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  1. Yes I do plan on staying here, for a long time. And thank you very much for your condolences. It means a lot to me. But that is the nature of the beast [human society in general]
  2. Thank you very much, mandy, for your very thoughtful and insightful post. I know you're not a bigot at all, and I can see that you were just getting used to a new experience. But you saw and came to realize what so many people fail to see, we are all humans and that is not going to change depending on culture or ethnicity And humans will have elements of good and bad, some more severe than others, despite ethnicity or culture I'm very glad that you had the open-mindedness to see that important message and that you felt as if you learned something significant from it. And about the idiots, well I've been dealing with it for a while, so I'll be alright. But I wish they could just see that every culture has so much beauty and splendor to it, and that despite our differences, we share so much in common [most of us want to find love and acceptance from others albeit how much we try to hide it and most of us want to raise our children in a loving and caring manner so that these values live on] [it's also amazing to hear about what they had to endure, very tough situations I can't imagine] I'm doing quite alright, besides that , I just pray for the safety of my relatives in Pakistan. [oh and by the way, I was born in Pakistan, but you're right, it doesn't really matter]
  3. Nathan, my friend, I have also walked down the familiar and ugly paths of facing prejudice and racism As an eighteen year old woman coming from a Muslim family that can trace back to Pakistan [india and Bangladesh too, but those countries don't have a bad reputation] and even to Persian and Afghan roots, in the eve of the devastating 9-11, things have been very difficult. I also had very direct hits. In fact, even this year, with tensions escalating in Pakistan, someone said directly in class, "We should just nuke Pakistan." I also heard, "we should nuke India" several times [india is a strong ally of America, so that is just stupid to hear]. I'm glad the teacher didn't stand for it, otherwise that would have been worse. I can't tell you how many times I heard that I should "go back home and just die or something" or "my terrorist daddy should just take me back home" when I was living in the Midwest [in a strictly homogeneous community as you can tell] But there is beauty in life as people have said here. That stereotype of "Middle Eastern" [since that's what people presume I am] is not me: I, in fact, love it here in America and I don't hate infidels and I want to live peacefully and, just normally, not like a fanatic. Adding to that, The "Middle-Eastern" label is nothing I'm ashamed of. In fact, it's very beautiful: the music, the food, the art, the fashion, the facets that nobody gets to see in CNN or anything. That, along with my family, is what keeps me going strong. And every culture is beautiful, including yours, Nathan. So, just remember that most of these bigots truly are uneducated people with more problems than the people they attack. ON A SIDE NOTE: I also want to be happy as well, sans depression, and it's working pretty well so far. It's just I'm very worried about some of my relatives in Pakistan [in the wake of the insurgency and everything]. They seem to be doing fine, but I still worry a bit before drifting off to sleep. They're also such innocent bystanders and I really care about them. I keep telling myself that no nuclear attack is gonna happen there or anywhere because of these tensions and that it is just the words of some uneducated warhawk classmates, but the worrisome mind is.....annoying to deal with.
  4. Hey zosodude, haven't seen you around either. Hope you're doing well

  5. With Farrah Fawcett, John Hughes, and Michael Jackson gone, it seems like the decade of the 80's is now dead. Condolences to his family
  6. I understand what you mean. But of course, this type of media circus will happen over and over. Next, Jay Leno said blah blah blah about Selena Gomez. And then a few months later,something like.....Johnny Depp said blah blah blah about [insert teen celebrity because I sure as hell don't know many] and then, Miley takes another scandalous picture, blah blah blah
  7. Okay, you made it a bit clear now, eternal light. I was a bit hazy and I thought it was like the case on the one episode of SVU that I mentioned. It's so incendiary when it comes to free speech, unbelievably incendiary. It's like you're allowed to say what you want in this country, but....[a million other restrictions] I still stand by what I said earlier purely about tasteless jokes and free speech.
  8. I know, what much can we do about it? Are we going to censor what can be said? I completely understand what you mean by the fact that women can contribute to an oversexualized society as well. It's just so enforced that all women [not teenage girls, though the truth is many of them love to be lascivious too] are so innocent and are so victimized by a sexualized society, when many women love to dress in a revealing way and commit such acts, by their own accord. Now that's not such a bad thing, sex is one of our most primal and natural instincts. But to take advantage of someone in that way is not right at all. However, is our oversexualized media, with the contribution of women, really contributing to more and more people being taken advantage of? If so, how does that explain the vast number of victims who've gone through sexual assault in the far past before the influence of media? Yes, some of the things people say are disgustingly and horribly offensive, but that's been going on with comedians for a while, and they have the right to say that. People have already made many obscene child abuse and statutory rape jokes in the public already [such as in comedy tours with examples such as Bill Burr], but it gains so much attention and sympathy only when a famous person is involved. [deja vu to Miley Cyrus vs. Jamie Foxx] Don't get me wrong, I strongly dislike jokes with exploitation of children very much, but where do you cross the line on what is allowed to be just said in the media, especially comedy? Free speech can go both ways in the sense that people can express opposition, but should someone, even with jokes that many people are disgusted by, be silenced? [Have you not seen shows like Family Guy, children are disgustingly exploited all the time, way worse than this case, in the name of comedy, but it's still allowed, as well as it should be allowed] There's a great episode of Law and Order: SVU called "Obscene" that covers exactly this topic, with many of the similar details, with obscene sex jokes said about a sixteen year old actress on the radio and Lewis Black's[great comedian] character arguing vehemently about free speech, while angry parents want the show canceled off the air.
  9. I have to agree with you here, Spats. It's on another thread concerning David Letterman. It's on YouTube.
  10. Thank you for the suggestion

  11. No it wasn't shocking, I don't mind that you chose to lead the lifestyle you wanted. I was only curious what a guy who had sex with 300 women looked like. And I thought you were Plant, so I got my answer. I'm glad you're content with your life now.

  12. I saw your personal photo was Robert Plant, and so my curiosity ended right there.

  13. Greetings to you too. I love the Netherlands, I want to go to Amsterdam one day. I was only....embarrassed to admit....curious about what you looked like after reading the plastic surgery thread

  14. Okay, I'm sorry I misunderstood you. It just seems that you associated all those traits with someone who was abused as a child. It was the way you asked him if he was abused as a child and then you said he "sounded" like that person immediately afterward It seemed that way, so please don't get angry. Child abuse is horrible enough, we don't need a stigma attached to people who been through it [yes, I've been through it too, but I'm moving on with life] and I was talking about the comment you made about the child abuse, specifically. I'm not talking about the insults everyone says towards him, even though it might hurt him and that wouldn't be good. But it doesn't seem to hurt him at all. But anyone can go through child abuse, and that generalized comment can definitely scorn anyone
  15. Damn, you had to be abused as a child to be an "untrusting, devious, cheap, and a nasty person?" That's pretty cruel to say, no offense
  16. Thanks Bustle, Mrs. Plant, and Wanna Be Bustle, I really appreciate the compliments in the beginning. That was a lot of horrible things to face in college. I hope you healed from all that chaos. And I think I can do worse than to be reminded to do my homework on the kitchen table, though I am being a bit irresponsible this senior year. Mrs. Plant, I do get some crazy advice. But, I do know that some of it is crap. It did make things seem worse than they are. I appreciate your specific comments on the advice. And wanna be, I do get busy sometimes, but a lot of my friends in college can balance jobs as well. So I definitely get what you mean
  17. Some great additions here, I have one ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ George W. Bush was invited over, on an assignment, with the Queen of England. She made him come to a royal dinner one evening and she shared some knowledge with him. "You know what I do to test the quick wit and intelligence of my cabinet?" The Queen asks, "I ask them riddles when they least expect it. Allow me to show you." The Queen of England looks to Tony Blair and asks him, "Your mother and your father just had a child. It is not your brother and it is not your sister. Who is it?" "I know that one, it's me, it's me!" Tony Blair eagerly replies George W. Bush thought it'd be a great idea to try back in the States. Upon his return, he told his advisor the joke. The advisor didn't understand the joke, so he was commanded by George Bush to find the answer. He faxed all of the White House, he faxed every member in Congress. He even went to the Supreme Court. He went to each bureaucracy. He even asked each member of these organizations individually. He still couldn't find the answer. The last person he asked was Secretary of State, Colin Powell. Colin Powell regarded, "You stupid b*st*rds, the answer is me. IT'S ME!" The advisor rushed back to George Bush and excitedly stated, "Mr. President, we finally know the answer. The answer is Secretary of State, Colin Powell" "No it's not," George W. Bush replied incredulously, "The answer is Tony Blair, you dumb f*cks!"
  18. Thanks once again, I'll definitely have some more of these jokes tomorrow.
  19. Thanks for the advice, Mandy. I'm slowly trying to wean away from senioritis, [guilty] but I'm going to improve for college. You graduated already, right? Congrats
  20. One more for the night, Penny Read with caution, sensitive ones, another bitty dirty joke -------------------------------------------------------------- A butler was serving three newlywed couples at a hotel. The first man was marrying a nurse. The butler thought, "what a lucky guy, nurses are hot to trot" The second man was marrying a telephone operator. The butler thought, "another lucky guy, telephone operators can definitely keep it going all night with that sexy voice they have" The third man was marrying a teacher. The butler thought, "Ouch, teachers can be cute, but they can be bossy and frigid." The next morning, when he returned to the hotel, the butler was sure the man marrying the teacher would call up for breakfast first. At 8AM, he was proved wrong as the man marrying the nurse called up for breakfast first. Surprised, he brought up the breakfast as he noticed that the man's hair was neatly trimmed and he wore freshly ironed clothes. "What, I thought you guys would be going at it all night, knowing she's a nurse and all," the butler inquired "Let me tell you something: don't marry a nurse. All she was saying was 'This is too unsanitary, that is too unsanitary' The butler, still in disbelief, returned to his counter and was very sure that the man marrying the teacher would call up for breakfast soon. At 9AM, he was wrong again as the man marrying the telephone operator called up for breakfast. He was in more disbelief as he went to deliver him breakfast. He was more shocked as he saw that the man's hair was neatly combed and he wore freshly ironed clothes. "What, what's happening here. She didn't keep you up all night with that sexy voice of hers," the butler inquired again. "Let me tell you something: don't be deceived by a sexy voice. All she was saying last night was 'your three minutes are up, your three minutes are up' The butler tried to shake off his disbelief as he waited for the teacher's husband to call for breakfast Finally, at 4PM, the teacher's husband called for breakfast. The butler tried to ignore his surprised expression as he opened the door and saw the man with disheveled hair, boxers on, and scratches on his chest "What happened to you? Did she attack you?" the butler asked, worried For a moment, the man has a content smirk on his face as he slowly replied, "Let me tell you something, if you want to marry anyone, marry a teacher. All night, she said, 'We're going to keep on doing this over and over, until we get it right'
  21. Thank you very much, I have a lot more. But they might be a little bit dirty, hope you don't mind.
  22. I guess I'll revive this thread after a month I need a good laugh, and I hope anyone here does too This might be a bit dirty A woman wanted to take her husband to a stripper club for his birthday, thinking it'd be extra special. He agreed right away. When they got to the door, the bouncer said, "Hey Billy, great to see you again!" The wife was puzzled, but the husband assured her that the bouncer only knew him because he is a security guard at his office When they got inside the stripper club, the waitress said, "Hey Billy, I'll get the glass filled with ice right away for you" The wife grew more suspicious, but the husband tried to calm her by saying, "Hey, that woman serves open bar at the office......I guess she has a second job" The wife wants to cool down her tendencies as she wants her husband to enjoy his gift. The stripper sits on the table, looking at him, and says, "So Billy, I guess it'll be the usual." Right at that moment, the wife yanked her husband by the ear into the taxicab. She swore up a storm as she kept slapping him. The taxi driver said, "Jesus, Billy, you picked up a real b*tch tonight, didn't you" ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A young college sophomore asks the pharmacist for a condom. "I'm going over to my girlfriend's tonight" The pharmacist hands him the condom "Oh and hand me another one, her sister might be lonely afterwards" The pharmacist does so "Give me a third one, who knows, her mom might be bored the next morning when the girls have to go." The pharmacist listens to him once more The man eats dinner at his girlfriend's house as his girlfriend is sitting left to him and her sister is sitting right to him. Their mother is sitting right across him. He has a smug, content look on his face, up until her father walks in. As soon as the father walks in, he ducks his head down, as if he was solemnly praying and continues to do so for a while. "I didn't know you were so religious," his girlfriend said "I didn't know your dad was a pharmacist," he replies -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I love the little Johnny jokes, Dzdloc, but I'll post a clean one, to start, in case this post is already filthy enough. Little Johnny's Sunday school teacher asked the children where Jesus lives. The children said, "in our hearts" "That's beautiful," she replies, "Amen" "Really? I thought he lived in my bathroom," Johnny inquired "Now, why would you say that?" the teacher wondered "Well because every morning, my dad wakes up, pounds on the bathroom door, and yells, 'Jesus Christ, are you still in there!'
  23. Thank you recent people for your advice. I appreciate the morally enriched advice. Wanna be, I know I was sheltered and spoiled with a privileged lifestyle. I hope I don't get fed on a silver platter, coming into college. Moving away for the first time seemed sort of intimidating, though.
  24. That was profound and very humorous too. I'll keep you updated, but my brain is definitely malfunctioning too, at the moment. I think I'll get some sleep as well. I only get about 5 hours of sleep during the weekdays, time to slumber in.
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