26. Whether a gesture’s charming or alarming depends on how it’s received – Ted
There were a lot of arguments on the subject of gestures in the particular episode, but in the end, they all agreed that the recipient is the one determining whether a gesture is charming or alarming. If you like the person, his grand gesture will be charming. However, if you have no feelings for him/her, no matter how grand the gesture, it will be seen as alarming.