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26th Apr '16 10:20:16 PM TARINunit9
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** There is also a male mosquito in the bug bar that orders a Bloody Mary O+ which is obviously supposed to be blood even though males only drink plant juices.

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** There is also a male mosquito in the bug bar that orders a Bloody Mary O+ O+, which is obviously supposed to be blood blood, even though the 'squito has a male voice actor and males only drink plant juices.juices. Then again, humans hardly drink alcohol for sustenance, and the blood makes the 'squito [[IntoxicationEnsues pass out]].
23rd Mar '16 11:46:21 AM MrMediaGuy2
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%%The insect that orders a Bloody Mary O+ in the bar is a male tick, not a male mosquito.

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%%The insect ** There is also a male mosquito in the bug bar that orders a Bloody Mary O+ in the bar which is a male tick, not a male mosquito.obviously supposed to be blood even though males only drink plant juices.
23rd Mar '16 7:42:30 AM Julia1984
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** There is also a male mosquito in the bug bar that orders a Bloody Mary O+ which is obviously supposed to be blood even though males only drink plant juices.

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** There is also a male mosquito in the bug bar %%The insect that orders a Bloody Mary O+ which in the bar is obviously supposed to be blood even though males only drink plant juices.a male tick, not a male mosquito.
30th Dec '15 6:34:58 PM Mario876
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** There is also a male mosquito in the bug bar that orders a Bloody Mary +O which is obviously supposed to be blood even though males only drink plant juices

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** There is also a male mosquito in the bug bar that orders a Bloody Mary +O O+ which is obviously supposed to be blood even though males only drink plant juicesjuices.
30th Dec '15 10:26:19 AM Mario876
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** There is also a mosquito in the bug bar that orders a Bloody Mary +O which is supposed to to be blood even though males only drink plant juices

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** There is also a male mosquito in the bug bar that orders a Bloody Mary +O which is obviously supposed to to be blood even though males only drink plant juices
29th Dec '15 8:40:18 PM Mario876
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**There is also a mosquito in the bug bar that orders a Bloody Mary +O which is supposed to to be blood even though males only drink plant juices
16th Dec '15 6:18:54 AM RaustBD
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And in fairness, of course, it's not like playing this trope ''perfectly'' straight would be at all feasible, as accurately depicting insect society and values would be, put bluntly, ''obscenely creepy'', none of the characters would be remotely sympathetic, and it would probably come across to the uninformed viewer as a [[StrawFeminist nightmarishly overblown paranoid misogynistic conspiracy theory]], and even if the whole "breeding slaves" business were ignored, an entire society overtly built around strict gender roles would be hard to sell in modern times regardless of what gender is doing what. Still, the people at Hollywood are clever, they probably could figure ''something'' out.


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1st Dec '15 9:54:25 AM ratty
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It's a fact that throughout history, mammals including humans have dwelled in mostly patriarchal societies where the males are dominant and females are extremely fragile incubators. But Earth is a diverse place, and with such diversity, even Feminism has a chance to manifest as an actual process of biological life. In the parts of the insect world that are organized, [[LadyLand the females rule]] (the others are loners). In colonies, females -- or sometimes the genderless -- are the only ones who have any semblance of a life with a job and purpose and are responsible for all the work involved in running things, such as building, foraging, defending from outsiders, and most especially creating eggs for the continuation of the Swarm. The males? They are mindless drones who are programmed to only have sex and then die - or are eaten (or sometimes both). But that's not how it is in the human world... [[MenAreTheExpendableGender most of]] [[TheUnfairSex the time]], [[AllMenArePerverts anyway]].

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It's a fact that throughout history, mammals including humans have dwelled in mostly patriarchal societies where the males are dominant and females are extremely fragile incubators.primarily childrearers. But Earth is a diverse place, and with such diversity, even Feminism has a chance to manifest as an actual process of biological life. In the parts of the insect world that are organized, [[LadyLand the females rule]] (the others are loners). In colonies, females -- or sometimes the genderless -- are the only ones who have any semblance of a life with a job and purpose and are responsible for all the work involved in running things, such as building, foraging, defending from outsiders, and most especially creating eggs for the continuation of the Swarm. The males? They are mindless drones who are programmed to only have sex and then die - or are eaten (or sometimes both). But that's not how it is in the human world... [[MenAreTheExpendableGender most of]] [[TheUnfairSex the time]], [[AllMenArePerverts anyway]].
18th Nov '15 2:16:02 PM DaibhidC
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* The ants in ''ComicStrip/{{BC}}'' don't even have a hive structure; anthills contain family groups of mom, dad, and one or more kids. The mom isn't a huge queen either, she's just an ant with [[TertiarySexualCharacteristics eyelashes]].
20th Sep '15 8:26:28 AM cococrisp
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* ''Creator/SparkPlugEntertainment'' plays it straight with ''Plan Bee'', which features both male and female worker bees and has a male worker as its protagonist, but averts it with ''An Ant's Life'', where all worker ants are depicted as female.
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