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Sexual innuendo in pet forums

  1. Whitney05 profile image62
    Whitney05posted 7 years ago

    I don't appreciated them...

    Is there any way this can be avoided? I really think it's a way to get attention to the hubs. Most of the threads are so that people go click to find the hubs that have pictures related to that thread.

    1. Sara Tonyn profile image59
      Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I agree with you. Thanks for mentioning it though you'll probably get some negative comments for doing so. sad

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    cosetteposted 7 years ago

    careful, if you start mentioning your dislike of sexual innuendo around here, you'll get labeled a prude or get accused of reporting their threads roll

    i agree, the sexual innuendo around here is ridiculous. and it's not just in the pet forum; it's all over, which is unfortunate.

    1. Sara Tonyn profile image59
      Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You summed things up nicely. I'm far from being a prude but all the sexual innuendo throughout the forums is ridiculous. It looks like high school graffiti...

  3. Stevennix2001 profile image83
    Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago

    well you can always report it. just push the report button on any comment, you deem inappropriate and tell hubpages staff about it.  i know I have in the past, and it's often worked.  alot of times if you do, then they'll <snip> out the comment that you reported or they'll just close it if there's too many complaints about the forum.  Anyway,  I hope that helps.

  4. Whitney05 profile image62
    Whitney05posted 7 years ago

    I try to ignore it, and yes I do report it. They're all still there.


    I only really spend time in the pet and the upper forums, so I don't know about the others.

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    cosetteposted 7 years ago

    it was cute for about five seconds...

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    Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago

    I did answer to one hope that doesn't make me a bad person..just reliving fond memories

  7. Ron Montgomery profile image61
    Ron Montgomeryposted 7 years ago

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_puPnPftfoLI/Sv3IWD8DZxI/AAAAAAAAARE/2EJ6fpMeXhU/s400/kittens.jpg

    We're a bunch of pussies, and we agree!

    Wait, is that innuendo or double entendre?

  8. Stevennix2001 profile image83
    Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago

    hmmm...im sorry to hear that then.  i guess we have too many perverts on this site i guess.

  9. Ron Montgomery profile image61
    Ron Montgomeryposted 7 years ago

    http://cristal.inria.fr/~harley/ecdl3/pics/butthead.gif

    Huh Huh.  He said in you endo.

  10. Cagsil profile image59
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    They are only WORDS people. Let's try to keep our eye on the ball. It's a forum people, it's open for public discussion.

    Should you feel that you do not want to participate in the forum thread which is showing something you do not like, then I suggest you not visit the forum.

    It simply makes sense. Everyone, I don't care WHO you are, use words everyday to drive home a point and if you're uncomfortable with the choice of words others use, then I can only hope that you would respect others.

    Everyone plays on words. We are writers, for which, we need to draw attention to our work. If you feel that sexual innuendo is seen as a problem, then you really don't understand the power of "sex sells" and should simply not participate in the forum thread.

    Reporting it, isn't going to get it taken down, because it is a PLAY ON WORDS which is in no way a violation of any of the term of HubPages.

    Just a thought. smile

    1. Sara Tonyn profile image59
      Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yeah, you're right. It's outrageous to ask people to do anything other than whatever they want to do as long as no HP rules are broken. What nerve. How thoughtless and demanding.

      What a huge imposition it is to ask people to voluntarily keep the sexual innuendo off the pet forum. You know, where it clearly belongs. It's an outrageous request. Censorship! Censorship! Freedom of speech violation!

      Writers need to plaster sexual innuendo all over the place; that's what writers are supposed to do. Everybody knows that.

      What a load of crap.

      I can't believe the total lack of cooperation...

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        cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        hee hee i almost spit out my water. big_smile

        wheee.........

    2. Stevennix2001 profile image83
      Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Basically, what Cagsil is trying to say, since by his own admission in another forum, that he thinks the worst case scenario for all men, so I"ll translate his dialogue for rest of us inferior males.  lol.  he's basically saying that if you don't like what's being said in a forum, it's your problem and  you don't have to participate in it and just leave.  isn't that right cags?  no offense to you personally bub, as I'm not trying to start a fight with ya.  I'm just merely translating for the rest of us guys that are ALLEGEDLY inferior to you and joking with you right now.  lol wink lol  lol

      1. Cagsil profile image59
        Cagsilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Hey Steven,

        Just to let you know. I am offended. You're sad attempt to understand or "translate" my words, was NOT required or needed.

        By your post, you take digs at me, yet claim no offense. You need to seriously evaluate yourself.

        You seem to mock me at every chance you get, then claim innocence. Which is ridiculous.

        Enough.

        1. Stevennix2001 profile image83
          Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Cagsil, I'm merely joking with you.   However, if what I said offends, then you need to get over it.  Seriously, if I wanted to insult you, then I'd be cursing at ya or saying much ruder things to you.  Trust me.  Besides, you need to develop thick skin, as I was offended yesterday when you said that statement how you often assume the worse case scenario about all guys, but you conveniently don't place yourself in the same category as other men.  Which translates to me that you think your better than all the other guys on hubpages.  Not saying that's what you think, but that's how it registered with me.  However, I didn't take it personal at all.  If anything, I just laughed about it later.  That's  all.  Seriously, Cagsil its online forums, so you shouldn't take  ANYTHING people say to you seriously on here.  In fact, there's only like 4 people on here that I take opinions close to heart.  I won't say who they are, as I don't want to offend anyone.  However, that's the way you should feel too.  For a guy that claims to be so intelligent, I'm surprised I even have to tell you that.   sheesh.

    3. Mamelody profile image60
      Mamelodyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Well said dude and frankly people who want things done their way should be booted off the forums. This is a public place and anybody is free to say whatever they want so long as its within the guidelines of HP.

      Quiet frankly if you don't like sexual innuendos then I think you're weird.. Its so much fun tongue

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        cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        oOo, an angry mob is forming. i think i saw some pitchforks and torches lying about.

        "booted off the forums"? yikes

        okedokee then, "mamelody"...

    4. darkside profile image81
      darksideposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      And urine looks a lot like apple juice. But if I start urinating in the middle of the table during a board meeting I'll lose a lot of respect.

      There's a time and a place for playing around with words. And sexual innuendo in a pets forums isn't the place for it.

      1. Mamelody profile image60
        Mamelodyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        lol :lol definetly the funniest thing I've heard today lol big_smile big_smile

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        Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        lol oh Darkside...I didn't need the mental lmao

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    lyricsingrayposted 7 years ago

    why are people judging the threads yet are constantly in them.  It's odd this sudden burst of criticism. Just don't come, nothing is going to change in this regard in the forums that's for sure.  No disrespect to anyone.

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      cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      i don't know about threads being constantly gotten into

      i do know about this one though.

      the OP made a good point, and one that i agree with, so i added my two cents.

      it's the new, improved me.

      hope ya like it wink

      1. Whitney05 profile image62
        Whitney05posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I'm not constantly in them either. I don't recall saying anything on them, but I may have... I ignore them, but it's getting much and to the point where I try not to go to the pet forum anymore bc it plain pisses me off to see them there. It's childish and plain immature. We're all supposed to be over 18 here, grow up. That's all I'm saying.

        When they get published, it pushes to the top and I see them anyway. When they're published I see them on my main page bc the pt forum is one of my chosen widgets. I can get rid of the widget but doesn't mean I won't see them ever. It's b/s.

        Cagsil and Sara, you're definitely borderline rude. You may not care who I am and I don't care who you are. I was just giving a complaint that didn't deserve the attitude in your comments. Writers don't need to plaster sexual innuendos all over the place; be mature


        Either way, they're gone..
        Thank You Hubpages Team!

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          cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          oh i wasn't talking about you at all Whitney.

          i was responding to Lyrics's comment about people coming into threads with sexual innuendoes in them.

          i agree with you 100 %, believe me. and i find it funny that irish is all silent on this when he (or she) is the one spamming the forum with these threads.

          and i think Sara agrees with you also, if i am reading her correctly.

        2. Sara Tonyn profile image59
          Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Whitney, I TOTALLY agree with you. I was merely trying to point out how ridiculous I thought Cags response was. I was poking fun at it, I wasn't being serious.

          I'm sorry if I didn't make that obvious enough. I should know that sarcasm doesn't always translate well in writing. My apologies.

          1. Whitney05 profile image62
            Whitney05posted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Gotcha... I wasn't sure.. I am sorry about the misunderstanding.

            1. Sara Tonyn profile image59
              Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              No problem. I should have made my point much more clearly. smile

        3. Stevennix2001 profile image83
          Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I agree with you.  I think it is sad that in a community of writers where we're all suppose to be creative, that we can also act like idiots at times.  Although I do enjoy flirting with a friend of mine on here every now and then on the regular forums like "hubtribe", "do you believe in love at first sight", "last to post wins" or whatever.  However, those are usually in the hubber's hangout forums or romance forums, where I deem it appropriate. 

          In other specifically categorized forums like Entertainment, religion, and stuff like that.  I usually try to always be on topic about what the forum is about, while respecting others opinions.  However, some people don't see it that way.  Which is sad.  Like just the other day, I started a forum called "Oscar Snubbs", to have a serious conversation about the snubs for the oscars,  yet it didn't take long for people to turn it into a joke.   Nobody took it seriously except for two hubbers, that like to write a lot of film reviews also.  It's really sad.  We're supposed to be a community of intelligent and articulate people, yet we act like idiots.  Very sad if you ask me.

  12. cindyvine profile image86
    cindyvineposted 7 years ago

    eye on the ball or eye on the balls lol

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      lyricsingrayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      lol lol

    2. Cagsil profile image59
      Cagsilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      roll lol lol lol lol lol

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    cosetteposted 7 years ago

    roll

  14. theirishobserver. profile image62
    theirishobserver.posted 7 years ago

    Absolutely right, I cant mention my Rooster but someone is suggesting something unwarranted....I thought I was the only one that noticed...I was going to call 911...yes I am that sad and unwanted smile

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      cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      hey, the cat has arrived! well at least he manned up big_smile

      well i have to go finish two hubs. don't kill each other while i'm gone yikes

    2. Whitney05 profile image62
      Whitney05posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You can mentioned your rooster, but why do you have to refer as you do? If you're mature about it, talk about your rooster. If you're going to be 13, then don't.

      All I'm saying is, search engines do pull up the forums, and I know other sites that won't let their users use certain words that are used here bc Google frowns upon them and because they may have potential issues with Adsense because of those words. 'Cock' is one of them.

      Plus, plain immaturity of having to see it.

  15. rmcrayne profile image95
    rmcrayneposted 7 years ago

    I used to really enjoy the forums, but have sharply curtailed my participation in the last couple months.  One issue was the heated, unfriendly atmosphere in the religious forums, which grew to encompass deceit.  The other was the juvenile exchanges hijacking so many threads.  IMO this cheapened the whole HubPages community experience.  I resent statements that I should just “leave [the thread] if you don’t like it”, but that is essentially what I’ve done.

    1. Sara Tonyn profile image59
      Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I completely agree.

      I think the "If you don't like it, leave" answer to things is a total cop-out by people who can't come up with a real defense for acting like children.

    2. Marisa Wright profile image92
      Marisa Wrightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I know what you mean. 

      The snigger-behind-the-bikesheds threads (why is my cock....), and the aggressive fundamentalist/atheist threads, dominate the "latest posts" no matter which forum they're posted in.  That's annoying for people who don't want anything to do with them - we have to deal with that by going directly to the topics and forums we prefer.  It's annoying when even those forums are invaded by silliness.

      I agree with Whitney - if people want to be juvenile, then the Sandpit is there for them. Please don't pollute the other threads with your attention-seeking.

  16. Whitney05 profile image62
    Whitney05posted 7 years ago

    I know you weren't talking about me. I was agreeing with you in terms of me not being in the threads either.

    Sara seemed either really sarcastic with her last post or being rude. I saw her previous posts but just couldn't tell. If it was sarcastic, then I definitely apologize!

  17. theirishobserver. profile image62
    theirishobserver.posted 7 years ago

    Cock in the English Oxford dictionary means 'male chicken'...how can any one take offence at a male chicken...perhaps it is the people who have warped minds that are reading such things into it....perhaps people who are frustrated with life have nothing better to do with their time.....we call them sados in Ireland what do you call them smile

    1. Misha profile image74
      Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It was funny first time. Not funny anymore for a long time already. Post them in a hangout or better sandpit, and people are much less likely to complain.

    2. Stevennix2001 profile image83
      Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      PERVERTS!!!  lol lol lol

      1. rmcrayne profile image95
        rmcrayneposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        steven read again.  I think you are essentially agreeing with irish, and from your posts, I don't think this was your intent.  He is asking what to call those of us who "jump to conclusions", thinking vulgar, vs assuming the dictionary definition of "cock", being a male chicken.

        1. Stevennix2001 profile image83
          Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          oh sorry.  I didn't realize that's how  it came across.  I was just merely trying to answer his question thats all in a joking way,  since he seems to like to joke around a lot.  however, i'm sorry if i offended anyone by saying that.

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      cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      roll

      you know what i hate?

      when people deliberately allude to one thing (i mean. c'mon, we are all intelligent here, right?) and then, when we react in a less than positive manner, act all innocent AND put in on us, and then call us names too.

      i was trying to like Irish but now i just think he's a creep, so i guess i agree with the person who emailed him. oh wait that was Hokey. never mind. but i still think irish is a creep yikesbig_smile

    4. Whitney05 profile image62
      Whitney05posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It's the wording and phrasing. There were other ways you could have said what you did. You were also using the thread to  get people to go to your hubs- specifically opening threads for the purpose.

  18. theirishobserver. profile image62
    theirishobserver.posted 7 years ago

    Stevennix2001, thanks for that contribution smile

    1. Stevennix2001 profile image83
      Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      your welcome irish.  by the way, loved your review on invictus by the way.  smile

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    cosetteposted 7 years ago

    Whitney he knows EXACTLY what he is saying.

    don't let him kid you.

  20. Whitney05 profile image62
    Whitney05posted 7 years ago

    Cossette, I know.. He's just being childish about this. One just can't be that ignorant as to what he's saying.


    Either way, I'm done with this thread. I just wanted to bring up the issue to HubPages. I had reported a few of the posts a while back, and they were still there.

  21. theirishobserver. profile image62
    theirishobserver.posted 7 years ago

    we had a couple of good threads in pets and animals today, its  a pity that when we do have good animal threads the people who should be there arent, I have went back through hundreds of threads and I see that the complainers are the ones that contribute the least, this goes way back, Im only here 20 days, whose fault was it then, perhaps sad people need attention, I dont know, I have just receieved an email from one of the top hubbers telling me to ignore the complainers as every now and again they simply try to draw attention to their sad existence, however, while I appreciate that email, I do think people have a right to be heard smile

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      cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      roll

      what is a "top hubber" anyway?

      wha do you mean by "contributing the least"?

      what, you actually managed to go back through months and months of forum threads and hubs and conduct an exhaustive research into the activities of HubPages members?

      you joined four weeks ago, yet you somehow managed to psychoanalyze anyone who disagrees with you, as well as summarize their forum worthiness.

      WOW

      impressive.


      you're the only person posting nonsensical sexual-innudendo threads and yet you label dissenting posters as "attention seeking"

      omg haha that is too funny big_smileyikes

  22. Sara Tonyn profile image59
    Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago

    Hmmm. I just received emails, Western Union telegrams and smoke signals from "top hubbers" (whatever that means) telling me to ignore those who need to use sexual innuendo and post nearly 2000 times in one short month in order to draw attention to their sad existences.

    See how that works?

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      cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      hee hee

      as if this forum is the top hubbers. Hubpages has over 100,000 members, yet in his narrow view, only the top hubbers who contribute stuff use the forums.

      where is this alleged "top hubber"? why does he or she not come to his assistance in his hour of need?

      big_smile

  23. Stevennix2001 profile image83
    Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago

    hmmm...look folks. lets just try to get along here  and not bicker amongst ourselves.  please, we're supposed to be a community of creative writers, not a bunch of petty kids online talking smack.

  24. theirishobserver. profile image62
    theirishobserver.posted 7 years ago

    Misha - I hear what you are saying, such cam and collective words make sense, I was however called a creep and stupid by others, which is sad, but you know I forgive them.....I have complemented them on their hubs and writings and I get personal attacks....that is very sad.....if someone wanted to be mature and adult they could have sent me a message in a less negitive way and I would have responded in kind.....my feelings have been hurt and I am disappointed....thanks again Misha for your mature comments......

    1. Sara Tonyn profile image59
      Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      So you're the poor innocent victim here, eh?

      Umm. Ooookaaaay...

      I can see it's time for me to get outta here and go write a hub.

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    cosetteposted 7 years ago

    hey...steven

    you handle your business the way you want and i'll handle mine the way i want. the only people on this site who get to tell me what to do are members of the Hubteam.

    1. Stevennix2001 profile image83
      Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      cossete, look I'm NOT telling you or anyone what to do right now okay.  As I'm actually on your side of this argument.  However, i apologize if it came out that way.  I'm just saying that we should try to get along since when I first got onto hubpages, I read a lot of hubs before I posted on here.  Including yours, and that inspired me and convinced me this place was full of great writers and civilize, yet articulate individuals.  However, with the way, we're all arguing now contradicts that if  anything.   I'm sorry cossete that I offended you, but that's all I was getting at.

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        cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        thanks steven. i noticed that you are chummy with these people so i assumed you were taking their side in a knee-jerk way without listening to other people's opinions. i would go back and read your responses again but i don't think it's necessary.

        p.s. sorry about posting right after the other but i cant get the hang of this quote feature yet.

        1. Stevennix2001 profile image83
          Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Thats cool.  I'm still getting used to it too.  lol  I'm glad to hear that your not mad at me then.  As even though we don't talk to each other that often, I am a huge fan of your work.  smile

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            cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            really?

            i had no idea.

            in that case, i take back all those mean things i thought about you wink

            (just kidding)

            hmm i shall have to visit your hubs and see what you are about. smile

            1. Stevennix2001 profile image83
              Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

              lol.  that's cool.  I appreciate that.  smile

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    Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago

    well then I guess I'm on a lot of ppl's crap list since I do chat on "sexual" pet forums, I hijack forums, and I have posted a lot in the short time I've been here...huh...oh well!

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      cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      well you're not on my "crap" list.

      i don't have a "crap" list, actually. so you like 'em, so what?

      look, i like the occasional double entendre...i have even written about that in my hubs. but c'mon, all the time all over the forum?

      i certainly don't have a problem with you over it. you're not the one posting them.

      oh hey and as far as being "weird" because we don't find them funny, mamelody...really? you figured that out just from that hmm?

      interesting. do you have a degree in psychology or something? roll

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        Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Yes I get what you are saying. sometimes one too many is too many but that is just how some people are and how they post.

        and yay no crap list lol

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          cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          hee hee smile

          thanks, Darkside, for yet again saying just the right thing with few words. it's a gift, no doubt.

          1. Dame Scribe profile image60
            Dame Scribeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            A guy of great class I think, big_smile bravo! DS

          2. darkside profile image81
            darksideposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            For some reason people are very wary of drinking apple juice when they visit me.

            1. Misha profile image74
              Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Yeah, I always smell it first wink

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    Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago

    you too cosette lol I'm trying to get the hang of the reply button still...it's kinda weird lol

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    Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago

    dang it! Did Sara already leave? I wanted to ask how she was holding up...

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      cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      she's writing a hub. which is what i should be doing. yikesbig_smile

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        Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        writing hubs...what's that? lol yea I am trying to get ideas down for the nature and animal going beserk short stories...right now thinking for giant hogweed is kicking my butt.

  29. Shadesbreath profile image89
    Shadesbreathposted 7 years ago

    It's just reality.  The scopes of human interest/humor/sensibility are too wide to expect anything other than this sort of argument.  There will always be those who have the mindset that enjoys cock and pussy innuendos, those who detest them, and those who wobble back and forth depending on how clever the innuendos are case-by-case.

    Short of censorship by one faction that will gut a free-speech (semi-free speech in the case of HubPages) community and make it into some evangelical form of singularity on one pole or another, or just kill it outright, you're always going to have this sort of thing. 

    The existence of trolls and those aspiring to trolldom make it worse, but really change nothing for those who know what to look for.

  30. CodyPhrenism profile image74
    CodyPhrenismposted 7 years ago

    Beats vagina cat...

 
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