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46. ooooooooo, I wore Size 8 in 1982!
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  -"Too Fat to be a Model?" (UK Guardian) **WARNING** Tastefully covered nude inside AspenRose  Sep-04-09 04:18 PM   #0 
  - The fashion industry is most contemptable.  PM Martin   Sep-04-09 04:19 PM   #1 
  - Right?  AspenRose   Sep-04-09 04:21 PM   #3 
  - Wrong with her?  asdjrocky   Sep-04-09 07:17 PM   #54 
  - They all seem to want to dress young drag queens  Warpy   Sep-04-09 04:38 PM   #18 
     - *applause*  AspenRose   Sep-04-09 04:40 PM   #20 
     - On plus sized catalogs...  pipi_k   Sep-04-09 05:46 PM   #44 
     - Yes,  diamidue   Sep-05-09 07:08 PM   #101 
     - The article is about an average sized woman turned down for plus sized modeling  AspenRose   Sep-05-09 07:26 PM   #110 
        - nicely said. n/t  diamidue   Sep-05-09 11:31 PM   #120 
     - Again, the idea is to sell clothes  Hippo_Tron   Sep-06-09 11:45 AM   #130 
  - Of course it's news... only stick women are supposed to be shown as sexy.  redqueen   Sep-04-09 04:20 PM   #2 
  - She lost 60 lbs a few years prior to this picture  AspenRose   Sep-04-09 04:22 PM   #5 
  - That's their idea of "fat"??  Sebastian Doyle   Sep-04-09 04:21 PM   #4 
  - She falls into the very upper end of 'normal'  redqueen   Sep-04-09 04:29 PM   #10 
  - I think her problem is her shape.  theoldman   Sep-04-09 04:24 PM   #6 
  - it isnt her problem. nt  seabeyond   Sep-04-09 04:35 PM   #16 
     - +1  SammyWinstonJack   Sep-04-09 04:39 PM   #19 
     - Good catch  varelse   Sep-04-09 07:15 PM   #53 
  - I'm sure the "plus size" models get a lot of work  Quantess   Sep-04-09 04:25 PM   #7 
  - Wasn't Marilyn Monroe a US size 12-14?  AspenRose   Sep-04-09 04:27 PM   #8 
  - Yep  Lorien   Sep-04-09 04:31 PM   #12 
  - No way.  girl gone mad   Sep-04-09 05:10 PM   #36 
     - You're a size 2 and your thighs look like hers in that pic?  redqueen   Sep-04-09 05:15 PM   #38 
        - Siznig has changed drastically.  JNelson6563   Sep-06-09 07:49 AM   #125 
           - I think I quite clearly already acknowledged that... my question was:  redqueen   Sep-06-09 04:10 PM   #133 
           - Hate to answer a question with a question  JNelson6563   Sep-06-09 06:28 PM   #134 
              - Please... if that was a size 2 or 4, then... what would it be today?  redqueen   Sep-07-09 10:10 AM   #135 
                 - Ok, take a deep breath  JNelson6563   Sep-08-09 06:17 AM   #136 
           - I can confirm that sizing has changed drastically.  RebelOne   Sep-08-09 06:27 AM   #137 
  - A size 12-14 of the bygone era translates to about a 6 or 8 today.  Quantess   Sep-04-09 04:34 PM   #14 
  - Her size was judged by current standards. nt  Lorien   Sep-04-09 04:41 PM   #21 
     - Maybe a 12-14 of 10 years ago. (n/t)  Quantess   Sep-04-09 04:44 PM   #22 
  - And here we go with this again...  redqueen   Sep-04-09 04:50 PM   #26 
     - People get confused because of the rampant "size inflation" that has been going on.  Quantess   Sep-04-09 05:00 PM   #31 
        - Yes, that muddies the issue...  redqueen   Sep-04-09 05:04 PM   #32 
        - ooooooooo, I wore Size 8 in 1982!  demodonkey   Sep-04-09 06:07 PM   #46 
  - I read an article last year...  Xithras   Sep-04-09 04:27 PM   #9 
  - It's a shame when women aren't encouraged to embrace their natural beauty  AspenRose   Sep-04-09 04:32 PM   #13 
  - I'm 5' 8" and was once anorexic, weighing only 92 pounds  Lorien   Sep-04-09 04:30 PM   #11 
  - I'm 5'7 and I used to be 120  XemaSab   Sep-05-09 12:29 AM   #64 
  - I'm 5'4" & in college was 110 lbs--skinny but not anorexic. That's when I discovered my shoulders &  Hekate   Sep-05-09 01:33 AM   #66 
  - Why want to be a model in the first place?  johnnie   Sep-04-09 04:35 PM   #15 
  - She Has Beautiful Skin  iamjoy   Sep-04-09 04:37 PM   #17 
  - Most women have cellulite and stretch marks..  girl gone mad   Sep-04-09 05:20 PM   #42 
     - Where in Africa?  kumbaya   Sep-05-09 08:25 PM   #117 
  - Mandatory Figure Drawing Classes for ALL  BeHereNow   Sep-04-09 04:46 PM   #23 
  - Now THAT is very cool.  AspenRose   Sep-04-09 05:06 PM   #33 
  - He is a genius, that man. Too bad he retired.  BeHereNow   Sep-04-09 05:11 PM   #37 
  - In science fiction fandom, bigger is usually  hyphenate   Sep-05-09 08:44 PM   #118 
  - That's why men and women come in all sizes and shapes..  Mudoria   Sep-04-09 04:46 PM   #24 
  - The issue isn't what sizes people come in... it's that only one size is depicted as acceptable.  redqueen   Sep-04-09 04:48 PM   #25 
  - I completely agree and hope I didn't come off as sounding like they should all be thin.  Mudoria   Sep-04-09 04:56 PM   #29 
  - also, only one age is acceptable--  BlancheSplanchnik   Sep-05-09 03:06 PM   #83 
     - Yep... and that reminds me of one of my pet peeves...  redqueen   Sep-05-09 06:20 PM   #94 
        - verily, you speak the truth.  BlancheSplanchnik   Sep-06-09 06:33 AM   #124 
           - I think I'll start spamming the ubiquitous 'doesn't this old person look so great!' threads  redqueen   Sep-06-09 09:46 AM   #127 
  - your saying that is a turn-off for me, and you might have cared when i was young and had no stomach.  create.peace   Sep-05-09 12:02 AM   #59 
  - Yeah, well that's just how some people are built.  krabigirl   Sep-05-09 01:30 PM   #72 
  - And what is wrong with this woman's body? She's beautiful & completely real.  nc4bo   Sep-04-09 04:52 PM   #27 
  - In reality, many of us are size 6. My left thigh is a size 6 and so is my right.  Vinca   Sep-04-09 04:54 PM   #28 
  - I'm a size 6  XemaSab   Sep-05-09 12:32 AM   #65 
  - My wife is 5'4" and weighs exactly 160. Sexiest thing in the fucking WORLD to me.  Systematic Chaos   Sep-04-09 04:58 PM   #30 
  - You're my kind of man! (Don't tell your wife...)  BeHereNow   Sep-04-09 05:07 PM   #34 
  - healthy is the key... for all of us. a person feels better, moves better  seabeyond   Sep-04-09 05:09 PM   #35 
  - You need to be cloned.  AspenRose   Sep-04-09 05:17 PM   #39 
  - You rock. I am 5'4 and have gone anywhere from 138 to 160.  Jennicut   Sep-04-09 07:18 PM   #55 
  - What they're not telling you: she's too TALL to be a model  jmowreader   Sep-04-09 05:18 PM   #40 
  - but models arent 5'6". try 6 feet. nt  seabeyond   Sep-04-09 05:20 PM   #41 
  - Yeah 5'6 is way too short for runway... Kate Moss is 5'7 but she is a rarity  Blasphemer   Sep-04-09 06:19 PM   #47 
  - The closer to 6' the better  DKRC   Sep-04-09 06:44 PM   #51 
  - being Tall is a plus in the modeling industry, it's short women who have a problem getting in  JI7   Sep-05-09 04:49 PM   #93 
  - YUMMY!  Froward69   Sep-04-09 05:30 PM   #43 
  - I've seen this photo several times now  Missy Vixen   Sep-04-09 05:57 PM   #45 
  - The fashion industry is completely out of whack... their idea of "plus size" is absurd  Blasphemer   Sep-04-09 06:25 PM   #48 
  - This woman is beautiful by any standard!  DailyGrind51   Sep-04-09 06:30 PM   #49 
  - I am 5 ft. 10-1/2 ins. tall....  Hepburn   Sep-04-09 06:37 PM   #50 
  - that's too fat? well, maybe for a runway model ...  zbdent   Sep-04-09 07:12 PM   #52 
  - some of the comments are pretty damn funny  varelse   Sep-04-09 07:20 PM   #56 
  - Narrow definitions of beauty to me are a form of subtle repression  windoe   Sep-04-09 11:41 PM   #57 
  - I also find it funny how few seem to make the connection between the...  Poll_Blind   Sep-05-09 10:45 AM   #68 
  - How far have we wandered  windoe   Sep-05-09 01:59 PM   #76 
     - I agree. On a much more, erm, "adult" (I guess) note, I was watching...  Poll_Blind   Sep-05-09 03:37 PM   #86 
     - Love this post.  redqueen   Sep-05-09 06:24 PM   #95 
  - It amazes me how many women are falling for this shit. Idiots.  liquid diamond   Sep-05-09 03:34 PM   #85 
  - LOL... no, men aren't pressured about looks though, DUH  redqueen   Sep-05-09 06:25 PM   #96 
     - We aren't spending billions on surgery, make-up, beauty salon services, and crash diet  liquid diamond   Sep-05-09 06:55 PM   #98 
        - No... just stupidly overpriced sportscars, hair plugs, and boner pills  redqueen   Sep-05-09 06:58 PM   #99 
           - Sports cars and boner pills? What do they have to do with a man's  liquid diamond   Sep-05-09 07:04 PM   #100 
              - Uh... I already said... men aren't under that much pressure about their appearance... DUH  redqueen   Sep-05-09 07:17 PM   #107 
                 - My point from the beggining is that women spend tons of money  liquid diamond   Sep-06-09 02:26 AM   #121 
                    - Yeah, you want to call women names for it... but you don't call men names for doing the same thing..  redqueen   Sep-06-09 09:44 AM   #126 
  - They don't strike me as terribly subtle. (nt)  Posteritatis   Sep-05-09 04:16 PM   #92 
  - She's a goodlooking girl, but that paunch looks a tad wrecked.  Rocky Sullivan   Sep-04-09 11:53 PM   #58 
  - Heh heh, oh I'd wreck that paunch!  Poll_Blind   Sep-05-09 12:06 AM   #60 
     - LOL! Check out that Pauncherello!  Rocky Sullivan   Sep-05-09 12:16 AM   #61 
  - She's quite attractive...  GaYellowDawg   Sep-05-09 12:18 AM   #62 
  - Gross!  Fuzz   Sep-05-09 12:21 AM   #63 
  - Fuzz, I'm with you. That gut is gross.  Unrepentant Fenian   Sep-05-09 01:40 AM   #67 
     - That's pretty damn sad. Some people are just built that way.  krabigirl   Sep-05-09 01:31 PM   #73 
     - and if they think any model's photo isn't photoshopped to delete any imperfections  Beaverhausen   Sep-05-09 01:41 PM   #74 
     - are you fuckin kidding. the whole reason for these posts is so they can feel like a man  seabeyond   Sep-05-09 02:02 PM   #77 
     - Fat rolls ain't sexy, sorry. Why is that sick exactly? Do you find beer bellied guys sexy?  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Sep-05-09 03:44 PM   #87 
     - I'd hardly call a pooch a "fat roll"  chatnoir   Sep-05-09 06:31 PM   #97 
     - That's a sexy tummy if I ever saw one  FreedomTrain   Sep-06-09 12:02 PM   #132 
     - Whatever, Chimpy (I'm his wife). He's skinny bones.  SCRUBDASHRUB   Sep-05-09 07:09 PM   #102 
     - That's not a fat roll.  moriah   Sep-05-09 07:13 PM   #105 
     - And some people are built  diamidue   Sep-05-09 07:12 PM   #104 
     - Are You Fucking KIDDING ME ???  WillyT   Sep-06-09 09:55 AM   #128 
  - It does look like she has a bit of a FUPA showing there.  -..__...   Sep-05-09 11:27 AM   #69 
  - Thank gawd for the stone. Whenever people make fun of our units system...  BlooInBloo   Sep-05-09 11:31 AM   #70 
  - I think she's cute. Fuck the fashion nazis!  Odin2005   Sep-05-09 01:28 PM   #71 
  - Heh i knew a model who was teased all her life for being skinny ;always envious of curvy girls  EndersDame   Sep-05-09 01:58 PM   #75 
  - Still a little skinny for my tastes...  TheMightyFavog   Sep-05-09 02:04 PM   #78 
  - ahhhhh man, dontcha know. you are not playing the guy game  seabeyond   Sep-05-09 02:06 PM   #79 
     - What can I say? I like geeky women.  TheMightyFavog   Sep-05-09 02:09 PM   #80 
        - geeky women are fun. geeky men are fun. married one  seabeyond   Sep-05-09 02:14 PM   #82 
           - I love being able to snuggle on the couch and watch Trek together  EndersDame   Sep-05-09 03:50 PM   #88 
           - Geeks are better in bed.  boppers   Sep-05-09 11:28 PM   #119 
  - Ever see Leonard Nimoy's Full Body Project?  nolabear   Sep-05-09 02:11 PM   #81 
  - I'll say it again: That ain't plus size. That's actual size.  Iggo   Sep-05-09 03:07 PM   #84 
  - I like the way you said that!  AspenRose   Sep-05-09 07:11 PM   #103 
  - Yea she probably is too fat to be a model, doesn't make her unattractive  Hippo_Tron   Sep-05-09 04:01 PM   #89 
  - I would agree with you except she was turned down for PLUS SIZE modeling  AspenRose   Sep-05-09 07:14 PM   #106 
  - Thats f'ed up  Juche   Sep-05-09 07:43 PM   #113 
  - Wouldn't surprise me at all  Hippo_Tron   Sep-06-09 11:48 AM   #131 
  - Exactly!  diamidue   Sep-05-09 07:22 PM   #109 
  - I blame George Balanchine & Coco  aikoaiko   Sep-05-09 04:05 PM   #90 
  - The sizing game is absurd  suffragette   Sep-05-09 04:11 PM   #91 
  - It is absurd, isn't it?  diamidue   Sep-05-09 07:26 PM   #111 
     - Great point  suffragette   Sep-06-09 10:52 AM   #129 
  - She's flubby, sorry  Sultana   Sep-05-09 07:20 PM   #108 
  - Another "plus-size" model  hyphenate   Sep-05-09 07:43 PM   #112 
  - Wow, she's stunning (size 16)  AspenRose   Sep-05-09 08:04 PM   #115 
     - Whoa! Don't hurt nobody, big girl!  Rocky Sullivan   Sep-06-09 02:37 AM   #123 
  - I can see her as "plus size" but I also see the  Fire1   Sep-05-09 07:50 PM   #114 
  - When obesity is "normal", what should our artistic ideals reflect?  boppers   Sep-05-09 08:14 PM   #116 
  - I bet she's really hot in clothes.  BlooInBloo   Sep-06-09 02:33 AM   #122 
 

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