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HiFructosePronSyrup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-24-08 12:33 PM
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61. And lynching.
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  -Raise Your Hand If You Remember When DU Considered Banning the Use of "Bitch" In the Rules Crisco  Oct-24-08 12:03 PM   #0 
  - Against. Still against.  Occam Bandage   Oct-24-08 12:05 PM   #1 
  - Banning words is a stupid idea  Uzybone   Oct-24-08 12:07 PM   #2 
  - prick does not = b, do we have to give you lessons all over again?  Whisp   Oct-24-08 12:10 PM   #14 
  - Does Not Equal, But Equally Insulting  Crisco   Oct-24-08 12:15 PM   #22 
  - Dick and prick, no difference  Uzybone   Oct-24-08 12:17 PM   #25 
  - Part of the Point of "Bitch" As An Insult  Crisco   Oct-24-08 12:21 PM   #36 
     - You just argued for their equivalence.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-24-08 12:23 PM   #39 
  - beg to differ  Whisp   Oct-24-08 12:21 PM   #35 
  - Yeah, I Know  Crisco   Oct-24-08 12:28 PM   #44 
  - It's only insulting if you have an adjective attached like "tiny" or "shriveled" then it's good.  PelosiFan   Oct-24-08 01:56 PM   #108 
  - Yes I'm ok with the "n" word being used (it's just a word)  Uzybone   Oct-24-08 12:15 PM   #23 
  - By what metric have YOU decided that  cliffordu   Oct-24-08 12:19 PM   #31 
  - I have decided that for ME and am not cramming anything down your throat.  Whisp   Oct-24-08 12:26 PM   #43 
     - Well then don't use the word "bitch."  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-24-08 12:32 PM   #57 
        - Yep. What you said.  cliffordu   Oct-24-08 12:33 PM   #60 
        - I don't use the word, but some asshole might use it against my daughter.  Whisp   Oct-24-08 01:04 PM   #95 
           - I'll call your daughter whatever she deserves.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-24-08 01:12 PM   #99 
              - o, I will, big man, I will.  Whisp   Oct-24-08 01:41 PM   #105 
                 - Uh huh.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-24-08 03:05 PM   #115 
                    - and I bet you molest cockroaches.  Whisp   Oct-24-08 04:43 PM   #123 
  - "bitch" isn't anything like the word "nigger."  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-24-08 12:19 PM   #33 
  - but not here in the sensitive persons uber alles section of the planet.  cliffordu   Oct-24-08 12:21 PM   #34 
  - I've seen people here get upset at the clothes girls wear on the Disney Channel.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-24-08 12:22 PM   #37 
  - Ummmm.  LisaM   Oct-24-08 12:30 PM   # 
     - Only humorless prudes.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-24-08 12:30 PM   #51 
     - and the douchenozzles they rode in on.....  cliffordu   Oct-24-08 12:31 PM   #55 
     - I'm not a humorless prude  LisaM   Oct-24-08 12:39 PM   #68 
        - If you're going to dish it out, you're going to have to take it.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-24-08 12:52 PM   #82 
           - You know...  LisaM   Oct-24-08 12:53 PM   #84 
              - I do? I don't even remember who you are.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-24-08 12:55 PM   #86 
     - Me???? I've been a douchebag for years!!!  cliffordu   Oct-24-08 12:31 PM   #53 
  - I am cracking up  Gilligan   Oct-24-08 12:25 PM   #42 
  - pricks don't get lynched or raped.  Whisp   Oct-24-08 12:28 PM   #45 
  - LOL  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-24-08 12:30 PM   #49 
  - You might want to do a little study of same sex rape.  cliffordu   Oct-24-08 12:32 PM   #58 
  - And lynching.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-24-08 12:33 PM   #61 
  - I should have added as a general rule.  Whisp   Oct-24-08 12:45 PM   #73 
     - As a general rule?  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-24-08 12:56 PM   # 
        - as a general rule men are raped more often than women.  Whisp   Oct-24-08 01:01 PM   #93 
           - I thought it was the other way around.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-24-08 01:08 PM   #97 
  - Not too well  Gilligan   Oct-24-08 12:57 PM   #90 
  - I agree. Bitch and bastard are descriptive of behavior. The N-word is not.  JenniferZ   Oct-24-08 12:32 PM   #56 
     - You are exactly right:  cliffordu   Oct-24-08 12:37 PM   #64 
     - Yes it is. Hopefully most folks here see that very clearly. If not, we  JenniferZ   Oct-24-08 12:39 PM   #67 
     - bitch is a descriptive of a woman, not of behavior.  Whisp   Oct-24-08 12:47 PM   #75 
        - Tsk tsk to you. I call men who behave badly bastards.  JenniferZ   Oct-24-08 12:50 PM   #79 
           - I wasn't talking about you, personally. sorry you took it that way.  Whisp   Oct-24-08 12:55 PM   #87 
  - I use dick, prick and bastard for men, and bitch for women who deserve it.  gauguin57   Oct-24-08 12:49 PM   #76 
  - That is exactly right. Thank you. nt  JenniferZ   Oct-24-08 12:54 PM   #85 
  - By whose freaking logic do you come up with this shit?  BoneDaddy   Oct-24-08 02:23 PM   #114 
  - You are making arbitrary distinctions.  woofless   Oct-24-08 04:28 PM   #120 
  - Right. Banning ANY words is a bad idea  alwysdrunk   Oct-24-08 01:23 PM   #101 
  - I will always be against banning words.  DefenseLawyer   Oct-24-08 12:08 PM   #3 
  - Let Me Put It This Way  Crisco   Oct-24-08 12:09 PM   #5 
  - Exactly.  cliffordu   Oct-24-08 12:38 PM   #65 
  - Wasn't here. AGAINST now and always. Also against insulting  JenniferZ   Oct-24-08 12:08 PM   #4 
  - I think  wildflower   Oct-24-08 12:09 PM   #6 
  - Don't recall this....  Hepburn   Oct-24-08 12:09 PM   #7 
  - I do, and now I think the whole thing is stupid.  Truth Hurts A Lot   Oct-24-08 12:09 PM   #8 
  - I can remember when an OP had to have 5 sentences.  HereSince1628   Oct-24-08 12:09 PM   #9 
  - lol! I don't remember the 5 sentences rule, but I do vaguely  Truth Hurts A Lot   Oct-24-08 12:11 PM   #16 
  - I Don't Remember That  Crisco   Oct-24-08 12:11 PM   #19 
  - Nope it was a GD rule. About the time when SHE WHOSE NAME MUST NOT BE SPOKEN  HereSince1628   Oct-24-08 12:24 PM   #40 
     - Heheheheh  Crisco   Oct-24-08 12:29 PM   #47 
  - Ummm, I don't remember that either... you sure you haven't mixed up your websites?  Melinda   Oct-24-08 12:13 PM   #21 
     - Nope, I've just been here a while. You know this is DU Version 2, right?  HereSince1628   Oct-24-08 12:18 PM   #30 
        - Sorry, but we just don't recall things the same way. That's all.  Melinda   Oct-24-08 12:38 PM   #66 
        - ...  Melinda   Oct-24-08 12:55 PM   #88 
           - Haha! Memory lane. Gotta be careful around here cuz the nets capture all!  HereSince1628   Oct-24-08 01:00 PM   #91 
              - :>)  Melinda   Oct-24-08 01:23 PM   #102 
  - The whole concept is as innane as it ever was.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-24-08 12:10 PM   #10 
  - You're right.  pecwae   Oct-24-08 12:10 PM   #11 
  - I don't like the idea of banning anything.  Staph   Oct-24-08 12:10 PM   #12 
  - To tell you the truth, the only place I dont use the word is here. Never use as sexist attack  hnmnf   Oct-24-08 12:10 PM   #13 
  - It's overused  goodgd_yall   Oct-24-08 12:10 PM   #15 
  - what I don't like is the hypocrisy - can you imagine calling Hillary that word  Whisp   Oct-24-08 12:15 PM   #24 
     - It's NOT ok.  emilyg   Oct-24-08 12:28 PM   #46 
     - Plenty Did  Crisco   Oct-24-08 12:31 PM   #54 
        - yes, they were used, but not near as often as now.  Whisp   Oct-24-08 12:51 PM   #80 
        - They certainly did.  goodgd_yall   Oct-24-08 01:10 PM   #98 
  - Egads, so much water under the bridge. Still here, still a bitch at times too.  Melinda   Oct-24-08 12:11 PM   #17 
  - Always against the banning of words  TornadoTN   Oct-24-08 12:11 PM   #18 
  - Just don;t use the word "Cracker", at least to explain Palin  Submariner   Oct-24-08 12:12 PM   #20 
  - Really?  Crisco   Oct-24-08 12:18 PM   #26 
  - I looked up cracker in the dictionary afterwards  Submariner   Oct-24-08 12:39 PM   #69 
     - Whoa  Crisco   Oct-24-08 04:12 PM   #116 
  - You're kidding? You got smacked for calling Palin a cracker? God, that is stupid. n/t  renie408   Oct-24-08 01:54 PM   #107 
  - delete  cliffordu   Oct-24-08 12:18 PM   #27 
  - Quit yer bitchin'  Gilligan   Oct-24-08 12:18 PM   #28 
  - Yep. I bitch sometimes too. I call McCain a bastard occasionally.  JenniferZ   Oct-24-08 12:30 PM   #48 
  - I fondly remember the great "Douchebag" debate from a while back.  Throd   Oct-24-08 12:18 PM   #29 
  - Somehow  Crisco   Oct-24-08 12:36 PM   #63 
     - It was priceless  Throd   Oct-24-08 01:01 PM   #94 
  - No I do not remember when bitch was banned.  donheld   Oct-24-08 12:19 PM   #32 
  - I'm not in the business of banning words  izzybeans   Oct-24-08 12:23 PM   #38 
  - The only censorship I believe in is self-censorship  CowboyHeyHey   Oct-24-08 12:24 PM   #41 
  - I don't think it should be banned  English Lady   Oct-24-08 12:30 PM   #50 
  - I remember the Bitch Wars  supernova   Oct-24-08 12:31 PM   #52 
  - A lot of people use it in a sexist way  LisaM   Oct-24-08 12:33 PM   #59 
  - Yeah  Crisco   Oct-24-08 12:34 PM   #62 
  - hey, make a poll... n/t  iamthebandfanman   Oct-24-08 12:40 PM   #70 
  - would have been stupid  adoraz   Oct-24-08 12:40 PM   #71 
  - language defamatory of race, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, religion... all the same  crankychatter   Oct-24-08 12:43 PM   #72 
  - Against.  ElboRuum   Oct-24-08 12:46 PM   #74 
  - I don't remember any new announcements on the use of "bitch"  backscatter712   Oct-24-08 12:49 PM   #77 
  - No Way Should It Be Banned. It Needs To Be Used For People Like That Lying Bitch Ashley.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Oct-24-08 12:50 PM   #78 
  - Exactly. Just like bastard is used for people like that lying bastard McCain. nt  JenniferZ   Oct-24-08 12:52 PM   #81 
     - How dare you!!!  backscatter712   Oct-24-08 12:52 PM   #83 
        - ROFL!  JenniferZ   Oct-24-08 12:56 PM   #89 
  - Words should never be banned.  JackBeck   Oct-24-08 01:01 PM   #92 
  - Still against. The only words I would agree to ban are the "c" word, the "n" word and...  lumberjack_jeff   Oct-24-08 01:05 PM   #96 
  - While I personally don't use the term because...  snake in the grass   Oct-24-08 01:17 PM   #100 
  - I HATE censors whatever their politics! n/t  POAS   Oct-24-08 01:24 PM   #103 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-24-08 02:07 PM   #113 
  - That's nice. You're always free to make your own website....  BlooInBloo   Oct-24-08 04:15 PM   #119 
  - Yeah, that would have been a bitch if they went through with it  snooper2   Oct-24-08 01:24 PM   #104 
  - I don't remember it, but I am 100 percent against it.  Blondiegrrl   Oct-24-08 01:49 PM   #106 
  - I just love the word "douchenozzle".  ElboRuum   Oct-24-08 02:00 PM   #109 
  - I remember. Never got into the mix, though.  Myrina   Oct-24-08 02:01 PM   #110 
  - Against.  Tilion   Oct-24-08 02:01 PM   #111 
  - I am not a big believer in censorship. I feel the boards will self-regulate on matters such as these  renie408   Oct-24-08 02:02 PM   #112 
  - I don't really care too much either way - both sides have something going for them...  BlooInBloo   Oct-24-08 04:14 PM   #117 
  - I still support it n/t  musicblind   Oct-24-08 04:15 PM   #118 
  - More than B*tch, they should ban the "C" word.  Beacool   Oct-24-08 04:37 PM   #121 
  - That IS Banned AFAIK  Crisco   Oct-24-08 04:42 PM   #122 
     - OK, I've seen it used before on this board.  Beacool   Oct-24-08 05:22 PM   #127 
  - If someone compares herself to a "pitbull" with lipstick, I believe it applies!  DailyGrind51   Oct-24-08 05:02 PM   #124 
  - Posts are still deleted when the word is misused.  MaineDem   Oct-24-08 05:16 PM   #125 
  - I'm against banning 'bitch' specifically.  1corona4u   Oct-24-08 05:20 PM   #126 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-24-08 05:51 PM   #128 
  - Locking  mvd   Oct-24-08 05:52 PM   #129 
 

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