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February 27, 2006

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Jett Loe

Why do you find this site offensive Chantel?

wcbhoy

Dear Mr. Loe,

I find the misunderstanding of sarcasm offensive. Please cease your activities in this regard

Hugs & Kisses.

Jenny

This is getting a little ridiculous. If I had guess what was going on, I'd say a lot of people who call themselves goth, indie, and emo thrive on being marginalised. They hate the mainstream and relish in the fact that the mainstream rejects them. So, maybe our commenters have decided, without applying any context or understanding, that you are marginalising them and their default position is to bitterly fight back. If so, it's pretty sad - I think people should think clearly about every new situation rather than apply what they expect (or hope) will happen. The goth girl in your photos is the one who played this will. She didn't show bitterness towards you or assume you were out to get her - she let you take her picture. Good on her, bad on "oh no the world hates me" goths.

Chantel

I find it offensive because it is taking the mick out of us Goths. Personally I'm a Goth because I like black, unfortunetly I have blonde hair but all my clothes are black.

Chantel

You know, I'm actually starting to like this site a bit... I wonder why?...

C

P.S One of my best friends is a hippy, one a Goth, one just very quite and one wacky. I have loads of others about 13 but they're just normal.

Jett Loe

I'll explain it again in case you didn't see the earlier comments - the post is a joke about me - not about goths - I appreciate that may not be clear if you don't listen to the show - but guess am getting a little frustrated of having to repeat it over and over.

Sk

I thought Emo was mainstream ? As for the cliche about Goth's worshipping Satan etc. Its bollocks, as is the assumption that Satanists actually believe in Satan and sacrifice goats or whatever.
I'm not a Goth, I am a Satanist, and yet any time I tell someone I am I immeadiately have to reassure them that I won't drink their blood or burn down a church.
Its sometimes depressingly amusing !

Jett Loe

What's wrong with drinking blood? It's a vital source of iron.

Chantel

I don't like the taste of blood, but I'm not afraid of it. I don't have any phobias. Yesterday I put my pet tarantula in her box and accidentily left the lid off. my sister Nina found under her pillow and screamed. Oops.
Chantel

Jenny

Touché, Jama.

Chantel

HI Peeps. I was just wondering what country do most of you live in?
Chantel

Jett Loe

Well Wayne, Unpaid Intern Erin and myself live in Belfast, Northern Ireland even though we're all originally from the States.

wcbhoy

Chantel, click on the Frappr Map box at the top right of this page. its free, its fun, its mildly informative.

Jelena..

I don't understand u people, why do u have that.. need to comment someone?? what about this girl..today she,tomorrow..I don't know who! So what she's a goth..he's a satanist, or - what eva! I love everything black or bloody red,,so what..why is that so..uuu!!U can't tell me what's normal..because that's something no one knows..and no one can put them selfs in any position above u or me and tell me (or us) - this is what is normal and this is what's not..there is not and must not be such low on this planet, to put us in groups..because we are all people..flesh and blood..and as people we are all the same..no human being is not greater that other! I don't hate anyone, but there isn't plenty of those who I love..that's the difference..So, don't judge ..because soon u might be the one whom will be judged by greater force..Trough life u decide will it be..good or evil side..

..greetings..

..I'm only wearing black until they find something...darker!!

Chantel

Yeah, me too. But I prefer black, blood red and dark purple.

dracvl

Wow Gemma is really beautifull!!! Very pretty. And I THINK I understand u were just joking, as u said. There*s nothing bad in taking pictures... Yeah. I*m a Goth and i prefere black and violet, purple or whatever. And I have purple hair lol. Ppl staring at me like I am some kind of monster or something...but I don*t mind. I like myself the way I am...but I would really like to be like Gemma... so beautifull...

Chantel

I'm a lot more Gothic than Gemma, really. I've got bullied 7 times but have managed to stop it. On Saturday I'm getting red streaks put in my hair!

Phil

At the risk of being verbally assaulted....it seems "being Goth" is just as conforming as "being 'normal"....everyone likes black, dark purple....everyone dyes their hair the same way, same make-up, same clothes....it seems you're not being different at all, in that regard.

It's not society's version of 'normal' but it does seem as just another way to conform -

And people staring at you...you want them to stare at you...that's why you go through the effort of dressing a particular way, isn't it?

Chantel

To Phil,
No actually. I hate being the centre of attention. I'm usually just a bystander. If you would have said that to my friends' face you would have got cursed. But not by me unless you said something REALLY offensive. I'm not that kind of person.

Chantel

Hello. Somebody speak.

Phil

I'm quite certain I would have been cursed...maybe even beaten a bit.

I still stand by my statement.

dracvl

To Phil,

nope, I don*t want anyone to stare at me. I hate being in centre of attention - just like chantel said. I wear clothes I like and it reflects my feelings at the moment I wear that. If somebody thinks I*m a freak I don*t mind, I respect everybody and I think everybody should respect me.

Phil

No disagreements on the respect.

I guess what I mean is, you know you stand out, yet you say you don't want to draw attention....it contradicts itself.

Chantel

I agree with dracvl. Phil, face the facts.

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