It's the severity of the sucking up that denotes whether the person kisses ass, sucks dick or kickstands. Sucking dick so hard one actually kickstands or the kickstand of the individual getting their dick sucked.
Jane: "Sue is like the boss' kickstand"
Bob: "And the boss kickstands his boss, so on and so fourth"
Debbie: "It's like a kickstand fiesta. Fuck my life"
Joe: "I wish I could kickstand my way to the top but my ass is still sore"