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Feminists cry foul over Fat Princess
Yahoo! ^ | Ben Silverman

Posted on 07/29/2008 7:32:20 AM PDT by dead

She's plump, powerful and ready to cause more controversy than "SuperSize Me."

She's Fat Princess, the star of Sony's upcoming video game of the same name. Debuting at last week's E3 expo, the colorful Fat Princess is a capture-the-flag game with a twist: you can thwart capture attempts by locking the once-thin princess in a dungeon and stuffing her full of cake, thereby increasing her girth and making her harder for your enemies to haul back to home base.

According to popular gaming blog Joystiq, two feminist gaming sites have already voiced their displeasure with the weighty issue.

Feminist Gamer's "Mighty Ponygirl" rings in diplomatically, suggesting a new way to play the game altogether.

"Instead of running out into the forest to find cake to fatten up the princess with, why not go out and find gold (which is a lot heavier than cake) to stuff into a treasure chest. The more gold in the chest, the heavier it would be, and the harder it would be to carry," she said, before adding, "Oh, but that's not as "cute" as cake and fat chicks. Right."

Over at Shakesville, however, writer Melissa McEwan cuts to the chase, telling Sony she's "positively thrilled to see such unyielding dedication to creating a new generation of fat-hating, heteronormative ---holes."

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Feminist Gamer's "Mighty Ponygirl" rings in diplomatically

“Feminist gamer.” There’s a title for you. “Living in your parent’s basement, with pimples and no dates” is typically a male dominated profession, so she struggles.

unyielding dedication to creating a new generation of fat-hating, heteronormative ---holes

I don’t even know what the hell heteronormative is, but I hope I qualify! I got five bucks that says the angry homonormative feminist is fat as a house.

1 posted on 07/29/2008 7:32:20 AM PDT by dead
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To: dead

Feminists hate it = fun game for normal people with a sense of humor


2 posted on 07/29/2008 7:33:57 AM PDT by kromike
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To: dead

Even though the game sounds dumb and not like its that much fun to play the concept is hilarious!


3 posted on 07/29/2008 7:34:11 AM PDT by DemonDeac
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To: dead

Tough luck feminists; it’ll either sell or it won’t. The market will decide.


4 posted on 07/29/2008 7:35:20 AM PDT by gracesdad
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femi-nazis complain when sports illustrated comes out with the bathing suit issue, cause ‘real woman’ dont look like that...and then a vid game, which is probably closer to what a lot of out of shape woman do look like, well, that’s bad too..

kiss my ass.


5 posted on 07/29/2008 7:35:56 AM PDT by raygunfan
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To: dead

6 posted on 07/29/2008 7:36:24 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (I zot, therefore I am.)
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To: dead

Looks normal from viewing the streets. I have never seen so many overweight humans (both male and female) than now. It must be that they have no money for food.


7 posted on 07/29/2008 7:37:12 AM PDT by YOUGOTIT (The Greatest Threat to our Security is the Royal 100 Club)
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To: dead
I don’t even know what the hell heteronormative is

I'll tell you exactly what it is:
heteronormative - a word, which when used in context in any paper in any socially oriented college class, will get you an "A".

8 posted on 07/29/2008 7:37:45 AM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: kromike

Isaiah 3:12 Youths oppress my people, women rule over them.

The bible includes “feminists” in the same context as rebellious children. Humans who “shake their fists at God” over the role that they were created in.


9 posted on 07/29/2008 7:40:55 AM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: MrB; dead
Add in "patriarchical," "fundamentalist," "theocracy" and "phallocentrist" and you have LIBERAL FEMINIST BINGO!

(Seriously -- "heteronormative" is the idea that normal relationships involve one man and =one woman, as opposed to gay relationships, polyamorous relationships, real dolls or farm animals.)

10 posted on 07/29/2008 7:43:28 AM PDT by Malacoda (A day without a pi$$ed-off muslim is like a day without sunshine.)
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To: MrB
heteronormative - a word, which when used in context in any paper in any socially oriented college class, will get you an "A".

Hey! I thought that was the definition of "cryptofacist!"

11 posted on 07/29/2008 7:43:44 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: dead
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2052970/posts
12 posted on 07/29/2008 7:44:10 AM PDT by ASA Vet
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To: dead

geesh


13 posted on 07/29/2008 7:44:28 AM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: najida

Wimmin Are Evil....here we go again.


14 posted on 07/29/2008 7:45:12 AM PDT by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (Some days it is not worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: dead
Over at Shakesville, however, writer Melissa McEwan cuts to the chase, telling Sony she's "positively thrilled to see such unyielding dedication to creating a new generation of fat-hating, heteronormative ---holes."

you mean skanksville?,what a bunch of hypersentive uptight twits

15 posted on 07/29/2008 7:45:16 AM PDT by Charlespg (Peace= When we trod the ruins of Mecca and Medina under our infidel boots.)
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To: dead

Back in the early 1990’s, I worked in a video game arcade. A couple of busybody feminists came in with stickers that read “This product supports violence against women”. They managed to tag about 20 machines before the manager caught them and gave them the boot after arguing about the violent content of the games.

Among the games they tagged was Ms. Pac Man, NBA Jam, and the Jokerz pinball machine. After the manager and I removed the stickers (they had a tremendously strong adhesive), we had a good laugh about their mental condition.

This story has nothing to do with the article, but feminists behaving insanely about video games triggered that memory.

APf


16 posted on 07/29/2008 7:45:47 AM PDT by APFel (Regnum Nostrum Crescit)
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To: ASA Vet
I absolutely searched on "princess" and got no hits.

The search engine must be heteronormative.

17 posted on 07/29/2008 7:46:24 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: dead

If they have a problem with it, don’t buy it.

Get yourselves a Wii Fit Ladies. Most feminists I know could really use it.

Nothing better than stepping on the Wii board in the mornings and having it announce “That’s Obese!” Really cheers one up in the mornings!

And yes I am addicted to the step aerobics. My kids won’t play that because I rule the leader board.

(If anyone knows how to clear the leader board, I’d appreciate a hint)


18 posted on 07/29/2008 7:47:55 AM PDT by netmilsmom (Why would anyone make "Hairspray 2"? (Free Corny!))
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To: dead

19 posted on 07/29/2008 7:49:18 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick
yup.. you all are..


20 posted on 07/29/2008 7:49:27 AM PDT by absolootezer0 ( Detroit: we're so bad, even our mayor is a criminal)
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To: stylecouncilor; raven92876

ping


21 posted on 07/29/2008 7:50:28 AM PDT by windcliff
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick
Wimmin Are Evil....here we go again.

Naw, just '60s type radical feminists. ;^)

22 posted on 07/29/2008 7:52:20 AM PDT by Just another Joe (Warning: FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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To: dead

 

 

23 posted on 07/29/2008 7:53:57 AM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: Incorrigible
I like this one better:


24 posted on 07/29/2008 7:55:19 AM PDT by dfwgator ( This tag blank until football season.)
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To: dead

Let them eat cake!


25 posted on 07/29/2008 7:55:46 AM PDT by NRA1995 (It should be called "Cosa Nostra", not "Congress")
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To: absolootezer0

ha ha ha.....I am a blonde, don’t try to woo me with math big boy...*wink*


26 posted on 07/29/2008 7:57:49 AM PDT by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (Some days it is not worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: dead
... feminist gaming sites ...

Not much going on in the rest of these ... "ladies" lives, is there??

27 posted on 07/29/2008 8:00:55 AM PDT by RobinOfKingston (Man, that's stupid ... even by congressional standards.)
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick

As Barbie so famously said - “Math is Hard!”


28 posted on 07/29/2008 8:03:05 AM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: dead

>> I don’t even know what the hell heteronormative is, but I hope I qualify!

I spend a good bit of time reading feminist blogs (what can I say? They amuse me.) It truly is an educational experience. For starters, I’d suggest feministing.com, iblamethepatriarchy.com, womensspace.org ... funny stuff.

“Heteronormative” is a pejorative word invented by radical feminists and homosexual activists to criticize people whose statements or actions show that they assume that heterosexuality is the normal state of mankind. It truly is a nonsensical concept — as heterosexuality truly is the normal state of being, and homosexuality truly is an outlier (a simple statistical study shows this definitively).

But, they subscribe to a philosophy which insists that normal sexuality is not bifurcated, but a spectrum ranging from the strictly heterosexual to the strictly homosexual — and that most of humanity falls somewhere in between. There is absolutely no evidence of this — but, since when has evidence ever been a hangup for radical feminists?

Perhaps they suffer from “homonormativity”.

H


29 posted on 07/29/2008 8:03:37 AM PDT by SnakeDoctor (Keep Austin Quarantined ...)
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To: dead

HA HA HA HA HA!


30 posted on 07/29/2008 8:09:13 AM PDT by Coffee200am ("We should all be living in mud huts and riding bicycles to avoid killing the polar bears..."/s)
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick
Wimmin Are Evil....here we go again.

Ok, strictly speaking, only evil wimmin are evil.

If it is any consolation, there are evil men, too. I personally know a man who is the embodiment of evil. I know of no redemptive act he has ever performed. To put him into context, he once (that I know of, perhaps more than once) killed a litter of kittens by freezing them to death in a coffee can in a freezer.

31 posted on 07/29/2008 8:10:39 AM PDT by RobinOfKingston (Man, that's stupid ... even by congressional standards.)
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To: YOUGOTIT
>> It must be that they have no money for food.

Rush featured an NPR Story last Thursday which showed two women who were complaining that a poor economy and high gas prices had forced them to stop purchasing meat.

http://sweetness-light.com/archive/npr-for-some-ohioans-meat-out-of-reach

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/warner-todd-huston/2008/07/19/pbs-not-livin-large-ohio-folks-cant-even-afford-meat

H

32 posted on 07/29/2008 8:12:38 AM PDT by SnakeDoctor (Keep Austin Quarantined ...)
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick

I think this game sounds hilarious. But what do I know, I’m not a gamer.

About all I ever do is sing at my friends’ house when they play Rock Band. :)


33 posted on 07/29/2008 8:20:41 AM PDT by Constitution Day (This tagline is a Designated Whine-Free Zone)
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To: dead
Those silly feminists... They want to make themselves as unattractive as possible to men. and yet scream like stuck sows when a computer game comes out whose goal is to make a woman as unattractive as possible. Does their idiocy know no bounds?

Stupid feminazi cows. Shut up and go braid your armpit hair like a good Bohemian Socialist.

34 posted on 07/29/2008 8:23:16 AM PDT by 60Gunner (ALL bleeding stops... eventually.)
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To: MrB
LOL!
considering it was written by a man for a male god....

I keep it in the context of those who write the rules always write them in their own favor and always claiming it to be the holy truth.

35 posted on 07/29/2008 8:23:57 AM PDT by najida (The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has limits.)
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To: Hemorrhage

I want to comment on that pic, but that would be like bobbing for turduckens in a washtub full of mashed potatoes right after Christmas dinner.


36 posted on 07/29/2008 8:24:15 AM PDT by thulldud (Congress does not want answers. They want scapegoats. (andy58-in-nh))
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To: dead

They’re outraged... that’s so cute!


37 posted on 07/29/2008 8:25:42 AM PDT by Diggler (We will be beaten with our own virtue. Proud American Infidel!)
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To: Hemorrhage

Perhaps they suffer from “homonormativity”.

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Or perhaps just pervonormativity, as homosexuality is probably not the only sexual deviancy they endorse.


38 posted on 07/29/2008 8:28:37 AM PDT by Bigg Red
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To: thulldud

>> I want to comment on that pic, but that would be like bobbing for turduckens in a washtub full of mashed potatoes right after Christmas dinner.

The look on Rush’s face says it all.

H


39 posted on 07/29/2008 8:29:43 AM PDT by SnakeDoctor (Keep Austin Quarantined ...)
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick
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40 posted on 07/29/2008 8:30:55 AM PDT by coop71 (Being a redhead means never having to say you're sorry...)
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To: najida

Yeah, I understand - people these days know better than God. I see it all the time.

Tell me, how can someone write, in detail, about an event that was to occur hundreds or thousands of years from the time of the writing? Perhaps it wasn’t “written by a man”?

(Both the dating of the writing and the event written about are historically verified with more supporting evidence than most other “historical facts” that people accept, so don’t go there.)

Isaiah 53 and Psalm 22 are just some examples.

By the way - how is society “progressing” since you folks figured out you’re smarter than God?
I see most of the negative social indicators increasing exponentially since around 1963...


41 posted on 07/29/2008 8:31:39 AM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick
Wimmin Are Evil....here we go again.

Au contraire, Biker Chick. (BTW, you got a kick-ass name!) 'Wimmin' are not evil. (I happen to hold a deep and fond regard for them myself... with one, ahem, in particular (are your reading this, honey?).

It is 'wimmin' who hate what God has created them to be (and which men need in order to be complete according to His plan)- and thus who hate God- who are evil. And sadly also, their rebellion makes them supremely ugly to the core.

42 posted on 07/29/2008 8:31:58 AM PDT by 60Gunner (ALL bleeding stops... eventually.)
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To: coop71

Giving David Beckham a run for his money????? Actually it is a refreshing change to see a real man pose, instead of the usual parade of fake booby-half-naked, white and asian-skinny starlets that are usually posted. I am so sick of seeing, the anime-looking-plastic surgery altered models. A shout-out for me and the women of America who have arses like Jennifer Lopez, and do not look like a surfboard front and back./Just Asking - seoul62.......


43 posted on 07/29/2008 8:42:53 AM PDT by seoul62
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To: dead

44 posted on 07/29/2008 8:48:40 AM PDT by Disciplinemisanthropy (fantasy hockey, anyone?)
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To: seoul62

Mmmmmm...David Beckham!! As long as he keeps his mouth shut, anyway.

I’m not a fan of the beer belly on a man. Yet these seem to be the VERY same men who yell the loudest about their distaste for “normal sized” (read: size 10, size 12, size 16 vs. size 2) women. And it seems that around here, so many threads end up with pics of either Helen Thomas or some Penthouse Pet in them.


45 posted on 07/29/2008 8:51:05 AM PDT by coop71 (Being a redhead means never having to say you're sorry...)
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To: coop71

“I’m not a fan of the beer belly on a man”

Sigh. I meant, I’m not a big fan of a big beer belly on a man - as in a huge sloppy beer gut. A regular belly on a man is fine within reason. Just wanted to make myself clear here. ;)


46 posted on 07/29/2008 8:56:30 AM PDT by coop71 (Being a redhead means never having to say you're sorry...)
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To: coop71

Two other notable cuties: Don Draper/Mad Men and the Actor who portrays the lead in the series: Burn Notice - very, very nice. I see beauty in every man: from the beer belly’s of the Larry-Cable Guy Types to the Ultimate Metro-Sexual - David Beckham, as long as their personality is engaging, that is instant charmer for me./Just Asking - seoul62......


47 posted on 07/29/2008 9:00:02 AM PDT by seoul62
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To: seoul62

hubba hubba about both of them. Veddy nice!


48 posted on 07/29/2008 9:02:58 AM PDT by coop71 (Being a redhead means never having to say you're sorry...)
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To: coop71

Your welcome. Yes their poses could compete with the usual parade of fake booby-bikini babes that are usually paraded on this forum./Just Asking - seoul62.......


49 posted on 07/29/2008 9:07:27 AM PDT by seoul62
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To: MrB

Really?
I never said I was smarter than God, just I can see through the smoke and mirrors of those who say they speak for him, that’s all.

As for things getting worse, why wow....

As those who were told to sit on the back of the bus which decade they’d rather live in.

Me? These are far far better days than anything pre-1960 for most of us ‘lower’ beings ;)


50 posted on 07/29/2008 9:11:25 AM PDT by najida (The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has limits.)
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