ANSWERS: 50
  • I'd take that as a great compliment.
  • For the most part a compliment. Unless they compared my cooking skills to my dads or my computer skills to my moms. :P
  • Depends on the context.
  • Not a compliment, no.
  • If they said I was like my mother I would be insulted,better yet I'd ask someone to just lock me up so as not to be a menace to society lol.With my dad I would have said not insulted,but since his passing I have since found out things that I would rather not have.I only hope my kids won't say the same about me someday
  • actually my mother told me that a few months ago.. it was an insult. she apologized later.
  • Hi Rosieeeee! Most definately a compliment. My parents are great role models and I idolize them.
  • Well, it depends on which one. My birth mother, I'd go jump of a friggin bridge. I hate that woman. My "mom", I'd be flattered. My dad, I'd wonder about myself. Actually, It wouldn't be an insult.
  • My parents hated each other, so if it came from them it was an insult. But they were greatly admired by everyone else, so it was always a compliment when it came from anyone else. It depends on how you think the speaker feels about the people you are being compared to.
  • Father - huge insult Mother - fantastic compliment
  • I'd take it as a compliment, but I'd act insulted. I'm just like that.
  • Either one, a great compliment. If they said that about me and my dad, though, it would depend on the circumstances. The two of us are so much alike as it is, we both have our 'unsavory' traits.
  • Neither, I would just say that your father must be a great guy.
  • I think I would take that as a compliment . I have been told I am a replica of my father ....and I feel pretty good about it :) !
  • I'd think they were nuts.
  • I would assume they were mistaken in who my parents are. I am very much not like either of them. I would take it as an insult if it were my father. Mostly as a compliment if it were my mother.
  • Either one, an insult. But especially, my mother. I don't come from great stock. But my father is the lesser of two evils (so to speak). Although I'd have to say, I am very much like my father in a few ways (although, thankfully, not enough ways that I am "just like him"). But I have yet to find a similarity I have with my mother, other than anatomy.
  • Neither, I would take it as small talk and say thanks!
  • If you said I was juat like my mom I would take it as a compliment. My mom was the female version of me. That's where I learned it from. On the other hand You woiuld be insulting me if you said I was just like my dad. He was a jerk who treated people like crap and thought he was way better than most people. He used people and when he had no more use for you he threw you away like a piece of trash.
  • depends on what about but it's most likely a compliment my parents are incredible
  • I would be deeply upset, they are very judgemental and biggotted. I have strived my whole life to make sure i am nothing like them. Thankfully nobody has ever said that about me.
  • Depends. If they said I'm like my dad- I'm okay. However if they say I'm like my mom when she was young, I would knock them the hell out. Because my mom was a rebel, and mean- but that was because of her upbringing. However as an adult she was (in my eyes) a perfect mother.
  • My mom is lazy and ignorant and my dad is decieving and sneaky so I'd be insulted
  • Compliment
  • Hi Rosie. I hope you are well today. ;) If they said that I was like my Mom, I would take it as a compliment. If they said I was like my father, that would make me sad. +5
  • If that ever happen to me I would a very happy man because both my parents ware to me the greatest people ever and I will feel very much complimented... As matter of fact, I am so proud of this, that some times my wife just say - you walk like your dad... I get the biggest smille from it.
  • For me, if they said that I'm like my father, unfortunately it would be an insult, and depending on how they said it about my mother...it could go either way. But generally I would be proud to say that I'm like my mother.
  • i would like to meet someone who knows my mother or father! i've only met my mother twice and never met my father
  • Depends on how they see your mother or father. IF they respect them and think they are great compliment, if they think they are insaine and complain about them I would be insulted!!! :)
  • compliment :)
  • Good thing with dad, bad thing with mom.
  • For the respect of your parents for bringing you up, you should take it as a compliment otherwise your own children will behave in your foot step and not respect you. Return the goodness and goodness shall be replenished in you.
  • It would depend on the situation....if it were in an argument it would be an insult....if I did something goofy or something of that sort...a compliment...
  • A compliment. I love my parents dearly.
  • Mmm. I think I wouldn't like it. Even though I respect my parents.
  • I would take it with a pinch of salt.....
  • I would be insulted, especially if it's a comment pertaining to a negative trait. My father's a smoker/drinker who's pretty much deadbeat and my mom's...Well...my mom's a whore, in my opinion. Hmm...Now that I'm looking at what I typed, I realize my older sister takes after my dad (at least the drinking aspect), and I'm not much worse than my mom is. How terribly, terribly disconcerting.
  • If someone said I was like my father, I'd be taken aback, because my father is strict, old-fashioned, domineering, and at times an abusive individual. In contrast, I am lenient with my children, easy-going, and modern in my thinking. I am a bit old-fashioned in certain respects, but I abhor any sort of violence and tend to be on the "soft side". If someone said I was like my mother, I'd be okay with that, since my Mom is the gentle, loving sort (to the point of being "over-caring" and putting up with my father's domineering ways) and I grew up to be more like her than my Dad.
  • It depends on how the person meant it.
  • It depends on how they said it.
  • if that someone is not family ill take it as a compliment but if its my family ill probably get offended...its complicated...
  • it depends on the situation, for instance, if we were in bed getting it on, then i'd want an explanation very fast.
  • Insulted. My mother is manipulative, childish and causes arguments out of boredom. My father was an alcoholic whore master. I doubt anyone would feel complimented over that.
  • If they told me I was like my father I would be confused as he is a pathetic drug addict and has nothing left of himself to "be like" anymore. If you compared me to my mother, then you better run because I've got your crazy right here. Seriously. Run.
  • I wouldn't beat the hell out of them with a belt, and then ignore them for hours, thus proving them wrong.
  • They both have good and bad qualities....
  • I'd take that as a great compliment :-)
  • Depends what part of me they're referring too. But yea I'd take it as a compliment.
  • Depends completely on the context.
  • depends on the aspect of my personality or features they were referring to and whether or not I was happy with the fact that they had commented on me having the same features, but weren't particularly bothered one way or another.

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