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I Think People Are Getting Ruder

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    American Idol

    I don't watch it or any of these reality shows, but it seems to me the ratings are good because of judges being rude and hurtful to people.  Some may say this is brutal honesty, but I see it as a lack of respect and compassion. And so it goes......it trickles down to...
    Tumblindice Tumblindice 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 1, 2008

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    I Think The Internet Is To Blame

    Mostly.This rings especially true for our youth, it's perfectly okay to talk down to people over online forums and totally disrespect people.People see all this dumb **** online and think it's suddenly okay to be a dumb **** in real life.We see videos of teenage girls beating the...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F Apr 14, 2011

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    Rude Crazy Parents Are To Blame

    A 10 year old kid is at Grandmas. He sees his dinner cooking on top of the stove and is happy with what he will be eating. A while later he comes back and sees his Aunt taking something out of the oven, and proceeds to shout, ‘yuck, yuck, yuck, yuck, yuck, yuck, yuck’…Aunt...
    DawnaS78 DawnaS78 31-35, F Aug 3, 2012

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    CHILDREN R Rude!!

    I have not heard " MAM, SIR, Please or thank you from a child in so long.(other than in my house) The children of this area have destroyed the English language. Manners are a far away thought now. People have taken to telling young ones they don't have to respect...
    tmmarion tmmarion 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 1, 2009

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    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I just think humans are weird :3
    ILYBlackVeilBrides ILYBlackVeilBrides 13-15, F Apr 12

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    People are too quick to put someone down or be nasty just because they have different opinions or act differently. What differences does it make to them what that person does. It's...
    AriaSteel AriaSteel 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Nobody can take criticism these days. Nobody can look at themselves objectively without getting hurt. From angsty teenagers to old coots who think they know it all. I may fall...
    mydays1994 mydays1994 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    If I had a wife,I would not like to see her have sex with other men. Yeah, I'm a freak that way. If you are into this, pls don't add me. ty.
    webalias3 webalias3 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    & I am. ...........................................................................................................................(even to myself.)
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F Mar 30

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    This girl keeps saying I'm paranoid...?!?!?!?!?
    ZebraPerfect01 ZebraPerfect01 13-15, F Apr 5

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    When you're strange. No one removers your name. When you're strange faces come out of the rain. When you're strange. When you're strange. When you're. Straaaaaaange
    epicmonk3ydude epicmonk3ydude 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I am so ******* tired of people thinking they are better than others. Everyone is equal so get over yourself already!!!!
    TheUNkn0wn0n3 TheUNkn0wn0n3 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    I think a free society depends on its citizens holding their leaders and government responsible and accountable for their words and actions. A populace that fears their government...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M a week ago

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    Because I'm quiet people think I'm rude or don't like them, but it just takes me a while to get to know someone before I talk to them more. This one girl I used to work with who I...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    People get offended at everything now a days. Since when did we become such a politically correct nation that people are scared to admit how they feel or express their opinion...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F Mar 21

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    My dad and my stepmom are getting divorced... Only she doesn't want it. And as we speak they are arguing. She is crying he is raising his voice. And... I would do homework...
    TubaAtheist TubaAtheist 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I hate when people think they are better than you all because they could do one worthless thing better than you can.
    GuardianWarrior245 GuardianWarrior245 18-21, M Mar 29

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    It seems some like to hide behind a computer as they can get away with being a rude jack@ss that way. I think manners are important and treating people with respect (until they...
    Thatredheadchick Thatredheadchick 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Facebook, Twitter, video games, cell games- pick your poison, people are always busy doing something else and not paying attention the the beauty around then
    Monstersinmyhead Monstersinmyhead 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I just don't understand why some people are so unkind. It's not hard to just be nice and pleasant
    hebr0 hebr0 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I used to at one time have a lot of people around me and a lot of friends but recently as I have started improving in life, moved to a new country and living really happy, enjoying...
    Oopsiedaisie Oopsiedaisie 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    It really does amaze me how many people are in a sexless marriage. I guess maybe because I'm an extremely sexual person, and my partner matches that, that I could never see myself...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    SpongeBOB gave me homework, and he gave me the task of completing this "story/experience" ... He's not going to be happy with me, because I really don't have any facts or logic to...
    Forget2Trust Forget2Trust 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    I know more of why people are entitled so much these days
    KEATING2013 KEATING2013 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I'm not good at getting close to people. Well scratch that I'm good at getting close to people but I'm not good at letting people get close to me. I just don't know how- I think it...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Don't get me wrong. The majority of the community here is friendly, supportive and respectful. Even protective if they think that someone is harassing you online. It's the people...
    writercookies writercookies 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    "Thousands upon thousands are yearly brought into a state of real poverty by their great anxiety not to be thought of as poor." - Robert Mallett This statement is so true for...
    CKastellanos CKastellanos 22-25, F Mar 23

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    I was doing some internet research for a friend of mine. An anonymous call has been placed to the DCS regarding her ability to raise her children. I read for several hours and what...
    pafforda pafforda 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    People have definitely forgotten what love is. Either that or people just haven't figured it out yet even after all these years. Love is not killing, love is not giving up on a...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F Apr 8

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    "Getting in too deep" I'm deeply afraid to get too close to my boyfriend. Don't get me wrong, I am truly head over heels for him, and I haven't felt this way in a long time since...
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    I only NOW think that furries are cool. I first I was judging the negative propaganda that the haters were saying.. which meant the whole "unhealthy ...... with animals" thing. I...
    Ruru88 Ruru88 18-21, F Mar 21

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    Last sunday, I was told something I did not expect from my parents, they were always happy, joking and smiling. But I was called downstairs... They're getting divorced. I instantly...
    Brettzel Brettzel 16-17, M Mar 23

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    I am unsure if I can read other people's minds but I do have a gift that others seem to think is mind-reading. It has happened often enough in my life. I will say something out...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    This thought occurred to me a few years ago. I just figured that we were all being used for a reason but I'm not sure why at all. I'm really not good at coming up with answers to...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Why are some people so freaking weird? They expect us not to judge and be open minded but some of y'all are just complete freaks. Do y'all even read what y'all post? Like omg. They...
    valeryxo valeryxo 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    It's really weird, at my school and town, there's like no people who are like, really interested to talk, but on ep, there's loads of people who I've had awesome chats with :3 I...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F Apr 9

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    Lolol you know what's super funny. Like the funniest thing in the world. How defensive certain people get if you message them as if your about to just start hitting on them or...
    triniboy92 triniboy92 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I have a really hard time talking to most people. They will be trying to have a conversation with my and my brain can not think of anything to say so I am just smiling and nodding...
    lostandlonleysoul lostandlonleysoul 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    BRAT Are you a brat or has someone called you a brat? This generally means that you only care about yourself and your attitude is the same. IF you are a woman, I know people tend...
    aspanker43232 aspanker43232 61-65, M Mar 23

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    "Some" crazy people? Try A LOT of crazy people.
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 23

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    I think it's disgusting how the role of the father seems insignificant to many people. Scorned women often bring their kids up to resent their fathers which is wrong. Not all...
    thisisanick thisisanick 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Why aren't more people kind? Isn't kindness and a smile always easier than a frown and a glare? I don't get it.
    DiveDeep33 DiveDeep33 22-25 6 Responses Apr 2

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    I did think this but now i am not so sure, i just think its how life goes. People come and people go, it is what it is at the end of the day. You can't make someone stay when they...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Apr 4

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    I work in retail, I meet rude people that seem to think that their twenty dollar bill entitles them to act that way because they've had a bad day or my low place in society doesn't...
    mrrabbitdigital mrrabbitdigital 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Why is it so hard to just tell me what it is that I've done wrong. What could I have possibly done wrong to have you not return my calls and messages all of a sudden after a life...
    LadyCinephile LadyCinephile 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    if you want to check if some ones photos are real you can search their photo on google images or a thing called 'Tin-eye' and any other websites their pictures are on it will come...
    jie119911 jie119911 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I don't get how some people you think are nice can be soo rude
    23bambi23 23bambi23 41-45, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    ever since i lost my wife have not really been into any from of relationship and right now is all i really think about.need help out here
    simonwitt simonwitt 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I was was reading an online newspaper last week when I came across an article on this amazing woman. She is obese and knows it but she does not let her weight issue get her down...
    KittenInGlasgow KittenInGlasgow 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Having a father is having a parent, but it's a whole new person to explore. So many people have so many experiences with their fathers that are beautiful. My parents were very...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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