Then, in many locations the posters there will be more polite to female posters and let them get away with more lapses in nettiquitte than male posters. (My guess on this is that women tend to be helpful to most anyone but us men tend to try harder to help women (and so impress them with our wittiness, charm and technical prowess) than we will to help other men (who we figure if they don't know what is going on they don't belong in our turf.)) Finally, there are a number of (mostly teenage) males on the Internet who are rather desperate to talk to anyone female and some men pretend to be women just to have some fun at their expense.
I'm sure there are some other reasons as well but none of them are anything I would be overly concerned about (except maybe the slight tendancy for cruelty displayed in my third case.) tanstaafl (male) ------------------ "Sometimes I think the web is just a big plot to keep people like me away from normal society." --- Dilberttanstaafl, that still doesn't explain the phenomenon of straight men going into cybersex chat rooms and pretending to be women, and cybering with another man. Heck I used to go into cybersex rooms for a while on IRC just for the hell of it, and no one ever believed I was female.
Research on gay men has frequently focused on fidelity and the capacity to sustain long-term relationships.Specifically, I believe evolutionary psychology and human mating can help explain why relationships between straight women and gay men tend to flourish.At first glance, this explanation may seem quite counterintuitive. It wasn't something "pointless to share," it's a question, so I put it in here.I'm not trying to be annoying, I really was curious if there's something to be worried about when someone does this stuff. A girl This is something that has also perplexed me.