What is your take on men who are sweaty, gritty, and/or dirty from work or play? When I see a hot guy that is sweaty from hard work or a hard work-out….I just want to sex him right on the spot. Based on what I’ve read and heard, I doubt I’m alone in this, but at the same time I know that there are more “sensitive types” out there who wouldn’t consider it for a second, and would insist on a shower and scrub before doing anything remotely sexual.
I’ve been using Grindr again after a long period of relatively low activity, mainly due to incompatibility with an outdated device I was trying to use with the app.
Now that I have a more current smartphone, I’ve actually scored some hot play, but I’ve also been rediscovering some things that always frustrated me about these and similar apps ….like the general rudeness and lack of basic manners that are characteristic to so many of the users.
I have learned that the best solution to that problem is judicious use of the BLOCK feature.
I have a new rule….if you ask for pics from me, I expect the courtesy of an acknowledgement. Doesn’t mean you have to continue a long conversation…but I’m tired of guys who can’t at least say “thanks” or “got it” or “gotta run” or even “Sorry, you’re not quite my type”. So now I block you if you’re the guy who asks for pics, then disappears without comment once you got them.
Here’s the latest guy I blocked. He is hot…. I’ll give him that…but I won’t be seeing him anymore on Grindr.
Hiya readers. I’ve spent a lot of time on the computer this weekend!! I wish I could tell you that most of the time was spent finding lots and lots of hot man pics to share with you, but unfortunately I spent a lot of that time trying to “clean-up” my online persona(s). I got a really big eye-opener when I decided to Google some of my e-mail addresses. If you’ve never done this before, I forewarn you that it can be more than a little unsettling!!
Over the course of my online life, I’ve probably had over a half-dozen e-mail addresses, created for different reasons. I have the e-mail address that I use for friends and family. I have one that I set up when I thought I was changing internet providers and needed a web-based inbox. I have one that I set up on Yahoo to use when businesses require an e-mail address, then torture you with daily spam and advertising crap. Setting up an address to keep all of that stuff out of my personal inbox was just about the smartest thing I’ve ever done online. Then there were a few created for more deviant online activities…. like exploring sites for cruising, finding porn, and exploring fetish communities. Perhaps all this could be best described as “social networking I’d prefer my family and most of my friends not know anything about“.
What did I learn? I learned that a lot of posts I made in Yahoo Groups and other Forums that I thought never be viewed outside of a limited audience are out there for the whole world to read thanks to the long reach of Google’s prying fingers. I found comments and messages that I posted over 5 years ago and long forgotten. It’s amazing to me that Groups and Communities that I had to join (and state that I was an adult to join) can have their group communications exposed on Google’s search page, and I didn’t even have to change from “Safe Search” to “Unfiltered” to see them.
Thankfully I had used a rather anonymous e-mail address for the vast majority of the more embarrassing and intensely private comments/posts that I’ve made over my long internet history…..and thank GOD I never gave that e-mail address to any of my personal friends or family. And while I’m at it…..PRAISE JESUS that I never used that e-mail address in any work or employment-related capacity. If I had, a blood-curdling scream would have been heard by all within a mile of my computer after searching that address on Google.
So are you still reading…..or have you opened up a new tab on your browser to search YOUR e-mail address?
I can share another thing I’ve learned from this experience. I will never, EVER, post another comment in a Yahoo Group or any other Forum that requires registration with an e-mail address. I will also never, EVER, post another comment on Rate-a-Rod.
Surprisingly Bing and Yahoo did not produce the embarrassing results that Google did, so that leads me to wonder why Google feels the need to be so invasive.
I publish this so that you may learn from my experience, and I hope you do.
And if you’re still reading this longwinded post, you definitely deserve your eye-candy, so here it is
The quality of composition in this photo would seem too high for a “candid shot”, don’t you think? I suspect more likely a model posing for a photographer rather than a digital pic of a Frat Brother who passed out in the shower….but it’s more fun to think he’s the later. I’d gladly tuck him into bed so that he could “sleep it off” 🙂
- Honeymail: Track Who’s Leaking Your E-mail Addresses (rootshell.be)
Mad love to whoever had this brilliant idea and created a Photomosaic of homophobe and Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum, or as I like to call him Rick Sanitarium (‘cuz that’s where he belongs in IMHO).
Santorum has been such a vehement opponent to gay civil rights and our community at large, that I can’t think of a bigger “Dick” currently in the political spotlight who would be more deserving of a little ridicule. Of course when you consider that most men who go to extremes to antagonize and demonize gays are, themselves, self-loathing closet cases…..perhaps he would be more “turned-on” by this than disgusted? What do you think?
OMG! A Rick Santorum Portrait Made Entirely of Gay Porn! NSFW-ish | Gay Blog | Gay News.
These two pics are not quite typical of the majority of the those featured on Average joe’s of everyday life, which features a lot of cell phone captures in everyday situations like riding mass transit or walking on the street. The guys are sexy in a “guy next door” sort of way, but they’re obviously not models. I do love me some Average Joes, especially when they are freeballing in basketball shorts or gym pants! There are also some interesting videos featured there which nearly make the voyeur in me squeel with delight, including some strange captures of guys having what looks like anonymous sex in the woods. Other videos are simply shot of guy’s packages vibrating on the metro, which I would have to describe as the gay male equivalent of upskirting. Well if any of this sort of thing interests you, a visit to this blog is worthwhile.
- Furry Critter du Jour: Mystery Underwear Model (bearhunterfl.wordpress.com)
There was so much in this blog entry to agree with, especially the following paragraph:
“We have never been more connected or more lonely. We have never been so wealthy and yet yearned for so much we don’t yet have. We are so far from where we started, few of us even know when, why or how individualism came into its own, let alone what we gave up for it.”
Things have changed so much since I was a young man, both within the gay community, and within society at large. I think we all (I must include myself) spend too much time “hiding” behind electronic facades. First it was e-mail, then it was My Space / Facebook, then texting. We spend too much time with electronic communication, and not enough time being with people in real time and space. In that respect, I very much miss the “good ole days”.
It’s so refreshing to read progressive thought these days. Sometimes it seems to me that we are coming under increasing pressure from shrill and annoying voices promoting fear over free-thinking, and calling for a return to “traditional” values, which for them means clinging to Guns and God and damning everybody who does not agree with their narrow view of the world.