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Old 08-01-2019, 12:09 PM
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Just a polite request to ALL the single, male, heterosexual looners: please DON'T descend on the female looners who join-up here!

Let the ladies get used to the forum, and the members, and the group as a whole.

Some of the ladies who join, are in relationships. Some are gay women. And some are only here because they love balloons, but aren't seeking a relationship at all.

Please don't start instant messaging them, wanting to know everything about them, and trying to be overly-friendly. I know many of you men want to meet a lady who is into balloons, but by descending onto the very few who join our group, it can become creepy, and oppressive!

Please give them some breathing space!

(And yes, I count myself amongst the men also seeking a female looner. So this message equally applies to myself.)

Thanking You all, in advance!
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Old 08-01-2019, 09:16 PM
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Here, have a upvote (just pretend it's actually there)
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Old 09-01-2019, 01:28 AM
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Here, have a upvote (just pretend it's actually there)
I second the motion (errr, notion?)
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Old 09-01-2019, 01:55 AM
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Third!
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Old 09-01-2019, 03:14 AM
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Default Re: A Short, Polite Message To All The Hetero Men Of This Forum!
Yeehaw!

It's often the same folks who ask "why aren't there any female looners?" and then do shit like that. While men are more likely to have a sexual fetish to begin with, there are likely many female looners out there.

It's bad enough on the "good" side of the internet; let's not drive away potential users from here.

Here's one for all of you folks: Let's say you do come across one. As usual, from far away (500+mi). We know the intent, but what's the real plan y'all have?
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Old 09-01-2019, 04:33 AM
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I can agree with this.
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Old 09-01-2019, 11:37 AM
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I also agree with this!

In the last twenty years, this community has lost a lot of female looners and I would not expect them to come back regardless of how things may have changed (for the better.) Our male to female ratio has always been extremely high... a total "sausage fest." Our female members and lurkers are an important part of our community and should feel welcomed to participate and most importantly treated with respect. Over the years, I have even suggested that female lurkers lie about their gender so that they wouldn't be swamped with inappropriate messages and requests. This should never have been an issue.

Thanks for the post BalloonBoyUK,
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Old 09-01-2019, 12:00 PM
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I completly agree with you!
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Tempted to install the "Like" plugin on the forum, just so I can like your post
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Old 09-01-2019, 01:51 PM
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Tempted to install the "Like" plugin on the forum, just so I can like your post
Kind of you to say, but the polite response from you (and others), is good enough. People are always welcome to hit the "Rep" button, if they like what I write. That's almost the same things as a "Like" button!

Thanks everyone!
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