From: Con Reeder, unhyphenated American <>
Subject: Re: Sucks to be a "kneeler"...
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From: "Con Reeder, unhyphenated American" <>
Subject: Re: Sucks to be a "kneeler"...
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On 2017-12-07, Ken Olson<> wrote:
> On 12/6/2017 9:30 PM, Con Reeder, unhyphenated American wrote:
>> On 2017-12-06, <> wrote:
>>> I think most men are like, "meh".
>>> I've had more than women hit on me inappropriately, but who cares?
>> I'm no matinee idol, but I don't wear a wedding ring and do a lot of
>> traveling by myself, in other words patronize restaurants alone.
>> Waitresses used to hit on me fairly often, in a mild way. I just
>> didn't play along, or made some reference to my wife/girlfriend, and
>> there was nothing that would happen. All this pretty much stopped once
>> I hit 60. Now I assume if they talk to me, it's because I'm old and safe.
>> I have no illusions of grandeur.
>> I believe gay men can tell that you aren't, and they seem to do this
>> thing with their eyes. I guess you're supposed to react if you are
>> interested. It doesn't take long before they realize they are going to
>> get nowhere with me.
>> I seem to remember a couple of pushy guys in the hazy memory of my 20s
>> and 30s, but all I had to do was say "Are you kidding" and look a bit
>> threatening and they cooled their jets pretty quickly. It helps to be
>> 6'2" and 200 pounds.
> Linebacker?


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