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    Default Irresponsible or political correctness gone mad?

    The mother who's five year old son decided to dress up as Daphne from Scooby Doo for a Halloween fancy dress party, has been blasted for allowing him to do so.

    Other parents @ the party scolded her and branded her irresponsible for doing so...


    Is this sexual stereotyping gone mad, or is she an irresponsible mother?

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    I never really saw the point of Daphne. Did she ever do anything, or was she just decorative?

    “I wish you wouldn’t keep appearing and vanishing so suddenly; you make one quite giddy!”
    “All right,” said the Cat; and this time it vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the tail, and ending with the grin, which remained some time after the rest of it had gone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gaylord View Post
    The mother who's five year old son decided to dress up as Daphne from Scooby Doo for a Halloween fancy dress party, has been blasted for allowing him to do so.

    Other parents @ the party scolded her and branded her irresponsible for doing so...


    Is this sexual stereotyping gone mad, or is she an irresponsible mother?

    GL
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    fair play to her, i have gay friends and when we go for a few pints the craic is fantastic.lol doc
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    To be honest if I had a young lad and he wanted to dress up as a female character I don’t think I’d allow him, I just think he’d look a bit silly and he’s not at the age were he fully knows what he’s at I mean I’d also be thinking of what the other kids at the party would say to him, I’d be doing it only to protect him at a young age. If he was a teen or whatever I wouldn’t mind what he went as, as he’d fully understand what he’d doing.
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    That's pretty much what I was thinking.

    I mean, years later he might wonder what his parents were thinking, allowing him to do this.

    There is also the risk that he may be made fun of, or taunted afterwards about it.

    When in doubt, why run the risk?
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    Quote Originally Posted by El Gordo View Post
    I never really saw the point of Daphne. Did she ever do anything, or was she just decorative?
    She was the brains EL G...


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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnRambo View Post
    To be honest if I had a young lad and he wanted to dress up as a female character I don’t think I’d allow him, I just think he’d look a bit silly and he’s not at the age were he fully knows what he’s at I mean I’d also be thinking of what the other kids at the party would say to him, I’d be doing it only to protect him at a young age. If he was a teen or whatever I wouldn’t mind what he went as, as he’d fully understand what he’d doing.
    But isn't that the whole point of halloween JR, to look as 'silly' and 'original' as possible?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gaylord View Post
    She was the brains EL G...


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    I thought Velma was the brains.
    Now I'm going to have to spend the next few hours on youtube, reminding myself who is who.

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    Quote Originally Posted by El Gordo View Post
    I thought Velma was the brains.
    Now I'm going to have to spend the next few hours on youtube, reminding myself who is who.
    enjoy i f***ing hated it,
    Last edited by Gaylord; 11-11-10 at 08:42. Reason: language
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gaylord View Post
    The mother who's five year old son decided to dress up as Daphne from Scooby Doo for a Halloween fancy dress party, has been blasted for allowing him to do so.

    Other parents @ the party scolded her and branded her irresponsible for doing so...


    Is this sexual stereotyping gone mad, or is she an irresponsible mother?

    GL
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    I think people/parents who decided this is wrong went mad. If I ever have kid then she or he can wear whatever they want for Halloween. At the end of day, Halloween purpose is to have fun and be original.

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