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2013-08-07 07:38:30 PM  
hey, I'll be happy to please any 18-22 woman so much that she'll walk funny for a week

and I work cheap!

ladies, call me!
 
2013-08-07 07:39:03 PM  
Win/Win situation for everyone involved, especially the university.
 
2013-08-07 07:40:06 PM  
No, the headline was funnier the first time when "education" was misspelled.
 
2013-08-07 07:41:16 PM  
I actually think it's related to the pervasiveness and accessibility of pornography today. The current generation of college aged kids have grown up never having known that porn was not easily available on the Internet. They've become both desensitized to porn, and they have also become more extreme in what they expect sex to be. So when they need money, there's no moral sensitivity towards sex work (whether that be something like pole dancing or nude modeling or even prostitution).

The genie's out of the bottle now, so we'll just see more of this. It will be interesting to see how the current 'porn generation' sees itself in hindsight when it's responsible for raising their children.
 
2013-08-07 07:41:57 PM  
So the price of student sex should be falling.

/invisible hand
 
2013-08-07 07:42:44 PM  

MrEricSir: No, the headline was funnier the first time when "education" was misspelled.


"All proceeds to go literacy."
 
2013-08-07 07:45:29 PM  

AverageAmericanGuy: I actually think it's related to the pervasiveness and accessibility of pornography today. The current generation of college aged kids have grown up never having known that porn was not easily available on the Internet. They've become both desensitized to porn, and they have also become more extreme in what they expect sex to be. So when they need money, there's no moral sensitivity towards sex work (whether that be something like pole dancing or nude modeling or even prostitution).

The genie's out of the bottle now, so we'll just see more of this. It will be interesting to see how the current 'porn generation' sees itself in hindsight when it's responsible for raising their children.


HAHAHAHA... oh wait... you were serious.

/let me laugh harder.
 
2013-08-07 07:45:54 PM  

AverageAmericanGuy: I actually think it's related to the pervasiveness and accessibility of pornography today. The current generation of college aged kids have grown up never having known that porn was not easily available on the Internet. They've become both desensitized to porn, and they have also become more extreme in what they expect sex to be. So when they need money, there's no moral sensitivity towards sex work (whether that be something like pole dancing or nude modeling or even prostitution).

The genie's out of the bottle now, so we'll just see more of this. It will be interesting to see how the current 'porn generation' sees itself in hindsight when it's responsible for raising their children.


WTF are you on about?

Sounds remarkably similar to "OMG TV is warping kids".
 
2013-08-07 07:46:36 PM  
Old news is so exciting!

Every stripper I've ever met has been working her way through school.
Every. Single. One.
 
2013-08-07 07:48:36 PM  
Why have sex for money; when you could take your clothes off for money? It's an much safer occupation; plus, you probably make more money. And, you only have sex with the people you want to have sex with.
 
2013-08-07 07:48:47 PM  

AverageAmericanGuy: I actually think it's related to the pervasiveness and accessibility of pornography today. The current generation of college aged kids have grown up never having known that porn was not easily available on the Internet. They've become both desensitized to porn, and they have also become more extreme in what they expect sex to be. So when they need money, there's no moral sensitivity towards sex work (whether that be something like pole dancing or nude modeling or even prostitution).

The genie's out of the bottle now, so we'll just see more of this. It will be interesting to see how the current 'porn generation' sees itself in hindsight when it's responsible for raising their children.


Prostitution is also legal in the UK, so that might have something to do with it.
 
2013-08-07 07:49:04 PM  
99 problems, but a degree ain't one?
 
2013-08-07 07:50:27 PM  

iheartscotch: Why have sex for money; when you could take your clothes off for money? It's an much safer occupation; plus, you probably make more money. And, you only have sex with the people you want to have sex with.


Or you could become a camwhore. Isn't that safer?
 
2013-08-07 07:50:28 PM  

Banned on the Run: Old news is so exciting!

Every stripper I've ever met has been working her way through school.
Every. Single. One.


I once talked to a stripper who was, and I quote, "Studying radiology; you know, with radios".

/ she was a taco short of a fiesta platter
 
2013-08-07 07:51:32 PM  

AverageAmericanGuy: I actually think it's related to the pervasiveness and accessibility of pornography today. The current generation of college aged kids have grown up never having known that porn was not easily available on the Internet. They've become both desensitized to porn, and they have also become more extreme in what they expect sex to be. So when they need money, there's no moral sensitivity towards sex work (whether that be something like pole dancing or nude modeling or even prostitution).

The genie's out of the bottle now, so we'll just see more of this. It will be interesting to see how the current 'porn generation' sees itself in hindsight when it's responsible for raising their children.


This was Ariel Castro's defense for imprisoning 3 women for a decade. Porn warped his mind.
Now the tough part is deciding if you actually believe that.

8/10 if not.
 
2013-08-07 07:51:56 PM  

AverageAmericanGuy: I actually think it's related to the pervasiveness and accessibility of pornography today. The current generation of college aged kids have grown up never having known that porn was not easily available on the Internet. They've become both desensitized to porn, and they have also become more extreme in what they expect sex to be. So when they need money, there's no moral sensitivity towards sex work (whether that be something like pole dancing or nude modeling or even prostitution).

The genie's out of the bottle now, so we'll just see more of this. It will be interesting to see how the current 'porn generation' sees itself in hindsight when it's responsible for raising their children.


Really? I thought it was because kids are greedy, lazy, no good shiats. Too busy partying to get good grades for a scholarship.

Ironically, I don't have a problem with women choosing this line of work. As someone that met a retired hooker a few years back, before it was in vogue to be a working girl in school, she said the worst part was the condoms and lube.

Condoms aren't cheap, and using them that often chafes. You need to lube up often, so you buy tubes of the stuff constantly. After her first weekend she was so sore she could barely walk, and had a hard time sitting for class.
 
2013-08-07 07:51:56 PM  

HempHead: AverageAmericanGuy: I actually think it's related to the pervasiveness and accessibility of pornography today. The current generation of college aged kids have grown up never having known that porn was not easily available on the Internet. They've become both desensitized to porn, and they have also become more extreme in what they expect sex to be. So when they need money, there's no moral sensitivity towards sex work (whether that be something like pole dancing or nude modeling or even prostitution).

The genie's out of the bottle now, so we'll just see more of this. It will be interesting to see how the current 'porn generation' sees itself in hindsight when it's responsible for raising their children.

Prostitution is also legal in the UK, so that might have something to do with it.


Hmmm, I've been putting off applying to Glaxxo, because I hear the weather is awful. May have to rethink that... how are the teeth on these legal prostitutes?
 
2013-08-07 07:51:57 PM  

Mega Steve: iheartscotch: Why have sex for money; when you could take your clothes off for money? It's an much safer occupation; plus, you probably make more money. And, you only have sex with the people you want to have sex with.

Or you could become a camwhore. Isn't that safer?


That is a viable option. That way; you'd be raking in the dough and never actually have to interact with people.
 
2013-08-07 07:51:58 PM  
Nipples.
 
2013-08-07 07:52:29 PM  
Sex "workers"...as in, getting paid for it!?

Meh, back in my day there was no shortage of willing amateurs who farked for free. :)
 
2013-08-07 07:52:54 PM  
So am I suppose to feel bad for the ladies that do this? Because they could always take on debt like the rest of us...
 
2013-08-07 07:53:07 PM  
I feel like I've wasted my whole life as an unpaid sex volunteer.
 
2013-08-07 07:53:57 PM  
If you can't get the money from your parents, then that means that BOTH of your parents are losers.

Because you have a double genetic dose of loserness, you are a loser too.

Education is not for you if the cost seems in any way high at all. There's work at the bowling alley.

/probably doesn't pay as much as hooker, but it's legal
 
2013-08-07 07:56:53 PM  
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2013-08-07 08:01:37 PM  
universityprograms.columbia.edu

"I'll pimp y'all out!  All a ya!"
 
2013-08-07 08:01:44 PM  

Incontinent_dog_and_monkey_rodeo: MrEricSir: No, the headline was funnier the first time when "education" was misspelled.

"All proceeds to go ILliteracy."


FTFY
 
2013-08-07 08:03:52 PM  
Cool story Bro.

My first year of college, I got a job delivering pizza. I started on a Friday night which was prime tip night, as long as you were delivering to the residential addresses and not the frat houses or dorms. An order came up for my next run which the others drivers snickered about it being a perfect initiation for me, the new guy. Suite 1323 in the Devonwood towers was evidently an infamous customer - a 40-something woman who would order the same thing every Friday night -- a large pepperoni with "extra meat." As I bagged up the three pies for my run, the manager pulled me aside and gave me a warning to NOT GO INTO HER PLACE. I took off with three 'zas and made 1323 my last delivery. I walked up to the lobby and was buzzed in by a security guard.

When I got to the door, it was slightly ajar. I knocked. A voice inside that sounded of Wild Turkey and unfiltered Camels beckoned me to come in. "Sorry ma'am." I said. "Have to stay out here - that'll be $13.50." I heard footsteps clomping down the hall and as the door was opened, I saw what looked not unlike Ernest Borgnine in a wig and a diaphanous robe with fuzzy slippers. "I see you brought the meat, ha ha, ha ha..."

I wasn't sure if she was laughing or expectorating.

"That's $13.50, ma'am." I repeated.

She counted out exact change. "Your tip is inside." She said, posing in what I suppose was her version of a 'come-hither' look. "Why don't you come in and find it..."

While it was incredibly tempting to explore the lair of this infamous sea-donkey, I decided that I'd rather not. "That's alright ma'am, you have yourself a good night."

When I returned to the shop, the immediate question was, "So how'd she tip?" I admitted that I didn't take up her offer to go inside to find out and just like that, I was in the club.

For the next year, the sea-donkey would call and place her order every Friday night. I always managed to pawn off that address on a new driver who would return with their own story about their encounter with the mythical beast. The new drivers would all report the same thing except for this one guy, Kevin, who upon his return, bragged about getting a five dollar tip. We all mused about the sort of fresh hell he'd gone through to earn that five dollars until we found out that our nemesis had passed away a month before and suite 1323 was now occupied by two hot girls who were studying law.
 
2013-08-07 08:04:15 PM  

Omahawg: hey, I'll be happy to please any 18-22 woman so much that she'll walk funny for a week

and I work cheap!

ladies, call me!


So what you're saying is that she'll enjoy all three minutes of it?
 
2013-08-07 08:07:58 PM  

Banned on the Run: Old news is so exciting!

Every stripper I've ever met has been working her way through school.
Every. Single. One.


I've known several who actually were going to school (saw the books). Been to four graduations so if those four were faking it they did it really really well.

Also tutored 2 in math. Lost touch with them not sure if they ever graduated or not.
 
2013-08-07 08:10:07 PM  
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2013-08-07 08:11:43 PM  

Banned on the Run: Old news is so exciting!

Every stripper I've ever met has been working her way through school.
Every. Single. One.


Kind of like every waiter in the greater L.A. area is an "actor."
 
2013-08-07 08:11:55 PM  
A least the women in the article who sell sex for money are honest about what they're doing. Which is better than the women who specifically date or marry a man because he's affluent and then try to claim "well, it just worked out that way," or worse, "I made him the success he is."

Recently my sister told me about a coworker who met her husband on match.com; in her profile she had stipulated she was only interested in men who were financially successful (the woman has a low-paying clerical job). When I told my sister her friend is basically a prostitute, she became angry and tried to tell me "she's was just being honest in saying what she wanted." Yeah, riiiight.
 
2013-08-07 08:15:36 PM  
Sex in college is free, it's what comes after it that you pay for.

/wonder how many girls education the likes of Rush Limbaugh has subsidized.
 
2013-08-07 08:17:17 PM  
 
2013-08-07 08:17:35 PM  
That's hot.
 
2013-08-07 08:19:56 PM  
The good thing is, there are still plenty of chicks who are willing to do the walk of shame for free.
 
2013-08-07 08:20:53 PM  

TastyEloi: A least the women in the article who sell sex for money are honest about what they're doing. Which is better than the women who specifically date or marry a man because he's affluent and then try to claim "well, it just worked out that way," or worse, "I made him the success he is."

Recently my sister told me about a coworker who met her husband on match.com; in her profile she had stipulated she was only interested in men who were financially successful (the woman has a low-paying clerical job). When I told my sister her friend is basically a prostitute, she became angry and tried to tell me "she's was just being honest in saying what she wanted." Yeah, riiiight.


When you marry for money don't be surprised when he requires a prenup and leaves you in your mid-forties...if you can be superficial based upon wealth, don't be surprised when the other does the same with beauty.
 
2013-08-07 08:21:35 PM  

hardinparamedic: Omahawg: hey, I'll be happy to please any 18-22 woman so much that she'll walk funny for a week

and I work cheap!

ladies, call me!

So what you're saying is that she'll enjoy all three minutes of it?


dude...she's gonna have to pay double for that
 
2013-08-07 08:23:28 PM  

RoyBatty: https://medium.com/p/4ee09a99696e

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> $25.85 an hour
> former intel intern

I would love to learn about the fabrication of sub-30nm violins through vapor deposition and doping methods from the kid.
 
2013-08-07 08:32:28 PM  

WhyKnot: TastyEloi: A least the women in the article who sell sex for money are honest about what they're doing. Which is better than the women who specifically date or marry a man because he's affluent and then try to claim "well, it just worked out that way," or worse, "I made him the success he is."

Recently my sister told me about a coworker who met her husband on match.com; in her profile she had stipulated she was only interested in men who were financially successful (the woman has a low-paying clerical job). When I told my sister her friend is basically a prostitute, she became angry and tried to tell me "she's was just being honest in saying what she wanted." Yeah, riiiight.

When you marry for money don't be surprised when he requires a prenup and leaves you in your mid-forties...if you can be superficial based upon wealth, don't be surprised when the other does the same with beauty.


The majority of divorces are initiated by the woman.  The standard reason is "I don't feel fulfilled."
 
2013-08-07 08:33:29 PM  

WhyKnot: When you marry for money don't be surprised when he requires a prenup and leaves you in your mid-forties


I would think that'd be long enough (assuming the marriage was around 25) to be set for life.
 
2013-08-07 08:35:29 PM  
It's a career building experience.
In today's corporate world, it's always good to be able to say, "this isn't the hardest I've been farked."
 
2013-08-07 08:35:59 PM  
I would totally go for a college sugar baby.  Except I doubt I could afford one ($750/month, no problem, $2000/month I can't do).  Besides, I'm sure I'd be very disappointed with someone that young in the sack.  At that age they think they know what they are doing, but in reality they are rather inept.

/you don't actually blow on it
 
2013-08-07 08:41:11 PM  

Abuse Liability: HempHead: AverageAmericanGuy: I actually think it's related to the pervasiveness and accessibility of pornography today. The current generation of college aged kids have grown up never having known that porn was not easily available on the Internet. They've become both desensitized to porn, and they have also become more extreme in what they expect sex to be. So when they need money, there's no moral sensitivity towards sex work (whether that be something like pole dancing or nude modeling or even prostitution).

The genie's out of the bottle now, so we'll just see more of this. It will be interesting to see how the current 'porn generation' sees itself in hindsight when it's responsible for raising their children.

Prostitution is also legal in the UK, so that might have something to do with it.

Hmmm, I've been putting off applying to Glaxxo, because I hear the weather is awful. May have to rethink that... how are the teeth on these legal prostitutes?


If you would be in London, then you shouldn't need a hooker as the women there are very easy (and pretty easy on the eyes, perhaps because they are from other countries).

Also, is this an annual article for the HuffPost?  I could swear this has come up several times previously, always from this site.
 
2013-08-07 08:44:10 PM  

SevenizGud: If you can't get the money from your parents, then that means that BOTH of your parents are losers.

Because you have a double genetic dose of loserness, you are a loser too.

Education is not for you if the cost seems in any way high at all. There's work at the bowling alley.

/probably doesn't pay as much as hooker, but it's legal


i.imgur.com
 
2013-08-07 08:47:57 PM  

WhyKnot: TastyEloi: A least the women in the article who sell sex for money are honest about what they're doing. Which is better than the women who specifically date or marry a man because he's affluent and then try to claim "well, it just worked out that way," or worse, "I made him the success he is."

Recently my sister told me about a coworker who met her husband on match.com; in her profile she had stipulated she was only interested in men who were financially successful (the woman has a low-paying clerical job). When I told my sister her friend is basically a prostitute, she became angry and tried to tell me "she's was just being honest in saying what she wanted." Yeah, riiiight.

When you marry for money don't be surprised when he requires a prenup and leaves you in your mid-forties...if you can be superficial based upon wealth, don't be surprised when the other does the same with beauty.


I tend to consider attraction based on money to be more reprehensible than attraction based on looks. If a woman tells me I'm not good-looking enough to date, I may not be happy with it, but I can respect it. After all, romantic attraction is based on physical attraction. But if she tells me I need to make more money than her for her to consider dating, well, she pretty much goes into the "she's a whore" category. This is the 21st century; if you're a woman and want to be rich, that's all well and good--just go out and earn like men have always done.
 
2013-08-07 08:50:55 PM  

AverageAmericanGuy: I actually think it's related to the pervasiveness and accessibility of pornography today. The current generation of college aged kids have grown up never having known that porn was not easily available on the Internet. They've become both desensitized to porn, and they have also become more extreme in what they expect sex to be. So when they need money, there's no moral sensitivity towards sex work (whether that be something like pole dancing or nude modeling or even prostitution).

The genie's out of the bottle now, so we'll just see more of this. It will be interesting to see how the current 'porn generation' sees itself in hindsight when it's responsible for raising their children.


Heh. I wish that were true, too, but that doesn't mean it's going to happen.
 
2013-08-07 08:51:04 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-08-07 08:54:45 PM  
The work isn't bad, the hours are good and there's no heavy lifting . . . usually I 'suppose.


OTOH, those degrees better be worth more than the paper they're printed on because otherwise someone's gonna off the deep end and visit their former campus and bring a friend with 'em if you know what I mean, and I think you do . . .
 
2013-08-07 09:11:33 PM  

RoyBatty: https://medium.com/p/4ee09a99696e

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Yeah, this is the stupid annoying bit about college.

Rich parents (where rich means "not on welfare and we won't check too hard")?  Fark you.  You're on the hook for a third of their pre-tax income.
You made more than $2,000?  Fark you, we'll take half (plus the third that goes to taxes).

Of course:

1) Dude, you're an Electrical Engineer.   You're set for farking life.  Pay for what you can.  Loans for what you can't.  Get out and start paying them off.  You're losing a LOT more income from not joining the workforce for a year or two than from taking out $16K in loans.   I'm CS, and my lowest offer was $35K (Average was about $60K, mostly because Detroit pays about $20K more than COL would make you expect).
2) Fill out the form about expected income.  I did this when my parents lost their jobs.  Basically, you can fill out a form saying "I have suffered a catastrophic loss of income and expect to make $0 next year."  Boom, Bob's your uncle, and you get most of your financial aid back starting the following semester.

/Also, thank you to my parents for paying some and looking poor enough (divorced, main parent was unemployed 2 of 4 years) that some became most.
 
2013-08-07 09:17:55 PM  
So stated another way, universities' continual exorbitant price increases are causing desperate students to sell their bodies to survive?
 
Al!
2013-08-07 09:21:03 PM  

super_grass: RoyBatty: https://medium.com/p/4ee09a99696e

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> $25.85 an hour
> former intel intern

I would love to learn about the fabrication of sub-30nm violins through vapor deposition and doping methods from the kid.


This.  I bust my ass all week for less pay than that, and though I have a great job for my area, I have trouble making ends meet.  What the hell did she expect?  She's clearing over $50k/year at that rate.  I have to work 50 hour weeks all year to clear $50k.  For a young, single person with no family to support, that's decent money anywhere but a major city.
 
2013-08-07 09:21:30 PM  

Marcintosh: The work isn't bad, the hours are good and there's no heavy lifting . . . usually I 'suppose.


OTOH, those degrees better be worth more than the paper they're printed on because otherwise someone's gonna off the deep end and visit their former campus and bring a friend with 'em if you know what I mean, and I think you do . . .


They fix the cable?
 
2013-08-07 09:28:37 PM  
The world needs whores too.
 
2013-08-07 09:38:24 PM  
If it was legal, I would absolutely suck dick for a living.   Why isn't this legal here?   But no.... I have to pay back my student loans by spending 8 hours a day in a prison.
 
2013-08-07 09:43:07 PM  
Yes, send your daughters to university! What could possibly go wrong?
 
2013-08-07 09:44:49 PM  

Al!: super_grass: RoyBatty: https://medium.com/p/4ee09a99696e

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> $25.85 an hour
> former intel intern

I would love to learn about the fabrication of sub-30nm violins through vapor deposition and doping methods from the kid.

This.  I bust my ass all week for less pay than that, and though I have a great job for my area, I have trouble making ends meet.  What the hell did she expect?  She's clearing over $50k/year at that rate.  I have to work 50 hour weeks all year to clear $50k.  For a young, single person with no family to support, that's decent money anywhere but a major city.


The problem is this:

$25/hour becomes $25K in expenses.

$25K -> ~$23K after various taxes as a single person.

6 months of rent in Silicon Valley:  $7000 to crash on somebody's couch in their shiatty lead-paint, asbestos-filled apartment.

So $25K just became $16K, and they want $16K.  So if you spent $0 and 0 cents, you'd be broke.  If you had actual expenses, you can expect to clear $6-8000 if you're exceedingly boring for a 3 month internship that pays $16000.  Do anything, and that goes down (I cleared $4500 after tax season, not counting my desktop).    So 6 months at $25K leaves you clearing about $5-9K if you haven't maxed out all your credit cards paying tuition and less if you have (though seriously, just take out loans.  They're lower interest than credit cards and if you're good enough to intern at Intel, you're good enough to earn money to pay them off).

It's good money. It's really good money anywhere outside of the places where interns make $25/hour.  It's not $16K/year in profit money.
 
2013-08-07 09:53:05 PM  

jjorsett: So stated another way, universities' continual exorbitant price increases are causing desperate students to sell their bodies to survive?


More like Britain is less puritanical than us on the matter, and this is an easy way to make some good money.
 
2013-08-07 09:56:59 PM  
Would it be interesting to know that the people who are against prostitution the MOST are probably A-OK with your tuition going up.
 
2013-08-07 09:58:48 PM  

Ima4nic8or: The world needs whores too.


We're all whores, in some way or another.
 
Al!
2013-08-07 10:12:29 PM  

meyerkev: Al!: super_grass: RoyBatty: https://medium.com/p/4ee09a99696e

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> $25.85 an hour
> former intel intern

I would love to learn about the fabrication of sub-30nm violins through vapor deposition and doping methods from the kid.

This.  I bust my ass all week for less pay than that, and though I have a great job for my area, I have trouble making ends meet.  What the hell did she expect?  She's clearing over $50k/year at that rate.  I have to work 50 hour weeks all year to clear $50k.  For a young, single person with no family to support, that's decent money anywhere but a major city.

The problem is this:

$25/hour becomes $25K in expenses.

$25K -> ~$23K after various taxes as a single person.

6 months of rent in Silicon Valley:  $7000 to crash on somebody's couch in their shiatty lead-paint, asbestos-filled apartment.

So $25K just became $16K, and they want $16K.  So if you spent $0 and 0 cents, you'd be broke.  If you had actual expenses, you can expect to clear $6-8000 if you're exceedingly boring for a 3 month internship that pays $16000.  Do anything, and that goes down (I cleared $4500 after tax season, not counting my desktop).    So 6 months at $25K leaves you clearing about $5-9K if you haven't maxed out all your credit cards paying tuition and less if you have (though seriously, just take out loans.  They're lower interest than credit cards and if you're good enough to intern at Intel, you're good enough to earn money to pay them off).

It's good money. It's really good money anywhere outside of the places where interns make $25/hour.  It's not $16K/year in profit money.


I'm more saying that those wages are a fine living anywhere except major cities, which is why she didn't get assistance.  Yeah, the system is properly farked.  It shouldn't be anywhere near that expensive to better yourself through education, but it is.  If you go out and pick up a $50k/yr job on the side, intern or not, don't whine when you don't qualify for a public assistance check.  It's dump cash for the city, and it sounds like she's in the city, but for virtually the entire state of Kansas or Maine (or South Dakota, or West Virginia, or, or...) it's a good living.
 
2013-08-07 10:20:51 PM  
"Why go all the way to London when you can make a fortune lying on your back?"
 
2013-08-07 10:46:06 PM  

Banned on the Run: Old news is so exciting!

Every stripper I've ever met has been working her way through school.
Every. Single. One.


Even the 40+ year old hasbeens?
 
2013-08-07 10:47:26 PM  

AverageAmericanGuy: I actually think it's related to the pervasiveness and accessibility of pornography today. The current generation of college aged kids have grown up never having known that porn was not easily available on the Internet. They've become both desensitized to porn, and they have also become more extreme in what they expect sex to be. So when they need money, there's no moral sensitivity towards sex work (whether that be something like pole dancing or nude modeling or even prostitution).

The genie's out of the bottle now, so we'll just see more of this. It will be interesting to see how the current 'porn generation' sees itself in hindsight when it's responsible for raising their children.


I did nude modeling for the art department. It was way more difficult than I thought but I LOVED it. I worked with some pretty awesome people.

Also, I do some ummm...dancing when my student loans got terrifying.

My loan payments are less scary now, but still pretty awful.
 
2013-08-07 10:49:26 PM  

iheartscotch: Mega Steve: iheartscotch: Why have sex for money; when you could take your clothes off for money? It's an much safer occupation; plus, you probably make more money. And, you only have sex with the people you want to have sex with.

Or you could become a camwhore. Isn't that safer?

That is a viable option. That way; you'd be raking in the dough and never actually have to interact with people.


But one mental breakdown when some viewer wants to see your entrails and your little show is permanently archived on the net at efukt.com. Not a good idea.
 
2013-08-07 10:55:27 PM  
 
2013-08-07 11:00:05 PM  

poison_amy: If it was legal, I would absolutely suck dick for a living.   Why isn't this legal here?   But no.... I have to pay back my student loans by spending 8 hours a day in a prison.


I'm hiring.
 
2013-08-07 11:01:16 PM  
megarian:  Also, I do some ummm...dancing when my student loans got terrifying.


Go on....
 
2013-08-07 11:01:57 PM  

universebetween: Would it be interesting to know that the people who are against prostitution the MOST are probably A-OK with your tuition going up.


Bootstraps....
 
2013-08-07 11:15:56 PM  
The cost of a good education keeps getting higher and harder which is why many students are becoming student sex workers

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2013-08-07 11:16:46 PM  

OgreMagi: poison_amy: If it was legal, I would absolutely suck dick for a living.   Why isn't this legal here?   But no.... I have to pay back my student loans by spending 8 hours a day in a prison.

I'm hiring.


Ok. I'm cheap, but you'll have to come to the prison. Unless you refer enough friends.
 
2013-08-07 11:19:37 PM  

poison_amy: OgreMagi: poison_amy: If it was legal, I would absolutely suck dick for a living.   Why isn't this legal here?   But no.... I have to pay back my student loans by spending 8 hours a day in a prison.

I'm hiring.

Ok. I'm cheap, but you'll have to come to the prison. Unless you refer enough friends.


I've made it a point of staying out of prisons my entire life.  I think I'd like to keep it that way.
 
2013-08-07 11:26:31 PM  
I did nude modeling in college.  It paid just enough for about two nights drinking at the campus pub.  Thankfully, this was the pre-digital era, so no pics of my hairy ass are online, unless some depraved individual from one of my sessions has scanned and uploaded their charcoals from that term.

It was oddly empowering.  During breaks I would just slip into my robe and hang out on the balcony smoking with the other students and feeling very much like Jamie Gillis.  Good times, good times.
 
2013-08-07 11:29:55 PM  

iheartscotch: Why have sex for money; when you could take your clothes off for money? It's an much safer occupation; plus, you probably make more money. And, you only have sex with the people you want to have sex with.


Which webcam site do you run again?
 
2013-08-07 11:30:14 PM  

megarian: AverageAmericanGuy: I actually think it's related to the pervasiveness and accessibility of pornography today. The current generation of college aged kids have grown up never having known that porn was not easily available on the Internet. They've become both desensitized to porn, and they have also become more extreme in what they expect sex to be. So when they need money, there's no moral sensitivity towards sex work (whether that be something like pole dancing or nude modeling or even prostitution).

The genie's out of the bottle now, so we'll just see more of this. It will be interesting to see how the current 'porn generation' sees itself in hindsight when it's responsible for raising their children.

I did nude modeling for the art department. It was way more difficult than I thought but I LOVED it. I worked with some pretty awesome people.

Also, I do some ummm...dancing when my student loans got terrifying.

My loan payments are less scary now, but still pretty awful.


Meow.
 
2013-08-07 11:32:43 PM  

OgreMagi: poison_amy: OgreMagi: poison_amy: If it was legal, I would absolutely suck dick for a living.   Why isn't this legal here?   But no.... I have to pay back my student loans by spending 8 hours a day in a prison.

I'm hiring.

Ok. I'm cheap, but you'll have to come to the prison. Unless you refer enough friends.

I've made it a point of staying out of prisons my entire life.  I think I'd like to keep it that way.


You only THINK?? You've been on Fark this long and you're not 1000% SURE?!?
 
2013-08-07 11:50:46 PM  

Gyrfalcon: OgreMagi: poison_amy: OgreMagi: poison_amy: If it was legal, I would absolutely suck dick for a living.   Why isn't this legal here?   But no.... I have to pay back my student loans by spending 8 hours a day in a prison.

I'm hiring.

Ok. I'm cheap, but you'll have to come to the prison. Unless you refer enough friends.

I've made it a point of staying out of prisons my entire life.  I think I'd like to keep it that way.

You only THINK?? You've been on Fark this long and you're not 1000% SURE?!?


It's not that bad when you know you get to leave in a few hours.
 
2013-08-07 11:58:40 PM  

Gyrfalcon: OgreMagi: poison_amy: OgreMagi: poison_amy: If it was legal, I would absolutely suck dick for a living.   Why isn't this legal here?   But no.... I have to pay back my student loans by spending 8 hours a day in a prison.

I'm hiring.

Ok. I'm cheap, but you'll have to come to the prison. Unless you refer enough friends.

I've made it a point of staying out of prisons my entire life.  I think I'd like to keep it that way.

You only THINK?? You've been on Fark this long and you're not 1000% SURE?!?


There might be a situation or two where I might voluntarily go into a prison.

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2013-08-08 12:02:33 AM  
No wonder more women go to college than men.  They have an income option that is simply not available to the guys.
 
2013-08-08 12:08:16 AM  
AverageAmericanGuy:

It will be interesting to see how the current 'porn generation' sees itself in hindsight when it's responsible for raising their children.

Parents of daughters or gay sons will be "over-protective" prigs who insist on chaperoning their dates. He-man types will give their he-man sons condoms, rubber gloves, bondage gear and roofies.

By the way, I'm not assuming that "gay" means "effeminate," but a lot of young people of any type are easily confused and taken advantage of because they're not taught how to handle themselves. I support getting even the pinkest girl or most lavender boy into martial arts classes as soon as they can apply themselves. Coming up with a preemptive antidote for roofies would be good too.
 
2013-08-08 12:13:24 AM  
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2013-08-08 12:13:49 AM  

The One True TheDavid: Coming up with a preemptive antidote for roofies would be good too.


A kick in the nuts would probably take care of that.

My skinny little half-Filipino 106lbs hippy niece can take care of herself.  She was taught lots of self defense.  Also, never piss off Filipino women. They carry knives.
 
2013-08-08 12:19:14 AM  
I'd like to hereby add my voice to the inevitable chorus of dirty old men experienced gentlemen who volunteer to tutor these sex-worker students for free. Note that in my case the sex and/or gender of the applicant(s) is actually irrelevant, but I'm very picky when I tutor for free: send me some photos, I'll see if you qualify.
 
2013-08-08 12:23:35 AM  

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I have the t-shirt.
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2013-08-08 12:57:16 AM  

Suckmaster Burstingfoam: Yes, send your daughters to university! What could possibly go wrong?


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2013-08-08 02:22:45 AM  

Banned on the Run: Old news is so exciting!

Every stripper I've ever met has been working her way through school.
Every. Single. One.


Really?  Odd, most of the one's I've met have been working their way through a coke baggie.
 
2013-08-08 03:54:52 AM  

RoyBatty: https://medium.com/p/4ee09a99696e

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What kind of asshole publicly complains about getting paid $26 an hour without a college degree?
 
2013-08-08 04:05:27 AM  

HotWingAgenda: RoyBatty: https://medium.com/p/4ee09a99696e

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What kind of asshole publicly complains about getting paid $26 an hour without a college degree?


The stupid kind.  A college education does not automatically bestow common sense.
 
2013-08-08 04:13:46 AM  

HotWingAgenda: RoyBatty: https://medium.com/p/4ee09a99696e

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What kind of asshole publicly complains about getting paid $26 an hour without a college degree?


I may have cropped the article a bit short. That wasn't her complaint at all. Her complaint was how FAFSA dealt with a student earning for a portion of the year the funds she would need for her education for the next year and not taking into account her expenses to earn that $26. This effectively keeps her from earning $50 - $100 per hour as a graduate and paying taxes on that each year. It seems to be a lose/lose for everyone involved including the taxpayers.

FWIW, in 1980 as a sophomore, I was earning on my engineering internship in the boondocks with a very boring Fortune 30 engineering company what measuringworth.com would say was $36.20 - $84.40 in 2013 dollars, (and dollartimes.com says is $45 today) so her $26 an hour in San Francisco is not outrageous for internships.

Apparently according to the HuffPo article, it seems it would have been better for her to work as a stripper (especially earning cash) than to work as an engineering intern and rely on FAFSA.

(I have to crash... G'nite)
 
2013-08-08 04:46:16 AM  

LaughRiot: Also, is this an annual article for the HuffPost?  I could swear this has come up several times previously, always from this site.


It's been an annual news story in the UK since I was a student, 30+ years ago.
 
2013-08-08 04:55:08 AM  
Surely this will contribute to rape culture.
 
2013-08-08 06:37:46 AM  
I'd support a liberal politician that came out legalizing marijuana and prostitution.

Give them sluts a 401k.
 
2013-08-08 07:00:36 AM  

dahmers love zombie: I did nude modeling in college.  It paid just enough for about two nights drinking at the campus pub.  Thankfully, this was the pre-digital era, so no pics of my hairy ass are online, unless some depraved individual from one of my sessions has scanned and uploaded their charcoals from that term.

It was oddly empowering.  During breaks I would just slip into my robe and hang out on the balcony smoking with the other students and feeling very much like Jamie Gillis.  Good times, good times.


Ha! Quite awhile ago, I studied at the Arts Students League on 57th street in NYC. Some of the best models in those classes were very old people because of the wrinkles. Good times too.

SVA alumni
 
2013-08-08 07:06:54 AM  

orbister: LaughRiot: Also, is this an annual article for the HuffPost?  I could swear this has come up several times previously, always from this site.

It's been an annual news story in the UK since I was a student, 30+ years ago.


It's because UK kids don't actually work - they complain about being broke students, whine about not having a grant, but don't actually work to pay for their cost of living.   There's a huge market for anyone college age with any kind of office/business skills.   I spent a very profitable 6 months there, I had to push the jobs away with a stick.   In the US I worked through the winter at night doing snow removal to pay for school, then went to school after the sun came up. Get a job you hippies.
 
2013-08-08 08:55:51 AM  
Farkers are interesting. Give us a thread about race, sex discrimination, homosexuality or transgender issues, the handicapped or mental health, and a majority will fall all over themselves pointing out bigotry and the narrow-mindedness of people who generalize groups of people.

Strippers and sex worker threads, however, are generally filled with the oldest, most worn out cliches and stereotypes imaginable and infantile accusations.
 
2013-08-08 08:02:01 PM  
Dee Gatt, a lap dancer from Roehampton University attempting to fund her dance degree, told The Sun that she "couldn't afford not to" work as a lapdancer.


Isn't that the job you're looking for if you get a dance degree?
 
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