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#101 2012-02-26 07:14:24

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Re: Linear Interpolation FP1 Formula

a few girls have told me why

Really? What did they have to say?


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#102 2012-02-26 07:16:36

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Too skinny, too short, ugly, among other things.

#103 2012-02-26 07:19:07

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Hi zetafunc

Those are fixable. What matters is that you have brains!


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#104 2012-02-26 07:19:53

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Among other things? Those sound like the vicious ones I was talking about earlier.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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#105 2012-02-26 07:26:08

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anonimnystefy wrote:

Hi zetafunc

Those are fixable. What matters is that you have brains!

I am trying to become more muscular but that is a slow process. Not sure how I'm supposed to change my height... (this is emphasized by the fact that the girl in question is taller than me, although she is tall for a girl). Don't really know how to fix my ugliness. Brains, everyone has brains, but I wish I had good ones.

By other things they just mentioned things that make me 'weird' in their eyes, and supposedly the average girls' eyes.

#106 2012-02-26 07:30:32

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Weird? Here is a little cynical advice. Wait a few years, become a software giant and then they will suddenly find you more attractive than Brad Pitt.


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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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#107 2012-02-26 07:32:42

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I don't know if I want to become a software giant... I mean, I may have a change of heart in the future but it doesn't seem like something I'd do... aren't there other options?

#108 2012-02-26 07:38:06

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Not everybody can be Brad. He is really the only one that wants to. Just take a look at that bat worshipping bimbo he is married to.

Other options? I never found any. Every guy has to go through what you are experiencing. I truly feel sorry for the modern guy because he has to date the modern gal. Picking a good one is very, very tough.


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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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#109 2012-02-26 07:57:09

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Here's an idea! Maybe one of the female members of this forum can help you! But that's gonna be tough because most of the regular visitors are guys.

Maybe we can direct some of the females of this forum to this thread and let them help you, but I think that ugliness is not very well defined. Those chicks that rejected you probably have high standards because they think a latino guy is just going to appear and fall in love with them.and for some other girls you will be beautiful because they aren't waiting for a miracle and just want a nice looking regular guy, like the other one's should as well.

All in all, I have seem the ugliest of people get married, so even if you are ugly (which I think you probably aren't) then you have got more chance than you think!

P.S. No part of this comment is am insult to anyone, so I hope you just don't get this post in the wrong way! smile


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#110 2012-02-26 08:10:37

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I don't think they have particularly high standards, just average standards, I suppose. I am trying to meet them. It isn't just ugliness that is the problem, but other things too. Thank you for the kind gesture.

#111 2012-02-26 08:14:32

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Where do you sere the kind gesture? All I is very true and I think I can get bobbym to confirm. With normal girls a guy's appearance will never be the reason she rejects him!


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#112 2012-02-26 08:18:18

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True enough, girls have no idea what a good looking guy is. You just met up with a mean crowd.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#113 2012-02-26 08:33:14

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But I thought the guy had to be physically attractive in some way to the girl?

Do you think I should ask the girl who rejected me (the older one) why she rejected me, or should I not pester her anymore?

#114 2012-02-26 08:35:12

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You have nothing to lose, so I say go for it!


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#115 2012-02-26 08:35:36

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Yes, but women have a different definition of what beauty is.

I do not recommend asking her, most will not tell you the true reason. If they are all in the same crowd then most likely she is just bowing to peer pressure.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#116 2012-02-27 05:36:49

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Talked the older girl's friend today because she was alone, but then the older girl (the one who rejected me) just came up to her friend and started talking, taking no notice of me.

As for the girl my age, I really don't think she has an interest in me. Pretty sure she likes another boy in my class.

#117 2012-02-27 06:18:50

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Hi;

They do seem a little rude. In my opinion none of them are particularly good prospects. You do not need to get your sense of worth from other people. Certainly other people's opinions are valuable as guideposts but you can not let those opinions undermine what you are.

Concentrate as always on improving yourself mentally, physically and spiritually. Perhaps a body-building regimen would help increase your confidence. It did for me. In my opinion you are a person of worth, start thinking of yourself in that way.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#118 2012-02-27 06:21:20

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Ah that's always the case.A regular guy will fall for a regular girl, who will fall for a super hot guy, who will fall for a super hot woman, who will fall in love with herself smile

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#119 2012-02-28 03:59:20

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bobbym wrote:

Hi;

They do seem a little rude. In my opinion none of them are particularly good prospects. You do not need to get your sense of worth from other people. Certainly other people's opinions are valuable as guideposts but you can not let those opinions undermine what you are.

Concentrate as always on improving yourself mentally, physically and spiritually. Perhaps a body-building regimen would help increase your confidence. It did for me. In my opinion you are a person of worth, start thinking of yourself in that way.

Well, we've never actually hung out before so I don't think we're actually friends. We've really never spoken properly. I just find it a bit hard that I have to see her every day, usually within touching distance, and have to deal with that awkwardness when I'd really just like to hug her. I want to speak to her as a friend to get to know her... is this a bad thing, or will this just make me feel worse?

I keep telling myself that other people's opinions don't really matter, but I can't help but feel that I need to change something, e.g. what could I have done to the way I looked beforehand to increase the chance that she'd go out with me?

I don't body-build but I do occasionally go for a run to keep fit and just to clear my mind a bit but nothing intense as body-building. I might give that a try, I suppose.

#120 2012-02-28 04:04:46

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Hi;

I want to speak to her as a friend to get to know her... is this a bad thing, or will this just make me feel worse?

It takes two to have a conversation except on a forum. If both girls are not reciprocating then they are treating you like a non person. That is cruel but quite common.

done to the way I looked beforehand to increase the chance that she'd go out with me

The answer, nothing! You did not make any mistake.

but nothing intense as body-building. I might give that a try, I suppose.

I think you should do it only if you want to. Not for some girl. But a lot of guys do it to attract girls and it does work.

I keep telling myself that other people's opinions don't really matter, but I can't help but feel that I need to change something,

You could change your attitude and then you will discover no change was necessary. So in a paradoxical way why change even your attitude?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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#121 2012-02-28 07:52:04

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bobbym wrote:

Hi;

It takes two to have a conversation except on a forum. If both girls are not reciprocating then they are treating you like a non person. That is cruel but quite common.

As a group they don't talk to me, but they do individually (if I talk to them). I'm not afraid to just go up to them and start talking but it's a bit harder to do that the larger the group they're in becomes.

bobbym wrote:

The answer, nothing! You did not make any mistake.

Come to think of it, I am not 100% sure that it was a rejection, though it felt like it. Do you think I should ask her for confirmation? Her response has been slightly ambiguous.

bobbym wrote:

I think you should do it only if you want to. Not for some girl. But a lot of guys do it to attract girls and it does work.

When you say body-building, what did you mean exactly? I don't have a lot of time to spare in my current routine. I have about a 30 to 45-minute period to exercise (which I currently use for that purpose) and about 4 hours of studying. Then I have to do some surveys for some companies for money and then my day is done, time to go to bed. There was one time that I started working out with weights in the hopes of getting a girl but then I just went back to my normal exercise routine which is usually just cardio. Unfortunately that just means I don't look fit, I just look skinny because I am not gaining any weight by doing it. I would be curious to learn how much of an important factor this is.

bobbym wrote:

You could change your attitude and then you will discover no change was necessary. So in a paradoxical way why change even your attitude?

But surely there must reach a point where I have to start changing something? For example, what if 6 rejections becomes 30 straight rejections? That would surely indicate some kind of problem...

#122 2012-02-28 08:48:39

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In Serbia we have a vulgar saying that when translated and unvulgarzed means "the persistent gains, and not the beautiful"


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#123 2012-02-28 09:24:32

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As a group they don't talk to me, but they do individually

Sounds like peer pressure. When in the group the psychology of the pack, rules. The leader has decided to pick on you, to ostracize and berate you. The others may not want to singularly. But when in the group they are afraid to stand up to her. They follow her lead.

When you say body-building, what did you mean exactly?

Cardiovascular is fine when you have the physique you want. Weight training ( with weights ) is for people who have a poor body image of themselves. Usually, they are too skinny and would like to have muscles for dating and defense.

I would be curious to learn how much of an important factor this is.

How important? Women can be as goofy about looks as men are. A great body is an extreme attraction for all women. My results tripled when I started building up. Before that I had to chase them and it was very hard. Afterward, I never asked a girl out again, they asked me. Women are attracted to it and men are frightened of it. Do not get me wrong, this is extremely shallow on their part. Just a sad fact of our world that people can only see beauty on the outside.

But surely there must reach a point where I have to start changing something? For example, what if 6 rejections becomes 30 straight rejections? That would surely indicate some kind of problem...

It might, you have little confidence and it is wearing on your self esteem. To date girls you must be confident in yourself. Very confident, they sense weakness. Once you understand that men and women at the core are equal and very much alike then it will change for you.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#124 2012-03-02 22:14:33

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I suppose I haven't really told the whole story. Basically, she didn't actually reject me (she didn't say "I don't want to go out with you"), but I just got the impression that she didn't. I asked her out and she said she was busy (she genuinely was, because she was going on holiday). Then, stupid me sent her an e-mail asking her when she'd be back, and she didn't respond, so I just got the impression she wasn't interested. Is it fair to say from this that I should stop trying with her? Part of me wants to let go but part of me says "she didn't actually say no, it was implied but not confirmed". Should I try again?

I will try bodybuilding when I feel ready for it I guess. I'm just not sure if I want to do that, because I am sort of okay with how I look. I look skinny but I used to play competitive tennis. The workouts that I do are just what I used to do when I trained for that. Unfortunately, it did not give me the kind of 'muscular hunk' body that we're talking about, since my training regimen wouldn't have produced that. I can hide my lack of self-esteem well by 'forcing confidence'; for example, if I am talking to a girl who gives me butterflies, I forcefully make my voice more confident and slow down my words.

#125 2012-03-02 22:16:34

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Should I try again?

Only you can decide that.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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