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...then I have the honor of wishing you a happy International Men's Day May you be blessed with booze, babes, books and beaches (or whatever rocks your boat)

Not surprisingly not a peep about this important day in our media.
 
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I have enthusiastically told all men in the company that at tea break here..but they told me that nobody will give them candy or flowers anyway, so they weren't thrilled.
 
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I thought that was March 14th?
 
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Should women not be happy on this day? Why don't you want to wish them a happy international men's day?

I never understood why people say things like "Merry Christmas if you celebrate it!!!" If I don't, should I have a sucky day? Why can't I have a Merry Christmas even if I don't celebrate?
 
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fred rosenberger wrote:Should women not be happy on this day?



If you're doing it right, they will be...
 
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Heh, I thought this was going to be a "complete this sentence" topic, so I'll go ahead and take it in that direction anyways...

If you are a man ... you do eat quiche, because "real men" don't let anyone else tell them what they can and cannot eat.

 
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Chuck Norris eats quiche
 
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fred rosenberger wrote:Why don't you want to wish them a happy international men's day?


Same reason you would not wish anyone 'Happy birthday' when it is not his/her birthday?
 
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Maneesh Godbole wrote:

fred rosenberger wrote:Why don't you want to wish them a happy international men's day?


Same reason you would not wish anyone 'Happy birthday' when it is not his/her birthday?


Assumption of facts not in evidence.

I actually HAVE been known to wish people "happy birthday" on random days, not knowing when their birthday is. When people wish me a happy birthday, I often reply "Happy Birthday to you as well!!!".
 
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fred rosenberger wrote:I actually HAVE been known to wish people "happy birthday" on random days, not knowing when their birthday is.



You have a 1/365 chance of scaring the hell out of the stranger and making them wonder about it for the rest of their lives
 
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fred rosenberger wrote:I actually HAVE been known to wish people "happy birthday" on random days, not knowing when their birthday is. When people wish me a happy birthday, I often reply "Happy Birthday to you as well!!!".



We have a custom in the Netherlands that we wish "happy birthday" to the close relatives of the "birthday victim". For example if my daughter has her birthday, some people would say to me: "happy birthday with your daughter". It is not that much said, not a custom everywhere, but you can say that without people looking surprised.
 
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Jan de Boer wrote:I have enthusiastically told all men in the company that at tea break here..but they told me that nobody will give them candy or flowers anyway, so they weren't thrilled.



The attitude of people on special days all boils down to how the media and the controlling elites make a big deal out of that day. Maybe since they make more money "celebrating" women's day, they make a bigger deal out of it. That is why I view this gender day celebrations as hypocritical.
 
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