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AncaSuciu Donating Member (2 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-04-09 02:02 AM
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11. Parents should talk more with their kids
Today parents are more and more preoccupied about their jobs, their businesses and they have less time to spend with their children. And this is definitely affecting the kids.
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  -The kids are NOT alright! smalll  Jun-04-09 12:51 AM   #0 
  - Suddenly, I don't feel like such a disappointment to my parents. nt  imdjh   Jun-04-09 01:00 AM   #1 
  - LOL - I can say the same thing! /nt  smalll   Jun-04-09 01:01 AM   #2 
  - You are taking a few asshole monsters as proof that my generation is fucked up?  Odin2005   Jun-04-09 01:01 AM   #3 
  - Well, the baggy ass pants and the facial tattoos don't help.  imdjh   Jun-04-09 01:02 AM   #4 
  - People said the same thing about the Boomers' tie-dye shirts, long hair, and...  Odin2005   Jun-04-09 01:08 AM   #5 
  - Couple of differences there.  imdjh   Jun-04-09 01:31 AM   #7 
  - Well, aren't you on a high horse.  Quantess   Jun-04-09 02:02 AM   #12 
  - Prison fashion?  Chulanowa   Jun-04-09 04:48 AM   #16 
  - Roomy is one thing....  polmaven   Jun-04-09 06:36 AM   #22 
  - Really?  Chulanowa   Jun-04-09 01:43 PM   #66 
     - Not all jail and/or prison attire  polmaven   Jun-04-09 01:45 PM   #67 
        - Well, you're probably correct in that  Chulanowa   Jun-05-09 12:14 AM   #74 
  - Awesome post!  Odin2005   Jun-04-09 11:27 AM   #33 
  - Well, you got me on the facial tattoos. The practice is indeed ancient.  imdjh   Jun-04-09 11:37 AM   #40 
  - You're really jumping through hoops there.  imdjh   Jun-04-09 11:46 AM   #41 
     - Probably because women don't like showing off their underwear  Chulanowa   Jun-04-09 01:37 PM   #64 
  - there's no significant difference. all of them are "looks" sold to kids by corporate media  Hannah Bell   Jun-04-09 06:06 AM   #20 
  - I find it funny that goths and punks are oh-so conformist about their "non-conformity".  Odin2005   Jun-04-09 11:23 AM   #32 
  - Git offa my lawn!  Marr   Jun-04-09 11:54 AM   #44 
     - It's a lot of fun actually. But, seriously...  imdjh   Jun-04-09 12:14 PM   #49 
     - i'm not grouchy. i believed the same thing in the 60s.  Hannah Bell   Jun-04-09 01:11 PM   #59 
  - I am 3O  reggie the dog   Jun-04-09 05:55 AM   #19 
  - Facial tattoos = self-mutilation... long hair = phase that's easily remedied  scheming daemons   Jun-04-09 11:57 AM   #45 
  - That's a superficial criticism.  Quantess   Jun-04-09 02:00 AM   #10 
  - LOL! "The kids" aren't wearing baggy pants anymore in case you haven't noticed.  ContinentalOp   Jun-04-09 12:16 PM   #50 
     - We have both around here.  imdjh   Jun-04-09 01:26 PM   #62 
        - Actually, skinny jeans may be doing NERVE damage even to those thin enough to wear them comfortably.  iris27   Jun-05-09 12:28 AM   #75 
           - Thanks, I will pass that on to the teenager. nt  imdjh   Jun-05-09 12:43 AM   #77 
  - Oy. I don't know why people do this  sandnsea   Jun-04-09 01:22 AM   #6 
  - They weren't 30+ years ago either....  devilgrrl   Jun-04-09 01:38 AM   #8 
  - The only real difference here is the method of communication  Mythsaje   Jun-04-09 01:57 AM   #9 
  - Agreed.  proteus_lives   Jun-04-09 02:03 AM   #13 
  - Parents should talk more with their kids  AncaSuciu   Jun-04-09 02:02 AM   #11 
  - if wages had increased with inflation the last 30 years  Bill McBlueState   Jun-04-09 08:38 AM   #26 
  - If that were true then the face of violent crime in the US would be Vietnamese and Chinese  imdjh   Jun-04-09 11:30 AM   #35 
  - Ever heard of the term "statistically insignificant"?  armyowalgreens   Jun-04-09 02:06 AM   #14 
  - Yup. Agree.  Smith_3   Jun-04-09 04:15 AM   #15 
  - You mean anecdotes don't always map perfectly onto entire populations?  Posteritatis   Jun-04-09 01:20 PM   #60 
  - You really want to know what happened?  Chulanowa   Jun-04-09 05:09 AM   #17 
  - The Boomers have a sad habit of projecting their vices on younger generations.  Odin2005   Jun-04-09 11:30 AM   #36 
  - wow you are STILL mad at your mommy and daddy eh? nt  Mari333   Jun-04-09 11:49 AM   # 
  - Not especially  Chulanowa   Jun-04-09 01:40 PM   #65 
     - oh come on. you have to blame someone  Mari333   Jun-04-09 02:21 PM   #71 
        - Do you know my mother or father, Mari333?  Chulanowa   Jun-05-09 12:07 AM   #73 
           - you want change, and you want it fast  Mari333   Jun-05-09 05:39 AM   #80 
              - Do you write for Hallmark, or perhaps "Family Circus"?  Chulanowa   Jun-05-09 06:28 AM   #82 
                 - life is short. spending it angry does you no good.  Mari333   Jun-05-09 06:40 PM   #84 
                    - Since you have nothing worthwhile to say, good night  Chulanowa   Jun-06-09 01:14 AM   #90 
  - Fabulous! Excellent rant- but one thing  imdjh   Jun-04-09 12:01 PM   #46 
  - Um...  ContinentalOp   Jun-04-09 12:19 PM   #52 
     - Granted, I can't speak for everyone- but we didn't see it that way  imdjh   Jun-04-09 12:43 PM   #54 
  - I WANT MY MTV BEEYATCH!  snooper2   Jun-04-09 01:51 PM   #69 
     - I'm wondering why they still have the "M" in "MTV"  Chulanowa   Jun-05-09 06:30 AM   #83 
  - Reality: things are the same. Perception: OMG, it's worse!!  TexasObserver   Jun-04-09 05:36 AM   #18 
  - Who are we to question the ways if the Indigo Children? Perhaps their acts of sexual violence...  JVS   Jun-04-09 06:13 AM   #21 
  - LOL!  QC   Jun-04-09 08:28 AM   #23 
  - Ok, this made me laugh out loud.  reflection   Jun-04-09 08:30 AM   #24 
  - That's one that got by me, in all the bullshit I have bought into over the years  imdjh   Jun-04-09 11:12 AM   #28 
     - And now those nut-whacks are calling us folks on the Autism Spectrum "Chrystal Children"  Odin2005   Jun-04-09 11:32 AM   #37 
     - And all I eve got called was fat.  imdjh   Jun-04-09 11:49 AM   #42 
     - These are the kids that throw french fries and pour catsup on the table  NeedleCast   Jun-04-09 12:04 PM   #47 
     - It's roundly mocked but has a lot of staying power  Posteritatis   Jun-04-09 01:23 PM   #61 
  - Damn.  AB_Positive   Jun-04-09 08:36 AM   #25 
  - Sad part is, that there are those who are more disturbed about the rape because it was same sex  imdjh   Jun-04-09 11:16 AM   #29 
  - These people are just growing up to be the next rethuglicans  Xenotime   Jun-04-09 08:39 AM   #27 
  - "Indigo Children"? Sadly no...It's Gummo Time!  bridgit   Jun-04-09 11:18 AM   #30 
  - And they start illegal wars and shred the Constitution.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-04-09 11:20 AM   #31 
  - Generational generalizations are boring and always inaccuate/imprecise.  RandomKoolzip   Jun-04-09 11:28 AM   #34 
  - You are the smartest kid in class today (Ding!)  8 track mind   Jun-04-09 12:19 PM   #51 
     - i am with both you guyssss. n/t  seabeyond   Jun-04-09 12:54 PM   #58 
  - Because lord knows there weren't thugs, rapists, idiots, & dog-fuckers in previous generations, too.  Warren DeMontague   Jun-04-09 11:35 AM   #38 
  - no, our kids are not alright. n/t  seabeyond   Jun-04-09 11:37 AM   #39 
  - While tragic, I don't think any of these are indicative of "kids" as a whole  NeedleCast   Jun-04-09 11:50 AM   #43 
  - Huh? These aren't kids.  Evoman   Jun-04-09 12:10 PM   #48 
  - Replace young people in your post with any other minority.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jun-04-09 12:29 PM   #53 
  - There are 300,000,000 people in this country. The freaks you mention are the exception, not a trend  Throd   Jun-04-09 12:45 PM   #55 
  - Exactly. Of course, if you believe that all of this is new and that nothing happens until some media  Greyhound   Jun-04-09 12:52 PM   #57 
  - Their crime rate is still the lowest on record  Recursion   Jun-04-09 12:47 PM   #56 
  - But - but - the news! THE NEWS!  Posteritatis   Jun-04-09 01:27 PM   #63 
  - 330 million people in a semi-free society- you are going to have some nuts  snooper2   Jun-04-09 01:46 PM   #68 
  - Adolph Hitler, B. 1889. Josef Stalin, B. 1878. The influence of the modern typewriter (1867)  Warren DeMontague   Jun-04-09 01:59 PM   #70 
  - Three of the stories feature adults. Only one is exclusively about kids.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-04-09 03:28 PM   #72 
  - There all male perpetrators. Did that escape your attention?  omega minimo   Jun-05-09 01:07 AM   #79 
     - The vast majority of sexual offenders are men. What's your point?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-05-09 06:28 AM   #81 
  - Please post your age, gender and race  Juche   Jun-05-09 12:37 AM   #76 
  - Well a bunch of macho dickheads sneered at enlightenment and trivialized male sexual violence  omega minimo   Jun-05-09 01:06 AM   #78 
  - yup  seabeyond   Jun-05-09 07:03 PM   #85 
  - Well, I speculated that it was because the perps were caught more.  Odin2005   Jun-05-09 07:22 PM   #87 
  - Ain't that the truth?  Odin2005   Jun-05-09 07:21 PM   #86 
  - I am only 30....  octobermoonaeryn   Jun-05-09 07:25 PM   #88 
  - At least most kids are smart enough to know that it's fucking stupid  Telly Savalas   Jun-05-09 07:37 PM   #89 

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