Join John Adams, world renowned Intl Matchmaker, Monday nights 8:30 EST for Live Webcasts!
And check out Five Reasons why you should attend a FREE AFA Seminar! See locations and dates here.



View Active Topics       View Your Posts       Latest 100 Topics       FAQ Topics       Mobile Friendly Theme


Complimented

Discuss culture, living, traveling, relocating, dating or anything related to North America. For those looking to relocate within the US or Canada, discuss your experiences and pros/cons of each domestic region.

Moderators: fschmidt, jamesbond

Post Reply
drealm
Junior Poster
Posts: 936
Joined: November 10th, 2010, 6:23 pm

Complimented

Post by drealm » February 10th, 2016, 6:40 am

This evening I went to my usual Chinese restaurant. I sat down at the table and ordered. This Chinese guy has taken my order before, but this time he asked me where I'm from. I told him I'm from here. He thought I was lying until I showed him documentation. Then he told me he thought I was from Europe. I was told this same thing a couple years ago when I started seeing Korean prostitutes. I still don't know what makes me look off.

gsjackson
Experienced Poster
Posts: 1933
Joined: June 12th, 2010, 3:08 pm
Location: New Orleans, LA USA
Contact:

Re: Complimented

Post by gsjackson » February 10th, 2016, 6:51 am

You're quite thin, aren't you? Nuff said, especially if you dress at all with an eye toward appealing to women. By the time they're pushing 30 American men are paunchy, bearded slobs in baseball caps, with BMI numbers in the 30s.

It's really remarkable how much smaller clothes sizes run in Europe. I'm neither obese nor super jacked, but kind of husky from low intensity lifting for many years. In the U.S. I usually wear size large for shirts, in some brands even medium. There was one brand of shirt I tried on in Warsaw where the largest size -- XXL -- was too tight.

fschmidt
Veteran Poster
Posts: 2394
Joined: May 18th, 2008, 9:16 am
Location: El Paso, TX
Contact:

Re: Complimented

Post by fschmidt » February 10th, 2016, 7:14 am

I am not thin and I get the same comments about not looking American. It's simple, if you don't look like a degenerate asshole, then you don't look American.

Adama
Elite Upper Class Poster
Posts: 5602
Joined: August 23rd, 2009, 10:37 pm

Re: Complimented

Post by Adama » February 10th, 2016, 7:20 am

Was that a compliment or a question for his own curiosity? Is it better to be European? I'm asking. Anyhow, maybe your face has an exotic look, or you carry yourself in a more classy way.

When I was in Ecuador, one of the women at the reception desk thought I was from Italy until she saw my passport. I don't know what that means. Compliment?

nutjob
Freshman Poster
Posts: 16
Joined: November 1st, 2015, 7:39 pm

Re: Complimented

Post by nutjob » February 23rd, 2016, 7:49 am

do you still see pro's? I want to but im afraid of getting caught.

drealm
Junior Poster
Posts: 936
Joined: November 10th, 2010, 6:23 pm

Re: Complimented

Post by drealm » February 23rd, 2016, 8:32 am

nutjob wrote:do you still see pro's? I want to but im afraid of getting caught.
Yes.

I was afraid of breaking the law at first but I realized the probability is very low. Unless you're seeing street walkers or going to an a very public AMP it doesn't happen. AAMP's are never raided and I've never heard of police doing an outcall sting.

NicholasCatrow
Freshman Poster
Posts: 5
Joined: July 26th, 2016, 2:14 pm

Re: Complimented

Post by NicholasCatrow » July 26th, 2016, 2:15 pm

I am not thin and I get the same comments about not looking American.

Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Return to “North America, Domestic Relocation”