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I Am Ginger

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    Please Help Me !

    Hello everyone, I’m quite new to this chat forum stuff, although i’m defiantly a FB pro,  so you will have to excuse me if i say the wrong thing (I’m a bit of a shy guy really). I’m 34 years old now and have ginger hair myself (I can’t believe that I have just said...
    BigJC BigJC 31-35, M May 13, 2011

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    Ginger And Proud

    i guess i knew i was different from a young age.growing up as a blood nut, fantapants, medhead, ginger, ranga, remarks like "does the carpet match the curtains" were pretty common"hey carrot top" and by the way you morons who call gingers carrot top, carrot tops are green.so my...
    whatyouseeiswhatyouget whatyouseeiswhatyouget 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 11, 2011

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    only fake ginger (it's from a bottle)

    but I LOVE being a redhead, I get so much more attention now than I ever did as a brunette 🙌
    LadyinGray LadyinGray 22-25, F 13 Responses Feb 12

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    We Are The Most Rare And Precious. We Should Be Celebrated!!

    Did you know only 1% to 2% of the human population has red hair? Red hair is caused by a rare recessive gene, the expression of which can skip generations. Although you are more likely to have red hair if you live in the northwest of Europe (especially Britain and Ireland...
    secretflame secretflame 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 11, 2011

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    Ginger Rage!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I am an angry ging. I teach kids bible because I am an angry ging. I am afraid of microwaves because I am angry ging. I trired to cure my gingerness by coating my body with oils because I am a ging. I have Ginger RAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGE because I am a ging. DEUCES BRA
    kevinadams kevinadams 31-35 Feb 25, 2012

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    Warning

    Fellow Gingers! Kick a Ginger day is coming soon! Be prepared! I'm so serious.
    Redscar Redscar 18-21, M Oct 9, 2012

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    I'm Not A Colour

    I'm light ginger with a few blond streaks in my hair, but am still labelled as a ginger. Every day for the past four years since I've been at secondary school, someone (either friends, or people I don't know that well) has made some sort of comment on my hair. I hate people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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    I'm Ginger

    I dont mind being a ginger. infact i like the nick name ginge. but when other people take it crumble it up and push it in the trash then i do mind. 2 of my friends are gingers to. we have last bell together and were talking about it one day. it was funny because all of us did...
    Lolspark43 Lolspark43 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2013

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    I Am Ginger

    Life is hard Hard
    Jan 21, 2013

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    I'm Not Ginger BUUT

    My first love was Ginger and I've been and still am very into ginger girls. That ever since I can remember! So much that I stare at them when I see one I like, I'm totally mesmerized. Bad thing is I can't ask them out because I can't muster the strength to talk to someone that...
    MystD MystD 31-35, M Oct 10, 2013

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    And Proud!..........well Now Anyway

    i was always bullied for being ginger i hated my hair, constantly dying my hair diff colours, sometimes with awful results lol, but the older ive gotten the more i like the colour of my hair i dont give a crap if other people dont like it. I happen to think its a nice colour...
    sammy120 sammy120 22-25, F 6 Responses May 7, 2008

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    Ginger Lover

    I used to be an angry ginger until I fell in love with another ginger!! Now I'm a very happy ginger! We are going to make ginger babies
    GingerinLove GingerinLove 18-21 Oct 4, 2012

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    Gingerrrrrr!

    Firstly I'd like to start with.. I'M GINGER AND I'M PROUD! There's nothing in this world, or anyone that can bring me down for the fact that I am ginger. Now, I was born ginger, I was a fat little baby and family used to call me the round wotsit. And if you don't know what a...
    EnglandsAnswer EnglandsAnswer 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 14, 2013

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    Ginger And Colour Blind

    I am a Ginger...and also colour blind! You can imagine how difficult it has been. Until the age of 8 I didn't even know my whole family and I were Ginger!
    stevetheginge stevetheginge 26-30 Oct 24, 2013

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    A Cure To Being Ginger

    Being ginger is awful, I feel totally inadequate around other people. No matter what I do, I will always be ginger.
    theoneandonlycowgod theoneandonlycowgod 70+ Feb 18, 2012

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    Gingerism!

    Gingerism is currently the leading racism in America according to the BBC. I think its important that the Gingers ban together and form a coalition to lobby the government for more giner friendly programs. Im thinking Ginger welfare, Ginger Scholarships, Ginger Presidents. Thw...
    GingPride GingPride 18-21 1 Response Dec 10, 2012

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    Wouldn't Want It Any Other Way.

    Hey, i just joined and thought i would share, a bit, of my story as well. I am "true" ginger with flaming red hair, freckles (even in the more private areas), the whitest skin etc. Though this is generally the recipe for a hard time growing up (in school and stuff) this haven't...
    Hoejland Hoejland 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 12, 2013

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    Help Im Ginger

    Being ginger has ruined my life i have been called names, punched, had matches thrown at me because fire 'goes with my hair'. i have deleted Facebook to get rid of horrible messages but i dread school and i have nobody to talk to because all of my 'friends' hate me and i dont...
    Murraymint2 Murraymint2 13-15 4 Responses Dec 16, 2011

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    The Double Curse

    I'm ginger and gay! That gets me all sorts of teasing and ribbing that to be honest I largely ignore, even if it is hurtful and upsetting. Luckily my boss is also ginger so I'm not alone in suffering the teasing. However there is often talk of us as being brothers!
    ben1815 ben1815 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    I am Ginger and proud to be one.

    For those of you who don't like gingers and enjoy the bullying of a red head, you can all STFU! I read the negative posts on sites like this and it make my blood boil, that fact people are bullied for having ginger hair, I was never bullied as a child as I was a rather...
    BankofDad BankofDad 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 12

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    Kissed By Fire

    I like the idea that ginger folk are 'Kissed by Fire' as George R. R. Martin put it. I'm Ginger and proud. I like the association with fire, passion, flamboyance and feistiness!! I used to get it for being a red head. And people do tend to think they can shout random...
    GingerGirl46 GingerGirl46 31-35, F 1 Response May 11, 2013

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    Sick Of All The Hate About My Hair!

    I'm sick of all the young crowds with the hateful comments about my hair! I can't walk across the street without a group of teenagers snickering at me! it's just a hair colour?! I think that the reason people act so harsh towards my hair is because i'm differant.People can't...
    gingercurls gingercurls 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 10, 2011

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    The Ginger Biscuit

    Being ginger has made me an emotionally fragile person. Kids used to bully me at school, flinging gingerbread men at me. I didn't even like gingerbread men! When I told my mum about the bullying she just laughed and said it was only a carry on. Looking back, I guess it was. But...
    Ginge83 Ginge83 22-25 1 Response Jan 31, 2009

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    We Are Not Alone

    i dont speak english very well but i try to rite my story of my life as a ginger . i live in germany and there i have good friends , but if i go to the city i hear the peoples laughing behind from me they called : puuhmuckl ore ginger with this words the peoples take my self...
    Krimi234 Krimi234 16-17 Jul 21, 2012

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    Asdfgh

    Im a ginger and i dont mind but the other half takes the **** and it kind of hurts every so often but the other thing is she is kind of ginger 2 but in denial.
    sarge1122 sarge1122 26-30 Mar 23, 2013

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    Proud Ginger

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8K1ki8-Fhs ---->  Hey guys, Me and my ginger friend made this video for school. We are the only gingers in our class. Its basically a ginger anthem! Check it out and stay proud!!       
    naturalbornginger naturalbornginger 18-21, F Feb 26, 2010

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    Hug A Ginger Day

    Has anyone ever heard of Hug a ginger day? Well I happen to be one of the very few red-heads at my school, and last year I was tackled to the ground all day by people I didn't even know, claiming it was "hug a ginger day". At first I was fine with it, but after lunch, my mood was...
    pointlessthoughts pointlessthoughts 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    I Love Being A Ginger!

    Hi guys! I'm a new member or this interesting group and I'm very happy to join it! I'm Italian , from Salerno,near Neaples. In my city there are few ginger people....and I have a special shade of red with some blond hair strands,my hair is natural , I inherited from my grandma...
    Brilloccoginger Brilloccoginger 16-17 Oct 26, 2012

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    Why Ginger People Are More Sensitive To Pain?

    Recently American researcher have claimed that red-haired people are more sensitive to pain because of receptor MCR1. More at www.sopopularscience.com
    Damianno Damianno 18-21 1 Response Mar 30, 2013

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    Brian

    I have a boy on school. He watches twilight. He is raised by a single teen mother who has ****** with a pregnant hippo, who was raped by a mental disordered monkey. So brian is 50% dutch, 10% German, and the rest is monkey. Brian likes to suck dicks. Especially when they're black...
    maxvos maxvos 36-40 2 Responses Oct 30, 2012

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    So What If Im Ginger

    people say its wrong to be racist or homophobic, then why is it okay that when someone with red hair walks in a corridor at school where they are supposed to feel safe, people shout at them or whisper behind there back; why is it accepted that someone with red hair can be...
    blatrotl1 blatrotl1 13-15 2 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    Being Ginger By George Gurney

    Ah i'm so fed upppp..I literally can't be bothered with life.. It's like my heads on fire non stop:( people are SO MEAN to me. I've picked up the habbit of crossing my legs just to take the attention away from my hair. Life literally sucks:(. I know this is personal, but do any...
    iamgeorgegurney iamgeorgegurney 18-21 5 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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    More On The Rarity Of It All...we Are So Cool!

    This from Wikipedia's 'Red hair' page: Red hair is the rarest natural hair color in humans. The pale skin associated with red hair may have been advantageous in far-northern climates where sunlight is scarce. Studies by Bodmer and Cavalli-Sforza (1976) hypothesized that lighter...
    secretflame secretflame 31-35, F Jul 18, 2011

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    I am a ginger but no one ever knows till they

    see my faint freckles and my ginger roots
    ChandraJade ChandraJade 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Again and Again

    you better believe it   b*tch
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    From A Non-ginger

    Well, to start of I am not ginger. I am not even sure if I am allowed to post here but I'll do it anyway.I have met some amazing people who happen to have natural ginger hair however there is one person in particular I must talk about. He is a journalist undergraduate who I have...
    ncfn ncfn 18-21 1 Response Sep 23, 2012

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    Eye Be Eyrish

    So, I'm Irish English, and I love my heritage. So full of history. I proudly rock my great, great, great, great grandmother's Irish ring-thingo. It's awesome that my family is so greatly embedded in viking history too. How badass is that? But then there's being ginger. I've...
    ThisIsMediocritiesOldAcc ThisIsMediocritiesOldAcc 18-21, F Mar 23, 2013

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    I'm Gathering Usa based Redheads

    Hey all :) I'm gathering usa based redheads (and redheadlovers). I want to start something like the redhead day in Breda, The Netherlands ( www.redheadday.com ) so please join my website http://www.usaredheads.com thank you !
    usaredheads usaredheads 31-35 Jun 9, 2012

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    whatyouseeiswhatyouget whatyouseeiswhatyouget 41-45, M Apr 11, 2011

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    Why Hate On The Hot Tamales?

    Wow, So I just discovered that people are racist against red heads. That just seems so weird. I have been dying my hair red for 5 years now and I have never been happier with my hair color. It suits my skin and freckles and I love being a ginger. Occasionally I've come across a...
    sswirls sswirls 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 4, 2011

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    sharandacrews sharandacrews 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Ginger

    I love when he calls me that.
    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2010

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    Cursed Or Blessed?

    Did you know that less than 1% of the entire population has red hair? Here in the UK it is a curse! Redheads...or gingers are ridiculed relentlessly. If you ridicule homosexuals you are homophobic, if you ridicule someone of a different race you're a racist, but us redheads...
    ladedah ladedah 21-25, F 5 Responses Oct 3, 2007

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    Tourist Bus

    I live in Northern Ireland, and am a proud ginger.  One time in Belfast, a tourist bus was coming down the road, and it stopped between where I was standing, and the Famous Univeristy Building (that features on our banknotes)  the people on the top deck spotted me and...
    gingerman1 gingerman1 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 14, 2010

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    Ginga Pride!

    Yes I am a Ginger...No I do not turn into a vampire when I die, No I did not steal hell fire, No my freckles don't represent the amount of souls I have stolen. No I do not blend into snow, reflect the sun or glow in the dark. Yes I do have a temper but that only shows when stupid...
    MikkD MikkD 18-21, F Sep 17, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I prefer savory to sweet, and I was trying to find a way to get more ginger into my diet, both because I love the flavor and for the digestive benefits. I decided to try a potato...
    treewhiz treewhiz 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    One day I will marry a beautiful ginger man and we will have little ginger babies.
    monophobiaaaa monophobiaaaa 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 14

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    Ever since I can remember being attracted to girls I've found ginger girls more attractive than any other hair colour. I honestly have no idea why, but when I see a redhead in a...
    Bennysspecial Bennysspecial 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Ginger is my flavorite flavor 🙊
    SassySam77 SassySam77 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Healthy Recipes Ginger-Coconut Chicken Recipe Prep Time: 35 mins Cook Time: 12 mins Rest Time: 30 mins Total Time: 1 h 17 mins Ingredients 1 tablespoon split peas, yellow 1...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I worked as an assistant to a property manager for a larger company. I was given the task of hiring a maintenance man. I did and he seemed like a nice guy. He did have a past...
    fawnbrown1 fawnbrown1 41-45, F Mar 30

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    I keep on ranking up in this game but not posting the recipes that are given with each new rank. So far, I have shared recipes for: Soft Ginger Cookies Ginger Cookies Blackberry...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Apr 1

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    There is a blonde, a brunette, and a ginger...they all died. Jesus appeared to them and said the only way to get to heaven is too walk up these 100 stairs without laughing..I will...
    Ryleemoods Ryleemoods 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Girls with glasses (especially gingers), just have this really fierce look about them. It just makes then look hot and lethal lol.
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 26

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    I love my puppy ginger so much I just took her for a 3 hour walk and this lady stopped me and said omg is that a boxer! And we had a long conversation and she said I made her day...
    Ginger387 Ginger387 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I love them, and they're pretty much all I watch. I love the old cartoons from my childhood, both from Nickelodeon (CatDog, Rocket Power, Doug, Hey Arnold, Rugrats, As Told By...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M Mar 28