Why guys became inventors

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    Timetrvlr
    Timetrvlr
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    After my ancestors left the trees, the guys did a lot of hunting and fishing and other outdoor fun stuff. But the girls complained a lot about the long hike to the river to get water then the long haul back to the rock shelters. They wanted to move to the river but needed shelter there. So we invented houses and built them some.

    Some of the girls liked to grow things down by the river. Some of what they grew was good to eat and some of it was good to smoke. Before long they were farming after convincing us to invent a plow and who do do think had to pull the plow? That was pretty much the end of our fun stuff. They kept us pretty busy all the time after that inventing more stuff that we never needed before.

    Then the story gets complicated. First the girls complained about the smoke in the houses from the cooking fires, so we had to invent chimneys; then the girls complained about how dark it was inside, so we had to invent windows; then the girls nattered about how dusty it was, so we had to invent floors.

    You see what I’m getting at don’t you? They figured that if we were going to grow bigger brains and the bulging foreheads to house them, then we had better use them for more than a decoration, so they kept at us and turned us into a race of inventors; strictly for their own purposes of course.

    Did I mention doors? That was one of our early inventions because the baboons kept sneaking in to raid the food supplies. Well after we got the house sorted out, the girls thought furniture and appliances would be nice too and so we built those and then we had to invent all the things the girls needed to cook and clean. As you can imagine, that took quite a while and the girls were having babies and cooking and cleaning and that meant that we had to do all the the plowing, sowing and reaping.

    Well, now that we have bulging foreheads with bigger brains, we had to invent more efficient farming methods, you know, gang plows and huge tractors and things like that. Actually those were a lot of fun but we didn’t let on to the girls, we just kept on complaining about the workload. Since we were bringing in more food all the time, the girls were having more babies and after awhile, we had to invent cities to house everyone.

    That brings us up to near the present time. We thought we had everything pretty well under control, so we took a break and started inventing things we liked, you know, trains, automobiles and airplanes, fun things for guys.

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    bannie
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    good to read your interesting posts Timetrvlr if it wasn’t for us girls where would we be!!!!!!

    #82338
    Timetrvlr
    Timetrvlr
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    Fair enough, it was a slightly sexist post. Now let us read your story. I know that girls and women are essential to the race but tell us in a lighthearted story exactly why. Who better than a women to tell the story from the beginning?

    #82344
    bettyh Vic
    bettyh Vic
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    Now that needs thinking about Timetrvr ,  for a start there would be so many different stories, and which one would you accept as being the right one?

    #82349
    Timetrvlr
    Timetrvlr
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    Whichever one you chose to tell or all of them?  We all enjoy good stories so get busy!

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