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Menino gets bad vibe from proposed sex toy giveaway
bostonherald.com ^ | 10/15/2012 | Dave Wedge

Posted on 10/18/2012 8:58:07 AM PDT by massmike

Trojan is not feeling the love in the Hub as Mayor Thomas M. Menino pushes the condom king’s New York marketing firm to pull the plug on plans to hand out free vibrators on family-friendly City Hall Plaza.

Legally, the city may have no leg to stand on as officials acknowledged the “public nature” of the plaza provides constitutional “protection” for the company to distribute the pulsing plastic wands.

In a statement, Trojan said: “We are pleased to be working with the City of Boston to bring the buzz to Bostonians with the Trojan Vibrations Pleasure Carts. With this vibrator giveaway, we hope to add even more pleasure to the bedroom.”

Trojan rubbed New York authorities the wrong way when an August vibrator giveaway lured hundreds of people to lower Manhattan and tied up traffic. Mayor Michael Bloomberg eventually granted Trojan a permit — for $3,100 — to give away the items at a single location in the city’s Meatpacking District.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: moralabsolutes; napl; trojan

1 posted on 10/18/2012 8:58:12 AM PDT by massmike
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To: massmike

Just thinking out loud, but could these people be sued for sexual harassment?


2 posted on 10/18/2012 9:00:13 AM PDT by RPTMS
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To: massmike
This is what they want to give away.

I don't see why the dems in beantown have a problem here.

3 posted on 10/18/2012 9:02:37 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: massmike

Did Trojan have anyone doing demos for the product?


4 posted on 10/18/2012 9:02:50 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (The Click-&-Paste Media exists & works in Utopia, riding unicorns & sniffing pixy dust.)
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To: RPTMS

sexual arousement? I don`t know


5 posted on 10/18/2012 9:05:26 AM PDT by Einherjar ( Asking only workman's wages I come looking for a job But I get no offers...)
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To: massmike

“gets bad vibe from proposed sex toy giveaway”

lol, that’s a great line.


6 posted on 10/18/2012 9:05:45 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: massmike
"give away the items at a single location in the city’s Meatpacking District."

Heh, heh, heh,......

7 posted on 10/18/2012 9:07:40 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: V_TWIN

Apparently Menino can’t take a good ribbing...


8 posted on 10/18/2012 9:08:41 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1367 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: massmike

what a spoilsport - and just in time for Christmas too!


9 posted on 10/18/2012 9:10:38 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Paladin2

I had to make sure this wasn’t satire when I read that line...


10 posted on 10/18/2012 9:10:49 AM PDT by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: massmike

We’ve gone from promising a ‘chicken in every pot’ to a ‘vibrator in every tw..’

God, how I yearn for the sanity of our nation.


11 posted on 10/18/2012 9:11:08 AM PDT by pingman ("Human history seems logical in afterthought, but a mystery in forethought." (Strauss & Howe))
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To: null and void

He goofed by telling them to stick it where the sun don’t shine — Trojan took that as encouragement.


12 posted on 10/18/2012 9:13:22 AM PDT by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: kevkrom; John Semmens

Poor ol’ John Semmens. Reality has overtaken his schtick.


13 posted on 10/18/2012 9:18:19 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: massmike
Anyone remember this movie? lol Photobucket
14 posted on 10/18/2012 9:19:29 AM PDT by NCDave (AKA, "That idiot over there")
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To: pingman
Is the word “twat” on the bad word list now? LOL
15 posted on 10/18/2012 9:24:27 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (How do you insult an Obama Voter? Call them an Obama Voter.)
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To: pingman

We’ve gone from promising a ‘chicken in every pot’ to a ‘vibrator in every tw..’
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Coffee spew, clean screen, post Ackk!


16 posted on 10/18/2012 9:29:58 AM PDT by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: massmike

to give away the items at a single location in the city’s Meatpacking District.


Dear Lord, is this real?


17 posted on 10/18/2012 9:32:12 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: massmike; Lazamataz; All
sometime the "comments"; just write themselves...

18 posted on 10/18/2012 9:35:31 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; w/ different flie$" :^)
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To: massmike

Remember when sex with your own organs was good enough?

Now everyone seems to want a toy.


19 posted on 10/18/2012 9:36:35 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: massmike

Imagine the aneurysm they’d have if the Gideons wanted to pass out FREE BIBLES.


20 posted on 10/18/2012 9:38:38 AM PDT by Skybird
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To: KittenClaws

21 posted on 10/18/2012 9:41:48 AM PDT by Lazamataz (q)
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To: KittenClaws

Yeah, the chicken in every pot is gone as Menino was one who wanted to keep Chik Fil A out of Boston.


22 posted on 10/18/2012 9:42:01 AM PDT by taterjay
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
Dear Lord, is this real?

Yes, it's real. It's still where a lot of the major butchers are...wow, that didn't souond right either...

23 posted on 10/18/2012 9:44:12 AM PDT by hellinahandcart
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To: RPTMS
Irony of ironies. City Hall Plaza was built on the site of Scollay Square, the red-light district of Boston before Urban Renewal.

Boston's chickens are coming home...to ROOST.
(Yes, double entendre for both Chick Fil Lay and Re, Wright.)

24 posted on 10/18/2012 9:48:59 AM PDT by Makana
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To: massmike

It’s a good thing that Obama invested this country heavily in the next generation of battery technology!


25 posted on 10/18/2012 9:49:45 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (The whole truth.)
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To: pingman

Excellent!


26 posted on 10/18/2012 9:51:10 AM PDT by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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To: pingman

At least it rhymes...


27 posted on 10/18/2012 9:52:35 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1367 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: Delta Dawn

That and the fact that there’s $$$$$$ worth of lithium in Afghanistan!!


28 posted on 10/18/2012 9:54:43 AM PDT by stuartcr ("When silence speaks, it speaks only to those that have already decided what they want to hear.")
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To: NCDave

Was that “Amazon Women On The Moon” or “Kentucky Fried Movie”? A buddy of mine just sent me “Kentucky Fried Movie” on DVD.


29 posted on 10/18/2012 9:54:43 AM PDT by Crcl1
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To: Lazamataz; massmike; Slings and Arrows; Daffynition



30 posted on 10/18/2012 9:55:19 AM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: massmike

Working to “bring the buzz to Bostonians”

Great line there. It really hums.


31 posted on 10/18/2012 9:57:10 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Crcl1

I’ll go with “Amazon Women On The Moon”, because now that you point it out, I remember it, and I haven’t seen “Kentucky Fried Movie”.


32 posted on 10/18/2012 9:59:48 AM PDT by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: Lazamataz
The truth of it just struck me funny, I see you got that! :-)

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33 posted on 10/18/2012 10:02:35 AM PDT by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: Crcl1
“Amazon Women On The Moon” is correct.. I recommend it...starring, lots of actors. (i am looking into getting "Hair loomed") Photobucket
34 posted on 10/18/2012 10:03:35 AM PDT by NCDave (AKA, "That idiot over there")
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To: massmike

I guess we know where all the middle schools are going on their next field trip. ugh.

Parents who are there with kids should beat the daylights out of them.


35 posted on 10/18/2012 10:10:11 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: massmike

Good think it was Trojan vibrators being given away and not Chik Fil A sandwiches. The major would’ve REALLY gotten his dander up instead of just writing a whinny letter if it had been CFA sandwiches.


36 posted on 10/18/2012 10:30:28 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: massmike

A stimulus package for women and Mumbles objects! The Democrat’s war on women continues.


37 posted on 10/18/2012 11:10:58 AM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: Lady Jag; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
"You can't do that! Only the government can **** the public!"


38 posted on 10/18/2012 11:29:56 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: massmike
FR is becoming as inane as the democrats forum! Don't any of you so called intellectuals recognize what this is about?

When our young adults who are striving to make it in the business world would prefer to reach an orgasm using a vibrator rather than someone of the opposite sex because it is cleaner, faster, less expensive, not as time consuming, less stressful, and guaranteed, our national birth rate will drop faster than it is now!

"More than half of the women (52.5 percent) had used a vibrator with nearly one in four having done so in the past month."

We are already below 2.1 which means as a nation we are shrinking our Christian population while the Muslims are increasing their numbers as rapidly as young rabbits.

Here's the actual, ugly truth about Muslim Demographics and what it means to America's future.

Or you can continue joking about the serious issues and when your children ask what happened, just shrug your shoulders and grin.

39 posted on 10/18/2012 11:31:26 AM PDT by B4Ranch (Stand Up and Be Counted ... Or Line Up and Be Numbered ...)
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To: Makana

That is where Banacek grew up. It took him two years to lose the accent. Mentioned in the series pilot.


40 posted on 10/18/2012 11:42:11 AM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: KittenClaws

Sorry! Send me the bill...


41 posted on 10/18/2012 12:00:29 PM PDT by pingman ("Human history seems logical in afterthought, but a mystery in forethought." (Strauss & Howe))
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To: pingman

Sorry! Send me the bill...

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No need. It was well worth the Windex!


42 posted on 10/18/2012 12:18:09 PM PDT by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: NCDave

Amazon Women On The Moon was pretty good. Arsenio Hall’s bit was hilarious. Kentucky Fried Movie was Zucker, Zucker, and Abrahams first movie (all sketches), pre-dating Airplane!. It’s damn funny, and some of the character names they reused for Airplane! (like Rex Kramer).


43 posted on 10/18/2012 9:25:03 PM PDT by Crcl1
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To: NCDave

Amazon Women On The Moon was pretty good. Arsenio Hall’s bit was hilarious. Kentucky Fried Movie was Zucker, Zucker, and Abrahams first movie (all sketches), pre-dating Airplane!. It’s damn funny, and some of the character names they reused for Airplane! (like Rex Kramer).


44 posted on 10/18/2012 9:25:03 PM PDT by Crcl1
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