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    People will argue about anything

    talking to a semi freind and she told me her freind served in ww2 the thing is her freind is 60 years old.I told her thats there is no way he is to young .i told her that perhaps he means vietnam. but i couldn't convince her.This women is a college grad lol.i finaly told her she was right and walked away with a headache

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    No they won't!
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Personally, I think the propensity to argue is a ridiculous thing to argue about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    No they won't!
    Oh yeah?

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    you don't know what you're talking about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    you don't know what you're talking about.
    You're obviously referring to our Texican friend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by windhchaser View Post
    talking to a semi freind and she told me her freind served in ww2 the thing is her freind is 60 years old.I told her thats there is no way he is to young .i told her that perhaps he means vietnam. but i couldn't convince her.This women is a college grad lol.i finaly told her she was right and walked away with a headache
    I despise people who refuse to admit when they are wrong. Obviously she could do the math herself, she probably knew it, but just didn't want to admit it. One of the things I love about all of my friends is if they or I am wrong, we admit it, and when we can't come to agree on something, we agree to disagree with no hard feelings.

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    86 is the new 60. You should have asked her where he was stationed or what battles he was in.
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    Who cares??
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    Quote Originally Posted by b_young View Post
    Who cares??
    Agreed.
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    This is the Internet. People do argue about anything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    This is the Internet. People do argue about anything.
    I disagree.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Notso_fastLane View Post
    I disagree.
    See?!
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    See?!
    No, you see first!
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

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    I'm not by nature a person who likes conflict and I dislike people who want to argue. I try to only ever allow myself to become involved where I feel certain of something. There are a couple of tricks I have learned to deal with an disagreeable person.
    (i) At the first sign of them opposing your statement, make double and triple clear what their stated position is. Get them to repeat their stated position clearly in front of other people preferably. Later when you produce a scientific journal or something they should really choke. But they frequently don't due to their nature but at least it helps other people realize that person's flawed character.
    (ii) The other trick is to change your stated position to agree with theirs and see if they then change to the opposite. Do it a couple of times so you have them swapping back and forth just to be disagreeable. This only works with real dopes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 009jim View Post
    I'm not by nature a person who likes conflict and I dislike people who want to argue. I try to only ever allow myself to become involved where I feel certain of something. There are a couple of tricks I have learned to deal with an disagreeable person.
    (i) At the first sign of them opposing your statement, make double and triple clear what their stated position is. Get them to repeat their stated position clearly in front of other people preferably. Later when you produce a scientific journal or something they should really choke. But they frequently don't due to their nature but at least it helps other people realize that person's flawed character.
    (ii) The other trick is to change your stated position to agree with theirs and see if they then change to the opposite. Do it a couple of times so you have them swapping back and forth just to be disagreeable. This only works with real dopes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Which side was her friend on?

    I know some Japaneese soldires held out on their own fo ryears, perhaps one even started the next generation of hold outs.

    Only thing I can think of since I'm nearly 60 and my parents didn't even meet until my dad was in college on the GI bill after the end of WW II.
    Perish any man who suspects that these men either did or suffered anything unseemly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    This is the Internet. People do argue about nothing.
    fify

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