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Re: should people be allowed to self-identify?

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Re: should people be allowed to self-identify?

November 20th, 2017, 11:31 am

ppauper wrote:
Paul wrote:
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“You stupid child!” was good enough for me...

indeed, but what happens when a pupil identifies as a possum, or a poodle, or an elf? The teacher would get suspended for mis-species-ing (there's probably a term from zoology for that)

I've been masquerading as a poodle for several years now and none of you have had an issue with that.
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November 20th, 2017, 2:41 pm

Wilmotters is a poodle-friendly forum. In moderation.
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November 20th, 2017, 2:46 pm

At least you are not a crustacean!
 
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November 20th, 2017, 3:11 pm

Traden4Alpha wrote:
At least you are not a crustacean!

Or an alpaca.
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Re: should people be allowed to self-identify?

November 20th, 2017, 3:51 pm

fulmerspot wrote:
ppauper wrote:
Paul wrote:
“You stupid child!” was good enough for me...

indeed, but what happens when a pupil identifies as a possum, or a poodle, or an elf? The teacher would get suspended for mis-species-ing (there's probably a term from zoology for that)

I've been masquerading as a poodle for several years now and none of you have had an issue with that.
Herr KartoffelKopf

We are far too polite to comment. But now the poodle is out of the bag, so to speak, which one is you? And who is your friend?
 
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Re: should people be allowed to self-identify?

November 20th, 2017, 5:34 pm

Paul wrote:
fulmerspot wrote:
ppauper wrote:
indeed, but what happens when a pupil identifies as a possum, or a poodle, or an elf? The teacher would get suspended for mis-species-ing (there's probably a term from zoology for that)

I've been masquerading as a poodle for several years now and none of you have had an issue with that.
Herr KartoffelKopf

We are far too polite to comment. But now the poodle is out of the bag, so to speak, which one is you? And who is your friend?

That would be telling, I cannot reveal my true identity without compromising my crime-fighting sideline.
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November 20th, 2017, 8:11 pm

fulmerspot wrote:
Paul wrote:
fulmerspot wrote:
I've been masquerading as a poodle for several years now and none of you have had an issue with that.
Herr KartoffelKopf

We are far too polite to comment. But now the poodle is out of the bag, so to speak, which one is you? And who is your friend?

That would be telling, I cannot reveal my true identity without compromising my crime-fighting sideline.
Herr KartoffelKopf

More importantly, it must cost you an arm and a leg at the hairdressers. 
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November 21st, 2017, 9:38 am

Cuchulainn wrote:
fulmerspot wrote:
Paul wrote:
We are far too polite to comment. But now the poodle is out of the bag, so to speak, which one is you? And who is your friend?

That would be telling, I cannot reveal my true identity without compromising my crime-fighting sideline.
Herr KartoffelKopf

More importantly, it must cost you an arm and a leg at the hairdressers. 

The poodles do not moult so they need clipping every 8 weeks. I drop them off at the local groomers at 9 am and pick them up 5 hours later! They get washed, clipped, their nails trimmed and anything else that may need doing. at 2 pm I turn up and hand over my credit card. It's about £110 for the two together but they reckon they're worth it.
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Re: should people be allowed to self-identify?

November 21st, 2017, 5:50 pm

fulmerspot wrote:
Cuchulainn wrote:
fulmerspot wrote:
That would be telling, I cannot reveal my true identity without compromising my crime-fighting sideline.
Herr KartoffelKopf

More importantly, it must cost you an arm and a leg at the hairdressers. 

The poodles do not moult so they need clipping every 8 weeks. I drop them off at the local groomers at 9 am and pick them up 5 hours later! They get washed, clipped, their nails trimmed and anything else that may need doing. at 2 pm I turn up and hand over my credit card. It's about £110 for the two together but they reckon they're worth it.
Herr KartoffelKopf

Do they have discount schemes, like Green Shields Stamps or special shampoos and so on? e.g. every 10th session is free?
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Re: should people be allowed to self-identify?

November 21st, 2017, 7:29 pm

Cuchulainn wrote:
fulmerspot wrote:
Cuchulainn wrote:
More importantly, it must cost you an arm and a leg at the hairdressers. 

The poodles do not moult so they need clipping every 8 weeks. I drop them off at the local groomers at 9 am and pick them up 5 hours later! They get washed, clipped, their nails trimmed and anything else that may need doing. at 2 pm I turn up and hand over my credit card. It's about £110 for the two together but they reckon they're worth it.
Herr KartoffelKopf

Do they have discount schemes, like Green Shields Stamps or special shampoos and so on? e.g. every 10th session is free?
"Pay for K-9 and get the K-10th free"?
 
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Re: should people be allowed to self-identify?

November 22nd, 2017, 9:57 am

Traden4Alpha wrote:
Cuchulainn wrote:
fulmerspot wrote:
The poodles do not moult so they need clipping every 8 weeks. I drop them off at the local groomers at 9 am and pick them up 5 hours later! They get washed, clipped, their nails trimmed and anything else that may need doing. at 2 pm I turn up and hand over my credit card. It's about £110 for the two together but they reckon they're worth it.
Herr KartoffelKopf

Do they have discount schemes, like Green Shields Stamps or special shampoos and so on? e.g. every 10th session is free?

"Pay for K-9 and get the K-10th free"?

Maybe they do have discount schemes, but standard poodles are supposedly up there with the border collies in canine intelligence. If there is such a scheme mine have agreed to split the discount with the groomers and not tell me.
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November 24th, 2017, 11:22 am

from the 2017 macy's parade
there's been a suggestion that mrs claus may have been a man this year
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