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Trump hotel, pool "rules"

Discussion in 'Hilton Grand Vacations Club / HGVC' started by Cyberc, May 16, 2017.

  1. Talent312

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    I've seen some overweight people wearing speedos. <shudder>
    Also, older, saggy peep... I wear shorts becuz I'm heading in that direction.


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    It would be interesting to know what their policy is on the string bikinis young women are wearing nowadays, far more revealing than a 5 yr old without a top.


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    Me too, as a larger person, I wear trunks and a sun rash guard / swim shirt... Protects me from the sun, and avoids looking ridicules...

    I was thinking the same thing, there was a young lady in a very skimpy bikini earlier this week at the Kings Land pool. I was not offended, but it seemed a bit out of place at family orient resort..
     
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    I was a lifeguard for several summers (back years before the internet.. enough said?).

    Swimsuits got worn. Sometimes the boys wore tee shirt tops with their trunks and girls worn either 1 piece or 2 piece outfits. No wet tee shirts only for the females.

    First job was at a small pool. I would show up almost an hours early to clean the pool, backwash the filters and reset the chemicals plus add water to the pool. I might do these chores in a Bikini suit .. itsy-bitty size ....to help blend in my various tan lines for my off time affairs. I guarded in 1 piece suits. The pool president's wife showed up early ... was shocked by my bikini ... I was 19 and had spent the last 9 months near Daytona Beach in Florida ... told her I was working on tan lines (which I was) and would NEVER guard in that style of swim wear.

    The next summer, I worked a lake ... mostly the late afternoon til 8PM shift (as I took AM college classes) ... always in a 1 piece suit as these teenage boys swimmers were SHARKS. Swimsuit failure was a concern .. particularly in a lake setting. Seemed a lot of teenage girls' mothers preferred 1 piece swimwear also for their daughters.
     
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    We were at a kiddie park at Disney World that had a lot of water features. There were a lot of little kids running around without tops. My daughter was 16 months. I let her run around without a top and a young female employee told me she had to wear a top. My daughter was so little and didn't have a lot of hair. The only reason you could tell she was a girl was because she was wearing pink.
     
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    I think this is all "fake misunderstanding based on fake rules" :thumbup:

    So unfair to the good people running the hotel.
     
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    FWIW...this spring, there was a 20-something woman at the Intercontinental LA pool who was topless. No one flinched or told her to put on a top (perhaps this is LA?). It was customary for women in French and Greek beaches to not wear tops (at least this was customary 30 year ago when I visited - no big deal - even grandmas were topless), not sure about today.

    I personally do not have issues with a 5 year old girl without a top, however just as some restaurants require shirts and shoes and have dress codes, I think it is the right of the hotel to demand a dress code and patrons should comply when the dress code is reasonable.
     
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    As of 4 years ago, still customary in Greece and Côte d'Azur, and more
    recently on So-Be, Miami, as my camera with a telephoto lens can attest.


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    Really? You want people to know that you took pictures of women's breasts, strangers who did not know they were being photographed, with a telephoto lens?

    Not too late to delete your post.
     
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    Not quite, but pretty close, actually.

    But I used to run when I weighed more and wasn't as fit. And if the reason really was that I was overweight at the time, then that reason "ewww..that person is not fit and trim" would hold less weight (so to speak :)) than other arguments.

    Anyway, it was the "spokesman" that approached me, so I have no idea of the reason...but seriously doubt that was it.

    Cheers.
     
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    For many years I taught with a Greek woman. She looked down on "Americans" because we were not sophisticated like her. They went to Greece every year with their teen age daughter to nude beaches. In fact, she claimed that her husband and her high school age daughter took showers together. I didn't care to live her lifestyle and if it made me provincial, so what


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    LMAO.. thanks for the laugh! "eww..that person is not fit and trim." lmao ( meaning please wear a tshirt...lol)
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    Gross and disturbing..Totally NOT sophisticated that Greek woman.
     
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    Great comeback.

    -barrey
     
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    In Japan, there is a long-run, famous anime, DORAEMON. There used to be a scene where Shizuka-chan, 10 or 11 year old heroine,
    soaks herself in a deep bath tab. You could see her shoulders and head. As long as I understand, not a once in the long history.

    It is well known that those scenes are cut off when exported from Japan to foreign countries. These days, you do not see Shizuka
    take a bath in Japanese original episodes. Not so much different from smoking (i.e. political correctness). You will seldom see
    smoking scenes in American movies. I believe only mafia members smoke in Japanese movies. In TV dramas and movies,
    no fathers smoke at home. Children always wear swim suits.

    In old days, no top on a five year old girl was totally okay. Still not a problem depending upon where you are. But problems happen.
    Otherwise, we need no children porngraphy law. In my personal view, it's fine that five year old girl is topless if it's public beach, and as long as
    you follow laws and your daughter is not annoying anyone. At hotel pools, you may want to respect their rules, even if not
    in writing, just because of those changes developing in the world we live in.
     
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    When I was young, many years ago, little girls did not wear swimsuit tops. If you look at the Coppertone Girl's picture you'll see she is only wearing bottoms (as was the norm when the advertising campaign started).

    We have turned into a country that sustains rules that should never have been made. Rules for everything. I'm sick of idiotic rules that make no sense. If the parents of a five year old girl decide it's okay for her not to wear a two inch strip (top) over part of her body, then they should have the last word. If little boys can go topless then little girls should be able to do the same. The operative word is little.

    In NYC's Central Park they've removed the ban on women going topless. The rationale is women have equal rights with men-- who go topless.
     
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    I'm SO glad you stood your ground. Americans like to think they (we) are open minded and tolerant... this is example of how we are behind the Europeans. Breast feeding in public is another area.
     
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    I think this just took up way too much of your time already. i guess it was important to you. Me, I'd just have her put a top on and go about my day. I'm on vacation, I don't need to talk to a manager about something so trivial. I don't care if she wears a top or not, it's just not worth any time or getting upset, which apparently it did to you becasue your still commenting on it. There was no life lesson to be learned here.

    enjoy
     
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    You are mistaken - the OP has not posted in this thread for a month.
     
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    True the above. Also, if you're going to be (apparently incorrectly) criticizing someone, at least have the decency not to say "your" :)

    Cheers.
     
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    No one expects the Grammar Police!

    IMHO, as long as the text is clear enuff, minor errors in posts ought to be overlooked, unless that is, we want to have a laugh at their expense.
     
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    Accept win there calling out someone else's in a rude manner.
     
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    In general, I agree (and one comment is hardly Grammar Police considering how rich the playing field is on the interwebs, so not a particularly relevant comment, I think).

    In the case where someone is being (incorrectly, in this case) snide, I would expect that they would, at the least, do it correctly.

    Others will (and do) disagree with this. So be it.

    Cheers.
     
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    That really dates us, tschwa2. Monty Python was big in the 70's (45 years ago).
     

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