Oct 2, 2011

55 "The Rules" Male Version

male symBlessings all, not often I pass along an email, sometimes though when something tickles my fancy I like to share it and get some feedback on what you think.
I have often heard women complaining about men leaving the toilet seat up (like I am sure most of you have or agree with) and becoming so entrenched in sports that getting their attention is equivalent to retrieving a steak from a hungry rabid dogs’ mouth. So imagine my delight when I was sent this male version of “the rules”, I thought hmmmm........, it is worth sharing.
  • Men what do you think?
  • Women what do you think. Agree…? Disagree…? Valid to a degree….? Or pure nonsense?
  • Something to chew on? Here it is…
These rules! Male version, please note.. These are all numbered "1” on purpose!
  • 1. Men are not mind readers.
  • 1. Learn to work the toilet seat. You’re a big girl. If it's up, put it down. We need it up, you need it down. You don't hear us complaining about you leaving it down.
  • 1. Sunday sports it's like the full moon or the changing of the tides. Let it be.
  • 1. Crying is blackmail.
  • 1. Ask for what you want. let us be clear on this one: subtle hints do not work! Strong hints do not work! Obvious hints do not work! Just say it!
  • 1. Yes and no are perfectly acceptable answers to almost every question.
  • 1. Come to us with a problem only if you want help solving it. That’s what we do. Sympathy is what your girlfriends are for.
  • 1. Anything we said 6 months ago is inadmissible in an argument. In fact, all comments become null and void after 7 days.
  • 1. if you think you're fat, you probably are. Don’t ask us.
  • 1. if something we said can be interpreted two ways and one of the ways makes you sad or angry, we meant the other one
  • 1. You can either ask us to do something or tell us how you want it done. Not both. If you already know best how to do it, just do it yourself.
  • 1. Whenever possible, please say whatever you have to say during commercials.
  • 1. Christopher Columbus did not need directions and neither do we.
  • 1. All men see in only 16 colors, like windows default settings. Peach, for example, is a fruit, not a color. Pumpkin is also a fruit. We have no idea what mauve is.
  • 1. If it itches, it will be scratched. We do that.
  • 1. If we ask what is wrong and you say "nothing," we will act like nothing's wrong.. We know you are lying, but it is just not worth the hassle.
  • 1. If you ask a question you don't want an answer to, expect an answer you don't want to hear.
  • 1. When we have to go somewhere, absolutely anything you wear is fine... really.
  • 1. Don’t ask us what we're thinking about unless you are prepared to discuss such topics as baseball or golf.
  • 1. You have enough clothes.
  • 1. You have too many shoes.
  • 1. I am in shape. Round is a shape!
  • 1. Thank you for reading this. Yes, I know, I have to sleep on the couch tonight; but did you know men really don't mind that? It’s like camping.
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