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ohiosmith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 05:22 PM
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Poll question: How much shit do you take from people?
Edited on Thu Oct-12-06 05:23 PM by ohiosmith
Please kick after voting.

Thanks

Sorry, polls are turned off at Level 3.

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China_cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 05:24 PM
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1. I've got too old take shit.
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skygazer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 06:14 PM
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2. I don't take any from anyone anymore
I've taken enough in my life. I'm not belligerent and I'm not rude but anyone gives me crap, they better be prepared to get it right back.
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BarenakedLady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 06:15 PM
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3. I've got kids
I take a lot of shit.
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idgiehkt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 06:24 PM
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4. I voted 'some'.
I get really confused in certain situations about who is in the right and I can get disoriented and fall for deception. It blows.

I am not consistent with the 'taking shit' thing. Sometimes none, sometimes way too much.
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TheFriendlyAnarchist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 06:24 PM
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5. I usually take it. I tend to laugh at myself too much as well
It's not really that I'm incapable of standing up for myself though. It's just that I don't want to. I've always figured that if it made them happy, then whatever. Part of is that I like to see people happy, and I also prefer to be liked by people (naive and unreasonable I know, but I still do). I generally just don't have the energy, nor motivation to give it back to them.
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mykpart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 06:37 PM
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6. I just sidestep a lot of shit.
Life is too short to waste energy on assholes. Who cares what some asshole thinks of you?

I am reminded of a story my grandmother used to tell about the time someone called her boss an SOB. She was horrified, and said, "Mr. Boss, that man just called you and SOB. Aren't you angry?"

"What do I care what he calls me?" answered her boss. "Besides, maybe I am!"
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ohiosmith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 06:39 PM
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7. Good story.
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crim son Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 07:54 PM
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8. None from some, as much as necessary from others
and way, way, WAY too much from a select few. :(
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Generic Brad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 10:51 PM
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9. I will take it until I reach my breaking point
Literally. I will put up with shit for decades from the same people over and over and over. When I reach my tolerable limit I will politely tell them they have stepped over the line for the last time and if they persist they may never see me again. I will repeat it a second time if there is a reoccurance. If there is a third time I will mention in an offhand way that I have reached my limit and I will follow through. If there is a fourth time, I permanently sever the relationship.

Once I realize that shit is intentional and not caused by ignorance, my tolerance level wears extremely thin.
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Broken_Hero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 11:35 PM
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10. some
I am getting better...I use to be in the "way to much" crowd, but I have a smaller breaking point, when it comes to taking guff from people.
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Ava Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 11:37 PM
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11. as much as i have to
:P
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Rowdyboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-13-06 12:01 AM
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12. The older I get, the less shit I take....At 52, I'm pretty intolerant of..
bullshit.
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HarukaTheTrophyWife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-13-06 12:04 AM
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13. If someone gives it to me, they better be prepared to get far more back.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-13-06 12:05 AM
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14. Some, i figure i'll give people all the respect they deserve but they...
end up in many, many cases; handing it back to me one piece at a time :shrug:
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MrScorpio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-13-06 01:58 AM
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15. Guess
Remember, I'm a Scorpio
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evlbstrd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-13-06 01:59 AM
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16. Try me.
I used to be a lot easier.
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Zero Division Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-13-06 02:03 AM
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17. Too damn much.
I hate conflict, especially when I can't figure out how to derive anything truly positive from it. Avoiding confict is not necessarily the best path.
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petronius Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-13-06 03:00 AM
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18. It depends on the person...
If I can fire them or fail them, then zero shit will be accepted. If they can fire me, then a certain amount of shit becomes palatable...
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noonwitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-13-06 08:47 AM
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19. It's my job to take shit from people
So I don't take it personally.
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Chemical Bill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-13-06 10:21 AM
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20. What kind of shit?
Do you mean like catshit, ratshit, or batshit, this shit or that shit?

Bill
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Midlodemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-13-06 10:23 AM
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21. None.
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edbermac Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-13-06 10:54 AM
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22. I only take shit from people who pay my salary...
Just barely, though... :grr:
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