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Discussion in 'Personal' started by josienig, Oct 6, 2016.

  1. josienig

    josienig Star commenter

    A colleague made me feel ready to face the world of over 100 teenagers this morning when she greeted me in the staffroom with 'You look grea..that hair-style is fabulous'.
  2. rachelpaula008

    rachelpaula008 Star commenter

    Hope you meant to say 'great' : )

    IMHO a good compliment can make your morning / afternoon, etc.
  3. Shedman

    Shedman Star commenter

    If someone at my school made a similar comment to me I'd immediately assume they were taking the p* ss!
    josienig and slingshotsally like this.
  4. pepper5

    pepper5 Star commenter

    Your colleague is a wise person for knowing how to make someone feel good about themselves.

    The other day, someone complimented me on my makeup - something I take some time over in the mornings. The compliment did lift my spirits.

    A sincere compliment given to someone costs nothing, but is like medicine for the soul.
  5. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    I had a compliment on my nails yesterday.

    Trouble is I know they are fabulous without anyone having to say so. ;)

    Vain? Moi?
  6. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

  7. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    I just compliment myself... in the mirror...

    Usually this is echoed by laughter from the otherside of the bathroom door... and my wife has a teary expression...
  8. Shedman

    Shedman Star commenter

    Grumpydogwoman - what's happened to the dog? It disorientates me when people change their avatars.
    Dragonlady30, wanet and Mangleworzle like this.
  9. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    Yes, and thistldoo has a dog avatar, I keep thinking she is grumpydogwoman.
  10. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    I think you are fabulous exception of a woman. I find that women can't accept compliments gracefully.
  11. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    We need an avatar monitor to whom requested changes should be submitted, I volunteer.
  12. JosieWhitehead

    JosieWhitehead Star commenter

    Ooooh! As you get older you really DO appreciate compliments, ha ha You'll all have to wait a bit to discover this. Don't throw your compliments away now, though. Simply pass them on to others to make them feel good with life.
  13. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    I don't have much older to get.
  14. rachelpaula008

    rachelpaula008 Star commenter

    I like compliments and have finally learned to just say 'thank you', rather than thinking the other person was short-sighted / insane / desperate.

    Having said that, the worst compliment took place in the 1980s when a woman complimented me on my jacket with shoulder pads. My jacket didn't have shoulder pads...
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  15. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Straight wide shoulders work on women too.
  16. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    My new avatar is kinda related to this topic.

    She is Zoey Barcow (from Nurse Jackie, you've probably never seen it) and she's a very warm-hearted, open young woman with a very positive outlook on life. I want to be Zoey Barcow. I think I can do it too. Except for the 'young' bit.


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  17. rachelpaula008

    rachelpaula008 Star commenter

    Not when you're 5 2" ha ha ha.
  18. Shedman

    Shedman Star commenter

    The dog's back! Thank goodness for that!
  19. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Not on my screen it isn't
  20. josienig

    josienig Star commenter

    :p yes I did @rachelpaula! But it was a bit 'grea' before I got the new do!

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