Feminism

4Chan Proves Just How Gullible Anti-feminists Are with #PissForEquality

A few days ago, the 13-year olds at 4Chan decided to prove how gullible feminists are by starting a hashtag called #PissForEquality, in which they pretended to be feminists who were pissing their pants and posting photos of it as some kind of activism.

Let’s step back and just truly appreciate how hilarious this is: a bunch of little boys decided to spend their time creating fake Twitter accounts, finding or creating pictures of women with urine-soaked pants, and posting them. All in the hopes that somewhere, somehow, an adult woman would see that and think, “Yes, this makes sense and it is something I would like to do as well.”

Obviously that last part never happened, so all the world was left with was a bunch of kids spending all their time sharing pictures of pissed pants and giggling. Frankly, that’s already a win in my book. I’d rather they waste their time combing through fetish porn sites and spraying down their girliest-looking skinny jeans with water rather than doxxing people.

It got even funnier, though, when other anti-feminists and men’s rights activists picked up on all this. Today, I saw that the front page of Reddit featured a link to an InfoWars article — yes, that’s Alex Jones’s website, because the MRA/ridiculous conspiracy theorist Venn diagram is basically a single circle — all about #PissForEquality.

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The InfoWars article, written by Paul Joseph Watson (no relation, I hope), breathlessly reported on how feminists were tricked by 4Chan’s clever gambit, linking to a few Twitter posts as proof:

casey green pissforequality

gemma collins pissforequality

It probably won’t shock you to know that all the accounts Paul Joseph Watson linked to were created in the past four days and have Tweeted about nothing but #PissForEquality. Oh, and #feminism. Because that’s what feminists do you guys! #girlpower

So, there’s one MRA who has gullibly bought into the idea that feminists are pissing themselves and posting photos of it online. Surely there can’t be anyone else that stupid, right? Well let’s take a look at the Reddit comments! Prepare for irony overload, you guys:

gullible reddit pissforequality 1

gullible reddit pissforequality 2

gullible reddit pissforequality 3

Feminists: SO gullible!

Rebecca Watson

Rebecca Watson

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11 Comments

  1. October 6, 2015 at 2:38 pm —

    Pissillanimous behavior for sure.

  2. October 6, 2015 at 3:23 pm —

    Rebecca Watson,

    Why would these idiots actually think that this would work? Did they really think that a significant number of feminist women would fall for this? Seriously, even if they weren’t trolls and they really wanted women to do this for “gender equality” how would that work. It also sounds disgusting.

  3. October 6, 2015 at 3:29 pm —

    Rebecca Watson,

    4chan also shows us how psychotic anti feminists can be

    4channers now threatening to shoot up every school they can think of, as well as Whoville and the moon
    http://wehuntedthemammoth.com/2015/10/05/4channers-now-threatening-to-shoot-up-every-school-they-can-think-of-as-well-as-whoville-and-the-moon/

    I hope if one of these fools actually decides to put their plans into action, they either kill or severally wound themselves before they’re able to murder anyone.

  4. October 6, 2015 at 6:41 pm —

    Part of me just wants to laugh at how absurd they are, but they’re not actually trying to trick us into joining in with these things, are they? This is reinforcement for the anti-feminists – another bit of “proof” that feminists are irrational and dogmatic fools who’ll follow along with anything uncritically… funny, I didn’t realise quite how ironic that would be when I started typing it out.

  5. October 6, 2015 at 10:09 pm —

    My fav reddit thing is when someone says “I know this is going to be downvoted forever but….[insert horrible sentiment here]” and then they get hundreds of upvotes.

    #SRS4Lyf

  6. October 6, 2015 at 10:12 pm —

    Also, how did you miss mentioning that this is an actual False Flag being perpetuated by Infowars?? Missed opportunity.

    • October 6, 2015 at 10:40 pm —

      Mary,

      Probably because anti feminists aren’t one the groups that Alex joins thinks are part of the “New World Order”

      • October 6, 2015 at 10:42 pm —

        Wait… why are you saying that like we’re not part of the NWO? I got my lizardman credentials just this morning!

  7. October 7, 2015 at 12:04 pm —

    New theory: Any time 4chan does something involving the Men’s Rights movement, they’re trolling. Actually, any time 4chan does something, they’re trolling.

    And trying to explain to someone that #Gamergate isn’t even on 4chan anymore. They’ve moved to 8chan after moot got tired of their bullshit. You see, 4chan is the ‘good’ chan. That says more about all the other chans than it does about 4chan.

  8. October 7, 2015 at 7:34 pm —

    1. Every 13 year old on earth should feel insulted.
    2. Does this mean that feminists are really lizards?

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