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I Observe People And Their Behavior

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    Sometimes I Have Wished That I Was Not Watching~

    I watch people. This is a most interesting hobby. I have found that sitting back and observing things around me makes me happy most times. I suppose it’s all about what one chooses to notice. One thing for sure, there is a lot of good and bad to be seen out there. Personally...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 6 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    I always watch the people around me act,

    what they are wearing and what there mood is. Usually I can pinpoint certain people who are having a hard time by observing there actions and tone of voice... I've noticed that my mood is afflicted by the moods of the people around me.
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F Oct 2, 2014

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    Sometimes I hangout with my younger brother

    and his friends and I just stand around and Observe their actions. They say some really weird things and they laugh about things that make no sense. The kids nowadays and their weird phrases. Apparently most guys talk about woman in a disrespectful way.....
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 2, 2014

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    Think about what 'normal' behaviour is.

    The likelihood is is that this sort of behaviour comes naturally to you, you are 'normal.' Now think about the people that are not. For these people this behaviour is not natural, they are not themselves 'normal.' These people often have to hide this, and throughout history...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 23, 2014

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    trying to take me for an idiot?

    .......looool I SEE YOU
    xshenx xshenx 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    Something broke within my titanium heart

    earlier, when I witnessed my God child get his first taste of unrequited love. He ran up to a little girl and offered her a plastic donut toy, but she just took one brief unimpressed look, and threw it on the ground. Ah, why is it that we can overcome all kinds of hardship...
    Neitherami Neitherami 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    I'm not like the other people on here.

    I can't tell if someone's not okay. I can just identify if they say something out of place, etc. I always observe people's reactions and responses and analyze why they responded with such. I'm very observant about people's clothing as well. I usually can tell when someone has...
    extention extention 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 2, 2014

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    And I am very disappointed with my results.

    Do people do anything fun anymore ? Do people go out side and hit each other with sticks?
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Oct 2, 2014

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    Seeing the good in people is easier.

    I am not a fault finder but for me, though I don't mean to, the bad in people just surfaces more. When I meet new people, I see these things the fastest. Though I branded them as less than friends and we are more than just acquaintances, I have no intentions of leaving them yet...
    palouvega10 palouvega10 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 3, 2014

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    More importantly - my own.

    I've noticed my face contorting in a most unbecoming fashion while on EP lately. Might be time for a little attitude adjustment...
    Intotheunknown Intotheunknown 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    NeonCorpse64 NeonCorpse64 16-17, M Mar 17

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    When I'm at school , I observe how people

    interact to each other . how one tries to fit into a group . Notice who the fakes are . Notice who the cynics are . observe the "popular " people . How people behave around certain people . Observe the attention seekers . hear random conversations from different people . notice...
    lonelybeast1346 lonelybeast1346 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    Stalker

    Maybe it's the fact I am interested in studying sociology but I can't help but watch people "be." If I go to a social event (a football game for example) I don't actually pay attention to the events unfolding but to the reactions of people put in such "environment." I sound...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 70+, F 4 Responses Apr 19, 2010

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    Interesting to note the possessiveness of some

    women on EP....reminds me of a dog marking its territory.
    Intotheunknown Intotheunknown 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've become pretty good at predicting people's

    future practically just from watching their current behavior. If I could say one thing it'd be this: ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS. They do not lie. Pay attention. Make good choices. Lying to people is so easy. I don't do it often, and if it's ever done by me, it's a matter...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I like Starbucks and all

    but if you look like a lemur with withdrawal symptoms from crack cocaine in a stampede just to get some coffee, maybe you need to lay off the bean for awhile.
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 9

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    Sometimes, like when I'm on the train

    and it stops to get more people, I like to look at everyone and analyze their postures and from there what they possibly could be thinking, how they're feeling, what their personalities could be and all that. I think about where I am, my place in this world. What am I doing... I...
    LadyWhatever LadyWhatever 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 3, 2014

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    I am 'sensitive'-meaning I am a 'medium'

    for spirits who have gone. I have many dreams & thoughts. At the time, I do not think of it as much...a few weeks later, they occur....
    cherryjar cherryjar 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2014

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    People-watching: Many Different Reasons

    I am a long-time watcher of people. I guess it could be called a hobby. Ever since I was very young, I have felt like I was not a part of the action, but merely an observer. There are so many different people, and different activities that they engage in. For every type of person...
    Imzogelmo Imzogelmo 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 25, 2010

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    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I don't know when I started doing this,

    but at some point I realized that rather than reacting to people, I was observing them, and only responding to them when I really needed to... some think I don't understand them, but I understand just fine that some people want to manipulate others, some others are zealots, and...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    Watcher

    I like to sit back and just watch the group to see how others act, the conversation they have and what types of things they do. From this information I can decide if I want to be a part of their conversation or if this person would be a good friend. I do not like to be in a group...
    Abriee Abriee 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2010

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    Stroll.

    When people walk away from you, let them go. Your destiny is never tied to anyone who leaves you, and it doesn't mean they are bad people. It just means that their part in your story is over.
    FreeGemini FreeGemini 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 22, 2013

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    PieceOfSummer PieceOfSummer 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    Stopping to smell the roses is fine,

    but people watching in a public area is awesome.
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    Day-to-day Basis

    I've always contained this knack for detail. I concentrate on one's movements, words, tones, expressions -- especially the eyes. Even more so in situations where the subject could be deceiving. This isn't too difficult to practice around strangers, as most of the time I am in the...
    DustToAshes DustToAshes 22-25, F Oct 3, 2011

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    I don't know if I have this sixth sense

    or something, but I can immediately perceive what others feel towards me. It's as if I could taste their dislike towards me, or I could visibly see the sparkle in their eyes when they look at me. 90% of the time I'm right. I think it's because I'm highly observant? I immediately...
    irispres irispres 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    After watching too many Crminal shows,

    I try to profile every person I see. I feel like everyone is a Serial killer ...
    simsim01191 simsim01191 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    alter my body,cut and paste things into it.

    .so others can find a way to appreciate my looks or pop sexual thoughts about my body we all need this...why?because they said so...i don't live for me i live for others because we are social beings living and trying our best to become something others prove of or find us normal...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 6 Responses Feb 10

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    Does it bother anyone to see their

    girlfriend/boyfriend/husband/wife ever be on their phone all the time?
    PowerExtreme PowerExtreme 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I've always been fascinated by people

    and the way they think. I find myself trying to figure people out all the time. I think I spend more time on wondering what's going on inside someone else's head more than anything else.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I Watch And See And Sometimes I See The Changes Happening And They Make Me Sad

    I get to know people. I like to think I do.  Sometimes I'm disappointed and sometimes I get hurt. Not just here, but in RL. Most of the time, though, I am pretty content with my friends and my life. I know I've had times when I've said otherwise, but I've been through quite...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 20 Responses Nov 4, 2009

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    Not in a weird way lol Okay,

    so what I've come to notice over the years, is that we know nothing about strangers and they know nothing about us. The wonderful thing about strangers is we don't know what their life is like, we don't know what their family life is like, we don't know anything about them, not...
    Ladybugprincess Ladybugprincess 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    We Should All Have A Closer Look

    Everyone is so digitally wrapped up in their electronic world that most people don't have a clue about what's going on around them anymore, unless they read it on an RSS Feed. I think people started to behave ever more badly because less and less people are paying attention to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    I always subconsciously observe people,

    and I am fascinated by the way they speak, their expressions and actions. Everyone is so different and beautiful in their own unique way.
    Iamthecutegirl Iamthecutegirl 18-21, F 1 Response May 28, 2014

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    Careful with our words.

    We each create our own happiness and the Universe is always listening. The answer you get may not be what you want but what you need instead. Speak love you create love. Speak hate you create your very own private hell. You know who you are ;))
    TesstheMess TesstheMess 31-35, F 8 Responses May 28, 2014

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    When go out in public like to the mall

    or a restaurant it is very interesting to watch what people are doing an think to myself why
    luvps luvps 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    ...observe

    I love to observe people and to learn more about them. It's how I determine if I want to be friends with someone or not and etc. It is advantageous to observe people, because then you usually learn something.
    NaturalGropius NaturalGropius 18-21 2 Responses Jul 1, 2012

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    Some people will make fun of weak people

    instead of giving them strength, they laugh at their simple mistakes forgetting that they'll be in their place one day.
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I like to study human psychology,

    the way in which people treat others. I believe in humanity and want to rise voice to the people to treat each other kindly. I need curious people to join me.
    malak87 malak87 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 10, 2014

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    I Am An Observer.

    Ever since I was little I noticed that I observed everything.Every little expression I could project in my mind.I sit back and watch my sorroundings.Anything out of order or that just doesn't fit in I question.It's a habit and based on that I can decide what I should do about...
    Jenna1225 Jenna1225 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 10, 2012

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    Who knew it would be

    as interesting and educative online as it is offline. Is this going to be considered stalking? Maybe. But do I give a damn? I don't think so. I am watching.
    SerendipityIAm SerendipityIAm 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    I am a teacher so most of the time we do is

    observing students and here you learn some facts about yourself.. If you want to controll the mob. you have to control first yourself. Most of the new teacher face this situation..they feel they are the weakest person among the little children..and they feel this is really hard...
    booksworm booksworm 26-30, M Nov 22, 2014

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    Clueless In Chicago

    I grew up in Chicago being being about people. I desperately needed to know why people behave the way they do.  I began reading Freud at age 14 and continued my formal and informal study of human behavior up to age 47 when I finally felt I had learned enough. One of the many...
    M65InThailand M65InThailand 61-65, M Jul 20, 2012

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    Sometimes I point out things about people in

    our surroundings to my friends and they're always fascinated. Especially when it comes to body language. But they still think I'm weird for that lol. But in all honesty I can't help it. I'm observant and I observe people and their behaviors.. Quite often.
    gm126 gm126 16-17, F Feb 18

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    I'm not the type of person

    that just sits there and states. I notice indirectly but It's almost like a hobby for me. I enjoy the study of a humans reaction, how they behave around what and when and all that fun stuff. I'm not a *********, i enjoy this study. Helps me learn more about people and I can...
    JadoK JadoK 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 26, 2014

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