In Which They Said What?

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  1. Mumble Bee

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    Is the Emperor pre or post Horus heresy?

    If pre, I go Emperor, If post, Guardsman, but only if they're from Tanith First and Only.
     
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    Cave Troll I tell you story, yes...:P Contributor

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    Emperor is pre Horus Heresy.
     
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    I vote for...

    Whoever fights the Emperor!
     
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    I wonder if guys generally talk shit about other guys behind their backs and if they do, what is it they hone in on?

    (I just got a new team mate. My female colleagues who've been here longer seem to enjoy finding faults in her, like she wears too much make-up or she never says hi :bigmeh:)
     
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    The Germans built the V2, that went on to go to the moon, while we built aircraft carriers out of wood-pulp and ice. And the fastest plane of its day out of plywood. Damn, but we can do Heath-Robinson!

    Incidentally, the US marines tried to find a way to solidify a swamp (initial ideas centred around freezing it) 'cos they hated wading ashore through mud.
     
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    Link the Writer Flipping Out For A Good Story. Contributor

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    They never heard of bug spray? It's been around for quite a few decades now...
     
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    Yes men do it too. They usually rag on another guy about his sexuality or his masculinity.
    And sometimes it is merited if they are not pulling their weight on the job.

    So now you know that we all gossip behind peoples backs at some point or another.
    Seems we all like to have negative speculation about people in a group setting. IDK. :confused:
     
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    I've almost never (maybe never) seen men gossip like that.
     
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    Cave Troll I tell you story, yes...:P Contributor

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    At the shipping dock I worked at the guys did talk about this one dude.
    It was kinda funny at times.
     
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    Cave Troll I tell you story, yes...:P Contributor

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    Well not with that attitude...
     
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    I have been in the work world for so many years and part owner of a small bar, I can honestly say, men gossip about each other almost as much as women. Although women seem to have perfected it to a science.

    I have to give guys credit as they will often say whatever they are thinking to another guy's face, not so much with women; IE: Floyd, you are such a dirt bag! VS That Sally is such a B**ch!......Oh Hi Sally, how are you today, we missed you!

    Both sexes are good at picking on the woman or man that is not at work on a given day such as who took the last box of staples and didn't say anything or who didn't put the tools back correctly.
    I think I have heard it all.
     
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    Well... I have a hunch they're maybe a bit jealous and project their insecurities. She's young, pretty and skinny. It's not been as aggressive as when we had this instagram model temping for like a month, but still.
     
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    Men normally do it to the guys face, and its often half in fun, and he'll earn respect by taking it and giving it back rather than by crying about it.

    That said some men (not me) will definitely do it about a female colleague mostly centering on whether shes a natural blonde and whether its worth trying to find out if you get my drift.
     
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    Guys talk shit about other guys for tons of reasons.

    -Social Darwinism. Every group has their Cliff Clavin, that guy everyone talks shit about to help secure our own social standing.
    -Something is wrong. Is an order screwed up, or something work related just not working out well? Time to get to shit talking.
    -We Messed up. Now it's time to point out where anyone else messed up to justify how our mess-up wasn't all that bad in context.
    -Bored. Stuck on shift for the next 18 hours with nothing to do? Well have you seen the size of Jimmy's wife?

    There's a huge list, but what it really comes down to is whether or not guys trash talk other guys behind their back specifically to hurt the other person. To my experience no, we don't really do that.
     
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    Why be jealous of someones looks?
    You have to remember no one keeps
    their looks for ever.

    Talking about somebody for any amount of
    time, is not good for ones reputation.
    Just makes them look like petty assholes.
     
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    Holy shit, you're a guy? I totally thought you were female.

    Why did I think that?

    Honestly, I can't keep track of people anymore...
     
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    I like to think it's because my online presence is semi- gender neutral. Either that or I've spent more of my life as an observer.

    My father always told me there are three types of people in the world.

    1. The doers. Like my brother. The ones that go out there and make things happen.
    2. The watchers. Like my sister. The ones that watch and talk about what just happened.
    3. And my group. The third group. The ones that wonder what in the hell just happened.

    Not that this story has anything to do with anything else, but I figured a bit of characterization might help @BayView remember who I am. :)
     
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    Cave Troll I tell you story, yes...:P Contributor

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    And because I am juvenile. :p
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    ...in some respects...men don't have the magic quality of filling air-time on a 'phone.

    When my mother rings I mumble a minute, then kind of mean, but I pass the telephone across the room, so the women chat easily about the good things in life they wanted to talk about in the first place. I don't have their mental strengths. The example is more about 'woman on woman talking,' though I don't have access to other 'real women' these days to compare to. Don't suppose they have changed that much. But I do have a daughter, [and] she'd talk to my wife.

    Most of my current male contacts are happy with the debating of pornographic pictures/and formula 1 racing engines, my agreement to most basic statements like 'my dick is big.'

    'Yes boss,' I should always try to say, and the creative writing is personal to me, and something more for pedophile types in their kind of environment.

    I have history with sensitive, and creative peoples but don't miss their contact particularly.

    TOO STRONG
     
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    Maybe you're a bit girly? Sometimes I am a bit girly too.

    I also have a Dutch thing, and I speak about six words of Dutch, I went to school in Holland when I was little.

    And once, I told this woman. This woman made me behave all Dutch for the whole evening, she was Dutch. I think about her often, dressed up in her clogs, and my clogs, and cheese and Dutch-sounding words.
     
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    I don't understand what you said, but thank you for saying it.
    It made me feel better.
     

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