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Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Kenbushway, Feb 4, 2013.

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Are real men becoming extinct?

Poll closed Mar 6, 2013.
  1. Yes real men are becoming extinct

    5 vote(s)
    14.7%
  2. No real men aren't becoming extinct

    10 vote(s)
    29.4%
  3. Yes and No

    5 vote(s)
    14.7%
  4. You're crazy, no one thinks about this.

    14 vote(s)
    41.2%
  1. teacake

    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    OP do you not enjoy diversity?

    You seem to be recoiling from that which is not you or, presumably, your father.
     
  2. Kenbushway

    Kenbushway Captain Captain

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    Do you know how to turn a screwdriver? I never said anything about clothing.
     
  3. sidious618

    sidious618 Admiral Admiral

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    Who cares if I know how to turn a screwdriver? That's totally irrelevant to my worth as a person.
     
  4. thestrangequark

    thestrangequark Admiral Admiral

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    Jesus, ken. Have you read anything that's been posted?
     
  5. Kenbushway

    Kenbushway Captain Captain

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    I have but I had to point out that he was going to extremes and putting things in there that I didn't say.

    I also want to add: People this is my opinion, I asked a question. I did not say this was how it had to be, this is just my opinion. My opinion doesn't mean shit to any of you, so why take it as such an insult? Do you really care if you fall into my category of what I perceive to be a few definitions of man?
     
  6. sojourner

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    Say, this is a bit of a side track to the topic, but I just got to thinking. (a rarity to be sure) What's the sub-context in movies with women helping men with their ties?
     
  7. SeerSGB

    SeerSGB Admiral Admiral

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    I'm trying to figure myself out in context of this thread:

    -- I can rebuild a engine, frame a wall, lay a floor, shingle a roof, haul block and lumber, a constant workaholic, go days without shaving, foul mouthed, and don't mind getting dirty and working up a sweat.

    -- I'm, a stay at home dad. I also do the cooking, laundry, and most of the sewing for the house, help with the diapers, read to the kids, and have zero issue walking down the feminine hygiene aisle at the grocery store. Hate the smell of beer, but I'm addicted to tea. Hate football and NASCAR but I love anime. And I vote democrat


    Am I a man, our do I just not give a fuck about gender stereotypes

    Don't worry about what is a "real man" and just worry about being a good human.
     
  8. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk The Real Me Premium Member

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    Usually seems to be a mothering thing.
     
  9. teacake

    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    NO!! gah, it is about dicks. Duh.
     
  10. teacake

    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    That's all you need to know.
     
  11. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk The Real Me Premium Member

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    Nah, it's a dick when the woman leads a man around by it. :p
     
  12. tighr

    tighr Commodore Commodore

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    You sound more like Jay Gatsby, and he got tons of tail. He's a real man, some would say a Great man.
     
  13. sidious618

    sidious618 Admiral Admiral

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    If you reread my post you'll see that I wasn't talking just about you. I was talking about life experiences in general.

    :lol: I love it. Oddly enough, I taught the book to an English class and when I asked them to cast Gatsby they said they wanted to cast me.
     
  14. Pingfah

    Pingfah Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    It's just easier for someone standing in front of you to tie it, than to tie it yourself cracking your neck to look down at it.

    I solved this issue by not ever wearing a tie for the last 15 years.
     
  15. Trekker4747

    Trekker4747 Boldly going... Premium Member

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    :raises hand: That's me. I'll do it, doesn't bother me any.

    I suspect it'd be harder to tie a tie "backward" as woman would have to do it facing the man. I think it's a "mothering" thing as well, in showing how the woman would "care for the man," also goes along with the "men are idiots" trope.
     
  16. Pingfah

    Pingfah Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    It's not backwards if you never need to tie it forwards. It's just tieing something, which is easier to do if you can see it properly.
     
  17. Trekker4747

    Trekker4747 Boldly going... Premium Member

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    Maybe. But I've never had issues tyeing ties.
     
  18. Pingfah

    Pingfah Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Well, that's nice for you.
     
  19. datagal

    datagal Admiral Admiral

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    Thank God that you're not a woman
    After reading some of your posts I have come to the conclusion that 1) you're a boy and 2) you have a lot of learning to do to truly understand what it's really like to be a man. Not a "real" man, but a just man.
     
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  20. BillJ

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    Women! Women! Women! When you use a word to describe a group of people you use the plural! :brickwall: