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(Fox News)   Artist installs one-way mirror in cafe bathroom enabling men to look into the women's room in order to "stir people into a discussion of voyeurism and surveillance"   (foxnews.com) divider line 138
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2012-10-22 02:23:51 PM  
I don't know much about, but I know what I like...
 
2012-10-22 02:53:07 PM  
Do women's restrooms really have sofas?
 
2012-10-22 03:07:44 PM  
Alexander Riegler told the daily Heute newspaper Monday that the mirror is an attempt to "stir people into a discussion of voyeurism and surveillance," in an era when almost everyone is being watched.


Yeah, that's it
 
2012-10-22 03:07:51 PM  
As long as you can't smell it too.
 
2012-10-22 03:08:04 PM  
A little transparency into what the fark takes women so farking long in the restroom would be desirable.
 
2012-10-22 03:08:21 PM  
FTFA: He told the daily Heute newspaper Monday that women will get their turn in January, when the mirror is reversed to let them look at men's faces while they stand at the urinal.


So much for rubbing one out in the bathroom.
 
2012-10-22 03:08:37 PM  
Remind the ladies that the sink is only for washing. Its not an ersatz bidet
 
2012-10-22 03:09:01 PM  
Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

And beds.
 
2012-10-22 03:09:16 PM  
Mymmyeah....
It's an "art project."

No, no. I read you. Say no more, chum.
 
2012-10-22 03:09:21 PM  
Women are just gonna ask each other questions as to why men put up one hand on the wall while pissing.
 
2012-10-22 03:09:31 PM  

blatz514: FTFA: He told the daily Heute newspaper Monday that women will get their turn in January, when the mirror is reversed to let them look at men's faces while they stand at the urinal.


So much for rubbing one out in the bathroom.


LOL whatever.
 
2012-10-22 03:09:41 PM  
Shouldn't it be a two-way mirror? Aren't one-way mirrors just...mirrors?
 
2012-10-22 03:09:43 PM  
Isn't it the Tao Nightclub the one where there's a viewport cut under the mirrors in the bathroom

I know i've been somewhere where I got surprised by hands and legs being visible on the other side of the wall
 
2012-10-22 03:10:54 PM  
"He told the daily Heute newspaper Monday that women will get their turn in January, when the mirror is reversed to let them look at men's faces while they stand at the urinal."

One-way-mirrors do not exist and partially silvered mirrors do not work that way!

i3.kym-cdn.com
 
2012-10-22 03:11:07 PM  
Stop being some goddam creepy, people.
 
2012-10-22 03:11:20 PM  

Grables'Daughter: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

And beds.


Go on...
 
2012-10-22 03:11:26 PM  

sundance1028: Shouldn't it be a two-way mirror? Aren't one-way mirrors just...mirrors?


two way would be a window. no way is just a mirror. three ways are fun
 
2012-10-22 03:11:26 PM  
Well, would it turn you on to watch me pick oregano from between my teeth? I usually check for eye crusties too while I'm at the mirror.
 
2012-10-22 03:11:42 PM  
so*
 
2012-10-22 03:11:45 PM  

LeroyBourne: Women are just gonna ask each other questions as to why men put up one hand on the wall while pissing.


I can't speak for other men out there, but I know that for the male population of Fark, it's so we don't throw our backs out...
 
2012-10-22 03:11:55 PM  
"Hello,I'm Peeping Tom and I'd like to install a one-way mirror in your ladies restroom for artistic purposes. It'll be fun and enlightening! What do ya say?"
 
2012-10-22 03:12:15 PM  
What happens when some piss fetishist starts jacking his sack halfway through dessert?
 
2012-10-22 03:12:32 PM  
I just use it to spy on.. i mean observe my wife... yeah my wife.. uh Morgan Fairchild,

Yeah, that's the ticket.
 
2012-10-22 03:12:34 PM  
Hell the bathroom(s) in one of our downtown clubs doesn't have a mirror; it has a window in between.
 
2012-10-22 03:12:57 PM  

loonatic112358: Isn't it the Tao Nightclub the one where there's a viewport cut under the mirrors in the bathroom

I know i've been somewhere where I got surprised by hands and legs being visible on the other side of the wall


Not sure if it's Tao, but I've seen this concept in multiple bathrooms.
 
2012-10-22 03:14:56 PM  

aspAddict: LeroyBourne: Women are just gonna ask each other questions as to why men put up one hand on the wall while pissing.

I can't speak for other men out there, but I know that for the male population of Fark, it's so we don't throw our backs out...


Yep, the whole 'lifting heavy objects' thing. I once had a sex marathon with a beautiful model, I must have lasted 3 min, 4 tops. I know I shouldn't tote my sexual skills and stamina, but this is Fark after all.
 
2012-10-22 03:15:21 PM  
FloydA: Grables'Daughter: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

And beds.

Go on...


It takes us so long because we are having sexy sex with each other every time we go.

Every.

Time.
 
2012-10-22 03:15:33 PM  
Oh man, you can see them look in the mirror and go into a stall! SO HOT. This really isn't a sexual thing at all.
 
2012-10-22 03:15:44 PM  

blatz514: FTFA: He told the daily Heute newspaper Monday that women will get their turn in January, when the mirror is reversed to let them look at men's faces while they stand at the urinal.


So much for rubbing one out in the bathroom.


at the urinal?
 
2012-10-22 03:16:13 PM  
Given that a one-way mirror works by heavily silvering the glass and turning the lights way the hell down on the "watcher's" side (and up on the other side), I suspect the men may not appreciate the fact that they now have to stumble around in the dark finding the commode with their shins, either.
 
2012-10-22 03:16:22 PM  

Grables'Daughter: FloydA: Grables'Daughter: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

And beds.

Go on...

It takes us so long because we are having sexy sex with each other every time we go.

Every.

Time.


Well, that answers my question.
 
2012-10-22 03:16:55 PM  

JesseL: "He told the daily Heute newspaper Monday that women will get their turn in January, when the mirror is reversed to let them look at men's faces while they stand at the urinal."

One-way-mirrors do not exist and partially silvered mirrors do not work that way!

[i3.kym-cdn.com image 320x240]


Actually, they work just that way. Change the lighting and change the direction.
 
2012-10-22 03:16:55 PM  
Or, he's a pervy wanker.
 
2012-10-22 03:17:01 PM  

Lady Beryl Ersatz-Wendigo: Well, would it turn you on to watch me pick oregano from between my teeth? I usually check for eye crusties too while I'm at the mirror.


Rule 34. No exceptions.
 
2012-10-22 03:17:08 PM  
Forget the mirrors, give us gloryholes.
 
2012-10-22 03:17:19 PM  

Genju: Hell the bathroom(s) in one of our downtown clubs doesn't have a mirror; it has a window in between.


i remember a place like that in austin, over the urinals was a window that looked into over the bar.

/ it was a stupid bar, not worth going... but the urinal window was at least novel.
 
2012-10-22 03:17:30 PM  

jasonvatch: I don't know much about, but I know what I like...


Is there a future for you in the fire escape trade?
 
2012-10-22 03:17:30 PM  
AverageAmericanGuy: Grables'Daughter: FloydA: Grables'Daughter: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

And beds.

Go on...

It takes us so long because we are having sexy sex with each other every time we go.

Every.

Time.

Well, that answers my question.


I probably shouldn't have said anything. There's a code that we have where we don't tell what we do in there that takes so long.
 
2012-10-22 03:18:02 PM  

lewismarktwo: Oh man, you can see them look in the mirror and go into a stall! SO HOT. This really isn't a sexual thing at all.


Apparently some people get off on watching women do their lady business. I can't cop to that sh*t. Close a door, leave the vicinity.
 
2012-10-22 03:18:38 PM  

Grables'Daughter: AverageAmericanGuy: Grables'Daughter: FloydA: Grables'Daughter: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

And beds.

Go on...

It takes us so long because we are having sexy sex with each other every time we go.

Every.

Time.

Well, that answers my question.

I probably shouldn't have said anything. There's a code that we have where we don't tell what we do in there that takes so long.


We would have found out eventually. One way mirrors, you know.
 
2012-10-22 03:18:46 PM  
That's pretty controversial!
 
2012-10-22 03:19:31 PM  

JesseL: "He told the daily Heute newspaper Monday that women will get their turn in January, when the mirror is reversed to let them look at men's faces while they stand at the urinal."

One-way-mirrors do not exist and partially silvered mirrors do not work that way!


I was thinking the same thing - maybe the lights in the men's room are dimmed? You know, to get you into the mood.
 
2012-10-22 03:20:13 PM  

pute kisses like a man: blatz514: FTFA: He told the daily Heute newspaper Monday that women will get their turn in January, when the mirror is reversed to let them look at men's faces while they stand at the urinal.


So much for rubbing one out in the bathroom.

at the urinal?


Oooh, look at Mr. "I-Don't-Yank-My-Crank-At-The-Urinal"! What's the matter? You think you're better than the rest of us?
 
2012-10-22 03:20:37 PM  

Grables'Daughter: FloydA: Grables'Daughter: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

And beds.

Go on...

It takes us so long because we are having sexy sex with each other every time we go.

Every.

Time.


i105.photobucket.com
 
2012-10-22 03:20:42 PM  

pute kisses like a man: blatz514: FTFA: He told the daily Heute newspaper Monday that women will get their turn in January, when the mirror is reversed to let them look at men's faces while they stand at the urinal.


So much for rubbing one out in the bathroom.

at the urinal?


Where else?
 
2012-10-22 03:20:55 PM  

wildcardjack: JesseL: "He told the daily Heute newspaper Monday that women will get their turn in January, when the mirror is reversed to let them look at men's faces while they stand at the urinal."

One-way-mirrors do not exist and partially silvered mirrors do not work that way!

[i3.kym-cdn.com image 320x240]

Actually, they work just that way. Change the lighting and change the direction.


You don't have to turn the glass around though.
 
2012-10-22 03:22:11 PM  
obligatory
i414.photobucket.com
 
2012-10-22 03:22:13 PM  
nakeddc.com

/approves
 
2012-10-22 03:23:03 PM  

AverageAmericanGuy: A little transparency into what the fark takes women so farking long in the restroom would be desirable.


THIS
 
2012-10-22 03:23:05 PM  

Grables'Daughter: AverageAmericanGuy: Grables'Daughter: FloydA: Grables'Daughter: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

And beds.

Go on...

It takes us so long because we are having sexy sex with each other every time we go.

Every.

Time.

Well, that answers my question.

I probably shouldn't have said anything. There's a code that we have where we don't tell what we do in there that takes so long.


I always figured it was because you have to tear a bunch of individual squares of paper off to cover the entire seat. Because that's how you do it, right?
 
2012-10-22 03:24:17 PM  
With my luck I'd be in there by myself trying to pluck a noisehair or doing kissy faces at myself.
 
2012-10-22 03:25:15 PM  
Are you telling me I've been an artist all this time and didn't know it ? Cool!
 
2012-10-22 03:25:38 PM  
Men need to be prompted to talk about voyeurism?

/whodathunkit
 
2012-10-22 03:25:44 PM  

brap: With my luck I'd be in there by myself trying to pluck a noisehair or doing kissy faces at myself.


Or pop a zit.
 
2012-10-22 03:27:33 PM  

Grables'Daughter: AverageAmericanGuy: Grables'Daughter: FloydA: Grables'Daughter: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

And beds.

Go on...

It takes us so long because we are having sexy sex with each other every time we go.

Every.

Time.

Well, that answers my question.

I probably shouldn't have said anything. There's a code that we have where we don't tell what we do in there that takes so long.


i can fap to that

yes, yes I can
 
2012-10-22 03:27:39 PM  

Grables'Daughter: FloydA: Grables'Daughter: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

And beds.

Go on...

It takes us so long because we are having sexy sex with each other every time we go.

Every.

Time.


Don't recall seeing you for a while...welcome back.
 
2012-10-22 03:27:42 PM  
Pssst... this is not art.
 
2012-10-22 03:28:09 PM  
zerun.andoreseven.com

Approves
 
2012-10-22 03:29:45 PM  
As long as they don't install a one-way vent to force men to smell the women's room.

/motherofgod.jpg
 
2012-10-22 03:31:10 PM  

MBooda: As long as they don't install a one-way vent to force men to smell the women's room.

/motherofgod.jpg


"Close the door, Brian, you're letting the stank out!"
 
2012-10-22 03:31:32 PM  
This could be helpful when I have my two daughters use a bathroom and they just start making faces into the mirror instead of washing their hands.
 
2012-10-22 03:33:48 PM  
LeroyBourne: aspAddict: LeroyBourne: Women are just gonna ask each other questions as to why men put up one hand on the wall while pissing.

I can't speak for other men out there, but I know that for the male population of Fark, it's so we don't throw our backs out...

Yep, the whole 'lifting heavy objects' thing. I once had a sex marathon with a beautiful model, I must have lasted 3 min, 4 tops. I know I shouldn't tote my sexual skills and stamina, but this is Fark after all.


He laughs at you
t1.gstatic.com
 
2012-10-22 03:33:54 PM  

Grables'Daughter: AverageAmericanGuy: Grables'Daughter: FloydA: Grables'Daughter: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

And beds.

Go on...

It takes us so long because we are having sexy sex with each other every time we go.

Every.

Time.

Well, that answers my question.

I probably shouldn't have said anything. There's a code that we have where we don't tell what we do in there that takes so long.


Pics or it didn't happen.

/Wait, I meant BIE/EIP
//Dang, I did it wrong again. Glad to see you again.
 
2012-10-22 03:35:22 PM  

Starhawk: MBooda: As long as they don't install a one-way vent to force men to smell the women's room.

/motherofgod.jpg

"Close the door, Brian, you're letting the stank out!"


Window, not door, but otherwise This.
 
2012-10-22 03:38:34 PM  

Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?


My understanding from talking to several women at my last job is that the "ladies" room at the office is a warzone of shiat, piss, and blood. "Hover spray" should help form the proper image.

I asked after the 5th or 6th time I saw the same coworker come out of the lobby bathroom as I was passing thru the lobby. Seemed odd to go all the way down to the lobby until she explained. Several others confirmed her assertion. Sometimes it's best not to lift the veil.
 
2012-10-22 03:39:12 PM  

pottie: Pssst... this is not art.


The purpose of art is to evoke a response from an observer. You may not consider it art, but you cannot deny that it will accomplish the goal.
 
2012-10-22 03:40:59 PM  
As long as you aren't watching inside the stalls I don't get what the problem is. I have quite often seen a woman go into the men's bathroom at bars because the line for the women's bathroom went around the block while the stall at the men's was free. At worst they'd see the backs of the men/man at the urinal and at worst the men would see a woman enter a stall.

/Having the mirror view the faces of the men goes a bit far
 
2012-10-22 03:43:14 PM  

someguy945: pottie: Pssst... this is not art.

The purpose of art is to evoke a response from an observer. You may not consider it art, but you cannot deny that it will accomplish the goal.


I'm sure it will evoke something from the observer.
 
2012-10-22 03:44:01 PM  
Well, the one way mirror thing in the bar bathroom has been done before. There was one in NYC that had a unisex bathroom in the front room, with a one way mirror onto the street. People on the street could view into the bathroom and see people primping themselves and washing their hands, etc. They had full door locking stalls, so that wasn't really an issue.
 
2012-10-22 03:45:41 PM  

wedun: AverageAmericanGuy: A little transparency into what the fark takes women so farking long in the restroom would be desirable.

THIS


Smell her fingers when she gets back to the bar/table.
If the scent is familiar, you know.
If the scent is unfamiliar, you want to know more.
 
2012-10-22 03:46:20 PM  

someguy945: pottie: Pssst... this is not art.

The purpose of art is to evoke a response from an observer. You may not consider it art, but you cannot deny that it will accomplish the goal.


So, I could, by that definition, commit some heinous act in front of an audience and call it art? I'm not buying that definition, but I will concede it does evoke a response.
 
2012-10-22 03:47:04 PM  
Sure fire way to get stage fright if you ask me.

www.incrediblethings.com
 
2012-10-22 03:47:07 PM  

MBooda: obligatory
[i414.photobucket.com image 640x416]


That gal on the end always confused me: Everybody else is looking down in some way, and doing something appropriate (picture, measuring tape, laughing). But that gall on the end has her hands out of view, is looking straight at "you", with a look of astonishment on her face. Are you peeing ON her? What's she doing with her hands? Wierd....
 
2012-10-22 03:50:40 PM  

DontMakeMeComeBackThere: MBooda: obligatory
[i414.photobucket.com image 640x416]

That gal on the end always confused me: Everybody else is looking down in some way, and doing something appropriate (picture, measuring tape, laughing). But that gall on the end has her hands out of view, is looking straight at "you", with a look of astonishment on her face. Are you peeing ON her? What's she doing with her hands? Wierd....


She's peeing too.
 
2012-10-22 03:51:40 PM  
So, I assume the "artist" is recording artist Chuck Berry?

DNRTFA
 
2012-10-22 03:52:21 PM  
I hope they track the incidence of graffiti, clean-up problems, and other bad behavior. All people behave better when they think their opposite sex might be watching.

If there is sufficient improvement, make the arrangement permanent.
 
2012-10-22 03:56:50 PM  

Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?


dilbert.com
 
2012-10-22 04:00:49 PM  
I think that this should also stir up, oh, say a lawsuit. Or perhaps a criminal charge.
 
2012-10-22 04:00:58 PM  

JohnAnnArbor: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

[dilbert.com image 640x196]


Glad to see this got posted. Carry on.
 
2012-10-22 04:03:25 PM  
Curse you NBC for taking down all the clips of the SNL Ladies Room skit from the 80's...

/I don't want to be an eunuch
 
2012-10-22 04:06:32 PM  

JohnAnnArbor: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

[dilbert.com image 640x196]


That's not soap. :(
 
2012-10-22 04:08:32 PM  

Maechyll: JohnAnnArbor: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

[dilbert.com image 640x196]

Glad to see this got posted. Carry on.


Dilbert.com's text-search ability is a boon to people like me who remember random comic strips.
 
2012-10-22 04:09:35 PM  
FTFA: The restaurant recently put up a sign advising women that they are part of an "art project" after complaints.

Wait, what?!? They didn't have a sign up from the beginning?

Also, one-way mirrors don't work the way some shows show them; you need the room one side to be significantly darker. How are they arranging this -- are they darkening the men's room on one side of a semi-silvered mirror, or are they putting video camera in a dark recess behind the women's mirror, and putting up screens in the mens bathroom?
 
2012-10-22 04:18:10 PM  
kurier.at 

/still got it
 
2012-10-22 04:23:06 PM  

someguy945: pottie: Pssst... this is not art.

The purpose of art is to evoke a response from an observer. You may not consider it art, but you cannot deny that it will accomplish the goal.


So trolling is art?
 
2012-10-22 04:25:43 PM  

big pig peaches: someguy945: pottie: Pssst... this is not art.

The purpose of art is to evoke a response from an observer. You may not consider it art, but you cannot deny that it will accomplish the goal.

So trolling is art?


an art.

/you are and idiot.
 
2012-10-22 04:26:49 PM  

Isildur: FTFA: The restaurant recently put up a sign advising women that they are part of an "art project" after complaints.

Wait, what?!? They didn't have a sign up from the beginning?

Also, one-way mirrors don't work the way some shows show them; you need the room one side to be significantly darker. How are they arranging this -- are they darkening the men's room on one side of a semi-silvered mirror, or are they putting video camera in a dark recess behind the women's mirror, and putting up screens in the mens bathroom?


there's so many advancements in building materials every year I find it hard to believe in this day and age we don't have real deal one way mirror.
 
2012-10-22 04:34:28 PM  
Dumb and not even original. There is a club called "The Park" in downtown Sacramento. It has a window connecting the women's and men's bathroom both sides can see each other. Hell, "Faces" in Sacramento has co-ed bathrooms, try that one on for size.
 
2012-10-22 04:38:11 PM  

thecpt: big pig peaches: someguy945: pottie: Pssst... this is not art.

The purpose of art is to evoke a response from an observer. You may not consider it art, but you cannot deny that it will accomplish the goal.

So trolling is art?

an art.

/you are and idiot.


an idiot.
 
2012-10-22 04:39:18 PM  
I always take women to bars for discussions of voyeurism and surveillance.
 
2012-10-22 04:41:24 PM  

StaleCoffee: JohnAnnArbor: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

[dilbert.com image 640x196]

That's not soap. :(


Well, we still have the rice cakes in the urinals.
 
2012-10-22 04:41:45 PM  

pottie: someguy945: pottie: Pssst... this is not art.

The purpose of art is to evoke a response from an observer. You may not consider it art, but you cannot deny that it will accomplish the goal.

So, I could, by that definition, commit some heinous act in front of an audience and call it art? I'm not buying that definition, but I will concede it does evoke a response.


Of course you could. It won't stand up as a defense in court, but...it would be art. Art is just an intention. Many Farkers hate that stuff, but that's it. Sh*t in a box? Art.

Now selling it, getting people to give a sh*t, and see believe your point of view is the hard part.

/Look up performance art if you want. There is one artist I have heard of that throws himself down the stairs and calls the bruises art.
 
2012-10-22 04:43:08 PM  

dj_bigbird: jasonvatch: I don't know much about, but I know what I like...

Is there a future for you in the fire escape trade?


Gambling only pays if you're winning.
 
2012-10-22 04:44:56 PM  

big pig peaches: thecpt: big pig peaches: someguy945: pottie: Pssst... this is not art.

The purpose of art is to evoke a response from an observer. You may not consider it art, but you cannot deny that it will accomplish the goal.

So trolling is art?

an art.

/you are and idiot.

an idiot.


Your a idiot
 
2012-10-22 04:45:25 PM  

busy chillin': pottie: someguy945: pottie: Pssst... this is not art.

The purpose of art is to evoke a response from an observer. You may not consider it art, but you cannot deny that it will accomplish the goal.

So, I could, by that definition, commit some heinous act in front of an audience and call it art? I'm not buying that definition, but I will concede it does evoke a response.

Of course you could. It won't stand up as a defense in court, but...it would be art. Art is just an intention. Many Farkers hate that stuff, but that's it. Sh*t in a box? Art.

Now selling it, getting people to give a sh*t, and see believe your point of view is the hard part.

/Look up performance art if you want. There is one artist I have heard of that throws himself down the stairs and calls the bruises art.


Look up piss christ. Hate world
 
2012-10-22 04:47:14 PM  
You're an idiot.
 
2012-10-22 04:51:43 PM  

big pig peaches: You're an idiot.




/I can't believe that worked
 
2012-10-22 04:51:55 PM  

big pig peaches: You're an idiot.


whom is?
 
2012-10-22 04:52:33 PM  
el oh el

my trollface jpg got thrown away...well anyway picture troll face here in response to your post big pig peaches
 
2012-10-22 04:53:20 PM  

thecpt:

Look up piss christ. Hate world


exactly.
 
2012-10-22 04:54:40 PM  

Grables'Daughter: FloydA: Grables'Daughter: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

And beds.

Go on...

It takes us so long because we are having sexy sex with each other every time we go.

Every.

Time.


That image just made me vomit in my mouth a little
 
2012-10-22 04:54:41 PM  

thecpt: busy chillin': pottie: someguy945: pottie: Pssst... this is not art.

The purpose of art is to evoke a response from an observer. You may not consider it art, but you cannot deny that it will accomplish the goal.

So, I could, by that definition, commit some heinous act in front of an audience and call it art? I'm not buying that definition, but I will concede it does evoke a response.

Of course you could. It won't stand up as a defense in court, but...it would be art. Art is just an intention. Many Farkers hate that stuff, but that's it. Sh*t in a box? Art.

Now selling it, getting people to give a sh*t, and see believe your point of view is the hard part.

/Look up performance art if you want. There is one artist I have heard of that throws himself down the stairs and calls the bruises art.

Look up piss christ. Hate world


Still not buying it, it incorporates no aesthetic principles. By the 'evoke a response' definition, everything and anything is art. If that is the case, then this world is in a much sadder state than I thought.
 
2012-10-22 04:55:02 PM  

SandMann: If you want to watch a woman take a dump just get married.


Or divorced.

/just from a different angle
 
2012-10-22 04:55:24 PM  
ya'll a idjit.
 
2012-10-22 04:56:35 PM  

pottie: everything and anything is can be art


And there you have it.
 
2012-10-22 04:56:44 PM  

pottie: thecpt: busy chillin': pottie: someguy945: pottie: Pssst... this is not art.

The purpose of art is to evoke a response from an observer. You may not consider it art, but you cannot deny that it will accomplish the goal.

So, I could, by that definition, commit some heinous act in front of an audience and call it art? I'm not buying that definition, but I will concede it does evoke a response.

Of course you could. It won't stand up as a defense in court, but...it would be art. Art is just an intention. Many Farkers hate that stuff, but that's it. Sh*t in a box? Art.

Now selling it, getting people to give a sh*t, and see believe your point of view is the hard part.

/Look up performance art if you want. There is one artist I have heard of that throws himself down the stairs and calls the bruises art.

Look up piss christ. Hate world

Still not buying it, it incorporates no aesthetic principles. By the 'evoke a response' definition, everything and anything is art. If that is the case, then this world is in a much sadder state than I thought.


Now, you're getting it. Well, everything and anything CAN be art. It is just up to someone to designate it as art.
 
2012-10-22 04:57:38 PM  

Maechyll: pottie: everything and anything is can be art

And there you have it.


You posting 9 seconds faster than me is art.
 
2012-10-22 04:58:59 PM  

busy chillin': Maechyll: pottie: everything and anything is can be art

And there you have it.

You posting 9 seconds faster than me is art.


You posting 9 seconds slower than me is art.
 
2012-10-22 05:03:36 PM  
All my postings are art...is art...am art.


/pottie is an artist
 
2012-10-22 05:06:50 PM  
So if something doesn't invoke a reaction from me, I can confidently say that it isn't art. Awesome. Hey Jackson Pollack, you's a biatch.
 
2012-10-22 05:07:45 PM  

thecpt: Hey Jackson Pollack, you's a biatch.


I think you reacted.
 
2012-10-22 05:08:18 PM  
You might argue that raw science is not art, because there is no intention and no creativity, and in many cases no observer.

Someone unknowingly knocks a penny off the edge of a boat into the ocean. No one observes it. The penny falls through the air and then through the water according to the laws of gravity, with air resistance and water resistance exactly as they should. Pretty sure this is not art.
 
2012-10-22 05:11:27 PM  

thecpt: So if something doesn't invoke a reaction from me, I can confidently say that it isn't art. Awesome. Hey Jackson Pollack, you's a biatch.


nope.

And really, paint on a canvas will always be art...regardless if you like it or not. It might suck and everyone hate it, but if paint on a canvas isn't considered art, then well, sh*t, I don't know. Even those ugly cats that chick paints are art.
 
2012-10-22 05:11:42 PM  

pottie: All my postings are art...is art...am art.


/pottie is an artist


Your posts are all art but not necessarily good art.
 
2012-10-22 05:12:49 PM  

Maechyll: thecpt: Hey Jackson Pollack, you's a biatch.

I think you reacted.


Oh snap.

someguy945: You might argue that raw science is not art, because there is no intention and no creativity, and in many cases no observer.

Someone unknowingly knocks a penny off the edge of a boat into the ocean. No one observes it. The penny falls through the air and then through the water according to the laws of gravity, with air resistance and water resistance exactly as they should. Pretty sure this is not art.



I did that once and titled it "Watch this, Mr. Science Guy"
 
2012-10-22 05:13:43 PM  

someguy945: pottie: All my postings are art...is art...am art.


/pottie is an artist

Your posts are all art but not necessarily good art.


you just got my 'funny' vote

well done
 
2012-10-22 05:18:36 PM  

busy chillin': big pig peaches: You're an idiot.



/I can't believe that worked


A winrar is you!

\heh heh heh
 
2012-10-22 05:23:13 PM  

AverageAmericanGuy: A little transparency into what the fark takes women so farking long in the restroom would be desirable.


This is a little how it goes:

Take shower
Fix hair-Put products in hair then blow dry, straighten.
Get moisturizer for face, foundation primer, eye lid primer. Apply foundation, mascara, eye shadow, blush, eye brow filler, etc.

Now you choose the clothes:

What's the occasion? Going out? Heels, skirt or dress, bra, panties.

Then the end, lint roller, perfume, toss the hair, add lipstick and you're done!

I might have left some stuff out.
 
2012-10-22 05:24:11 PM  
safe-house.com
 
2012-10-22 05:25:32 PM  

blatz514: So much for rubbing one out in the bathroom.


Exhibitionism: how does it work?
 
2012-10-22 05:39:15 PM  

Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?


Breastfeeding 

Hopefully in an alcove with a wall that separates the area from the poo & urine mist that coats everything when the lidless toilets are flushed.
 
2012-10-22 06:03:29 PM  
i105.photobucket.com

What Art might look like.
 
2012-10-22 06:12:16 PM  
Things like this are simply not provocative anymore. They're just a pathetic excuse for people to participate in voyeurism and exhibitionism. There are better ways to accomplish this. Try being original.

I'm actually really disturbed that they didn't tell women it was going on until they received complaints. That's just wrong. I imagine if this happened in the US that there would be many lawsuits involved.
 
2012-10-22 06:16:51 PM  

PillsHere: Things like this are simply not provocative anymore.


Agreed.

I'm reminded of something Grace Slick told her rebellious teenage daughter: Don't waste your time trying to shock me, kid. You wanna shock me? Bring home good grades.

/or words to that effect.
 
2012-10-22 06:48:45 PM  

Grables'Daughter: FloydA: Grables'Daughter: Amos Quito: Do women's restrooms really have sofas?

And beds.

Go on...

It takes us so long because we are having sexy sex with each other every time we go.

Every.

Time.


MUST>>>NOT>>>>FAP!
 
2012-10-22 08:20:31 PM  

Isildur: FTFA: The restaurant recently put up a sign advising women that they are part of an "art project" after complaints.

Wait, what?!? They didn't have a sign up from the beginning?


farm3.staticflickr.com
 
2012-10-22 10:46:48 PM  

someguy945: You might argue that raw science is not art, because there is no intention and no creativity, and in many cases no observer.

Someone unknowingly knocks a penny off the edge of a boat into the ocean. No one observes it. The penny falls through the air and then through the water according to the laws of gravity, with air resistance and water resistance exactly as they should. Pretty sure this is not art.


You've given me a mental picture of something that is potentially symbolic. I consider this art.

/win for stupid definitions
 
2012-10-22 11:33:15 PM  

ADHD Librarian: Isildur: FTFA: The restaurant recently put up a sign advising women that they are part of an "art project" after complaints.

Wait, what?!? They didn't have a sign up from the beginning?


[farm3.staticflickr.com image 640x480]


WTF?
 
2012-10-22 11:40:13 PM  
If you've been married or lived with a woman, a bathroom voyeurism is not advised.

Very not advised.
 
2012-10-23 02:13:18 AM  

Maechyll: ADHD Librarian: Isildur: FTFA: The restaurant recently put up a sign advising women that they are part of an "art project" after complaints.

Wait, what?!? They didn't have a sign up from the beginning?


[farm3.staticflickr.com image 640x480]

WTF?


It's a prank, not a genuine government sign. The template was downloaded from a site like this or this, and posted in some bathroom for... well... shiats and giggles.
 
2012-10-23 09:46:44 AM  

Isildur: It's a prank, not a genuine government sign. The template was downloaded from a site like this or this, and posted in some bathroom for... well... shiats and giggles.


Ah. I'm old. Sometimes I forget that I'm living in a high-tech world. ; )
 
2012-10-23 12:08:21 PM  

SanjiSasuke: someguy945: You might argue that raw science is not art, because there is no intention and no creativity, and in many cases no observer.

Someone unknowingly knocks a penny off the edge of a boat into the ocean. No one observes it. The penny falls through the air and then through the water according to the laws of gravity, with air resistance and water resistance exactly as they should. Pretty sure this is not art.

You've given me a mental picture of something that is potentially symbolic. I consider this art.

/win for stupid definitions


My description was absolutely art. But if what I described actually occurred, accidentally and unbeknownst to anybody, that wouldn't be art (I think).
 
2012-10-23 02:28:08 PM  
If a penny falls to the ocean floor, and no one is there to see, does it still make it art?
 
2012-10-23 03:16:03 PM  

Maechyll: Isildur: It's a prank, not a genuine government sign. The template was downloaded from a site like this or this, and posted in some bathroom for... well... shiats and giggles.

Ah. I'm old. Sometimes I forget that I'm living in a high-tech world. ; )


No problem. Just remember to send in the newly required toenail clippings with your 1040, this coming year.
 
2012-10-23 03:34:11 PM  

Isildur: Maechyll: Isildur: It's a prank, not a genuine government sign. The template was downloaded from a site like this or this, and posted in some bathroom for... well... shiats and giggles.

Ah. I'm old. Sometimes I forget that I'm living in a high-tech world. ; )

No problem. Just remember to send in the newly required toenail clippings with your 1040, this coming year.


Extra credit for fungus-y ones, right?
 
2012-10-23 04:01:42 PM  

Maechyll: Isildur: Maechyll: Isildur: It's a prank, not a genuine government sign. The template was downloaded from a site like this or this, and posted in some bathroom for... well... shiats and giggles.

Ah. I'm old. Sometimes I forget that I'm living in a high-tech world. ; )

No problem. Just remember to send in the newly required toenail clippings with your 1040, this coming year.

Extra credit for fungus-y ones, right?


Only if you remember to list the fungi as dependants.
 
2012-10-23 04:22:47 PM  

Isildur: Maechyll: Isildur: Maechyll: Isildur: It's a prank, not a genuine government sign. The template was downloaded from a site like this or this, and posted in some bathroom for... well... shiats and giggles.

Ah. I'm old. Sometimes I forget that I'm living in a high-tech world. ; )

No problem. Just remember to send in the newly required toenail clippings with your 1040, this coming year.

Extra credit for fungus-y ones, right?

Only if you remember to list the fungi as dependants.


Thanks!
 
2012-10-23 07:20:14 PM  

someguy945: SanjiSasuke: someguy945: You might argue that raw science is not art, because there is no intention and no creativity, and in many cases no observer.

Someone unknowingly knocks a penny off the edge of a boat into the ocean. No one observes it. The penny falls through the air and then through the water according to the laws of gravity, with air resistance and water resistance exactly as they should. Pretty sure this is not art.

You've given me a mental picture of something that is potentially symbolic. I consider this art.

/win for stupid definitions

My description was absolutely art. But if what I described actually occurred, accidentally and unbeknownst to anybody, that wouldn't be art (I think).


Well you could measure the air and water resistance and that would be 'observation' which is art.
 
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