Am I Being Presumptuous? Did This Dude Just Wanna Be Friends?

Was it me? Was it him? Was this as creepy as I’m making it out to be?

The comment: (unedited): “Hi dear.. You have a lovely profile and I think you are worth talking to so I will appreciate if we chat and get to know each other if you don’t mind kindly send me a message thank you (smiley face)”