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Author Topic: Gender/sexuality etc. - What Even Is A Gender Anyway  (Read 63362 times)

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Re: Gender/sexuality etc. - The dark hammer has fallen upon us!
« Reply #660 on: October 25, 2016, 05:10:50 am »

...I have several times described myself as cool when it's a bit chilly...
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Re: Gender/sexuality etc. - The dark hammer has fallen upon us!
« Reply #661 on: October 25, 2016, 05:21:12 am »

Same goes for any positive descriptor though. Who non-ironically calls themselves cool?
* takes bait
I'm cool.
Not even joking. Sure I can be negative and shy, but I can make friends and make people laugh easily.
*hmm should I post this.. am I..
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Re: Gender/sexuality etc. - The dark hammer has fallen upon us!
« Reply #662 on: October 25, 2016, 05:30:12 am »

Same goes for any positive descriptor though. Who non-ironically calls themselves cool?
What if it can be factually confirmed? *temperature drops*

Although, yes, I usually try to stop flattering myself by occasionally reminding me of my numerous embarrassing failures in the past, as well as the tremendous number of things that I have no idea about.
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Re: Gender/sexuality etc. - The dark hammer has fallen upon us!
« Reply #663 on: October 25, 2016, 06:20:35 am »

Scriver, I think if there's a humorous bent to it, its something you can get away with; people expect a twist, even when it's a painfully obvious pun.


I usually try to stop flattering myself by occasionally reminding me of my numerous embarrassing failures in the past, as well as the tremendous number of things that I have no idea about.
I wish I had this problem. I'm constantly assaulting myself with regrets.

My brother once suggested something he titled "the vanity game." Which is to ironically act as if you are incredible in every aspect; you can imagine the over the top delivery. hehehe
It's remarkably good for the self esteem, and only mildly annoying.
"Hey Brady, you know what's great?"
*sighs* "It wouldn't happen to be you, would it?"   
"I was going to say modern medical advances, but THANK YOU~!"
Not something if your self esteem is already solid, but I recommend it if you're in a deficit.

To round off the sleep deprived rave, I would say that be cool is to be respected.
To feel cool you need self respect/esteem, which is where I'd guess you're coming from Catmeat.
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Re: Gender/sexuality etc. - The dark hammer has fallen upon us!
« Reply #664 on: October 25, 2016, 07:07:15 am »

Well I just treat people like they actually matter (they dont im a sociopath) and they return respect.
Though my self esteem is still low, Im getting better and so on so forth.

Most the time im day dreaming in my own world and ignore humans, even ones I'm interested in because of my perceived low self worth, but sometimes, I switch to my other personality and it goes for it.

Then they realise Im too much, ahh such is the life for someone who wears their heart on their sleeve.

I dont get it, if I was shown the amount of love I give, I wouldnt run away.
Makes me think im never going to find this 'love' thing, or if it even exisits
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Re: Gender/sexuality etc. - The dark hammer has fallen upon us!
« Reply #665 on: October 25, 2016, 07:47:00 am »

I treat people however they want to be treated, mostly. One transwoman who actualy consulted with me was pleasantly surprised (or at least it seemed like so) I used female pronous with her, though I did in fact recognize she used to be a man. As long as people are respectful and abide by the basic rules of social interaction, I'm ok with it, even when my inner workings keep telling me that a person I keep calling a woman is actualy a man or whatever, and thats not exactly something any amount of social conditioning can take away, and its not something I can willingly turn off either (I tried it, didn't work).
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Re: Gender/sexuality etc. - The dark hammer has fallen upon us!
« Reply #666 on: October 26, 2016, 08:09:22 am »

I think that's the most important part when interacting with transpeople anyhow.

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Re: Gender/sexuality etc. - The dark hammer has fallen upon us!
« Reply #667 on: October 26, 2016, 08:31:38 am »

I don't even need to play the game, it's already hit me in the feels
Yeah I hate when I accidently hit my feels, hurts so much.
Such a strange lingering pain... feelings that is..
Ehh hem
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Dozeb˘m Lolumzalýs

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Re: Gender/sexuality etc. - The dark hammer has fallen upon us!
« Reply #668 on: October 27, 2016, 03:34:24 pm »

So since this is the thread where Sergarr posted the Dark Pact:

Seems pretty cool, but I doubt it would work for me - I can't remember any "various good and pretty [things]... that [I] keep separated from myself." However, with the Power of Thought, I think I might be able to modify it.

The feeling that I got from your description was that the "inner-ness" was reversed, with "you" being surrounded by the inner-self, and with a semipermeable membrane between them. (Err, sorry, biology class getting to me.) Is that what you were trying to describe, or did I put my own spin on it?
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Re: Gender/sexuality etc. - The dark hammer has fallen upon us!
« Reply #669 on: October 27, 2016, 04:39:40 pm »

*half-sleeping but, for some reason, unable to go fully to sleep*

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Re: Gender/sexuality etc. - The dark hammer has fallen upon us!
« Reply #670 on: October 27, 2016, 05:32:48 pm »

The awesome part is that I cannot tell whether this

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*half-sleeping but, for some reason, unable to go fully to sleep*

refers to you or the pact.
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Re: Gender/sexuality etc. - The dark hammer has fallen upon us!
« Reply #671 on: October 27, 2016, 05:36:40 pm »

lol

that wasn't intentional, I'm just quite sleepy IRL right now

also what would that even mean in regards to the pact

it doesn't feel very sleepy when you do it

rather the opposite of that
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Dozeb˘m Lolumzalýs

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Re: Gender/sexuality etc. - The dark hammer has fallen upon us!
« Reply #672 on: October 27, 2016, 05:42:12 pm »

Hmm. It feels oddly like a juxtaposition of sleep on one side, and something else on the other. It's probably the latter that you are describing.

Also, I've been doing some of my own meddling with my mind, mostly with perception. I'm able to do more when I am in a sort of sleep-like state. Sort of like lucid dreaming. But if I actually fall asleep I can't focus my thoughts enough, so I have to hold myself in the in-between.

Of course I'm also sleepy so I could just be babbling some deepity, who knows.

Edit: Ahahaha this is fun. I'm putting the two together. Now that I can modify things, I've experimented and found two different things. I can't even describe them, but they both are me. I think. Wait, no, there's another. And another. Whoaaaaaaaaa. This is more than gender, this is identity itself.
« Last Edit: October 27, 2016, 05:51:10 pm by Dozeb˘m Lolumzalýs »
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Re: Gender/sexuality etc. - The dark hammer has fallen upon us!
« Reply #673 on: October 27, 2016, 06:06:56 pm »

Ehehe~ well yes, yes it is~ hey, do your "me's" like each other?
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« Reply #674 on: October 27, 2016, 06:10:06 pm »

Maybe we should make a thread for Dark Pact stuff :v
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