Why do people have a positive impression of me?

Often when new acquaintances or interviewers meet with me, they usually end up saying that they like me (either after or during the meetup). And this is strange because I honestly don't have the best social skills, might even seem slightly nervous or awkward. I had an interviewer who said he liked me during... show more Often when new acquaintances or interviewers meet with me, they usually end up saying that they like me (either after or during the meetup). And this is strange because I honestly don't have the best social skills, might even seem slightly nervous or awkward.

I had an interviewer who said he liked me during the meeting. And I honestly couldn't understand why because I said as little as possible and it was clear that i was nervous. I wasn't charming or smooth talking. My social skills are basic or mediocre at best
Update: Do people sense that I am simply a nice person? And no, I'm not drop dead gorgeous.
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