Open Question: Why Are Scorpios So Proud Of Being Scorpios?

scorpioDear Elsa,

I was watching Conan O’Brien the other night, and David Ortiz of the Red Sox was on. He was wearing a jacket with a glittering Scorpio on his back. Conan asked what the jacket was all about, and David almost burst with
pride. “I’m a Scorpio,” he told Conan (and the world).

I am always amazed at how proud Scorpios are of their sign. There’s a Scorpio at my work, and he is always wearing Scorpio shirts too. I’m a Virgo, and I would never wear a Virgo shirt.

Why are Scorpios so damn proud of their sign?

Humble Virgo

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Open Question: Why Are Scorpios So Proud Of Being Scorpios? — 21 Comments

  1. Scorpio is perceived as sexy and powerful. Western culture worships sex and power. It also is not comfortable with its shadow, whereas Scorpio is all about exploring the shadow. So there’s a certain mystique and intimidation factor with Scorpio that most of us denizens of the eighth sign use to our advantage – our consolation prize for being seen as such scary, bad people sometimes.

  2. I don’t know either. But where I work all the Scorpio Suns go out every year together for their birthday. (I’m not invited, but there is one Cancer they always invite).

  3. I think it must be because they’ve been given such a “sexy” image via Sun sign astrology. This will give a boost to their morale – which those ultra-sensitive, paranoid souls obviously need…..(running away)…;-)

  4. I’m a scorpio (and love it) and have found this to be true of other scorpios too. I have to admit that I don’t mind the sexy powerful connotations the sign has. ;)

  5. I have a pair of trousers with a centaur and I’m very proud of being a Sagittarius.
    Well, it’s not a centaur, it’s more of a unicorn, but if it were a centaur I’d wear them even more proudly ;)

    Scorpios are definitely overrated, just as Virgos are underrated. It’s a trend.

  6. Feh. I’ve heard my entire life about how horrible and evil Scorpios are. So I would be inclined to interpret the jacket as, ‘No, No… FUCK YOU.’

    max
    ['On the other hand, I've never taken to advertising my sign, except when I get into discussions like this.']

  7. lol…because they’ve got a reputation ;) The majority of people I work with are also scorpios…and they celebrate their birthdays with pride too! Funny.

  8. My brother is pretty proud of being a Scorpio, too. But I feel it’s a badge he’s rightfully earned. I look at how intense and tenacious he is and realize I’d never have the stomach for that. He’d go down in flames before he’d compromise…even when he’s pig-headedly wrong wrong wrong. :)

  9. *lol*
    What about us Leos? I’ve never met a Scorp that outshone *snert* a Leo when it comes to sign-pride.
    Like so:
    “So when were you born?”
    “Oh, me?” *bats eyelashes, tosses hair* “I’M a LEO.” *big grin*

    You’ve all seen it. ;) Scorpios are positively demure in comparison.

  10. HaHa sooo true…Leo pride!
    I plan on getting the Leo symbol tattooed on the inside of my wrist (in red maybe) pretty soon…yay!
    Those scorpion tattoos are pretty nifty too…they just look so bad ass..lol.

  11. they feel they need to show their importance everywhere, they are quite conceited and bad in all the water signs. they are the worse, cancerians and pisceans are good people while scorpios are so bad and wicked

  12. Scorpio Sun is just one minor aspect of a my personality. My leo Moon Is just as prominent. Let’s not for get rising signs here (cancer), I guess the point is… everyone is more or less a quilt of different personalities that function as a unique self-aware unit. Wearing a scorpio T-shit, to me is like wearing a shirt with a large “J” on it (for Jon) hahaha Maybe i should do that…

  13. I would also say that passing any sort of judgement on scorpios or any other sign without taking a walk in their shoes for a day is just as infantile as the said behaviors under scrutiny. You would be grumpy all day too if there were images of monsters lurking in your brain all day and night and the the only way to find peace is to draw them constantly. Just saying… Also not all of us think we are beautiful, actually I’ve found it to be quite the opposite.

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