Does Appearance Change How People Are Treated?

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  1. GordoBarraBJJ

    GordoBarraBJJ Steel Belt

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    Usually not a fan of these "social experiment" videos. But this was an Interesting video.

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  2. HUNTERMANIA

    HUNTERMANIA Always Striving. Platinum Member

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    ABSOLUTELY. There is no question about it. Appearance is a HUGE determining factor in how you are treated by others in any public space. I know from personal experience. I can be treated like dog shit at times because I look bad, and other times when my problems are not evident, I'm treated like a prince or something. It's fucking mindblowing the contrast I experience depending on my appearance. It's so vastly different it's like night and day, hot and cold, there is no comparison whatsoever between the two.
     
  3. VicariousVice

    VicariousVice Brown Belt

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    Ofcourse it does.
     
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    I helped pick up a homeless guy who fell and cut myself on his zipper.
     
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    I once helped a guy who was lying on the street semi conscious at 10am and he looked disgusting.
     
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    Sam.... Why was your hands near his zipper?
    Never go down below the belt Sam. We talked about this.
     
  7. Merlotte's

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    I never said it was my hand. :eek:
     
  8. AznCezi187

    AznCezi187 Brown Belt

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    Most definitely.
     
  9. xbone19

    xbone19 Green Belt

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    people call me sir when i wear my fancy office clothes instead of hey dude when i wear 20 dollar jeans and a black 8 dollar v neck shirt.
     
  10. MortalWombat

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    Do bears poop in the woods?
     
  11. Satanical Eve

    Satanical Eve Cro Cop's Left Leg Platinum Member

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    Because of my beard, fellow co workers call me ISIS at work but outside of that I'm not treated differently
     
  12. Happy Thoughts

    Happy Thoughts Banned Banned

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    Read the The True History of the Elephant Man. Joseph Merrick lived a very shitty life because of his deformity but this was a while ago but I understand most people are more accepting of disabilities now but still it would suck.
     
  13. armbarforhire

    armbarforhire Brown Belt

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    Yes and I dont really see nothing wrong with it.

    Its like walking alone in a street at day and then at night.
     
  14. Flemmy Stardust

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    I have a beard and people call me sexy.
     
  15. chubbman

    chubbman Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    That video is grim
     
  16. mesomorph

    mesomorph Brown Belt

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    Ask skullet guy in that pizza delivery thread.
     
  17. Err

    Err Brown Belt

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    Definitely. I buzz my hair every week with no guard and I've been asked numerous times if I'm a racist/skinhead/nazi. I could only imagine how many people think it without saying it.
     
  18. melvinj0

    melvinj0 Gold Belt

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    No doubt, appearance is pretty much everything to most people.
     
  19. Reverse Flash

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    Fixed.
     
  20. mesomorph

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    Your mom and grandma don't count, bro.
     

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