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    Kind precautions?

    Anyone do this? Lie a bit to help someone feel better? I do. Here's an example: Whenever I'm called on to estimate a lady's age, I'll take seven or eight years off my first guess, which is usually fairly low anyway. Makes her feel better, makes me feel good for making her feel good, everybody's happy. Anyone else?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CrankshaftYQX View Post
    Whenever I'm called on to estimate a lady's age . . . .

    Does this happen often?
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    guess her age.
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    Using Crankshaft's formula, she should be conceived in about a year or so. This might take some effort, so get busy, my friend.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bluebottle1 View Post
    Does this happen often?
    You would be suprised how often it happens to me.
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrankshaftYQX View Post
    You would be suprised how often it happens to me.

    Me too
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    LOL @ Jsharr
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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    New idea for a future Southwest Airlines "Want to Get Away" commerial:

    He: "When is the baby due?"

    She: "What do you mean? I'm not pregnant?"

    Narrator: "Want to get away?"
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    No that's a Twix commercial Ritehs. That needs to be a twix commercial.

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    "You should never say anything to a woman that even remotely suggests that you think she's pregnant unless you can see an actual baby emerging from her at that moment." - Dave Barry
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    Here is what I wish SWA commercials were still like:
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    I refuse to guess a woman's age. But if really pressed, and I was reasonably sure the woman was over 40, I would guess 29.

    Another story...I work with children a lot. If their mother is present, I always refer to her as the "big sister." Never fails. Even gotten a hug out or two of that one.

    Another story...my son and I were in a drug store checking out. My teenaged son asked if he could have a power bar, and I said sure.

    The lady checking us out looked at him and said: "I's fun when you're out with grandpa, huh?"

    He was mortified. I laughed.
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    If you are ever near a group of women, especially ones you might be dancing with do not discuss body fat and weight. Even if you are with another guy in the mens' room talking about other men. "They" can hear weight comments through solid walls. Especially true of teen ballet classes.

    I still fondly remember the time one man at a Tango party was telling other men that dancing with certain heavy women would make the men look bad. Other comments he made almost had my foster daughter in tears. I took her out on the dance floor and lead her in a move that firmly slammed of her 4" stlletto heels into the side of his upper thigh. I apologized profusely for my clumsiness as he limped out of the dance hall. The women he had offended were (viscously? sadistically?) pleased that he never returned.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CrankshaftYQX View Post
    Anyone do this? Lie a bit to help someone feel better? I do. Here's an example: Whenever I'm called on to estimate a lady's age, I'll take seven or eight years off my first guess, which is usually fairly low anyway. Makes her feel better, makes me feel good for making her feel good, everybody's happy. Anyone else?
    That's a good formula. I'm gonna start using that. Thanks.

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    I always tell them the actual age I estimate them to be. I hate lying.

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    I usually just politely decline to guess.

    i go by the adage to avoid losing ones head never step on any toes
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    So, now the comments on the "Ladies of Foo" thread seem kinda empty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CdCf View Post
    I always tell them the actual age I estimate them to be. I hate lying.
    Hey, if a woman asks, call 'em as you see 'em.

    1) I'm quite satisfied to be my age and lookin' this reasonably good, even if I look older than my years on a bad day; and
    2) I'm satisfied to appear to be more youthful than I am on a good day.



    It's all good.

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    Anytime a woman is asking me her age I'm just happy there's a girl talking to me. In which case I answer honestly. Because empty compliments are just that, empty. I only hit on girls I'm actually attracted to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lucky53s View Post
    Anytime a woman is asking me her age I'm just happy there's a girl talking to me. In which case I answer honestly. Because empty compliments are just that, empty. I only hit on girls I'm actually attracted to.
    Anytime a female asks you to guess her age you are definitely talking to a girl and not a woman.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ziemas View Post
    Anytime a female asks you to guess her age you are definitely talking to a girl and not a woman.
    True dat. Us wimmins are usually ok with ourselves that we don't need "validation." Of course, in the context of playin' around on Foo, we're simply, um, playin' the game with the young'uns.

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    You wimminz like the game.
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    does this face make my butt look big?

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    No. Us wimmins are willin' to "play the game" 'cuz you boyz likes the hunt.

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    Girls like to be chased. You can't deny that
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    does this face make my butt look big?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lucky53s View Post
    Girls like to be chased. You can't deny that
    because they know we'll chase em. Hormones suck man.

    They cloud my judgement. Same way that pie does.

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