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Post Reply Have you ever had an old guy call you pretty even though you're a guy?
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Yes, I've had this happen to me on multiple occasions by my teacher, my co worker and a roomate. Yes, I am a guy.
I guess it's a compliment??? But it's also somewhat creepy...
I kinda have mixed feelings about these kinds of things...
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This question is strangely specific
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Speaking as an old guy myself, I think it depends on context.
I mean, if you're at a party and some old geezer comes over to you, leering, and declares that he finds you 'pretty', I could certainly see how that could be construed as creepy.
If it's just in passing, as part of a broader conversation - "Hey, you're a pretty guy, you're probably a good person to ask about this..." or whatnot, then It's more likely an innocent comment.
Personally, I avoid this problem by only associating with ugly people. Life is so much easier that way.
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Yeah men used to hit on me all the time when I was younger, so I grew a beard hoping it would stop. Well that's not the only reason I grew a beard...

I don't particularly find it creepy, though if it just came up in random conversation with somebody I guess it would be a bit, I mean I think it would be weirder if my friends said it than a total stranger.
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-shakes walker- get a hair cut ya hippies!!
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uncletim wrote:

-shakes walker- get a hair cut ya hippies!!


lol it's that old guy tim, the pedobear everyone runnnnnn ahhhh
Sogno- 
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FlyinDumpling wrote:

This question is strangely specific


really i thought everybody was asked this question
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I have been called pretty boy, but not pretty in general
Posted 8/27/13 , edited 8/30/13
I have had women call me pretty, but never a guy....so I don't know what that is
There were older guys who would say your a handsome guy or a good looking young man,
but by the way they said it-it was obviously more of just a bro-compliment.
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Posted 8/28/13
nope, never been called "pretty" whether it be male, female, young or old, blind or 20/20 vision.



my face is too rough to be considered pretty, I don't have large eyes or smooth skin.
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whitewingedquetzacoatl wrote:

Yes, I've had this happen to me on multiple occasions by my teacher, my co worker and a roomate. Yes, I am a guy.
I guess it's a compliment??? But it's also somewhat creepy...
I kinda have mixed feelings about these kinds of things...


They call that an "Easy A".

Seriously though I'd say it depends on context. If they are just saying "pretty" and not insinuating anything else then it is most likely innocent. However, if there are larger insinuations then that is a bit creepy.
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whoa kowai, that's hella scary.
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24 / M / SoCal, HB
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Posted 8/28/13
Never been called pretty


stoner789 wrote:


uncletim wrote:

-shakes walker- get a hair cut ya hippies!!


lol it's that old guy tim, the pedobear everyone runnnnnn ahhhh


OMG your avi *explodes from cuteness overload*
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Oh all the time. Sometimes they pat me on the head and play games with me. They always take me to a dark room though and it ends the same everytime...'Holy shit you're a dude?'
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Posted 8/28/13
I have never been hit on by a dude, let alone an old one. Its a bit strange how common you guys make it sound
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