I RECEIVED the barrage of text messages below from a potential language exchange, all in the space of five minutes before I had replied to the first message.
"^^;; can u come in msn?"
"i'm not familiar with text in english"
"photo is important to meet together?^^ll" (I had asked could I see a photo of her earlier. Yes, yes, so I'm a lecherous pervert.)
"i don't care how you look like" (Oh, yes, and I watch French cinema for its captivating use of silence and monosyllabic, inconsequential dialogue.)
"i don't make a friend by their appearance" (I bet if I had an anus affixed to my forehead you'd reconsider that position.)
"i don't judge them by their appearance^^" (Really keen to drive this point home. I never doubted you for a second!)
"i add your address on my msn" (OK.)
"what brings you come to
You have to admire the persistence -- even where persistence is not required whatsoever.