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by crickets
Wed Dec 02, 2009 1:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1496762

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

And sometimes it might not come out quite right and send the message that all cis people are stupid poo heads instead of just most of them. And for that I apologize and am truly sorry. and cis is pretty set in stone by this point, like straight, or abled, or whatever. but! sometimes I'm not clear e...
by crickets
Wed Dec 02, 2009 12:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1496762

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

Thank you, everyone. I was just starting to feel like i would squished under a cisgendered umbrella, which makes me a little nervous. I don't like squishing anyone under an umbrella. Everyone should have their own! I want a pink one. With ruffles. I like ruffles. On a completely different topic, I'm...
by crickets
Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1496762

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

I'm fairly certain that gender identity disorder is covered to the same degree that all psychological disorders are.... which is not nearly enough. I've not doubt in my mind that gender reassignment surgery should be covered, but when it comes to hormone replacement therapy and the likes, that reall...
by crickets
Mon Nov 30, 2009 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

On a somewhat related topic: The Dean at my former university just got in a shwack of trouble for saying that male enrollment has dropped off severely, and that they need to encourage young males to start taking university classes. See, given that i was in an arts program, i've encountered some clas...
by crickets
Mon Nov 30, 2009 10:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9378539

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

You know what i don't really get? Why the phrase "it's all in your head" is meant to be insulting or demeaning in some way. I mean, head=brain, and therefore the most complex structure in the human body. Saying that whatever you are feeling is in your head is actually a pretty fair assessm...
by crickets
Sat Nov 28, 2009 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Gender tickboxes on forms, more options than m/f?
Replies: 69
Views: 6878

Re: Gender tickboxes on forms, more options than m/f?

Why would the success stories get coverage? "Trans woman visits Canada safely, just like cis people do all the time"? I don't think it's fair to trivialize the experiences of trans people who have been discriminated against by pointing out that there are also a lot of trans people who hav...
by crickets
Thu Nov 26, 2009 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

BMI is good for determining wether or not someone is severly underweight. That is all it is good for, as muscle weighs /more/ than fat does. I knew a girl who was so muscular, she sank in water instead of floating like most people do. Spoilered for weight-talkin'. For being severly underweight (...
by crickets
Thu Nov 26, 2009 8:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3582700

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

Argh. Customers. I recently started working in a gas station again, and i find that people have not gotten any more intelligent or respectful. For example: I am standing over here. Putting your items on the far OTHER END of the couter, a solid four feet away from me and then glaring at me when i mot...
by crickets
Thu Nov 26, 2009 8:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Gender tickboxes on forms, more options than m/f?
Replies: 69
Views: 6878

Re: Gender tickboxes on forms, more options than m/f?

Kay, i got clearly and concisely ninja'd, but meh. Post already typed. This is probably going to get me in a shitwhack of trouble, but when it comes to inclusion issues, I'm always the one who has to think about how inclusive is /too/ inclusive. Because after a certain point, trying to make sure eve...
by crickets
Thu Nov 26, 2009 7:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Gender tickboxes on forms, more options than m/f?
Replies: 69
Views: 6878

Re: Gender tickboxes on forms, more options than m/f?

To be entirely non-idealistic about it, I believe forms for government institutions should have an "other", "other - specify" section, or if it is of little relevance to the situation at hand, a "prefer not to say". Given that the majority of people do fall within the g...
by crickets
Sun Nov 22, 2009 11:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

My only craft related skill is beading and/or knot-making for jewlery. It's really not terribly impressive, but it's very soothing and i think it's pretty.

In other news:
I am dying my hair again! Woop woop woop! I hope it works out.... *excited faces*
by crickets
Mon Nov 09, 2009 3:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

I think it's a good idea to have three pairs of boots: Pretty boots for being pretty! Something warm, maybe with a bit of a heel, that is servicable when it's not terribly icy. Good boots. Something that could be dressy, but is flat and better on ice, but still professional. Then, if you live somewh...
by crickets
Sun Nov 08, 2009 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

Denby rocks the mid-thigh woolen coat, usually with a zip up hoodie or sweater underneath and says she's warm. I, however, am stuck in a knee length down filled jacket that belonged to my mom. It is SO WARM, and with proper layers is good to -35 C, but dang is it unattractive. But i am from the land...
by crickets
Wed Nov 04, 2009 11:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

Given that i worked at a gas station and had many old men as regular customers, i've adjusted being given nicknames. I have been "red" and "smiley" for two specific men for three years. And they still remember me, even though i haven't worked there in over a year. I found it kind...
by crickets
Wed Nov 04, 2009 4:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

As another aside to the cervix talk: Spoilered, again. I have never had an "ouch, my cervix" moment during sex. I have most certainly had it bonked, and it gets low enough before Shark Week that there's no way anything is going in there without it getting shoved about. Considering how ...
by crickets
Wed Nov 04, 2009 3:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

Hyphe: My cervix moves /a lot/ throughout my cycle. Spoiler for potentially TMI: It moves enough that Denby can now tell when i'm about to start Shark Week, even if i forget to mention it to her. It gets very low down right before my peroid starts, to where it's only maybe an inch and a half...
by crickets
Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

I have sort of a funny question: In all the talking about birth control i've seen her, i can't recall ever having seen someone say they were on the Ortho Evra patch. My roommate came bursting into my room the other day all excited about it. It does say that it exposes you to higher estrogen levels t...
by crickets
Mon Nov 02, 2009 2:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

Denby and I walked past a counselling service the other day that had a big sign proclaiming "See what your pregnancy would look like today; Pre and post abortion counselling" How is that IN ANY WAY post-abortion-helpful? How? I was actually kind of horrified. Apparently it is right next do...
by crickets
Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

It's far more accurate to use one of the calculators in which you input your measurments. Because someone who is 250 pounds distributed well over their body is likely much more healthy than someone who weighs the same amount, but carries all their weight in their stomach. If i recall correctly, inte...
by crickets
Fri Oct 30, 2009 6:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

I don't sleep in a bra, but I also don't generally wear them. Hoorah for being small-chested! Also, off-topic but I had to post: I just found this jacket online and OMFGWANT. Pity it's currently sold out... http://www.retroscopefashions.com/images/mens/1CT00019.jpg (It's from this site.)...
by crickets
Tue Oct 27, 2009 9:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

Even worse that the fake pocket is the teeny, tiny pocket. They will go to all the trouble of adding a pocket to a garment, but make it so small as to be entirely useless.

I wish my jacket had pockets....
by crickets
Tue Oct 27, 2009 7:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's with the flashing stars??!! do not like!!
Replies: 27
Views: 3189

Re: What's with the flashing stars??!! do not like!!

Man, i had an angelfire page....

My roommate still has one hidden out on the internet somewhere. It's freakin hillarious.
by crickets
Tue Oct 27, 2009 7:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

I don't like handbags, i prefer ones with shoulder straps. Then i can put my keys, wallet, advil and chapstick all in one place without loosing anything, and have room leftover for a beverage or book or something else. I frequently find if i keep things in my pockets, i'm prone to leaving them there...
by crickets
Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

I add my vote into the hiking boot/shoe category. An old friend of mine wore the same pair of merril hiking shoes for years, and they were for serious the comfiest shoes i ever borrowed from anyone. Followed by Denby's new balance runners. I have a pair of hiking boots as well, but i'm lazy and don'...
by crickets
Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

We did swimming lessons in junior high if i remember correctly, but i took them on my own so i sort of schooled everyone in my class. Only time i ever got to do that... The highschool i went to had a 3 credit gym requirement... which was the equivilant of a quarter of a year. You could take more, bu...
by crickets
Sat Oct 24, 2009 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3582700

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

luketheduke wrote::cry:

...some of them are probably real.



*hugs*

Don't cry Luke! We still like you!
by crickets
Sat Oct 24, 2009 9:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3582700

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

You can try! I mean, the DSM entries are RIGHT THERE. It's got all the symptoms, man! So easy! Who needs a masters degree anyway?! I just find it funny that if someone tried this with, y'know, a disease of some sort, everyone would say "you should go to the doctor".... But when it's psycho...
by crickets
Sat Oct 24, 2009 9:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3582700

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

Ugh.

In relation to my previous rant:

Psychology. It is not as easy as you think it is. You cannot diagnose yourself with a psychological disorder by reading wikipedia.
by crickets
Sat Oct 24, 2009 9:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3081885

Re: Postify your facerity

awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.


And i'm done.
by crickets
Thu Oct 22, 2009 8:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

Heh. At my last job, me and the girls i worked with repeatedly had to "tone it down" whenever one of the two guys walked into the kitchen... they'd get so blushy and confused about the things we talked about. I'm not sure how that's relevant right now, but i find it funny. My male boss had...
by crickets
Thu Oct 22, 2009 8:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1496762

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

Curious adventures into my sexuality, spoiliered for talkin about sex, and making up words: So i've discovered that, for lack of a better word, i'm lesbosexual. I like sex with women, i fantasize about sex with women. I enjoy "feminine" sex. I reflect upon my sex life with masculin...
by crickets
Thu Oct 22, 2009 8:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3081885

Re: Postify your facerity

So some old photos of me surfaced on the internet a couple nights ago:

Spoiler:
Image


Man, i miss that haircut. And i think i used to be skinnier...
by crickets
Sat Oct 17, 2009 7:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

Am i the only person in this thread who never, ever avoids reading something labelled TMI? It's like having it be under a spoiler makes me want to read it more... You know, the first part about the peeing wasn't really all that disturbing at all. I've had that feeling many, many times; usually right...
by crickets
Sat Oct 17, 2009 7:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3582700

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

You know what really bothers me, in a completely irrational i-have-to-stop-being-so-stuck-up kind of way? People (Especially people in TV land, who i cannot talk to about this) who think that negative reinforcement means doing something mean to make someone stop doing something. THAT IS NOT WHAT IT ...
by crickets
Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

I occasionally feel like a very bad person, because whenever i meet someone i like, i pretty much just make myself available to them sexually. This more often than not results in me and my partner-type-person having sex pretty much straight off. Except in the case of the 34 year old man i dated a ye...
by crickets
Fri Oct 02, 2009 12:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

Woo! Went to the doctor today and got told that i do not have anything wrong with me! At least, my kidneys and liver are good, i don't have diabetes or anemia, and i'm STD free.

HOO RAH!
by crickets
Thu Oct 01, 2009 6:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Halloween (and Othertime) Costume Ideas
Replies: 262
Views: 48613

Re: Halloween (and Othertime) Costume Ideas

Maybe i should just dress up as a doll! I could do it... hmmmmm *ponders*
by crickets
Thu Oct 01, 2009 5:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Halloween (and Othertime) Costume Ideas
Replies: 262
Views: 48613

Re: Halloween (and Othertime) Costume Ideas

oh! Alice! That'd be adorable... though i don't know if i can afford an alice wig.

Hmmm.
by crickets
Fri Sep 25, 2009 7:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Halloween (and Othertime) Costume Ideas
Replies: 262
Views: 48613

Re: Halloween (and Othertime) Costume Ideas

I need a costume that would be appropriate to wear to a wedding on halloween.

*worries*
by crickets
Fri Sep 25, 2009 6:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3535589

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

And yeah, the one I had really wasn't bad at all, though I'm still not so experienced with the plastic things (thinking of finally giving tampons a shot this month...). And it is freakish how well those anti-fungal creams work. The back of my neck was weird for ages and ages, which turned out to be...

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