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The Seven Deadly Sirens [Jun. 6th, 2008|12:59 pm]
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This is a Men's Heatlh article in today's Yahoo website

http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/b/mens-health/1967/seven-deadly-sirens/

Look whom they've chosen to represent the "Drama Queen" LMAO!!

(I'm going to save a copy of this article when I get home)

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[User Picture]From: dhlawrence
2008-06-06 03:45 am (UTC)
I think everybody knows one of these--sometimes more than one in the same woman!
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[User Picture]From: thefoxaroo
2008-06-07 02:04 am (UTC)
Oh yes! Certainly there are women who are mixtures.

In fairness meanwhile I'm sure there's a similar list concerning men.
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[User Picture]From: alaskawolf
2008-06-06 03:47 pm (UTC)
oh man the woman i have dated :O too many drama queens, id rather take a klingon :P
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[User Picture]From: deckardcanine
2008-06-06 04:47 pm (UTC)
For the Makeover Artist, I skimmed when they said, "Guess what you'll be wearing to the next barbie?" I momentarily thought it was saying something about the Artist choosing your clothes much as she used to do for her Barbie dolls. Then I got the idea of her picking the same kinds of clothes as for Barbie. As if the Ken style weren't gay enough!
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[User Picture]From: thefoxaroo
2008-06-07 02:03 am (UTC)
Aussie slang. "Barbie" = Barbeque. I've never liked this slang myself, when it's easier to write "BBQ".

The confusion was once used in a gag for an episode of an Australian sitcom "Hey Dad" when the father complained about all the accessories he'd bought for his daughter's "Barbie" and a nearby joker replied "You forgot 'toss another shrimp on the Barbie' "
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[User Picture]From: deckardcanine
2008-06-07 07:51 pm (UTC)
Oh, I know the slang term -- what movie-loving American doesn't? It's just not my default interpretation.
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[User Picture]From: thefoxaroo
2008-06-07 02:15 am (UTC)
Rather than saving a copy of the article at home, I realised it would be better to print out a PDF copy and bring that home...

...and I left it at work. Typical Stephan. :(

There's a huge volume of information to assimilate in this and I haven't quite comprehended all of it (even with my dyslexic glasses) but I've taken in the overall gist. "The Klingon" title doesn't sound very apt to me. I would have expected such a person to be volatile, brutal or a control freak.

My first girlfriend was certainly a mixture; she had elements of The Gold-Digger (certainly she was NOT in love with me, just whatever she could get out of me), and the Drama Queen (sheesh, the petty things she would turn into tantrums the size of atomic detonations).

I'm not sure if I can identify my 2nd girlfriend in any of these. She wasn't a Gold-Digger (she often claimed she wasn't good enough for me because she was so poor - I always replied that I didn't care), she wasn't a Makeover Artist, she could occasionally be a Drama Queen but not to the point that it was anything serious, she doesn't fit the "Klingon" category although she DID tend to want me to call her rather frequently, she certainly was never an Ice Queen, nor a Nagger or a Martyr. I guess she just wasn't a siren.
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[User Picture]From: deckardcanine
2008-06-07 07:53 pm (UTC)
I agree with you on "Klingon." They mean to evoke "Cling-on," but it takes too long to figure out.
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[User Picture]From: thefoxaroo
2008-06-07 10:11 pm (UTC)
Aha... Thanks. Now it makes a little more sense...
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