Darrin Scott
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Nice Guys vs Jerks in Female Attraction, Scientific Evidence and Cultural Stigmas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Oddball Nov 23, 2012. 22 Replies

As part of my research requirements for psychology, I've been spending many hours writing up a meta analysis (study of past compiled research) on the nice guy stereotype, and I thought this would be…Continue

Tags: alpha, jerks, women, guys, nice

80's Style Hair for Men

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marlie Oct 24, 2012. 16 Replies

My friends and I having an 80's themed part this weekend, and I want to look the part. Any advice on making my hair have that ridiculous 80's flare?Continue

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manscaping

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jesse Jack Feb 25, 2012. 23 Replies

The act of a man shaving all of his bodily hair. Not something to I've done myself but has become popular amongst younger men due to young women's interest. What do y'all think?

New Threads I got for family photos!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Wilson Dec 19, 2011. 1 Reply

This is the only picture I have thus far, as the professional photos have yet to be processed.…Continue

Tags: photos, blazer, family, vests, shirts

 

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Oddball replied to Darrin Scott's discussion Nice Guys vs Jerks in Female Attraction, Scientific Evidence and Cultural Stigmas
"Anyone who feels the need to market himself as an alpha male is obviously insecure."
Nov 23, 2012
Darrin Scott replied to Darrin Scott's discussion Nice Guys vs Jerks in Female Attraction, Scientific Evidence and Cultural Stigmas
"Crap. I just went back and re-read your original comment. I must have glanced over it *very* quickly because I misread the first words as "female alphas" instead of "false alphas". Well, that's your explanation why I jumped…"
Nov 22, 2012
Darrin Scott replied to Darrin Scott's discussion Nice Guys vs Jerks in Female Attraction, Scientific Evidence and Cultural Stigmas
"No, the criticism is fine. I'll look over the studies you sent me and adjust accordingly. The reason is the inevitable antagonistic and personal insults that are without need, ultimately acting as a general environment of hostility rather than…"
Nov 22, 2012
Darrin Scott replied to Darrin Scott's discussion Nice Guys vs Jerks in Female Attraction, Scientific Evidence and Cultural Stigmas
"Thank you for reminding me why I previously ceased to visit these forums."
Nov 22, 2012
Darrin Scott replied to Darrin Scott's discussion Nice Guys vs Jerks in Female Attraction, Scientific Evidence and Cultural Stigmas
"Just did a search for the research. Didn't come up with anything to support your claim. Perhaps a link to the research you are citing might validate it."
Nov 21, 2012
Darrin Scott replied to Darrin Scott's discussion Nice Guys vs Jerks in Female Attraction, Scientific Evidence and Cultural Stigmas
"I'm not denying that claim, but that doesn't contradict my argument, I am agreeing that the alpha, the one who can gather the most resources, is the most attractive to the females."
Nov 21, 2012
Darrin Scott replied to Darrin Scott's discussion Nice Guys vs Jerks in Female Attraction, Scientific Evidence and Cultural Stigmas
"No, but it doesn't really change my argument."
Nov 21, 2012
Darrin Scott replied to Darrin Scott's discussion Nice Guys vs Jerks in Female Attraction, Scientific Evidence and Cultural Stigmas
"Natural inclination? Really? The notion that human females can't effectively be an alpha figure because they don't have the ingrained skill sets has no basis in scientific reality. As a matter of fact, the only significant reasons for…"
Nov 21, 2012
The Dutch Dastard replied to Darrin Scott's discussion Nice Guys vs Jerks in Female Attraction, Scientific Evidence and Cultural Stigmas
"Quite right, that's why books like 'the game' are full of it. Sensing the nature of someone else is a pretty strong thing I think. 'Acting' like an alpha simply doesn't cut it. "
Nov 21, 2012
Darrin Scott replied to Ethan Berglund's discussion What is a Man?
"Just to point out, you began your dismissal of labeling with an act of labeling and casting blanket assumptions. I don't qualify as a liberal in many regards, but such assertions needn't enter this particular conversation."
Nov 21, 2012
The Dutch Dastard replied to Darrin Scott's discussion Nice Guys vs Jerks in Female Attraction, Scientific Evidence and Cultural Stigmas
""A man who...  ...should he desire." I think there is even more going on there. A man who seems smitten over a woman can make the woman feel good about herself. So good in fact, she get's the feeling she can do better than this…"
Nov 21, 2012
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Nice Guys vs Jerks in Femal Attraction, Scientific Evidence and Cultural Stigmas

As part of my research requirements for psychology, I've been spending many hours writing up a meta analysis (study of past compiled research) on the nice guy stereotype, and I thought this would be a good place to share it. I'll briefly summarize the validity of certain cultural stigmas as well as clarify what the science on the matter actually is. Keep in mind, what I am presenting is not opinion-based nor opinion-oriented, it is a citation and explanation of various research conducted under…See More
Nov 21, 2012
Marlie replied to Darrin Scott's discussion 80's Style Hair for Men
"One of those catch-22s."
Oct 24, 2012
Marlie replied to Darrin Scott's discussion 80's Style Hair for Men
"nah. I like the 80s glam rockers idea better."
Oct 18, 2012
Paul_of_TX replied to Darrin Scott's discussion 80's Style Hair for Men
"Absolutely correct. Here is a list of some time period themed parties I would rather go to. Dark Ages - Everyone and everything will be covered in feces/mud, most of the food will be rotten and some guests will be infected with the Black Death as a…"
Oct 18, 2012
Nick H replied to Darrin Scott's discussion 80's Style Hair for Men
"I heard once that "nostalgia" is only nostalgic for those who weren't there the first time."
Oct 18, 2012

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'Is it being prepared to do the right thing? No matter what the cost. Isn't that what makes a man?
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At 11:32pm on December 19, 2011, Ian Wilson said…

awesome movie list.  Requiem for a Dream is one of my all time faves.

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