Major Turn-offs for Girls

This list is the result of my discussion with my best friend, Sylvia who lives next door πŸ™‚ A couple of nights ago, I went to her place. We talked about (too) many things until we stumbled upon this topic. What are major turn-offs for girls? Well, in our opinion they are:

1. Pink shirts. The pinker the nastier.

2. Sweater/vest a lot. To us there are only two acceptable reasons: you’re sick or you’re a waiter.

3. Sleeveless shirt outside the basketball court. Basketball players are hot and let them stay that way. In court only please.

4. Purse. I’ve seen one. All I wanted to do was swap his with mine.

5. Guys who pimp himself too much. Piercings are okay but I would say no to combination of these: piercings, cap, gold chain, tattoo, sunglass. Unless you want to impress me, in an atrocious way of course.

6. Sweet-smelling. Maybe you run out of perfume, but borrowing from your mom or sister is never a good idea.

7. Very tight pants (or worse, swimming pants). Ewwwww… I mean you surely want to give some breathing air to your ….(piiiip), right?

8. Shiny pointed heeled shoes. You may love the way they sound when you walk (and that makes us question your sanity even more). But they are soooooo yesterday… Gone were the days Onky Alexander dated Paramitha Rusady. You should move on dude!

9. Loose pants -so loose you barely need effort to take it off. I know it’s the look of today. But I can’t stop worrying about them dropping before my eyes. Errrrr…?

10. Potbelly. No offense guys, if you’re chubby please don’t emphasize that particular area, e.g. wear pants around your belly (unless you are a Jojon impersonator) or put belt under your belly (the first thing we see would be your ‘one big pack’ instead of your face).

11. Hairy chest. I know my mom fell in love with my dad partly because of his hairy chest. But I can assure you that this type of lady is nearly extinct today. Don’t believe me? Just ask your girlfriends how many of them are crazy about Bang Haji Rhoma Irama. Get back to me when you know one. I’ll happily take her to the nearest mental institution πŸ˜› Just kidding.

12. Gigantic breasts. I never understand why guys spend so much money on gym training sessions just to come out with super muscular body with breasts the size of papayas. Yuck. Honey, do you mind breastfeeding our baby? πŸ™‚

13. Smoke-smelling. Even girls who smoke won’t be excited about kissing a guy who just finishes his two-pack cigarettes.

Okay, it’s a wrap! Feel free to add more. And guys, your feedback please (or reasoning if you happen to be one of the forementioned). We’d love to hear from you πŸ™‚


5 Good Reasons to Go to Movies Alone


This week I watched 2 movies, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Prince Caspian and Indiana Jones: The Kingdom of Crystal Skull. I watched them alone. Maybe you’ll raise your eyebrows but let me prove that it is not a bad idea πŸ™‚

1. You don’t have to adjust your schedule with others.

It happens every time I want to go to movies. “Hey, let’s watch Narnia”, I said. My friend replied, “Not today, I’m busy. What about tomorrow evening?” I smiled and said “Tomorrow I’ll go home late from work. We can still have the 9 PM movie. Are you ok?” She rolled her eyes and gave me a big grin. Ok, she couldn’t go. I could go over and over with other friends on my list. But I didn’t want to waste my phone credits to call them one by one. It is ‘tanggal tua’ man!

2. You don’t have to argue as to which movie to watch.

You want to watch THE movie but your friend/spouse suggest another. It would be such a waste of time and money to watch two movies. And sometimes you don’t want to compromise. What can you do? Just split and watch your respective choice. You can reunite later and tell each other how great your movie was.

3. You won’t be distracted by your friend.

Ahhh..I hate this. I have one very excited friend and I was like ‘d’ooohhh’ when I watched a movie with her. She laughed too often, commented at every single scene, asked a lot when she didn’t get it. I replied “Don’t ask me. Just watch and you’ll understand it better”. Gosh, what a nuisance!

4. You don’t have to fight your tears.

I can be very emotional when I watch a drama (on screen and in real life :D). I barely cry in front of others because I think it is embarrassing. It is so damn hard to do when you watch a very sad scene. I was crying once and my friend next to me laughed at me! She even stated on my FS page that I am emotionally unstable! I could cry and laugh at the same time watching a movie. Well, I know that may sound bizarre. The next time I go for a high-rated drama, I’d go alone. Surely I don’t want my friends to watch me instead of the movie πŸ˜›

5. You don’t have to ruin your diet.

When we go to movies in group it is more likely that we buy popcorn/nachos and sugary carbonated drinks. I don’t know why but it just makes perfectly sense. Even when I am sober (of my diet) and try to avoid the snack bar, my friends will offer me their popcorn and drink. And they will make fun of me when I say “No, thanks. I’m on a diet”. Please friends…can you please support me with my diet plan. I’m single and I need to lose weight to get back on market πŸ˜› The solution is: go alone. You won’t think of popcorn because it is not fun to eat it yourself, right? πŸ™‚

Of course, it would feel funny the first time you walk to the ticket counter. She most likely will count you for two. That’s when you have to say “No, I just buy one ticket”. That is the most difficult time as self-pity may sneak in and you feel like a total dork. Get over it and you will be just fine. Enjoy the movie!