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Cute? Creepy?

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by bbgun, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. bbgun

    bbgun Benched

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    I'm on the fence.
     
  2. CowboyDan

    CowboyDan Anger is a Gift

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    Creepy. Why do we dress kids up to look like adults and put them in adult positions? Isn't that what adults are for? I mean, I don't want to see a picture of adults playing in a sandbox. So, what's the difference?
     
  3. ZeroClub

    ZeroClub just trying to get better

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    Creepy. This photo was staged by adults. They dressed the kids and told them to kiss.

    Spontaneous expressions of mutual affection are cute.
     
  4. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    Exactly .. telling a little girl to go kiss a little boy and then filming the disgusted or surprised reaction from the boy would be priceless. Staging it is definitely on the creepy side ..

    -Reality
     
  5. CliffnMesquite

    CliffnMesquite Well-Known Member

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    Child porn.
     
  6. Rynie

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    The same reason you're on a list somewhere.
     
  7. SaltwaterServr

    SaltwaterServr Blank Paper Offends Me

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    Creepy.

    The photographer didn't think that one through at all. Hugging would have gotten the idea across, without the creepy factor.
     
  8. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    Way. Creepy.
     
  9. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Looking down on you Staff Member

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    Think they were going for the cute factor but just missed it.

    As someone mentioned earlier...maybe a hug. Or a hug where he is lifting her in the air in celebration.

    Then again I don't know if the idea of it is him getting ready to leave or just getting back. If he is leaving I guess the hug lifting her in the air would not work.
     
  10. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    The guy will be in prison in a year or two for being a pedophile.
     
  11. CowboyDan

    CowboyDan Anger is a Gift

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    Awaiting the Chris Hanson gif..........................
     
  12. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Why don't you have a seat right over there.........


    :laugh2:
     
  13. Dodger

    Dodger Indomitable

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    Hmm...

    I know what the photographer was trying to do...copy a famous WWII picture, but with kids, so I don't think it was meant to be creepy. I guess it just didn't hit the mark as intended.
     
  14. Stautner

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    It's creepy, but I would like to know the circumstances. IF someone just staged it with no purpose other than to take the photograph, it's damn creepy. If the kids were in some kind of play or production, then maybe it's a little more explainable, although I still think it's going too far considering the age of the kids.
     
  15. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Staff Member

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    Creepy. What are the ages of those children? Four? Maybe five? The visual implication would be offensive to most (if not all) cultures' social norms around the world.

    The artist should have shot for a visual depicting 'old' children or young adolescents instead--maybe in the 12- to 14-year old age bracket at minimum. That's marrying age in some cultures. And here in the U.S., it would be seen as something akin to youthful petting.

    Wonder what other kinds of images does this photographer believe are artistically 'okay'?
     
  16. bbgun

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  17. Reality

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    "You want to do what!?!?!"

     
  18. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Staff Member

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    ***Cat: Just stay calm. This is just another nut job who thinks clothes over fur is kewl.***​
     
  19. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    :lmao2: .............Perfect.
     

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