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#16    Beany

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 06:45 AM

 CrimsonKing, on 09 March 2013 - 02:00 AM, said:

LMAO sorry but i cant believe this to be real.I have never heard of heightism if that is a real thing then possibly one of the dumbest things ever haha

It is a LITTLE absurd, isn't it? Just a wee bit over the top? sorry, my evil twin couldn't resist.


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Posted 09 March 2013 - 08:01 AM

To expect men to be taller than women (to consider ideal heights per gender: men above 5'10", women below 5'6") isn't the right way to find dates, that's what. Heightism coupled with sexism can be downright cruel and society's prefences for height, weight or appearance may keep some people from finding love. From reading the twitter page link shows the bias they exhibited toward shorter men aren't the kind of women I want to associate with. <__<

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 10:11 AM

 Mike D boy, on 09 March 2013 - 08:01 AM, said:

... From reading the twitter page link shows the bias they exhibited toward shorter men aren't the kind of women I want to associate with. <__<

Exactly, when this kind of thing happens you know to scratch the offending person off your list of potential friends or dates. Now that I'm older this stuff bothers me far less, but when I was younger it was often quite hurtful. Nowadays I just chalk up any rude remarks as being the ramblings of the mean spirited and I move on.

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 10:29 AM

 Lilly, on 09 March 2013 - 02:15 AM, said:

How about the all the awful men who call tall women "ugly cows", "tall as a moose", "hideous Amazons"?
Are men to be excused for their part in "heightism" because all women are supposed to petite cute little things?

BTW, I'm 5'8" and have been called all of the above. I've even been left standing on a dance floor when the guy decided I was just "too tall to dance with". This stuff works both ways.
Well I agree that is just as bad.But I have not said that men should excused. I don't think any Heightists should be excused. It's a stupid and horrific thing


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Posted 09 March 2013 - 01:15 PM

This is nothing new,and this song was a huge hit .


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Posted 10 March 2013 - 03:38 AM

 pitchp, on 09 March 2013 - 02:24 AM, said:



They are called the modern day feminist. These are one of the reasons why soo many guys from the western world seek eastern women. These feminist would give you nothing but heartaches and headaches. They go through relationships like changing their socks everyday. Do yourself a favour, try and find an old fashioned girl if you can. Or go to the east and get one. Stay away from feminists(women with high egos). Good luck

What a load of crap :P Height has nothing to do with feminism, and feminism is not the equivalent of a woman with an ego. Not all Western women are feminists (which I suggest you learn the true meaning of before reading the rest of this), just as Eastern women are not all submissive and subservient. Feminists are all headaches and heartaches? Come on now, dry your tears and be a big boy.

If you're going to persecute women/men for wanting equality and choice (not 'superiority'), you're the next caveman (or woman ;) ) waiting to be wiped out by people who have a double-digit count of brain cells, and the nads to deal with a woman short or tall, reserved or out there.

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 04:17 AM

There's no longer a stigma attached to being a tall girl or a tall woman, and that's as it should be. In fact, some males prefer tall females, but you seldom see females who prefer short males. There still seems to be a stigma attached to being a short male. Is that unfair, or is it just a matter of choice?

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 04:26 AM

It is  what it is. People tend to put stock into other peoples ideas, ridiculous ideas that become more than what they are.People who judge others, for whatever petty reason, be it height, weight, I.Q, looks, don't deserve the time of day. Let them be miserable, by themselves or with like minded morons. Don't let other peoples stupidity bother you, it's not your burden.

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 04:36 AM

 the1truebat, on 10 March 2013 - 04:26 AM, said:

It is  what it is. People tend to put stock into other peoples ideas, ridiculous ideas that become more than what they are.People who judge others, for whatever petty reason, be it height, weight, I.Q, looks, don't deserve the time of day. Let them be miserable, by themselves or with like minded morons. Don't let other peoples stupidity bother you, it's not your burden.

It's true that people shouldn't judge other people based on those traits. What about dating preferences, though? Is it wrong for a woman to prefer a smart and tall man? Of course, I'm not referring to the ones in the first post in this thread.

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 05:00 AM

People can prefer whomever they wish, it's when they start degrading others who don't fit their ideal that it becomes an issue.

Edited by the1truebat, 10 March 2013 - 05:00 AM.

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 05:27 PM

 ali smack, on 09 March 2013 - 01:40 AM, said:

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This is just horrible.
These people are just idiots who quite frankly aren't worth the time. Obviously horrible shallow women.
Some of these comments are horrific, saying they wan't all short guys to die.
And saying they think guys under 6foot are useless WTH?
Absurd, to think the amount of short successful men about.
Can't stand Heightists, especially due to being 5 foot 5 myself.
I'm just glad I don't come across any of these awful girls
Well apart from procuring a taffy- pulling machine what can we do?
No theoretical device isn't going to stop the snidy comments.
I'm actually quite short as well at a measly 5'6.
However I don't get much stick over my height even from gossiping girls.
I don't feel like I'm getting the short straw though.
And besides I don't even take notice of Twitter.
So their death threats are like water off a duck's back.

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 06:26 PM

Tall dark and handsome has never worked out for me. Short bald and fat has.

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 09:05 PM

 Mistydawn, on 10 March 2013 - 06:26 PM, said:

Tall dark and handsome has never worked out for me. Short bald and fat has.
It's a blind date but some of my hair has grown back!

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 03:28 PM

I like tall chicks, I don't have to get up to reach the bread for them.

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 04:52 PM

People who are this shallow can't possibly lead happy lives. How unfortunate for them.

Nothing wrong with having personal preferences though.

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