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fromtheuk



Joined: 31 Mar 2007

PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:19 am    Post subject: To be taken seriously Reply with quote

You know all of my life I've desperately wanted to be taken seriously. The problem is I don't lack self-awareness, I recognize my good point and bad points. I'm self-critical.

Why won't anybody take me seriously? What's wrong with you people?

Sorry, I don't mean to be confrontational, it's just frustrating. Laughing
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Zackback



Joined: 05 Nov 2010
Location: Kyungbuk

PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 2:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'll tell you some news that you will like to hear. Since you posted that here on Dave's people will now start taking you seriously. It took me awhile to figure out the psychology of this forum but I got it down pat now.
A good piece of advice for you and others in the same boat is to go through and read every single post of every single thread that has been posted here on Dave's. Perhaps get a partner or some friends like yourself (believe me there are plenty) and compare notes and discuss everything that has ever been brought up here.
You'll never be the same afterwards.
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PRagic



Joined: 24 Feb 2006

PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wear a tie, preferably a red one. Make sure your shoes are shined and that your socks are at least as dark as your trousers. And by all means sport a pocket square!

NOW people will take you seriously!
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KimchiNinja



Joined: 01 May 2012
Location: Gangnam

PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PRagic wrote:
Wear a tie, preferably a red one. Make sure your shoes are shined and that your socks are at least as dark as your trousers. And by all means sport a pocket square!


^ LOL but true.

The following look works in Korea:
http://cdni.condenast.co.uk/642x390/g_j/JSlattery_MadMen_GQ_25jan11_rex_b.jpg
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andrewchon



Joined: 16 Nov 2008
Location: In my goshiwon cubicle. Seeking moksha.

PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

IMHO last impression of you was:
appearance of Osama bin Ladin,
opinions of a fundamentalist muslim,
and a sociopath who burnt every bridge on your way out.

That, I'm afraid, is a cartoon character these days.

There are plenty in this world who wants to be taken seriously. They are called 'angry old man'. If you don't want to be one of them, then I suggest you to move to the next stage of human life and seek 'karma'.
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lemak



Joined: 02 Jan 2011

PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:29 pm    Post subject: Re: To be taken seriously Reply with quote

fromtheuk wrote:
Why won't anybody take me seriously?


"fromtheuk"

That doesn't help, lol.
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fromtheuk



Joined: 31 Mar 2007

PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How dare you! Wink
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Yagremohbhg



Joined: 04 Oct 2012
Location: Busan

PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 11:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Go up to the toughest looking person in the joint / office / bar and short elbow them on the jaw. People will soon take you seriously.

OR become a vicar and carry a bible at all times, that may work, except for some naughty teenage pranksters that might happy slap you.

Or cut your finger off because Japan won't apologize enough, that usually works, as does pulling down your pants or pulling a live pig into two halves.

Good luck with whichever route you may choose in life.
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12ax7



Joined: 07 Nov 2009

PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yagremohbhg wrote:
Go up to the toughest looking person in the joint / office / bar and short elbow them on the jaw. People will soon take you seriously.


Laughing

I think someone used to watch Oz.
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CentralCali



Joined: 17 May 2007

PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

andrewchon wrote:
IMHO last impression of you was:
appearance of Osama bin Ladin,
opinions of a fundamentalist muslim,
and a sociopath who burnt every bridge on your way out.


That's pretty much the impression I got. If the OP wants to know why he's not taken seriously, perhaps he should review his posting history on this site, especially the beginning. That really is very telling for him.
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hiamnotcool



Joined: 06 Feb 2012

PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:39 pm    Post subject: Re: To be taken seriously Reply with quote

fromtheuk wrote:
You know all of my life I've desperately wanted to be taken seriously. The problem is I don't lack self-awareness, I recognize my good point and bad points. I'm self-critical.

Why won't anybody take me seriously? What's wrong with you people?

Sorry, I don't mean to be confrontational, it's just frustrating. Laughing


Before every sentence you speak, just say "seriously folks...." and people will get the message.
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