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    How masculine are you?

    Given the (completely unsubstantiated) assertion that the majority of Hexites are male, this might be of interest...

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle...aphrodite.html

    How does that fit in with your expectations/experiences?
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    Re: How masculine are you?

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    How masculine are you?
    Not very it seems

    But that's because I'm lazy and bone-idle, which imo is an utterly manly trait...
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    Re: How masculine are you?

    Just reading it made me feel emasculated so I went out and hunted woolly mammoth with a flint spear. Grraah.

    So far no real luck though. Woolly mammoth must be thin on the ground this time of year. I wonder if it's to do with global warming.

    Anyway, whilst I was out there checking the edges on the flint it occurred to me (not for the first time) that modern wimmin have a lot to answer for. Bah.

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    Re: How masculine are you?

    Quote Originally Posted by pollaxe View Post
    it occurred to me (not for the first time) that Harriet Harman has a lot to answer for. Bah.
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    Re: How masculine are you?





    And if anyone wonders, I am very 'masculine'. To prove so I will be attempting a Roy Keane inspired bone shattering slide tackle this friday when I play footy

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    Re: How masculine are you?

    Quote Originally Posted by shadowmaster View Post
    And if anyone wonders, I am very 'masculine'. To prove so I will be attempting a Roy Keane inspired bone shattering slide tackle this friday when I play footy
    Wha?
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    Re: How masculine are you?

    I don't think I can do that "quiz" as I live along and don't have a girlfriend.

    So if I was to answer those questions, I think I would score very highly, because it's always me that makes the decisions

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    Re: How masculine are you?

    I'm a woman and so is my wife.

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    Re: How masculine are you?

    My balls are in a box by the bed, so it would seem!
    Not around too often!

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    Re: How masculine are you?

    Of course, there's a flip side to their survey questions I wonder if they've considered whether men are just lazier. After all, just because we're content to let our other halfs run themselves ragged trying to manage a job, kids and the home doesn't necesarilly mean we're less masculine, only that we're lazier.

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    Re: How masculine are you?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lucio View Post
    Of course, there's a flip side to their survey questions I wonder if they've considered whether men are just lazier. After all, just because we're content to let our other halfs run themselves ragged trying to manage a job, kids and the home doesn't necesarilly mean we're less masculine, only that we're lazier.
    Agree with that. I managed to overcome my lazyness and did the quiz. Turns out I didn't get me for very many answers, mainly because it's easier to play dumb on a lot of stuff and then it just happens as if by magic.

    It gets me into trouble tho apparently we are doing some family thing over the weekend. "We did discuss it and you said yes", must have been on the sofa watching some TV and in "yes" mode.

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    Re: How masculine are you?

    Bloody hell.....according to that test i am practically a 'knuckle dragger'.

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    Re: How masculine are you?

    Reading the questions I could quite easily suspect that they were written in order to obtain the very answer that they got. Take the question "Who takes care of the household bills and joint finances?"

    Taking my parents as an example the answer to that would be my mother as she actually does the accounts. However, if it was in terms of who decides how money is handled, i.e. bank accounts plus other savings and investments, then the answer would be my father.

    Now from a "masculine" perspective doing accounts is womens work, and making decisions about it is mans work. So I see at least one reason for the test being leading, and you could probable argue that there are more.
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    Re: How masculine are you?

    Just because we aren't violent doesn't mean we're no longer masculine! Although I'm studying an art based course so I barely have any basis to defend myself here lol.

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    Re: How masculine are you?

    Quote Originally Posted by unreal View Post
    Just because we aren't violent doesn't mean we're no longer masculine! Although I'm studying an art based course so I barely have any basis to defend myself here lol.
    Art based courses = plenty of fit girls


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