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which social norm would you do away with, if given the opportunity? watch

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    i personally think giving up seats for women is dumb. as well as smiling at children in public.

    what about you?
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    Any and all preconceptions in relation to gender roles.
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    People calling all ball point pens Biro's :eek3:



    Really though, this is a suprisingly tought question i thought lol
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    The freedom (lack thereof) of being able to do the macarena on a train.

    goddamit i want my macarena!
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    not talking to strangers
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    (Original post by Arctic_wombaT)
    not talking to strangers
    Yes :sad:
    I'm the kind of person that'd go up to a random person and start talking to them. But I can't do that normally. Ohhhhh the weird looks I get. So sad.
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    smoking ofc. there are absolutely NO benefits. well, besides a scapegoat for tax...
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    It's tragic that technically we live in a free country but it is unwritten social norms that oppress all of us.
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    I'm fairly happy with life tbh. Don't think I'd change anything.
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    (Original post by Spleeny)
    I'm fairly happy with life tbh. Don't think I'd change anything.
    i guess i should one thing "people who push their Zen beliefs on others".
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    I'm suprised nobody has said 'wearing clothing in public' yet.
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    bring back pub smoking!! made sheffield smell better

    and the bus giving up seats too
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    (Original post by Arctic_wombaT)
    not talking to strangers
    You can up north.
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    - People believing they have to get rat-arsed to have a good time
    - That racism is ever okay (whether white-black, black-white, black-black etc)
    - Smoking
    - Littering when there is a bin 5 feet up the road

    and many more...
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    Holding doors open for old people and then they look at you as if you stabbed their family
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    People who appear to shout unimportant things very loudly in foreign languages to people they know on the other side of the road
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    Guys having to make the first move.
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    -the egoistic obsession with offence and thus not being able to tell the truth to people's faces
    -the *****ing that results from the above
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    (Original post by shrep)
    Guys having to make the first move.
    Agreed.

    Also,

    -English people believing that saying something louder (with additional, incomprehensible gesturing) to someone who doesn't speak english will actually cause them to suddenly be fluent in our language and understand.
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    Mobiles phones having to be answered 24/7
 
 
 
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