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    It does seem that girls seem to prefer this type of person unfortunately though...
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    (Original post by ChrisLay1)
    It does seem that girls seem to prefer this type of person unfortunately though...
    You mean happy, confident, popular, socially competent, physically fit young men?

    Yes I can't see what they see in them either. Why can't they go for the skinny virgin in the corner with the rampant superiority complex staring passive aggressively at everyone.
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    (Original post by cole-slaw)
    You mean happy, confident, popular, socially competent, physically fit young men?

    Yes I can't see what they see in them either. Why can't they go for the skinny virgin in the corner with the rampant superiority complex staring passive aggressively at everyone.
    (Original post by cole-slaw)
    You mean happy, confident, popular, socially competent, physically fit young men?.
    (Original post by cole-slaw)
    socially competent
    Lol.
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    Lad culture perpetuates rape culture.
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    (Original post by cole-slaw)
    You mean a made-up internet phenomenon?

    How is it made up? Have you been to uni or out on a friday evening? Do you live under a rock?
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    British stereotypes are weird
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    (Original post by Marky Mark)
    How is it made up? Have you been to uni or out on a friday evening? Do you live under a rock?
    Yeah, I've socialised heavily with a group of lads from various uni sports teams for several years. Boatraces, tours, nicknames, international drinking rules, NFF rules, done it all and have several t-shirts. I've never seen or heard anything like the stupid exaggerated bullcrap you get on ladbible.
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    (Original post by cole-slaw)
    Yeah, I've socialised heavily with a group of lads from various uni sports teams for several years. Boatraces, tours, nicknames, international drinking rules, NFF rules, done it all and have several t-shirts. I've never seen or heard anything like the stupid exaggerated bullcrap you get on ladbible.
    You're probably one of them. Getting a strong chav vibe from you.
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    (Original post by Marky Mark)
    Lad culture perpetuates rape culture.
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    You're probably one of them. Getting a strong chav vibe from you.

    ^^^ Can tell this joker gets laid all the time...
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    (Original post by Marky Mark)
    You're probably one of them. Getting a strong chav vibe from you.
    No mate, I'm as middle class as quinoa and real ale.
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    To be fair, if you are abroad or out with a Sports Team, then its kind of the way your expected to behave, else whats the point, you don't go out to have a quiet pint in the local, you do that when your 45 after work...
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    (Original post by orange crush)
    ^^^ Can tell this joker gets laid all the time...

    Nope I'm a virgin and proud.

    (Original post by cole-slaw)
    No mate, I'm as middle class as quinoa and real ale.
    :lol:
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    I think most of you are missing the point.

    Under most of these definitions of "lads", I would be considered a "lad".

    It is completely ridiculous. From what I have seen from the male populous of TSR, most of them don't act like your typical student male. However I do.

    I drink almost every day of the week averaging over 100 units a week. As do many of my friends. We "bin" pints, it is fun and competitive. I don't see what the problem is. Sure after a considerable amount of drinking there will be some throwing up, but that is what you expect after drinking copious amounts of alcohol. Then later in the night someone gets naked and streaks for a bit. It is funny and we all have a good time.

    Now tell me, what is wrong with having fun?
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    because it's cool
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    LAD culture only exists because girls allow it to. A lot of people may think it's stupid, but you can be assured that a lot of others enjoy it and will continue to do so. I remember seeing some footage on The Tab of a group of rugby players having sex with one girl.
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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    I think most of you are missing the point.

    Under most of these definitions of "lads", I would be considered a "lad".

    It is completely ridiculous. From what I have seen from the male populous of TSR, most of them don't act like your typical student male. However I do.

    I drink almost every day of the week averaging over 100 units a week. As do many of my friends. We "bin" pints, it is fun and competitive. I don't see what the problem is. Sure after a considerable amount of drinking there will be some throwing up, but that is what you expect after drinking copious amounts of alcohol. Then later in the night someone gets naked and streaks for a bit. It is funny and we all have a good time.

    Now tell me, what is wrong with having fun?

    Precisely.

    There is nothing intrinsic to lad culture that means you have to be disrespectful to women. My experience of being part of a group of lads was that actually they wouldn't think twice about calling you a **** if you started being a sexist. A couple of times people crossed the line someone would always say "mate... that's not funny".
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    (Original post by cole-slaw)
    Precisely.

    There is nothing intrinsic to lad culture that means you have to be disrespectful to women. My experience of being part of a group of lads was that actually they wouldn't think twice about calling you a **** if you started being a sexist. A couple of times people crossed the line someone would always say "mate... that's not funny".
    This idea that lad culture = rape, is a made up idea by someone who has evidently never been involved in the culture. It is more about out drinking people and having fun. My uni would not stand for any of this disrespecting women, you would have the rugby team at your door if there was even a hint about sexual assault. It simply does not happen.

    Sure we drink heavily. But everyone one is treated equally. There was a strippers night on in the SU one night and we had 2 seperate showings, one for the guys and one for the girls. Even the girls get involved with the lad culture.
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    (Original post by Wilfred Little)
    Is this a genuine question?

    Best definition is a beer monster!!11!1 who likes a bit of bantz, pretends to be gay after drinking and does other wacky stuff like drinking piss, spanking the other lads with pool cues, stealing traffic cones and taking them home, setting their profile pictures to a pic of them wearing a Borat mankini. ****ing mental this lot.
    Fabulous

    So ********s basically who won't live successful or great lives, they'll always just be chavy tossers. But there full of confidence (more than non-Lads) and talk there way into girls beds quite easily, much better than I can sadly.
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    (Original post by cole-slaw)
    You mean happy, confident, popular, socially competent, physically fit young men?

    Yes I can't see what they see in them either. Why can't they go for the skinny virgin in the corner with the rampant superiority complex staring passive aggressively at everyone.
    Why are you defending these idiots?
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    (Original post by Gherk)
    LAD culture only exists because girls allow it to. A lot of people may think it's stupid, but you can be assured that a lot of others enjoy it and will continue to do so. I remember seeing some footage on The Tab of a group of rugby players having sex with one girl.
    Now I've heard it all.
 
 
 
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