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  • View Poll Results: When is someone fat?
    When they are slightly overweight and look a bit chubbier?
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    32.14%
    When their clothes are tight but a few pounds lost can still make all the difference.
    3
    5.36%
    Very overweight, increased clothes size
    28
    50.00%
    Obese sort of region
    7
    12.50%

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    (Original post by elpistolero7)
    :rolleyes:. Wtf?

    I was really fat a few years back. I'm quite sure I don't have "low intelligence" and am not from a low social class either. Horrid generalizations.
    i did not say that 100% of fat people share the traits i mentioned. maybe 95%. it is possible that you fall into the other 5%.
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    The third option.
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    Put someone in a full body leotard. If I can see distinct fat rolls, you're fat.
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    (Original post by the bear)
    "fat" has connotations of....

    greed

    poor impulse control

    low intelligence

    low social class

    etc etc
    You're projecting.
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    (Original post by txo)
    Put someone in a full body leotard. If I can see distinct fat rolls, you're fat.
    Am I allowed to breathe in?
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    (Original post by cole-slaw)
    Am I allowed to breathe in?
    First rule - NO breathing/sucking in.
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    When I say fat I'm saying you're overweight but not quite in the obese region
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    (Original post by cole-slaw)
    You're projecting.
    hehehe bear™ treats his body as a temple. he is a slender bright chap of impeccably decent origins.
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    (Original post by the bear)
    hehehe bear™ treats his body as a temple. he is a slender bright chap of impeccably decent origins.
    Beeeeear. Long time no speak :cool:


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    (Original post by elpistolero7)
    :rolleyes:. Wtf?

    I was really fat a few years back. I'm quite sure I don't have "low intelligence" and am not from a low social class either. Horrid generalizations.
    He's correct. It's simple statistics. There are higher rates of obesity in the less intelligent and working class. I don't understand how this is a difficult concept to grasp.

    This is the converse to the Victorian age when being overweight was a sign of wealth.

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    (Original post by FKLW)
    Beeeeear. Long time no speak :cool:


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    wat up FKLW ?

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    (Original post by the bear)
    wat up FKLW ?

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    Not much without you :sad: we need some limericks!


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    (Original post by FKLW)
    Not much without you :sad: we need some limericks!


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    there was a young lady from Perth
    who never took care of her girth;
    all the pies and the chips
    ended up on her hips
    ?????????????????


    can anyone flesh out the last line ?

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    (Original post by the bear)
    there was a young lady from Perth
    who never took care of her girth;
    all the pies and the chips
    ended up on her hips
    ?????????????????


    can anyone flesh out the last line ?

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    so she ended up under the earth?

    Morbid but...
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    (Original post by the bear)
    there was a young lady from Perth
    who never took care of her girth;
    all the pies and the chips
    ended up on her hips
    ?????????????????


    can anyone flesh out the last line ?

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    And the cow jumped over the moon?
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    (Original post by Le Nombre)
    so she ended up under the earth?

    Morbid but...
    this is the best so far....

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    Fat = overweight, even a little bit. There's a reason obese is a separate word
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    (Original post by MJ1012)
    And the cow jumped over the moon?
    you are not taking this seriously :cry2:
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    (Original post by the bear)
    this is the best so far....

    Wanted to put chewing on earth, for the food connotations, but also sounds like she's being buried alive.
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    Option trois.

    I would distinguish between overweight and fat. Fat entails overweight, but overweight does not entail fat.
 
 
 
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