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Gender?

Post by Lenk42602 » Jan 09, 2008 10:35 am

Am conducting some specific research regarding enthusiasts..... Already know the answer to this one

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Re: Gender?

Post by ngocthach1130 » Jan 10, 2008 12:32 am

It's a shame even in this day and age the result is still so bias.

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Re: Gender?

Post by Link » Jan 10, 2008 1:02 am

Now that I think about it, are there any chicks AT ALL on this forum?
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Re: Gender?

Post by Lessss » Jan 10, 2008 2:17 am

Well one of my customers was female. She doesn't browse this board as far as I know.
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Re: Gender?

Post by blackstangt » Apr 20, 2008 5:10 am

This figures

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Re: Gender?

Post by Dr. Shock » Apr 20, 2008 11:10 am

It isn't like we're crude or talk a lot of macho trash here. I don't think we do anything to drive them away. They never come here in the first place.

Women just aren't interested in nuts and bolts stuff the way men are, at least not in any significant numbers. I kind of wish they were, but they're not.

I used to have a girlfriend who wouldn't even sit in the car and push the pedal when I was trying to bleed the brakes. Thank God my wife is good about stuff like that. She'll even go with me to the junk yard on occasion, but I don't push it, because I'd feel bad about passing on clothes shopping expeditions, which give me an eye-glazing after 20 minutes.

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Re: Gender?

Post by fechter » Apr 21, 2008 11:44 pm

You guys forget BrendaEM. Perhaps our only female member?

She hasn't posted for a while.... perhaps we drove her away.
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Re: Gender?

Post by Mathurin » Apr 22, 2008 7:19 am

This would have made an awesome april 1st: "In order to make the forum more attractive to women, blah, blah. New candy pink and unicorns theme for the website & forums."
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Re: Gender?

Post by swbluto » Jun 29, 2008 4:42 pm

There's not a lot females into electronics. The most "engineering" geared females I've come across basically wanted to do civil engineering(Another wanted to do chemical engineering), but not too many seem interested in the "hard" sciences. One hypothesis is that the standard deviation in mathematical/scientific abilities is less for females, so there's substantially less females at relatively high thresholds that many scientific fields are thought to possess.

Like electronics. By the ways, I'm sure there's a far greater percentage of females riding Wal-mart electric bicycles among the electric female bicyclist's crowd, since they're just the "Buy and Go" variety with little to no assembly required.

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Re: Gender?

Post by Iron Yeti » Jun 29, 2008 4:49 pm

God. What a sausage fest.

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Re: Gender?

Post by voicecoils » Jun 29, 2008 6:32 pm

Iron Yeti wrote:God. What a sausage fest.
BrendaEM, JennyB, redheadedEVgirl (electricmotorsports employee) are the three I can think of.

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Re: Gender?

Post by Sputnik » Jun 30, 2008 12:40 am

There's a user (commanda) who signs off with "Amanda". I presume another point to the ladies.

Can you imagine a girl lecturing about the various battery chemistries? Not that there's anything wrong with that. I fear this state will return to haunt me.

I know of a girl in my engineering class who's studying mechatronics, but she's quite a tom-boy from what I've noticed.

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Re: Gender?

Post by TylerDurden » Jun 30, 2008 7:45 am

I'm sure this poll reveals more about gender & polls, than gender & ebikes.
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Re: Gender?

Post by Lock » Jun 30, 2008 10:30 am

I'm right across the street from a campus w/50,000 students. The engineers of course parade around at the start of each new academic year (wearing their hard hats, so easy to spot versus all the other students.) Anyway, point is that at last head count about half of the engineering students were women. So I expect EVers will see more women "aboard"... EVentually.
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Re: Gender?

Post by pwbset » Jun 30, 2008 11:55 am

Lock wrote:EVers will see more women "aboard"... EVentually.
In the paragliding world it's common knowledge (very grudgingly given at times) that women make superior "pilots" than men do. In a finesse sport like that it doesn't pay to be heavy handed etc. I feel the ebiking can take a similar finesse with all the wiring trickery and coaxing of amp hours and feeling the e-systems etc. I sure know that women notice my ebike a LOT more than men do when cruising around in public and believe me it ain't cause of my looks or anything. :?:

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Re: Gender?

Post by Link » Jun 30, 2008 12:34 pm

Whoa...someone checked "Female"! :o
pwbset wrote:I sure know that women notice my ebike a LOT more than men do when cruising around in public and believe me it ain't cause of my looks or anything.
How do you know this?
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Re: Gender?

Post by pwbset » Jun 30, 2008 12:39 pm

Link wrote:
pwbset wrote:I sure know that women notice my ebike a LOT more than men do when cruising around in public and believe me it ain't cause of my looks or anything.
How do you know this?
:lol: Only because every time I go to the grocery store or bank or restaurant girls are the only ones that come up and ask about it. Who knows... maybe it's because I do "girly" things like the grocery shopping and banking. :wink:

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Re: Gender?

Post by Link » Jun 30, 2008 12:46 pm

pwbset wrote:
Link wrote:
pwbset wrote:I sure know that women notice my ebike a LOT more than men do when cruising around in public and believe me it ain't cause of my looks or anything.
How do you know this?
:lol: Only because every time I go to the grocery store or bank or restaurant girls are the only ones that come up and ask about it. Who knows... maybe it's because I do "girly" things like the grocery shopping and banking. :wink:
Potentially. Or because guys are less likely to ask. :?

I've actually had only one person ask me about my bike (a guy in a car while I was at a stoplight). "What does it run on?"
"Batteries."
"How far?"
"Not far. The batteries suck."
"How fast?"
"Little over 30."
"Nice."
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Re: Gender?

Post by pwbset » Jun 30, 2008 1:02 pm

Link wrote:Or because guys are less likely to ask. :?
Living in a town of 7,000 people where the majority of construction worker men drive F-250 or higher trucks may also have a lot to do with it. Most of the women are massage therapists and yoga teachers. Hmmm... what kind of freakish place am I living?!? :shock:

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Re: Gender?

Post by Link » Jun 30, 2008 1:04 pm

pwbset wrote:
Link wrote:Or because guys are less likely to ask. :?
Living in a town of 7,000 people where the majority of construction worker men drive F-250 or higher trucks may also have a lot to do with it. Most of the women are massage therapists and yoga teachers. Hmmm... what kind of freakish place am I living?!? :shock:
Doesn't matter, because it's probably better than the multi-million population of the city I'm living in; nought but dumb gangsters and bad drivers. :roll:
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Re: Gender?

Post by swbluto » Jun 30, 2008 11:46 pm

Lock wrote:I'm right across the street from a campus w/50,000 students. The engineers of course parade around at the start of each new academic year (wearing their hard hats, so easy to spot versus all the other students.) Anyway, point is that at last head count about half of the engineering students were women. So I expect EVers will see more women "aboard"... EVentually.
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Re: Gender?

Post by Lenk42602 » Jul 01, 2008 10:59 am

uhh guys, face it. WE'RE GEEKS! :lol:

This gal I work with calls me Data from the movie The Goonies.......

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Re: Gender?

Post by swbluto » Aug 30, 2008 3:13 pm

Hmmmm.... oddly enough, it appears this post at http://visforvoltage.org/forum/4396-my- ... ke-scooter has three participants, 2 of whom have "female names", suggesting that there might be something about Endless-Sphere that's repelling females as compared to the VisFor... site.

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Re: Gender?

Post by ngocthach1130 » Aug 30, 2008 7:19 pm

I think TD and shinyballs Avatar drove them off. Don't think shinyballs is an appealing phrase either lol.
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Re: Gender?

Post by nasukaren » Aug 30, 2008 7:45 pm

The crowd over at the 'V' is definitely different than here. The 'V' is like an enthusiasts' picnic at a state park, while E-S is more like a biker bar. :-P

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