20 Common Behaviors That Are Actually Super Creepy

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One thing we've learned from all the recent allegations is that people still seem to have no idea what's creepy and what isn't. So we asked readers to come up with common practices that they wish people would realize are super, super inappropriate.

This contest was suggested by PJ7, who has lost the ability to can.

Entry by Hestutomo

nd E A d as People need to stop befriending someone they randomly meet (e.g as a waiter, mechanic, uber driver) on social media. Seriously. CRACKED.CO


Saying something like You should smile more! to somebody you barely know is not charming or cute. It's incredibly creepy, and that person will proba

Entry by Chan Teik Onn

No one enjoys getting stared at for a long time. (And yes, she knows that you've been staring at her for five minutes.)


GRAOTY Intentionally and conspicuously over-tipping is not only weird, but transparently creepy. e It doesn't matter if you're trying to impress your

Entry by deathpod

Don't speak, don't glance over, EYES FORWARD. PLEASE Don't even do the polite head nod thing. CRACKED.GOM


CRACKEDG COM The two-handed handshake needs to go. It's like you're trapping the other person's hand.

Entry by deathpod

CRACKED.COM Pressing someone to just have one drink after they've said NYo, is downright creepy. And their reasons why are none of your business.

Entry by deathpod

I have shoes older than you. Joking with friends? Almost kinda funny. Teasing a stranger? Almost definitely creepy. CRACKED.COM


CRACKED.COM Jim, I called off my wedding because of you. IT'S TIME TO PUT THE KIBOSH ON BOLD PUBLIC DECLARATIONS OF LOVE They work great on TV shows a

Entry by AmyB8484

CRACKED For some reason, when a woman is pregnant, random people think it's okay to walk up and rub her belly like it's a magic lamp. The state of bei

Entry by Hestutomo

CRACKED Don't get a hug? Asking people one barely knows, Where's my hug? or Don't I get a hug? is not charming or cute. It's rude and creepy.


Telling a girl you just met that you think she's beautiful is nice. However, telling her that five more times in the next two minutes is just plain cr

Entry by munagam07

CRACKED COM Taking pictures of strangers without their consent is unethical and could be dangerous, especially if the images find their way online.

Entry by deathpod

I'd ask you out if I was single tells people three things. 1. You're not single. 2. They wouldn't go out with you. 3. You're a creep. CRACKED.COM

Entry by PookieJones


Entry by Scott Laffey

When a female server callsamalecustomer or honey? they may just be trying to make the experience personal... But that's just toO personal. Just ask th

Entry by Hestutomo

EXIT Hitting on people at their work (e.g waiter, cashier, flight attendant) is very unacceptable as they don't really have the option to walk away. T

Entry by WhiteVeeRex

There is no reason to touch someone's tattoo, unless you're the artist and you're inking it. CRACKED.COM

Entry by Chan Teik Onn

(Insert race or nationality) girls like you look SO pretty... te ...is not a compliment. It's creepy and racist.


Creeping on strangers' Facebook profiles is so commonplace now that nobody even gives it a second thought. LET THE STALKING BEGIN! But unless you're a