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On 29 Jan 2017 at 11:54am Billy wrote:
Three cheery smiles from three different ladies this morning while out walking. More than makes up for the majority who just walk on by, head down.
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On 29 Jan 2017 at 12:05pm Old Malling wrote:
Have you checked that your flies are done up?
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On 29 Jan 2017 at 6:41pm Jennifer wrote:
Ugh! If a man not known to me smiles at me on a train or in the street, I find it incredibly creepy and deeply uncomfortable. He should keep himself to himself. What is wrong with simply maintaining a polite and private distance? We are taught, "A Gentleman never stares at a Lady in the street" and I think that is safest. It is a strict rule in society that, in meeting outside the home, it is the lady who recognizes the gentleman first, never the other way around.
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On 29 Jan 2017 at 7:17pm Billy wrote:
Ha Jennifer. Exactly, and in each case this morning, it was the lady who smiled first!
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On 29 Jan 2017 at 7:49pm Jo wrote:
I'd forgotten that my task as a woman is to smile whenever I am in public. Sorry, will endeavour to forget my own troubles in future and smile for you next time!
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On 29 Jan 2017 at 8:16pm Billy wrote:
A smile costs nothing. Trouble is, people these days have either forgotten how to smile or have been brought up not to.
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On 30 Jan 2017 at 10:01am Jennifer wrote:
I'm with Jo. The thing is this, Billy. If a woman who is a stranger made some expression toward you in the street, it is certainly because she was trying to defuse an offensive situation developing further because of something you did first. I am not a feminist, but merely stating fact. In future, carry a mirror with you and keep your pervy stares to yourself.
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On 30 Jan 2017 at 12:07pm Toe Jam wrote:
Why are you focusing on women's smiles rather than smiles and smilers in general?
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On 30 Jan 2017 at 12:34pm Man wrote:
I find it creepy and offensive when women smile at me. Why can't they keep their pervy stares to themselves. I am a man, not a piece of meat!
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On 30 Jan 2017 at 1:00pm Billy wrote:
My original post was meant to be a positive statement and not pervy in any way. I am happy to receive a smile from anyone, shop assistants, people in the street, male or female etc etc. It just so happened that yesterday morning they were all from females.
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On 30 Jan 2017 at 5:59pm Plankton wrote:
I agree billy, a smile is a lovely thing from anyone. Come on lewes, smile!
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On 31 Jan 2017 at 12:18am Grumpy old man wrote:
I don't think the Jokers smile was very nice, but then again he probably doesn't live in Lewes, or does he? If you know where he lives....tell batman NOW!!!!


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