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I Am Always Surprised When I See the Face Behind the Avatar

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    I've never seen anyone on here, not been on here much, but I'm a gamer so I can relate to this. For example, an intelligent, responsible, sophisticated older guy that I played a lot of games with, I expected him to look very responsible. Got his Facebook one day. Most of them...
    EarlPloddington EarlPloddington 16-17, M Feb 13, 2012

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    It's always been a problem for me to accept when people find me attractive. Like the other day some guy was like 'dang you so sexy sweetheart!' And I just found really weird :s
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    I know tht I'm not really pretty .. But the shocking part is when ppl say tht I'm pretty I'm shocked but when they say I look ugly or look like a f*cking b*tch or sl*t I'm not...
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    I mean like seriously. We are talking about...ME! I cant ever believe it when someone likes me.
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    draganaeros draganaeros 22-25, M Apr 7

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    Well of course i'd be shocked. I mean i'm a bit insecure and i have low self esteem. Honestly, i'm only shocked when an attractive person (guy) thinks i'm good looking. Mostly ugly...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    maybe it is just insecurity but when i am complimented i get really embarrassed and then i look down and say "who me?"
    Greeneyedgrr1 Greeneyedgrr1 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't know why I "me too"ed this that never happens
    reddude64 reddude64 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm so serious I hate it BC all to oftenly I don't believe it :p but if I finally convince myself whoever said it means it I get all akward and try to change the subject no matter...
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    ....Lol they want the booty
    justaGeneralization justaGeneralization 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Why are people so shocked that I am shocked?????
    marie0559 marie0559 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I be like "Whaaaat? Meeee?"
    NeeverForget NeeverForget 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I'm married been married for 7 year and my husband tell me that I'm beautiful.i believe him and don't I guess for so long I thought I was unattractive it stuck with me. Is that bad...
    Votiveeh07 Votiveeh07 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Oh my god yes. Like some one can be like hey cutie or hottie. And I'm here going like I. Am. So. Fugly. I'm like are your eyes okay? Do u need glasses or new prescriptions for...
    Diana14R Diana14R 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm not fake I'm all me lol !!! So if u wanna learn more bout me message me I need knew friends!!!!!
    rebrosa rebrosa 13-15, F Apr 6

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    This photo has been layered. You have no idea...
    LiyaR LiyaR 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Well yea why would they I mean just look at me
    ttremain ttremain 18-21, M Apr 11

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    Nobody's ever actually said that to me but I'd be totally shocked if someone actually did :P
    Aly1607 Aly1607 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    Well, i WOULD be shocked haha. Never happened in real life before
    NumbHearts NumbHearts 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    Nobody had ever said that to me, but if they did I would be in complete shock.
    JustThatOneGurl JustThatOneGurl 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    Some people have told me they think I'm really pretty... And me being me I stand there awkwardly because I can't process what there trying to tell me..... Then I ask who dared them...
    onyourleft onyourleft 13-15, F Apr 11

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    It's funny, kids growing up wanted to be doctors or firefighters. All I've ever wanted is to be beautiful. "If I can't be beautiful, I want to be invisible."
    ksnaps ksnaps 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    Actually im not. Lol lol lol
    Helen33 Helen33 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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