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Old 04.07.2012, 13:31
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So, how would you have handled this situation?

I am NOT making this up... despite similarities to another thread!

I got on the metro at Lausanne-Flon today. Next to me was an older gentleman (I'd say around 65), carrying an umbrella over his shoulder. He nearly poked me in the eye, and turned around as I was watching the umbrella warily to make sure I didn't get hit... and caught my eye.

Him: Are you going on holiday?
Me: No.
Him: I'm going on holiday. I'm all alone. Would you like to come with me?
Me: No, thanks.
Him: How about we go and get a cup of coffee?
Me: I'm meeting my parents.
Him: Maybe another time.

Pause. He stared at me...

Him: You have very pretty feet... and your dress is nice... and you have a lovely face. You've got the whole package! I'm a photographer by the way.
Me: Oh.

The metro got into Lausanne gare, and I exited. Fast. I distinctly heard my fellow travellers laughing. Another man came up to me.

Him: He came on strong, didn't he!
Me: Mmmm...
Him: So, are you here on holiday?
Me: No.
Him: Well, enjoy your coffee with your parents!

I'll just add the experience to my list of 'strange conversations with stranger men'. At least this one took place on the metro when I could escape. They usually take place in psychiatric wards, where it's a little harder to get away! I think I should write a book...

Or I need some tips on how to politely ignore people... can someone give me some tips!

I'm not sure if this belongs in daily life or the funny section

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Old 04.07.2012, 13:38
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I thought fmf was working in Biel.
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Old 04.07.2012, 13:42
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Re: So, how would you have handled this situation?

Post some pictures of your feet then and let us be the judge ......
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Pause. He stared at me...
oh... happens to me all the time.

but it may be due to the third eye i have in the middle of my forehead....
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Old 04.07.2012, 13:49
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Re: So, how would you have handled this situation?

Take it as a compliment?
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Old 04.07.2012, 13:53
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Re: So, how would you have handled this situation?

Next time tell him youre in town to get the finishing touches on your sex change. But next time youre in town your vagina will be fully functioning so he should give you his number.

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Him: I'm going on holiday. I'm all alone. Would you like to come with me?
Me: No, thanks.

The metro got into Lausanne gare, and I exited. Fast. I distinctly heard my fellow travellers laughing. Another man came up to me.

Him: So, are you here on holiday?
Me: No.
Him: Well, enjoy your coffee with your parents!

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Old 04.07.2012, 13:54
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Re: So, how would you have handled this situation?



It never happens to me.
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That never happens to me.
People don't stare at you?!

Dance on more tables!!
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People don't stare at you?!

Dance on more tables!!
Well they stares but never talk to me. I always think I have a piece of food in my face and something.
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Old 04.07.2012, 13:58
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It never happens to me.
You need to paint your toenails in bright pink
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Old 04.07.2012, 14:04
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Re: So, how would you have handled this situation?

How about ....
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Him: Are you going on holiday?
Me: No.
Him: I'm going on holiday. I'm all alone. Would you like to come with me?
Me: Yes.
Him: How about we go and get a cup of coffee?
Me: Yes in the evening at 9:00 PM at some restaurant. I will see you there.

And then never show up.
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Old 04.07.2012, 14:05
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It never happens to me.
You don't use public transport, your bodyguards chauffeur you around your Highness.
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I thought fmf was working in Biel.
Exactly I am in Biel!
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Old 04.07.2012, 14:11
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Re: So, how would you have handled this situation?

Photographers are pervy.

It's a fact.
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I am NOT making this up... despite similarities to another thread!

....

Him: Are you going on holiday?
Me: No.
Him: I'm going on holiday. I'm all alone. Would you like to come with me?
Me: No, thanks.
Him: How about we go and get a cup of coffee?
Me: I'm meeting my parents.
Him: Maybe another time.

Pause. He stared at me...

...

Him: He came on strong, didn't he!
Me: Mmmm...
Him: So, are you here on holiday?
Me: No.
Him: Well, enjoy your coffee with your parents!
I am here writing on holiday, are you here writing on holiday? you have beautiful grammar. would you like to get an eLatte?

....

We must see the feet... !!!

I do not get women making these offers to me.. heck, i'd even take the compliment from a dude ..
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Old 04.07.2012, 14:12
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You don't use public transport, your bodyguards chauffeur you around your Highness.
Sigh! I wish! So I wouldn't see dudes playing with their willies in the corners!
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Photographers are pervy.

It's a fact.
I am officially renouncing that I am a photographer (though I mainly shoot nature, time lapse, and sports)...

expervily yours
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Old 04.07.2012, 14:13
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Sigh! I wish! So I wouldn't see dudes playing with their willies in the corners!
That's why you go out isn't it?
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Well they stares but never talk to me. I always think I have a piece of food in my face and something.
the issue is.... unless one is a guy who clearly got through "the game" cover to cover... when around beautiful women, they clam up like its winter time and they need to burrow.

then on the other hand, maybe you do have food hanging in the teeth and when you smile, they run for the hills???
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Old 04.07.2012, 14:14
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Re: So, how would you have handled this situation?

Personally, by the sounds of it, you met a few nice people who gave you a couple respectful compliments.

Enjoy them and go about your day, there are too many people in this world who would never experience such a random compliment or have bigger issues to deal with.
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