Conlanger stereotype poll

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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by vampireshark » 05 Sep 2018 01:40

Oh, why not.

1.) Gender: cis-male
2.) Sexual orientation: gay
3.) Handedness: strongly right-handed
4.) Nationality: United States of America; born in Hawaii, citizen of North Carolina
5.) Ethnicity you primarily identify with: German, Irish, and assorted other British Isles demonyms
6.) Neurotype: probably undiagnosed neuroatypical
7.) Health conditions and physical disabilities: nyet
8.) Do you wear glasses? For driving and shooting only
9.) Facial hair: bearded, but prefer to keep it short-ish
10.) Body type: by most measures, underweight
11.) Subculture: (squiggle of confusion) Well, I like metal...
12.) Species/breed of pets: Back home, one cat and two parakeets
13.) Religion: agnostic (though I put atheist on my application for an Indian visa, so...)
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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by Reyzadren » 05 Sep 2018 23:37

1. Gender: Male
2. Sexual orientation: Straight
3. Handedness: Right
4. Nationality: (non-canon)
5. Ethnicity you primarily identify with: Other
6. Neurotype: No mental health issues
7. Health conditions and physical disabilities: None
8. Do you wear glasses? Yes
9. Facial hair: Beard goatee
10. Body type: Average
11. Subculture: Metalhead
12. Species/breed of pets: None
13. Religion: Islam
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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by Khemehekis » 06 Sep 2018 02:40

Reyzadren wrote:
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6. Neurotype: None
Does this mean your neurotype is neurotypical?
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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by Lambuzhao » 06 Sep 2018 10:16

Khemehekis wrote:
03 Sep 2018 23:30
Lambuzhao wrote:
01 Sep 2018 13:54
3. Right-handedness (writing, pitching, using scissors, cultery), though I play racquet sports with my left (quasi-ambidextrous?)
So you're saying you're cross-handed?
Well, in my neck of the woods, if you weren't equally facile with both hands, but did somethings well with one hand, and other things well with the other, we used to say 'mix handed'. However, after googling both 'ambidextrous' and 'cross-handed', it seems like I would indeed fall under the 'cross-handed' group. :wat:

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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by Reyzadren » 06 Sep 2018 23:19

Khemehekis wrote:
06 Sep 2018 02:40
Reyzadren wrote:
05 Sep 2018 23:37
6. Neurotype: None
Does this mean your neurotype is neurotypical?
Whoops, I meant to say: No mental health issues. Edited.
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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by Khemehekis » 07 Sep 2018 03:58

gestaltist wrote:
31 Aug 2018 11:36
11. Subculture - too old for this bullshit
Hmmm . . . you say here that you were born in 1981, which makes you two years younger than I am. I still identify as a beatnik! So are you ageing too quickly, or am I just growing up too slowly? :wat:

EDIT: Also, I love this line: "Unless I am being pessimistic: then I envision Poland as a nuclear wasteland after an invasion by Putin’s Russia."
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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by Linguifex » 08 Sep 2018 22:16

Are you the ultimate conlanger stereotype? Who's the most archetypal conlanger here? And what IS the actual profile of a typical conlanger, anyway? Let us find out!

1. Gender: Cismale
2. Sexual orientation: Straight
3. Handedness: Right
4. Nationality: American (Ohio)
5. Ethnicity you primarily identify with: Polish, Sicilian
6. Neurotype: Autistic (ASD/Asperger's), OCD
7. Health conditions and physical disabilities: Allergies, autoimmune issues
8. Glasses: Yes
9. Facial hair: No
10. Body type: Overweight/obese (fluctuates a bit depending on factors such as medicine)
11. Subculture: Nerd, geek, metalhead, introvert
12. Species/breed of pets: Dog (blue heeler/lab mix)
13. Religion: Quasi-Lutheran (LCMS; I haven't been catechized yet)
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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by eldin raigmore » 09 Sep 2018 04:57

Lambuzhao wrote:
06 Sep 2018 10:16
Khemehekis wrote:
03 Sep 2018 23:30
Lambuzhao wrote:
01 Sep 2018 13:54
3. Right-handedness (writing, pitching, using scissors, cultery), though I play racquet sports with my left (quasi-ambidextrous?)
So you're saying you're cross-handed?
Well, in my neck of the woods, if you weren't equally facile with both hands, but did somethings well with one hand, and other things well with the other, we used to say 'mix handed'. However, after googling both 'ambidextrous' and 'cross-handed', it seems like I would indeed fall under the 'cross-handed' group. :wat:

Given the above, I guess I’m slightly cross-handed too.
There are many things I do equally well with either hand.
There are even more things I do better with my right hand.
And there are a bunch of things I need both hands for.
But there are just a few things I do better with my left hand.

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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by lsd » 09 Sep 2018 13:25

1. Gender: male (wtf is cis)...
2. Sexual orientation: my private choice...
3. Handedness: I've got two hands...
4. Nationality.: planet earth...
5. Ethnicity you primarily identify: human being...
6. Neurotype: don't know (care) what other think about, for me it's ok...
7. Health conditions and physical disabilities: good for me, but entropist...
8. Do you wear glasses? I don't care of not seeing every microscopic thing...
9. Facial hair: the hairs grow, some time I cut
10. Body type : don't know (care) what other think about, for me it's ok
11. Subculture : french...
12. Species/breed of pets : I don't like to too domesticate animals I live with...
13. Religion: my private choice...

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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by Lambuzhao » 09 Sep 2018 14:52

Khemehekis wrote:
07 Sep 2018 03:58
gestaltist wrote:
31 Aug 2018 11:36
11. Subculture - too old for this bullshit
Hmmm . . . you say here that you were born in 1981, which makes you two years younger than I am. I still identify as a beatnik! So are you ageing too quickly, or am I just growing up too slowly? :wat:

EDIT: Also, I love this line: "Unless I am being pessimistic: then I envision Poland as a nuclear wasteland after an invasion by Putin’s Russia."
I'm somewhere between a decade to a decade and a half older than gestaltist. Not to (mis)speak for ole gesty, but
I think he just doesn't want to consider himself a part of that hair-slicing.

Frankly, neither do I.

Also, IMHO 'beatnik' would refer to folks from the mid fifties to maybe the early sixties (¿?). Some of my eldest cousins consider themselves part of the 'Beat Generation' and they were born in the late forties and early fifties.
At least in my limited experience in the :usa: , that is.

Nevertheless, being born outside of the traditional/stereotypical temporal confines of the Beat Generation, yet choosing to be part of the Beat Generation, is completely okay by me.
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SInce I like and resonate with a number aspects of various subcultures, I'd say I'm a Bowie/Prince/Dr Who
multi-subcultural regenerational.
Good Gawd, that's a mouthful [>_<]

Perchance chrono-chamæleon is just a tad less biggerer and less byzantine (or not).
Mayhap misfit is shorter and more apt, though not necessarily better. :roll:
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Honestly, I would default to the TOFĐB group at the drop of a ha'penny. [:P]

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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by eldin raigmore » 09 Sep 2018 14:57

lsd wrote:
09 Sep 2018 13:25
1. Gender: male (wtf is cis)...
2. Sexual orientation: my private choice...
3. Handedness: I've got two hands...
4. Nationality.: planet earth...
5. Ethnicity you primarily identify: human being...
6. Neurotype: don't know (care) what other think about, for me it's ok...
7. Health conditions and physical disabilities: good for me, but entropist...
8. Do you wear glasses? I don't care of not seeing every microscopic thing...
9. Facial hair: the hairs grow, some time I cut
10. Body type : don't know (care) what other think about, for me it's ok
11. Subculture : french...
12. Species/breed of pets : I don't like to too domesticate animals I live with...
13. Religion: my private choice...
Why even post this refusal to answer?
If you didn’t want to tell us any of these thirteen data, you could have just ignored this thread.

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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by Lambuzhao » 09 Sep 2018 15:23

eldin raigmore wrote:
09 Sep 2018 14:57
lsd wrote:
09 Sep 2018 13:25
1. Gender: male (wtf is cis)...
2. Sexual orientation: my private choice...
3. Handedness: I've got two hands...
4. Nationality.: planet earth...
5. Ethnicity you primarily identify: human being...
6. Neurotype: don't know (care) what other think about, for me it's ok...
7. Health conditions and physical disabilities: good for me, but entropist...
8. Do you wear glasses? I don't care of not seeing every microscopic thing...
9. Facial hair: the hairs grow, some time I cut
10. Body type : don't know (care) what other think about, for me it's ok
11. Subculture : french...
12. Species/breed of pets : I don't like to too domesticate animals I live with...
13. Religion: my private choice...
Why even post this refusal to answer?
If you didn’t want to tell us any of these thirteen data, you could have just ignored this thread.
No need to seize 'em at the base of their snarglies: let the 'french earthling' have their say. Clearly lsd must be the fourth Conehead.
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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by lsd » 09 Sep 2018 17:06

damn, i'm discovered...
(but this is not a refusal to answer...that is precisely my point on this, I conlang precisely to following my way...)

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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by OTʜᴇB » 10 Sep 2018 23:31

1. Sex: Male
2. Sexual orientation: Honestly not sure, but I don't care tbh
3. Handedness: Right
4. Nationality: English (shame saying "European" won't work so well in the future)
5. Ethnicity you primarily identify with: White British (I get to choose? What?)
6. Neurotype: History of depression, but that's about it
7. Health conditions and physical disabilities: None, but I'm weak as all fuck
8. Do you wear glasses? No
9. Facial hair: Barely
10. Body type: Ectomorph
11. Subculture: musician, Linux-user (that should tell you enough right?)
12. Species/breed of pets: None
13. Religion: Gnostic Atheist
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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by gestaltist » 11 Sep 2018 10:37

Khemehekis wrote:
07 Sep 2018 03:58
gestaltist wrote:
31 Aug 2018 11:36
11. Subculture - too old for this bullshit
Hmmm . . . you say here that you were born in 1981, which makes you two years younger than I am. I still identify as a beatnik! So are you ageing too quickly, or am I just growing up too slowly? :wat:

EDIT: Also, I love this line: "Unless I am being pessimistic: then I envision Poland as a nuclear wasteland after an invasion by Putin’s Russia."
I don't think there's too-quick or too-slow aging. I find subcultures juvenile and don't identify with them anymore. It's how I feel about them.

And thanks for linking to that earlier post of mine. It mentioned Lirsh - a conlang I forgot I even had.

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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by CarsonDaConlanger » 17 Sep 2018 17:10

1. Gender Cismale
2. Sexual orientation bisexual
3. Handedness right
4. Nationality. US-Kansas (Yee-Haw!)
5. Ethnicity you primarily identify with. English
6. Neurotype ADHD
7. Health conditions and physical disabilities. Cystic Fibrosis
8. Do you wear glasses? No
9. Facial hair No
10. Body type average
11. Subculture metalhead/nerd/theater kid
12. Species/breed of pets Dogs Mutt
13. Religion Agnostic

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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by rgj40q » 11 Nov 2018 12:52

1. Gender. Male.
2. Sexual orientation. Straight.
3. Handedness. Right-handed.
4. Nationality. Siberian.
5. Ethnicity. East Slav.
6. Neurotype. Normie.
7. Health conditions and physical disabilities. None.
8. Do you wear glasses? No.
9. Facial hair. I shave.
10. Body type. Average to muscular. (I work on it.)
11. Subculture. Loner.
12. Species/breed of pets. I like cats, but don't have any.
13. Religion. Agnostic.

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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by rgj40q » 11 Nov 2018 16:02

So far the conlanger stereotype is:
* cismale 95,65%
* right-handed 69,57%
* neurotypical 52,17%
* glasses wearer 60,87%
* pet owner 65,22%
* not into religion 52,17%

I didn't count attributes below 50%.

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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by eldin raigmore » 11 Nov 2018 23:18

rgj40q wrote:
11 Nov 2018 12:52
4. Nationality. Siberian.
Are dream catchers a Siberian thing too?

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Re: Conlanger stereotype poll

Post by rgj40q » 12 Nov 2018 06:10

eldin raigmore wrote:
11 Nov 2018 23:18
Are dream catchers a Siberian thing too?
I doubt that, I've seen it first in the 2003 film Dreamcatcher. [:)]

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