Boys just want to have fun too! We like compliments as well. We're just too bashful to admit it. Well... I'm not. Tell me I'm pretty. Tell me I'm fun. Tell me how much my presence strengthens your world. Ok, maybe it's been too long since I've heard a compliment that I'm going overboard. But, we like to hear something nice once in awhile. Just FYI...
Redditor u/Voltaire1778 wanted all the boys out there to speak up and speak out about the times that made y'all a little bashful by asking... Men of Reddit when was the last time you received a compliment?
My favorite compliments come from complete strangers. I love it when someone just feels compelled to tell me something they like about me in passing. Once, on a train, this woman was exiting and as the doors were beginning to close, she turned back and she yelled... "You in the Adele shirt. I'll never forget your eyes!" The doors closed, she blew me a kiss. And then... farewell. It made me happy. Gentleman... feel like sharing?
Every 20...bashful snow white and the seven dwarves GIFGiphy
About a year ago when I met a now-friend, when she said I was cute. Before that... about 20 years nothing.
Last night. Made some Barbacoa Tacos and rice. Pretty tasty, she said. Let's have this again..
Barbacoa is the best taco meat ever.
Actually a few days ago. Didn't have anything to do with being a man, but...
I am a volunteer first responder...we are a specialty that doesn't get used a ton. Anyway, we were out on a call and had returned to base. I was backing the vehicle back in the garage.
The way the vehicles are situated, getting in and out of the garage isn't easy. Anyway, I line up, get my spotter out there and proceed to whip the vehicle back into its spot perfectly on the first try.
Was told that was the best backing in they had ever seen.
Always...sexy robert downey jr GIFGiphy
My wife does all the time. Outside of her I got a compliment from a coworker 2 years ago on my haircut.
15 years ago. Those from mom don't count. Also those from daughter like "you're the best daddy in the world."
Awww... those are nice things to hear. You never know how a quick set of kind words can brighten one's day. Just don't say it in a creepy way. Let's hear some more...
The year was 2008. A girl I was interested in at a party pointed at me and said "I want to dance with him!" We dated for awhile, but like most relationships it eventually ended.
Both of You?
Sitting at the bar last week having a beer. 2 women next to me told me I was hot, my face must've been a little awkward looking because they apologized a little while later for offending me. I had to explain that men don't get compliments and I just didn't know how to react.
Hot PlatesSeason 4 Flirting GIF by The OfficeGiphy
This weekend, a lady pulled up next to me at a red light and said she loved my custom license plate. It was a nice moment in an otherwise sh*tty day.
I was jogging through a neighborhood around Thanksgiving. And a middle aged man was taking out the trash and he said "nice pace." I literally and figuratively been running on that ever since. I try to pass along that energy when I have the chance.
So Hotsexy man GIFGiphy
This morning. I came into work an hour early and one of the women said she wishes she could look at me for an extra hour everyday 🤷♂️.
Call Me By My Name
Don't know. But the closest I got was a month ago i was sat with my housemates and we didn't have enough chairs cause one was broken. I walk away to the toilet and I over hear the dude who had to stand go "ooh cha-i- oh... Damn. "My name" is like the only dude I won't steal a chair off" I dunno. It's silly but it really made me feel good.
" ;) "
Take notes ladies and gents. That's how you let people know they left an impression. And yes gents, we can compliment one another. In fact I think it's imperative that we do so more often. If you see me, say something. ;).
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The internet, as dark is it often becomes, can be a wonderful place to retrieve information.
The anonymity allows people to ask questions they might not ask in real life, and that same anonymity also allows others to give honest answers when they might not have.
Take, for example, the physical differences separating the male and female sexes.
Sure, everyone knows the general distinctions. But when it comes to the nitty gritty details, the subtle nuances of living day to day in a certain body, there's a lot to learn.
Recently, a Reddit thread offered the opportunity for women to ask and men to share about the common "guy problems" that women might not fully understand.
Spoiler alert: most of the content revolved around erections.
Mind the Tip
"Where does your member go when y'all use the toilet? Like does it just hang there? What if you have to poo with a boner?" -- katanavanna
"My boyfriend told me about a certain problem with men's penises sometimes touching the front of the toilet seat when they sit."
"I understand it but I'm glad I don't have to experience it lol" -- anonymouskz
"My husband complains the toilet downstairs is too small so his unit grazes the inside bowl." -- Zetta216
A Remarkably Thoughtful Response
"Where do your balls go when you sit down" -- bellie87
"This is why we usually sit with at least some spread. That being said, they're a bit more flexible and mobile than some people might think. They will find a place, or they WILL let you know that they're not comfortable." -- AlexAlho
"blue balls? like do you get horny and it gets painful?" -- Ovlizin
"It's not 'horny=pain,' but it is real. It's caused by a hypertension in our groin that occurs after prolonged intense arousal. And despite the moderate pain it causes, it is no excuse for any untoward behaviour" -- hrrisn
"Do guys just get random boners?" -- M31K_
"Yes sadly it can be awkward" -- The_nosicle
"From ages 13 to about 25 it's got a mind of it's own. After 35 it gets lazy and has to have a decent chance of actually getting used." -- [deleted]
"Some men i know are overly confident and very insecure at the same time. Is this the societal norm?" -- Kyrilla_Mignon
"Yep, you want to seem confident but it just leaves you insecure" -- hastthouforsakeme
"It's a complicated matter. It starts somewhere between men are not allowed to express their feelings and show no weakness.(boys don't cry) And probably ends with us never get compliments."
"Some of us just get only one compliment a month and this one compliment is what keeps us goin for month, if not years." -- motorfreak937
"I've always been so curious about how men's public bathrooms evolved to be such an 'exposed' experience compared to women's... like, we use a stall no matter what..."
"when men have to pee, they just have a thin sheet of fiberglass or whatever separating one of (what I'd imagine) is one of their most private physical parts from complete strangers."
"How many men just opt to use a stall at all times?"
"When you stick your finger in their belly button and it hurts them in their penis. Why is that connected?" -- 59Trees
"The reason for that is your median umbilical ligament (not to be confused with the medial umbilical ligament). the short story is that when you were a fetus, your bladder emptied through a canal in the umbilical cord."
"The MUL is the remnant of the bladder-navel connection and depending on differences in your individual anatomy, any pressure/pain applied to the belly button can cause a sensation at the tip of the urethra, the root of the penis, the clitoris, labia or g-spot. Or the other way around." -- Timguin
"Beards?? I can't imagine it NOT being annoying having so much hair on your face. Doesn't it get hot? And food get stuck in it?" -- sleepygaybi***
"No, it doesn't get hot. I find it more annoying to have long hair on the head so I don't know how you girls do that. Beards don't get annoying if you keep them trimmed." -- MoobyTheGoldenSock
"Only get hot under a mask, lately. Don't get food stuck in it because I don't eat like an animal, and I always rinse my face after I finish eating (as a just in case measure)"
"Main reason I've cultivated mine is that it's the only thing I can have in my arsenal to conceal my lack of attractive features." -- finch231
"Why do men feel shameful after masturbation?" -- sneeplesteen
"Well, I guess you're talking about post nut clarity." -- Tom_is_a_hero
"Why do some men think it's ok to spit in public? Like what is that about, I don't need to see you spit out a big chunk of phlegm on the street" -- Mq94
"Seen plenty of women spit in public too. I think this just has to do with how you're raised, not which gender you are. Some people just don't learn manners and common decency" -- hrrisn
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Step this way to hear rants about pockets, bare midriffs, and gigantic flowing powdery wigs.
The student of history views the past through all kinds of lenses that layer atop one another.
There are the events, of course. We study the wars, coronations, and frequent redrawing of boundary lines over the course of time. These comprise the staccato heart beats the drive the core of global happenings.
And then there is the ideological layer: which political movements gained traction, how religions picked up speed and exerted influence, the role that scientific advancements played in the dynamics of human civilization.
Those are the key layers, but certainly not the only ones. What about, for example, fashion trends as they developed throughout history? Perhaps the development of recreational tastes demands some examination. And how about mundane household products?
After all, these smaller dynamics are top of mind most often in our daily, contemporary lives. It follows that mundanity drove people's experience of life way back when as well.
One recent Reddit post came at the mundane corner of history in a creative way.
The Woman Your Man Can Smell Like
"Old Spice was launched by Shulton Inc. in 1937. William Lightfoot Schultz was inspired by his mother's potpourri, and as a result, the first Old Spice product in 1937 was a woman's scent called Early American Old Spice."
"The product was received well and therefore followed with Old Spice for men in 1938."
The Great Pocket Debacle
"Large pockets. Pockets were originally meant for women to have in their hoop skirts and such, while noble men had pockets (but they were quite a bit smaller)."
"Now women have practically no pockets and men can literally fit a water bottle in their pants."
A Flexible Brand
"Marlboro cigarettes. Before 'The Marlboro Man' became an icon of rugged masculinity, they were marketed towards women."
"They even offered red colored filter ends that would hide lipstick marks."
"Wrist watches were originally thought to be too feminine for men but during WWI they were found to be easier to use than a pocket watch." -- Due_Holiday8478
"Just guessing but I'd say it was probably its resemblance to a bracelet. If you'd never seen one before (i.e. when they first became a thing) you'd probably have a thought process of something like 'that bracelet has a tiny clock, that's handy!'" -- Creature_03
"Crop tops were originally designed for men to show off their abs" -- FatHeadedGoose
"I'm loving the resurgence of this trend!" -- 4ThaLolz
"Lol after we showed them Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, my 6 year old stepson went into his room and cut the bottom off all his t-shirts so he could be like Ted 😂. People always respond very positively to his crop top look." -- alizarin36
A Store for Everyone
"Victoria's Secret was originally supposed to be a place for men to buy clothes for their wives without feeling embarrassed, but now it's almost exclusively shopped at by women" -- Shuckles116
"Yes, but these days if you go into one as a man looking for something for your girlfriend or wife, the people who work there are SO helpful and nice about everything." -- Lyrre
Different Needs, Same Product
"A lot of the things women wear nowadays: makeup, wigs, high heels, and tights, were brought into fashion by aristocratic European men."
"The makeup they wore was primarily used to cover up the scars and marks from syphilis."
"Women didn't use to be allowed to ride horses at all, or had to ride side-saddle because of their dresses."
"In 2002 when filming the Lord of the Rings trilogy, the production crew couldn't find enough skilled equestrians to be extras, because it was mostly women who still rode recreationally. Most of the Rhohirrim in the movies are actually just like Eowen, women pretending to be men."
A One-Way Street
"Names. Baby names traditionally used for boys will transfer over to girls never the other way. As soon as a boy's name becomes more frequently used by girls it ceases to be given to boys."
"Names like Sydney, Carol, Avery, Shirley, Allison, Robin, Whitney....were all originally boy names."
"Kleenex was originally marketed as women's makeup cleaner, but they started complaining because guy were always sneezing into there tissues" -- Tobin_L
"It's even sillier than that. They were designed as gas mask filters, and Kleenex had a ton of them left after WW2, so they sold them as makeup removers, which then became popular as disposable handkerchiefs." -- I_might_be_weasel
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Toxic masculinity is justifiably villainized. It is so often the cause of physical abuse against women, problematic behavior in the workplace, powerful men refusing to listen, and a general culture of patriarchal aggression.
Less commonly discussed--but also extremely troublesome--is the way that toxic masculinity actually victimizes the men who perpetrate it.
Too many men do not feel they can safely discuss their internal feelings without losing power, standing, or reputation.
A recent Reddit post aimed to change that in its own small way. Men, empowered by the mask of internet anonymity, were asked to share their biggest difficulties.
"Only one of my friends ever contacts me unprompted, whether it is via text or a quick drop by. I would never hear from the others again if I didn't message or call them first."
"This isn't as bad as some of the others here but it has been bothering me for a long while."
An Unsustainable Act
"I'm tired of pretending everything is going well. I lost all motivation and drive to do well in life. I keep telling myself it will get better but nothing is going right."
"I just want a hug from someone who really cares about me and tell me everything will be okay. I want to drop out of school so badly to recover but that's not possible. :("
Physical Affection that Feels Inaccessible
"I really want a hug. I haven't been hugged in so long. It would be nice I think." -- Saaacy-K
"i actually sat and thought about it yesterday and i haven't had physical contact with another human (other than perhaps brushing a hand from someone handing me change or rubbing shoulders in the street) for around 3 years" -- Goibhniu_
"I act indifferent and have things under control but in reality I'm terrified of the future. I think about 100 what-if scenario a day. I don't like to talk about myself Cuz I feel like I'm not interesting or people don't care about what I have to say about my life."
"Thank God I have good friends but those things not even them I can share with."
A Delicate Ordeal
"My wife is currently having an emotional affair with a coworker, and shows no remorse. Her family and friends seem to support her. I had some serious anxiety about a year ago for a handful of months, and my wife found someone else during that time."
"My whole world is destroyed. I feel like a loser, I'm too embarrassed to admit it to my friends, and I don't know how I can continue on."
"She starts individual counseling tomorrow, and all I can hope is that she at least realizes how hurtful she has been."
"I can't imagine being with anyone else, but having your wife tell you that she thinks she may be happier with another man just sucks all of your self worth out of you."
"I distance myself from everyone in my life emotionally because the feeling of being vulnerable and truly opening up to people scares the sh** out of me."
"It always seems to come back to bite me in the a** when I leak a little bit too much information because I just want to be alone and forget about everything."
"I wish I could live alone and have very little interactions with everyone, it's always so draining to be around people day in day out with little alone time."
Struggling With Step One
"I don't want to accept the fact that I'm depressed because if I do then it'll be harder for me to overcome it" -- plocjohn
Just To Be Affirmed
"Give us a pat on the back and ask us how we're doing every now and then, as small as it may seem it can mean the world to some." -- JustLeeGuy
"I think society has just accepted the archetype of the silent unsharing male. It doesn't occur to them that we have feelings until we share. It's a vicious cycle." -- TheRealXiaphas
Don't Know Where to Start
"It's one of those things where you don't know what is wrong with you" -- completeuttera**face
"I'm really hoping therapy will help with this." -- plsacceptmythrowaway
"As a woman, I can't tell you how much it helps to talk things out. Even when you have no idea what to say, just talking about your feelings and having them heard is half the therapy."
"I feel sorry that men have been conditioned to keep their emotions hidden. It's such a sad and lonely way to be. I hope more men feel comfortable talking about their feelings every day." -- KetordinaryDay
Slipping Out of View
"I'm super lonely. I work 50-60 hour weeks because I can't stand to be alone in my empty house."
"Every attempt I've made at a relationship has failed and I'm starting to think I will never find love that goes both ways. My last 'relationship' ended when I found out I was the side guy."
"I don't have any close friends because I can't trust anyone anymore. Every person I try to open up to ends up using it against me in some way. I'm emotionally broken and don't know how to make connections anymore."
Sometimes Awkwardness is Truly Painful
"That I love my parents but I feel super shy telling them "I love you". That's all." -- umotex12
"I'm not a man but I feel the same way. I'm 21 and my parents are getting on a little bit now. I want them to know how much I love them, but I can't bear the awkwardness of actually saying it because we're not an affectionate family."
"They would think I was dying or something if I just said it out of the blue." -- lizdogga
Mourning At Your Own Pace
"I cry every morning and every night because I miss my step dad so much."
"I cry because I took him for granted and never realized how much I loved him and how happy he made me and how I'll never be able to tell him all these things."
"My mother and sister don't understand my feelings and my brothers make fun of me and bully me saying that at least I had a dad. My friends don't get it either as they've never had this kinda of hurt."
"I feel nothing in life, I'm just drifting through each day at the moment - my biggest downfall is that I'm able to convince everyone that I'm fine and act like one of those people everyone assumes is happy, because I'm afraid to talk and feel like a downer to everyone around me."
"I have kids that are amazing and genuinely keep me going, but I hate everything else, I hate my job but it enables me to not do very much and stay at home, and I know I'd hate any job so I have no idea what to do..."
"...I feel like even if I won the lottery I'd just go 'oh cool' because who even cares"
Trouble Accessing the Internal
"I don't even know how to reach out to my emotions except in extreme cases. I refuse to be vulnerable even in front of my partners and I'm unable to understand why."
"This was partly why my relationships have all been utter failures."
"I don't think I'll ever be able feel love."
"I thought I made a good friend. He said he was a hugger and touched me a bunch of times. I touched his back some. He thanked me."
"Then two days later said it was creepy and I couldn't come over anymore."
"Then I made a new xbox friend. Super clingy. Then he got mad at me for some small thing said to a friend and said rude stuff and blocked me on everything."
"I need hugs, touch, loyal guy friends, and not to act like I'm trying to get with you for wanting it."
The Rule of Sixes
"... I feel invisible, because I don't have the 6 figure job, 6 pack, I'm not 6 feet tall, and I don't have a phallus longer than 6 inches."
"I haven't contributed anything significant to society and probably never will. I'm one of the ones that will be forgotten. No legacy."
"My eating disorder has gotten bad again. I'm extremely lonely and isolated. I've lost friends just by being 'independent and confident' and not texting and call first so now I'm nearly alone."
"I'm petrified about the future with a million paths and no direction, and I'm so stressed that I can't get a good pathway started."
"I'm terrified of dating because I still feel extremely insecure about my body. Tonight my first day off in while I woke up jerked off, binge ate junk food threw it up and started drinking and now I'm on reddit so yeah."
"I'm so depressed and anxious I don't know why."
The Desire to Dissolve
"I want to be free. I want to be free from nations, systems, norms, and ages. I hate feeling and thinking."
"This is a really beautiful planet but a really sad world."
If you or someone you know is struggling, you can contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).To find help outside the United States, the International Association for Suicide Prevention has resources available at https://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres/
Men. Just be men. And by that I mean, just be a good human. You really have nothing to prove against a facade that has been constructed to define what a man should be. You don't have to... and should not just beat people up. The definition of manhood does not lie in physical strength. That is a myth. And men... don't harm yourself to prove a myth. This is a topic that needs dissertations and long provoked conversations. Let us begin.....Redditor u/CarsonFijal wanted to reach out to all the boys out there and discuss some behavior that needs to be discussed.... time to get a few things clear.... they asked.... What is the dumbest thing you've ever seen a man do to "prove" their "manhood"?
That Stings....nicolas cage bees GIFGiphy
This one kid at my old school ate a bee to prove he wasn't scared of them.
Knew a dude who said "oven mitts are for wussies" and then proceeded to grab a hot pizza tray out of the oven bare handed.
Worked with a few chefs who did this all the time, they literally had no feeling in their hands and would walk around with a 200 degree gastro tray for longer than necessary to prove it. I must admit, i thought it was pretty cool.
Jump off a balcony onto an uneven, rocky hillside. The first time he did it, he only got a few scrapes. Second time, he broke his leg and wouldn't admit he needed medical attention until 24 hours later when he passed out from the pain.
Real men don't need crutches damnit! crawls on the ground dragging his broken leg like a limp penis.
That's Not a Horse....swamp people alligator GIFGiphy
Try to 'ride' an alligator.
Uh, a friend in Florida told me about their Florida man who saw a manatee laying the edge of a river. Seeking to show off, he decided to jump from the bank above, 4-5 feet up, and try to land on it's back. What he didn't know is it was dead and bloated. He basically pierced it in the center landing on the bottom of the river. When he stood up to scream it was all over his face.
Up the Nose....
I once knew a person who in college (that's UK college not US college), who would legit snort anything that people dared him to snort just to see their effects on him. List of things he snorted off the top of my head and salt, pepper, sugar, cookie crumbs, basically any spice in dust form people could get their hands on, various liquids, and pretty much anything else you could crumble up. Worse out of all of them weirdly for him was the cookie crumbs. Dude looked like he was gonna die after snorting those.
With One Hand....happy will arnett GIFGiphy
Coming from a server. Man literally said he didn't need or want help. (maybe he didn't want to share the tip? Who knows bro) anyway, carried 15 drinks on one tray with TWO full coffee pots and broke every single glass. Did not see that man after that shift. Tried to do this all with one hand.
Mark of the Beasts....
EDIT: Fraternities do it, my ex has 2 brands on his pelvis and one on his chest. His frat bro has 24, including his tongue. Others find out too late that they don't scar like normal they keloid. Which is like a bubbly looking scar tissue growing over where the brand was supposed to be. He had to have surgery to remove it, turned green & puss-filled while healing and left with huge ugly scars.
Great Balls of Fire....
I knew of a dude in the Army that dangled his testicles over a fire ant hill in Ft. Benning Georgia. Those fire ants will kill a mouse or a lizard instantly. He was hospitalized for a long time and did not finish training with us.
Don't be flammable....
Light his arm on fire, with lighter fluid. He had to have skin grafts.
I remember back in my high school days when I was young and stupid me and my friends used to surprise light random parts of each other on fire as a joke. Of course it had to be on some part of clothing (and when that wouldn't be affected by it so no polystyrenes) and we'd just randomly sneak up them, spray them with a flammable aerosol spray (usually a deodorant) normally on their arm and spark it on fire and just watch them freak out. The aerosol sprays were relatively cool burning flames and they'd die out quickly so there was never much danger but boy did it get some horrified reactions from the wrong passerbys.
Did you want kids?ouch the brady bunch GIF by TV Land ClassicGiphy
Purposefully get kicked in the testicles.
I remember when I was in college, frat boys played this game called Rochambeau, where two guys squared off, and each took a turn kicking the other in the testicles. Whoever lasted the longest, "won."
Down for the count
I've worked as a bouncer. Drinking too much and picking a fight with me is waaaaay too common. And really stupid. They end up pepper sprayed and handcuffed, waiting for the police. Real manly looking.
I never understood the thought behind going for a bouncer. You guys are sober and usually built like a brick shit house. Why would it be a good idea to try to fight someone like that when you can barely walk straight to start with?
Bottoms Downdrunk on one GIFGiphy
Trying to outdrink his friends. It just turns into a bunch of dudes all drinking more than they can handle and ruining their night and sometimes ruining everybody else's night too.
"I'm not cold"
The "I'm not cold" guy, and his cousin, the "sunblock is for wussies" guy. The former likes to stand around outside in the snow in just a t-shirt and shorts, making fun of men dressed properly for winter. The later thinks 'real men' aren't afraid of sunburns or skin cancer, and ridicules men that use sunblock. Both are equally stupid.
My ex was a "sunblock is for idiots" guy. And he got SOOO freaking sunburnt. All. The. Time. And bad. It was so irritating. He was white as hell. I'm half Mexican and, while pasty in the winter, I tan well and RARELY get burnt. Even if I'm not wearing sunblock, I don't burn often. But the sun can be harmful, regardless of your skin tone, and I still wear sunblock.
He was also a "I don't wash my hands unless I'm in the shower" guy. Which. Ew. He went hunting with his friend, cut (butchered? Idk I'm vegetarian) the meat, stored it, and didn't wash his damn hands. I wasn't there so I didn't know. About a day later, he was feeling sick and couldn't figure out why?! Wtf. Also he was a major hypochondriac, and wouldn't wash his hands. EVER. But couldn't figure out why he was always sick.
Let her Run....
Slightly tangential, but still relevant.
Boot camp and we were doing our fitness test; had to run a mile and a half, best effort, usual army bull.
I'm not much of a runner, but I can pass the test fine. Heading into the final stretch and a girl from our sister troop started pulling past me. My Sgt starts screaming at me "SAXOPHOOL YOU'RE NOT GOING TO LET A FREAKING GIRL BEAT YOU?!?!?!?!"
Ummmm, yeah? She's a damn good runner!
I carried on at my pace, finished the test and passed with plenty of time to spare.
Sgt. pulls me aside and gives me a proper bollocking about letting the troop down, embarrassing myself, etc. I just let him yell and promised myself to never think like that. 20 years later and I still wouldn't give a flying fig if a girl beat me in any fitness test.
Need a Diaperangry bridesmaids GIFGiphy
Pooped his pants. He wanted to show he was a real man by farting and we'll, it wasn't just a fart.
Light his leg on fire with Axe body spray and sustained 3rd degree burns as a result. We all just talked crap how stupid he was. But he wanted to show us how... Dangerous he was. It was funny I will say that. I did laugh until I fell to the ground. Because he panicked and flailed after he lit himself on fire and jumped over a fence for no reason. There was absolutely no reason to jump a chain link fence to put out a fire. Then he complained for like 2 weeks how bad his leg hurt. Like Duh you idiot! .
I hate to say it about the man in my own family but it's the truth and that shoot huge firearms without earplugs, weld without a respirator, paint in the old days when house paint contained lead, lose their sense of smell because they worked in a water treatment plant with chlorine, siphon gas back in the day when it still contained lead, change oil back in the day with bare hands soaked in engine oil, break open car batteries without gloves or goggles, etc. Mind you it wasn't intentional but my grandparents and great grandparents grew up in a time before OSHA safety regulations and have a tendency to look down on us my generation when we try to practice safety nowadays.
Not to a Girl!
One time, we were running a mile in gym class and I was one of the few to finish first. But while I was running to the finish line a boy started SPRINTING to the finish line. He was chanting, "I'm not going to lose to a girl." He ran passed me and beat me to the finish line by like four seconds. This was in high school too.
Feel It....idiots GIFGiphy
Staple his leg with a staple gun to demonstrate that he "doesn't feel pain like normal people."
Spoiler alert, he does.