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Obviously the guys you're talking about see qualities they find attractive in these girls that you're not seeing.
Not knowing the specifics about the people you're referring to, I can tell you that I will always go for the girl some people might consider "a 7, a 6 or a 5" that I have chemistry with and who is genuine, guileless, warm, open, intelligent, funny, etc, over a "9" or "10" who is narcissistic, shallow, materialistic, fickle and high-maintenance.
Of course, all factors being held equal, I would likely be more attracted to the more classically beautiful girl. But generally speaking, you rarely find a situation where all factors are equal.