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Old 11-10-2014, 09:26 AM   #21
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Either way, the last item on the list resonated with me the most:

"They literally shut down when it's time to be alone."
Just a little of subject here (OK...a lot) but a HUGE pet peeve of mine is incorrect use of "literally". If you were to "literally shut down"...I am thinking thatyou are DEAD.

Back on subject, I really don't consider myself to be shy (and can be quite vocal around others I am close to) but I do use the ... "pronunciation" often. So...guess I am shy!
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Old 11-10-2014, 09:36 AM   #22
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Just a little of subject here (OK...a lot) but a HUGE pet peeve of mine is incorrect use of "literally". If you were to "literally shut down"...I am thinking thatyou are DEAD.

Back on subject, I really don't consider myself to be shy (and can be quite vocal around others I am close to with whom I am close) but I do use the ... "pronunciation" often. So...guess I am shy!
Fixed it for you.
A HUGE pet peeve of mine is ending a sentence with a preposition.

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Old 11-10-2014, 09:40 AM   #23
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Fixed it for you.
A HUGE pet peeve of mine is ending a sentence with a preposition.

Good catch. I can still here my Mother say, "Behind the preposition at" to my interrogative, "Where are you at?"

Can I get a little credit for refusing to abbreviate while sending a text?
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FlyBoy, I haven't even begun to address your spelling errors (each message includes one!) but I will put it down to giddiness at the prospect of ER next week.

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I loved the article. I perked up when I read, "They physically can't stand talking on the phone." I've been screening my calls for I don't know how long.

When I took the online Myers Briggs test recently I was an INTJ but it said that I was 50% in the introversion scale. That sounds about right for me. I recognize a lot of introversion traits in myself but over the years I've learned to be more social and enjoy it. My natural state is introversion but I feel mentally healthier in the center of the spectrum.

I always preferred and managed to get a private office. I liked to spend 50% of my time alone and 50% of my time walking around talking to people and checking out activity on the factory floor. However, at lunch I need to get out of the Bldg and eat alone.
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A HUGE pet peeve of mine is ending a sentence with a preposition.

"That is the sort of nonsense up with which I will not put!" Winston Churchill.
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Here's another example of INTJ behavior.

As most who read the What did you do today? thread already know I am still in the hospital and at the moment am posting from there. In an E-mail my little sister commented that "You are the only person I know who would think to grab a laptop computer bag on the way out to the ambulance when you think you might be having a heart attack".

Well, my thought (correctly, it happily turned out) was simply that if I didn't die I would be spending a lot of time lying in bed with not much else to do other than daytime TV or reading.

Makes sense to me. Does it to you?
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Here's another example of INTJ behavior.

As most who read the What did you do today? thread already know I am still in the hospital and at the moment am posting from there. In an E-mail my little sister commented that "You are the only person I know who would think to grab a laptop computer bag on the way out to the ambulance when you think you might be having a heart attack".

Well, my thought (correctly, it happily turned out) was simply that if I didn't die I would be spending a lot of time lying in bed with not much else to do other than daytime TV or reading.

Makes sense to me. Does it to you?
Absolutely. It's exactly what I would do myself. As for having to relinquish the device, it would be "out of my cold, dead hands".
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Here's another example of INTJ behavior.

As most who read the What did you do today? thread already know I am still in the hospital and at the moment am posting from there. In an E-mail my little sister commented that "You are the only person I know who would think to grab a laptop computer bag on the way out to the ambulance when you think you might be having a heart attack".

Well, my thought (correctly, it happily turned out) was simply that if I didn't die I would be spending a lot of time lying in bed with not much else to do other than daytime TV or reading.

Makes sense to me. Does it to you?
Hey Walt, that makes perfect sense! My BIL is in the heart ward in Houston waiting for a heart transplant and brought his laptop!
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Stop all this complaining! Get into small groups and share your thoughts.
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Funny post by an extrovert about introverts: The Lady Okie: Why Extroverts are Misunderstood and Introverts Talk too Much

She describes me here:

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So yeah. Introverts. They're kind of annoying, right? I mean come on already! Either decide you want to talk to people or be quiet, but don't TALK about how you don't like to talk to people. Good grief.
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FlyBoy, I haven't even begun to address your spelling errors (each message includes one!) but I will put it down to giddiness at the prospect of ER next week.

I cannot believe I used "here" instead of "hear"; I'm just not sure what happened there. And hey, I'm just a dumb enlisted military guy so cut me some slack.

+1 on the talking on the phone...ugh! I am NOT a fan of using the phone AT ALL. If it can't be figured out via email, then forget it!
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I cannot believe I used "here" instead of "hear"; I'm just not sure what happened there. And hey, I'm just a dumb enlisted military guy so cut me some slack.

+1 on the talking on the phone...ugh! I am NOT a fan of using the phone AT ALL. If it can't be figured out via email, then forget it!
Hey, anybody who can loop the loop with 5Gs has my respect!
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Here's another example of INTJ behavior.

As most who read the What did you do today? thread already know I am still in the hospital and at the moment am posting from there.
Walt, I guess that I have not been reading that thread for a few days. I am so sorry to hear that you are having additional heart problems and ended up in the hospital again. Glad to read that you are back out of the hospital.
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