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View Poll Results: Where Do You Fall On The Kinsey Scale?
Exclusively heterosexual 14 51.85%
Predominantly heterosexual, only incidentally homosexual 7 25.93%
Predominantly heterosexual, but more than incidentally homosexual 0 0%
Equally heterosexual and homosexual 0 0%
Predominantly homosexual, but more than incidentally heterosexual 1 3.70%
Predominantly homosexual, only incidentally heterosexual 2 7.41%
Exclusively homosexual 0 0%
No socio-sexual contacts or reactions 3 11.11%
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Old 04-16-2017, 12:00 PM   #61
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adults can't bring children into areas with slot machines even if they're just watching their parents.
Same in my state. The summer I was 18, as a one-weekend job, I'd been helping one of the banks push their credit card (via handing out freebies) in the vendor area surrounding the Nascar track down state. It was ridiculously hot, we were provided with little shade, and I ended up feeling sick from the heat. There is a casino (and hotel, though I'm not quite sure where the hotel entrance was at...) at the front of this place. The only place around that I could take refuge to try to cool off a little while I waited for my parents to come get me. (And where they wanted me to meet them. Back then I didn't have a phone with me so I couldn't just easily call and let them know I changed meeting spots and forget it once they left the house.) It's an hour drive one way... I didn't go IN the casino, I only stayed in the section there between two sets of doors at the entrance (large enough that I wasn't in the way), but even then they were a little touchy about it since I was under 21. (And being me, I always looked a bit younger anyhow, so I barely looked 18 and obvious that I couldn't be over 21.) Luckily they didn't fight me on it and didn't kick me out, but geeze. I realize they have laws to abide by (and for that reason I didn't go in any further or expect to be given any special exceptions), but what, am I supposed to sit outside and die of heatstroke? And then who is that going to look bad on in the paper, hm? (Along with that damn bank and their lack of enough shade and water. Luckily there were guys from a fire department nearby the second day and told us to to come cool off in their shade if we needed to.)

Even while I was sitting there waiting inside the first set of doors I saw them refuse to let a lady in with an infant in a stroller when she was only looking for a bathroom. She commented that it wasn't like he was going to be playing the slots or anything. (edit: Wow, that kid is probably like 20 now. And still can't go in... )

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Old 04-16-2017, 12:45 PM   #62
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Vegas places often had subtle or not-so-subtle indicators of places where minors could be. If I'm remembering right, in one casino, the floor would change from hardwood to carpet in slot-machine areas. You can stand on the hardwood floor and watch your parents from there.

And then there's Boulder/Sunset Station that chose the blatant route by shoving a kids playpen/daycare kind of thing into the casino for the parents to drop their kids while they gambled

I always wanted to hog the Dreamcast when I was taken to those places lmao
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Old 04-16-2017, 01:12 PM   #63
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Wouldn't you think places like that would have a separate arcade area set up beside the casino where kids (and adults) can win tickets to turn in for prizes instead? With some games having a 'jackpot' amount of tickets. Give minors and non-gambling adults something to do that at least feels a little fitting in a casino atmosphere, rather than just sitting around waiting.
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Old 04-16-2017, 01:49 PM   #64
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I never thought about that. Maybe it's because they're so similar? Like a sort of "we don't want little Johnny thinking he's gambling like mommy and daddy and that gambling is cool and he'll grow up to gamble, damn those brainwashing Las Vegas sinners" idk I'm probably seriously stretching it but it's the only thing that really came to mind

In one of those casinos the kid's play place thing was right there when you walked through the door, so that KINDA incidentally lines up with my train of thought here. A kid is going to notice a huge neon sign that says Kids Quest before they notice the slot machines. Most of the kids there probably didn't even give a damn about what their parents were doing.
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Old 04-18-2017, 04:11 AM   #65
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Oh, in Vegas they card you if you try to buy spray paint....
Same here. The hardware stores keep it in a cage too, so you have to get someone to open it for you. Hobby shops don't seem to give a crap though - probably because the stuff they sell is too expensive for any self respecting paint huffer to buy.

If you buy a knife from a self-service checkout, an employee has to come and verify it too. Pretty lame.
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Old 05-03-2017, 12:38 AM   #66
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X, no attraction or desire whatsoever.
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Old 05-03-2017, 01:07 AM   #67
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X, no attraction or desire whatsoever.
Must be nice...
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Old 05-24-2017, 04:18 PM   #68
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If you buy a knife from a self-service checkout, an employee has to come and verify it too. Pretty lame.
I had a work placement in a charity shop once. We were just outright told not to sell any knifes whatsoever. Even any cutlery that people had donated.
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Old 05-24-2017, 04:46 PM   #69
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I'm heterosexual and happily single now. Have no desire to get married or have kids and like being alone. I was in a relationship, but it didn't work out because I didn't have time for dating after my father's stroke and while I tried to keep things going via the Internet, he never wanted to give me the time of day so I have just given up on all of it.
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Old 05-24-2017, 05:12 PM   #70
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Would you be considered heterosexual or asexual if you don't lust after anyone but would have sexual relations with a woman within marriage, just not being attracted to it.

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Old 05-24-2017, 06:03 PM   #71
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Would you be considered heterosexual or asexual if you don't lust after anyone but would have sexual relations with a woman within marriage, just not being attracted to it.
heterosexual. You probably wouldn't desire any sexual activity if you were asexual.
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Old 05-24-2017, 06:08 PM   #72
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I didn't have time for dating after my father's stroke and while I tried to keep things going via the Internet, he never wanted to give me the time of day so I have just given up on all of it.
Why not try dating... not on the internet?
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heterosexual. You probably wouldn't desire any sexual activity if you were asexual.
While if he's only interested in women, yeah, that'd probably make him straight, asexual people do sometimes need to relieve that particular need as well. The difference is that there's no attraction to people, not the lack of desire for sexual activity [which, you know, includes alone time]
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Why not try dating... not on the internet?
I didn't date him on the Internet. I met him in college. But since my dad had his stroke and I have had to care for him full time, I haven't had time to see him or date him. I meant communicating online via e-mail as a way to stay in touch, but he never answers me when I try to talk to him as he should. So, I'm done with it because I'm not getting anything out of the relationship anyway. it's better for me to be alone for the rest of my life since I don't want to get married or have kids.
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Old 06-12-2017, 01:30 AM   #75
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^ If you say so. You do you.
So where on the Kinsey scale would I fall on if I find some dudes kinda attractive (like a man crush), but would never want to sexualy engage them, but have dated a trans woman before? Is that like a 1? A 2?
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Old 06-12-2017, 07:40 AM   #76
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I do say so because I don't want to just live with somebody I'm never going to marry and I have no desire to have sex since I don't want kids either. Being alone is the best solution for me as I'm the type to love solitude anyway.
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Old 06-12-2017, 07:48 AM   #77
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I have no desire to have sex since I don't want kids either.
That's, uh... that's not all that's for, ya know?
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Old 06-12-2017, 05:22 PM   #78
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Maybe for you it isn't, but I feel that since I don't want kids, I see no reason to have sex at all. Better to remain a virgin and have respect for myself and my body than to just give it up to some guy I don't want to marry or have kids with.
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Old 06-12-2017, 05:47 PM   #79
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I never wanted kids either, but not have sex at all??!! Pfft. Not a chance. Not wanting kids isn't reason enough to deny oneself earthly pleasures. There ARE ways to prevent it, after all! (And I personally feel that virginity is vastly overrated. What's the point of keeping it anyway? Just some outdated notion of "goodness" and "purity" that serves no real purpose.) Trust me, ya don't know what you're missing!
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Yeah, it's totally possible to have sex, respect for oneself, and no kids, so by all means I'd recommend at least being open to exciting new experiences. Life is for the living!
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