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Regarding Peter Capaldi ....

This is for Research.  I promise.

Poll #1928827 Peter Capaldi:

Dreamy?

Yes!
6(54.5%)
No.
3(27.3%)
It's not that simple, as I will explain in the comments.
2(18.2%)

(Actually, it *is* for research.  My friend S., who writes a column about comic books, asked my opinion.  I thought I'd expand the size of the sample.)

Comments

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nonelvis
Aug. 13th, 2013 01:16 am (UTC)
"Dreamy" isn't quite the right word -- I find him handsome and sexy, but I think I'd reserve "dreamy" for more conventionally attractive people, like George Clooney.
np_complete
Aug. 14th, 2013 09:13 pm (UTC)
The question as put to me was: "Peter Capaldi: is he 'dreamy'?" I answered in the affirmative, but I've had a crush on Capaldi since LOCAL HERO.
platypus
Aug. 13th, 2013 04:57 am (UTC)
I wasn't sure if the intent of the question was to solicit opinions on whether Capaldi is attractive (yes) or whether he's a particular kind of attractive. "Dreamy" isn't a word I really use.
np_complete
Aug. 14th, 2013 09:20 pm (UTC)
I don't normally, either, but for some reason S. likes to use it, with implied air quotes. The question he phrased to me included the word "dreamy" but what he really wanted to know was whether we found Capaldi attractive.
mustangsally78
Aug. 13th, 2013 10:41 am (UTC)
Silver fox.
np_complete
Aug. 14th, 2013 09:20 pm (UTC)
'deed!
papilio_luna
Aug. 13th, 2013 01:45 pm (UTC)
I'm going to go with "dreamy" though maybe I'd describe him as simply "pretttty hot" or "silver fox" or just plain "yum." Dreamy kind of implies teen idol qualities which doesn't describe Peter Capaldi, obvs, but he's not unattractive to me in the least. I'd hit that.
np_complete
Aug. 14th, 2013 09:21 pm (UTC)
Yeah, although the question as put to me had the specific word "dreamy", "Yum? Y/N?" might have been a better phrasing.
wickedgillie
Aug. 14th, 2013 04:08 pm (UTC)
I'd dare call him more attractive (to me) than Matt Smith, who isn't unattractive, per se, but isn't my cuppa. Dreamy isn't the word I'd use (agreed with the Silver Fox thoughts here), but he's more dreamy than not.
np_complete
Aug. 14th, 2013 09:29 pm (UTC)
Smith was just *too young* for me to feel more than ... materteral towards him. Capaldi is just about at the upper limit of my age range: older than me, but not an "old man" by any means.

I would relax my "I'm not ready yet to be 'Grandpa's lady friend'" rule about dating if the grandfather in question looked and moved like Peter Capaldi.
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