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Author Topic: Can you look at someone and get some idea of who they'd be attracted to?  (Read 301 times)

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Re: Can you look at someone and get some idea of who they'd be attracted to?
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2019, 06:55:12 pm »

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Re: Can you look at someone and get some idea of who they'd be attracted to?
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2019, 06:56:09 pm »

Is the joke "not me"?

Because that's a pretty good guess for any given person.
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Re: Can you look at someone and get some idea of who they'd be attracted to?
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2019, 07:34:44 pm »

This seems exactly to be the sort of question and answer someone who's bitter about the opposite sex might internalize as to why they can't get any.

"Look at her, she's probably only into beefy asshole chads and would never give a real guy a chance. She's horrible."

Answer and read responses carefully, this is not the sort of topic one should lightly be making assumptions of other people about.
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Re: Can you look at someone and get some idea of who they'd be attracted to?
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2019, 12:10:12 am »

Answer and read responses carefully, this is not the sort of topic one should lightly be making assumptions of other people about.

Even if done carefully, though, what's the point in making those assumptions at all? What are you going to do, go up to someone and say "hey, my cursory half-drunken phrenological analysis says you probably want me"? Or, you know, not go up to someone, which is a self-fulfilling prophecy anyway?

This just seems like an excuse to systematize someone's existing assumptions about who'd like them into a license to more doggedly be an idiot.
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Re: Can you look at someone and get some idea of who they'd be attracted to?
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2019, 06:46:00 am »

Yes, of course you can. People wear a lot of themselves on the outside.

And you might presume wrong too. People keep a lot of themselves on the inside.
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Re: Can you look at someone and get some idea of who they'd be attracted to?
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2019, 09:51:06 am »

There's also the potential for co-selected genetic predispositions.

(EG, the genes for a certain morphology archetype tend to also be selected for by the same conditions that select for a certain set of characteristics in a mate.  EG, the kind of thing that drives bright plumage in birds.)

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Re: Can you look at someone and get some idea of who they'd be attracted to?
« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2019, 03:20:42 pm »

Or height. Not exactly always accurate but you can generally infer what kind of people (tall, short) a person would be attracted to based on their own height.

But as soon as you put this question to people, they will inevitably say "It'd come down to their personality" because no one wants to be pigeon-holed by genetics and evolution.
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Re: Can you look at someone and get some idea of who they'd be attracted to?
« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2019, 07:11:54 pm »

Or height. Not exactly always accurate but you can generally infer what kind of people (tall, short) a person would be attracted to based on their own height.

Well?
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Re: Can you look at someone and get some idea of who they'd be attracted to?
« Reply #10 on: September 11, 2019, 02:53:42 pm »

Women tend to want to date men that are taller than them. Men typically want to date women that are shorter than them.

Personally, I see things to like about each variation. There's something kind of appealing to me about a super tall Amazonian chick, as well as one that is super short and cute as a button.
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