Is it creepy if a guy collects knives?

I recently started talking to this guy. He added me on various social media websites and they all include photos he's posted of a bunch of different knives that he has.

Why would a 22 year old guy in college need a bunch of knives? Am I overreacting by being creeped out by this?

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  • 7 years ago
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    According to Eliot knives aren't art, well sir they are. It takes a true artist to fold steel together using fire, shape it with a hammer and bring forth something worthy of a blade. That artist then combines other materials and makes a work of art better than any that you can hang on a wall, why because it is a fusion of art and utility. People who appreciate this "art" will pay well for it.

    It isn't creepy unless he goes out at night in a ninja outfit and pretends he's an assassin, then it gets a little creepy.

    Show him this knife, he will appreciate it. I made it for a collector. Someone who has an understanding on the old ways will appreciate it.

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    Source(s): Me, a bladesmith.
  • 7 years ago

    Nobody "needs" a bunch of knives with the exception of chefs and wood-carvers. However, knife collections are common among men who are, shall we say, less well-endowed. A knife is a phallic symbol, possibly the quintessential one. It is not creepy unless the guy has a dummy that looks like you and throws the knives at it.

  • 7 years ago

    You could say the same for someone who collects fire arms. You're just overreacting. It's no big deal. Unless he has a violent past then be worried, if not, there's nothing to be worried about.

  • 5 years ago

    I think that's really cool. I myself love that kind of thing. Some of those swords are really beautiful! If I were to be aware of the fascination, I would be amazed by you and curious. It makes you seem a little mysterious, which is always interesting.

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  • 7 years ago

    Well that depends on what he does with them. Collecting arms is a long held hobby.

  • 7 years ago

    No way. My brother collects swords, he's ex-Navy, in his twenties and soon to be married. He just thinks they look cool.

  • 7 years ago

    I don't trust people who collect weapons.

    I prefer people who collect books and art.

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    no, i collect them too.

    whats your province? we can swap knives sometime B----) i like boys with knives

    Source(s): if u know what i mean
  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    I guess it depends on what he does and what his interests are. You should ask him why. It could be a good conversation starter.

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