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    Manners are important

    and it's respectful :) I find it very sexy and attractive and hot when a man has manners and is respectful
    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F Mar 10, 2014

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    I am a believer that manners are important to me

    and I do not care what age you are. I have discussed this issue with my children. Either they use proper manners when talking to others and at the dining room table or they will receive a very stern stare from me or my husband and a physical spanking or lose their special and...
    computerfemale computerfemale 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 20

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    There never is a second chance

    for a first impression.
    Evened Evened 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 2, 2014

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    When u want something.

    ..works like a charm...kakaka
    Livyordreams Livyordreams 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    It's important to me

    that my son grows up to have manners and be a gentleman
    trishayvette trishayvette 22-25, F 3 Responses May 13, 2014

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    A well educated and well brought up person

    will always be kind and gentle to children, older people and animals... They will always take time to be thankful and oblige... Personally, I always say please and thanks to waiters and maids serving food or taking my coat at someone´s place... they are doing their jobs and...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 24

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    I feel everyone should have

    and use manners regardless of age. I expect a man to open my door, place my wrap over my shoulders, and pull out a chair at a meal for me to sit on.
    oldernudistfemale oldernudistfemale 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    It's respectful!I think manners says a lot

    about a person!Opening doors for each other, eating with mouth closed and not talking while eating, saying please/thank you, pulling out a chair for someone, giving up a seat on the bus for someone! You don't see much of this these days and I find it quite sad and wonder why...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2014

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    manners is simply consideration

    for others. otherwise, it is protocol
    bobdole8469 bobdole8469 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 24

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    I have this fun book with a picture of man

    jumping up on a table while alot of other people are sitting at it. And it says. "Get down? Get down off the table? Sounds to me like you just dont respect mens rights". And at the bottum. "This gentleman clearly hasnt been taking assertiviness classes. Or has he?" Reminds me of...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Manners are important.

    Too bad they have become a rare thing on these days. It's like no one was raised with manners, especially the people at my school. Could they be any ruder. Some people just need a book of manners thrown at their head.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 1

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    I may not be the smartest of people,

    but I have good manners.
    yrnjojo yrnjojo 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    Absolutely. I was raised

    that when speaking to an elder you say: Yes ma 'am , No ma'am , yes sir , no sir " Please and thank you are always needed no matter who you're talking to .Hold the doors open for people and if you see someone struggling to carry something , you offer to help...
    ArtsyFaerie32 ArtsyFaerie32 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2014

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    I think it's important to have manners

    because of the people who are around you.
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 1

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    You just broke the first commandment.

    Thou shalt not be a dumbass!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Jun 1

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    When I was 11 we were taking the fløyensbanen

    up the mountain and an elderly tourist visiting from Japan was with her family Unfortunately none of them had secured a seat and it was their first time taking it from what I observed so I offered the lady my seat and went to stand with the rest. I got off at the top and...
    Roguene Roguene 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    in a relationship with a dominant male.

    i enjoy being his slave and will make him happy at all costs. first relationship like this and the "newness" is still new and exciting going in our 4th month together. we knew we loved each other before we met....
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 22

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    Why is it so rare to find people with manners

    these days??! Jeez it's terrible
    CrystalCastless CrystalCastless 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    It's a reflection of a person's character

    for me and indicates to me that the individual had some meter of both respect for others and themself, and discipline.
    Prykat Prykat 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 1

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    Yes its important and

    yet there's a lot of educated people and no manners!
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 10 Responses Jun 2

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    ......but society today seems to think

    otherwise. Yesterday I was taking the bus and a heavily pregnant lady got on. The bus was full and not one person at the front got up to give her their seat. I was near the back so shouted down to her and bless her, she waddled all the way to the back and happily sat where I had...
    seyelence seyelence 41-45, F 17 Responses Jul 7

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    Manners Are Powerful, Not Pretentious

    “I mean, good manners don’t cost nothin’, do they?” (Pink Floyd, Dark side of the moon).Manners are powerful.  I had no idea when my mother drilled me in ‘please’, ‘thank you’ and how to eat properly at a table... that she was giving me a gift in life, something...
    abstraction abstraction 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    1. Say "Excuse Me" or "Sorry"

    when you bump into someone. 2. If your conversation is so important that is requires talking in the middle of a lecture or other setting where silence is expected take it outside so others who want their money's worth can actually learn or enjoy what's going on. 3. It is...
    BlackHindu BlackHindu 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    OMG! Some people do NOT know what manners are!

    😡 I was always taught to be polite and well mannered everywhere I go.
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 4

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    saying thankyou and just being really polite is

    so nice! and little kids around could pick it up as well and start being polite. be a ro-modle
    oliviatt oliviatt 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    I think even today manners are important.

    I always say please and thank. It's funny, whenever I meet someone new in person I accidentally call them sir and ma'am. I've just gotten so used to it. I'm not big on whether or not other people have a lot of manners as long as they're respectful but I guess a part of me finds...
    Foxyvan Foxyvan 41-45, F 17 Responses Jun 28

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    I live in the south where " yes mam"

    or "no sir" were expected in the early 70s. I said it, but my parents were not so strict they expected it or made me. true story, my next door neighbor who was one year younger than me would actually get a spanking if she did not answer her parents or any adult with sir or mam...
    Amelia445 Amelia445 46-50, F 8 Responses Apr 23

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    candyblu candyblu 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    That is just one thing us southern mommas do

    very very well...teach and insist on good manners. I love being from the south.
    SouthernGApeach SouthernGApeach 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 12

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    "...How a man treats animals is a good

    indicator of how he treats children. If you see him raise a hand to a dog, pack your things into a little black bag. Animals at their worst are only half as annoying as a toddler on their best behaviour. Your kids will be beautiful, but they will also misbehave. Same goes for...
    bellabong bellabong 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2014

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    Manners !

    I do think that it's, unfortunately, a forgotten art these days.... Treating people with respect, using first names.... I always use first names, a sign of friendliness I find....being polite and interested in what others have to say....sitting up, not slouching back; not only...
    SamanthaTheStreetwalker SamanthaTheStreetwalker 41-45, F Mar 19, 2013

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    It's common sense, people.

    I may not use them all the time, but only with people that 1: I really like, and it's acceptable. Or 2: I really hate them, and I don't give a ****. But really, has a "please" and "thank you" ever killed anyone? No.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    I think manners are important too.

    .. Too bad the world seems to have forgotten about them. It seems a bit "taboo" to be a respectful person these days
    BlackBuddafly88 BlackBuddafly88 26-30, F Feb 2

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    It really is, though.

    Like, if you think about it, manners can tell you a lot about a person.
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Two young men in the shop the other day Short

    bar ten pence I said here you go guys Did they say thanks Did they bollocks Wtf
    scatt1234 scatt1234 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    This is how I was raised

    and a few of my two year olds first words were please, thank you and you're welcome. She now has better manners than a lot of adults I know. :)
    Bluebell83 Bluebell83 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    Johnnyrotten1 Johnnyrotten1 36-40, M 4 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    Do you also experience

    that people aren't greeting each other anymore? I was taught, that the person who sees the other first has to greet first, and if they can see each other at the same time (Like when they're walking in the street in opposite directions) the person of the "lower rank" has to...
    fiorrr fiorrr 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 7

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    My partners mom is always messing with her food

    and things and physically with her husband at dinner. I find it awkward and annoying to watch as I have to fake my laugh. I'm not sure if she's just doing it to get rid of me or if their is something wrong with her. We often have to wait at meals for her when she's doing...
    llivan llivan 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    In this day and age, Emily Post must be

    twirling like a top in her grave!
    johnstlouis johnstlouis 56-60, M Feb 4

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    I am fed up with people telling me I am old

    fashioned and out of touch becuase I care about manners. I was brought up that way, it is matter what you say but it must be said in polite ways and always good mannered. And it was how I tried to raise my children too.
    pacodad pacodad 70+, M 1 Response Jun 26, 2014

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    But wouldn't a world

    where everyone can be themselves and not have to always posh up to each other for a good first impression be good too? :)
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    I wish more people did.

    You don't agree with my stories, fine. Want to say you don't agree fine, but you have no right to be a jerk about it and if you are you will be blocked and your comments removed. I don't play around with people who have nothing better to do all day then attack people on their...
    Itismerachel Itismerachel 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2014

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