"How ya' doin'?"

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Lemmy, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    How is it that people don't know that I don't give a fuck about their problems when I offer a general greeting? Some dude replied today, while welling up, that his mother-in-law was buried yesterday (I hope she died pre-interment) and that today is his kid's birthday and the kid has scoliosis. :facepalm:
     
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  2. gilaet

    gilaet Xanax Service Dog Staff Member

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    I'm looking for a puppy.
     
  3. Teeney

    Teeney My friends call me Lissette Gold

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    I have a headache today thank you for asking :hat:
     
  4. nazdrowie

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    my shoulder hurts
     
  5. zhukov

    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    no h in scoliosis
     
  6. gilaet

    gilaet Xanax Service Dog Staff Member

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    Maybe his kid is Argonian.
     
  7. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    :toptip:

    (apparently spellcheck didn't give a shit either)
     
  8. Babs

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    I'm fine as frog's hair, thanks. How are you?
     
  9. Nibbler

    Nibbler heaven is in your mind Gold

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    I broke a tooth eating a crab leg. Should've used a nutcracker. Spent all day at the dentist. Thanks for asking. :hat:

    Sometimes there are valuable lessons to be learned from other peoples pain. So even a simple How Ya Doin can be a life lesson.
     
  10. gilaet

    gilaet Xanax Service Dog Staff Member

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    You're supposed to eat the meat. You're welcome.
     
  11. HeinousMark

    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

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    No offense, Lemuel, but one of my neurotic pet peeves has always been when people ask "How ya doin'?" but they don't really want to know how you're doing.....Why not just say "Hi"??????
     
  12. Babs

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    :hug:
     
  13. nserafini

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    Do you know him casually or is it more like someone you've know a long time and that shit isn't weird.
     
  14. HeinousMark

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    I used to have this one douchebag dork boss who'd always answer "How Ya Doin'?" with "If I was any better, I'd be twins!". It made me want to kill...
     
  15. Nibbler

    Nibbler heaven is in your mind Gold

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    Thanks for the good advice, but I was recreating the iconic scene from Splash. :coffee: You should hear my dolphin imitation.
     
  16. Nibbler

    Nibbler heaven is in your mind Gold

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    See Lemmy. Some people care about others.
     
  17. gilaet

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    [video=youtube;gk9xhrjzjXQ]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gk9xhrjzjXQ[/video]
     
  18. Apple the cat

    Apple the cat Moral conscience of the Shed

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    Let's face it Lemmy, a lot of people can't afford therapy so they dump their problems onto you. I guess they feel you're a sympathetic soul who'll listen to their crap and somehow be able to make a difference in their life. I've had this happen a million times myself, now I quit asking people how they're doing.
     
  19. Nibbler

    Nibbler heaven is in your mind Gold

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    That was the exact outfit I was wearing!!
     
  20. Billy Brown

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    I have one, but you can't have it. :c