Have you ever been caught going online to a gay site (like this one)?

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    Jun 10, 2012 10:56 AM GMT
    So, I'm using this public PC to log on

    An acquaintance leans over my shoulder to see what I'm up to.

    That's how I get to come out. icon_biggrin.gif

    Has anything similar happened to you?
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    Jun 10, 2012 11:14 AM GMT
    No but back in the day I used to do risky things like that.
    I went to the public library to look at gay porn when I was in high school.....I didn't have privacy at home.
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    Jun 10, 2012 5:32 PM GMT
    Way back in the days of dial-up modems, if you wanted to look at racy pictures you downloaded a zip file of them, which took several hours. So I'd let it download while I was sleeping or at work.

    So the mac helpfully automatically decompresses the file and starts a slideshow running. For my landlord to find in progress icon_rolleyes.gif
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    Jun 10, 2012 5:32 PM GMT
    I look at it at work sometimes.
  • Thorbaugh

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    Jun 10, 2012 5:34 PM GMT
    A few close calls - I think I do it because I really want to say - HEY, I'm GAY.
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    Jun 10, 2012 5:48 PM GMT
    lol funny that u mention this.

    Last night we hosted a party at my house for a bunch of people we work with, i was supposed to order pizza but instead of going to pizzahut.com i went to adam4adam.com cuz i was tipsy and it was out of habit.

    i just had to lol
  • waccamatt

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    Jun 10, 2012 5:51 PM GMT
    My mom found gay magazines in my bed when I was 17 - does that count? Thank goodness the hardcore ones weren't out!
  • Thorbaugh

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    Jun 10, 2012 5:56 PM GMT
    waccamatt saidMy mom found gay magazines in my bed when I was 17 - does that count? Thank goodness the hardcore ones weren't out!


    Gee - if only it had been the college jock next door who came over for a glass of lemonade after mowing the lawn shirtless and then found the magazines.
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    Jun 10, 2012 5:59 PM GMT
    My computer has a privacy screen. I also don't surf sites which might be inappropriate in the context of the physical setting.
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    Jun 10, 2012 6:06 PM GMT
    I log on from work from time to time, the problem isn't being 'caught' on a gay site, because I am already out.
    The problem is when someone posts a dick pic in the forums and all of a sudden there is porn on screen. From my employers point of view chatting on forums from time to time is ok, but porn is a big no no.
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    Jun 10, 2012 6:08 PM GMT
    Thorbaugh said
    waccamatt saidMy mom found gay magazines in my bed when I was 17 - does that count? Thank goodness the hardcore ones weren't out!


    Gee - if only it had been the college jock next door who came over for a glass of lemonade after mowing the lawn shirtless and then found the magazines.


    I like this fantasy scenario, it has a 1980's je ne sais quoi to it.
  • Thorbaugh

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    Jun 10, 2012 6:16 PM GMT
    Stuttershock saidI log on from work from time to time, the problem isn't being 'caught' on a gay site, because I am already out.
    The problem is when someone posts a dick pic in the forums and all of a sudden there is porn on screen. From my employers point of view chatting on forums from time to time is ok, but porn is a big no no.


    I agree - it's not like you really expect porn on this site but it does happen. Then it's awkward.
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    Jun 11, 2012 12:29 AM GMT
    Ariodante said
    Thorbaugh said
    waccamatt saidMy mom found gay magazines in my bed when I was 17 - does that count? Thank goodness the hardcore ones weren't out!


    Gee - if only it had been the college jock next door who came over for a glass of lemonade after mowing the lawn shirtless and then found the magazines.


    I like this fantasy scenario, it has a 1980's je ne sais quoi to it.


    My hunky 17 year old neighbor invited me in for a glass of lemonade on a hot day. I was 15 icon_smile.gif .....It was GOOD!
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    Jun 11, 2012 12:31 AM GMT
    I was on a site called GayTeenForum.org when I was, well, a teen, and my brother stumbled across it on my history and texted me at work about it.
    That's my coming out story. It went over well (with him anyway)
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    Jun 11, 2012 12:35 AM GMT
    Now I take my iPad to work 'cause my computer's monitored, but in college I went to Kinko's to print a paper from my laptop and a naked hunk filled the screen for all to see. I've been more careful since!
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    Jun 13, 2012 1:58 PM GMT
    Ha ha

    I actually started this thread with him still frozen in shock behind me lol

    The place I was at is such that there is no way to "accidentally" see what a person is doing on a PC; you simply have to have no respect for his immediate privacy, or believe yourself to have a special right to be nosy - which, I guess, seeing as he's told me so much about himself, he thought he was entitled to. Little did he know... icon_twisted.gif

    Other than stunned, he seemed cool with it icon_lol.gif It could have gone down a whole lot worse icon_eek.gif
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    Jun 13, 2012 2:05 PM GMT
    Being "caught" on a gay website indicates that it's wrong to visit a gay website or be gay.

    Have people seen me visiting gay websites? Most assuredly.