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by sophyturtle
Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20870
Views: 2261551

Re: Postify your facerity

For Halloween my honey went as the 11th Doctor. And build a TARDIS into his house. Which sort of decided my costume for me.
Spoiler:
me as river.JPG
by sophyturtle
Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8623
Views: 1406502

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

I love that squirrel.

Also, housing jokes.
by sophyturtle
Tue Oct 25, 2011 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8224
Views: 1097627

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Sometime in the not-too-distant future I am planning surgery as my Surgery Savings Account is nearing a point where it is feasible to do so. This means I need to be researching surgeons and making decisions about where to go though and I am totally unsure about this. I have been reading lots of oth...
by sophyturtle
Tue Oct 25, 2011 6:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3261
Views: 239633

Re: The radical idea that women are people

After translating some of Nietzsche directly from German, I figured out he was an ass and stopped paying attention to him. Also, if we lived in a world where boyfriends paid us every day for being with them, wouldn't that make us all prostitutes? I am confused by this game. Also, as a feminist, I am...
by sophyturtle
Tue Oct 25, 2011 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27361
Views: 2592111

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I have the netti pot stuff, and I love it. it does take some getting used to but I find open mouth breathing during it helps me get rid of the 'I could be drowning!' feeling. In other news, my GYN told me I was basically crazy when months ago I told her I think my IUD moved and was poking me and cau...
by sophyturtle
Sun Oct 23, 2011 8:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1324
Views: 260871

Re: Actual Drnukenness!

Peoples! I r drunk! and it is fun but maybe everyone else went to bed.
by sophyturtle
Thu Oct 20, 2011 2:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3261
Views: 239633

Re: The radical idea that women are people

Also, she rarely came to the group while her friends came regularly. As a lady, I know when I speak out against sexism people react more aggressively towards me than when the lead male speaks out against it. These people already think less of women, and are less likely to take them seriously than a ...
by sophyturtle
Fri Oct 14, 2011 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27361
Views: 2592111

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

This is an issue that comes up in the US in smallish ways. People have protests and marches about women being topless (normally with topless women) and it ends up with a huge group of guys taking pictures and generally being verbally harassive. Around here so much needs to change in the culture (lik...
by sophyturtle
Thu Oct 13, 2011 4:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8224
Views: 1097627

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

TheGrammarBolshevik wrote:fuckinawesome
Already wanted to hug them a bit, now so even more.
I will have to make it to more of their hone matches to show support.
by sophyturtle
Thu Oct 13, 2011 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27361
Views: 2592111

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

yay! I know once I had mine it made the world a whole bunch easier. I hope yours goes as smoothly.
by sophyturtle
Fri Oct 07, 2011 3:37 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What if Abortion was Immediately Banned?
Replies: 106
Views: 12829

Re: What if Abortion was Immediately Banned?

jakovasaur wrote:Hyperbole, or just plain making shit up?
Seriously?
In 87% of counties in the US there are no abortion providers. Never mind the restrictions.

Watch this whole "making shit up" bit. Maybe if you actually looked into things you would manage to make yourself look like less of an ass.
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 23, 2011 7:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27361
Views: 2592111

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Out of the blue worry I have always thought of myself as a scientist. I want to do science to everything. But specifically people. So when I am looking at graduate school the behavioral neuroscience programs that get me all excited are in the psychology department. I know it is off, but I feel like ...
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 23, 2011 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3261
Views: 239633

Re: The radical idea that women are people

I was saying the women there were acting like that because of the guys there. Which is not to say women are sugar and spice. I understand they can also be asshats.
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 23, 2011 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Occupy Wall Street - Spreading. Check your town.
Replies: 2511
Views: 189306

Re: Occupy Wall Street - USA Anticorporate Protests

Yeah, it has been interested watching myself put the same amount of money towards my retirement and watching my retirement accounts stay at the same amount. I understand that investing has loses, but one of those accounts is supposed to just be bonds (which to my understanding should have whatever v...
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 23, 2011 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment
Replies: 594
Views: 41423

Re: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment

But if we are talking about accuracy of titles they are wrong. I am a potential baby killer, while they are still advocating forced births.
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 23, 2011 1:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment
Replies: 594
Views: 41423

Re: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment

Except there is no baby. When I have an abortion there is not even a fetus yet, but an embryo . When I am not allowed to have an abortion I am being forced (by my lack of choice) to continue a process that leads to giving birth. One is accurate, the other is not. Pretending that both sides of this a...
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 23, 2011 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3261
Views: 239633

Re: The radical idea that women are people

With so few females in that sort of space, I would not be surprised to see them acting similarly to the males simply to try and lessen the amount of abuse targeted at them. This sort of behavior breeds itself, even and especially in group members that are seen as outsiders (when they want to try to ...
by sophyturtle
Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment
Replies: 594
Views: 41423

Re: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment

The thing is, even if no one is lying people will say they are.
person - I was raped by my partner, and need an abortion
cop - you can't be raped by a partner/some other BS

person - I was raped, and need an abortion
cop - prove it.
by sophyturtle
Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Occupy Wall Street - Spreading. Check your town.
Replies: 2511
Views: 189306

Re: Occupy Wall Street - USA Anticorporate Protests

Even if there is not a coherent stance or list of demands there is support for the protest . I mean, they seem to be pissed off at the general workings. Which I think is pretty fair. And it is fair to say "you people are doing it wrong" without pretending they know enough about economics t...
by sophyturtle
Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment
Replies: 594
Views: 41423

Re: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment

When rape is the only way to get abortions, people will say anyone reporting a rape is just fibbing so she can have an abortion. This does not seem like a tricky thing to understand. I am sorry you could not figure it out without someone saying so outright.
by sophyturtle
Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:11 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 523567

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

I will not be around Sunday, but I am otherwise environmentally minded. The zombie run was so tempting. Until I saw the registration fee. Now I want to set up our own zombie run in urban settings of Camberville. We can break into teams. One day team A is the zombies, the next the runners. Besides, I...
by sophyturtle
Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10854
Views: 1922715

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Monika wrote:What's CT and AMA?
CT is a state in the US.
by sophyturtle
Wed Sep 21, 2011 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment
Replies: 594
Views: 41423

Re: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment

Well, you did get drunk. This is gross victim blaming and it happens too much.
by sophyturtle
Wed Sep 21, 2011 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3261
Views: 239633

Re: The radical idea that women are people

I only knew about the incident through my S.O., who mostly mentioned how odd it was to have that article in a gamer thing and why would someone go on a second date when they knew at the end of the first it was not going to work. He is big on seeing 'both sides' of things a lot, and I admit that when...
by sophyturtle
Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10854
Views: 1922715

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

I'm sophyturtle here love.
:)
by sophyturtle
Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27361
Views: 2592111

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Yeah, just cause he loves her means in no way she should kiss him. That could easily be very aggravating.
by sophyturtle
Mon Sep 19, 2011 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Topman pulls T-shirts with 'sexist and offensive' slogans
Replies: 66
Views: 8223

Re: Topman pulls T-shirts with 'sexist and offensive' slogan

I think there are legitimate brands of comedy where being patently outrageous is the modus operandi. See, I had huge problems with that. Mostly because it is the continuation of 'women as property' which was pretty freaking literal for way too long and is still a mindset people have. Both these shi...
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 16, 2011 5:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment
Replies: 594
Views: 41423

Re: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment

But it is an angry little turtle.
Cross turtle.

still cute
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 16, 2011 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment
Replies: 594
Views: 41423

Re: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment

Well, my two abortion were due to failure of birth control. As would any future unwanted pregnancies. Thankfully this IUD makes it so if I do get pregnant it will not be viable so abortion is the only choice. And yes, ideally I would not have had abortions. Also ideally, I would have never been rape...
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 16, 2011 4:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27361
Views: 2592111

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

maybe? I'll take it.
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 16, 2011 4:24 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment
Replies: 594
Views: 41423

Re: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment

I would not have to think about it because I already have. I would have an abortion. I have even spoken with my partner about it, and while he would not be thrilled he recognizes that he has pretty limited say in it. Since it is my body and all.
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 16, 2011 4:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27361
Views: 2592111

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

On top of that, it looks great in your avatar. Related to breasts: Anyone know a way to get ride of soreness? Mine have been sore for like 2 weeks now. Not that I mind wearing sports bras every day (otherwise basic movement is painful) but it would be nice to not need them to go to bed. Also, I am r...
by sophyturtle
Thu Sep 15, 2011 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment
Replies: 594
Views: 41423

Re: Mississippi's Personhood Amendment

I find what most people think is 'casual' is actually just planning ahead. When I had my abortions, it did not take me long after finding out I was pregnant to decide what I would do because I thought about all of it before hand. As long as I am in my reproductive years I will think about what might...
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8224
Views: 1097627

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

wow so gross.
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27361
Views: 2592111

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

boo that.

Also boo my sore breasts. It was great over a week ago when they warned me about shark week, but a full 8 days later I would like to not have constant pain.
by sophyturtle
Thu Sep 08, 2011 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What if Abortion was Immediately Banned?
Replies: 106
Views: 12829

Re: What if Abortion was Immediately Banned?

podbaydoor wrote:Not to mention more dead women.
This. Women will die.
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 02, 2011 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27361
Views: 2592111

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

And of course, odd is not a bad thing at least not always.
by sophyturtle
Fri Sep 02, 2011 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27361
Views: 2592111

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I really like the Essure thingy, but I think for me and my lovely I will have him get snipped. I have bee doing the BC thing for like, ever (12 years now) and at some point I want to have nothing in me. I have my IUD now, and I think in return he will be in charge of no breeding next. Kinda like I w...
by sophyturtle
Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3261
Views: 239633

Re: The radical idea that women are people

Something that can be used: " Hi all." You can take the 'y' right out. Or even actually saying "you all". In a restaurant years the waitress came up to our table and asked how "you guys" are doing. He followed with asking her if his mother/my grandmother looked like a g...
by sophyturtle
Thu Aug 25, 2011 7:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3261
Views: 239633

Re: The radical idea that women are people

I would have given you a high five too.
Wait..
*high five*

Awesome. Also, good control. My adrenaline rushes tend to lead to swearing.

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