Dear proud owners of the Y chromosome:
I've noticed lately, that I do a funny thing. When I get to a door before someone, I hold it open for them. Some people consider this good manners.
Now, the way I understand it, it's also good manners to walk through this door and say "Thank you". Granted, if you don't say thank you, it's fine. And yes, it is a little bit of a pet peeve of mine when someone insists on pushing the door open when I'm clearly holding it, but I suppose if that's your thing, go for it.
What I do not understand is why I am running into more and more males who flat out refuse to walk through a door I am holding for them. Nor am I any more capable of understanding why someone would literally push me through said doorway so I could go first. So far the only explanations I have received fall along the lines of "I'm a gentleman" or "That's not how I was raised".
I would like to inform you that I am not a lady. I do not know how to dance, do needlepoint or sing. I am simply a human being who is trying to be nice to you.
I am also not a crazy feminist. If you were to hold the door for me (without pushing me out of the way to do so) I would walk through and thank you. I am, however, a feminist (to where I believe in gender equality) and saying that me holding a door for you goes against your morals is not a fair argument because me giving up the door for you to hold it and let me go through first goes against mine. And, I don't think I'm being silly in saying that your request is a little more unreasonable than mine is.
To take a line from those men who rant about women who yell at them for holding open a door "I was just trying to be polite, so STFU, bitch."
I also understand that this rant doesn't apply to most guys, and that's awesome; keep up the good work.
So I just finished rewatching season 1 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and during "Prophecy Girl" (the season finale) there's an AWESOME version of the Nerf Herder theme done on the piano.
Since some of you are Buffy fans/music whores, can anyone think of where I can find this song (I tried iTunes, no luck).