Would you tell someone...

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by trustysteed, 4 Mar 2008.

  1. trustysteed

    trustysteed Guest

    ...if their fly was undone or they had food in their teeth?

    Personally I have no qualms about pointing this out to culprits and the response is usually one more of gratitude than embarrassment.

    Reason being, I have just been walking around for 15 mins or so with my fly zip undone and no-one let me know I was on display. :tongue: Now, either they were admiring the view (unlikely) or they were too embarrased to tell me. OK, they may not have noticed but that's irrelevant for this query!

    So, would you tell them or keep quiet?
  2. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    I would tell them, for sure. I would extend that to telling them they had a bogey stuck on their nose.

    I have yet to see the secretary walk in with her skirt tucked into her knickers, though.
  3. Jacomus-rides-Gen

    Jacomus-rides-Gen New Member

    Guildford / London
    Its coz she doesn't wear any :tongue:
  4. TheDoctor

    TheDoctor Exterminate Christmas! Moderator

    Sure would - I did this with a colleague yesterday. To my shame, I didn't tell someone on a beach that they'd suffered a swimsuit malfunction and their top had come undone. In my defense, she was magnificent IIRC and I was 12.
    First pair I'd seen...
  5. OP

    trustysteed Guest

    well, you have to be selective about it, of course! :tongue:
  6. TheDoctor

    TheDoctor Exterminate Christmas! Moderator

    You knows it!:biggrin:

    I work in an office with two blokes (both of whom are off today) and no women. Wardrobe malfunctions get mentioned.
  7. OP

    trustysteed Guest

    but hopefully not seen!
  8. Pete

    Pete Guest

    LIAR!! Bet you weren't even 12 cm! ;)
  9. I'd tell them, but quietly
  10. Gerry Attrick

    Gerry Attrick Lincolnshire Mountain Rescue Consultant

    I felt it necessary to tell the security guy where I visit exactly that last week, because he did have a huge one dangling. Mind you, he is a pompous prat.
  11. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

    When I walked back into my office with a long piece of bog paper hanging out of the back of my trousers, the whole office was good enough to let me know.
  12. yenrod

    yenrod Guest

    Too much info.!
  13. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    I'd tell them but discreetly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  14. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    South Manchester
    I've had to do worse - tell a bloke that he smelt of BO.. as a line manger - HR and all the others chickened out.....

    Handled it OK, he was OK about it..but the bastards...bloody text book problem, new'ish in a job as well..... he didn't know - apparently couldn't smell - nice fella..... !
  15. goo_mason

    goo_mason Champion barbed-wire hurdler

    Leith, Edinburgh
    One of my Linguistics lecturers at Uni blew a big bogey onto his jersey whilst demonstrating a nasal fricative during a Phonetics tutorial. He was such a nice old gent, and we just couldn't tell him for fear of making the poor soul all embarrassed.

    I'm sure Ethel in the office would have sorted it out for him afterwards when she noticed...
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