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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-22-06 11:54 AM
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83. Jesus, I didn't expect so many fellow progressives to be such prudes.
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  -Nude People In Town Center Could Prompt Ban orleans  Aug-21-06 08:26 PM   #0 
  - The way to get them to stop is for EVERYONE to do it too.  patrice   Aug-21-06 08:29 PM   #1 
  - Pics?  Xenotime   Aug-22-06 11:38 AM   #82 
  - this is sooooooooooooooooooooo funny  TaleWgnDg   Aug-23-06 05:22 PM   #102 
  - Well, this thread had like 90 posts in LBN then it was exiled to the VT  haruka3_2000   Aug-23-06 07:47 PM   #103 
     - liverpool  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 12:31 PM   #112 
     - manchester  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 12:45 PM   #113 
  - lincoln  hlt3550   Oct-13-10 11:55 PM   #110 
  - london  hlt3550   Oct-13-10 11:59 PM   #111 
  - Brighton  hlt3550   Oct-13-10 11:44 PM   #109 
  - Hey, that's my stomping grounds... that's so awesome.  pooja   Aug-21-06 08:29 PM   #2 
  - Suppose they were hanging out in the grocery store parking lot.  pnwmom   Aug-21-06 08:47 PM   #13 
  - I don'y have kids, but I think that would be fine  unpossibles   Aug-21-06 08:54 PM   #19 
  - See if you change your mind when you actually do have  pnwmom   Aug-21-06 08:59 PM   #25 
  - the kiddie pool is different for obvious reasons  unpossibles   Aug-21-06 09:46 PM   #41 
  - nottingham  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 02:34 PM   #118 
  - Bare from the waist up or from the waist down?  Kailassa   Aug-22-06 04:32 AM   #69 
  - I agree with that and I'm against having a nude ban in VT.  haruka3_2000   Aug-22-06 05:47 AM   #73 
  - plymouth  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 04:46 PM   #120 
  - Peterborough  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 02:41 PM   #119 
  - Norwich  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 01:41 PM   #117 
  - lancaster  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 01:37 PM   #116 
  - I find nothing wrong with the human body. I personally don't run  pooja   Aug-21-06 09:48 PM   #43 
  - portsmouth  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 05:20 PM   #121 
  - I I have kids  YankeyMCC   Aug-22-06 06:06 AM   #74 
  - Preston  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 05:21 PM   #122 
  - lichfield  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 01:35 PM   #115 
  - kingston  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 01:33 PM   #114 
  - Seems like an unlikely  Raine   Aug-21-06 08:31 PM   #3 
  - ripon  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 05:26 PM   #123 
  - Tell Theresa to move to a more conservative state  liberal N proud   Aug-21-06 08:32 PM   #4 
  - salford  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 05:34 PM   #124 
  - Wow!....Pretty laid back town..  Webster Green   Aug-21-06 08:32 PM   #5 
  - salisbury  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 05:45 PM   #125 
  - Hmm...so that's why I'd like Vermont.  haruka3_2000   Aug-21-06 08:34 PM   #6 
  - sheffield  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 05:46 PM   #126 
  - This is just like the debate about public breastfeeding.  last1standing   Aug-21-06 08:35 PM   #7 
  - Nah, this is not like breastfeeding . . .  MrModerate   Aug-21-06 08:39 PM   #10 
  - Thank you, Mr.Moderate  pnwmom   Aug-21-06 08:49 PM   #14 
  - Nudity has never bothered my kids,  Kailassa   Aug-22-06 04:49 AM   #70 
  - sunderland  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 05:53 PM   #130 
  - The majority of the nudists I've ever known had kids.  ThomCat   Aug-22-06 01:57 PM   #87 
  - wakefield  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 05:54 PM   #131 
  - stoke-on-trent  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 05:51 PM   #129 
  - Agree  Raine   Aug-21-06 08:52 PM   #16 
  - wells  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 06:15 PM   #132 
  - I think we see the concept of nudity differently.  last1standing   Aug-22-06 01:53 AM   #63 
  - St Albans  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 05:48 PM   #128 
  - southhampton  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 05:47 PM   #127 
  - I can see how "naked people hanging out downtown"  MrModerate   Aug-21-06 08:36 PM   #8 
  - The only disturbing thing is people who treat nudity like it's a horrible  haruka3_2000   Aug-21-06 08:45 PM   #12 
  - Would you want to have to walk your eight year old daughter past  pnwmom   Aug-21-06 08:54 PM   #20 
  - It would only bother me if they were being blantantly sexual.  haruka3_2000   Aug-21-06 08:57 PM   #23 
  - Do you have any children? Something tells me that you don't  pnwmom   Aug-21-06 09:01 PM   #27 
  - No, I don't have children and I'm a lesbian, FWIW.  haruka3_2000   Aug-21-06 09:15 PM   #34 
  - edinburgh  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 07:41 PM   #139 
  - aberdeen  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 07:40 PM   #138 
  - Please explain what is wrong with merely being devoid of clothing...  PavePusher   Oct-20-10 01:45 PM   #141 
  - lisburn  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 07:40 PM   #137 
  - Actually, if you watch National Geographic or even look at the magazine  pooja   Aug-21-06 09:50 PM   #44 
  - glasgow  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 07:41 PM   #140 
  - You have asked that same basic question repeatedly.  ThomCat   Aug-22-06 01:59 PM   #88 
  - derry  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 07:14 PM   #136 
  - It's not horrible at all. It's perfectly natural.  MrModerate   Aug-21-06 09:08 PM   #31 
  - "It's always been done this way" really isn't a great reason.  last1standing   Aug-22-06 05:08 PM   #100 
  - It's my understanding that nudity is confined to the beaches  BushOut06   Aug-21-06 09:47 PM   #42 
  - Yeah, but the point remains that they aren't freaked out by simple nudity  haruka3_2000   Aug-21-06 10:01 PM   #48 
  - I doubt you could walk around Europe in the nude  BushOut06   Aug-21-06 10:18 PM   #50 
  - Depends on whether or not they have a law against it.  haruka3_2000   Aug-21-06 10:20 PM   #51 
  - you can in munich! that is in europe!!!!!  pitohui   Aug-22-06 02:03 AM   #66 
  - Actually a movie was made in Germany last year,  Kailassa   Aug-22-06 04:54 AM   #71 
     - REALLY! Cool!  gorbal   Sep-02-06 08:21 AM   #104 
  - I think that it's completely different when it is in a designated area.  pnwmom   Aug-22-06 01:32 AM   #61 
     - Unless they're engaging in illegal behavior, then what's the big deal?  haruka3_2000   Aug-22-06 01:56 AM   #64 
     - If it's in a parking lot where everyone knows to expect it  ThomCat   Aug-22-06 02:33 PM   #94 
     - Ah, you seem to endorse free speech zones. Interesting. n/t  PavePusher   Oct-20-10 01:46 PM   #142 
  - never heard of munich?  pitohui   Aug-22-06 02:02 AM   #65 
     - Munich's one i've missed.  MrModerate   Aug-22-06 11:07 AM   #81 
  - Hear, Hear!  Vidar   Aug-21-06 09:54 PM   #46 
  - armagh  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 06:51 PM   #134 
  - i have to be honest--it would bother the hell out of me  orleans   Aug-21-06 08:54 PM   #18 
  - Being a parent changes a person in lots of ways.  pnwmom   Aug-21-06 08:56 PM   #22 
  - .that sounds so nice--you put it so sweetly, and  orleans   Aug-21-06 09:00 PM   #26 
  - Orleans  pnwmom   Aug-21-06 09:07 PM   #30 
  - Is it really your empathy with  ThomCat   Aug-22-06 02:02 PM   #89 
  - belfast  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 07:14 PM   #135 
  - it could only disturb borderline sex offenders  zreosumgame   Aug-21-06 10:34 PM   #52 
  - I too think that the people with the biggest hangups about nudity  ThomCat   Aug-22-06 02:35 PM   #95 
  - worcester  hlt3550   Oct-14-10 06:50 PM   #133 
  - I just found out that there aren't any laws against nudity in Seattle  kineta   Aug-21-06 08:38 PM   #9 
  - Once at a Seattle park,  pnwmom   Aug-21-06 08:52 PM   #17 
     - That person's possible mental issues aside,  ThomCat   Aug-22-06 02:50 PM   #99 
  - This story's starting to go viral!  ovidsen   Aug-21-06 08:43 PM   #11 
  - Just wait until the 60+ nudist crowd starts showing up...  Up2Late   Aug-21-06 08:50 PM   #15 
  - What an ageist remark!  laptoprepairguy   Aug-21-06 08:55 PM   #21 
     - A designated beach is fine with me, because you don't go there unless  pnwmom   Aug-21-06 08:57 PM   #24 
     - I never advocated nudity in the center of town  laptoprepairguy   Aug-22-06 03:20 AM   #67 
     - Actual down here in Florida ....  Kickoutthejams23   Aug-21-06 09:02 PM   #28 
     - Oh give me a break!  Up2Late   Aug-21-06 10:44 PM   #54 
        - Sorry, whether you consider them attractive or not, that's still an ageist  haruka3_2000   Aug-21-06 10:47 PM   #55 
        - No it's not.  ThomCat   Aug-22-06 02:43 PM   #96 
  - To the guys here:  pnwmom   Aug-21-06 09:03 PM   #29 
  - Lets just ban guys from hanging out in public places entirely...  Solon   Aug-21-06 09:13 PM   #32 
  - Seriously, have some consideration.  pnwmom   Aug-21-06 09:14 PM   #33 
     - Look, I don't really understand the hangup here...  Solon   Aug-21-06 09:16 PM   #35 
     - Why are they doing it there, if not to get attention?  pnwmom   Aug-22-06 01:34 AM   #62 
        - If they live or work downtown  ThomCat   Aug-22-06 02:45 PM   #98 
        - Maybe they are working on changing our society  gorbal   Sep-02-06 08:27 AM   #105 
     - Seriously, have some consideration  ThomCat   Aug-22-06 02:44 PM   #97 
  - Only if the naked men were ogling and catcalling, which should be the  haruka3_2000   Aug-21-06 09:17 PM   #36 
  - Exactly, Anti-harrasment legislation for threatening behavior...  Solon   Aug-21-06 09:29 PM   #39 
  - Sorry, nudists are not known for catcalling or ogling.  Vidar   Aug-21-06 09:57 PM   #47 
  - Really?  Spangle   Aug-21-06 11:51 PM   #58 
  - But ALL children aren't raised like that. Shouldn't you be able to send  pnwmom   Aug-22-06 01:27 AM   #60 
     - If I had a choice  Spangle   Aug-22-06 07:21 AM   #76 
     - Let Brattleboro decide what their kids will see  gorbal   Sep-02-06 09:43 PM   #106 
  - Not all of us women, or our daughters,  Kailassa   Aug-22-06 05:25 AM   #72 
  - Nude downtown?  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Aug-21-06 09:19 PM   #37 
  - I've walked around naked with a lot of other naked people in Vermont  The Sower   Aug-21-06 09:23 PM   #38 
  - interesting--this rainbow gathering-- n/t  orleans   Aug-21-06 09:31 PM   #40 
     - problem  shooga   Aug-21-06 09:53 PM   #45 
        - do you?  orleans   Aug-21-06 10:39 PM   #53 
  - I love my state... VERMONT!! btw, not creatiing that much news here...  DrZeeLit   Aug-21-06 10:02 PM   #49 
  - nude people in town center  dennis00   Aug-21-06 11:34 PM   #56 
  - Hmmm - I guess some people don't get out much?  OutNow   Aug-21-06 11:42 PM   #57 
  - I just love the arguments, too  kgfnally   Aug-22-06 12:00 AM   #59 
  - About the toppless women  Spangle   Aug-22-06 07:26 AM   #77 
  - It's legal for women to go topless in New York.  haruka3_2000   Aug-22-06 10:21 AM   #79 
     - I knew a bunch of the women who won that case.  ThomCat   Aug-22-06 02:13 PM   #90 
  - In Columbus, OH women can go topless  unpossibles   Aug-22-06 10:13 AM   #78 
  - on the bright side  radfringe   Aug-22-06 04:23 AM   #68 
  - I sell antiques at a shop in Brattleboro and I toured the lot  Vinca   Aug-22-06 06:49 AM   #75 
  - Mountains out of molehills?  Beausoir   Aug-22-06 10:52 AM   #80 
  - Or the prudes should just stay home  ThomCat   Aug-22-06 02:15 PM   #91 
  - omg! thanks for the good laugh.  orleans   Aug-23-06 12:54 AM   #101 
  - Jesus, I didn't expect so many fellow progressives to be such prudes.  Odin2005   Aug-22-06 11:54 AM   #83 
  - Just curious....when was the last time you walked around town nude?  Beausoir   Aug-22-06 12:32 PM   #84 
     - *cough**cough*Strawman*cough*  haruka3_2000   Aug-22-06 12:55 PM   #85 
        - What?! You've not gone naked at the mall? What are you waiting for?  Beausoir   Aug-22-06 01:36 PM   #86 
           - Very mature of you.  Lilith Velkor   Aug-22-06 02:19 PM   #92 
           - That's exactly what people are doing in that parking lot.  ThomCat   Aug-22-06 02:22 PM   #93 
  - Update on the "nekked" people.  Vinca   Sep-03-06 06:10 PM   #107 
  - hove  hlt3550   Oct-13-10 11:43 PM   #108 
 

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