How talkative are you?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by BigDaddyLH, Nov 7, 2019 at 4:25 PM.

  1. Shuster

    Shuster Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Amen! " I also need people around worth talking to". My Wife asks me why I hardly talk to her brother, because he never quits talking about the endless obscure movies he watches,,, that Nobody but him ever watches??? That's the first and last thing he'll be talking about, to his self:confused:o_O
     
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    Chunkocaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    I have a lot of friends that love to talk endlessly about sports, their teams and each individual player, what they eat for breakfast, their stats etc. I zone out and just nod my head thinking to myself it's time to go.:)
     
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    And to all the Americans living in foreign countries ? Just because there’s a stereotype doesn’t mean you have to fulfill/personify it…o_O
     
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    Frontier9 Friend of Leo's

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    Conversation - it's that thing where I put my foot in my mouth more often than not, right?
    I'm grateful for the folks that are kind enough to forgive my conversational foibles.
     
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    rangercaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    I prefer to listen ... But I can talk if needed...
     
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    Pretty talkative when I get enough sleep and when I’m caffeinated.

    Not very otherwise.

    And I’m REALLY bad at small talk in general.
     
  7. trev333

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    well, I talk to the birds at home here, but they aren't that good at conversation...:rolleyes:

    when I go into town.... look out...I'm always up for a chat or two in there.. whether I know them or not...:lol:
     
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    I'm an introverted shy person that has gone days without talking. My wife and career have forcefully pulled me out of my shell though. I can speak eloquently or as down home as conditions dictate, but I'm not one to start a conversation just to hear myself speak.

    Put me in a social setting with my buddies and alcohol and I can keep them laughing to rival Don Rickles. Only bluer.

    You want conversation? Mrs. Kwal is your man. Err....woman.
     
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    My post count pales in comparison to the endless, needless, pointless conversations I've carried on in my lifetime. In the absence of a human ear, I have talked street signs back into the ground from which they came. Park benches have become singed silhouettes upon the earth and I'm not at liberty to discuss the accidents which may have been caused from stop signs running away shrieking "I can't take it anymore!"
     
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    My wife has been quoted as saying that I like the sound of my own voice. I recognize I can be a little pedantic and guilty of trying to edify.

    So yeah, I talk too much.
     
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    Replace bowling with soccer and that guy now works with me.
     
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    Succinct. In person, succinct amid layers of detail.
     
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    Tonetele Poster Extraordinaire

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    I'm reasonably talkative with people I know though mindful that conversation is a two way street and they may need to say their bit.
    With strangers or newly met people, I clam up, check 'em out before I say anything.
     
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    Marx talking.png
     
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    Vladimir, be reasonable, you haven't yet tried everything.
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    I"m situational.
     
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    I learned to talk I guess when I was about three but didn't learn to really listen until I was closer to 40.
    A big breakthrough was learning to use short sentences like "no", "yes", "I don't know" and "thank you".
     
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    Wildlife?
    Great for conversation!
    Catbirds will follow me around the garden when I'm digging, they keep talking and I have to guess they want me to dig up lunch.
    Hummingbirds are generally picking fights but who can get mad at a hummingbird?
     
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    In the past I've been in group settings where the Meyers-Briggs personality test was being taken. I wouldn't bother with it, and when asked if I already knew my type, I'd say "Yeah...bi-polar!" :twisted:

    Nowhere is this more obvious as when it comes to talking/conversation. I can be Loquacious Larry when I want to be, and it's not even out of my comfort zone. I can have a good time doing it. But often I am also quiet and reclusive.

    My wife and I talk a lot, but she is most chatty in the morning and when she gets home in the evening. I, OTOH, I'm not talkative in the morning. After 46 years, she's learned about me that it's okay to start talking to me as soon as I come to the breakfast table. But she shouldn't expect much by way of response until I've finished my first cup of coffee.
     
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