I met a former member of RealJock

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    Nov 26, 2007 5:09 AM GMT
    I went to Seattle to spend the Thanksgiving weekend with friends, and went to "The Cuff" for some entertainment. My friend, who knows so many people there, introduced me to some guys. One of them was a big, good looking guy with a football player's build. The guy, I found out, who, by the way, is partnered and TOTALLY OUT and involved in gay causes and charity work, told me he had been a member of Realjock, and recognized me from my picture (sort of).

    It was Jorel1, a member who chose to not post a picture. He was harassed so much about not posting a picture that he left. Frankly, I don't blame him. He's a nice guy, not at all shy.

    Cool it with the "no picture-closeted" concept, guys. Not everyone likes being public.
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    Nov 26, 2007 7:41 AM GMT
    I remember Jorel, shame he left. If he was so out why didn't he post a picture of himself?
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    Nov 26, 2007 12:46 PM GMT
    Well Redhead, maybe he was afraid you'd tell him that you'd want to see his "willy"....

    LOL Just kidding....icon_lol.gif
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    Nov 26, 2007 2:31 PM GMT
    sundown, i think it's more along the line of no-pic profiles that come asking others to unlock their private photos that gets most people in a bother. this happens often.

    i certainly like to see who i'm talking to when a person comes messaging me. is it a requirement? no. but i will quite admit that if someone comes to talk to me and has no pictures or a void profile, i'm highly unlikely to be very responsive if at all. still not a requirement, but certainly changes the perceived appeal.

    it is obvious that some people take it further and pester guys to put up pictures. i don't agree with pestering someone to flesh out their profile but i don't find fault with politely suggesting it.

    if you join an online profile community, the community usually expects you to have what is assumed to be a requisite profile. if you join a club and walk into it wearing a full body suit and a mask to disguise your face, you're unlikely to be welcomed. it seems to be part of human nature.
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    Nov 26, 2007 2:35 PM GMT
    firefighter, i think you're forgetting chuckystud the merciless!
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    Nov 26, 2007 2:38 PM GMT
    heheheheh
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    Nov 26, 2007 2:58 PM GMT
    redhedguyIf he was so out why didn't he post a picture of himself?


    My guess is there are a few reasons why someone would go this route. I personally have run into cases where people have taken my pictures and used them in their own profiles (this has not happened on this web site). That left me a little hesitant to post pictures for awhile. I mean I could water mark them or do other things to keep them from being reused, but I shouldn't have to do that.
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    Nov 26, 2007 3:00 PM GMT
    when you see his picture i think you can understand why he had to hide his identity?

    jorel_1_180.jpg
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    Nov 26, 2007 8:39 PM GMT
    No-one ever uses my pictures on other websites. It's very disappointing. I live for the day when someone pretends to be me.
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    Nov 27, 2007 7:43 AM GMT
    by the way, he kept wondering if it was really me or not. When I asked him why, he told me that I was really a lot better looking in real life, to the point of not really being recognizable from my picture.icon_surprised.gif

    ** sigh ** icon_sad.gif

    I've never been photogenic... perhaps that's why he didn't post a pic. icon_confused.gif Maybe he's not photogenic, either.

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    Nov 27, 2007 8:04 AM GMT
    Wow, and I was just in Seattle for thanksgiving, too icon_eek.gif