Re: how would you respond?

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by son_of_sam@hanmail.com, Jan 30, 2004.

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    Laurie S. <> wrote:

    > On Thu, 29 Jan 2004 10:13:50 -0500, "Allegedly Melissa"
    > <> wrote:
    >
    > >
    > >"Rich" <> wrote in message
    > >news:...
    > >> "Melissa" <> wrote in message

    > >news:<4017f683_5@127.0.0.1>...
    > >> > Just a hypothetical, but I'm curious to know how you would respond to

    > >this
    > >> > situation.
    > >> >
    > >> > Say you get an email or a message from someone wanting to discuss your
    > >> > personal experience with rape and compare it to theirs. They want to

    > >know
    > >> > details like how old you were, who did it, what did you do about it, how

    > >did
    > >> > it make you feel, how do you feel now, etc. Then they bring out the big

    > >gun
    > >> > and ask what kinds of things do you enjoy in the bedroom now.
    > >> >
    > >> > What exactly would you do?
    > >>
    > >> Typically, you handle inappropriate email like inappropriate posts,
    > >> ignore em. Responding will do no good.
    > >>
    > >> One exception is threatening email. While it is pretty well accepted
    > >> that you what is sent in email is private, but it is also accepted

    >
    > >> that one way to handle threatening email is to post it. This does not
    > >> sound threatening.

    > >
    > >Why would you post threatening email? Wouldn't that just encourage more
    > >threatening email?

    >
    > Unlikely, I think. Those who would say such things privately might not
    > want those things to be out in public, so it might shut them up. It
    > could also be a warning to them that you might report them to their
    > ISP if they send you another threat.
    >
    > I've done it a couple of times, wrt threatening emails of the "you
    > need to be raped" variety. I've also talked *about* some posts
    > publicly that were not threatening, but were odd and/or creepy, and
    > sometimes I've discovered that others have received similar email.
    >
    > Then again, I've received lots of email over the years that has seemed
    > legit but inappropriate, and I've ignored most of it. It seems if you
    > talk about sex publicly, occasionally someone will want to discuss sex
    > with you privately, and it's not something I'd do with someone I
    > didn't know.
    >
    > One of the weirdest messages I got was from someone in another
    > newsgroup who I'd argued/discussed stuff with occasionally. I'd posted
    > a link to a porn picture that I found kind of sweet, and this guy
    > emailed me to tell me that he agreed and that it made him want to do
    > that to me. I was, like, *whoa.*
    >
    > He was a pretty earnest, lonely fellow, so it would have been rude to
    > be reactionary, and he'd already said he'd understand if I didn't
    > reply. So I didn't.
    >
    > Laurie


    because his cock wasn't big and black like Jean-Luc otherwise you'd do him in a
    second
    , Jan 30, 2004
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