Have you noticed any difference between the general nature of male & female replies on this site? Any trends, characteristics?
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They both reflect general social expectations, where women are expected to show more care and be generally softer, whereas males are more no bulshit right to the point (and osme would aargue insensitive).
So as others have pointed out, it makes male answers more in line of "do this to fix it" whereas female ones are more emotionally supportive. Mind you, there are exceptions to this going both ways.
And that's okay. We need both.
Though one thing that worries me A LOT is that women seems to more frequently be too quick to judge without getting the full picture (especially in women's favor), whereas men tend to be more inclined to ask for more info before judging. Is this caused by how men and women apply emotion and logic to look at a situation? I don't know, but it'd be interesting to look into.
Also it seems women more often use anon to hide because they're embarrased about completely normal things, and guys use it more to troll or bait.1