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Give me compliments. Bitte schnell.

According to their YouTube profile, "Kollektivet is a comedy-show aired on Norwegian TV2." Here they are with a teutonic-dry take on underappreciation: Give Me Compliments [2:15].
posted by paleyellowwithorange on Feb 24, 2014 - 12 comments

WOW, that is a really cool jacket.

Scary Compliments (SLYT)
posted by Evernix on Dec 11, 2013 - 101 comments

"Rumor is Disney is basing its next cartoon on you." No, it won't be "Dumbo 2"

Emergency Compliment Random reassurances, as close as your web browser. (Of course, if you like what they say, they'll sell you a poster.)
posted by oneswellfoop on Oct 24, 2012 - 50 comments

That is a classy umbrella

"Had I ever given a compliment that made someone feel worse? Or that had no effect at all? I decided to learn how to deliver good ones. I devised a plan in which I would give a lot of them in a short time and work to figure out exactly how the best compliments worked, and why."
posted by vidur on Jul 3, 2012 - 52 comments

"To be a young woman in our culture means that you exist, from an alarmingly young age, for the appreciation of others. Therefore, your every feature is fair game for public appraisal."

Finslippy: On being an object, and then not being an object. This starts young. But "...girls are being nice to one another. They're complimenting each other. They are telling each other something important about the world and their place in it." Sometimes, compliments aren't really compliments and "flattering" can be body policing.
posted by flex on Feb 17, 2012 - 93 comments

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