Everybody’s got a “type,” whether we know it or not. It can helpful if a little jarring to realize exactly what traits make up our types, especially if those traits aren’t what you’d typically think of.

Take this thread on r/AskReddit, for instance:

What strange trait is very attractive to you?
by inAskReddit

Around 2,000 people chimed in – but here are just a few of our favorites.

1. The loud, silent type.

I love people that seem very silent but after talking to them they act like a whole different happy open person

– epic_gamer4200

2. Some good chuckles.

A unique laugh that might be a little different but definitely shows their genuine happiness

– serial_heartbreakee

3. It’s a fine line to walk.

When someone manages to be 100% confident but 0% cocky.

– CertifiedWisp

4. Stay focused, my friends.

My wife always has a very serious and focused expression when doing little activities like baking or crocheting. She looks so adorable.

– redlycanscurge

5. Well, I’ll be f***ed.

The ability to drop a well placed swear when it’s actually warranted. There’s an art to doing this.

– Greigebaby

6. Go off on a tangent.

when people rant about something they’re really REALLY passionate about. i love that.

Yeah babe, tell me about space! I’d love to hear your cool facts about the stars!

Tell me about bionicles or ancient greece or probability or baking or anything! I just love it so much when people are passionate about something.

– SomeKindOfAGamer

7. Take it easy.

Just enough laziness that they can and will enjoy boredom, pure attraction every time

– [user deleted]

8. Ride that wave.

Being able to longboard. Idk man, being able to balance on those things is hot af

– BasementBeholders

9. Notice the strange.

If she’s able to actually appreciate the weird things in life with me

– Yellowcarrot3

10. So, big hands then?

The ability to play octaves and larger intervals on the piano with ease

– with_aloe_please

11. Full on laughter.

When a girl snorts when she laughs.

– deepthought515

12. A beautiful mind.

Intelligence. Not a “I have an iq of 170” smart but a “hard-working” smart.

– mooig4tea78

13. From ear to ear…

My heart melts when I see a big guy with a giant smile and a warm heart, that you can hug like a big teddy bear.

– lchugluvsmemes

14. Have a seat.

Sitting on surfaces that aren’t intended to be sat on. Counters, tables, leaning against car hoods, etc

– Aubsedobs

15. Pay attention.

True listening. Lots of people “listen,” but you can definitely tell when the person is fully interested in what you’re saying, digesting the information, on the edge of their seat.

– Throw_4way_4ccount

I guess it just goes to show that you never know what little thing about you might be the sexiest stuff in the world to someone close by.

What strange trait to DO find attractive?

Tell us in the comments.