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Friend described me as an 8/10

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Larochkaaa Sat 31-Oct-20 16:27:11

Is that good?! I hate the objectifying rating thing but am feeling low about my appearance. Appreciate people probably add on a point or two to make their friend feel better too

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happytoday73 Sat 31-Oct-20 16:29:18

I'd say that's very high... Even if they really think you are a 7.

4-6 would be average looking to me

RiaOverTheRainbow Sat 31-Oct-20 16:32:35

It means you look better than 80% of the population, obviously it's good.

LongWay833 Sat 31-Oct-20 16:34:34

Why are you feeling low about your appearance?

RhymesWithOrange Sat 31-Oct-20 16:34:42

Friend is infantile and shallow. HTH.

excelledyourself Sat 31-Oct-20 16:37:27

Did you ask them to rate you? Or did they offer this?

I wouldn't have gone along with this if you'd asked me. And I certainly wouldn't have offered up such an opinion.

How old are you both?

Bbq1 Sat 31-Oct-20 16:38:42

Obviously op you would know it is a, "good" rating. Is it kind of gloating. Oh look, I'm a 8 to 10 followed by faux innocence asking "Is that good?"

HollowTalk Sat 31-Oct-20 16:38:56

What would she class herself as?

purpleme12 Sat 31-Oct-20 16:40:00

It's 2 marks off the top score so you tell me
I agree it's gloating

burnoutbabe Sat 31-Oct-20 16:40:23

Thr only way this would be bad is if you are worlds highest paid model and it's your agent explaining why the job went to someone else!

JacobReesMogadishu Sat 31-Oct-20 16:41:06

Well maybe she classes supermodels as a 10. Normal models as a 9 and you just under them.

Unless you’re a model what’s the issue?

JacobReesMogadishu Sat 31-Oct-20 16:42:23

Oh, I thought you were complaining you should have been higher.....I’d be happy with 8. I’d be happy with 6 to be honest.

Otterhound Sat 31-Oct-20 16:45:57

How silly
I could say I’m 7/10 but stood next to my friend who was a very successful model I’d be more like a 3/10!!!

ChristmasinJune Sat 31-Oct-20 16:46:30

Did you ask her to rate your looks? In which case stop! That's such an awkward thing to ask a friend.
On the other hand if she offered the information without prompting..... I'd be downgrading the friendship somewhat.

Or am I just an old fart? Is rating somebody on their looks a "thing" now?

Wyntersdiary Sat 31-Oct-20 16:47:58

I'd rate myself a 7, as I'm above average( in my opinion) but I'm not gorgeous which would be an 8 and 9 in my opinion then a 10 would be wow your perfect in my eyes.

But ratings arnt facts they are just people's opinions

Larochkaaa Sat 31-Oct-20 16:48:02

Oh sorry! No not gloating. She is practical and not offensive. I was upset about a relationship ending with someone who wasn’t very nice to me. She very briskly said you’re an 8 and he’s a 4, move on

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JacobReesMogadishu Sat 31-Oct-20 16:50:50

Larochkaaa

Oh sorry! No not gloating. She is practical and not offensive. I was upset about a relationship ending with someone who wasn’t very nice to me. She very briskly said you’re an 8 and he’s a 4, move on

Did she just mean looks? Or did she mean overall? Like personality, job prospects, etc.

I’m sure she meant it kindly.

I had a friend who said the opposite to me once when I was mooning over a guy who wasn’t interested. But she rated us in climbing difficulty terminology. Problem is she said that you’re a V Diff and he’s a Hard Severe. Translation was that he was out of my league! 😆😆

ChristmasinJune Sat 31-Oct-20 16:52:39

Larochkaaa

Oh sorry! No not gloating. She is practical and not offensive. I was upset about a relationship ending with someone who wasn’t very nice to me. She very briskly said you’re an 8 and he’s a 4, move on


Oh ok I'll let her off then, this is just a way of saying "you were too good for him anyway" the numbers are largely irrelevant, don't get too hung up on them.

DrDavidBanner Sat 31-Oct-20 16:53:08

She thought you were too good for him but only able to say it now.

GrimSisters Sat 31-Oct-20 16:53:48

I've got a 'friend' who does this sort of thing. Rating each other's looks is neither a friendly nor a mature thing to do.

thosetalesofunexpected Sat 31-Oct-20 17:12:55

Hi Op Why do you care what your friend or Anybody else thinks of the way you look? You are good enough being unique, nobody is perfect looking, Our human quirks is what makes us different, interesting !
interestin subjective like admiring Art at Art gallery.mprove your self cofindence such as looking after yourself properly such as pampering yourself like having a spa session at home if you can not do this at a proper health spa place,
Find out about holistic therapies such as hot stone massage therapy and other types of therapies
Do something you enjoy that relaxes you makes you feel happier about yourself such as doing favourite pastimes whatever that maybe, be a bit adventures explore try new activities out you have never done you never know you might you enjoy them, and even be quite good at it, the saying springs to mind nothing ventured nothing gained it does not matter if you are not brilliant at these activities just have a go discover your inner child it is fun thing to do
Check out Facebook and the internet such as YouTube to learn new things and even explore find out about courses or workshops online or elsewhere.

thosetalesofunexpected Sat 31-Oct-20 17:16:43

Hi Op oops typo mis print I ment to say improve your self esteem then you will not so much a jot what other people its far healthier better to do this, everybody has knock backs in life in some way ..

Windmillwhirl Sat 31-Oct-20 17:17:39

Your friend was trying to make you feel better. I wouldn't read anything else into it.

Bunnymumy Sat 31-Oct-20 17:31:04

I agree friends often add on a couple of points but sometimes that's because they can see your worth as a whole, not just your appearance. And clearly she thinks he was punching above his weight with you either way.

SandMason Sat 31-Oct-20 17:47:22

Thank God half term’s nearly over

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