Re: Innies vs. outies

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Yeah, I don't buy that. You can be unconscious and get screwed.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:12 AM
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he is aware enough that he wouldn't be failing to generalize gay sex

So he... was generalizing gay sex?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:15 AM
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The person who initiates sex had to decide as well. They just made their decision before the person who decides whether to accept or decline the invitation.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:17 AM
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He... knows... that he is not ... not ... generalizing. So yes, he is generalizing. Which he is.


Posted by: Cryptic ned | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:17 AM
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4: okay then.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:19 AM
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I think it's just different skill sets. There are also lazy ways to fuck and lazy ways to be fucked. When everyone's doing their job, it's way more fun. But I do have to say, I underestimated the difficulty of being the fucker until the first time I strapped one on. I am not good at it! I suppose it takes practice, and I've only done it maybe half a dozen times, but fucking is hard too.


Posted by: AWB | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:22 AM
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Seems difficult to figure out, in the non-gay context; nobody's in a good position to make a particularly valid comparison.


Posted by: Nathan Williams | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:24 AM
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Also, seriously, anal is not vaginal sex. Receiving anal requires an intensity of concentration that is almost hypnotic. Vaginal sex, there's a wide range of possible effort levels.


Posted by: AWB | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:26 AM
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I've heard things like 6.last before (Betty Dodson mentions it in _Sex for One_, I think), but I really wonder if using a strap-on is a good comparison; I feel like the equipment-management effort changes the game. I guess what we need for the comparison is men who have used strap-ons and can compare it to their previous experience.


Posted by: Nathan Williams | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:28 AM
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On the other hand, if you give a blowjob, you are in a sense an innie, but you are definitely doing more work, to the extent that talk about giving a blowjob, rather than receiving a dick in the mouth.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:35 AM
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I think we need Tiresias to work out all these questions.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:38 AM
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GREAT, COMPLETELY INGORE IRRUMATIO, ROB


Posted by: OPINIONATED GRANDMA | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:41 AM
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8 would seem only to reinforce Savage's point.


Posted by: urple | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:51 AM
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10 makes a good point. On the other hand, I've never been on the receiving end of vaginal intercourse, but I wouldn't say that being on the receiving end of anal sex was more work than being on the, shall we say, delivery end of vaginal, anal, or oral, so... I guess I think Dan is wrong.


Posted by: Famous Political Figure | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:51 AM
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11: Surely there must be an MTF transsexual in the commentariat or lurkersphere who could give an expert opinion on this. I mean, this is still Unfogged, isn't it?


Posted by: MAE | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:52 AM
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Ingore irrumatio sounds very painful, and messy.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:56 AM
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I haven't relistened to that podcast, but my recollection from listening to it before was not that he was saying that it was more physical effort, but rather that it was something you might not always feel up to physically. That is you might feel exhausted in a way which makes you not want to be fucked, but might nonetheless be interested in other sexual activity.


Posted by: Unfoggetarian: "Pause endlessly, then go in" (9) | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:59 AM
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Oh, wait, nevermind, I misread the post and thought Savage's point was exactly the opposite of what it was. He's obviously wrong. The opposite of his point is true.


Posted by: urple | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 7:59 AM
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not that he was saying that it was more physical effort, but rather that it was something you might not always feel up to physically. That is you might feel exhausted in a way which makes you not want to be fucked, but might nonetheless be interested in other sexual activity.

This is a common feeling for me, but I'm on the delivery end of things. I think it's just called being overtired and/or out of shape.


Posted by: | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:02 AM
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19 was me!


Posted by: urple | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:03 AM
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I'm a little confused by the innie/outie distinction. Being an innie = getting penetrated?

Also, 8.1 is exactly right. Seems difficult to generalize over the two.


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:03 AM
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Being an innie = getting penetrated?

Apparently, but this is a very confusing metaphor.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:07 AM
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It is? If you're a hole in a situation, you're getting penetrated. If you're protruding in a situation, you're doing the penetration, no?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:08 AM
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Being an innie = getting penetrated?

Bellybutton sex is quite possibly the least gratifying form of sex.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:10 AM
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That's why we stick to oral bellybuttoning.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:17 AM
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Bellybutton sex is quite possibly the least gratifying form of sex.

Apparently you've never tried eyeball sex.


Posted by: urple | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:18 AM
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23: Yeah, it's logical enough, but I still find it confusing. I dunno.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:20 AM
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Surely getting a giant hook in your butt is more work than being a hook.


Posted by: Robert Halford | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:26 AM
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The fellatio/irrumatio distinction seems problematic to me. Are we going to distinguish sex acts where the parts are lined up the same way but one partner is moving more than the other? What if you are both moving? What if you take turns? Will we do this for anal and vaginal too?


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:27 AM
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Also 6 seems right but whatta I know.


Posted by: Robert Halford | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:31 AM
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6.last: Don't be too hard on yourself. Strap-ons are, FWICT, significantly trickier to use than an organ actually attached to your body for the purpose.

I think Savage's point about emotional effort is probably pretty interesting. Taking someone else into your body is something that very few men are willing to do, even if said men are bi rather than strictly hetero. The emotional vulnerability of being a "catcher" rather than a "pitcher" is surely a factor in this (not to mention that the cult of virility, with its not-at-all latent implications of sexism that Foucault talks about in the History of Sexuality is far from dead). That doing so is a large part of sex for women may partly help explain why women often show more emotional investment in sex than men do.

Physical effort, it's harder to see. Dudes do not have a real point of reference for what vaginal sex would feel like. Savage can only be guessing based on comparison with anal sex, which is rather different, being that it's in the butt and all.


Posted by: DS | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:33 AM
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Also, I'm pretty sure that individual variation among women in terms of the "difficulty" of being an "innie" is so great that it swamps meaningful inter-sex generalization.

(The same may be true for "innie" and "outtie" men but there I can't draw upon experience in reaching a conclusion).


Posted by: Robert Halford | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:38 AM
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32.1 gets it exactly right.


Posted by: MAE | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:41 AM
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31: I never understood that Toni Bentley bullshit about how getting penetrated is emotional and holy and whatnot. It's a social construct that may make it seem that way, but it's not how I experience sex in general. IME, guys get PLENTY emotional about the vulnerability of sex, and can be extremely sensitive about those emotions, perhaps because the stereotype goes the other way and doesn't allow them a space for being affected by it.

Receiving anal requires more trust and effort because there is a lot of stuff that can get broken down there. It's way more sensitive, it's an easier vector for STD transmission, the skin is not self-lubricating, the muscles are used to doing something else most of the time... just physiologically, it isn't as casual or easy an act as oral, or even vaginal sex.


Posted by: AWB | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:43 AM
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being that it's in the butt

What what?


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:45 AM
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The ad before the video linked in 35 was "The Best of The Lion King" for me, which just seems wrong.


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:48 AM
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the muscles are used to doing something else most of the time...

At least they don't just hang out doing nothing most of the time.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:53 AM
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11 gets it exactly right.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:55 AM
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Adding to the Unfogged wiki: "Moby Hick does not have a prolapsed rectum."


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:57 AM
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I used to worry about getting a prolapsed rectum until I heard of this guy.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 9:09 AM
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34.1: I never understood that Toni Bentley bullshit about how getting penetrated is emotional and holy and whatnot.

And I wouldn't necessarily go that far either. Just that it does of necessity require a level of trust in the other person, in the basics of the act, that being the penetrator doesn't.

IME, guys get PLENTY emotional about the vulnerability of sex, and can be extremely sensitive about those emotions, perhaps because the stereotype goes the other way and doesn't allow them a space for being affected by it.

Oh, guys are far from emotionally uninvested. But the nature of the investment is different on average. (If what I'm describing is in fact a thing, it's probably more like the differences between maternal and paternal emotional bonds. If that in turn is in fact a thing. It's complicated with all the social constructions and generational differences and whatnot.)

34.2: It occurs to me, in fact, that the specifics of teh buttsexing are probably a factor in Foucault's theorized cult of virility. I shoud've thought of that before.


Posted by: DS | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 9:19 AM
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41.1 doesn't make any sense to me. For oral sex certainly it takes more trust to be the penetrator, while for anal sex certainly it takes more trust to be the penetrated. So there can't be any hard-and-fast rule based on the basic penetrator/penetrated distinction.


Posted by: Unfoggetarian: "Pause endlessly, then go in" (9) | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 9:27 AM
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Receiving anal requires an intensity of concentration that is almost hypnotic.

Everyone knows that Buddists receive anal the best.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 9:46 AM
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s/b butthists.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 9:47 AM
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42: For oral sex certainly it takes more trust to be the penetrator

Really? What if I choke to death?


Posted by: | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 9:48 AM
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Personally, I feel vulnerable just taking off my clothes.

It makes me feel so...I dunno...naked.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 9:50 AM
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Well, you are at work.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 9:55 AM
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He might have stepped out for lunch. Lots of places don't bother to post rules about wearing clothes in the store.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 10:02 AM
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47 to 45.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 10:05 AM
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45: You have teeth. CHOMP! CHOMP! CHOMP!


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 10:10 AM
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42: Oral doesn't even count as sex. Oral is a handshake.


Posted by: DS | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 10:14 AM
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Why Do All These Homosexuals Keep Shaking My Hand?


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 10:21 AM
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51: My palms are sweaty, but it doesn't get that bad.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 10:21 AM
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Oral is a handshake.

Analingus is a bear hug.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 10:24 AM
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No. Bad touch. Bad touch.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 10:30 AM
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Receiving (anal since I'm a guy) is difficult in a relax and focus sense but not much at all in a physical exertion sense. Giving vaginal is easily the most difficult in a physical exertion sense since a lot of women like to get pounded. Giving anal is slower and more cautious since you have to be careful.

Conclusions: gay sex does not generalize, most of this is obvious.


Posted by: William Henry Harrison | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 10:36 AM
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Taking over an office recently vacated by Old Kinderhook must be quite a challenge.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 10:41 AM
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Taking over an office recently vacated by Old Kinderhook must be quite a challenge.

And an orifice, even more so.


Posted by: trapnel | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:04 AM
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28 to 57.


Posted by: MAE | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:04 AM
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A kinder, gentler hook.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:08 AM
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36: Although come to think of it, that song would be a pretty interesting addition to the Lion King oeuvre.


Posted by: DS | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:10 AM
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A thousand points of ... hooks?


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:10 AM
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A certain degree of curvature is not uncommon, but if it looks like a hook, you really ought to consult a medical professional.


Posted by: MAE | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:13 AM
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Giving vaginal is easily the most difficult in a physical exertion sense since a lot of women like to get pounded.

Never really liked that phrasing.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:14 AM
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Jackhammered?


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:22 AM
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"Firmly and repeatedly love-pummeled"?


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:23 AM
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65: Sexist.


Posted by: Eggplant | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:24 AM
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"most difficult???" Honestly, if you're both sweaty it's great because you had fun. If that's a problem, it's possible to have a good time without moving all that much too.

I can't even imagine a lifestyle where physical considerations come close to emotional ones, where opening up is always demanding. Of course, I have a hard time understanding people who really like dressing up as well, and it seems that's geniunely and widely popular, so what do I know.

Here's my puzzler: do the glowing spines in Battlestar Galactica really suggest that most white people go for ventral rather than dorsal?
Or is this like asking about exchange rates in a B&W Japansese film?


Posted by: lw | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:25 AM
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that most white people go for ventral rather than dorsal?

Lateral and medial are close to impossible. What do you want?


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:27 AM
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women like vigor for the diction question.

I don't know about that. Does that preference correlate with liking simultaneous talking? Age, maybe? Too bad sampling's inevitably biased.


Posted by: lw | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:33 AM
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"Firmly and repeatedly love-pummeled"?

Don't mind if I do, thanks.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:43 AM
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I'm beginning to suspect that asshooks are the new fucksaws.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:44 AM
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"Jackmormoned?"


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 11:45 AM
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68: The glowing spines in BSG were a bad idea abandoned really quickly. IMX (admittedly an extremely small sample set), dorsal is popular among white females.


Posted by: Hamilton-Lovecraft | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:01 PM
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I find bridge more tiring than cobra even when not lifting another person, but other than that I dunno.


Posted by: clew | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:04 PM
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I should probably consult a reference book to catch all the names of things I like.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:08 PM
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73:

"Nothing I like better than giving a girl a good jackmormoning!"? eh.

Perhaps.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:13 PM
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I like cream-colored ponies.


Posted by: Maria | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:14 PM
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Hmm, I guess lower back tattoos are the cultural response to my BG question. Shows my age, I guess.

bridge ... lifting ?? Height-mismatch times aside, I don't understand.


Posted by: lw | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:15 PM
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Brown-paper packages tied up in string, if you know what I mean.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:15 PM
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I find bridge a lot more relaxing than canasta.


Posted by: chris y | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:16 PM
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You've got something on your nose and eyelashes, Maria.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:18 PM
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80: I don't, but I'm fine with that.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:24 PM
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IMX (admittedly an extremely small sample set), dorsal is popular among white females

"doggie can make even the smallest penis feel quite large [...] Not only is this the easiest small penis sex position on our list, but it's also one of the most popular."


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:31 PM
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That poor dog.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:33 PM
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And now I have a page named "small penis sex positions" in my browser history at work.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:36 PM
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That bucket list keeps getting smaller.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:37 PM
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86: I was worried about the same thing, so I googled "big penis sex positions" and clicked on a bunch of different results.


Posted by: urple | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:38 PM
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Seems like an odd thing to have on your bucket list: get helpy-chalk to have "small penis sex positions" in his browser history.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:39 PM
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I hear sex with dogs will make even the smallest bucket list feel quite large.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:40 PM
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89: That Apo's list. Mine was to mock him for complaining about it.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:41 PM
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85: Hey, there's a reason they call me "man's best friend." I earned that title, lemme tell you.


Posted by: Dog | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:41 PM
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Screwing your dog requires more emotional effort than screwing someone else's dog, but the latter requires more physical effort.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:44 PM
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Over half of all young girls are willing to burden their dogs.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:46 PM
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So let's go home and draw the curtains.


Posted by: Mick Jagger's dog | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:49 PM
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94:

Ogged as Rimbaud: Such crazy threads produced, only to walk away from it all.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 12:59 PM
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I'm very good at screwing the pooch, ladiesbitches.


Posted by: Eggplant | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 1:07 PM
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It's easier to screw someone than the be the one who got screwed? Yeah, that about sums up my love life.


Posted by: Di Kotimy | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 1:08 PM
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I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive, and also it requires less physical and emotional effort.


Posted by: Acts 20:35 | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 1:14 PM
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But in the end, they are exactly equal.


Posted by: Paul McCartney | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 1:15 PM
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Bridge and cobra are yoga poses. Gemmunz.

...as is downwards -facing dog.


Posted by: clew | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 1:19 PM
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101:

I recently discovered hot yoga. Sure, it might be a poor substitute to going to the Russian Baths with AWB and Bave, but I love it nevertheless.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 1:28 PM
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102: "yoga" s/b "pockets"


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 1:32 PM
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There's always yoganidrasana.


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 1:33 PM
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yoganidrasana

I just thought if I blue myself now, I would be nice and relaxed for dinner.


Posted by: Tobias F√ľnke | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 1:42 PM
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¡Chimichanga!


Posted by: Pauly Shore | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 1:48 PM
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¡Me gusta tacos y burrrrrrrrrrritos!


Posted by: Pauly Shore | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 1:56 PM
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86: Back in the days before the interblags I encountered an item in one of those oddball news columns about a man who was being prosecuted for bestiality, his crime having come to light due to the fact that his paramour was an armadillo from which he had contracted leprosy. His defense was that it didn't count because the armadillo was already dead. Every so often I try to find reference to this story on the internet, so my google profile includes repeated searches for things like "dead armadillo leprosy sex."


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 2:07 PM
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108: His defense was that it didn't count because the armadillo was already dead.

The Aggie who watched for cars got off with a warning.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 2:12 PM
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His defense was that it didn't count because the armadillo was already dead.

It would be amusing if both bestiality and necrophilia were crimes but bestial necrophilia was a loophole. Not entirely surprising, though.


Posted by: urple | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 2:13 PM
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If the dead armadillo had been the outie rather than the innie, it would have been an armadildo.


Posted by: MAE | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 2:15 PM
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I propose dead armadillos as the ISO reference standard for balanced emotional and physical effort when serving as either an outie or an innie.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 2:44 PM
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84: Pretty much any response I make to that is going to suggest I'm not really The Curious Sofa material, isn't it.


Posted by: Hamilton-Lovecraft | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 3:45 PM
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With regard to a man who is not well-hung, would one say he was "poorly-hung"?


Posted by: MAE | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 3:52 PM
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No, but only because one would not use a hyphen.

Actually I think I'd prefer "ill hung" as the opposite of "well hung".


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 4:12 PM
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Kim Hung-Ill is a dictator.

One does sympathize with over-hyphenation.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 4:14 PM
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Apo is expertly hung.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 4:50 PM
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115: town water-hung.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:05 PM
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No, but only because one would not use a hyphen.

OK, I'll bite (yes, yes, LHF). How is this different from “ill-bred”, “ill-read”, etc.?


Posted by: harry the stiff sod | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:06 PM
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"Ill hung" sounds like it's crooked or something, whereas "poorly hung" sounds like the person is not well endowed.


Posted by: Blume | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:07 PM
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119: well, it's about the penis.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:08 PM
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"I've been hung poorly lately, Mister Jefferson."


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:09 PM
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the snickers bars are trying to re-brand that problem as "fun size." sans hyphen.


Posted by: alameida | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:20 PM
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I believe a middle eastern gentleman who suffered a tragic circumcision gone wrong was left with a "micro-phallus."


Posted by: alameida | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:21 PM
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OK, I'll bite (yes, yes, LHF). How is this different from "ill-bred", "ill-read", etc.?

It isn't and you shouldn't use a hyphen with those either. At least not when they're used predicatively; you should use a hyphen when they're used attributively.

Examples!

"That ill-bred yokel is remarkably well hung."
"That well-hung yokel is remarkably ill bred."

"Ill hung" sounds like it's crooked or something, whereas "poorly hung" sounds like the person is not well endowed.

That's not how "ill hung" reads to these eyes, but your comment gives me an excuse to link to the latest Art Thoughtz (NFSW).


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:22 PM
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That well-informed poster corrected my ill conceived notions about hyphenation.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:26 PM
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Perverts, the lot of you. I am appalled.


Posted by: Flippanter | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:27 PM
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To me "poorly hung" suggests it's crooked.


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:30 PM
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And that Art Thoughtz was linked here before, to general acclaim. By apo, maybe?


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:31 PM
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That one, really? I thought he linked the "On Beauty" one.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:32 PM
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Ah, you're right.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:33 PM
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128: or maybe that wind gets in around the edges. Hey, that kinda works.


Posted by: Turgid Jacobian | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:36 PM
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Essear, could you send me an email? Handle at gmail will do it.


Posted by: CharleyCarp | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 5:41 PM
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your comment gives me an excuse to link to the latest Art Thoughtz (NFSW).

That's great.


Posted by: urple | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 6:34 PM
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Button-hung.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:14 PM
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That would suggest to me that it's detachable.


Posted by: Mr. Blandings | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:18 PM
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I think mockery of small genitalia is a candidate to be one of the behaviors we will be ashamed of in 2050.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:20 PM
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Although the history of human mockery would suggest otherwise.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:21 PM
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that'll happen around the time we stop thinking it's ok to laugh at farts.


Posted by: alameida | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:34 PM
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Juvenal's Satire X

and as for sex its now long-forgotten,
Or should you try, his limp prick with its swollen vein, just
Lies there, lies there though you pummel it all night long.
What else could you expect from such feeble white-haired
Loins? Desire that attempts oral sex without the strength
To perform it, is that not rightly suspect, too?

There's a great new translation of these, the foreword is hilarious as apparently the two most prominent specialists detest each other and mock each other's possible misreadings.


Posted by: lw | Link to this comment | 08-31-11 8:37 PM
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"Appallingly hung."


Posted by: Ham-Love | Link to this comment | 09- 1-11 12:24 AM
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I honestly never understood why farts are funny. This made being a teenage boy even harder than it normally is.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 09- 1-11 2:29 AM
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lw--what's the info on the new translation?


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 09- 1-11 3:17 AM
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I honestly never understood why farts are funny.

They come out of your butt and announce their arrival with a trumpet flourish.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 09- 1-11 4:37 AM
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144: so is everything that describes funny?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09- 1-11 5:48 AM
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Are you thinking of marketing a clown colonoscope?


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 09- 1-11 6:04 AM
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This new product seems so wasteful, but I have to admit I'm thinking of trying it for the convenience.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 09- 1-11 6:21 AM
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Please, Mobes. It's a colownoscope.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 09- 1-11 6:53 AM
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Penguin Juvenal, translator is Peter Green


Posted by: lw | Link to this comment | 09- 1-11 10:57 AM
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