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  • View Poll Results: Out of the following, which would put you off?
    A member of the BNP - Put off
    32.12%
    A member of the BNP - Dump them
    56.22%
    Very poor background, but at uni - Put off
    5.44%
    Very poor background, but at uni - Dump them
    1.04%
    Poor and have minimum wage job - Put off
    27.46%
    Poor and have minimum wage job - Dump them
    7.77%
    Bixsexual - Put off
    27.98%
    Bixsexual - Dump them
    18.39%
    Don't believe in sex before marriage - Put off
    35.23%
    Don't believe in sex before marriage - Dump them
    29.02%
    Vegan - Put off
    28.24%
    Vegan - Dump them
    7.51%
    None of the above
    4.66%
    Other (please state)
    9.33%

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    (Original post by BumperBo)
    SERIOUSLY! How is bisexual a turn off for 6 people and dumpable for someone!?

    There's no sexier convo than talking with your babe about how great boobs are :coma:
    I have not seen a more correct male post in years, friend.
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    dump for not being into sex before marraige

    too completely incompatible view points, though i doubt id be going out with her in the first place
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    (Original post by hoonosewot)
    Would definitely dump for BNP, have you actually seen those vile f*ckers policies and beliefs?! I hate that peope vote for them and say it was "because the main parties are rubbish! It's a protest vote." If you wanna protest vote then you vote for the greens or an independent, if you vote BNP then you are racist, full stop.
    What an utterly infantile, heavily emotional and lazy argument.

    You appear to lack the capacity to understand that perhaps people don't wish to vote for some socialist fringe party, a single-issue party or some abstract independent candidate. You don't have to agree with a party's entire ideology in voting for them, and I am sure there are some BNP voters who wished to use their vote as a protest, and found the BNP closest to their view on certain issues (like toughening down on immigration).

    Don't pigeonhole all BNP voters with the overused, droning 'racist' stigma. Are you incapable of considering their motives, so you must spout a heavily emotional term which is practically redundant due to its childish overuse and misapplication, by people like yourself? I'm sure a proportion of BNP voters do hold racist beliefs, but you cannot apply that stigma to all BNP voters with such narrow-minded tunnel vision. To also imply that one suddenly becomes a racist upon ticking the box next to the BNP in the polling booth is a laughably facile argument.
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    (Original post by Prospera)
    What an utterly infantile, heavily emotional and lazy argument.

    You appear to lack the capacity to understand that perhaps people don't wish to vote for some socialist fringe party, a single-issue party or some abstract independent candidate. You don't have to agree with a party's entire ideology in voting for them, and I am sure there are some BNP voters who wished to use their vote as a protest, and found the BNP closest to their view on certain issues (like toughening down on immigration).

    Don't pigeonhole all BNP voters with the overused, droning 'racist' stigma. Are you incapable of considering their motives, so you must spout a heavily emotional term which is practically redundant due to its childish overuse and misapplication, by people like yourself? I'm sure a proportion of BNP voters do hold racist beliefs, but you cannot apply that stigma to all BNP voters with such narrow-minded tunnel vision. To also imply that one suddenly becomes a racist upon ticking the box next to the BNP in the polling booth is a laughably facile argument.
    Firstly, the BNP are as much a single issue party as say the greens are. Both have full sets of policies, but ultimately they are both focussed primarily on one issue.

    Secondly, are you serious?! I find the fact that you are defending the BNP and people who vote for them troubling. They are a racist party, i'm not throwing that word out lightly or misapplying it, they ARE a racist party.
    Want some examples?
    1. They do not allow black people to join their party.

    2.Their constitution states (and you can check this) that they do not recognise ANY blacks or asians as British.

    3. They propose that they are only looking to kick out illegal immigrants (something the current government does anyway) and that current ethnic minorities would be offered "repatriation". However, it is widely understood that as their policies state that asian britons and black britons "don't exist", these ethnicities would be stripped of British citizenship and be classed as foreigners, making them far easier to forceably deport.

    Want some quotes?
    1. Nick Griffin on Islam: "This wicked, vicious faith has expanded from a handful of cranky lunatics about 1,300 years ago, to it's now sweeping country after country before it, all over the world. And if you read that book (the Koran), you'll find that that's what they want"

    2. Derek Beacon on asians: "I am only going to represent the white people. I WILL NOT REPRESENT ASIANS. I will not do anything for them. They have no right to be in my great country"

    3. Nick Griffin n the holocaust: "There is no doubt that hundreds, probably thousands of Jews were shot to death in Eastern Europe, because they were rightly or wrongly seen as communists or potential partisan supporters. That was awful. But THIS NONSENSE ABOUT GAS CHAMBERS is exposed as a total lie"

    4. Nick Griffin on blacks: "Without the White race nothing matters [other right-wing parties] believe that the answer to the race question is integration and a futile attempt to create "Black Britons", while we affirm that NON-WHITES HAVE NO PLACE HERE AT ALL AND WILL NOT REST UNTIL EVERY LAST ONE HAS LEFT OUR LAND"

    5. Mark Collett on homosexuals: "AIDS Monkeys.... bum bandits.... ******s"

    6. Nick Griffin on the Holocaust again: "I am well aware that the orthodox opinion is that six million Jews were gassed and cremated and turned into lampshades. Orthodox opinion also once held that the world is flat... I have reached the conclusion that the 'extermination' tale is a mixture of Allied wartime propaganda, extremely profitable lie, and latter witch-hysteria"

    These all come from prominent member of the BNP with four coming directly from the leader Nick Griffin (1, 3, 4 and 6).

    I'm sorry but people do not vote for a party like this without being racist in some part. I don't care how strongly you care about immigration, you don't go along with the policies and quotes above to get your way.
    As i said before, a genuine protest voter will vote for the Greens, UKIP, SNP, independent etc. Nothing will ever convince me that voting for the BNP is acceptable as a form of protest. And please don't patronise me by telling me i'm being childish, i have actually READ the BNPs proposals as part of a project i did last year and this is an issue i feel very strongly on.
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    I'd dump them if they were a BNP member. If they were bi and/or didn't believe in sex before marriage then I'd probably be put off. Also, if he was extremely camp that would put me off.
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    Being in the BNP would be a bit of a problem, seeing as I'm of Nigerian descent and my mum is black, haha. I wouldn't really care about a poor background or not having much money - I don't want children, after all, so money wouldn't really be all that important. Being bisexual would be a turn on. Not believing in sex before marriage, however... well, how on earth would I be able to keep my hands off him for that long?? D= As for veganism, while I respect people's right to their own choices and stuff, I would want to be able to treat a partner to nice meals out, and well... it would just be easier if he was an omnivore, a pescetarian or a vegetarian.
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    Other-If they smoked =p
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    :rofl: at everyone saying they'd dump/be put off by someone being a vegan.

    :stupid:

    If someone said they supported the BNP that would be it imo, I don't think I could even be friends with them. :indiff:
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    (Original post by YoSuis)
    Other-If they smoked =p
    Oh yeah this ^


    Smoking is such a put off :nn:

    But I wouldn't dump someone because of it.
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    If they were part of the BNP or didn't believe in sex before marriage, I'd probably end up dumping them...

    Otherwise, I'd only be put off by vegans a bit :p:
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    (Original post by Sakura-Chan)
    Why don't you 'agree' with vegans/veganism?
    I have a vegan over and I bend over backwards preparing food for them, yet I go over to theirs and they do not prepare meat, only their own food. Thats just my experience! I'm sure there are vegans out their who will cook meat for meat eating guests, so i'd have to know the person a little bit more before i'd be happier with them. But it would make me slightly more wary of them. I mean I respect their wishes should they not eat meat, but for me its just too much of a practical, day to day issue.
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    (Original post by Sakura-Chan)
    No poll yet so here's mine:

    'Oh and by the way, I want to join the armed forces.'

    :bawling:
    :ditto:
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    I put:
    BNP - dump, very different political views
    No sex before Marriage -dump, very different view of the world and relationships and different expectations
    Vegan - dump I love to cook, I'd to be limited when I love meat and cheese etc

    Another thing I'd dump them for is if they were going to join or were a member of any of the armed forces.
    Or if they were a drug user.
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    (Original post by fredscarecrow)
    Another thing I'd dump them for is if they were going to join or were a member of any of the armed forces.
    Or if they were a drug user.
    I'm surprised to see so many people saying armed forces, i'm guessing it's just down to the long periods of time apart yes?
    Also, when you say drug user are you including casual users in that? (eg. someone who smokes pot a couple of times a month.)
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    (Original post by hoonosewot)
    Firstly, the BNP are as much a single issue party as say the greens are. Both have full sets of policies, but ultimately they are both focussed primarily on one issue.
    No they're not. The BNP are a nationalist party and base all their issues around this. Every policy works under nationalistic ideals. Immigration is a big issue in this inevitably, but so is the EU, their - somewhat undesirable it must be said - hopes for autarky etc.

    (Original post by hoonosewot)
    Secondly, are you serious?! I find the fact that you are defending the BNP and people who vote for them troubling.
    Why? The fundamental reason for you being vehemently opposed to the BNP is because you've been pretty much TOLD to do so. Why don't you actually take off these rose-tinted spectacles and understand that the people who vote for them are not nutters with swastika tatoos.

    (Original post by hoonosewot)
    They are a racist party, i'm not throwing that word out lightly or misapplying it, they ARE a racist party.
    What's racism then? I'm sure if you could define it without it being shown up as something else you'd be revered by dictionary companies worldwide. :rolleyes:

    (Original post by hoonosewot)
    Want some examples?
    1. They do not allow black people to join their party.
    The Society of Black Lawyers don't allow white people to join their group. Next.

    (Original post by hoonosewot)
    2.Their constitution states (and you can check this) that they do not recognise ANY blacks or asians as British.
    Not as ethnically British because they're not.

    (Original post by hoonosewot)
    3. They propose that they are only looking to kick out illegal immigrants (something the current government does anyway) and that current ethnic minorities would be offered "repatriation". However, it is widely understood that as their policies state that asian britons and black britons "don't exist", these ethnicities would be stripped of British citizenship and be classed as foreigners, making them far easier to forceably deport.
    No. They'd be considered civically British, just not ethnically British. No actual BNP member would stand for such an act anyway, including many new figures in their leadership, so I don't just see how you can say "this is the solidified mentality of a party". Mainly because "solidified mentality" doesn't exist.

    (Original post by hoonosewot)
    1. Nick Griffin on Islam: "This wicked, vicious faith has expanded from a handful of cranky lunatics about 1,300 years ago, to it's now sweeping country after country before it, all over the world. And if you read that book (the Koran), you'll find that that's what they want"
    That's not a message of hate. It's the truth. I don't actually see how you can deny it. Islam is a RELIGION - and a very dangerous one at that. You don't need to be a member of the BNP to think that.

    (Original post by hoonosewot)
    2. Derek Beacon on asians: "I am only going to represent the white people. I WILL NOT REPRESENT ASIANS. I will not do anything for them. They have no right to be in my great country"
    One member about ten years ago.

    (Original post by hoonosewot)
    3. Nick Griffin n the holocaust: "There is no doubt that hundreds, probably thousands of Jews were shot to death in Eastern Europe, because they were rightly or wrongly seen as communists or potential partisan supporters. That was awful. But THIS NONSENSE ABOUT GAS CHAMBERS is exposed as a total lie"
    Said in the late '90s, I'm concerned about now.

    (Original post by hoonosewot)
    4. Nick Griffin on blacks: "Without the White race nothing matters [other right-wing parties] believe that the answer to the race question is integration and a futile attempt to create "Black Britons", while we affirm that NON-WHITES HAVE NO PLACE HERE AT ALL AND WILL NOT REST UNTIL EVERY LAST ONE HAS LEFT OUR LAND"
    Source? I've never seen this before but it looks doctored.

    (Original post by hoonosewot)
    5. Mark Collett on homosexuals: "AIDS Monkeys.... bum bandits.... ******s"
    And who hasn't said these things in private. :rolleyes: You speak as though it's something hideously out-of-line. Have you actually never referred to homosexuals as '****'? You little angel. :rolleyes: And, regardless, Mark Collett isn't the BNP; just as Alistair Campbell was never the Labour Party.

    (Original post by hoonosewot)
    6. Nick Griffin on the Holocaust again: "I am well aware that the orthodox opinion is that six million Jews were gassed and cremated and turned into lampshades. Orthodox opinion also once held that the world is flat... I have reached the conclusion that the 'extermination' tale is a mixture of Allied wartime propaganda, extremely profitable lie, and latter witch-hysteria"
    Said in the late '90s, I'm concerned about now.

    (Original post by hoonosewot)
    I'm sorry but people do not vote for a party like this without being racist in some part. I don't care how strongly you care about immigration, you don't go along with the policies and quotes above to get your way.
    As i said before, a genuine protest voter will vote for the Greens, UKIP, SNP, independent etc. Nothing will ever convince me that voting for the BNP is acceptable as a form of protest. And please don't patronise me by telling me i'm being childish, i have actually READ the BNPs proposals as part of a project i did last year and this is an issue i feel very strongly on.
    Well maybe you could have written in your evaluation something about treating out-of-date, and sometimes, useless evidence as "proof", when in fact you cannot prove anything through one or two quotes. I'm waiting for all these quotes from the other 13,997 members, as well as all the 'racist' voters you seem to be sooooooo convinced exist. I'm waiting.
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    Other- Having really awful shoes- dump them.
    Other- Having a weirdo religion, with a really religious family- dump them


    Im not going to lie I dont even know what BNP is =/ and I couldnt care less about uni or school stuff. Oh and Id change their mind about the no sex part, easy=]. Im a vegetarian myself, so it would give me an excuse to go vegan anywayss.
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    Wow, what a comprehensively poor rebuttal that was.

    I'm not going to go through it word for word, because frankly anyone who reads it can see what utter tripe it is. I will make a few points though:

    1. I am not opposed to the BNP because the media tell me to be, i am opposed to them because i am a decent human being who understands that the colour of someones skin or the origins of their ancestors is irrelevant to their suitability as a citizen.

    2. I know you don't have to be a nutter with a swastika tattoo to be a racist ********. There are plenty of middle class people with respectable jobs who are bigots as well.

    3. Your comments on Islam show up your blinkered views quite wonderfully, no comment really needed from me there.

    4. Just because someone said something 10 years ago doesn't necessarily make it any less relevant. Particularly when they are elected members of the public who are saying things of absurd stupidity and offensiveness.

    That's all i really have to say. In general i think your post does your argument more damage than good.

    You hold on to your pathetic draconian views and carry on supporting your racist party. Just be safe in the knowledge that multi-culturism is here to stay, and there's nothing you can do about it
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    I'd be put off if they don't believe in sex before marriage. But I don't think I'd dump them. Also BNP? :no:
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    (Original post by Sakura-Chan)
    Why don't you 'agree' with vegans/veganism?
    Are you a Vegan?

    I chose 1,2,5,9,10,11 which is BNP putoff, BNP dump, Poor job put off, No sex befo marriage put off, no sex befo marriage dump, Vegan put off.

    And for me, other: religious beliefs.
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    I'd dump the BNP member, though, I doubt they'd go out with me in the first place.
 
 
 
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