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November 10, 2012


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Why Can't Some People Just Take Compliments?

PoetBoi Nov 10, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I mean, we all know that one person who has to make everything a hardship.

"You look good today."
"Oh no, when I left the house I looked like shit, you're just saying that to be nice; Don't pity me, asshole!"


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JeweledScarab Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
In Japan, it's extremely rude to say 'thank you' to compliments given to you. You're supposed to say "oh no, I'm not <whatever the hell you complimented them on>" or "No no I have a long way to go."
zodiacgal Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Because humans are stupid.
benji-0 Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Maybe it's because they're full of self loathing (like me) and find it difficult to understand why people would pay them a complement because they believe themselves undeserving
PoetBoi Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
You need self-esteem. *nodnod*
i like compliments.
Svataben Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
People are insecure, not to mention how it's pretty much considered a virtue (especially for women) to be self-deprecating. When someone says "You look good in that dress." Most are raised to answer along the lines of "Oh no, this old thing is just what I had in the closet." no matter the frantic shopping and grooming that led up to it.

We're not supposed to agree that we look good. That would make us shallow and up ourselves.
IheartWaffies Nov 11, 2012   General Artist
I would've slapped that person in the face,

"Fuck you you bitch!"
PoetBoi Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I wanted to, but my morals held my hand and said no.

Fuck you, morals.
IheartWaffies Nov 11, 2012   General Artist
That's because morals don't even begin to describe how awesome I am. If you are awesome, then fuck morals! Shoot them in the head and leave.
Reply with the exact words they threw at you and prepare to laugh. many will be offended by their own word

They:"No I looked like shit :("
You:"Well fine then, you look like shit"

Makes live much more enjoyable.
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