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(Slate)   "Dear Prudence: My wife and I came from the same sperm donor. What do we do?"   (slate.com) divider line 185
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2013-02-20 11:54:03 PM  
Do you mean after you've run around in circles screaming for an hour?
 
2013-02-20 11:59:35 PM  
This did not farking happen.  But thanks for another dose of manufactured tabloid bullshiat.
 
2013-02-21 12:02:39 AM  

GAT_00: This did not farking happen.  But thanks for another dose of manufactured tabloid bullshiat.


THIS

but in case this happens to you,
1) kill your children, QUICKLY - they are the spawn of the devil and will destroy the world
2) after they are dead, mail all you cash to me
3) kill your self and your spouse, given that you are both clearly too stupid to live

/if only god had made DNA tests you could use before having crotch spawn to confirm that you are not twins.
 
2013-02-21 12:12:46 AM  
Meh.  My parents are related - not quite this closely but close enough to have the same last name.  The extended family considered each of them unmarriageable so why not kill two birds with one stone and marry them off to each other?  The only condition was they weren't supposed to have kids.

Oops.
 
2013-02-21 12:14:22 AM  
Start saving for little Goober's banjo lessons
 
2013-02-21 12:28:23 AM  

postnobills: Meh.  My parents are related - not quite this closely but close enough to have the same last name.  The extended family considered each of them unmarriageable so why not kill two birds with one stone and marry them off to each other?  The only condition was they weren't supposed to have kids.

Oops.


Roosevelt?
 
2013-02-21 12:47:29 AM  
adopt... your not meant to breed, and keep it a secret so you dont lose any social status.
 
2013-02-21 12:47:35 AM  
Dear Editor: I couldn't get a real job as a real journalist. Will you give me a job as a pretend journalist who writes outrageous "reader letters" to themselves, and then "answers" them to fill column inches? Love, every "advice" columnist ever.
 
2013-02-21 12:47:53 AM  

postnobills: Meh.  My parents are related - not quite this closely but close enough to have the same last name.  The extended family considered each of them unmarriageable so why not kill two birds with one stone and marry them off to each other?  The only condition was they weren't supposed to have kids.

Oops.


i451.photobucket.com
 
2013-02-21 12:48:08 AM  

Darth_Lukecash: postnobills: Meh.  My parents are related - not quite this closely but close enough to have the same last name.  The extended family considered each of them unmarriageable so why not kill two birds with one stone and marry them off to each other?  The only condition was they weren't supposed to have kids.

Oops.

Roosevelt?


Nope.

If you do the research, this kind of thing is actually far more common than most of us would like to believe.  In the west it simply isn't talked about, but in some cultures second or even first cousins are considered the best candidates for marriage.  In my case, so far I've been pretty healthy but the genetic counselor did suggest that I shouldn't try to have kids myself.
 
2013-02-21 12:48:23 AM  
yeeeesh
 
2013-02-21 12:49:44 AM  
Incest, the game the whole family can play.
 
2013-02-21 12:50:08 AM  

GAT_00: This did not farking happen.  But thanks for another dose of manufactured tabloid bullshiat.


Oh come on it's as true as anything on Dear Prudie.
 
2013-02-21 12:50:26 AM  

postnobills: If you do the research, this kind of thing is actually far more common than most of us would like to believe.  In the west it simply isn't talked about, but in some cultures second or even first cousins are considered the best candidates for marriage.  In my case, so far I've been pretty healthy but the genetic counselor did suggest that I shouldn't try to have kids with my first cousin family-arranged partner myself.


FTFY?
 
2013-02-21 12:50:26 AM  
This is a seminal question about the nature of assisted reproduction

Uh-huh.
 
2013-02-21 12:50:32 AM  
"This is a seminal question..."

Best troll EVAR. Oh wait, it was her column? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
 
2013-02-21 12:51:34 AM  

GAT_00: This did not farking happen.  But thanks for another dose of manufactured tabloid bullshiat.


That was my initial impression, also.
 
2013-02-21 12:52:30 AM  

postnobills: Meh.  My parents are related - not quite this closely but close enough to have the same last name.  The extended family considered each of them unmarriageable so why not kill two birds with one stone and marry them off to each other?  The only condition was they weren't supposed to have kids.

Oops.


Do you have any extra nipples?
 
2013-02-21 12:56:27 AM  

gweilo8888: postnobills: If you do the research, this kind of thing is actually far more common than most of us would like to believe.  In the west it simply isn't talked about, but in some cultures second or even first cousins are considered the best candidates for marriage.  In my case, so far I've been pretty healthy but the genetic counselor did suggest that I shouldn't try to have kids with my first cousin family-arranged partner myself.

FTFY?


Um, no.

On the other hand, whenever I start to get the "why won't you settle down with a nice girl?" lecture from my mother, I pretty much always win the argument.
 
2013-02-21 12:57:31 AM  

Harry_Seldon: postnobills: Meh.  My parents are related - not quite this closely but close enough to have the same last name.  The extended family considered each of them unmarriageable so why not kill two birds with one stone and marry them off to each other?  The only condition was they weren't supposed to have kids.

Oops.

Do you have any extra nipples?


Not nipples, no.
 
2013-02-21 12:57:54 AM  
If stuff like this didn't happen where would new advice columnist come from?
 
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2013-02-21 12:58:13 AM  
I'm pretty sure that she made up the article, but why couldn't it happen? More and more females are cutting out the middleman and going straight to the source and that source has vials all over the area.
 
2013-02-21 12:58:13 AM  
That's one hell of a way to describe a 'successful' three way.
 
2013-02-21 12:58:19 AM  
Maximum Prudence trolling.

Let's figure the odds on this happening (1: 1,000,000)
And the odds on a pair of morans writing to Prudy (1: 1,000,000)

/Being kind with the statistical correlation
 
2013-02-21 12:58:29 AM  
Move to Arkansas?
 
2013-02-21 12:58:53 AM  

Harry_Seldon: postnobills: Meh.  My parents are related - not quite this closely but close enough to have the same last name.  The extended family considered each of them unmarriageable so why not kill two birds with one stone and marry them off to each other?  The only condition was they weren't supposed to have kids.

Oops.

Do you have any extra nipples?


1.bp.blogspot.com

Can get you a nipple.
 
2013-02-21 12:59:00 AM  
He just doesn't understand how it works

Link (second clip)
 
2013-02-21 12:59:06 AM  
Was the doner a Beatle?

Here come old flat top.
He come grooving up slowly.
He got joo joo eyeball.
He one holy roller.
He got hair down to his knee.
Got to be a joker he just do what you please.

He wear no shoe shine.
He got toe jam football.
He got monkey finger.
He shoot Coca-Cola.
He say I know you, you know me.
One thing I can tell you is you got to be free.
Come together right now over me.
 
2013-02-21 12:59:14 AM  
1) Ew!
2) Sell the rights to your story to the Lifetime Network.
3) Profit!
 
2013-02-21 12:59:32 AM  
Either move to West Virginia or do anal.
 
2013-02-21 12:59:46 AM  

postnobills: Meh.  My parents are related - not quite this closely but close enough to have the same last name.  The extended family considered each of them unmarriageable so why not kill two birds with one stone and marry them off to each other?  The only condition was they weren't supposed to have kids.

Oops.


www.genealogyintime.com

Family tree?
 
2013-02-21 12:59:59 AM  

Harry_Seldon: postnobills: Meh.  My parents are related - not quite this closely but close enough to have the same last name.  The extended family considered each of them unmarriageable so why not kill two birds with one stone and marry them off to each other?  The only condition was they weren't supposed to have kids.

Oops.

Do you have any extra nipples?


How many are you looking for? (pops open the car trunk)
 
FNG [TotalFark]
2013-02-21 01:00:29 AM  
Good Lord.  Aren't we done with this "Dear Prudence" crap yet?  It's like wrestling meets Dear Penthouse.  Give it up, and please just stop.
 
2013-02-21 01:01:30 AM  

postnobills: Meh.  My parents are related - not quite this closely but close enough to have the same last name.  The extended family considered each of them unmarriageable so why not kill two birds with one stone and marry them off to each other?  The only condition was they weren't supposed to have kids.

Oops.


As long as you don't procreate with your sister you're probably okay.
 
2013-02-21 01:02:34 AM  

Maggie_Luna: postnobills: Meh.  My parents are related - not quite this closely but close enough to have the same last name.  The extended family considered each of them unmarriageable so why not kill two birds with one stone and marry them off to each other?  The only condition was they weren't supposed to have kids.

Oops.

[www.genealogyintime.com image 500x385]

Family tree?


Not even close.  My point is there are plenty of people out there with trees like that who aren't even royalty.
 
2013-02-21 01:03:13 AM  

FNG: Good Lord.  Aren't we done with this "Dear Prudence" crap yet?  It's like wrestling meets Dear Penthouse.  Give it up, and please just stop.


They should go on Jerry Springer, he's like... both.
 
2013-02-21 01:03:13 AM  
It's not terribly surprising that people are intensely sexually attracted to others who share similar genes.
 
2013-02-21 01:03:31 AM  

FNG: Good Lord.  Aren't we done with this "Dear Prudence" crap yet?  It's like wrestling meets Dear Penthouse.  Give it up, and please just stop.


It liket to read the agony columns. It makes me feel better about myself or like a soap opera, watch the train wreck presented but it doesn't take forever! More importantly you can read other people's comments and deride humanity/agree/feel superior.
 
2013-02-21 01:03:40 AM  
Come out to play?
 
2013-02-21 01:04:52 AM  
Best part of the "article" was the video of her appearance on Colbert.
 
2013-02-21 01:05:24 AM  

MaudlinMutantMollusk: Start saving for little Goober's banjo lessons


www.vanrozeboom.com
 
2013-02-21 01:06:44 AM  

jsf4646: Move to Arkansas?

Sorry but here in Arkansas, they are still considered normies. Now if both parents are the same and they have a couple leashed waterheads with webbed feet, then you have a "Wal-Mart sled team" which is pretty common around these parts.

 
2013-02-21 01:07:22 AM  
trolled in the prudies...
 
2013-02-21 01:08:50 AM  

Maggie_Luna: postnobills: Meh.  My parents are related - not quite this closely but close enough to have the same last name.  The extended family considered each of them unmarriageable so why not kill two birds with one stone and marry them off to each other?  The only condition was they weren't supposed to have kids.

Oops.

[www.genealogyintime.com image 500x385]

Family tree?


... Are you one of my students?  I just lectured my class about poor Charles II of Spain's family tree.
 
2013-02-21 01:08:56 AM  
meh--I have a set of great grandparents who were first cousins.
yeah, from Kentucky, why do you ask?
 
2013-02-21 01:09:15 AM  
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2013-02-21 01:09:46 AM  
Why are there so many people calling this fake? It may be extremely bizarre and disturbing, yes, but it could happen!

I just discovered I have a brother who is around my age. Dad farked a hooker when he came to the US, and she became pregnant. Mom and Dad nearly broke up because of it, but they instead paid her to keep her trap shut and tried to keep him a secret. Once I became an adult and had access to our family financial records, I found out.

He is a sailor in the US Navy and frequents the same areas as me when in San Diego. My dad is a Navy veteran and I am at the Naval base all the time. We could have easily met up sometime before I found out he was my brother.

I also know of people who found long-lost siblings by meeting them at parties. It really isn't unusual for siblings raised apart and who have no knowledge of each other to become attracted to one another.
 
2013-02-21 01:10:37 AM  

postnobills: Maggie_Luna: postnobills: Meh.  My parents are related - not quite this closely but close enough to have the same last name.  The extended family considered each of them unmarriageable so why not kill two birds with one stone and marry them off to each other?  The only condition was they weren't supposed to have kids.

Oops.

[www.genealogyintime.com image 500x385]

Family tree?

Not even close.  My point is there are plenty of people out there with trees like that who aren't even royalty.


Most people ain't marrying their siblings any more thought. Although a prime example for pro-siblinghood is Cleopatra, she was smart, well spoken, and seduced two of the most powerful men in the world while having her kingdom (just ignore the whole suicide, cowardice, and defeat thing). Cousin marriage is common still in several parts of the world, problems become more susceptible after several generations.
One of my grandparents were cousins and it's a family shame that my uncle is married to his (first) cousin *(because he um seems to like family which is grody).

My brother is genetically my 'half'-brother; is we *shudder* procreated I sincerely doubt there would issues but it's more likely to happen to due to similar genes that are problematic.
 
2013-02-21 01:11:26 AM  
So they're half-siblings. As long as their mother's weren't related their kids would likely be fine (and they are - they have three).  The main concern would be if the father had some genetic disease or was a carrier of one as they would have an increased risk of having kids with the disease.

 It may seem gross, but they should just continue as they are if they're happy.
 
2013-02-21 01:13:17 AM  
If yer family tree does not fork...

you might be a redneck
 
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