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What are some all-American activities that are beneath you?




Line dancing

Pot lucks

by Anonymousreply 10104/21/2013

Responding to morons

by Anonymousreply 104/20/2013

Yo complete your snift, you have to include NASCAR.

by Anonymousreply 204/20/2013

Flushing the toilet in public restrooms.

by Anonymousreply 304/20/2013

Having to be the one who has to put the quarters in the video box at the corner porn store.

by Anonymousreply 404/20/2013

The Superbowl.


by Anonymousreply 504/20/2013

While very popular, I never thought of golf as all-American.

by Anonymousreply 704/20/2013

Nascar, Indy 500 all car races are white trash for days.

by Anonymousreply 804/20/2013

Country Music


Rap Music

Reality TV

by Anonymousreply 1004/20/2013

Running around in the streets chantin, "USA! USA!"

by Anonymousreply 1104/20/2013

Jesus Christ!

by Anonymousreply 1204/20/2013

Line dance, 2 step any group dance. Last to straight wedding I went to I though I was at some country version of That 70s Show.

Some bitch across the table tried to guilt me to dance with here cus I was gay. I said I had a bad back, Oh the pain, the pain.

Really bitches, you have a husband or boyfriend sitting right next to you, drag his ass out there to look like a douchbag.

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by Anonymousreply 1404/20/2013

State Fairs


Game Meat Cook Offs

by Anonymousreply 1604/20/2013


Bitch please, your are not a wench, your a whore there is a difference.

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by Anonymousreply 1804/20/2013

Extreme Couponing

Kiddie Pageants

by Anonymousreply 1904/20/2013

Pie-eating contests


Black Friday Sales

by Anonymousreply 2004/20/2013


That is one show I have not seen any gay people on yet. Gay men just cant live that way.

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by Anonymousreply 2204/20/2013

Then you haven't seen them all, r21.

Several gay men have been on Hoarders.... and not as concerned family members.

Hell, there was 1 young gay guy who couldn't even throw out dog hair that was all over the rug.

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by Anonymousreply 2404/20/2013

Damn R23, you called me out. I dont watch all of them. Still, it dose get seem to motivate a spring cleaning every time.

by Anonymousreply 2504/20/2013

Baby Showers Bachelorette Parties Bachelor Parties

I have been to all three, the bachelor parties are the worst.

Fat ugly strippers show up dangling loose floppy boob on your face and you are supposed to give them some kind of tip for that pleasure.

I would rather mop up infected cum from the local bath house then do that again.

by Anonymousreply 2604/20/2013

[quote]Yo complete your snift, you have to include NASCAR.

Was R2 posting in English?

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by Anonymousreply 2904/20/2013

Clam Diving, both kinds.

by Anonymousreply 3004/20/2013

Olive Garden

by Anonymousreply 3104/20/2013

beer drinking

by Anonymousreply 3204/20/2013

Instant Scratch-Off Lottery

by Anonymousreply 3304/20/2013

The Red Onion

by Anonymousreply 3504/20/2013

Shooting guns

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Killing animals for sport.

How is its a sport if you have a gun and the opponent dose not?

Kill that deer or lion with your bare hands, now that would be a sport.

by Anonymousreply 3704/20/2013

Reality TV

Taking a dump in a store.

by Anonymousreply 3804/20/2013

"Rocky" movies

Anything with vampires or zombies

by Anonymousreply 3904/20/2013

Going to law school.

by Anonymousreply 4004/20/2013

Grand Ole Opry

Branson, MO

by Anonymousreply 4104/20/2013

I love golfing and I'm from a good family.

by Anonymousreply 4204/20/2013


R21=Genghis Khan

by Anonymousreply 4304/20/2013

Okay, I can see why I love the DL so much because I agree with almost everything posted. Except I flush toilets in public, like potlucks and (embarrassed to admit) will once in great while watch reality TV, if I'm ready to face scorn from my partner.

by Anonymousreply 4404/20/2013

Black Friday Sales.

Lottery Scratch Tickets.

Indian Casinos.

Family Portrait Studios.

Carnival Cruises.

Branson, Missouri


Greyhound Races

Old Country Buffet

Television Shopping Channels

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by Anonymousreply 4604/20/2013

So-called patriotic displays

Reality TV

by Anonymousreply 4704/20/2013

Going to movie theaters - they are filled with low class and poor people.

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Comedy clubs

Tribute bands

Multi-level marketing schemes


by Anonymousreply 4904/20/2013

Wearing Western-themed clothing (i.e., cowboy boots, bolo tie).

by Anonymousreply 5004/20/2013

flying coach

by Anonymousreply 5104/20/2013

Amusement parks



OP's list

Tailgating and pretending to give a shit about sports

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by Anonymousreply 5304/20/2013

Sports, both ones you're forced to play in school and the ones that make TV programs late on Sundays.

by Anonymousreply 5404/20/2013

TV watching

Goin' to the game

Fist pumping, shouting Woot, woot, woot, USA, USA, USA!

Eating fast food

by Anonymousreply 5504/20/2013

most television

by Anonymousreply 5604/20/2013

christmas...not so much [italic]beneath me[/italic] as the [italic]least[/italic] wonderful time of the year.

by Anonymousreply 5704/20/2013

I agree with R45. However, I've only been near enough to three of them to have the chance to participate (two lottery tickets in my life, and QVC). I'm so sure the rest are beneath me, I've never even gotten close.

by Anonymousreply 5804/20/2013

Putting those stupid flags on my car to celebrate my favorite sports team.

Waving my hands in the air, swaying, weeping and praying to "Jeez-us" at the megachurch.

Gun shows.

Buying Thomas Kincaid (RIP) prints to decorate the den.

Dining at Hooters with the boys.

Date raping drunken sorority chicks.

Joining the military.

by Anonymousreply 5904/20/2013

"Support Our Troops" bumper stickers

all other bumper stickers

by Anonymousreply 6004/20/2013

vicious face-slapping

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by Anonymousreply 6204/20/2013

Oh yes, I can't do that bumper sticker thing or magnets on my refrigerator. I'm not sure why the bumper stickers made me think of refrigerator magnets, though.

by Anonymousreply 6304/20/2013

Some bumper stickers are magnetic. Those "Support Our Troops" ones are.

by Anonymousreply 6404/20/2013

Dirty, shitty, county fairs.

by Anonymousreply 6504/20/2013

Maybe that's why I thought of them, then.

by Anonymousreply 6604/20/2013

The whole troops and police and firefighter obsession.

I always explain to people that for ever West Point graduate you have 50 idiots who could barely finish high school in the military. They aren't doing anything special, they are a bunch of followers. They add nothing.

Police and firefighters are those same morons in high school who picked on 'the different' kids and acted like assholes. Once in awhile they'll do something brave and/or heroic, but it's isn't in their nature to do those things.

by Anonymousreply 6704/20/2013

Why must those activites necessarily be BENEATH you? Why can't they just be not your thing?

Some of you are so fucked up. You can only see the world in terms of hierarchies.

by Anonymousreply 6804/20/2013

R68, don't go pissing all over "some of you." It's the OP who created the "beneath you" phrasing.

You're fucked up.

by Anonymousreply 6904/20/2013

R68. Hierarchies are good for society. They provide structure. Unfortunately, most people believe themselves higher up the ladder than they will ever be.

by Anonymousreply 7004/20/2013

[quote]Hierarchies are good for society. They provide structure.

Yes, Gwyneth.

[quote]Unfortunately, most people believe themselves higher up the ladder than they will ever be.

You mean... they're UPPITY???

by Anonymousreply 7104/20/2013

Displaying the American flag outside my house, on my car, or anywhere else.

Owning a gun.

Watching reality TV.

Getting tattooed.

by Anonymousreply 7204/20/2013

Going to all you can eat buffets

NASCAR events

Watching American Idol and voting for personal favorites

by Anonymousreply 7304/20/2013

Everything is beneath me except snuffbox collecting and my two cats, Botticelli and Mr. Proust.

by Anonymousreply 7404/20/2013

NASCAR anything Guns anything Irish Folk Dancing Any Theater in the Flyover states

by Anonymousreply 7504/20/2013

No, R74. Everything is actually ABOVE the average Datalounger, given that most currently reside in their mother's basement.

by Anonymousreply 7604/20/2013

Yeah, River Dance and Lord of The Dance Irish tap dancing. Is there anything gayer than this?

And on top of that, those feet and leg motions really scare me for some reason.

by Anonymousreply 7704/21/2013

Tailgate parties

by Anonymousreply 7804/21/2013

slutty jersey girls

by Anonymousreply 7904/21/2013

Paying retail

by Anonymousreply 8004/21/2013

Sometimes you can be both.

by Anonymousreply 8104/21/2013

Saying "hi guys".

by Anonymousreply 8204/21/2013

Honestly...high fiving. I find it embarrassing.

by Anonymousreply 8304/21/2013

It's not something beneath me. But I never get it when I see someone who is so into college sports. I mean, unless you are/were a student of that school, is there any other good reason for you to care so much about it?

by Anonymousreply 8404/21/2013

Living in America.

by Anonymousreply 8504/21/2013

We should start a thread: What are some all-DL activities that are beneath you?

by Anonymousreply 8804/21/2013

Something American that is beneath my contempt is clearly R87

by Anonymousreply 8904/21/2013

But R60, what about the HRC equality stickers? With just an equal sign. That is the only bumper sticker I've ever used.

I agree with almost everything in this thread, though.

by Anonymousreply 9004/21/2013

R59 thanks for the laugh.

For me "some all-American activities that are beneath" me are:

yes, bowling -- even as a kid I couldn't get past wearing shoes that hundreds of other people already sweated in recently -- and dorky looking shoes at that.

watching Jerry Springer. I know sometimes it can be fun, but a whole hour of people yelling using bad grammar? I get a headache.

eating maraschino cherries. These aren't real cherries but full of carcinogenic chemicals.

insulting people with indirect insults like "is it hot in here or is it me?" if they stink etc. No, I either shut up or tell them they stink in a nice way in how I would want to hear it. Mostly yeah, I shut up.

by Anonymousreply 9104/21/2013

[quote]And on top of that, those feet and leg motions really scare me for some reason.

Hi, Chandler!

by Anonymousreply 9204/21/2013


Any kind of reality TV

Restaurants that serve "buffets" 7 days a week

Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Chili's, and other chain "restaurants" like them

I do like bowling once or twice a year with a group of friends just for laughs, but the rest of the stuff on this thread I would definitely agree with.

House "parties" where they sell stuff. You know, Tupperware, candles, etc. Ugh. I know more about this stuff than I care to thanks to all the cubefraus I work with.

Walmart. Never. Ditto for Sam's Club.

I never eat hot dogs or most fast foods either. Especially Taco Bell. Never. Just. no.

Domino's Pizza. gross.

by Anonymousreply 9304/21/2013

While most of the activities here aren't things that I enjoy, the phrase "beneath you" is far more revolting and facile than any of them.

Bitch, please. Just because you dislike bowling, it does NOT make you the new Edith Wharton.

by Anonymousreply 9404/21/2013

R84 From what college sports fans tell me they think college games are not as fixed/commercial/corrupt as pro games. I can't tell because all sports bore me to tears.

by Anonymousreply 9504/21/2013

Dancing with the Stars

America's Got Talent

Buffalo Wings

Ranch Dressing

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by Anonymousreply 9704/21/2013

Watching TV shows showing teens having accidents falling off of their skateboards.

Buying designer knock offs.

Accepting unfunny British comedians like Russell Brand and Ricky Gervais.

Getting Botox.

Eating McDonald's.


Watching The View.

Wearing saggy pants.

by Anonymousreply 9804/21/2013

[quote]Eating McDonald's. Pedophelia.

well, I'd add misspelling to the list

by Anonymousreply 10004/21/2013




That Girl

by Anonymousreply 10104/21/2013
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