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Woman’s Social Experiment Reveals How Men React When Women Accept Their Compliments
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Woman’s Social Experiment Reveals How Men React When Women Accept Their Compliments

Just recently, author, social worker, and activist Feminista Jones tweeted the most brilliant way to piss off men, and it’s genius.

Jones realized that every time a man compliments her and she replies with a simple, straight-faced ‘thanks’ rather than a squeaky ‘thank-you’, men get upset. Simply accepting their compliments is something they don’t expect and it pisses them off (not all men, of course). “It’s the idea that they bestow the compliment on you, and you’re not supposed to be aware of it,” Jones told Buzzfeed. “Generally we’re taught that we’re not supposed to compliment ourselves. When a woman does that, she needs to be humble.” Jones’ tweets have gone viral since with tons of women sharing their own experiences. Keep on scrolling to check them out!

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Meet author, social worker, and activist Feminista Jones

She just pointed out the most brilliant way to piss off men and started a new social experiment

She backed up her experiment by telling her own stories

Now women everywhere are sharing their own experiences

Have you ever experienced something similar? Let us know in the comment section below!

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Gerry
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5 years ago

As a man: The responses of the guys is disgusting. But then again I think she picked out the bad answers and left out the normal ones.

Gerry
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5 years ago

Also I wonder what the answers / reactions would be if they swapped roles.

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Vanessa
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5 years ago

The responses are so weird... Usually when I agree with someone (like "you're smart - I know :)"), it starts the conversation, no one get aggressive. Maybe choose better friends/dates.

Helping Panda
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5 years ago

Agreed. I'd love to know who these men are, relative to Jones. I think they may be total strangers, not her friends/dates.

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Ella She
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5 years ago

Ugh the comments here lool. Well I did it all my life, whenever someone comments with "You're smart huh?" I say "Well yes, otherwise you wouldn't talk to me, would you?" I simply question their intelligence :) It's different when it comes to looks though. Men who are afraid of woman that recognize their beauty aren't interesting to me anyway. So when a guy tells me "Your hair/face/legs/eyes/whatever is/are pretty" I usually reply with "Thanks" ... usually you get three different reactions .. 1) almost none 2) wow you're narcissistic/cocky/full of yourself OR 3) Wow finally a woman that does't have confidence issues. And the last guy is the only interesting one, at least to me ( I don't generalize) because he can deal with a personality that doesn't need to be fake-humble or fishes for compliments with "Oh I'm so fat/ugly/whatever" just for people to say "NOOO you're not". My 2 cents about that :)

lakitha tolbert
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5 years ago

I have gotten a fourth reaction, laughter. They think I'm being pretty funny when I answer like that and that usually starts a conversation. I think her answers are hilarious. Of cousrse she likes her own hair!

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Gerry
Community Member
5 years ago

As a man: The responses of the guys is disgusting. But then again I think she picked out the bad answers and left out the normal ones.

Gerry
Community Member
5 years ago

Also I wonder what the answers / reactions would be if they swapped roles.

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Vanessa
Community Member
5 years ago

The responses are so weird... Usually when I agree with someone (like "you're smart - I know :)"), it starts the conversation, no one get aggressive. Maybe choose better friends/dates.

Helping Panda
Community Member
5 years ago

Agreed. I'd love to know who these men are, relative to Jones. I think they may be total strangers, not her friends/dates.

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Ella She
Community Member
5 years ago

Ugh the comments here lool. Well I did it all my life, whenever someone comments with "You're smart huh?" I say "Well yes, otherwise you wouldn't talk to me, would you?" I simply question their intelligence :) It's different when it comes to looks though. Men who are afraid of woman that recognize their beauty aren't interesting to me anyway. So when a guy tells me "Your hair/face/legs/eyes/whatever is/are pretty" I usually reply with "Thanks" ... usually you get three different reactions .. 1) almost none 2) wow you're narcissistic/cocky/full of yourself OR 3) Wow finally a woman that does't have confidence issues. And the last guy is the only interesting one, at least to me ( I don't generalize) because he can deal with a personality that doesn't need to be fake-humble or fishes for compliments with "Oh I'm so fat/ugly/whatever" just for people to say "NOOO you're not". My 2 cents about that :)

lakitha tolbert
Community Member
5 years ago

I have gotten a fourth reaction, laughter. They think I'm being pretty funny when I answer like that and that usually starts a conversation. I think her answers are hilarious. Of cousrse she likes her own hair!

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