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SOUP, SEX, SALAD, or SUDSMEN MYTHS.
Cooking With Chef Carlo ^ | May 12 2014 | Carlo3b

Posted on 05/12/2014 11:32:30 AM PDT by carlo3b

SOUP, SEX, SALAD, or SUDS

MEN MYTHS.

Setting the record straight!

What is it about men that seem to bug everyone in today's society? Everywhere you turn it appears that Guys are the butt of every cliché imaginable. Show me a commercial that depicts a man in a favorable light, when pitted up against women, or even his children, you can't and that is just wrong. What have we done to be so maligned in today’s culture?

I think it’s time to correct the record, at least where I can add my extensive knowledge and expertise. Let us start with some of the most egregious examples of man bashing where food is concerned;

Well, .. a.. OK, so what? Throughout recorded history, it’s been Men that has shaped the course of advancement for mankind, and to use a few minor flaws to define us, is patently unfair, and petty, if you ask me. These are the familiar and excepted rubs against men in general, and single men in particular.

Men prefer Beer over a Salad by a factor of 8 to 1. How do I know this, and why it's reliable, I did the study.  I didn't depend on some peer reviewed research that could be manipulated by eggheads that use new math and thousands of people over years to compile,  I took my own survey from my facebook friends. These are real people, some of which I know from threads that I wrote, and that "liked" my stuff, some of the time. Some of them have current pictures of themselves on their own pages, so how could that go wrong? I posted the questionnaire on line and the responses were insightful, and lets just say, creative, and I would show them to you if the publishers weren't such sticklers for punctuation and so prudent in their attitudes, also there are  laws that prohibit some content, but what ever. Among the more notable respondents, are at lest two Nobel prize winners, a Congressional Medal Of Honor recipient, and one that claims to have several PHD's in pertinent subjects that have remarkable claims of achievements, in this area of study..

To summarize the results, of the 8 that could be considered reliable and confirmed by documentation they provided, 7 were in the affirmative, and 1, that was definitely in conflict with the majority.




TOPICS: FReeper Editorial
KEYWORDS: food; mensissues; sex
Excerpts From SOUP, SEX, and the SINGLE MAN..
1 posted on 05/12/2014 11:32:30 AM PDT by carlo3b
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To: carlo3b

Rush pointed out this trend years ago. Nothing new here. Just same old propaganda.


2 posted on 05/12/2014 11:36:30 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: carlo3b

I can’t believe this was actually a study. The man rankings of top five preferred activities are pretty clear.

1. Sex
2. Sex
3. Sex
4. Sex
5. Beer


3 posted on 05/12/2014 11:38:22 AM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarcasm tag?)
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To: henkster

The older I get, the more beer moves up. Beer is more likely to happen


4 posted on 05/12/2014 11:39:33 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: henkster

LOL.. can’t argue with that.. Hahahahahah


5 posted on 05/12/2014 11:46:29 AM PDT by carlo3b (Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.. Henry Kissinger)
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To: carlo3b

“Salad”

That’s what food eats!!!


6 posted on 05/12/2014 11:53:28 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: AppyPappy
The older I get, the more beer moves up. Beer is more likely to happen.

So good to see you my dearest FRiend.. Haha.. I still get excited when I see Hot women, but have forgotten why.. Bwhahahahahahh

7 posted on 05/12/2014 11:59:50 AM PDT by carlo3b (Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.. Henry Kissinger)
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To: carlo3b
What have we done to be so maligned in today’s culture?

We were born.

But some have something to add to the discussion:

Dad Life

8 posted on 05/12/2014 12:00:00 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Only Liberals can look at an amendment that says “shall not be infringed" and see blank parchment.)
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To: areukiddingme1

Ba Da Bing... :)


9 posted on 05/12/2014 12:01:02 PM PDT by carlo3b (Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.. Henry Kissinger)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

I stole it.. You are right, that is funny.. Thanks.. :)


10 posted on 05/12/2014 12:06:07 PM PDT by carlo3b (Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.. Henry Kissinger)
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To: carlo3b

Hee-hee. You always make me smile when I see your posts.

I’m of the salad persuasion, over the beer. But then again, I’m female so go figure. :) And I do NOT mock men. Just ask my husband, unless he does something REALLY stupid, then all bets are off.


11 posted on 05/12/2014 12:08:55 PM PDT by mplsconservative (Barack Hussein 0bama has American blood on HIS hands!)
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To: carlo3b

Working on a college campus with 30,000 students makes you a little numb to it, especially with yoga pants/shorts in style.


12 posted on 05/12/2014 12:13:06 PM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: carlo3b

“Show me a commercial that depicts a man in a favorable light, when pitted up against women, or even his children, you can’t ...”

Actually, you have to narrow it down a bit more. Certain men are often shown as strong, bright, and perfect in every way (though women are even above them in commercials). Certain other men are almost always depicted as weak, infantile, incompetent, effeminate jokes. I guess liberal women just eat it up, and the men live up to their depiction.


13 posted on 05/12/2014 12:15:39 PM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: AppyPappy

Well, the beer doesn’t want to “talk about our relationship” afterwards, and you can stop holding it the second you are done.


14 posted on 05/12/2014 12:18:19 PM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: cdcdawg

I don’t watch Tv as a habit (usually when I’m in a bar) but I saw one recently where a Real man was sitting watching out the window, his back wasn’t at the door and the black cook was cooking, watching him. They brought whatever he ordered over to him and everybody looked at each other and all eyes were on him. “Maybe he gonna kick our ass or shoot Us.” He bit into it, turned to the cook, slowly, and nodded. THAT is a real commercial.


15 posted on 05/12/2014 12:24:30 PM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Safetgiver

That certainly would defy the usual presentation.

The amazing thing is that I cannot remember the products in most of them. McDonalds or car insurance??? All I remember is that the dorky, white husband was saved from his idiocy by his super-smart wife and the black person, while being mocked by his children, and perhaps suffering some physical violence.


16 posted on 05/12/2014 12:30:47 PM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: Don Corleone

I figured out, 19 years ago, that television is anti-man propaganda. It hit me while watching a cop show (Hill street blues type stuff). There were three main characters: A good guy woman, a good guy partner who was male, and a bad guy they were trying to catch. And ignoring the gender of the characters, if one were to just listen to the script, one would assume the two good guys were typical women and the bad guy was a typical man.

I mentioned this on FR back in 99 and someone pointed out that soap operas have been like that for a LONG time. The good guys were so touchy feely that they were really men playing women’s roles. ;-)


17 posted on 05/12/2014 12:37:00 PM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: AppyPappy

If it lasts for more than four hours call a friend....fourteen hours go to the ER.


18 posted on 05/12/2014 12:38:16 PM PDT by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: carlo3b
Guys are the butt of every cliché imaginable.

Only white, straight guys. If the guys are Christian, gun owners, and/or Southern, then it's even worse.

19 posted on 05/12/2014 12:56:32 PM PDT by Nea Wood (When people get used to preferential treatment, equal treatment seems like discrimination.-Sowell)
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To: carlo3b

Women are more fruit and vegetable oriented than men. Omelets and cheese too. More vegetarian. Men are more into red meat but of course women eat it too...just less. This is why steakhouses are seen as clubby masculine hangouts...or used to be before black football players started lip locking their white boy toys

Women like boneless skinless chicken breast. That stuff is disgusting and artificial. Give me chicken and turkey legs! I like raw vegetables like a cucumber and green pepper salad I had a few days ago with shoulder lamb chops. Raw veg and fruit are good for you. I have a high speed Breville juicer and sometimes start the day with juice from two celery bunches eating nothing solid until late in the day

Another-— Men like red, women like white wines. (obviously)


20 posted on 05/12/2014 1:00:12 PM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Nea Wood
Only white, straight guys. If the guys are Christian, gun owners, and/or Southern, then it's even worse.

I obviously wrote this tongue in cheek, but if we are taking this to a higher calling, lets not miss the biggest shock, that this anti-male mindset, includes our Black brothers as well..

It appears the agenda intends to leave no prisoners, at lest straight males of every hue.. No male will escape the excoriation of the proponents of the unfairness doctrine..

21 posted on 05/12/2014 2:55:29 PM PDT by carlo3b (Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.. Henry Kissinger)
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To: cdcdawg
the dorky, white husband was saved from his idiocy by his super-smart wife and the black person, while being mocked by his children

Let's consider this from the ad agency perspective. The purpose of the ad is to make you want to buy something. 99% of what you buy, you don't have to buy--you might have to buy food, for example, but you don't have to buy This Particular Brand Of This Particular Food. So the only effective motivations for buying TPBOTPF are fear and/or envy.

The presumption of the commercial-writer is two-fold. First, they presume that white male adults think of themselves as inherently superior to all non-whites, all non-males, and all non-adults. Second, they presume that all non-WMAs want nothing better than to put WMAs down for the sake of proving that non-WMAs are just as good, if not better, than WMAs.

If these presumptions are true [they generally aren't, but that is irrelevant], then the way to get WMAs to purchase something is to make them fear being outshone by non-WMAs, and the way to get non-WMAs to purchase something is to make them think that the purchase will show they are superior to WMAs. Either way, the product gets purchased, which is all that matters to the ad agency.

22 posted on 05/18/2014 2:09:11 PM PDT by chajin ("There is no other name under heaven given among people by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12)
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