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The dark side of gay marriage

  1. Sep 2, 2009 #1

    mgb_phys

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  3. Sep 2, 2009 #2

    Evo

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    What exactly is the point? Are you in support of gay marriage, against, or don't like the ice cream?
     
  4. Sep 2, 2009 #3

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    I'm for gay marriage, generally for ice cream but if it leads to putting 'peanut butter filled pretzels' in ice cream then perhaps the republicans have a point!
     
  5. Sep 2, 2009 #4

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    Like Chubby Hubby, but twice the nuts?
     
  6. Sep 2, 2009 #5
    I wouldn't mind unless there is a female version of a strawberry ice-cream.
     
  7. Sep 3, 2009 #6

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    Oh. my. god. :rofl:

    :approve:
     
  8. Sep 3, 2009 #7
    Every late night talk show host was cracking the same joke last night.
     
  9. Sep 3, 2009 #8
    Now we know what MIH's night job is.
     
  10. Sep 11, 2009 #9
    I have to wonder why that "flavor" was chosen? Do you think they did any in depth market research, or just put the next flavor together with the next branding idea?
     
  11. Sep 11, 2009 #10

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    I'm trying to imagine what's going on in bookworm's mind when s/he pictures a gay marriage. Is gay synonymous with S&M? :tongue2:
     
  12. Sep 11, 2009 #11

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    2 possibles.
    They already have an ice cream called chubby-hubby and this rhymed.
    It has pretzels - republicans hate pretzels for their assassination attempt on GWB and they hate gay marriage :-)
     
  13. Sep 11, 2009 #12
    I don't know about previously, but from now on it's FCPBFP - Fudge Covered Peanut Butter Filled Pretzels.
     
  14. Sep 11, 2009 #13
    :rofl:
     
  15. Sep 11, 2009 #14
    Well, fudge and peanut butter are often joked about in reference to gay sex. The shape is also turd-like. I can only assume these are the references they were intending...which I find rather distasteful.
     
  16. Sep 11, 2009 #15
    I hope you're wrong. I can't imagine someone making a business decision based upon such criteria.
     
  17. Sep 11, 2009 #16
    Well, gay males are notorious for their openly sexual and offensive humor...this seems like a marketing campaign to appeal to that vulgar crowd, without serious risk of offending the highly open-minded liberal hippy crowd that comprises the majority of their fanbase.
     
  18. Sep 11, 2009 #17

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    And how is that different from straight males?

    I really think it was simply a play on words of the original name, though it does give a lot of insight into other people's views here that they would jump to some other conclusion.
     
  19. Sep 11, 2009 #18

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    Laws against same sex marriage currently devalue loving couples in 44 of the states, yet you don't mention this.
     
  20. Sep 11, 2009 #19

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    Hear, hear.
     
  21. Sep 11, 2009 #20
    It only devalues the marriages of straight loving couples if you consider homosexuals to be unloving second class citizens. That makes this sort of comment a personal attack against homosexuals, which is against PF rules.

    Surprisingly, my post made no such attacks, but resulted in an infraction simply for stating some of the behavioral trends of homosexuals I have encountered. Clearly, the moderation here is not so democratic.
     
  22. Sep 11, 2009 #21

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    Your post was homophobic misinformation. Not one thing was factual. We don't allow misinformation here. Read the guidelines.
     
  23. Sep 11, 2009 #22
    On a lighter note - when someone tries the ice cream let us know how it tastes.
     
  24. Sep 12, 2009 #23
    Can any one of us choose whom we fall in love with? I see love as a result of great emotional investment - and an occasional milk shake. Sharing one's life may be another thing.
     
  25. Sep 12, 2009 #24
    Great. Let's talk about value. What is the value of same-sex marrage?
     
  26. Sep 12, 2009 #25
    Primarily that it allows two people that want to spend their lives together to do so on the same footing as everyone else.

    For example, it allows life and death decisions to be made by the lover and not the parents. It allows for hospital visitation rights. It allows for a legal bond to be made between them that cannot be lightly broken and hence provides stability to the relationship.
     
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