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What is something you assumed about another jelly, only to discover you were completely wrong?

Asked by _zen_ (7854points) May 23rd, 2011

I’ve done it many times with the sex/age of a jelly.

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janbb's avatar

i assumed that buttonstc and drdredd were guys and that rarebear was a woman.

auntydeb's avatar

it was only momentary… honest, but I thought each jelly really was their avatar.

LuckyGuy's avatar

That FutureMemory was a guy,... chick,.... dude,.... dudette…

erichw1504's avatar

I assumed @worriedguy was a gal. I am not that smart.

linguaphile's avatar

I’ve assumed the jelly was a jerk, but awww… was wrong—wanted to be friends but think I ran him/her off…

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

I wrongly assumed that Vunessuh liked airplane rides. XD

_zen_'s avatar

But is it yours?

FutureMemory's avatar

I was born with it. No one else has claimed ownership for quite awhile ;)

Lightlyseared's avatar

I assumed Lightlyseared wouldn’t hang around that long.

janbb's avatar

@FutureMemory So – you are a guy?

LuckyGuy's avatar

@FutureMemory You’re much cuter when you use the ‘chick’ avatars.

FutureMemory's avatar

@worriedguy Why do you think I use those so much ;)

@janbb Yes, I am a dude. 220lbs, 6’4”, testicles etc.

_zen_'s avatar

He’s not so cute now, eh @worriedguy ?

FutureMemory's avatar

<—- That better, @worriedguy ?

janbb's avatar

Is that tits or ass?

FutureMemory's avatar

You don’t see the collar bone?

tinyfaery's avatar

The only assumptions that turn out to be wrong (that I know of) are in regards to the sex (not gender) of certain jellies. I thought ragingloli was a girl for soo long.

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incendiary_dan's avatar

So far my assumptions have borne out. I don’t make assumptions regularly or lightly, so that probably helps.

FutureMemory's avatar

I thought ragingloli was a cyborg.

Blueroses's avatar

I’ve been wrong about age/gender so often that I’ve decided not to worry about it at all. However, it would really help me out if everyone tacked a little symbol ♂ ♀ (or transgender which I can’t do on my keyboard) at the end of their user names. I’d appreciate it.

tinyfaery's avatar

I’ve been told loli is a man.

Kayak8's avatar

I thought Zen (in various incarnations) was a ♀ for the longest time. I typically guess older folks are younger than they are (thought some 50–60 year olds were 30–40) and that younger folks are younger than they are (thought some 18–25 year olds were 12–16) . . .

FutureMemory's avatar

@Blueroses However, it would really help me out if everyone tacked a little symbol ♂ ♀ (or transgender which I can’t do on my keyboard) at the end of their user names

The transgender symbol is on every standard keyboard…it’s the ”?” key.

Those lacking any shred of a sense of humor can kiss my ass.

JLeslie's avatar

Recently I tought a jelly must be 16 and they wound up to be 26. Then there are 14 year olds on here who are way beyond there years, very impressive. I guess wrong all of the time, gender, age, country, state, etc, etc.

KateTheGreat's avatar

I always thought that @incendiary_dan was going to be a jerk….Hahaha. He’s actually a pretty cool guy!

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FutureMemory's avatar

@KatetheGreat You met him in real life? I’m confused about your “going to be” comment.

Jeruba's avatar

For some time, months, I thought Dog was male. And there was kind of a strange effect for me when I learned otherwise: it turned out that the personality I had formed in my mind around the name through seeing many posts didn’t transfer neatly to a female being. I had to scratch and start over. And so . . . and so I found that I missed the person I thought was Dog, who never existed, even as I enjoyed getting to know another Dog.

MilkyWay's avatar

I first thought @Fiddle was quite young, like 14 or 15, judging by some pics he used as avatars from when he was younger. Got quite a shock when he changed it to a recent one lol!

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KateTheGreat's avatar

@FutureMemory Nahh, one of the first responses that I read from him made me think he was going to be snobby or something. Hahahaha. I haven’t met him.

KateTheGreat's avatar

@queenie Hahaha, I thought the direct opposite. I thought fiddle was an old man at first.

Kardamom's avatar

I thought @queenie and @Symbeline were much older, because of their thoughtful and mature answers and writing style.

And until recently I thought @ucme was an American.

I also thought @zen was a female (just because I too, love the Patrick Stewart) and I thought that @klutzaroo was a fellow because of her ballsy, to the point, no nonsense answers.

And until just a few days ago I thought @MyNewtBoobs was My New Boobs and I couldn’t figure out why she’d want to get implants.

I also thought, and still do, and am never sure, that a few jellies are actually trolls.

Aethelwine's avatar

I assumed @zen and @wudayatta were the same person so he/she could get 6 questions per day.~

_zen_'s avatar

I loled.

Blueroses's avatar

That’s a fascinating theory @jonsblond

SuperMouse's avatar

@katethegreat I thought Fiddle was older as well!

KateTheGreat's avatar

@SuperMouse I honestly thought he was a retiree that liked to play bluegrass.

Silly me.

Brian1946's avatar

I thought that klutzaroo was Australian because of her k…aroo user name.

I thought that BoBo1946 and I were brothers because we have the same surname. ;-)

cockswain's avatar

I don’t know if @zen is male or female, cylon or human.

auntydeb's avatar

i don’t know who anyone is any more, not even myself.

cookieman's avatar

I have misread ages and sex more times than I can count.

For the record, I really am a giant cookie.

MilkyWay's avatar

@cprevite well then, prepare to be devoured! Mwhahaha!

cookieman's avatar

:: run awaaaaayyy ::

MilkyWay's avatar

do giant cookies have legs? I change my mind

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MilkyWay's avatar

@noelleptc Aww, will you do that for me? Then we can both devour it together ;)

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MilkyWay's avatar

Nom nom nom
pass us the milk, will ya sistah?

KateTheGreat's avatar

Dudes. I just made some cookies. They don’t have legs though.

Brian1946's avatar

I only eat willing food, not that which tries to escape me. I have some legless oatmeal raisin cookies that have never tried to flee.

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Kardamom's avatar

One of my friends accused me of not eating any food that scurries.

cookieman's avatar

This conversation is making me vaguely uncomfortable.

Blueroses's avatar

annd the thread is over. It’s gone to food.

MilkyWay's avatar

@cprevite well, obviously. You’re being digested ;)

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cookieman's avatar

:: roll awaaayy ::

Neizvestnaya's avatar

I thought MissA and MissAnthrope were the same person, just a change of account.

Brian1946's avatar

@noelleptc

“So I can pretend I’m a cheetah.”

You’re a cheetah and a carnivorous cookie eatah.

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Brian1946's avatar

@noelleptc

If you’re not tired of excessive alliteration, you might be a carnivorous cookie-chasing cheetah.

lillycoyote's avatar

Yes, my latest little misunderstanding seems totally epic, in my head, at least. I, for some reason, have always thought/imagined that, pictured @Dog as a single guy in somewhere in his twenties and only recently learned, courtesy of the Meet the Mods blogs, that @Dog is a actually a married woman, of unspecified age, with four children. Epic fail, somehow. I’m not even going to try to figure out how I got that one so completely wrong.

rooeytoo's avatar

I always thought Augustian was Augustinian the saint!

I thought one jelly was a very nice person and became friends then I disagreed with a couple of their opinions and so I was unfriended. Makes me sad! But fluther is just like one big dysfunctional family, not everyone plays by the same rules! And you either love it or leave it! notice I’m still here :-)

KateTheGreat's avatar

At first, I thought Augustlan was a man, who was also a homosexual. I don’t know where I got that assumption, but I laughed at myself for days whenever I found out the truth.

JLeslie's avatar

Dog is a girl?! Maybe I have been told that before? And, just didn’t remember? If I have been told before, I am shocked all over again.

JLeslie's avatar

Holy shit. Well, I know why I was confused. Dogs are boys and cats are girls.

lillycoyote's avatar

@JLeslie Maybe that’s what happened.

rooeytoo's avatar

Well technially speaking a dog is a male canine and bitch is a female canine but I guess @Dog didn’t want to refer to herself with a moniker that is often used in a sexist fashion! I like it, dogs are my favorite people!

wundayatta's avatar

@jonsblond So if @zen and I are the same person, which person am I? Me or @zen? I mean, who did you think was real? And how did you explain the complete and utter difference in style and subject matter of the questions? Come on, kid. What’s the story that explains the inexplicable?

Anyway, you tell me who you think I am and I’ll tell you who I really am.

JLeslie's avatar

@rooeytoo What I said is ridiculous, every cat I ever owned was male. Except, I am serious that I think of dogs as male and cats as female. I guess Lady might be an exception.

Aethelwine's avatar

@wundayatta You’re really 90s_kid. :P

Blueroses's avatar

@JLeslie You’re absolutely correct. Dogs are boys and cats are girls… it’s a collective gender thing.

JLeslie's avatar

I mean look at Pepe Le Pew’s girlfriend, or he wishes girlfriend. Cat.

rooeytoo's avatar

@JLeslie – well duh, I’m not that dense, I was making a joke too, but an informative one, heheheh!

JLeslie's avatar

@rooeytoo Of course. I am just being silly also.

rooeytoo's avatar

Well good, it’s hard for me to be serious while wearing bunny ears!

JLeslie's avatar

You silly wabbit.

rooeytoo's avatar

strange that look okay before I hit answer, how bout this one :-)

augustlan's avatar

Don’t feel bad, guys. I thought Dog was a guy, too. Turns out she’s like my sister from another mister!

erichw1504's avatar

I thought @wundayatta was an alien. No, wait. I still think @wundayatta is an alien.

wundayatta's avatar

@erichw1504 That’s the only sensible answer. Only someone with a technology far more advanced than ours could appear to have as many personalities at once as I seem to be reputed to have. I think. Maybe someone with multiple personality disorder could do the same thing, but I doubt it.

Now, if only I could figure out how to log in as zen and 90’s kid and alien.

Jude's avatar

I heard that one regular jelly was really a man pretending to be a teen girl. I thought that I had figured out (the male jelly posing), but, I was wrong.

MilkyWay's avatar

@Jude Are you talkin bout that lady moustache thing?

MilkyWay's avatar

@Jude Oh. Sorry then, I thought the two scenarios similar lol!

Berserker's avatar

Actually, I also thought that Dog was a man. In fact I just learned right now that she’s a woman. Sorry!

There’s a user on here, but I forgot his username. He has an avatar of some dude with a mustache. It’s like a painting. I always assumed that this person was in their fifties or sixties. Apparently, he’s only a few years after teenagehood. He certainly has a unique writing style and views that a lot of folks in their early twenties don’t have. I don’t agree with everything he says, but he’s left me very impressed, quite often.

Berserker's avatar

@janbb Yeah, that’s who. @fundevogel is also awesome.

Aethelwine's avatar

@Symbeline lmao. nevermind, now I’m confused. haha

Berserker's avatar

@jonsblond Damn. She’s a girl? Well there’s my second assumption then haha.

Brian1946's avatar

@jonsblond

“fundevodel? love her! :D”

Same here and she would have been my guess, except all I could think of was drClaw. ;-p

Aethelwine's avatar

@Symbeline I edited. (got a bit confused there) I do know fundevogel is female. I don’t know about Nullo. Though at first I did think Nullo was older, like you thought.

Brian1946's avatar

@Symbeline

I’m almost positive that Nullo is male. I think I’ve seen his pic before.

Aethelwine's avatar

@Symbeline If you were thinking Nullo, not fundevogel. Who’s on first? wha?

Berserker's avatar

@jonsblond Oh, k. Yeah, I meant Nullo, not fundevogel.

Mariah's avatar

@jonsblond Nullo is male.

Aethelwine's avatar

we were talking Dog and female/male and I got all confused. lol

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MilkyWay's avatar

@noelleptc I thought he no, she, no! Argh! I thought Fundevogel was a guy…

janbb's avatar

I thought stranger really had a dead wife until I was told to be suspicious of him.

Berserker's avatar

Stranger, he keeps sending me e-mails. The one and only that I opened had a virus on it. I was completely retarded to open that. But my anti virus took care of it. He won’t stop sending them. I finally get an excuse to mention that lmao. So, if anyone else gets mail from him, you should prolly delete it on sight.

Blueroses's avatar

who the hell is stranger?

janbb's avatar

A former Jelly who made up fantastic stories about his life, passed them off as the truth and was eventually outed and ousted.

Brian1946's avatar

I temporarily forgot about stranger_in_a_strange_land until Symbeline refreshed my memory. I remember him first doing his Clifford Irving rendition at Answerbag.

Mariah's avatar

@janbb That wasn’t true?? WOW… he was a well respected jelly, then I was too busy to fluther for two months, and when I came back Neptune had seized him. I always wondered what happened.

janbb's avatar

It was a lie from beginning to end; he had pulled the same stunt on a previous site and he was exposed here.

Blueroses's avatar

Oh. I remember stranger now.

I have a theory that @FutureMemory and Hypocrisy_Central are one and the same person.
Prove me wrong. :-)

cockswain's avatar

I’m @FutureMemory, but I’m not Hypocrisy_Central, so you’re wrong.

Blueroses's avatar

@cockswain Pics or I’m not convinced.
no copyright infringement, bob_. I changed the wording sufficiently

Berserker's avatar

Speaking of Dog…what happened? Her account is deleted.

Brian1946's avatar

@Symbeline

I also see the blue Neptune when I go to where her account used to be.

I’m not sure, but I think she recently got a full-time job, and perhaps it’s prohibitively time consuming.

augustlan's avatar

Our beloved Dog has taken some time off from the site to care for an ailing family member. We miss her terribly.

janbb's avatar

Love that Doggie and thought she was the most sensitive caring guy for the longest time.

kitchi1's avatar

I’ve assumed that guys were girls and girls were guys a couple times.

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