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High school "hotness tournament" pits girls in May madness bracket
UPI.com ^ | May 8, 2013 | GABRIELLE LEVY

Posted on 05/09/2013 6:07:42 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

The boys at a Washington state high school have turned the pressures of being a teen girl up to "10."

For five years running, boys at Issaquah High School have pitted their female classmates against one another in an online "May Madness" tournament, voting on the sexiness of the girls and encouraging them to "look their finest" at school.

Officials in Issaquah, about 15 miles east of Seattle, say they have tried to stop the site, modeled after one focusing on celebrities run by a local sports radio station, without success.

(Excerpt) Read more at upi.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: brackets; highschool; minorgirls; perverts; ttiwwp; underageteens
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1 posted on 05/09/2013 6:07:42 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Ain’t technology wonderful! :(


2 posted on 05/09/2013 6:09:33 PM PDT by Delta Dawn
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To: ConservativeStatement

Like growing up plain or not good looking isn’t hard enough. It’s great for the pretty ones.


3 posted on 05/09/2013 6:11:55 PM PDT by chesty_puller (Viet Nam 1970-71 He who shed blood with me shall forever be my brother. Shak.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Sounds like there are still some straight high school boys out there. Good sign.


4 posted on 05/09/2013 6:13:02 PM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: ConservativeStatement

We had something like this at my high school. It was conducted silently, informally and I was the only voter. I had the top ten or twenty figured out but the rankings changed slightly with my mood. I do recall it took a great deal of thought and concentration a couple of times a day.


5 posted on 05/09/2013 6:13:43 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Sounds like one of the sites that Zuckerberg ran while he was in college prior to starting Facebook.


6 posted on 05/09/2013 6:16:23 PM PDT by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Now this is a girl’s sport that deserves public funding.


7 posted on 05/09/2013 6:20:02 PM PDT by bramps (Sarah Palin got more votes in 2008 than Mitt Romney got in 2012)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Stuff like this has happened since the beginning of time. Only the mode and technology has changed.


8 posted on 05/09/2013 6:21:50 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Kevmo

Yea. I think it was called Hot or Not.


9 posted on 05/09/2013 6:22:22 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: ConservativeStatement

Slam books have been around forever, high tech or otherwise....and it’s most often the girls doing the bitching.


10 posted on 05/09/2013 6:26:33 PM PDT by relictele (A place dedicated to economic, racial and social equality. It was called Jonestown.)
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To: mnehring

It might be educational to compare ratings systems ;-)


11 posted on 05/09/2013 6:29:23 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: ConservativeStatement
Did anyone scroll down to see the "trending" links?

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Mixed messages, anyone?

12 posted on 05/09/2013 6:39:19 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: bramps
Now this is a girl’s sport that deserves public funding.

Are you thinking what I'm thinking?

Olympic Event!!!!


13 posted on 05/09/2013 6:44:14 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (People are idiots.)
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To: Tanniker Smith

Kelsey Williams ain’t no way chunky!


14 posted on 05/09/2013 6:47:30 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

This thread is useless without pictures.


15 posted on 05/09/2013 6:48:36 PM PDT by BubbaBasher ("Liberty will not long survive the total extinction of morals" - Sam Adams)
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Interesting/humorous thread. No pics? Outta here.


16 posted on 05/09/2013 6:52:10 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: ConservativeStatement

Back in the 70s, I and some of my college dorm floormates used to conduct impromptu, low-tech versions of this outside the dorm dining facility after the evening meal. We were really unsophisticated since we never went to a playoff bracket system. Of course, such action at a college today would result in severe consequences for the participants for violation of multiple sections of PC.


17 posted on 05/09/2013 7:22:36 PM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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"This kind of thing is sexualizing us girls like we're some sort of trophy," said sophomore Devon Keller.

Welcome to the real world...

18 posted on 05/09/2013 7:23:44 PM PDT by varyouga
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To: T-Bird45
The truth is that both girls and guys do this. The only difference is, guys tend to be flattered, and girls, pressured by the PC culture, feign fury. I promise you though, the girls who came in first place will make absolutely sure everybody knows it.
19 posted on 05/09/2013 7:27:02 PM PDT by Wyrd biš ful aręd (Gone Galt, 11/07/12----No king but Christ! Don't tread on me!)
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To: BubbaBasher
This thread is useless without pictures.

Dude, they're in high school. I'm as red blooded as they come but I've no interest in rating the sexiness of little girls.

20 posted on 05/09/2013 7:31:52 PM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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