What exactly do they hope to accomplish by doing this?
Most Helpful Guy
I think that's learned behavior, but it's only relevant when you're like 10-11.
When you're 18 or above, I think you only piss people off either because you think it's funny, or just because you can. Not with any specific intention of "showing romantic interest" or something.0
Most Helpful Girl
because they get her attention. I've noticed guys who use this tactic are too shy to voice their interest.0