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Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 12:51:51 Reply

Didn't the middle finger mean a racial term? Now all i see it being used for is for a completly retarded "fuck you" sign, even though that's the finger next to that one. i've noticed this quite a lot recently.


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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 12:52:23 Reply

the middle finger means nothing.

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 12:53:02 Reply

don't know, don't care, don't do it around your parents. if you really care try wikipedia.


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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 12:53:34 Reply

Look at me using my resources instead of asking the BBS oh.


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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 12:54:55 Reply

no the middle finger never meant anything racial and i beleive it was started during the revolutionary war

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 12:55:12 Reply

Longbows require the middle fingers to use so enemys cut them off but the remaining people who weren't ever captured flipped them off to insult them...

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 13:22:04 Reply

No, it never meant anything racist, all it meant was I AM STONE COLD STEVE AUSTIN, AND IM GONNA OPEN A CAN OF WHOOP ASS ON YOU


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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 13:26:22 Reply

At 7/11/08 12:53 PM, Strength wrote: Look at me using my resources instead of asking the BBS oh.

In Iran, and several other middle eastern countries, the "thumbs up" gesture means the same as "the finger" in western countries which can result in misunderstandings.

LOL, no wonder we're hated there.


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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 13:27:04 Reply

hahah the fangul/... my grandpararents would do this to eachother all the time along with the bent elbow inslult.. i had no idea they were documented ..this is great.. gotta love italian old people

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 13:27:36 Reply

At 7/11/08 12:53 PM, paintballr wrote: don't know, don't care, don't do it around your parents. if you really care try wikipedia.

I cuss around my parents. I cuss AT them at times when they piss me off.


well, like, you couldn't, like, find it because, like, you're dumb, god
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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 13:28:16 Reply

No, it means "Fuck you."
So...

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 13:28:50 Reply

The middle finger was used for in the revolutionary war, back in medieval days, one of the countrys, when they caught their enemy, would cut off their middle finger. So when the enemy ran into battle they would flip off their opponent to show them they have never been captured, thus being a hard warrior to defeat. :D


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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 13:40:39 Reply

i use the finger a lot but i don't know what it means.

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 14:24:36 Reply

At 7/11/08 12:53 PM, Strength wrote: Look at me using my resources instead of asking the BBS oh.

Wait whut!?

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 14:39:54 Reply

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 14:41:09 Reply

I prefer biting my thumb at you, sir.


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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 14:47:58 Reply

At 7/11/08 02:41 PM, AlphaCentauri wrote: I prefer biting my thumb at you, sir.

lol intellegent win

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 14:52:12 Reply

At 7/11/08 01:28 PM, Night-Mare wrote: The middle finger was used for in the revolutionary war

That's not true. It's just an urban legend.


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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 14:58:38 Reply

At 7/11/08 02:41 PM, AlphaCentauri wrote: I prefer biting my thumb at you, sir.

lol intellegent win

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 15:04:16 Reply

The middle finger comes from the V sign, which originated during the Hundred Year's War. That's how the British longbowmen taunted the French knights, showing them that they still had their bow fingers readily attached.


...also, TL;DR.

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 15:07:21 Reply

At 7/11/08 01:26 PM, STEM wrote:
In Iran, and several other middle eastern countries, the "thumbs up" gesture means the same as "the finger" in western countries which can result in misunderstandings.


LOL, no wonder we're hated there.

I think Bedn would definitely be Executed there


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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 15:57:19 Reply

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 15:59:34 Reply

At 7/11/08 01:27 PM, Sk8erGirl14 wrote:
At 7/11/08 12:53 PM, paintballr wrote: don't know, don't care, don't do it around your parents. if you really care try wikipedia.
I cuss around my parents. I cuss AT them at times when they piss me off.

well, i can too but my parents get mad when i flip them off. i NEVER cuss at them cause that just leads to bad shit, and it's disrespectful


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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 16:03:54 Reply

I like to refer to it as the bad hand signal when I'm driving.

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 16:05:17 Reply

I just see the middle finger as "Fuck you" and thats all. Its meant to piss someone off. Well if its not i have been using it wrong.

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 19:44:50 Reply

Beware the double deuce!

Strong Bad's favorite style of 'the bird'.

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 19:50:06 Reply

Its traced back to ancient rome a greece.

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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 19:50:26 Reply

The longbowman theory is way off.

THe origin is much older; in ancient Rome, they thought all parts of the body are coonected to eachother by energy links, or something, and that the middle finger was connected this way to the genitalia. So flipping someone off would be the equivelant of wagging your member at someone.


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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 19:52:11 Reply

At 7/11/08 02:41 PM, AlphaCentauri wrote: I prefer biting my thumb at you, sir.

yes? and i fart in your general direction


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Response to Middle finger.. 2008-07-11 20:23:33 Reply

I've heard that in sign language it means erected penis...


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