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slackmaster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-16-08 12:28 PM
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27. I can remember the good old days
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  -San Francisco ~~ IMO, it's a Buzz Word Hepburn  Apr-16-08 12:03 PM   #0 
  - Or  maddiejoan   Apr-16-08 12:04 PM   #1 
  - So saying "San Francisco Liberals" every 47 seconds isn't code for gay?  TheWraith   Apr-16-08 12:57 PM   #50 
     - sure it is  maddiejoan   Apr-16-08 01:03 PM   #55 
        - And you'd feel the same way if a Republican did that?  TheWraith   Apr-16-08 07:00 PM   #108 
  - You know: "The City By Teh Gay"  kenny blankenship   Apr-16-08 12:06 PM   #2 
  - You're doing it wrong.  Symarip   Apr-16-08 12:08 PM   #5 
  - Maybe so, but I've never had any complaints  kenny blankenship   Apr-16-08 12:50 PM   #44 
  - Yep......  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:10 PM   #8 
  - It's easy to throw San Fran under the bus.  Symarip   Apr-16-08 12:08 PM   #3 
  - Maybe the problem is with you...  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 12:08 PM   #4 
  - Yes, as a code word..  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:14 PM   #15 
     - So, on this subject you find yourself in kinship with the Repukes?  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 12:24 PM   #23 
        - I am worried about you...  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:26 PM   #26 
           - Haha....  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 12:33 PM   #30 
              - LOL...  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:37 PM   #33 
  - The rw nutjobs I know here in Louisiana commonly use "San Francisco" as a code word for "gay."  Swamp Rat   Apr-16-08 12:08 PM   #6 
  - I'm surprised we don't  MattBaggins   Apr-16-08 01:28 PM   #80 
  - I don't think of it that way at all  CountAllVotes   Apr-16-08 12:09 PM   #7 
  - Everyone knows it. Say it to hicks in order to elicit one and only one response.  BlooInBloo   Apr-16-08 12:10 PM   #9 
  - Yes, a former asshole in-law of mine would start talking in a lisp...  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:17 PM   #17 
     - Oh pith-poth queenie!  BlooInBloo   Apr-16-08 12:21 PM   #20 
  - A buzzword only used in republican frames (until now). It also means liberal. eom  smiley_glad_hands   Apr-16-08 12:11 PM   #10 
  - sounds like it's YOUR problem  MonkeyFunk   Apr-16-08 12:11 PM   #11 
  - I agree with that statement  CountAllVotes   Apr-16-08 12:13 PM   #14 
  - I agree..  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:22 PM   #21 
  - I could give a sh*t what some politician thinks  CountAllVotes   Apr-16-08 12:24 PM   #22 
     - I just do NOT like it being used as a negative code word...  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:29 PM   #28 
        - some of the most conservative folks I know  CountAllVotes   Apr-16-08 12:38 PM   #34 
           - I was up there two weeks ago for a memorial service for a friend...  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:44 PM   #39 
  - This is all true  MattBaggins   Apr-16-08 01:19 PM   #71 
  - When used negatively by pols...  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:20 PM   #19 
  - No, the OP simply recognizes the politically expedient use of a code word.  Shakespeare   Apr-16-08 12:47 PM   #41 
  - Thanks for the post....  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:59 PM   #51 
  - That's one helluva secret code.  MonkeyFunk   Apr-16-08 01:00 PM   #52 
     - Bullshit.  Shakespeare   Apr-16-08 01:04 PM   #56 
     - IMO...  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 01:09 PM   #62 
     - No  MonkeyFunk   Apr-16-08 01:49 PM   #85 
        - No, I'm not being ridiculous.  Shakespeare   Apr-16-08 01:55 PM   #88 
           - I am in total agreement with you...  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 02:22 PM   #91 
              - I did some very basic research to track down the history of this.  Shakespeare   Apr-16-08 02:26 PM   #94 
                 - Excellent and interesting thread....  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 02:33 PM   #97 
     - You don't get around much, do you?  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 01:07 PM   #60 
        - I've lived in the SF bay area for 25 years, including  MonkeyFunk   Apr-16-08 01:50 PM   #86 
           - Sure I am ... that is why most agree with me...  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 02:23 PM   #92 
              - you think that on a board  MonkeyFunk   Apr-16-08 07:28 PM   #109 
  - So...  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Apr-16-08 01:14 PM   #68 
  - San Francisco is most definitely a code word for panty-waisted limp-wristed librul girly-men...  truebrit71   Apr-16-08 12:11 PM   #12 
  - Kind of like a tree-hugging, Cabernet sipping, croissant-eating  SoCalDem   Apr-16-08 12:26 PM   #25 
     - You're making me hungry.  sfexpat2000   Apr-16-08 01:11 PM   #64 
        - Sshhhhh....  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 01:13 PM   #67 
           - Let's pile in the Prius & head for the bakery  SoCalDem   Apr-16-08 01:23 PM   #76 
              - Whoa.......that sounds good!  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 01:25 PM   #78 
  - Not only was the fund-raiser in San Francisco, but it was behind "closed doors."  hisownpetard   Apr-16-08 12:13 PM   #13 
  - And did she make that up?  zalinda   Apr-16-08 01:31 PM   #81 
     - Nooooooo....  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 01:34 PM   #83 
     - If it's the truth, what is wrong  zalinda   Apr-16-08 01:47 PM   #84 
        - Sooooooo....  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 02:26 PM   #93 
           - Why do you read anything but crap in anything  zalinda   Apr-16-08 02:46 PM   #100 
              - Ummmmmmm....  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 02:48 PM   #101 
                 - I get it, you hate Clinton  zalinda   Apr-16-08 04:38 PM   #105 
                    - I could not care less who says it in a negative way ....  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 04:41 PM   #106 
                       - Then where should she say it took place? n/t  zalinda   Apr-17-08 09:40 AM   #112 
     - Maybe it's the way she presents it...  hisownpetard   Apr-16-08 02:44 PM   #99 
  - Also known as Baghdad By The Bay  TragedyandHope   Apr-16-08 12:16 PM   #16 
  - and also the Barbary Coast in the olden days  CountAllVotes   Apr-16-08 12:36 PM   #32 
     - I bet your family has some great stories  TragedyandHope   Apr-16-08 12:40 PM   #35 
     - I have a huge whiskey decanter sitting on my antique dining room table as the centerpiece...  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:42 PM   #37 
        - I have a sh*tload of stuff that survived the 1906 quake  CountAllVotes   Apr-16-08 12:56 PM   #48 
           - Tell ya what....I will go digging for the papers on that decanter.  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 01:04 PM   #57 
              - ah so it was not made in SF  CountAllVotes   Apr-16-08 01:12 PM   #66 
                 - Gawd...your stories are great!  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 01:15 PM   #69 
                    - glad I made you smile  CountAllVotes   Apr-16-08 01:54 PM   #87 
                       - Wow....great stories!  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 02:29 PM   #95 
  - Down here the "code word city" is PalmSprings/CathedralCity  SoCalDem   Apr-16-08 12:20 PM   #18 
  - Yep...Cat City....  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:25 PM   #24 
  - I worked in Cat City for 6 years and LOVED it..  SoCalDem   Apr-16-08 12:31 PM   #29 
     - The first time I was ever in Cat City was back in 1963 when my cousin...  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:36 PM   #31 
  - WeHo's a much more widely recognized SoCal code word. n/t  Shakespeare   Apr-16-08 12:47 PM   #42 
     - Missed that one  SoCalDem   Apr-16-08 01:01 PM   #53 
     - West Hollywood, one of the gayest towns on earth.  Shakespeare   Apr-16-08 01:05 PM   #58 
        - aaah.. I thought it was "Westwood"  SoCalDem   Apr-16-08 01:06 PM   #59 
        - Heya!  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 01:19 PM   #72 
           - I love the genesis of the city - the gay community and the resident Russian/Jewish community...  Shakespeare   Apr-16-08 01:27 PM   #79 
              - Oh, the Russian nightclubs on Fairfax...to die for!  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 01:32 PM   #82 
     - West Hollywood!  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 01:11 PM   #63 
  - I can remember the good old days  slackmaster   Apr-16-08 12:28 PM   #27 
  - Ah, Rice a Roni..  Hell Hath No Fury   Apr-16-08 03:23 PM   #104 
  - An acquaintance of mine, about 15 years ago, on a cross-country train  Jed Dilligan   Apr-16-08 12:40 PM   #36 
  - Wow....  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:46 PM   #40 
  - The kind people of San Fran might have to run Hillary out of town next time she goes there.  malik flavors   Apr-16-08 12:43 PM   #38 
  - The only reason rightards use San Fransisco as a code word for "gay agenda"  Kurovski   Apr-16-08 12:50 PM   #43 
  - No, it's much more than that. Start with the Harvey Milk assassination and go from there.  Shakespeare   Apr-16-08 12:55 PM   #47 
  - Yep....for YEARS that I am aware of....  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 01:12 PM   #65 
  - True.  Kurovski   Apr-16-08 01:19 PM   #73 
  - I thought that was Tony Bennet  SoCalDem   Apr-16-08 01:03 PM   #54 
  - Oh, goody.  okasha   Apr-16-08 12:50 PM   #45 
  - You can be offended by whatever the fuck offends you.  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 01:21 PM   #74 
  - You're kidding, right?  BigDDem   Apr-16-08 12:53 PM   #46 
  - Huh?  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 12:57 PM   #49 
     - How about the "City formerly known as San Francisco?"  BigDDem   Apr-16-08 02:12 PM   #90 
  - It can be. It depends on the context.  sfexpat2000   Apr-16-08 01:09 PM   #61 
  - Yep....when a RW pol starts in on Nancy Pelosi's SF values...  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 01:22 PM   #75 
  - When you hear someone say something like that just say, Don't you love the taste of a good ol' San  izzybeans   Apr-16-08 01:19 PM   #70 
  - Oooooooh, good one!  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 01:23 PM   #77 
  - When Utah's congressman Jim Matheson was running for reelection in 2006...  Drunken Irishman   Apr-16-08 01:56 PM   #89 
  - I think the slur has evolved into "latte-drinking liberal elite."  AtomicKitten   Apr-16-08 02:32 PM   #96 
  - Could be....  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 02:35 PM   #98 
     - Just my opinion. I've lived here in SF for 3 years so I'm certainly no expert.  AtomicKitten   Apr-16-08 02:48 PM   #102 
  - I am San Franciscan, born and raised...  Hell Hath No Fury   Apr-16-08 03:13 PM   #103 
  - And the interesting part, which I learned today, is that the fund raiser was NOT in SF.  Hepburn   Apr-16-08 04:52 PM   #107 
     - actually then you all would accuse her of inciting anti Muslim hatred  dsc   Apr-16-08 07:31 PM   #110 
  - Anyone who berates SF is a wank... My favorite city and I've been to quite a few  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Apr-16-08 07:34 PM   #111 
 

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