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Are you that person?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Boubou, Jan 12, 2019.

  1. Boubou

    Boubou Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

    Age:
    59
    Jul 30, 2005
    Montreal, Quebec
    That person, you know the one I am talking about.
    The one that at a family and or friends gathering , suddenly whips out his/her cellphone and begins to listen to music that no one wants to hear, nobody’s cares about, on cheap crappy cellphone speakers.
    Are you?
     
  2. Dog Bite

    Dog Bite TDPRI Member

    48
    Oct 30, 2018
    Jersey
    No, but I have been known to pass gas at the most nappropriate moments.
     
  3. Chunkocaster

    Chunkocaster Friend of Leo's

    Aug 10, 2018
    In space with Ziggy
    I have been known at family gatherings to disappear out the back for a cigarette and to listen to a music video of whatever I fancy at the time while I puff away so Yes, I suppose I could be considered "that guy" although I have to use someone elses phone because I disable the internet on my own phone and it's usually left in the car on the weekends.

    I gave up sharing my music with others years ago. Its rare to find people that can shut up and listen to a song for more than a minute or so, they usually burst into speech around the time a cool solo kicks in or that epic phrase you love.
     
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  4. drf64

    drf64 Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Age:
    54
    Jul 24, 2009
    Ada, MI
    who says nobody wants to hear it?
     
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  5. telleutelleme

    telleutelleme Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Jan 15, 2010
    Houston
    No I do it with a guitar.
     
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  6. DeVilleDude

    DeVilleDude Tele-Holic

    No, I'm the guy that makes a last-minute excuse not to attend a gathering, so I can stay home and play MY music or guitar loudly, while not bothering them with it.
     
  7. Wallo Tweed

    Wallo Tweed Friend of Leo's

    Dec 6, 2011
    Penn's Woods
    Not even close.

    I have a hard time being around someone that can't go 5 minutes without looking at their phone.

    And then there is the person that can't relate an experience without whipping out their phone and taking several minuets to find a poor quality picture to show off.
     
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  8. LocoTex

    LocoTex Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    63
    Jan 16, 2018
    Waxahachie, TX.
    I hate that guy!
     
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  9. notmyusualuserid

    notmyusualuserid Friend of Leo's

    May 3, 2016
    In the South

    Do adults do that?
     
  10. rangercaster

    rangercaster Friend of Leo's

    May 8, 2008
    portland, or
    Anybody who listens to music in a public place without headphones and without the consent of all within hearing range is a complete @$$#()!€
     
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  11. NashvilleDeluxe

    NashvilleDeluxe Tele-Holic

    870
    May 10, 2007
    West Island, Quebec
    I have a friend who's on a mission to make me love John Mayer. Every time I go near him, he finds a way to corner me and make me watch some video he's super passionate about. I have expressed my lukewarm tolerance of John Mayer, and he takes it as full-on permission to inundate me with syrupy neck-pickup Strat love songs that all sound the same. I should just throw my panties at him and be done with it.

    I have another friend who LIKES bro-country music, and has to show me the latest video about tailgate parties, mullets and patriotism. And we're from Quebec...not even American. His colours don't run.
     
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  12. Cesspit

    Cesspit Tele-Meister

    487
    Oct 16, 2014
    Oxfordshire England
    I just find I don't like people. Me, my guitar and my dog. That'll do me.
     
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  13. Chunkocaster

    Chunkocaster Friend of Leo's

    Aug 10, 2018
    In space with Ziggy
    More people should share their favourite music. Most just text others or check their social media accounts to see what new outfit, selfie or dilemma their zombie friends have updated on.
     
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  14. JustABluesGuy

    JustABluesGuy Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    61
    Sep 2, 2016
    Houston, TX
    That would be my neice.

    At every family gathering she proudly forces her music on everyone else. Unfortunately there isn’t much (any?) overlap between her musical tastes and my own.
     
  15. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    67
    Feb 3, 2017
    Foat Wuth, Texas
    I don't like being around someone that can't go 5 minuets, bourrees, OR gavottes without looking at their phones.....;)
     
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  16. tery

    tery Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Sep 21, 2012
    Tennessee
    I bought a cell phone jammer … but the effective range is only about 2 feet :(
     
  17. Wallo Tweed

    Wallo Tweed Friend of Leo's

    Dec 6, 2011
    Penn's Woods
    zzzzzzzzzzz
     
  18. drf64

    drf64 Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Age:
    54
    Jul 24, 2009
    Ada, MI

    What if you are jamming a CDC researcher who happens to be the only one with the knowledge to thwart a weaponized ebola attack potentially taking out a third of the population of my city, but she/he never gets the call? I would SO unfriend you on FB!
     
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  19. notmyusualuserid

    notmyusualuserid Friend of Leo's

    May 3, 2016
    In the South
    How about a slow waltz? :)
     
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  20. WetBandit

    WetBandit Friend of Leo's

    Oct 11, 2016
    Somewhere
    Me and Chunkocaster follow the same procedure it seems...

    Most of the time I just want to avoid the gathering to begin with.

    I find I have very little in common with most people, that's why I like it here. At least we all have 1 thing in common, we like guitar.

    The rest of the time I'm counting the minutes until I can return to the solitude of my room, to be with my guitars or models.... and my dogs and wife.

    But with my INTJ personality type it's to be expected.
     
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