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Xenotime Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-08-08 06:49 PM
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17. I try to.
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  -Do you keep "your word"? Juniperx  Feb-08-08 06:17 PM   #0 
  - It really depends. I generally do.  LisaM   Feb-08-08 06:19 PM   #1 
  - Me too...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 06:28 PM   #7 
     - Depends.....  XboxWarrior   Feb-08-08 07:35 PM   #45 
        - Doooood...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:40 PM   #51 
  - If I feel too depressed, sometimes I get a bit slow...  HypnoToad   Feb-08-08 06:21 PM   #2 
  - I hear that...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 06:31 PM   #8 
  - i don't promise things i cannot or will not deliver.  chimpsrsmarter   Feb-08-08 06:22 PM   #3 
  - So, you think by telling someone you will do something...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 06:25 PM   #5 
     - it's the same thing in my book.  chimpsrsmarter   Feb-08-08 06:28 PM   #6 
        - Oh boy! Do I hear that one!!!  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 06:33 PM   #9 
        - Exactly.  peace13   Feb-08-08 06:36 PM   #10 
           - What if someone routinely told you they would do things...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 06:38 PM   #12 
              - I try to but my mother and sister routinely change the plans on me,  peace13   Feb-08-08 08:16 PM   #66 
  - Meds, meds. Must remember meds.  thunder rising   Feb-08-08 06:22 PM   #4 
  - LOL! Aww...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 06:37 PM   #11 
  - Depends,  lonestarnot   Feb-08-08 06:38 PM   #13 
  - LOL!!!  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 06:48 PM   #16 
     - Zactly. If you give it, they, she, he, (it in the case of an animal) take it and it's  lonestarnot   Feb-08-08 07:03 PM   #26 
        - All that being said...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:04 PM   #28 
           - Well what lie did you hear her tell,  lonestarnot   Feb-08-08 07:06 PM   #29 
              - Good question!  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:08 PM   #31 
  - Yes  alarimer   Feb-08-08 06:39 PM   #14 
  - Yeah, little white lies are kinda sorta different...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 06:56 PM   #21 
     - No they don't have to say I promise. I kind of take it as a given.  alarimer   Feb-08-08 07:41 PM   #53 
        - That's what I'm up against right now...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:45 PM   #55 
  - If you state you will do something specific and then promise - it is going  applegrove   Feb-08-08 06:41 PM   #15 
  - What if you don't say...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 06:49 PM   #18 
     - I'm one for saying I'm going to do something - like volunteer to write a letter at my church. It has  applegrove   Feb-09-08 04:38 PM   #70 
  - I try to.  Xenotime   Feb-08-08 06:49 PM   #17 
  - If you can't...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 06:54 PM   #19 
  - If I say "I promise to do this" I absolutely do it  gollygee   Feb-08-08 06:56 PM   #20 
  - Been there...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 06:58 PM   #22 
     - I think sometimes people say they'll do something and it means they'll try to do it  gollygee   Feb-08-08 06:59 PM   #24 
        - What if they keep saying they are going to do something..  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:04 PM   #27 
           - If they never follow through with anything, I'd consider them to be unreliable  gollygee   Feb-08-08 07:13 PM   #35 
              - It's this bit...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:31 PM   #40 
                 - Yeah, if it's happening over and over again then it's a person who is unreliable  gollygee   Feb-08-08 07:35 PM   #46 
                    - I agree...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:37 PM   #49 
                       - I thought of an example of this as it's a bit of a sore spot for me  gollygee   Feb-08-08 08:08 PM   #64 
  - one is only as good as one's word  leftofthedial   Feb-08-08 06:58 PM   #23 
  - Yep! I totally agree!  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:07 PM   #30 
     - I believe that going back on one's word is equivalent  leftofthedial   Feb-08-08 07:27 PM   #38 
        - I do too...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:35 PM   #44 
  - I rarely commit to anything...  stillcool47   Feb-08-08 07:00 PM   #25 
  - So, you feel that when you say you will do something...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:09 PM   #33 
     - Promise is like always and never...  stillcool47   Feb-08-08 07:34 PM   #43 
  - Usually,  NOLALady   Feb-08-08 07:09 PM   #32 
  - So, you feel that when someone tells you they will do something...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:10 PM   #34 
     - Absolutely Yes.  NOLALady   Feb-08-08 09:01 PM   #68 
  - "Never separate the lives you live from the words you speak." (Paul Wellstone)  TahitiNut   Feb-08-08 07:16 PM   #36 
  - Well said... very well said...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:25 PM   #37 
     - "You can't take it with you."  TahitiNut   Feb-08-08 07:51 PM   #57 
        - I guess that's where the old saying comes from...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:57 PM   #58 
  - Your word is your bond.  ManiacJoe   Feb-08-08 07:30 PM   #39 
  - Well said... I agree completely...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:32 PM   #41 
  - I disagree with your last line.  gulliver   Feb-08-08 07:48 PM   #56 
     - True...  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:58 PM   #60 
  - Yes. n/t  LWolf   Feb-08-08 07:33 PM   #42 
  - :)  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:36 PM   #48 
     - Yes, I keep my word.  LWolf   Feb-08-08 08:03 PM   #62 
        - rhapsodizing  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 08:07 PM   #63 
           - You're welcome, of course.  LWolf   Feb-08-08 08:45 PM   #67 
  - Never  Swamp Rat   Feb-08-08 07:36 PM   #47 
  - hahaha! Hi Swampy!  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:38 PM   #50 
     - Way'at Juniperx!  Swamp Rat   Feb-08-08 07:41 PM   #52 
        - I know!  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:42 PM   #54 
  - I'll tell you later.  rucky   Feb-08-08 07:58 PM   #59 
  - LOL!!!  Juniperx   Feb-08-08 07:58 PM   #61 
  - Yes, when I can  varelse   Feb-08-08 08:14 PM   #65 
  - Yes I do  ConcernedCanuk   Feb-08-08 09:54 PM   #69 
  - Trust is #1...  Juniperx   Feb-11-08 03:47 PM   #72 
  - I do keep my word.  Maddy McCall   Feb-09-08 11:29 PM   #71 
  - I most often keep my word. And saying it, means it, to me. It does not have to be prefaced by  IsItJustMe   Feb-11-08 04:08 PM   #73 
 

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