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WAWIBF... What Women Want

14 February 2007

You women. No wonder you're all such a mess. No wonder your relationships are rubbish and you're always weeping in each other's arms and wondering what you did wrong. It's because you haven't got a bloody clue what makes men tick! Whenever something goes wrong, you run crying back to your girlfriends. You've got no men friends to talk to so you never get a male perspective, so you never learn what you're doing wrong and you condemn yourselves to make the same mistakes over and over, year in, year out - more messed-up relationships, more hopes and dreams dashed on the rocks of ignorance, more and more tears and misery. Boo hoo!

But not any more. Now the prayers you didn't even know you had because you're so damned simple are about to be answered, thanks to a brand new website called Ask-A-Man.com.

Sarcasm aside however - and yes, we were being sarcastic - we can't remember ever seeing a website, or indeed any new business in any medium, that's going to give us so much pleasure when it fails. Ask-A-Man is the biggest load of patronising garbage we think we may ever have seen on the Internet. And that's even including religious stuff.

The idea is simple: it's men giving women relationship advice about other men. Because of course, all men think the same, and only a man can understand what a man thinks. That's it. Sadly, we can't see the site being ballsy enough to go for this kind of exchange:

Woman: We've been out three or four times and seem to be getting on really well, but he just doesn't seem that bothered? What is it that I'm not doing?

Man: Anal?

The masterminds behind this witless, amateurish, conniving, cynical farrago are Nick, Marcus and Vivienne. Check out their profiles.

Loathsome, no?

But we could be wrong about this. After all, as is stressed again and again on the site, the men who will be dispensing this life-changing advice are carefully selected for their intelligence and integrity.

So where are they finding these sterling examples of manhood? Well, here for a start.

Ah, yes. Ask-A-Man.com. Because no one has more integrity than a bunch of ex-salespeople and a clutch of desperate out of work actors pretending to give a fuck.

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