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#1 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

ok, this came out of a conversation me and Nobody were having...

would it make a difference to you in real life if the woman you were in love with was an Alien or a Mutant?

seriously, think about it...

personally it wouldn't make a difference to me, but what about everyone else?

M

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#2 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

i'm honestly intrigued by this...

if you were in the DC universe, would dating an alien bother you?

or the Marvel universe, would dating a Mutant freak you out?

i know it's stupid, but some people have difficulties imagining a different race relationship, let alone a different species relationship.

would it bother you?

M

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#3 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

thank you Lady T, i don't see the problem...

but would it bother you knowing what other people thought about you dating an Alien?

M

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#4 Posted by Lady Tlieso (9935 posts) - - Show Bio

to be honest i don't really see the difference. so i guess i feel the same way as you.

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#5 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

Nobody says:

"I am not sure. My first thought when I think alien is like Alien from the movie or something monster looking. But I guess if they are humanoid it wouldn't be that bad. Maybe? Mutants seem different cause a mutant is human. Almost like a different race though like mexican and african. But aliens are from a whole other planet out of the human race. But I mean it might be ok if they are huanoid."

some mutants aren't humanoid... does that make them less human?

M

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#6 Posted by The_Martian (37399 posts) - - Show Bio

I am not sure. My first thought when I think alien is like Alien from the movie or something monster looking. But I guess if they are humanoid it wouldn't be that bad. Maybe? Mutants seem different cause a mutant is human. Almost like a different race though like mexican and african. But aliens are from a whole other planet out of the human race. But I mean it might be ok if they are huanoid.

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#7 Posted by Chameleone (8465 posts) - - Show Bio

i would love my wife to be a mutant. Mercury, Nocturne, and tons of non humanoid mutants

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#8 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

Nobody says:

They are still human though just ugly. Like there are ugly normal people. I have a hard time imagining a relationship with someone who is not a humaniod at least. I mean mutant, human, or alien. If they don't have the basic human make up it would be hard. I could see me dating a hot alien chick before I date a monster looking human."

do it comes down to looks primarily?

M

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#9 Posted by The_Martian (37399 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"Nobody says:
"I am not sure. My first thought when I think alien is like Alien from the movie or something monster looking. But I guess if they are humanoid it wouldn't be that bad. Maybe? Mutants seem different cause a mutant is human. Almost like a different race though like mexican and african. But aliens are from a whole other planet out of the human race. But I mean it might be ok if they are huanoid."
some mutants aren't humanoid... does that make them less human? M"
They are still human though just ugly. Like there are ugly normal people. I have a hard time imagining a relationship with someone who is not a humaniod at least. I mean mutant, human, or alien. If they don't have the basic human make up it would be hard. I could see me dating a hot alien chick before I date a monster looking human.EDIT: That sounds really bad. Let me clear this up. When I ment monster looking I am talking about they don't have legs but instead have tenicles or something like a octopus. Maybe thier whole body is just one part. That would be hard. I am not talking moster looking as in a ugly person.
Post Edited:2007-09-27 17:07:55
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#10 Posted by Chameleone (8465 posts) - - Show Bio

oooo mystique i would not mind at all. you can guess why. i love her in blue form too

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#11 Posted by The_Martian (37399 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"Nobody says:
They are still human though just ugly. Like there are ugly normal people. I have a hard time imagining a relationship with someone who is not a humaniod at least. I mean mutant, human, or alien. If they don't have the basic human make up it would be hard. I could see me dating a hot alien chick before I date a monster looking human."
do it comes down to looks primarily? M"
I edited my post. I think it clears it up a little bit better.
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#12 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

crazy spidey says:

"no offence but this isnbt that intelligent, ur saying if us personally as real live human beings if we would mind dating someones view of an extraterestiel in the DC Universe. I mnea first of all there comics like we joke around but when u start actually wanting a comic carachter thats sad. Second we know nothing about aliens in our reality so its kinda a stupid topic no offence "

thats your opinion...

i'm just asking, if the aliens from the DCU were real, or the Mutants from the Marvel universe were real... would you have a problem dating one of them?

M

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#13 Posted by crazy spidey (3474 posts) - - Show Bio

no offence but this isnbt that intelligent, ur saying if us personally as real live human beings if we would mind dating someones view of an extraterestiel in the DC Universe. I mnea first of all there comics like we joke around but when u start actually wanting a comic carachter thats sad. Second we know nothing about aliens in our reality so its kinda a stupid topic no offence

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#14 Posted by Lady Tlieso (9935 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"thank you Lady T, i don't see the problem...but would it bother you knowing what other people thought about you dating an Alien?M"

well people make comments when you date someone older, younger, etc anyways so not really. as long as i'm happy & the guys not psycho people can talk all they want.

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#15 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

Nobody says:

"Methos says:
"Nobody says:
They are still human though just ugly. Like there are ugly normal people. I have a hard time imagining a relationship with someone who is not a humaniod at least. I mean mutant, human, or alien. If they don't have the basic human make up it would be hard. I could see me dating a hot alien chick before I date a monster looking human."
do it comes down to looks primarily? M"
EDIT: That sounds really bad. Let me clear this up. When I ment monster looking I am talking about they don't have legs but instead have tenicles or something like a octopus. Maybe thier whole body is just one part. That would be hard. I am not talking moster looking as in a ugly person."

sorry i saw it... i'm just curious

M

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#16 Posted by Lady Tlieso (9935 posts) - - Show Bio

crazy spidey says:

"no offence but this isnbt that intelligent, ur saying if us personally as real live human beings if we would mind dating someones view of an extraterestiel in the DC Universe. I mnea first of all there comics like we joke around but when u start actually wanting a comic carachter thats sad. Second we know nothing about aliens in our reality so its kinda a stupid topic no offence "

no offense but if you're going to comment on someones intelligence you might want to spell check your post.

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#17 Posted by The_Martian (37399 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"Nobody says:
They are still human though just ugly. Like there are ugly normal people. I have a hard time imagining a relationship with someone who is not a humaniod at least. I mean mutant, human, or alien. If they don't have the basic human make up it would be hard. I could see me dating a hot alien chick before I date a monster looking human."
do it comes down to looks primarily? M"
EDIT: That sounds really bad. Let me clear this up. When I ment monster looking I am talking about they don't have legs but instead have tenicles or something like a octopus. Maybe thier whole body is just one part. That would be hard. I am not talking moster looking as in a ugly person.
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#18 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

Nobody says:

"Does that make sense?"

yeah :D

M

Crimson Orchid says:

"I think it would depend... Ideally it may not make a difference, but if you're planning on having children with that person, it may take some more thinking... How would they turn out? Would they be able to survive, or would their genes be too messed up? I could probably think of some better questions but none are coming to mind right now."

so you'd actually think about the genetics of it?

M

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#19 Posted by Crimson Orchid (5838 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it would depend... Ideally it may not make a difference, but if you're planning on having children with that person, it may take some more thinking... How would they turn out? Would they be able to survive, or would their genes be too messed up? I could probably think of some better questions but none are coming to mind right now.

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#20 Posted by The_Martian (37399 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"Nobody says:
"Methos says:
"Nobody says:
They are still human though just ugly. Like there are ugly normal people. I have a hard time imagining a relationship with someone who is not a humaniod at least. I mean mutant, human, or alien. If they don't have the basic human make up it would be hard. I could see me dating a hot alien chick before I date a monster looking human."
do it comes down to looks primarily? M"
EDIT: That sounds really bad. Let me clear this up. When I ment monster looking I am talking about they don't have legs but instead have tenicles or something like a octopus. Maybe thier whole body is just one part. That would be hard. I am not talking moster looking as in a ugly person. "
sorry i saw it... i'm just curious M "
Does that make sense?
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#21 Posted by Susan Richards (553 posts) - - Show Bio

Not at all. It all comes down to heart. Who cares if they look different than you? If they make you feel that special pang and your only thoughts are of being with them for the rest of your life it wouldn't make a difference whether they were alien, mutant, or regular human.

Looks are only skin deep, what matters is personality, heart, conviction, and loyalty.

Infact, it would be a plus, someone says or does something derogatory send the other half to take care of them.

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#22 Posted by The_Martian (37399 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"Nobody says:
"Does that make sense?"
yeah :D M Crimson Orchid says:
"I think it would depend... Ideally it may not make a difference, but if you're planning on having children with that person, it may take some more thinking... How would they turn out? Would they be able to survive, or would their genes be too messed up? I could probably think of some better questions but none are coming to mind right now."
so you'd actually think about the genetics of it? M"
I might think of that too. I mean what if something would kill you or her or the kids.
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#23 Posted by Cosmic Sentinel (3733 posts) - - Show Bio

Chances are with an alien, even if they look human(ish), their DNA might not even look like ours. It may be chemically different. If kids are important to you, then compatability is a question you'd ask.

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#24 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

yay... people that are actually taking this seriously :D

i'm just curious about what peoples reactions to this would be

M

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#25 Posted by Crimson Orchid (5838 posts) - - Show Bio

Nobody says:

"Methos says:
"Nobody says:
"Does that make sense?"
yeah :D M Crimson Orchid says:
"I think it would depend... Ideally it may not make a difference, but if you're planning on having children with that person, it may take some more thinking... How would they turn out? Would they be able to survive, or would their genes be too messed up? I could probably think of some better questions but none are coming to mind right now."
so you'd actually think about the genetics of it? M"
I might think of that too. I mean what if something would kill you or her or the kids."

Exactly. I mean, for me personally, I want to have kids some day and if some factor is going to negatively affect them I would do everything within my power to avoid that. If that means not having kids at all with the individual I love then so be it. That's what adoption is for i suppose.

When it comes to planning a family, genetics really is everything.

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#26 Posted by Nutshredder (117 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, in terms of, like, the tabboo? Long as I can imagine myself tapping it, there's no problem relationshipwise...but, I might hesitate to consider things such as disease, and other health-related details to dating an alien or mutie.

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#27 Posted by Susan Richards (553 posts) - - Show Bio

Crimson Orchid says:

"Nobody says:
"Methos says:
"Nobody says:
"Does that make sense?"
yeah :D M Crimson Orchid says:
"I think it would depend... Ideally it may not make a difference, but if you're planning on having children with that person, it may take some more thinking... How would they turn out? Would they be able to survive, or would their genes be too messed up? I could probably think of some better questions but none are coming to mind right now."
so you'd actually think about the genetics of it? M"
I might think of that too. I mean what if something would kill you or her or the kids."

Exactly. I mean, for me personally, I want to have kids some day and if some factor is going to negatively affect them I would do everything within my power to avoid that. If that means not having kids at all with the individual I love then so be it. That's what adoption is for i suppose.

When it comes to planning a family, genetics really is everything."

Agreed.

The way I see it, if you're truly in love with them and you know that you may not be able to reproduce naturally there are still other options.

Hey, I'm almost certain Earth isn't the only planet that provides adoption services. Sometimes your want to be a parent surpasses your own bloodline. You can still be with who you want to be, and be a parent.

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#28 Posted by crazy spidey (3474 posts) - - Show Bio

Lady Tlieso says:

"crazy spidey says:
"no offence but this isnbt that intelligent, ur saying if us personally as real live human beings if we would mind dating someones view of an extraterestiel in the DC Universe. I mnea first of all there comics like we joke around but when u start actually wanting a comic carachter thats sad. Second we know nothing about aliens in our reality so its kinda a stupid topic no offence "
no offense but if you're going to comment on someones intelligence you might want to spell check your post. "

I didnt attack his intelligence just "IN MY PERSONAL OPINON" find it so irreleveant that it just doesnt make sense to me, and were talking about on the internet about dating aliens in the DCU and u think I shoud.. check my spelling? ya right

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#29 Posted by crazy spidey (3474 posts) - - Show Bio

The only reason I think this is so irrelevant is cause no in the world has experienced something even close to this, so this is guesswork with nothign to realte to no facts, no expierence and therefore no way to justify ur opinion

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#30 Posted by Crimson Orchid (5838 posts) - - Show Bio

crazy spidey says:

"The only reason I think this is so irrelevant is cause no in the world has experienced something even close to this, so this is guesswork with nothign to realte to no facts, no expierence and therefore no way to justify ur opinion "

It's just a hypothetical question. There nothing wrong with that.

And besides, with the millions upon millions of galaxies out there, do you honestly believe that this is the only planet that can sustain life?

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#31 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

Crimson Orchid says:

"Exactly. I mean, for me personally, I want to have kids some day and if some factor is going to negatively affect them I would do everything within my power to avoid that. If that means not having kids at all with the individual I love then so be it. That's what adoption is for i suppose.When it comes to planning a family, genetics really is everything."

now we're getting down to what i meant...

you could adopt, so would it bother you taking someone with completely different genetics?

i mean, thinking about it logically, it was said in X-Men that Mutant genetics are different by 2% to normal Humans... thats more than the difference between us and Chimps...

M

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#32 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

crazy spidey says:

"The only reason I think this is so irrelevant is cause no in the world has experienced something even close to this, so this is guesswork with nothign to realte to no facts, no expierence and therefore no way to justify ur opinion "

no one in the world has experienced unaided flight... does that mean we can't talk about it or imagine it?

M

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#33 Posted by Crimson Orchid (5838 posts) - - Show Bio

Susan Richards says:

"Crimson Orchid says:
"Nobody says:
"Methos says:
"Nobody says:
"Does that make sense?"
yeah :D M Crimson Orchid says:
"I think it would depend... Ideally it may not make a difference, but if you're planning on having children with that person, it may take some more thinking... How would they turn out? Would they be able to survive, or would their genes be too messed up? I could probably think of some better questions but none are coming to mind right now."
so you'd actually think about the genetics of it? M"
I might think of that too. I mean what if something would kill you or her or the kids."

Exactly. I mean, for me personally, I want to have kids some day and if some factor is going to negatively affect them I would do everything within my power to avoid that. If that means not having kids at all with the individual I love then so be it. That's what adoption is for i suppose.

When it comes to planning a family, genetics really is everything."

Agreed.

The way I see it, if you're truly in love with them and you know that you may not be able to reproduce naturally there are still other options.

Hey, I'm almost certain Earth isn't the only planet that provides adoption services. Sometimes your want to be a parent surpasses your own bloodline. You can still be with who you want to be, and be a parent. "

Yeah, and if maybe adoption doesn't work, there's that artificial/test tube option... sorry, couldn't think of the correct name for it.

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#34 Posted by Nutshredder (117 posts) - - Show Bio

Hmm...I see conservatives fictional worldwide having a field day with this...I mean, the gays have a tough time marrying, would dating a Mutie be easier?

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#35 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

Crimson Orchid says:

"Yeah, and if maybe adoption doesn't work, there's that artificial/test tube option... sorry, couldn't think of the correct name for it."

artificial insemination

M

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#36 Posted by Chameleone (8465 posts) - - Show Bio

i mean it does all come down to heart. Looks don't matter as much to me. i would actually like to go out with a mutant.

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#37 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

Nutshredder says:

"Hmm...I see conservatives fictional worldwide having a field day with this...I mean, the gays have a tough time marrying, would dating a Mutie be easier?"

so what do you think?

would you date a mutant or an alien?

M

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#38 Posted by Crimson Orchid (5838 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"Crimson Orchid says:
"Exactly. I mean, for me personally, I want to have kids some day and if some factor is going to negatively affect them I would do everything within my power to avoid that. If that means not having kids at all with the individual I love then so be it. That's what adoption is for i suppose.When it comes to planning a family, genetics really is everything."

now we're getting down to what i meant...

you could adopt, so would it bother you taking someone with completely different genetics?

i mean, thinking about it logically, it was said in X-Men that Mutant genetics are different by 2% to normal Humans... thats more than the difference between us and Chimps...

M"

I don't think that it would bother me. Upon first meeting them it might, but once the initial impressions are over with attration goes a lot further than appearance... well, for some anyways.

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#39 Posted by Chameleone (8465 posts) - - Show Bio

artificial ensemenation. :P

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#40 Posted by Crimson Orchid (5838 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"Crimson Orchid says:
"Yeah, and if maybe adoption doesn't work, there's that artificial/test tube option... sorry, couldn't think of the correct name for it."

artificial insemination

M"

thanks, don't know why I couldn't think of it.

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#41 Posted by Nutshredder (117 posts) - - Show Bio

I would. In fact, see my above post to see my feelings on this.

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#42 Posted by Cosmic Sentinel (3733 posts) - - Show Bio

Not all normal humans can have children, at least you'd know at the beginning that kids aren't going to happen. I'd personally look for in an alien or mutant the exact same things I look for in a human woman: a low tolerance to alcohol and weak vision.

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#43 Posted by crazy spidey (3474 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"crazy spidey says:
"The only reason I think this is so irrelevant is cause no in the world has experienced something even close to this, so this is guesswork with nothign to realte to no facts, no expierence and therefore no way to justify ur opinion "
no one in the world has experienced unaided flight... does that mean we can't talk about it or imagine it? M"

wat no but I mean we have seen things fly. But if I asked u to think of an alien u would think of something u ve already seen, maybe from a movie or comic book. its like asking me would I like god if I him/her, its sooo unbleivable so impossible to think about that, of course u would immediately put him in a humanoid form but I mean he could be particles he could be everything and anything. if u can imagine him and everything he could be then ur a better man then me

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#44 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

Nutshredder says:

"I would. In fact, see my above post to see my feelings on this."

thats cool :D

M

Cosmic Sentinel says:

"Not all normal humans can have children, at least you'd know at the beginning that kids aren't going to happen. I'd personally look for in an alien or mutant the exact same things I look for in a human woman: a low tolerance to alcohol and weak vision."

roflol :D

M

so, for the people that have a problem with this...

do you have a problem with Superman marrying Lois Lane?

M

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#45 Posted by Eternal Chaos (23185 posts) - - Show Bio

I really don't think it would matter. If I found out the woman I was going to have children with was an alien or a mutant that wouldn't change anything because I still love her and she's still the same person. She's just gonna make our kids kick ass.

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#46 Posted by Nutshredder (117 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, if anyone has a problem, you think they're gonna tell Superman they have a problem? Think about it...

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#47 Posted by Golem (797 posts) - - Show Bio

Personally, I would date a mutant.

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#48 Posted by Eternal Chaos (23185 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"Nutshredder says:
"I would. In fact, see my above post to see my feelings on this."
thats cool :D M Cosmic Sentinel says:
"Not all normal humans can have children, at least you'd know at the beginning that kids aren't going to happen. I'd personally look for in an alien or mutant the exact same things I look for in a human woman: a low tolerance to alcohol and weak vision."
roflol :D M -------------- so, for the people that have a problem with this... do you have a problem with Superman marrying Lois Lane? M"

I do. He's superman and I don't like him. That's my problem. lol.

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#49 Posted by Methos (40531 posts) - - Show Bio

Eternal Chaos says:

"I do. He's superman and I don't like him. That's my problem. lol."

ok... do you have a problem with Supergirl and some human?

aside from the fact she'd break him lol

M

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#50 Posted by Cosmic Sentinel (3733 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"Eternal Chaos says:
"I do. He's superman and I don't like him. That's my problem. lol."
ok... do you have a problem with Supergirl and some human? aside from the fact she'd *break* him lol M"

Yeah, but what a way to go.