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Stereotypes

Postby Prowler » 2018-08-15, 23:00

Thought this would be a fun thread.

Stereotypes are a thing and have been a thin for a long time. Most of the time have some truth behind them, but ofc a ton of people don't fit them. So, what are stereotypes you fit and those you don't?

I'll start:

European stereotypes I fit in general:

- I like football;

- I like coffee;

- I speak more than my native language;

- I am thin.

Portuguese stereotypes I fit:

- I like football (already said it, but had to add it again for extra emphasis since it applies here as well);

- I have brown hair and eyes;

European stereotypes I DON'T fit:

- Eh... not being pretentious?

- I am not "effeminate". Many Americans seem to think European guys are effeminate and even play a game called "gay or European"... like what :?

Portuguese stereotypes I DON'T fit:

- I am not short. I am 1,83m(6 foot) tall.

- I don't drink wine;

- I can't tan very well and don't go to the beach;

- I am Atheist and not a Catholic. In fact, I am not even baptised.

Male stereotypes I fit:

- Again, I like football;

- I like video games;

- I like metal music;

- I like beer.

Male stereotypes I DON'T fit:

- I am not a player nor am I a womaniser;

- I'm not an adonis or super muscular;

- I am not very social or "alpha";

- I don't know much or care much about cars and other vehicles. I don't even have a license yet;

- I am not a "dudebro" even though I go to the gym occasionally. I don't give a damn about the "bro culture" or whatever that crap is;

- I am not very athletic nor am I good at sports and physical activity in general.

Nerdy/geeky stereotypes I DON'T fit:

- I DON'T work in IT;

- I am not good at maths or physics at all;

- I have never been a great student;

- I don't care about Marvel, DC or Star Wars;

- I am not obese or overweight at all.

Nerdy/geeky stereotypes I fit:

- I like video games;

- I like anime/manga, although not that much anymore;

- I like pro wrestling.

Young people stereotypes I DON'T fit:

- I don't like going out to nightclubs and bars at night;

- I don't go to concerts or festivals(which also is a stereotype for metalheads).


What about you? Looking forward to your answers.

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Re: Stereotypes

Postby france-eesti » 2018-08-17, 13:35

Hey good idea! Don't be afraid, here is mine 8-)

European stereotypes I fit in general:

- I like Europe and prefer to travel in Europe than in other parts of the world
- I like tea, coffee;
- I speak more than my native language;
- I love to ride my bike
- My wage is way too high for the work I actually achieve.
- I am thin.

French stereotypes I fit:

- I love cooking (no way I eat something someone else has made)
- I love using garlic when I cook
- I love complaining, I am very pessimistic
- I sometimes wear a beret (but a yellow one)
- I like old films with De Funès
- I don’t use deodorant (but sodium bicarbonat)

European stereotypes I DON'T fit
:

- I don’t cook European all the time (I love to cook Asian and Malagasy)
- I don’t like football
- I never go to the doctor (although we have a great health system, I still hate to go the doctor’s)
- I am not a femme fatale
- My phone is old and ugly and second-hand and I don’t give a shit.

French stereotypes I DON'T fit
:

- I almost never drink wine, I have never smoked
- I almost never cook French
- I do not eat baguette, nor sausage
- I can’t use make up for being allergic to make-up remover (I don’t even use lipstick!)
- I don’t use sharp-heeled shoes, instead square high heels
- I am Atheist and not a Catholic. In fact, I am not even baptised.

Female stereotypes I fit:

- Again, I hate football;
- I love cooking
- I love being a mother
- I love finding something I need with 70 % discount
- I love wearing pink and red
- I constantly think I’m a fat cow and want to get thinner and thus constantly diet
- I like to dance on disco, even though in reality I cannot dance on any kind of music.

Female stereotypes I DON'T fit:

- I hate to buy shoes
- I hate to go the hairdresser’s
- I don’t like to go for massages
- I hate jewelry
- I love beer a lot
- I don’t eat chocolate nor sweets nor ice cream (okay, because I’m sugar intolerant)
- I hate talking on the phone
- I never wear a bra

Nerdy/geeky stereotypes I DON'T fit:

- I hate video games
- I never read nor watch sci-fi
- I prefer to read a real book with paper and pages than to read on a tablet
- I almost never watch TV
- I don't care about Marvel, DC or Star Wars;
- I am not obese or overweight at all.

Nerdy/geeky stereotypes I fit:

- I work in IT
- I got my diploma in IT with more than 14/20
- I use Linux on my computer at home
- I am writing my second sci-fi book (yes, this is kind of incoherent with the fact I never read or watch sci-fi)

30-something people stereotypes I DON'T fit:

-… none. I am a real 30-something :-D

30-something people stereotypes I fit:

- I am very tired after 23:00
- I wake up at 6:00 without an alarm clock
- My house needs to be clean else I go crazy
- I am judgmental if someone tosses garbage on the street or a fag
- I hate someone smoking next to me
- I carry on going to that stupid and pointless job everyday dreaming of a career change but not doing anything to trigger this life-altering event :-D

Let's carry on!
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Re: Stereotypes

Postby Prowler » 2018-08-18, 6:12

france-eesti wrote:- I am not a femme fatale



Lol since when it that a stereotype of European women?

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Re: Stereotypes

Postby languagepotato » 2018-08-18, 12:30

This seems fun

European stereotypes that i fit in

- Nothing beats watching a good old football match
- I speak more than just my native language

Dutch Stereotypes i fit in
- I love football
- i can communicate with relative ease in English
- yes, salty licorice is candy and it's tasty as f***


Moroccan stereotypes i fit in

- i can't live without my tea
- I can be quite loud at times


Dutch Moroccan stereotypes i fit in
- I love watching maffia movies
- I love dragon ball z

Male stereotypes i fit
- I love football
- i love maffia movies
- I used to do some boxing while growing up

nerdy stereotypes i fit
- I love harry potter
- i love board games
- i love math
- i love random trivia facts

Dutch Stereotypes i don't fit in
-I look the exact opposite of a dutch stereotype. Instead of a tall, thin, blue-eyed, blonde-haired guy with relatively long hair. I'm short (1,68m or about 5 foot 6), overweight, blackish-eyed, black-haired guy with short hair)

Moroccan stereotypes i don't fit in
- I don't put sugar in my tea (I still get weird looks when i order this in morocco)

Dutch-Moroccan stereotypes i don't fit in
- I don't study law or economics
- I am a law abiding citizen (yes, sadly the stereotype about Dutch-Moroccans is that we are not law-abiding citizens)

Male Stereotypes I don't fit
- Cars don't interest me at all
- I love dancing (not that i'm good at it (yet))
- I love baking (not that i'm good at it (yet))
- so called girly tv shows and movies are some of my favorites
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Re: Stereotypes

Postby Lur » 2018-08-18, 13:39

European stereotypes I fit in general:
-I like coffee; I speak more than my native language;
(I can't really think on anything else)

European stereotypes I don't fit :
-I'm not all that hairy. Even though my family is.

General Spanish stereotypes I fit:
-I am unemployed

General Spanish stereotypes I DON'T fit:
-I don't like football, I am tall, and I don't have brown eyes, and I burn in the sun easily, I don't drink, I'm not a Christian and not baptised

Female stereotypes I fit:
-I don't like football, I'm not into videogames, I don't really like beer, I am not very athletic nor am I good at sports and physical activity in general (even though I would like to be)

Female stereotypes I DON'T fit:
-I make first moves sometimes, I like women, I like metal music

Nerdy/geeky stereotypes I DON'T fit:
-I DON'T work in IT; I am not good at maths or physics at all; I'm not really into videogames, I'm not into superhero comics

Nerdy/geeky stereotypes I fit:
-I am overweight (although this has to do with the transness and stress), I'm into comics, I like tabletop games

Now here's the funny part, even if the joke might be stale:

Trans stereotypes I fit:
-atheist, pagan, socialism, cats, cat ears, meowing, being a bit furry, never talking to your parents, glasses, insisting on how cute trans girls are all of the time, sex toys talk, witch stuff, goth stuff, anime (maybe?), twine games, transhumanism (maybe?), polyamory, tabletop games, internet dating with people far away, androgyny, webcomics, acute depression, dark comedy, antifa

Trans stereotypes I don't fit:
vaporwave, cam girl, sex work, salt cravings, videogames, chokers, not driving, programming, working in IT, pink hair, dyed hair, striped thigh highs (even though I like them), tumblr, subbiness, bottom, wiccan, agnostic, night clubs, not being super thin, not being super into make-up, being self-aware as a child, being a hairdresser or stylist or something of the sort, dating gay men in the closet
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Re: Stereotypes

Postby md0 » 2018-08-18, 18:16

Cypriot stereotypes I fit:
* Lemon juice as dressing on every meal
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Re: Stereotypes

Postby france-eesti » 2018-08-18, 18:25

Lur wrote:General Spanish stereotypes I fit:
-I am unemployed

Is that a Spanish Stereotype? :hmm:
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Re: Stereotypes

Postby Lur » 2018-08-18, 20:17

france-eesti wrote:
Lur wrote:General Spanish stereotypes I fit:
-I am unemployed

Is that a Spanish Stereotype? :hmm:

:lol:
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