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    People Shared The "Weirdest" Compliments They've Ever Received, And It's Shockingly Wholesome

    "My 4-year-old son told me that I 'smelled like music...'"

    So, I used to work in retail, and a customer I was assisting once told me — out of the blue and completely unprompted — "I love your energy! You remind me of what a Disney princess might be like after one too many shots..." To this day, that is still the best very specific, very weird compliment I've ever received. I think about it often.

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    WELL, this week we got to read about even more great and weird as hell compliments after redditor icylilith asked, "What's the weirdest compliment you've ever been given?"

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    So — with that in mind — here are just a few of the strangest, silliest, most random compliments people have ever received:

    1. "My 4-year-old son told me that I 'smelled like music.' When I asked what kind of music I smell like, he said, 'Music you dance to!' It's still the best compliment I've received to date!"


    2. "I had pink eye and a nurse was looking into my non-infected eye and said, 'You have beautiful retinas!' Thank you, I think?"


    3. "In the seventh grade, I wore a fanny pack to school to hold stuff like Yu-Gi-Oh cards, which I played with at lunch. Once while I was walking down the hallway, an eighth grader I never met before was like, 'DUDE! I like your fanny pack!' and gave me a high five. I never saw him again."


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    4. "A friend once said that I'm 'like a piece of furniture' because I 'don't do much, but people notice when you're not there.'"


    5. "My friends and I were talking about what kind of potatoes we'd be, and one of my best friends told me, 'You'd be a loaded baked potato because people pay extra for that good shit!'"


    6. "Someone once said that I have 'the most beautiful eyebrows,' and were even asking what routine I had. For context, I'm a guy...but I'm not going to lie, I felt fabulous for days after!"



    7. "A teacher in high school told me SEVERAL times that I had 'a perfectly shaped head.'"


    8. "The piercer who pierced my ears told me my ears were 'perfect' and to call her if anyone said otherwise, because she would fight them for me."


    9. "A coworker once told me that I was 'a cross between Han Solo and Dr. Bunsen Honeydew from The Muppets.' This was back in 1998 and I still can't stop thinking about it."


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    10. "During an internal ultrasound, I was once told that I have 'beautiful fallopian tubes.' I’ve been riding that high for years!"


    11. "'You'd look GREAT in an off-the-shoulder dress!' I'm a guy, but — if I ever want to start wearing dresses — I know I'll choose off-the-shoulder ones!"


    12. "A teacher once said, 'You're like a barbed wire fence: Maybe something gets past you, but it leaves tattered pieces behind.'"



    13. "A random stranger while I was on a run screamed out, 'NICE NECK!' I’m not saying I believe in vampires, but I made sure my windows were all locked that night..."


    14. "I was cat-called while walking up the street. The assailant screamed, 'YOU HAVE VERY GOOD POSTURE!'"


    15. "'You know the word "wholesome"? Well, YOU are my new definition for that.' It was a little weird, but man, did it feel good! I couldn't stop smiling."



    16. "For context, I'm a pretty skinny guy, but I once had someone say, 'No, you're very broad! Girls like that! They're going to look at you and say, 'Now that is a jungle gym I just want to climb all over!'"


    17. "Every time I see my gynecologist, she always says, 'You have such a CUTE little cervix!'"


    18. "I was walking down the street minding my own business once, and this guy sitting on the corner looked at me and yelled, 'HEY EVERYBODY, GET A LOAD OF ANTONIO BANDERAS OVER HERE! HOW’S IT GOING ANTONIO?!' He’s a handsome dude, so I always took it as a compliment."


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    19. "'You look gay today!' It was from one of my great Nan's friends. She had meant 'happy,' but it made me laugh so hard I choked on my drink because I thought she just had excellent gaydar."


    20. "One of my first days at a new job, I overheard a coworker telling another coworker, 'I mean this as a compliment, but [insert my name] looks like she collects dead animals in jars.' It's still my favorite compliment!"


    21. "It wasn't really a weird compliment so much as a really weird delivery, but this girl once came up to me and told me to 'look straight forward.' Then, she stared into my eyes for like two full minutes and, finally just said, 'Nice.'"


    Now it's your turn! What's the strangest/silliest/most outta-left-field compliment you ever received? Share in the comments below!


    Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity. H/T Reddit.

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