Hiding XXX in Plain Sight
So the other day, I was talking to some married dudes about stuff and the topic of hiding adult movies around the house came up. Where guys hide their porn stash if they're living with a chick. And apparently what was thought of as a brilliant personal idea back in the days of VHS-- turned out to be more common than expected.
Every guy knows that girls snoop when left alone. They might deny it-- but snoopery goes on. And dudes know that the random shoebox in the back of the closet isn't safe. So what was a better option at the time of VHS? Either building something top secret spinning bookshelf-- Or simply hiding the tapes within the rack of 'legitimate' tapes. Right in plain sight. Apparently, you weren't alone if you changed the label to something no chick would ever want to watch. Scrape off the label of 'Romancing the Bone' and scribble 'The Toxic Avenger' on a label. Almost no chick is popping that in. Peel off the 'Forrest Hump' label and replace that with 'Superman III'. Chicks can snoop all they want but they're never gonna drill down to testing out the legitimacy of Superman III. It sits innocent and unwatched.
But now that people share computers-- what's a guy supposed to do if he lives with a chick and they share a computer? I wouldn't know. I guess dudes are clearing their search word histories and URL addresses as best they can. But that's such a vague world of safety. I know a decent amount about of nerdy stuff but I'm never sure if where a computer is storing history stuff. Or how to shut off autocomplete in my google toolbar or whatever. I think the guys who program this stuff should make it simpler to do that sort of maneuver! Guys should be watching each others back by making it super easy to clean up stuff! Why should a guy need to become half-programmer just to make sure typing 'foxnews' into the address line isn't going to autocomplete to 'foxyland.com/bazooms.html or whatever.
As for adult files stored on a computer. I guess dudes have to be paranoid. Who knows what your girl is doing in there? Sure, you can label a folder with an utterly uninteresting name and throw all your videos in there. 'MSync-056a' seems innocent enough to store the porn. But your chick must be smart enough to do a search for a word like 'tits'. So perhaps the file names get changed. Like 'Tit Antic' just simply gets smushed back to Titanic or whatever. I guess that's how people hide stuff....
Then again if dudes are running around doing all this hiding of stuff... Is it possible that chicks have their own methods of hiding their stuff? Is it possible that your girl is hiding stuff in plain sight too? Right in your face? Do guys snoop that way-- or just assume their girl is innocent? Maybe check the old VHS tape labeled "Fried Green Tomatoes"?
I wouldn't know. (I don't participate in such filth!*) Plus, I live with a dog and the only thing he snoops into is the garbage...
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