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A California Lawmaker Wants To Fine Those Who Send Unwanted Dick Pics
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Apparently, he had sent it to me and Noah. Instead, I saw Andrew jerking off his erect penis, framed by a promotional filter for one of the Paranormal Activity movies. Aesthetically, it resembled any other dick pic I had ever received: slightly grainy and poorly lit, as if Calvin Klein had art-directed it back in the s. Yet while most dick pics I had received were either a prelude to or an invitation for sex, that was not the case in this instance: I am straight and married, as was Andrew though his relationship was open , while Noah is gay and has a boyfriend. As Andrew later clarified to me, this was precisely the type of honest reaction he had hoped to elicit from Noah. He had sent it to him as an invitation for an appraisal of sorts, as if his dick were a vase on Antiques Roadshow. Additionally — and this was the part that really blew my mind — he had sent another dick pic to Noah afterward, who had subsequently critiqued the size, shape, color, and texture.
Sending an unsolicited dick pic is the digital equivalent of flashing someone on a train. Which — fairly obviously — is a terrible vibe. The only difference, in fact, is that by sending a photo you're leaving very identifiable evidence of what a creep you are. So why do men continue to do it? That's the question researchers behind the first ever empirical study into unsolicited dick pics were trying to answer with "I'll Show You Mine so You'll Show Me Yours: Motivations and Personality Variables in Photographic Exhibitionism". Using an online survey, the team asked 1, respondents about their dick pic activities, and included a questionnaire measuring personality attributes like levels of narcissism and sexism. Sophia, a year-old student, told me that she's received about five unsolicited dick pics on Snapchat.