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#1 DWF

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Posted 12 May 2004 - 08:57 PM

http://story.news.ya...are_hotties&e=1

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Asking Home Depot employees to trade their smocks and hammers for teddies and G-strings at most Playboy.com is looking for the "hotties" among the hardware giant's employees.

The adult magazine has featured women from corporations in the past, whether because of controversy, as was the case with Enron and WorldCom, or because the company is an industry icon, such as Starbucks or Wal-Mart.

"These companies have thousands and thousands of employees, and there are many beautiful women among them," Playboy.com spokeswoman Jay Jay Nesheim said, adding that women interested should submit photos, proof of age and a paycheck stub.

Home Depot is distancing itself from the photo shoot.

"The company is aware of the invitation but does not endorse it, support it, nor are we affiliated with it in any way," spokesman Don Harrison said, reading a prepared statement over the phone and refusing to comment further.

Playboy heard no complaints of women being fired for the Starbucks or Wal-Mart shoots, Nesheim said.

No happy homemakers for Playboy, I guess. ;)
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Posted 12 May 2004 - 09:15 PM

Sure, they're not going to be very supportive publicly, because they don't want to alienate the portion of the population that is against it/offended by it, but don't kid yourself - they're loving the publicity.

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Posted 12 May 2004 - 09:28 PM

Playboy has Girls of Home Depot?! I wonder what's next...never mind, I don't want to know! :fear:

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Posted 12 May 2004 - 09:32 PM

I really don't get the "She works at <x>!" fetish. Other gentlemen: Do themes like this really do anything for you...?
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Posted 12 May 2004 - 09:36 PM

But are the readers going to be looking at the bare flesh or the power tools, the yard care equipment, and the paint swatches... :p~
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Posted 12 May 2004 - 09:57 PM

Javert Rovinski, on May 12 2004, 10:30 PM, said:

I really don't get the "She works at <x>!" fetish. Other gentlemen: Do themes like this really do anything for you...?
Says the man waiting for the, "Girls of Pizza Hut" issue. :lol:  :lol:
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Posted 12 May 2004 - 10:01 PM

Personally, I'm waiting on the "Girls of Del Taco" issue. :D

No Rov, it doesn't do much for me if it's a theme or not.

Besides I only read for the articles.

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Posted 12 May 2004 - 10:06 PM

^^SURE, you do :hehe:

Just like everyone else.... ;)

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Posted 12 May 2004 - 10:10 PM

I can't believe they do themes because the themes themselves are an attraction. They must do it because their basic plan is so simple that they feel a need to come up with random variations from time to time because it would get old.

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Posted 13 May 2004 - 12:35 AM

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I really don't get the "She works at <x>!" fetish. Other gentlemen: Do themes like this really do anything for you...?
Well, maybe not where you live, but the men around here get an amazing amount of wood when they shop at Home Depot.

I've been known to go there myself for knockers, or or a good nail or screw -- and I have my eyes on a nice piston ram.

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Posted 13 May 2004 - 12:43 AM

adds a whole new meaning to "Home Improvement Project".....

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Posted 13 May 2004 - 09:47 AM

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Playboy has Girls of Home Depot?! I wonder what's next...never mind, I don't want to know! :fear:

Girls of McDonalds... Girls of Barnes & Noble...

Oh, you're right -- :fear:

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Posted 13 May 2004 - 03:37 PM

Norville, on May 13 2004, 02:45 PM, said:

Girls of Barnes & Noble...
hey at least for Girls of Barnes and Noble there might be some well-read centerfolds in that bunch  :lol:

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Posted 13 May 2004 - 05:44 PM

Orpheus, on May 12 2004, 09:33 PM, said:

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I really don't get the "She works at <x>!" fetish. Other gentlemen: Do themes like this really do anything for you...?
Well, maybe not where you live, but the men around here get an amazing amount of wood when they shop at Home Depot.

I've been known to go there myself for knockers, or or a good nail or screw -- and I have my eyes on a nice piston ram.
LOL!  :p  :D  :lol:

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Posted 14 May 2004 - 10:02 PM

Orpheus, on May 13 2004, 01:33 AM, said:

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I really don't get the "She works at <x>!" fetish. Other gentlemen: Do themes like this really do anything for you...?
Well, maybe not where you live, but the men around here get an amazing amount of wood when they shop at Home Depot.

I've been known to go there myself for knockers, or or a good nail or screw -- and I have my eyes on a nice piston ram.
You might also need a hand pump and a long, rubber tipped handle, a long bore router and don't forget the long lawn hose, for some deep seeded watering. ;)
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Posted 16 May 2004 - 08:06 PM

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You might also need a hand pump...
No, thanks. I'm hoping I won't need a handpump...

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