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I Dislike Attention Seekers

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    Through this social network it is very

    difficult to trust other people as it is totally anonymous. General posts about 'hi, I want to make new friends' do not make specifically clear what a person REALLY wants from you. Then after chatting a while, say a few days or weeks or so after having gathered enough...
    harmony612 harmony612 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Attention Seeking

    I have never been one for the whole attention seeking idiocy. I understand depression...i have been there done that, i didn't talk about it to anyone but my doctor, i am sick of hearing about 'I am so depressed, i have everything but i am still so depressed!' I am sorry but the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 3, 2013

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    And unfortunately this app is overrun by them.

    And pervs. Like this app is 45% crazy/attention-seeking, 45% pervs, and 10% people capable of surviving in the real world.
    MrsCarlileAtYourService MrsCarlileAtYourService 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 9

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    Drawing It Away

    Attention seekers irk me.  My main reason is that while they're hollering, demanding the attention of everyone in sight, quiet ones who need something fall by the wayside.A couple weeks ago, I was sitting with a girl who is incredibly quiet.  I mean, Una is barely able to speak...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Nov 15, 2011

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    Trishhh Trishhh 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's Sickening

    Alot of the time they don't care about how you are. Or when they want to kill themselves they get all sorts of attention that gets them out of it. But as soon as it starts fading away they're back at it again. What is the point. You either want to or not. I'm not trying to be...
    Aminik Aminik 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2008

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    Feeling Sorry For Herself!

     Last week my friend had to go to our local psychiatric unit as she says she is depressed, she does an amazing job of hiding it from everyone who knows her including her own family who she lives with (who knew nothing of this until last week). She is one of the most laid...
    amigoodenough amigoodenough 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 26, 2009

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    This Girl Is Craaazy

    I met this girl in Jr. high school. She was cool and I could tell her almost anything. She became a friend to me and always had my back. We became so close, that whenever I switched schools because I was expelled once...so did she. I never expected her to become...
    Shonda Shonda 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 5, 2008

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    Totally Self-absorbed...

    I know we all like attention at times but some of the authors of EP stories, confessions, questions, etc. are truly some of the most self-absorbed people I have ever seen. I was reading a few stories of some very popular, sexual EP women to my fiancée. Some of it is very...
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    It's Not Cool.

    Can't people just act NORMAL and know that they are valued instead of being insecure and needy? Everyone is always trying to please other people. Some people have such low self esteem that they pull these stunts for attention.. I HATE THAT. Your life is going to be...
    flyawayhome flyawayhome 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    I know thry probably have reason

    that started in thier childhood but it gets old after a while
    annirawrmuffin annirawrmuffin 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I don't understand why it's a bad thing to like

    getting attention. Yeah sometimes people try to get attention in the wrong ways but still. People don't really choose to like attention just like people don't choose to be shy, it's just your personality. If someone likes being the life of the party, why won't you just let them...
    pinkylo7 pinkylo7 16-17, F Aug 31

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    I see this more and more on Youtube.

    People who go onto videos and ask people to like and subscribe to them when they have one video, no avatar or backdrop to tell me who they are and they don't have anything in their playlists. It bothers me even more when these people start video highjacking!! For those that don...
    Euusio Euusio 26-30, F 1 Response May 15

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    I guess you could say

    that I dislike my old self. I used to be a huge attention seeker and I became inspired to write out this story in hopes that it could shed some light on the situation so that others could read this and hopefully know why things such as this happen. I started my attention...
    Shinook26 Shinook26 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    Remember well, dear. If you want to kill

    yourself, open your wrists VERTICALLY. Horizontally won't do jack ****. Vertically. Remember. VERTICALLY. Horizontally will only leave marks. It won't really harm you. You won't die from it. And I know that. So don't come and show me your ******* horizontal marks "OMG, I tried...
    perpetualThinker perpetualThinker 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    I hate girls who post a pic of themselves

    and say they're ugly to get attention. I can totally relate to low-self esteem and lack of confidence, but there's a line that is drawn between genuine lack of self-confidence and attention seekers.
    sammichs sammichs 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Stupid ...

    While attractive ppl wanna be less outstanding Unattractive ppl wanna be more appealing There's nothing wrong with that actually But ,, The best way to become attractive is to be confident in yourself Be beautiful as the way you are ... Dont overact to call attention Since...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    Mixed Feelings, Ha.

    The attention seekers.  Sometimes they drive me insane, sometimes I just try to ignore them, in the end, I always want to help them though.  There is a reason why people act the way they do.  Obviously if someone's deseparate for attention, it's because they didn...
    ChevyGirl ChevyGirl 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    Definitely

    Everyone wants attention every now and then, but there's always those people who have to be in the spotlight 24/7. I have no problem giving everyone attention here and there, but when I can't get a word in or you need the attention it drives me insane.
    KisKat KisKat 18-21, F Mar 20, 2013

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    I just like to share my naughty experiences on

    here. I'm not here to fish for compliments or gain acceptance from strangers. So many women on here are such attention wh***s! They try to hide it by acting as if they're such a sweet person but really they're not. It's really sad. I can see right through the bs man. *RANT...
    campingonmars campingonmars 22-25, F Sep 23

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    I hate it when a girl

    or guy post a status or pic on Facebook or Instagram saying," I'm bored someone chat" then I chat with them and they never answer! Gosh dangit
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Do You Know This Site Isn'T About You?

    Ok so I understand that not every one here is like that but I just don't get some people on this site. Some people here for some reason seem to think that they are soo popular and they deserve all the attention in the world. For example some people in the question and answer...
    IamDRock IamDRock 31-35, M 15 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    There are so many genuine people on here in

    need of friendship and support at varying age groups. I am disappointed with the number of false people and attention seekers making it difficult for those in genuine need to stand out or make the genuine ones feel that their problems aren't worth discussing because they aren't...
    bluedragon79 bluedragon79 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    Major Turn Off

    I just read on the side of my computer screen: "What is a major turn off in any person you meet?" Well I'd say it would be PRIDE AND EGO. Now attention wh0res have this irritating tendency to only speak about themselves, and their great (if not divine powers) and how special they...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 16, 2011

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    I'm not posting all these posts for attention, I'm trying to help those in need, I know what it's like to have no one, what it's like to not want to be alive, what it's like to...
    Michaelyourguardianangel Michaelyourguardianangel 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    This might be a strange thing to say, but I like and dislike a lot of things that seem to have nothing to do with each other. For instance, likes: woodworking, psychology, the s...
    disneyalltheway disneyalltheway 18-21, F Nov 13

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    I have just had a hate comment posted on one of my stories on my profile which I had to delete and block. They are not decent and are self seeking trying to character assassinate...
    spankerrob63 spankerrob63 46-50, M Oct 28

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    Bullies tend to fold when defied. Stereotypically, they are cowards at heart. If you’re being bullied, resist. How much worse could it get? Surely not as bad as pieces of your...
    ColdMountain ColdMountain 61-65, M Nov 5

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    I looooove steak tacos! I love to have deep and meaningful conversations with just about anyone! I love taking naps with my cat! I love to eat! I love running! Things I dislike...
    Izy96 Izy96 18-21, F Oct 27

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    it seems that in western society in general we dislike somebody who is intelligent+allegedly lives in an ivory tower.This is the case especially when they are in universities...
    geekoftheweek geekoftheweek 26-30, F Oct 30

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    Likes: 1) Kilts (on men; I swoon) 2) Cats (actually love hearing stories and seeing photos) 3) "slave" bracelets (hate the name, love the look) 4) Anime (Mostly shojo and shonen) 5...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 6 Responses Nov 6

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    I don't dislike snow birds, but I really hate how slow they drive and how rude a good majority of them are
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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    I don't need all people to like me, because in your life there is always someone who dislike you. And I don't want to be what they like if I have to be fake person.
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 13

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    Like: 1. Hello Kitty 2. Lightning 3. Traveling 4. Babies 5. Cuddling Dislike: 1. Airplanes 2. **** 3. Going to the dentist 4. Spongebob 5. Justin Bieber
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I Like; Pork Crackle in big, burnt, greasy sheets. The smell of a new book/album/magazine. The smell of the inside of a packet of cigarettes....seconds after you take out the gold...
    Vetrov Vetrov 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    I used to be the life and soul of the party, centre of attention and have loads of friends. Now though, I don't. Even leaving the house I feel everyone stares at me, it makes me...
    friendlygent friendlygent 26-30, M Nov 17

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    y would i call myself ugly 4 attention??? i could just post a cute selfie and get better attention!!!
    paleprincess paleprincess 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 31

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    I enjoy the feeling of a man finding me attractive and sexy still. As a young women I was super confidant in my looks. It was always nice to receive attention from guys, as I...
    stakalisious stakalisious 36-40, F 7 Responses Nov 11

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    I guess this could describe me. I really don't fancy being the center of attention in every day affairs. I much prefer working quietly behind the scenes day - to - day. Yet, I...
    starasong starasong 22-25, F Nov 16

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    I love attention from the man I love. I have asked him to show me love and affection when we are not together. Yet, he chooses to put his friends before me. Plenty of times, I've...
    candyangel204 candyangel204 22-25, F Oct 28

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    I pretty much wear baggy clothes all the time, I get attention just because I'm a weird ****...
    btk95 btk95 18-21, M Nov 11

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    So it sounds really bad but ever since I made my profile on here I have gotten tons of messages and stuff and I can honestly say, I love the attention. I never thought I would...
    morganhale morganhale 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    if someone shows you no attention but has no problem going out their way to talk to other people, **** them
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    And your going too get the attention you never dreamed could happen. .a ll the Maylene drama explosions don't work with us Since we hundreds of backstabbing remarks about me from...
    awake1235 awake1235 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So many people on here craving attention putting silly stuff up just to get there sad little kicks from And yes you no who you are !!!!
    londonboy1 londonboy1 46-50, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Last night I was watching a documentary with my family about British families living in poverty. It was eye-opening, made me appreciate the things I have and think of ways I could...
    libertinette libertinette 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Uh yes its not that they get me mad but they more like annoy me. When there trying to be mean and rude. All I think is " uh this child needs to grow the he'll up!!! "
    msmendiola122 msmendiola122 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I have a,"friend" who is on welfare,for the past 10 years.She just had her 7th child(not w/the father of this one either).This is what she gets ,1200 a month to feed her kids,rent...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 39 Responses Oct 28

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