Sometimes it can be tough for guys to know if they're coming off as creepy or charming. He might have the best of intentions, but the girl just reads the situation as, "DANGER! DANGER!" For example, a guy might watch the movie "Love & Sex" and decide to hire a little person with bongos to serenade his attractive coworker. If the coworker doesn't know where the gesture is coming from, she'll get creeped out and the office will become a very awkward place.
As a way to help out our male readers, we decided to have Jamie Lee from "Girl Code" play a little game called "Creepy Or Charming." We present her with a variety of situations and she tells if it seems like the guy is being cool or a clown.
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Normally, we wouldn't even expend the energy to make fun of a Michael Bay action movie starring Mark Wahlberg and The Rock. But there's something special about "Pain & Gain," the latest from the explosion-mad director--namely, that it's set in Miami. And as you likely know, that means the bikinis will be as plentiful as the car chases.
In the trailer alone, there are at least nine eye-popping moments that suggest the entire 129 minutes will have viewers popping other things. We've gathered those notable shots below in a compendium of the biggest reasons we're looking forward to this movie. Fair warning: Shirtless Tony Shalhoub is included, but that couldn't be avoided.
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For every girl who thinks her birthday is the most important day of the year, there's a boyfriend who thinks a lame card and a breakfast burrito make a killer gift. Birthdays might not matter to you, but if you mess up hers, you'll hear about it for the next 364 days. Here are a few tips for successfully planning some birthday magic for your lady.
1. The Morning Surprise
This doesn't have to be extravagant like a Lexus with a huge red bow on it--just do something to kick off the day. Breakfast in bed is a classic. Or sneak a "happy birthday" note into her bag. Or, if you're feeling inspired, give her a mini-gift (a dog collar) that hints at the real gift you're giving later (a leather bodysuit...or, uh, a puppy).
2. She's Already Told You What She Wants
Even if she didn't say outright, "Buy this present for my birthday," she's probably dropped hints--you just weren't paying attention. Has she mentioned wanting something recently? Has she mentioned wanting it a thousand times?
Also, remember: The money you spend isn't half as important as the thought you put into it. And don't just get her whatever your buddy got his girl; not all girls are into stuff made out of hemp.
Your friends might have decent advice on getting chicks, but you know who has better advice? Chicks. And last night's premiere episode of "Girl Code" gave you plenty of insider knowledge to work with...
1. Give Her Your Breast Regards
Girls are all insecure about their boob size, so a compliment in the bedroom can go a long way--but keep it tasteful. Do NOT say, "I wanna touch your boobies," Carly Aquilino warns.
2. Fit The Profile Or Move On
Most girls have a "type," so 90% of impressing them is just fitting it. For Jessimae Peluso, it's guys with "forearm tattoos and priors." For April Rose, who has a "major daddy complex," it's older guys. Some ladies even love fat dudes. The point is, if she's feeling you, you'll know right away. Otherwise, you're wasting your time.
3. Study Her Body...Language
She won't outright tell you that she's feeling you, though--instead, she'll touch your arm and laugh harder than normal. (This can be confusing, as Chris Distefano notes, because she might just be on Quaaludes.)
There are plenty of hot bartenders out there, and they get even hotter with each beer they serve you. But it's a rookie mistake to start complimenting their bodies, as if they've never heard it before. Just take it from Jessimae Peluso, who "bartended for years" and knows that being a creeper is "not gonna get you free drinks," merely kicked out.
Check out this web-exclusive video, which explains how to actually make your female bartender like you, and then watch Jessimae on "Girl Code" at 10:30/9:30c on MTV.
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Hollywood is like high school: Everyone is competing to get voted Most Attractive. We decided to break that down to one--well, two--particular assets of the female form. To honor tonight's premiere of "Girl Code," where boobs will be a hot topic, we've made our own 2013 yearbook of celebs who have superlative endowments. Congrats, grads!
Biggest Partier: Rihanna
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We all know that boobs are awesome, so why are there so many lame slang terms for them? The ladies of "Girl Code" will discuss the magic of mammaries on tonight's premiere, so here are a few nicknames for "the girls" that real girls are not into--you might refer to 'em this way with your friends, but don't even think about it in the bedroom...
You sound like a baby just learning to speak, who can't quite pronounce the word so your mom came up with an easier version. Get rid of it, and the same goes for "teetees."
Cantaloupes, honeydews, grapefruits…we get it, they're all spherical. But comparing our bodies to grocery produce isn't exactly a turn-on.
This makes boobs sound like they're attractions at a carnival, rather than actually attached to a living person that you probably want to make out with.
We're talking about boobs...why are testicles being thrown into the mix? It's pretty much unanimous that boobs are WAY better than balls, right? This word combo has got to go.
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Celebrities are used to having girls throw themselves at them--it's probably one of the reasons you've always dreamed about being a pro athlete or a Grammy-winning musician. But when fans take a turn towards Stalkertown, it's not cute, just freaky. Here are a few of the stalkers you can expect to encounter if you ever become famous.
1. The Hair Fetishist
As Wolverine, Hugh Jackman grows out a bunch of hair, but that doesn't mean he wants donations. This week, a crazed fan interrupted his workout at a New York gym, throwing a razor filled with her own pubic hair at him because A) she allegedly wants to be his second wife, not new wife, additional wife, and B) she's apparently not a fan of his current facial hair. Lady, this is not the way to get a man to shave.
2. The Kisser
Usually a celebrity's security team will prevent any physical contact with the public, but Vanessa Hudgens from "High School Musical" agreed to hug a female fan...who, mid-embrace, began kissing her neck. You won't actually want groupies once you realize that consent doesn't matter to them.
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"Hey, you wanna grab a bite?" is a great way to keep a date's momentum going at the bar. Unfortunately, bar food is the least sexy cuisine out there. Girls, we want you to enjoy yourselves, but there's no way to look attractive while eating these snacks...
So heaped with piles of chili, salsa, sour cream and oozing orange cheese that you can only spot the faintest edges of the corn chips underneath. It's gonna be difficult to delicately insert your just-mani'ed fingernails into that morass.
2. Buffalo Wings
Eating wings correctly is an animalistic feat of stripping chicken flesh from a teeny tiny bone, then discarding the viscera back onto your plate. How ladylike. That coating of nuclear red sauce now smeared around your mouth isn't exactly our favorite shade of lipstick either.