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How to tell the difference between friendly and flirty when talking online Watch

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    How do you tell whether someone's being flirty or just friendly when talking online when obviously you can't see facial expressions, body language or hear tone of voice
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    well, the obvious signs would be: direct compliments, wink faces, use of exclamations, always asking you questions to name a few! Although, It is easier to recognise flirting over the internet as people are more confident in doing so. in person, they tend to much more withdrawn and less forward but you will know the difference if s/he is.
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    winky faces make aaalllllll the difference.
    observe:
    "Wanna meet up after class tomorrow? "
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    "Wanna meet up after class tomorrow? "
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    What about signing off with an x at the end?
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    and /:sexface:
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    (Original post by Snagprophet)
    What about signing off with an x at the end?
    Definitely not. Not on it's own and it depends if the girl does it to everyone she chats to.
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    The only flirtiness worth bothering about is ending up seeing somebody face to face.

    And you might as well swallow your pride and insecurities and wave to nice looking strangers of your own age in the street because an internet 'communication' as a means to blindly attempt to establish what is real in the first place will only reinforce shyness and chances of causing disappointment on both sides by creating an ideal that is not matched by the reality of that person.

    Basically, you'd be better off sitting in a pub (in an area where people your own age tend to congregate), ignoring all the strange old guys until someone approachable-looking enters the building. Note- not someone of your own confidence levels unless you want to restrict yourself for friendship sake. You can 'put on an act' about your confidence a little bit and , whilst they might guess you are, they will quietly appreciate your extra effort if they fancy you.
 
 
 
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