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to think that men that buy Nuts, Loaded and the like are twats.....

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Twelvelegs Wed 01-Oct-08 17:54:41

I probably am, but I was judging one such moron flicking through the 'naked'/'lesbian'/'soap star porn shot' or whatever the main focus of whichever magazine it was and I felt like saying why not buy Razzle and be a bit more upfront about it all.

Carmenere Wed 01-Oct-08 17:55:23

YANBU

southeastastra Wed 01-Oct-08 17:56:34

blokes that age are a bit obsessed though aren't they, think i'd rather find my ds(15) reading nuts or whatever rather than razzle.

Itsthawooluff Wed 01-Oct-08 17:56:57

YANBU sadly.

dittany Wed 01-Oct-08 17:56:59

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Twelvelegs Wed 01-Oct-08 17:58:48

I am fed up of seeing massive breasts and lesbian shots next to Mother and Baby/Hello at the newstands. Can't we ensure that the covers are covered?

TheDevilWearsPrimark Wed 01-Oct-08 17:59:51

fhm is actualy pretty witty.

Cappuccino Wed 01-Oct-08 18:00:28

yes

they would not last 5 mins on my beta male thread

TheCrackFox Wed 01-Oct-08 18:02:03

YANBU, they should just buy a wank mag and have done.

combustiblelemon Wed 01-Oct-08 18:03:51

Do men really buy these? When I was at school (in days of yore when dragons lived) these were the kind of magazines 14/15 year old boys read on the bus.

Lauriefairycake Wed 01-Oct-08 18:04:59

thankfully I know no men that would buy or read this - surely only for boys

if there were actual saddo men that did then no, yanbu

LazyLinePainterJane Wed 01-Oct-08 18:06:13

FIL buys these. The man is 55 and I find it rather off putting when they are scattered all around the kitchen table.

He also has all those naked lady trade calendars that before I realised he had them I thought had died out.

[boak]

combustiblelemon Wed 01-Oct-08 18:06:20

I do confess that on grumpy moody days I have moved them from the stand in WHSmiths and put them next to Total Carp magazine. I don't even know why.

<<shuffles off muttering to self>>

TheSmallClanger Wed 01-Oct-08 18:06:25

YANBU. Misogynistic, repetitive, lowest-common-denominator crap.
I do worry that teenage boys are being influenced by them as well.

DaddyJ Wed 01-Oct-08 18:07:09

Well, you will be pleased to learn that apparently
- according to the sales figures - these kind of mags are in decline.

That's the good news!

LazyLinePainterJane Wed 01-Oct-08 18:07:14

He also regularly talks about how attractive girls like Fearne Cotton and other presenters are, not realising how lecherous he sounds.

[double boak]

Charlee Wed 01-Oct-08 18:08:21

YANBU

zippitippitoes Wed 01-Oct-08 18:08:53

they are no better worse than heat etc imo

SaintRiven Wed 01-Oct-08 18:11:31

I wish they'd cover the, umm, covers. Don't need to see finat fake boobs when i'm in the superamrket.

PootleAndThePoseysMum Wed 01-Oct-08 18:13:40

YANBU at all. I really hate the way these magazines are displayed right beside family @ child publications but not as much as it galls me when The Daily Sport/Daily Star with some naked tart squatting on a football with the headline 'Win this Football' - boak - is situated at the knee level of my toddler on the bottom shelf of the newspaper stand - Why?

angryangryangry

Cocolepew Wed 01-Oct-08 18:14:31

I complained to our local Tesco that they should be put up higher. I didn't want my DDs staring at them when they went to pick a comic. They didn't but did move them nearer to the car/bike/manny type mags.

noonki Wed 01-Oct-08 18:15:19

they are a load of shite, as are heat etc zippiti

stretchmarkqueen Wed 01-Oct-08 18:37:38

Aren't they supposed to have them blue covers on?? Our sainsbury's do, but the 'men' after they've had a quick look, don't put them back!! So I do!!
I must say, it does put off a few men when there's a crazy lady putting them back behind the covers muttering how disgusting they are!

stretchmarkqueen Wed 01-Oct-08 18:38:21

oh and YANBU! They are vile and disgusting and not really the thing for a supermarket!!

TheProvincialLady Wed 01-Oct-08 18:39:31

YANBU

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