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Whatdeath threats do women use?

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vampirequeen Thu 30-Apr-20 11:25:47

If I say, "I'm fine", then get worried grin

downtoearth Thu 30-Apr-20 11:53:47

Its when I dont say anything,be very afraid,its a long fuse....but the bomb has started ticking...grin

Alishka Thu 30-Apr-20 12:36:51

grin @ downtoearth

Callistemon Thu 30-Apr-20 12:50:21

Just used one:

"OK then, you sort it"
(you obviously don't need my help even though I know it won't get done)

smile through gritted teeth.

HootyMcOwlface Thu 30-Apr-20 12:53:44

I have a death stare.

EllanVannin Thu 30-Apr-20 12:56:36

Quiet, every time.
It means I'm very deep in thought/menacing.

moggie57 Thu 30-Apr-20 13:01:31

not saying anything .means i am upset at what people say.

GagaJo Thu 30-Apr-20 13:05:19

Yes, quiet. And indifference.

While I'm still talking / moaning or wingeing or in contact, there is room for debate and I'm interested or involved.

Once I stop discussing or talking about something, my mind is made up and there's no going back.

ALL of my partners (3) have made this mistake. They are relieved when I no longer want to try to discuss or work through something with them, only to find out they've pushed me too far and I've mentally moved on and are hurt by it.

Nortsat Thu 30-Apr-20 17:32:54

HootyMcOwlface, the death stare is not unknown in this house either.

A couple of days ago I was reduced to beating one of the kitchen drawers with a potato masher ( I managed to chip a chunk out of the wood and had to stick it back). So the potato masher is a lethal weapon here, too.

CanadianGran Thu 30-Apr-20 17:35:42

Vigorous slamming of cupboard doors.

sodapop Thu 30-Apr-20 17:39:47

Death stare here as well. My daughters refer to it as "one of Mother's looks "

The other one is of course - don't worry about me I'm fine !!

grandMattie Thu 30-Apr-20 17:40:26

Retreating into myself. Never violent. DF was an arch manipulator with words.

Callistemon Thu 30-Apr-20 17:47:41

It's known as the Paddington Bear Stare.

"Ok then, you sort it smile"
Worked today.
He did, or he is in the process of sorting it.

SalsaQueen Thu 30-Apr-20 17:49:36

My phrase is "Do what you like" - which he knows is NOT what I mean, but he recognises that phrase as meaning I've had enough of things.

phoenix Thu 30-Apr-20 17:56:07

I find that asking " Do you want to do (insert task of choice) or change the cats litter tray? " seems to get the required result! wink

dontmindstayinghome Thu 30-Apr-20 17:56:41

I just say - well go on then - you do what you want.

I also have a death stare which my OH hates. He says I look at him as though he's a halfwit.

Well, if the cap fits {grin}

dontmindstayinghome Thu 30-Apr-20 17:57:38

that should be grin lol.

merlotgran Thu 30-Apr-20 18:02:19

A deep sigh and exaggerated, 'Wotevva' means I'm not prepared to argue the toss discuss the matter but that doesn't mean it will be forgotten. It will go in my 'saving it for when I need some ammo' box.

DH uses the following guidelines:

phoenix Thu 30-Apr-20 18:12:51

merlot grin

Serendipity22 Thu 30-Apr-20 18:15:42

Apparently, why expression speaks a thousand words !!!! confused

Serendipity22 Thu 30-Apr-20 18:17:31

Sorry..... meant to type..

Apparently my expression speaks a thousand words !!!! confused

phoenix Thu 30-Apr-20 18:49:51

With my late boss, I perfected a way of looking at him over the top of my glasses, while raising my eyebrows * and* pursing my lips!

Bit like a full face workout......

GabriellaG54 Thu 30-Apr-20 19:12:25

None. CBA.
Possibly side-eye but usually ignore.

SirChenjin Thu 30-Apr-20 19:18:38

I strongly recommend that you stop right there.

BradfordLass73 Fri 01-May-20 00:19:36

I don't bother with threats, I just go right ahead and kill 'em.