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  • I probably wanted to hit the baby's momma but the reverse would likely what would happen

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  • Evolutionary chemicals fd up my brain, I am so hosed

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    Dude wheres my guads? skinnyone's Avatar
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    Why do I smile at babies + poll

    I didnt realize this but last weekend I was talking and strolling through town with a friend and we passed a baby stroller with 2 kids, about 2 secs later, my friend gave me a funny look. I asked Qe? and he said "why are you smiling what I said wasnt funny", I realized that without knowing I had smiled at the babies and waved. Since then I have noticed that I do it all the time, like out running today, in the supermarket etc...

    I guess it makes evolutionary sense but kinda took me by surprise since I am firmly in the "I dont really think I would ever want kids" campaign.

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    I smile, wave and say hello to see how they react.

    Sometimes they just stare, sometimes they hide their face. Some look at mom/dad to "ask permission" to react and some giggle and wave back.

    I've had kids offer me their blankie or lovey bear. I've had one kid pluck the suckie out of his mouth and hold it out to me!!

    It's cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    I smile, wave and say hello to see how they react.

    Sometimes they just stare, sometimes they hide their face. Some look at mom/dad to "ask permission" to react and some giggle and wave back.

    I've had kids offer me their blankie or lovey bear. I've had one kid pluck the suckie out of his mouth and hold it out to me!!

    It's cool.
    Interesting.. Babies usually smile at me or give me the straight up "dude, dont look at me, you are weird" stare.

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    I flip babies off.

    Thanks for contributing to overpopulation, you tiny jerk!

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    I smile at them because they're gonna pay my pension.
    oh, and 19~20yrs down the line...
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    I flip babies off.

    Thanks for contributing to overpopulation, you tiny jerk!
    Thats Gangsta!
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    I smile at them because they're gonna pay my pension.
    oh, and 19~20yrs down the line...
    Probably yeah.. do you add a snicker too?

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    Quote Originally Posted by skinnyone View Post
    Probably yeah.. do you add a snicker too?
    I feed them tastier chocolates than snickers so that they'll remember me for all the tasty candy I fed them.
    ok, so I have a massive stash of candy just for this purpose.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    ok, so I have a massive stash of candy just for this purpose.
    Creepy

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    I feed them tastier chocolates than snickers so that they'll remember me for all the tasty candy I fed them.
    ok, so I have a massive stash of candy just for this purpose.
    Sweet van, by the way.


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    Smiling at babies is the normal reaction. Not smiling at a baby would mean you are a misanthrope.
    Wag more, bark less

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    Paternal instinct perhaps?
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    I smile at babies. Then I think of having my own. Then I frown uncontrollably for the rest of the day until I am reminded that thanks to birth control + abortion I don't ever ever ever have to have babies if I don't want to.

    The end.
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    you should learn to embrace change, and mock it's failings every step of the way :p

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    Sweet van, by the way.

    At least you don't have my license plates!
    when I honk, it makes that ice cream truck jingle.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by celticfrost View Post
    Paternal instinct perhaps?
    Could be.. Maybe I should wear a t shirt to bars that says "I smile at babies"

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    When I see babies, I scream and run off in a random direction yelling, "It's not mine! I demand a DNA test!"
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    i smile at them because i can imagine how tender they'd be if they were broiled with a side of horseradish, and coleslaw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Olebiker View Post
    Smiling at babies is the normal reaction. Not smiling at a baby would mean you are a misanthrope.
    Then I am one MAJOR misanthrope (whatever that means). I don't see baby's as cute or cuddly. I don't like them. I can stand being around them, but given the choice, I would rather be somewhere else (say, with my bike) than with a baby.
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    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by botto View Post
    i smile at them because i can imagine how tender they'd be if they were broiled with a side of horseradish, and coleslaw.
    Okay Mr. Swift.

    You smile at them because deep down, you're an old softie who just wants to be loved and spread kindness throughout the world. And someday, someday, your heart will grow three sizes, and you'll have the strength of ten botto's, plus two.
    “Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm." (Churchill)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hickeydog View Post
    Then I am one MAJOR misanthrope (whatever that means). I don't see baby's as cute or cuddly. I don't like them. I can stand being around them, but given the choice, I would rather be somewhere else (say, with my bike) than with a baby.
    Maybe I'm cold-hearted, but I'm the same way. I'm extremely awkward and uncomfortable around children. And dogs, for that matter (though to a lesser extent).

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    Quote Originally Posted by botto View Post
    i smile at them because i can imagine how tender they'd be if they were broiled with a side of horseradish, and coleslaw.
    mmm... babies... the other white meat.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Babies are attracted to me and try to be my friend and all I give em is a blank stare I don't get it, they find me interesting and I have no clue what to do with them.

    Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.

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    Beats making ugly faces and becoming the stuff of their nightmares.
    I love pho long time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big_e View Post
    Beats making ugly faces and becoming the stuff of their nightmares.
    No it doesn't.

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    I avoid eye contact with anyone under the age of 18.

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    You wave at babies because they are cute.
    Babies are cute so their moms don't sell them to the circus after a few months of no sleep.

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