The Miseducation of ‘Miss Bimbo’
Posted on Mar 25, 2008
Things were already mighty grim for girls in terms of media-generated role models, but the online game “Miss Bimbo” represents a new low. Based on a script concocted by “lads,” Miss Bimbo challenges girl gamers to master the art of bodily manipulation via dieting and plastic surgery to—what else?—hook a man.
Users are set targets:
After you broke up with your boyfriend you went on an eating binge! Now it’s time to diet ... Your target weight is less than 132lbs
Have a nip and tuck operation for a brand new face. You’ve found work as a plus-size model. To gain those vivacious curves, you need to weigh more than 154lbs
Summertime is coming up and bikini weather is upon us. You want to turn heads on the beach don’t you?
Bigger is better! Have a breast operation
There is a billionaire on vacation ... You must catch his eye and his love! Good luck.
Little Miss Trouble: One of the site’s creators claims “Miss Bimbo” is “structured in such a way that it simply mirrors real life in a tongue-in-cheek way. ... The missions and goals for the bimbos are morally sound and teach children about the real world.” Hmmm ...