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Why do men have nipples?
« on: 05/04/2003 16:40:57 »
Why do men have nipples?

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #1 on: 06/04/2003 09:14:44 »
So they can breastfeed ! Actually not such a stupid comment in fact - men's breast tissue can produce milk if exposed to the correct circulating hormones including 'prolactin'. In some instances men with high prolactin levels do develop 'galactorrhoea' (production of breast milk) and can express milk from their breasts.

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #2 on: 10/04/2003 14:23:50 »
i've been wondering....why do we have eyebrows?

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #3 on: 12/04/2003 16:23:53 »
roe...fish eggs?[:p]

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #4 on: 12/04/2003 20:16:19 »
they don't bloody work very well, i want my money back God! [:p]

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #5 on: 13/04/2003 02:11:03 »
Perhaps you could just trade yours in for one of those huge "unibrows" some men have that run from ear to ear[:o)].
 

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #6 on: 13/04/2003 13:20:47 »
nah, in the sake of vanity i won't.

The answer to this one is to place vaseline in your eyebrows, it stops the sweat from dripping straight through and redirects it around the edges.

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #7 on: 13/04/2003 23:30:59 »
Wouldn;t you get shed-loads of zits around the 'eyebrow-line' from all the vaseline ? Plus it would look rather bizarre and is unlikely to attract many women...

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #8 on: 14/04/2003 00:14:42 »
you only wear the vaseline during sport when you are likely to sweat profusely, ex scotland goalkeeper used to use this technique. Spots are unlikely if you only do it for a few hours a week.

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #9 on: 14/04/2003 00:15:25 »
Ooooohhhhh, baby! [:o)]
« Last Edit: 14/04/2003 02:28:41 by Donnah »
 

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #10 on: 14/04/2003 00:24:57 »
does this excite you? [:X];) getting oiled up for sport? LOL!

I've never done it, i never sweat enough! probably more painful is when it rains and the gel/wax in your hair runs and gets in your eyes, YOuCH!

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #11 on: 14/04/2003 02:30:24 »
Sounds as attractive as having a root canal and doing taxes. [xx(]
 

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #12 on: 14/04/2003 10:48:21 »
beautifully put! :D

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #13 on: 15/04/2003 22:26:09 »
or watching an episode of Brookside, or Neighbours. UUgh. Makes me shudder to think about it !
 

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #14 on: 15/04/2003 22:26:41 »
And Casualty come to that ! At least you can laugh at ER.
 

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #15 on: 18/04/2003 12:10:40 »
What makes casualty so funny is that its probably the most coincidental place in the world. Sod searching the internet for long lost realatives, just chop a finger off or get hit by a bus and go to Holby City, chances are one of your relatives will be brought in shortly after having tripped over the finger you chopped off....

God! i could write the script LOL! :D

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #16 on: 18/04/2003 12:32:57 »
No way - your script is DEFINITELY more believable !

And besides, to get into Casualty or Holby city the finger would have to be homosexual and struggling to come to terms with its sexuality whilst doing its utmost to conceal its real feelings from the rest of your body.
 

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #17 on: 19/04/2003 17:18:21 »
Would this latent homosexual finger, by any chance, be the middle finger of a middle child who was actually trying to saw off the ring of truth s/he was wearing after misunderstanding their mother holding up her middle finger and shouting "sod off!"[:o)]?
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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #18 on: 20/04/2003 23:51:12 »
Yep, could be !

Maybe we should write our own online science soap opera. Quite literally "science fiction" !

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #19 on: 21/04/2003 14:51:56 »
Well the reason is, is that men and women start as the same, only women are the "delux model" in that there are extra features on the "base model" that is men .... the base model has nipples, females just have them developped further ...
 

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #20 on: 21/04/2003 14:52:41 »
oops, sorry for butting in, didn't realise ...
 

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #21 on: 21/04/2003 17:14:15 »
so you could say that we start off as a homeobox... women just get a few extra bits added on... not sure if the term homeobox is relative here.

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #22 on: 21/04/2003 18:13:47 »
I'm all for the Science Soap Opera idea.  Any studios want to take us on[8D]?

Considering the medical side, maybe we should call it a Science Soap Opera-tion!  Soap is fabricated using lyes too, so that bit fits.  

Men with nipple envy, I'd like to remind you that men have a few deluxe parts of their own that women don't have[:I].
 

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #23 on: 24/03/2004 19:30:59 »
quote:
Originally posted by Donnah

I'm all for the Science Soap Opera idea.  Any studios want to take us on[8D]?

Considering the medical side, maybe we should call it a Science Soap Opera-tion!  Soap is fabricated using lyes too, so that bit fits.  

Men with nipple envy, I'd like to remind you that men have a few deluxe parts of their own that women don't have[:I].

 

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Re: Why do men have nipples?
« Reply #24 on: 25/03/2004 03:54:59 »
Does anyone know of any animals (I'm guessing they'd have to be mamals) where the males breast-feed the young?


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