Does your girlfriend/wife signifiant other mind girlie wallpapers

Discussion in 'Picture Gallery' started by 414BrewCrew414, Jun 15, 2009.


Does your sigifiant other mind girlie wallpapers

Poll closed Jul 15, 2009.
  1. Yes

  2. No

  3. I don't care what they think hahaha

  1. 414BrewCrew414 macrumors member

    May 25, 2009
    I just got reemed out for this....just wondering if you guys/girls also catch some heat lmao!
  2. rhsgolfer33 macrumors 6502a

    Jan 6, 2006
    No, but mine aren't scandalous. I had a photo of Eva Green as Vesper in Casino Royale as my background, no problem. Sure, my girlfriend teased me about it, but I definitely didn't get reemed about it. If it were overly sexual or nude I would understand, but just a celebrity I think is attractive in normal or slightly provocative clothing doesn't matter.
  3. cwedl macrumors 65816


    Jun 5, 2003
    to be honest i think i would feel uncomfortable with that sort of wallpaper when my girlfriend was around, i've now just changed to landscapes
  4. hookem12387 macrumors 6502

    Sep 30, 2007
    Austin, Texas
    No problem the first few months we were together, hit 6 months and they went out the window forever :mad:
  5. edesignuk Moderator emeritus


    Mar 25, 2002
    London, England
    Probably depends on what girlie wallpaper means exactly...

    I think I could get away with stuff like TV/Film actresses (like rhsgolfer33 described), but if I decided to have a daily Page 3 girl on my desktop I might soon be looking for booted towards the door. :eek:
  6. jecapaga macrumors 601


    Jul 1, 2007
    Southern California
    This is a pic gallery yes? I can see the better half having a bit of something if you're flaunting something. This is a pic gallery, yes?
  7. Lipstick macrumors member

    Jun 9, 2009
    Riverside, California
    My boyfriend had Angelina Jolie so I changed it to... moi! :rolleyes:
  8. iBlue macrumors Core


    Mar 17, 2005
    London, England
    Most girls shouldn't mind, so long as you are not going overboard about it. Guys can sometimes be totally rude, gross and disrespectful about this kind of thing. If she minds, she minds. Be accommodating. Mutual respect benefits you both. If she doesn't mind, excellent. :)

    FTR, I don't mind. I like looking at girls too.
  9. bartelby macrumors Core


    Jun 16, 2004
    My wife would just piss herself laughing and call me a sad git.
  10. Markleshark macrumors 603


    Aug 15, 2006
    Carlisle, Up Norf!
    She has Jensen Ackles (So do I, sometimes) and I have whoever I want. If she has a problem, after 3 years, she should know where the door is by now.
  11. Rodimus Prime macrumors G4

    Rodimus Prime

    Oct 9, 2006
    I found even when I was not dating some one to cause trouble by having "girllie" wall paper of some girl with very little clothing on.

    In college every now and then a female friend would come up to my dorm room for something or to hang out for a little while. Or later on bug me in my be room. I would of had all kinds of crap to put up with. Personally I go with more netural back grounds that no one can be offended by.

    I have had pictures of some friends as the back ground but normally I go with a Star Trek back ground on my computer. Or I have for several years now. Another back ground I used was from MegamanX. Different things over the years but always more on the neutral ground and general pretty safe
  12. Vogue Harper macrumors 6502

    Vogue Harper

    Nov 16, 2008
    Strictly speaking - no, my girlfriend doesn't care what I have as my wallpaper. She has more self confidence than to feel threatened by a picture.

    However, as she knows my rule of creativity as regards my MacBook wallpaper, whereby my wallpaper must always be a photograph that I have taken myself, I guess if there was suddenly a picture of a semi-naked nubile young thing on my desktop she might get a little suspicious as to where I have been sticking my lens (so to speak).

    Ha - I bet he didn't even notice :D
  13. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

    Jaffa Cake

    Aug 1, 2004
    The City of Culture, Englandshire
    I've never seen any such wallpapers on her computer, to be honest.
  14. HarvJH macrumors newbie

    Jun 5, 2009
    Essex, UK
    i'd feel a bit weird having it there while she's around.

    if i had one, she'd probably change hers to something like johnny depp with his top off. i personally don't think he's all that haha.

    and also most girl say they don't care, but deep down they probably do.
  15. cleanup macrumors 68030


    Jun 26, 2005
    I rarely have girlie wallpapers. They're a bit distracting for a while until you get used to them. And once you get used to them, what's the point? :D

    But beyond that, I wouldn't go out of my way to have one when I'm dating. I'm single for the first time in a long time and it's the only time where I've had such a wallpaper.

    For all those guys who have them and get negative reactions; how would you feel if your girlfriend had a shirtless photo of [insert male celebrity here] as their wallpaper? Don't make it a double standard.

    LOL. :)
  16. xfiftyfour macrumors 68030


    Apr 14, 2006
    Clemson, SC
    I wouldn't mind if my boyfriend had pictures of a celebrity that was posed respectfully or if it was promoting some movie/show he was into, but there's definitely a line there that could get crossed. Don't get me wrong, I'm not naive enough to think that just because a guy is in a relationship and totally committed/faithful he's not going to look at any girl but me, but I'd take issue if he was flaunting the fact as his wallpaper. It's the same as a guy blatantly oggling other girls while I'm standing right next to him. IMO, that's something to do around your buddies and away from me - and doing otherwise shows disrespect (not to mention maturity implications). Ultimately it boils down to the fact that I know I'm not the only girl in this world, but around him, I kinda want to feel like I am.
  17. themoonisdown09 macrumors 601


    Nov 19, 2007
    Georgia, USA
    Same here. My wife doesn't care, but she would think I was stupid. By the way, I don't have girly wallpapers on my computers.
  18. rwilliams macrumors 68040


    Apr 8, 2009
    Raleigh, NC
    My wife is cool about it. I think you have to be pretty insecure to gripe about a desktop wallpaper. As someone else said, you can't be naive enough to think that he only finds YOU attractive and only wants to look at YOU.
  19. MattZani macrumors 68030


    Apr 20, 2008
    I Actually dont like having Women, or people in general on my Wallpaper, just doesnt look right.
  20. Consultant macrumors G5


    Jun 27, 2007
    Hum at first I thought, a guy with a hello kitty wallpaper. LOL, what a girly-man. =p

    Then I thought, OP probably meant girls on a wallpaper.

    However, image search for girlie wallpapers confirms my original suspicion. no hello kitty but lots of NON-risquée images...
  21. Tomorrow macrumors 604


    Mar 2, 2008
    Always a day away
    My wife wouldn't care, except that our young son (4 years old) would likely see it - and in that case I wouldn't want him to see it.
  22. slpdLoad macrumors 6502a


    Jun 10, 2009
  23. alphaod macrumors Core


    Feb 9, 2008
    I don't care, but I think it's weird to have a naked or half-naked art piece as my wallpaper in public.
  24. geoffreak macrumors 68020


    Feb 8, 2008
    I try and use unnoticeable wallpapers on my laptop because I got tired of "can I see your wallpaper?" when someone who is watching over my shoulder catches a glimpse.
    "Spectrum of the sky" is my current wallpaper. :D
  25. Chrispy macrumors 68020


    Dec 27, 2004
    Mine doesn't mind but I don't put them on my laptop. Just seems strange when around others.

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