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 WpgGentleman2
Joined: 6/19/2008
Msg: 14
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(It doesn't get boring people referring to threads so old the OP is probably chatting with St. Peter by now.)

You should look at people's photos as giving insight into them, what they see as important, and what they hope to impress you with.

If you click on rating and go through the women's photos, you'll see glassy eyes hunched over bar room tables, you'll see get-outta-my-damn-face snarls, you'll see size XXL track suits too small to fit, and lots and lots of infants on their way to birthday #1.

What does it say when a gal is on a dating site and her most recent photo is in a wedding dress?

It is tragic. A photo is worth a thousand words. A photo can save you sharing a lifetime of misery. A photo can help you stay clear of someone in the contagious phase of the abuse cycle.
 WpgGentleman2
Joined: 6/19/2008
Msg: 15
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/25/2008 6:19:14 PM
Any theories about the significance of my choice of a BC travel photo for my profile?
 Thatguy67
Joined: 9/20/2006
Msg: 16
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Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/25/2008 8:11:07 PM
Because women aren't interested in guys picture posing with the public transit bus they use to get to work and back.

 lasswithgreeneyes
Joined: 6/3/2008
Msg: 17
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/26/2008 9:54:22 AM
Thank you for all of the intelligent, insightful and polite posts to my question.

Cheers!
 Nao_Namorado
Joined: 7/23/2008
Msg: 18
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/26/2008 10:01:03 AM
It's the same thing as women displaying photos of their posse, 12 cats, 3 dogs and a billion relatives at the last cousin's wedding.
 Nao_Namorado
Joined: 7/23/2008
Msg: 19
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/26/2008 10:08:05 AM
^^^^^ Now THAT was classy.
 Henry L. Moon
Joined: 6/1/2008
Msg: 20
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/26/2008 10:25:25 AM
Actually, I found the OP's question to be rather insightful....and I'm amazed at how this became a way to be nasty and bash everyone and everything possible. A man does everything he can to "fix" his relationship with his woman....things he learns from his Mom, sisters, Aunt's, women friends, people he desperately asks on the internet...and still nothing works. So...the man feels banished from his own home....and he finds solace in his garage....where he notices machinary....and it is always in need of his attentions...of his ministrations...and he feels wanted, and needed...Then, he becomes bold, and takes advice again, this time for the machine...to make it run better, smoother, faster...and we feel a bond...we turn a wrench, we get immediate responses. Often, the woman feels slighted and she brings the man in his garage a frosty mug of iced tea...but we found an old refrigerator and hauled it in our running trucks and brought it to the garage, where we are storing tasty fresh adult beveridges that we are sipping on. Then we get cable hooked up by the bench........We add those pics because we bond under the hood with our machines. Would you hand me that box end half inch wrench please??....it's by your iced tea glass.......
 Henry L. Moon
Joined: 6/1/2008
Msg: 21
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/26/2008 10:38:02 AM
a man banished to his garage has time to think
 lasswithgreeneyes
Joined: 6/3/2008
Msg: 22
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/26/2008 11:19:56 AM
Actually, I found the OP's question to be rather insightful....and I'm amazed at how this became a way to be nasty and bash everyone and everything possible


Henry, are you referring to my initial question or the sad turn it took by several rude posts? Hopefully the former...

And BTW, I appreciate the rest of your post....very well said.
 Henry L. Moon
Joined: 6/1/2008
Msg: 23
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/26/2008 6:22:47 PM
Lass....YOU are the OP ( opening poster )...and I'm sorry I wasn't clearer...the way to be nasty and the bash fest was the sad turn turn it took. I'll go to my garage now....I just came in to use the bathroom....as soon as I get one in that garage........
 lasswithgreeneyes
Joined: 6/3/2008
Msg: 24
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/26/2008 6:31:29 PM
Can I help you build that?
 antonioIII
Joined: 4/22/2008
Msg: 25
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/26/2008 7:03:23 PM
I have a twin turbo engine in my car that always brings a smile to my face. As for the bitter english lady........ugly tree? hmmmmmmm ok.......
 antonioIII
Joined: 4/22/2008
Msg: 26
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/26/2008 9:09:05 PM
why do women show off their toes when a man could care less about a picture of her feet? just because your pedicure may look nice, the cankles aren't flattering.
 c_deacon
Joined: 3/13/2005
Msg: 27
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Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/26/2008 9:25:22 PM
I never show my engine in public.......unless hidden and alone with just one that its compartment fits just right.........

OT.........Which engine are we talking about and why?

Just my opinion........
 WpgGentleman2
Joined: 6/19/2008
Msg: 28
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/26/2008 9:29:35 PM
This is slightly off topic, I know, but does anyone know where I can find a bigger tree to stand next to?
 Broc*
Joined: 7/19/2008
Msg: 29
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/26/2008 10:54:04 PM
Its something they've accomplished, something they can be proud of, " see lady's, look what ive done with myself, what have you done?? " just my 2c

Personally i wouldnt do it but hey, every man to his own.
 lasswithgreeneyes
Joined: 6/3/2008
Msg: 30
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/26/2008 11:31:38 PM
[I'm just curious why you have a picture of your MOM and her BIKER BIOCH in your profile when asking this question about men??? ]

Because it is a joke...see profile...and how many old ladies do you know drive Harleys with golf shoes on and the kickstand down with their feet up??? Great observation skills...

[Apparently there's no 'female mystique' THERE? So... why the 'double standard' in even asking your question. Your answer will be, no doubt, a SIMPLE one....yes??? So why try to come off as somebody who got 'offended' by other posters for asking such question that only required the same simple answer YOU would give......?? ]

Other contributors have already shed interesting insight into my initial question for which I am grateful. You are doing nothing but being antagonistic and reading way too much into my initial post. Dude, chill the freak out and save your condescending and judgmental ways for your next date which I am sure will be a complete success...

I wish we could all just get along and stop being so freaking DEFENSIVE...an honest question! Geez!
 Nao_Namorado
Joined: 7/23/2008
Msg: 31
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/27/2008 1:50:43 PM
a man banished to his garage has time to think

And a man who thinks can ponder his situation...which can be VERY dangerous in the eyes of his control...I mean, partner.


and I'm amazed at how this became a way to be nasty and bash everyone and everything possible
Notice that this happens with great frequency in "Ask a Guy." Something about women not wanting men to do what men want to do...makes a person who can think for him/herself ponder the psychological/sociological implications of a society of controlled men...or women who think they're entitled to set the agenda.
 lasswithgreeneyes
Joined: 6/3/2008
Msg: 32
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/27/2008 3:22:29 PM
Nao...

..and vice versa...
 Nao_Namorado
Joined: 7/23/2008
Msg: 33
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/27/2008 5:17:43 PM
^^^^ Wouldn't know about the vice-versa thing, Lass, 'cause I don't hang out in the Ask a Girl threads.
 Henry L. Moon
Joined: 6/1/2008
Msg: 34
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/27/2008 11:08:42 PM
Ok....I don't get it.....in "Ask A Guy".....isn't it the woman asking the question with the idea that men will answer it for her?.,...how is this NOT "women who think they're entitled to set the agenda"?...If I understand this correctly, are not women required to "set the agenda" for us to respond to it?
 cooldude
Joined: 4/26/2004
Msg: 35
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/27/2008 11:11:46 PM
Because they can't drive their dogs to work.
 Nao_Namorado
Joined: 7/23/2008
Msg: 36
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/28/2008 2:17:16 AM
Henry, it's not that women are asking a question that I have problems with---not at all. It's the manner in which it's asked, along with a larger, insidious attitude that suggests that to be male is to be defective, wrong-headed and boorish...because apparently some men have the audacity to display pics of their hemi's instead of their Yorkshire terriers and Ferragamo shoe collection.
 lasswithgreeneyes
Joined: 6/3/2008
Msg: 37
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/28/2008 4:57:37 AM
NOTE TO SELF: Never, ever, EVER post again...
 antonioIII
Joined: 4/22/2008
Msg: 38
Why do men show their car engines on their profiles?
Posted: 7/28/2008 5:49:50 AM
some of them should keep their puppies locked up.....just because their big, doesn't mean their attractive.
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