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« on: January 12, 2022, 10:04:42 PM »

Coming from someone who is butt ugly, I can honestly say I have been rejected over and over by employers... and I do believe it's because I'm not "pretty enough" for the job.  And I do think it applies to men as well - men who look like they shop at Vineyard Vines and have that Madison Cawthorn look to them tend to be treated very nicely whereas if you look like Cyrano de Bergerac and you shop at Walmart, you're very likely to be overlooked and past by.

Anyone here ever think that "appearanceism" (I have no idea what to call it) is just as prevalent as "ageism" or any of the other "isms"?

Also, does it also effect anyone's love life?
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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2022, 10:16:03 PM »

Obviously.
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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2022, 11:04:20 PM »

If they aren't too pretty. Then you get harassed.

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« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2022, 11:49:47 PM »

One more thread like this and you're getting a citation from the Talk Elections Health and Safety Board.
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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2022, 12:47:53 AM »

yeah but also looks fade so in the end everybody's ugly and those ppl can't coast too easily on it anymore.
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« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2022, 12:59:33 AM »

attractive people have it easier and ugly people have it harder
smart people have it easier and dumb people have it harder
healthy people have it easier and unhealthy have it harder
ambitions people have it easier and lazy people have it harder


All of those things can be adjusted a bit with work, but obviously there are limits with some aspects of some people.  If you look like you got in a fight with the ugly shovel, there ain't much nice hair and clean teeth will do to get you a date with a cheerleader, but doing so might get you a date with that girl in French Club with the bad hair and thin lips, who wouldn't look at you twice if you didn't comb your teeth and brush your hair.  Know your lane and stay in it.


Also, good looking smart go getters are our betters, they should get the good job and they should get to procreate with the other attractive people.
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« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2022, 05:02:42 AM »

attractive people have it easier and ugly people have it harder
smart people have it easier and dumb people have it harder
healthy people have it easier and unhealthy have it harder
ambitions people have it easier and lazy people have it harder


All of those things can be adjusted a bit with work, but obviously there are limits with some aspects of some people.  If you look like you got in a fight with the ugly shovel, there ain't much nice hair and clean teeth will do to get you a date with a cheerleader, but doing so might get you a date with that girl in French Club with the bad hair and thin lips, who wouldn't look at you twice if you didn't comb your teeth and brush your hair.  Know your lane and stay in it.


Also, good looking smart go getters are our betters, they should get the good job and they should get to procreate with the other attractive people.

Social Darwinism for the Beautiful and Botoxed.
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« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2022, 11:11:54 AM »
« Edited: January 13, 2022, 05:11:24 PM by Meclazine »

In the Corporate World, yes. It's all image and LinkedIn, nice photos. You basically want to look like Toto Wolf.

Private business, it depends if you are selling your face - lawyer, consultant, sales. But generally not.

When I came out of University in 1995, the first company I worked for was huge and once a year, they would retrench 8% of the work force.

No unattractive women were made redundant during my first 6 years.

8% multiplied by 6 years meant that in my 7th year, on the 4th floor, the accounts/HR department was full of smokin' hot babes. It was so obvious what was going on.

From my first year of working in 1996, there were two very attractive women (in different fields) I started with, and after 25 years, they are still there. Unsackable hotties.

I think about that sometimes. If I looked like a guy out of a Just For Men ad, would I be more successful?

I have witnessed mine managers who are 55 years of age fall in love with the HR girl who is 30. The HR girl basically runs the whole site because she has the manger wrapped around her finger because he hasn't had sex with his wife for 7 years.

Success in a company means looking good.

It wasn't successful until I started my own company that I realised I was successful at getting business done and that I shouldn't take large companies opinions seriously.
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« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2022, 11:42:19 AM »

Of course, which is why I am hugely successful at what I do!  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2022, 12:24:47 PM »

Well this is sour and unpleasant.
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« Reply #10 on: January 13, 2022, 12:50:00 PM »

Coming from someone who is butt ugly, I can honestly say I have been rejected over and over by employers... and I do believe it's because I'm not "pretty enough" for the job.  And I do think it applies to men as well - men who look like they shop at Vineyard Vines and have that Madison Cawthorn look to them tend to be treated very nicely whereas if you look like Cyrano de Bergerac and you shop at Walmart, you're very likely to be overlooked and past by.

Anyone here ever think that "appearanceism" (I have no idea what to call it) is just as prevalent as "ageism" or any of the other "isms"?

Also, does it also effect anyone's love life?

What, a deranged look in the eyes? That's the look I most associate with him myself.
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« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2022, 03:06:37 PM »

In the Corporate World, yes. It's all image and LinkedIn, nice photos. You basically want to look like Toto Wolf.

Private business, it depends if you are selling your face - lawyer, consultant, sales. But generally not.

When I came out of University in 1995, the first company I worked for was huge and once a year, they would retrench 8% of the work force.

No unattractive women were made redundant during my first 6 years.

8% multiplied by 6 years meant that in my 7th year, on the 4th floor, the accounts/HR department was full of smokin' hot babes. It was so obvious what was going on.

From my first year of working in 1996, there were two very attractive women (in different fields) I started with, and after 25 years, they are still there. Unsackable hotties.

I think about that sometimes. If I looked like a guy out of a Just For Men ad, would I be more successful?

I have ween mine managers who are 55 years of age fall in love with the HR girl who is 30. The HR girl basically runs the whole site because she has the manger wrapped around her finger because she hasn't had sex with his wife for 7 years.

Success in a company means looking good.

It wasn't successful until I started my own company that I realised I was successful at getting business done and that I shouldn't take large companies opinions seriously.

Are you British?  is this stuff happening over the pond too?! omg.
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« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2022, 03:56:14 PM »

Yes, to the point that this has been proven with data.
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« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2022, 04:22:30 PM »

Part of "looking pretty" is making it look effortless. That doesn't mean that it is.
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« Reply #14 on: January 14, 2022, 10:02:04 AM »

Pretty by itself isn't easier but most pretty people go into modeling, Acting or sports which being tall is part of being pretty over 6 feet and being a celebrity brings you millions or 100K of dollars or even being a contestant on game shows

Who grows over 5 10 except pretty people and 6 feet over guarentees you almost being an athlete
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« Reply #15 on: January 14, 2022, 07:15:54 PM »

I'm an ugly man so I wouldn't have a clue.
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« Reply #16 on: January 14, 2022, 07:39:17 PM »

I'm an ugly man so I wouldn't have a clue.

Well you would know if you think it causes you a distinct lack of success and happiness in comparison

I am not unattractive, but I do know one general theme. Schmoozers in the workplace with big smiles and eye contact with time to influence senior staff tend to do better.

If they are attractive and influential, then this process will lead to faster promotions and management positions.
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« Reply #17 on: January 14, 2022, 07:54:57 PM »

I'm extremely sexy and I don't feel like it's helped me very much
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« Reply #18 on: January 14, 2022, 08:14:13 PM »

I'm an ugly man so I wouldn't have a clue.

Well you would know if you think it causes you a distinct lack of success and happiness in comparison

I am not unattractive, but I do know one general theme. Schmoozers in the workplace with big smiles and eye contact with time to influence senior staff tend to do better.

If they are attractive and influential, then this process will lead to faster promotions and management positions.

I'm so ugly I wake up my ancestors at the graveyard.
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« Reply #19 on: January 14, 2022, 10:36:36 PM »

I'm an ugly man so I wouldn't have a clue.

Well you would know if you think it causes you a distinct lack of success and happiness in comparison

I am not unattractive, but I do know one general theme. Schmoozers in the workplace with big smiles and eye contact with time to influence senior staff tend to do better.

If they are attractive and influential, then this process will lead to faster promotions and management positions.

I'm so ugly I wake up my ancestors at the graveyard.

I'm so ugly that I have never been on a date and I'm 36 years old!
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« Reply #20 on: January 15, 2022, 01:41:55 AM »

I'm so ugly when I walk into the bank, they turn off the CCTV.
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« Reply #21 on: January 15, 2022, 03:05:31 AM »

I'm an ugly man so I wouldn't have a clue.

Well you would know if you think it causes you a distinct lack of success and happiness in comparison

I am not unattractive, but I do know one general theme. Schmoozers in the workplace with big smiles and eye contact with time to influence senior staff tend to do better.

If they are attractive and influential, then this process will lead to faster promotions and management positions.

I'm so ugly I wake up my ancestors at the graveyard.

I'm so ugly that I have never been on a date and I'm 36 years old!
I am 39 and I haven't been on a date in seven years.
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« Reply #22 on: January 15, 2022, 04:04:16 AM »

I'm an ugly man so I wouldn't have a clue.

Well you would know if you think it causes you a distinct lack of success and happiness in comparison

I am not unattractive, but I do know one general theme. Schmoozers in the workplace with big smiles and eye contact with time to influence senior staff tend to do better.

If they are attractive and influential, then this process will lead to faster promotions and management positions.

I'm so ugly I wake up my ancestors at the graveyard.

I'm so ugly that I have never been on a date and I'm 36 years old!

Is that you in your sig?
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« Reply #23 on: January 15, 2022, 05:45:58 AM »

I'm an ugly man so I wouldn't have a clue.

Well you would know if you think it causes you a distinct lack of success and happiness in comparison

I am not unattractive, but I do know one general theme. Schmoozers in the workplace with big smiles and eye contact with time to influence senior staff tend to do better.

If they are attractive and influential, then this process will lead to faster promotions and management positions.

I'm so ugly I wake up my ancestors at the graveyard.

I'm so ugly that I have never been on a date and I'm 36 years old!

Is that you in your sig?
My sig? ohh oh no, that's actually Eugene Victor Debs, five-time Socialist candidate for President.  The last time being he, um, ran from prison.  (:
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« Reply #24 on: January 15, 2022, 04:24:07 PM »

There are certain "privileges" that are inherent with a person's genetics. If you're taller, stronger, etc., you're probably going to have an easier time in many areas. Nothing you can do about it really.
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