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    Well I have seen at least 2 accidents(one I was involved in) where women have either fluttered their eyelashes or puffed up their boobs and/or apply makeup to get men to take responsibility.

    In the first one it was back when I was at school, this woman drove into the back of a PARKED CAR, then got out and tried to flirt with the guy to get off with it saying dont report it and acting all dippy, second one was this woman who was driving her husbands car(with him in the passenger seat) and she crashed into the back of my dads car causing him to skid and write off his car, when we went to the car we heard her whispering to her husband that when the police arrive say he was driving, turns out it was his car that he was insured for! to make matters worse a few weeks later we got a letter from his insurance saying we caused the crash and we had to pay for their damage(which was minimal compared to my dads wrote off car)
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    If it makes women sexier, by all means.
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    (Original post by PimpMobile)
    Not really. People always make casual racist remarks against Jews being careful with their money, indians being doctors and talking with weird accents, chinese being super smart, blacks having bigger diks than whites and gingers being *****.
    Of course racial stereotyping still happens, but nowhere near to the extent casual sexism does. Almost on a daily basis I hear 'she should get back in the kitchen' or 'she should go make me a sandwich' or whatever. If the same person said 'that Jew should get back in the ghetto' or 'that black man should go back to the cotton fields' everyone would be stunned. Nobody is stunned when people joke that women are stupid or something. Casual sexism is much more accepted than casual racism.
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    i don't know if it is sexiest to offer females cheaper car insurance.... i usually just rely on my personality and ask them for a drink.
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    (Original post by EarlHickey)
    Well I have seen at least 2 accidents(one I was involved in) where women have either fluttered their eyelashes or puffed up their boobs and/or apply makeup to get men to take responsibility.

    In the first one it was back when I was at school, this woman drove into the back of a PARKED CAR, then got out and tried to flirt with the guy to get off with it saying dont report it and acting all dippy, second one was this woman who was driving her husbands car(with him in the passenger seat) and she crashed into the back of my dads car causing him to skid and write off his car, when we went to the car we heard her whispering to her husband that when the police arrive say he was driving, turns out it was his car that he was insured for! to make matters worse a few weeks later we got a letter from his insurance saying we caused the crash and we had to pay for their damage(which was minimal compared to my dads wrote off car)
    What has any of this got to do with anything?

    In the first case, if the guy let the woman's flirting persuade him not to report the incident, then he's a dumbass.

    In the second case, wtf was the man doing allowing an uninsured driver to drive his car?
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    Men have more accidents yes.

    But which sex is the better drivers, I couldn't possibly comment :P
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    (Original post by hontoir)
    My best friend (female) walked into a dealership looking for a mini cooper, she came out with one £4000 cheaper than if I had bought it... why?? Because she chatted up the males salesman, and I would have thought that the majority of car salespeople are male.. so maybe it is the case :eek: :woo:
    well maybe if the salesman was gay you would've got it cheaper than her :o:
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    (Original post by W.H.T)
    Its acceptable because its unlike most gender discriminations, this favours women. So in a way, this sort of even things up a bit for the centuries of discrimination that women have suffered.
    I am female and I completely disagree - this does not make it acceptable although I'm not complaining
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    (Original post by War)
    In the world today, as we know, everything is Politically Correct or 'PC'
    So how is it possible to give women cheaper car insurance?



    When women get the same pay, same everything. Apart from car insurance? Huh?

    Nothing anyone can do?
    It annoys me that just because I have something inbetween my legs I pay some extra radical price.

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    No its not sexist - it is a well knowm fact that women are safer drivers then men will ever be and therefore insurance should be higher for men.

    It would be just like us women saying that the whole ''men are stronger then women'' and therefore women cant make it in jobs such as construction etc is sexist as its not our fault men have more mucsle mass then us - its not sexist its a fact men are more stronger just likme women are safer more trusted drivers then you.

    Peace out
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    (Original post by Buddy_Soliciter)
    No its not sexist - it is a well knowm fact that women are safer drivers then men will ever be and therefore insurance should be higher for men.

    It would be just like us women saying that the whole ''men are stronger then women'' and therefore women cant make it in jobs such as construction etc is sexist as its not our fault men have more mucsle mass then us - its not sexist its a fact men are more stronger just likme women are safer more trusted drivers then you.

    Peace out
    Well then why aren't there different insurance rates for different races of people depending on which races have more accidents? Oh yeah - that'd be racist.
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    (Original post by Buddy_Soliciter)
    No its not sexist - it is a well knowm fact that women are safer drivers then men will ever be and therefore insurance should be higher for men.

    It would be just like us women saying that the whole ''men are stronger then women'' and therefore women cant make it in jobs such as construction etc is sexist as its not our fault men have more mucsle mass then us - its not sexist its a fact men are more stronger just likme women are safer more trusted drivers then you.

    Peace out
    But women can get jobs in construction... They can also join the police force and the army. Otherwise it would be discrimination.

    As for "it is a well knowm fact that women are safer drivers then men will ever be", that's simply untrue. The average man is just as safe a driver as the average woman.
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    (Original post by crrrrrash)
    well maybe if the salesman was gay you would've got it cheaper than her :o:
    And id indeed have to be gay to buy a mini....
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    (Original post by paperclip)
    I agree with you on the first point, but not your final stance.

    Sexism is considered less important then racism, which is a bad thing. But as a feminist (yes, a male feminist! :rolleyes:) we should be seeking equality between the two sexes. Feminists should be battling for equality between men and women, and this is a case where men are discriminated. Yes, other areas of society need to be accounted for (for example the difference between maternity and paternity leave that ensures women are discriminated by employers, and that women have to stay at home to look after their children).

    The reason feminism isn't taken seriously is because of that hypocritical attitude radical and lesbian feminists have; radical feminists claim that women should have more rights then feminists, why should either sexes be in a subordinate position?

    If a feminist accepts that men and women should be treated equally (liberal feminist/socialist feminists) then you have to accept that there will be instances where men are discriminated against, and anyone for sexual equality should be annoyed.

    Onto your final point - where does it stop? It's alright for insurance companies to discriminate between men and women at the moment, but what about when they wanna discriminate against race? Social class? Hair colour? The reason this is allowed is because one has to have insurance to drive a car, so you can't have men boycotting particular insurance companies if it's necessary and they all do it, they're exploiting their oligopoly rule.

    If you're gonna have a situation where it's illegal to not own something, then you need regulation or nationalisation.
    It's not just feminism that isn't taken seriously, it's sexism against women in general.

    I get your point, but I think it's a case of picking your battles. There are huge amounts of sexism in this world, and every day women- and men, but mostly women- are discriminated against and victimised. And all this fuss is over a couple of car insurance companies that give cheaper rates to women? If you're going to fight sexism, take notice of how women in this country are sidelined and oppressed by stereotypes, or of the casual sexism we encounter every day. Take notice of the women abroad who have it so much worse off and need our support. And I don't think we should ignore it when men get a worse deal- we should take notice of the harsh deal men get on child custody, and the lack of awareness of cancers that affect men. But my point is, put it into perspective. Not just you specifically, I mean most of the guys in this thread- when it's women's rights that are sidelined I see very, very few men fighting for them. But when it comes to car insurance? I mean, how many people on this thread even drive, yknow? It's very easy to play the victim, but when it comes to sexism, men are not the victims, not in comparison to women.
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    yeah is sexist but there is nothing we can do, with the view that men crash more, its moving cars men crash into whereas women crash into parked/stationary cars or objects.
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    I can think of thousand things more sexy than this.
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    It's called price discrimination, it's happens everywhere and all the time. In the same way they charge higher prices for under 21s or under 18s, they charge lower prices depending on who they think drives safer etc..
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    It's discrimination.

    Just like being young, having points on your license and owning an expensive car are discrimination.

    I've no problem with this, merely a problem with the *****ing about equally logical discrimination against females. If there are differences between the genders we should work with it and not put our heads in the ground.
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    (Original post by khalaf)
    It's called price discrimination, it's happens everywhere and all the time. In the same way they charge higher prices for under 21s or under 18s, they charge lower prices depending on who they think drives safer etc..
    If black people were proven to cause more accidents, you can charge more for them?

    Erm no, people would go ape ****.
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    (Original post by Rucklo)
    If black people were proven to cause more accidents, you can charge more for them?

    Erm no, people would go ape ****.
    Like i said, it's nothing to do with anyone's sex or colour, it's just the probability of an accident happening. You're looking at it from the wrong angle, i think what you understood from this is "you're a girl, we're charging you less". That's not what's going on it's "you're less likely to cause an accident (whoever you are) so we're charging you less". Just like, as someone else mentioned above, people with more expensive cars have to pay more for insurance.

    EDIT: If the insurance company knows you drive like the maniacs in my signature, whether you're black or white, guy or girl, young or old, you'll still be charged a higher price..
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    Women usually pay more for buying the same car, because dealers rip them off automatically assuming they don't know what they are doing.
 
 
 
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