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On one of my dentist trips to Hungary, where I had had and op and an implant, I spied 2 people with free hugs signs in the mall. For once I figured I needed one.

As I was approaching the hugger, and started to open my arms to receive my hug, I noticed that she had a look on her face that verged on fear, with a lot of startled confusion thrown in.

As I got closer I realised she really wasn't up for it, but I was already committed. It was the worst hug I ever had, and I actually told her that she should try harder with her free hugs or just not bother.

When I got home and looked in the mirror, and saw my badly swollen and bruised face the penny dropped. I'd forgotten I looked like a battered, drugged up hobo.
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Old 19.11.2015, 11:22
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When I got home and looked in the mirror, and saw my badly swollen and bruised face the penny dropped. I forgot I looked like a battered, drugged up hobo.
I have no sympathy whatsoever with the "free hugger" in this situation.


Some people are simply full of shit. You want to offer "Free Hugs" to "spread the positive vibe"? Then you'd better bloody well mean it. That includes old ugly people, drug addicts, street dwellers, people who are recovering from surgery.


In other words, the people who would actually benefit from a hug.


But that's not really what this bullshit is about, is it?
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Old 19.11.2015, 11:27
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Re: Free hugs.......???

That's basically what I mumbled through the gauze, blood and spit at her.

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I have no sympathy whatsoever with the "free hugger" in this situation.


Some people are simply full of shit. You want to offer "Free Hugs" to "spread the positive vibe"? Then you'd better bloody well mean it. That includes old ugly people, drug addicts, street dwellers, people who are recovering from surgery.


In other words, the people who would actually benefit from a hug.


But that's not really what this bullshit is about, is it?
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Old 19.11.2015, 11:30
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Re: Free hugs.......???

I need a hug right now, but I'm going to wait and enjoy some sticky, crumb-coated, slightly snotty ones from two people who really, really mean it.
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Old 19.11.2015, 11:39
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Re: Free hugs.......???

I would be happy if there were "free hug-gies" in my life ...

Never would have to be worried about lack of bathrobes and pajamas in our wardrobe anymore
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Old 19.11.2015, 11:39
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Some people are simply full of shit. You want to offer "Free Hugs" to "spread the positive vibe"? Then you'd better bloody well mean it. That includes old ugly people, drug addicts, street dwellers, people who are recovering from surgery.
I only put my "Free Hugs" sign out when hot chicks walk by. I'm a terrible person
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Old 19.11.2015, 11:40
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I need a hug right now, but I'm going to wait and enjoy some sticky, crumb-coated, slightly snotty ones from two people who really, really mean it.


Likewise, but I'll have to wait for a curvy women on langstrasse.
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Old 19.11.2015, 11:43
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But that's not really what this bullshit is about, is it?
TBH I can't work out what it is about.

Unless it's just another way of saying to the world "Look at me, I'm a good person".
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Old 19.11.2015, 11:44
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I live in Adliswil these days Chem
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TBH I can't work out what it is about.

Unless it's just another way of saying to the world "Look at me, I'm a good person".
I asked her (my hugger) why she was spending her free time on a weekend doing it and she just shrugged and said: "Sometimes I just want to make people smile".

I guess there are worse things for a person to be doing with their free time.
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Old 19.11.2015, 13:29
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I need a hug right now, but I'm going to wait and enjoy some sticky, crumb-coated, slightly snotty ones from two people who really, really mean it.
Sorry, I did promise I would wash next time.

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TBH I can't work out what it is about.

Unless it's just another way of saying to the world "Look at me, I'm a good person".
It gives them something to do in between lighting candles in public places and uploading the photos to facebook.
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Old 19.11.2015, 17:29
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I need a hug right now, but I'm going to wait and enjoy some sticky, crumb-coated, slightly snotty ones from two people who really, really mean it.
Heard you had a whole day off yesterday. Could have traveled south and and hugged st2lemans who was also forumless. Bro-love is so underestimated (I've heard).
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Old 22.11.2015, 18:48
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TBH I can't work out what it is about.

Unless it's just another way of saying to the world "Look at me, I'm a good person".
I really can understand that some people have absolutely no need to give random people hugs, and indeed those offering the hugs would really have to step up to the plate and hug whoever takes them up on it. For me it's just a desire for contact and fun...It's not at all that I don't get plenty of true love and affection from my sprogs and man as well.

In this culture where everyone kisses each other 3 times when they meet, it still feels like it's incredibly superficial to me.

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