Stupid Facebook Things

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
4138 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

That’s not a meme. 

As someone whose parents believed in physical punishment I also find this type of “light hearted” humor to be in bad taste. 


Post # 5
11668 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I think you’re reading way too into this.

Post # 7
3570 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

@fancymichelle:  That’s not what it implies at all.  It’s implying that parents today do not teach their kids respect.

They all reacted that way to you, because your comments really don’t make sense.

Post # 8
7654 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

While I don’t think it is funny necessarily, I do understand that the post doesn’t mean that she literally would be dead if she disrespected her parents. It doesn’t bother me.

Post # 9
919 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

@fancymichelle:  hahaha, MIL has definitely said “I gave you life and I can take it away!’ to my H when he was already an adult.

That kind of talk is just psychotic.

Post # 10
4513 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I don’t take it as meaning that they would have actually been killed. I certainly think child abuse is a very serious issue, but I think its a little dramatic to interpret this message so literally.

I often say, “my mother would have killed me if I did that!” just because it seems like people are so lax with their kids these days. I don’t think anyone has ever left the conversation thinking that my mom would have actually murdered me.

Post # 11
1305 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I understand it as here = on the internet/computer not here on this earth. I think you’re overreacting.

Post # 12
10748 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

I get the hidden meaning you’re seeing, but what it’s really trying to say is that kids these days are assholes. Which is true – parents need to discipline their kids like they used to! Society is going downhill. Don’t take it too seriously like murder… just slap your kids once in a while. 

Post # 13
369 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

You are seriously overreacting. I have often said this myself and I most certainly never abused my children, never mind thought of killing them….however, they were absolutely taught to respect adults and today they are polite and well liked young adults. I got nothing but hundreds of compliments on how polite my kids were as they were growing up (they are now 26,19 and 17) and I never laid a hand on them. Teaching kids respect and manners doesnt need to involve physical discipline. That said, I despise people who let their brats run rampant and behave like animals.


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