How Shy Are You?

Discussion in 'The Hip Polls' started by skip, Sep 23, 2018.


How Shy Are You?

  1. I'm so shy I avoid interacting with people at all costs

    4 vote(s)
  2. I shy away from making new friends

    4 vote(s)
  3. I'm shy when it comes to sex

    4 vote(s)
  4. I rarely go out

    6 vote(s)
  5. I only interact with a few people

    9 vote(s)
  6. I'm ocassionally shy in certain situations

    11 vote(s)
  7. I don't consider myself shy

    5 vote(s)
  8. I'm somewhat outgoing

    5 vote(s)
  9. I enjoy making new friends

    7 vote(s)
  10. I'm popular and enjoy it

    3 vote(s)
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. skip

    skip Founder Staff Member

    How shy or introverted are you? The poll is anonymous.
  2. Born25YearsTooLate

    Born25YearsTooLate Hunting the mighty whifflesnark

    I'm so shy it causes other people to feel awkward around me.
  3. I'minmyunderwear

    I'minmyunderwear voice of sexy

    i'm only shy in a few specific situations. i'm very introverted though, and since extroverts refuse to acknowledge the existence of introversion, i've been falsely accused of shyness many times.
    bigredinmass likes this.
  4. Irminsul

    Irminsul Valkyrie

    I'm shy, socially anxious.
    But I'm fine with the right people.
    And when I'm on the get right. :D
    Courtney Green likes this.
  5. bigredinmass

    bigredinmass Supporters HipForums Supporter

    Hmmm. At home and such I value my alone time. Don't have the desire to go out nearly as much as I used to. Today for example I stayed home alone most of the day and night and was fine with it. But when I do go out I like a smaller place like a pub where I can strike up a conversation with an interesting person. I'm bad at parties if I cant find that interesting person to bond with.
  6. quark

    quark Parts Unknown

    When I'm high.
  7. Give me a room full of people and I will find someone to have fun with.
    McFuddy and rollingalong like this.
  8. Meliai

    Meliai Senior Member

    I was very shy as a child and still can be in certain situations but i've grown out of it for the most part.
    I'm still pretty reserved around most people though, unless I click with them or find them interesting or have known them a while.

    And i'm very much an introvert, which isnt the same as being shy. I love being around people (if I click with them and find them interesting, that is) but only for a while, then I have to retreat and restore my depleted energy
    I really enjoy my own company for the most part, which I think is a valuable trait in life. If you're okay with being alone you dont ever have to fear being alone.
    scratcho and RetiredHippie like this.
  9. Deidre

    Deidre Follow thy heart

    Sometimes, I’m shy/introverted and other times, outgoing. For me, it takes me a bit to feel comfortable enough to show the outgoing side. But I like being alone sometimes and other times, around people.
  10. Deidre

    Deidre Follow thy heart

    I think the poll choices are interesting. I don’t know if I’ve ever viewed the opposite of shy as popular, hmm.
  11. Total Darkness

    Total Darkness 100% Cocoa

    I can be shy at times. I'm very much introverted but also very active and outgoing. Probably more active than most extroverts.

    I can be a good conversationalist if i click well with someone. Other than that i can be quiet to the point where people around me are unaware of my presence.
    bigredinmass likes this.
  12. YouFreeMe

    YouFreeMe HipForums Supporter

    I don't waste words and am only able to maintain meaningful conversation. I guess I actively avoid small talk and have a bit of anxiety if I am in a situation where I know I need to make small talk. I am often thinking to myself "how am I going to get out of this conversation?"

    I don't feel shy though. I don't mind engaging with people as long as it is purposeful and not forced.
    bigredinmass likes this.
  13. Pressed_Rat

    Pressed_Rat Do you even lift, bruh?

    Not really shy, but introverted. I feel like I don't have much to say to most people.

    I am the speak when spoken to type. I am not one for small talk.
    bigredinmass likes this.
  14. rollingalong

    rollingalong solo grow Lifetime Supporter HipForums Supporter

  15. I'minmyunderwear

    I'minmyunderwear voice of sexy

    i don't think extroverts are normally any more active on average anyway. they just need attention from people, but a lot of them seem to get that attention by sitting at a bar talking to the extrovert sitting next to them, rather than doing anything particularly active.

    so few people actually are active, it's kind of a better lifestyle for an introvert. an active extrovert would have a hell of a hard time finding someone to be active with.
    beachbum86 likes this.
  16. Alonso376

    Alonso376 Member

    I was not shy personality wise but was too scared to get close to a female for far too long. I thought a past of my body was not normal. I was wrong but it took me a long time to find out.
  17. Total Darkness

    Total Darkness 100% Cocoa

    True that.
  18. neonspectraltoast

    neonspectraltoast Best Member

    Always been very shy. Nary a week goes by without someone telling me "You're so quiet." It bugged me for a long time, but I've gotten used to it. Although it definitely has its drawbacks. I really like people and don't get to be around them much because I'm too shy.
    bigredinmass likes this.
  19. Total Darkness

    Total Darkness 100% Cocoa

    Oh yeah, i hate that too. Worse if they ask why i'm so quiet or why i don't smile.
  20. Si69

    Si69 Senior Member HipForums Supporter

    I'm not shy in sex :)

    simon :)
    bigredinmass likes this.

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