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Old 08-21-2009, 10:35 PM   #41
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Ummm, I guess it would be noticing other people's foibles and encouraging forum members to comment on them, too.
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Old 08-22-2009, 09:12 AM   #42
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Old 08-22-2009, 11:59 AM   #43
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I come across as a "know it all" because I am far too blunt and can remember everything I have ever read and I can come across as a "nag" because I am constantly evaluating situations and offering better solutions. Hubby and friends refuse to believe I am these things but people I rub wrong have no problem telling them I am these things (which usually results in said people being cast into outer darkness by my friends and hubby, they are loyal to a fault).

Unfortunately, since I lack tact and have no intention of being anything but myself and honest, I have absolutely no hope of a cure. Occasionally I try to be "tactful" and its always more work than its worth. People's inability to accept reality always makes me want to just avoid people. I think I was meant to be alone (hubby is the only exception and since he is less of a social butterfly than me, he doesn't mind avoiding people).

So basically my most annoying foible is being myself.
I also call a spade a spade. It often gets me into trouble with the namby pambies
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I like disco.
That's not a foible, that's a character flaw.
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Old 08-22-2009, 02:48 PM   #45
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That's not a foible, that's a character flaw.
Happily, I'd rather have my flawed character than some folks' "superior" ones!
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I don't have foibles. I have features.
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According to my wife, my most annoying foible is not being polite enough to hide my being bored or avoid looking absent-minded at social events or with some people.
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After I defined foible to her as a minor character flaw, my wife responded, "You have none...all your character flaws are major."
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I like to clean when I am thinking about stuff.
I read a lot and sometimes people get upset that I know so much.
I am always planning and plotting about my life options.....it seems to annoy some people who don't do that (my classmates in school right now).
I also snort when I laugh....and I love to laugh
I like to do things well and I am able to build relationships with other people....used to piss people off in corporate.
I can amuse myself for hours and thus spend a lot of time at home.....laughing, plotting, and reading.
I cannot grocery shop for the week....so I am always there.
I sing Janis Joplin at the top of my lungs when I take a bath.
I don't like stupid or ignorant people....but I get along well with babies and animals.
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I also call a spade a spade. It often gets me into trouble with the namby pambies
I am beginning to see why I like this forum so much
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"Foible - a minor flaw or shortcoming in character or behavior"

They also managed to infect my wife with their way of thinking. The woman has been known to refer to me as "Jesus" every now and again.
Uh, better keep on eye on her. That "Jesus" fellow she is actually referring to might be your gardener. You know, slip of the tongue and such. Sorry, Leonidas, but I thought you might want to know.

So, I guess my foible is breaking up marriages on a hunch.
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Does this mean you need help coming up with some suggestions for your most annoying foible?

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Hmmm....
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