It would be petty to point out how petty they are.

New Monopoly Game Gives Women More Money Than Men

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137 Responses to It would be petty to point out how petty they are.

  1. Hasbro will mint money with this game, as parents, relatives, and friends buy these for girls.

    Boys will seethe quietly, forced to play – a living demonstration of their place in the new gynocentric social order. That is, boys who are not broken or drugged will seethe.

    So it is educational for girls and boys!

  2. Eddie Willers says:

    Welp – there goes Hasbro.
    Get woke, go broke!

  3. Anonymous Reader says:

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  5. Tim Bro says:

    I fully support this. It is a relatively small but useful lesson in the slanted playing field young men will face as they enter our so-called “meritocracy,” with women receiving advantages in hiring, college admissions, military special units, etc. I hope it becomes the definitive version of Monopoly.

    Next: Update the Game of Life with a similar feminist slant, with the men being divorce raped and sent to live in shacks while the divorcées go on to great riches and get to keep all the kids. Wish I had played that version of Life. I might have made better choices.

  6. Anonymous Reader says:

  7. Anonymous Reader says:

  8. What pathetic virtue-signaling.  Females should be offended that they need to be given more money to begin and as the game goes on just so they can compete with males.

  9. masterhibb says:

    Earlier this year, Hasboro also released Monopoly:Socialism that mocked socialism by replacing all properties with “community projects.” It also monkeyed with the player income, as instead of collecting $200 for passing Go, you received a $50 “living wage.” It was immediately pulled from stores when the Blue Checkmarks complained about it. It will be interesting to compare Hasboro’s responses to criticism on the two games.

    “To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.” Anyone willing to put money on The Patriarchy here?

  10. justdoit says:

    There is life imitating art. That’s the conventional expression.

    Then there is art imitating life, as in when a game is made where women get paid more than men for the same work.

  11. justdoit says:

    Nevertheless, I can’t help but wonder (or hope) whether some sly dog at Hasbro just perfected the art of trolling by proposing this new game, and seeing it through to the market. Now we shall see what happens.

  12. cshort says:

    @The Question

    No, Hasbro still wins. Based on the photos of the PAW they barely look different from the old ones. Just cheap virtue signaling compared to what Hasbro released.

  13. Anon says:

    Nevertheless, I can’t help but wonder (or hope) whether some sly dog at Hasbro just perfected the art of trolling by proposing this new game, and seeing it through to the market. Now we shall see what happens.

    Unlikely. But I would like to see a ‘feminist’ version of ‘Life’.

    Chess is already feminist (the Queen is vastly more powerful than the King), yet 98% of Chess Grandmasters are male, even though it is a game with almost zero barrier to entry, and women can keep playing with each other until they get very good.

    But nonetheless, almost no Chess GrandMistresses.

  14. Anon says:

    Keep in mind that Monopoly is a very international game. This feminist version, while it will not be marketed outside of the Anglosphere, will look very silly in most other countries, where the ‘pay gap’ myth is not a luxury the society can afford to perpetuate.

  15. locustsplease says:

    Is one of the characters a sugar baby? Do you have to start with 60k student debt. Half the squares just say (you are strong and independent)!

  16. Anonymous Reader says:

    locustsplease
    Is one of the characters a sugar baby?

    Lol!
    If so, there’s gotta be another character…

  17. Mr. Woot says:

    My buddy stepped into the complimentary fire.

  18. Anonymous Reader says:

    Mr. Woot
    Your friend is boldly trolling in a deep lake. Should be interesting to see what bites he gets.

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  20. Anonymous Reader says:

    @Mr Woot
    That timeline is pure comedy gold. The amount of jumping-to-conclusions by feminists is epic. Hope he keeps it up for a while. Thanks for the link.

  21. Spike says:

    Hasbro is famous for producing dolls for your daughters that look like prostitutes.
    I had an Iraqi friend who spent a long time at the toy store one day. Finally the retail assistant asked him, Can I help you”?. He answered, “Yes. Do you have a doll for my daughter that doesn’t look like a prostitute?”
    They long ago have forsaken any moral centre.
    So when they make something like this, the only people surprised are feminists who think they are winning the battle of the sexes.
    Young boys will seethe. They will see that this game, like the broader society, is rigged against them. They will drop out and become one of two things:
    -Successful, hardworking MGTOWs* / Red Pillers.
    -Homeless cannibals that yell and shake their fists at the sky, who will eat fellow humans and defecate in the streets.
    The Centre Cannot Hold. There will be NO middle ground.

  22. TD says:

    Has anyone glanced at Life recently. How many peg colors do they have?

  23. Jonadab-the-Rechabite says:

    It is hilariously ironic to hear feminists use the word “equality”. Equal for a feminist means shorter distance on the golf course, fewer sets in tennis, special fake majors in universities, child custody when they divorce, immunity from domestic violence and abuse charges, special recognition for just being a female, the right to kill children, the right to sexually harass men, ladies night at the club, and now more money in monopoly because … you know … equality!

  24. IvoryWingman says:

    How nice.

    Unfortunately (for Hasbro), I have an iron-clad principle that I live by: I don’t buy from companies who hate me.

    Christmas will not include anything from them in my household this year. Or ever.

  25. Joe2 says:

    Hasbro is famous for producing dolls for your daughters that look like prostitutes.

    Indoor prostitution was legal in Providence, RI up until November 2009. Hasbro is headquartered in Pawtucket a mere 5 miles from Providence. The employees may have seen (visually and not patronize) a lot of prostitutes which, subconsciously may have affected the look of their dolls.

  26. Anonymous Reader says:

    @TD
    Since you asked, here’s an image from Rollo Tomassi’s Twitter timeline, entitled Ms. Game of Life ‘winning’ token

  27. Hazelshade says:

    At first glance I thought this would be tongue-in-cheek, like, the girls get extra money, how silly, it will be like regular monopoly where the lesson is that everyone hates the winner because they are in endless debt, and the winner is more likely to be female now, haha!

    But no, no, this appears to be entirely earnest.

  28. Tom C says:

    A few years ago the Monopoly iron token, in use since the 1930’s, was retired and replaced by a cat token due to winning a fan vote with 31% of the votes. The other options available in the vote were a robot, a guitar, a helicopter and…a diamond ring.

  29. purge187 says:

    And only White men go to jail.

  30. Frank K says:

    Do kids still play old school board games? They are as anachronistic as rotary dial telephones and typewriters.

  31. Frank K says:

    Hasbro is famous for producing dolls for your daughters that look like prostitutes.

    You made me do a google. Those are some ugly dolls.

  32. Ras al Ghul says:

    Here’s the thing. Assuming people actually play this, imagine the smugness the women will have at the beginning.

    Now imagine still losing to a male despite the advantage. because they will and any male playing monopoly to win will have to be more ruthless.

  33. Opus says:

    Now I never knew that… that Monopoly was an American invention (respect). It was licensed in 1930 to Waddington’s who produced the British version which I had always assumed was the original, for the properties were all in London – The Old Kent Road valued at £60 and Park Lane at £400 if I recall correctly. Recently Waddington’s has produced for the very town wherein I reside its own version (cos we is posh). To my chagrin my own road is absent from the properties to be purchased – the shame – so you can’t expect me to buy that one.

    I see from Infogalactic that there is and has since 1985 been a World Championship for Monopoly enthusiasts and so far as I can tell every World Champion has so far been male. That will surely have to change – and why is Hasbro so Trans-phobic??.

  34. Hmm says:

    I love the analogy above to the womens’ golf tees. A tacit admission that the sexes are not equivalent. Do trans women get to play from the womens’ tees? Of course! So much for womens’ golf. Do trans men get to play from the womens’ tees? Argument ensues.

    On another note, Forbes magazine just put out its list of most innovative leaders. Surprise! Only one woman on the list (at #75). Cue heart palpitations.
    https://www.forbes.com/lists/innovative-leaders/#7003784a26aa

  35. TheOtherScott says:

    Why didn’t I think of this? What better way to red pill these kids from the start?

  36. fsy says:

    Who is going to enforce this rule? Let’s wait and see if any kids follow it.

  37. David 'The Diversity Mastermind' Lammey says:

    It’d be awful if men walked into stores with dirty hands & started inspecting all this manufacturer’s stock!

  38. Gunner Q says:

    Frank K @ September 11, 2019 at 11:01 pm:
    “Do kids still play old school board games? They are as anachronistic as rotary dial telephones and typewriters.”

    Board gaming is an entire subculture. Most people who want to socialize over something other than wine tasting and Internet connections, socialize over games from Outbreak to Twilight Imperium.

    Settlers Of Cataan is still played in tournament settings. That’s a 1995 game.

  39. Anonymous Reader says:

    GunnerQ

    Board gaming is an entire subculture.

    There’s a revival of tabletop gaming at the college level. I have personally seen game stores / game parlors near campuses that stay open until 10 PM on weeknights and even later on weekends, there’s always a couple of groups of people playing something or other.

    Settlers Of Cataan is still played in tournament settings. That’s a 1995 game.

    It’s still pretty common around college campuses. I’ve seen it played by college men in a coffee joint in the last year.

  40. vfm7916 says:

    Agricola with all the expansions. These days though it feels like Fortress America is the way it’s going.

  41. Red Pill Christianity says:

    Uh… women ALREADY make more money then men in same occupations. The pay gap is real… against men. So the game concept is confusing!

    BTW, here is game box:

    Men make more than women OVERALL, because we do more dangerous jobs, work more hours, and often have longer careers and more extensive work experience. But in the same job, especially white-collar jobs, women far, and I mean far out-earn men. This is easily seen in education, legal, government, and medical jobs. Women get paid more than men doing same work and get promoted more easily.

    Blonde-hair, pale-skinned, blue-eyed “Indian” Elizabeth Warren is a typical example, she leapfrogged in front of much more qualified men to be the first “Indian woman” teaching at Harvard pulling over $300k a year.

    One alternative outcome in earning is that these days, many handymen can pull more than vet techs or dental hygienists, and women are very unlikely to want to become plumbers or handymen, of course. Before the Kochs, Bushes, and Obummers “fully-Mexicanized” the US construction industry to artificially collapse US wages in said industry, these were actually good paying jobs for men. Today they pay much less. They also de-industrialized the US through tax incentives for corporations to outsource and to mass-import cheap foreign labor, also hurting men’s earning abilities.

    In NYC, there is a movement to “date down”… not “date down” because the men are ugly, fat, or whatever. No, “down” simply because they earn less than women.

    NyPost.com/2016/06/01/the-solution-to-nycs-man-drought-date-down/

    Essentially, they are finally admitting what even the least Red-Pilled men already knew. That marriage = financial arrangement to women. Value for men = cash, because once they get bored being married and having the man help out in the worst years of a child (baby-5 yrs), she will sue his ass, force him out of the house, and demand more than half his stuff + most of his future income. All under penalty of jail.

    Men getting fewer college degrees and eventually earning less than women in numerous occupations was a predictable eventual outcome. This is what happen when you have literally 50+ years of male disenfranchisement.

    It starts in Kindergarten. Males face discrimination against their most basic childhood behaviors, are prevented from playing with building blocks to lower their cognitive skills, have lessons that are boring and fully-tailored towards women, are punished at much higher rates, and are even force-medicated with Ritalin to disable their basic motor functions. In the US today, 1/5 of all boys in public schools are being medicated with Ritalin and become literal zombies.

    Then as young boys progress through govt “public” schools, they will get another 12 years of feminist guilt-filled indoctrination. They will be told you are a rapists, dangerous, you oppress people you never met before, you stole land from natives, etc etc. It will be non-stop beatdowns of boys for 12 straight years, no brakes, that is just school, nevermind social media, CNN, music, movies, TV, etc. Boys will be suspended and punished for asking a girl out or for “harassment” or “making a girl feel uncomfortable”. These young men will eventually feel depressed, angry, confused, self-hating, and unmotivated. Think Nicholas Cruz, the Parkland terrorist. They become degenerates.

    Eventually, many of these young men will drift into weed, video games, social media fantasies, and p0rn (and hopefully, not violence). Why bother going to college and taking away opportunities from people he has supposedly oppressed and stolen from? Why marry when all you will do is anger your woman by your failures? You are no good after all. Women are strong and powerful.

    The few young men whot resist this first 12-year barrage will then face discrimination in job hiring, job promotions, college admissions, college scholarships, government grants, and more. Even in the previously merit-based military, you will be passed up for promotions and better jobs in favor of women and “minorities”, including males who wear dresses in the military.

    In time, if this keeps up long enough and we have had basically an entire generations under this social experiment by Western feminists, you end up with the Millennials. Loser, weak boys, and demanding deluded, alcoholic women who pop anti-depressant pills like they are popping zits. Then they b!tch about their life and “loser men” they meet infinitely.

    The result of this mess? Women are “forced” to date/marry down. Oh, the injustice! The horror!!! 😀

    Who…. Who could have saw such a result coming 10, 20, or even 50 years later? LOL Gotta laugh.

  42. Joe says:

    My wife and I love games. We play one a couple of times a week (that can do two players), just her and I.

    TV off, music playing and a glass of wine and ITS ON. We are both very competitive with each other. And it facilitates a sort of arguing and tension that’s fun for both of us.

  43. Frank K says:

    Yeah, but do kids still play old school games like monopoly or others: battleship, stratego, etc.? I haven’t played monopoly in eons, as I find it dull.

  44. Jon Patch says:

    Maybe relevant: When hitting the tee shot in golf, if the ball does not travel beyond the forward LADIES TEES, we refer to the shot as a “DICK OUT” and the player traditionally is required to play the remainder of the hole with his dick out of his open zipper. The fact that there are Ladies Tees should not be skimmed over. Sports have had the feminist monopoly rules in place since the beginning.

  45. BillyS says:

    Frank,

    Check out https://boardgamegeek.com/ for a boatload of games that are much better than the common fare at most big box retail stores.

    Many good games there if you want something fun. Dexterity, party, two player, thinking, etc. It is a growing niche hobby. Definitely fun.

    Settlers of Catan and Ticket to Ride have been gateway games in the past, though they are not as popular with the core crowd as others. Still good to check out though. You may even find those at WalMart or Target.

    I tried to do much of this with my exwife, but she despised them in her heart and only barely tolerated things. Though that is quite true of modern women: They want you to do everything they want with no desire to adapt to what you might like.

    (Yet these are the women 7817 and others tell us we must wife up to be godly!)

  46. BillyS says:

    Larry,

    I don’t think many will buy this, even in our very woke environment.

    Anon,

    But I knew one chess grandmistress years ago so women as just as good as men at chess! (Sarcasm for the humor impaired.)

    TD,

    Has anyone glanced at Life recently. How many peg colors do they have?

    Good point, but keeping it color-blind friendly would be tough….

    AR,

    The car is blue though. Her husband the car?

    VFM,

    Agricola with all the expansions. These days though it feels like Fortress America is the way it’s going.

    Neither of those are the most popular ones today. The former would losely fall under the “Euro” category, except the length gets quite long. Fun pieces to move around, typically many ways to earn points and plays quickly. The latter would be “Ameritrash” – lots of plastic figures and dice rolling. The latter is a popular sub-genre, but not the most popular one.

    Look at the top games on the https://boardgamegeek.com site and you will see what is more popular in that group, though tastes still vary widely.

    I used to play in comic shops, but the atmosphere no longer fits me as much.

  47. Colojohn says:

    Red Pill Christianity wrote: “In the US today, 1/5 of all boys in public schools are being medicated with Ritalin and become literal zombies.” I’ve seen this trope used frequently over the years. Unfortunately, it’s not true.

    As the father of a son with extreme ADHD, I’m here to say that Ritalin (and similar drugs) are SPEED! If you give these drugs to kids (usually boys) who don’t have blood chemistry that’s 180 degrees off of normal, they’ll be climbing the walls! My son (who does have wonky brain chemistry) took the maximum allowed dosage and he was never close to becoming a zombie.

  48. AnonS says:

    Good thing I’m a masculine presenting trans-lesbian.

    Why yes, our company is woman owned give a me a grant.

    Why yes, in fact our company is so progressive women and trans people are paid more in our company. Our board of executives are all masculine presenting trans-lesbians.

  49. vfm7916 says:

    @BillyS

    My personal groups, not stated as most popular.

    I also like Talisman, but the kiddos like original Pandemic for some reason. It’s more fun for them to be cooperative at this stage than competitive.

  50. Jim says:

    Feminist Monopoly? lol.

  51. BillyS says:

    VFM,

    I still like Agricola and own a LOT of stuff for the original. I don’t know that I will buy into the rerelease though. I did get the Family Edition to try with my grandchildren.

    I am not that impressed with cooperative games myself, especially since they tend to end up with one person telling everyone else what to do.

  52. Jon Patch says:

    We’ve all been doing it for females since we were little boys:
    Race your sister home from the end of the block? she got a good head-start
    One-on-one hoops to 10? spot the neighbor girl 5 points
    Ping pong against your girlfriend? play left-handed
    Board games and cards were never included in this. My mother was a fantastic card player and it would have been ridiculous to offer her any advantage and she would have scoffed anyway. I disapprove of this here and it hits me personally because I am a lifelong RISK game fanatic and now play a couple times a day on my phone against players worldwide. It’s Hasbro as well and I don’t know yet how I will react. I’ve had several boycotts over the years for the sake of my own standards- Nike, Nabisco, NFL -but I don’t know if this Monopoly thing should be on par with that. It really just seems pretty silly and I don’t think it will catch on. Quality females in my life would never agree to play on those terms anyway.

  53. Anonymous Reader says:

    Jon Patch
    We’ve all been doing it for females since we were little boys:

    Sure, but nobody told you to, forced you to. This really is just feminist territory marking / rubbing it in everyone’s face, and nothing more.

    I like the idea of starting every girl player with $60,000 in student loan debt, and turning spaces like “Free Parking” into “Safe Space”.

  54. 7817 says:

    SJW’s want to ruin everything, from Thanksgiving Dinner to children’s games.

    Adam Piggot had a great post this week about how what we think are unintended consequences are actually intended by the Left. They really do want to murder babies in the womb and generally destroy society. It’s all on purpose, they’re not idiots. Explaining to those poor misguided liberals that they’re ruining everything just gives them energy, that’s what they want.

  55. Anonymous Reader says:

    Encountered this meme on another site. Somehow it fits in this thread, IMO.

  56. Liz says:

    From babylon bee link above:
    You go around the board buying starter kits for various MLM organizations. If other players land on a starter kit you already own, they’re forced to go to a “party” and then pay into your business as they’re helplessly sucked into your downline. Collect a full set of same-colored MLMs, and you’ll have a monopoly as your church or neighborhood’s main supplier of overpriced oils, handbags, or plastic storage containers.
    “We’re empowering women to collaborate with each other by exploiting one another in the spirit of fellowship,” said Greg Wesley, lead game designer. “This is a powerful feminist statement that shows women can go off and be their own bosses by making everyone at the top of the pyramid very rich.”

    This is some truly brilliant satire. So close to the truth it really…isn’t even satire.
    Yesterday’s jokes are today’s realities.

  57. American says:

    When I was finishing my first master’s degree, I used to use one of those 24/7 Internet centers to do that part of my research which needed to be done online on my way home from work as I didn’t have an Internet connection where I lived and honestly didn’t want one at home. These Internet access small businesses were all over the U.S. and popular from 2000 to 2010 or so with the online gamer crowd.

    While working on a statistical research model one day, a 20-something who was consumed with Warcraft (always there) stuck his head over the cubicle and said “which game do you play?” I said I play real life and right now I’m playing MBA. He said he never heard of a game called MBA before. I advised him to look it up. I went back to my research and he went back to Warcraft.

    Feminist monopoly? Not even on my radar. Give it to me as a present and it’s going right into the trash bin out back same day.

  58. Scott says:

    7817

    My only problem with Adam Piggot is his “modern man” series of posts. Its a little too much AMOGing for my taste. In that series, if he gave it a little brevity it would be funnier and easier to digest.

  59. Scott says:

    Speaking of having a sense of humor about yourself.

    I feel that the best thing to do when sick or injured is to ignore it and definitely not look at it, because eventually it will just go away.

  60. 7817 says:

    Piggot and guys like him are good to read slightly tongue in cheek. I enjoy his blog, even though I’m not going to do everything he suggests.

    I’m not going to go buy a motorcycle, but I get why it’s on his list.

    An autist type could do worse than to just follow his list.

  61. Scott says:

    The problem with lists like that is it sets a standard for “real man” that looks a little to tradcon.

    According to him, I fail to reach that standard because I don’t shave every day. Even though I did shave every day for 20 years on active duty, even on weekends.

  62. 7817 says:

    Right, but who cares really. I don’t shave daily, don’t have a motorcycle, don’t have the confidence of Sean Connery, etc, but for some clueless millennial just waking up, it’s not bad to get advice from the older brother he never had.

    You’ve proven yourself, you’ve got no need to follow somebody else’s checklist.

    I’ve actually watched guys trying to help a clueless millennial with advice like this, but he was to dense to accept any of it, thought he knew best. Sad!

    I keep meaning to get some of that soap Piggot recommends though…

  63. 7817 says:

    For pete’ s sake man, you’ve got a doctorate, retired from the army, currently building your own house, restarted a family when older after a devastating divorce…

    This list isn’t for you man, you’re fine.

  64. Scott says:

    I know but my foot really hurts.

  65. Dale U says:

    @Scott
    I’m surprised you left it for 12 hours. Hopefully it does not get infected. Thank God for our self-healing bodies.

  66. Anonymous Reader says:

    Scott
    I feel that the best thing to do when sick or injured is to ignore it and definitely not look at it, because eventually it will just go away.

    T’s but a scratch.

  67. Opus says:

    Scott – I am not a medic – but – tetanus – get that foot checked out – now!

  68. Lost Patrol says:

    I know but my foot really hurts.

    According to the medical training passed along to me by my grandfather, you should “walk it off” until it stops hurting.

  69. Jack Russell says:

    Here is one for you Scott. Crowded House-Nails In My Feet.

  70. Scott says:

    Good news. It feels 95% better this morning and all I did was nothing.

  71. Anonymous Reader says:

    Scott, if you were to walk into the office of my primary, the old flyover doc, he’d ask you when was the last time you had a tetanus shot. Probably he’d ask that while walking into the storage room where the fridge is, in order to draw out a unit of tetanus vaccine to stick in your arm.

    Just saying.

  72. Liz says:

    I’d definitely get a tetanus booster if I’d stepped on a nail, but since Scott just retired from the military I’d bet his booster is up to date (every 10 years).

  73. Scott says:

    Tetanus is good to go. Retired from active duty less than a year ago.

  74. TheTraveler says:

    @Fh
    Yes, we are enemies: with your venom and rage, despair and hopelessness, you are a servant of darkness. Saying that activity here is a waste of time is pretty rich, coming from someone who posts here nonstop.

    @MountainMan
    I am honored by your statement. I guess we’re even–I find little value in anything you say, either.

  75. TheTraveler says:

    Apologies to all for my post–it was meant for the food fight on another thread.

  76. aussiemania says:

    I must be a lot older than Adam Pigott or something, because I find his commentary very superficial. Especially he ignores Australia’s unique history. Just for example, Australia’s most ‘far-right’ politician was the leader of our ‘progressive leftist’ party: Arthur Calwell. And I can actually remember that he was ditched in favour of our Trudeau-clone (Gough Whitlam) at exactly the same time that women of all ages began to have a big influence in Australia’s public life. Even my Depression-era ‘conservative’ mother voted for Gough, as I’m sure did many women of her age group. It was not ‘the left’ which brought change but women’s solipsism. I’ve been told that the same thing happened in Sweden – the big ‘multi-culti’ push began when they reached a tipping point of female influence in public affairs. Politicians love it when we divide into ‘right and left’ factions to support their endless grifting.

    I like Dalrock because he’s one of the few who looks beyond elections etc for the deeper roots of our problems.

  77. aussiemania says:

    But then maybe we’re not so unique really. I mean why was JFK’s big success? Did all those ‘greatest generation’ Depression era men suddenly decide to support a ‘frat boy’ as many called him, who they saw as a precocious upstart? Or did his wife and his looks have anything to do with it, I mean among the ladies? Was any of this ever about ideologies of ‘left and right’ is it what they call a matter of ‘gender balance’?

  78. Marquess of FORE! says:

    Maybe relevant: When hitting the tee shot in golf, if the ball does not travel beyond the forward LADIES TEES, we refer to the shot as a “DICK OUT” and the player traditionally is required to play the remainder of the hole with his dick out of his open zipper.

    Wut?

    Go to Fire Island for the golf, they said. Wear leather, they said. Find your foursome on this thing called grindr, they said. Assholes.

    A clearer case of antigolfitic trolling, I have never seen, in all my 0.2 femtoseconds reading this blog, Dalrock. This… gaslighting philistine’s mauvepill lies are single-handedly laying waste to the whole of Christendom. His blatant toxicity and tone-deaf privileged mansplaining are changing everything and demoralizing the youngsters, none of whom will actually read this, interact with the commenters, or ever separate themselves from their Fortnite or Snapchat long enough to try to play the game. Something must be done, not that I’d ever have the temerity to passive-aggressively demand something must be done, but something must be done, pronto… but only if you want to, but something mus… are you even listening to me? You never listen to me… I’m not happy anymore.

    Truly, the game is about as pointless as sodomy. And, I imagine, equally humiliating for its participants. Still great, though. It doesn’t feel like sinning, except for the cursing and the near-blasphemous imprecations and the (goose) shit everywhere.

    Globohomo corporations Wokeanda-izing their wares is so incredibly lame. More, more more! Bring it on!

  79. aussiemania says:

    BTW, total respect for your warriors especially your Greatest Generation. I just used quotes on the phrase because it’s unique: Our Greatest Generation all went off a century ago to die in the trenches and beaches of WW1. We remember them as ANZACS, it’s a different history.

    After that in WW2 Australia was directly under attack so everyone was mobilised, and you could even include our Vietnam soldiers as a continuation of Australia’s WW2 struggle (all to prevent invasion of our country from the north). So it doesn’t break so easily into a generational divide for us.

    On Sweden: I was at an academic seminar in 1990 which reported the latest developments there: It seems that traditional Swedish Socialism assumed that all women would become housewives (!), and by the 90s the women were rebelling against that. Of course. So big changes were underway…

  80. Oscar says:

    @ aussiemania

    I have nothing but respect for Aussie Soldiers, and frankly, they’re better jungle fighters than Americans. If we ever have to fight in the jungle again, we could do far worse than to train with the Aussies.

    Kiwis, Canucks, Brits and South Africans all get big respect as well.

  81. purge187 says:

    Is Adam’s site back up? The link on Dalrock’s page is still broken.

  82. Red Pill Latecomer says:

    There’s now an SJW blog dedicated to “diversity in horror”: https://diversityhorror.blogspot.com/

    A horror blog dedicated to works featuring and/or created by people of color, American Indians, people with disabilities, and LGBTQIA people.

  83. John James R. says:

    “If we ever have to fight in the jungle again, we could do far worse than to train with the Aussies.”

    Does Israel need a jungle to be defended or something?

  84. Oscar says:

    Since this thread is moribund, enjoy ten minutes of some of the world’s strongest men making fun of each other.

  85. Gunner Q says:

    aussiemania @ September 15, 2019 at 1:29 am
    “I mean why was JFK’s big success?”

    His father, Joe Kennedy, was a big-name globalist and member of President Roosevelt’s inner circle. He used the media empire he’d built (with illegal insider trading practices) along with high-level political contacts to place his sons in the White House. He was a hardline Communist who was so furious with JFK taking up arms against USSR instead of overseeing our surrender–what became known as the Cuban Missile Crisis–that my personal JFK assassination theory is that it was ordered by Daddy.

    On a similar note, have you ever wondered why the Democrats chose Russia as the election-stealing bogeyman? Projection.

    https://thefederalist.com/2015/03/10/ted-kennedy-secretly-asked-the-soviets-to-intervene-in-the-1984-elections/

    That apple didn’t fall far from its tree.

  86. Mad_Kalak says:

    “N.M. Abolishes Marital Communication Privilege, Based in Large Part on Feminist Arguments.”

    The idea of not having your wife testify against you was based on outdated patriarchal marriage assumptions.

    https://reason.com/2019/09/14/n-m-abolishes-marital-communication-privilege-based-largely-on-feminist-arguments/

  87. Hmm says:

    Doug Wilson uses the “s” word to women nonironically:
    https://dougwils.com/books-and-culture/s7-engaging-the-culture/a-two-bucket-woman.html

    I think he makes an excellent point about committing in advance to obey God’s word, no matter what it says.

  88. Anonymous Reader says:

    GunnerQ
    His father, Joe Kennedy, was a big-name globalist and member of President Roosevelt’s inner circle. He used the media empire he’d built (with illegal insider trading practices) along with high-level political contacts to place his sons in the White House.

    You left out where the money came for Joe’s media empire. Joe Kennedy was a major player in the alcohol smuggling racket during the 1920’s, mainly from Canada to the northern US. He was smarter than Al Capone – didn’t get caught on tax evasion.

    The press adored John F. Kennedy, even though he was a failure as a Navy officer, was addicted to pain meds and carried on adulterous affairs while a Senator and as President. Or perhaps they adored him because of those things.

  89. Anonymous Reader says:

    Mad Kalak
    “N.M. Abolishes Marital Communication Privilege, Based in Large Part on Feminist Arguments.”

    Thus making the married state more like cohabitation. Should work out well.

  90. Scott says:

    Sigh

    The reason married couples cannot be compelled to testify against each other is because of the “one flesh” concept, which we as Christians understand to be central to the sacrament.

    You and you wife become, on some level one person. You cannot be compelled to testify against yourself.

    This world is unravelling so fast my head is spinning.

  91. Red Pill Latecomer says:

    Another First.

    London hosts its first Trans Pride march: https://metro.co.uk/2019/09/15/londons-first-trans-pride-march-one-day-not-outcasts-10744563/

    More than 1,500 people showed up to London’s first ever Trans Pride march, which organisers called the ‘one day we’re not outcasts’.

    The parade kicked off at Wellington Arch at Hyde Park Corner and ended in Soho Square but the exact route was not revealed beforehand to prevent people interfering with the event.

    Despite concerns about safety and numbers, organiser Lucia Blayke said the day had been ‘absolutely incredible and overwhelming’.

    She added: ‘The sun’s out and the sky’s blue, if you look at everyone’s faces it’s just big smiles.’

    ‘For trans people it’s a lot different being out in public.

    ‘Usually we’re scared, we’re having things shouted at us, we’re humiliated and just really embarrassed.

    ‘Social interactions aren’t usually that relaxing so today is all about being together in public and keeping each other safe and uplifted. It’s the one day we’re not outcasts.’

    Really? If we give them that one day per year, will they please stay closeted for the other 364 days?

  92. Frank K says:

    I’m sure paedo-pride day and parades aren’t that far behind

  93. Opus says:

    The distance one must traverse to arrive at Soho Square from Marble Arch is about one and a quarter miles – still, in High Heels it is presumably the more grueling. By my estimation and on the assumption that all participants in the Tranny dawdle were from London that means that it attracted a massive 00.002% of London’s population. In a world where even a popular comedian such as Eddie Izzard frequently cross-dresses and where even in my parents day one of their West End treats was to dine at the restaurant run by Mr Danny La Rue a glamorous Cross-dresser who would turn-up to make a few jokes and sing a song or two it is hard for me to get my head round the idea that anyone much cares a fig what cross-dressing afficianados get up to – clearly 99.998% of the populace yawned. After all if you are convincing no one will notice; if not, you need to practice harder – or adopt a different and more convincing uniform. Would the true purpose of the march be to attempt to manufacture some outrage where so far there is only apathy. It is difficult to claim the prizes and baubles given to those of victim-status when no one cares.

    I thought that all Gay Pride parades were Paedo Recruitment Rallies. How did we turn the story of the Pied Piper from a cautionary tale into a User Manual?

  94. Novaseeker says:

    Isn’t the writing well and truly on the wall for the trans folks in the UK though? Surely the rising Muslim community won’t be putting up with that long-term.

  95. Red Pill Latecomer says:

    The freaks in the pictures of the Trans Pride march are hilarious.

    My favorite sign: My Husband Has a Pussy.

    Not sure what to make of it. It’s held by what looks like an ugly man in a dress, walking beside an even uglier man in a dress.

    I guess the second man is the “husband.” Which means he identifies as a man? But he has a pussy? I suppose that could mean either a very butch transman (i.e., a woman), or a man who had it cut off, but oddly still considers himself a man.

    Curiouser and curiouser, this modern world of ours.

  96. Minesweeper says:

    This is fu8king hilarious.

    https://conversationalist.org/2019/09/13/feminism-explains-our-toxic-relationships-with-our-smartphones/

    “Let’s face the truth. We are in an abusive relationship with our phones.”

    “Emotional labour holds up patriarchy just as ‘attentional labour’ fuels surveillance capitalism
    Australian philosopher Kate Manne points out how misogyny is based on the care, attention, support and service women are expected to give to men. Emotional labour is the currency that patriarchy extracts from us and stockpiles for the winners. There’s a clear parallel between the emotional labour of women under patriarchy and the ‘attentional labour’ extracted from all of us under surveillance capitalism. We’re required to keep clicking on ads, serving up our behavioral data and spending hours every day scrolling, tweeting, liking, surveying and high-fiving.”

    In short, the men abuse us via our smartphone addiction.

    Traveller – you’ll like this one : “Our devices are basically gaslighting us. “

  97. Minesweeper says:

    I can’t stop laughing about this one.

  98. Minesweeper says:

    “We must go on sharing more of our lives with devices we love but cannot trust, because even trying to fix it will cause the whole social order to combust. Next thing you know, women will be wearing trousers and thinking they can vote.”

    I’m not 100% sure this isn’t parody. If it isn’t its right on the line.

  99. feministhater says:

    The line between satire and the reality of the sjw/feminists/lgbtqrsuvxyz brigade has been blurred to the point that being able to discern the difference is, for practical purposes, impossible.

    Life has become satire, it has become 1984, it has become the brave new world we were warned about. Big Brother or ‘Sister’ in this case is watching..

  100. Minesweeper says:

    @FH, it really is, I actually think after looking at her linked in profile, she is serious.

    Parody, has now become normal life.

    Which lets be honest, is what we are all experiencing.

  101. Minesweeper says:

    In all seriousness, I think its time laws are enacted so that women are paid annually for their ‘attentional labour’ on their smartphones.

    If anyone disagrees, well, clearly, it must be nothing bar misogyny.

    I rest my case.

    Opus you may beg to differ,

  102. Frank K says:

    I thought that all Gay Pride parades were Paedo Recruitment Rallies. How did we turn the story of the Pied Piper from a cautionary tale into a User Manual?

    They are, but not openly. They’re working on changing that, but it will first require re-educating the masses into believing that paedos are a persecuted group that deserves protection and that there is nothing wrong with diddling kids. I expect the mass media to go into overdrive to do just that.

    I think the difference between people like LaRue in the past and trannies in the present, is that LaRue knew he was entertainment, a joke. Today’s trannies demand to be taken seriously.

  103. BillyS says:

    No wonder so many women are in favor of gun control Minesweeper. If their smartphones can make them do things then guns must make people do bad things too!

  104. Minesweeper says:

    @BillyS, clearly women need to protest for smartphone control !

    To stop the rape of the patriarchy !

    It can only be achieved va smartphone control.

  105. Opus says:

    Speaking as someone who does not have a smart-phone I am not the person to understand the pain that Aussie woman is going through – and apparently as a member of Patriarchy Inc I am responsible for her woes though I rather suspect that she should be in the women’s studies rather than the philosophy department. For me (with rare exceptions) the words Philosopher and Woman do not belong in the same sentence for whether it is Mrs Sartre or Judith Butler (of whom I have to confess I have read quite a lot) it is always about their Genitalia … and how is it that Androphobes always seem to have a surname incorporating the word man. There was that bad-tempered Barristeress Miss ProudMAN and here it is Kate MANne.

    As for taking Trannies seriously, I never laugh, not in public anyway. We had one serving on the check out in my local supermarket. I know he was a tranny because the staff all have a name badge and his said Katie which is not a name any man I have ever met uses. He was as unconvincing as he was miserable – but I did not laugh. This was followed by an Asian fem-boi such that I felt that were I to have suggested that he could make a few shillings by meeting me after his shift ended he would have accepted my offer. I don’t appreciate being eyed up by men and there is no way one can treat him as one does a man as one knows very well what he would really like to do were he not on shift. (Hey is the Pope a Catholic) Even standing in line for him was tantamount to implying that I would not be adverse… (I knew that he knew that I knew that…) and so I avoided his line – just as I avoid the black lady for I know if there is a disagreement I will be sure to say the wrong thing after which I will banned from Tesco and arrested for racially aggravated shopping. I would say I have never met a convincing tranny (and I have met a few) though I suppose I will be informed that I might have but just did not notice it was so convincing so for all I know my entire town is made up of Trannys. We did have a local Councellor with a beard who started life as a woman – and he/she was much shorter than most men thus giving away his origins – rather sad I felt and not at all gay. If they are so good at the impersonation then why the fuss as no one will notice. If not they need to start again. We don’t laugh at a poor pianist but we don’t then pretend either that he is Daniel Barenboim. Why must I pretend that someone like Katie might be my dream woman?

    I have no doubt seeing that the Tranny March was seeking maximum publicity/maximum annoyance that they merely walked east along England’s busiest shopping Street i.e. Oxford Street which takes one from Marble Arch all the way to Soho Square (you just have to turn south off Oxford Street and you are almost there). Half Naked Buddhists with their drums and bells and chants march along Oxford Street every day so shoppers there are used to strange sights and sounds but the Buddhists do not claim that they are being oppressed. Early one chilly Monday morning as I was walking east along Oxford Street I came a cross a young Japanese woman with hair coming down all over her face. ‘Hello Sadako’ I said to her (for such, of course, she was). I bet that surprised her! – as she turned back into HMV or it may have been Virgin but even in my enthusiasm for Ring I did not really imagine that she was the real Sadako.

    This clip which is only just over a decade old is now of course politically incorrect:-

  106. Minesweeper says:

    @Opus, the clip – love it ! I love the naked gun\airplane comedy even more, particularly as so its un-PC, it seems to make it even funnier as things progress.

    Give it 20 years and we will be watching these things only via TOR under pain of incarceration.

  107. Frank K says:

    just as I avoid the black lady for I know if there is a disagreement I will be sure to say the wrong thing after which I will banned from Tesco and arrested for racially aggravated shopping

    One thing I noticed at UK stores like Tesco was that the service is … indifferent. You have to bag your groceries yourself and if you don’t bring your own bags you are charged for the disposable bags. What I’m saying is that the interaction between customers and staff is virtually null. It was even worse on the “continent” where I thought that staff could be outright rude. You get the feeling that as a customer you are a nuisance to them.

    Contrast that with most of the US. The first thing the checkout clerk asks you is if you found everything you were looking for. If you say no, someone will be summoned to go find it for you. Your groceries are bagged for you (in complimentary bags) and you are thanked for your patronage. If you ask, the bagger will push the shopping cart all the way to your car and even load the groceries into your car. A rude clerk risks dismissal. You can be walking down an aisle and ask a clerk who is busy stocking a shelf where to find an item. The clerk will drop everything and escort you to where the item is located. The very idea that you could be banned from the store because a clerk doesn’t like you would be considered risible.

  108. Oscar says:

    @ Frank K

    It was even worse on the “continent” where I thought that staff could be outright rude. You get the feeling that as a customer you are a nuisance to them.

    Grocery clerks on the Continent.

  109. Opus says:

    @Frank K

    Recently, just as McDonald’s have ceased providing one with a plastic straw, Tesco’s have started charging for plastic bags (it’s the law! – and massive virtue signalling). Apparently plastic is going to destroy this planet [face palm] and so I wonder why Tesco and other shops do not do what they do in America – provide paper bags rather than charge as they do 5p (about four cents) for a bag.

    It is not that English staff are rude – far from it – but standing all day (they sit) or filling up your shopping-bag are not part of our culture. I would be embarrassed and assume my physical ability was now regarded as past competence were I offered assistance in transporting my groceries. What now is part of our culture (and it grates with me) is the importation of your ‘have a nice day’ for the English cannot say it without giving the impression that they hope you will suffer miserably and for all eternity. Enthusiasm is as I have mentioned before regarded with suspicion. We just want to be left in peace – please. I put this down to the weather because one cannot be outwardly cheerful in a place where it is always raining or about to do so which is why the English are never lost for a subject (good tip for Day Game afficianados) on which to start a conversation for when it comes to the weather everyone has an opinion – the same one – that it is going to rain. We are thus all in the same soggy boat.

    In England, businesses are run for the benefit of the female staff. Failing to worship at the feet of the female sex has had me in recent years barred from both my then Bankers (put in fear for my safety too!) and my then Doctor as well as being told my the CEO of my local council that I was offensive (failure to worship women, again).

  110. Opus says:

    I need to correct the above for I have just noticed Tesco charge not 5 but 10 pence for a bag. So, I am just back from there and was served by Sasha who is very nice and has two small boys (I assume there is a husband). After enquiring as to whether I have been busy today which I answered, with a minimum of detail but she genuinely wanted to know she bid me ‘take care’. Isn’t that nice. Although not today, Sasha unlike any of the others likes to pack groceries, and frankly it might be better were she to stand as that weight of hers seems only to be increasing – which is a pity as she is potentially quite attractive to go with her warm personality.

    One of the other reasons I like to be served by Sasha is that even were we to fall out and I to sarcastically inform her she should go back where she came from, no greater offence would be caused as she is a native Briton and would assume that I meant to her home which would indeed be the case. I like Sasha but were I not to do so I might find someone as friendly as her off-putting – what business is it of hers what sort of a day I have had! the impertinance. As it happened I could not find the Marmite-(I guess America does not have Marmite)-coated Rice cakes and I am sure that had I mentioned this I would have been informed that either they are presumably no longer stocked or informed that she had no idea they even existed or had previously been sold and I would then have had to ask whether she liked Marmite – it is a perennial subject – on which everyone has a definite opinion which must be aired. No one would have been called to search for the same. Anyway, we don’t like to cause a fuss – far too embarrassing.

    It is the same however I think with waiters. An American waiter is proud of what he does and even though it is a humble position The White House is not out of reach at least for his children if not himself. Over here there is more of a stand-off. A waiter is a lowly person but he resents the fact that you are being served on and by him. He has no more chance of being King than you so what makes you so superior that he has to bow and scrape to you. The same attitude of resentment goes through everything including the Professions.

    Enough I think, of the difference between Tesco and Walmart and of the difference between England and America – but there is a difference.

  111. Red Pill Latecomer says:

    Union Seminary — a Christian church? — embraces paganism. They are confessing their sins to plants:

    Today in chapel, we confessed to plants. Together, we held our grief, joy, regret, hope, guilt and sorrow in prayer; offering them to the beings who sustain us but whose gift we too often fail to honor.

    What do you confess to the plants in your life?

  112. Anonymous Reader says:

    Apparently Union Seminary has been like that for a long time.

    https://infogalactic.com/info/Union_Theological_Seminary_(New_York_City)

    Union Theological Seminary (UTS) was founded in 1836. During the late-19th Century it became one of the leading centers of liberal Christianity in the United States. In 1891 Charles A. Briggs, who was being installed as the chair of Biblical Studies, delivered an inaugural address in which he questioned the verbal inspiration of Scripture.[3] When the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. vetoed Briggs’ appointment and eventually deposed Briggs for heresy two years later, Union removed itself from denominational oversight.[4] In 1939 the Auburn Theological Seminary moved to its campus.[5]

    Among its graduates were the historian of Christianity Arthur McGiffert; biblical scholar James Moffatt; Harry Emerson Fosdick, the pastor of Riverside Church who served as professor during his tenure there; and the Socialist leader Norman Thomas.

  113. Frank K says:

    so I wonder why Tesco and other shops do not do what they do in America – provide paper bags rather than charge as they do 5p (about four cents) for a bag.

    That’s only in Clownifornia, where there is an explosive homeless epidemic. Typhus might be breaking out, but thank Heaven there are no plastic bags or straws in California! In most of the US, plastic bags are provided free of charge.

    It is not that English staff are rude – far from it – but standing all day (they sit) or filling up your shopping-bag are not part of our culture. I would be embarrassed and assume my physical ability was now regarded as past competence were I offered assistance in transporting my groceries.

    I didn’t fink UK clerks to be rude, more like stand offish. I work for a large Silicon Valley (I don’t live there) multinational. One year during an annual event at HQ I went out to dinner with some colleagues, one of which was from the UK. He told us that he loved visiting the US because of the culture of service.

    As for taking the groceries to your car, that’s simply considered a service, though one that is disappearing as the grocery sector has become very cost competitive. Still, if you ask for it (which I don’t) it will be provided.

    What now is part of our culture (and it grates with me) is the importation of your ‘have a nice day’

    I don’t recall hearing that phrase a single time when I last visited the UK two years ago. What I do recall would be the checkout clerk not even making eye contact with me. If I thanked them before leaving they would be stunned. This is of course at “corporate” retailers. I found “mom-n-pop” businesses to be different. I do recall them thanking me for my business (though not always).

    In England, businesses are run for the benefit of the female staff. Failing to worship at the feet of the female sex has had me in recent years barred from both my then Bankers (put in fear for my safety too!) and my then Doctor as well as being told my the CEO of my local council that I was offensive (failure to worship women, again).

    That is simply mind boggling to me. I get it that you guys are a bunch Debbie Downers because of the miserable weather. But that your bank can ban you simply because a clerk says you’re rude? So if you’re unhappy with the quality of service you receive and complain, they can ban you? What does the bank do if they ban you? Close out your accounts, hand you a bag of cash and escort you off the premises? What did they do to make you fear for your safety? Did they physically threaten you? And regarding the doctor banning you, will another doctor see you, or are you placed on a “do not serve” list by the NHS?

  114. Opus I suspect is a bit of an Alf Garnett. Lol

    As for American service we all on a holiday in Florida found the waiters and waitresses to be pushy,forward and full of fake sincerity. The waitresses were always trying to bump up the bill and increase their tip by saying such things as:’something for the table? ‘ and trying to push more drinks and dessert.
    What Americans consider good service comes across to the British as cynical,false and manipulative. Whereas Americans consider British service staff to be aloof and distant. I don’t want someone to pretend to be my best friend as it sets my teeth in edge but Americans eat that Uriah Heep act with a spoon!
    Oh I just remembered in those Orlando restaurants they couldn’t wait to shove us out the door,whereas here in Britain they’ll gladly let you sit quite awhile. I am told in France at lunchtime they’ll let you take 3 hours for lunch.

  115. Frank K says:

    Your experience can definitely vary with waitstaff in the US, In some places, especially the tourist traps, they can be pushy with desserts and refills on beers and cocktails, as well as getting you out the door quickly once you’ve stopped ordering. But not all places are like that, Anyway, I rarely go out to eat as it’s too pricey and the food is often mediocre, especially at the chain restaurants. I can cook a steak dinner at home for far less than what a rubber chicken dinner would cost at Applebee’s or Chili’s.

  116. Frank K says:

    pus I suspect is a bit of an Alf Garnett. Lol

    I had to look that up.From the Wikipedia description Alf sounds a bit like Archie Bunker. Apparently Archie was modeled somewhat on Alf:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archie_Bunker

    “Archie was modeled after Norman Lear’s father Herman Lear[1] and on Alf Garnett from the BBC1 sitcom Till Death Us Do Part. “

  117. Red Pill Latecomer says:

    Indonesia might outlaw sex outside of marriage: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/millions-may-risk-jail-as-indonesia-to-outlaw-sex-outside-marriage/ar-AAHunkz

    Indonesia is poised to pass a new penal code that criminalizes consensual sex outside marriage and introduces stiff penalties for insulting the president’s dignity – a move rights groups criticized as an intrusive assault on basic freedoms.

    Indonesia is the world’s most populous Muslim majority country and has substantial Christian, Hindu and Buddhist minorities, but has seen a recent trend towards deeper religious piety and conservative Islamic activism. …

    “The state must protect citizens from behavior that is contrary to the supreme precepts of God,” said Nasir Djamil, a politician from the Prosperous Justice Party. He said leaders of all religions had been consulted on the changes given that Indonesia’s founding ideology was based on belief in God.

    Under the proposed laws, unmarried couples who “live together as a husband and wife” could be jailed for six months or face a maximum fine of 10 million rupiah ($710), which is three months’ salary for many Indonesians. …

  118. Gunner Q says:

    Frank K @ 1:11 pm:
    “That’s only in Clownifornia, where there is an explosive homeless epidemic. Typhus might be breaking out, but thank Heaven there are no plastic bags or straws in California! In most of the US, plastic bags are provided free of charge.”

    Indeed, many urban planners believe the plagues are caused by the plastic bag ban. That was how the homeless used to handle their waste. What should they do now, dig slit trenches in the pavement?

  119. Novaseeker says:

    As for American service we all on a holiday in Florida found the waiters and waitresses to be pushy,forward and full of fake sincerity.

    This is just a part of a larger cultural difference. Brits prefer people to be aloof if they are strangers — “fuck off, mate!”. Americans prefer fake, shallow pleasantries from strangers under almost all circumstances — we consider it friendly and social wheel greasing. Brits see it as fake, insincere, manipulative and cynical — after all, everyone is bloody miserable mate, and we all know it, so wipe off that fake, manipulative smile and fuck off, alright?!?!?!

    In service settings, we prefer attentive service. We expect to be upmarketed in terms of drinks and desserts and the like — it’s just a question, after all, of course they are in the business of selling you food, they can ask the question. Brits are offended that you are trying to sell them stuff. The bloody cheek! Americans find service in Britain and Europe in general to be surly, aloof and unattentive. We hate having to call the server over repeatedly for everything we want — we prefer the server to notice and pro-actively ask us if we need more water, or more to drink, or would like a dessert, or if we would like the check. I have comically watched Americans wait for 45 minutes in a cafes in Germany when I was living there back in the 90s for the check that never came, only to walk over in an irate way to the server, who was of course never going to just bring the check over because that is considered rude in Germany, whereas in the US it is considered very poor service for the waiter to not recognize, by observation, when a table is “ready” for the check. And no, you aren’t supposed to linger for hours in an American place of business like a restaurant or bar without actually spending any money. It’s a business. It’s considered very rude to do that, in fact.

    The differences between our cultures are large.

  120. Opus says:

    An American tourist demanding attentive service but sadly choosing the wrong hotel.

  121. Frank K says:

    I like how they got the slang wrong in the Fawlty Towers episode. For the benefit of our non American friends, you “bust your ass” by working extra hard, What the angry American should have said was that he would kick the cook’s ass, not bust it.

  122. Anon says:

    In other news, Melinda Gates is now pushing the message that women are still oppressed everywhere, even in the West :

    https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/18/bill-and-melinda-gates-in-goalkeepers-report-life-is-harder-for-girls.html

    *her whipped husband doesn’t even warrant mention.

  123. Opus says:

    I am indebted to Frank K. What struck me about the clip was that the actor playing the American does not have to my ears a very convincing American accent any more than did Dick van Dyke, Cockney (the real East London accent is that of Alfred Hitchcock). Would I then be correct in thinking that in the last forty years voice coaching has progressed such that actors and actresses are now indistinguishable when they adopt American/English accents. Renee Zellweger is spot on as Bridget Jones – and not just with a generic British accent but exactly the right one for Bridget’s English social class. Meryl Streep gets Margaret Thatcher exactly. Denzel Washington does a perfect south London accent. I mention this as I have been watching Tom Cruise’s first Jack Reacher movie set in Pittsburgh. His leading lady portrays a Defence Attorney. I thought at the time that the name of the actress, Rosamund Pike, did not exactly sound like an American name (indeed the Rosamund should have alerted me to the fact that she had to have – as she does – a musician parent – the reference is to Schubert) but her accent to me seemed flawless. I am not likely to be attracted to women pretending to be trial lawyers and Pike is certainly not classically beautiful yet I found her and her performance strangely appealing. Looking her up I was thus surprised to find she is English.

    The exception to the vocal improvement has to be Johnny Depp whose English accents are far far worse than even dear Dick van Dyke’s. I have no idea what he is saying.

  124. The actor in that Fawlty Towers scene was the late Canadian actor Bruce Boa. He and John Cleese were good friends.

  125. Red Pill Latecomer says:

    Another Britcom — A Little Bit of Fry and Laurie – that did a skit on America’s ass obsession:

  126. Frank K says:

    What struck me about the clip was that the actor playing the American does not have to my ears a very convincing American accent

    Not to mention that the character was supposed to be from California. He seemed more Texan than Californian, in his accent, mannerisms and attitude, But I get it, he’s a composite, the obnoxious Yank that the British love to hate. Note: most people from the South would bristle at being called a Yankee.I live in the Rocky Mountain West and we would laugh if someone called us Yankees,

  127. Frank K says:

    The exception to the vocal improvement has to be Johnny Depp

    I seem to recall that Captain Jack was supposed to be loosely based on a combination of Keith Richards and Pepe LePew. When I first saw the character I too found him to be odd, in more ways than one, but apparently that was intentional.

  128. locustsplease says:

    @ anonymous reader. Women love being sugar babies on any level. My mother chased her career now just wants to stay home while my step dad works. Sister has a career at nice company makes money what does she like most what her husband provides which is less but she loves it and flaunts it online. They both have blown every dollar their “jobs” gave them and love what their man can do!

    My ex wife after taking the red pill what did she like? She liked me telling her what clothes to wear when we go out. When i told her to get in the car and didnt tell her where we were going she would ask i wouldnt answer just drove there and we walked in. It is the natural state.

    Even as much as a feminist harlot my ex was had i known what i do now we would probably still b married and happily. They just do not respect you when you ask them anything or show weakness even a sigh after a hard days work gets them scared and starts the shit tests.

    ? Is he a real man? They can say whatever they want real men dont listen to it and they know it.

    Sadly after my divorce my ex im sure is more attracted to me than when we were married. In our divorced world women take pride in the attractiveness of the women their exs end up with. Like hey my exhusband has a hot gf-wife. I feel its tearing her up me not showing up with a fox in her prime which she knows i can get easily. Shell b more satisfied seeing me with a honey than she was with me on our wedding night, living vicariously thats the world we live in.

  129. BillyS says:

    Locusts,

    My exwife despised when I made decisions for her. That does not always work as you would think.

  130. Eddie Willers says:

    Holy crap! Where is Dalrock?
    I’m missing my frequent doses of his wisdom…

  131. Anonymous Reader says:

    Rollo Tomassi has a new essay up at The Rational Male that compliments this one.

    therationalmale.com/2019/09/19/unmarriageable/

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