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Can get tae fuck.
when people make nasty comments about the way other people smell.
I can still smell your mum all over me.
they are foul and disgusting people
who regularly come out with these hateful, disgusted comments about people's odour, people who almost certainly don't mean to smell, but do smell for one unfortunate reason or another. using words like 'tramp', wrinkling their faces into spiteful contortions.
not even chain smokers and alcoholics are deserving of that. it says far more about the foulness of the character of those making the comments.
obviously something in the upbringing of people who react like this will have caused this kind of nasty streak, but it's loathsome nonetheless
Is there really any excuse for poor personal hygiene? It can be properly unpleasant for other people to be around.
how many people who smell are wholly conscious of the smell, the effect is has on others, and the means to rid themselves of it, and still choose to not make themselves smell better?
i'mn sure there are plenty of people who smell because of some medical ocndition or whatever, but equally there are people who just don't bother to keep themselves fresh. It's extremely selfish to those around you. Maybe that selfishness is a symptom of some kind of mental health issue which is obviously very sad, but you can't blame people for recoiling when their noses encounter a foul stend. It's an instinctive thing.
I mean, people who would opt to smell bad out of selfishness... that's a pretty perverse notion, since smelling bad doesn't benefit them.
and laziness, well that just means they lack the impetus to take care of their personal hygeine, and that urge can't come from nowhere.
if you believe in free will, then fair enough, but I categorically do not, and as such, I don't blame these people.
is this what you're actually saying?
which I'm sorry but I ifnd to be a bizarre, fantastical, depressing, apologist and defeatist approach to life.
it's also backed up by science.
in both cases.
in either case.
You are wrong (again).
y'know, knock off the glib, superior tone? actually say something?
it is a compassionate viewpoint, as it means those with a great semblance of free will have to help those with less.
and free will is illogical; everything is preceded by an impulse, there isn't some inexplicable, indivisible agent from which an urge miraculously emanates.
people can change, but they need the influence of stronger people. in this case, more civilised people.
I've personally known people to kick up a right (fuck it, full steam ahead) stink when someone's had a kind, quiet word about it. That's not a fun conversation to initiate, let me tell you. And I've known someone to pointedly not change their habits afterwards. It's basically anti-social behaviour at that point.
If your colleague isn't normally smelly, but pongs on a couple of occasions this time of year, I would just grin and bear it.
Worst smell. Absolute worst.
And it's vile. If you've ever been to a stoner rock gig it's the smell that isn't cheap weed.
That means it's probably me.
I did wonder...
ridiculously high maintenance, would phone her boyfriend and verbally abuse him every lunchtime in front of everyone. hair, nails, make-up immaculate but reeked of BO. felt sorry for her and the manager who had to call her to one side and tried to be diplomatic about it. she went mental, got the union involved, threatened to sue the place, played the race card, the works. bad case of being self-absorbed but having no self-awareness.
stinks of deep fried artichoke
the original title of that overplayed REM classic ?
use an antiperspirant. End of.
Some people might whiff a bit at the end of a hot day in the office, but coming in at 9am on a winters morning stinking of BO is not on. As pointed out by epimer, its anti-social.
and in summer if you end up in the lift with him it's difficult to breathe.
Have had to do this a couple of time. People have a responsibility to not make the work environment unpleasant for their colleagues. It has to be diplomatic and sympathetic of course and if there is a medical problem involved then of course consideration has to be given.
At the end of the day, your responsibilities at work extend to decent personal hygiene, as simple as that. The other factor is the person might not even realise and thus, it could be a favour to them. Should be done by their report or HR or a chummy person at work.
that's the big question.
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