I have before, you have to in a customer service job. I hate it...<br />
I wish people'd find something better to say than "How are you?"<br />
It's more like a requirement than a common courtesy.
Usually I am genuine in my actions/words, but if I really don't like the job, and I don't want to be there, or I'm having a rough day... Please, don't ask. xD
Not really. My reactions are usually genuine. The only time I may fake interest is with a friend. I cannot like everything about a friend but it serves no purpose to bring a friend down, during those times when he or she is boring or annoying, by telling them so. Yet if they are always boring or annoying it is worth pointing out, or perhaps drifting away slowly.
I could never do it, I would always say something and end up looking like a *****. So now unless I know it's someone from our really tight group I wouldn't even attend or entertain.