Apparently, I look like a suicide bomber

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Today I had a rather funny experience.

I work in the family business (we sell mostly oxygen and nitrogen for medical and industrial usage) and one of our customers looked me in the eyes with a serious expression and said...

"You look like that terrorist police are searching for... wait, I saw you on CNN."

Me: Really, now? And how was I terrorizing people?

Customer: You a suicide bomber.

At that point, I burst out with laughter as I realized he was just trolling me.

Then he got that serious look again and said, "but seriously, youth, you look like a suicide bomber".

I don't get it... how the heck do I look like a suicide bomber?

I don't grow my facial hair out much, save for some stubble.

Ah well, maybe he was trolling about that too.

Has anyone here ever had a similar experience?

With people randomly accusing you of fitting some absurd role?


Daniel

P.S. I'm not so much bothered by this as I am amused.
  • Profile picture of the author seasoned
    It is a bit hard for me to tell from that picture, but you COULD look close enough to one. They aren't that dumb about being stealth, so they may shave, etc....

    Luckily Oxygen is relatively harmless by itself, though it MAY be restricted in some places like planes. Nitrogen is, to the best of my knowledge relatively harmless.

    But if you provided such things for someone as a business, their question was kind of unreasonable.

    STILL, don't forget that case of the UBER driver! He vaguely matched the description, drove with UBER, as the suspect did, and was in the same area. Someone asked if he was the guy, and he said NO! OK, MAYBE he wasn't, though it turns out he had a criminal record. I don't think they found out, but the suspect DID have the SAME first name and was soon caught close to where they were left off.

    As for ME? A police man once stopped me because, supposedly, a criminal had the same license plate I had. Luckily I was the wrong culture, and the car was the wrong make/model, and the officer let me go. It happens!

    Steve
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    • Profile picture of the author discrat
      Originally Posted by seasoned View Post

      It is a bit hard for me to tell from that picture, but you COULD look close enough to one. They aren't that dumb about being stealth, so they may shave, etc....
      Damn Steve !
      Show some common decorum and respect for others. A very demeaning and ridiculous statement
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      • Profile picture of the author seasoned
        Originally Posted by discrat View Post

        Damn Steve !
        Show some common decorum and respect for others. A very demeaning and ridiculous statement
        In WHAT WAY?

        It IS a bit hard to tell!
        It IS close!
        They DO do things to look less foreign, INCLUDING SHAVING! In fact, on 9/11 they SPECIFICALLY mentioned that!

        It wasn't demeaning, just honest!
        WHAT lack of respect?

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        • Profile picture of the author discrat
          Originally Posted by seasoned View Post

          In WHAT WAY?

          It IS a bit hard to tell!
          It IS close!
          They DO do things to look less foreign, INCLUDING SHAVING! In fact, on 9/11 they SPECIFICALLY mentioned that!

          It wasn't demeaning, just honest!
          WHAT lack of respect?

          Steve
          My wife's mom has one of those hairless cats. The ugliest damn creature I have ever seen in my Life.
          Mother in Law was in tears becuase one of her friend's told her when she got it that it was ugly as heck

          So mother in law ask me what I think about it....so do I sit there and tell her how ugly it really is because I want to be honest ??

          NO !! Of course not !! I do not want her to cry again. My point is Honestly goes so far and sometimes it is best to not say anything
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          • Profile picture of the author Dan Riffle
            Originally Posted by discrat View Post

            My point is Honestly goes so far and sometimes it is best to not say anything
            And sometimes people want honest feedback, but I'm glad I've finally met the arbiter of such things. Now we all know whom to run such comments by before making them.

            Daniel, you may or may not look like a "suicide bomber," but you're not one, so the comment is irrelevant. If you were one*, he would be correct, so you'd have no reason to be upset. Either way, toss it up to one more random moron in the world and go about your day.

            *For the peanut gallery: I was stating a hypothetical possibility, not making an assumption that Daniel might actually be a suicide bomber. I hope this clears up any possible confusion.
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            • Profile picture of the author danieldesai
              Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

              Daniel, you may or may not look like a "suicide bomber," but you're not one, so the comment is irrelevant. If you were one*, he would be correct, so you'd have no reason to be upset. Either way, toss it up to one more random moron in the world and go about your day.
              Mhmm, point definitely noted.

              I'm not upset (as I mentioned in my OP) but amused and bemused by that person's statement.

              Just thought I'd share my story here as I was curious to see who else had similar experiences.
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              • Profile picture of the author Dan Riffle
                Originally Posted by danieldesai View Post

                Mhmm, point definitely noted.

                I'm not upset (as I mentioned in my OP) but amused and bemused by that person's statement.

                Just thought I'd share my story here as I was curious to see who else had similar experiences.
                I know you're not. I was agreeing with you that you shouldn't be. There are many other things in life to occupy your brain space than the random comments of people who don't matter. (That goes for my comments, Steve's, discrat's, etc.) It's a good thing that you don't waste valuable mental capacity fixating on it.

                As far as similar experiences, I can't say I have any. The closest thing I can come up with is there was once a rumor among the employees and patrons of a bar I used to frequent that I was a cop. For the longest time I couldn't figure out the odd vibe I was getting. Once it came out that I wasn't 5-0, we all had a good laugh. But I still felt like people didn't fully trust me.

                Now that's a hell of a lot different that be confused for a suicide bomber, but parallels are there, just in reverse.
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                • Profile picture of the author bizgrower
                  Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

                  I know you're not. I was agreeing with you that you shouldn't be. There are many other things in life to occupy your brain space than the random comments of people who don't matter. (That goes for my comments, Steve's, discrat's, etc.) It's a good thing that you don't waste valuable mental capacity fixating on it.

                  As far as similar experiences, I can't say I have any. The closest thing I can come up with is there was once a rumor among the employees and patrons of a bar I used to frequent that I was a cop. For the longest time I couldn't figure out the odd vibe I was getting. Once it came out that I wasn't 5-0, we all had a good laugh. But I still felt like people didn't fully trust me.

                  Now that's a hell of a lot different that be confused for a suicide bomber, but parallels are there, just in reverse.
                  To get the cop comment probably happened because you don't drink at all or as much as the other patrons? That's what happened to me at the bar where I played a lot of pool.

                  Book 'em, Danno.
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                • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
                  Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

                  As far as similar experiences, I can't say I have any. The closest thing I can come up with is there was once a rumor among the employees and patrons of a bar I used to frequent that I was a cop. For the longest time I couldn't figure out the odd vibe I was getting. Once it came out that I wasn't 5-0, we all had a good laugh. But I still felt like people didn't fully trust me.
                  Actually, I can see why people would mistake you for a cop. You are clean cut, shorter hair, and carry yourself well. I'm not joking here.

                  In Barberton Ohio, I was having lunch at a McDonalds. (maybe 25 years ago), it was full of teenagers smoking and skipping school. I was dressed in my usual white dress shirt and black pants. I was writing notes in a notebook (a sale I just made)

                  "Flick" and "Narc" were words I was hearing a lot. Finally, a kid walked up to me and asked "Are you a Narc?"

                  I said, "Just writing down names. Your parents will be notified". I said it with a straight face. They all ran out the door.

                  A man sitting nearby said to me (after they all left), "You're not a policeman, are you?"

                  I said, "Of course not. "
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            • Profile picture of the author discrat
              Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

              And sometimes people want honest feedback, but I'm glad I've finally met the arbiter of such things. Now we all know whom to run such comments by before making them.

              Daniel, you may or may not look like a "suicide bomber," but you're not one, so the comment is irrelevant. If you were one*, he would be correct, so you'd have no reason to be upset. Either way, toss it up to one more random moron in the world and go about your day.

              *For the peanut gallery: I was stating a hypothetical possibility, not making an assumption that Daniel might actually be a suicide bomber. I hope this clears up any possible confusion.
              Yep considering the track record of the person I was addressing... the smart arse remark referring to me as an Arbiter is a little out of context here.
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          • Profile picture of the author seasoned
            Originally Posted by discrat View Post

            My wife's mom has one of those hairless cats. The ugliest damn creature I have ever seen in my Life.
            Mother in Law was in tears becuase one of her friend's told her when she got it that it was ugly as heck

            So mother in law ask me what I think about it....so do I sit there and tell her how ugly it really is because I want to be honest ??

            NO !! Of course not !! I do not want her to cry again. My point is Honestly goes so far and sometimes it is best to not say anything
            Yeah, there is a commercial here that, like others I am sure, pokes fun at the idea of lincoln truthfully answering his wifes question as to whether she looks fat or not. But that IS a different case.

            And WOW! Do you LIE, and make them feel good and possibly have them go on a talent show only to find that YOU had a better assessment than they did?

            BTW I APOLOGIZE for posting the folowing video, but it makes my point:


            PLEASE keep in mind that these are some of the BEST worst singers! I just didn't want to waste the time looking for the others, which were FAR worse! ONE even had a woman THREATENING the judges and telling them they were stupid, and couldn't see how fantastically great her talent was!.

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  • Profile picture of the author Dano101
    Originally Posted by danieldesai View Post

    Today I had a rather funny experience.

    I work in the family business (we sell mostly oxygen and nitrogen for medical and industrial usage) and one of our customers looked me in the eyes with a serious expression and said...

    "You look like that terrorist police are searching for... wait, I saw you on CNN."

    Me: Really, now? And how was I terrorizing people?

    Customer: You a suicide bomber.

    At that point, I burst out with laughter as I realized he was just trolling me.

    Then he got that serious look again and said, "but seriously, youth, you look like a suicide bomber".

    I don't get it... how the heck do I look like a suicide bomber?

    I don't grow my facial hair out much, save for some stubble.

    Ah well, maybe he was trolling about that too.

    Has anyone here ever had a similar experience?

    With people randomly accusing you of fitting some absurd role?


    Daniel

    P.S. I'm not so much bothered by this as I am amused.
    Lol. I can't lie.

    I would be skeptical if I didn't know you during these 911 and Belgium times.

    But others such as Hispanic and Afro Americans get stereotyped as well on any given day.

    So don't take it personal.
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  • Profile picture of the author danieldesai
    What's interesting is that in my country the majority of the population are either black or of East Indian descent.

    I'm actually East Indian mixed with black (albeit distantly) but that's also fairly common here.

    So I'm guessing it's something other than ethnicity - hmm, could be that I just have a shifty no-good look that screams, "I'm ready to detonate, yo!"

    Heh.
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    • Profile picture of the author seasoned
      Originally Posted by danieldesai View Post

      What's interesting is that in my country the majority of the population are either black or of East Indian descent.

      I'm actually East Indian mixed with black (albeit distantly) but that's also fairly common here.

      So I'm guessing it's something other than ethnicity - hmm, could be that I just have a shifty no-good look that screams, "I'm ready to detonate, yo!"

      Heh.
      Well, in the US they may be less likely to ask a black such a question. Indians vary a bit, but so do those in pakistan, so they could be mistaken for pakistanis or arabs and, of course, even some indians may be moslem.

      And YEAH, the same thing could be said for whites.

      Steve
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  • Profile picture of the author Synnuh
    I got called a "compassionate asshole" a couple weeks ago. Had me perplexed for a few days.

    Now I wear the badge with honor lol ;D The ultimate troll got trolled. I congratulated her.

    Never mistaken for a terrorist, though.

    Edited: Made a comment, in my uneducated state, I didn't believe to be offensive. After looking it up, I realized how offensive it really was. My sincerest heart-felt apologies to anyone whom may have seen it. I say things in fun, but do not intend ill-will or prejudice to any person, or religion.
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    • Profile picture of the author danieldesai
      Originally Posted by Synnuh View Post

      I got called a "compassionate asshole" a couple weeks ago. Had me perplexed for a few days.

      Now I wear the badge with honor lol ;D The ultimate troll got trolled. I congratulated her.

      Never mistaken for a terrorist, though.

      Edited: Made a comment, in my uneducated state, I didn't believe it to be offensive. After looking it up, I realized how offensive it really was. My sincerest heart-felt apologies to anyone whom may have seen it.
      Naw, didn't see your comment - in any case, I don't get offended easily.

      "Compassionate asshole", eh?

      What did you do to deserve that?
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  • Profile picture of the author Synnuh
    Fired her for missing 3 deadlines.

    I gave her tips on how to get rehired, and paid more with future clients, after letting her know how much she cost me in client-work and how little (in many, many more words) I was impressed with her results.

    Pretty much, told her to kick rocks, but here's how to pick yourself back up.

    And, to the comment. It had me chuckling, but it's incredibly offensive and showed bad judgement on my part lol ;/ I'm ashamed of myself.
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    • Profile picture of the author danieldesai
      Originally Posted by Synnuh View Post

      Pretty much, told her to kick rocks, but here's how to pick yourself back up.
      Hey, at least she got the compassionate part right.
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  • Profile picture of the author Synnuh
    If you saw the chat logs, you'd see she was holding back by only calling me an asshole lol She cost me a chunk, though. I lost it. I wasn't real enthused about my reaction with that one, either. Especially being on vacation and not being able to do anything about it to save the client, or handle the work myself.
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    • Profile picture of the author danieldesai
      Originally Posted by Synnuh View Post

      She cost me a chunk, though. I lost it. I wasn't real enthused about my reaction with that one, either. Especially being on vacation and not being able to do anything about it to save the client, or handle the work myself.
      Ughh, I'm sorry about that.

      But hey, better late than never, I suppose.

      She's in a better place now.
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  • Profile picture of the author BrownBeard
    Originally Posted by danieldesai View Post

    Today I had a rather funny experience.

    I work in the family business (we sell mostly oxygen and nitrogen for medical and industrial usage) and one of our customers looked me in the eyes with a serious expression and said...

    "You look like that terrorist police are searching for... wait, I saw you on CNN."

    Me: Really, now? And how was I terrorizing people?

    Customer: You a suicide bomber.

    At that point, I burst out with laughter as I realized he was just trolling me.

    Then he got that serious look again and said, "but seriously, youth, you look like a suicide bomber".

    I don't get it... how the heck do I look like a suicide bomber?

    I don't grow my facial hair out much, save for some stubble.

    Ah well, maybe he was trolling about that too.

    Has anyone here ever had a similar experience?

    With people randomly accusing you of fitting some absurd role?


    Daniel

    P.S. I'm not so much bothered by this as I am amused.
    Sometimes this happens t' me as well since I'm a pirate!
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    • Profile picture of the author danieldesai
      Originally Posted by BrownBeard View Post

      Sometimes this happens t' me as well since I'm a pirate!
      I can only imagine how difficult that must be.

      Poor you, probably just innocently looking for some fruits at the grocery but people expect you to pillage and plunder the ship - err, I mean the store.
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  • Profile picture of the author ThomM
    I had random cops follow me around after 9-11.
    I tend to tan pretty dark and that with my long beard and freedom fighter hat apparently made me suspicious looking. It mostly happened out in western NY where there are a couple of military bases.
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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    Originally Posted by danieldesai View Post

    Today I had a rather funny experience.

    I work in the family business (we sell mostly oxygen and nitrogen for medical and industrial usage) and one of our customers looked me in the eyes with a serious expression and said...

    "You look like that terrorist police are searching for... wait, I saw you on CNN."

    Me: Really, now? And how was I terrorizing people?

    Customer: You a suicide bomber.

    At that point, I burst out with laughter as I realized he was just trolling me.

    Then he got that serious look again and said, "but seriously, youth, you look like a suicide bomber".

    I don't get it... how the heck do I look like a suicide bomber?

    I don't grow my facial hair out much, save for some stubble.

    Ah well, maybe he was trolling about that too.

    Has anyone here ever had a similar experience?

    With people randomly accusing you of fitting some absurd role?


    Daniel

    P.S. I'm not so much bothered by this as I am amused.



    Daniel,
    Sorry you had to put up with such a ignorant and disrespectful human being. It's such a shame people do not abide by the Golden Rule and that is treat others how you want to be treated
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  • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
    Originally Posted by danieldesai View Post

    Today I had a rather funny experience.

    I work in the family business (we sell mostly oxygen and nitrogen for medical and industrial usage) and one of our customers looked me in the eyes with a serious expression and said...

    "You look like that terrorist police are searching for... wait, I saw you on CNN."

    Me: Really, now? And how was I terrorizing people?

    Customer: You a suicide bomber.

    At that point, I burst out with laughter as I realized he was just trolling me.

    Then he got that serious look again and said, "but seriously, youth, you look like a suicide bomber".

    I don't get it... how the heck do I look like a suicide bomber?

    I don't grow my facial hair out much, save for some stubble.

    Ah well, maybe he was trolling about that too.

    Has anyone here ever had a similar experience?

    With people randomly accusing you of fitting some absurd role?


    Daniel

    P.S. I'm not so much bothered by this as I am amused.
    Just proof that there are stupid people in every country. Nobody "looks" like a suicide bomber. You handled it well.
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      Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

      Nobody "looks" like a suicide bomber.
      Then why do police make suspect sketches?




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    • Profile picture of the author socialentry
      Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

      Just proof that there are stupid people in every country. Nobody "looks" like a suicide bomber. You handled it well.
      How about this guy:
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    , "but seriously, youth, you look like a suicide bomber".
    Before....or after? Not very specific, was he?

    You did handle it well - have to take idiots with a sense of humor.
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      Screw all of them: There will always people that don't "believe'' in you: The most important thing is that you believe in yourself.

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    • Profile picture of the author danieldesai
      Thanks for the support, everyone! - Robert, Claude, Kay, Johnathan.

      As for Steve, don't worry, I didn't take it badly.

      Interestingly enough, the customer didn't mean to insult me, he might have a mental disorder.

      He saw my older brother at work and swore he met him before in prison LOL.

      My brother has never been incarcerated, so at the very least the customer in question has a terrible sense of identifying people.

      In any case, this is going to sound really bad but...

      My country, Trinidad and Tobago, is rife with a bunch of ridiculous ideas and "backwards" thinking as some put it.

      I know that some people like to think their country has the most idiots but you'd be amazed at some of the things people believe here, heh.

      Like this fellow, by the name of Trevor Sayers, who claimed to have the cure for Ebola.

      Trevor helped put my country on the international map when he was showcased on G4TV some years back:


      That particular ad he ran was for his "herbal remedy" which supposedly gave you unlimited stamina in bed...

      And yes, he has a loyal following and many customers.

      I know I went off on a wild tangent here but I figured it really drives the point home that being told I look like a "suicide bomber" really isn't a big deal where I'm from - just part of everyday life here.


      Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

      Before....or after? Not very specific, was he?
      The other guys at work found that funny as well - I must be the world's worst suicide bomber.

      P.S. I'd like to add that we all had a good laugh at that statement about my brother and I, and I was actually amused as opposed to offended.
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      • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
        Originally Posted by danieldesai View Post

        Interestingly enough, the customer didn't mean to insult me, he might have a mental disorder.
        There is always the possibility that they just have no clue that what they said was stupid, and they meant no offense.

        I just read your original post again. Yes, he sounds like someone with a mental disorder.
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      • Profile picture of the author seasoned
        Originally Posted by danieldesai View Post

        Thanks for the support, everyone! - Robert, Claude, Kay, Johnathan.

        As for Steve, don't worry, I didn't take it badly.
        SORRY if I thought you were asking for some sort of assessment. I didn't mean it as an insult. I have nothing against your appearance, or anyone in your culture or heritage. But if a lot of people doing something look a certain way, you have to expect there may be some suspicion towards others by some. HECK, DOGs AND people and likely every other creature acts that way. If you see a snake with a rattle, you'll probably avoid it.

        Interestingly enough, the customer didn't mean to insult me, he might have a mental disorder.

        He saw my older brother at work and swore he met him before in prison LOL.

        My brother has never been incarcerated, so at the very least the customer in question has a terrible sense of identifying people.
        Well, you can't really tell if he saw "your brother" in prison. Maybe characteristics he remembered DID match your brother, or he made an honest mistake about them, or the guy DID look like your brother. That is nothing against your brother, or you, but it DOES happen.

        In any case, this is going to sound really bad but...

        My country, Trinidad and Tobago, is rife with a bunch of ridiculous ideas and "backwards" thinking as some put it.

        I know that some people like to think their country has the most idiots but you'd be amazed at some of the things people believe here, heh.

        Like this fellow, by the name of Trevor Sayers, who claimed to have the cure for Ebola.

        Trevor helped put my country on the international map when he was showcased on G4TV some years back:


        That particular ad he ran was for his "herbal remedy" which supposedly gave you unlimited stamina in bed...

        And yes, he has a loyal following and many customers.

        I know I went off on a wild tangent here but I figured it really drives the point home that being told I look like a "suicide bomber" really isn't a big deal where I'm from - just part of everyday life here.
        Well, I wish I could say the US was fantastic, etc.... and 100% different. I recently watched a video, and two people involved with it who are well known and famous, on TV, swore that they never selected the people or edited any out. They asked questions that nearly EVERY American should know. Apparently nobody answered more than 40% of the questions correctly and most got NO answers correct. OH, and most were college students.

        ALSO, I heard that one reason why the FDA was created was because people even sold radioactive tonics for health. People got bone cancer and all sorts of things.

        And don't forget the guy that said HIV had NOTHING to do with aids.

        And the US is now following a path that it LONG said it never would.

        The other guys at work found that funny as well - I must be the world's worst suicide bomber.

        P.S. I'd like to add that we all had a good laugh at that statement about my brother and I, and I was actually amused as opposed to offended.
        Well, not all suicide bombers succeed. Sometimes everything fails, and they are arrested.

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        • Profile picture of the author danieldesai
          Originally Posted by seasoned View Post

          SORRY if I thought you were asking for some sort of assessment. I didn't mean it as an insult. I have nothing against your appearance, or anyone in your culture or heritage. But if a lot of people doing something look a certain way, you have to expect there may be some suspicion towards others by some.
          Hey Steve, I know you didn't mean it as an attack to my appearance, heritage, etc.

          You meant what you said in the same way as when I said...
          Originally Posted by danieldesai View Post

          I don't get it... how the heck do I look like a suicide bomber?

          I don't grow my facial hair out much, save for some stubble.
          Of course, I don't think that having a beard makes you a suicide bomber but it does create that perception to some people.

          Which is precisely why I mentioned facial hair as being a possible cue to why someone might "look" like a terrorist.

          We know that facial hair doesn't have to mean anything but the fact is, to a lot of people, it does.

          What you're saying is that other people will perceive me as more likely to be a terrorist for something like physical appearances (which is also why I mentioned the ethnic background in my country to rule that out as a possibility).

          It doesn't make them right or sensible, but that's how people perceive it.


          It is a bit hard for me to tell from that picture, but you COULD look close enough to one.
          Based on other people's perceptions, you are actually making a good point.

          While you may not assume I'm a terrorist, you're fully aware that I fit these stereotypes other people have.

          Hence, you said I "COULD" look close enough.

          So don't worry, I know that you mean well.

          Just be mindful that other people might not understand what you mean, and they may take it the wrong way.

          It can come across badly, as you've seen from this thread.

          Daniel
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    There are people whose words leave their brain and fall out of their mouth before they can stop them. Usually, those people don't mean to be rude and they seem surprised when people get angry.

    This thread reminded me of Achmed the Dead Terrorist (Jeff Dunham's character)...who said he suffered from 'premature detonation'....

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    Walkingcarpet is that you
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    So mother in law ask me what I think about it...
    You could be accurately diplomatic and say "not the prettiest cat I've seen but I understand hairless cats are extremely intelligent and full of personality...."

    She'll think you are brilliant. We know better, but...
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      Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

      You could be accurately diplomatic and say "not the prettiest cat I've seen but I understand hairless cats are extremely intelligent and full of personality...."

      She'll think you are brilliant. We know better, but...
      I was thinking about that (more than the rest of the exchange).

      I may have said, "You know, it takes a very discerning eye to see the true beauty in exotic cats. "

      Of course, that's nonsense. Hairless cats are weird looking. I know...I gave our cat a bath last night, and we saw what it looked like when it isn't all fluffy.

      Cheryl walked in the room and screamed, the cat ran into the living room, looked in a mirror, and screamed...and then slapped Cheryl and I in the face. He then made us promise never to give him a bath again.

      That entire story was a lie.
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      And sometimes people want honest feedback, but I'm glad I've finally met the arbiter of such things. Now we all know whom to run such comments by before making them.
      I'm glad we finally met the arbiter of who should be an arbiter. When we are thinking about giving an opinion on someone else's opinion, we'll ask for your opinion.
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    Where's Jeff Dunham and Achmed when you need them?
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    Then why do police make suspect sketches?
    It provides jobs for starving artists....
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      Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

      It provides jobs for starving artists....
      If I was a police sketch artist I would make all the drawings caricatures.





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        Originally Posted by yukon View Post

        If I was a police sketch artist I would make all the drawings caricatures.





        Is that a self portrait.....


















        OF YOUR THUMB?

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          Originally Posted by seasoned View Post

          Is that a self portrait.....
          No, my arms are shorter.
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            Originally Posted by yukon View Post

            No, my arms are shorter.
            OK, you didn't read my whole post. I said a self portrait OF YOUR THUMB. 8)

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    Originally Posted by danieldesai View Post

    I don't get it... how the heck do I look like a suicide bomber?
    Maybe Andi Osho's observation may amuse you.

    When I read your post it reminded me of a performance she did. This is not the performance I saw but the joke is the same.


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      Originally Posted by Oziboomer View Post

      Maybe Andi Osho's observation may amuse you.

      When I read your post it reminded me of a performance she did. This is not the performance I saw but the joke is the same.
      Definitely amused.
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    She is LOL hilarious!
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