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Old 22.11.2011, 16:05
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You can't call yourself Alpha. An alpha is a leader, either by force or personality; in modern life that translates into either being a d!ckhead or charismatic. D!ckhead leaders don't last long and if they are really hung up on being Alph-Or the Great they end up lonely narcissistic fools.

Or something.
Agreed, tried the first, failed, now trying "Plan B". Much tougher

But for the OP, do Alpha-females/Powerfrau(en) prefer Beta-Males?
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Old 22.11.2011, 16:33
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Re: Alpha Females

Can we bring the words "dominant" and "leather" into the Alpha Female debate p-lease?

Just sort of eases the mental imagery you understand.
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Old 22.11.2011, 16:35
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Re: Alpha Females

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However, men don't necessarily think or boast themselves as alpha male...and the ones that do, are a lost cause to beginn with.
Yes, the same applies to women. Those ones on the tram were imposters.
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Old 22.11.2011, 16:53
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I don't know, but I really can't stand the term alpha female >_<

What's that? The bigger female of the herd that makes the decisions? That's what a boss is. I don't know any females that migrate in herds or prides...
...Did I maybe skip the herd classes as a kid?
Maybe... Ever see women go to the restroom? (I'm really just exaggerating ladies)

The best real-life examples of over-exaggerated alpha-female behavior I can think of would be the the High School Cheerleader Captain archetype or the Prom Queen.
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Old 22.11.2011, 16:56
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Can we bring the words "dominant" and "leather" into the Alpha Female debate p-lease?

Just sort of eases the mental imagery you understand.

So, are you saying you're a "subbie" there dear Assassin?
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Old 22.11.2011, 16:58
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So, are you saying you're a "subbie" there dear Assassin?
Ui ui ui ui... Does that mean that someone let him wear the skirts?
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Old 22.11.2011, 17:08
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Was zis a woman of ze opposite sex ov age 15-25?
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Well, unfortunatelly ze women ov ze opposite sex not always get rid of their teenager bird brain in the middle 20's.
As an aside, Helm, you need to get your keyboard fixed. HTH
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Old 22.11.2011, 17:20
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Was zis a woman of ze opposite sex ov age 15-25?
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Well, unfortunatelly ze women ov ze opposite sex not
Vy du yoo sink zeez vimen are Germanz
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Old 22.11.2011, 19:11
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Ok, we live in different worlds... The "alpha males" I've met until now where not short from being the eternal frat boy with teenage bird brain who are the largest animal in the party because they scream louder than the rest. Oh, and they are experts in denegrating women.

*somehow I got this creppy feeling I live in an American movie* brrrrrr
Would there be a female equivalent of the small-penis-syndrome?
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Old 22.11.2011, 19:45
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Would there be a female equivalent of the small-penis-syndrome?
Yeah, the equivalent has to do with something between their chin and their stomach...and its not their necks...
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Old 22.11.2011, 19:51
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Re: Alpha Females

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On my short commute to work (2min), I've overheard a conversation between 2 women on the bus.
You actually take a bus for a two minute commute?

How far is it, 200m?

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Old 22.11.2011, 19:53
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ze women ov ze opposite sex not always get rid of their teenager bird brain in the middle 20's
What about women of the same sex?

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Old 22.11.2011, 19:55
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you sure you got the right age.. its not THAT easy to read woman's age you know
Actually, it is.

Look at their hands and neck.

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Old 22.11.2011, 19:55
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You actually take a bus for a two minute commute?

How far is it, 200m?

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He might use it to meet women, speed dating the Olten way
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Old 22.11.2011, 19:57
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many married women in Switzerland, don't necessarily wear a ring.
And/or wear it on the right hand (I almost always do).

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Old 22.11.2011, 19:59
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Re: Alpha Females

Oh, you can be Alpha, LiB, if you can do all the stuff I'm currently doing for myself better than me. ALL of it. But I don't think I'd talk about being an alpha female on a BUS. If I was driving my Aston Martin convertible maybe. Except you wouldn't hear me over the awesome engine sound!
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As an aside, Helm, you need to get your keyboard fixed. HTH
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Ui ui ui ui... Does that mean that someone let him wear the skirts?
no.. Carlo, she left her mike on..
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Old 22.11.2011, 20:01
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Can we backtrack a little to where LiB was investigating their rings?
Alpha-females generally have their "rings" somewhere more "intimate".

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Old 22.11.2011, 20:06
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you wouldn't hear me over the awesome engine sound!
So, what's better, the sound of the Aston (which is great, there are several around here, makes all the Ferraris around here sound wimpy), or not being able to hear you?

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Old 22.11.2011, 20:26
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Re: Alpha Females

The best combination, whether it be work or life, is an alpha male and beta female.
It has nothing to do with women's liberation, it just works smoothly for both.

Alpha females probably suffer a lot because they're natural leaders and their femininity works against them and it's other women that give them a hard time, far more than men. Men will tend to accept if a woman is really intelligent and a good leader.

If you think this is utter nonsense, ask yourself a question:
Do you want your 12 hour long haul flight pilot to be a man or a woman ?
Do you want your child's surgeon to be a man or a woman ?

It's horrible and so damn unfair to even think of it, but.... ?
It will be a while before the world changes.

So I believe that alpha females probably are obliged to proclaim and defend their positions and/or status continiously.

disclaimer: I'm a true beta with a passion for details in the quiet background
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