Drivetribe = Porntribe?

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What the actual f*ck. I logged onto drivetribe today, which I enjoy for the most part, and it's decided that it want to be a porn site. "Girls and cars"... oh come on.

If that's the way it's going, I'm out of both there and TGT.
 

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You don't have to follow that tribe...
I don't follow it. It showed up, unsolicited, in a "Recommended for you" email. I reported it, apparently it's a 'bug'... yeah well just as well no kids were around when I opened that email, right??

Whether or not I follow it, it's just really stupid. When you're into cars, the accusations of being a misogynist by default is never far away and you have to be ready to counter the claim. Crap like this on a global car forum doesn't help.
 

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I can sort of understand what you mean because the quality of DriveTribe has slightly sunken the more people use it. Though I still think it's worth following people like Henry Catchpole and Jethro Bovingdon. I've never experienced your problem, but then again, when I see a "recommended for you" mail I probably instantly delete it anyway. I just looked up 'cars and girls' tribes and you can find some but they're all pretty much crap. Personally, I don't wanna see this kinda stuff on DriveTribe aswell, as it's just low quality reposting of decade old .jpg-ish stuff anyway, but I don't think it's that much of a problem since it all appears to be SFW. On the app and the website it will probably never get in your way, and just leave the e-mails since they're just a reminder to use that site more anyway.
 

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Personally, I don't wanna see this kinda stuff on DriveTribe aswell
I know, right? If someone wants to go and bash the bishop on the interwebs like a 15 year old then it's awash with rubbish like that. I got to sites like DT because I like cars. I don't want to see a nice and interesting car with an undergarmented woman standing in front of it.

I wonder what JC's daughter would make of this. "Pretty Normal Me" this isn't.
 

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OMG! Some girls in suggestive poses! The world's gonna end!
 

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When you're into cars, the accusations of being a misogynist by default is never far away and you have to be ready to counter the claim.
Ummmm... outside of places like Red Minnesota, that's not an association that gets made by most people in the US. Perhaps you should move away from SJW-land? To use Texas as an example of many, more than enough women here are into cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc., etc., to make such accusations ridiculous. Hell, more than a third of the local Bronco club are women and most of them not only drive their own trucks but work on them too.

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OMG! Some girls in suggestive poses! The world's gonna end!
If you listen to some of these dizzy SJWs, that's exactly what's going to cause the end of the world. Along with a huge laundry list of other things, including 'the patriarchy,' 'the Judeo-Christian conspiracy,' and synthetic fabrics. :rolleyes:
 
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Why are we still giving this nutjob and his topic attention?

Now if you will exuse me, I have some porn to go look at before I start another night of booze, drugs and hookers.
 

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If you listen to some of these dizzy SJWs, that's exactly what's going to cause the end of the world. Along with a huge laundry list of other things, including 'the patriarchy,' 'the Judeo-Christian conspiracy,' and synthetic fabrics. :rolleyes:
The OP's wording clearly marks him as more motiviated by "think of the children" moral majority nutjobbery. So get your rabid hatred for anything leftist in check for the moment. Damn.
 

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That's a Volvo Amazon. Clearly feminist propaganda.
 

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The OP's wording clearly marks him as more motiviated by "think of the children" moral majority nutjobbery. So get your rabid hatred for anything leftist in check for the moment. Damn.
Er, no. Not in North America. The so-called "moral majority" people would decry looking at what they believe is a form of pornography, but they do not associate it with "being into cars." And oh boy would they get up in arms about it - but again, they wouldn't associate it with being into cars. In fact, getting into cars would be something the more prudish of them would suggest as an alternative to viewing porn.

Per the original poster:
When you're into cars, the accusations of being a misogynist by default is never far away and you have to be ready to counter the claim.
That is a very SJW-type specific accusation over here. So please, go put your reflexive hate of people calling out SJWs in check - because in this case it's actually something they actually do.

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So I wonder...

Is that picture suitable for the young ones?

Depends on who you ask. I could show it to this SJW female at one of my clients and she would say no, because it shows the power "The Patriarchy" has over women and glorifies how women are at the mercy of their products. Therefore it should not be shown to children less it entrap them into patriarchal cisgendered thinking.

I'm not joking, I actually heard her say almost the exact same nonsense about a picture in the client's corporate clothing catalog two weeks ago. The photo in question had a female modeling a long sleeve polo shirt (fully buttoned) while apparently dismantling or assembling a computer. Nothing provocative at all about it, but she went off about the picture to all and sundry for a half hour.

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Why are we still giving this nutjob and his topic attention?
Got nothing better to do until new seasons of the various shows we follow here start plus boredom, I think. :D
 

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Depends on who you ask. I could show it to this SJW female at one of my clients and she would say no, because it shows the power "The Patriarchy" has over women and glorifies how women are at the mercy of their products. Therefore it should not be shown to children less it entrap them into patriarchal cisgendered thinking.

I'm not joking, I actually heard her say almost the exact same nonsense about a picture in the client's corporate clothing catalog two weeks ago. The photo in question had a female modeling a long sleeve polo shirt (fully buttoned) while apparently dismantling or assembling a computer. Nothing provocative at all about it, but she went off about the picture to all and sundry for a half hour.
Totally 100% accurate. And it sickens me. When did we become so uptight and or thin-skinned as a society? No really, at what point did we arrive where we are today where you cannot literally say or do anything it seems...
 
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