Discussion in 'PC/Console Game Discussion' started by JohnnyGoodboy, Aug 15, 2012.
We need to knock them out, give them both breast implants, and lock them in a room together.
You're a really, really bad troll. I'm embarrassed for you.
It's funny. I've yet to run across a person who refers to women as 'females' who was not a raging douchebag. The streak continues, unabated!
Yeah, be careful before I streak you hair or send funny emails.
Yeah, cause women have a completely different circulatory system than men.
Most people bruise easily when someone much stronger than them breaks their blood vessels below the skin.
Welcome to the wonderful world of biology.
Well what do you know, I was wrong one aspect of my post (though not the part of bruising when someone stronger breaks your blood vessels.)
Also not on another scientific term I'm sure you've often heard.
Man, sinij is the best like-farmer ever. I mean, singul. I mean, farming likes for other people.
Yeah, I normally ignore most stuff and I especially don't like to fatten trolls, but I've got a migraine and my daughter's best friend was abused years ago, often covered with bruises, so I was susceptible.
Singul is a big fan of James Bond.
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Honest to Christ I did not know Singul was still [capable of] posting here.
Given his record of intelligent, reasonable discourse, I'm sure he'll be posting for a
ah fuck I couldn't keep a straight face as I typed that. I typed all the way until my poker face broke but god damn it.
Good luck finding a forum that accepts you, Singul. I hear http://www.pick-up-artist-forum.com/ is open, they like to call women "females" too.
This thread is now making me sad like the "Analogue: A Hate Story" LP makes me sad.
Is that a good sad or a bad sad?
Is there actual studies showing women bruise easier, though? It wouldn't surprise me, but that blog post is just a laundry list of plausiblerisk factors.
Considering fertilizer is often literal bullshit, that's about right.
He's also no longer with us, so please continue with other topics.
That was an even faster application of tyrannical prerogative than I'd expected.
Feel free to continue the metayenta elsewhere but he was not on his first warning.
And like fertilizer, you prefer not to have to step through it while trying to have a conversation with friends. Thanks for removing the pile of bullshit, Lum.
1,000 Lum points for the description under his user ID. Simply awesome!
Having read this article and googled around for other views on the topic, it is important to note that the idea that women bruise more easily than men is only a general trend and that variations between individuals doesn't make it a completely reliable fact (i.e. not all women bruise more easily than all men). And the article points at a number of medications / dietry supplements that can increase the chance of bruising.
Just in case some of you skim those particular contributions without thinking about them.
Is it acceptable if referring to fictional species? "Elf male" or "dwarf female" feels more sensible than "elf man" or "dwarf woman".
... for that matter i might've used that referring to humans, in similar context. Concerned about douchebaggery level now.
The word's not inherently bad. It's fine when talking about species or whatever; it's when you refer to girls or women as "females" that it's a problem. Compare:
I was having lunch with the guys when a couple of females walked past.
I was having lunch with the guys when a couple of girls walked past.
I was having lunch with the guys when a couple of women walked past.
One of these things is douchebaggier than the others.
Another sign - the use of "girls" to refer to women of the age at which males would never be referred to as "boys." To some extent this shifts a bit based upon the relative age of the speaker.
I think girls is a little more variable, just because it's basically the new "gals", since that's taken on a negative connotation.
"Hey, who's that guy?"
"Hey, who's that girl?"
Both fit an informal tone and have youthful implications, but neither is negative. Of course, speaker age and attitudes make a difference too, but "ladies" can be pretty douchey out of the right (wrong?) person.
This guy would disagree.
Again, the gender-neutral "asshole" avoids the problem altogether.
"I was having lunch with the guys when a couple of assholes walked past."
It's even species-neutral:
Asshole elf is unnecessarily repetitive.
Oh shit, it has? I've been using it as a female analogue to "guys". Have I been fucking up?
Sounds like you've been doing exactly what I described! So, good work?
I may have been unclear; I've been using "gals" as a female "guys". Is that okay or bad form?
Man I can't make that decision you, but it does sound like something you should say while drinking a highball and slapping a waitress's ass.
"Bitches" is still kosher, right?
There's a movement to bring back gals, so you're ahead of the curve. I recall a discussion on NPR a few months back where they spoke to someone who was trying to popularize gals again, but damned if the Googles aren't failing me.
In point of fact, dogs neither have split hooves nor chew their cud and, therefore, are not kosher.
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