So there was the whole "Dale thread", and the constant battle between the Atheists/Believers... I just read a thread where a woman singled out the HOTD. It seems there is no subject too small for at least a small group to take umbrage with.
So from now on, let's all talk about something no one could find fault with... BOY BANDS!
Who doesn't love a good Boy band?! Guess we can just close the thread now. No one could possibly have anything negative to say about the likes of 98 degrees!
I have read none of the 20 posts, we need to talk.
"Dale thread?" At least I was polite enough to not name names, but to place ridicule upon me for a thread I posted? Then ya'll wonder why I would create such a post, lol.
Oh, Im sorry. I thought you started the thread. I must have gotten that wrong when I referred to it as the "Dale thread." Maybe it was the "Paradigmsearch thread"... or possibly the "Faith Reaper thread".... let me just think for a moment.... uh no. It was definitely your thread that everyone was arguing on. You have probably just forgotten it or something. Don't worry. I forget things all the time.
I don't have a problem with you remembering it or not remembering it, nor the 600+ comments. No need to act ignorant and above me on this issue. Like I said, in that thread I did NOT name names, yet you put my name here. I may have to do what you have told others to do, lol, and report a personal attack.
Some times I wonder about folks.........
You seem to be missing my very simple point, Dale. I used your name to identify the thread. Do you understand? That is not a personal attack, it is a fact. It was your thread and I called it your thread... that's what makes it factual.
One most interesting point that is worth knowing is that you can put your name into that little search thingy up there and low and behold, it will report everywhere you have been mentioned, in forums, hubs, comments, etc. I track such things as I don't have the time to read here 24/7 as some do.
I have no idea what you're talking about, but I am glad you have found ways to keep busy here. Have a good new year Dale.
Thank you. To clarify what I was talking about, if you wanted to see what someone Hubbed about you, commented about you, or mentioned about you in the forums, by name, you can put your name up there in the search box and find each instance.
Are you trying to make a joke here? I mean, seriously, are you concerned that people are actually going to write a Hub about 'Dale Hyde?'
I think people should be more concerned about what turns up on a Google search for their names. Just put your name in quotes in the search box like this:
I keep writing things about myself online, but I can't get google to highlight them. I fear I will have to commit a crime before anyone takes notice of me.
Lesbians with no interest in pop music would have a myriad of negative things to say about boy bands. I'd rather spin your post into a religious debate. I use to be quite religious growing up, until I started asking questions, learning about the universe, exploring science..and ultimately concluded that Atheism isn't just a rational position, it is the ONLY rational position.
That argument is lame - and I'm an atheist, but lets focus on what really matters how kittens are cuter than puppies. Boy bands suck.
Kittens! The only thing kittens are good for is making slippers out of.
Okay, Christin & I agree on too many things, so I'm dropping by here to argue about kittens. They're adorable, and warmer than slippers.
Kittens are awesome with one flaw only, they grow up to be cats. The Broadway musical has ended (finally), so maybe if the powers that be want to make us super nauseous, they can do the next best thing... a new boy band. They'll be from Japan, call it Fee-Line and dress up like Hello Kitty. Nine year olds will lose their minds!
On a side note, did any of you hear that the makers of Hello Kitty say it is not actually a cat at all, but a little girl... with whiskers... and ears... on top? I wonder if we should be insulted that they think we are that gullible, or would we be even more gullible to care?
Yes, Boy Bands are dumb. But the entire Twilight saga is dumber. I read one out of foolish curiosity. Can't believe our collective literary intellect has sunk that low.
I agree 100% I tried to check it out and I couldn't get through it. yikes.
Rats. Well, we agree on kittens being good, Boy Bands being stupid & Twilight even stupider. Not sure what you & I can disagree about. Except I do believe in the God thing. I don't have the energy to argue about that, and I believe in everyone having their own thoughts on it.
Let's gang up & argue with Paradigm & Sed Me & the others?
Ill do you one worse, Marcy. I rented the movie... the first one only. The angst of 15 year old girls around the world was palpable. I swear I could smell them sweating and crying at the same time. The whole experience could be summed up in one word... "gross." There are some things we can't un-see.
Hey there, Michael & Christin & Marcy!.....what a team you make. I agree and disagree, depending upon which statement I zero in on. Christin......awwww, C'mon girl...kittens and puppies are equally as cute & adorable.
I know absolutely nothing about the Twilight series except for the names and faces of the characters, which could hardly be avoided for a while there......so obviously I wouldn't argue about Twilight.
Boy bands....Now you're picking a fight with me.....on purpose...you meanies!! I love "One Direction"
but before you start throwing rocks and screaming "Booooo Boooooo"......Being a Mom of 4 adult sons, I have a soft spot for "boys." Easy enough to understand.....and also, I thoroughly enjoy excellent harmony and they DO have that. So....what-a-ya-say? Can I get a pass on this one? If not then insult me if you must and I only say this because I know you won't. You're all on the "good guys" list. I KNOW, because I took a Seasonal position at the North Pole and got a peek at Santa's List.
So, now I suppose someone is going to tell me I'm both stupid and crazy because I believe in Santa.
To that I say.....show me PROOF he does NOT exist!
really just want to wish ALL of you a very Happy, Healthy & Magical New Year!......Peace, Paula
Kudos to our Hostess, Beth. Sed WHO? Sed me.
Here's a Santa boy band for you. All your favorites in one.
One Direction has an English boy in it? Do ppl know this?
One Direction are a British pop boy band based in London, comprising Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson - WiKi
I saw them on Jimmy Fallon, otherwise these boy bands all look the same to me.
Jimmy Fallon is a genius. I do not want to find out 20 years from now that he was drugging women and doing bad things to them. I can only take so much disappointment.
Ditto ladies. I adore Jimmy Fallon. I try not to miss his show. It's pretty sad to say, but if we hear awful things about him....1.)I'd be in full denial 2.) I'd forgive him anyway....or blame the devil or something.....anything but stop loving him.
LOL....funny, Beth. I have a lot of favorites of many categories.....shall we really get this thread a-rockin? No, never mind. Just kidding.
Sorry... off topic. Someone report this young man, please.
Back to Boy Bands... Backstreet Boys vs. One Direction. If you had to select one (as if anyone could choose!) to be stranded on a desert island with, which one would you pick?
Suicide, I'd choose to walk into the ocean and end it all - you forgot that choice which is far preferable to the other two. .
Ugh! If we were deserted on a desert island with them we'd either end up a parent or a babysitter. They aren't very mature.
Hey! Christin went off topic with kittens and puppies and their competitive cuteness, I don't see you calling the guards on her! At least my off topic comment was derived from something you mentioned in your post! Rawr!
No need for a lengthy discussion in a forum. Boy bands, Twilight, obviously target a certain demographic. So, unless you're a prepubescent girl, you're not likely to be a devout fan. It's all about making money.
Kismet - when I was the age of that demographic, I was reading legitimate literature (Brave New World, 1984, Animal Farm, etc.) - not that junk. I agree that it targets a certain demographic, but the demographic is not limited to age and gender. There's a serious decline in the quality of literature that early teens read.
Point taken Marcy, but It wasn't my intent to imply that ALL young women would be taken in by the appeal of boy bands and Twilight books. For the record, I do concur with you that they're dumb, but not without a sense of purpose. Unfortunately, 9 answers out of 10 questions is usually--monetary gain.
I'd love to argue with you on that one, Kismet (after all, that's the goal of this thread), but I agree - the bottom line is money. It just saddens me to see the way quality has suffered in that tradeoff.
Some boy bands are ok, some are crap..like everything ellse. I'd much rather be stranded on an island with a girl band however
Kittens are cute, so are puppies. But lots of people can argue for one over another. Religion vs atheism should be avoided. How about 'mothers'...or 'babies'..will anyone argue about them?
Serious. Anyone have an office chair rock in a bad bad way? Not kidding. Cure?
I'd like to weigh in on the religious boy band that likes kittens and puppies debate:
As anyone can see from this photo, a ktten is aggresive and will attack your sweet puppy.
There now, that should add fuel to the fire!
The boy bands I found do not like kittens or puppies. It was all rather sad to discover that.
Boyband + puppies
(and for the record, the guy in the upper left is known for being religious).
Hmmm... no. You're thinking of Donnie of NKOTB.... This is BSB.
Ok, so I don't know much about boy bands... but I *can tell you that several singers from... NKOTB came into the last store I worked in. Nick Carter I guess? There were two girls there that adored him and would go on their cruises, go back stage etc. It would be safe to call them stalkers.
Nick is from BSB (He's the guy who is front center in the above picture, but he was only about 17 or 18 in that photo)... The guys in the photo going clockwise from top left: Brian Littrell, AJ McLean, Kevin Richardson, Nick Carter, and Howie Dorough. .... Yeah, I know what you mean about the "stalkers" - I've been to concerts, never have met them, and couldn't afford one of those cruises even if I wanted to go on one.
Oh sorry... I don't know anything.
My other friend likes that guy with the goatee. They talk about them constantly. Nick lives here and the girls would follow his tweets and sit outside his gym and stuff. If he minded, he didn't complain, though he probably should have. Our store served an exclusive neighborhood where he lived... they would even drive past his house. Ay yi yi.
You're doing better than me in getting "up close and personal" -- My fave was/is Kevin (far right), but he had the nerve to leave for about 6 years!! (He's back now.) .... Nick is the most popular. His new wife is probably the most hated of the five BSB wives because of that. Fans are crazy. They get so mad if there's competition.
hahaha... you're exactly right! That's what my co worker would always say... she would go on and on about how much she hated his wife. She would say terrible things about her as if she knew her or stood ANY chance with the guy if she was out of the way. I thought it was just her. lol
My fave was the first to marry (Kevin married Kristin in 2000, and his cousin Brian married Leighanne right after in the fall of 2000) ... Kevin had met Kristin when he was 19 and she was 20, when they were working at Disney World together, long before he was a Backstreet Boy, and he always said he was grateful she had known him before he was famous. They had dated off and on all that time, though management didn't want them to be known as "attached" so he had to pretend she was his sister at times. He hated that! And then in 2000 when he and Brian got engaged, the fandom really threw a fit! But it still wasn't remotely close to what happened when Nick got married earlier this year. Lauren is definitely the hated one among them. ... No I've run across some fans who I really believe that THEY believe that one day Nick will see the light, leave Lauren, and come be with THEM forever (and of course Nick has probably never heard of them).
Yeah... I ran across one girl who would post videos on YouTube to Nick... She's ultra scary --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hbgjHPFfjg
I need to find a better photo. Kevin's puppy (Kevin's on the far right) got clipped out!!!
Oh yeah, now I see that. Didn't notice that puppy was missing before. But than, Kevin is a cute lad.
LOL ... Kevin has experimented with so many looks over the years (only AJ beats him on that one)... I think we could have a thread solely devoted to which Kevin look is the scariest! I vote for the braids. (These pics are in chronological order, his current look is the lower right.)
One person's junk reading is another person's holiday escape.
One thing I will say in favor of Boy Bands, they do have unique hair, and I bet living on a desert island would not change that.
For years my older sister had an undying passion for Kevin Richardson. (He once waved to her from a tour bus after a concert and she never forgot it). Now she's grown up a bit but I found it amusing the first time I met her now-husband he had a bit of the look of Kevin Richardson, her long-time teenage love. She still remembers those Backstreet Boy days fondly....
Wasn't he the guitarist for the Rolling Stones?
LOL.....OMG, Beth...you're kidding, right? You're funny... That's "Keith Richards"........and he and The RS have only been around since ..(probably before you were born) forever!....Are you just playing the part of "Legally Blonde?".......LOL
It's funny how the Stones were old, even in their hay day.
They're like middle aged in that photo.
Got it fixed! For future reference to all that have office chairs. Pull the lever while sitting in the chair. Sink down as low as it goes. This resets and realigns everything. Then adjust as to your specs. And this concludes my good deed post of the day.
No, but I googled it. They must not have been very good, eh?
they were from a long time ago. when i was like 7 i think? Jesse McCartney was the main singer. i thought they were good lol but then again i was a kid lol
Oh my gosh. Even I remember that name. Was he like Aaron's little brother or big brother? Oh wait... I did it again. That's was stupid. Im thinking of Aaron Carter. I really do remember that name though.
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