Log in to my account Barrel Horse World
Come on in Folks on-line

Today is

You are logged in as a guest. Logon or register an account to access more features.

weird

Jump to page :
Last activity 2019-06-20 8:48 PM
79 replies, 2730 views

View previous thread :: View next thread
   General Discussion -> Barrel Talk
Refresh
 
NJJ
Reg. Jul 2006
Posted 2019-06-14 2:54 PM
Subject: RE: weird


Military family

Fact Checker


Posts: 15984
500050005000500100100100100252525
Location: Displaced Iowegian

Gunner11 - 2019-06-14 2:21 PM


Bear - 2019-06-14 1:51 PM


Gunner11 - 2019-06-14 1:30 PM



Bear - 2019-06-14 1:11 PM


Gunner11 - 2019-06-14 12:54 PM


Bear - 2019-06-14 11:44 AM


Gunner11 - 2019-06-13 2:30 PM


Bear - 2019-06-12 2:27 PM


Look, I don’t care who he is.  It’s plainly obvious to me that he, and people like him, go to great lengths to look as outrageous and outlandish as possible.  They do this for reasons clearly illustrated by the comments on this thread, namely, to attract attention.  I don’t feel sorry for him.  He’s getting what he craves.....attention. This is nothing new.  Tiny Tim did it.  Liberace did it. Boy George did it. Alice Cooper did it.  Izzy Osborn did it. Even Lady GaGa does it.


I don’t feel sorry for them.  We are the fools, not them. Apart from their freakish appearance, they all have/had one thing in common......wealth.  Obscene wealth.  The joke isn’t on them.....it’s on us.


 



I don't feel sorry for him either, and agree 100% that this was done for attention. He knew exactly what he was doing when he put together this outfit. My problem is the mean spirited nature of posting a pic KNOWING the response it's going to get, and people openly bragging about being bigoted toward people who are different from them. It's the hypocrisy of "I'm a God fearing Christian who does everything by the bible, but if you aren't just like me and do something I don't agree with, I'm going to judge and discriminate against you". I don't think Jesus would approve of that, lol.


And before anyone blasts me with accusations of being a liberal, I vote Republican like the majority of you


Is this guy's style my taste? Definitely not...I prefer my men rugged and manly, lol. But kudos to him for having the confidence to rock a crazy outfit when most people are too scared to be themselves out of fear of what people are going to think of them.



We are giving people like this precisely what they want....attention and wealth.  I think characterizing people’s comments on these intentionally outrageous costumes as “bigoted” is a stretch, wouldn’t you say? They want to garner the most attention on freak show central.  Lady Gaga wearing a dress made of tenderloins was not a religious or ethnic costume. Saying we are “bigots” for making fun of deliberately freakish costumes is an unfair mischaracterization of our intent. 


This doesn’t have anything to do with Jesus or bigotry. Jesus gave us free will.  These people are honing their craft and promoting themselves for personal gain....exercising free will.  We get a few laughs....they get the attention......everyone is happy.  Nobody is harmed.  Jesus is smiling.  



Well except someone literally admitted they are a bigot. So no, not a stretch when it's clearly written out



You may truly believe that no one is harmed by these "innocent" comments, but you have no clue who is reading them.



I’m guessing she was being facetious, but why don’t you ask her?  Nonetheless, there’s nothing bigoted about poking fun at someone’s deliberate attempt at garnering attention and being outrageous.  This isn’t about someone’s race, religion, sexual orientation, or ethnicity.  No....nobody was harmed by these comments.....except you.  



Lol, I'm truly not harmed, offendend, or butt-hurt by anything that's been said, either about the original post, or about me. I also don't care that Roxy thought she'd start sh!t by bumping an old post I made that is not even remotely related to this one.


I get what you're saying and agree with the majority of it. 


My bad for thinking I could defend people who are too afraid to speak up for themselves. 


Carry on



So let me get this straight.  You think these people are “afraid” to speak up and defend themselves.  Really?  What makes you think these people are so afraid?  Are you really that naive?  


I stand corrected.  They aren’t the ones looking for attention.  You are.



Holy geeze, you are totally not getting what I'm saying. I'm obviously doing a terrible job trying to convey what I'm thinking. I'm talking more big picture. No, this guy and the celebs like him don't need ANY defending by little peons like me. I get it, everyone is making fun of this specific person in the photo. They think it's all in good fun. What they are not taking into consideration is how regular people who struggle with their own identity see negative comments like these, and it makes them feel even worse about themselves. They just want to put on sparkly clothes and be happy because it's not hurting a single soul to do so. But they don't, because they don't want to be ridiculed. No, THESE comments on THIS thread are not directed towards anyone other than the dude in red in the photo. But that doesn't mean others won't apply those comments to themselves, even if that was not the intention.


Is it a stretch to apply that thinking to this "light-hearted" post? I don't know, maybe. My point is that you can't tease one single person and assume that not a single other human being is affected by those comments, even if you didn't want them to be.


YOU just don't get it ...... YOU have done the same thing by posting another person's video and illiciting responses (good, bad or ugly) about HIS actions..... ONLY yours is a worse scenario....why? because the guy in the red outfit will NEVER read any of the responses on this page and IF he did, he would not be offended because he is a celebrity ..... On the other hand, the man (that YOU posted HIS video) could, very likely, ACTUALLY read the responses on this forum (of thousands of members). He could be that "regular" person trying to sell a horse ..... You could have just as easily asked the "question" of why a person would continually bump the bit ....without the video......

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
Southtxponygirl
Reg. Nov 2006
Posted 2019-06-14 3:29 PM
Subject: RE: weird



A Somebody to Everybody


Posts: 38075
500050005000500050005000500020001000252525
Location: *Seguin TEXAS of Course*

NJJ - 2019-06-14 2:54 PM


Gunner11 - 2019-06-14 2:21 PM


Bear - 2019-06-14 1:51 PM


Gunner11 - 2019-06-14 1:30 PM



Bear - 2019-06-14 1:11 PM


Gunner11 - 2019-06-14 12:54 PM


Bear - 2019-06-14 11:44 AM


Gunner11 - 2019-06-13 2:30 PM


Bear - 2019-06-12 2:27 PM


Look, I don’t care who he is.  It’s plainly obvious to me that he, and people like him, go to great lengths to look as outrageous and outlandish as possible.  They do this for reasons clearly illustrated by the comments on this thread, namely, to attract attention.  I don’t feel sorry for him.  He’s getting what he craves.....attention. This is nothing new.  Tiny Tim did it.  Liberace did it. Boy George did it. Alice Cooper did it.  Izzy Osborn did it. Even Lady GaGa does it.


I don’t feel sorry for them.  We are the fools, not them. Apart from their freakish appearance, they all have/had one thing in common......wealth.  Obscene wealth.  The joke isn’t on them.....it’s on us.


 



I don't feel sorry for him either, and agree 100% that this was done for attention. He knew exactly what he was doing when he put together this outfit. My problem is the mean spirited nature of posting a pic KNOWING the response it's going to get, and people openly bragging about being bigoted toward people who are different from them. It's the hypocrisy of "I'm a God fearing Christian who does everything by the bible, but if you aren't just like me and do something I don't agree with, I'm going to judge and discriminate against you". I don't think Jesus would approve of that, lol.


And before anyone blasts me with accusations of being a liberal, I vote Republican like the majority of you


Is this guy's style my taste? Definitely not...I prefer my men rugged and manly, lol. But kudos to him for having the confidence to rock a crazy outfit when most people are too scared to be themselves out of fear of what people are going to think of them.



We are giving people like this precisely what they want....attention and wealth.  I think characterizing people’s comments on these intentionally outrageous costumes as “bigoted” is a stretch, wouldn’t you say? They want to garner the most attention on freak show central.  Lady Gaga wearing a dress made of tenderloins was not a religious or ethnic costume. Saying we are “bigots” for making fun of deliberately freakish costumes is an unfair mischaracterization of our intent. 


This doesn’t have anything to do with Jesus or bigotry. Jesus gave us free will.  These people are honing their craft and promoting themselves for personal gain....exercising free will.  We get a few laughs....they get the attention......everyone is happy.  Nobody is harmed.  Jesus is smiling.  



Well except someone literally admitted they are a bigot. So no, not a stretch when it's clearly written out



You may truly believe that no one is harmed by these "innocent" comments, but you have no clue who is reading them.



I’m guessing she was being facetious, but why don’t you ask her?  Nonetheless, there’s nothing bigoted about poking fun at someone’s deliberate attempt at garnering attention and being outrageous.  This isn’t about someone’s race, religion, sexual orientation, or ethnicity.  No....nobody was harmed by these comments.....except you.  



Lol, I'm truly not harmed, offendend, or butt-hurt by anything that's been said, either about the original post, or about me. I also don't care that Roxy thought she'd start sh!t by bumping an old post I made that is not even remotely related to this one.


I get what you're saying and agree with the majority of it. 


My bad for thinking I could defend people who are too afraid to speak up for themselves. 


Carry on



So let me get this straight.  You think these people are “afraid” to speak up and defend themselves.  Really?  What makes you think these people are so afraid?  Are you really that naive?  


I stand corrected.  They aren’t the ones looking for attention.  You are.



Holy geeze, you are totally not getting what I'm saying. I'm obviously doing a terrible job trying to convey what I'm thinking. I'm talking more big picture. No, this guy and the celebs like him don't need ANY defending by little peons like me. I get it, everyone is making fun of this specific person in the photo. They think it's all in good fun. What they are not taking into consideration is how regular people who struggle with their own identity see negative comments like these, and it makes them feel even worse about themselves. They just want to put on sparkly clothes and be happy because it's not hurting a single soul to do so. But they don't, because they don't want to be ridiculed. No, THESE comments on THIS thread are not directed towards anyone other than the dude in red in the photo. But that doesn't mean others won't apply those comments to themselves, even if that was not the intention.


Is it a stretch to apply that thinking to this "light-hearted" post? I don't know, maybe. My point is that you can't tease one single person and assume that not a single other human being is affected by those comments, even if you didn't want them to be.



YOU just don't get it ...... YOU have done the same thing by posting another person's video and illiciting responses (good, bad or ugly) about HIS actions..... ONLY yours is a worse scenario....why? because the guy in the red outfit will NEVER read any of the responses on this page and IF he did, he would not be offended because he is a celebrity ..... On the other hand, the man (that YOU posted HIS video) could, very likely, ACTUALLY read the responses on this forum (of thousands of members). He could be that "regular" person trying to sell a horse ..... You could have just as easily asked the "question" of why a person would continually bump the bit ....without the video......


Thank you Norma this is what I have been trying to say all along, you have such a great way of getting to the point, but I am sure that Gunner11 cant see this, but really I think she does, I think shes smarter then what shes showing.

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
vjls
Reg. Mar 2005
Posted 2019-06-14 3:45 PM
Subject: RE: weird


Miracle in the Making


Posts: 3070
200010002525

dang folks  why did this get everyone in an uproar shee the dude is dressed funny next time i will get 1 of the chicks have no idea who it is nor do i care

 

but this picture was taken by a photographer at some award show so fair game.  its not like i snuck up on him

 

shee  and who ever call me mean spirted  oh hell no  again he posed for it and it weird

i am mean spirted when it comes to illegals chick haveing litters of kids by 10 different dad yep i am  but backto this dang picture

 

shees get a thicker skin

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
Bear
Reg. Dec 2007
Posted 2019-06-14 4:13 PM
Subject: RE: weird



BHW Resident Surgeon


Posts: 24350
5000500050005000200020001001001002525
Location: Bastrop, Texas

Uffda.  Nice segue though.  

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
Gunner11
Reg. Mar 2011
Posted 2019-06-14 4:18 PM
Subject: RE: weird



Cute Little Imp


Posts: 2742
200050010010025
Location: N Texas

Roxy, I REALLY like you. Seriously, I think you're one of the sweetest ladies here. Norma is super opinionated, which isn't necessarily a bad thing, lol. Bear is one of the smartest guys here and I love reading his responses and insight. I just honestly believe that in this instance, people are twisting this into what they want. I posted a PUBLIC video (I got it off YouTube, which is the most popular, public video sharing site that I personally know of) on a completely unrelated thread, asking for insight from competent horse people. I never encouraged or implied that anyone should say anything negative in my thread. THIS thread has a public photo of a celebrity, but the very title of this thread has a negative vibe, so it's expected that the responses are going to be along the same lines. THAT is the difference. I posted with the intent of gaining knowledge, the author of this thread posted with the intent of having a good old time making fun of someone else. This isn't about the guy in the red outfit, or the rider in the video, it's about the INTENT of why it was posted here, in this forum, in the first place.

That's all I've gotta say about that because now we're just, lol.

 

 

 

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
texpat
Reg. Jun 2013
Posted 2019-06-14 4:29 PM
Subject: RE: weird


Regular


Posts: 74
2525

@ Gunner11: In addition to making a poor wardrobe choice, the gentle is probably suffering from a self-inflicted womb.

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
NJJ
Reg. Jul 2006
Posted 2019-06-14 4:36 PM
Subject: RE: weird


Military family

Fact Checker


Posts: 15984
500050005000500100100100100252525
Location: Displaced Iowegian

Gunner11 - 2019-06-14 4:18 PM


Roxy, I REALLY like you. Seriously, I think you're one of the sweetest ladies here. Norma is super opinionated, which isn't necessarily a bad thing, lol. Bear is one of the smartest guys here and I love reading his responses and insight. I just honestly believe that in this instance, people are twisting this into what they want. I posted a PUBLIC video (I got it off YouTube, which is the most popular, public video sharing site that I personally know of) on a completely unrelated thread, asking for insight from competent horse people. I never encouraged or implied that anyone should say anything negative in my thread. THIS thread has a public photo of a celebrity, but the very title of this thread has a negative vibe, so it's expected that the responses are going to be along the same lines. THAT is the difference. I posted with the intent of gaining knowledge, the author of this thread posted with the intent of having a good old time making fun of someone else. This isn't about the guy in the red outfit, or the rider in the video, it's about the INTENT of why it was posted here, in this forum, in the first place.


That's all I've gotta say about that because now we're just, lol.


 


 


 


You have done killed that horse a LONG time ago ..... LOL

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
vjls
Reg. Mar 2005
Posted 2019-06-15 8:12 PM
Subject: RE: weird


Miracle in the Making


Posts: 3070
200010002525

gunner

 

question  then i amm done  how in the world do you figure i had a mean intent by saying weird  please explain as i am at loss

men in dress are weird looking  the gal in the aiport with a shaved head and those rubber tip darts all over her head was wierd

me and everyone else was gwaking

 

and it was a public photo he posed i am done with it

ublic photo of a celebrity, but the very title of this thread has a negative vibe, so it's expected that the responses are going to be along the same lines. THAT is the difference. I posted with the intent of gaining knowledge, the author of this thread posted with the intent of having a good old time making fun of someone else. This isn't about the guy in the red outfit, or the rider in the video, it's about the INTENT of why it was posted here, in this forum, in the first place.

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
jbhoot
Reg. Jan 2010
Posted 2019-06-16 9:12 AM
Subject: RE: weird



Proud to be Deplorable


Posts: 1756
10005001001002525

I think the matching red culch and boots just made the whole outfit work. Thou the lace was a bit much.

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
want2chase3
Reg. May 2009
Posted 2019-06-16 9:29 AM
Subject: RE: weird



Warrior Mom


Posts: 2899
2000500100100100252525

I missed the boat... I've been called a bigot because my opinion is different and I didnt agree with someone about certain issues. .. I was just being a smart alec. You wanna dress like that, like I said, you go right ahead, but you had better have the ability to handle some not so positive feedback bub... I miss the old days...

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
Southtxponygirl
Reg. Nov 2006
Posted 2019-06-19 7:28 PM
Subject: RE: weird



A Somebody to Everybody


Posts: 38075
500050005000500050005000500020001000252525
Location: *Seguin TEXAS of Course*

want2chase3 - 2019-06-16 9:29 AM


I missed the boat... I've been called a bigot because my opinion is different and I didnt agree with someone about certain issues. .. I was just being a smart alec. You wanna dress like that, like I said, you go right ahead, but you had better have the ability to handle some not so positive feedback bub... I miss the old days...


All the ones that know you KNOW you were just being a smart alec, your just too nice and have a good heart to be a bigot, we know better . Some people just like being a smart A** and try to make others feel bad while they are the ones being the you know what..

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
willrodeo4food
Reg. Dec 2004
Posted 2019-06-20 12:31 PM
Subject: RE: weird



pressure dripper


Posts: 8577
500020001000500252525
Location: the end of the rainbow

I'm just thankful there isn't anyone taking pictures of my in some of my morning chore outfits. 

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
lonely va barrelxr
Reg. Apr 2005
Posted 2019-06-20 12:47 PM
Subject: RE: weird



Reaching for the stars....


Posts: 12437
50005000200010010010010025

willrodeo4food - 2019-06-20 1:31 PM


I'm just thankful there isn't anyone taking pictures of my in some of my morning chore outfits. 


 

 

LOL! Isn't that the truth! My husband wants me to market 'Farm Sexy' for what us horse women REALLY look like!!

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
Bear
Reg. Dec 2007
Posted 2019-06-20 2:33 PM
Subject: RE: weird



BHW Resident Surgeon


Posts: 24350
5000500050005000200020001001001002525
Location: Bastrop, Texas

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
Southtxponygirl
Reg. Nov 2006
Posted 2019-06-20 2:43 PM
Subject: RE: weird



A Somebody to Everybody


Posts: 38075
500050005000500050005000500020001000252525
Location: *Seguin TEXAS of Course*

willrodeo4food - 2019-06-20 12:31 PM


I'm just thankful there isn't anyone taking pictures of my in some of my morning chore outfits. 


Ha ha ha ha,,I think you'ur safe as long as you dont go into Wal-Mart or any other public places..

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
Southtxponygirl
Reg. Nov 2006
Posted 2019-06-20 2:45 PM
Subject: RE: weird



A Somebody to Everybody


Posts: 38075
500050005000500050005000500020001000252525
Location: *Seguin TEXAS of Course*

Bear - 2019-06-20 2:33 PM



Thats a good picture of you Scott, I like that bright shirt, I bet it brings out the color of your eyes, lol

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
Frodo
Reg. Jul 2004
Posted 2019-06-20 3:27 PM
Subject: RE: weird


"Heck's Coming With Me"


Posts: 9345
50002000200010010010025
Location: Kansas

Southtxponygirl - 2019-06-20 2:45 PM


Bear - 2019-06-20 2:33 PM




Thats a good picture of you Scott, I like that bright shirt, I bet it brings out the color of your eyes, lol


I think his eyes are pink, are they not?    

 

 

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
Southtxponygirl
Reg. Nov 2006
Posted 2019-06-20 3:37 PM
Subject: RE: weird



A Somebody to Everybody


Posts: 38075
500050005000500050005000500020001000252525
Location: *Seguin TEXAS of Course*

Frodo - 2019-06-20 3:27 PM


Southtxponygirl - 2019-06-20 2:45 PM


Bear - 2019-06-20 2:33 PM




Thats a good picture of you Scott, I like that bright shirt, I bet it brings out the color of your eyes, lol



I think his eyes are pink, are they not?    


 


 


I cant quite tell, his darn cap is casting to much of a shadow, ha ha ha ha

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
Bear
Reg. Dec 2007
Posted 2019-06-20 5:52 PM
Subject: RE: weird



BHW Resident Surgeon


Posts: 24350
5000500050005000200020001001001002525
Location: Bastrop, Texas

Go ahead and make fun of me because of my shirt.  I happen to think it’s pretty and it serves to neutralize my toxic masculinity.  My dog loves me no matter how eccentric I appear.  

↑ Top ↓ Bottom
Chandler's Mom
Reg. Jan 2015
Posted 2019-06-20 8:48 PM
Subject: RE: weird



My Heart Be Happy


Posts: 7712
50002000500100100
Location: Arkansas

Southtxponygirl - 2019-06-20 2:45 PM

Bear - 2019-06-20 2:33 PM

Thats a good picture of you Scott, I like that bright shirt, I bet it brings out the color of your eyes, lol

All 7 of them!!!!   Just kidding Mr Scott! (Colors, not eyes. . . )



Edited by Chandler's Mom 2019-06-20 8:50 PM
↑ Top ↓ Bottom
Jump to page :
Jump to forum :
Search this forum
Printer friendly version
E-mail a link to this thread
 

© Copyright 2002- BarrelHorseWorld.com All rights reserved including digital rights

Support - Contact / Log in to my account


Working Truck World Working Horse World Cargo Trailer World Horse Trailer World Roping Horse World
'
Registered to: Barrel Horse World
(Delete all cookies set by this site)
Running MegaBBS ASP Forum Software
© 2002-2019 PD9 Software