Harvey Weinstein in trouble

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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby Diamond Dog » 22 Oct 2017, 10:41

R. Swipe wrote:You know what 'catcalling' is, Jimbo?

You think it's OK to 'ogle' women?



One can only believe he does.

A really good comment I saw was that men shouldn't say anything to a woman that they wouldn't want said to them in an all male prison.
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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby Jimbo » 22 Oct 2017, 10:55

Diamond Dog wrote:
A really good comment I saw was that men shouldn't say anything to a woman that they wouldn't want said to them in an all male prison.


Another comment for the virtue signaling thread.
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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby Belle Lettre » 22 Oct 2017, 10:58

Oh, fuck off.
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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby Diamond Dog » 22 Oct 2017, 11:46

Belle Lettre wrote:Oh, fuck off.


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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby Polishgirl » 22 Oct 2017, 13:01

Belle Lettre wrote:Oh, fuck off.


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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby Darryl Strawberry » 22 Oct 2017, 14:29

Jimbo may be a bit of a klutz, and obsessed with stuff outside the mainstream, but so am I, and a fair few others here. Most I've ever done is roll my eyes at what Jimbo says.

Seriously though, Jimbo isn't hateful at all. He has a particular worldview that isn't closely aligned to many on here, but hateful, no.

I think many find the relish with which Jimbo seizes upon the latest tragedy and terrorist attack in order to post his alternative conspiracy theories distasteful and I wish he would reign it in a little bit. Otherwise I think he's a well-liked poster who is very much part of BCB.

Sure Jimbo can sometimes be a dick (who isn't though, sometimes?) - but he's also usually the first to admit it and apologise when he is.


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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby Charlie O. » 22 Oct 2017, 21:58

Jimbo wrote:
Charlie O. wrote:From when I was a little kid, I never understood catcalling. How could it be interpreted as anything but hostile?

Well, pathetic, too, I guess. Hostile and pathetic.


This comment belongs in the virtue signaling thread.

Obnoxious, sure but "hostile and pathetic?" "Checking out chicks," "Scoping babes," it's a goof. Of course it's a matter of degree how obnoxious cat calling can get but at it's mildest it ain't no thang. if you and I were at a bar or just hanging out and I spied an attractive woman and gave you a nudge to check her out, you'd what? School me? Maybe, I don't know, but if you nudged me I'd probably say something like, "Hmm. Nice juggles."

R. Swipe wrote:You know what 'catcalling' is, Jimbo?

Apparently he thinks it just means finding a woman attractive.
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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby *fun and open field* » 22 Oct 2017, 22:02

It does seem that way, doesn't it?

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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby The Modernist » 22 Oct 2017, 23:18

Charlie O. wrote:Apparently he thinks it just means finding a woman attractive.


I think that's what he's saying but he's being pretty loose with his explanations and that's the problem.

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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby toomanyhatz » 23 Oct 2017, 07:42

A Facebook friend of mine -married to a musician friend who was in a 60s band that we’ve talked about here- is the latest Weinstein accuser. She said that a) she gave up her career as an actress after the incident and b) she had told her husband about the incident, but had never told him - until now - that it was him.

Her testimony is pretty devastating and she was brave to give it. As she said on her page, it was scary, but she felt she had to do it.
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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby Thang-y » 23 Oct 2017, 15:48

As she said it on her page, she's public with it - who is it?

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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby toomanyhatz » 23 Oct 2017, 16:29

She actually removed it from her page after being told by Gloria Allred's legal team that it wasn't a good idea to go public before giving the press conference, but if you google Allred press conference you will see her. I don't want to name her directly here because a) I don't want to make her name too searchable an internet presence as I think it could be counter-productive to the case should it be seen as her attempting to get personal attention; and b) though I like and admire her (and used to be fairly friendly with her husband), I don't know her that well.
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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby Deebank » 23 Oct 2017, 17:54

Diamond Dog wrote:
R. Swipe wrote:You know what 'catcalling' is, Jimbo?

You think it's OK to 'ogle' women?



One can only believe he does.

A really good comment I saw was that men shouldn't say anything to a woman that they wouldn't want said to them in an all male prison.


At risk of being accused of virtue signalling, don't we have a whole thread of men ogling women?
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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby Minnie the Minx » 23 Oct 2017, 17:58

Deebank wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:
R. Swipe wrote:You know what 'catcalling' is, Jimbo?

You think it's OK to 'ogle' women?



One can only believe he does.

A really good comment I saw was that men shouldn't say anything to a woman that they wouldn't want said to them in an all male prison.


At risk of being accused of virtue signalling, don't we have a whole thread of men ogling women?


Which thread is that?
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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 23 Oct 2017, 18:06

Jimbo wrote:
Charlie O. wrote:From when I was a little kid, I never understood catcalling. How could it be interpreted as anything but hostile?

Well, pathetic, too, I guess. Hostile and pathetic.


This comment belongs in the virtue signaling thread.



Expressing long-held opinions is now 'virtue signalling'?
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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby Diamond Dog » 23 Oct 2017, 18:18

R. Swipe wrote:You know what 'catcalling' is, Jimbo?You think it's OK to 'ogle' women?


Diamond Dog wrote:One can only believe he does.

A really good comment I saw was that men shouldn't say anything to a woman that they wouldn't want said to them in an all male prison.


Deebank wrote:At risk of being accused of virtue signalling, don't we have a whole thread of men ogling women?


Could you explain why you made that particular comment whilst quoting my post?
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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby sloopjohnc » 23 Oct 2017, 18:39

Deebank wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:
R. Swipe wrote:You know what 'catcalling' is, Jimbo?

You think it's OK to 'ogle' women?



One can only believe he does.

A really good comment I saw was that men shouldn't say anything to a woman that they wouldn't want said to them in an all male prison.


At risk of being accused of virtue signalling, don't we have a whole thread of men ogling women?


The crush thread? Not to put words on her page, I think Minnie addressed this a bit in her longish post and it's something I have a little trouble with - not with what she wrote, but the social reality of it. When does appreciation of someone's physical attributes cross over to harassment? I think I know, but now it's called "objectification" and do I really want to add to it. My daughter has/had an eating disorder in high school and was cutting herself because what she felt she needed to live up to physically. But then we're a visual animal.

Yet, this objectification sells shit - even fast food companies use models to sell their greasy burgers and fries.

Yet, before advertising and photography, painters were painting and sculpting females (and males for that matter).

I feel really bad when actresses feel they have to get "work done," buying into keeping up appearances. I was going to write "myth," but it isn't really a myth when it permeates society so much.
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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby Goat Boy » 23 Oct 2017, 18:47

I think there is quite a big difference between posting pics of women (and men) on a board and people going "hmmm, yes" and ogling ("stare at in a lecherous manner") somebody in real life.
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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby sloopjohnc » 23 Oct 2017, 18:54

Goat Boy wrote:I think there is quite a big difference between posting pics of women (and men) on a board and people going "hmmm, yes" and ogling ("stare at in a lecherous manner") somebody in real life.


I do too, but sometimes I wonder if I'm part of the problem. One thing leading to acceptance of the other.
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Re: Harvey Weinstein in trouble

Postby Goat Boy » 23 Oct 2017, 19:12

Your fucking music taste is part of a far bigger problem than the Latest Crush thread mark my words
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