If men didn't show up for work for a month

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Another poster said something in the other thread about what would happen if men didn't show up for work for a day and it got me thinking about all the things men do to keep society working. But let's make it a month.

Do you need emergency surgery? You're dead.
Do you need to fly somewhere? Take a taxi? A train? A bus? You're not going anywhere.
Do you need your garbage picked up? Not gonna happen, the streets will look like India in no time.
Do you need your heating fixed? Your internet? Your toilet? Your laptop? Your car? Your fridge? Your washer? Your anything ? Fugget about it. Almost nothing will be installed, maintained or repaired. But it doesn't matter anyway since you won't have any power, heat or running water in the first place.
Is your house being robbed? Is it on fire? Tough luck.
I guess women would still work in your local Tesco but guess what? Nothing to buy because no men delivered it there.
The country is under attack? You're ****ed.

Where in our culture do we EVER see that acknowledged? If women took the month off, with the sole exception of NURSES, nothing would happen. No one would die. The world would continue to function. The hair salons and primary schools and retail clothing stores would close, and the male management structure would have to find some way to answer their own phones for a month, but essentially, nothing would happen.

You will often hear feminists barking on about male privilege, usually in a well-lit room, comfortably warm, with her iPhone close at hand, buzzing with updates from her latest #mensuck Twitter feed, with zero awareness that every single one of those luxuries is provided by men.
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Firefighters don't come to your home if no-one is answering calls to the emergency numbers, they anyway won't get there if the traffic system has descended into gridlocked and accident littered chaos because no-one is managing computerized traffic flow. Sensibly, whichever 10 million workers you suddenly pull out of the system, these might be all the people born under the water signs of the zodiac, the degree of complexity and interdependence in modern society means that this would lead to chaos.
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(Original post by jamieTT)
Another poster said something in the other thread about what would happen if men didn't show up for work for a day and it got me thinking about all the things men do to keep society working. But let's make it a month.

Do you need emergency surgery? You're dead.

Arent a substantial amount of NHS employees women?

Do you need to fly somewhere? Take a taxi? A train? A bus? You're not going anywhere

Luckily I - like most others - have a car (Also there are a lot of women bus, train and taxi drivers where I live

Do you need your garbage picked up? Not gonna happen, the streets will look like India in no time.

It wouldnt be amazing but thats only 2 weeks missed collection. Hardly devastating

Do you need your heating fixed? Your internet? Your toilet? Your laptop? Your car? Your fridge? Your washer? Your anything ? Fugget about it. Almost nothing will be installed, maintained or repaired. But it doesn't matter anyway since you won't have any power, heat or running water in the first place.

I'm sure there are plenty of people who can repair these themselves. There are enough women working at the power stations locally to maintain a skeleton staff. Might be a bit short, but there would be power at least some of the time

Is your house being robbed? Is it on fire? Tough luck.

Plenty of female firefighters and policewomen, the service would be massively overstretched but still there. I'm sure they could draft the female section of the army in to help also

I guess women would still work in your local Tesco but guess what? Nothing to buy because no men delivered it there.

It's fine, in the country theres a lot of local produce

The country is under attack? You're ****ed.
If men didnt theoretically turn up for work for a month then all the above issues would affect them too.

And i'm sure there are plenty of unemployed women or women looking for promotion that would jump for the many jobs and positions that would be open because men would be probably fired or passed over in promotion as seen as unreliable workers.
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(Original post by jamieTT)
Another poster said something in the other thread about what would happen if men didn't show up for work for a day and it got me thinking about all the things men do to keep society working. But let's make it a month.

Do you need emergency surgery? You're dead.
Do you need to fly somewhere? Take a taxi? A train? A bus? You're not going anywhere.
Do you need your garbage picked up? Not gonna happen, the streets will look like India in no time.
Do you need your heating fixed? Your internet? Your toilet? Your laptop? Your car? Your fridge? Your washer? Your anything ? Fugget about it. Almost nothing will be installed, maintained or repaired. But it doesn't matter anyway since you won't have any power, heat or running water in the first place.
Is your house being robbed? Is it on fire? Tough luck.
I guess women would still work in your local Tesco but guess what? Nothing to buy because no men delivered it there.
The country is under attack? You're ****ed.
So basically you don't need any of the services that women are more likely to supply?

Read this:http://www.forbes.com/2011/03/07/wom...eer_slide.html

So what happens when women don't turn up for work?

You won't be getting any of your diseases cured in the lab. Biological/medical sciences are female dominated.
You won't have anyone to keep your accounts going.
You'll be screwed if you need an insurance advisor.
Your pets won't be able to get any treatment from a vet.
Very few people will receive any secondary education, and literally no one would get primary education.
And when you have your surgery, good luck when there's no nurses around to make sure you stay well (FYI: my dad had surgery twice last year and both times the surgeon was female).
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We managed during the wars, I think we can afford to manage again, as the poster above pointed out.
Also, bull**** point about healthcare. There are many female doctors/nurses, probably even more than there are male. So in that sense, that was a moot point.
Also, what is your problem with women? You claim to be married yet you go around spreading your hate about women.
I'll give you some advice: It's important to remember that NOT ALL WOMEN ARE FEMINISTS. I'm not. Just bear that in mind.
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(Original post by jamieTT)
Another poster said something in the other thread about what would happen if men didn't show up for work for a day and it got me thinking about all the things men do to keep society working. But let's make it a month.

Do you need emergency surgery? You're dead.
Do you need to fly somewhere? Take a taxi? A train? A bus? You're not going anywhere.
Do you need your garbage picked up? Not gonna happen, the streets will look like India in no time.
Do you need your heating fixed? Your internet? Your toilet? Your laptop? Your car? Your fridge? Your washer? Your anything ? Fugget about it. Almost nothing will be installed, maintained or repaired. But it doesn't matter anyway since you won't have any power, heat or running water in the first place.
Is your house being robbed? Is it on fire? Tough luck.
I guess women would still work in your local Tesco but guess what? Nothing to buy because no men delivered it there.
The country is under attack? You're ****ed.
Seriously:rolleyes:
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Men > Women, basically.
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Wow, it's almost like we live in a society made up of male-dominated power structures where women historically weren't able to work and consequentially are socialised into professions that don't make up the backbone of the workforce. :rolleyes:
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I would generally suggest that if half the population decided to stop working for a month society would basically collapse, regardless of which half it is.
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This is the dumbest thing I've ever read. I can't believe I wasted my time on this


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I'm guessing the men that spend their days on TSR posting 3/4 threads a day complaining about feminism and why women are useless wouldn't be missed if they didn't show up for work though amirite.
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This is the dumbest thing I've ever read. I can't believe I wasted my time on this


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You haven't spent long on TSR if this is the dumbest thing you've read. TSR is full of teenage boys who feel the need to vent frustration at [insert group within society] because of their own shortcomings, in an attempt to make themselves feel better.
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(Original post by jamieTT)
Another poster said something in the other thread about what would happen if men didn't show up for work for a day and it got me thinking about all the things men do to keep society working. But let's make it a month.

Do you need emergency surgery? You're dead.
Do you need to fly somewhere? Take a taxi? A train? A bus? You're not going anywhere.
Do you need your garbage picked up? Not gonna happen, the streets will look like India in no time.
Do you need your heating fixed? Your internet? Your toilet? Your laptop? Your car? Your fridge? Your washer? Your anything ? Fugget about it. Almost nothing will be installed, maintained or repaired. But it doesn't matter anyway since you won't have any power, heat or running water in the first place.
Is your house being robbed? Is it on fire? Tough luck.
I guess women would still work in your local Tesco but guess what? Nothing to buy because no men delivered it there.
The country is under attack? You're ****ed.
Dude, if either of the sexes just stayed in bed for a month society would entirely collapse. Maybe marginally more so for men, given it's a 101/99 split, but still - either way we would be completely ****ed given that something like 3.5 billion people would for all intents and purposes have stopped existing.
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(Original post by MagicNMedicine)
I'm guessing the men that spend their days on TSR posting 3/4 threads a day complaining about feminism and why women are useless wouldn't be missed if they didn't show up for work though amirite.
Well McDonalds and Tesco generally don't have trouble hiring next-day replacements.
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This is the dumbest thing I've ever read. I can't believe I wasted my time on this


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Seconded.
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You need a new hobby.
and a life
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We managed in the war didn't we? And we were rarely trained for that sort of work back then. Plus like other posters have said, losing either half of the populations workforce would **** up the country.

Please get a new hobby. Misogyny can't be that interesting.
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I think it would be extremely damaging if either gender were to stop working for a month tbh... Seems like common sense.
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Wow, it's almost like we live in a society made up of male-dominated power structures where women historically weren't able to work and consequentially are socialised into professions that don't make up the backbone of the workforce. :rolleyes:
or maybe we live in a world were most women would study sociology over engineering/comp sci
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or maybe we live in a world were most women would study sociology over engineering/comp sci
Gosh, maybe that's because we live in a society made up of male-dominated power structures where women historically weren't able to work and consequentially are socialised into professions that don't make up the backbone of the workforce.
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