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There's been some confusion

  1. May 27, 2010 #1
    I get this on the Internet.
    All the time.

    I AM NOT A MAN. I AM FEMALE. ME. *points and jumps up and down*

    I get referred to as a he a lot, it seems. So just so you know, I'm female. Very, definitely female.

    I'm just not very feminine, I suppose. :tongue:
     
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  3. May 27, 2010 #2
    GREAT!!

    (is this a recent change?)
     
  4. May 27, 2010 #3
    Not that I'm aware of. I'm pretty sure I've been female my whole life. :tongue:
     
  5. May 27, 2010 #4

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    Hmm, it's not the first time someone has had this complaint...lemme see if I can find it...

    Edit: Ah yes, here it is...

    https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=342967
     
  6. May 27, 2010 #5
    I wonder if it could be an option to put one of those signs (female/male) behind the id name, maybe smaller in a different color----because 'it' isn't a good generic pronoun
     
  7. May 27, 2010 #6
    points?---I'm guessing that 'points (at something)'
     
  8. May 27, 2010 #7
    Ohhh, your brilliance surpasses me.
     
  9. May 27, 2010 #8
    I forgot to add my poll to this, so I'm restarting this thread. Whoops. :tongue:
     
  10. May 27, 2010 #9
    well, the bouncing while you were jumping gave it away
     
  11. May 27, 2010 #10
    Didn't you know? There is only two types of users on the internet, men and men trying to pass them self off as not men.
     
  12. May 27, 2010 #11
    No girls on the internets, sorry.

    And how many female escape artists are there anyway? I doubt many people know of any.
     
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