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Minn. High School Bans ‘Bondage‘ Pants
brocktown news ^ | 11-30-05 | staff

Posted on 11/30/2005 3:45:11 PM PST by Rakkasan1

WINONA, Minn. - Winona Senior High School has prohibited students from wearing a certain style of baggy pants because of safety concerns.

Although the straps haven‘t caused any injuries at the school, Sampson said they could possibly hook students onto something or someone and would be especially dangerous around shop class equipment.

Students said the new prohibition is aimed at groups who some label as "Goth" or "freak." They said teachers have been less stringent enforcing the dress code among students in other groups who wear skimpy blouses, T-shirts promoting alcohol or pants that show underwear.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: banned; bondage; bondagedomination; celebratediversity; celebrateperversity; culturewar; dresscode; fetishware; hedonists; libertines; mn; pants; sadomasochism; sexpositiveagenda; sexualfetish; sexualizingchildren; smbd; teensex; violentsex
some label as "Goth" or "freak."

or future school shooter...

1 posted on 11/30/2005 3:45:13 PM PST by Rakkasan1
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To: Rakkasan1

two words

School Uniforms

Oops sorry..... that will interfere with their freedom of expression


2 posted on 11/30/2005 3:47:27 PM PST by Kimmers
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To: Rakkasan1
Although the straps haven‘t caused any injuries at the school, Sampson said they could possibly hook students onto something or someone and would be especially dangerous around shop class equipment.

Could really be said of any clothing, except spandex.

3 posted on 11/30/2005 3:48:16 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Rakkasan1

Actually, 'bondage pants' would not be the greatest option for a school shooter, because it's tough to run (from the cops) with them on.


4 posted on 11/30/2005 3:49:09 PM PST by AntiGuv (™)
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To: Kimmers

exactly. they should be allowed to express their sex fetishes to include carrying whips and wearing masks,too


5 posted on 11/30/2005 3:51:04 PM PST by Rakkasan1 (Peace de Resistance! Viva la Paper towels!)
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To: Rakkasan1

Hadn't even heard of/seen these before now.

6 posted on 11/30/2005 3:51:36 PM PST by martin_fierro (Not a good week for Glitter and Flair)
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To: AntiGuv

so are the pants- around- the- ass style, but the rappers keep tryin'!


7 posted on 11/30/2005 3:52:38 PM PST by Rakkasan1 (Peace de Resistance! Viva la Paper towels!)
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To: martin_fierro

that's one f'ugly student.


8 posted on 11/30/2005 3:54:03 PM PST by Rakkasan1 (Peace de Resistance! Viva la Paper towels!)
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To: Rakkasan1


Hillary (while taking a break from her protests against parental notification) will probably lead the resistance to this new rule.


9 posted on 11/30/2005 3:54:39 PM PST by Tzimisce
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To: Rakkasan1
But it is all part of the "show and tell" segment of the revised Sex Ed. curriculum.

You know the one that emphasizes the pornicopia of positions and pairings instead of teaching anatomy, reproduction, and what nasty diseases can be easily spread.

10 posted on 11/30/2005 3:55:20 PM PST by weegee (Christmas - the holiday that dare not speak its name.)
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To: Rakkasan1

Whatever happened to the days of the "Greasers" vs. the "Jocks" vs. the hippies, or Mr. DiOrio yelling, "Tuck in that shirt or you're going to the office for swats."?


11 posted on 11/30/2005 3:55:37 PM PST by Sarajevo
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To: Rakkasan1

Kids wear huge carpenter pants with those big loops (originally for hanging tools, I think?) and sagging pants. I don't see much difference, safety or style-wise.


12 posted on 11/30/2005 3:57:03 PM PST by Sols
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To: weegee

point of fact: Winona Ryder is from Winona,MN
and named accordingly.I wonder if she's ever stolen these kind of pants.


13 posted on 11/30/2005 3:57:13 PM PST by Rakkasan1 (Peace de Resistance! Viva la Paper towels!)
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To: Rakkasan1

Now, THIS I've seen.

Makes me want to smack the wearer silly. "Your mama lets you go outside like that??"

14 posted on 11/30/2005 3:59:34 PM PST by martin_fierro (Not a good week for Glitter and Flair)
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To: martin_fierro

Bring out the gimp!


15 posted on 11/30/2005 4:02:15 PM PST by Huntress (Possession really is nine tenths of the law.)
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To: Rakkasan1
Students said the new prohibition is aimed at groups who some label as "Goth" or "freak."

That would be "sex freak". Geeky freaks don't wear such attire to school and have no one to share it with in private.

16 posted on 11/30/2005 4:02:28 PM PST by weegee (Christmas - the holiday that dare not speak its name.)
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To: Rakkasan1
that's one f'ugly student.

Looks like Mr. Six Flags died and got kinky.

17 posted on 11/30/2005 4:06:52 PM PST by martin_fierro (Not a good week for Glitter and Flair)
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To: martin_fierro

I don't know about the kinky part, but I heard the new management of Six Flags are not pleased with the current marketing campaign. I guess that means Mr. Six is indeed deceased. (Or at least his career is).

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20051123/ap_on_bi_ge/six_flags_takeover

"They say they would then shed some properties and revamp the company's advertising and marketing strategies "


18 posted on 11/30/2005 4:16:35 PM PST by Mushinronshasan
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To: Sarajevo

How about being naughty meant pulling the "fruitloop" off a boys shirt.


19 posted on 11/30/2005 6:11:51 PM PST by therut
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To: martin_fierro

Isn't that mask in post #6 the "old Barnabas" from the Dark Shadows film?


20 posted on 11/30/2005 7:44:21 PM PST by Moonmad27
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To: martin_fierro

They're sold at every single Goth Gap...sorry, Hot Topic store. I've actually got two pairs of the pants and two skirts. The straps are detachable though, so they could be left at home. However, since they are allowng other stuff, this seems like a rather silly thing to ban, most people don't even know what they are.


21 posted on 11/30/2005 8:16:24 PM PST by chae (R.I.P. Eddie Guerrero He lied, he cheated, he stole my heart)
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To: Rakkasan1
some label as "Goth" or "freak."

or future school shooter...

*I* didn't shoot up a school. My daughter doesn't seem to be behaving particularly violent lately.

When I was a teen, I dressed like death as a people repellent. I really just needed to be left alone to figure things out. My daughter and her friends have adopted the style more as a fashion statement than anything else. (And, as I won't pay for the clothes at Hot Topic, she's becoming quite the seamstress by making her own clothes out of recycled thrift store finds.)

With all that said, I do believe that the schools have the right and the responsibility to enforce dress codes that discourage clothes that are a distraction to learning. School uniforms rank high in my book.

But don't judge a teen by her safety pins! ;-)

22 posted on 11/30/2005 11:25:01 PM PST by Marie (Stop childhood obesity! Give em' Marlboros, not milkshakes!)
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To: chae
My daughter is having fits. Last week she went to Hot Topic and saw a display with fuzzy pink and blue sweat shirts with sequined hearts on them.

"Those freaky preps can just march over to Deb and leave us alone!" LOL

23 posted on 11/30/2005 11:30:26 PM PST by Marie (Support the Troops. Slap a hippy.)
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To: Marie

I agree. Being a bigger girl, I have to shop at Torrid, and they've removed all the cool, fun, kinda gothy punk stuff and are carrying more "Gap" type clothes. I was appalled.


24 posted on 11/30/2005 11:51:43 PM PST by chae (R.I.P. Eddie Guerrero He lied, he cheated, he stole my heart)
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To: Rakkasan1

Those are sharp lookin. Think I'll get a pair for joggin.


25 posted on 11/30/2005 11:58:26 PM PST by Jigsaw John
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To: Sols
Kids wear huge carpenter pants with those big loops (originally for hanging tools, I think?)

Yep. It is called a "hammer loop" for that reason.

26 posted on 12/01/2005 12:01:11 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly.)
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To: Marie

My daughter was homeschooled the first 5 years. I have to drag her to the store kicking and screaming for new clothes. All she cares about is that she is dressed, matching or not, fits or not. I can't begin to describe the nightmare of last shopping with her.


27 posted on 12/01/2005 12:07:30 AM PST by pops88
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To: Kimmers

I'd love to see the screaming if they forced the little brats to wear dress shirts, ties, dress slacks, dress shoes, and either a school sweater or suit coat...but I went to Catholic school, so what do *I* know about care for one's appearance...


28 posted on 12/01/2005 12:09:11 AM PST by Windcatcher (Earth to libs: MARXISM DOESN'T SELL HERE. Try somewhere else.)
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To: pops88
My daughter *is* homeschooled! LOL!

I'm in the process of getting her to join a church youth group, but she's resisting. When I was first told about the group I hedged a bit and said, "I don't know if she'll really feel comfortable. She has 'unusual' taste in clothes. I reign it in, but she simply refuses to wear... a-hem... normal clothes." The woman asked, "Does she dress like she's trying hard to fit in at a Manson concert?" I grumbled, "Yes." She started laughing. "Oh! She'll fit right in!"

29 posted on 12/01/2005 12:31:30 AM PST by Marie (Support the Troops. Slap a hippy.)
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To: Marie

It might have made a little difference that my daughter spent most of her life outside the US and wasn't exposed much to the US culture or fashion trends. I'd still be homeschooling if I could, but she has a gift of evangelism and she needs to be in public school. She has a gift for sharing Christ. "And a little child shall lead them...."


30 posted on 12/01/2005 12:53:20 AM PST by pops88
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To: Marie

I suppose it depends where the pins are put. at least she has the gumption to make her own stuff.that said, I think schools should make uniforms mandatory. it would solve a lot of problems.


31 posted on 12/01/2005 8:49:39 AM PST by Rakkasan1 (Peace de Resistance! Viva la Paper towels!)
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To: martin_fierro
Helen Thomas modeling the newest in journalism fashion:


32 posted on 12/01/2005 8:55:55 AM PST by Tokra (I think I'll retire to Bedlam.)
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To: martin_fierro

I hadn't either, and with any luck I'll not see them again. I have a (bad) feeling they will be a big hit in certain circles.


33 posted on 12/01/2005 9:31:41 PM PST by Valin (Purgamentum init, exit purgamentum)
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