New Products Flash Sale
Thread Tools
Old Jul 05, 2002, 12:30 AM
Jurgen Heilig is offline
Find More Posts by Jurgen Heilig
Registered User
Jurgen Heilig's Avatar

What is wrong with that picture?


The picture with Steffi holding the my Concorde was the most popular picture in the Gallery. It was deleted because of the comments it caused.

" This is a family friendly site. Users shall refrain from cursing, posting lewd or offensive pictures, text, or other media, or in any other way conducting themselves in a manner that would be uncomfortable for children or the parents of children who browse here".

Pictures like that are obviously not welcome.

What do you think? Opinions please. Jürgen
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Jul 05, 2002, 12:41 AM
Alfred is offline
Find More Posts by Alfred
Registered User
Alfred's Avatar
Jurgen

I guess most folks don't like the Concorde. It's just a matter of taste.

I think it's a great picture.

Alfred
Old Jul 05, 2002, 12:48 AM
Gene Bond is offline
Find More Posts by Gene Bond
Crash Master
Gene Bond's Avatar
A beautiful girl and a beautiful plane. Your wife? Daughter? Girlfriend?

Nothing Lewd, provocative, offensive about it, but again, she is pretty.
Old Jul 05, 2002, 12:52 AM
afabio is offline
Find More Posts by afabio
Registered User

if that's not appropriate...


If that pic is bad, I think I'm going to have to go into my libraray and toss most of my copies of RCM.

What kind of comments was the picture generating? If people are posting innapropriate comments, the posts should be removed. I personally think there is nothing wrong with the picture.


_Adam
Old Jul 05, 2002, 12:54 AM
Red Baron 47 is offline
Find More Posts by Red Baron 47
Most Exalted Windbag
I can't imagine!
I'd like to know what the comments were too.

RB
Old Jul 05, 2002, 12:58 AM
chrikopp is offline
Find More Posts by chrikopp
Registered User
chrikopp's Avatar

Delete the replies!


Looks like a typical cover photo on RC Modeller which has never been suggestive or in poor taste, although pictures of women holding airplanes while wearing bathing suits never seemed justified! Unless, of course it was a flying boat and they were "retrievers" ????
Old Jul 05, 2002, 01:00 AM
tphillips is offline
Find More Posts by tphillips
Hey, I wanna fly too!
tphillips's Avatar

Re: What is wrong with that picture?


Quote:
Originally posted by Jurgen Heilig
It was deleted because of the comments it caused.
It's a problem we have here in the states, kinda like the concept of gun control. Due the the actions of others, we often make snap decisions and just kill things at the source

My opinion: I do not disagree with providing "family safe" content, BUT if the picture generated politically incorrect comments, the comments themselves should have been deleted, not the picture.

Terry G Phillips
Old Jul 05, 2002, 01:20 AM
afabio is offline
Find More Posts by afabio
Registered User

Cover photos


I've only seen a (radio control) model magazine cover cause problems once. It was an issue of Radio Control Model Cars (Gene Husting's book) many, MANY years ago. The cover model was sitting on some rocks in a bikini, holding a tamiya hotshot(am I dateing myself yet?). The angle she was holding the car at, and the angle of the photographer made it look like she wasn't wearing any bottoms to the bikini. Note that you could not see anything - -but the car itself covered the side of the bikini, causing it to appear as if she wasn't wearing one. Later issues of the magazine carried letters from folks in the midwest who said their local newstands would not sell that issue to kids.
I can see that as being a bit over the top, even if it wasn't intended.

Back to the topic at hand - I asked my Fiance her opinion on the picture. She aggrees there is nothing wrong with it. That's the kind of outfit that one would wear to work.


-Adam
Old Jul 05, 2002, 01:21 AM
Duke58 is offline
Find More Posts by Duke58
Cal Slope Criminal@DV
Duke58's Avatar
WHO'S IN CHARGE HERE ?

Welcome to the internet Jurgen.
Old Jul 05, 2002, 01:30 AM
KillerWatt is offline
Find More Posts by KillerWatt
Registered User
hi Jurgen .... if there's anything wrong (and i believe a lot) , it's all in THEIR screwed-up heads......VERY pretty and welcomed photo... and the plane's not bad either...hang in there bud........ kw
Old Jul 05, 2002, 01:49 AM
bozmonster is offline
Find More Posts by bozmonster
Registered User
bozmonster's Avatar
I remember reading the post that got it pulled. It was a short one sentence reply, made by some teenager no doubt, refering to how he would "insert 4-letter with one letter bleeped out "F" verb that anytime". Does that make sense?? LOL Im trying not to get this one pulled for Jurgen. I would have pulled it too....
Put it back up Jurgen, it only got pulled because apparently a pretty girl holding a plane is too much for some geeky teenager to handle.

Chris
Old Jul 05, 2002, 02:11 AM
KillerWatt is offline
Find More Posts by KillerWatt
Registered User
i'll 2 nd that...... why aren't these post "screened" better, and then the attempted " obscene " problem poster be "unplugged " for about a year.....that would fix the real problem and bother or offend the " good guys " like Jurgen............ kw
Old Jul 05, 2002, 02:13 AM
KillerWatt is offline
Find More Posts by KillerWatt
Registered User
make that " NOT " offfend or bother in previous post....my error............ kw
Old Jul 05, 2002, 05:22 AM
RookieOne is offline
Find More Posts by RookieOne
Michele Somaschini, Spain
RookieOne's Avatar
I like the pic. Nothing offensive. The girl is nice.
Old Jul 05, 2002, 05:59 AM
Moogee is offline
Find More Posts by Moogee
Mugi Pilot
Moogee's Avatar
Seems grossly unfair to me. I agree the comments should have been removed, not the photo.

Is a photo of a female subject be 'expected' to receive offensive commentary?

The Ezone is not supposed to be an exclusively male area, so what if you are a female modeller and would like to submit a shot of yourself holding your own latest model?

This must be a mistake by admin, or we'll all have to post photos with zero human subject matter as, let's face it, either sex could theoretically attract offensive comments.

Jurgen, I really hope Steffi did not read or was not upset by any untoward comments.


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion What is wrong with this picture? Massey Dock Talk 32 Mar 30, 2007 01:55 PM
What's Wrong with this Picture? Awakened Life, The Universe, and Politics 6 Mar 19, 2005 05:35 PM
What's wrong with this picture? AllThumbs Electric Sailplanes 8 Mar 14, 2004 11:45 PM
What's wrong with this picture NewRotorSoon Batteries and Chargers 11 Aug 07, 2003 07:46 PM
What's wrong with this picture... Doc Data Sailplane Talk 5 Jul 26, 2003 01:09 AM