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Why isn't there a "Men's Forum"?

Discussion in 'Suggestions' started by divad, Feb 12, 2017.

  1. Storker

    Storker ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: close to a Hell which occasionally freezes over
    "generally" being the necessary qualifier. While I fully respect the need for a no-troll zone where women don't have to read the lame "hurr, hurr"-type comments some Neanderthals seem to have to come up with, more than one of us X-deficient/Y-enabled have been met with rather hostile reactions in there if we dare to post. Not generally, but often enough. And that's a pity, because I believe any single-gender environment breeds unhealthy attitudes no matter if it's women only or men only.

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  2. lowviz

    lowviz Solo Diver ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Northern Delaware or the New Jersey Turnpike
    Sees fair to me.

    Women have a place where they can discuss their own issues while knowing that they are stuck with a male audience who may or may not keep out of it. The gals who I encounter on SB, in general, can take care of themselves.

    The Pub? Nah. I peek at SB too many times a day as it is. I just monitor the topics going by and get involved often enough.

    "Men's Perspectives" would likely be a place where we could attempt to "out alpha" each other in all manner of ways, knowing that there is a female audience we are playing to. That would be funny to watch. I nominate you to moderate it. :wink:
  3. Killerflyingbugs

    Killerflyingbugs Instructor, Scuba

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Kona Hawaii
    also dicks would get drawn on stuff:D
  4. lowviz

    lowviz Solo Diver ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Northern Delaware or the New Jersey Turnpike
    See post #2...
  5. CuzzA

    CuzzA Percoidea Wetwork for Hire ScubaBoard Supporter

    I thought we no longer identified gender... Aren't we supposed to use the term "ze" instead of he or she according to a growing trend on university campuses. :rolleyes:

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  6. divad

    divad ScubaBoard Sponsor ScubaBoard Sponsor


    I'm against segregation......plus, I'm sober now.
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  7. Diver0001

    Diver0001 Instructor, Scuba

    Actually, I never saw the point to having a women's forum either.

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  8. divad

    divad ScubaBoard Sponsor ScubaBoard Sponsor


    Have you been drinking?
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  9. Caveeagle

    Caveeagle Rebreather Pilot

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: High Springs, FL
    I don't have a problem with a Women's Forum or thread. I have two daughters who dive, and know there are female specific questions. Maybe good for dudes be aware of these (for perspective), but generally keep mouth shut on the topic.

    I think comments stating that "~90% of topics are already Men's topics" are wrong and arguably sexist. (and I am not the type who is hyper-sensitive about this). Also presuming that a "Men's Furum" would just turn into D1ck pics etc... Is BS. I am on plenty of furums that are even more male dominated and keep it clean. Sure there are some that get bad.. but I just avoid those.

    I don't really feel the 'Need' for a Men's Only forum.. but certainly a men's issues forum would be fine. Do most women really want to hear details about how dudes plumb their p-valve? I am perfectly fine keeping the mystery in what kind of adhesive works best on your she-wee. :wink:
  10. divad

    divad ScubaBoard Sponsor ScubaBoard Sponsor


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