expected to appear in Pierce County Superior Court on Friday. The News Tribune typically does not name suspects until they are formally charged with a crime..

A great cover...


Looks like we've had a major amnesty for the new year...

Here's hoping for some good, open, honest discussions in 2014!

Remember, if you wish, this is just a Christmas song...


Happy Holidays (whichever you and yours celebrate), everyone.

How I Became A Feminist Porn Star

Fascinating read.
In 2004, I was working at a popular sex toy retailer in San Francisco. Twenty-three years old, I was a recent graduate from a state university where I had studied English Literature and flung myself head-first into the eclectic and radically open-minded culture of my adopted city. Working at Good Vibrations, I was surrounded by sexuality, from sex toys to fellow employees who were educated and articulate about sex. The shop had shelves of various kinds of porn films, available for rental and purchase. After six months, I had consumed a fair amount of porn and was used to talking about it with my colleagues and customers. Looking back on that time, I recall watching porn and thinking that I had something to offer to it. With very few exceptions, the porn I had seen felt empty, inauthentic, and not representative of my sexuality and the kind of sex I was having. I honestly thought that I could change the movies for the better

The superlative cauliflower mushroom..

We found this beauty last sunday… a huge chunk of it is sitting in my freezer as we speak. I'm thinking, because of it's similarity in shape and texture to egg noodles, I might make a stroganoff with it.

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