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I know what the dictionary definition is, but what is normal? Normal behaviour, normal in terms of life, relationships etc, because Im fairly convinced normal doesnt exist, normal is a word and definition that someone created to fit a group, not everyone, so why should someone that doesnt fit into the definition *Normal* be deemed otherwise?

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(Original post by DevilsDoor)
I know what the dictionary definition is, but what is normal? Normal behaviour, normal in terms of life, relationships etc, because Im fairly convinced normal doesnt exist, normal is a word and definition that someone created to fit a group, not everyone, so why should someone that doesnt fit into the definition *Normal* be deemed otherwise?

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Normal is a relative term, like big.
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There is no normal. We are all freaks.
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I'm normal
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(Original post by timeofyourlife)
Normal is a relative term, like big.
How big?
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Here's a good definition what I just made up:

A Normal is a 90 degree line to a tangent of a circle, through the centre of a circle.
Now, if we take the circle, in this instance to be "life". The normal line is the longest line through the circle, as it is the diametre.
Any other lines parallel to this line running through the circle (not through the centre, otherwise it won't be parallel), are going to be shorter. Therefore, the longest line could represent a majority of people, and towards the edge of the circle are the most extreme cases, positive and negative respoectfully.

Now, you may think I am talking ****, and so do I.

Thankyou.
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(Original post by gayboy09)
Here's a good definition what I just made up:

A Normal is a 90 degree line to a tangent of a circle, through the centre of a circle.
Now, if we take the circle, in this instance to be "life". The normal line is the longest line through the circle, as it is the diametre.
Any other lines parallel to this line running through the circle (not through the centre, otherwise it won't be parallel), are going to be shorter. Therefore, the longest line could represent a majority of people, and towards the edge of the circle are the most extreme cases, positive and negative respoectfully.

Now, you may think I am talking ****, and so do I.

Thankyou.
I would now like to confirm what I said earlier. And add that some are more freaks than others.
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I'm normal
no, you're "special"
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How big?
just a normal big size
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no, you're "special"
Pah that's what all you pompey lot say
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(Original post by Pencil Queen)
Pah that's what all you pompey lot say
a-hah, i notice your location is south coast.. you aren't from chichister are you? or I may have to kill you lol
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a-hah, i notice your location is south coast.. you aren't from chichister are you? or I may have to kill you lol
Nah - I live in Bournemouth work in Soton...but I'm from Liverpool so consider you all to be a bunch of southern nancies
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(Original post by Pencil Queen)
Nah - I live in Bournemouth work in Soton...but I'm from Liverpool so consider you all to be a bunch of southern nancies

Consider yourself (damn Oliver Twist) a Scouse Mofo.
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(Original post by DevilsDoor)
I know what the dictionary definition is, but what is normal? Normal behaviour, normal in terms of life, relationships etc, because Im fairly convinced normal doesnt exist, normal is a word and definition that someone created to fit a group, not everyone, so why should someone that doesnt fit into the definition *Normal* be deemed otherwise?

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I think at one time it was approiate to say he/she isn't normal, as pretty much everyone followed the same sort of lifestyle. Now, however there is no 'normal' lifestyle everything is so diverse that 'normal' now becomes 'not normal' and vise versa.
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Normal is people who have listened to the socialisation of their culture and have such accepted the norms and values that are inherent within it.
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you are unique - just like everyone else.
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(Original post by Pencil Queen)
Nah - I live in Bournemouth work in Soton...but I'm from Liverpool so consider you all to be a bunch of southern nancies
we prefer the term southern-fairies actually lol. in fact there was a nothern monkies/southern fairies pub crawl for our cricket team last week and my mate got all dressed up in wings and tinsel and none of the other blokes did... at least we have the pictures mwahaha
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Curiosity killed the cat. Satisfation brought it back.
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If everyone is unique - then we are all the same...

I know one thing though - I'm definately not normal! but then again maybe being normal is being different so then then everyone is normal... Normal is being unique, different there is no normal but then we are all normal...
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(Original post by gayboy09)
Here's a good definition what I just made up:

A Normal is a 90 degree line to a tangent of a circle, through the centre of a circle.
Now, if we take the circle, in this instance to be "life". The normal line is the longest line through the circle, as it is the diametre.
Any other lines parallel to this line running through the circle (not through the centre, otherwise it won't be parallel), are going to be shorter. Therefore, the longest line could represent a majority of people, and towards the edge of the circle are the most extreme cases, positive and negative respoectfully.

Now, you may think I am talking ****, and so do I.

Thankyou.
Yes **** i agree with...funny that...btw im faaaaaaaaaaarrr from 'normal'. HEHEHE
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