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What Is Normal?  
User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19260 posts, RR: 52
Posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 888 times:

You often hear people saying 'he isn't normal' or 'I'm glad I'm normal' or whatever. But what, precisely, constitutes normality? I'm very glad I don't fit into its definition, whatever that might be.


"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31712 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 882 times:

Majority  biggrin 
regds
MEL



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User currently offline9VSPO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 875 times:

How about This?

Bloke throws his pride out of the window to impress an extremely fit girl with a penchant for Aqua. Oddly, we almost salute him. Almost...


User currently offlineQANTAS077 From Australia, joined Jan 2004, 5870 posts, RR: 39
Reply 3, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 873 times:

whatever you want it to be, who knows? who cares? be comfortable within your own skin, that's normal for me.


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User currently offlineYooYoo From Canada, joined Nov 2003, 6057 posts, RR: 50
Reply 4, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 847 times:

NOT the majority that post in this forum  Wink


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User currently offlineMD80fanatic From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 2661 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 841 times:

Normal is a unit vector exactly perpendicular to a surface. Who wants to be normal?

User currently offlineRichardPrice From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 827 times:

Normal is, what everyone else is and you are not.

User currently offlineCarmenlu15 From Guatemala, joined Dec 2004, 4763 posts, RR: 30
Reply 7, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 821 times:

Whatever 'normal' is, rest assured you won't find it in this website.  Silly


Don't expect to see me around that much (if at all) -- the contact link should still work, though.
User currently offlineBrokenrecord From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 772 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 821 times:

Pe@rson, why is the sky blue?

User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19260 posts, RR: 52
Reply 9, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 819 times:

Quoting Brokenrecord (Reply 8):
Pe@rson, why is the sky blue?

Because it's a clear day. If it were raining, it would be grey.



"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
User currently offlineSkidmarks From UK - England, joined Dec 2004, 7121 posts, RR: 55
Reply 10, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 800 times:

Pe@rson, whatever "normal" is, you ain't it! Big grin

Andy  old 



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User currently offlineMatt D From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 9502 posts, RR: 46
Reply 11, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 796 times:

Because it's a clear day. If it were raining, it would be grey.

and if my aunt had balls, she'd be my uncle.


User currently offlineManuCH From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 3012 posts, RR: 46
Reply 12, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 794 times:
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Most people I talk to tend to think "normal = majority". In the recent campaign for (against) same-sex partnerships in Switzerland, normal was whatever the bible said (even for people who never read it nor believe in any religion).

And for myself? I don't know (at least, excluding the mathematical/geometrical meaning). I can't come up with a list of what I consider normal or not...

From Merriam-Webster:

Quote:
2 a : according with, constituting, or not deviating from a norm, rule, or principle b : conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern



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User currently offlineNotar520AC From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1606 posts, RR: 4
Reply 13, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 782 times:

Hot Topic has a t-shirt that I like- it says "You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same." There is no such thing as normal.


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User currently offlineJasepl From India, joined Jul 2004, 3582 posts, RR: 39
Reply 14, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 766 times:

Quoting Pe@rson (Thread starter):
What Is Normal?

Not you James, that's for sure.  Wink

And certainly not moi, thank God!


User currently offlineNoelg From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 762 times:

There is no such thing as 'normal'!

If we were all normal, the world would be such a boring place!  Smile


User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 16, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 752 times:

It's one of those irregular verbs, I am normal, you are eccentric, he is round the bend.  Wink


She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.
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