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savafan
09-26-2005, 03:57 PM
Try to keep this clean.

Guys, and ladies, what are the things that you find to be the biggest turn offs in members of the opposite sex?


I think for me it has to be facial piercings and tattoos. I don't understand why anyone would want to scar and mangle natural beauty, but that's just me.

Danny Serafini
09-26-2005, 04:06 PM
I think for me it has to be facial piercings and tattoos. I don't understand why anyone would want to scar and mangle natural beauty, but that's just me.

I am soooooo with you on that. To me it's all just clutter.

paintmered
09-26-2005, 04:06 PM
Smoking.

OldRightHander
09-26-2005, 04:08 PM
Major turn off there. With me, you can add smoking to that list. When I was single, if I saw that a girl smoked, that was a huge turn off. I'd just as soon kiss an ashtray.

Johnny Footstool
09-26-2005, 04:10 PM
Smoking.

Bleached-blonde hair.

Dueling scars.

More than 10 fingers.

No sense of humor.

KittyDuran
09-26-2005, 04:16 PM
B.O.
Tattoos (any kind)
Beer gut
Back hair
Going shirtless in inappropriate public places - like a ballgame!
Mutton chop sideburns

redsfan30
09-26-2005, 04:22 PM
1. Tatoos
2. Tatoos
3. Tatoos
4. Anything other than a pierced ear
5. Tatoos

Cyclone792
09-26-2005, 04:42 PM
Kids
Smoking
Extreme flakiness

missionhockey21
09-26-2005, 04:50 PM
Smoking
Tattoos
Is always the first one at a party to be dubbed "The drunk chick"
Close-minded
Uncompassionate
A bad laugh
Too much perfume
Selfishness

Hap
09-26-2005, 04:59 PM
prudishness

self-righteousness

preachiness

RedsBaron
09-26-2005, 06:04 PM
Bleached-blonde hair.


Jessica Alba?

TeamCasey
09-26-2005, 06:15 PM
Cockiness

Messed up/bad teeth (On an opposite note, I'm a sucker for a great smile).

RBA
09-26-2005, 06:38 PM
Facial Hair (on ladies)
No sense of Humor
one leg longer than the other
They move their dentures around with their tongue
Monthly Visit last 28 days (at least the excuse for being in a bad mood)
Clothes smell like smoke
Tattoo
Nose piercings
flat feet

alex trevino
09-26-2005, 07:16 PM
bigotry
rudeness
arguing

savafan
09-26-2005, 07:23 PM
Kids


Are you talking women who have kids, or young girls? :devil:

Falls City Beer
09-26-2005, 07:24 PM
Pet-hoarding.

Guns.

Being able to drink me under the table.

Having an ex-boyfriend who was really into porn (which is code for: I'm weird about sex).

Breaking my zone of comfort 2 minutes after meeting.

Piety.

Cyclone792
09-26-2005, 07:34 PM
Are you talking women who have kids, or young girls? :devil:

Women who have kids. When the girl gets the wild notion that me agreeing to a second date automatically means I must be junior's new daddy, that's where I draw the line, and then I'm quickly out the door. So I make it easier and avoid that saga altogether now.

GAC
09-26-2005, 07:48 PM
Wearing too much perfume or cologne

hair in the sink (and it's not mine)

peas

tatoos and body piercing. Esepcially on women. Do you realize what you're gonna look like in 40 years? A wrinkly grandma with a barb-wire ring tatooed around your forearms and ankles. Ya got no teeth, but that tongue piercing really complements the ensemble!

SunDeck
09-26-2005, 08:10 PM
Leg warmers. Okay, that one goes back to high school, but I've noticed they're coming back...

Smoking, tattoos, heavy drinking- these tend to come in packages.

Mulletts, which also tend to come with the above.

Exposed midriffs.

<Shudder>Visible thongs.</Shudder>

French manicures.

Ankle bracelets.

Helplessness.

Blue/Green/Insert any "punk" hair color here.

Everything Goth.

Light beer drinkers.

Mary Higgins Clark readers.

That about covers it.

MWM
09-26-2005, 08:44 PM
Too much makeup.

women who say the "F" word. I've said it once or twice before in my life, and it doesn't bother me when guys say it, but for some reason I find it very unattractive. Not morally wrong, just unattractive.

KronoRed
09-26-2005, 09:01 PM
Negative attitude.

Unassisted
09-26-2005, 09:24 PM
I'm with those who said tattoos and smoking. My own spin:

Extreme Extroversion (verbosity)

Fake Naivete (pretending to be stupid)

Dodger Fan ;)

WVRed
09-26-2005, 09:31 PM
Facial Piercings.

Smoking and Drinking.

Too much makeup and perfume.

No sense of humor.(Someone who is serious I dont mind, just as long as they arent hateful.)

Goth is somewhat of a turnoff.

I agree with MWM on language as well. Also including other profanities.

Scrap Irony
09-26-2005, 09:38 PM
From someone who smokes, drinks, and swears... DAMN! (Whilst taking another drag off a Marlboro Light, waiting for my Jack Daniels to melt the ice a bit, of course.)

Falls City Beer
09-26-2005, 09:44 PM
From someone who smokes, drinks, and swears... DAMN! (Whilst taking another drag off a Marlboro Light, waiting for my Jack Daniels to melt the ice a bit, of course.)

I'm really creeped out by teetotalers too.

Life without vice is life half-lived. It's the grand denial that, in the end, you're nothing but a beast at center, a beast that craves.

Plus it beats killing people or supporting causes that kill people.

The Baumer
09-27-2005, 01:00 AM
There is no such thing that can be classified as wrong, especially if it's something you do.

Caveat Emperor
09-27-2005, 03:27 AM
Biggest turn offs for me?

* Smoking
* Lack of Sense of Humor
* Name-dropping god or jesus every fifth sentence
* Facial piercings
* Arrogance
* Neediness

KronoRed
09-27-2005, 03:57 AM
Life without vice is life half-lived.

Maybe everyone else's vices are not so obvious ;)

zombie-a-go-go
09-27-2005, 06:27 AM
It's a good thing I'm not a girl trying to pick up a Redszone man; I'd be barred at the door. :laugh:

I wouldn't look twice at a dame who doesn't drink or smoke or curse, and she'd better have more favorite books than television shows.

Blimpie
09-27-2005, 08:34 AM
tatoos and body piercing. Esepcially on women. Do you realize what you're gonna look like in 40 years? A wrinkly grandma with a barb-wire ring tatooed around your forearms and ankles. Ya got no teeth, but that tongue piercing really complements the ensemble!There was a hysterical skit on SNL where a product was adverstised that was solely intended to remove "bad lower back tatoos" for women... :D

As for my major turn offs:

1) Any women that is devoid of self-esteem. You know the type..."I'm too fat, blah blah blah...."

2) Wild mood swings

3) Lack of independence

GAC
09-27-2005, 10:27 AM
wrong thread :p:

macro
09-27-2005, 01:16 PM
I'm surprised at how many people are listing tattoos, given their popularity. Put me in the column of those who find them to be a turn-off. I certainly hope they're out-of-style by the time my kids reach their late teens.

OldRightHander
09-27-2005, 02:13 PM
wrong thread :p:

You know what? What you originally put in this thread could fit here as well as in the other one. There is no way I could be married to a woman like her.

RFS62
09-27-2005, 02:34 PM
Celebrities spouting political opinions.


:p:

pedro
09-27-2005, 02:38 PM
Pina Coladas
getting caught in the rain
the feel of the ocean
taste of champagne
worn-out recordings of a favorite song

Chip R
09-27-2005, 02:39 PM
Celebrities spouting political opinions.


:p:

:bash:

Puffy
09-27-2005, 02:45 PM
body hair - not a fan of the body hair on women. I would never make it in Europe.

large tattoos - I like the small ones in the right places (a heart on the lower stomach area, the small of the back), but hate large ones on girls. And none on the arms. Blech.

stupidity.

meanness.

I could go on, and on. It would explain a lot as to why I'm single.

RBA
09-27-2005, 02:45 PM
Celebrities spouting political opinions.


:p:

That does it. Barbara just called and you been put on her "don't date" list. ;)

OldRightHander
09-27-2005, 02:49 PM
That does it. Barbara just called and you been put on her "don't date" list. ;)

Now that would just break my heart.

westofyou
09-27-2005, 02:50 PM
Graduation gowns lieing in rags at my feet, working construction for the Johnstown Company, Dancing in the Dark and Getting wasted in the heat to name a few.

Roy Tucker
09-27-2005, 02:59 PM
Long walks on the beach.
Candlelight dinners.
Bubble baths.

westofyou
09-27-2005, 03:02 PM
Polyester is the devil and makes everything look bad.

pedro
09-27-2005, 03:19 PM
I could go on, and on. It would explain a lot as to why I'm single.

thick ankles
"man" hands
close talker

I think I see a pattern.

Blimpie
09-27-2005, 03:21 PM
thick ankles
"man" hands
close talker

I think I see a pattern.Sadly, my peer group still likes to refer to this affliction as "Canckles"

pedro
09-27-2005, 03:23 PM
Peer Groups
Team Building

OldRightHander
09-27-2005, 03:35 PM
Also, any woman wearing New York Yankees apparel.

flyer85
09-27-2005, 03:41 PM
Too much makeup
Foul language
Smoking
Being loud

westofyou
09-27-2005, 03:42 PM
Too much makeup
Foul language
Smoking
Being loud

You'd hate my sister. :laugh:

flyer85
09-27-2005, 03:44 PM
You'd hate my sister. :laugh:Is she like that when she's sober?

westofyou
09-27-2005, 03:46 PM
Is she like that when she's sober?

When she's asleep too.

wheels
09-27-2005, 04:46 PM
Giggly, vapid, bare midriff hipphugger and ballcap sporting suv driving idiots.

pierced navels because daddy wouldn't approve but I'm at college so he wont know.

What would Ani do?

Other than that, I'm down.

And I agree with FCB about the whole vices thing. I wouldn't mind a girl that gets a little rooti tootie from time to time.

It's fun.

Patrick Bateman
09-27-2005, 04:49 PM
Big guys named Bubba.

Falls City Beer
09-27-2005, 04:52 PM
I love dames who curse. The bawdier the better. But I'm a Yankee; I dispense with propriety.

pedro
09-27-2005, 04:54 PM
Betty page haircuts.

Girls who listen to Creed.

wheels
09-27-2005, 04:55 PM
I love dames who curse. The bawdier the better. But I'm a Yankee; I dispense with propriety.

If you were a chick, would you go out with me?

Falls City Beer
09-27-2005, 04:57 PM
Betty page haircuts.

Yeah, you know, Exene Cervenka could get away with it...

in 1980!!!

Falls City Beer
09-27-2005, 05:03 PM
If you were a chick, would you go out with me?

Of course. I'll PM you photos. :beerme:

RANDY IN INDY
09-27-2005, 05:19 PM
Bad manners
Bad language
Ugly shoes
Thick ankles
Women who wear clothes meant for teenagers
Bad breath
Body odor
Too much perfume or cologne (on top of BO is doubly bad)
People who are always loud
People you don't know well who ask too many personal questions

SunDeck
09-27-2005, 06:05 PM
I forgot one, Patchouli.

Falls City Beer
09-27-2005, 07:47 PM
There is no such thing that can be classified as wrong, especially if it's something you do.

I agree. Like when O.J. played an astronaut in that movie about a fake moon landing.

WVRed
09-27-2005, 08:00 PM
Forgot one.

Someone who has been "around the block". Sad thing is, im speaking moreso about people in my age group.

letsgojunior
09-27-2005, 08:09 PM
*SMOKING
*Arrogance
*Meanness
*Modelizers

flyer85
09-27-2005, 08:41 PM
*Modelizers?? :dunno:

KronoRed
09-27-2005, 08:43 PM
I had the same question as flyer :dunno:

WVRed
09-27-2005, 09:12 PM
I had the same question as flyer :dunno:

I think she means womanizer for some odd reason.

letsgojunior
09-27-2005, 09:14 PM
They're not womanizers per se - but rather guys who obsess over style rather than substance (i.e. girls who look like models).

It's a term from Sex and the City (with Mr. Big being the classic example).

Falls City Beer
09-27-2005, 09:17 PM
style rather than substance

But what if you're like me, who has neither.

I'm as vapid as a sunless grotto!

WVRed
09-27-2005, 09:20 PM
(i.e. girls who look like models).

I always thought guys who looked at girls who looked like models were womanizers. :confused: :help:

At least thats my opinion.

Yachtzee
09-27-2005, 09:35 PM
Robots

Yachtzee
09-27-2005, 09:44 PM
"Muffin Tops"
People who use words like deliverables, mission statement, people processes, or any other stupid term made up by consultants
Sex and the City (but not sex in the city)
Grammatical short cuts (like writing "I luv U")
Snobbery
Turn-offs

Yachtzee
09-27-2005, 09:46 PM
B.O.
Tattoos (any kind)
Beer gut
Back hair
Going shirtless in inappropriate public places - like a ballgame!
Mutton chop sideburns

Gee, other than the B.O. and the Shirtlessness, this describes me to a tee! (I like to keep my hairy back and beergut covered with at least a shirt and undershirt at all times).

KronoRed
09-27-2005, 09:47 PM
Robots

Can't trust em, I agree

Falls City Beer
09-27-2005, 09:53 PM
Can't trust em, I agree

Know what else you can't trust?

Turds.

Falls City Beer
09-27-2005, 10:10 PM
Psychics

Australian accents

Air freshener cozies

People who say, "Artist? Heck, I can't even draw a straight line."

People who would rather watch the previews

People who hate my dancing (which is NO ONE!)

wheels
09-27-2005, 10:22 PM
Dreadlocks.

Yeccchh.

And women that go after skinny guys that have the whole unwashed hair, three day beard growth neo "garage rocker" guys that don't even own one single Pretty Things record. Those guys suck, and the girls that like them are even worse. Nothing worse than a fashion rocker, male or female.

Oh yeah, and cokeheads. Me and a friend of mine happened into this club the other night and it was a total dance club type thing, and he said, "Ya know, even if I was single, I'd still hate this, because all of these girls are coke booty.".

He was so spot on about that.

SteelSD
09-27-2005, 11:36 PM
-Chicks who cannot understand what the words "lip wax" mean.
-Visible panty lines
-Finding out that her Wonder Bra lied.
-"Come here...go away"
-Inappropriate spandex
-Camel...well...you know
-Pencilbrows
-Excessive narcissism
-Unnecessary drama

MWM
09-27-2005, 11:47 PM
I forgot one, women who think batting average is cool.

RFS62
09-28-2005, 12:01 AM
Poseurs

Bureaucrats

Snivelers

Whiners

Slack-asses

MWM
09-28-2005, 01:09 AM
#1 on my list....fake boobs. I find them very unattractive. Most men think I'm nuts for this.

WMR
09-28-2005, 01:50 AM
Poseurs

Bureaucrats

Snivelers

Whiners

Slack-asses

Is that Slack-ass term a physical description or a type of work ethic?

I'm definitely not down with the former fo sho!!

The Baumer
09-28-2005, 02:02 AM
#1 on my list....fake boobs. I find them very unattractive. Most men think I'm nuts for this.

I honestly can't see myself being compatible with someone who is so into their breast size that they felt the need to undergo the knife. Doesn't compute to me.

A girl's worth isn't measured by her breast size, unless she decides it is.

919191
09-28-2005, 02:29 AM
Amway people.
Beer in cans.
Single ply toilet paper.
Authority.
Bob Boone.
Overcooked rice and pasta.
Reds ushers.
Too tight jeans.
Harley clothes on those who don't own one.

GAC
09-28-2005, 06:35 AM
body hair - not a fan of the body hair on women. I would never make it in Europe.

Jealous? :p:

But I have to agree. While living in Spain it was a real turnoff that some of the girls had better mustaches then me. :lol:

GAC
09-28-2005, 06:44 AM
People who hate my dancing (which is NO ONE!)

little kicks?.... or a full body dry heave? :lol:

http://image.pathfinder.com/ew/seinfeld/photos/CT89.jpg

RedsBaron
09-28-2005, 06:51 AM
#1 on my list....fake boobs. I find them very unattractive. Most men think I'm nuts for this.
Keep it real. I agree.

RedsBaron
09-28-2005, 06:53 AM
Bad manners
Bad language
Ugly shoes
Thick ankles
Women who wear clothes meant for teenagers
Bad breath
Body odor
Too much perfume or cologne (on top of BO is doubly bad)
People who are always loud
People you don't know well who ask too many personal questions
I pretty much agree with Randy's list. Oh personal questions I could usually handle, and I'll admit that when I was single physical attractiveness in a female tended to hide a mulitude of sins. ;)

OldRightHander
09-28-2005, 08:25 AM
Poor grammar. Huge turnoff for former English majors like me. English is my wife's second language and she speaks it better than a lot of Americans I know.

RFS62
09-28-2005, 08:34 AM
Customer support from India.

I don't speak two languages, so I admire anyone who can. I also don't try to explain computer problems to people who don't speak english.

Dan
09-28-2005, 08:51 AM
women who...
...are unintelligent
...don't curse like a sailor
...aren't sexually adventurous
...lack independence and spirit

Blimpie
09-28-2005, 10:33 AM
"Muffin Tops"
People who use words like deliverables, mission statement, people processes, or any other stupid term made up by consultantsSex and the City (but not sex in the city)
Grammatical short cuts (like writing "I luv U")
Snobbery
Turn-offsDon't forget some other consultant favorites:

Paradigm
Esprit De Corps
Skill Set
Win-Win
Outside the Box

:mooner:

Blimpie
09-28-2005, 10:35 AM
Customer support from India.

I don't speak two languages, so I admire anyone who can. I also don't try to explain computer problems to people who don't speak english.Yeah, just yesterday I was on the phone with a "Justin" from Dell tech support... :rolleyes: Something tells me that it wasn't his given name....

SunDeck
09-28-2005, 11:03 AM
Don't forget some other consultant favorites:

Paradigm
Esprit De Corps
Skill Set
Win-Win
Outside the Box

:mooner:

Or using stupid words and phrases when something else would suffice...

"My Thought Process..." (Translation: "I was thinking")
"Utilize" (Use)
"Revenue Neutral" (Won't cost more)
"Benefit Cost Analysis" (Is this worth the cost?)
"Management Team" (Bunch of higher paid guys who talk about problems that lesser paid employees can solve on their own)

Blimpie
09-28-2005, 11:23 AM
Or using stupid words and phrases when something else would suffice...

"My Thought Process..." (Translation: "I was thinking")
"Utilize" (Use)
"Revenue Neutral" (Won't cost more)
"Benefit Cost Analysis" (Is this worth the cost?)
"Management Team" (Bunch of higher paid guys who talk about problems that lesser paid employees can solve on their own)"Diminishing Returns" (Less profitable)
"Redundant Overhead Cut" (Layoff)

Puffy
09-28-2005, 11:51 AM
This might surprise a lot of you who know me - but I like fake boobs.

I know, I know, shocking.

flyer85
09-28-2005, 01:43 PM
This might surprise a lot of you who know me - but I like fake boobs. How are they working out for you?

SunDeck
09-28-2005, 02:40 PM
How are they working out for you?

I like 'em on Puffy, too. It's the penciled eyebrows that I can't stand.

Puffy
09-28-2005, 02:45 PM
How are they working out for you?

At first I wouldn't leave my house. I mean, why leave when I can sit in front of the mirror and play.

But now I've learned that play time shouldn't take up more than 2 to 3 hours per day and I can be outside in those other hours.

cincinnati chili
09-29-2005, 12:37 AM
Chastity belts

GAC
09-29-2005, 08:11 AM
Chastity belts

For you or her? ;)

Hap
09-29-2005, 10:13 AM
Poor grammar. Huge turnoff for former English majors like me. English is my wife's second language and she speaks it better than a lot of Americans I know.

One of my biggest pet peeve's is the incorrect apostrophe. As in, "I like the Cincinnati Red's." Or, "Austin Kearn's played for the Louisville Bat's."

I also don't like when people end a statement with an inappropriate question mark? As in, "I hope this answers your question?" Or, "I heard you bought a new car?"

I remember when I was in my third year at OU and I was taking a 400-level English class. The instructor spent an entire class period blasting 75% of the students who were still confusing the three forms of the words "there, their and they're", and the words "to, too, and two" they were also using run on sentences the instructor could'nt believe that juniors and seniors at college would make these mistakes. As well as sentence fragment's.

OldRightHander
09-29-2005, 10:19 AM
One of my biggest pet peeve's is the incorrect apostrophe. As in, "I like the Cincinnati Red's." Or, "Austin Kearn's played for the Louisville Bat's."

I also don't like when people end a statement with an inappropriate question mark? As in, "I hope this answers your question?" Or, "I heard you bought a new car?"

I remember when I was in my third year at OU and I was taking a 400-level English class. The instructor spent an entire class period blasting 75% of the students who were still confusing the three forms of the words "there, their and they're", and the words "to, too, and two" they were also using run on sentences the instructor could'nt believe that juniors and seniors at college would make these mistakes. As well as sentence fragment's.

:laugh:

Dan
09-29-2005, 10:31 AM
As well as sentence fragment's.

:beerme:

cincinnati chili
09-29-2005, 01:58 PM
Originally Posted by cincinnati chili
Chastity belts


For you or her? ;)

Them

registerthis
09-29-2005, 02:59 PM
Pet peeves...hmmm...

-People who drive really slow on the freeway, then speed up when you go to pass them.
-Having the cashier at the fast food place stare at me, rather than ask for my order.
-On the subject of fast food, I hate the drive-thru cashiers who mumble unintelligbly into the speaker. Then, when you ask them to repeat what they just said, they mumble unintelligbly again--only louder.
-Street signs in unfamiliar neighborhoods that are so small you can't read them until you've passed them--and realize it's the street you needed to turn on.
-"People" or "Style" columns in newspapers that are written in a hip street slang style that's supposed to appeal to the kids, but just sounds stupid: "Cameron Diaz was all up in T-Lake's grill at the 'Choice awards, 'cause he was caught peepin' at "Glitter Girl" Mariah."
-Robert Novak
-Possibly my Biggest Pet Peeve Ever: There's a street here in D.C. with parking meters. One, however, happens to be in front of a truck bay door. Even though it's a metered space, if you park there, you WILL be ticketed. So, I would say that "Parking meteres in front of spaces that aren't really spaces" would be a pet peeve of mine.