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post Jun 10 2008, 08:02 AM
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Hardcore BUSTie
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Hey all you BUSTy chicas! Something came up at one of our meetings, and we were wondering what you think it means to be BUSTy.

The interns all agree that it is more of an essence--we know it when we see it--but we want to find a way to explain BUSTiness to those who aren't quite with it.

Give us your input! How do you define BUSTy? And what does it mean to be a BUSTy lady?

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post Jun 16 2008, 02:19 PM
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Pacifism kicks ass!
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LL, welcome to the forum. It's nice to have a moderator who is making an effort to be a larger presence here. smile.gif

Yes, there's a difference between the Bust-Magazine-Busties and the Bust-Lounge-Busties. They overlap in many places, but I think the members of the Lounge are a more diverse population. You'll find the same teenagers & 20-somethings here as you'll find buying the mag, but you'll also find women in their 30s, 40s, and even 50s here. There are a few guys, too (I actually met my husband here on Bust). I'm in my 30s now and I still occasionally buy the mag, but not as often as I used to. Frankly, I was really turned off when they ran ads for cigarettes in Bust & I refused to buy the issues that featured tobacco advertising. This magazine is specifically targeted to young women - many of whom are too young to even purchase cigarettes - so it felt horribly inappropriate. I simply hold Bust to a higher standard than that.


Before the forum changed and oodles and oodles and oodles of posts got deleted, the "You Know You're a Bustie When ..." thread had some great examples of what it means to be a Bustie. There are still some good examples on there, just not as many as there used to be.

I've been on this forum since early 2001. When I joined I quickly felt welcomed. I had found a place where I could see that I really wasn't alone and that there are more people out there who think the way I do than I realized. It's just a huge repository of kindred spirits. We are all so very different, but there is a love and respect here that I havent encountered on any other forum. Being a Bustie has made me feel far more comfortable identifying myself as a feminist ... and teaching people that, whether they realized it before or not, they are also feminists. I love that I can come here and talk about relationship problems or the latest recipe I served at a dinner party. I can vent my frustrations over the racism in my community and I can also talk about what happened on the latest episode of Project Runway. It's a hodge podge of what it means to be a woman in the western world today, but it's warm and welcoming enough that a number of men call this place home, too.

In short, I think of Busties as people who just get it ... but I'm not quite sure how to define what "it" is!
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LoungeLady   Tell Us What Busty Means   Jun 10 2008, 08:02 AM
LoungeLady   *crickets* :unsure: You ladies are awesome. Keep...   Jun 11 2008, 10:33 AM
deschatsrouge   live your life on Your terms and don't look ba...   Jun 11 2008, 04:10 PM
pherber   :lol: sorry, it's kinda tough to say, we...   Jun 11 2008, 04:18 PM
turbojenn   WORD on that, dechats! LL - good to see you...   Jun 11 2008, 04:21 PM
teragoldf   Do you desideratum a establish of Bearpaw Ugg Boot...   Dec 29 2012, 11:25 PM
culturehandy   I've been sitting on this for a while, and I s...   Jun 11 2008, 04:43 PM
kittenb   I'll give it a try. Being a Bustie means: -y...   Jun 11 2008, 04:55 PM
pherber   I think the reason why I'm so confused is, tha...   Jun 11 2008, 05:51 PM
kittenb   I should add that most people on the Board spell i...   Jun 11 2008, 06:16 PM
VallyVal   To be BUSTy is to be comfortable in your own femin...   Jun 11 2008, 07:45 PM
pherber   To be BUSTy is to be comfortable in your own femin...   Jun 12 2008, 12:00 PM
civichick06   :blink: Oh, fuck me, NOW I get it!!...   Jun 16 2008, 06:30 AM
teragoldf   Looking object of a couple of Bearpaw Diploma Boot...   Dec 29 2012, 11:26 PM
doodlebug   A bustie is someone who always strives to be true ...   Jun 12 2008, 01:27 AM
teragoldf   Do you need a one of Bearpaw Estate Footwear? I Ug...   Dec 29 2012, 11:27 PM
kittenb   So are those of us who love the magazine as well a...   Jun 12 2008, 03:12 PM
pherber   I was just being sarcastic, because she was spelli...   Jun 12 2008, 07:48 PM
VallyVal   Sorry, very slow laptop-I was lazy and just replie...   Aug 8 2008, 10:47 AM
mouse   LOL @ pherber. i agree with what everyone has sa...   Jun 12 2008, 08:44 PM
girltrouble   what are you if you are annoyed by the question? ...   Jun 14 2008, 03:30 AM
acelinacel   what are you if you are annoyed by the question? ...   Nov 14 2011, 05:28 AM
stargazer   How do you define BUSTy? And what does it mean to ...   Jun 15 2008, 01:11 PM
LoungeLady   Maybe there have been a lack of responses because ...   Jun 16 2008, 08:24 AM
girltrouble   My last intention was to be patronizing. But I did...   Jun 16 2008, 10:26 AM
auralpoison   I've been kinda flipflopping with this. I rea...   Jun 15 2008, 01:39 PM
sybarite   LL, I concur with Auralpoison. I have often though...   Jun 15 2008, 01:58 PM
pollystyrene   Hmm, suddenly the newbies are experts at defining ...   Jun 16 2008, 07:16 AM
kittenb   I don't think that LL had any intention of bei...   Jun 16 2008, 11:16 AM
sybarite   LL, I didn't intend to be at all dismissive; I...   Jun 16 2008, 11:56 AM
LoveMyPugs   welcome (new) LL! I just wanted to say that i...   Jun 16 2008, 12:25 PM
LoungeLady   Thanks for the responses so far! (Not to menti...   Jun 16 2008, 02:42 PM
culturehandy   I do have to say that I'm really loving the fa...   Jun 17 2008, 09:22 AM
mornington   LL, it's great that you're sticking around...   Jun 17 2008, 11:20 AM
girltrouble   i'd like to add a third kudos to the new LL....   Jun 17 2008, 06:00 PM
mouse   When I took over LL duties, I didn't realize t...   Jun 18 2008, 01:38 AM
auralpoison   [size=4] *****TROLL ALERT***** our usual shmuck tr...   Jun 22 2008, 09:22 PM
karengirl1988   It's nice to see so many opinions and discussi...   Aug 6 2011, 10:18 PM
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Brittskis   Busty means being over the top, larger then life. ...   Mar 5 2012, 02:51 PM
Goodwin   So what does a bustY lady means?   Apr 9 2012, 03:49 PM
megh   This is the most important to us for carring a bet...   Oct 30 2012, 11:05 PM
megh   This is the most important to us for carrying a be...   Oct 31 2012, 12:09 AM
charlie31   Thank you all ladies for the real meaning of Busty...   Dec 31 2012, 12:45 AM
kinky123   Here I get so many good information. It increase m...   Mar 25 2013, 11:25 PM
lisa101   Wow. Such a Nice Information. I really like to rea...   Mar 28 2013, 03:34 AM
haileybubble   thank you, for that kind introduction.I went to se...   Sep 16 2013, 04:08 AM
craveforeric   I have not read the magazine as it is not availabl...   Feb 18 2014, 04:25 AM
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