Not just for kids anymore
August 10, 2005 7:52 PM   Subscribe

Are you an adult? Like to suck your thumb? Then you've got a new home on the Web! (Warning: circa 1992 web design). Be sure to check out adult thumbsucking poetry and short stories. Not to be confused with the new Keanu Reeves movie.
posted by zardoz (10 comments total)
That's some really bad poetry.
posted by krix at 9:59 PM on August 10, 2005

That is so HOT!
posted by strangeleftydoublethink at 10:22 PM on August 10, 2005

She had sucked her thumb, knew not what to do.

Others looked at her dumb, “It’s not polite,”

ain’t that true?

So, hidden, beneath her woeful lip,

she came upon an interesting tip.

Her tongue served as well,

Now they all think her swell!

posted by Quartermass at 10:33 PM on August 10, 2005

'Nuff thaid...
posted by cenoxo at 11:19 PM on August 10, 2005

It's kind of sad... when you first start reading that site, you get the impression that it's a really positive thing that these people have come together to talk about their adult taboo. But then you read the site for a little while and realize that it doesn't seem to have been updated since 2001, with most of the updates happening in the 98-01 timespan. And then I got to thinking, "How tragic. This person creates this resource to help people stop feeling shameful about something they like, and then they abandon the site and don't touch it for 5 years."

And yes, that page design makes you want to cringe.
posted by Rhomboid at 11:34 PM on August 10, 2005

That Keanu movie is going to suck.
posted by Optamystic at 2:12 AM on August 11, 2005

This page made me think of The Big Book Of British Smiles (scroll down on the page), which the dentist shows poor Lisa Simpson to convince her to get braces.
posted by Herr Fahrstuhl at 6:32 AM on August 11, 2005

OMG, I thought this was a joke before I clicked that link.
posted by caddis at 7:49 AM on August 11, 2005

I saw the "Thumbsucker" movie at Sundance. It's actually really, really good - based on a Walter Kirn novel. Check out the whole cast - Keanu just has a cameo.
posted by fungible at 7:58 AM on August 11, 2005

Glad to hear that fungible. I'm looking forward to this film. The book was a great read and, with the exception of Keanu, the cast is quite good.
posted by btwillig at 10:19 AM on August 11, 2005

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