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Would you if?

If prostitution were legalized, would faithful husbands cheat?

  • Yes.

    Votes: 5 20.0%
  • No.

    Votes: 14 56.0%
  • Only if Pez were offered.

    Votes: 6 24.0%

  • Total voters
    25

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On the thread "Should prostitution be legalized" I asked the question, "If prostitution were legalized do you think previously faithful husbands would then cheat". I was of course asking it rhetorically until cnredd came back with yes. I, teacher, disagree. What do you think?


Poll should read. for the first time cheat.
 
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But if Naughty was the prostitute on offer, it would be a whole different game.


And nobody would want Pez!
 

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Naughty Nurse said:
But if Naughty was the prostitute on offer, it would be a whole different game.


And nobody would want Pez!


Speak for yourself, Naughty! Pez rocks... well ok Pez and skittles :2wave:
 

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galenrox said:
I can't imagine someone thinking "Geez, I've been faithful to my wife for years, but now I can legally get some whores! I'm SO DOWN!"
I agree that's why I answered via the absurd option. I've been to Nevada a few time a year for almost 20 years (been married since 83.) I don't every remember thinking "gosh, it's legal down here! Since the wifes it home I think I'll go pay to have sex with a stranger." Pretty stupid premise
 

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Pacridge said:
Since the wifes it home I think I'll go pay to have sex with a stranger." Pretty stupid premise
Very stupid, when you could have this stranger for free! ;)
 

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I'm back teach!(and others...)

Saw your post with my name...I'm touched ;)

And I mean this from the bottom of my heart...
mama-say-mama-sah-ma-ma-cu-sah

I can't imagine someone thinking "Geez, I've been faithful to my wife for years, but now I can legally get some whores! I'm SO DOWN!" - galenrox

In not-such-a-flippant-manner...you are absolutely correct!

There are people around Atlantic City(and of course other places) that would've NEVER have gambled until someone built a casino nearby. It's all a manner of accessibility.

If you build it...they will come...
 

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I agree that's why I answered via the absurd option. I've been to Nevada a few time a year for almost 20 years (been married since 83.) I don't every remember thinking "gosh, it's legal down here! Since the wifes it home I think I'll go pay to have sex with a stranger." Pretty stupid premise - Pacridge

If everyone thought like you, the Bunny Ranch would be broke in a week...guess what...they're NOT!

very stupid indeed....but so is gambling your rent...so is pushing heroin into your arm...so is drinking and driving...

But they're being done everyday...
 

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It's already there, it's just illegal. How many people do you think are honestly not using that service because it's illegal, especially married people. -galenrox

If it were JUST the illegal aspect...I just might agree with you...but also include these, too...

*)backseat of your car at the end of a deserted street isn't too safe, is it?
*)Ginger(her real name) has more tracks on her than the B&O Railroad.
drug paraphernalia she put under YOUR seat in YOUR car is YOU doing time.
*)I'm guessing your partner hasn't been tested recently
*)you open you wallet to give up the cashish and...congratulations! She told you to park in a certain place where her people were waiting in the bushes...you've just been rolled...have fun walking home with the stab wounds dripping from your shoulder.

Add them all up...and people will shy away...get rid of these "obstacles" and people, married or not, will flock.
 

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cnredd said:
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people, married or not, will flock.
Actually, there's no L in that verb, and the O should be a U.
 

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Actually, there's no L in that verb, and the O should be a U.
-Naughty Nurse


RIM-SHOT!
 

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Prostitution, as is, carries with it certian potential consequences. STD's, getting arrested and facing public shame, etc. If it were legal, there would be no consequences other than one's inner conscience to risk.

I answered yes.
 

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Gandhi>Bush said:
Prostitution, as is, carries with it certian potential consequences. STD's, getting arrested and facing public shame, etc. If it were legal, there would be no consequences other than one's inner conscience to risk.

I answered yes.
Two of these three are reasons that people would NOT go to a prostitute even if it were legal: disease and public humiliation. Unless I am missing something you meant here, this is an arguement to leagalize it. Nothing would change so why not?

cnredd said:
There are people around Atlantic City(and of course other places) that would've NEVER have gambled until someone built a casino nearby. It's all a manner of accessibility.

If you build it...they will come...
There is no disease or public humiliation in gambling. I believe this will still be enough to keep people from going to prostitutes if it were legal. Married people visiting legal prostitutes will not increase.
 

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There is no disease or public humiliation in gambling.
Tell that to the addicted gambler to his face and get back to me.
 

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alex said:
Two of these three are reasons that people would NOT go to a prostitute even if it were legal: disease and public humiliation. Unless I am missing something you meant here, this is an arguement to leagalize it. Nothing would change so why not?
The question of the pole is: Would faithful husbands cheat?

I answered: Yes.

Because the consequences are somewhat lessened. It was proposed in the Should Prostituion be Legal? thread that if it were legal, it could be regulated and disease free. I would assume it would be confidential and private as well.

This would lessen the consequences and that is why I think more husbands would cheat.
 

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general question...

If married people wouldn't go to a legal prostitution place, could someone
explain to me what this means?

(I know, I know...in Vegas its illegal, but its legal in the proximity.)

"What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas"

What does this commercial IMPLY?

Is anyone going to tell me that if a married man says, "I'm going to Vegas with some friends.", prostitution does NOT enter her mind?...AT ALL?
 

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Pacridge said:
Pretty stupid premise

One would think so wouldn't one? But reading the "Prostitution-should it be legal?" thread, some there list one of the reasons to not legalize it, is that if it were legal then previously faithful husbands would suddenly cheat. A premise I disagree with but cnredd thinks there would be this mass of faithful husbands who would suddenly go a whoring. I think it's grandstanding to cover a weak argument and the best way to expose it is with a poll. Way to try to pick on teacher Pacridge, I taking my ball and going home.
 

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cnredd said:
general question...

Is anyone going to tell me that if a married man says, "I'm going to Vegas with some friends.", prostitution does NOT enter her mind?...AT ALL?
Yes, cnredd, me. Not at all. Nor for a second. But I bet you don't believe that. I think your projecting your weak morality onto those of us who are steadfast. Or do you just not comprehend that some of us are pure. You try so hard to make all of us out to be heathen sinners. Is that to make yourself feel better? Two kinds of people in this world. Those that raise themselves by improving themselves. And those who raise themselves by trying to bring others down. Which are you? Rhetorical question I know. Sometimes this is so easy.
 

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Gandhi>Bush said:
The question of the pole is: Would faithful husbands cheat?

I answered: Yes.

Because the consequences are somewhat lessened. It was proposed in the Should Prostituion be Legal? thread that if it were legal, it could be regulated and disease free. I would assume it would be confidential and private as well.

This would lessen the consequences and that is why I think more husbands would cheat.
So your contention is that many husbands don't cheat because they are afraid of getting caught rather than inner morality? How sad it must be to so totaly distrust all of the human race. There are good people out there. I know this for a fact.
 

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Pacridge said:
I agree that's why I answered via the absurd option.

cnredd said:
I agree that's why I answered via the absurd option.

What's going on here? Besides that,
Never doubt the power of Pez.
I see I have work to do spreading the gospel of Pez.....mmmm.....sweet tasty Pez.....maybe something subliminal?
 
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According to teacher...

cnredd thinks there would be this mass of faithful husbands who would suddenly go a whoring.
Unfortunately, I never said that...I DID say there would be an increase, but for teacher to say a "mass" exaggerates my position and is a low-blow in the world of debating.

As for my position on "an increase", I have two comments...

1)As I've stated earlier, it's a matter of accessibility...Although I don't have percentages that could ever be reliably found, I think it's fair to say that there were some people near Atlantic City, before the casinos were built, who were saying, "I would NEVER go to a casino!", and ended up at the craps table "X" amount of time later...

2)And this is important....What a married person says now may not be what he/she is thinking later...

A marriage is in its third year when Bambi's Brothel opens up down the street...The couple is still wovey-dovey-smoochie-woochie with NO INCLINATION of coming(pun intended) within 500 feet of that place...

Now we turn the clock ten years forward...Thirteen year marriage-veteran hubby sees his wife getting colder as the minutes go by...he feels the love has left the building..."smoochie-woochie" has been replaced with "15 years on the job and you haven't been promoted yet?...I was so wrong to marry such a dummy!"

Ask the question THEN, teacher...Bambi's House of Hummers ain't lookin' too bad right about now, eh?

How about the other side? The thirteen year marriage-veteran wifey hasn't been on vacation with the family since hubby started getting all that overtime...He comes home and goes right to sleep while she watches another episode of "Sarah Jessica Parker & the Ho-Bag Trio...She feels her zest for life slipping away...She sees the bright neon lights of Bambi's Boner Emporium down the block and starts justifying..."We could always use the extra money..."

Ask the question THEN, teacher...
 

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cnredd said:
According to teacher...




Ask the question THEN, teacher...
And the question would have to be:

How much for a BJ?
 

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And the question would have to be:

How much for a BJ?
Now we'd have people in society, not to mention certain past Presidents,
who would argue that BJs are not cheating...

I'm am NOT going there.....
 

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I don't think faithful husbands will cheat on their wives, but I do think more horny slime-balls will take advantage of it.

"Making prostitution legal" Are you guys even listening to yourselves? Toleration has its limits.
 

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satanloveslibs said:
I don't think faithful husbands will cheat on their wives, but I do think more horny slime-balls will take advantage of it.

"Making prostitution legal" Are you guys even listening to yourselves? Toleration has its limits.
Do you even know what toleration means?
 
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