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I Hate It When Someone Insults My Intelligence

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    Nothing But Sawdust

    My husband tells me I have a chip on my shoulder. I guess I would have to agree. When I was a child, my father said and did certain things that made me feel stupid. I never felt like I was smart. It's not that my Dad never encouraged me or praised me,..because he did. He did help...
    emptyheart emptyheart 41-45, F 4 Responses May 9, 2008

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    Silly

    ive noticed that the people who have insulted my intelligence were trying to show off or really had no clue what they were talking about, its also people who dont know me well or someone who i really haven't conversed with . Its rude to go and insult someones intelligence, and it...
    agonyblue agonyblue 18-21 Sep 25, 2011

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    For My Lack Of It

    I hate when people attack me simply because I am dumb -_-It's like seriously? RUDE.Go be intelligent elsewhere, I don't want to hear you rant about how amazing you are. I like confidence, just not arrogance.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 Jan 27, 2011

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    I Do Hate It, But.....

    Yes, I do hate when someone insults my intelligence, but at the same time, I don't have enough faith in my intelligence to brush off the insults.  In fact, you could say that it's so bad that I'm actually surprised when my schoolmates (I'm in the pre-university stage...
    sdenny100 sdenny100 18-21 Apr 30, 2010

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    This Infuriates Me - But Sometimes Use It

    Just because I am a female and blond, some men in my field believe that I don't have a clue on what the industry trends are, new product lines, economy, etc. At first - this really hurt.  I never understood this because I raised to believe that there is...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 12 Responses Dec 9, 2008

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    I Truly Despise When People Think They Know Everything...then Say Something That Is Bull!

    I was recently in a class where this one boy bragged about how he was the most intelligent. He would say that everyone else in the room was just stupid. Um, excuse me, B*tch Flipping please! You are in pre algebra? Oh, I am in geometry. You think you know everything about...
    junholaday junholaday 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2012

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    A Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste Or Got Brains? Don't Flaunt Them; Use Them.

    For some people, being intelligent might as well be performing as a circus act: they put on an outrageous, flamboyant show of the tricks they can do with their minds. They attempt to shock and amaze. They want presumably less intelligent little me to sit in awe and exclaim, "Oh...
    SomethingLikeALady SomethingLikeALady 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2013

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    I know I am too smart

    for my own good. Everyone who knows me, had a conversation with me calls me intelligent. Recently two people who don't know me at all and just judging me on what another person said about me (who also doesn't know me) called me dumb. They also called me a 'basic'.... this is...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F Sep 29, 2014

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    I Hate It But the Deeper Feeling Is That This Is Due to Fear

    I hate it when someone insults my intelligence. Or better put "I feel unconfortable and insecure when someone insults my intelligence". I think it is a big problem to be so focused on being smart. I wish my attitude towards my intelligence was more relaxed. But...
    SomeoneInSweden SomeoneInSweden 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 4, 2009

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    #66666

    Let me tell you.. I am Einstein's sixth son's, sixth daughter's, sixth brother's, sixth niece's, sixth boyfriend. So the next time you try to tell me I am not intelligent, keep that in mind! ;)
    Floydian Floydian 22-25, M 24 Responses Jan 3, 2009

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    280IQ 280IQ 26-30 Apr 14, 2011

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    Story Of My Life

    I attend a fine arts school. Naturally, there is competition. However, the amount of pretension and one-upping is ridiculous. Having a conversation with most people is literally like having someone like your parents patronize you and treat you like you're five years old and...
    alexisblatcher alexisblatcher 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17, 2012

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    Just Because...

    Just because you don't agree, does not mean I'm stupid. It means you have an inability to accept that there may be more than one answer to a question.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2009

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    If you need help on here that's great I'd love

    to help. If your only trying to be loud and seek attention good or bad for the sake of belonging you need to make a real account because you have serious problems lol.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 21, 2014

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    Age Vs Experience

    I think the most common insult to my intelligence is when people assume that I don't know about things because of my age. In my life, I didn't have a lot of friends growing up, so I found myself hanging around with the adults at most functions. My father was in the Air Force, so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 29

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    Intelligence

    What I have learned is at least one will always be critical of anything we say or do. When or if people would insult our intelligence it means something too, they're not has inteligent as they appear. One can know more things on a subject while another can be brighter on...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2011

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    Grrrr

    I find this to be incredibly rude. If you do not agree with me, fine. But do NOT insult my intelligence. Just because you do not like or agree with what I am saying doesn't not make me unintelligent. Unless you insult me I will not insult your intelligence. Not to mention, this...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty 18-21, F 34 Responses Jan 2, 2009

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    RubyGirll RubyGirll 36-40, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Someone talk to me i hate when people lie like ffs
    SWOF13 SWOF13 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    What keeps you busy that you can't reply to my messages?! Argh!! I hate being paranoid!!😒😒
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    redheadedfemale redheadedfemale 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    gilbertk96 gilbertk96 18-21, F Aug 22

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