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 tall.cold.1
Joined: 10/18/2006
Msg: 401
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Billabongdude06 wrote: Yes I live in Orange County, Southern California. Why do you think there are a lot of fake women on dating websites, sex websites, overall, social networking sites? Who usually creates the fake profiles? Under-cover Cops? or Women just teasing guys and leading them on just to boost their ego?

There are some real women on there. Some are in unhappy marriages or relationships and want to have an affair and/or sex on the side. I wouldn't say that all women on dating sites or Craigs_List are dogs. After all, a lot of us work long hours and drive long commutes. Here are some ways you can tell the fakes from real people: 1) if they want you to go to another website in their ad, 2) if she lists a phone number and the area code is nowhere near where you live. I'm sure there are other ways you can tell, but that's all I can think of at this moment. When you look at ads on Craigs_List, make sure they at least have a pic. If they don't have a pic, then chances are they're cheating on their significant other and/or don't want friends/family/co-workers knowing.
 Billabongdude06
Joined: 2/25/2008
Msg: 402
What if Prostitution was Legal?
Posted: 4/2/2009 4:32:39 PM
Do you think more guys out there to pay to get sex than it seems? Because it seems like almost every guy who is not a virgin, was able to get casual sex without being in a relationship, without being in love, etc. I asked a girl for advice and her opinion, I asked how to guys end up getting laid at bars and clubs? one night stands? She told me usually those are the good looking guys, the hot guys, Brad Pitt or David Beckham lookalikes, tall, big arms and six pack abs, etc. She said the guys who are average or below average, obviously have to work extra harder, and bars are not the best place for them.
 riotdorque
Joined: 2/28/2009
Msg: 403
What if Prostitution was Legal?
Posted: 4/2/2009 6:49:43 PM

In the Netherlands prostitution is defined as a legal profession; prostitutes have access to the social security system, may join unions, have to pay income tax and are treated like any other self-employed trades person. Health and social services are readily available, but the women are not required to register or undergo regular health checks.

Prostitutes must be at least 18 years old, while for non-commercial sex the age of consent is 16. Clients must be at least 16. Violation of either age limit is a crime for the other party, and possibly for a pimp.

Brothels are licensed legal businesses which are allowed to advertise. Pimping and trafficking human beings is illegal.


God bless the Netherlands. I swear this is something I really wish the gov't would look more into granted realistically I don't see it happening for another 10 years or so but I'm crossing fingers and toes.
 tall.cold.1
Joined: 10/18/2006
Msg: 404
What if Prostitution was Legal?
Posted: 4/2/2009 7:13:29 PM
The thing is, if something is legal and can be sold, then the government can tax it. Years ago in an Economics class the professor said that the black market generates just as much GDP (Gross Domestic Product) as the legitimate marketplace does.
 whytwater
Joined: 8/7/2008
Msg: 405
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Posted: 1/20/2010 8:09:02 AM
^^^^^ No one can legislate morality, no matter what the Pat Robertson's say, and the attempt to do so is more heinous than any of the behaviors the self-professed Righteous would proscribe.
Hey, we probably only need two laws, imho:
1. You can't hurt anybody else; and
2. You can't mess with their stuff.

What other provisions does a "social contract" really need?

OP, if prostitution was not a criminal act, then those who are prostitutes would advertise it, identify themselves and their agendas. It'd make life simpler for everybody.

\/\/\/\/ But, prostitution is criminally sanctioned in most jurisdictions, certainly in the US (I understand in Canada that fvcking for money is NOT prohibited, you just can't talk about it, lol). Gay marriage, by popular demand, is illegal in Kalifornia, and PA was reknowned for its "blue laws", like, it's a crime to kiss someone seated on a garbage pail on Sundays. Lol I think they've done away with some of those, but not all. Why the hell would anyone want to get involved/control how somebody else fvcks, or what they can get out of it?
 HarDayKnight
Joined: 12/27/2007
Msg: 406
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Posted: 1/20/2010 8:19:36 AM

Hey, we probably only need two laws, imho:
1. You can't hurt anybody else; and
2. You can't mess with their stuff.


If you break it down to it's essence, those probably are the only two laws we have. Of course, there is the burden of defining what constitutes "hurt" and what can be considered "their stuff." Some folks need it spelled out for them.
 RonnieB77
Joined: 8/1/2009
Msg: 407
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Posted: 1/20/2010 12:19:42 PM
I think the same losers would be buying and selling who already are, only they would be safer health wise and paying taxes.
 Accidentally In Love
Joined: 6/28/2008
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Posted: 1/20/2010 12:38:38 PM

How would relationships be different if prostitution was legal?


I don't think it would change much of anything relationship-wise...you either have a good relationship or you don't.


Personally, I think that if prostitution were legal we might see women rely a lot less on withholding the promise of sex for their men in order to get what they want, since an unmarried man could easily get laid no matter what his condition.


What are you gonna do?
Tell that if she doesn't put out you will see a prostitute?
Oh yeah! That'll work!
Just fix your relationship and be a better lover and you'll get plenty!

Just because something is legal doesn't mean that will entice people to do it.
Smoking is legal and I quit 20 years ago. Abortion is legal and yet it's something I would never do.
People who use prostitutes would use them regardless of their legality just as people who smoke weed are gonna do it whether it's legal or not.
But even if prostitution was legalized I don't think you would be able to wash away the social stigma in our lifetime.


I think the same losers would be buying and selling who already are, only they would be safer health wise and paying taxes.


There you go! A relief on the health care system and a boon to the economy! Win! Win!
 kaiser1one
Joined: 2/20/2009
Msg: 409
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Posted: 1/20/2010 3:47:53 PM
If prostitution were legal our tax dollars could go to more important stuff than to bust up 2 adults doin the nasty. Seriously, there are far worse criminals out there to be worrying about than, Susie Q and Mr. John Larry.
 Mud-N
Joined: 4/20/2009
Msg: 410
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Posted: 1/21/2010 4:38:41 PM
prostitute sluts are legal in some areas

I have never had to pay for that type of service
 oldkid
Joined: 7/3/2006
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Posted: 1/21/2010 7:12:39 PM
Hey, I might just have a decent sex life again!!!
 Aisfor_Amanda
Joined: 11/1/2009
Msg: 412
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Posted: 1/21/2010 8:23:09 PM

What if Prostitution was Legal?


Well, for one thing we wouldn't have so many prostitution stings at work. The men arrested rarely speak English and the women rarely have a stable home or their teeth.
 himynameisSarah
Joined: 5/27/2009
Msg: 413
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Posted: 1/21/2010 8:26:25 PM
IT IS LEGAL: WHAT DO YOU THINK THE DAMN ASIAN SPAS ARE?

DOUBLE STANDARD: CAGE THE HOOKER ON THE CORNER, BUT ACCEPT TAX DOLLARS FROM BLATANT SEX ADVERTISEMENT

PROSTITUTION SHOULD BE LEGAL... IF GUYS ARE DUMB ENOUGH TO PAY, LET EM
 voyager53
Joined: 12/9/2008
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Posted: 1/23/2010 2:55:22 AM
Legal, regulated brothels have existed in this country (Australia) for a number of years now, and they don't seem to have made much difference to the dating scene. ( They have reduced the involvement of criminals in the business to a degree, however.)
Men who use them, do. Those who don't, don't.
 kpooks
Joined: 12/23/2008
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Posted: 1/23/2010 6:02:45 AM
If it were legal all over and regulated (i.e. use of condoms was mandatory), uh, the world (or the male gender anyway) would be a less stressed-out place!
 Zebra Circle
Joined: 4/12/2009
Msg: 416
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Posted: 1/23/2010 9:20:53 AM
How would relationships be different if prostitution was legal?


I think there'd be a lot of nervous married women out there all of a sudden. I'm not talking sexually open women (though to an extent, them too -- just not as much), I'm talking married women who think any type of porn is disgusting, who are against mild kinks, who are against trying new things in the bedroom. Those women who will say to their friends, "Oh, my husband isn't like that. We don't watch pornos."

I think, deep down, those types of women are going to be nervous, because they know that their husbands could easily stop for a quickie with a prostitute after work and still be home for dinner -- only with a BIG grin and look of contentment on his face.

So in that sense, I feel you'd get less frustrated marriages and lower divorces. Of course, we'll never be able to prove this one way or the other.
 Amitiel
Joined: 7/26/2009
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Posted: 1/23/2010 10:36:10 AM

just think if prostitution was legal how hard it would be for a woman to find a real date??


Changing the OP around a bit...what if ALL women were truly getting paid for sex??? The only way a guy could have sex with a woman is by paying cash for it every single time.

That $345 *three dates* thing RARELY happens! Funny thing about this is that even the guys that take you out for $15 pizza *think* they are "paying" for it too and are the first ones to chime in saying "dating is prostitution"....lmao

If all women on the planet charged $100 for every time they spread their legs, there'd be a lot of broke as$ guys out there and even more that would never get laid. (I have no idea what the going rate is but if all women are going to charge then why not $100?)

p4p is cheaper? What if you wanted to have sex 5 x week? That is 2k a month. If free pvssy is costing you 2k a month.... well you're just a sucker then!
 windloverr
Joined: 2/29/2008
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Posted: 1/23/2010 4:06:02 PM
Wow, this thread has brought out some of the most frustrated, angry, and cynical posts I've ever read. How terribly sad. Anyway, the question is easy to answer; just look where it is legal and see. In places like Amsterdam, while it has helped cut way down on crime associated with illegal prostitution, and the transmission of disease, their "morality numbers" ie, infidelity, increased sexual deviancy, etc. remain unchanged. Hate to break it to you, but the miserable marriages stay miserable, and the happy ones stay happy.

Bottom line: punishment, ie laws against something, has very little, to no, effect on behaviors.
 kiev95
Joined: 1/19/2006
Msg: 419
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Posted: 1/23/2010 5:18:54 PM
that would be wonderfull! I would buy boy-toys all the time! Regular men are such loazy lovers, very very few do a good job.
as for married men who can't get sex with they wives, the same here: they are bad lovers! good lover will ALWAYS get a woman interested. they shouldn't get married on the fist place and just have sex with prostitutes so they can be as selfish as they want!
 whytwater
Joined: 8/7/2008
Msg: 420
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Posted: 4/1/2010 10:13:55 AM

We would probably be swamped with TV advertizing. There would be a Hooker Channel on cable.


Lol. Maybe eBay would add them, you know, for auction, with a "buy now" option. The credit card business would mushroom, and the economy would get healthy, like, overnight. Lol
And all the TPers would be carrying a new generation of "temperance" signs.

Yeah, wth, might be fun to watch.
 ohio07
Joined: 12/27/2008
Msg: 421
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Posted: 4/1/2010 10:19:29 AM
Forman: "I should just give up and get a prostitute."
Hyde: "You idiot! Dating IS prostitution, except you don't always get what you pay for!" (That 70's Show)
 Elgalawaat
Joined: 11/24/2008
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Posted: 4/1/2010 11:23:47 AM
Yeah even it is legal I don't want to pay for sex bluntly. It makes me feel weird. I only enjoy sex when I have a feeling for the woman and I adore her sweet spot and her nice big round Booty. Prostitution is legal in Los Vegas I have been there so many times and at the hotel you have beautiful young girls in hot very little clothes walking around say " Client service". I always said No Thanks.
When you love the woman, take care of her and I don't mean only financially she gives all the sex you want. Not only that but she demands sex.
I was horsing around with this friend butt and later I asked her did you enjoy it and she told me No. I told her why the hell you did not tell to stop and she told me I wanted to make you happy. I brought this story to prove that you have to have good relationship with a woman to have sex.
 verityone
Joined: 10/23/2008
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Posted: 4/1/2010 1:23:14 PM

We would probably be swamped with TV advertizing. There would be a Hooker Channel on cable.

We have legal prostitutes in Toronto. They're called 'escorts'. We also have massage parlors, which are essentially women paid to service men, sexually.

Both have been around for years.

Neither make the 'radar' much, in terms of general society, around here.
 DebiDuzDishes
Joined: 4/9/2009
Msg: 424
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Posted: 4/1/2010 1:49:56 PM
LOGICALLY.. Prostitution laws are easy to get around.

1... I can borrow money.. you can do me.. but dont ask for it back?

2. You can pay me to dance for you.. (alot).. and then get a freebie?

I can go on and on.

Im not adverse to prostitution.. just to them(hookers) being on dating sites and such.
 *pisceseyes
Joined: 9/30/2009
Msg: 425
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Posted: 4/1/2010 6:45:09 PM
Make it LEGAL and TAX them.....deficit solved....
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