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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-05-04 05:50 PM
Response to Reply #104
108. lol
No, I'm not. But notice that *I'm* not the one using painkillers during the procedure - the doctors are!

And yeah, that's what I was just telling you about anecdotal evidence. Yours is no more valid than mine.
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  -Circumcision poll Delano  May-05-04 04:25 PM   #0 
  - Infant mutilation to you is religion to someone else.  Fenris   May-05-04 04:26 PM   #1 
  - I did keep that in mind.  Delano   May-05-04 04:28 PM   #5 
  - I think you are assuming cultural superiority  Fenris   May-05-04 04:50 PM   #35 
     - I didn't call it barbaric. Many people think that it is.  Delano   May-05-04 04:59 PM   #38 
     - FGM is OKAY?!  redqueen   May-05-04 05:01 PM   #39 
     - I disagree...  MAlibdem   May-05-04 05:14 PM   #52 
  - the practice is to take nerve endings out of the head of the penis......  jus_the_facts   May-05-04 04:31 PM   #9 
  - I was circumcised, and that's bullshit.  JohnLocke   May-05-04 05:02 PM   #40 
  - I'm being picky, but how do you know?  Donkeyboy75   May-05-04 05:53 PM   #113 
     - I dunno  RatTerrier   May-05-04 10:18 PM   #144 
  - ummm...the nerves are concentrated in the glans....  DoNotRefill   May-05-04 05:17 PM   #57 
     - the ladies should be thankful  MAlibdem   May-05-04 05:29 PM   #84 
        - lol  redqueen   May-05-04 05:48 PM   #106 
  - Myabe I've had too much to drink  notadmblnd   May-05-04 05:29 PM   #79 
  - I would never do that  redqueen   May-05-04 04:27 PM   #2 
  - "Sick and twisted"?  JohnLocke   May-05-04 04:42 PM   # 
     - Yeah, just my opinion, mind you  redqueen   May-05-04 04:45 PM   #30 
        - It's not mutilation.  JohnLocke   May-05-04 04:50 PM   #34 
        - I disagree  redqueen   May-05-04 04:52 PM   #36 
        - around here...  DoNotRefill   May-05-04 05:19 PM   #60 
           - I'm sure that's effective while they do the procedure  redqueen   May-05-04 05:20 PM   #62 
              - well, it didn't scar me psychologically....  DoNotRefill   May-05-04 06:50 PM   #135 
  - I was circumcised...  Angelus   May-05-04 04:27 PM   #3 
  - I don't know what life is like with the foreskin,  mstrsplinter326   May-05-04 04:28 PM   #4 
  - Pornstars don't have Foreskin  Jack_Dawson   May-05-04 04:30 PM   #6 
  - How about Rocco Siffreddi?  Delano   May-05-04 04:32 PM   #10 
  - The United States and Israel are the only  Teddy_Salad   May-05-04 04:30 PM   #7 
  - Well, in those "Croc Dundee" movies...  Delano   May-05-04 04:35 PM   #15 
  - OY!  Teddy_Salad   May-05-04 04:40 PM   #22 
  - Give me an effing break.  JohnLocke   May-05-04 04:38 PM   #20 
  - Mutilation  Delano   May-05-04 04:42 PM   #24 
  - Answers  JohnLocke   May-05-04 04:48 PM   #32 
  - Who are you to decide for a child whether or not a body part is essential?  Delano   May-05-04 05:02 PM   #41 
     - That's part of my problem with it as well  redqueen   May-05-04 05:06 PM   #46 
     - so if I have a wart removed....  DoNotRefill   May-05-04 05:24 PM   # 
        - A wart is an eruption caused by a viral infection  Delano   May-05-04 05:27 PM   #75 
           - you are right about warts...  MAlibdem   May-05-04 06:18 PM   #129 
           - How about other cosmetic blemishes?  DoNotRefill   May-05-04 06:52 PM   #136 
  - umm...  DoNotRefill   May-05-04 05:23 PM   #68 
     - But chopping off a toe is mutilation, IMO,  Donkeyboy75   May-05-04 05:56 PM   #115 
        - it is for normal balance...  DoNotRefill   May-05-04 06:53 PM   #137 
  - Give you an effing break?  Teddy_Salad   May-05-04 04:44 PM   #27 
  - Awww.  aquart   May-05-04 04:48 PM   #33 
  - And...  Teddy_Salad   May-05-04 05:18 PM   #59 
  - lol... hair and fingernails grow back  redqueen   May-05-04 05:21 PM   #64 
  - There are LOTS of "uncut" porn stars.  benburch   May-05-04 05:34 PM   #91 
  - They were horified at the hospital  Canuckistanian   May-05-04 04:31 PM   #8 
  - The tendency to conform to groupthink is strong  redqueen   May-05-04 04:36 PM   #17 
  - Why?  ldsjocktx   May-05-04 04:37 PM   #19 
  - Not another foreskin thread.  phaseolus   May-05-04 04:32 PM   #11 
  - I'm not mad about it. Just curious.  Delano   May-05-04 04:36 PM   #16 
  - I was circumsized.  Goldom   May-05-04 04:34 PM   #12 
  - Leave it alone  ldsjocktx   May-05-04 04:34 PM   #13 
  - Didn't do it so my son.  benburch   May-05-04 04:35 PM   #14 
  - Neither did I, and I was when I was a wee infant.  hedgetrimmer   May-05-04 11:53 PM   #147 
  - Nice push poll.  JohnLocke   May-05-04 04:36 PM   #18 
  - Fair enough.  Delano   May-05-04 04:39 PM   #21 
  - I stopped three kids from being circumcised. . .  stellanoir   May-05-04 04:41 PM   #23 
  - It's spelled mohel.  JohnLocke   May-05-04 04:43 PM   #26 
     - What the h*ll is "mohel"  DustMolecule   May-05-04 05:16 PM   #55 
        - Sure.  JohnLocke   May-05-04 05:22 PM   #65 
        - That was stellanoir not DustMolecule. n/t  redqueen   May-05-04 05:23 PM   #69 
        - Thanks.  JohnLocke   May-05-04 05:26 PM   #73 
        - So, mohel means "one who performs circumcision".....  DustMolecule   May-05-04 05:39 PM   #96 
           - Ok...here goes..  MAlibdem   May-05-04 05:59 PM   #118 
        - Sorry. . .it probably is spelled mohel. . .  stellanoir   May-05-04 05:35 PM   #93 
  - African tribes which circumcize ain't being wiped out by AIDS.  aquart   May-05-04 04:42 PM   #25 
  - I thought the medical community debunked those claims  redqueen   May-05-04 04:47 PM   #31 
  - I'm going to childbirth classes now...  DoNotRefill   May-05-04 05:28 PM   #78 
     - Exactly - *some* health benefits  redqueen   May-05-04 05:31 PM   #87 
        - The labia serves a purpose...  DoNotRefill   May-05-04 06:54 PM   #138 
  - What about  ldsjocktx   May-05-04 05:04 PM   #43 
  - I don't have very strong feelings either way.  girl gone mad   May-05-04 04:44 PM   #28 
  - Imagine getting circumcised by one of these!  Angelus   May-05-04 04:44 PM   #29 
  - Circumcised men last longer ;)  adamrsilva   May-05-04 04:53 PM   #37 
  - but uncut  ldsjocktx   May-05-04 05:04 PM   #44 
  - where's your empirical data?  DoNotRefill   May-05-04 05:29 PM   #83 
     - just a comeback  ldsjocktx   May-05-04 05:32 PM   #88 
        - Well, circumcised penises are less sensitive  adamrsilva   May-05-04 09:18 PM   #141 
  - "how can they be expected to clean that"???  TahitiNut   May-06-04 01:14 PM   #155 
  - glad of it?  Mamma Mia   May-05-04 05:03 PM   #42 
  - Why would the pain be worse for a teen than an infant?  redqueen   May-05-04 05:05 PM   #45 
  - serious?  Mamma Mia   May-05-04 05:16 PM   #56 
  - Dead serious  redqueen   May-05-04 05:23 PM   #67 
     - not according to our doctor  Mamma Mia   May-05-04 05:35 PM   #94 
     - BS  redqueen   May-05-04 05:44 PM   #100 
        - you're a doctor?  Mamma Mia   May-05-04 05:47 PM   #104 
           - lol  redqueen   May-05-04 05:50 PM   #108 
     - ummm....  MAlibdem   May-05-04 06:04 PM   #120 
     - How is it more painful...  DoNotRefill   May-05-04 06:56 PM   #139 
  - There's a DUer  phaseolus   May-05-04 05:25 PM   #72 
     - The first reasonable post I've seen here! (nt)  JohnLocke   May-05-04 05:27 PM   #76 
     - I agree completely.  Pithlet   May-05-04 05:30 PM   #86 
        - My aunt's uncle's cousin's husband's friend said.....  DustMolecule   May-05-04 06:22 PM   #131 
           - Back at ya  Pithlet   May-06-04 11:01 AM   #151 
  - Ignorant of what?  Delano   May-05-04 05:12 PM   #50 
     - ignorant of  Mamma Mia   May-05-04 05:19 PM   #61 
        - Yes, I would say that both Turkey and Kuwait are pretty backward  Delano   May-05-04 05:24 PM   #70 
           - what's wrong with you?  Mamma Mia   May-05-04 05:28 PM   #77 
           - You make some good points there  Delano   May-05-04 05:34 PM   #92 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   May-05-04 05:39 PM   #97 
           - BS  kiahzero   May-05-04 06:07 PM   #122 
              - tho some would argue it is in Europe...  MAlibdem   May-05-04 06:22 PM   #130 
  - I can honestly say I've never seen one without it's "helmet"  LynneSin   May-05-04 05:09 PM   #47 
  - Um, I'm guessing you're female?  Delano   May-05-04 05:16 PM   #54 
  - Oh dear god!  JVS   May-05-04 06:15 PM   #127 
  - Think turtleneck as opposed to crewneck.  TahitiNut   May-06-04 01:17 PM   #156 
  - When I was pregnant with my children....  DustMolecule   May-05-04 05:10 PM   #48 
  - I decided to have it done on our son and have regretted it ever since.  MrsGrumpy   May-05-04 05:11 PM   #49 
  - I Was Circumcized in 1952  CO Liberal   May-05-04 05:13 PM   #51 
  - Wasn't a study recently released....  DoNotRefill   May-05-04 05:15 PM   #53 
  - Yes.  JohnLocke   May-05-04 05:18 PM   #58 
  - Of c ourse...  DustMolecule   May-05-04 05:22 PM   #66 
     - Hey - let's reduce breast cancer - remove breasts!!!!  redqueen   May-05-04 05:26 PM   #74 
        - False analogy.  JohnLocke   May-05-04 05:29 PM   #82 
        - Yes, true  redqueen   May-05-04 05:34 PM   #90 
        - Huh?  DustMolecule   May-05-04 05:33 PM   #89 
           - Some of the rationale behind lopping off the foreskin  redqueen   May-05-04 05:42 PM   #98 
              - circumcision encourages unprotected sex?  Pithlet   May-05-04 05:46 PM   #101 
              - No no no  redqueen   May-05-04 05:48 PM   #105 
                 - I don't see where it implies that at all.  Pithlet   May-05-04 05:52 PM   #111 
              - same deal with vaccinations....  DoNotRefill   May-05-04 08:39 PM   #140 
  - Natural ones are prettier IMHO  tishaLA   May-05-04 05:20 PM   #63 
  - i've only ever heard girls  Mamma Mia   May-05-04 05:24 PM   #71 
  - Well then, here's another girl weighing in for  PROUD DemocRAT   May-06-04 12:02 AM   #148 
  - Agreed  redqueen   May-05-04 05:30 PM   #85 
     - That's only because you've never seen  tishaLA   May-05-04 05:46 PM   #103 
        - Are you offering to show me?  redqueen   May-05-04 05:51 PM   #110 
  - Never had a woman go "Ewww! A CUT COCK!!!"  BiggJawn   May-05-04 05:29 PM   #80 
  - That's only because it has still been the norm in the US.  Lisa0825   May-05-04 05:52 PM   #112 
  - Well, I'm not so "Cosmopolitan"  BiggJawn   May-05-04 11:12 PM   #145 
  - It's only rare in the US.....  DustMolecule   May-05-04 06:36 PM   #133 
  - Abortions are wrong yet circumcisions are A-Oh-Kay!  HypnoToad   May-05-04 05:29 PM   #81 
  - They're all good!!!  SarahBelle   May-05-04 05:36 PM   #95 
  - There is no good reason for routine circumcision of males.  Lisa0825   May-05-04 05:43 PM   #99 
  - Thanks for adding your insight  redqueen   May-05-04 05:46 PM   #102 
  - Getting bored with this exchange (not redqueen, sorry)...  Delano   May-05-04 05:57 PM   #116 
     - Okay.  Pithlet   May-05-04 06:00 PM   #119 
  - The reasons for circumcision today  Pithlet   May-05-04 05:51 PM   #109 
     - That was why many doctors/researchers believe circ is more common here.  Lisa0825   May-05-04 05:58 PM   #117 
        - I just don't agree.  Pithlet   May-05-04 06:06 PM   #121 
  - DIY Circumcision.  kixot   May-05-04 05:49 PM   #107 
  - YEOW!!!!!!!!!!!! I'll stick with DIY-liposuction...  HypnoToad   May-05-04 05:54 PM   #114 
  - lol funny, and utterly sick  Nimble_Idea   May-05-04 06:12 PM   #125 
  - AAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH  Angelus   May-05-04 06:15 PM   #128 
  - That's not necessary  Mattforclark   May-06-04 12:09 AM   #149 
  - It's still a cultural thing:  Ilsa   May-05-04 06:11 PM   #123 
  - How sad......they Had their manhood taken from them and they  Nimble_Idea   May-05-04 06:11 PM   #124 
  - Funny. I was circumised, and my 'manhood' is still intact.  JohnLocke   May-05-04 06:14 PM   #126 
  - wow, quite condescending, aren't we...  MAlibdem   May-05-04 06:24 PM   #132 
  - Am I the only here uncut  musiclawyer   May-05-04 06:41 PM   #134 
  - Other  LWolf   May-05-04 09:25 PM   #142 
  - The operation can be botched occasionally...  Maine-i-acs   May-05-04 10:06 PM   #143 
  - That ALONE is reason NOT to do it  Mattforclark   May-06-04 12:09 AM   #150 
  - well...  Solar   May-05-04 11:24 PM   #146 
  - Sock cock  Loonman   May-06-04 11:06 AM   #152 
  - They routinely circumcise in the Phillipines and most Muslim countries.  Padraig18   May-06-04 11:18 AM   #153 
  - It's a natural thing, why cut it?  Canadian_moderate   May-06-04 01:02 PM   #154 
 

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