Talk:Big man (political science)

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Examples[edit]

Should Vladimir Putin be listed? Twb0004 (talk) 16:50, 8 October 2015 (UTC)

Article split[edit]

I would reccomend, if no one else has any strong feelings about it, splitting this into two articles, putting up a disambiguation page and further developing the 'big man syndrome' as it pertains to political science. -- Irongaard 07:24, 19 December 2005 (UTC)

I support that, I think the "big man" concept in anthropology is quite distinct from the "big man" concept described in relation to corrupt dictators. Brianlucas 00:35, 13 April 2006 (UTC)
I have split the articles and created a disambiguation page. Chupper 14:23, 11 March 2007 (UTC)

Big Man[edit]

Are there photos of the Big Man with a 64-inch waist we can add here? They may be appropriate to disambiguate him from Mobutu Sésé Seko. Ndrobinson 21:45, 7 August 2007 (UTC)

File:BIG MAN CAM.jpg
"Big Man": Unconfirmed image of Big Man in Chicago standing near light pole in median during the winter of 2006.
It's just a joke, and unless there is some evidence for "Big Man" as an urban legend (or common practical joke), it doesn't belong in the article. Here is the text I removed:
"BigMan also refers to a large man who wears size 64-inch pants. Residing in the United States of America, he is known to wander the streets of New York City, Chicago, Kansas City and Ann Arbor, Michigan. BigMan enjoys riding public transit, drinking games (large beer stein only), walking on treadmills, soliciting dates on Craigslist, and being overlooked in keg theft-related incidents."
IstvanWolf 09:04, 8 August 2007 (UTC)