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|by Anonymous||reply 160||05/24/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 1||04/07/2020|
Robert or "Bob."
|by Anonymous||reply 2||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 3||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 4||04/07/2020|
Billy. Come ON people. Billy.
|by Anonymous||reply 5||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 6||04/07/2020|
If there was a poll, I would vote Kevin.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||04/07/2020|
R6, Doug's a good one!
|by Anonymous||reply 8||04/07/2020|
Mark (but not Marc).
|by Anonymous||reply 9||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 10||04/07/2020|
Another vote for Kevin.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||04/07/2020|
And, what is the meaning of a "Karen"?
|by Anonymous||reply 12||04/07/2020|
Greg. As in "Greg seethed quietly, lips pursed, as he waited for his cappuccino at Starbucks. How long should a simple coffee drink take? " or "Greg was not pleased with the new Italian place down the street. He had sampled the food and found it too flavorful, as opposed to the lightly seasoned dishes Mother used to make. He would be sure to let his feelings known on Yelp ".
|by Anonymous||reply 13||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 14||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 15||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 16||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 17||04/07/2020|
Anthony (but not Tony)
|by Anonymous||reply 18||04/07/2020|
Whatever OP's name is.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||04/07/2020|
More updated version: Tyler.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 21||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 22||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 23||04/07/2020|
Vice President Pence
|by Anonymous||reply 24||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 25||04/07/2020|
Barren. Incapable of sustaining life, like Karen.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 27||04/07/2020|
Todd. Definitely Todd.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||04/07/2020|
Full names where a friendlier shorter version could be used. Like Robert, james, richard. So from the above I’ll concur with Richard because she really is a dick.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 30||04/07/2020|
Mike or Bob
|by Anonymous||reply 31||04/07/2020|
Todd. Definitely Todd.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||04/07/2020|
We nonikaren's know a karen when we encounter a karen. It's none of your business.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 34||04/07/2020|
R24 for wit and wisdom
|by Anonymous||reply 35||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 36||04/07/2020|
All the Kevins I've ever known were Karens
|by Anonymous||reply 37||04/07/2020|
they would beg ay and go by there full name I.E.
Michael Robert Gregory Jonathan,etc.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||04/07/2020|
Let's face it: Brad.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||04/07/2020|
A male Karen is a Chad
|by Anonymous||reply 40||04/07/2020|
R40 beat me o it.
|by Anonymous||reply 41||04/07/2020|
Thank you R41
Now that we have that settled...
|by Anonymous||reply 42||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 43||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 44||04/07/2020|
It is not “settled,” Todd.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||04/07/2020|
Do you know who I am R45?
|by Anonymous||reply 46||04/07/2020|
Todd? Are you crazy R45?
|by Anonymous||reply 47||04/07/2020|
Muriel, can I speak with you a minute. You are the manager here, right?
That homosexual man at R44 was being very rude to my husband Chad.
I'm sure he has no idea who Chad is and how quickly his firm can write up a law suit.
And you know, there's a little something for you in it if you make him go away.
Thanks so much!!
|by Anonymous||reply 48||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 49||04/07/2020|
Depending on context, Chad is also used.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 51||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 52||04/07/2020|
Doesn't it have to be a Boomer name? A name that was popular in the 50s and early 60s.
Karen is one of those names.
So the male equivalent would be Bob, Jim, Bill, Doug, Gary, Tom, Ron, Dave, Steve, Mike, Dennis, Craig, Kevin
Chad is not a common Boomer name.
|by Anonymous||reply 53||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 54||04/07/2020|
[quote]Doesn't it have to be a Boomer name? A name that was popular in the 50s and early 60s.
OP's silly question is not a hypothetical question.
The "Karen" asking for the manager, entitled Karens, and the Karen hair cut are all standard Reddit terminology as "frau" is on DL.
As such, Reddit has already dubbed "Kevin" as the male "Karen" although "Chad" is used in certain contexts because it is the name used by the broader incel crowd for the type of guy who always gets the chicks, but in their opinions doesn't deserve them because they are douchebags.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||04/07/2020|
[quote] "Chad" is used in certain contexts because it is the name used by the broader incel crowd for the type of guy who always gets the chicks, but in their opinions doesn't deserve them because they are douchebags.
That is where I was getting it from
|by Anonymous||reply 56||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 57||04/07/2020|
I vote for Kyle, Doug, or Greg
|by Anonymous||reply 58||04/07/2020|
Doesn’t the term “Karen” originate from “Will & Grace”?
|by Anonymous||reply 59||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 60||04/07/2020|
Chip, chad, Chet
|by Anonymous||reply 61||04/07/2020|
Bless your little, retarded, heart.
Plural, not possessive. non-Karens.
|by Anonymous||reply 62||04/07/2020|
R16 and a few others got it right. CHAD.
|by Anonymous||reply 63||04/07/2020|
R55 Then yes, Kevin is a good choice for the male equivalent of a "Karen".
A Chad would be a sub-group.
|by Anonymous||reply 64||04/07/2020|
Being from the Northeast, Kevin seems overly Irish Catholic--I think every Irish family has at least one Kevin in it, and you rarely encounter Kevins of other ethnicities.
Maybe that's not the case outside the Northeast?
|by Anonymous||reply 65||04/07/2020|
Yes, that’s it r38
|by Anonymous||reply 66||04/07/2020|
The male equivalent of Karen is Karen. Are you stupid?
"Karen (name) In Kurdistan, Iran and Armenia, however, it is a masculine name deriving from other non-Germanic languages. The name is also found in modern Africa, as well as in Asia."
|by Anonymous||reply 67||04/07/2020|
Stop trying to make 'Karen' happen. Keep your misogyny to yourself.
|by Anonymous||reply 68||04/07/2020|
Stop trying to make 'Karen' happen. Keep your misogyny to yourself.
|by Anonymous||reply 69||04/07/2020|
Friendly reminder - behold Kidz Bop Karen
|by Anonymous||reply 70||04/07/2020|
I like Kevin.
|by Anonymous||reply 71||04/07/2020|
I think it’s Derek.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||04/07/2020|
My partner's name is Chad, his ex-wife's name is Karen. LOL
|by Anonymous||reply 73||04/07/2020|
There is no equivalent as Karen behaviors are specifically female. A male Karen is not possible.
|by Anonymous||reply 74||04/07/2020|
Karen is an obnoxious, entitled middle-aged white woman.
_____ is an obnoxious, entitled middle-aged white man.
|by Anonymous||reply 75||04/07/2020|
All male porn stars are named Cody
Oops, wrong thread
|by Anonymous||reply 76||04/07/2020|
Karen is a classic boomer era name, so the counterparts would be Michael, Steven, John, Jeff, Scott or Robert
|by Anonymous||reply 77||04/07/2020|
Excuse me R68?
|by Anonymous||reply 78||04/07/2020|
Wait, don't incels have a male name for the generic I think it was Chad. Works here.
|by Anonymous||reply 79||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 80||04/07/2020|
No, it’s Stephan.
And it’s pronounced Steven and never Steve.
|by Anonymous||reply 81||04/07/2020|
[quote]A male Karen is a Chad
WRONG. Stacy and Chad are equivalents.
|by Anonymous||reply 82||04/07/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 83||04/07/2020|
Chad sounds too young. It should be a Boomer name.
|by Anonymous||reply 84||04/07/2020|
What do I win?
|by Anonymous||reply 85||04/07/2020|
Ethan is good.
|by Anonymous||reply 86||04/07/2020|
Gotta be Doug or Glen.
I hate those fucking names and everyone I've ever met with those names.
|by Anonymous||reply 87||04/07/2020|
Karen and JACK. Jack - That’s the mail Karen.
|by Anonymous||reply 88||04/07/2020|
A Javinder or Jerome because male Karens are generally south Asian or black.
|by Anonymous||reply 89||04/08/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 90||04/08/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 91||04/08/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 92||04/08/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 93||04/08/2020|
We're talking about whiny yelp commenters aren't we?
|by Anonymous||reply 94||04/08/2020|
Maybe just Javinders then. And the complaint will always be in broken English. Could be a Canadian thing though.
|by Anonymous||reply 95||04/08/2020|
Karens are Gen X or even older Millennials
DLEGs have zero sense of how old they are
If Karens were Boomers they'd be grandmas or great-grandmas
And if Boomer women had 8 year old kids they'd be medical miracles.
|by Anonymous||reply 96||04/08/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 97||04/08/2020|
Duane is the equivalent of Helen Jean or Betty Sue or perhaps Mary Elizabeth
|by Anonymous||reply 98||04/08/2020|
And, for a moment there were Martys. Someone has killed that name.
|by Anonymous||reply 99||04/08/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 100||04/08/2020|
A “Karen” is a term used on Reddit and in Internet slang in general to refer to a specific type of woman. A “Karen” is typically a woman between the ages of 30–60 who likely has children and has the air of a suburban mother.
For the last three years or so, "Karen" has been the internet's stock female antagonist: a righteously annoyed middle-aged white woman who loves coupons, reverse mullet bobs, and, above all else, speaking to the manager. The collision of this well-known meme with an incoming stormfront has generated many joke
For the last three years or so, "Karen" has been the internet's stock female antagonist: a righteously annoyed middle-aged white woman who loves coupons, reverse mullet bobs, and, above all else, speaking to the manager. The collision of this well-known meme with an incoming stormfront has generated many jokes
The masculine given name Garen is a Western Armenian form of the Eastern Armenian Karen. The masculine given name Karen was mentioned by the prominent Armenian historian Movses Khorenatsi (ca.
|by Anonymous||reply 101||04/08/2020|
Mens' names that are spelled phonetically or are just to pretentious
Jacen for Jason
Mychal for Michael
Geoff for Jeff
|by Anonymous||reply 102||04/08/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 103||04/08/2020|
Maybe an FTM name?
|by Anonymous||reply 104||04/08/2020|
Dax or possibly Eli.
|by Anonymous||reply 105||04/08/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 106||04/08/2020|
[quote] Jacen for Jason, Mychal for Michael, Geoff for Jeff
This is why it's hard to take so many DLers seriously.
1. "Geoff" is not phonetic
2. "Geoff" is short for "Geoffrey" which is the original spelling of the Anglo-Norman name, which was then anglicized to "Jeff"
|by Anonymous||reply 107||04/08/2020|
Mike. It's always some fucking Mike.
|by Anonymous||reply 108||04/08/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 109||04/08/2020|
I suspect "David" is someone who wants to talk to the manager. And it's a David who is never a Dave and certainly never a Davy.
|by Anonymous||reply 110||04/08/2020|
[quote]That’s the mail Karen.
|by Anonymous||reply 111||04/08/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 112||04/08/2020|
There isn't an equivalent because they always cheat on their Karen's then leave them in their mid-50s.
|by Anonymous||reply 113||04/08/2020|
Bruce. Or Roger.
|by Anonymous||reply 114||04/08/2020|
R93, I agree with Mitch. Every Mitch I've ever known has been a bitch.
|by Anonymous||reply 115||04/08/2020|
The names Karen and Kevin begin with the same letter, like the word kvetch. K?
|by Anonymous||reply 116||04/08/2020|
The correct answer, OP, is "Chad".
|by Anonymous||reply 117||04/08/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 118||04/09/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 119||04/09/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 120||04/09/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 121||04/09/2020|
It’s still a Karen.
|by Anonymous||reply 122||04/09/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 123||04/09/2020|
R1 Stuart is a little uppity... that fagele full name thing. I do think "Stu" is perfect.
|by Anonymous||reply 124||04/09/2020|
Rick or bruce
|by Anonymous||reply 125||04/09/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 126||04/09/2020|
r102, I think people who think stuff like that are pretentious.
|by Anonymous||reply 127||04/09/2020|
"Geoff" is not phonetic. But it is totally pretentious.
It looks like it should be pronounced "Ghee-off". It's stupid.
|by Anonymous||reply 128||04/09/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 129||04/09/2020|
Men can be "Karen's" too
|by Anonymous||reply 130||04/09/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 131||04/09/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 132||04/09/2020|
Chad. It’s Chad.
|by Anonymous||reply 133||04/09/2020|
It's always been Chad.
|by Anonymous||reply 134||04/10/2020|
Chad is an incel thing. They call anyone with a functioning dick who can score women, "Chad". I like a boomer name like Bob or Mike or Robert, Rich
|by Anonymous||reply 135||04/10/2020|
"Chad" has been the name of male over-privilege since before 2000.
|by Anonymous||reply 136||04/10/2020|
This thread is hilarious. BTW, The only Chad I have ever known IRL has been a sweet, fat, especially-not-entitled American gay man from Missouri!
As regards Asians, or S/SE Asian male Karens, it's usually spelled Kieran,Kiran,Kirin. or less commonly Kierin... only rarely pronounced similarly to Karen; it is more like Kheer-in.
I'm with the poster upthread who maintained there is no male equivalent. Karens are mumsy mums, with an edge, which only unbalanced oestrogen can bring on.
|by Anonymous||reply 137||04/10/2020|
Karen is a War Baby/Boomer name , peaking in the mid-50s. She's someone who bought her clothes at Lerner's or Petries (with the occasional visit to Lynns, home of dollar dresses) until she got a job in Macy's basement and worked her way up to juniors. She has no sense of style but thinks she does. She grew-up in the cheapest block of a slightly better than average suburb. She's always had greater ambitions than for herself, often thwarted. She married well but could have divorced better. Now, she's in real estate working longer than she planned. She does ask for the manager and her peers gossip about her behind her back. Her daughters live as far away as possible.
Chad is not a boomer. He spent summers folding t-shirts at A&F, barely able to afford anything there without his employee discount. He's an underemployed guy who spends too much up on his gym membership and is ultimately dumped by boyfriends who are probably a little above his league to begin with. He will dance badly until well past the age where it is "cute" and undo his gym routine with appletinis and other silly drinks. Karen is old enough to be his mother and he's like her enough to hate her if she is.
|by Anonymous||reply 138||04/10/2020|
Biff is another good name.
Chad and Biff.
|by Anonymous||reply 139||04/10/2020|
Needs to end in a consonant.
|by Anonymous||reply 140||04/10/2020|
R53 is right, Chad is too young.
As a late-boomer myself, I'm thinking back to the names of the guys in my class. I'll go with Greg, Doug, Don, Dave. (Not Steve.)
|by Anonymous||reply 141||04/10/2020|
Aaron rhymes with Karen.
|by Anonymous||reply 142||04/10/2020|
No, people weren't really giving their sons those Aaron and Josh names until the 70s.
|by Anonymous||reply 143||04/10/2020|
R43 Au contraire my friend, we Jews have always been keen on such names. Karens are often Jewish as well! (I have known several) There have also been born many Karens in the late 60s and througjout the 70s
|by Anonymous||reply 144||04/10/2020|
^ for R143
|by Anonymous||reply 145||04/10/2020|
Steve is the male Karen
|by Anonymous||reply 146||04/20/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 147||04/20/2020|
Only Karen wants to speak to the manager to voice her complaints when something isn’t exactly the way she thinks it should be. There is no male equivalent.
|by Anonymous||reply 148||04/20/2020|
I worked for a Dick who was a total Dick. Also, Bruces rub me wrong, but that might be post-Jenner trauma.
|by Anonymous||reply 149||04/20/2020|
r138 no. Chad & Stac(e)y were 4chan's names for the what the eldergays here would call the jock & the cheerleader types. It really meant the UMC in-crowd: white, attractive, moneyed, generally set in life. Their ages were mid/late teens to early twenties.
|by Anonymous||reply 150||04/20/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 151||04/20/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 152||04/20/2020|
R148: You've never lived in the DC area. there are plenty of males here who want to talk to the manager.
|by Anonymous||reply 153||04/20/2020|
As on post mentioned, Kevin is the ideal name for Karen’s equivalent. I’ve known a few Kevins who were assholes. Plus, there’s:
Kevin Spacey Kevin Federline -Brittany’s Ex Kevin Sorbo (Right wing asshole, homophobe)
The exception, of course is Kevin Bacon, whom I admire and like.
|by Anonymous||reply 154||05/23/2020|
The only whiny complaining white privilege asshole I know of is named Brad.
|by Anonymous||reply 155||05/23/2020|
Kevin is one of those common mid century names which lost popularity. There are many Boomers and GenX men with that name. It’s akin to the name Karen.
It’s arrogance, self-importance, entitlement, selfishness. They consider themselves, as “better than”, and believe their middle class status gives them an ethical and moral superiority over others who have less. They ass kiss the rich, are impressed by titles and status, they vote Republican, and they carry a latent racism within themselves, though they deny it. “Pulling the race card” is a frequent utterance, but they cast themselves as victims of racism, because black people assert themselves. They call them out on their white privilege.
They’ll scream for the manager when they don’t get what they want. They’re entitled. It’s all about appearance and no substance.
|by Anonymous||reply 156||05/23/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 157||05/23/2020|
Yeah.... Kevin and Chad work for me.
|by Anonymous||reply 158||05/23/2020|
I love this image that helps us categorize the Beckys and Karens and Susans:
|by Anonymous||reply 159||05/24/2020|
Well, it's acceptable for men to be assertive and even aggressive. Women who are assertive are considered "feminazis" unless they're railing against an obstacle to their white, christian life.
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