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View Poll Results: Are you awesome?
I am absolutely 100% awesome. 28 30.43%
I'm pretty sweet. 17 18.48%
Meh. I'm me. Content. 34 36.96%
I don't really like me, but whatever. 7 7.61%
I pretty much loathe myself. 6 6.52%
Voters: 92. You may not vote on this poll

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Old March 5 2009, 10:00 AM   #76
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yeah, right.
You haven't seen Philo around here much lately, have you ?
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Old March 5 2009, 10:03 AM   #77
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girls prefer someone more confident and self-aassured.
So good of you to speak for half of the human race.
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Old March 5 2009, 10:11 AM   #78
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^^Empirical data, i assume?
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Old March 5 2009, 10:12 AM   #79
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^^Empirical data, i assume?

The opinion of a gay man here. I'd rather have Hermiod than you, captcalhoun. Hermiod makes me laugh.
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Old March 5 2009, 10:12 AM   #80
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I'd read that. Sorry man, you're trying too hard. They weren't funny.
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Old March 5 2009, 10:16 AM   #81
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In all seriousness, while I'm sure tsq might enjoy having a bunch of guys and Philo () fighting over her, it goes against what she said in the how do ladies like to be treated thread.
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Old March 5 2009, 11:39 AM   #82
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Besides, I'm the middle-aged Professor type who's into the Arts & Sciences, so you guys might as well just go cry in your beer.
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Old March 5 2009, 11:40 AM   #83
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Old March 6 2009, 12:52 AM   #84
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Oh boys, I'll take you all. You can stay in my Man-Pen, with David Tennant, Hugh Jackman, and Johnny Depp (they're allowed out to make movies, occasionally).

In all seriousness, I don't mind the joking, it's when people cross the line into Creepsville, which seems to be happening a bit too much around here lately, that I get annoyed/uncomfortable -- and I think most of the ladies of the BBS (though I wouldn't presume to speak for all of them) probably feel the same way.
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Old March 6 2009, 12:55 AM   #85
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Admitting you're awesome is admitting almost that you have a big ego. I don't feel I have a big ego, so I'm just content.
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Old March 6 2009, 01:05 AM   #86
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^I disagree. Realizing those things about yourself that are awesome has nothing to do with ego, it has to do with recognizing yourself for who you are, and acknowledging that there are aspects about you both positive and negative. Knowing oneself in such a way, I think, helps one to remember that other people also have both positive and negative traits, and that it's important to find the good in even the most difficult of individuals.

If you believe your awesomeness makes you better than other people, if you go around boasting and bragging, then you have a big ego. But if you find things within yourself that you feel good about -- aspects of your personality or behavior that you are confident in, that's not ego. Despite my post about my own awesomeness, I am in reality a humble person -- the things I've gone through taught me patience and humility at an early age. I could make a list just as long of my negative traits.

But it's more fun to list the positive ones. So, I think everyone ought to take a minute and list the things that make them awesome. Find just one thing about yourself that is genuinely cool -- everyone has something (even if they think they don't). So long as you remember that everyone else has some awesomeness about them too (however well it might be hidden), then you don't risk becoming an egotist.
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Old March 6 2009, 01:08 AM   #87
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I only loathe my physical appearance. The rest of me is fairly nifty.
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Old March 6 2009, 01:09 AM   #88
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I like your physical appearance.
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Old March 6 2009, 01:10 AM   #89
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You don't get to vote.
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Old March 6 2009, 01:11 AM   #90
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You can't take my vote away.
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