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#121 of 136 Old 10-21-2011, 07:58 PM
 
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Ahaha! I just said this to a friend today! But it was true. Her eyelids were perfectly shadowed with brown. Must have been from lots of sun with no sunblock on her eyelids. lol.gif
 

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Many years ago at work a co-worker asked me what eyeshadow I was wearing, when I told her I wasn't wearing any she said "Oh. Well you've got very nice coloured eyelids!".

 

I just thought to myself "oooooooooooookay!"



 


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I've gotten a few:

 

• A man came up to me in a restaurant once and told me I had a very unusual and interesting face.  He clearly meant it as a compliment but I was a little weirded out.

 

• A coworker once told me, "Oh, you look so much more grown-up when you wear makeup!"

 

•  My aunt:  "You've put on some weight.  It looks good, you were too skinny before."

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Another thing I get  (more so when I worked as a waitress and/or was just out in the world more) "you look JUST like my niece, granddaughter, cousin, etc." ummmmm, and I would care why............?? I guess my mom had about 10 of me and gave the rest up! lol.gif

 

I used to get that a lot... And then a friend clarified.. "Maybe people feel very comfortable talking to you... and that could be why they feel that you look like somebody they are as comfortable with.. "

 

Maybe..
 

 


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I used to get that a lot... And then a friend clarified.. "Maybe people feel very comfortable talking to you... and that could be why they feel that you look like somebody they are as comfortable with.. "

 

Maybe.. 

 



Hmmmmm - I wonder! Maybe it is because of a similar personality/passing resemblance. Glad I'm not the only one who has more of "me" out there! orngtongue.gif

 

It was funny - because some of them just wouldn't give it up. I remember one person in particular who I was serving (at the melting pot - which takes TWO HOURS to eat no less) every time I came to the table "I just can't get over it! you look just like so and so, are you sure you aren't?! Ummm - yep. Want to see some ID? lol.gif


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My mom and my mom's cousin (who is a nice lady but not at all known for having an effective verbal filter), on walking into my (rented) house:

 

Oh, it's pretty nice. It would be great if it was totally gutted and redone. Guess it kind of matches your, ummm...'non style style.

 

Huh. Okay then.


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My mom and my mom's cousin (who is a nice lady but not at all known for having an effective verbal filter), on walking into my (rented) house:

 

Oh, it's pretty nice. It would be great if it was totally gutted and redone. Guess it kind of matches your, ummm...'non style style.

 

Huh. Okay then.


Wow! Your house would be nice if it was gutted!? How on earth did you respond to that?


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Wow! Your house would be nice if it was gutted!? How on earth did you respond to that?



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I gave my mother my best hairy eyeball and went to put out a plate of nuts. For the nuts, you know. (Seriously. That's my brand of humor. Sigh.)


Hahahaha that is excellent! 

 


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I had someone come into my old work and tell me I was "much prettier than that orange girl on The Jersey Shore."

...thanks?  You mean I'm more attractive than Snooky?  ...again, thanks?


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The Hubby told me the first time he noticed me I "looked just like the girl from 'Labyrinth', you know, Jennifer Connelly."  Um, thanks!  Actually, I was quite flattered.


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A french guy who was interested in me once told me "I like you so much better when you speak french.  You sound more feminine and nice."  My response was basically, right, well tough, because I kind of like speaking my native language.  And I was left thinking, so you like me, but only when I'm struggling to express myself in a foreign language? Nice.

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i had someone hit on me once with the line... "i like full figured ladies."  hrumph


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No compliments for me, but my friend told me a story about how she was being introduced to someone and after they shook hands he gazed down at the top of her hand and told her what nice veins she has lol.gif

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This is innocent, but my 5 year old pulled up my shirt to admire my giant, pregnant belly and said:

"Mommy, your belly is so cute. Those shiny silver purple marks everywhere make it look cute."

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This is innocent, but my 5 year old pulled up my shirt to admire my giant, pregnant belly and said:
"Mommy, your belly is so cute. Those shiny silver purple marks everywhere make it look cute."


Aw, that's sweet. smile.gif


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A lady at church came up to me in the hall and said, "Your children were so quiet during the service today that I had to look and see if you were here today!"  Um thanks? 


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