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Offline Hellraiser

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Decadence '13
« on: August 27, 2013, 12:43:43 PM »
Is anyone else going?  Seems like I'm the only who partakes in this festivity from the forums.

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2013, 12:49:26 PM »
Not even sure what it is.  Sounds very seedy, and I don't do seedy until the early am hours and even then, only on vacation and out of town.

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2013, 01:11:26 PM »
Is anyone getting on the big gay boat from Amsterdam next month?
We are not going there for sex, but would like meet other out POZ folks.

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2013, 04:00:25 PM »
Is anyone getting on the big gay boat from Amsterdam next month?



Is that anything like Big Gay Al's big gay boat ride?


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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2013, 04:02:03 PM »
I've never been to an event like Decadence. I've been under the impression that going to these events without drinking, doing drugs or having sex is kind of like going to the Great Barrier Reef when you don't swim. I do enjoy dancing though. If cosplay was involved I would do it.

Is there a point at which one becomes too old to be at these kind of events without receiving odd looks? I've recently been reminded that I'm old. I got my first AARP invitation last month. The automated check out at the grocery keeps asking me of I qualify for a over 60 discount. My trainer found out I'm 20 years older than he is and said "It's like I'm training my dad!"  :P

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2013, 04:09:09 PM »
Disco Sally didn't listen to such "too old" neinsaging and we were all the better for it.


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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2013, 04:26:27 PM »
Is anyone else going?  Seems like I'm the only who partakes in this festivity from the forums.

I won't make it this year but it's on my "bucket list"

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2013, 04:49:56 PM »

Is there a point at which one becomes too old to be at these kind of events without receiving odd looks?

Yes. After the age of 37 one looks pathetic. Unfortunately I've had a hard time getting Guilhermina to hang up her chaps.
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2013, 05:26:18 PM »
Disco Sally didn't listen to such "too old" neinsaging and we were all the better for it.

Tangent: Did you read the Newsweek interview with Iris Apfel?

http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2013/08/23/rookie-editor-tavi-gevinson-talks-to-style-icon-iris-apfel.html

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2013, 05:35:45 PM »
Trey are you gonna lay in a urinal and get pissed on again this year? (that was you right?)

I've always admired Decadence from afar. It's on my bucket list.

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2013, 05:41:43 PM »
Sure. I saw her a few times when I worked in high society philanthropy in the 80's but she wasn't the grande dame the media makes her out to be today.
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #11 on: August 27, 2013, 05:42:07 PM »
Trey are you gonna lay in a urinal and get pissed on again this year? (that was you right?)

Pardon?

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #12 on: August 27, 2013, 11:37:07 PM »
Yes. After the age of 37 one looks pathetic. Unfortunately I've had a hard time getting Guilhermina to hang up her chaps.

So, I have a little more time, before I look pitiful.  Yes!  I better get on it. 

I have been invited to go, since I was just a young queerling.  Didn't have the money to go back then.  I think it would be interesting, and maybe even fun.  I always heard tales of sex in the streets and on pool tables--using cue sticks and even the balls.  Not sure how exaggerated those tales were.  Oh, unsuspecting families walking through, not knowing what the event was, and seeing guys being sucked off in the streets. 

Definitely post pics. 

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #13 on: August 28, 2013, 01:34:48 AM »
Trey are you gonna lay in a urinal and get pissed on again this year? (that was you right?)

I've always admired Decadence from afar. It's on my bucket list.

-W

You wish.

Decadence is just what you make of it. Yes there is a little raunchiness going on in the streets but if you avoid the leather bars you can just enjoy the fact that there are a million gay men piled into the French quarter.

Also there are men far older than 37 at decadence. I would say the average age is 40

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #14 on: August 28, 2013, 01:49:43 AM »
Awesome. Just what the world needs -- Southern 50 year old tweakers twerking.
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #15 on: August 28, 2013, 03:17:19 AM »
Awesome. Just what the world needs -- Southern 50 year old tweakers twerking.

LOL! I don't think it's physiologically possible for my lipo ass to twerk.

You wish.

Decadence is just what you make of it. Yes there is a little raunchiness going on in the streets but if you avoid the leather bars you can just enjoy the fact that there are a million gay men piled into the French quarter.

Also there are men far older than 37 at decadence. I would say the average age is 40

Oops, I looked up Southern Decadence and it is not the scene I thought it was. Looks like fun.

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #16 on: August 28, 2013, 10:43:03 AM »
Awesome. Just what the world needs -- Southern 50 year old tweakers twerking.

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #17 on: August 28, 2013, 10:45:09 AM »
Sheot, I only have a couple of more years before reaching that milestone.  Better start twerking soon. ;D
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #18 on: August 28, 2013, 11:47:03 AM »
Awesome. Just what the world needs -- Southern 50 year old tweakers twerking.

I can't wait.

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #19 on: August 28, 2013, 06:56:26 PM »
Trey are you gonna lay in a urinal and get pissed on again this year? (that was you right?)



Maybe you have him confused with this guy.
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #20 on: August 29, 2013, 04:08:59 AM »


Maybe you have him confused with this guy.

I think that guy mistook the urinal for the trough down at his local "all you can eat" restaurant.
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #21 on: August 29, 2013, 12:58:31 PM »
Is he drinking from the trough or passed out, that's the better question.

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #22 on: August 29, 2013, 01:19:57 PM »
Seems like I'm the only who partakes in this festivity from the forums.

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #23 on: August 29, 2013, 04:09:31 PM »
Trey,

Be sure to go prepared! ;)

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #24 on: August 29, 2013, 08:45:36 PM »
A couple buddies used to go to Dec every year and they always were talking about this bar that had bathrooms where people would lay down in the troughs and get peed on...I mean I've been peed on before but certainly not willingly.

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #25 on: August 29, 2013, 10:30:35 PM »
Am I the only homosexual that doesn't utilize the word "buddy"? When did this become acceptable? Or is this a regional thing? Where I come from it's something one names their Golden Retriever.
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #26 on: August 29, 2013, 10:39:08 PM »
Am I the only homosexual that doesn't utilize the word "buddy"? When did this become acceptable? Or is this a regional thing? Where I come from it's something one names their Golden Retriever.

I call my cat, buddy -- but that's only because his real name is Stanford!!
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #27 on: August 30, 2013, 06:33:15 AM »
Am I the only homosexual that doesn't utilize the word "buddy"? When did this become acceptable? Or is this a regional thing? Where I come from it's something one names their Golden Retriever.

You are not.
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #28 on: August 30, 2013, 08:38:36 AM »
Am I the only homosexual that doesn't utilize the word "buddy"? When did this become acceptable? Or is this a regional thing? Where I come from it's something one names their Golden Retriever.

I graduated high school in the early '80's in Missouri. The saying at the time was: friends are friends, pals are pals, but buddies sleep together.

So that gives you region and timeline. Around that time, most golden retrievers I knew of were referred to as those d**m idiot dogs.  The preferred breeds in hickville were blue-tick hounds and border collies.  :P
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #29 on: August 30, 2013, 09:00:30 AM »
I usually go and wanted to, lot of folks from Dallas will be there.  I'm going to Augusta next week for Michael Brandon's inappropriate pool party, so i'm staying home in Dallas for a nice long, lazy weeken
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #30 on: August 30, 2013, 09:01:38 AM »
The preferred breeds in hickville were blue-tick hounds and border collies.  :P



Did a lot off Border Collies belong to Single Women or couples/pairs there of. ?
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #31 on: August 31, 2013, 09:47:25 PM »
Did a lot off Border Collies belong to Single Women or couples/pairs there of. ?

The border collies belong to old farmers who used them as work dogs.

In rural Missouri in the mid-60's there wasn't anything approximating LGBT relationships. The most scandalous thing in our neck of the woods was a certain  90+y.o. widow. She let her 50+y.o. handyman sleep in one of the empty bedrooms of her house rather than making him sleep in the bunkhouse 'like a proper widow would'. (whooboy)

Speaking of scandals, there also was a lot of talk the time a neighbor of ours hung her 'unmentionables' on her clotheslines out in front of 'god and everyone' instead of hiding them inside a bedsheet. And she didn't just hang up one pair. It was a whole line of grannypanties. Lemme tell you, the way the ol' hens clucked, you'd have thought she'd run her bra up the flagpole at the post office.
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #32 on: September 01, 2013, 12:07:43 AM »
Presumably you,ve come a long long way.
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #33 on: September 01, 2013, 01:34:33 PM »
New Orleans is now trying to promote itself as thedestination to have your gay wedding honeymoon.  They are throwing some contest to attract gay couples to Decadence.

This is all very confusing.  First, a gay couple who are recently married would choose to go to a state that outlaws gas marriage to have their honeymoon? No.

Second, Decadence sounds like a crazy fun party, for single people.  I highly doubt it's a place for those "just married."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/30/new-orleans-gay-honeymoons-_n_3843042.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #34 on: September 01, 2013, 01:59:28 PM »
Well damn -- there goes my honeymoon in Santorini. Are these the new rules? Sardinia and Amalfi are out too.
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #35 on: September 01, 2013, 02:23:41 PM »

Second, Decadence sounds like a crazy fun party, for single people.  I highly doubt it's a place for those "just married."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/30/new-orleans-gay-honeymoons-_n_3843042.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

We've known for years that gay men can't last in monogamous relationships.  Don't you bother watching Fox?  I think they predicted that 110% of all gay marriages will end in divorce due to this.

I kill me...lol
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #36 on: September 01, 2013, 04:02:09 PM »
We've known for years that gay men can't last in monogamous relationships.

We've know even longer that most straights can't either.

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #37 on: September 01, 2013, 08:39:58 PM »
Some sort of electro festival in NYC was cancelled after deaths and health crisis due to shitty ecstasy.  Please source your party favours prudently, or just booze and joints... 
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #38 on: September 01, 2013, 09:02:21 PM »
Went last year. Had a BLAST! Decadence IS decadent!  ;)
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #39 on: September 02, 2013, 06:58:42 PM »
Well now it seems the "bad" molly was rather a dumb person who thought it was a great idea to take 6 hits.
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #40 on: September 02, 2013, 10:31:40 PM »
New Orleans is now trying to promote itself as thedestination to have your gay wedding honeymoon.  They are throwing some contest to attract gay couples to Decadence.

This is all very confusing.  First, a gay couple who are recently married would choose to go to a state that outlaws gas marriage to have their honeymoon? No.

Second, Decadence sounds like a crazy fun party, for single people.  I highly doubt it's a place for those "just married."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/30/new-orleans-gay-honeymoons-_n_3843042.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

So what you're encountering is the difference between the VERY republican and conservative state government, and the slightly less conservative government of New Orleans.

New Orleans loves Decadence because the monetary value of it is outrageous, it's the same reason they want gay honeymoons I would presume.  The city is probably one of the most gay friendly cities you will find.  Don't judge it by the state it just happens to be in :)

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #41 on: September 02, 2013, 10:57:11 PM »
The city is probably one of the most gay friendly cities you will find.

WRONG
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #42 on: September 03, 2013, 12:16:24 PM »
And certainly not as gay friendly as little ole Columbus, OH.  Named the most underrated gay city in 2011.

http://614columbus.com/article/why-is-columbus-so-gay-2153/
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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #43 on: September 03, 2013, 06:25:09 PM »
That source is biased. It's a local publication!

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Re: Decadence '13
« Reply #44 on: September 04, 2013, 07:33:37 AM »
That source is biased. It's a local publication!

How about if I provide personal testimony?   :D

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