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Cool Is it wierd to call your friends/ close friends pet names? - July 19th 2010, 07:19 AM

I'm wondering, because I do that to my friends, and they like it. By the way, I'm meaning friends like the same sex. Like I call my friend named Angel, Booie. They're straight though I'm not. Another question, Do you call your friends pet names or just nicknames, their real names, etc?



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Re: Is it wierd to call your friends/ close friends pet names? - July 19th 2010, 07:22 AM

I don't think so.
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Re: Is it wierd to call your friends/ close friends pet names? - July 19th 2010, 07:55 AM

I probably use more pet names for my friends than for my boyfriend. Difference is I call my boyfriend names such as "honey," "dear," "my dear," etc. aloud. Though I'll occasionally (and this is a rare occasion) refer to my best male friend as "my dear" in person (generally in a condescending fashion), most of the time I call him "doll," "my love" and "m'dear" online. I occasionally refer to my other friends with affectionate pet names, so no, I wouldn't say it's weird.
   
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Re: Is it wierd to call your friends/ close friends pet names? - July 19th 2010, 08:07 AM

I typically call my friends either by their name or a nickname. Like...my best friend, being that he is a guy and he is really cool and helps me all the time, I call him "Cool Guy"


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Re: Is it wierd to call your friends/ close friends pet names? - July 19th 2010, 01:20 PM

Not weird at all. Pretty much everyone I know does it. I don't very often, but if I do, it's usually Dear or Love that I use.
   
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Re: Is it wierd to call your friends/ close friends pet names? - July 19th 2010, 01:53 PM

I use nicknames or their real names generally....
...Unless their upset in which case I'd probably be like "Awwh what's up hun?"



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