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Old 11-21-2008, 01:37 PM
 
Location: Democratic Peoples Republic of Redneckistan
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Tall people are not a protected class.

Allergic people are not a protected class.
We should be.I think I should sue the manufacturer of the Mini Cooper for excluding me from being able to drive their vehicles.
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Old 11-21-2008, 01:43 PM
 
Location: S.Florida
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We should be.I think I should sue the manufacturer of the Mini Cooper for excluding me from being able to drive their vehicles.


You could drive it. If you fit in most cars you fit in the Cooper . Its low to the ground and no real back room but you will fit up front.

Its not a clown car.
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Old 11-21-2008, 01:46 PM
 
Location: The Chatterdome in La La Land, CaliFUNia
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i've agreed with you in the past many times, but on this one, i find myself disagreeing. the co obviously puts lots of time and money in researching their "questions of compatibility". these questions were specifically designed for hetro couples, not gays. as a gay man, i would think that the "questions" would not be compatible with a gay relationship b/c we just have different ways of viewing the world and possibly relationships. i'd rather use a co that geared its questions directly to MY world and relationships. For example, if a drug co developed a drug and tested it on 20-25 year old males in its exhaustive studies, where it was proved to work. then another drug co tests a me-too drug on males aged 40-50 with equal results, i'd rather use the one that tested it on 40-45. since i'm 44 years old, i am convinced that it would be the better treatment for me.
Wow! I actually found a post of yours that I agree with! Yikes!
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Old 11-21-2008, 01:47 PM
 
Location: Bay Area, CA
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are you unaware of these sites? they have sites for asians only, muslims only, black only. it's all over. give me a break.
Not the same thing at ALL, because non-Muslims/Asians/Blacks/etc are still allowed to join, whereas eHarmony did not have an option for homosexuals. I belong to jDate, a site for Jewish singles, and there have been plenty of non-jews who contacted me - so obviously it doesn't exclude anyone, but rather focuses on a particular group. I'm not saying I agree with this eHarmony lawsuit, but you are comparing apples and oranges there. However, this is the reason I never joined eHarmony, because they are clearly Christian/conservative-centered... I tried filling out their registration form once, and it was soooooo skewed in that direction (I can give examples if you wish).
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Old 11-21-2008, 01:50 PM
 
Location: The Chatterdome in La La Land, CaliFUNia
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You all crack me up, going on about how private industry shouldn't be forced to deal with people they don't like.

Yeah, let's go back to the days when an employer could say "NO JEWS AND NO BLACKS" in his Help Wanted ad.

Or when a restaurant could refuse to serve someone based on the customer's skin color.

I know that MANY of you would love to see signs that say "NO GAYS" in storefronts, right?
So a site that caters to black singles should be forced to display ads for whites, latinos, asians, etc? A Christian site be forced to display ads for Muslims, Jews, Athiests, etc. It's about serving a niche market.
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Old 11-21-2008, 01:54 PM
 
Location: The Chatterdome in La La Land, CaliFUNia
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so if they refused to offer dating services for asian women that would be OK?

if its a dating service, make it for everyone. why be discriminatory against one group?
A site that caters to black singles would not have ads for asian women. Should we force them to do so for "equality" sake?
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Old 11-21-2008, 01:59 PM
 
Location: The Chatterdome in La La Land, CaliFUNia
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Not the same thing at ALL, because non-Muslims/Asians/Blacks/etc are still allowed to join, whereas eHarmony did not have an option for homosexuals. I belong to jDate, a site for Jewish singles, and there have been plenty of non-jews who contacted me - so obviously it doesn't exclude anyone, but rather focuses on a particular group. I'm not saying I agree with this eHarmony lawsuit, but you are comparing apples and oranges there. However, this is the reason I never joined eHarmony, because they are clearly Christian/conservative-centered... I tried filling out their registration form once, and it was soooooo skewed in that direction (I can give examples if you wish).
That's the whole purpose of serving a niche market. People join dating services that are tailored to meet their needs. Conservative Christian dating sites should not be forced to serve gay clientele as the lifestyle is not approved by conservative Christians.
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Old 11-21-2008, 02:04 PM
 
Location: La lune et les étoiles
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Not the same thing at ALL, because non-Muslims/Asians/Blacks/etc are still allowed to join, whereas eHarmony did not have an option for homosexuals. I belong to jDate, a site for Jewish singles, and there have been plenty of non-jews who contacted me - so obviously it doesn't exclude anyone, but rather focuses on a particular group. I'm not saying I agree with this eHarmony lawsuit, but you are comparing apples and oranges there. However, this is the reason I never joined eHarmony, because they are clearly Christian/conservative-centered... I tried filling out their registration form once, and it was soooooo skewed in that direction (I can give examples if you wish).
Each and every dating site is not made for ALL people. The people that joing J Date want to meet other Jewish people, same with Black Singles, so on and so forth.

Why does the gay community insist on insertingthemselves into each and every aspect of non-gay society? Putting homosexuality in everyone's face will NOT make it more acceptable by society. Its like a confident nerd in high school who keeps trying to crash the cool kids lunch table.
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Old 11-21-2008, 02:05 PM
 
Location: The #1 sunshine state, Arizona.
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I hope every Chick fil-a hires a gay. There are a bunch of companies that claim to be Christain. If I were gay, I'd challenge every Christian company out there. Google "Christain companies" you might be surprised how many companies use that marketing ploy.
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Old 11-21-2008, 02:10 PM
 
Location: The Chatterdome in La La Land, CaliFUNia
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I hope every Chick fil-a hires a gay. There are a bunch of companies that claim to be Christain. If I were gay, I'd challenge every Christian company out there. Google "Christain companies" you might be surprised how many companies use that marketing ploy.
There are plenty of organizations that affirm gays, why do you feel the need to bully Christian organizations? Here lies one of my biggest complaints about the whole gay rights movement (agenda). You won't be satisfied until you have silenced all of those with opposing views.
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