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How many kisses (xxx's) is the appropriate number when sending a message to someone of the opposite sex?

Asked by Lightlyseared (32339points) December 25th, 2011 from iPhone

When you send a text, email, PM or whatever to a friend of the oposite sex (not SO) and you finish it with an x, how many is an appropriate number to show you care for them as a friend and how many is just plain creepy.

Or am I over analysing this?

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judochop's avatar

Phone text: x o
Porno: xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo
Hello: xo
Goodbye: xxo
Orgy: ooxxxxooxoxoxxxoxxxoxxxxxxoooxxoxoxxox xoxoxoxoxxxxxxxxoooxxooxoxoxox xoxoxoxoxoxoxooooooo
Missionary: xoxoxo
I wanna get with you: xxxxxxxooooxxxxxooooxo

jesienne's avatar

Do you want to be friends or lovers with them?

roundsquare's avatar

More than 0 and less than 100. You are way over thinking this.

Bellatrix's avatar

I think you are over analysing the whole thing @Lightlyseared. I would only use xx for people I am very close to though. I also wouldn’t go crazy unless it was my husband or kids. Do whatever feels right to you.

CWOTUS's avatar

You’re over-junior-high-schooling this.

plethora's avatar

As per @roundsquare , You are way way way overthinking this.

Male's avatar

One looks like a typo, two looks good, three is sexual, four is too many….so two.

ANef_is_Enuf's avatar

I don’t really think it matters.
Two seems to be standard, though. Myself [and most of my friends in the US] usually do ‘xo’ to friends, and my friends outside of the US typically respond xx, sometimes just one x.

It really doesn’t matter. I don’t think it would even occur to me to read into someone sending too many x’s or o’s.

Kardamom's avatar

It’s exponentially related to how many smiley faces you dot your I’s with : ) XXX000 XD 0.0 ;-p

downtide's avatar

I wouldn’t use any except for people I am related to, or wanted to be more than just friends.

Ayesha's avatar

Two? One on each cheek?
I don’t know.

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