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Postposted on Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:00 pm

Ok, forget it. Female bodies are clearly offensive here...
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:48 pm

I have no problem with anything involving Emma Watson, if you catch my drift.
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Fri Mar 22, 2013 12:41 am

I though this would be spam. Things like this generally don't get posted here.

And it is.
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:35 pm

DancinJack wrote:I though this would be spam. Things like this generally don't get posted here.

And it is.


Not just spam. Creepy spam. I'm gone for a few weeks, and come back to this? Eek.
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:24 pm

:lol:
I should've known better not to post anything female-related (so it wouldn't be considered as "spam") on such forums :wink: Oh well... Live and learn.
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:56 am

The pics are attractive without being over the top, there are no lady parts shown (and barely even hinted at), she's of age and JohnC is a long time poster.

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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:22 am

eeek girls is the problem, clearly.

Emma Watson is adorable, smart, and smoking hot. JohnC, you are a gentleman and a scholar, a connoisseur of fine whiskey, and there are damn few of us left.
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:24 am

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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:41 am

Such natural beauty, wish there was more of this nowadays, perhaps we will come full circle at some point where shoots like this mean more then the ones that take advantage of human sexuality.
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 11:13 am

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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 12:53 pm

I've got no problem with people posting non-porn shots of ladies or gents, but these pics of Emma are pretty terrible - completely forced and awkward. They're really bad.
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:15 pm

flip-mode wrote:These pics of Emma are pretty terrible - completely forced and awkward. They're really bad.
This.
It's not titillating enough for porn and not good enough for art.
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:51 pm

I don't understand the purpose of these photos. 「(°ヘ°)

Are they erotic? Well, not really. (⊙﹏⊙✿)

Are they artistic? Not even. (」゚ペ)」

Are they nice to look at? I sure don't think so. ┐( ̄ヮ ̄)┌

The weird contrast of colors is jarring and Emma herself looks like a drowned rat. Of course, I've never thought she was pretty. Ψ(`▽´)Ψ Commence jealous shrew accusations!
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 2:37 pm

auxy wrote:I don't understand the purpose of these photos. 「(°ヘ°)

Are they erotic? Well, not really. (⊙﹏⊙✿)

Are they artistic? Not even. (」゚ペ)」

Are they nice to look at? I sure don't think so. ┐( ̄ヮ ̄)┌

The weird contrast of colors is jarring and Emma herself looks like a drowned rat. Of course, I've never thought she was pretty. Ψ(`▽´)Ψ Commence jealous shrew accusations!


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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:02 pm

Black Applesauce wrote:I have no problem with anything involving Emma Watson, if you catch my drift.

Catch a drift, you say.

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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:27 pm

Meadows wrote:
Black Applesauce wrote:I have no problem with anything involving Emma Watson, if you catch my drift.

Catch a drift, you say.

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You know, while I never thought she was pretty -- cute as a child perhaps, in a rodentine way -- this really only made her portrayal of Hermione perfect: she was a little ragamuffin with long, unkempt hair and made herself thoroughly unlikeable as a snotty little brat, which was exactly perfect for the character of Hermione. (*´・v・)

That is, I liked her in the first two movies; in the later movies, when they completely discarded the character of Hermione for a generic teen Hollywood girl, and rewrote her part in every book thereafter, I really began to dislike her (the character, I mean.) ┐(‘~`;)┌ I'm sure those changes weren't really her fault, so it's difficult to fault Emma herself, but with that said, however, she went on various talk shows and the internet complaining about Hermione, as a character -- how her hair was unstylish and difficult to upkeep, and how she felt like everyone hated Hermione, and that she wanted her to be more likeable -- so I have little doubt that the changes in the character were introduced at least in part due to her complaining, as well as to improve the girl's sex appeal and draw in ephebophiles. (●__●)
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:36 pm

destroy.all.monsters wrote:The pics are attractive without being over the top, there are no lady parts shown (and barely even hinted at), she's of age and JohnC is a long time poster.

What's the problem?


You seriously have to ask?

The obvious elephant in the room is that TR forums have never been notorious for pin-up-like material of any sort (unless it's DC powered of course :o - and has at least a few transistors in the mix somewhere). Some people obviously think this cheapens the forums a tad. I don't feel strongly either way, but don't entirely disagree either.

The second elephant is that Emma Watson will be like 14 years old in the eyes of many people for the foreseeable future because of her role in HP (no, not the business machine company). Her generally youthful appearance for her age and not un-waif-like stature doesn't help on this front.

Plus, there's always a fine line between tasteful art and exploitative in these types of shoots, or at least a line that shifts markedly depending on who's viewing.
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:44 pm

cynan wrote:You seriously have to ask?
Yes? ( ̄□ ̄;)
cynan wrote:The obvious elephant in the room is that TR forums have never been notorious for pin-up-like material of any sort (unless it's DC powered of course :o - and has at least a few transistors in the mix somewhere). Some people obviously think this cheapens the forums a tad. I don't feel strongly either way, but don't entirely disagree either.
How does it "cheapen" the forums? Can you explain this statement or justify it? (@ ̄Д ̄@;)
cynan wrote:The second elephant is that Emma Watson will be like 14 years old in the eyes of many people for the foreseeable future because of her role in HP (no, not the business machine company). Her generally youthful appearance for her age and not un-waif-like stature doesn't help on this front.
She was like ten when she started starring in the movies. She's over 20 now. What's your point? It sounds like you're just dredging this up to attract anti-child-porn hysteria and panic when there's nothing of the sort involved. This is incredibly inflammatory and I am disgusted you'd even bring it up. щ(ಠ益ಠщ) If looking at Emma Watson naked makes you uncomfortable, perhaps you should examine what's going on in your own head to do so.
cynan wrote:Plus, there's always a fine line between tasteful art and exploitative in these types of shoots, or at least a line that shifts markedly depending on who's viewing.
"exploitative"? Are you freaking kidding me? She's like my age, 22 or 23; there's nothing "exploitative" about a grown woman being photographed naked of her own volition. Get out of here with this junk. If I was a moderator I'd delete your post and give you a warning. (ノಠ益ಠ)ノ
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:45 pm

Lol. I rest my case. I didn't say I held these views myself. I was just trying to fathom some of the negative feedback this thread got initially. The fact remains that these types of posts are uncommon at TR...
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:58 pm

auxy wrote:How does it "cheapen" the forums? Can you explain this statement or justify it? (@ ̄Д ̄@;)

Simple. If you have a car forum and you start discussing which brand of moisturiser you use on your buttocks, then the forum is no longer only about cars.

If you have The Tech Report and you start discussing Emma Watson, then you no longer report the tech so much.
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:01 pm

cynan wrote:Lol. I rest my case. I didn't say I held these views myself. I was just trying to fathom some of the negative feedback this thread got initially. The fact remains that these types of posts are uncommon at TR...
I support the earlier poster who said that the reason for the feedback was "eeek girls". (¬_¬) If he'd posted some trashy celebrity paparazzi photos site, or if it was hardcore porn or something, I could understand. These are at least relatively taseful, if not especially artistic.

I'm no fan of the photos myself, but I wholly support the right to post them, if other people are going to enjoy them. People who have a problem with it need to take the red pill. θ\(;¬_¬)
Meadows wrote:If you have a car forum and you start discussing which brand of moisturiser you use on your buttocks, then the forum is no longer only about cars.

If you have The Tech Report and you start discussing Emma Watson, then you no longer report the tech so much.
It's the offtopic forum. Your argument is invalid. (¬_¬)ノ

And why do people always go for car analogies with tech stuff? ( ̄Д ̄;)
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:06 pm

well... i'd Slytherin her Gryffindor...
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:15 pm

auxy wrote:And why do people always go for car analogies with tech stuff? ( ̄Д ̄;)

Because it's the closest, most alike, and most comprehensive source of analogies.

Just to put your thoughts to rest: imagine a digital audio forum, where you start to talk about tofu. Happy now?
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:18 pm

cynan wrote:The obvious elephant in the room is that TR forums have never been notorious for pin-up-like material of any sort (unless it's DC powered of course :o - and has at least a few transistors in the mix somewhere).

Unless you count the obligatory annual re-post of the Octoberfest beer wenches pic. :lol:

Meadows wrote:Simple. If you have a car forum and you start discussing which brand of moisturiser you use on your buttocks, then the forum is no longer only about cars.

There's probably a thread about moisturizer in here somewhere. :wink:

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At the end of the day, I think it is mostly the people who still have this mental image of her as being the bratty little kid from the early Potter movies who are weirded out to see her "all grown up" like this. I'll fully admit I found it slightly jarring myself.
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:19 pm

Meadows wrote:If you have a car forum and you start discussing which brand of moisturiser you use on your buttocks, then the forum is no longer only about cars. If you have The Tech Report and you start discussing Emma Watson, then you no longer report the tech so much.

Since you haven't complained about anything else the implication you're making is that only "hottie" pictures don't belong. What about the huge amount of other non-tech material in the forums? I just think the idea that only tech discussion is allowed is absurd.
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:38 pm

flip-mode wrote:Since you haven't complained about anything else the implication you're making is that only "hottie" pictures don't belong.

I'm not making implications. I elaborated on a point cynan made, because auxy is right about as thick as two short planks.
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:43 pm

Meadows wrote:
auxy wrote:How does it "cheapen" the forums? Can you explain this statement or justify it? (@ ̄Д ̄@;)

Simple. If you have a car forum and you start discussing which brand of moisturiser you use on your buttocks, then the forum is no longer only about cars.

If you have The Tech Report and you start discussing Emma Watson, then you no longer report the tech so much.


Plenty of car forums with normal, mentally stable people have such discussions (involving legal, non-pornographic kind of material) in "off-topic" sections... Go here:
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/forumdisplay.php?f=24 (this link is perfectly work-safe)
Then find "The official DAT AZZ thread NWS" and see what it has (don't click on that thread if you're offended by certain female body parts). They also have discussions about food, movies, watches, etc.
ClubLexus forums also have similar threads, etc. Why does the forum about cars have to be ONLY about cars (or any other kind of forum)? :roll:
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:51 pm

Meadows wrote:
flip-mode wrote:Since you haven't complained about anything else the implication you're making is that only "hottie" pictures don't belong.

I'm not making implications. I elaborated on a point cynan made, because auxy is right about as thick as two short planks.
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Re: Emma Watson's recent photoshoot (possibly NWS)

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 5:00 pm

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cynan wrote:The obvious elephant in the room is that TR forums have never been notorious for pin-up-like material of any sort (unless it's DC powered of course :o - and has at least a few transistors in the mix somewhere).
Unless you count the obligatory annual re-post of the Octoberfest beer wenches pic. :lol:

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Re: Wrong topic for wrong site

Postposted on Sat Mar 23, 2013 5:04 pm

JohnC wrote:Ok, forget it. Female bodies are clearly offensive here...

Why did you edit out your OP and the thread title?
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