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Blonde women born to be warrior princesses (My Genes Made Me Spoiled)
Times of London ^ | January 17, 2010 | John Harlow

Posted on 01/16/2010 5:59:49 PM PST by GOPGuide

IT really is a case of blonde ambition. Women with fair hair are more aggressive and determined to get their own way than brunettes or redheads, according to a study by the University of California.

Researchers claim that blondes are more likely to display a “warlike” streak because they attract more attention than other women and are used to getting their own way — the so-called “princess effect”.

Even those who dye their hair blonde quickly take on these attributes, experts found.

The study could cast fresh light on the ability of Joanna Lumley, the actress and former model, to pummel ministers into giving all Gurkha veterans the right to settle in the UK.

It may also help to explain the success of the lead character in Legally Blonde, the hit West End musical based on a film starring Reese Witherspoon, who forces her way to the top of law school despite being perceived as ditzy.

The findings about aggression are contained in research by the University of California, Santa Barbara, to discover whether women who are judged more attractive than others are also more likely to lose their tempers to get what they want.

“We expected blondes to feel more entitled than other young women — this is southern California, the natural habitat of the privileged blonde,” said Aaron Sell, who led the study which has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. “What we did not expect to find was how much more warlike they are than their peers on campus.”

(Excerpt) Read more at timesonline.co.uk ...


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In my experience "Nurture" is more to blame for this problem than "Nature."
1 posted on 01/16/2010 5:59:51 PM PST by GOPGuide
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To: GOPGuide

Cute but deadly.

2 posted on 01/16/2010 6:01:06 PM PST by GOPGuide
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To: GOPGuide

Um, Legally Blonde was just a movie.......It doesn’t prove anything.


3 posted on 01/16/2010 6:01:58 PM PST by Shimmer1 (When life hands you lemons, ask for tequila and salt)
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To: GOPGuide

Must have more proof. Add some more pictures and then I will give my expert opinion.


4 posted on 01/16/2010 6:05:28 PM PST by Dacula (Evil succeeds when good men do nothing. Lets do something.)
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To: GOPGuide

Who paid for this study. This manure doesn’t belong on FR.


5 posted on 01/16/2010 6:05:33 PM PST by historyrepeatz
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To: SJackson; fieldmarshaldj; Hildy; justiceseeker93; ml/nj; rmlew; Jewbacca; ExTexasRedhead; ...

ping


6 posted on 01/16/2010 6:06:12 PM PST by GOPGuide
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To: historyrepeatz
Who paid for this study. This manure doesn’t belong on FR.

Maybe not, but this thread is probably worth keeping an eye on.

7 posted on 01/16/2010 6:07:12 PM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: GOPGuide

HA! After dating blondes, brunettes, and red heads, I married a BRUNETTE! 100% jet black hair. You blondes aint got S*** on THIS girl!

P.S. 100% satisfied.


8 posted on 01/16/2010 6:08:03 PM PST by scoobysnak71 (Just a national security threat, trying to get a nut.)
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To: Dacula

9 posted on 01/16/2010 6:08:06 PM PST by GOPGuide
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To: historyrepeatz

“University of California researchers”

Yeah, and you wonder why California is broke. Why do they spend so much time and money on this dreck!


10 posted on 01/16/2010 6:08:17 PM PST by Flavious_Maximus
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To: historyrepeatz
"This manure doesn’t belong on FR."

welcome to FR! some of us have a sense of humor. chill out!

11 posted on 01/16/2010 6:08:42 PM PST by robomatik (III %)
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To: GOPGuide

Yes... based on a study of 156 people. Absurdly low number of participants and all from ...”Southern California”? Wow.
Hard to believe it was even published. Shame shame.

I am blonde, originally from NY. Legally blonde and naturally blonde. I demand a retraction or I will kick some very scientific ass!!

Fix it dammit!

hehehe


12 posted on 01/16/2010 6:09:17 PM PST by nagdt ("speak the truth but leave immediately afterward")
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To: historyrepeatz
Who paid for this study.

UCSB did with grant money that came from YOUR tax dollars.

13 posted on 01/16/2010 6:09:33 PM PST by GOPGuide
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To: GOPGuide

14 posted on 01/16/2010 6:09:46 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: GOPGuide

Female getting her way-
It has less to do with her being blonde and more to do with her attractiveness (hair color does not matter).
A beautiful woman is constantly catered to by men who would like to sleep with her even though most know they have NO PRAYER.


15 posted on 01/16/2010 6:09:56 PM PST by Muzzle_em (~We have our FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT! Who cares if he drags the U.S. into the crapper!)
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To: historyrepeatz

You haven’t been here long enough to decide what content should be on this site unless you are Jim Thompson.


16 posted on 01/16/2010 6:10:08 PM PST by McGruff (We're Going Rogue Baby!)
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To: GOPGuide
In my experience "Nurture" is more to blame for this problem than "Nature".

Agreed . I don't know what theories are taught today , but I have remained convinced B.F. Skinner's extentions of the theories of operant conditoning have validity . Grow up with the name B.F. and the last name Skinner and see if you do not learn some behaviors .

Except redheads who of course have no souls .

17 posted on 01/16/2010 6:11:10 PM PST by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it , freedom has a flavor the protected will never know F Trp 8th Cav)
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To: Flavious_Maximus
Why do they spend so much time and money on this dreck!

Because nobody knew good looking, young, blonde women have a sense of entitlement until it was confirmed in a peer reviewed journal.

18 posted on 01/16/2010 6:11:19 PM PST by GOPGuide
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To: scoobysnak71

Brunettes RULE. :)


19 posted on 01/16/2010 6:11:30 PM PST by Allegra (It doesn't matter what this tagline says...the liberals are going to call it "racist.")
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To: historyrepeatz
A blonde woman was speeding down the road in her little red sports car and was pulled over by a woman police officer who was also a blonde. The blonde cop asked to see the blonde driver's driving license. She dug through her purse and was getting progressively more agitated.

'What does it look like?' she finally asked.

The policewoman replied, 'It's square and it has your picture on it..'

The driver finally found a square mirror in her purse, looked at it and handed it to the policewoman. 'Here it is,' she said.

The blonde officer looked at the mirror, then handed it back saying,

'OK, you can go. I didn't realize you were a cop.'

20 posted on 01/16/2010 6:14:20 PM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't fly, can't ski, can't drive, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best.)
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To: Allegra
***Brunettes RULE. :)***

LoL!

Are you back in the sand box?

21 posted on 01/16/2010 6:15:26 PM PST by MountainDad
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To: GOPGuide

Bah. I’m a blonde, I don’t much care about having things my way all the time.
Green eyes too, and not a jealous bone in my body.
Unusual birthmark on my fanny, and not royal.
This post is useless without pics. ;)


22 posted on 01/16/2010 6:16:04 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (STOP the Tyrananny State.)
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To: GOPGuide

Still, I prefer redheads...


23 posted on 01/16/2010 6:17:08 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: GOPGuide

University of California, Santa Barbara. WHERE ELSE?

Working class taxpayers don’t need to pay more taxes for — SoCal U doing study on blonds. Many years ago read interesting paper showing how much tax on working people is used to pay for the education of the children of the upper class — that is university education.

We don’t need anymore shrinks worrying about how blonds “feel” or how blonds are “perceived” or what anybody considers “beauty.” Quite frankly. We need doctors & engineers and technicians and tool and die makers. We don’t need to spend any more money to give fancy degrees to Marxists calling themselves sociologists.


24 posted on 01/16/2010 6:18:13 PM PST by Bhoy
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

25 posted on 01/16/2010 6:18:22 PM PST by GOPGuide
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To: GOPGuide

It was a slow night at the nightclub and the ventiloquist dipped into his blonde jokes. He would set them them up and the dummy knocked them down.

Then a platinum blonde stood up, trembling with anger. She interrupted the act and said, “We blondes have been the butt of jokes for too long. We have worked long and hard for respect ...” (and so forth and so on for quite a while.)

Finally the ventriloquist said, “Ma’am, I’m terribly sorry. It’s just the act, nothing personal was intend—”

And she shouted him down: “You be quiet mister! I’m talking to that little SOB on your knee.”

(Shirley someone here has to have not heard this one. Colts score!)


26 posted on 01/16/2010 6:19:22 PM PST by tumblindice (Say it loud and say it proud, "I'm a light-skinned Nego with good diction!")
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To: Army Air Corps

I want redheads, brunettes, and blondes at the same time.


27 posted on 01/16/2010 6:19:22 PM PST by GOPGuide
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To: Bhoy

28 posted on 01/16/2010 6:20:43 PM PST by GOPGuide
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To: GOPGuide
Spoiled girls.


29 posted on 01/16/2010 6:21:52 PM PST by GOPGuide
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To: GOPGuide

Redheads most often get their way with me......


30 posted on 01/16/2010 6:23:18 PM PST by Feckless (Don't care where he was born. The oath I took said "...against all enemies, foreign and domestic".)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

>”This post is useless without pics.”

Waiting ...

Waiting ...

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31 posted on 01/16/2010 6:23:53 PM PST by scoobysnak71 (Just a national security threat, trying to get a nut.)
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To: N. Theknow
A blonde walks in a bar and orders a beer. Soon another joins her. The clink glasses and yell SIX FREAKIN' WEEKS.

A third arrives. They grab a table. The clink glasses and yell SIX FREAKIN' WEEKS.

A fourth blonde arrives, and then a fifth. With each arrival the glasses are clinked and the cry of six freakin weeks is heard.

Finally, the bartender comes over.

"Ladies, I know your celebrating something," he says. "Would you mind if I asked what it was."

"Yeah," Blonde 1 says. "You know how everyone says blondes are stupid? We'll we all went out and got one of those jigsaw puzzles that said 3 to 5 years. And we finished it in SIX FREAKIN' WEEKS!

32 posted on 01/16/2010 6:24:55 PM PST by Tribune7 (Toll booths are devices funded by taxpayers to snarl traffic, waste gas and produce smog)
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To: tumblindice

Don’t call me Shirley, but tell another joke so the Colts will score again. Heck, tell 100 jokes and have the Colts score 100 points.

Beat those traitor ravens and so them who is boss.


33 posted on 01/16/2010 6:25:04 PM PST by Dacula (Evil succeeds when good men do nothing. Lets do something.)
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To: GOPGuide

What, no raven-haired lassies? Tsk, tsk.


34 posted on 01/16/2010 6:27:10 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: GOPGuide

My husband claims that I can be intimidating.

Guess that’s cause I’m a blonde :-)


35 posted on 01/16/2010 6:27:29 PM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: GOPGuide

>”I want redheads, brunettes, and blondes at the same time.”

Been there, done it, got the T-Shirt. I’ll take my brunette wife, (alone) any day (or night, (or both)).

(and no, she isnt watching me over my shoulder as I type this. LOL)


36 posted on 01/16/2010 6:28:10 PM PST by scoobysnak71 (Just a national security threat, trying to get a nut.)
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To: tumblindice

37 posted on 01/16/2010 6:29:55 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: rintense

RWP PING.


38 posted on 01/16/2010 6:30:50 PM PST by TexasNative2000 (There's a reason the oath talks about defending the country from enemies both "foreign AND domestic")
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To: Tribune7
post #32:

roflmao! thanks for that one!

39 posted on 01/16/2010 6:31:16 PM PST by robomatik (III %)
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To: scoobysnak71

Checking my photobucket...
I’ve got a Tonya Harding, a Lizzie Borden, a Bonnie Parker, a “Bad Seed,” two “Village of the Damned,” and some Goldilocks (committed the b&e at the Bears residence).


40 posted on 01/16/2010 6:31:59 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (STOP the Tyrananny State.)
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To: jimbo123

LMAO!


41 posted on 01/16/2010 6:33:47 PM PST by scoobysnak71 (Just a national security threat, trying to get a nut.)
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To: Army Air Corps

Yeah. From what I’ve seen, Redheads are by far the most determined.


42 posted on 01/16/2010 6:37:36 PM PST by rbg81 (DRAIN THE SWAMP!!)
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To: historyrepeatz
Who paid for this study.

Bitchy Brunettes

43 posted on 01/16/2010 6:38:20 PM PST by tophat9000 (Obama has "Jumped The Shark" ...and fell in the shark tank)
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To: Dacula

What do you call a brunette between two blondes?
An interpreter

Colts score!


44 posted on 01/16/2010 6:40:53 PM PST by tumblindice (Say it loud and say it proud, "I'm a light-skinned Nego with good diction!")
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To: tumblindice

Now you’re cooking. Got any more? :)


45 posted on 01/16/2010 6:44:38 PM PST by Dacula (Evil succeeds when good men do nothing. Lets do something.)
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To: GOPGuide

Quick, hide the bleach!

46 posted on 01/16/2010 6:45:32 PM PST by LibWhacker (America awake!)
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To: GOPGuide
An appropriate musical interlude for this thread.

Cause I'm a Blonde

47 posted on 01/16/2010 6:48:46 PM PST by Cheburashka (It's a _happy_ Russian novel. Everybody still dies, but everybody dies happy.)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

yeah, pics of YOU!


48 posted on 01/16/2010 6:50:09 PM PST by Shimmer1 (When life hands you lemons, ask for tequila and salt)
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To: Cheburashka

By the way, I got a laugh out of your tagline. I have to share that with some friends of mine.


49 posted on 01/16/2010 6:50:40 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Dacula

A blonde and brunette—both bodacious babes—were walking along the sidewalk, and the blonde says, “Isn’t that your boyfriend in the florist shop?”

And the brunette says, “Yeah, I think that’s Bob.”

“It looks like he’s buying a dozen roses!”

Her friend gets quiet then says, “Damn. I hadn’t planned on spending the evening with my legs in the air ... “

Puzzled, the blonde pondered this picture in her mind carefully then said,
“Don’t you have a vase?”

Bob scores!


50 posted on 01/16/2010 6:54:23 PM PST by tumblindice (Say it loud and say it proud, "I'm a light-skinned Nego with good diction!")
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