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I Listen When People Are Talking

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    You Have Ears You Should Like Seriously Use Them Ok

    Shh....I'm listening to you're every word. And according to the media the NSA is listening as well, go figure. My father always said and I quote "Son you have two ears and one mouth, you listen twice as much as you speak." My father was a wise man and a good man at that, I miss...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Sep 12, 2013

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    Well, I Guess It Is Prudent

    The question was"When you are in the same room with two other people having a conversation do you listen??"If they are people I am with and am expected to take part in the conversation then I guess I had better listen so I won't seem to be rude or stupid.If I am with people I...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Jan 6, 2013

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    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M Apr 14, 2014

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    I love to listen to people

    even when they don't want a word back. Sometimes it's a little Blehhhh when all a friend does is complain about everything but hey I'm still listening. Still, growing up I've had people and friends easily talk to me about stuff. All kinda of thugs even the harder stuff or...
    Avricka Avricka 18-21, F Feb 25, 2014

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    Very Important To Listen

    If you enjoy helping other's then it is VITAL You listen to them without interrupting. To me? this provides a better way to make suggestions in helping others in whatever way possible and if they ask you for your help. NEVER Push yourself on anybody or pretend to be a...
    bobbo61 bobbo61 51-55, M Aug 18, 2013

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    I tend to talk to several people on here, or other sites, or through text messages, and they're really impatient. I hate when people expect a message in 5-10 minutes. Like, I have...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    This is something that is terrible when a person is falsely accused of something they did not do. They cant find evidence to exonerate them and they are blamed. So many of these...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Because ''You're pretty, and interesting, you must be talking to many people. I won't bother you.'' No, they actually all stop talking to me because they think that way for...
    KidAgony KidAgony 22-25 Apr 9

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    its really too annoying.. I wont talk normally to that person if he/she tries talking to me again in future
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Finally have a repair man coming to fix the hot water heater,and he is 2 hrs late!It's annoying!!!!I guess he thinks people have nothing better to do,but sit and wait for him...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 13 Responses Apr 8

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    some say that I don't seem t be of my age... that I am way mature especially in the way I think and speak... though I once felt like it was a complement for me... but I realized...
    hummingtree hummingtree 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 18

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    My experience today was visiting my nephew for the second time. It helped Amber to visit let some emotional stress out. She enjoyed looking at our baby pictures. Amber and...
    peaceintruelove peaceintruelove 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I am getting crazy from being pushed. All that: what is wrong, why are you like that, why cant you change, why cant you do this, that... , getting crazzzyyyy! Need a brake... or a...
    Ninive Ninive 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Well, today I am guilty of this. I was misunderstanding a text message (when the other person was recommending to converse the topic instead) and I jumped to a series of different...
    vacationings vacationings 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 17

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    EP should have a age limit.
    zakkiyyia8 zakkiyyia8 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    (This is the kind of action I was taught about in church. I'm not certain I could've managed it even then.~bb)The teenager who saved a man with an SS tattooBy Catherine WynneBBC...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 6 Responses Apr 6

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    I hate it when people are so set in their ways that they won't overlook one or even a few bad experiences. I had a family member related by marriage that was very prejudice. I...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I hate when people are like "when I was your age I didn't have this and that like you do" like please shut up! We're in a new generation now, I'm sorry your still stuck in the 20th...
    SleepIsLife321 SleepIsLife321 13-15, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I swear to God i hate it when people call my by my sister's name and not mine. But the absolute worse is when my father who actually has pretty much no contact with her accidently...
    confusednormalness confusednormalness 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    One day, I had a brief conversation with a classmate regarding taking off the frilly edges of notebook paper. I admit, I do not like these, for they look unprofessional and they...
    MisAnalogy MisAnalogy 16-17, F Apr 8

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    I hate when people say "you cheated" just because they lost a game. I hate when people say "it's raining, how about you come inside and I take you where you have to go" I only...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    It's nice that I can at least block people who do so on here. This was the first time I've tried it, and it's because I could tell this person was the type who doesn't drop things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 12

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    I hate when I tell people I am done with men. They ask me are you serious? I tell Them Yes. But they ask me again I tell them again. Then tell me I need man. I hate when people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Yes... I hate wondering if they are looking at my pimples, my fat stomach, man shoulders or my scarily large boobs... I absolutely hate this attention. I only like when people text...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 Mar 31

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    I know it's become the common term for cat girls and cat boys but since I started to learn Japanese as a language it makes me laugh knowing they're calling them selves cat ears...
    doofykitten doofykitten 26-30, T 4 days ago

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    Actually these people are strong
    bon14ever bon14ever 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    You can glance at me but if you're staring at me hard then we have a problem. When people stare at me I feel eyes peeking through my soul and that's uncomfortable. But at the same...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 Apr 5

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    I think kind people are so beautiful and its a pity that in a cruel world there are not more kind people ,perhaps then it wouldn't be such a cruel world .
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    What really bugs me is when people have there bass set to an obnoxiously loud level...
    michellerozsa michellerozsa 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I think people are way too sensitive sometimes.
    churchdadatnight churchdadatnight 18-21, F Mar 31

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    Don't mean to say it this way but some people are just not worth it. Not worth the effort or time you spend on them or how much you care for them.
    kwickdecisions kwickdecisions 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I hate it when people blame the victim. It's never the victims fault. I don't care what they were doing, where they were or how they were dressed. A crime is a crime, and whoever...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I love when people make me laugh really loud .. till tears run down my eyes ... coughing and fart all at the same time .. lol gasps.... hey I'm just being open here ^_^ hehe
    mergirl123 mergirl123 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I hate when people lie to me. Like seriously, just say the truth. Truth might hurt but its better than to make me smile on something that isn't real.
    stranger102213 stranger102213 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    It drives me crazy! So I turned the screen off my phone! I also hate when people read my braille but that's a different story lol
    PanamanianPenguin PanamanianPenguin 18-21, F Apr 16

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    i hate when people focus on the fact that I am a lesbian, as if that is the only attribute that makes ME who i am. i am so much more... and i also can be a Christian as well...
    bloodRedd bloodRedd 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    When it feels like things are too much and I can't seem to handle them, I just tell myself that in some parts of the world, some people have it worse but they're still struggling...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    This will probably sound unbelievable to some or many, but its true. I went to a petting zoo once when I was absolutely destroyed. I won't mention what happened to me but I will...
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    In 2015 everyone's phones are practically glued to thier hands. There really is no reason to not respond.
    knittygurl23 knittygurl23 22-25, F 7 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Literally though, I'm kinda short (5ft 7" and 13 years old) and loads of people just look down to talk to me and its horrible... Especially when its patronizing :S
    philex2014 philex2014 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I think I'm too soft spoken and no one listens to me when I say something. I feel like I get over looked a lot . It makes me feel bad but what's worse is knowing you told someone...
    roseanne00 roseanne00 36-40, F Apr 1