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Old 10-23-2018, 03:07 PM   #1
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The internet has spawned a whole industry of stories that target women and that men don't give a crap about. So I'm launching a thread to study that phenomenon.

Exhibit A:

https://www.yahoo.com/style/meghan-m...090959656.html
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Old 10-25-2018, 04:16 PM   #2
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Men don't care about the "cute couple," J-Lo and A-Roid.

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/...041157169.html
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Old 10-26-2018, 07:41 PM   #3
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Men don't care what the Long Island Medium says.

https://www.countryliving.com/life/e...-4-sneak-peek/
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Old 10-28-2018, 01:05 PM   #4
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Men don't care about the "scandal" over how Justin Bieber eats burritos. And they especially don't care what Chrissy Teigen thinks about it. Men might wonder why he apparently cuts his own hair though.

https://www.etonline.com/chrissy-tei...scandal-112367
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Old 10-28-2018, 01:05 PM   #5
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Double post.

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Old 11-20-2018, 01:11 PM   #6
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Nobody should give a shit about Paris Hilton's engagement ring. No man does.

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/pari...200500389.html
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Old 11-29-2018, 07:03 PM   #7
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Somehow I can't put this very high on my list of things to get offended about.

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/mom-...131855912.html
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Men don't care about this.

https://www.usmagazine.com/entertain...fan-reactions/
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Somehow I can't put this very high on my list of things to get offended about.

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/mom-...131855912.html
I think it was wrong to mock the kid's name, because it isn't the kid's choice and they don't deserve mockery. That said, I think that parents that give their kids oddball names just because they thought they were cute or clever are being rather selfish and inconsiderate. If your name is literally the first five letters of the alphabet, it is pretty obvious that somebody is going to be remarking on that at some point. Why set your child up for that?
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I think it was wrong to mock the kid's name, because it isn't the kid's choice and they don't deserve mockery. That said, I think that parents that give their kids oddball names just because they thought they were cute or clever are being rather selfish and inconsiderate. If your name is literally the first five letters of the alphabet, it is pretty obvious that somebody is going to be remarking on that at some point. Why set your child up for that?
Wait until that kid starts school. Then she'll catch pure hell. And it'll be the parents' fault.

My sister asked me for suggestions about what to name her son, and I told her to just name him something he wouldn't get harassed about.

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Every day I see new stories with the theme, "How can Olivia Jade come back from this?" Well, she'll come back because the media want her back, but almost no men will care.

https://pagesix.com/2019/04/06/olivi...ribery-scheme/
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Judging by what's posted on the Internet, you'd think that women care only about the British royals, celebrities, the Kardashians and reality shows in general, and fashion trends.

Are content providers misjudging women that badly, or are women really that shallow?
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As far as I can tell, none of the women I know well enough to know something of their interests care about any of those things. Make of that what you will.
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As far as I can tell, none of the women I know well enough to know something of their interests care about any of those things. Make of that what you will.
I don't know any women who follow the Kardashians. But I know several who are heavily into the British royals and celebrities.

The content providers know how many clicks that stuff gets. If it didn't get a lot, they couldn't sell advertising to accompany it.
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Perhaps the people that follow those sorts of things are more susceptible to advertising, and thus more attractive to advertisers? I dunno.

Though, without knowing how much advertisers charge for ads accompanying that stuff, we can't really judge how popular it is, can we? Advertisers can (and do) sell ads almost anywhere, they just sell them cheaper in some places than others.
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Perhaps the people that follow those sorts of things are more susceptible to advertising, and thus more attractive to advertisers? I dunno.

Though, without knowing how much advertisers charge for ads accompanying that stuff, we can't really judge how popular it is, can we? Advertisers can (and do) sell ads almost anywhere, they just sell them cheaper in some places than others.
You can't get away from that bullshit. It's all over the Internet, and it's astonishing.

Oh yeah, I forgot Teen Mom, The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. Women make that garbage popular. Men don't.

Men don't provide the demand for content like this:

https://www.aol.com/article/entertai...4jeLqNRym5SBRO

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I guess I have no way of judging how prevalent that stuff is. I don't really see it in the parts of the internet I frequent. I don't have any basis for judging whether it is really "all over the internet" or just "all over" certain select portions of the internet that I don't really frequent, but that ARE frequented by people who ARE interested in that stuff.
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And the Real Housewives of This and That. Very few men watch that garbage.
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