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Forum: Social Studies 08 November 2017, 02:15 PM
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Posted By pinqy
No tall men? That's just discriminatory.

No tall men? That's just discriminatory.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 November 2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
Because the crime is touching of the genitals for...

Because the crime is touching of the genitals for the purpose of sexual gratification. If the intent was not to receive gratification from that specific act, then there was no crime. Later intent is...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 November 2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
If you lie down on someone your private parts are...

If you lie down on someone your private parts are likely to touch regardless of later intent. The question is whether or not the specific purpose of lying on top of him was to gain sexual pleasure...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 November 2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
But the purpose of the discrete act must be to...

But the purpose of the discrete act must be to obtain sexual gratification. You all are claiming tha Spacey laid down on him, deliberately having his genitals touch, for the purpose of receiving...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 November 2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
You seem to be confused about what “sexual...

You seem to be confused about what “sexual gratification” means. It means receiving pleasure from the act itself. It is not claimed nor can it reasonably be inferred that Spacey received sexual...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 November 2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
Lying down on someone it is possible, but not a...

Lying down on someone it is possible, but not a certainty, that the crotch will be touching the other person. That the intent of lying down is sexual (which it was) does not mean the actual contact,...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 November 2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
But that's the point. Rapp didn't claim he was...

But that's the point. Rapp didn't claim he was sexually assaulted. He characterized it as an attempted seduction. And my main point was that while completely inappropriate and wrong, it was not in...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 November 2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
Ok, once in the Army, I had left my barracks room...

Ok, once in the Army, I had left my barracks room door unlocked. During the night, someone came in, took the cash had out of my wallet and left. It wasn't a lot of money, I was pissed, but it was...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 November 2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
Where are you getting the idea that Spacey...

Where are you getting the idea that Spacey touched Rapp with his genitals?
If I'm giving a woman a full hug, her breasts on on my chest and quite likely my crotch is in contact with her leg. That's...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 02 November 2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
Ah. That was in reference to you saying "the...

Ah. That was in reference to you saying "the original story involved his making advances on a 14YO". Making advances on a child of any age is not rape or sexual assault. But it is solicitation.
Forum: NFBSK 02 November 2017, 02:10 PM
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Views: 10,517
Posted By pinqy
An old man enters the confessional booth and...

An old man enters the confessional booth and tells the priest "Father, I'm 87 years old. Last night I went out to a bar, and met two 27 year old girls. I ended up going home with both of them and we...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 02 November 2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
You were saying that 14 year olds cannot consent...

You were saying that 14 year olds cannot consent in the U.S. That's not quite true.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 02 November 2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
Which would be solicitation of a minor, and not...

Which would be solicitation of a minor, and not sexual assault or rape.
And consent laws vary by state. For example, here in Virginia, sex with a child under 13 is rape, but 13 or 14 years old can...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 02 November 2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
Sure. But Rapp did not indicate that that...

Sure. But Rapp did not indicate that that happened. I'm not going to call it sexual assault based on what might have happened.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 02 November 2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
IF the "pressing into me" included rubbing or dry...

IF the "pressing into me" included rubbing or dry humping etc, THEN it would be at least "forcible touching." But we don't know.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 01 November 2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
That there was no touching of special places

That there was no touching of special places
Forum: Soapbox Derby 01 November 2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN §...

New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 130.00 Sex offenses;  definitions of terms (http://codes.findlaw.com/ny/penal-law/pen-sect-130-00.html)

3. “Sexual contact” means any touching of the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 01 November 2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
From here:...

From here: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2017/10/30/entertainment/kevin-spacey-allegations-anthony-rapp/index.html[/QUOTE]
Right. The question is whether that by itself constitutes...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 01 November 2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
Rapp wiggled free from Spacey half lying on top...

Rapp wiggled free from Spacey half lying on top of him. But that's all Rapp said Spacey did...pick him up, put him on the bed and laid down partially on him. Just from that (and it's quite possible...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 31 October 2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
In a drunken, horny, partly incoherent state?...

In a drunken, horny, partly incoherent state? (yes, I am making that assumption, which seems justified given what we know) I can see that making sense at the time when you're just thinking about what...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 31 October 2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
Kevin Spacey would never talk about his...

Kevin Spacey would never talk about his sexuality, one way or the other. So for me, to come out as gay when accused of inappropriate same-sex behavior is exactly the time to break the silence and...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 31 October 2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,727
Posted By pinqy
I cannot be outraged over Kevin Spacey allegations.

Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Bill O'Reilly, Mark Halperin, John Besh. All have a history of using their power, influence, positions to force/coerce sex from people.

Kevin Spacey is accused of...
Forum: Language 27 October 2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,774
Posted By pinqy
My 8 year old daughter pointed out that you can...

My 8 year old daughter pointed out that you can catch even more flies with poop. Which, while true, kind of ruins the whole point of the saying.
Forum: Social Studies 26 October 2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,248
Posted By pinqy
In my experience, nobody can speak Russian unless...

In my experience, nobody can speak Russian unless they've had some alcohol.

Note, however that while yes, drinking does improve your language use, a hangover definitely does not.
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 October 2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,340
Posted By pinqy
THE best take on why so many stayed silent is...

THE best take on why so many stayed silent is from Terry Crews:
Terry Crews captures why sexual assault survivors don't come forward...
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