SkinnyGossip in an Academic Paper

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by willowwillow, Mar 15, 2019.

  1. willowwillow

    willowwillow Worker Bee

    Jan 20, 2012
    Whoa. Somebody wrote what appears to be a thesis paper on us!
    I skimmed through the paper, which can be read via the following link:

    Collective Dysmorphia as a Resistive Social Movement:SkinnyGossip and the Fight Against the Physical

    She mentioned she tried to gain access with photoshopped photos and a 'fake narrative' but was denied.
    :wtf: :wtf: :disgusted:
  2. SugarFree

    SugarFree VIP - Insider

    Feb 4, 2012
    I feel like this has been discussed here before but I can’t find the thread.
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  3. Blair Waldorf

    Blair Waldorf Worker Bee

    Mar 31, 2018
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  4. Ange

    Ange Worker Bee

    Aug 22, 2016
    Christ... this girl was definitely trying to reach a word count quota.

    Please, do yourself a favor and don’t read this trash.

    But if you must, the clearest summation of what she was trying to say in this dumpster-fire of a paper is:

    “Furthermore, the fact that the forum was oriented as a virtual ‘home’ that was missing a kitchen and a dining room helped the user displace her presence in a physical, material world where the need for nutritional sustenance is a reality. The home as a physical rooting in space was supplanted by a virtual site that oriented the user within various ‘rooms’ that one may occupy and explore, use to connect with other members or simply submerge herself in imagery.”

    Dear “writer”, if you ever read this, we are people who live on the planet Earth. This is not “The Matrix”. I’m in a physical space as I type this to you on my phone. I am aware of this. Are you? Either you like to pretend that you’re smarter than everyone else or you’re just really lazy with your school work.

    Next time you try to write a paper, come up with a better thesis statement that doesn’t leave you scrambling for supporting data reminiscent of a teenager taking their first psychology class to “diagnose” their family members’ mental illnesses.

    All of that aside,
    we talk about food A LOT here. If this is actually some weird virtual-reality house, believe me, the kitchen and dining room are very popular.

    Please, get out of academia.
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  5. stargirl

    stargirl Grand Dame

    May 24, 2018
    Actually, we do have a kitchen. It’s just when you’re too fat to even be considered for membership, we tend to keep you out of it. Dumb bitch.
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