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Male/Female

  1. Male

    38 vote(s)
    67.9%
  2. Female

    14 vote(s)
    25.0%
  3. I dunno/Other

    4 vote(s)
    7.1%
  1. Mar 14, 2005 #1
    How many Males and Females are there in this forum? Guess.
     
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  3. Mar 14, 2005 #2
    Wow.. a lot of sex oriented posts coming out of this forum, no? :uhh:
     
  4. Mar 14, 2005 #3

    matthyaouw

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    "I dunno"???
    You will find very few people unaware of their own gender here (or anywhere for that matter.)
     
  5. Mar 14, 2005 #4
    Yeah I was noticing the same thing. I was wondering if I, or someone, should suggest that there be a new forum section for sex/women/dating/etc.
     
  6. Mar 14, 2005 #5
    "The mathematical concepts of dating"
     
  7. Mar 14, 2005 #6
    I think smurf might press dunno/other.

    Im male tho.
     
  8. Mar 14, 2005 #7
    :rofl: :rofl:
     
  9. Mar 14, 2005 #8
    Ooops, accidently hit female..


    Totally didn't see that coming.
     
  10. Mar 14, 2005 #9

    Moonbear

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    I'd be curious to know who is checking "I dunno/other." :confused: Was the question supposed to be about sex or gender? "I dunno/other" would be a reasonable response to a question about gender, but if it's about sex, it's usually an either/or choice.
     
  11. Mar 14, 2005 #10
    Check the OP.Its about gender.

    How bout trannies or those with both sex organs(forgot the scientific term)?They can go with other.
     
  12. Mar 14, 2005 #11

    Evo

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    It's hermaphrodite.
     
  13. Mar 14, 2005 #12

    dextercioby

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    We already have 2 cases...:tongue2:

    Daniel.
     
  14. Mar 14, 2005 #13

    Moonbear

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    Nothing in the OP or poll says anything about gender or sex. It just says male/female. That could be either gender or sex. In case people aren't understanding my point, sex refers to your biological sex (XX or XY chromosomes). It's pretty cut and dry. Gender refers to your self-identity. You can be an XY biological male, but consider yourself female, perhaps even go for a gender-reassignment surgery or take hormones to appear more female. It doesn't change your biological sex, but it would change your gender assignment from male to female. I don't mean sex as in sexual preference. I'm not sure what the OP meant.
     
  15. Mar 14, 2005 #14
    I thought you meant sex as in: Yes please.
     
  16. Mar 14, 2005 #15

    Moonbear

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    Nope, as in trying to figure out how someone is unsure or "other." Even if we're talking about gender, usually someone has a feeling of one or the other, even if their gender doesn't match their biological sex. If someone really is confused about this and doesn't know, this is something to be concerned about. But, perhaps they interpreted it as you did, meaning with whom??? Then "other" or "dunno" would be a more reasonable possible answer if "either" or "neither" were the answer.
     
  17. Mar 14, 2005 #16
    I was just making an Austin Powers reference, but nevermind. :rofl:

    Personally I thought the question was quite clear, but I guess anything can be misinterpretated.
     
  18. Mar 14, 2005 #17

    Moonbear

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    Sorry, my mind is mostly on work, only a little bit on what I'm reading here.

    According to some M.D. friends of mine, you'd be surprised how often the question is misinterpreted (or even misinterpretated :tongue:). Of course, when someone answers "other," they really do want to follow up on that response. :bugeye:
     
  19. Mar 14, 2005 #18
    Woops! At first I wrote a sentence with Misinterpretation, but I did not like it, so I changed the sentence and rather than re write the whole word I just took off the end and added ed lol :yuck:

    As for people not knowing what gender they are, that seems a bit akward to me. But I guess in our politically correct world you need an option for all occasions.
     
  20. Mar 14, 2005 #19

    SOS2008

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    What should the title be? Dr. Ruth, Dr. Phil, Helouise, the PF Couch...? BTW - I laughed REALLY hard at "yes please." In the meantime, who says we don't need sex education in our schools, huh?
     
  21. Mar 14, 2005 #20

    dextercioby

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    The PF Couch,that sounds naughty...:tongue2:

    Daniel.
     
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