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I Have A List Of Turn Offs

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    It really ticks me off when someone is standing next to you in a store talking in another language while looking at you. I mean, seriously....if you want to visit or live in a country different than your own, at least take the time to learn the language! It's so RUDE to stand...
    leyna2007 leyna2007 46-50, F Oct 4, 2010

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    My list of turn-offs in a woman are; 1)

    arrogant 2) not open-minded 3) bossy 4) not understanding me 5) has nothing in common with me 6) disrespects periods and the menstrual cycle (I mean, grow up! It's fascinating, beautiful, and if it weren't for this cycle, you wouldn't be alive today, and you wouldn't be able to...
    King2e4 King2e4 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    Turn offs- -bad hygiene in general -extreme

    alpha males (like if you think you're better than me because you're a dude, I'll kick you in the balls.) -white people with dreadlocks -extreme seriousness -arrogance -WHEN GUYS ONLY EVER WEAR BASKETBALL SHORTS -Rudeness -too long of beards (like redneck beards) -rednecks in...
    ghouly ghouly 70+, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    - Prideful - disgusting/nasty - little common

    sense - quick to anger - little patience - smoking - clinginess - nosy There's more but, all I can think of now.
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2014

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    starling156 starling156 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    1, Smoking 2, Can't hold a conversation 3,

    Patronising 4, Bad breath 5, Body odour 6, Checking his phone while I'm talking. So rude! 7, Bad manners. Please and thank you are basics and everyone should know to use them.
    BexBaby84 BexBaby84 31-35, F 2 Responses May 13

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    bad manners, poor table etiquette,

    bad teeth, b.o, vanity ,3/4length skinny jeans on men, with white canvas slip on shoes, overly styled quiffed hair with too much product, sulking, tactlessness, last to the bar men, fake tans, bum bags, shorts with socks and shoes, ties flipped over the shoulder, comb overs...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Apr 12

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    1. nasty *** teeth. like I don't mind coffee

    stains because they aren't caused by bad hygiene but I once meet a guy with **** actually on his teeth. not stains, like there was stuff on them *gags* 2. wearing sports shorts when they aren't doing anything active 3. telling baby, holocaust, racist, sexist, or homophobic jokes...
    shamrok11 shamrok11 16-17, F Aug 4

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    I have a list of turn offs.

    .. I met a guy online a while ago and we text a lot. It went on for a little over a month. He is a cool guy, attractive, sweet and good conversation. He lives in London so I know I have zero chances of ever being with him but I liked the idea of having him as a guy I could chat...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 17, 2014

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    My turn offs (a partial list): 1) Smoking 2)

    Racism 3) Negative gossip 4) RW politics and religion 5) Extremism of almost any variety 6) Atheists who knock Christians and Christians who knock atheists 7) People who own a lot of guns 8) Anti-government paranoia 9) Extreme obesity (sorry) 10) People who think they know all...
    emperornorton47 emperornorton47 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2014

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    Not brushing your teeth,

    poor hygiene, rude, no manners, Inconsiderate, unfaithful, conceited, liars, fakes, shady, drug addicts, wearing dirty clothes, judgemental, **** addicts, gold diggers, and lots of body hair.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    If I tell you what it is,

    then please don't do it.
    krispykreme30 krispykreme30 31-35, F Jan 5, 2014

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    1. Clingy idiots 2. People

    who think they're smart but are actually dumbasses 3. Talking during sex
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    1.) Unkempt beard 2.) Dirt under fingernails 3.

    ) Long, thin E.T. looking fingers 4.) Arrogance 5.) Hooked on ESPN and not hooked on phonics.
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2014

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    PTigress PTigress 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2014

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    I’m sorry but this is going to be a really

    long list, not in any particular order, sorry if I offend anyone! 1) B.O. 2) Bad breath 3) Facial hair 4) Smoking 5) Drugs 6) Self absorbed 7) Talks too much 8) Acne 9) Clingy 10) Racist or sexist jokes 11) Too serious 12) Know it all.
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    1. Crying (really early like within two first

    weeks - I can recall at least 3 guys doing this) 2. Saying "I love you" after a few dates 3. Talking about your financial fitness when it has no relevance to the conversation (subtle brags) 4. Overt brags 5. Telling me you have any kind of expectations on how I dress, my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 4

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    Successful men. They seem to really turn me off.

    Every time I date one, I seem to nitpick and dissect their quirks until I find them unbearable. Bring me a bum and I'll forgive the most insane bs. Must be a complex
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 4

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    1.no confidence 2.cares about what other people

    think to much 3.being a slob/bad hygiene 4.over confidence (being cocky)5.being negative about everything 6.being rude 7.assuming you know everything and that you're right about it 8.pet names without even knowing you 9.expecting your woman to do everything for you(like a...
    pandaangel pandaangel 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Friends who lose interest in you.

    Guess even that is disposable now.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    oh and having to use vulgar language

    for everything especially intimate situations
    pandaangel pandaangel 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    1. Everything about ***********

    and men who continue to use it. “Evil communications corrupt good manners” (1 Cor. 15:33). Research indicates that continued exposure to *********** has a negative effect on males' beliefs towards women (Zimmerman & Bryant) and their desire for deviant behaviour against...
    InnerCalm InnerCalm 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    How to avoid my biggest turn offs 1.

    Shower well and thoroughly wash with soap including your crack. 2. Floss and brush daily and have professional dental cleanings at least 2x year 3. Don't send me a photo of your privates. 4. Don't be macho or call me "baby" 5. Make sure your dishes are done, your linens are...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Not Trying To Offend

    I have a small list of turn offs, but please don't take offense. 1. Excessive swearing. Occasional swearing is fine, but I am not a huge fan of women that swear unnecessarily. 2. Baby talk. One of my pet peeves. 3. Noisy eating. Smacking lips etc. 4. Uncleanliness. A bit...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 20, 2011

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    1. Smoking, 2. Bad hygiene,

    3. Text speak, 4. Using the silent treatment/not talking to me when you're annoyed/mad, 5. People who want to go out and party all the time, 6. Selfish people, 7. People who are rude to others, 8. Liars, 9. Cheaters, 10. Homophobic people.
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F Aug 5

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    My Turn Offs.

    Here's my list :D 1.) Bad hygiene. There is nothing more unappealing to me then a person who has poor hygiene. Nasty odor, bad breath, greasy hair...clean your sh*t up please, it's not attractive. 2.) Constant Immaturity. Don't get me wrong, I'm pretty immature myself and I love...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2011

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    Yellow teeth,piercings ,

    tattoos, and swearing
    smilesarewarm4 smilesarewarm4 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28, 2014

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    What I Think Are Turn On's And Turn Off's For Men

     I'm going to try to write what I think men like and don't like,this isn't easy!!  Men don't like: 1.  When you call or come over right after a date. [ Wait three days after] 2.  when you do all the talking. Or talk to much about their relationship. 3.   To be to...
    kctiger kctiger 46-50, F 16 Responses Dec 26, 2009

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M Mar 31

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    1) smelling bad around me 2) breath smelling

    bad 3) guys who think they know everything 4) quietness on the phone or in person 5) wearing no poplar anything brand 6) guys who always complain about walking or acting lazy on rainy days 7) being in my business when I'm texting 8) guys who think they're better then others 9...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Apr 11

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    Turn offs: -drug addicts -long

    beards -muscles -ugliness XD Turn ons: -bellies -tallness -gamers -kindness
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 2

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    Not The Obvious

    You'll know one when you meet one. . . Attention getters (one who is the know-it-all type kind of person) Gossipers Spoiled brats One who belongs to the minority but who's actually a racist. One who uses hurtful words to children. Liars = Politicians, Lovers, Salesman and Diet...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F Feb 12, 2012

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    1.Picky eaters 2. No manners 3.

    Beards. Gross bushy or long beards (They look like hobos) 4.Mustaches (It's creepy) 5. *** smacking Mhm..that's all I can come with at the moment :p
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 5

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    My List Of Turn-offs With Reasons!

    I have turn offs, just like everyone else. 1. blow-outs (a hair-do by Pauly D lol) Hey, I love spiky hair and what not..but damn,please don't wear the "blow-out"..it makes you look like a douche...and it's very unsexy. 2.smoking (well, kinda, I've done got used to it now o.o...
    PrincessKitana PrincessKitana 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    1. Someone obsessed with animals 2.

    Violent 3. Pulling my hair hard 4. Being lazy 5. Dry lips 6. Dramatization 7. Nappy or tangly hair 8. Too rough 9.dresses sloppy 10. Racism Jokes 11. Too cheap 12. Really hairy
    Leilani19 Leilani19 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    Well, Where Do I Start

    -Arrogance-Rudeness-Liars-Dishonesty-Braggarts-Stupid people-Greed-Fakes-Self absorbed people-Control freaks-Jerks-Snobs-Smelly men (not just bad cologne either)-Ill mannered louts-Players
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 7, 2012

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    25 Turn On's And Turn Offs

     I think it's a turn on 1.  If he calls after a date.  2.  If he brings you a flower. 3.  If he tells you your pretty 4   If he tells you your smart 5   If he laughs at you jokes 6   If he likes your cooking 7  If he likes your...
    kctiger kctiger 46-50, F 21 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    Bad hygiene, self centeredness,

    no self pride, egotistical, etc. but I have one major turn off that is a complete and utter deal breaker, and Im just wondering if Im the only person that feels this way. I don't care if he has the body of an Adonis, the mind line Einstein, and a package like john Holmes, if...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    1. Smelly people (please clean your self's) 2.

    Rude 3. Morbidly obese people. (sorry Idc if uh over weight little but obese is different) 4. Begging for sex ( im waiting till marriage) 5. Hurting others
    Fabhoxton Fabhoxton 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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