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be flattered! at least you have someone. he might be your boss some day...
What a fucking joke 'maybe hes hot'. Are you serious? Number one, she said 'nerd', any guy who is hot, even if smart, is not referred to as a nerd, hes an 'all rounder', number two, any guy who is sufficiently attractive, would not have such mentally retarded social skills, as other people would ahve already given him enough social attention that he would have learned how to be normal. The only 'good luck' OP will need is a good pair of legs if this guy decides to stalk her.
Your FML is so rude! Everyone is different from each other and that's what makes everyone beautiful. You must be one of those stuck up girls who thinks she's super amazing and better than everyone else. Well all I have to say is that boy deserves better than you! He deserves someone who will appreciate his smarts and someone he can have intellectual conversations with. GO NERDS!
160- I'm just waiting for karma to smack you right in the face, "nerds" are people who care about learning and getting a good education, without people like them, that care about making the world better and safer, we would still be trying to discover how to make the simple stuff. Steve Jobs can be considered a nerd and he created the Mac and probably had girls all over him.
Actually, #160 I was raised with less social interaction than normal, causing me to be "socially retarded" for quite a while, even though I was smart and I am frequently told I am good looking. Just because you are attractive doesn't mean that you are a good communicator.
#160: Are you just sore because you're a superficial, ignorant idiot who obviously knows nothing about people? I think it's safe to assume from your comment that you are not the brightest to ever grace the comments section of FML, so maybe you should just stop making up "facts" about things you evidentially know nothing about.
160. I am a nerd. I have rather exceptional interactive skills and have all the female friends I could ask for. why ? because most nerds are nice. you must be one of those brick head dumbasses that sits there and criticizes my A average, while you only have a C average. sincerely, an attractive nerd with a social life. you loser.
I really don't mean to sound ignorant or shallow but I bet if some of you were in her position you wouldn't give the guy a chance. In my school there is this kid who everyone knows is a loser and nobody really talks to. If he were to approach me I would immediately turn him down. I'm not shallow but that's just the way schools are, people judge you based on the people you hang out with. The first rule of school survival is to hang out with people who don't have a horrible reputation like the school nerd. I think it's horrible that that's how it has to be but that's just how things work..
The alphas? My life isn't a clique book. And I didn't say you have to cling to the most popular group, I said you need to keep a group of people who aren't plagued with a horrible reputation around you. If you don't do that you'll be devoured by the monster of your school years..
414- So it's okay because "that's the way it goes"? It's ony that way because people are superficial and MAKE it that way. It disgusts me that you would completely rule out ever even talking to a person because it would "hurt your popularity". If the guy is actually a creep, then yes, stay away from him. But deciding wether or not you want to talk to this guy based on his attractiveness and "coolness" is just low.
You can't compare not going out with someone because they're a nerd to slavery. You are completely over exaggerating the topic. All I'm saying is put yourself in the shoes of to OP. You would probably be too embarrassed to even consider being that boys girlfriend.
If you reread he said ideal mate. He's just trying to make some friends. I for one have all the friends I could ask for and still talk to the 'school nerd'. People who are shunned for being labelled this generally have low self esteems when really you don't know anything about them. In fact, if your current friends would ditch you if you hung out with the school nerd, then you have some pretty shit friends.
419- Actually, I DID read that part of your comment. And I were you, I wouldn't be calling attention to it, considering that's probably the worst part of your whole idiotic "argument" and has made me lose all respect for you. You are being a part of the problem by just going with it, not to mention being a superficial bitch for considering you're so-called popularity more important than human beings. If you stood up against it, then maybe everyone would see how stupid they're being.
And yes, it CAN be paralleled with slavery and the like. Slavery was normal in the 18th century and no one questioned it. So slave holders in the 18th century can't be held accountable for their actions because they didn't invent slavery, did they? No, it had been a part of Southern society for ages before, so it's just the way it goes. If they didn't have slaves, all their slave-holding friends would think they were weird! Morals? Who needs 'em? Not these guys, because morals aren't important as long as you're going along with the crowd an EVERYONE'S disregarding them! So it's okay and perfectly acceptable that they had slaves, right? Wrong. But this is the logic you seem to think is sound. If your logic were still acceptable in today's society, not only would you have been discriminated against for being a girl, but also for being black. Your profile says you're only 13. Hopefully you'll eventually grow out of this idiotic phase.
Why would you bring a major political problem from the past into this argument? You sound like you're just pulling things out of your ass to make your point sound more valid. I'm not holding someone against there will and telling them to do back breaking work for me. I'm just choosing not associating with someone. If I were to have a conversation with the boy, knowing myself, I would most likely feel embarrassed to be in his presence. I'm sorry that my school is very judgmental and building up a solid reputation is hard. I apologize for trying not to have my self esteem plummet because people would torture me. I'm very sorry that I care about my happiness and how I feel about myself. Why can't you just respect my decisions and who I decide to surround myself with.
#229 I agree with you in concept, but I think the FML wasn't about the fact that "a nerd" wanted to date her. I read it as an FML because a guy she barely knows has carefully selected her as his ideal mate from all her classmates. Coming from anyone (not just a nerd) that could be interpreted as creepy. And the OP did say genius/nerd, which implies more admiration and respect than mockery.
That's not flattering at all, it's creepy. I personally wouldn't give someone with such poor social skills / obliviousness to the social norms a chance.
Why are there so many thumbs down to 87's comment?? Shes right! The guy is a FREAK. Whats all this wishful thinking shit from some people 'give him a change'?? NO, yea rite, she should just start a whole fucking relationship with someone because she feels sorry for how much of a freak he is. Seriously fml people, im disappointed, how you could reply with such stupid shit is beyond me. Anyone who sounds this much like SHeldon Cooper is socially retarded, and to go out with them would be social suicide. The End.
157- THANK YOU, someone else with a properly functioning brain. They've thumbed down all my comments because I wouldn't give weird/creepy guys a chance... It's called self-preservation. If someone seems weird, it's been by evolution that it's wise to stay away from them!
161- You've never met me. I'm right, it's best to avoid creepy guys so you don't end up in a ditch. It's in no way shallow to not want to date someone who is creepy/weird. By all means all of you can go date all the creeps you want, but I prefer my body to not be dismembered and thrown in a ditch!
184- so.. What iv gathered from this thread is that your a blind shallow bitch who judges entire groups of people on the basis of nothing other than what you think. If you didn't care about everyones opinion you would have stopped commenting a long time ago like most people. Yes maybe he has poor social skills, but that in no way means he will kidnap her and dismember her, I mean wtf? So maybe before you deal with being a nurse go get REAL life experience and stop basing things off of jersey shore. /rant
193, this isnt just a guy with 'poor social skills'. He is completely socially retarded. Not even Shledon Cooper would use as much science and logic in his proposal to ask a girl out as this guy has, and thats fucking saying something. I'm pretty sure if you were a girl you would not go out with Sheldon Cooper, let alone someone as fucked up as this.
I think it's too late. I wanted to aswell. However, I will say this: Although I can see where both sides are coming from (some less than others), I think it is unfair to assume that OP's nerd is a freak/creep. And aruam365, you DID say he has poor social skills an judge that. Here it is: That's not flattering at all, it's creepy. I personally wouldn't give someone with such poor social skills / obliviousness to the social norms a chance. #87 JAN 16 — 1:42AM aruam365
yes, obviously, you are correct and everyone else here is wrong. Obviously. Also, you totally come off like a really nice person judging from your post. It's everyone else who is a jerk. Obviously. If you wish to not be insulted, a little introspection will be useful before you post.
Wowza! Such hostility :0 I think that she shouldn't automatically date him, but talk to him and give him a chance. If you watch The Big Bang Theory you will notice Penny gave Leonard a chance and got to know him, and he was kind of weird. Now yes Sheldon is a bit out there but you never know if he is perfect for you unless you get to know him.
87- "be nice to nerds. Chances are, you'll end up working for one"- bill gates.... Also, here is a psychology lesson for u, we all have a different personality type, and hence act in a certain way...nerd, or not..and my theory is, nerds are introverted,perfectionists (melancholies) mostly, so instead of going out, they study...acceptance is key here.. Also, I know this guy who likes a friend of mine, the guy isn't a nerd but can't come up with the courage to talk to my friend face to face, but over Facebook, he can tell her anything,that's how he told her he liked her.. Its just a persons nature... So don't be of the female dog nature :)
Why a restraining order? Whats that gonna solve. If he is anything like me he thought long and hard about sending the message. Now im not saying hes all in the clear, his wording "mate" is a little weird but seriously give the guy a break. If a nerd sees something in you that should be a good thing not bad. I say maybe her and the dude should go out 1 time to see if theres any chemisty. Wow thats my longest comment so far ha.
Unless he becomes aggressive and/or stalks you then a restraining order won't be necessary. Believe me, I know people who are better deserving of a restraining order than a boy who has a crush. Tell him "I'm flattered but not interested." if you hear from him again, then you should look for help.
Why are people acting this way and saying such cruel things? There is nothing wrong with having 'crushes' in high school. No matter who it is. Now we all know that if the quarterback of the football team would have sent the same exact message to OP, she would be screaming and gallavanting around acting like a fool about it. But it was a nerd who sent the message. So that makes him creepy? That's just wrong! It's a little thing called KINDNESS! Many people nowadays need to learn how to use it! My response to said nerd would have been, "I am just too flattered. But I don't see us being together. I totally see you as a study partner though! :)" (Yes. With the smiley face too!) He would get the picture. And he would be excited to help the girl he likes study and get good grades. There's nothing like praise. And when she got a good grade on a test, he would be the one she'd thank. And he would love it. :)
He prbly got hacked by a friend who was trying to embarrass him don't worry about it
What are you basing these judgements on? If its my picture, yes I was wearing makeup (mascara and eyeliner) but the lighting was horrible and dark, making me look much tanner and makeup-ridden than in reality. By the way I don't fake tan, if that was what you were referring to also. I went to the Caribbean for two weeks. Of course Jesus isn't as hypocritical as me (although I'm not sure how I'm being hypocritical at the moment, I know I can be sometimes), I never meant to make it seem like He is. Sorry if I offended you in any way. Hopefully you can overlook your judging for both our goods. Although honestly, all of this may just be you bashing me for believing in Jesus Christ. Either way, my belief stands firm. Have a nice day :)
Oops sorry, read your second comment wrong. My post (or reply, rather) to this FML wasn't meant to be cruel. Not trying to be that "snobby Christian girl", but you really gotta stop judging a book by its cover. You don't know me, I dont know you. I'm giving you the benefit of the doubt.