Most ridiculous PC you've ever encountered

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  1. Rhys

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    What's the most ridiculous PC you've ever encountered and how did you counter it?

    I just got accused of sexism by somebody that clearly didn't understand what sexism meant. My usual response to this is "bye bye" and never bother with the person again.
     
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    Overread has a hat around here somewhere Staff Member Supporting Member

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    ooh lets hear details ;)

    for me-- gingerbread men must now be called gingerbread people so as not to be sexist..................................
     
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    Lol. It's in my blog.
     
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    Overread has a hat around here somewhere Staff Member Supporting Member

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    ahh I see one of those cases ichy ban finger!- how long had you been trol--posting in that place anyway - ;)

    I am on one forum *don't post much even though its a good community* which has some very professional moderating - harsh too if you take a wrong step, but professional in dealings and yet they still tollerate jokes - something like that would proably been ignored - at worst a weeks suspension.
     
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    I can't remember - maybe a year. One other place I had posted nothing for a week or two and just read the forum then suddenly I found myself banned with no notification nor explanation and no reply to my queries was ever forthcoming. I figure with badly moderated and membered forums, it's not really worth sticking around even after the bans expire.
     
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    Ooh and developments ocurred on the issue I mentioned and it proves yet again that dunderheads will always be dunderheads. Gee - I'm glad I don't have to deal with dunderheads too often.
     
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    Garbz No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I once had an arguement with a feminist who didn't like the term "manhole". After I pointed out the fact that man come from an original meaning of "to work" or something like that (it was a long time ago so details are sketchy these days), it shut her up realgood!

    One detail I'll never forget though is that she was my English teacher. :lol:
     
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    Did you tell her that if women were supposed to work outside it would be called womanual labor? I like to make jokes like this, mostly because my actions are so opposite. I'm the least sexist person I know, so when I say stuff like that, its obviously a joke. The problem with the internet is you don't really get to know people well enough to determine the true intent behind the words.

    I work with a woman who thinks women should find out how to have babies without the help of men, and then shoot every man alive. And she's serious...
     
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    so what will she do if she bears a son? strangle him with his umbilical cord? ridiculous.
     
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    If women find a way to reproduce without men, they won't bear sons...you need a man's chromosomes to do so. :p
     
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    They did find that if you change the temperature in the incubation chamber of chicken eggs, you could guarantee the gender of the offspring. Pretty much the same with crocodiles - hot wearther - loads of females, cold weather - lots of males.

    There has been talk of egg-splicing too. Perhaps that might be possible one day. This does leave women that want heterosexual relationships with somewhat of a problem if men were out of the equation. More interestingly - what would they do with existing men - compulsory sex-changes? Marched off to the sex-change chamber by stern-faced Eunochs in grey suits? Sounds very 1984.
     
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    Women may rule, and men may drool....


    ....but I couldn't handle not having men on earth! 3/4 of my friends would be gone, and...well I like men.
     

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