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Amazon.com sells pornography

Posted Mon June 5, 2006 12:08 pm, by Pamela H. written to Amazon.com, Inc.

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I was viewing your website, about to make a purchase when an offer of "buy 3 dvds, get 1 free" caught my eye. I clicked on the offer and on the page appeared an ad for a magazine. The cover was of 2 gay naked men. The magazine was Torso. I was unaware that Amazon sold pornography (as detailed in the description of the mag.)Had I been browsing the gay and lesbian movies, I might not have been shocked but this was a link my kids could have gone to.
I am VERY offended and furious that Amazon would show so little consideration for your more conservative customers.
I can no longer trust you site and will no longer be buying from you.

Please save those kinds of links for people browsing the gay and lesbian movies. Even magazine stores sell those behind plain covers so kids and adults won't be assaulted by those images.


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by Lovinlife Posted Wed January 4, 2012 @ 4:58 PM

Pamela has a point! And it is founded in capitalism. She is
informing amazon of her reasons for boycotting. That's as american as
it gets. She did not make violent threats if they did not comply to
her standards. She simply is choosing who gets her dollar!

Lol!! The idiot single person, who said that they spend far more
dollars than a parent with children, is absolutely delusional.
Parents spend far more of our consumer dollars than single people ever
do!! Raising children is incredibly expensive!! It is why so many
single people have not attempts to do so. They are too narcissistic
to spend that much on someone other than themselves.

Yes adware and spybot can help her have fewer offensive ads. And it
is impossible from her OP to know whether this was an amazon ad or if
it is a result of what's been viewed on her computer causing this
particular type of Trojan ad. That's the more pertinent thing she
needs to know.

If someone on your computer is opening porn sites or ads (and there
really are a ton!) then you will get flooded with porn ads. If
pamelas seeing a lot of porn ads, there is a high likelihood that
someone in your home has been clicking on these types of ads and
sites. Cyber content protect is one that's been really successful in
my home. Lol!!! However there is a joke site geared towards
elementary kids that it constantly flags: Giant in the playground
which is abbreviated: Giantitplayground. The "tit" in the web
address gets flagged constantly. Good luck securing your computer!

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by Kerri Gravel Posted Sun August 6, 2006 @ 8:36 PM

I think its ridiculous that things have to be censored for YOUR
children. I'm sick of PAYING money to get uncensored radio so YOUR
children won't hear bad words, you should be paying for the
censorship, not my fault you had children. Why shouldn't they show
consideration for people who aren't so conservative? And what is your
CHILD doing browsing the net unsupervised? If they were supervised I
don't see how that is a problem. Don't worry as a single person I
will spend more than enough money to make up for you not shopping
there. I hope you don't let your kids out of the house, they might
see something bad :0

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*laughs* by Chris M Sun August 20, 2006 @ 9:16 PM
by MandieKR Posted Fri July 28, 2006 @ 4:39 PM

Seeing as how it is illegal for people under eighteen (21 in some
areas) to view pornography, I have to agree with the OP here. It's
extremely inappropriate for something like that to come up in an
advertisement.

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by Eagle_Lover Posted Thu July 27, 2006 @ 12:39 PM

They have a feature in internet explorer you know called content
adviser enable it and then you wont have any problems jeez pay
attention!! go to tools internet options and click on the content tab
then click enable setup a password and set the levels of stuff U want
to see click ok and surf!

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by RebeccaBee Posted Thu July 27, 2006 @ 5:48 AM

Jeebs!

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by BlueStars Posted Thu July 20, 2006 @ 10:58 AM

If you don't like it change the channel or click.

What's really funny is that magazine must of really grabbed your
attention for you to take the time to read the description of it.

Just remember this.............

They're Queer
and
They're Here


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wait by Alley Sun July 23, 2006 @ 2:21 PM


by Alley Posted Wed July 19, 2006 @ 3:35 PM

o i forgot to say.. go to Ebay.. you'll prolly see even worse stuff
there! then you can complain to THEM about it!

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by Rex Dart Eskimo Spy Posted Mon July 17, 2006 @ 1:38 AM

Look, there is a document called the U.S. Constitution, it gives us
the freedom of "speech", you don't have to agree with the message or
the intent, but others have a right to voice their opinions or view,
in any manner they see fit. This is not a theocracy, it's a democracy.
I am sorry if you wer offended, but it seems crude to say that
persons who disagree with you want to expose kids to porn. and yes,
before you reply I do know that the constitution protects the freedom
of religion, hey you go to your church, and I'll go to mine.

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I agree, but... by Jeffrey Wed July 19, 2006 @ 4:22 PM
by mysty147 Posted Sat July 15, 2006 @ 10:24 PM

LOL....again this is the internet.....surf WITH your kids, what do you
think they are looking at when you aren't watching them? Would
straight porn not have assaulted you? Just curious?

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by Queen of Retail Bow before me Posted Sat July 8, 2006 @ 3:20 PM

Um, so what? Who are you to judge? Maybe other people don't want to
be assaulted by the images of Barney and the Teletubbies when they're
browsing on Amazon.com but I've yet to hear one complain about that
kind of content.

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by Liz W Posted Sat July 8, 2006 @ 4:50 AM

I agree with PersephonesMommy, but, I know that Amazon does sell
pornography. and it is easy to acess.

But, I think you need to take a re-check on the internet. It's just as
easy for your children to click that link on Amazon as it is for them
to click on a link for hardcore pornography on any other website. Half
the flash game websites out there (That ALOT of young children
frequent) are littered with pornograpic ads and such.

Use a filter. It's not that hard.

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by Nay Posted Thu July 6, 2006 @ 10:20 AM

What do you expect? It's the internet.

Please blame Amazon for sexually-related advertisements.

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by PersephonesMommy Posted Tue July 4, 2006 @ 7:35 PM

I'm very offended that the conservative customers show very little
respect for capitolism. This is America--not the USSR. To say that
because you don't want to buy it doesn't mean that
everyone doesn't want to. It sounds to me like you want America
to be a communist nation. Because in capitolism, when you don't like
something you don't buy it!!! But to say I DON'T LIKE THIS
PRODUCT, GET IT OUT OF MY SIGHT!! Is a compleatly ignorent thing to
say. You need to realize that America isn't a Christian nation--it's a
nation comprised of many many religions. And I already know what
you're going to say, so calm down. The laws and ideals of our country
aren't founded on Christian ideas. Those ideas are found in EVERY
religion. Yup... every single one. Name a religion that says killing
is ok and stealing is ok and rape is ok. What you're saying is that
conservative people are more important then non-conservative people.
That's redicilous.

Also, how did the pictures "assult" you? Did the pictures of the gay
people jump off the page and slap you? Did they punch you in the face?
Did it attack you because you're conservative? You do know that,
according to a 2003 Barna survey, 28% of Christians said that looking
at porn is ok--don't you? (I found this at crosswalk.com) And why is
it Amazon's job to keep your children from looking at those images?
You know you can put a filter on your internet that keeps them from
looking at it. If you have so little control of your children that
they would go to sights that you don't believe are morally acceptable
for your family--that's your problem and your fault.

Anyway, best of luck to you Comrad.

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UM by Bub Fri July 7, 2006 @ 5:01 PM

HA by reddon30 Wed July 19, 2006 @ 6:12 PM

Hmm by Bub Fri July 28, 2006 @ 1:46 PM

Too bad. by Ardyle Sat July 22, 2006 @ 9:19 AM

What? by randomfish Thu July 27, 2006 @ 1:57 PM

Yes, because your Jesus fish on the back of your car makes you more important then me. by MyChildrensFather Thu August 3, 2006 @ 10:00 PM
by Iris Posted Mon July 3, 2006 @ 9:40 AM

I used Amazon a lot and I do believe you about the pornography. Ebay
also allows pornography. I was going to purchase a dvd that was old
classic monsters and as I was looking and paging their site I clicked
on and to my surprise came this totally naked girl in an offensive
position. Grossed me out. I left Ebay without any purchases. I will
not visit Ebay anymore. YaK!

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by mohamed alkazem Posted Sun July 2, 2006 @ 4:27 PM

thanks for informing me that I can purchase my gay porn from
amazon.com

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mohamed by Mr. Mafia Mon July 3, 2006 @ 1:03 AM

none by renay wits Tue July 4, 2006 @ 1:40 PM

by Mykel Posted Sat July 1, 2006 @ 1:17 AM

Actually I want to reply to the poster who said, "The original writer
was trying to protect kids from pornography, especially gay
pornography-- and that's fine." I assume the "protection" is in the
name of religion.

Why is that? I think it's more important to protect kids from
RELIGION. How many wars have started because of pornography? How many
people have beeen burned, innocents slaughtered, others tortured
because of pornography? I don't believe in censorship, but if I did,
I'd say do it to religion before you do it to sex. The former destroys
people. The latter makes new ones.

--Mykel B.

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At the risk of moving this back up the top 20 list... by niNJA Sun July 2, 2006 @ 7:24 PM


I agree with both of you! n/t by GuestsSuck! Mon July 3, 2006 @ 9:15 PM


I agree with you guys too by Iconophiliac Sun July 9, 2006 @ 8:07 AM


Mykel, i love this! by eydie Fri July 28, 2006 @ 8:40 AM

by Sammy Posted Fri June 30, 2006 @ 5:25 PM

This is more then likely a piece of spyware that got intstalled on
your computer without you knowing and the spyware is the ones that
caused these ads to come up and not amazon.com
Try running adaware and spybot search and destroy and this should fix
the problem.
Also make sure you have a decent anti-virus and firewall on your
computer!

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by C A Posted Wed June 28, 2006 @ 1:02 PM

Amazon sells porn? Could you post a link for me? : )

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ohh by renay wits Tue July 4, 2006 @ 1:41 PM


Took the words right outta my mouth! by bedbugsmomma Wed July 5, 2006 @ 1:12 AM

by Scott Parham Posted Wed June 21, 2006 @ 5:21 PM

read more at: The day Nestle turned thier back on me...

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Read more about pornography? by Dave R Thu June 22, 2006 @ 5:24 PM


Hey.. you're right! by Iconophiliac Fri June 23, 2006 @ 7:53 PM

by Anita_New_Name Posted Sat June 17, 2006 @ 7:27 AM

After having gone through and read each and every post on this thread
(phew, did that take a long time) I feel it is appropriate for me to
put in my 2 cents. The Bible, in my opinion, is an extremely vague
work. Every statement is open-ended in that it is left to
interpretation. It is amazing to me how 2 different people reading
the same words believe two different things that the statment is
trying to say.

If this book of God were so infalable, as Margaret would have you
believe, how is it that there can be so many different versions.
Either it happened this way or that.

Margaret, if I had ever considered an organized religion, you've done
a fantastic job of proving my reasons for not being involved and never
having a desire to be. I don't need a pastor/preacher/father or any
other man of cloth to tell me what I should and shouldn't do. I know
morals and I know right from wrong and that is what is important.

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by John Stenzel Wed June 21, 2006 @ 11:53 PM

That just shows what you know.....very little by MyChildrensFather Thu August 3, 2006 @ 10:11 PM
by DocHolliday Posted Thu June 15, 2006 @ 4:05 PM

Thanks for the heads up. I'll put this in my "Who cares?" folder.

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by Big Tom Posted Sun June 11, 2006 @ 10:33 PM

You better contact the FBI so they can arrest amazon.com

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by Margaret Funk Posted Sat June 10, 2006 @ 4:45 AM

John 18
Persecutions Predicted
18"If the world hates you, understand that it hated Me before it
hated you. 19If you were of the world, the world would love [you as]
its own. However, because you are not of the world, but I have chosen
you out of it, the world hates you. 20Remember the word I spoke to
you: 'A slave is not greater than his master. ' If they persecuted
Me, they will also persecute you. If they kept My word, they will
also keep yours. 21But they will do all these things to you on account
of My name, because they don't know the One who sent Me. 22If I had
not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin. Now they have
no excuse for their sin. 23The one who hates Me also hates My Father.
24If I had not done the works among them that no one else has done,
they would not have sin. Now they have seen and hated both Me and My
Father. 25But [this happened] so that the statement written in their
law might be fulfilled: They hated Me for no reason.


Same verses, from The Message version:
Hated by the World
18-19"If you find the godless world is hating you, remember it got its
start hating me. If you lived on the world's terms, the world would
love you as one of its own. But since I picked you to live on God's
terms and no longer on the world's terms, the world is going to hate
you.
20"When that happens, remember this: Servants don't get better
treatment than their masters. If they beat on me, they will certainly
beat on you. If they did what I told them, they will do what you tell
them.

21-25"They are going to do all these things to you because of the way
they treated me, because they don't know the One who sent me. If I
hadn't come and told them all this in plain language, it wouldn't be
so bad. As it is, they have no excuse. Hate me, hate my Fatherit's all
the same. If I hadn't done what I have done among them, works no one
has ever done, they wouldn't be to blame. But they saw the God-signs
and hated anyway, both me and my Father. Interestingthey have verified
the truth of their own Scriptures where it is written, 'They hated me
for no good reason.'


You can hate me, It was predicted and I'm fine with it, but I will
pray for all of you, I would like to see every one of you saved, so
please don't hate the message.


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Please... by Venice Sat June 10, 2006 @ 10:46 PM


So your the almighty one now? by GuestsSuck! Sat June 10, 2006 @ 11:07 PM


You should change your name again.... by mary jo Sat June 10, 2006 @ 11:40 PM


MJ... by Cynical Erik Sun June 11, 2006 @ 1:02 AM


You just wrote... by Venice Sun June 11, 2006 @ 2:38 AM


What a good post! by Iconophiliac Sun June 11, 2006 @ 10:32 AM


APPLAUSE by tickytack Mon June 12, 2006 @ 10:02 AM


Pick and choose your quotes by Sava Sun June 11, 2006 @ 9:57 AM


Bravo! by GuestsSuck! Sun June 11, 2006 @ 12:50 PM


Jesus is coming by vc Sun June 11, 2006 @ 1:51 PM


I do not hate you. by LadyMac Sun June 11, 2006 @ 6:52 PM

by GuestsSuck! Posted Sat June 10, 2006 @ 3:49 AM

I invite you to click on my 'GuestsSuck!' name, and it will bring you
to my personal blogger. There I have written a few things that I would
like to see your viewpoint on. Honestly.

If anyone else is interested, click away. I'd like to see how others
respond to very valid points.

Thanks and hope to see you there!

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by Frank Franco Posted Sat June 10, 2006 @ 3:13 AM

I'm a bit confused by all these responses. On one hand people are
trying to protect their children from pornography in general, and
especially gay pornogrophy and that's fine....a very noble cause.
What gets me is these same people will go stand in line, plunk down 10
bucks per person for a ticket, stand in another line and pay 3 bucks
for a small popcorn each, another 2 bucks for a soda, another two
bucks for a box of stale jujubees or some other toxic sugar laden
chemical ridden concoction and sit for three hours to watch "THE
PASSION OF THE CHRIST" The most graphically violent, In Your Face vile
and pornographic in the truest sense of the word, frenzied gratuitous
blood lust-driven depiction of the most cruelest example of man's
inhumanity towards other men. Then pack everyone up in their minivans,
give the kids ridalin and sleep aids and psychotropic drugs. The
parents go to their room, lock the door and engage in matrimonially
sanctioned monkey sex, ignoring the bible and using condoms and ky
jelly and birth control.and blue pills if there's a problem with
hydrolics. It's not a sin if you do it. Go ahead, gossip, spread
rumors, judge others, deny others rights you embrace as God Given
because they don't look like you, love like you, worship like you,
conform like you do. So what exactly IS Pornographic?


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Well Said... by Quinny Sat June 10, 2006 @ 11:32 AM

What? by Jenna Drinkwine Thu June 15, 2006 @ 8:41 AM


God I love it when they stereotype by Quinny Thu June 15, 2006 @ 12:36 PM

Okay? by Jenna Drinkwine Thu June 15, 2006 @ 3:10 PM


Why? by Evil Erik Thu June 15, 2006 @ 5:31 PM

hmmm.... by Jenna Drinkwine Thu June 15, 2006 @ 9:01 PM


Really? by vc Fri June 16, 2006 @ 12:18 AM

Whatever by Jenna Drinkwine Fri June 16, 2006 @ 12:09 PM


Since you brought it up by vc Fri June 16, 2006 @ 12:22 PM

I am done by Jenna Drinkwine Fri June 16, 2006 @ 1:42 PM


Awwww, come on, by vc Fri June 16, 2006 @ 6:40 PM

Whatever by Jenna Drinkwine Fri June 16, 2006 @ 9:10 PM


You do it your way... by dragonflygrrl Fri June 16, 2006 @ 3:46 PM


I agree with Dgrrl by RedheadWGlasses Fri June 16, 2006 @ 5:10 PM


I'll bring the popcorn! ;) by dragonflygrrl Fri June 16, 2006 @ 7:48 PM


Count me in, too! by Iconophiliac Sat June 17, 2006 @ 8:48 AM

Thats mature by Jenna Drinkwine Fri June 16, 2006 @ 9:18 PM

Uhh.... by Jenna Drinkwine Fri June 16, 2006 @ 9:17 PM


I really find it interesting by Iconophiliac Sat June 17, 2006 @ 8:50 AM


It might well be... by dragonflygrrl Sat June 17, 2006 @ 11:25 AM

Addiction by Kitashla Tue July 11, 2006 @ 12:28 PM

I was with you up until... by Kitashla Tue July 11, 2006 @ 12:24 PM
by Prefect Zachary Posted Fri June 9, 2006 @ 9:34 PM

Wow just because this has the word pornography in here it has over 300
responces in a fiv days.

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Better not let Margaret know you are here, Zachary by Quinny Sat June 10, 2006 @ 11:34 AM

by dragonflygrrl Posted Fri June 9, 2006 @ 8:54 PM

Wow. Ok. I have read the letter, I have read the posts, and I have
an opinion (big surprise). I am going to try to put this as clearly
as I possibly can.

Margaret, if you want to convert people to your faith, you might try
coming across a tad less...well...crazy. I understand that faith and
logic are two different things, but surely they needn't be mutually
exclusive. One of my favorite things about your faith is that, as I
understand it, Jesus taught his followers to love and tolerate others.
As I recall, there was something very nice He said about not casting
stones unless you are without sin yourself. I admit, I am no
Christian, so I'm not sure of the subtext here, but I'm pretty sure
you guys don't think anyone is without sin, right? So no Christian
would ever presume to judge someone else, since only God can pass
judgement. Do I have that right? Feel free to correct me if I'm
wrong, but as I recall my days of college scripture classes (majored
in comparative religion for a few months there), I think I have the
gist of it.

As far as the letter itself is concerned, I went and looked at the ad
you spoke of, and while it is slightly suggestive, I personally see
nothing wrong with a picture of two men standing in a non-erotic pose,
with all of their "bits" covered. If you feel that is a bit risque
for your children, by all means be a parent and don't let them surf
the internet alone.

If your problem is simply the nudity, that's one thing. Not that a
healthy well-adjusted person should have any huge hang-ups about the
human body, but if you do, ok. To paraphrase Larry Flynt, if you have
a problem with the human body, take it up with the manufacturer.

If your problem is the homosexuality, I cordially invite you to lock
up the bomb shelter, because those people aren't going anywhere. I
suppose I am addressing both you and Margaret when I say that as far
as I can see, if homosexuality wasn't a part of the gods'/God's/the
Great Pumpkin's/whatever's plan, surely there wouldn't be so
gosh-darned many of them.

For the record, I don't hate Christians. I hate people that hide
behind a religion that should be preaching love, in order to advance
an agenda of hatred.

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by Sava Posted Fri June 9, 2006 @ 7:52 PM

I can see that Ms. Margaret is obviously less concerned about the
content of Amazon.com, and far more concerned about the spiritual
practices of the PFB members. Witness the Bible-thumper way in which
she discredits every opinion that differs from her own. I guess we're
all going to that toasty place down below, huh?

Hey, I'm a very spiritual person without having to call myself
"Christian". That said, I have the utmost respect for any and all
religions - each one has its own idiosyncrasies, and who are we to say
which one is "better" or "right"?

And more importantly: since when does religion take center stage on
PFB? Margaret, no offense, I respect you for being so deeply devoted
to your religion and all, but this is not the place for you to play
preacher.

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It's a conversation by Iconophiliac Fri June 9, 2006 @ 8:09 PM


I agree she should state her opinion by Sava Sun June 11, 2006 @ 9:52 AM

by Iconophiliac Posted Fri June 9, 2006 @ 7:40 AM

A comprehensive list of "absurdities" in the Bible:

http://www.skepticsannotatedbible.com/abs/long.htm


Here is also a good site, it was written by an ex-fundamentalist
minister turned atheist:

http://www.ministerturnsatheist.org/




Prove them wrong, Margaret.

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The Bible proves them wrong, honey. by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 10:38 AM


So the Bible is accurate... by Cynical Erik Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:16 AM


BECAUSE SHE SAID SO! by RedheadWGlasses Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:19 AM

The Bible is accurate by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:41 AM


You actually believe GOD wrote the bible? Word for word? by RedheadWGlasses Fri June 9, 2006 @ 12:03 PM


If God did really write the Bible, by snurli Fri June 9, 2006 @ 5:01 PM


Interesting. by Cynical Erik Fri June 9, 2006 @ 12:26 PM


I hope you realize by Iconophiliac Fri June 9, 2006 @ 6:40 PM


Honey? by LadyMac Fri June 9, 2006 @ 12:23 PM


Thanks, I agree by Iconophiliac Fri June 9, 2006 @ 6:41 PM


Icono, I find it interesting by RedheadWGlasses Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:07 AM


This is why her kids are able to download so much gay porn. by Cynical Erik Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:18 AM


Grrrr by RedheadWGlasses Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:34 AM


Hahaha! by Iconophiliac Sat June 10, 2006 @ 9:03 AM

So What by Ardyle Sat July 22, 2006 @ 9:30 AM

by Venice Posted Thu June 8, 2006 @ 10:57 PM

So...Margaret Funk is the letter writer, and has changed her name from
Margaret White, mother of Carrie White, because although Margaret
White is a fictional character, Margaret Funk realizes that Margaret
White is a very scary person.

Am I getting close?

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All I know is... by RedheadWGlasses Thu June 8, 2006 @ 11:19 PM


I'll be happy to chip in! by Venice Thu June 8, 2006 @ 11:26 PM


Note to self: by Cynical Erik Fri June 9, 2006 @ 1:35 AM


Darn it, my response ended up somewhere else? by RedheadWGlasses Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:28 AM


by Quinny Posted Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:26 PM

Ok, I know that all of us are going to have different banners, but, my
banner to this letter (on the bottom left hand side of the screen) was
for Gay jewelry.

How cool is that?

Good thing my future children aren't sitting here looking at the
rainbow clad rings. Oh wait, I have like 100000 eggs - do they count
as like half children?

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Just so you know by vc Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:36 PM


wtf? how long has there been banners on this site? by Iconophiliac Thu June 8, 2006 @ 8:27 PM


Hmmm.... by Sava Fri June 9, 2006 @ 7:40 AM


Oh yeah now I have google ads by Iconophiliac Fri June 9, 2006 @ 8:31 AM

I see it too! by JuliePie Sat June 10, 2006 @ 11:55 AM

by vc Posted Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:04 PM

They have this book, a scripture if you will, and these people pour
over ever lit bit of minutia in this book. They take this
(mis)information and twist it and bend it and make it say exactly what
they need it to say.

Not all are equal in the eyes of their Lord and they never will be.
The wicked society, especially the west, has decayed into a vast
wasteland of decadence, and the only way to salvation is through their
Lord. Tolerance of any other Lord is forbidden. The world shall be
theirs in the coming doom.

Justice from the barrel of a rifle or the fuse of a bomb. For if it
is the Lord's work, then it is a good thing.

If it is not praise for their Lord then it is surely blasphemous and a
rage will ensue.

Governments exist soley to enforce the will of their God, regardless
of which God you may worship.

They chastise others within their group that do not hold the same
views. Luckily for all of us, the zealots represents a small
percentage compared to the more passionate true believers. The true
believers get a black eye from the overly enthused, but they
nonetheless suffer from the zealots.

Some of these people call themselves Christians, some of these people
fly airplanes into buildings.

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If it's not directed at the original OP... by Brightie Fri June 9, 2006 @ 9:12 AM


It's directed at the Margarets of the world by vc Fri June 9, 2006 @ 1:03 PM


Dude, I'm trying! :o) by Brightie Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:16 PM


No worries by vc Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:42 PM
by Psychobabble Posted Thu June 8, 2006 @ 5:34 PM

What would your children be doing buying things off amazon.com without
you presence? Instead of wasting your time typing up a ridiculous
complaint, perhaps you should get off your computer chair and PARENT
your kids.

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Good point! by Dave R Fri June 9, 2006 @ 5:25 PM


by Sorcha Posted Thu June 8, 2006 @ 1:11 AM

And the fact that Amazone sells vibrators and various other sexual
toys doesn't bother you? Come on. Grow up and deal with the fact
that people are sexual creatures, no matter how they like it (bi, gay,
lesbian, straight). If you don't care for it for YOUR OWN children,
buy a program that you can block amazon.com with. Then you don't have
to worry about your innocent sweeties seeing the real world.

Sorcha

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Amazon sells sex toys?!? by Sava Thu June 8, 2006 @ 3:50 PM


Yep by snurli Thu June 8, 2006 @ 4:01 PM


No sarcasm in my post... by Sorcha Thu June 8, 2006 @ 9:31 PM


I do my shopping.... by Sava Thu June 8, 2006 @ 9:44 PM


Comments for Margaret Funk by RedheadWGlasses Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:06 PM


Way to Own! by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:12 PM


My opinion. by *Brenda* Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:36 PM

right from wrong by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 5:11 PM


"right" and "wrong" by Iconophiliac Thu June 8, 2006 @ 8:28 PM

subjective terms by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 8:37 PM


You have no clue do you? by *Brenda* Thu June 8, 2006 @ 9:21 PM
by Margaret Funk Posted Thu June 8, 2006 @ 9:30 PM

Have you kept the ten commandents? Have you ever lied? Stolen?
coveted? dishonored your parents? Looked with lust on someone? Taken
the Lord's name in vain?
Then you are a sinner. Unless you accept Jesus as Lord of your life,
and live according to His rules, and bear fruit, you are condemned for
your sins. They may seem trivial to you, but the worst sin of all is
rejecting the sacrifice made by Jesus, a Divine Being who suffered
greatly when He could have gone without ever feeling pain or
humiliation. You are rejecting His sacrifice, and continuing to live
in your sins. If you'd like I can send you a great book that will
explain things really well.

Reply

by *Brenda* Posted Thu June 8, 2006 @ 9:51 PM

All that's fine and dandy but please tell me how you have already
figured out that I don't know right from wrong and immoral from moral.
Tell me why you hate gay people. Tell me why you are so ignorant. I'm
waiting.

Also, please spare me of your bible talk. If you really want to know,
I don't believe in all that and you aren't going to change my mind.
Keep your Jesus mumbo jumbo out of here. MMkay thanks. You can keep
your book.

Reply


People raised by people like Margaret by RedheadWGlasses Thu June 8, 2006 @ 10:47 PM

just answering YOU by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:27 AM


I like your world too by Iconophiliac Fri June 9, 2006 @ 7:31 AM

I hate sin by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:23 AM


Re: by *Brenda* Fri June 9, 2006 @ 8:10 AM

where's the crowd? by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:38 AM


Hmmm, by Iconophiliac Sun June 11, 2006 @ 5:41 PM


Her children won't be like her by Iconophiliac Fri June 9, 2006 @ 7:25 AM


Despite the fact that I've already agreed to marry my fiancee, Quinny and Icon tonight... by Cynical Erik Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:28 PM


Sure by RedheadWGlasses Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:41 PM


I love kitties! by Cynical Erik Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:45 PM


Stop being such an immature teenager by RedheadWGlasses Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:50 PM


You stop being an immature teenager! by Cynical Erik Thu June 8, 2006 @ 11:39 AM


Don't you mean by tickytack Thu June 8, 2006 @ 1:20 PM


Hahahaha by Venice Thu June 8, 2006 @ 10:09 PM

Immature by Tiffyboo Sat August 5, 2006 @ 2:20 AM


I just realized... by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:30 PM


Leanne and the screaming birthday song by RedheadWGlasses Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:43 PM

worshipping idols by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 5:19 PM

~insert eyeroll here~ by Psychobabble Thu June 8, 2006 @ 5:45 PM

'Cause I'm right by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 6:05 PM


Minds are like parachutes.... by LadyMac Fri June 9, 2006 @ 12:51 PM


Yeah, I know, Psychobabble by RedheadWGlasses Thu June 8, 2006 @ 10:34 PM

OK, Red by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:21 AM


No record of Moses by GuestsSuck! Fri June 9, 2006 @ 12:20 PM

where do you get your information? by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:12 PM


Those chariot wheels were planted! by Dave R Fri June 9, 2006 @ 6:37 PM


Where!? by GuestsSuck! Fri June 9, 2006 @ 8:07 PM


Parents by LadyMac Fri June 9, 2006 @ 12:48 PM

Jesus said by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:16 PM


Hmmm.... by LadyMac Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:41 PM

Suffer a witch to burn by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 5:13 PM

PS by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 5:33 PM


I'd say... by LadyMac Sun June 11, 2006 @ 2:16 PM

by Venice Posted Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:24 PM

Once again, I walked away for a couple of hours, and look what I
missed!

I have a lot of catching up to do.

Reply


Yes you do, Venice by Quinny Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:03 PM


I'm sorry by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:06 PM


ROFLMAO by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:07 PM


Yeah by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:11 PM


wtf?! by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:13 PM


I dunno by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:15 PM


I'm going to have to do what I do best - by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:17 PM


can't get there from here by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:23 PM


Your page is fine! by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:25 PM


She's holding out on us! by Cynical Erik Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:24 PM


Erik... by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:26 PM


Sorry to confuse the bf. by Cynical Erik Thu June 8, 2006 @ 11:42 AM


I'd like to trade my cupcake by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:33 PM


Too late. by Cynical Erik Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:47 PM


Hey, Hey, Hey! by dragonflygrrl Thu June 8, 2006 @ 4:38 PM


I didn't know by vc Thu June 8, 2006 @ 5:40 PM


LOL by Iconophiliac Thu June 8, 2006 @ 6:52 PM


Don't leave me hanging!! by vc Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:20 PM


It is totally... by dragonflygrrl Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:07 AM

by Richard S. Posted Wed June 7, 2006 @ 5:10 PM

So are you more upset that it was a gay magazine or that it was porn
in general. I wonder if you would be as upset if it was a Playgirl,
Hustler or Playboy magazine that you saw.

Reply


I wondered the same thing by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 6:47 PM

by Brightie Posted Wed June 7, 2006 @ 4:26 PM

Gonna find my baby, gonna hold her tight
gonna grab some afternoon delight.
My motto's always been; when it's right, it's right.
Why wait until the middle of a cold dark night.
When everything's a little clearer in the light of day.
And you know the night is always gonna be there any way.

Sky rockets in flight. Afternoon delight. Afternoon delight.

Thinkin' of you's workin' up my appetite
looking forward to a little afternoon delight.
Rubbin' sticks and stones together makes the sparks ingite
and the thought of rubbin' you is getting so exciting.

Sky rockets in flight. Afternoon delight. Afternoon delight.

Started out this morning feeling so polite
I always though a fish could not be caught who wouldn't bite
But you've got some bait a waitin' and I think I might try nibbling
a little afternoon delight.

Sky rockets in flight. Afternoon delight. Afternoon delight.

Please be waiting for me baby when I come around.
We could make a lot of lovin' 'for the sun goes down.

Sky rockets in flight. Afternoon delight. Afternoon delight.

Repeat chorus.



I can't imagine anything more lewd and full of inneuendo...what about
the children?!?!

Reply


Ahhhhh by snurli Wed June 7, 2006 @ 6:20 PM


My virgin eyes/ears! by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 6:51 PM


Man, if I had a lighter by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 7:21 PM


I always wondered... by Venice Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:14 PM


It's because they sound so innocent! by Brightie Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:39 AM


AND, I remember them by Venice Thu June 8, 2006 @ 2:27 PM


*blush* by Brightie Thu June 8, 2006 @ 3:22 PM
by Margaret Funk Posted Wed June 7, 2006 @ 2:53 PM

Wow, what a lot of replies by teenagers who don't want anyone to take
away their ability to look at things at which they shouldn't be
looking! I certainly hope those are teenagers, because if they're
parents, they're incompetent ones. If they're not parents, they have
no right to comment either way, since their views will change once
they have children. Ah, they're so cute before they actually have kids
and start thinking about the future and society and their
responsibilities to both
I'll be more careful about shopping at amazon, and I spend about
$10,000 a year there! (Lots of it on "offensive" evnagelical
materiials.)

Reply


Baby makers unite by inanna68 Wed June 7, 2006 @ 3:11 PM

reply by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 3:46 PM


Wow - you must not have kids then by tickytack Wed June 7, 2006 @ 4:19 PM

I have six kids :) by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 4:54 PM


Where did I say I advocated anything? by tickytack Thu June 8, 2006 @ 9:22 AM


Don't concern yourself with it, ticky. by Cynical Erik Thu June 8, 2006 @ 11:51 AM


You're Right, Erik by tickytack Thu June 8, 2006 @ 1:21 PM


Ticky by Quinny Thu June 8, 2006 @ 6:54 PM


Oops by Quinny Thu June 8, 2006 @ 6:55 PM


hmmm. by snurli Wed June 7, 2006 @ 5:29 PM

right by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 5:52 PM


Parents by inanna68 Thu June 8, 2006 @ 8:21 AM

fine by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:30 AM


This seems to be the only point... by Quinny Fri June 9, 2006 @ 7:31 PM


I respectfully disagree.... by LadyMac Thu June 8, 2006 @ 9:34 AM

once again by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 5:26 PM


I'm sorry.... by LadyMac Fri June 9, 2006 @ 8:37 AM


Well said by Quinny Thu June 8, 2006 @ 6:59 PM


Well, I'm 31 and have 3 kids. So...you tell me? by Brightie Wed June 7, 2006 @ 3:53 PM

OK by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 5:01 PM


Would you respond the same way... by GuestsSuck! Thu June 8, 2006 @ 3:36 PM

yep by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 5:28 PM


What a load of garbage by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 6:40 PM

good, keep up the childlessness by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 6:53 PM


Is that the best you've got? I'm rude? by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 7:06 PM

who cares? by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 7:32 PM


I gotta by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 7:52 PM

Sure I do! by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 8:20 PM


I live my life by my own moral code by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 8:38 PM

It's because we worry about you! by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 8:49 PM


Thanks and all, by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 9:17 PM

The Great Commission by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 9:28 PM


I have to say this (don't worry vc) by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 9:59 PM


I knew that there was a reason why I loved you Icono by Quinny Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:42 PM


I love you too Quinny by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:54 PM


If being a deviant is wrong by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:57 PM


This post has just won you POST OF THE CENTURY!!! by Quinny Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:02 PM


Wow thanks by vc Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:27 PM


I'm gracious in defeat. by Cynical Erik Fri June 9, 2006 @ 1:01 AM


That's very kind by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:48 PM


Nice! by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:00 PM


Icon, you said it... by Sorcha Thu June 8, 2006 @ 1:42 AM


I agree with you Icon by GuestsSuck! Thu June 8, 2006 @ 2:13 AM


Wow by Quinny Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:06 PM


We welcome your kind! by Iconophiliac Thu June 8, 2006 @ 8:06 PM


Just as a side note by GuestsSuck! Thu June 8, 2006 @ 10:22 PM


On a lighter note... by Venice Thu June 8, 2006 @ 10:03 PM


True Fact by GuestsSuck! Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:54 AM


Now I know why... by Venice Fri June 9, 2006 @ 1:06 PM


The "True Path?" by GuestsSuck! Thu June 8, 2006 @ 3:46 PM

Just bashing Christianity by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 5:32 PM


For YOU it is by GuestsSuck! Thu June 8, 2006 @ 6:44 PM

name calling? by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:37 PM


Oh jeez by GuestsSuck! Thu June 8, 2006 @ 10:16 PM

OK by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:37 AM


Riiiiiiiiiiiiight by GuestsSuck! Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:45 AM

Based on my observation by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:36 PM


Oh I see by GuestsSuck! Fri June 9, 2006 @ 8:13 PM

then maybe they weren't really Christians by Margaret Funk Sat June 10, 2006 @ 4:33 AM


This post shows how brainwashed YOU are by Quinny Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:08 PM

oh, this isn't bashing? by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:36 PM


But you said it yourself... by Quinny Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:43 PM

exactly by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 8:02 PM


Ok, anyone can see my post if they want to by GuestsSuck! Fri June 9, 2006 @ 8:40 PM


Hey, Margaret! by Dave R Fri June 9, 2006 @ 7:08 PM


blah blah blah by Quinny Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:35 PM


See? by Sorcha Thu June 8, 2006 @ 1:40 AM


I'm glad you're a Pagan too by vc Thu June 8, 2006 @ 2:17 AM


Generally speaking.. by Sorcha Thu June 8, 2006 @ 9:08 PM


You're a guy? by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 6:57 PM


You're right by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 7:20 PM


Hey, if the other 'deviants' are as decent as you... by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:02 PM


Sweet by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:54 PM


It almost actually does! by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:56 PM


But by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:59 PM


Of Course, by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:02 PM


That's it by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:07 PM


How could I guess by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 6:55 PM

huh? by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 7:38 PM


Well, let's see. by Cynical Erik Wed June 7, 2006 @ 7:56 PM

Age brings wisdom by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 8:05 PM


As my old man used to say... by Cynical Erik Wed June 7, 2006 @ 8:42 PM


Good Post Erik by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 8:47 PM


Ditto. by Cynical Erik Wed June 7, 2006 @ 8:58 PM

favorite verse of fools by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 8:59 PM


Figures. by Cynical Erik Wed June 7, 2006 @ 9:11 PM


"Kind of like this other guy I've heard stories about" by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 9:20 PM


Thanks a lot, man. by Cynical Erik Wed June 7, 2006 @ 9:25 PM


Sorry by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 9:27 PM


Don't worry about it. by Cynical Erik Wed June 7, 2006 @ 9:46 PM


Ok by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:13 PM


This is officially... by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:21 PM


Yeah it is by vc Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:27 PM


Exactly by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:34 PM

end times by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 9:25 PM


Oh, goody. by Cynical Erik Wed June 7, 2006 @ 9:34 PM


Do you remember the south park episode by Quinny Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:54 PM


I think I saw a different mormon episode by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:59 PM


I'd have to go with Jesus. by Cynical Erik Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:00 PM


Christopher Walken... by Quinny Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:13 PM


Jesus Vrs. Ryan by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:05 PM


Cult? by GuestsSuck! Thu June 8, 2006 @ 3:55 PM


Cult? by GuestsSuck! Thu June 8, 2006 @ 3:56 PM


Drink the punch by Quinny Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:14 PM


When by GuestsSuck! Thu June 8, 2006 @ 10:18 PM


So? by GuestsSuck! Sun June 11, 2006 @ 2:33 AM


Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwww by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 9:49 PM


Oh brother by GuestsSuck! Sun June 11, 2006 @ 2:42 AM


There are a lot of people who disagree with you.. by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 8:44 PM

Ummm by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 9:04 PM


But... by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 9:34 PM


OOO.... by Brightie Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:59 AM

Gay bars are fun by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 5:40 PM


No, I absolutely do NOT believe that by Brightie Thu June 8, 2006 @ 10:00 PM

yes, but not continual sin, not consistent sin by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:46 AM


Please. by Brightie Fri June 9, 2006 @ 7:35 AM

LOL by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 10:05 AM


I see you're putting the shovel to good use. by Brightie Fri June 9, 2006 @ 10:54 AM

The you've never read the Word of God by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:26 AM


Show me this "mathematical formula" by Iconophiliac Fri June 9, 2006 @ 6:50 PM


Word of the day by Quinny Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:17 PM


Oooohhh by Sorcha Thu June 8, 2006 @ 9:43 PM


Yummy word, isn't it?? by Brightie Thu June 8, 2006 @ 10:01 PM


My word would be.... by Sorcha Thu June 8, 2006 @ 10:57 PM


You have no tolerance by GuestsSuck! Thu June 8, 2006 @ 3:52 PM

impose? by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:39 PM


I never said you did by GuestsSuck! Thu June 8, 2006 @ 10:19 PM


Just remember... by Brightie Fri June 9, 2006 @ 7:37 AM


Erik... by Quinny Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:46 PM


I gladly accept. by Cynical Erik Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:13 PM


Mee Mee!!! by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:19 PM

Hi, I'm a Parent by Kitashla Wed June 7, 2006 @ 7:49 PM

tired of people ignoring the children by Margaret Funk Wed June 7, 2006 @ 8:26 PM


If you were my parent... by Quinny Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:59 PM


This is officially my new suggestion - by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:20 PM

Stop forcing your views by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 5:49 PM


Girl's gotta stand up for what she belives in by Quinny Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:21 PM


NEW SUBJECT by Quinny Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:37 PM

not petty by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 8:59 PM

so you admit it? by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:41 PM


No unfortunately, you have got it wrong, YET AGAIN by Quinny Thu June 8, 2006 @ 7:50 PM

yes, you are overly sensitive by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 8:10 PM


"better arguments" by Iconophiliac Thu June 8, 2006 @ 8:37 PM


I get you by vc Thu June 8, 2006 @ 8:51 PM

not by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 8:53 PM


Ok by vc Thu June 8, 2006 @ 8:59 PM

There are actually pplenty of books that deal with that by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 9:05 PM


And with that I'm out by vc Thu June 8, 2006 @ 9:10 PM

leave it to a non Christian by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 9:19 PM


The Bible is NOT scientific by GuestsSuck! Thu June 8, 2006 @ 10:35 PM


Have you ever seen the open letter to Dr. Laura? by vc Thu June 8, 2006 @ 10:58 PM

excuse me! by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:55 AM


What are you reading!? by GuestsSuck! Fri June 9, 2006 @ 8:19 PM


Evolution- good point by vc Fri June 9, 2006 @ 8:30 PM


And about this ship thing... by GuestsSuck! Fri June 9, 2006 @ 8:33 PM


Quick question by JenMo Fri June 9, 2006 @ 8:20 PM


Yeah... High level IQ means nothing to me by Iconophiliac Sun June 11, 2006 @ 10:22 AM


You are so missing the point. by Brightie Thu June 8, 2006 @ 8:02 AM


I never got a chance to say this, Kitashla... by Cynical Erik Thu June 8, 2006 @ 11:30 AM


ya know... by Sorcha Thu June 8, 2006 @ 1:30 AM

Yep, disown for their own good. by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 5:57 PM


Let me get this straight... by Sorcha Thu June 8, 2006 @ 9:14 PM

lots by Margaret Funk Thu June 8, 2006 @ 9:18 PM


How much do you actually know about Paul? by Cynical Erik Fri June 9, 2006 @ 2:03 AM

wow, you know very little by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 5:01 AM


Too bad... by Brightie Fri June 9, 2006 @ 9:28 AM


Considering your beliefs center around a giant invisible sky fairy... by Cynical Erik Fri June 9, 2006 @ 9:33 AM

ERASED by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 10:30 AM


Oh, crap. by Cynical Erik Fri June 9, 2006 @ 9:35 AM


No problems, hon by Brightie Fri June 9, 2006 @ 10:57 AM

As I said by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 10:11 AM


Ooo, and a little deeper! by Brightie Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:00 AM

Catholics by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:36 AM


You are full of it by GuestsSuck! Sun June 11, 2006 @ 3:00 AM


I was waiting... by Quinny Fri June 9, 2006 @ 7:19 PM


*hands Margaret a shovel* by Brightie Fri June 9, 2006 @ 9:25 AM

if I could up your IQ a few points by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 10:37 AM


If only you knew ANYTHING about your choosen subject by Brightie Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:09 AM

Apostasy by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 11:34 AM


Schools and religion by GuestsSuck! Fri June 9, 2006 @ 12:25 PM


WAIT, STOP!! by vc Fri June 9, 2006 @ 1:20 PM

nope : ) by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:40 PM

also by Margaret Funk Fri June 9, 2006 @ 4:41 PM


? by GuestsSuck! Fri June 9, 2006 @ 8:03 PM


I don't think she realized by vc Fri June 9, 2006 @ 8:47 PM

But what about the babies who have babies? by Akujin Wed July 5, 2006 @ 2:22 AM


by snurli Posted Wed June 7, 2006 @ 1:30 PM

When ever someone cries "But what about the children?!!?", I can only
think that she is merely using the "children" to hide her own fears.
Amazon sells a lot of stuff I consider obscene as well--namely
hate-mongering evangelical books, CDs and DVDs that offend me as a
more liberal consumer. But, I certainly don't expect Amazon to cater
to my personal views or to censor its catalogue so that unsuspecting
children are assaulted by the vitriol of Ann Coulter or Joe Scheidler
or Flip Benham. I consider this stuff more damaging to kids than their
discovery that some men like other men sexually. Personal belief. I
can't wait until you cruise the sex toy aisle.

It's my experience that Amazon has its site set up so that ads for
other items that are related to the items one has selected to view pop
up as a suggestive selling technique. No pun intended. I popped over
to Amazon and I checked out the link and Esquire showed up--a magazine
that ticks me off for other resons that are not germane to this post
(i.e. the demise of the magazine as a publisher of quality writing). I
just find it difficult to believe that the ad for Torso just popped up
out of nowhere--just what DVDs were you looking at?

Reply

by RedheadWGlasses Posted Wed June 7, 2006 @ 1:25 PM

So where are kids supposed to get their porn these days? In my ex's
day, he and his brothers just hit the Dumpsters behind the military
barracks (a virtual gold mine for porn mags) then sold them at
school.

Better a kid gets his porn from Amazon.com than from the 40-year-old
guy on a webcam at myspace.com.

Reply

by RedheadWGlasses Posted Wed June 7, 2006 @ 1:11 PM

his head will explode?

I have to believe that Amazon made an honest mistake here, in that
you'd have to be buying or looking at buying something
pornography-related (sex toys, etc.) in order to see ads for other
porn products.

Heck, I may have to go back to giving Amazon my business after all!

Reply


by Brightie Posted Wed June 7, 2006 @ 12:08 PM

Main stream internet goes racey - Film at 11.

It's an advertising banner, just like the ones you find ALL OVER THE
NET. The companies that pimp these banners try to make sure that the
content is properly filtered so that only mainstream ads go on
mainstream websites, and off-color ads go on adult only websites. The
problem is that pron companies know that the greater their exposure,
the higher their sales...so when they register their banner, they
purposely mislable what categories it should be shown in.

Now, what is SUPPOSED to happen is the company that pimps the banners
is supposed to preview the banners before adding them to the rotation,
so that if something is miscategorized, they can stop it from going
out. But they don't always do that...sometimes, one gets through.
Hence, this experience.

So really, if you want to boycott someone, boycott the banner company.
It was their job to make sure yuck doesn't make it to the areas where
the eyes of babes will be. Although, honestly, your kids probably
won't be on Amazon shopping unless they have credit cards.

Reply

by Andrew Lenahan Posted Wed June 7, 2006 @ 11:37 AM

Are you *sure* this is Amazon's fault? A lot of spyware/adware
programs insert ads on various websites which the owners of the
websites have no control over. I'd suggest running AdAware or Spybot
S&D to make sure everything is clean.

Reply
by Peregrina Posted Tue June 6, 2006 @ 11:17 PM

Isn't there some sort of parental controls you can put on your
computer to prevent Junior from clicking on those links? If so, then
it is YOUR responsibility as a parent to do so, not amazon.com's.

Reply

There is by Mr. Mafia Wed June 7, 2006 @ 1:07 AM


I found the parental controls to be pretty strict by Venice Wed June 7, 2006 @ 1:36 AM


by Sava Posted Tue June 6, 2006 @ 7:22 PM

Even covers for like Playboy or Playgirl are sexy, but not
pornographic. Come on, I don't think any gay man's magazine showed
guys engaging in full-on sex on the cover (that's probably inside the
mag, but they're not going to show that part on Amazon). Amazon also
carries various motorcycle magazines, and my husband and I purchased
them through Amazon - almost every cover shows a bikini-clad girl bent
over a bike (same thing with hot-rod car magazines). There's just as
much potential for "corruption" of a child from viewing one of those
covers of a scantily clad woman as there is from them viewing a
scantily clad man.

I agree that the poster seems slightly homophobis - I think it's less
the fear of pornography corrupting kids, it's the thought that it's a
GAY magazine, and God forbid she might have to explain to her children
what that means!

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by Quinny Posted Tue June 6, 2006 @ 6:33 PM

I don't know for sure, but I think that the poster is a slight
homophobic person.

In my mind, children see more boobs and other just watching a couple
of hours on tv than this magazine. Oh, I searched for the magazine in
question too.

THERE ARE WORDS COVERING ANYTHING PERTINENT.

No child can see anything of use in a pornographic act anyway. All
the magazine showed was two really ripped men standing next to each
other.

No gay acts, no sexual acts, no pornography.

You must just be too sensitive.

Reply

Yeah... by JuliePie Wed June 7, 2006 @ 10:42 PM

by vc Posted Tue June 6, 2006 @ 6:23 PM

Who wants to look at naked men while on Amazon?

Sure, if it were a tasteful ad for a magazine featuring beautiful
women that would be ok. The kind where they bathe each other in foamy
tubs and frolic in fields of wild flowers and such and such. You know
"Art" photos.

Sorry, couldn't help myself. The other posters are right. Unless the
ad was graphic enough to show sexual acts among gay men, then I don't
think your children are going to be scarred for life. I haven't seen
the ad, but I doubt Amazon would have anything more than maybe a
couple of guys with their shirts off.

Reply


Good point by Iconophiliac Tue June 6, 2006 @ 7:29 PM


Paintings? by vc Tue June 6, 2006 @ 7:32 PM


by Iconophiliac Posted Mon June 5, 2006 @ 3:33 PM

It's not like they would have actually pornography on the site. Also,
it's not like your children could PURCHASE the pornography.

Also it would be much easier for your children to get access to
pornography through ads, image systems (such as google images) and
actual pornography sites (sure most of them, if not all, have that "I
am 18 years or older" disclaimer but come on, it's incredibly easy to
lie). Also this may shock you but many stores also carry pornography
mags.

My point is - while not necessarily "easy" to get access to
pornography, if your children really wanted to, they could get it in
much easier ways than through Amazon. Of course, I do not know how old
your children are.

Reply


Wait! Wait! by Venice Mon June 5, 2006 @ 9:12 PM


But still! by Iconophiliac Tue June 6, 2006 @ 8:40 AM


Pornography by Venice Tue June 6, 2006 @ 3:19 PM


Pornography by LadyMac Tue June 6, 2006 @ 5:08 PM


I guess that's why.... by Venice Tue June 6, 2006 @ 6:21 PM


Knowing pornography when you see it by RedheadWGlasses Wed June 7, 2006 @ 1:22 PM


Venice by *Brenda* Tue June 6, 2006 @ 6:18 PM


I agree with Venice as well by Iconophiliac Tue June 6, 2006 @ 7:26 PM


Brenda... by Venice Wed June 7, 2006 @ 1:38 AM


W00t, goats!! by Brightie Wed June 7, 2006 @ 12:11 PM


Keep Erik away from THIs convo! by Iconophiliac Wed June 7, 2006 @ 6:48 PM


Too late! by Cynical Erik Wed June 7, 2006 @ 7:15 PM


Sounds Like by Aleyria Tue June 6, 2006 @ 12:56 PM


But... by Venice Tue June 6, 2006 @ 3:22 PM


hmm... by Alley Tue June 6, 2006 @ 4:55 PM


I totally agree by Quinny Tue June 6, 2006 @ 6:29 PM




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