What do they expect?
You put ‘it’ out there to the indiscriminate multitudes and that is what you may get.
It’s physics. Cause and effect. Or something.
In the least it is ‘you show it, and they will come’ (and that was not meant as a double entendre even though it sounds like one.)
There are just some things that should be considered privately intimate. Isn't that the meaning of intimacy, something personal between two people and not fucking the world? (Please excuse my language, I used it to make a point.)
#2. How does one know if those photos are really them and they are who they claim to be, anyway?
Big problem on the net unless you know/have spoken with the person personally. And how do you know what they say ‘about’ themselves is truth?
#3. How to you know they are not trying to mimic someone else?
#4. How do you know what/who’s real and who/what to believe or trust?
#5. I think I will start the philosophy of Foxmulderism concerning most things.
The motto being 'I’m not sure, but I want to believe.’
#6. #5 has nothing to do with any of this. Well, maybe just a little, like #4. Sort of. Kinda.
#7. And how come no one says 'please', 'thank you' and 'you’re welcome' anymore? Let alone 'I'm sorry' or 'I forgive you'. (Again, nothing to do with most of the above.)
#8. I have a headache and feel dizzy. (simple comment.)
#9. I think I need to go lie down.
#10. I think I may be dehydrated a little.
#11. #10 being the cause of #8 and prompt in the effect of #9 .
#12. <Just because it is one more than 11 and is a good number.
And has a special name called a ‘dozen’. There are 12 items in a dozen unless you are a baker. Sometimes. But not all bakers hold to it. Some go with the traditional dozen.
Here are some more facts about the number 12 from Wikipedia with a few comments from me. Of course :)
A group of 12 is also called a duodecad.<(fancy latin-ish word.)
12 dozen = a gross <(and in this case means a lot. Not like in ‘eww, gross’. Unless it is really, REALLY gross. Then it would be ‘eww a gross of grossness.’ Or something.)
Most calendar systems have 12 months in a year.
There are 12 hours on a clock equaling half a day.
There are 12 ounces in a troy pound (used for precious metals)
There are 12 inches in a foot.
Both the Western and the Chinese zodiacs have 12 signs.
The atomic number of magnesium in the periodic table. (magnesium can help one to relax, calm twitchy muscles, work as a laxative and a lot of other good stuff.)
The human body has twelve cranial nerves.
The duodenum (from Latin duodecim, "twelve") is the first part of the small intestine, that is about twelve inches long.
There are normally twelve pairs of ribs in the human body.
Force 12 on the Beaufort wind force scale corresponds to the maximum wind speed of a hurricane.
Odin had 12 sons.
King Arthur's round table had 12 knights plus King Arthur himself.
King Arthur is said to have subdued 12 rebel princes and won 12 great battles against Saxon invaders.
The 12 Olympians were the principal gods of the pantheon.
There were ‘12 labours of Hercules'. (Later)
The number 12 is relevant in many religions.
Biblical Jacob had 12 sons who began the 12 Tribes of Israel.
There were 12 apostles of Jesus.
In Hinduism, Surya the sun god has 12 names.
Then there are the 12 days of Christmas.
Twelfth Night is a comedy by William Shakespeare
The Aeneid, an epic poem by Virgil, is divided into two halves composed of twelve books.
Paradise Lost, an epic poem by John Milton, is divided into twelve books perhaps in imitation of the Aeneid
There have been ‘12 Angry Men’ and ‘12 Monkeys’ (the only relationship to one another may be evolution :)
The number twelve played a significant role in the television franchise Battlestar Galactica. The characters come from the Twelve Colonies of Kobol and worship the twelve lords of Kobol. In the re-imagined series, there are also twelve models of the humanoid version of Cylons.
‘Number 12 Looks Just Like You’ is an episode of the television show The Twilight Zone.
Schoolhouse Rock! portrayed an alien child using base-twelve arithmetic in the short ‘Little Twelvetoes’.
The Twelve Dancing Princesses is a folk tale
In The Hunger Games, the fictional country of Panem is separated into twelve districts.
There are twelve basic hues in the color wheel; 3 primary colors (red, yellow, blue), 3 secondary colors (orange, green & purple) and 6 tertiary colors (names for these vary, but are intermediates between the primaries and secondaries).
The Twelve Tables or Lex Duodecim Tabularum, more informally simply Duodecim Tabulae was the ancient legislation underlying Roman law.
In the United States, twelve people are appointed to sit on a jury for felony trials in all but four states, and in federal and Washington, D.C. courts. The number of jurors gave the title to the play (and subsequent films) Twelve Angry Men.
Twelve people have walked on Earth's moon.
The United States of America is divided into twelve Federal Reserve Districts (Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Richmond, Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Dallas, and San Francisco); American paper currency has serial numbers beginning with one of twelve different letters, A through L, representing the Federal Reserve Bank from which the currency originated.
According to UFO conspiracy theory, Majestic 12 is a secret committee, allegedly set up by U.S. President Harry S. Truman to investigate the Roswell UFO incident and cover up future extraterrestrial contact.