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Why do girls scream so much

  1. Dec 13, 2005 #1

    Pengwuino

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    So why do they? It seems like girls will scream over the smallest disturbance and will even scream when they are overjoyed for some reason. What is with these people. Is it genetic? WHY!!!!!
     
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  3. Dec 13, 2005 #2

    cronxeh

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    Sociological.
     
  4. Dec 13, 2005 #3

    JasonRox

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    Because KING KONG IS COMING! :surprised
     
  5. Dec 13, 2005 #4

    Danger

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    I know why they scream when I'm around, but that doesn't apply to everyone.

    Seriously, I think that it's the sonic equivalent of skunk spray. It's hard to attack someone when your ears are bleeding.
     
  6. Dec 13, 2005 #5
    Is this a Beatlemania-type reaction or a Freddy Kruger-type reaction?
     
  7. Dec 13, 2005 #6
    It's an evolutionary thing. >_>
     
  8. Dec 13, 2005 #7

    dduardo

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    Pengwuino, have you ever tried to look at yourself in a mirror before? :rofl:
     
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  9. Dec 13, 2005 #8

    Math Is Hard

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    I remember studying about this in anthropology- about the phenomenon of girls screaming at concerts, anyway. Supposedly, they are not screaming to draw the attention of the guys on stage, but are subconsciously signalling to the group as a whole that they are sexually mature females.
     
  10. Dec 13, 2005 #9
    Depending on their age they scream because:
    A. It's time for all of them to run into the other room and talk about how icky boys are or...
    2. They want more attention from boys than they are currently getting.
     
  11. Dec 13, 2005 #10

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    Ive seen too many of them signal their readiness to the mice :tongue:
     
  12. Dec 13, 2005 #11
    I was thinking something along those lines. It has been said that the oft aggressive, loud, overtly sexual behaviour of groups of alpha-male types (you know the kinds: they start shouting "Oi, darlin, darlin! 'Ow abaht it? You and me! You and me!". If they are cockneys) is to compensate for the homosexual overtones of close male bonding. We shout to demonstrate that we are sexually immature males, despite the fact I just grabbed that guy's crotch.

    So...

    Ow abaht it, then?
     
  13. Dec 13, 2005 #12
    It's because we're ignored.

    Stop denying you do it, and think about it.
     
  14. Dec 13, 2005 #13

    BobG

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    It's hard to understand, especially since you specifically said, "Close your eyes, girls, I'm coming in!" before walking into the girl's shower room. Not even a mention of the word 'scream' in your instructions.
     
  15. Dec 13, 2005 #14
    It's because they's CRAZY!!
     
  16. Dec 13, 2005 #15

    JasonRox

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    Screaming will get our attention. :rolleyes:
     
  17. Dec 13, 2005 #16

    Ivan Seeking

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    They're training for marriage.

    :uhh:
     
  18. Dec 13, 2005 #17

    cronxeh

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    I get a feeling we wont be seeing Ivan online for a long time after this :biggrin:
     
  19. Dec 13, 2005 #18
    Maybe we *think* Girls scream more because the sound of their scream is more distinguishable compared to mens ones,
     
  20. Dec 13, 2005 #19
    Screaming expresses frustration.

    That I had to explain this, indicates that you may not have given my previous post much consideration or weight. IOW, you belittle me.

    Consider it for a minute.
     
  21. Dec 13, 2005 #20

    JasonRox

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    If I'm not paying attention, then she's boring. Screaming will not get my attention.
     
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