James Bond Ruined Me

I grew up on Bond films and I think it severely damaged my ability to have relationships. I'm not saying it turned me into a cold womanizer or anything but it did probably help to create an insatiable thirst for the 'exotic'. Falling one after another for women from different geographies I never know if I actually care for them or if I'm simply intrigued by the new and trying to fill a cultural bingo sheet.


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May 11, 2020 at 11:01pm

Yeah, I love Bond and other films shot in Europe. Ronin was a classic. When I was a kid I'd watch the French channel just to see France, even though I couldn't speak French. My biggest regret is that I waited so long to leave Canada to see these places. I did leave for 15 years to Continental Europe and Asia but regrettably had to come back. Living overseas will ruin you. Canada is terribly dull once you've lived abroad. I'd leave tomorrow if I could. I hope you got out, and you have those memories.

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May 11, 2020 at 11:58pm

You blame James Bond movies for your objectification and fetishization of women of color? The man babies know no bounds.

What would James do ?

May 12, 2020 at 12:11am

If his Mother and only friend only reason for living were deprived of his company? If while covering the same old ground he saw so many lonely souls it broke his heart in two? If he could think of little than the one love who drowned so long ago?

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May 12, 2020 at 8:44am

Has always been also true.
Women go for the intriguing tall swashbuckling wealthy spy.
How many times has a Bond been shirtless on a beach? And in real life voted sexiest man alive, on the covers of countless Cosmo and other women's magazines.

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@What would James do ?

May 12, 2020 at 6:11pm

You kinda took this in a very specific, weird direction.

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May 12, 2020 at 6:54pm


No one under 40 should live in Vancouver.

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May 12, 2020 at 7:25pm

curious about this comment.
Are you (A) simply a man hater who attacks men trying to reflect on their behavior?
Or are you (B) a woman of color tired of being objectified?
Or are you (C) a white woman jealous of the attention women of color receive from guys like this, but unable to internalize this jealousy so instead you feel compelled to 'defend' the women of color from evil men instead?
Combinations of A,B or A,C?

There was no mention of women of coloUr

May 13, 2020 at 10:58am

Only "different geographies".
So white or not, just different countries.


May 13, 2020 at 4:17pm

Ah good Old 007
Still thinking you have style and great adventures..
You haven't been off your couch in years.
Too busy with online shenanigans I think..
Get your gold finger out of your ass :)

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May 13, 2020 at 5:48pm

At least we know why with the vote gymnastics.
From Russia, With Love

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