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Old 10-06-2010, 02:18 PM
 
Location: ATL with a side of Chicago
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I have never asked a guy that. And I never will.
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:22 PM
 
Location: The Hall of Justice
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Not that I ask this question , but "Do I look fat in these pants?" means "I don't like how I look in these pants." React accordingly:
  • You look great in those pants.
  • I like your other pants better.
  • Hush, you are beautiful.
  • Let's go shopping.
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:25 PM
 
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Not that I ask this question , but "Do I look fat in these pants?" means "I don't like how I look in these pants." React accordingly:
  • You look great in those pants.
  • I like your other pants better.
  • Hush, you are beautiful.
  • Let's go shopping.
Also: "Take them off now, and get in that bed!"
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:27 PM
 
Location: Hawaii
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No one's gonna believe me but I'm asking because I really wanna know how I look!

I think I'm fairly healthy about it most of time, though. Most of the time I ask "how does this look?" Instead of "do I look fat?" And I know I'm not fat, the shirt/outfit/whatever is just not flattering on me. I look fat in it not that I'm just fat.
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:30 PM
 
Location: Hawaii
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What a ridiculous thing to fight over.

Just give her a hug and tell you her lover...that is what this is code for.
hahahaha I can just picture it-

girl: "Honey do I look fat in this dress?"
guy: *comes over and hugs her* "i love you"
girl: "wtf does THAT mean?!"
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:33 PM
 
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Do women really ask that?
I've only had one woman ask me that and I was pretty sure she was just testing me. She was trying on a pair of jeans and asked "do these make my butt look big?" But instead of answering, I just stood there admiring the view. It seemed to work since she started wearing them all the time after that. And no, they didn't make her butt look big. But beyond that, I've never heard a woman ask that question.
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:40 PM
 
Location: Metro DC area
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Not sure if I've ever phrased this question in this way, but I do ask hubby how I look in a particular outfit. Sometimes it could be a questionable outfit and I want to know how it looks. Most of the time he's honest; other times he flatters me and I am quick to remind him to be honest...I'm going out to face the world.... I want to "represent" my hubby.
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:41 PM
 
Location: Cumberland Co., TN
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I've only had one woman ask me that and I was pretty sure she was just testing me. She was trying on a pair of jeans and asked "do these make my butt look big?" But instead of answering, I just stood there admiring the view. It seemed to work since she started wearing them all the time after that. And no, they didn't make her butt look big. But beyond that, I've never heard a woman ask that question.

I always thought that was a joke. I use to have a t-shirt with a pic of the rear end of a big fat horse with a little saddle on asking if it made her butt look big.
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Old 10-06-2010, 04:48 PM
 
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I've never asked "do I look fat" .. but have asked for their opinion - pretty much if I am wearing something I don't usually wear ....
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Old 10-06-2010, 04:53 PM
 
Location: Eternal State of Confusion
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I ask my husband for his opinion on how things look on me all the time. If it's not flattering (aka I look fat), I want to know! Unfortunately, my husband does a lot of these " " because I think I look fat in everything. I pretty much know that if he states "you look hot!" or he gets up off the couch to see something on me, it's because he thinks it's flattering on me.
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