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 Post subject: Re: Telestial comment"Called" to cubscouts, regretting accep
PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:48 pm 
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I wonder if Jersey Girl would complain if someone simply told her to shut the ____ up? Somehow, I can easily imagine she would get quite upset or, perhaps not. But it's more easy to imagine her getting pretty ticked about it. Jersey Girl can be pretty tough.

What if several posters on the board told her to shut the ____ up when she said something that appeared weird or disconnected? How would she handle that?

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:50 pm 
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I wonder if Jersey Girl would complain if someone simply told her to shut the ____ up? Somehow, I can easily imagine she would get quite upset or, perhaps not. But it's more easy to imagine her getting pretty ticked about it. Jersey Girl can be pretty tough.

What if several posters on the board told her to shut the ____ up when she said something that appeared weird or disconnected? How would she handle that?

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If someone on the board told me to shut the ____ up, I'd laugh about it. That's how I'd respond.

If someone told me that my words made me appear disconnected or weird, I would ask "How?"

And then I would consider what they had to say via a reflective process.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:52 pm 
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Jersey Girl wrote:
Do you strive to be a gentleman on this board?


Hell no, not in the telestial forum. And you ain't no lady down here.

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 Post subject: Re: Telestial comment"Called" to cubscouts, regretting accep
PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:53 pm 
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Take a look at Shades response...

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Because your comments make you look disconnected and weird.

I'm being honest.

Here's a social cue for you: If my comments make me look disconnected and weird, say THAT first and just skip over the "Shades honey, shut the f*** up" part. You'll come across as much more stable, reasonable, and mature that way.


He didn't ask how his comments make him look disconnected and weird. He didn't ask why. He simply knocked out a knee jerk come back to my remarks.

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Jersey Girl wrote:
Do you strive to be a gentleman on this board?


Hell no, not in the telestial forum. And you ain't no lady down here.

Paul O


Then don't expect it of me, Paul.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:58 pm 
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Jersey Girl wrote:
If someone on the board told me to shut the f*** up, I'd laugh about it. That's how I'd respond.

If someone told me that my words made me appear disconnected or weird, I would ask "How?"

And then I would consider what they had to say via a reflective process.


I'm not at all convinced about your first declaration but the others seem fine.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:03 pm 
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Shulem wrote:

I'm not at all convinced about your first declaration but the others seem fine.

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Paul...I'm not from Utah, I'm not from Texas and I'm not from the Deep South.

I'm from Jersey.

I would NEVER take that as an insult. I would take that as friendly banter or in some cases, a clue that I was going off like a bottle rocket, saying too much, or what have you, never shutting up. Not a problem for me.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:05 pm 
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Paul...I've even written on boards, "and now I'm going to shut the ____ up". It means virtually nothing that requires a knee jerk response.

And now, Paul, I'm going to shut the ____ up and go sew paper.

Yes, I really am.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 4:09 pm 
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So..."Holy f*****g hell I need to bleach my eyes now" and "f*** me" included real criticism?

No. They were merely descriptions of reactions. They were not impetuous, bossy commands--like yours was.

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I would venture a solid guess that Shades also thought it was funny. I can't read his mind though...

Yes, I thought it was funny. The entire object of my post was to catch people off-guard and make them laugh.

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He didn't ask how his comments make him look disconnected and weird. He didn't ask why. He simply knocked out a knee jerk come back to my remarks.

And "Shades honey, shut the f*** up" ISN'T a knee-jerk comeback? Wow. Just, . . . wow.

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I would NEVER take that as an insult. I would take that as friendly banter or in some cases, a clue that I was going off like a bottle rocket, saying too much, or what have you, never shutting up. Not a problem for me.

Well, here out west, "shut the f*** up" is most definitely considered an insult. It's about as far away from "friendly banter" as humanly possible.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:43 pm 
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Jersey,

Thank you for being civil toward me. I hope we can bury the hatchet. ;)

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