So much for No Child Left Behind...
All I know is Playboy has gone downhill for quite a while ... to the point that most normal hetero guys don't even bother buying it.
Every video on YouTube has some variation of these comments on it. YouTube is like this crazy wasteland of cat videos and dudes talking about how they'd like to bang the ugly chick.
So, you're happy to turn it into a post but you "donít recommend going and taking a look".
Youtube comments in general make me sad for humankind. That and the "soundoff" comments on the PI, which make we want to withdraw from the human race altogether.
Youtube comment sections frequently represent the deepest, most loathsome recesses of the male psyche laid bare for all the world to see. In most cases, they sorely test the reader's commitment to freedom of speech.
Looking for a self-esteem boost on the internet is just a bad idea in general.
Like people watching American Idol or Next Top Model aren't catty.
I agree. This is actually slightly above par for YouTube comments.
word. a more effective (and time saving) way to keep people from taking a look would be...
What? A vast reservoir of tasteless and idiocy in a loosely moderated Internet venue? I can't imagine such a thing.
Soundoff is a cesspool of humanity. I thought the PI's reader base was smarter than that. But, I usually think the same thing about Salon readers and am consistently proven wrong there as well.
Oh yeah, this Playboy/YouTube thing. Needs more Latina. Enough with the blondes.
There is nothing to be gained from staring into the abyss of YouTube comments.
This is simply another example of how far down the evolutionary ladder most people - well, most males anyway - are willing to descend when given the opportunity to do so without being held responsible for their words or actions.
Cynical? Me? Noooooooo...
The unholiest of Venn diagram intersections: YouTube comments and Playboy correspondence.
My favorite part is how they don't seem to realize that if there were YouTube videos of the girls that are actually IN Playboy, the photoshopping would be apparent, and none of the girls would be "Playboy Hot" anymore. "Playboy Hot" is, of course, a plasticene farce.
Would these be the people without college educations that Sen. Clinton wants to choose our next president? I had to. I'm sorry. But on a day when the story is that it was sexism that cost her the nomination - and feminist say they won't support the Democratic nominee if it's Barack Obama, I'm a little fed up with everybody. You think YouTube comments are sad, try reading what follows a political article. You'll lose the will to live
Not nearly as bad as my High School's allumni forum on Myspace. *Shudder*
Youtube comments are frightening to be sure. I have learned a lot about which countries in Europe hate each other, though.
Welcome to reality 2008. This article about YouTube comments for the laughing baby video was funny, and sad http://www.slate.com/id/2189281/
@17 My reason today for losing the will to live is people who hate their suck ass jobs and take it out on me. I'm sorry you are working in a minimum wage service job but, dude, DO YOUR FUCKING JOB and don't act all surprised when it gets pointed out that you haven't actually done it and you have to do WHAT YOU WERE SUPPOSED TO DO IN THE FIRST PLACE.
YouTube comments are all like that, it's sad.
Surely this has something to do with Hillary, and how this is oppressing her, or how these must be typical Obama supporters!
@2 - Why pay for milk when you can get it for free?
@23 - Those big round gravity-defying boobies look like they have a lot of milk in them but their owners tend to get annoyed when people take it without paying.
Commenter snobbery is unbecoming.
Besides, beating up random youtubers is analogous to poking the caged, low IQs with a stick.
paul, remember, YOU ARE A MAN. chicks won't fuck you just because you blog that you're offended by misogyny.
better to shut up about it.
Will, did we ever think the day would come? I think people are actually reading it for the articles.
Yes, comments sections of youtube, or AOL news pages, frighten the hell out of me. It's the scary side of "democratic with a small d." OTOH, it makes me more impressed by wikipedia's quality. Some things on the 'net get better with time, other places are just rooms of people shouting at/past each other.
Maybe slog is, too, but it's my kinda folks. : )
oh, mr. constant, spare us! i was perfectly happy not knowing any of this. yuk.
@27: i assume you've kept up with mr. constant's worries about insufficient manliness?
I am up to date with that, yeah. I was still baffled by #26.
Until proven otherwise I'll remain convinced that every one of those guys is too fugly to fuck any of those women they're criticizing.
I smell a new reality show for fox!
You think those comments are bad? My e-mail account is through AOL, and you should see the crap people post below political news stories.
You know the statistic that says roughly 10 percent of the population still thinks Obama is an Al Quaeda sleeper agent? I think every single one of them posts there. Scary.
seriously, if comments like this "make you sick" who's got the issue, the (obviously) retarded idiots who made those posts or Mr SNAG?.
as for the comments themselves, as dumb as they are, are actually pretty tame and polite when it comes to youTubers.
Paul, it's because you read books. Don't become the Stranger's gaming critic! Or the tech guy! Those sites tend to be as bad, or worse.
and the purpose of this post was....?
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