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New Social Media Challenge: Kids Try to Go Missing for 48 Hours

This might be the most twisted game of hide-and-seek the world has ever seen.
Apparently, being a missing child is now a game, or “challenge,” among young people on Facebook.

It’s called the “48 Hour Challenge,” and the point of the game is to go missing for as long as you can within a 48-hour timespan. The participant accrues points by getting mentions on social media that they are missing. [snip]

The challenge encourages kids go missing for two days and the goal is to get attention on social media. The more the child is mentioned as “missing” online, the more “points” they get. Upstate [South Carolina] parents were shocked when they caught wind of what the challenge is all about.

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What the kids doing this challenge don’t understand is that after 24 hours a person can be classified as missing, so if a child gets past the 24-hour mark of this challenge, regardless of whether they’re actually “missing,” valuable resources are needlessly used to find them.

One parent brought up the excellent point that this challenge could, and probably will, detract resources from children that are actually missing.

Making the kids pay for this crap will go far in ending the game. Having to front the cost of the First Responders for their time and material costs will put a large dent in their college fund.

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psychosis: a mental disorder characterized by symptoms, such as delusions or hallucinations, that indicate impaired contact with reality.

California Becomes First State to Allow Gender-Neutral Birth Certificates

California is now the first state in the country to grant gender-neutral birth certificates for people who feel like they are neither men nor women.

Perhaps these certificates should be genus neutral, don’t even bother with listing species.

The Sacramento Bee reports on Sunday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the ”Gender Recognition Act” that allows for gender-neutral options on driver’s licenses and also on birth certificates. Oregon and Washington D.C. previously enacted gender-neutral driver license options, but California is the first state to allow the gender-neutral option on birth certificates.

The new birth certificates and licenses allow people who feel like they are neither men nor women—people who think they are “non-binary” or “genderqueer” or any other nonconforming gender—to choose “non-binary” as an option on their official documentation.

The Los Angeles Times reports the new driver’s licenses start to be issued in 2019.

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Gift ideas for Christmas

Since President Trump declared it is fine to say “Merry Christmas” again we here at Loon Watch thought it is time to get a jump of some gift ideas for those Snowflakes on your special list.

Everyone likes a pet and one that you don’t have to get up at zero dark thirty on a chilly rainy morning and take out to do their business is a great idea. Cats shed and the males spray. Why put up with that. Birds are noisy and have to be kept warm. Phooey! Now fish require none of the aforementioned bothers. They stay put in their tank don’t need to be fed at certain times and can be fun to watch.

With some careful though, they can be of historical value as well as a decorative asset to your domicile.

Or have it delivered to her or his dorm room so that all their SJW buds can enjoy the soothing companionship of the pets.

Consider the:

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The fear on the Left of being out of step with approved thinking is so strong, that even when one of them is right they will grovel and make mea culpas saying they were in error.

A big question looms over all this. Why does Apple need a VP for Diversity and Inclusion? Is this one more example of filling slots making sure that the proper number of genders, sexes, melanistic quota, disabilities and sexual appetites are employed.

Apple VP shouldn’t have apologized for diversity comments. She’s right

Apple’s first-ever Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion is in full damage-control mode after making some bold comments about the meaning of diversity at the One Young World Summit in Colombia.

At a panel discussion on fighting racial injustice earlier this month, Denise Young Smith, who was called “Silicon Valley’s most powerful black woman” by Quartz, was asked about where her diversity and inclusivity efforts would focus.

“I focus on everyone,” she said. “Diversity is the human experience. I get a little bit frustrated when diversity or the term diversity is tagged to the people of color, or the women, or the LGBT.”

She continued, “There can be 12 white, blue-eyed, blonde men in a room and they’re going to be diverse too because they’re going to bring a different life experience and life perspective to the conversation.” The real issue, she noted, is “representation and mix.”

Smith is absolutely right. Diversity comes in many forms—not just race, gender, or sexual orientation. Diversity of experience, and by extension, diversity of thought, are just as important as any other form of diversity.

While she was applauded for her response by the audience, it didn’t take long for the 20-year veteran at Apple to issue an official apology for failing to keep in line with the “sanctioned” diversity narrative:

“I regret the choice of words I used to make this point. I understand why some people took offense. My comments were not representative of how I think about diversity or how Apple sees it. For that, I’m sorry…Understanding that diversity includes women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and all underrepresented minorities is at the heart of our work to create an environment that is inclusive of everyone.”

What could have been a groundbreaking step for the diversity movement was spoiled by Smith’s phony apology. Had she remained firm in her principles, and truly embraced Apple’s motto (“Think Different”), she could have laid the groundwork for a revolution in an otherwise narrow-minded field. [snip]

Just one more example of how far over the edge the Loony Left has gone.

Snowflakes on Parade

We wish we could make things like this up

but reality always beats us to it

OSU magazine: Your Halloween costumes are only offensive if you’re white

A student magazine at the Ohio State University has published a guide for students to determine if their Halloween costume may be racist or offensive to other students.

According to the October edition of 1870 Magazine, three categories of costumes that require special consideration are “A Meme,” “Something Sexy,” and “Politically Charged.”

Despite claiming that their guide is for non-offensive costumes, the “Yes,” section of “Politically Charged” costumes features an option for costumes that make fun of President Donald Trump, in which the magazine advises readers to “DO IT!”

For costumes that are not politically charged, the guide then asks students whether or not the costume is in honor of a celebrity who has passed away and lists the late singer Prince as an example. According to the editors, the costume of Prince is only okay if a person is not white… those who are white and want to go as Prince need to “Try a new costume idea.”

The guide also addressed the topic of sexy Halloween costumes, specifically ones that may be a nod to different cultures. While the magazine lists costumes such as “sexy construction worker,” and “sexy animal” as being acceptable, students who want to dress up as sexy outfits from different cultures should take a number of precautions to ensure their costumes are not offensive.

For example, if a student wears a sexy costume that is not of an animal or a specific occupation, but their costume included “Traditional headwear from other cultures,” the costume is only okay is the wearer is not white. Those who are white with such a costume idea also are told to “Try a new costume idea.” In other words, if you’re white, you can’t wear a costume from another culture, but if you’re not, then you are fine.

The guide also addresses costumes based on internet memes, indicating that only memes from “The Wholesome Memes Twitter Account” are likely to be acceptable as Halloween costumes while condemning costumes featuring racist themes such as swastikas or Pepe the Frog.

It seems that the snowflakes have no imagination. There are plenty of costumes that don’t appropriate some other culture yet can amuse and should cause an uproar at any Halloween gathering.

Examples are but not limited to:

  • Nancy Pelosi: Go as a brain cramp, her mask and all one needs to say Uh-uh-uh-uh!
  • HRC: Costume consists of a wine glass ad bandages. Whine and bitch about everything.
  • Harvey Weinstein: Wear boxers and an overcoat and a Bill Clinton mask, honk every boob in sight.
  • John McCain: Show a hole in head and brain removed.
  • Faculty: Form light poster board into a cone, making a pointy head, cover with long hair and perhaps a ponytail.
  • Hemorrhoid: Get a bulging purplish mask with tufts of hair and go as a progressive student leader.