The only thing worse than the dating environment gay men face is the one for straight women: "Excuse me- this is a weird question but are you into horses? Because it's OK if you are. I knew a girl when I was younger and she was obsessed with horses. She drew them- she wore sweaters with them- that's all she talked about. She looked exactly like you and I used to make fun of her all the time. So I understand if you're too embarrassed to admit that was you- but if it was- I just want to apologize for the way I treated you then." http://ask.metafilter.com/254365/Not-Negging-But
I was approached at a bar by a man who tried a very unusual line on me–one that I've heard before. Is this a common tactic in his world?