Trace needs a raise.
Let me whine once more about how I wish our hosts with the mosts would read their paid subscribers' comments before Reddit or whatever the hell other feedback venues they look at. Not because I want sweet sweet delicious attention, but because frequently we discuss things that get missed or glossed over or insufficiently perverted with nuance. Also because I think of Reddit as actual hell.
I want to be there when someone tells the Portland Long-Covidians that bacteria can make you sick, too.
As an evangelical Christian, I was going to try to clarify the whole Israel/end times thing. Then the episode got to the diaper mod fiasco. I don't even remember what my Israel points were. I actually don't remember anything prior to this episode. I don't even know my name. My mind is blown, confused, and intrigued. I want to know so much more, while also not wanting to know anything more.
Trace, amazing job.
Not to rehash the topic, but that poll leads to misleading conclusions: Yes, a lot of Evangelicals think some version of “God wants Jewish people to have Israel” to less or greater degrees, but if you think that’s the main reason they’re not pro-Palestinian, I have a Holy Land to sell you. In absolutely no world were normie conservative Christians going to lean towards the side with Hamas and the PLO on it lmao
You know, I always felt bad that I kept forgetting to register my car on time and that I was such a forgetful person and I feel all guilty. And then I think of all those people who are maybe all Claudia and how much they like diapers and like like you know, I realize I’m fine.
Considering a legal name change right now. Yikes.
Okay, well, if I ever need a lawyer, I'm clearly going to hire Trace* because I would literally kill myself before every writing a 300-page report for a job.
*I initially wrote "Chase," and now I'm imagine an alternate universe where Chase Strangio pretends to be an ex-Mormon furry who works for Jesse and Katie because Chase is secretly anti-woke.
I’m part of the Tumblr generation, my grade had five kids who were rapid onset ABDL, and had surgeries rendering them permanently incontinent. Then I found r/diapercritical and I’ve been DC ever since. I’m just so glad to finally meet people brave enough to hear my opinions.
Diapers? Oh we’re so back
Diaper drama?! This is what I live for
*Long Covidians makes me think of Branch Davidians
I'm going to take a Norman Rockwell stand here and say that if your forum model depends upon the continual unpaid labor of a handful of profoundly mentally ill people, you need to either find a new forum model or shut down said forum. It sounds like NNWM is going the latter route, which probably makes sense for a small nonprofit that doesn't want to spend actual resources on this crap.
My Portland story: I was visiting recently and doing some shopping downtown. There was an Art Gallery called the Ori Gallery with a large “abolish the police” slogan.
And below that? A notice the property was under 24 hr surveillance. I guess only private cops are good cops
Anyway, you can look it up on google and see the signs for yourself.
(There was also the nonbinary teen in the specialty bra store, but I an just glad she wasn’t getting a binder--if you can shop at The Pencil Test, you probably shouldn’t even try to bind.)
Well this is the first Portland story that’s happened on Barpod so far that I didn’t know about before! Usually the portland subreddit keeps me up to date on the dumb bs that happens here. Thanks for keeping me aware of the absurdity in my city, Katie!
After listening to this episode finally I’m coming to believe the internet was a mistake.
So now we know how Portland dies: Cholera.