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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Would you ever do a 'flirtationship?'
    Flirtationships are alright, not much responsibility but good company and dare I say "fun".
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    6 foot 6 is massively above average unless you live in a basketball court or something. Only something like 14% of all males are above 6 foot anyway so take comfort in the fact that sexual selection and evolution seem to favour smaller guys
    Wait a minute.

    What do you mean sexual selection and evolution favor smaller men?

    What have you been smoking?!?:mute:
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    (Original post by Waghwan My Don)
    Wait a minute.

    What do you mean sexual selection and evolution favor smaller men?

    What have you been smoking?!?:mute:
    I thought you said you were going?

    It's really quite simple; given any population within a species extremes on either side of the spectrum are selected against via natural selection. This means that unusually short and tall men are less likely to be selected as partners therefore their genes will have less chance of being passed on in the form of offspring.

    This type of selection is called stabilising selection and is usually represented in the form of a normal distribution (i.e: bell curve) The relative abundance of males below 6 foot worldwide would seem to point towards stabilising selection in humans

    Of course, due to the average human height increasing worldwide you could probably argue instead for directional selection, although it seems to only be the individuals of the white race and black race that reach 6 foot plus.

    Do you do A-Level Biology? If you do you will learn about it Unit 4.
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    There is no appreciation for short guys.
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    (Original post by NathanW18)
    There is no appreciation for short guys.
    There should be, they are underrated by miles
 
 
 
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