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6 days ago  
It sounds like a perfect place to test market Wink Dinky ho cakes.
 
6 days ago  
Winky Dinky, and that moment when you've hit add comment then realised while waiting for the server to respond that you've farked your post.
 
6 days ago  
Nice place to get gummed up
 
5 days ago  
Early HOTY candidate?
 
5 days ago  

Gordon Bennett: Winky Dinky, and that moment when you've hit add comment then realised while waiting for the server to respond that you've farked your post.


That's when you close the tab as quickly as possible and hope it didn't go through yet.
 
5 days ago  
You mean knees, subby, not feet.
 
5 days ago  

unfarkingbelievable: You mean knees, subby, not feet.


The headline's joke is better.

/not subby
 
5 days ago  

Gordon Bennett: Winky Dinky, and that moment when you've hit add comment then realised while waiting for the server to respond that you've farked your post.


ya, fark needs an edit button!  we have all been there
 
5 days ago  

unfarkingbelievable: You mean knees, subby, not feet.


I was going to say it should have been "Retirement home for prostitutes helps them get back off their feet," but "back on their knees" is also acceptable.  Either way would have made it a HOTY candidate.
 
5 days ago  
Sounds like a nice place for them to kick back and relax
 
5 days ago  

Gordon Bennett: It sounds like a perfect place to test market Wink Dinky ho cakes.


To be fair, they do have 'Bimbo' bread in Mexico.

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5 days ago  
+1
 
5 days ago  

Day_Old_Dutchie: Gordon Bennett: It sounds like a perfect place to test market Wink Dinky ho cakes.

To be fair, they do have 'Bimbo' bread in Mexico.

They have it in the US, too. Bimbo bakeries bought a lot of US brands.

Fun fact: Bimbo was once a descriptor for men.

 
5 days ago  

BitwiseShift: Day_Old_Dutchie: Gordon Bennett: It sounds like a perfect place to test market Wink Dinky ho cakes.

To be fair, they do have 'Bimbo' bread in Mexico.


Oops. Through the magic of HTML, the earlier post looked like someone from Holland said this.

They have it in the US, too. Bimbo bakeries bought a lot of US brands.

Fun fact: Bimbo was once a descriptor for men.
 
5 days ago  

Day_Old_Dutchie: Gordon Bennett: It sounds like a perfect place to test market Wink Dinky ho cakes.

To be fair, they do have 'Bimbo' bread in Mexico.

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I have a Mexican grocery store near me.  The produce is great but you have a choice of Bimbo or sweet mexican bread with icing in Easter Basket colors.
DO NOT buy the Bimbo!
The texture makes Wonder bread seem like "nuts and seeds" healthy bread.
 
5 days ago  
Is there a problem with backsliding?
 
5 days ago  
Great photos
 
5 days ago  
img.fark.net
 
5 days ago  
3 demerits subby, you should have gone with 'helps prostitutes get off their feet again' or 'helps prostitutes get on their backs again.'

I see a few votes for on their knees up thread as well, which would also have sufficed. Way to mss a hell of an opportunity subs.
 
5 days ago  
OhYou.jpg
 
5 days ago  
When did 55 years of age become "elderly?"  Even in pro years?
 
5 days ago  
Is it just me, of is anyone else craving a roast beef sandwich?

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5 days ago  
Aye carumba!

I made the mistake of clicking. I might never have an erection again.
 
5 days ago  
Good to see they're not taking this lying down.
 
5 days ago  

Quantumbunny: 3 demerits subby, you should have gone with 'helps prostitutes get off their feet again' or 'helps prostitutes get on their backs again.'

I see a few votes for on their knees up thread as well, which would also have sufficed. Way to mss a hell of an opportunity subs.


I disagree. Subby made a joke by way of suggestion, and it was well done. It's sad that you're too simple to appreciate it.
 
5 days ago  

d23: unfarkingbelievable: You mean knees, subby, not feet.

I was going to say it should have been "Retirement home for prostitutes helps them get back off their feet," but "back on their knees" is also acceptable.  Either way would have made it a HOTY candidate.


Lol, yours is great. More subtle. Mine is way more pedestrian.
 
5 days ago  

unfarkingbelievable: d23: unfarkingbelievable: You mean knees, subby, not feet.

I was going to say it should have been "Retirement home for prostitutes helps them get back off their feet," but "back on their knees" is also acceptable.  Either way would have made it a HOTY candidate.

Lol, yours is great. More subtle. Mine is way more pedestrian.


More of a street walker, as it were?
 
5 days ago  
You can take the back off the mattress but you can't take the mattress off the back
 
5 days ago  

Soulless Carbon Rod: Early HOTY candidate?


Yep.
 
5 days ago  

bighairyguy: Is there a problem with backsliding?


Yes, because it's an underground, black market activity, the providers normally have no other marketable skills, so they get trapped. It really needs to be like any other regulated profession. Out in the open, the people involved can form professional organizations and perhaps be able to help themselves obtain skills useful once their time in the market with their body is done. It'll also reduce human trafficking if we as a society can provide some hope other than grinding the people involved into the criminal justice system.

Prostitution and marijuana are two things I wouldn't partake of myself, but I don't see why either should be illegal in an enlightened modern society.
 
5 days ago  
Nice one subs
 
5 days ago  
I'm not subby, but I assumed the joke was that as prostitutes they were on their knees/backs and now that they are retired they are getting on their feet again.  I like subby's version better than the alternatives given.
 
5 days ago  

Carousel Beast: bighairyguy: Is there a problem with backsliding?

Yes, because it's an underground, black market activity, the providers normally have no other marketable skills, so they get trapped. It really needs to be like any other regulated profession. Out in the open, the people involved can form professional organizations and perhaps be able to help themselves obtain skills useful once their time in the market with their body is done. It'll also reduce human trafficking if we as a society can provide some hope other than grinding the people involved into the criminal justice system.

Prostitution and marijuana are two things I wouldn't partake of myself, but I don't see why either should be illegal in an enlightened modern society.


Thank you for detailed explanation, but I was going for the funny.
 
5 days ago  

WringNut: Is it just me, of is anyone else craving a roast beef sandwich?

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I'll never have Arby's again
 
5 days ago  
this thread is dildoes
 
5 days ago  
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5 days ago  
cdn.c.photoshelter.com
 
5 days ago  
My Dad is booking a "tour" there right now. He really wants a "Blumpkin".
 
5 days ago  

Carousel Beast: and perhaps be able to help themselves obtain skills useful once their time in the market with their body is done.


So the government should put a gun to my head and take money from me or borrow money from my kids so prostitutes can get free employment programs to have a different career? What about truck drivers being replaced by robotic cars? Assembly line workers being replaced? Is there any reason prostitutes can't save their money like everyone else? Their profession not only should be made legal but also be treated as better then everyone else, so important they deserve my tax money taken with a gun to my head?

Carousel Beast:
I don't see why either should be illegal in an enlightened modern society.

Ahh the Star Trek fallacy. Perhaps you think science is magic that has solved problems forever? Sorry, not yet, the effectiveness of antibiotics is failing, Careless people like you are the cause. The reason for those laws is because those STD's that crippled and maimed people before are coming back with a vengeance. Those diseases are already crossing out of Asia and into the US, making their way to that progressive city bars and tinder where you pick up partners. Who cares about STD's?

Well even if you don't care about yourself, some adults like the idea of having a family someday. Many STD's cause sterility, if they are lucky then they only have child birth problems and not problems for the children. People not so lucky, have disfigurement and many problems, from warts on their genitals, brain problems and heart problems. Many of the benign viruses you already have are implicated in health issues like heart disease. Oh, did you think that mostly benign cold sore herpes only causes sores on the outside? Sorry it seems herpes likes to chew up your big arteries as well and you're probably already spreading that to your boyfriends.

But sure, ignore all that. Keep on bug chasing and ruining life for the rest of us. Ignore that stuff your stupid sex ed teacher told you. Go vote for some candidate that supports bug chasing, it's progressive.
 
5 days ago  

RJReves: unfarkingbelievable: d23: unfarkingbelievable: You mean knees, subby, not feet.

I was going to say it should have been "Retirement home for prostitutes helps them get back off their feet," but "back on their knees" is also acceptable.  Either way would have made it a HOTY candidate.

Lol, yours is great. More subtle. Mine is way more pedestrian.

More of a street walker, as it were?


Smarted and funny-ed!
 
5 days ago  

AllMenEverywhere: Carousel Beast: and perhaps be able to help themselves obtain skills useful once their time in the market with their body is done.

So the government should put a gun to my head and take money from me or borrow money from my kids so prostitutes can get free employment programs to have a different career? What about truck drivers being replaced by robotic cars? Assembly line workers being replaced? Is there any reason prostitutes can't save their money like everyone else? Their profession not only should be made legal but also be treated as better then everyone else, so important they deserve my tax money taken with a gun to my head?

Carousel Beast: I don't see why either should be illegal in an enlightened modern society.

Ahh the Star Trek fallacy. Perhaps you think science is magic that has solved problems forever? Sorry, not yet, the effectiveness of antibiotics is failing, Careless people like you are the cause. The reason for those laws is because those STD's that crippled and maimed people before are coming back with a vengeance. Those diseases are already crossing out of Asia and into the US, making their way to that progressive city bars and tinder where you pick up partners. Who cares about STD's?

Well even if you don't care about yourself, some adults like the idea of having a family someday. Many STD's cause sterility, if they are lucky then they only have child birth problems and not problems for the children. People not so lucky, have disfigurement and many problems, from warts on their genitals, brain problems and heart problems. Many of the benign viruses you already have are implicated in health issues like heart disease. Oh, did you think that mostly benign cold sore herpes only causes sores on the outside? Sorry it seems herpes likes to chew up your big arteries as well and you're probably already spreading that to your boyfriends.

But sure, ignore all that. Keep on bug chasing and ruining life for the rest of us. Ignore that stuff your stupid s ...


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5 days ago  
Just remember, Old Hookers never die, they just get laid off.
 
5 days ago  

AllMenEverywhere: Carousel Beast: and perhaps be able to help themselves obtain skills useful once their time in the market with their body is done.

So the government should put a gun to my head and take money from me or borrow money from my kids so prostitutes can get free employment programs to have a different career? What about truck drivers being replaced by robotic cars? Assembly line workers being replaced? Is there any reason prostitutes can't save their money like everyone else? Their profession not only should be made legal but also be treated as better then everyone else, so important they deserve my tax money taken with a gun to my head?

Carousel Beast: I don't see why either should be illegal in an enlightened modern society.

Ahh the Star Trek fallacy. Perhaps you think science is magic that has solved problems forever? Sorry, not yet, the effectiveness of antibiotics is failing, Careless people like you are the cause. The reason for those laws is because those STD's that crippled and maimed people before are coming back with a vengeance. Those diseases are already crossing out of Asia and into the US, making their way to that progressive city bars and tinder where you pick up partners. Who cares about STD's?

Well even if you don't care about yourself, some adults like the idea of having a family someday. Many STD's cause sterility, if they are lucky then they only have child birth problems and not problems for the children. People not so lucky, have disfigurement and many problems, from warts on their genitals, brain problems and heart problems. Many of the benign viruses you already have are implicated in health issues like heart disease. Oh, did you think that mostly benign cold sore herpes only causes sores on the outside? Sorry it seems herpes likes to chew up your big arteries as well and you're probably already spreading that to your boyfriends.

But sure, ignore all that. Keep on bug chasing and ruining life for the rest of us. Ignore that stuff your stupid sex ed teacher told you. Go vote for some candidate that supports bug chasing, it's progressive.


That's a lot of stupid. Well done.
 
5 days ago  

Carousel Beast: AllMenEverywhere: Carousel Beast: and perhaps be able to help themselves obtain skills useful once their time in the market with their body is done.

So the government should put a gun to my head and take money from me or borrow money from my kids so prostitutes can get free employment programs to have a different career? What about truck drivers being replaced by robotic cars? Assembly line workers being replaced? Is there any reason prostitutes can't save their money like everyone else? Their profession not only should be made legal but also be treated as better then everyone else, so important they deserve my tax money taken with a gun to my head?

Carousel Beast: I don't see why either should be illegal in an enlightened modern society.

Ahh the Star Trek fallacy. Perhaps you think science is magic that has solved problems forever? Sorry, not yet, the effectiveness of antibiotics is failing, Careless people like you are the cause. The reason for those laws is because those STD's that crippled and maimed people before are coming back with a vengeance. Those diseases are already crossing out of Asia and into the US, making their way to that progressive city bars and tinder where you pick up partners. Who cares about STD's?

Well even if you don't care about yourself, some adults like the idea of having a family someday. Many STD's cause sterility, if they are lucky then they only have child birth problems and not problems for the children. People not so lucky, have disfigurement and many problems, from warts on their genitals, brain problems and heart problems. Many of the benign viruses you already have are implicated in health issues like heart disease. Oh, did you think that mostly benign cold sore herpes only causes sores on the outside? Sorry it seems herpes likes to chew up your big arteries as well and you're probably already spreading that to your boyfriends.

But sure, ignore all that. Keep on bug chasing and ruining life for the rest of us. Ignore that stuff your stupid sex ed teacher told you. Go vote for some candidate that supports bug chasing, it's progressive.

That's a lot of stupid. Well done.


thisisfark.jpg
 
5 days ago  

Delta1212: unfarkingbelievable: You mean knees, subby, not feet.

The headline's joke is better.

/not subby


Opinions are like assholes. Everyone has one.
 
5 days ago  

AllMenEverywhere: Nuclear warhead response to a .22-caliber comment


Show us on the doll where the aging Mexican prostitute touched you...

But seriously, if you think prostitution is the reason STD's are making a roaring comeback, you haven't been on a college campus lately. These kids think HPV has something to do with heating and cooling systems.
 
4 days ago  

AllMenEverywhere: Carousel Beast: and perhaps be able to help themselves obtain skills useful once their time in the market with their body is done.

So the government should put a gun to my head and take money from me or borrow money from my kids so prostitutes can get free employment programs to have a different career? What about truck drivers being replaced by robotic cars? Assembly line workers being replaced? Is there any reason prostitutes can't save their money like everyone else? Their profession not only should be made legal but also be treated as better then everyone else, so important they deserve my tax money taken with a gun to my head?

Carousel Beast: I don't see why either should be illegal in an enlightened modern society.

Ahh the Star Trek fallacy. Perhaps you think science is magic that has solved problems forever? Sorry, not yet, the effectiveness of antibiotics is failing, Careless people like you are the cause. The reason for those laws is because those STD's that crippled and maimed people before are coming back with a vengeance. Those diseases are already crossing out of Asia and into the US, making their way to that progressive city bars and tinder where you pick up partners. Who cares about STD's?

Well even if you don't care about yourself, some adults like the idea of having a family someday. Many STD's cause sterility, if they are lucky then they only have child birth problems and not problems for the children. People not so lucky, have disfigurement and many problems, from warts on their genitals, brain problems and heart problems. Many of the benign viruses you already have are implicated in health issues like heart disease. Oh, did you think that mostly benign cold sore herpes only causes sores on the outside? Sorry it seems herpes likes to chew up your big arteries as well and you're probably already spreading that to your boyfriends.

But sure, ignore all that. Keep on bug chasing and ruining life for the rest of us. Ignore that stuff your stupid sex ed teacher told you. Go vote for some candidate that supports bug chasing, it's progressive.


So, just so you're aware... This horrified reaction you have against retraining bookers, because other jobs in decline wouldn't get retrained as well...

You should look into the Department of Labor's extended unemployment programs. Shared Work and Training Benefits specifically.

Point 1, it already exists, and in fact is designed for all professions in decline. As long as you are smart enough to get retrained into a growing career instead of another declining one.
Point 2, it is in fact paid by the federal DOL mostly, but states can have incentives as well, and supplemental programs to the federal ones. Most of the money involved is paid by businesses, not individuals.
Point 3, Prostitutes would not qualify for a few reasons. a. They are usually either self employed or work for a pimp, which means since their employer isn't paying into the fund, they can't claim against it. b. Their profession is not in decline. c. Because their trade is currently illegal.

If we legalize and regulate proposition, including regular medical checkups for STDs, and start having legitimate business licenses and taxes, then it's safer, and unemployment and retraining would be handled by unemployment taxation that already exists for legitimate business.
 
4 days ago  
*clicks the link with high expectation, as it's morning and I'm still tired*


F**** F*** F****, they didn't mean EARLY retirement!!!! I'm going to need a few hours on pornhub to get him to come out again...
 
4 days ago  
Headline made me laugh. Good one, Subby.
 
4 days ago  

Zevon's Evil Twin: When did 55 years of age become "elderly?"  Even in pro years?


I dunno. There's a cleaner at work who's within 2 years of that who looks like she escaped from a nursing home. Then again, we have a woman who is pushing 60 who looks better than half the ladies in their 40's. Amazing what healthy exercise plus not smoking 2 packs of smokes a day will do for your general appearance.
 
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