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It's cute!


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:19 PM
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It's way better than the original.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:21 PM
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The "jezebel gonna hate" shirt is nice too.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:22 PM
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I think that's Haley Joel Osmont looking weirdly like Jammies in one of the couples.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:24 PM
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Would I find this video cute without the high proportion of attractive persons in it? Hard to say.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:24 PM
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I mean, they seem to be having a good time.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:25 PM
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I saw this yesterday and meant to post it in comments. So awesome.


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:28 PM
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And I was totally expecting several of the couples to start making out.


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:29 PM
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One of them does exchange an on-camera kiss.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:30 PM
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Much much hotter and more fun and more authentic than the kiss.

Let that be a lesson for you.


Posted by: bob mcmanus | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:33 PM
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"Mostly white people, slapping."


Posted by: redfoxtailshrub | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:35 PM
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I like how stoked people are.


Posted by: redfoxtailshrub | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:35 PM
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Takes too long to get to the slapping. More slapping more quickly please.


Posted by: Robert Halford | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:41 PM
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And it may bot be just that the participants are more physically attractive, I would have to check and I do remember some fairly ordinary looking people here.

They look and feel more attractive.

I don't suppose this is really violence, although often the participants go farther than expected, both as givers and takers, and there are elements of forgiveness and acceptance here that weren't in the other.

I think I said in the other thread that a fake fight, meaning argument, would be much more difficult and more exhausting, with a more difficult rapprochement. This isn't a fake argument. Nor is it like competitive sports.

Much closer to the falling backwards thing or cooperative exercise.


Posted by: bob mcmanus | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:45 PM
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A user on one of the dating sites I am trolling instead of dealing with marital problems has the user name Wry_Cooter. If it's one of you, that's hilarious.

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Posted by: OG Ronnie | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 1:51 PM
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|| My awkward job application moment. I was looking over a recent cover letter I used for a job in order to adapt it to a similar job I'm in the process of applying for. The original was an application I felt very good about, one of my best, I am even a bit overqualified for it but in this job environment that seems like a good thing. I was reading over the letter and in it I give an example of of something that I discovered because of my fine eye for detail and conscientious nature, words to that effect. I fucking repeated that very sentence in the original cover letter twice. Twice! So much for that job. So much for my fine eye for detail.

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Posted by: Mildly Presidential | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 2:13 PM
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The like making-of video or whatever is surprisingly non-annoying.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 3:25 PM
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Related.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 3:28 PM
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All these people are young and attractive. They need some old, fat, ugly people to balance things out.


Posted by: Spike | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 3:53 PM
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I'm busy.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 3:56 PM
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I knew that was Guy Maddin in the first two seconds. Sersly. Probably blurry edges

I thought about BDSM, which I know nothing about as a conscious structured activity, but I though BDSM requires a bit more role-playing, more aggression and suspension-of-trust in order to be exciting.

When I said "cooperative exercise" I was thinking of stuff like spotting in weight training running etc and pushing your companions past both participants comfort levels. "Yes, fuck you you can too press twenty more pounds cmon asshole yeah yeah both hug and cry."

And in the video the pairs are indeed pushing and encouraging each other to go past a psychological barrier.


Posted by: bob mcmanus | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 4:38 PM
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That was charming, but trying to put myself in the shoes of one of the guys slapping one of the women is almost impossible--I'm not sure I'd be able to do it. But I'd happily slap the crap out of some random guy. Sexist, I guess, though more likely that I associate hitting people with being really fucking mad at them, and not with sexy playtime.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 6:01 PM
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15: So apparently Wry Cooter is still available.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 6:23 PM
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Heh.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 6:40 PM
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21: Guy Maddin is not exactly subtle.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 7:00 PM
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I hope the next one is belly raspberries.


Posted by: Eggplant | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 7:13 PM
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put myself in the shoes of one of the guys slapping one of the women is almost impossible--I'm not sure I'd be able to do it.

Oh come on, ogged. You'd totally hit that.

I'll slap anything that moves!


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 8:00 PM
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I loved this and yes that was totally Haley Joel Osment. But yes I found this funny and also...suspenseful isn't exactly the right word, but there was some sorta frisson going on.


Posted by: Mister Smearcase | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 8:35 PM
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Now I want to slap someone. But not Bave. Or the cat.


Posted by: Mister Smearcase | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 8:37 PM
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Wow that's adorable, and it's probably going to become an example in some Russian guide book for understanding Americans.


Posted by: torrey pine | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 9:27 PM
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Haley Joel Osment seems like a sweet guy.


Posted by: redfoxtailshrub | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 9:28 PM
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I spotted him right away, which is weird, because I've never seen any of his movies. I think at some point I googled him out of a maybe sort of gross curiosity about whether cute kids turn into handsome/pretty adults. (In his case, he has turned out a little bit ewok looking.)

Oh hey rfts is the late nite guest on the teo and smearcase show. Or maybe that's from way earlier.


Posted by: Mister Smearcase | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 10:46 PM
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No, looks like just about an hour and half ago. But she may have since gone to bed.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 10:51 PM
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I guess I actually should go to bed now, too.


Posted by: Mister Smearcase | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 10:54 PM
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Nooo! The night is still young!


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-25-14 10:57 PM
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Too young for Ol' Smearcase, apparently.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 12:59 AM
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Strangers? Wow. I think I'd have to go on a couple of dates first. But I'm kinda traditional that way.


Posted by: Froz Gobo | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 5:53 AM
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Froz!


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 5:59 AM
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Sparring for some people is the same. The first time they do it, they get a big rush. Lots of laughter and a bit of shock and surprise.


Posted by: nattarGcM ttaM | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 6:02 AM
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Rob: In the flesh. Well, as much as the internet can provide that sort of thing.


Posted by: Froz Gobo | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 6:57 AM
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...trying to put myself in the shoes of one of the guys slapping one of the women is almost impossible...

Likewise. I just can't bring myself to hit a woman. It's emasculating. Which, now that I think a bi,t about it is pretty fucking misogynist. I should totally wallop some chick at random just to prove my feminist bona fides.


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 7:04 AM
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41: Not even in some sort of ticking time-bomb scenario? A trolley problem? (I mean, I probably still wouldn't, but my rationale is different.)


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 7:06 AM
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"If you don't slap that woman the President won't be able to operate on that car crash victim... who is her son!"


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 7:10 AM
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42: Oh sure, in a trolley problem scenario I'd go all Chris Brown on the poor woman, but outside some really nasty and unlikely pressure I can't imagine it. I also wouldn't in the course of normal events go pushing fat guys in front of trolley cars, FWIW.


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 7:11 AM
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re: 41

Heh. One of my regular sparring partners used to be a 16 year old girl.* After a while, I got over that, and happily booted/punched her.**

* we still train together occasionally, when she's in the country. But she's not 16 anymore.

** possibly not as hard as I would a 200lb bloke, but hard enough, as she hits bloody hard, and you need to protect yourself.


Posted by: nattarGcM ttaM | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 7:41 AM
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I accidentally gave my sifu's wife a black eye in kung fu class once. They both took it pretty well.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 7:48 AM
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That is a weird sentence.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 7:55 AM
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2014, the year I realized the words "Sifu" and "Smearcase" refer to something other than Unfogged commenters.


Posted by: Cryptic ned | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 8:00 AM
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It took me a year before I realized Robert Halford had a real-world referent.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 8:05 AM
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Add this service to the list of things I won't buy because I don't want to be associated with people who would buy them.

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Posted by: knecht ruprecht | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 8:09 AM
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48: well now we know who hasn't watched a bunch of kung fu movies...


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 8:17 AM
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51: Smearcase? I'm just guessing, not stereotyping.


Posted by: Thorn | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 8:17 AM
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because I don't want to be associated with people who would buy them

I mean, being married is already a sufficient reason, but even if.


Posted by: knecht ruprecht | Link to this comment | 06-26-14 8:20 AM
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