Are women only interested in hunks

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Cycling Naturalist, 6 Feb 2008.

  1. Cycling Naturalist

    Cycling Naturalist Legendary Member

    In yesterday's Times, Matthew Syed, one of their sports writers, complained that in his area of south London, there are large numbers of professional rugby players and this makes it difficult for ordinary people like him to get a girlfriend. He described how he was chatting to a girl at a party and she suddenly stopped talking to him because Lawrence Dallaglio walked in. He said that all the women present spent the rest of the evening gawping at LD and ignoring the other men.

    His interesting thesis was that the more tarty females chase after footballers, but professional women, of the sort he's interested in, go for rugby players because they are much more intelligent than soccer players and hugely muscular. He even said that the likes of a Harlequins second team player will be followed in the street by an admiring group of females desparate to mate with him.

    Ladies, is this true, is the fashion now for muscular hunks?
  2. Tetedelacourse

    Tetedelacourse New Member

    If I were chatting to a girl at a party I'd be confident I could keep her attention even if a 7 ft potato smelling of beer and sounding like a '50's newsreader walked in
  3. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Never noticed a bevvy of babes/groupies in my rugby clubhouse during my playing career! :smile:
  4. Smokin Joe

    Smokin Joe Legendary Member

    The only hunk most of them are interested in is the one in your wallet. Re Bernie Eccleston and Paul Daniels.
  5. Andy in Sig

    Andy in Sig Vice President in Exile

    One would hope that it's not so much that they're only interested in hunks but rather that anybody who walks into a party is going to be more interesting than a non-entity London media luvvy, hence Mr Syed's difficulties.
  6. OP
    Cycling Naturalist

    Cycling Naturalist Legendary Member


    Mr Syed is a recent Commonwealth Games gold medallist and an Oxford graduate in PPE, so he generally feels that he can hold the attention of any non air head female for a minute or so.
  7. yello

    yello Legendary Member

    I think (some) women have always liked muscular hunks.

    There's nothing wrong with looking and admiring anyway. I can admire a bloke's physique too... but not in a gay way :smile:

    I remember being in a bar in Boston, US when a Celtic's (basketball) player came in and all eyes fell on him... but then he was around 7 foot tall!

    That doesn't mean he's not dull as dishwater though!
  8. Alan Frame

    Alan Frame Gnu

    Lost In Space
    Most women these days only seem interested in the size of the "hunk" in your boxers !:smile:
  9. Andy in Sig

    Andy in Sig Vice President in Exile

    Hmmm but he might have won his medal in one of those girly sports where judges award points rather than something sensible. (Now you're going to say it was bear wrestling or something similar.)

    Does a degree in PPE mean that one is interesting?
  10. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    On the other hand, some women are far more interested in a man they can get on well and have a decent conversation with.

    Too many muscles, and I assume a certain amount of mental dullness and vanity.
  11. Andy in Sig

    Andy in Sig Vice President in Exile

    So all the effort in trying to be a decent shag is wasted then?
  12. ChrisKH

    ChrisKH Veteran

    That can't be entirely true. I used to work at a firm where they had an articled clerk (as they were then) who had an Oxbridge first in Law and was drop dead gorgeous. In fact more attractive than Debbie McGee. She was knocking off Paul Daniels before he was famous so he must have had something else. Maybe.
  13. OP
    Cycling Naturalist

    Cycling Naturalist Legendary Member

    No, it was table tennis.
  14. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    There are plenty of ladies around so I expect they like all types of male whether muscular or otherwise!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  15. Being a Thai Boxer does have its advantages.:smile::thumbsup:
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