Do you consider yourself pretentious?

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  1. Westerberg

    Westerberg no longer A bother VIP

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    Do you consider yourself pretentious?
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    I'm too awesome to be identified like that.
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    pretentious

    That sounds like a cool word,
    will google that.
    :c
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    pretentiousDefinition of PRETENTIOUS
    1
    : characterized by pretension: as
    a : making usually unjustified or excessive claims (as of value or standing) <the pretentious fraud who assumes a love of culture that is alien to him — Richard Watts>
    b : expressive of affected, unwarranted, or exaggerated importance, worth, or stature <pretentious language> <pretentious houses>
    2
    : making demands on one's skill, ability, or means : ambitious <the pretentious daring of the Green Mountain Boys in crossing the lake — American Guide Series: Vermont>
    — pre·ten·tious·ly adverb
    — pre·ten·tious·ness noun
    See pretentious defined for English-language learners »
    See pretentious defined for kids »
    Examples of PRETENTIOUS

    The houses in the neighborhood are large and pretentious.
    <that pretentious couple always serves caviar at their parties, even though they themselves dislike it>
    It is hard to be pretentious or elevated in Yiddish, and easy to poke fun. —Cynthia Ozick, New Yorker, 28 Mar. 1988
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    Origin of PRETENTIOUS
    French prétentieux, from prétention pretension, from Medieval Latin pretention-, pretentio, from Latin praetendere
    First Known Use: 1832
    Related to PRETENTIOUS
    Synonyms: affected, grandiose, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-minded, la-di-da (also la-de-da or lah-de-dah or lah-dee-dah or lah-di-dah), ostentatious, pompous, snippy
    Antonyms: modest, unpretentious
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    See Synonym Discussion at showy
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    making demands on one's skill
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    Synonyms: affected, grandiose, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-minded, la-di-da (also la-de-da or lah-de-dah or lah-dee-dah or lah-di-dah), ostentatious, pompous, slippy
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    Oh, fuck no.
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    I am awesome. Fuck you fags.
  10. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Staff Member

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    :wtf:
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    you are not
  12. doughhead63

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    I am, when it comes to beer and coffee.

    Hate me, I just don't care:cheer:
  13. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Staff Member

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    I am about my mustard. :coffee:

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    Spring Valley Habanero mustard, or nothing. :coffee:
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    Now that you mention it...me too.
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    my mustard starts with a K
  17. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Staff Member

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    Mmmm. Will look for that. Is it painful hot or just hot?
  18. Babs

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    At one time, yeah very pretentious, after a few smack downs, not so much.
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    Very much so.
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