Lee Nellis said:And if you want to play with stereotypes, watch out. Most truly rural planners are exempt, but urban and suburban planners are terribly easy to stereotype.
Dan said:So ... I propose a experiment ... The Great Cyburbia Fake Personal Ad. Or ads, whatever. We create several ads ... the generic girl, the whiskey tango girl, the alpha girl, and maybe some male equivalents, throw 'em online, and see who responds.
Dan said:4) Fudging the age. This woman claimed to be 30.
Dan said:Check out the Ann Arbor planning staff on one of their weekends:
I suppose that would probably be the point at which I would back out. But I have a lot of ambivalence about your comment. On the one hand, I agree it is cruel to hurt people who may already be in a lot of pain. On the other hand, I think "protecting" people on the assumption that they are too weak to cope... only makes their situation more intractable with reinforcing negative messages. Sigh. Sometimes, falling off a cliff is the quickest and most efficient way to get down to the bottom of things.Seabishop said:This is fun but are we messing too much with the lonely-hearted who may "fall in love" with these ads?
I'm surprised no one has said anything about this woman actually having her cat in the photo. The funniest part of the photo, to me, is the cat. It looks like it's saying "This woman is WAY too lonely, if you know what I mean. Get me the hell out of here!"
michaelskis said:That way I can better understand your wants and needs in a relationship!
el Guapo said:I think she might be telling the truth Dan. That looks like an Ozark or Meth 30 if I ever saw it.
JNL said:I didn't realise we were starting a relationship! But I guess you can join the queue with the other guys. You ticket # is 1056987 :-D
It's a points system. You can jump places in the queue if I am pleased with you
JNL said:Jen you're not confusing JNA and JNL by any chance? For he is a he and I am a she