Drinking Beer! Fixing stuff! Destroying stuff! Drinking beer while destroying stuff! These are the things that make real men what they are...right? Well no, obviously. But that doesn't stop people - and brands in particular - having some pretty warped ideas about what exactly it means to be a man. Check out this list compiled by Bored Panda to see what we mean. People have been using the hashtags #FRAGILEMASCULINITY and #Masculinitysofragile to highlight how absurd traditional perceptions of masculinity can be, and it's sure to make you smile. Unless you're too manly to smile that is. Grr.

#1

Fragile Masculinity

basedgodtookmyusername Report

Rajani Sarasan 2 years ago

Own it bro!

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owlturd Report

Superluminal1 2 years ago

I'm dying to know, where can I get these?

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#3

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masculinityissofragile Report

Hans 2 years ago

I am very afraid this is not for tears but rather for other activities. Very afraid.

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#4

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tbhjuststop Report

katarina 2 years ago

I like that the box that holds the "manly" bath bombs still has flowers.

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#5

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thetrippytrip Report

Hans 2 years ago

Probably this one cleans the remains of eating the bare flesh of your slayed enemies...wait, wrong millenium.

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#6

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teamcoco Report

Superluminal1 2 years ago

He's just pushing his own brand of murse (male purse).

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#7

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cosmicmewtwo Report

Arty 2 years ago

vitamins for child with this kind of branding is plain stupid for both boys and girls!

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#8

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moseby Report

Arianne Koutstaal 2 years ago

PINK letters.... Very masculine!

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#9

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sjacobludlow Report

Emre ÇINAR 2 years ago

"not in girly cup" oww thank god i was so afraid...

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#10

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pixenz Report

Superluminal1 2 years ago

Oozing with testosterone.

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#11

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kingforaking Report

Leanne Leanne 2 years ago

My friend constantly tells me I need to stand up for myself more, but also constantly mocks me when I am being confident. He says it's "just a joke," but I insist it is "just super annoying and you should stop"

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#12

Fragile Masculinity

breliloquy Report

katarina 2 years ago

PREACH

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#13

Fragile Masculinity

weemadando Report

Vanessa 2 years ago

I imagine a guy bringing his crush at home, lighting a candle "DON'T WORRY THIS IS STRAIGHT MAN CANDLES" xD

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#14

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forsakenblog33333 Report

Stille20 2 years ago

It's a short hand way of saying those guys are REALLY close.

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#15

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whiskey-gunpowder Report

Vanessa 2 years ago

use your hands to fist fight LIKE A MALE goddammit

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#16

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jamilahlemieux Report

Cathrine Lindegaard 2 years ago

How about a little of both?

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#17

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ladyshinga Report

Chuck Bartowski 2 years ago

I don't know any men like that in real life...especially on the cooking bit.

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#18

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floozys Report

Lorraine 2 years ago

I always thought it was called that because of those men who made kissing noises when they see an attractive woman and suddenly forgot about the existence of words.

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#20

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uncannyvalleygurl Report

Samantha Walton 2 years ago

you don't mix your cleaning products with your food. In case of spills.

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#21

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masculinityissofragile Report

katarina 2 years ago

ITS FOOD! IT'S THE SAME EVEN IF THE BOX IS PINK

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#22

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sweet-gherkins Report

Milan Kollarčík 2 years ago

Well me father told me that umbrellas were for gays and women, and it took me like 16 years until I realized that was bullshit. Be tolerant, you don't know the background of these guys.

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#23

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iskariotrising Report

Hans 2 years ago

It is interesting though how we attribute gender-attributes also to animals. I guess most people would even find several breeds of dogs to be rather male while others are rather female.

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#24

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raychle1bernoth Report

Steven Rundle 2 years ago

And that diamond plate background. Diamond plate makes anything manly.

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#25

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dutchster Report

Spiski 2 years ago

Don't forget to add that the bottle must be jet black, otherwise it's for ladies!

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#26

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AntiMyrmidon Report

Rajani Sarasan 2 years ago

Omg this post has me dying 😂

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#27

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steviemcfly Report

Pia Clarke 2 years ago

You must reject your human side Spock. This is the logic choice

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#28

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masculinityissofragile Report

Superluminal1 2 years ago

Goes well with a black murse.

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#29

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broodingsoul Report

Steven Rundle 2 years ago

Singing makes him uncomfortable, but dudes walking around with their dicks out is ok.

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#30

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ariellawrencee Report

✨Lilimar✨ 2 years ago

This is so true

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#31

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bandaidknees Report

Stille20 2 years ago

I think they should have picked something other than "dudes" if it is aimed at Marines. It's not about being a guy.

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#32

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laurenpatruno Report

katarina 2 years ago

i wasn't aware that light blue was girly, and a light blue rope was girly.

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#33

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masculinityissofragile Report

Master Markus 2 years ago

STAHP!

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#34

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AlanLewis05 Report

Cassie 2 years ago

I prefer the green contoured ones anyway.

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#36

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Ben_Etc Report

Brian Harrison 2 years ago

Well considering that is his brand name that stems from his original blog, I give this a meh.

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#37

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bonesauce94 Report

Kostas 2 years ago

it's just marketing not for men but for very active men

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#38

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assgod Report

Master Markus 2 years ago

GENERALIZATIOOOOOOOOON

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#39

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Missjademusic Report

Florencia Opazo Poblete 2 years ago

Phil Lester anyone?

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#40

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masculinityissofragile Report

.gas. 2 years ago

I see this as a way to be "safe" in case the other person doesn't share your feelings. I used to play this type of stuff in grade school.

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#41

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tis-litten Report

Stille20 2 years ago

I'm tall, so I like men's pj pants. I call them manjamas... They are amazing.

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#42

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thrvshleigh Report

Stille20 2 years ago

Yea, the whole "all disagreement just proves my point" is petty.

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#43

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miss_sazabi Report

Elisn Klein 2 years ago

Yeah...... except this is kind of a play on that concept? Like... this is trying to help men to get to their feelings? And tell them it's okay to feel?? Because society thinks feelings are for women? So... yeah, no.

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#44

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yumiaiba1 Report

katarina 2 years ago

OMG its food. why don't you get off your high horse, eat it, and not worry about branding.

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#45

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masculinityissofragile Report

Maggie Grover Bacher 2 years ago

the 80's man, we all used the same eyeliner and hairspray. no testosterone was damaged.

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#46

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tumblr Report

The Alchemist 2 years ago

Just fix the bike.

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#47

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goths7 Report

Unwelcome guest 2 years ago

I always wash with Johnson's baby wash, it's not gender specific and you can get away with just about anything who doesn't like how babies smell

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#48

Fragile Masculinity

feministworldproblems Report

Master Markus 2 years ago

I don't... I don't think this happens, at least not for the reason it's assuming.

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#49

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filthymoraldisease Report

Jim Phoenix 2 years ago

Everybody looked at me weird when I bought a hairbrush to brush my longish hair to school. I don't understand why masculinity is so fragile. I'm apparently gay because I show lotsa feelings, compliment my friends, act kind to people, not have 50000000 social media accounts, share a lot, and have long hair. Why did men and young adults change so horribly?

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#50

Fragile Masculinity

masculinityissofragile Report

kamil 2 years ago

The book itself is idiotic and harmful but the joke is laughing at a wrong thing. A reversal of stereotypical roles in fairy tales would be actually quite welcome.

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#51

Fragile Masculinity

and-ringo-was-his-name-o Report

Kostas 2 years ago

the facepalm broke my face

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#52

Fragile Masculinity

birdluvr1993 Report

Master Markus 2 years ago

I'M SORRY did you just say that LIFETIME MOVIES are part of the list of "best things in life"? NO, feck off. I have better things to watch, like almost anything else.

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#53

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akbrodey Report

Hans 2 years ago

Hm...is that still the case somewhere?

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#54

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jakubmartian Report

Unwelcome guest 2 years ago

So that is why Trump has such small famine hands

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#55

Fragile Masculinity

emilyhughes Report

Stille20 2 years ago

I don't think this is "fragile" masculinity. Maybe men don't want to use something pink that smells like angel farts. Does it even say man? Maybe women want to be bad ass. I WANT TO SMELL LIKE VICTORY!

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#56

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punlich Report

Giulia 2 years ago

"I need to go punch some deer in the face" :D I completely lost it :D

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#57

Fragile Masculinity

onebrightlight Report

Eneya Vorodecky 2 years ago

Soo.... the lasagna dishes are now projects. Clean the projects faster dude. :)

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#58

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EisforEricka Report

.gas. 2 years ago

I can kind of understand this one, as the "Man Show" was supposed to be a big joke to begin with...

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#59

Fragile Masculinity

wholocked-loki-in-the-impala Report

Caitlyn McCracken 2 years ago

what? Is this seriously something that annoys chicks?

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#60

Fragile Masculinity

politicalsexkitten Report

Sweep the Leg 2 years ago

Because the size of the body wash you purchase directly relates to the size of your dangling manhood.

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#61

Fragile Masculinity

masculinityissofragile Report

katarina 2 years ago

i thought god loved us all the same.

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#62

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fartcamp Report

Kostas 2 years ago

people don't like to eat in public

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#63

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LA_Anders Report

Chuck Bartowski 2 years ago

Gee...how dare men want stylish, unique clothes! (I am assuming that, like a boutique, the styles are a bit more unique than what you'd find at a store like Kohls or JC Penny, and I have yet to see a boutique that has any selection for men)

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#64

Fragile Masculinity

thebootydiaries Report

Milan Kollarčík 2 years ago

Nah, not gay, their music is just horrible.

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#65

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RedWightBlue Report

Flora Polvado 2 years ago

Some of those manly patterns look a little girly. Men, use at your own risk!;)

#66

Fragile Masculinity

tyriquex Report

Kostas 2 years ago

how this is here?

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#67

Fragile Masculinity

pavonisa Report

Viviane Katz 2 years ago

Oh crap, I thought the Hearty Man Salad was made from real men. :(

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#68

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IrwinnG Report

Jon Watts 2 years ago

Not gonna lie, i wouldn't think of a shirt

#69

Fragile Masculinity

footedhooves Report

Emmanuel Christian 2 years ago

ah ... so his friend is a dude

#70

Fragile Masculinity

PanicAtTheSisqo Report

Stille20 2 years ago

um... they make female versions of men's stuff too. Like pens for women... WTF? Why do I need a special pen?

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#71

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Deazy_E_ Report

Adrianne Smedley 2 years ago

Or pickles. I've had guys actually throw burgers back at me because they had pickles on it. They often yelled shit like "Do I look like a pregnant woman to you?"

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#72

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JWillsNH Report

Master Markus 2 years ago

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I just think you have bad taste. Pink hair is pretty garish.

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#73

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yungxsinger Report

Cassie 2 years ago

When I was a kid eating Happy Meals at McDonald's, the "boy" version of the toy was a Hot Wheels car and the "girl" version was a little Barbie doll. I had no problem being a girl, but I was a boy every time I ate one of those Happy Meals and it still bothers me they couldn't ask "car or doll?" or "Hot Wheels or Barbie?" instead of "is this for a girl or a boy?".

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#74

Fragile Masculinity

jacksayspurple Report

Hans 2 years ago

Go for the fraternal kiss!

#75

Fragile Masculinity

annabae____ Report

Katinka Min 2 years ago

Huh? Why did they put lol in all their texts??

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