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Bucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 09:21 AM
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Whose scorn do you wear as a badge of honor?
I am hated by teenage thug wannabes at my school who think it looks cool to wear their pants down to their knees. I once told one of the little wangsters that there was a hole in his underwear that everyone could see. So he hiked up just enough hide where he thought the hole was--except I'd just made it up. Unfortunately, it quickly became a rumor flying around campus and kids teased him for a week about his holy boxers.

Someone else who loathes me is that woman I met while she was leading a protest outside the Planned Parenthood around the corner from my church. Her group was on the sidewalk harassing young women as they went in. I noticed that they were leaving more grown up women alone and really directing their "God wants you to have this baby" taunts at the younger women who approached the building. One girl in particular screamed back, "I'm not pregnant, geeze!" After gawking at this a couple of minutes, I went up to the lady leading the noise and demanded to see her womb, because I needed to inspect it for signs of life. She obviously had no sense of humor, as I just assumed any woman would be disarmed by my charmingly ironic witticisms. We ended up screaming at each other until we got so bad that the security guard in charge of protecting Planned Parenthood came out and asked me to leave. So maybe I should add that guard to my list too, except that I didn't want to piss him off.
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kentauros Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 09:29 AM
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1. I proudly wear the scorn of the overly- logical & reasonable crowd.
Edited on Mon Jan-25-10 10:03 AM by kentauros
I am blissfully content in my "logical fallacies"

(I hate typos, especially my own...)
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MorningGlow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 05:48 PM
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22. Me too
I laugh in the face of the self-appointed "superior" intellect gang. Ha-HAH! :hi:

Oh--and the idiot nextdoor who thinks I'm unreasonable for wanting him to put leashes on his three little monsters, or at least teach them the difference between "yours" and "not yours" before they freaking trample my plants or break the windows in my house.
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kentauros Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 08:22 PM
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23. You should whip up a quick Hunchback costume for Mr. MG
to wear whenever you see the little brats outside. That and give him a big throwing fishing net with which to capture them. They might think twice about letting their brats venture into your yard ever again after that
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MorningGlow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 09:26 PM
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25. He doesn't need it!
He's terrified them several times already with his regular "look" (6'2", long hippy dippy hair) coupled with a murderous look in his eye as he rages. (He's mild-mannered 99.5 percent of the time, but when he blows, LOOK OUT!) Too bad their second-hand pot smoke-addled brains don't retain the lesson (and the fear) for very long.
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kentauros Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 09:37 PM
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26. He could still throw nets on them the next time
and claim "trespassing" when they complain. Keep doing it and they will learn eventually ;)
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MorningGlow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 09:41 PM
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27. I think he'd rather drop anvils on them instead
We're trying to find out where we can buy razor wire for the top of the stockade fence and piano wire to string across the back yard for all the urchins who "cut through" our back yard (we're almost on a corner--idiot neighbor's house is in a triangular wedge between us and the sidestreet) and mangle the grass with their bikes.
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kentauros Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 10:14 PM
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30. It's too bad you're too far north for the "Banana Spider"
http://davesgarden.com/guides/bf/go/170 since they spin these huge webs, usually between tree branches, but relatively close to the ground. Usually, that's close enough that if you're not watching where you're going, you'll get a face full of web. But since you are too far north, fake webs would work just as well. You could show your son how the movies make fake webs with model glue
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HERVEPA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 09:38 AM
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2. As a Planned Parenthood escort for 15 years or so,..
we welcome a little harassment of the anti's by passers-by, but when it gets to be much more than that, it can upset the women and those accompanying them who are trying to enter the clinic, and see it only as a very disruptive and scary situation.
So please take care on how you approach this. Keeping them politely engaged so that they forget to harass the entering women is fine.
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Bucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 09:52 AM
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3. Oh I did this years ago. This particular PP clinic didn't even do abortion services.
The protesters were just being assholes. There were no escorts that day except for the guard (and when he said skidaddle I did so). I know better than to go rogue in my anti-anti self righteous fervor now, but this crowd was doing its nasty business unopposed. I hate bullies.
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HERVEPA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 10:24 AM
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5. Sounds good. I hate the bullies too.
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Mopar151 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 09:58 AM
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4. Those with a religious devotion to a BRAND NAME
Nike, Gucci, Toyota, Mercedes.

The De Beers Syndicate and their slavish devotees. Ditto for TeeVee preachers.
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Richardo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 10:42 AM
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6. "wangsters"
:rofl:
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Posteritatis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 01:46 PM
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7. "The scorn of Nazis is a benediction." (nt)
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DerekG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 02:03 PM
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8. A pair of vicious drug dealers
Playing Batman to their Joker has been, among other things, an honor.
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Bucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 04:44 PM
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18. That is a story that should be retold.
Or, in my case, told to the first time.
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Rabrrrrrr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 02:39 PM
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9. The stethoscope makers of Kent, the Ubungi tribe in Africa, and the International Librarian Jihad
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 02:44 PM
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10. almost everyone's. the entire time i have been on du, i have been very proud of the various
ignore lists i have been on. most of those people are despicable, so i am thrilled that they despise me. sort of a double negative makes a positive.

oh and the pope. not that he knows me personally but i hear his opinion on homosexuals is low, as is my opinion of him.
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Kali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 03:10 PM
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13. I don't get that
Edited on Mon Jan-25-10 03:11 PM by Kali
or maybe I just haven't seen the interactions. You seem pretty reasonable to me.

(edit to add I don't mean the term reasonable to be an insult, although I could sure see how it might be :P )
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 03:34 PM
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15. the feeling is mutual
:hug:
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Bucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 04:43 PM
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17. some people are just redonkulous
I know you've ribbed me a couple of times, but it was never anything I couldn't learn by. Even when we disagree, your points are always substantive. Anyone who can't handle an honest disagreement is just a coward.

Keep on being you!
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 04:46 PM
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19. thanks man!! thats actually a wonder compliment!
:)
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Captain Hilts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 02:51 PM
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11. Kids I went to school with and the Guidance counselor who tried to talk me out of college...
Got a phd now. Fuck 'em!

Not quite the 'fuck you' Susan Boyle achieved, but it works for me.
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AlienGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 05:47 PM
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21. The kids who bullied me in school have all apologized, except one, who is either in prison or dead
It was a truly stunning experience. Some of them are my Facebook friends now. I still don't know why they picked on me, and I doubt they really know either. I danced with one of the worst at my class reunion.

Tucker
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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 02:58 PM
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12. The Popular People's Front of Judea
That guy can't stand me!
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Kali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 03:14 PM
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14. hmmm
maybe a few of the brown-nosed, ass-kissers that have faded out of sight in the last few years in a small political/ideological fight that has been on-going at a small organization. A microcosm of the national situation in too many horrifying ways.
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yewberry Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 03:34 PM
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16. Ted Nugent.
He believes that an arrow should be shot through my lungs.

Also some random rightwing goofball at opposingviews.com. That guy hatesme.
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TZ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 05:37 PM
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20. Cowboy fans !
:)
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triguy46 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 08:54 PM
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24. Other than those on my ignore list? eom
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HiFructosePronSyrup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 09:45 PM
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28. A number of DUers.
Since I can't call people out, I'll just post some nick names which may or may not mean anything to anybody:

Ourobouros
Baron von Munchausen
Bakin' & AIDS
HAARPo
Gin n' Tonic
Margaret Hamilton's Accident
Tetrahedra Ron
Cotton Matter
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El Supremo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 09:48 PM
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29. All Yankees
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mopinko Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 10:29 PM
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31. normal people nt
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kentauros Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 11:37 PM
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33. Repo Man quote:
"Look at 'em, ordinary fucking people, I hate 'em."

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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 11:05 PM
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32. New York Yankees fans
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