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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby gyre » Mon Oct 15, 2012 11:20 pm

Good luck and happiness, Knowmad.


I understand there are places that can do the ears too.
They seem to suit you.

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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Elderberry » Mon Oct 15, 2012 11:32 pm

Shambala wrote:This may turn out to be the best thread EVERRR!

Knowmad, I don't think that JK meant anything bad. It appears to be the same left handed humor that gets me in trouble on a daily basis.

By the way knowmad, you're my hero! :D

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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Elderberry » Mon Oct 15, 2012 11:34 pm

knowmad wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:Now we have two class inspirations...

You are so right my fine fined friend; case in point follows.
AntiM wrote:I find myself very curious about the process, but well out of my comfort zone knowing what to
say, or ask, or what's complimentary or what comment makes me a total ass....

Absolutly understandable AntiM, Spoken honestly. thank you. You are more than welcome to ask what you wish, however you will. For along time I myself was disrespectful to my own nature; not comfortable in my own zone (my own body), so I fully understand about awkwardness.
ygmir wrote:that never stops the rest of us, AntiM.......

which brings us to our next point...
jkisha wrote:It's only out of comfort zone when a man transitions to a women and then becomes a lesbian. :shock:

JK your limited binary view of the world must be tedious. The Fact that I am both Amorously and sexually attracted to both men and women probably doesn't even fit in your narrow dichotomy. should you not be comfortable with who earns my affections, and what sex they happen to be interests me none in the slightest. If you feel the need to express that discomfort by being a complete jackass, by all means, go right ahead. quod erat demonstrandum
Eric wrote:I have so many friends who have transitioned in every direction (m to f, f to m, straight, gay, bi other...) that I've become militantly supportive of anyone who needs to grow beyond what society is comfortable with. There is nothing more amazing than seeing your friends becoming themselves, and us adjusting to a new name or pronoun is nothing compared to what they are going through - personally & socially. I don't have friends based on their gender or sexuality, I have them based on who they are.
I'll stand beside you, let me know if you need support.

Having seen you demonstrate this countless times on this forum Eric; I have no doubt about your sincerity or the value of having your friendship. Thank you. you and others that embrace this mentality don't just stand beside me, you in some ways have cleared the way.

And go fuck yourself if you can't take a joke. Maybe you should think twice about what you're doing.
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby knowmad » Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:46 am

jkisha wrote:And go fuck yourself if you can't take a joke. Maybe you should think twice about what you're doing.


Yeah real funny joke.
ha ha! you are a riot.

In fact you are one of the funniest guys out there.
Now that I think about it, my email box is full of folks telling me how your humor is dead on and that you are such a sharp wit.

Now that you mention it; maybe I shouldn't feel so free to express myself. after all there will always be some one to come along and tell me I'm wrong. then I might start reacting and telling them to fuck off and look like a jerk in public.

The difference between me and you JK is when I share something I've thought or felt, people care and express their concern.
When you say something, mostly folks just stand there and think, "oh my god, what an ass."

So who's fucking themselves now funny man?
Who's thinking twice about what they chose to say?
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby tamarakay » Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:04 am

It makes me sad when two such lovely people just seem to miss on communication. I know that if I were in trouble each of you would have my back and I know that JK would not intentionally insult you. I love you both, you both mean a lot to me. This just makes me sad.
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:47 am

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle.
Is that outside of your comfort zone?

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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby burner von braun » Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:59 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle.


Well said.. Thank you Ugly Dougly!

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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby FIGJAM » Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:57 am

Quick, someone write "50 shades of gay" so Knowmad can afford turn into anything he wants to.

Although I don't know how he could be more awesome! 8)
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby wh..sh » Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:04 am

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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Nipple » Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:15 am

Everything in my workplace smells like mass cooked institutional fishsticks.

Scent is a weird sense. It brings back memories like crazy. I feel like I'm in the junior high cafeteria again.

NOT A FAN.

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tamarakay wrote:It makes me sad when two such lovely people just seem to miss on communication. I know that if I were in trouble each of you would have my back and I know that JK would not intentionally insult you. I love you both, you both mean a lot to me. This just makes me sad.


Seems to happen a lot in the text medium. There aren't any visible cheeks for tongues to go into.

Knowmad... awesome that you're taking steps and moving towards being the person you want to be. Reminds me of a story I read to my son some years ago, about crabs hanging out in some rocks. One of the crabs doesn't fit in, so he bails on the rocks and goes into the big open ocean. He comes back HUGE, because he needed to be in a bigger tank to grow. I don't envy you. It's a hard road with a lot of thoughtless adversaries.

I don't talk about my own sexuality much, because of societal hangups, and misunderstandings. We've never met in person, but it takes courage to do what you're doing, and I hold you in high esteem.

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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Savannah » Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:26 am

burner von braun wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle.


Well said.. Thank you Ugly Dougly!


Indeed.

The first time I realized the truth of it, I was working in Customer Service. That job kinda forces you to face things like: "This rage-filled person I am talking to . . . did not go zero-to-60 in two seconds over a James Patterson novel alone."
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Elderberry » Tue Oct 16, 2012 2:56 pm

People need to get over themselves and stop taking everything so personally. Don't spend any time worrying about it Tamarakay, I certainly won't.
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby latchseeker » Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:43 pm

Preparing for BM has, so far, been in another galaxy from my comfort zone. I'm generally uncomfortable with making long term plans and decisions. But my Lizard Brain says go, so here i come 319 days! :mrgreen:
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Box Burner » Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:54 pm

jkisha wrote:People need to get over themselves and stop taking everything so personally. Don't spend any time worrying about it Tamarakay, I certainly won't.


Yes they do, but....

This here's a one room school house that we are in and we are not all at the same grade level or even taking the same classes. So sometimes that means we have to backpedal or apologize to each other and explain ourselves a little. Doen't hurt and it keeps the playground fun.


And Tamarakay, you go right on worrying about such things. No-one likes to see their freinds have an accident and the start throwing rocks at each other.
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Box Burner » Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:46 pm

Not dissing on anyone. Just that sometimes, especially with jokes, from another ones point of view, the punchline isn't always the first thing in view. Or the seventh, or tenth. And when hurt or pain sets in, it can be very difficult to lean out a little and see what is further down the line.
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby junglesmacks » Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:49 pm

I love lamp.
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Eric » Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:57 pm

jkisha wrote:People need to get over themselves and stop taking everything so personally.


:roll:

Jeepers, how could my comment directly responding to your statement be taken so personally? Obviously it was just something floating around my head and just needed to be said...
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:34 pm

Box Burner wrote:Not dissing on anyone. Just that sometimes, especially with jokes, from another ones point of view, the punchline isn't always the first thing in view. Or the seventh, or tenth. And when hurt or pain sets in, it can be very difficult to lean out a little and see what is further down the line.

I consider it my responsibility to apologize when I've injured someone. Especially when it's accidental. Those I am angry at might get a pro-forma one, or wait some time until it can be a sincere one.

For what it's worth, there have been huge changes in the queer community over the past forty years, and someone who went through the seventies might have ... fuck, I do not know how to put this. It was bad enough in the seventies that a somewhat narrow attitude might have developed in those who lived through it. It could be something that has a continuing negative effect.
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby knowmad » Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:30 pm

Thank you Wh..sh! that made me laugh. And I needed that.

latchseeker wrote:Preparing for BM has, so far, been in another galaxy from my comfort zone. I'm generally uncomfortable with making long term plans and decisions. But my Lizard Brain says go, so here i come 319 days! :mrgreen:


yeah! totally hear that. my feeble emotions blur excitement with discomfort.
weeeee this is fuuuun....whoaaaahhhh this is scarry....weeeee this is fuuuun....whoaaaahhhh....
I however attribute my ability to endure this to my Squirrel brain... "Holy Cow This is Insane! what was I thi.... oh look! Shiny!!!"
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Trishntek » Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:22 pm

Well,,, it does appear uncomfortable in this thread!
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby knowmad » Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:37 pm

Trishntek wrote:Well,,, it does appear uncomfortable in this thread!

Welcome to the winter of our Discontent...
So what makes you Squirm?
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby ygmir » Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:41 am

knowmad wrote:
Trishntek wrote:Well,,, it does appear uncomfortable in this thread!

Welcome to the winter of our Discontent...
So what makes you Squirm?



this answer, I wanna hear......and hope for pics!!!
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby moonrise » Wed Oct 17, 2012 9:23 am

Make it a good one TnT!
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby illy dilly » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:12 am

ygmir wrote:
knowmad wrote:
Trishntek wrote:Well,,, it does appear uncomfortable in this thread!

Welcome to the winter of our Discontent...
So what makes you Squirm?



this answer, I wanna hear......and hope for pics!!!

moonrise wrote:Make it a good one TnT!

:shock:
Me too! Me too!

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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Elderberry » Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:04 pm

Eric wrote:
jkisha wrote:People need to get over themselves and stop taking everything so personally.


:roll:

Jeepers, how could my comment directly responding to your statement be taken so personally? Obviously it was just something floating around my head and just needed to be said...

I think you were just confused as my comment wasn't directed at you, it was intended for the person who quoted you in response to my response to his response. And to make it even more confusing, "he"now prefers to be addressed as "she", or so I've heard. It's all way to confusing for me.
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Trishntek » Wed Oct 17, 2012 5:32 pm

So the other night, there were four women making me "airtight'. This means every orifice, except my nose, of my body had something inserted in it. I'll save you the details since this is a public forum, but I had a full bladder and desperately needed to relieve myself.

You who have seen or used my horizontal cross can probably picture me supine with my legs in the holders and tied down at all points.

One of the items used is an EXTREMELY POWERFUL vibrator. This unit mmmaaakkkesss yyyooouuu tttaaalkkk llliiikkke thththiiisss just holding it in your hands. Being unable to communicate effectively, it took awhile to get my point across and, the bottom line to this is, I was very uncomfortable during what would otherwise be an extremely pleasant experience.
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby ygmir » Wed Oct 17, 2012 7:08 pm

Trishntek wrote:So the other night, there were four women making me "airtight'. This means every orifice, except my nose, of my body had something inserted in it. I'll save you the details since this is a public forum, but I had a full bladder and desperately needed to relieve myself.

You who have seen or used my horizontal cross can probably picture me supine with my legs in the holders and tied down at all points.

One of the items used is an EXTREMELY POWERFUL vibrator. This unit mmmaaakkkesss yyyooouuu tttaaalkkk llliiikkke thththiiisss just holding it in your hands. Being unable to communicate effectively, it took awhile to get my point across and, the bottom line to this is, I was very uncomfortable during what would otherwise be an extremely pleasant experience.

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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Savannah » Wed Oct 17, 2012 7:10 pm

While I'm genuinely sorry for your physical discomfort, TrishnTek, I'm grateful to report that the rest of your story brought me both giggles and intellectual enrichment.
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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Trishntek » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:19 pm

Savannah wrote:While I'm genuinely sorry for your physical discomfort, TrishnTek, I'm grateful to report that the rest of your story brought me both giggles and intellectual enrichment.


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Re: No Comfort Zone

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:43 am

I would be okay with just being held by four women, but you took it to the max, well done, old chap!


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