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(Scientific American)   Why is the penis shaped like that? Here the science comes   (scientificamerican.com) divider line 78
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2010-09-17 12:27:34 PM  
Because God wanted our little soldiers to have helmets?
 
2010-09-17 12:36:58 PM  
Okay, but why is a woman's uvula shaped like it is?
 
2010-09-17 12:44:10 PM  
FTFA: I once spent a summer with a 450-pound silverback gorilla that was hung like a wasp (great guy, though)

What. The. Fark.
 
2010-09-17 12:55:26 PM  
penis
 
2010-09-17 12:56:07 PM  
RocketRod: Okay, but why is a woman's uvula shaped like it is?

for the same reason that a man's uvula is shaped like it is.
duh
 
2010-09-17 12:58:54 PM  
It's so our hands don't slip off the end

/thank you John Leguizamo
 
2010-09-17 01:14:58 PM  
The curious thing about the evolution of the human penis is that, for something that differs so obviously in shape and size from that of our closest living relatives

I have never, ever compared my penis with those of my closest relatives. I just thought I'd share that.
 
2010-09-17 01:36:50 PM  
Wow.
 
2010-09-17 01:54:56 PM  
Because the vagina is shaped like that
 
2010-09-17 02:08:16 PM  
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2010-09-17 02:20:54 PM  
Eddie Adams from Torrance: ======>

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2010-09-17 03:02:39 PM  
namatad: Eddie Adams from Torrance: ======>

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2010-09-17 03:13:13 PM  
bighasbeen: namatad: Eddie Adams from Torrance: ======>

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/ like a cheesewheel
 
2010-09-17 03:27:28 PM  
www.scientificamerican.com

He wants to see your phallus.
 
2010-09-17 03:34:00 PM  
i54.tinypic.com

/This big.
 
2010-09-17 03:35:20 PM  
jspenguin:
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A house with 2 chimneys on its side?
 
2010-09-17 03:35:38 PM  
FTA: If one were to examine the penis objectively-please don't do this in a public place or without the other person's permission

Jesus what a prude. Ladies you can examine it anytime, subjectively even.
 
2010-09-17 03:36:55 PM  
FTFA: measuring on average between five and six inches in length

Oh.
 
2010-09-17 03:37:51 PM  
visual.merriam-webster.com

/the hammer is my penis
 
2010-09-17 03:39:09 PM  
pairof2s: jspenguin:
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A house with 2 chimneys on its side?


One of those double cocked genetic freaks?
 
2010-09-17 03:41:14 PM  
bonvito.files.wordpress.com
 
2010-09-17 03:42:22 PM  
FTA(page 3 )If "Josh" were to have sex with "Kate" who recently had sex with "Mike," in the process of thrusting his penis back and forth in her vagina, some of Mike's semen would be forced under Josh's frenulum, collect behind his coronal ridge, and displaced from the area proximate to the cervix. After Josh ejaculates and substitutes his semen for that of the other male, as he withdraws from the vagina some of Mike's semen will still be present on the shaft of his penis and behind his coronal ridge. As his erection subsides the glans will withdraw under the foreskin, raising the possibility that some of Mike's semen could be captured underneath the foreskin and behind the coronal ridge in the process. Were Josh to then have sex with "Amy" several hours later, it is possible that some of the displaced semen from Mike would still be present under his foreskin and thus may be unwittingly transmitted to Amy who, in turn, could then be impregnated by Mike's sperm.

That's....an interesting series of events.
 
2010-09-17 03:45:58 PM  
Scruffinator: FTA(page 3 )If "Josh" were to have sex with "Kate" who recently had sex with "Mike," in the process of thrusting his penis back and forth in her vagina, some of Mike's semen would be forced under Josh's frenulum, collect behind his coronal ridge, and displaced from the area proximate to the cervix. After Josh ejaculates and substitutes his semen for that of the other male, as he withdraws from the vagina some of Mike's semen will still be present on the shaft of his penis and behind his coronal ridge. As his erection subsides the glans will withdraw under the foreskin, raising the possibility that some of Mike's semen could be captured underneath the foreskin and behind the coronal ridge in the process. Were Josh to then have sex with "Amy" several hours later, it is possible that some of the displaced semen from Mike would still be present under his foreskin and thus may be unwittingly transmitted to Amy who, in turn, could then be impregnated by Mike's sperm.

That's....an interesting series of events.


Seriously, can you believe that Kate didn't even take a shower. What a ho
 
2010-09-17 03:46:32 PM  
Scruffinator: FTA(page 3 )If "Josh" were to have sex with "Kate" who recently had sex with "Mike," in the process of thrusting his penis back and forth in her vagina, some of Mike's semen would be forced under Josh's frenulum, collect behind his coronal ridge, and displaced from the area proximate to the cervix. After Josh ejaculates and substitutes his semen for that of the other male, as he withdraws from the vagina some of Mike's semen will still be present on the shaft of his penis and behind his coronal ridge. As his erection subsides the glans will withdraw under the foreskin, raising the possibility that some of Mike's semen could be captured underneath the foreskin and behind the coronal ridge in the process. Were Josh to then have sex with "Amy" several hours later, it is possible that some of the displaced semen from Mike would still be present under his foreskin and thus may be unwittingly transmitted to Amy who, in turn, could then be impregnated by Mike's sperm.

That's....an interesting series of events.


I think I saw that film, but it was broken up into clips 20 seconds long.
 
2010-09-17 03:47:27 PM  
tl;dr
 
2010-09-17 03:50:29 PM  
wow to think our great grandfathers were scooping other dudes nuts out of our great grandmothers.

I will use my coronal ridge to scoop out any competitors!!

the thing I learned from this article is that skanks can store nut for a few days. Knowing that sadly there is a chance that maybe I scooped on some of these skanks during my heyday. not such a great thing to think about. I am no better than my great grandfather
 
2010-09-17 03:51:02 PM  
Scruffinator: That's....an interesting series of events.


And that would make a paternity test so very, very exciting...

=Smidge=
 
2010-09-17 03:54:27 PM  
i fark like a mad russian.
long, deep and furiously.

hello ladies
 
2010-09-17 03:57:01 PM  
What's up, guys?
 
2010-09-17 03:57:24 PM  

FTFA: "I once spent a summer with a 450-pound silverback gorilla that was hung like a wasp (great guy, though) and baby-sat a lascivious young orangutan that liked to insert his penis in just about anything with a hole, which unfortunately one day included my..."

t0.gstatic.com

ALLLL-RIGHTY THEN!!
 
2010-09-17 04:01:56 PM  
tinyarena: FTFA: "I once spent a summer with a 450-pound silverback gorilla that was hung like a wasp (great guy, though) and baby-sat a lascivious young orangutan that liked to insert his penis in just about anything with a hole, which unfortunately one day included my..."

ALLLL-RIGHTY THEN!!


*immature giggling*
 
2010-09-17 04:01:59 PM  
redmid17: Scruffinator: FTA(page 3 )If "Josh" were to have sex with "Kate" who recently had sex with "Mike," in the process of thrusting his penis back and forth in her vagina, some of Mike's semen would be forced under Josh's frenulum, collect behind his coronal ridge, and displaced from the area proximate to the cervix. After Josh ejaculates and substitutes his semen for that of the other male, as he withdraws from the vagina some of Mike's semen will still be present on the shaft of his penis and behind his coronal ridge. As his erection subsides the glans will withdraw under the foreskin, raising the possibility that some of Mike's semen could be captured underneath the foreskin and behind the coronal ridge in the process. Were Josh to then have sex with "Amy" several hours later, it is possible that some of the displaced semen from Mike would still be present under his foreskin and thus may be unwittingly transmitted to Amy who, in turn, could then be impregnated by Mike's sperm.

That's....an interesting series of events.

Seriously, can you believe that Kate didn't even take a shower. What a ho


Sometimes you just can't be bothered to ask in the heat of the moment when pulling a train on a woman.
 
2010-09-17 04:04:04 PM  
The recipe "consisted of 0.08 cups of sifted, white, unbleached flour mixed with 1.06 cups of water. This mixture was brought to a boil, simmered for 15 minutes while being stirred, and allowed to cool.

Well, time to go make a shiat ton of fake semen for uh... "legitimate scientific experimentation"
 
2010-09-17 04:07:01 PM  
I'm not reading a 3 page wang report
 
2010-09-17 04:08:06 PM  
"...only in the past few years have researchers begun to study it in any detail."

These researchers are either in junior high school or liars.
 
2010-09-17 04:13:39 PM  
Scruffinator: FTA(page 3 )If "Josh" were to have sex with "Kate" who recently had sex with "Mike," in the process of thrusting his penis back and forth in her vagina, some of Mike's semen would be forced under Josh's frenulum, collect behind his coronal ridge, and displaced from the area proximate to the cervix. After Josh ejaculates and substitutes his semen for that of the other male, as he withdraws from the vagina some of Mike's semen will still be present on the shaft of his penis and behind his coronal ridge. As his erection subsides the glans will withdraw under the foreskin, raising the possibility that some of Mike's semen could be captured underneath the foreskin and behind the coronal ridge in the process. Were Josh to then have sex with "Amy" several hours later, it is possible that some of the displaced semen from Mike would still be present under his foreskin and thus may be unwittingly transmitted to Amy who, in turn, could then be impregnated by Mike's sperm.

That's....an interesting series of events.


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2010-09-17 04:16:34 PM  
RedEmily: What's up, guys?

*clicks profile*

What's up, Cousin Itt.
 
2010-09-17 04:17:12 PM  
Der Poopflinger: I'm not reading a 3 page wang report

You should it was eye opening.
 
2010-09-17 04:18:20 PM  
Jonny Ninja: RedEmily: What's up, guys?

*clicks profile*

What's up, Cousin Itt.


Ha, you're not the first one to say that. I honestly didn't think about that when I posted it.
 
2010-09-17 04:19:20 PM  
tinyarena: FTFA: "I once spent a summer with a 450-pound silverback gorilla that was hung like a wasp (great guy, though) and baby-sat a lascivious young orangutan that liked to insert his penis in just about anything with a hole, which unfortunately one day included my..."



ALLLL-RIGHTY THEN!!


i56.tinypic.com
 
2010-09-17 04:19:42 PM  
Jonny Ninja: You should it was eye opening.

wang reports and eye opening
ya, I can only read one page about wangs then I'm totally wanged out
 
2010-09-17 04:25:00 PM  
Why is the penis shaped like that?

Mouth fit?

media1.break.com
 
2010-09-17 04:28:38 PM  
Any FARKETTES want to put the 'theory' to the test?


/multiple times...not a gangbang.....
 
2010-09-17 04:29:43 PM  
I'm pretty sure this theory has been around for quite some time.
/ hung like a ladel.
 
2010-09-17 04:30:43 PM  
I once spent a summer with a 450-pound silverback gorilla that was hung like a wasp (great guy, though) and baby-sat a lascivious young orangutan that liked to insert his penis in just about anything with a hole, which unfortunately one day included my ear.

I think that deserves more more scrutiny than the tinsel-dicked silverback.
 
2010-09-17 04:30:51 PM  
It's pointy so it can go into something.

Like any other pointy thing.
 
2010-09-17 04:34:05 PM  
ferretman: Any FARKETTES want to put the 'theory' to the test?


/multiple times...not a gangbang.....


Folds of fat work just the same, I'm sure a farkette could service at least 4 or 5 us.
 
2010-09-17 04:38:34 PM  
"So how did natural selection equip men to solve the adaptive problem of other men impregnating their sexual partners? The answer, according to Gallup, is their penises were sculpted in such a way that the organ would effectively displace the semen of competitors from their partner's vagina, a well-synchronized effect facilitated by the "upsuck" of thrusting during intercourse. "

...So why aren't all vertebrate wangs shaped the same way? Humans have the largest meat swords by volume as a percentage of body size amongst all of the great apes and chimps. However, our balzacs are among the smallest. Ape/chimp females are polyandrous, so males having big ballz that shoot lots of nut butter is a bigger advantage than having a specially-shaped schfontz - it's a blitzkrieg, not a special-forces limited engagement.

Humans are one of only a few animals who have sex for fun (including among apes and chimps), and the only animal that can choose to have sex and NOT conceive. The former of those two has always been true, the latter only true recently in our history (however, anecdotal forms of contraception have been around at least since ancient Egypt)...so it follows that women would choose men with larger johnsons (but not TOO large) because they're fun (but not painful), and of course those men would pass those tendencies on to their inevitable offspring.

I would believe this would exert a stronger natural selection pressure than would "scooping" semen from competitors so you can deposit your own. By the time she's off the other guy and on you, unless it was at some of the parties I've seen on the Interweb (but sadly never attended), his boys have already swum through the gate to fulfill their (e)mission, and there wouldn't be a whole lot of baby batter left to scoop out anyway.

This was probably more likely, as it was to the woman's advantage in prehistory to have more than one man believe her children may be his without knowledge of the other, as she's more likely to be well taken care of in the event of one of the men's demise. If one man was to catch the other in the act (especially if one man was in a position of power..ahem, so to speak), the risk that one or both would be injured or killed could jeopardize the offspring of both.

/Penis.
 
2010-09-17 04:41:08 PM  
RedEmily: What's up, guys?



Thought we spoke about removing the 'boring Indiana' from your profile. Stop slackin'!
 
2010-09-17 04:49:31 PM  
That article is funny cuz it says penis and shaft a lot. uh huh huh uh huhuh huh. He said penis.
 
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