Chastity belts were a joke, then a metaphor, then a hoax

You hang out with us. What’s not to believe?

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There was a theory about codpieces that linked them to syphilis.

http://www.hawaii.edu/hivandaids/The_Codpiece__Social_Fashion_or_Medical_Need.pdf

So Niagara Falls was not your bride’s greatest disappointment?

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In all seriousness, I’d always wondered the practicalities of chastity belts. Indeed, how did one make them functional for your normal biological comings and goings, but prevent shenanigans.

Good to see that none of the unlikely (and icky) scenarios I came up with were really actually relevant.

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more selective retail outlets than wal-mart.

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The only remotely plausible scenario I’ve ever heard is that chastity belts were worn to protect against rape while a woman’s husband was away. The woman had possession of the key. Of course, if chastity belts never actually existed, that idea is no more relevant than any other.

Okay, maybe not that selective. Also I now want a giant mechanical dinosaur.

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I see them used far more often for male anatomy than otherwise. There’s actually an amazing variety of such devices available. You can even find them on Amazon, but apparently those are mostly cheap Chinese copies using cheaper materials, etc.

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I sent this link to my friend, she replied, “Shh, don’t ruin Robin Hood: Men in Tights.”

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[quote=“Malarkey, post:9, topic:64098, full:true”]
But the codpieces were the real deal…
[/quote]They need to come back into fashion.

But women look so silly in them.

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about 40 years ago eldridge cleaver tried.

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Right, I’m off to find a cod piece to see if I can prove you wrong. Even if I look silly, it’s still win/win in my books.

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Bonus points if you cosplay as Larry Blackmon

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I’ll see your Larry Blackmon and raise you Blackie Lawless.

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