Being so "tough & dominant" that they don't know they're being such an asshat.
For context, there's this guy I know who basically asserts dominance by acting tough and violent, and degrading others by making unnecessary remarks just so he'd be seen as 'cool' and such. By doing so, he thought everyone feared him (& his presence) when in fact everyone's tired of it.
“Knowing” everything. Sure, intelligence is nice, but it’s fucking transparent when you start bullshitting just so you don’t have to admit there’s something you don’t know. Especially if I do know it.
I like it when someone admits they’re wrong.
They say something, and let’s say I or someone else corrects them, and they say something like “really? I didn’t know that!”
Or admitting they were wrong in an argument. That’s attractive
My math professors must think I'm hot as fuck
So you got the brains, but have you got the touch?
Being a "nice guy".
Sorry about that first guy's comment having major incel vibes.
I'm a girl, that's not even the worst thing that's been said to me lol but thank you friend, I know not everyone on reddit is like this. Saying nice guy is like an incantation that summons the incels.
Putting other people down, to make themselves look better.
No, you are not making yourself look better. You're being a dick.
Everything that tik tok eboys think makes them attractive
Cringe meter spikes through the roof every time
You don't like guys who constantly and obsessively lick their lips in between words? :D
You saying you aren’t attracted to Heath Ledger’s Joker?
Why so sex-y?
The one up man. Almost always dominates the conversation and one ups everyone else’s experiences and replies. Shows me you’re immature and can’t hold a conversation without the focus being on you.
Yeah, I for one have always been great at not shifting the focus to me.
I know one of these guys at work and it’s been fun messing with him. First I told him I was picking up some Japanese lessons. He lived in Japan-he tooootally knows Japanese. Second, I divulged that I know basic Mandarin (Chinese) and wow he knows Cantonese fluently (cool one up bro but wrong language). Now I’m planning on telling him I’m learning Hebrew just to see if he lived in Israel or something. I love messing with one-up men and if you haven’t done it, try it.
Treating dates like an informercial for themselves.
"But wait, there's more! Have sex with me within the next 90 minutes and you'll get not one, not two, but THREE extra orgasms! Be the envy of all of your friends with this limited one-time-only offer!"
Act now and I'll throw in an STI free of charge.
A free Subaru?
Okay then I'm in!
BILLY MAYS HERE with an all new product that will blow your mind!
The all new "Cervix Smasher 3000!"
It slices, it dices, it gets the job done in 3.2 seconds!
"Vince the Shamwow guy here... [You're gonna love my nuts](https://youtu.be/_XEjI2cx2tk?t=53)"
The funny thing about Vince, is he actually localised for Spanish. When he did the same advert but in Spanish, he said "Mira mi huevo" which translates from Spanish slang to English as "look at my testicle"
Holy shit this is the best way to put it! The amount of dates I’ve been on where they haven’t asked me ONE. SINGLE. THING. about myself is unreal. 2 hours of self-involved conversation and I wonder if they’d even notice if I left.
Flashing money/possessions. Nothing dries me up faster than a dude bragging about his watch or his car
My favorite thing to do is “brag” about my car. It’s a Toyota Yaris that is literally 15 years old and is my first car. I just like to joke about how “cool” my new car is and how it can fit up to five people if they are stacked up like Tetris.
Obviously a joke tho I just think my car is funny looking and is super small.
Guys and/or girls who pride themselves on being able to out drink or outsmoke everyone until they’re a blubbering mess. Or doing a bunch of drugs. They think they’re so epic but it’s honestly embarrassing when it’s a constant and people have to babysit you during a get together.
I used to be this guy! Then I realized the reason I could drink more than all of my friends was because I was 310 lbs, drank on a fairly regular basis, and would drink for the sole purpose of getting hammered. Shit’s stupid. Make a joke and laugh with your friends instead of making yourself a joke they’re laughing at
Over-confidence or the need to show off
*Famous last words: "Hey guys! Look what I can do!!"*👍
I can’t read or hear that phrase without thinking of Stuart from Mad TV. Funniest shit ever.
1. A high tolerance for alcohol as a personality trait.
2. Refusal to be emotional or into things that are “feminine”
Bragging about having money
My love will take you around the world, but my bank account won't get us past the airport.
That's the advantage of owning a pilot's license.
You need a lot of money to
1. Get the license
2. Rent the plane
3. Pay for fuel
4. Pay landing fees
Yeah, I don't think people realize it takes about $10k and a lot of time to get a private pilot's license. And then it's like $200+ an hour to rent a plane.
For anyone who has teenagers interested in flying, there is an awesome program out there called Civil Air Patrol (CAP). It's an Air Force auxiliary program for kids 12 and up. My son flew his first plane at 13, though not take off or landing. He didn't stick with it more than a couple of years, but they offer opportunities to get a glider then a pilot's license while focusing on aviation and rocketry. It's amazing for those kids with a passion for that stuff! While my son didn't stay in it definitely guided his career choices later in life.
Nice. I'm broke af
I don’t even have a vagina and I’m moist.
Mission failed successfully
I can feel my attractiveness rising already
My pot dealer was at my house one time. Goofy kid. Healthy, tall, thin, fit, sporty type dude. Not very smart... My sister was there and his idea to try and get her attention was to count all of his money in front of her,a couple grand in cash. She said later that as soon as he started counting his money he stopped being attractive because she could tell what he was doing lol.
Probably didn't help he had all ones
Expressing the need to be violent without any real cause or hint that they enjoy being violent. It just outright frightens me being anywhere need people that do that.
Being overly macho
Are you SLANDERING the late, great, Macho Man RANDY SAVAGE?!
Truly, the cream of the crop.
Allllllways rises to the top.
On balance, off balance, doesn't matter
He’s obviously the exact right amount of macho, almost by definition.
One up manship
Two up manship
Being overly aggressive with other people. Like, you are out at a club with him and he is ready to pick fights with anyone who (he thinks) looks at him or me wrong. I think it makes them feel macho but it's a huge turn off for me. It's happened a few times, and the last time I just turned around and took a car home.
EDIT: Woah thank you for the awards, those are the first bar one I've ever had, so I guess I have something to thank those douchebags for after all!
Also, sorry for the bad phrasing about the car, I did not steal one but I've been laughing my head off at all the comments making fun of me for it!
Had a guy tell me that if he ever met my guy friends he would stare directly in their eyes to show dominance. How about you never meet them actually
Did you laugh your ass off at him and say that’s the lamest thing I’ve ever heard?
Bet he tries to break people's hands when doing handshakes, too.
I always sort of laugh to myself when another guy overpowers their handshake. I think, "okay, this guy is very insecure, noted."
No. She peed on him.
To assert her dominance
Joke's on him - to men who aren't emotionally ignorant, that would look like a respectful attempt to connect with your guy friends.
"This guy keeps looking deep into my eyes........is he flirting with me? I mean, I've never been with a guy before......wait does Julia know? Is this their way of inviting me to a threesome? Julia keeps looking away and covering her hand over her face. She's embarassed, so she asked this guy to ask.........wow, this intense staring has been going on a while.......should I kiss him?"
Meanwhile the "macho" dude is thinking "This fucker ain't braking eye contact! Oh hell naw! I'm the fucking KING of staring contests! Oh this is happening! He ain't backing down!!!! Wait......is he trying to kiss me???? Oh thats a hell of a tactic to break the stare. Well guess what! I'm gonna kiss better then you! Without breaking eye contact! I'm the alpha kisser here!!!!"
And Julia is just like "Oh god, not again....."
Gay chicken comes in many forms, it seems.
Wait - first the frogs, and now the chickens? WHEN WILL IT END?
Thank you for this story, I’m leaving today’s Internet on a high note!
> if he ever met my guy friends he would stare directly in their eyes to show dominance
Fastest way for all your guy friends to immediately laugh at him.
Or instigate a game of homoerotic chicken
Hope you and the car had a great night!
Never understood why people drink to fight. I drink to have a good time, and I maintain that mentality throughout the night. If a guy has gotten in multiple drunk fights, he’s just a dipshit that goes into the night with a fighting mentality, and the alcohol brings it out tenfold.
If someone looks at me wrong at a bar, I smile and ask if they want a drink. 🤷♂️
Also, I’m going to assume that that drunken aggression he thinks is so sexy in a public bar will get all over me in private if I were stupid enough to date a man child who acts that way.
When people tell you who they are, believe them the first time.
I dated a girl that wanted me to do that stuff, no ty.
This may not be a universal experience for women, but when I match online with guys and they immediately start giving me heaps of over the top compliments about how sexy I am, it's a real turn off. It's uncomfortable to have a stranger commenting about your looks and sexualising you before you've even met or talked, even if you do find that stranger attractive.
I was never able to actually put this weird feeling into words. Thank you! I knew it made me uncomfortable but I couldn’t figure out why.
I feel like this and being too familiar too fast are my biggest turn offs. I went on a date with a guy and he hugged me way too tightly, held my hand because he loves “soft buttery skin,” made a comment about my toes, and kissed my cheek like we were lovers. 🥴🤢
God this is so true. And the worst part is it’s often the first message, too. Over the top compliments or endearments when we’ve never spoken - they all feel so weird. I’m not that attractive, so it feels like they just send those same words to every woman on the site to see who responds. And it’s so overwhelming it feels fake and forced. I don’t understand the point.
Reading through this I've come to realize, I'm just ugly.
make 2 of us
Women's work and man's work. I had an ex that said that and all he did was go to work and come home and sit in his recliner. On his day off he never left the recliner. So I did all the men's work and women's work and paid half the bills. This 1950's stuff don't work for me if I am paying half the bills.
You dodged a bullet by breaking up there, sounds like a pretty unreasonable person.
Not much of a bullet. Seems more like stepping outside from a house fire.
I worked 14 hr days, my ex husband worked 8 and was laid off most of our marriage..... he pulled the women's work BS and I told him to get the fuck out..
Good for you!
When they won’t let me do anything for myself. I dated a man who refused to let me open doors for myself and when we went to the store he would grab products out of my hands while I was reading the nutrition label to do it himself. It became irritating and it made me feel like he thought I was dumb.
Bragging about how tough and violent they are.
It's not cute. It's somewhere between cringe and terrifying.
Also, being confidently wrong about "What women are like" or giving compliments like "You aren't like other girls". My guy, if you hate women so much, why are you trying to get me to join you? Most women past high school mentality don't hate other women and hearing about how much you hate women doesn't make me feel safe, let alone attracted.
You’ve written almost the exact comment I was going to, both things.
Thinking that any form of kindness, weakness or compassion is ‘gay’.
Some think that kindness and compassion is a weakness, but it takes so much more strength to be selfless and live in love.
Even the tiniest gestures men make to show they care give me butterflies every time
As a semi-closeted man in my 20's, the amount of men I'm around who don't know I'm gay that use slurs and make gay jokes is *stunning*.
being mean to or about women. no, i don’t think it’s funny that you just insulted the appearance of both my best friend and i. no, that did not make me want to fuck you.
Agreed! Negging is absolute turn off.
"You are not like other girls" "Finally a real woman who behaves like woman". Dude, no. Being mean about other women is not going to make us feel flattered, just angry that you think most women are negative thing.
Now, a duck pic is very welcome.
Even as a guy I would love a duck pic
I hope you like it [Duck pic](https://www.reddit.com/r/duck/comments/o5kfzt/meet_henry_from_norway_my_happy_duck_with_a_sassy/?utm_medium=android_app&utm_source=share)
I was scared to click on it but yes I am very pleased, it's an amazing one!
They do make you smile.
I've never understood it, like has it ever worked? Has there ever been one time a girl has opened her phone to an erect penis from a rando and thought "yes please"?
It seems pretty obvious to me that the whole thing is more akin to flashing someone on the street than trying to pick someone up. Don’t think they care about the response
Just ask why they sent a toothpick before blocking them.
To clean between your teeth after a nice meal
It never works to actually pick up women. I have sent dick pics under only one set of circumstances: we are actively, unambiguously sexting, and I have been asked/given permission to send one.
And even then, I’m sending my WIFE pictures of my dick , which she has seen THOUSAMDS of times and has explicitly asked for me to send that picture, and the little voice in my head is like “dude, dont send that that, she’s gonna hate it”.
I was asked for dick pics in exactly one relationship, and even I thought the picture looked gross.
It’s not a self-esteem issue; I don’t have any insecurity about how it looks in person. But that picture isn’t something l expect anyone to want to see.
The best way to take a dick pic is to not actually show the naked dick. Get hard, grab it through your pants or boxers so you can clearly see the outline (so it's trapped between your hand and your thigh), and send that. It looks wayyy sexier like that.
Source: am girl
a) Thanks for the tip.
b) RIP your inbox.
Once I replied WHAT IS WRONG WITH IT? They never contacted me again and I am sure I gave them a complex.
"Trust me, I get a LOT of dick pics, and there's DEFINITELY something wrong with yours."
That is genius.
“Omg why does it look like that?!?”
Have you seen a doctor lately???!!! Maybe you should. Prayers be with you.
Don’t mind me just seeing how to be more attractive
Edit: I am aware this is reddit, I know how to not be a dick to women
Same. So far, so good.
Being weird about things they deem are “girly”.
I have a blu ray/DVD collection with hundreds of movies. I had a guy check it out for a split second and say “oh, you have “girl” movies”.
I have everything from legally blonde to the fast and the furious, to every best picture winner of the last 20 years. Apparently having anything other than action movies made it “girly”.
We broke up quickly
> “oh, you have “girl” movies”.
Was your ex-boyfriends name "Vincent Adultman" by chance?
What is this, a cross over episode?
Like some of us don't cook because it's "girly." I love to cook. I learned how to make THE best fudge brownies this year. My wife loves that I cook haha.
Edit: here's the base [recipe](https://tasty.co/recipe/the-best-fudgy-brownies) for those brownies haha
My boyfriend cooks and I bake, i find it's a system that works best because I can't cook
Best I can do is a mug cake.
When they act like they throw the ball but they DO NOT throw the ball
When they say NO
When they send stick pics
I will be following this user profile closely because of this solid first post.
This is the first time I’ve seen a nonbot novelty account in a **long time**
who's a good not dog?!
“Alpha male” 🙄
An unstable, early iteration of male. Needs further development and testing before public release.
I want my men to be at least SP2
Correct, those unstable alpha males are very insecure and require urgent security patches!
After coming from the shops with my friends, i always shout "who is the alpha male?" Half of them shout "me" and there's my trip without having to carry the groceries :D
I feel like this is a life hack which should be taught in schools...
And the new variant, ligma males
What's a ligma.... WAIT A MINUTE....
Who the fuck is Steve Jobs?
“Sigma male” 😎
Sigma male grindset might be my favourite meme this year.
What's funny is sigma in my state's prison system means you're a child molester or a high risk individual.
A sense of humor if it is not also paired with the ability to read the room.
Bragging about wealth, expensive possessions, and blatantly using the guise of ‘kindness’ or ‘charity’ to humble-brag. Basically just making yourself sound like an asshole!
the whole ' i wont let you do anything for yourself because thats not CHIVALROUS'.
im not offended if you hold the door open, but it will almost certainly piss me off if you refuse to walk through a door that IM holding open.
Acting like an intimidating asshole to random people to appear as "tough". Ironically those same guys usually prefer to be submissive in the bedroom.
Clearly I'm doing something wrong, I'm submissive as hell, yet I'm about as intimidating as a patch of grass.
Hey, don't be so hard on yourself! Patches of grass can hide spiders, or snakes or other dangerous and intimidating stuff! Like dog poo!
Especially in Australia
So what you're saying is...
Be an ass if you want it in the ass :3
If you do the negging you get the pegging
Just spit out a perfectly good sip of water reading this, so fuck you
Being arrogant and overconfident
How much they BRAAAAAG about themselves. REPEATEDLY. Like a couple comments on what their achievements are is great, but BRAGGING repeatedly about it & how they’re the best ever & “this one dude tried it but ya know, he came back telling me how much he respects me cuz I did it better” & blahblahblah, that’s such a turn off. That extreme narcissism & ego is 🤮
What is negging?
Putting the other person down hoping that they will like you better.
[One of my favorite XKCD comics](https://xkcd.com/1027/) mentions it.
Being a nice guy.
Obviously I don’t mean an actual nice person - I mean the ‘you owe me sex because I’m a nice guy’.
At first I was confused.
I was petrified.
Yup, those pick me guys that try to use pity
You can't put NiceCoins into a GirlMachine and expect a SexReward.
Whats the exchange rate between a NiceCoin and a Stanley nickel
I'm a bit late but whatever. A man that takes everything seriously, of course there are places to be serious. But not everywhere. Have a little fun in life, it's to be enjoyed.
I don’t know how it is with other guys but people always say I’m too serious. I’m literally just too shy to speak up if I don’t know you too well and making sure I don’t make a fool of myself. I’ll give short responses and wont emote too much. Once I figure out if I like you or not though, then I’m pretty much an open book.
On the other hand a guy who can never get serious. I’m all for fun and games, proper humor and stuff is great. When we need to have a serious talk they need to be able to handle it.
There’s a very specific type of gym bro who may be conventionally attractive and buff, but they have no personality whatsoever. Everything revolves around their gym schedule and eating brown rice, chicken, and broccoli every single day.
EDIT: lol some of y’all getting so bent out of shape. I answered the prompt, it’s just my opinion, and it’s not that serious. You don’t have to agree.
LIGHTWEIGHT BABAAY!!! NOTHING TO IT BUT TO DO IT!
EVERYBODY WANNA BE A BODYBUILDER BUT DONT NOBODY WANT TO LIFT NO HEAVY ASS WEIGHT!!!
YOU GOTTA EAT BIG TO GET BIG BABY, DOSENT MATTER WHAT YOU EAT, YOU GOTTA EAT
BUT ILL DO IT THO
This entire thread so perfectly recreated Coleman’s self-hype in the gym. Brings a fuckin tear to my eye lol.
Brb squatting 800 for reps now.
Ain't nuthin but a peanut!
SMH THESE LADIES IN THE COMMENTS SUGGESTING TALKING LIKE THIS ISN’T THE PINNACLE OF ATTRACTIVENESS
NOTHING BUT A PEANUT
"what are you doing on Valentine's day?"
What day is it?
Chest and back.
I'm kidding, of course. Everyone knows Friday is leg day
I worked with a guy who fit this description *exactly*.
Couldn't hold a conversation about anything other than the gym and diet. He had no idea about world events, technology, cars, sports, history, nothing. And the only books he read were about the gym.
He had a gorgeous girlfriend and I just figured there must be a side to him that we never saw.
Finally met her at a work Christmas party and she was the blandest, most blank slate of a person I'd ever met, even moreso than the guy was.
She also could only hold a conversation about the gym.
Gold star if you can guess where they met.
Ya know, that’s kind of a sweet story. I bet they have nice dinners together talking about gym stuff.
I agree. What am I gonna do, fault a stranger for finding someone he clicks with?
Oh come on, you know they do that gym couple thing where he bench presses her.
Yes, it's a sweat story.
I felt this story in my glutes
Exactly! Nice dinners of brown rice, steamed chicken, and broccoli.
\*steamed chicken breast
I'd like simple love like that.
Sounds like a perfect match?
Nothing but the pump 💪🏼
Overdoing it on the cologne/aftershave. I don’t want to smell you across the room period.
Who was over protective of you? Point em out and I’ll give them a piece of my mind.
Your comment made me laugh out loud. Thank you haha
Lol part of me thought I was gonna get a ton of angry comments of people thinking I was serious.
oh yes! This gets romanticized so much and I really don't find it appealing at all to be told what I can/can't do, or not be trusted to make my own judgments. I hate the "I'd beat up anyone who..." stuff. First of all, no you probably wouldn't, and second of all, I wouldn't want you to.
Leaving every decision to me.
If a man is my partner then I want his input on decisions, even if they’re just small ones like what movie to watch or what to have for dinner. Shrugging and saying “I don’t know. You decide.” all the time is not going to make me happy. It’s lazy and it makes me feel more like a guy’s mother than his partner.