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    (Original post by MevMev)
    cute as in cute or patronisingly bent
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    why are we so attracted to a bad boy? I don't mean the type who just acts like a **** 24/7 but that kind of cheeky, naughty kind of vibe?
    THe key difference IMO between a "bad boy" and a "nice guy" is confidence. The bad boy does not require the validation of the opposite sex to be confident, the nice guy on the other hand craves it.

    It should also be pointed out that not every "bad boy" is a bad person. Confidence is often put down as a bad boy trita (usually by those who dont have it) so they are lambasted for simply being outgoing, flirty, dont give a damn attitude.
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    (Original post by DanB1991)
    It matched my experience too.

    Well you had two groups of popular kids at my school, the more chavy lot and the stereotypical middle class rugby/jock good looking lot. Both occupied the upper tiers of the social hierarchy but most people in the middle groups would be more likely to socialise with the middle class jock group seeing the more chav group would quite insular (I don't mean hardcore chavs tbh).

    The Chav lot are doing 'okay' for themselves, not great and many had kids far too early. But good social skills so still fairly large social groups etc.

    The stereotypical middle class lot all have left the nest, went to decent/good uni's, large friendship groups etc and all seem to be doing fairly well in life. My group was more a middle group that was fairly large. We're all over the place tbh, some doing really well and other people like me who seem to have been dossing around for the last 6 years . The lower/middle group seem to be stuck doing the same jobs at hotels/pubs/chains etc and the lower groups are all doing sod all.

    God it's sad that I can still remember the 4 main social groups at our school about 6-8 years later!!! Our years were fairly large with around 800-1000 in each (was only year 10 + 11). Each of the top two groups had about 50-80 people in, ours had around 30-50 depending on the current social trend/lines (aka who had fallen out with who). Most people just floated between the groups.

    This sums it up better than I did. Chavs are perfectly happy in their own slightly ignorant world, and it's a great life provided you have no ambition and don't care about having little money, the jocular preppy kids are the best group aside from actual 1%'ers/their kids.
 
 
 
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