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Has anyone else noticed that there are some super-hot warrior chicks on this forum LOL?
  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    There are some - but there are also some great looking female avatars that belong to male marketers. Don't get too drooly.

    Why would a male use a female avatar or photo? Because there are a few who get carried away with the idea they are talking to a gorgeous female. Some guys are so gullible.

    As for the real females here - they are marketers, not chicks.

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    • Profile picture of the author John Durham
      Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

      There are some - but there are also some great looking female avatars that belong to male marketers. Don't get too drooly.

      Why would a male use a female avatar or photo? Because there are a few who get carried away with the idea they are talking to a gorgeous female. Some guys are so gullible.

      As for the real females here - they are marketers, not chicks.

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      ROTFLMAO right now.
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      Originally Posted by jasonthewebmaster View Post

      Has anyone else noticed that there are some super-hot warrior chicks on this forum LOL?


      If by that you mean women who will burn your @ss for making snide remarks, yep, they are red hot alright.

      And don't forget -

      Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

      As for the real females here - they are marketers,
      Not to mention wives, sisters, aunties, mothers, grandmothers, and friends.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

      As for the real females here - they are marketers, not chicks.
      You're not hip with the lingo, Kay King. They're either "Babes," "Chicks," or (my personal favourite) "B*tches."

      Flippin' the ace to the base, yo.
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    • Profile picture of the author Mehak
      well said kay
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      Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

      As for the real females here - they are marketers, not chicks.

      kay
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      • Profile picture of the author islandville
        LOL... where are all the chicks.
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  • Profile picture of the author Martin2010
    Yes like Kay said they are marketers and also yes they are very lovely and very clued up and have some great advice to give so beware.
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  • Profile picture of the author craigcdz
    Well what do you mean? Marketers can not be hot? well there are beautiful ladies in every department! i hope you people will agree
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      Originally Posted by craigcdz View Post

      Well what do you mean? Marketers can not be hot? well there are beautiful ladies in every department! i hope you people will agree

      LOL yes, i totally agree... and like women of all types, can be red-hot as in temper LOL
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  • Profile picture of the author Martin2010
    Yes of course there can be some lovely ladies in any department but when you start to refer to them as chicks then you open up a can of worms which as you can see from the response on here most women don't like to be referred to in such a way (sexist springs to mind)

    The ladies on this forum are far from chick status (attractive yes, chicks no)

    It's a very male shovanist suggest which has got the response it deserves.
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    I've seen some pretty hot one ;D i think he's just giving them compliment with no harm done..
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  • Profile picture of the author Martin2010
    For sure, just alerting to how some people might refer to it a little differently.
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  • Profile picture of the author Andie
    Yeah....and all us hot chicks are wondering when the hot dudes are gonna show up..:p
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    • Profile picture of the author Martin2010
      Originally Posted by Andie View Post

      Yeah....and all us hot chicks are wondering when the hot dudes are gonna show up..:p
      I've just found them hanging out on another thread:

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      • Profile picture of the author Andie
        Originally Posted by Martin2010 View Post

        I've just found them hanging out on another thread:

        Martin, great family pic~~which one are you????
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        Originally Posted by Martin2010 View Post

        I've just found them hanging out on another thread:



        Actually, those ARE the "hot chicks." As Kay pointed out, you get guys drooling over avatars here on the WF... but the photo above is probably what some of our stunningly gorgeous females actually look like. LOL
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        • Profile picture of the author Kay King
          True story - months ago there was a fairly new member posting here with a beautiful photo as an avatar.

          The posts were "poor silly me - can you help" and the number of answers to the simplistic questions was astounding. People were offering to help and work by PM and skype and phone...what a great group. I did notice several references in answers to the attractiveness of the new female marketer here.

          It felt "off" to me so I did a bit of detective work - and turns out the person being fawned over was a Malaysian male who was about as wide as he was tall. He sure did know how to post "girly" though
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            Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

            True story - months ago there was a fairly new member posting here with a beautiful photo as an avatar.

            The posts were "poor silly me - can you help" and the number of answers to the simplistic questions was astounding. People were offering to help and work by PM and skype and phone...what a great group. I did notice several references in answers to the attractiveness of the new female marketer here.

            It felt "off" to me so I did a bit of detective work - and turns out the person being fawned over was a Malaysian male who was about as wide as he was tall. He sure did know how to post "girly" though

            Too funny...did you call him out on it?
            would have liked to see that lol
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        Originally Posted by Martin2010 View Post

        I've just found them hanging out on another thread:

        Aww, LMAO I love it!
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      Originally Posted by Andie View Post

      Yeah....and all us hot chicks are wondering when the hot dudes are gonna show up..:p
      Just look at the guys who use shirtless pictures of themselves as avatars in this forum. I hope they turn you on!
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      • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
        Originally Posted by JustinDupre View Post

        I've seen some pretty hot one ;D i think he's just giving them compliment with no harm done..
        You may be right, but the problem is in the context in which it was delivered. He's not sitting in a bar talking with his buddies, he's in a public forum where professionalism is considered an asset. While the off topic room is more relaxed than the rest of the forum, that doesn't preclude that one can drool over other members with impunity.
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        • Profile picture of the author Joshua Gonzalez
          Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post

          You may be right, but the problem is in the context in which it was delivered...
          Indeed, then the statement can easily be misinterpreted as objectifying women or something else quite untoward, depending on how it's viewed.

          Of course, the term "chick", in so far as I understand it. Is a young and hip way of describing a young (also hip) and attractive female. So really, a "Marketer Chick", is just a young, trendy attractive female marketer. As opposed to a "domestic fowl bred for flesh and eggs".
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          • Profile picture of the author Kay King
            The only men I know who describe women as chiicks are under 16 or extremely low class. Guess I have good quality friends.

            Men who refer to females with those terms all fall under one category for me....dead meat

            kay

            Note: In a way, I'm kidding - but only in a way. I have men friends who call me a lot of things..but they are friends. If you want to be in business - you can't afford to be dismissive of over 50% of the internet buying public (women).
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              Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

              The only men I know who describe women as chiicks are under 16 or extremely low class. Guess I have good quality friends.

              Men who refer to females with those terms all fall under one category for me....dead meat

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              Dead meat... and we're not talkin' New York Strip, I imagine.
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                Originally Posted by Rikki_Fawkes View Post

                Dead meat... and we're not talkin' New York Strip, I imagine.
                Actually, I think there is a strip in New York where...



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            • Profile picture of the author Joshua Gonzalez
              By definition: "chick" (as opposed to the common fowl's offspring) is just a slang term which simply refers to a young woman. I was wrong to say it describes women, it can't. However informal it is, the term "chick" on its own does not seem very offensive.

              Using informal slang where a degree of profesionalism is required, then I can understand why it can be viewed as being derogatory, it is highly dismissive in that sense.

              I'm sure some of the ladies out there are aware of the "chick-flick" - movies aimed at young women, of course. I've still to witness a movement where that term has to be changed into something like "movies for young women who have high moral values"... just because "chick-flick" was deemed too offensive :rolleyes:
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              • Profile picture of the author KimW
                Originally Posted by Joshua Gonzalez View Post

                I'm sure some of the ladies out there are aware of the "chick-flick" - movies aimed at young women, of course. I've still to witness a movement where that term has to be changed into something like "movies for young women who have high moral values"... just because "chick-flick" was deemed too offensive :rolleyes:


                You are the first person I have ever seen say chick-flicks were aimed at young women.
                In my opinion they are aimed at women in general, being used as a descriptive term: movies for women, and not derogatory.
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                • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
                  Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                  (I still think it's funny. : ) ...)

                  To say that men don't notice women's beauty, or judge them "superficially" (on some level) simply wouldn't be true.
                  Who said men don't notice women's beauty? Of course we do. I also notice when someone is wearing clothing that doesn't match, but I don't comment about it in public. There's a saying derived from Shakespeare, "discretion is the better part of valor," that could be taken to mean you'd be better off to keep some things to yourself than to blurt them out in public. This is one of those things, IMO, as it shows poor judgment and an inability to discern the appropriateness of a comment within a particular setting.
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                  • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                    Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post

                    Who said men don't notice women's beauty? Of course we do. I also notice when someone is wearing clothing that doesn't match, but I don't comment about it in public. There's a saying derived from Shakespeare, "discretion is the better part of valor," that could be taken to mean you'd be better off to keep some things to yourself than to blurt them out in public. This is one of those things, IMO, as it shows poor judgment and an inability to discern the appropriateness of a comment within a particular setting.
                    Sure.

                    But 10+ people against 1 (younger, I guess) person ... That's bullying.
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                      Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                      Sure.

                      But 10+ people against 1 (younger, I guess) person ... That's bullying.
                      How do you do a smiley thingy with a childish little pouting face????

                      You're not being bullied, you're being spoken to by mature people that have enough experience to know what they're talking about.

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                      What? There are women on the internet? But if they're here, who's in the kitchen?
                      I'm guessing you are in your own kitchen cause I can't imagine too many women wanting to be in yours!!!
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                      • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                        Originally Posted by Sheryl Polomka View Post

                        How do you do a smiley thingy with a childish little pouting face????

                        You're not being bullied, you're being spoken to by mature people that have enough experience to know what they're talking about.
                        Um, actually, Sheryl, I was talking about people ganging up on JasonTheWebmaster (the original poster.) Seems like you were so eager to jump in that you didn't comprehend what I posted.

                        I agree there are people more mature than the OP. And, I agree that they know what they're talking about (to a certain extent) However, it doesn't need a mob to tell him he made a mistake.

                        I mean, c'mon, he called the female Warriors "Chicks." (Haha) Seriously.
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                    • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
                      Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                      Sure.

                      But 10+ people against 1 (younger, I guess) person ... That's bullying.
                      I wouldn't say so. If one person kept picking on another over and over, you might call that bullying. For 10 different people to state their opinion, then that's a forum being what a forum is -- a place for discussion that often includes a difference of opinion. That's why most of us try to use good judgment in what we write.

                      It's not like he was alone either, others posted comments that defended his comment, so it's not like the whole world was against him. If he's smart enough, he'll consider it a lesson learned. I'm sure a few newbies learned a little too, it's not like there is no purpose being served.
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                      • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                        Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post

                        I wouldn't say so ...
                        Hmm. Perhaps you're right, Dennis. You're wiser than I am. I suppose what I was thinking of was all the "Thank You's" that were given for the first post. That just didn't seem fair to me.

                        And Kay herself (with the support of the crowd) kept on and on about it.


                        "If ogling avatars is your thing, do it on a dating forum where that activity is considered acceptable."
                        " ... That is just sad, folks."
                        "Some guys are so gullible."
                        "Etc., etc ..."


                        So, yes, I'm happy that I evened out the discussion.
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                • Profile picture of the author Joshua Gonzalez
                  Originally Posted by KimW View Post

                  You are the first person I have ever seen say chick-flicks were aimed at young women.
                  In my opinion they are aimed at women in general, being used as a descriptive term: movies for women, and not derogatory.
                  If you'll excuse me for a moment while I try to explain my view...


                  Please look up the word chick for its informal slang definition. It will say (sorry to stress this but I must) that it is a noun (therefore, it cannot be used as a descriptive term used to describe women) used to refer to a young, attractive female etc. This same noun is used in chick-flicks or flicks for "chicks" - which is why I said what I said. It's simply a label to group together certain types of films and has very little use as a descriptive term. It does not describe these films nor can it be used to describe women in a derogatory fashion. This is just my opinion too!


                  Since "chick-flick" is coined by Hollywood and the movie genre is very mainstream - then of course the modern term for "chick" will have glamour, beauty and popularity, sexy and sassy inferred upon it. Using this as a modern example, it is proof of its common acceptance as a non-offensive informal slang term, functioning simply as a stereotypical reference towards young females who are thought of as being attractive.


                  Have you seen the leading females in these "chick-flicks" - they're all young classy females - "chicks", by definition. Katherine Heigle (27 Dresses), Anne Hathaway (Bride Wars) to name but a few. These women are the standard for what the modern day "chick" really infers - in my humble opinion...


                  Seriously, if a female has "chick-status", in my view, you-should-ever-be-so-lucky to get her to look in your direction nevermind a date!
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            • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
              Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

              You can't afford to be dismissive of over 50% of the internet buying public (women).
              Surely you mean 90%

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              • Profile picture of the author Kay King
                I'm sure some of the ladies out there are aware of the "chick-flick" - movies aimed at young women, of course. I've still to witness a movement where that term has to be changed into something like "movies for young women who have high moral values"... just because "chick-flick" was deemed too offensive
                Sounds officious - you really don't get it.

                Not a lady, girl, chick, babe or any other descriptive cutesy phrase. Just female, woman or marketer will do - thank you very much.

                You can use whatever terms you please - but using them on a marketing forum where you are trying to build credibility will hurt you. You can defend all you want - but don't be surprised if women marketers have no interest in buying from or working with a marketer who uses such terms.

                If oogling avatars is your thing, do it on a dating forum where that activity is considered acceptable.

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                • Profile picture of the author Joshua Gonzalez
                  Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

                  Just female, woman or marketer will do... kay
                  So what you're saying is, that a woman who is thought of as having "chick-status" lessens her ability to be taken seriously within her given profession and is seen then as being secondary to men rather then being their equal?

                  As it's percieved as lowering a woman's value in the workplace - in this case, this marketing forum - aswell as ruining the credibility of a working partnership, it is then deemed derogatory?
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                Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                Surely you mean 90%

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                  Originally Posted by TimPhelan View Post

                  Don't call her Shirley either.
                  I'll call her Surely then.

                  ;-)
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          • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
            Originally Posted by Joshua Gonzalez View Post

            Of course, the term "chick", in so far as I understand it. Is a young and hip way of describing a young (also hip) and attractive female.
            Nothing against you, but "young and hip" it ain't. Young women have been called "chicks" by young men for at least 50 years. Probably longer, but my memory doesn't go back much farther.

            It's "retro" at best.
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        • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
          Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post

          You may be right, but the problem is in the context in which it was delivered. He's not sitting in a bar talking with his buddies, he's in a public forum where professionalism is considered an asset.
          No - but it's OK to continually talk about hamsters. ;-)

          What I find funny is that people accept there are impostors who pose as women, yet that's funny and acceptable, but a young male chasing after women isn't.

          I thought it was funny. (Hey - we were all young once.)
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            Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

            What I find funny is that people accept there are impostors who pose as women, yet that's funny and acceptable, but a young male chasing after women isn't.
            Nobody said it was acceptable; just that it exists.

            What's funny is that so many folks seem to go ga-ga over an avatar. That's really plumbing new shallows of superficiality. :rolleyes:


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            • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
              (I still think it's funny. : ) ...)

              To say that men don't notice women's beauty, or judge them "superficially" (on some level) simply wouldn't be true.
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              • Profile picture of the author thunderbird
                Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                (I still think it's funny. : ) ...)

                To say that men don't notice women's beauty, or judge them "superficially" (on some level) simply wouldn't be true.
                To say *women* don't notice women's beauty, or judge them "superficially" (on some level) simply wouldn't be true. In my experience women generally are far more judgmental of other women (ofttimes over superficial minutiae) than men are.
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                  Originally Posted by thunderbird View Post

                  To say *women* don't notice women's beauty, or judge them "superficially" (on some level) simply wouldn't be true. In my experience women generally are far more judgmental of other women (ofttimes over superficial minutiae) than men are.

                  Although that's probably because we think with our brains till a certain level of attractiveness and then switch over to a completely different organ which fails to notice these superficial minutiae (or pretty much anything at all!)

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                    • Profile picture of the author AFI
                      This thread is so amusing. I don't mind being called a "chick". In fact, the name of my site is "The Banner Chick".

                      But it is kinda creepy that there are men out there that are just ogling over avatars. We're all here for business, it's not the place to pick up "chicks".
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                      • Profile picture of the author Zabrina
                        Originally Posted by AFI View Post

                        But it is kinda creepy that there are men out there that are just ogling over avatars. We're all here for business, it's not the place to pick up "chicks".
                        Exactly.

                        I've been hit on via PM by several male members. Believe me, it doesn't convey a professional impression at all. The guys who did it didn't go on my "consider for future JV partners" list.

                        Besides, to the guys still tempted to ogle hot chicks, for all you know, the "hot chick" from the USA you think you're hitting on is a forty-year-old guy living in the Philippines or a gay woman who wouldn't be interested anyway or a professional female marketer who has gotten a life and is in a relationship in that life.
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                • Profile picture of the author sarahberra
                  What features do you think are hot?? I don't see too many people posting pictures of their faces. I am shy, but I just happen to post my face on this forum. I'm not hot though. LOL
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          Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post

          You may be right, but the problem is in the context in which it was delivered. He's not sitting in a bar talking with his buddies, he's in a public forum where professionalism is considered an asset. While the off topic room is more relaxed than the rest of the forum, that doesn't preclude that one can drool over other members with impunity.
          Actually the "context in which it was delivered" is whatever i want it to be... that's why it's my thread.

          Well i hardly consider an off-handed comment as "drooling over other members with impunity" although you sure made it sound like i was committing a crime LOL
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          • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
            Originally Posted by jasonthewebmaster View Post

            Actually the "context in which it was delivered" is whatever i want it to be... that's why it's my thread.
            The context is a marketing forum. That doesn't change.

            It is your thread though, as you said. If you don't care about the perception you're creating, if being able to say what you want is more important to you than decorum and professionalism, then good luck with your IM career ... you might need it.
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            • Profile picture of the author jasonthewebmaster
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              Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post

              The context is a marketing forum. That doesn't change.

              It is your thread though, as you said. If you don't care about the perception you're creating, if being able to say what you want is more important to you than decorum and professionalism, then good luck with your IM career ... you might need it.
              LOL thanks, but I don't need luck

              I make my own destiny!

              You might want to develop a sense of humor though
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      Originally Posted by Andie View Post

      Yeah....and all us hot chicks are wondering when the hot dudes are gonna show up..:p
      we're here already, some are just using hot chicks as their avatars though
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    ROFL...see how shallow you guys can be??
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    You've just changed your Avatar?????????????????????????????
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      Originally Posted by Martin2010 View Post

      You've just changed your Avatar?????????????????????????????

      that was just Tooooo easy...
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        Originally Posted by Andie View Post

        that was just Tooooo easy...
        Quick change it back
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        • Profile picture of the author Kay King
          This one is different...
          No, it isn't. How desperate does a "dude" have to be to get excited over avatars on a marketing forum? That is just sad, folks.
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            Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

            No, it isn't. How desperate does a "dude" have to be to get excited over avatars on a marketing forum? That is just sad, folks.
            Hey... im not desperate nor am I going "ga ga" over peoples avatars... just making a remark about some very beautiful female marketers that happen to be here
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    "Chicks and Dudes" what's the world coming to?????????
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    There are a lot of hot warrior turkeys on the forum, as well.
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      Originally Posted by Val.S. View Post

      chicks
      When I saw this thread I knew a picture of "chicks" would actually show up
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  • Profile picture of the author R Hagel
    I get why people go "ga-ga" over an avatar. Every time Dennis posts (see above ^^^) I go ga-ga over his cute little dog. Let's I hope I never find out that the dog isn't real.

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      Originally Posted by R Hagel View Post

      I get why people go "ga-ga" over an avatar. Every time Dennis posts (see above ^^^) I go ga-ga over his cute little dog. Let's I hope I never find out that the dog isn't real.


      or worse...it's a cat just pretending to be a dog
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      • Profile picture of the author R Hagel
        Originally Posted by Andie View Post

        or worse...it's a cat just pretending to be a dog
        Wow, a thought like that never even crossed my mind. Let me paws and think about that for a moment.


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        Kim -- cute! (Yeah, I'm a sucker for a cute face.)


        **

        Dennis -- yeah, sure. Cricket is probably some big ol' hound dog with bloodshot eyes and a constant string of drool coming from HIS mouth.
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          Originally Posted by R Hagel View Post

          Wow, a thought like that never even crossed my mind. Let me paws and think about that for a moment.
          Oh, turning to puns, are we? I'd try to think of one but I'm too busy enjoying my Collie-flower soup. :^Þ

          Dennis -- yeah, sure. Cricket is probably some big ol' hound dog with bloodshot eyes and a constant string of drool coming from HIS mouth.
          I love dogs, but not enough to keep a dog like that in my house. The drool is a deal killer for me.
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      Originally Posted by R Hagel View Post

      I get why people go "ga-ga" over an avatar. Every time Dennis posts (see above ^^^) I go ga-ga over his cute little dog. Let's I hope I never find out that the dog isn't real.

      And they call it:

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      Originally Posted by R Hagel View Post

      I get why people go "ga-ga" over an avatar. Every time Dennis posts (see above ^^^) I go ga-ga over his cute little dog. Let's I hope I never find out that the dog isn't real.

      Becky, I can assure you Cricket is not an ugly old male dog posing as a cute little female dog. If you're ever in my neck of the woods feel free to drop by for "truth" check.
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  • Profile picture of the author VictorBlack
    Silly me... As a newbie I thought this might be a reverse marketing attempt to get leads for product in the "relationship help" niche. Finding that it was a real post has really hurt my brain.
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  • Profile picture of the author Martin2010
    This is one of those subjects that you really have to be careful what you say. Men have their own ideas and Women have theirs.

    I can also see that this thread was opened just simply to compliment what lovely ladies that we have on this forum.

    I think everything that needs to be said has been said and let's move on as the reason why i came to this forum was simply because the knowledge that you guys have and the friendlyness of the warriors will for sure help me to progress.

    Guys let bygones be bygones and let's move on to keep this forum free from arguements.
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    What? There are women on the internet? But if they're here, who's in the kitchen?
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    • Profile picture of the author Sumit Menon
      Originally Posted by Rough Outline View Post

      What? There are women on the internet? But if they're here, who's in the kitchen?
      haha.. Good Luck!
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      Originally Posted by Rough Outline View Post

      What? There are women on the internet? But if they're here, who's in the kitchen?
      Haha nice!
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      Originally Posted by Rough Outline View Post

      What? There are women on the internet? But if they're here, who's in the kitchen?
      It'd better be you... nobody else is gonna make you that sammich.
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        Actually, marketing to hot warrior chicks is a niche worth getting into,
        but obviously at a much deeper level than what meets the naked eye.
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          Originally Posted by myob View Post

          Actually, marketing to hot warrior chicks is a niche worth getting into,
          but obviously at a much deeper level than what meets the naked eye.
          Wow Paula, that was a very successful sex change operation!

          What implants and hormones did you use?
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            Originally Posted by derekwong28 View Post

            Wow Paula, that was a very successful sex change operation!
            I know, i nearly popped my clogs
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          Originally Posted by myob View Post

          Actually, marketing to hot warrior chicks is a niche worth getting into,
          but obviously at a much deeper level than what meets the naked eye.
          Will You Marry Me?
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    The very association of hot girls and forums goes along just like SEO and Flash .
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    And me???????
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  • Profile picture of the author Rikki_Fawkes
    And this ^^^^ is why female warriors make more money than male warriors. They don't get so DISTRACTED so they spend more time working!

    Ladies, who's with me?
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    • Profile picture of the author Sumit Menon
      Originally Posted by Rikki_Fawkes View Post

      And this ^^^^ is why female warriors make more money than male warriors. They don't get so DISTRACTED so they spend more time working!

      Ladies, who's with me?
      Well, me and Martin don't ask ALL the female warriors to marry us. Just the ones that look like Penolepe Cruz.
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      • Profile picture of the author myob
        Originally Posted by derekwong28 View Post

        Wow Paula, that was a very successful sex change operation!

        What implants and hormones did you use?
        Originally Posted by Martin2010 View Post

        I ... nearly popped my clogs
        Originally Posted by Sumit Menon View Post

        Will You Marry Me?
        Originally Posted by Martin2010 View Post

        And me???????
        Originally Posted by Sumit Menon View Post

        I asked first! Buzz Off..... Please. :rolleyes:
        Originally Posted by Sumit Menon View Post

        Well, me and Martin don't ask ALL the female warriors to marry us. Just the ones that look like Penolepe Cruz.

        Jeesh! Are you all drunk?
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    LOL I can't believe that 1) you are all in here chattering away like this - on THIS topic. and 2) that I dropped in here, can't remember why - and spent a few moments reading all of this! ack!
    I must be having trouble focusing if I'm getting distracted like this. lol

    Time to get back to work trying to unlocking the online vault so I can get to all that blasted cash those gurus keep squawking about!

    Anyone good at safe cracking? I could use some help over here...lol

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  • Profile picture of the author HeySal
    I just turned 56. If anyone ever calls me "chick" again in my lifetime it will be a major compliment..........
    But I just have to notice that the guys in this forum really need to start getting out more.
    When they want to know "how women think" about something, they amass major threads of men deciding that women groupthink and what the rules are.
    When one decides they have the perfect answer to marketing to women, they post it and the thread attracts pages of men talking about how women think and what "we" like.
    They seem to never think of talking to the women about it.
    Obviously, though, they are paying attention to the pictures, even if not our words.

    Now it's the avatars.

    Good grief. Guys -- you need to get off the computer for a day and spend some time with your wives or girlfriends - or go ask someone out if you have neither. IM is making you all freaking bonkers.

    That said - if you think that's not the truth - look for threads from women talking about male "groupthink" that ends up being full of women chattering about what men want, need, like, or think. Usually if we want to know what a man thinks......we just ask a man.
    We notice men's avatar's too. If a pic is attractive, it's attractive --- but you don't see us posting all over about the forum beefcake and this same thread comes up about every three or four months.

    Why don't we make threads like these? Because when our brains go to hormone mush we usually shut off the computer for awhile and indulge in some real life.

    You should try it sometime.

    *Take a lesson from this one females of marketing, when marketing to men - lots of white space and pictures!*:rolleyes:
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      Originally Posted by HeySal View Post

      I just turned 56. If anyone ever calls me "chick" again in my lifetime it will be a major compliment..........
      But I just have to to notice that the guys in this forum really need to start getting out more.
      When they want to know "how women think" about something, they amass major threads of men deciding that women groupthink and what the rules are.
      When one decides they have the perfect answer to marketing to women, they post it and the thread attracts pages of men talking about how to market to women.
      They seem to never think of talking to the women about it.

      Now it's the avatars.

      Good grief. Guys -- you need to get off the computer for a day and spend some time with your wives or girlfriends - or go ask someone out if you have neither. IM is making you all freaking bonkers.

      That said - if you think that's not the truth - look for threads from women talking about male "groupthink" that ends up being full of women chattering about what men want, need, like, or think. Usually if we want to know what a man thinks......we just ask a man.
      We notice men's avatar's too. If a pic is attractive, it's attractive --- but you don't see us posting all over about it and this same thread comes up about every three or four months.

      Why don't we make threads like these? Because when our brains go to hormone mush we usually shut off the computer for awhile and indulge in some real life.

      You should try it sometime.
      You tell 'em, Sal. I really hate it when men pull the "all women love shopping, all women love the mall, all women love girly movies..." blah blah blah. That woman groupthink stuff gets really old.
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        Originally Posted by Rikki_Fawkes View Post

        You tell 'em, Sal. I really hate it when men pull the "all women love shopping, all women love the mall, all women love girly movies..." blah blah blah. That woman groupthink stuff gets really old.
        I don't like it when anyone says "all" of any group engages in a given behavior. In most cases, sweeping generalizations like that are seldom correct, are easily disproved, and represent lazy thinking.
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        Originally Posted by Rikki_Fawkes View Post

        You tell 'em, Sal. I really hate it when men pull the "all women love shopping, all women love the mall, all women love girly movies..." blah blah blah. That woman groupthink stuff gets really old.
        Yeah, because women rarely do this to men.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      Originally Posted by HeySal View Post

      I*Take a lesson from this one females of marketing, when marketing to men - lots of white space and pictures!*:rolleyes:
      (Haha) Pictures of Babes.

      ...

      *Runs Away ...*
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        Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

        (Haha) Pictures of Babes.

        ...

        *Runs Away ...*
        Wanna borrow my camouflage gear?
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    • Profile picture of the author Joshua Gonzalez
      Originally Posted by HeySal View Post

      ...the forum beefcake...
      LOL... Not to take anything away from your post as I personally found it insightful.

      I'm just wondering though, if the roles were reversed and the female marketers did start having a good "oogle" while unashamedly posting it in public.. "Ooo, check out that 100% specimen of prime beef!" etc (I'm actually starting to think some of the females actually just think of men as pieces of desirable flesh, should they prove to be desirable - generally speaking)

      Would the the response be the same?
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      Originally Posted by HeySal View Post

      I just turned 56
      Wow, Really? Don't look a day over 30 to me
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        Originally Posted by Chris Worner View Post

        Wow, Really? Don't look a day over 30 to me
        LOL - that's a two and a half year old pic. So that's two and a half years less of a compliment/smoozsh or however you meant it.
        Seeings how I have a website about skin care and weight control - I'm gonna take it and run with it, though.

        There used to be this smooch smilie that I wanted to paste after that statement but it's gone now and all that's there is one with a tongue, and somehow that might be a little bit creepy (just as is this thread) so I'm just gonna use these:


        The word "chick" for young woman doesn't bother me one whit. Women used to be called "hens" for various reasons - when they nagged or talked all at once in a group, etc -- and chicks was just a spin off from that, but by the time I was in high school it was just a colloquialism, and to be honest - I still use it now and again. I've also been known to say "far-out" and "right-on" here and there.

        I really think we get too caught up in these things. If there's something else good being said when the word is used, why worry about it (example: that chick is one mean copywriter) - come on - would you really be upset if that was said just because of the stupid little tag that has melted beyond its original meaning?

        But getting a voova for the avatars in a business forum? Now that's strange no matter how you word it. LMAO
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        • Profile picture of the author Joshua Gonzalez
          ...Oh, I see what I think has happenned.

          Basically, there's been a very naive infringement upon the basic values and principles which this forum upholds(understandably applied in real life too).

          Irrespective of the male versus female "slugfest" (this is just a "gimmick" which will perpetuate this thread and others like it into oblivion).

          Others have just interpreted the response as an overreaction, giving the OP a false "representation" and naturally a sense of injustice followed.

          For awhile I was thinking there really was an in-house crack team of communists peddling feminist ideals!?!

          And I having nothing against either - except maybe communism!
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    • Profile picture of the author gabbydeb
      HeySal,

      I agree with your remarks. Being almost 55 myself, I don't mind being thought of as attractive, if indeed someone thinks that. I think the problem is we baby boomer gals grew up in a generation, where we were still being reduced to our looks, and how well we were trained in the domestic arena, not by everyone, but many, where we felt like like we were being dismissed, if we were ambitious and wanted to do something.

      I was a stay at home Mom, so I was very domestic, but I have always had the drive to be successful as a home biz owner and to be an entrepreneur.
      I have really appreciated the Warrior Forum, as I have seen it as the great equalizer, where the female Warriors are taken seriously, and are included in the arena of business and sharing ideas, and encouraged the same as everyone else to make our businesses a success.

      Just my 2 cents of course!


      Originally Posted by HeySal View Post

      I just turned 56. If anyone ever calls me "chick" again in my lifetime it will be a major compliment..........
      But I just have to notice that the guys in this forum really need to start getting out more.
      When they want to know "how women think" about something, they amass major threads of men deciding that women groupthink and what the rules are.
      When one decides they have the perfect answer to marketing to women, they post it and the thread attracts pages of men talking about how women think and what "we" like.
      They seem to never think of talking to the women about it.
      Obviously, though, they are paying attention to the pictures, even if not our words.

      Now it's the avatars.

      Good grief. Guys -- you need to get off the computer for a day and spend some time with your wives or girlfriends - or go ask someone out if you have neither. IM is making you all freaking bonkers.

      That said - if you think that's not the truth - look for threads from women talking about male "groupthink" that ends up being full of women chattering about what men want, need, like, or think. Usually if we want to know what a man thinks......we just ask a man.
      We notice men's avatar's too. If a pic is attractive, it's attractive --- but you don't see us posting all over about the forum beefcake and this same thread comes up about every three or four months.

      Why don't we make threads like these? Because when our brains go to hormone mush we usually shut off the computer for awhile and indulge in some real life.

      You should try it sometime.

      *Take a lesson from this one females of marketing, when marketing to men - lots of white space and pictures!*:rolleyes:
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    Um...

    But I just have to notice that the guys in this forum...
    Please note that it's only SOME of the guys here. Don't do the same thing you are speaking out against, please.

    Just sayin'

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    • Profile picture of the author Rikki_Fawkes
      Originally Posted by Michael Oksa View Post

      Um...



      Please note that it's only SOME of the guys here. Don't do the same thing you are speaking out against, please.

      Just sayin'

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        Originally Posted by Rikki_Fawkes View Post

        We'll keep you exempt, Michael
        Why? I never said which group I was in.



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          Originally Posted by Michael Oksa View Post

          Why? I never said which group I was in.



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  • Profile picture of the author HeySal
    LOL - guys, the post was just in fun -- I didn't mean to denigrate the whole gender.

    Was basically just giving some guys a whiff of what these posts look like from our side of the universe.

    No offense to the normalized members of the male sector.

    BTW - that didn't take as long as I expected.
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    • Profile picture of the author Kay King
      Never mind - you probably wouldn't understand...

      That's ok- I don't understand all of it either. As far as I can tell, some "teen" guys call women "chicks" but that may be due to lack of first hand knowledge of the species if you know what I mean.

      As women - we don't much like being called "chicks" when we are on a working forum so we respond by discussing "normal members" which probably makes those same young'uns giggle.

      Makes you want to shout "fart" and see who cracks up, doesn't it?

      There's a reason the good Lord put some space between our heads and our a**es - but some people seem determined to fit one inside the other no matter what.

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      • Profile picture of the author tryinhere
        Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

        There's a reason the good Lord put some space between our heads and our a**es - but some people seem determined to fit one inside the other no matter what.kay
        spotted one earlier, seems like they are everywhere these days

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      • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
        I just realized that in my last post I "singled out" Kay, which is kind of what I was arguing against. :-( So I'm sorry about that.

        (I suppose I got carried away.)

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        (Haha) I think I'll be needing the tank.

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        Originally Posted by HeySal View Post

        I really think we get too caught up in these things. If there's something else good being said when the word is used, why worry about it (example: that chick is one mean copywriter) - come on - would you really be upset if that was said just because of the stupid little tag that has melted beyond its original meaning?
        Good point, HeySal. Often it's about the "context" in which a phrase or word is being used.
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        • Profile picture of the author Kevin AKA Hubcap
          From what I can tell this was all started by the OP using the word "chicks".

          If he had used "women" (as he should have) I don't think this thread would have blown up to this extent.

          To all you ladies who suggest that this is a "professional" forum and dating behavior shouldn't be part of it.... STOP.

          You know as well as I that "dating behavior" happens everywhere. Night clubs, grocery stores, bars, and yes, even "professional" environments such as law firms, hospitals, software companies, marketing companies, military squadrons, the FAA, SEC, FBI, CIA etc. etc. etc.
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          • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
            Originally Posted by Kevin AKA Hubcap View Post

            You know as well as I that "dating behavior" happens everywhere. Night clubs, grocery stores, bars, and yes, even "professional" environments such as law firms, hospitals, software companies, marketing companies, military squadrons, the FAA, SEC, FBI, CIA etc. etc. etc.
            Well said, Kevin.

            Sometimes women can be fickle. When it's a "hot guy" (or whatever) that's checking them out, they can't get enough. However, when it's an "average guy" suddenly they don't like it. (Haha)

            So yeah, I don't really understand them either.

            I have a theory that it's the less attractive women who don't like women being called “chicks/babes/whatever” ... (It's just a theory though.)
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          • Profile picture of the author jasonthewebmaster
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            Originally Posted by Kevin AKA Hubcap View Post

            From what I can tell this was all started by the OP using the word "chicks".

            If he had used "women" (as he should have) I don't think this thread would have blown up to this extent.

            To all you ladies who suggest that this is a "professional" forum and dating behavior shouldn't be part of it.... STOP.

            You know as well as I that "dating behavior" happens everywhere. Night clubs, grocery stores, bars, and yes, even "professional" environments such as law firms, hospitals, software companies, marketing companies, military squadrons, the FAA, SEC, FBI, CIA etc. etc. etc.

            LOL yes, i certainly didnt think the thread would get this much attention or spark such in-depth debates.

            I want to formally apologize for any misunderstanding as I meant this thread to be a compliment to all the beautiful women here!
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      • Profile picture of the author Bekah Howard
        Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

        Never mind - you probably wouldn't understand...

        That's ok- I don't understand all of it either. As far as I can tell, some "teen" guys call women "chicks" but that may be due to lack of first hand knowledge of the species if you know what I mean.

        As women - we don't much like being called "chicks" when we are on a working forum so we respond by discussing "normal members" which probably makes those same young'uns giggle.
        Hey Kay,

        Just wanted to point out something. One of the things that keeps coming up in this thread is the dislike of generalizations. However, you have two big generalizations here.

        One is that only a teenage guy who is bad with women would ever call a woman a chick. I can argue that I have seen guys of various ages and "experience" call women chicks. Yes, it tends to be younger men (under 30 or 35), but not always. As for them being inexperienced, I can't help but say there is just not much of a pattern here...

        The other generalization is that all women hate being called a chick. In this thread alone multiple women have said that they don't mind being called a chick. Some said they see it as a complement. I understand that you don't like it, but that is your feelings, not the feelings of every woman on this forum.

        As for the big question "Is it acceptable to call a woman a chick on a marketing forum?", I can only say one thing. There are multiple generations, and therefore multiple sets of professional rules being looked at here. Yes, this is a business forum. Yes, this is the "laid-back" off topic section (I think of the break room in a office). According to one set of rules, it is somewhat acceptable, and according to another set of rules it is not. We each just have to realize that not everyone has the same set of rules that we (ourselves) have.

        Bekah
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Oksa
    I'm trying to think of the last time I used the word 'chicks' to refer to women, and the only thing I can think of is singing "At The Hop" by Danny & The Juniors.

    "All the cats and chicks/can get their kicks/at the hop"

    Other than that, it's when I was a teenager.

    So, if you're a teenager, or just a swingin' cat stuck in the 1950s, then feel free to use the word, but feel free to get used to the raised eyebrows that will ensue.

    But it is also about context, and this isn't the time or place for such words, or to talk about your getting off on an avatar made of a few hundred pixels. You may think you're being cute, funny or clever, but what you really may doing is creating a negative image that could have a serious impact on the future of your business.

    That being said, I'm not a female so I can't offer the same insights, BUT I'm also smart enough to pay attention to what a group of people has to say about what labels they find acceptable and unacceptable.

    All the best,
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  • Profile picture of the author jake28
    hahaha after first seeing this thread title, I had some not so pleasant mental imagery. Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Lauryn
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    I Go Hard = "Slanguage" for putting forth a lot of effort.

    Don't be an arse and try to flip something you clearly have no knowledge of against me.

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  • Profile picture of the author Martin2010
    Ha ha you getting into character?????

    Think you need to find a new one like the last?
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  • Profile picture of the author tommycp2
    ahaha there are lots of hot chicks every were you look on this forum.... I just hired a hot one from the forum...
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  • Profile picture of the author King Shiloh
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    I regret to announce that the "chicks" have gone to pick some nuts.

    I think some folks have to be reminded that they are all virtual chicks. Do not be deceived!
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  • Profile picture of the author seo vigor
    was browsing through forum didn't notice any...
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  • i will like some.
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