We all have different tastes, granted. But when we look at someone that is at one extreme or another on the physical beauty scale, there tends to be more agreement. But not always. Sometimes there is enormous disparity. For example, I don’t get how some people can say Vanessa Mae is anything short of TOTALLY hot. I’ve really been trying to figure out a native friend’s taste. He and many of our native friends think Vanessa Mae isn’t all that (if you don’t know who she is, just do a google image search and catch your jaw before it hits the floor). I kept sending pictures to him at work trying to bring him to the side of reason and his coworkers were equally unimpressed. Conformity in motion I’m sure, but c’mon…she’s…beyond words. I get the same thing when I mention Lucy Liu and Michelle Yeoh to local guys. Instead they go for Zhang Ziyi who’s stuck at age 12.
It’s all conditioning you may say. But my native friend went to high school and college in the States and more specifically, through puberty. His hotness receptors were on overhaul but he didn’t process the programming, nah mean?
I know some people’s looks can generate a range of responses. But I’m talking about the percentile that by my ranks couldn’t fit all the decimal places in 10 lines.
you answered your own question with your first sentence. we all have different tastes. some like coke, some like pepsi, i think they both suck. some like that girl elliot on scrubs. i think shes a skank. i did look up vanessa mae and she is a complete doll. why do you have to have everyone agree with you? live and let live. love and let love. jm.
ps. i have been a member here since september but this is my first post. i am traveling to taipei in feb and mar of '05. cant wait. hope to meet some of you there. jm
I digress, due to new evidence submitted by twocs, I’d say that Zhang Ziyi can approach hotness when she does the slutty look. Using the term hot does imply raw sex appeal, but I think Vanessa can do the suttle sexiness thing.