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I Hate Dealing With The Public

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    I Used To Hate Dealing With Public Speaking (i Cried On Stage Once!)

    You know, when I first started out in public speaking, my biggest fear was CRYING on stage! (and I actually cried...) ...and I'm a tough looking guy who used to play professional baseball... LOL. So... here's a bit about me and I'd love to get to know more about you :) When I...
    athletetoowner athletetoowner 26-30 2 Responses Sep 6, 2011

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    "hi, I Lose My Manners When I Go Out To Eat Because You Are My Servant"

    Why do people completely forgo manners and kindness when they go out to eat? Who raises their kids and says "now, Suzie, when we go out to "XYZ Restaurant" it's okay to not use your manners, and of course have no compassion or patience for the people that are cooking and serving...
    vmf04 vmf04 26-30 May 13, 2012

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    And You're Calling Us... Why?

    I work at a newspaper... I know, I know, not exactly the place for an introverted, quiet person... but I just love to write, it's what I do best. However, in the early days, I was the assistant of the editor and the phone was just ringing off the hook day-in and day-out. I'd go...
    allielah allielah 22-25, F Dec 19, 2010

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    Why Must They Be So Difficult?

    I'm finding it increasingly difficult dealing wth the public in my job. I work in pathology, and in Australia there have been recent cutbacks by our government. The result is that we can no longer send patient accounts to our Medicare system as freely as we once did, because...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 21, 2009

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    People Are Rude And Ignorant

    I work as an insurance broker and find people incredibly rude. It is amazing how many people think they have the right the to yell, swear and blame you for their ignorance. There are also a number of people who think name dropping or showing off their wealth makes them better...
    Doledrums Doledrums 36-40 1 Response Oct 12, 2010

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    Hate's a strong word isn't anyone without manners considered pretty annoying not just guys
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    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    always cold darker I hate dealing with snow winter is a waste of a season I can't wait to move somewhere where it's warm all the time!
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