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"as a man.." "I am a male and..." "speaking as a bloke..."

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AnyFucker Tue 20-Aug-13 23:47:44

Oh do fuck off.

That is all

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NicholasTeakozy Fri 23-Aug-13 05:50:43

Morning Pan, will do. I have no idea who's riding this year.

SunshineBossaNova Fri 23-Aug-13 01:00:39

As a young man...

kickassangel Fri 23-Aug-13 00:21:13

Never knew Tiggy was a man!

Many of the male posters have names that identify them as men. Is that an attempt at upfront honesty, or a need to assert their manliness?

duchesse Thu 22-Aug-13 22:46:55

I never even knew that Tiggy and NicholasTeakozy were men. Defo non-twats! No clues whatever in anything I've ever read by them. Although to be fair the other regular lovely male posters are generally only identifiable by their names (thinking eg BetaDad or niceguy) which are bit of a giveaway.

Pan Thu 22-Aug-13 22:35:29

NT we have a Vuelta thread in Sports, if you'd wish to pop along?

Pan Thu 22-Aug-13 22:34:11


NicholasTeakozy Thu 22-Aug-13 22:30:00

Yay! Tiggy's here! About bloody time.

AnyFucker Thu 22-Aug-13 22:07:48

I am very happy to see you on my thread, tiggy

Speaking as a non twat, of course smile

SunshineBossaNova Thu 22-Aug-13 21:57:16


TiggyD Thu 22-Aug-13 21:53:54

<Gives "Not A Twat!" badge a quick polish>

SinisterSal Thu 22-Aug-13 16:18:24

Yeah. Not if you needed your tax return sent in, or your dodgy looking rash looked at.

TeiTetua Thu 22-Aug-13 13:43:15

But would you want to hear from someone who would start off with "Speaking as a plumber..."?

I suppose if your hot water is out, that's exactly what you'd want.

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SinisterSal Thu 22-Aug-13 10:04:18

speaking as a plumbers wife I always put forward his opinion on Op's Pipe Query

kickassangel Thu 22-Aug-13 09:53:18

I avoid stating my sex or gender as much as I can, as I want people to respond to me as me, rather than as a woman.

SolidGoldBrass Thu 22-Aug-13 09:38:55

I have always disliked having to state one's gender when registering for talk forums (there is a long story about me having a lifetime ban from one where what was apparently the Final Straw was me suggesting the site hosts weren't technically competent enough to make it feasible to register without stating gender). Until I discovered Mumsnet.

Pan Wed 21-Aug-13 22:55:39

No need for the blush Pacific - it happens. <crush-ending post grin>

kickassangel Wed 21-Aug-13 22:50:27

Well, speaking as an Angel, I Agree withAF and Yoni and everyone.

Love marzipan. Tried making it once and decided that shop bought is definitely better, don't like the graininess of home made.

Everyone always assumes I am female, but traditionally, angels are male (but strangely neuter at the same time) which probably means I'm confused.

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PacificDogwood Wed 21-Aug-13 22:42:08

Well, I've just asked my DH and he say no, I don't grin


<goes to bed>

LadyBeagleEyes Wed 21-Aug-13 22:41:33

OH, and marzipan is shit. I always pick it out of the Christmas cake.

LadyBeagleEyes Wed 21-Aug-13 22:40:17

It also annoys me when there's a general thread and someone comes up with 'Well, I just asked my dp and he says...
Haven't you got your own fucking opinion?

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PacificDogwood Wed 21-Aug-13 22:36:11

I hate stollen, but love marzipan <conflicted>

Totally agree with the OP btw, AF

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