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Old 01-18-2017, 07:00 AM   #1
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Don't watch porn on the tube!


Did you know that in the UK it is illegal to watch porn on your smartphone on public transport? No, me neither.

Transport for London have asked passengers to report anyone they suspect of watching porn on the tube or the buses. The charge? Outraging public decency.

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Old 01-18-2017, 07:45 AM   #2
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Quite right too, I say!
 
Old 01-18-2017, 08:03 AM   #3
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Yeah, if you're into that sort of stuff, you don't need to be indulging your fantasies on a bus.
 
Old 01-18-2017, 08:24 AM   #4
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Yep. Snuff films and violent games and movies are better. <rolls eyes>.

Sheesh. Sex never killed anyone. On purpose any ways. Unless it is kinky sex. I just love it when there are more laws than people. That is why I live in the desert. I wonder how many over the shoulder viewers on a bus ride in England?

I am not offended so easily.
 
Old 01-18-2017, 10:35 AM   #5
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Sex and Violence?
Sure, but not in the same half-hour.
 
Old 01-18-2017, 10:43 AM   #6
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Sex and Violence?
Sure, but not in the same half-hour.
You can have sex for half an hour? How? I mean, I can, too!
 
Old 01-18-2017, 01:41 PM   #7
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This is disgraceful!
It's bad enough having to see this sort of thing on buses and tubes without coming to LQ to have it openly discussed.
 
Old 01-18-2017, 03:25 PM   #8
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I just think that, if you are "into that sort of thing," you just need to understand that many people aren't, and that they might well be offended ... say, by the possibility that their kid might sneak a peek at your smart-phone.

You can decide when-and-where to indulge your titillations, and "public transportation" does not have to be one of them.
 
Old 01-18-2017, 03:49 PM   #9
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So long as they're keeping it to themselves, with the sound turned off and not knocking one out at the same time, I couldn't care less.

Noisy drunks and smokers are a bigger problem.
 
Old 01-18-2017, 07:08 PM   #10
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having spent years commuting into the centre of London, and gokng clubbing up the west end, I have to say seeing someone watching porn on a phone is the least weird thing you can see on public transport, specially on the night buses.
 
Old 01-18-2017, 07:49 PM   #11
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This is disgraceful!
It's bad enough having to see this sort of thing on buses and tubes without coming to LQ to have it openly discussed.
I sincerely hope your common was tongue-in-cheek, though a wink icon or <sarc> would have been clearer. I admit that at first I considered the possibility that you were serious but then I figured nobody from the UK would want to imply that the UK has been so repressive, especially about sex, that even the uptight Puritans may have had good reason to flee all those years ago.
 
Old 01-18-2017, 07:51 PM   #12
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Porn? Nah... I vastly prefer marriage ...

Thirty years? Oh dear... better hit the speed-dial... roses... wine... making sure everything's cleared out of the dishwasher ...

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Old 01-18-2017, 08:01 PM   #13
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I vastly prefer marriage ...
Can be an expensive option...but some advantages I guess... <looks over his shoulder as he types>
 
Old 01-18-2017, 08:01 PM   #14
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Thirty years? Oh dear... better hit the speed-dial... roses... wine... making sure everything's cleared out of the dishwasher ...
LOL!
 
Old 01-18-2017, 08:12 PM   #15
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Did you know that in the UK it is illegal to watch porn on your smartphone on public transport?
Whether legal or not, it's in darned poor taste in a public environment. There is, or should be, such a thing as being considerate of others.

I'm a long-time subscriber to Playboy (yes, I read the articles and, no, I don't like the new format), and I wouldn't think of reading it on a bus or train or a plane, in deference to those around me who might not find it to their taste.
 
  


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