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Watch it, you GIMP - Glimpse project founded to avoid branding that some find offensive

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1 hour ago, PCGuy_5960 said:

Urban dictionary somehow always manages to turn every single word into a sexual reference. lmao

 

On this topic, is every single word offensive at this point? Like wtf.

Ya, we/the SM kind have been around longer than SW itself.  Naughty boys need love too!  I've told time and time again by my dom that I've been bad.


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How...how...do people have time to find reasons to be offended.  My plate is full.  My cup overfloweth.  Im way to blessed with two much work, to many things that need fixed, to many responsibilities, to much family, to much fun. 

 

Life is better this way, at least for me.  Not sure why people enjoy self-induced drama or emotions.


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7 minutes ago, Tristerin said:

How...how...do people have time to find reasons to be offended.  My plate is full.  My cup overfloweth.  Im way to blessed with two much work, to many things that need fixed, to many responsibilities, to much family, to much fun. 

 

Life is better this way, at least for me.  Not sure why people enjoy self-induced drama or emotions.

Well, it has a sexual origin from my/a NSFW scene which predates the SW by a very long time.  It refers to pain lovers like myself who can take aggressive forms of pain to a NSFW level.  For me I cannot feel pain due to a developmental disorder.  So, I can see why a school or business might not want to associate themselves with it.  There is also a certain outfit involved in this that I can't dwell too much into cuz NSFW reasons.

Apparently, some people use it to mock disabled people.


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A Dumb reason to waste valuable time that could be put toward improving/bringing more features to GIMP


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28 minutes ago, valdyrgramr said:

Well, it has a sexual origin from my/a NSFW scene which predates the SW by a very long time.  It refers to pain lovers like myself who can take aggressive forms of pain to a NSFW level.  For me I cannot feel pain due to a developmental disorder.  So, I can see why a school or business might not want to associate themselves with it.  There is also a certain outfit involved in this that I can't dwell too much into cuz NSFW reasons.

Apparently, some people use it to mock disabled people.

 

Oh yeah I understand the iterations of Gimp/GIMP/gimp etc but the reality is this - to many people take a shoe that doesn't fit and try to put it on and lace it up to complain about it. 

 

There is LITERALLY a billboard 5 minutes from my house that has the word: RETARDED written on it as a chalkboard with an eraser next to it saying to erase bad language.

 

I laugh every time I see that billboard, its great.

 

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6 minutes ago, Tristerin said:

 

Oh yeah I understand the iterations of Gimp/GIMP/gimp etc but the reality is this - to many people take a shoe that doesn't fit and try to put it on and lace it up to complain about it. 

 

There is LITERALLY a billboard 5 minutes from my house that has the word: RETARDED written on it as a chalkboard with an eraser next to it saying to erase bad language.

 

I laugh every time I see that billboard, its great.

 

EDIT - I will take a pic on the way into work tomorrow if its lit up (its dark when I go in) to show you, if not, over the weekend!

Well, in the US everyone is trying to be "politically correct" now, so it's not exactly unexpected.  Schools and businesses probably don't want the bad PR is all.  But, I do agree everyone is too easily offended, and this is coming from someone who would be considered a gimp in both the disabled and NSFW context.  Personally, I don't care/am not offended by the term.  Then again, I've never been the insecure type.


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4 minutes ago, valdyrgramr said:

Well, in the US everyone is trying to be "politically correct" now, so it's not exactly unexpected.  Schools and businesses probably don't want the bad PR is all.  But, I do agree everyone is too easily offended, and this is coming from someone who would be considered a gimp in both the disabled and NSFW context.  Personally, I don't care/am not offended by the term.  Then again, I've never been the insecure type.

Agree, but I still cant help but combat this political correctness with "political incorrectness"

 

My brother in law is a super tender dude.  Any usage of retard or any form beyond "handicapped" is utterly unacceptable for him, he will literally have a melt down.  He gets to hear that word (and its various forms) from me every time I see him, he needs to toughen up.  My 2 copper coins.  If he didn't like it he could leave, not show up, grow a pair and make me stop, or continue to ask me to stop and get the same response each time which is more over the top usage. 

 

Just how I feel about it lol


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2 hours ago, PCGuy_5960 said:

On this topic, is every single word offensive at this point? Like wtf.

i have bigger issues with sincerely positive complementary words having the complete opposite meaning canonised into the dictionary as an alternative use because of the gross historical overuse of sarcasm ._.

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1 minute ago, Tristerin said:

Agree, but I still cant help but combat this political correctness with "political incorrectness"

 

My brother in law is a super tender dude.  Any usage of retard or any form beyond "handicapped" is utterly unacceptable for him, he will literally have a melt down.  He gets to hear that word (and its various forms) from me every time I see him, he needs to toughen up.  My 2 copper coins.  If he didn't like it he could leave, not show up, grow a pair and make me stop, or continue to ask me to stop and get the same response each time which is more over the top usage. 

 

Just how I feel about it lol

I'm high functioning+an epileptic, and when someone asks me if I'm autistic I just say "why yes I am, and I'm coming for your job!".  We, those with Asperger's, tend to get job offers all the time because we're great at problem solving+tax breaks.  MS offered me a job before I even had my first degree, but I told them to fuck off due to their lack of job security.


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I'm just going to copy what I told one of the people who initiated this:

No. Just stop. This is purely political and doesn't improve the lives of the disabled on whose behalf you are claiming to be offended.
Apply for a job as a personal assistant if you want to help the disabled.
 

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I always associated the term "gimp" with BDSM and not as an insult so I was fully expecting the marketing change to get away from kinky search results


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24 minutes ago, valdyrgramr said:

I'm high functioning+an epileptic, and when someone asks me if I'm autistic I just say "why yes I am, and I'm coming for your job!".  We, those with Asperger's, tend to get job offers all the time because we're great at problem solving+tax breaks.  MS offered me a job before I even had my first degree, but I told them to fuck off due to their lack of job security.

OWN IT!  My "personality" falls into the sociopathic spectrum, and I recognize it and use my "powers" for good instead of the evil they can be.  My brother is chock full of assburgers (bwuahahaha) and if you didn't know him, hes weird AF (zero personal space exists, doesn't understand feelings of others, doesn't read any social queues etc).  Also a super successful entrepreneur because the way he thinks...man he is unstoppable at anything he sets his mind to.


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1 minute ago, Tristerin said:

OWN IT!  My "personality" falls into the sociopathic spectrum, and I recognize it and use my "powers" for good instead of the evil they can be.  My brother is chock full of assburgers (bwuahahaha) and if you didn't know him, hes weird AF (zero personal space exists, doesn't understand feelings of others, doesn't read any social queues etc).  Also a super successful entrepreneur because the way he thinks...man he is unstoppable at anything he sets his mind to.

Sir, I'm offended as a vegan I prefer asparagus syndrome!


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Just now, valdyrgramr said:

Sir, I'm offended as a vegan I prefer asparagus syndrome!

Exactly - my apologies, however I prefer assburgers over assparagus just sayin ;) 


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9 minutes ago, The_Prycer said:

I always associated the term "gimp" with BDSM and not as an insult so I was fully expecting the marketing change to get away from kinky search results

BDSM term wasn't even my first thought. For some reason I thought they were upset with Linux's general use of Redundant Acronyms (WINE, GNU, etc),


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1 minute ago, Tristerin said:

Exactly - my apologies, however I prefer assburgers over assparagus just sayin ;) 

100%, extremely easy to play off too for those trying to use it as an "insult".


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5 minutes ago, Mira Yurizaki said:

Can I be offended that someone else is offended, thereby making being offended a bad thing?

This offends me.


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10 hours ago, WereCatf said:

I heard about this whole debacle yesterday and I facepalmed myself hard several times in a row. I mean, for fuck's sakes, "GIMP" is the name of a software-product. It's also a very useful one. I cannot see how the fuck that could be insulting. If anything, it lessens the impact of the word "gimp" when used as an insult!

 

How the fuck is "Glimpse" any better in this regards? "Glimpse" doesn't hint towards the app being an image-editor in any way or form, either!

Agreed. I can't take anyone who uses the term "ableist" seriously. Granted when I first heard about GIMP, I knew it was a photo editor but didn't know that it was an acronym. It's still a dumb name, but Glimpse is too.

And Adobe usually gives pretty good deals to schools for Photoshop, which is way better and easier to use than GIMP.

10 hours ago, WereCatf said:

There are plenty of such small, but pretty important niggles everywhere.

You can't say that! That's racist! No wonder you don't find GIMP offensive.

9 hours ago, Master Disaster said:

Well Glimpse is at least related to seeing things which loosely ties into an image editing program. Also what does Premier have to do with video editing? Traktor to do with music? I think it's more about changing the name than what the name is changed to.

Glimpse, if anything, sounds like a photo viewer, but it's an ugly word and a bad name.

Adobe Premiere makes sense because... what's that little thing you do with movies... Oh, right, you premier them.

pre·miere
/prēˈmyer,prēˈmir/
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  1. the first performance of a musical or theatrical work or the first showing of a movie.
3 hours ago, porina said:

"Bring out the glimpse"

Lol, I read that in Monty Python's "Bring out your dead!"

Also if you want a slightly more obscure thing, The Witcher 3 referenced it.

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3 minutes ago, DildorTheDecent said:

This offends me.

Your name does NOT offend me.  I like it a lot, with all the negative I wanted to bring a positive to the table.


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1 hour ago, Tristerin said:

There is LITERALLY a billboard 5 minutes from my house that has the word: RETARDED written on it as a chalkboard with an eraser next to it saying to erase bad language.

 

I laugh every time I see that billboard, its great.

I desperately need to see this.

48 minutes ago, Tristerin said:

My brother in law is a super tender dude.  Any usage of retard or any form beyond "handicapped" is utterly unacceptable for him, he will literally have a melt down.  He gets to hear that word (and its various forms) from me every time I see him, he needs to toughen up.  My 2 copper coins.  If he didn't like it he could leave, not show up, grow a pair and make me stop, or continue to ask me to stop and get the same response each time which is more over the top usage. 

You, I like you. I hate people being offended on other peoples behalf. My brother has a few black friends and they like to go out in public and just say racist jokes and watch everyone else get super uncomfortable and wonder if they should be offended. Kind of like what Zach Anner said when he tells people he wrote a book called "If at birth you don't succeed."

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3 hours ago, DildorTheDecent said:

Well, I think you do want to know:

"A BDSM enthusiast who fancies full-bodied latex and or leather"

 

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I actually didn't know that. Lmao.


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