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Stupid, Inconsistent, MF Girlie Shit


Okay, so I've read an article on a girlie subject I know nothing about. Actually, I've finished reading five articles, and have moved onto reading some tips for the first timer with this particular girlie subject, what to expect, what will be gotchas, what to watch out for, and what to do post procedure.

All good. Some of it is about adjusting how one washes, or applies makeup, or sleeps, all reasonable points to mention.

At the bottom of the article, there's the Ultimate 11-step Guide to this procedure, which is a video. Great! I think, and start to watch the video, which is saying something, because I pretty much detest watching a video when I can read the information probably 20x faster than you can present it in video format.

The video has text overlay of the points in the article I just read, and the video has demonstrations of EXACTLY THE OPPOSITE OF WHAT THE OVERLAY SAYS TO DO.




Who does the f'ing editorial on this? Someone spent money, time, on producing this video. Did they not actually read the words? Did they not understand that when the words say "do not do X," that showing a video of a woman doing X in the background is EXACTLY WRONG?

In case you are wondering why I hate girlie things, here's an example why. Beauty companies have no logical sense, it's all about feeeeeeeel this, and look pretty that. I don't f'cking care if random guy on the street doesn't find me attractive. Do. Not. Care. At. All (now, if said guy wants to talk tech, web performance, ultimate, baseball, desalination, machine learning, ceramics, or robotics, let's talk). This lack of internal consistency between words and pictures in this girlie product thing? Gah!

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