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I Believe Manners Cost Nothing

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    I hate Wal Mart. It's like,

    as soon as people get into the parking lot, their IQ drops about 50 points. They lose all sense of courtesy, and they forget all about personal space. Was it always this way, or am I getting pickier as I age???
    TexasTrav TexasTrav 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    Lovely Ripple Of Hearts And Of Butterflies...

    How lovely and fitting a title to a group :DSo nice to spotlight the REAL manners, maybe steer some or nudge some in the righter direction of it all...They are FREE and yet they yield DIVIDENDS and give back EXPONENTIALLY :)!It's so lovely when you are in that coooool state of...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 2 Responses Aug 11, 2012

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    Respect

    I don't know why people find it so hard to say please and thank you. Even my own family can't seem to figure out how to have manners. It's not like it puts you out or costs you anything to treat people with kindness and respect.That's one of the things that bothers me so much...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40 Mar 13, 2013

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    Why Not...???

    What will you loose if acted politely, where you wont hurt anyone some people cant be other than mean and hurt others fill your life with mercy to all god's creatures try to be good to you bothers and sisters in humanity help the poor and needy ones remember you might one...
    man7337 man7337 36-40, M Jan 9, 2013

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    . . .

    Please, thank you, love you - all make a good impression :)
    Loopylee123 Loopylee123 18-21, F Sep 29, 2013

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    Be Polite

    i mean one of the first lessons we learn if you have nothing nice to say dont say anything at all when did we all forget tht
    justjoni justjoni 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    I Agree

    I agree. And people who don't use them are selfish and thoughtless, and I generally don't need to be around people like that. Charlotte
    charlottesbed charlottesbed 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2012

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    Manners are free but worth millions flattery

    gets you nowhere manners everywhere. Where do you want to go?
    littlebikiechick littlebikiechick 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    i want to sell my kidney.

    .i need money urgently my contact number is 9999689865..kindly either help me or help to sell my kidney
    baba321 baba321 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    Manners give you class

    and also a sign of intelligence...discipline and good will.Everybody likes manners and you sure assertive in any situation.I wish people were more mannered and less careless.It really shocks me to put up with situations that I totally dislike just coz they dont know or dont...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Manners Cost Nothing, But Require Something Even More Valuable

    Humility. Without it, there is no way to recognize that all us humans are ultimately dependent on the kindness of others. Lack of manners is the simple, lazy way of broadcasting to everyone around you, that you value yourself so much above everybody else that the norms don't...
    straightlaced straightlaced 41-45, M Mar 18, 2013

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    Table manners are things I pick up on on a first date. If he puts his napkin in his lap, wipes his mouth when needed, chews with his mouth full, etc. trust me, there have been...
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    BRAT Are you a brat or has someone called you a brat? This generally means that you only care about yourself and your attitude is the same. IF you are a woman, I know people tend...
    aspanker43232 aspanker43232 61-65, M Mar 23

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    I think above all manners are really important. I feel that there is a difference between being literate and being educated. The fine line between the two is that an educated...
    MINIONPOP MINIONPOP 16-17 1 Response Mar 23

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    Men who have manners and know how to treat a women is much more attractive than a boy with swag who has his pants down to the ground.
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F Mar 24

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    It seems some like to hide behind a computer as they can get away with being a rude jack@ss that way. I think manners are important and treating people with respect (until they...
    Thatredheadchick Thatredheadchick 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I wish I would have kept with this in dating- all nice guys pushed away, and I married someone very rude. We have kids- I instill manners in them but I do regret not choosing the...
    SouthernWifeinCali SouthernWifeinCali 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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