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TinTower
Apr 21, 2010

You don't have to 8e a good person to 8e a hero.


ďKaren is a classist slurĒ is basically this meme in real life:

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Cleretic
Feb 3, 2010

Like a bull in a china shop.

Well, if the bull owned the china shop.


Captain Monkey posted:

Outing myself and generating thread content, but I've always felt the whole 'Karen' thing was more than a bit misogynistic. I'm not sure that I'd agree that it had class connotations though.

I mean, I do, because the collective image of 'a Karen' as I've understood it is definitely upper-class, or upper-middle at its lowest. 'Karen' describes that sort of older woman who never really seems happy about anything and is always super judgemental of others they see as 'below' them. It's 'I need to speak to your manager' with a larger purview, they're also the moms who give teachers hell and the people who apparently aren't racist but are very scared of black youths. It's definitely an image that I associate with a certain social class.

I suppose there's a sexist element, too, because it is really levelled at women, but I think it's because while that sort of person does exist among men, it manifests very differently.

Captain Monkey
Aug 23, 2007



Cleretic posted:

I mean, I do, because the collective image of 'a Karen' as I've understood it is definitely upper-class, or upper-middle at its lowest. 'Karen' describes that sort of older woman who never really seems happy about anything and is always super judgemental of others they see as 'below' them. It's 'I need to speak to your manager' with a larger purview, they're also the moms who give teachers hell and the people who apparently aren't racist but are very scared of black youths. It's definitely an image that I associate with a certain social class.

I suppose there's a sexist element, too, because it is really levelled at women, but I think it's because while that sort of person does exist among men, it manifests very differently.

Yeah but read the post above yours. That aspect is punching up. The misogynistic aspect is not.

TheKennedys
Sep 23, 2006

By my hand, I will take you from this godforsaken internet


Cleretic posted:

I mean, I do, because the collective image of 'a Karen' as I've understood it is definitely upper-class, or upper-middle at its lowest. 'Karen' describes that sort of older woman who never really seems happy about anything and is always super judgemental of others they see as 'below' them. It's 'I need to speak to your manager' with a larger purview, they're also the moms who give teachers hell and the people who apparently aren't racist but are very scared of black youths. It's definitely an image that I associate with a certain social class.

I suppose there's a sexist element, too, because it is really levelled at women, but I think it's because while that sort of person does exist among men, it manifests very differently.

this has always kinda been my thought on it; yeah, it's inherently misogynistic but it's a pretty specific upper middle class white lady phenomenon, most other entitled pricks tend to manifest differently. It'd be possible to call it something besides a woman's name but the stereotype itself is about a certain type of (typically) woman.

Skwirl
May 13, 2007

The 'blood babe with the silicone chest, 200-dollar haircut, and a closet full of the latest fashions.




Cleretic posted:


I suppose there's a sexist element, too, because it is really levelled at women, but I think it's because while that sort of person does exist among men, it manifests very differently.

https://twitter.com/ericacbarnett/s...3685820416?s=19

Conner is currently in the lead for the male equivalent.

RareAcumen
Dec 28, 2012






Skwirl posted:

https://twitter.com/ericacbarnett/s...3685820416?s=19

Conner is currently in the lead for the male equivalent.


Which is a shame because the answer should always be name inspired from an ancient figure like Bartholomew or Abraham or something.

Depends on how it's used pf course. The Karen thing always felt like retail people venting at the best of times.

chitoryu12
Apr 23, 2014



hyperhazard
Dec 4, 2011

I am the one lascivious
With magic potion niveous

On an article about Musk's failed PR stunt.





People realize fellating the rich isn't going to make them throw money at you, right?

kirbysuperstar
Nov 11, 2012






I'll be honest, I was expecting Q.

Arivia
Mar 17, 2011
Please report any and all posts from this delusional, transphobic piece of shit who calls everyone nazis and proclaims to speak on behalf of all trans people, despite them not wanting her to do so. Especially any posts where she is harassing other users or derailing a thread.

kirbysuperstar posted:

I'll be honest, I was expecting Q.

That IS Q, it just doesnít directly name check it. President code and the international child trafficking stuff is all Q playbook craziness.

Cleretic
Feb 3, 2010

Like a bull in a china shop.

Well, if the bull owned the china shop.


Skwirl posted:

https://twitter.com/ericacbarnett/s...3685820416?s=19

Conner is currently in the lead for the male equivalent.

I'm okay with Conner, because Colton sounds too unique and Cody sounds too young.

A male Karen equivalent, I think, has to be a name you could find multiple people having at a golf or sailing club.

EDIT: a lot of people in the replies saying 'Chad', which would be perfect if the incels hadn't gotten to it first. Chad definitely fights with coaches at their kid's Little League matches and then goes to play golf.

Cleretic has a new favorite as of 03:39 on Apr 6, 2020

Fatty Crabcakes
Jan 31, 2008

HISSSSSSSSSSSSS



Spencer. The answer is Spencer.

Master Twig
Oct 25, 2007

I want to branch out and I'm going to stick with it.


Cleretic posted:

I'm okay with Conner, because Colton sounds too unique and Cody sounds too young.

A male Karen equivalent, I think, has to be a name you could find multiple people having at a golf or sailing club.

To me, that would definitely be Justin.

cptn_dr
Sep 7, 2011

Seven for beauty that blossoms and dies



Sounds like a Brent to me.

Arivia
Mar 17, 2011
Please report any and all posts from this delusional, transphobic piece of shit who calls everyone nazis and proclaims to speak on behalf of all trans people, despite them not wanting her to do so. Especially any posts where she is harassing other users or derailing a thread.

cptn_dr posted:

Sounds like a Brent to me.

Definitely a Brent.

apatheticman
May 13, 2003




Wedge Regret

Greg

Memento
Aug 25, 2009




Bleak Gremlin

https://twitter.com/AndrewYang/stat...3771554817?s=19

That ain't it.

HiroProtagonist
May 7, 2007

This is an accurate representation of my current level of enjoyment.



Not really sure how much more you can actually subvert the oath of your profession before you are even able to start practicing than this right here.

I hope to god this person is like a family medicine specialist where they'll do the least harm

Six-Of-Hearts
Mar 17, 2009

"I want to break your heart, and give you mine."






Tanner is the entitled, rear end in a top hat white dude name i associate with the kind of dickhead to throw a fit at a burger king counter about "the un-loving-believable SERVICE here!"

TheKennedys
Sep 23, 2006

By my hand, I will take you from this godforsaken internet


cptn_dr posted:

Sounds like a Brent to me.

Bret/t was the first one to cross my mind but Brent definitely wears a sweater over his shoulders and laughs like a horse while checking his stocks at the yacht club and addressing waiters as *snaps fingers*

Arivia
Mar 17, 2011
Please report any and all posts from this delusional, transphobic piece of shit who calls everyone nazis and proclaims to speak on behalf of all trans people, despite them not wanting her to do so. Especially any posts where she is harassing other users or derailing a thread.

Six-Of-Hearts posted:

Tanner is the entitled, rear end in a top hat white dude name i associate with the kind of dickhead to throw a fit at a burger king counter about "the un-loving-believable SERVICE here!"

Look you might be right but we canít take one of the like seven names trans men have away from them, that would be cruel

InediblePenguin
Sep 27, 2004


Arivia posted:

Look you might be right but we can’t take one of the like seven names trans men have away from them, that would be cruel

lol coincidentally the only tanner i know is trans AND a piece of poo poo

Tiggum
Oct 23, 2007


Isn't this just what most religious people think?

MizPiz
May 29, 2013

by Athanatos


https://twitter.com/marwilliamson/s...2576478208?s=19

MizPiz posted:

I feel that it needs to be pointed out that Yang was the "gently caress yeah, science" candidate while Williamson was the new age homeopath candidate.

Telemaze
Apr 22, 2008

What you expected hasn't happened.


Fun Shoe

Tiggum posted:

Isn't this just what most religious people think?

Some of them do, but they don't usually mean it to advocate letting a bunch of old people die for the sake of the economy (because coronavirus is just a HOAX orchestrated by those DEMONRATS.)

Cause that's the angle he's going for there.

TinTower
Apr 21, 2010

You don't have to 8e a good person to 8e a hero.


Arivia posted:

Look you might be right but we canít take one of the like seven names trans men have away from them, that would be cruel

Especially as itís the only one that doesnít rhyme with Aiden.

Samovar
Jun 4, 2011

I'm not a hero...





cptn_dr posted:

Sounds like a Brent to me.

I was thinking... Dale?

grittyreboot
Oct 2, 2012



I mostly associate Coltons Connors and Codys with being high school and college sociopaths. You need to go older. I'm thinking Bob or Bill.

chitoryu12
Apr 23, 2014



Jim

Picnic Princess
Feb 9, 2008

I was under direct orders not to die




My friends and I have been using Greg or Gerald.

Khizan
Jul 30, 2013




Richard, but specifically the Richards who insist on going by the full name all the time. I've met decent Ricks and Riches, and I've even met a few Dicks who weren't actually dicks, but every Richard I've ever met has been an "I demand to speak with the owner" rear end in a top hat who calls waiters "the help".

grittyreboot
Oct 2, 2012



You gotta wonder about the Richards who are still going by Dick tho

Samovar
Jun 4, 2011

I'm not a hero...





Khizan posted:

Richard, but specifically the Richards who insist on going by the full name all the time. I've met decent Ricks and Riches, and I've even met a few Dicks who weren't actually dicks, but every Richard I've ever met has been an "I demand to speak with the owner" rear end in a top hat who calls waiters "the help".

Good answer.

hyperhazard
Dec 4, 2011

I am the one lascivious
With magic potion niveous

The real question is, what's the male form of Becky?

rodbeard
Jul 21, 2005



There's no male version of barbecue Becky because racist white dudes do far worse things than calling the cops.

Memento
Aug 25, 2009




Bleak Gremlin

rodbeard posted:

There's no male version of barbecue Becky because racist white dudes do far worse things than calling the cops.

Yeah that's a dude named Jethro with his cousins Cletus and Obadiah and they're not about calling the cops, they're about dragging people behind pickup trucks

Sloth Life
Nov 15, 2014

Built for comfort and speed!

Fallen Rib

cptn_dr posted:

Sounds like a Brent to me.

Y'all should watch the good place season 4. They have a Brent and they NAILED this guy. Mr "I worked hard for daddys company credit card/you're just jealous of my success"

Gargamel Gibson
Apr 24, 2014


rodbeard posted:

There's no male version of barbecue Becky because racist white dudes do far worse things than calling the cops.

They join the cops?

Punkin Spunkin
Jan 1, 2010

Catching up to god quicker



https://twitter.com/rezaaslan/statu...8790815744?s=20
Non serial rapist.

Gonna just need a Monsters on Social Media thread. So many of these people aren't idiots per se, they're fuckin anti human vampires.

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Anora
Feb 15, 2014

I fuckin suck!


https://twitter.com/sasuraiger/stat...917754969612295

Toei is the owner of stuff like Godzilla and Kamen Rider.

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