Beauty is skin deep
some people are inside out
Surface-preoccupied hook-up site BeautifulPeople.com has culled 30,000 uglies who were accidentally allowed to join the "largest most exclusively beautiful community in the world". The site was last month hit by a "Shrek" virus which compromised the software allowing existing members to vet newbies. As a result, thousands of …
As I explain at http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2011/06/20/beautifulpeople this story has duped the likes of The Telegraph, The Daily Mail, The Guardian, Fox News, BBC Radio 4 and now The Register too!
It's clearly poppycock, dreamt up by BeautifulPeople's PR firm. If the Shrek virus exists, I look like Brad Pitt.
I don't understand this beautiful people tend to be the most stupid thing, I'm no oil painting but I certainly don't get all defensive when I see someone is, which is very rare anyway.
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Isn't that redirected to mensa.org? Who the hell is so insecure that they need to join such an organisation? Even worse are the ones who go on about being a member.
Apart from a war zone maybe.
I don't class myself as ugly. Not beautiful for sure, but average. Typically the types of people I've met that I imagine would frequent such an environment and pay for the privilege are more than welcome to each other. Sons and daughters of Aphrodite for sure. a bunch of shallow vacuous people.
Wait until they are old. Once the beauty has gone, all that is left is a shallow bitter shell.
... plus botox, collagen, and whatever tensioner rods they use for the weapons-grade facelifts/ "rejuvenations" favored by celebutards.
Also, am I the only one who thought it might be a publicity stunt for the folks behind the Shrek movies?
I hope they at least *paid* you to run this ridiculous load of old bollocks...
That being said, I'm somewhat curious as to what the vetting process is. How do they avoid people just engaging in that finest of internet pastimes, ie bunging around half a dozen .jpgs that they claim are Definitely Pictures Of Me, Guv, I Swear, I'm Totally That Hot Blonde And Not Eg. An Overweight Bloke With An Internet Connection And An Interesting Sense Of Humour?
I sincerely hope that this site now comes under a sustained attack from the less aesthetically-pleasing members of the hacking fraternity. Not everyone has such a high opinion of the beautiful people as they themselves do, and I look forward to reading about their pretty but empty head being shot off now it's breached the parapet.
About a year ago I submitted an application to BeautifulPeople just to see what would happen. I'm no Adonis, and I was accepted. I think something like 75% of the people who reviewed my profile approved me. And... that site has been of absolutely zero use to me. I'm convinced BP exists to advertise absurdly overpriced events and deliver Russian bride spam. There's no way I'd pay for whatever kind of "premium" features they are offering.
I'm guessing the "fuglies" that got added via this exploit must have been the most blatantly unflattering pictures some troll could find on the Internet. Most of the people on BP aren't really that beautiful. FWIW, it's very easy to take a photo that will hide weight/wrinkles/bad skin or hair/etc... and there are plenty such photos on BP and every other dating site.
It's a good thing it exists, because it's not as if people who are considered ugly already get the short end of the stick across their entire life.
"I'm so tired of having to see these ugly people. WHY WON'T THEY JUST LEAVE ME ALONE BY NOT EXISTING."
Perhaps it's time to capitalize on the lack of straight white only dating services too, BECAUSE NOWHERE IS SAFE FROM UNDESIRABLES.
Pictures related on multiple levels.
...the prettiest girls in school/college were always vapid self-obsessed cows with little concept beyond "me" and bleating on cue. Yes, it sounds like any number of American teen angst films. Depressing, ain't it?
I just hope and pray that this site will be graceful enough to include members photos as they age, for we all get older and saggier, and cosmetic surgery can only do so much before you end up looking like a hybrid feline freak, still obsessed that you're good looking.
"I have an important message to deliver to cute people all over the world. If you're out there and you're cute, maybe you're beautiful, I just want to tell you something. There's more of us ugly motherfuckers than you are!"
Frank Zappa, 1940-1993
(Come back Frank, we miss you. You'd have a whale of time with todays assholes)
A dating site for ugly people! Possible names:
"Paper Bag Parade"
"Lights Off Dating"
The ugly masses will have their revenge!! We will either breed out the good-looking, or just refuse to help them with their accounting, hair and nails, tanning beds, shoe-tying, etc.!!
So, they reckon they were hit with some "virus" that no-one else has heard of before now, managed to clean up EVERY system without outside help, AND completely reversed the effects so that their "exclusivity" is restored ? With NO downtime whatsoever ?
Yeah, right. In the same situation, most Short Attention Span 2.0 outfits would be flat on their backs kicking their little legs in the air, or their customer databases would be all over the torrents by now.
Oh, and boys - you're only 18 months too late for the "we were hacked" PR stunt to be anything like original - Ubisoft tried that one back in November 2009 and were called out on it:
> So, they reckon they were hit with some "virus" that no-one else has heard of before now, managed to clean up EVERY system without outside help, AND completely reversed the effects so that their "exclusivity" is restored ? With NO downtime whatsoever ?
With credentials like those, if their website wasn't down I'd be offering them a job!
If it was a PR stunt, it appears to have backfired spectacularly.
"The site is currently down due to software updates. Sorry for the inconvenience. Sincerely, beautiful people."
I guess they had to finally man up and get in some plain-looking technical people to fix it. Quelle horreur!
Well, it seems a shame not to indulge their fantasy of being hacked to bits. (or DDos'd, I don't care).
Let the mothers burn for their foul sense of morality.
1. Goggle in amazement at such shallow vapidity.
3. Post on /b/
4. Drop LulzSec a note.
Ain't no force like a triforce.