Five things that turn you off...

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by ghall, Jan 26, 2007.

  1. ghall macrumors 68040

    ghall

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    So, we all have things that turn us off from the opposite sex (or the same sex, if you're "like that"), so I thought it would be interesting if we all were to share our 5 (or more, if you want) biggest things that turn us off. They can be physical traits, personality traits, habits, etc...

    Well, since I started this thread, I might as well go first.
    Here they are in no particular order:

    1. red hair
    2. hair dye
    3. smoking
    4. really loud voice
    5. lack of kindness
     
  2. tcrab macrumors member

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    These things that turn me off :

    1. People who do not take care of themselves (i.e. extremely overweight)
    2. Excessive drinkers
    3. Excessive smoking
    4. unintelligent
    5. Do not care what goes on around them (i.e. people who don't pay any attention at all to politics etc.)
     
  3. Allotriophagy macrumors 6502a

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    As TRITE as it may SEEM, I tend to find it DISCONCERTING when I meet a person and DISCOVER that they have a WHOLE LIST of items which they deem UNDESIRABLE and which they declare an inability to see BEYOND.

    So MY list of THINGS would be THIS:

    1) Having preferences which seem random or arbitrary.
    2) Being stuck in their ways with regard to random or arbitrary things.
    3) Showing a general unwillingness to accept people who either express different preferences to themselves OR who possess those attributes which they do not like.
    4) Fat people.

    That is ALL.
     
  4. UserofMacOSX macrumors member

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    1. Smoking, Drinking, Rudeness, Loudness
    2. Supercilious-ness, excessive cussing
    3. OCD-ness about appearances, take 3 hours to make up mind
    4. Cocky, Crude, Stupid
    5. Constant gossipers (I like to hear about what happened to Bill and Jean too, but not ALL the time), laziness, hyperactivity
     
  5. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    Yanno as a female I completely understand the hair dye, however someone once told me that I turned them off because I colored my hair. I devulged the information myself. I dye my hair or color it rather because I have gray and I have had gray since 16. It gets a bit rough when you're a teenager with gray hair. However I also pay someone $150 every 6-8 weeks to do an amazing job...so amazing that no one knows I do this unless they see roots. I don't get the hair dye thing, but to each is own.

    My turn offs

    1. bad teeth/breath
    2. lack of concern for others
    3. lack of ability to think for themselves
    4. inability to succeed. (I do not mean "poor" I mean driven in life whether they're the best burger flipper ever or just doing what they do best)
    5. back hair and too much chest hair. ;)
     
  6. twistedlegato macrumors 65816

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    That is not cool....
     
  7. xsedrinam macrumors 601

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    Speech:Loud, Patronizing, Scatter-brained, Overly assertive, Embellishment
    Appearance: Dirty fingernails, Unkept hair, Nose hair
    Smell: Overpowering perfume, B.O.,
    Temperament: Moodiness, Whining, Sulking, Melancholy
    Intelligence: Present, but doesn't put all their furniture on the front porch

    P.S. I married a redhead. :p
     
  8. spicyapple macrumors 68000

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    1. Smoking (by far, number one turn off)
    2. Funky Smells (bad breath, B.O., etc)
    3. Laziness (no ambition, overweight, slackers, etc)
    4. Foul Mouth
    5. Negative Personality
     
  9. Frisco macrumors 68020

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    1) Facial Hair
    2) Big hands
    3) Muscles
    4) Ear Wax
    5) dirt under fingernails

    The above is my wife, jk
     
  10. MACDRIVE macrumors 68000

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    1. Short finger nails with paint (it's ok if they're long; otherwise, don't paint them).
    2. Toe nails that are painted.
    3. Earrings or studs in the nose.
    4. A spinal vertebrae that sticks out.
    5. Overbearing strong perfume that's nasty.
     
  11. Leareth macrumors 68000

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    1) Smokers
    2) People who think that alcohol makes them say intelligent things
    3) Gossips
    4) Overexpressive - think used car salesman smiles...
    5) Dirty hands and fingernails
     
  12. MACDRIVE macrumors 68000

    MACDRIVE

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    Absolutely, facial hair does not belong on a woman. :mad:
     
  13. poopyhead macrumors 6502a

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    I agree completely

    1. blonde hair (but only if combined with #7)
    2. lack of intelligence
    3. conservative
    4. closeminded
    5. fear or dislike of large dogs (I have a pyr)
    6. lack of ambition
    7. excessively skinny
    8. complaining/victim (everything is someone else's fault)
     
  14. Fearless Leader macrumors 68020

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    5. hypocrites
    4. unnatural hair coloring
    3. know-it-alls
    2. people who talk too much on cellphone in public places (thinks of thatphoneguy)
    1. extremely tiny/short clothing on girls/guys
     
  15. pianoman macrumors 68000

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    1 smoking
    2 unwillingness to learn
    3 overweight, too skinny
    4 generally mean/nasty
    5 otherwise poor appearance/poor hygiene (poor teeth, disheveled hair, etc.)
     
  16. mcarnes macrumors 68000

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    1) Pubic Hair (shaven poon is ideal, but a groomed vertical hitler stash is ok)
    2) Girls that don't wash their butt hole (no chunks please)
    3) Genital Warts (condylomata acuminata)
    4) Girls with bad gas.
    5) Girls that use PCs (or don't like macs). It reflects a character flaw, imho.
     
  17. SkyBell macrumors 604

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    In guys:

    1. control freak
    2. black hair
    3. any kind of peirceing (ear rings are ok)
    4. ignorrence
    5. bad friends
     
  18. Silentwave macrumors 68000

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    1) cruelty
    2) smoking
    3) drug use
    4) letting themselves go
    5) utter stupidity.
     
  19. Chundles macrumors G4

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    1. Smoking.
    2. Being a bogan.
    3. Lacking a genuine personality.
    4. Arrogance exceeding my own. :D
    5. Lacking a willingness to learn and hold an open mind.
     
  20. nitynate macrumors 6502a

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    1. Lithium
    2. Giodon
    3. Lamical
    4. Depacon
    5. BiPolar Disorder
     
  21. Scarlet Fever macrumors 68040

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    1. Smoking - biggest turn off ever
    2. too fat or too skinny - be conscious, but not paraniod
    3. girls who think they are too skinny/fat when they aren't, and go on stupid diets to get to what they think is 'normal'
    4. "oh my god, like" etc.
    5. dyed blonde hair. I'm a fan on natural hair (pay no attention to my avatar :p)

    yeah that one is a real problem out where i live. Any further east of Melbourne than Ringwood and you may as well give up.
     
  22. heehee macrumors 68020

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    1. Gold diggers
    2. Tattoos
    3. Bad breath
    4. Rude
    5. Inconsiderate
     
  23. vniow macrumors G4

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    People who refer to being gay as "like that" Its okay to say the actual word you know.


    In other news...

    1) People who are skinnier than I am
    2) Depending on other people too much for things you can do yourself
    3) Constantly negative attitudes
    4) Manipulation/games
    5) Afraid to try new things
     
  24. panoz7 macrumors 6502a

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    Had to look that one up on urbandictionary. Never heard that term before...

    Anyway, for me:

    1. smoking
    2. artificially nice
    3. overly religious
    4. hardcore republican (ok... this might be pushing it, but I feel like there's some fundamental personality differences between them and me, and I don't like them)
    5. EDIT (stolen from vniow) Afraid to try new things / anything that's different or strange... I hate that.
     
  25. rockthecasbah macrumors 68020

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    -stubbornness/closed-mindedness
    -over reactivity/high strungness
    -irresponsibility
    -when girls don't call you back about plans (LIKE TONIGHT GRRRRRR!!!!!!)
    -clothing choices (ugg boots, sweat shirts, et al)
     

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