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Mistaken identity

Have you ever been mistaken for someone you're not here on DL? Did someone call you a Freeper even though you're an ultra-liberal in real life? Did you tell a true story, accurate in every detail, only to get accused of being a EST? I'm female and I often get mistaken for being a gay man. My all time favorite was when I made a comment about some actor's looks. He has these really weird, thin lips, so I said, "I don't like his mouth". Someone responded with, "I'll bet you'd like it if your cock was in it." I howled.

What are some of your favorite (or most irritating) "mistaken identity" DL moments?

by Anonymousreply 4011/10/2013

I was mistakenly accused of an EST. People assume I'm a different gender all the time. The second one doesn't really matter to me. So long as the concepts are well-received, I'm good.

People are quick to make assumptions on DL with not much info.

by Anonymousreply 211/04/2013

R2: What is an EST?

by Anonymousreply 311/04/2013

R3, it's a made up story asking for input, rather than something that really happened in your life.

Elaborate Scenario Troll

When people accuse others, they usually put a rating of how good the scenario was over 10. Like, lame EST 4/10.

by Anonymousreply 411/04/2013

R4: thanks

by Anonymousreply 511/04/2013

Once when I mentioned I never saw The Sound of Music I was labeled self loathing and my parents were homophobic. My parents were punk rockers who met at an X-Ray Spex show. Them watching something like the Sound of Music is about as likely as Mitt Romney watching Pink Flamingos.

by Anonymousreply 611/04/2013

R6 Hahaha. My mother dragged me and my friends to THE SOUND OF MUSIC as many times as she could.

by Anonymousreply 711/04/2013

Doesn't mean you aren't self-loathing and your parents aren't homophobic.

by Anonymousreply 811/04/2013

No R8. All it means is I never saw it. Nothing more, nothing less.

by Anonymousreply 911/04/2013

R6 -- I can top that, I hate the Wizard of Oz as a movie ('cept the cute Flying Monkeys).

by Anonymousreply 1011/04/2013

All the time. I try to choose my words carefully, but there will always be someone to pick up on one word or phrase and stereotype you. .. I laugh it off. It's their lack of sophistication, narrowmindedness and being inept when it comes to semantics. They live in an either/or world and see life in only primary colors.

by Anonymousreply 1111/04/2013

R10 .. Blasphemy!! (just kidding)

by Anonymousreply 1211/04/2013

I have told many true tidbit of "gossip" (not really gossip, because they were true), and was told I was a liar or a shill or whatever. I stopped doing it. On the DL, if you know something about a celeb that others don't want to believe, they simply attack you. But I still love the DL. Check it everyday. Just won't contribute to celeb chatter anymore.

by Anonymousreply 1311/04/2013

R10, I don't like THE WIZARD OF OZ [bold]and[/bold] I don't like the sound of Judy Garland's voice.

But it doesn't mean I make fun of those who do.

by Anonymousreply 1411/04/2013

R14 -- I'm not making fun of Oz fans, but that it's automatically assumed gay guys all love the film.

by Anonymousreply 1511/04/2013

This is a total frau thread. Please delete. Thanks.

by Anonymousreply 1711/04/2013

I wish I had my own group of Flying Monkeys to sic on people who piss me off!

by Anonymousreply 1811/04/2013

R17 Do you need one of us to call 911? Because clearly someone is holding a gun to your head making you read this.

[quote]Once when I mentioned I never saw The Sound of Music

Good Gawd, you are a brave soul. Did they hiss at you?

by Anonymousreply 1911/04/2013

r17, this is the great idea of choice: go somewhere else if you are uncomfortable where you are. Do you need us to choose for you?

by Anonymousreply 2011/04/2013

What? The Sound of Music and The Wizard of Oz are strictly gay male memes, R17. Fraus are NOT into that shit.

by Anonymousreply 2111/04/2013

I was standing on the street one day, as quiet as quiet can be, when a great big, ugly man came up and tied his horse to me.

by Anonymousreply 2211/05/2013

This thread really needs to deleted. Fast.

by Anonymousreply 2411/05/2013

I got called a frau in a tread I stayed a while ago.

I thought it was funny.

by Anonymousreply 2611/05/2013

R23 I had a similar experience once when I expressed my anger because despite promising us otherwise, Obama has made exactly zero effort in closing Gitmo. For that, I was called a Freeper. I guess I missed the memo about how only Freepers are against keeping it open.

by Anonymousreply 2711/05/2013

stayed = started

by Anonymousreply 2811/05/2013

Accused of being a EST all the time. I always feel stupid for posting here when it happens. Some of us do really have fucked up lives with fucked up shit and people in them.

by Anonymousreply 2911/05/2013

President Obama tried to close Gitmo and failed. Congress immediately blocked the closure and have blocked it ever since.

When I point out facts like that, extremists like R23 and R27 call me a freeper, an Obamabot, etc. It's silly and fun, nothing to freak out over.

by Anonymousreply 3011/05/2013

R30 I wouldn't call you a Freeper. Maybe if you were not so quick to misjudge others, others would not be so quick to misjudge you?

by Anonymousreply 3111/05/2013

I keep getting mistaken for Daniel Radcliffe here, because apparently I type short.

by Anonymousreply 3211/05/2013

You know, OP, you'd be less frequently thought to be a gay man--when actually you are a woman--if you were to, oh, I don't know, maybe NOT POST THREADS ON A GAY MALE WEB SITE--ya think?

by Anonymousreply 3311/05/2013

It says "gay gossip" not gay male gossip.

by Anonymousreply 3411/05/2013

I am constantly accused of being every authenticated (and un-authenticated) troll that posts here. I have been assumed to be Javey, that r girl whose name gets removed, and even MHB. That's why I almost never use my authenticated anymore.

by Anonymousreply 3511/05/2013

Well, there's certainly no mistaking R33's identity.

by Anonymousreply 3611/06/2013

r33 NAILED it, folks. This thread is officially closed. If you continue to post here you will be deleted and banned.

by Anonymousreply 3711/10/2013

I've been mistaken for R57 many times.

by Anonymousreply 3811/10/2013

where in the site description does it say GAY MALE ?

last time i checked GAY includes both men and women.

by Anonymousreply 3911/10/2013

Dear R37:

by Anonymousreply 4011/10/2013
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