While I agree with your ultimate conclusion, it's not that implausible that synchronously controlled self-stimulation (which IME most masturbation is, though I suppose it depends on what you're into) is less stimulating than asychronously controlled self-stimulation (e.g., programming a pattern of changing frequencies on a vibrator, or downloading a bunch of porn and queuing a slideshow on my desktop, or visiting a series of previously selected websites with changing content), for many of the same reasons that I can't tickle myself effectively with my fing... (read more)

Open Thread, May 1-14, 2013

by whpearson 1 min read1st May 2013649 comments


If it's worth saying, but not worth its own post (even in Discussion), then it goes here.