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People Share The Cheesiest Compliment They've Ever Received

People Share The Cheesiest Compliment They've Ever Received
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Cheesy compliments can feel fake or forced, but they might be the most honest a person can get. Giving someone a compliment, especially a cheesy one, means letting your guard down to tell other person know what you really think about them. Making it "cheesy" or dorky makes it a easier to slide under the defenses and save face in case the person receiving the compliment doesn't react positively. If you're receiving the compliment your initial reaction might be to recoil in an awkward daze, but don't. There can be some real earnest care coming from those awkward words.


Reddit user, u/f3jaideep, wanted to hear about:

What is the cheesiest compliment you ever got?

Excitement Turned To Sadness

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"You are a handsome man and if I was younger i would try my luck."

Some lady that passed me while I was sitting at the bar in an irish pub by myself. Came out of nowhere I was confused for a second but was quick enough to say thanks. Don't get me wrong it still felt good hearing a compliment like that out of nowhere but in that moment it also really saddened me it wasn't someone [remotely] close my age and I quickly left afterwards so I don't sad drink lol.

Guessididntmakeit

Solid As A Rock

Some rando when I was about 15:

"You must have been born in a gravel pit 'cuz you rock my world."

SugaredZebra

Thank...You?

"If I was a woman, I'd want a body like yours".

Weird and cheesy, all in one.

onlyhere4laffs

We'll All Attend The Service

My husband text me this on Saturday

'Are you today's date?'

'Because your 10/10'

arayner90

Marry him again.

thenewawsguy

There's A Wide Array Of Possible Reasons For This

I was the "good one of the litter".

Like thanks, but did you just call me a dog?

DukeBeekeepersKid

Could also be calling you a cat, a pig, or a rodent take your pick.

greypouponlifestyle

Ew.

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The cheesiest compliment was during dessert when a dinner guest said:

"Your homemade cheesecake is so rich, I feel it turning to pound cake with each bite."

Back2Bach

No, Really, Thank...You?

Well not cheesy but idk what it's consider but, "you better tie up your shoes so you don't fall on that pretty face of yours"

Esmton

Sounds like a subtle threat.

Vandal_Valo

Does This Qualify As A Compliment?

You're the prettiest girl in a scooter (mobility issues) I've ever seen!"

No lie, it's happened TWICE. Different guys, different times.

SadShayde

People Still Pass Notes?

I had a random girl pass me a note in the school library asking to be my girlfriend. Looking back, she was kind of cute but I was too embarrassed to follow up on it. I just got up and left. I could have had a lot of fun if I wasn't so shy when I was a teenager.

dldewolf

Riding The Smoky High

Just a few days ago I was at a college event where we had a bonfire, I was sitting around talking with a couple people I had never met before. The smoke kept coming straight for me, despite my moving out of its way. The girl across from me commented, "Well you know the smoke always goes after the prettiest person." Played it off and laughed with everyone, but I've legit been riding that high for some time now.

Not_The_Real_Jake

Gotta Get It From Anywhere, I Guess

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A new teacher pointed at our class picture and said, "Whos that, she's really pretty". I was like "Hmm.. Thanks, I guess.'

Edit: [I'm] a Dude and look nothing like a girl at all.

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Things People Secretly Love But Would Never Admit To In Public

Reddit user sweet_chick283 asked: 'What do you secretly love that you would never admit to in public?;

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What makes us all unique is our passions and the things we love, whether it's singing in the shower, reading books, or listening to specific music artists.

Unfortunately, we live in a world where we are judged for our various tastes and interests thanks to social media, and it makes us consciously selective about sharing the things we love on the internet.

Curious to hear about people's personal desires under anonymity, Redditor sweet_chick283 asked:

"What do you secretly love that you would never admit to in public?"

These aren't really chores for the following Redditors.

Good Clean Fun

"Mopping, im a janitor and generally hate my work... but damn mopping is so good."

– MrDDog06

"When you have a great rhythm going it is something special. I get the same feeling while I vacuum, but won’t let my wife know I enjoy it."

– Bogus_34

Act Of Unwrinkling

"Ironing clothes. A dozen of them. Can’t explain how it relaxes me. I told one person and they looked at me like I’m crazy."

– eerie_white_glow

"My mum misses the days when dad would be out on a Friday night, my brother out with friends and me upstairs quietly playing PS1. She would pour herself a Bacardi & Coke and do the ironing while watching her TV shows."

"I'm sure she doesn't really miss it now that we've moved out and they've retired but it was her wind-down after a busy working week so I can see how people can find it relaxing."

– xdq

Our solo actions can spark joy.

Big Brother Is Watching

"pretending to be on the Truman show and whenever im in my house i act all inconspicuous so they dont know that i know that they’re watching me."

– Bec_121

"C’mon man, you’re not supposed to let him know. You signed a contract when signing up for live views. I’m reporting you."

– doeswaspsmakehoney

The Multi-Tasker

"Playing video games naked at home while eating cheese."

– thickening_agent

Releasing The Kraken

"I love the feeling when you've eaten good fibre and let out a solid long train log in the toilet. That feeling is heavenly."

– therapoootic

"Even better when it’s a clean wipe and not a poo crayon."

– TheWarmestHugz

Ultimate Comfort

"My (male 41) weekend routine is coming home from work, make hot chocolate, start a fire, dress in a ugly pink nightgown made for old ladies and watch forensic files."

– crazyloomis

Some people are obsessed with collecting things.

So Kawai

"Sanrio stationery stores. All those different multicolor pens, a thousand kinds of erasers, spiral bound notebooks galore... my kids sadly have absolutely no appreciation for this wonderland..."

– HavingNotAttained

It's A Staple

"Office supplies have a weird, special place in my heart ever since I was a kid. They don't even have to be 'cute' necessarily."

"Japan's legendary stationery stores is unironically a reason I want to go."

– _CozyLavender_

Not Caring Anymore

"The older I get the shorter that list gets. Not because I love less things, but because I don't care about hiding it."

– Bi-Beast

"YES!! I'm 53 now. I'm working my first job in public since 2006. Today is Halloween and we're allowed to dress up so I am sitting here waiting to go to work dressed as a VERY bad Wednesday Addams. My bf said I'd 'look stupid' because no one else will probably dress up and I'm like, 'WHO CARES!' My makeup looks horrible and not like I practiced, but I DO NOT CARE! I'm having fun with it anyhow and I don't care if my coworkers dress up or not. I'm bein' ME! :)"

– deanie1970

Honorable mentions start here.

The Savior

"Picking up worms from the street and sidewalks when it rains and moving them into the dirt so they don’t burn in the sun, every time it rains I do this."

– sky_kitten89

Hero Of The Moment

"Yoooo I scoot SO many snails and worms. I work as a tech/mechanic at an automotive shop, I had a peoject car towed to my house the other day and it was covered in snails. I saw them when the tow guy/coworker was unloading and I was like, 'oh! It comes with free snails!' and began moving them. He laughed then realized and said, '... Oh, you're serious. Uh... Okay.'"

"I don't care who knows it. These little things barely can look out for themselves, why shouldn't we if we can take a moment to help? I don't care what happens next, it probably doesn't matter overall but I can help this moment."

– chris14020

Why should some of the hidden desires mentioned above have to be secret?

Redditors opening up about some of these would make them a hit at parties–no shaming.

As a matter of fact, I'll totally be down for a Forensic Files viewing party where we all make hot chocolate, light the fireplace, and cozy up together in our respective pink ugly nightgowns for old ladies.

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We've probably all heard some variation of the saying "Truth is stranger than fiction."

Real life isn't just strange, it can also be downright ridiculous.

History is riddled with moments of absurdity.

So ridiculous that people have a hard time believing real life is, well, really real.

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