Computer Network Cable
Konstantin Inozemtse—Getty Images/Vetta

San Francisco Techies Now Doing Weird Sex Stuff With Ethernet Cables

Mar 03, 2014

The tech boom in San Francisco has sparked a renaissance among the city's members-only sex clubs, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. One in particular, named Mission Control, has seen its membership rates skyrocket, thanks primarily to the droves of open-minded techies who have flocked there. App builders and startup friends are wrapping up their 14-hour days by unwinding at Mission Control's "fundgeon"--that's a portmanteau combining "fun" and "dungeon!"

So what, exactly, are they doing at these parties?

San Francisco State University adjunct instructor Michael Shannon had been the dungeon master a few weeks earlier when some attendees were talking about how they would use consumer electronics cords in sex play.

"If you've never tied (someone) up with an Ethernet cable," Shannon once said, "you're not geeky enough."

You do you, San Francisco. You do you.

All products and services featured are based solely on editorial selection. TIME may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website.