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21 May 2011, 6:47 pm

No. When I am with another person I rarely ask them any questions. I am either not interested in them, too anxious, too absorbed in my thoughts or too distracted by my environment. I like silence, and rarely find a person I am interested in enough to ask questions about them.

If I do ask them questions, it will probably be about where they are from, as I am interested in accents, dialects, religions, and other countries.

I find personal information about other people makes me uncomfortable, and I have no wish to know it. My mother is constantly telling me about the lives of her friends and their children, and I don't understand why she thinks I will find this interesting. I don't want to know about their boyfriends, diseases, children, and general gossip. I can never remember who these people are anyway, they are just names to me.

The people I meet at the farm I go to generally talk about football, partners, pop stars, Britain's Got Talent etc. I go and talk to the goats, who are much more interesting. :wink:



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21 May 2011, 7:16 pm

When I ask questions, it's usually not about them. It's about things like directions or what I'm supposed to do next or do they know this or that. I might ask them a question about their clothing or their car.
I hardly ever ask people the most obvious, "Your name is...?"
It's the same with introductions. I forget about little things like people's names and the fact they might want to know mine.



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21 May 2011, 8:09 pm

Definitely. My questions are never about the people either. It's always things like, "What's the hottest temperature a human could survive in?" :lol:



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22 May 2011, 6:38 am

Haha! I WAS like this, as a child. In fact, I have an audio recording of me and my brothers talking but all I did was ask them questions like it was my own personal talk show or something :lol:


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22 May 2011, 6:59 am

I did, until (when i was 15) my mom had explained me that this is not the correct way to interact with other people


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22 May 2011, 11:11 pm

I've always considered myself really nosy as I love to ask people about themselves. Some people get freaked out but usually NT's like to talk about themselves. I can't understand when someone wants to know something but is too afraid to ask. My hubby knows nothing of his maternal grandparents, he's never been told and never thought to ask. But I am dying to know. Although I did ask a recently widowed friend if she had a happy marriage. Just wondering.........



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30 May 2011, 2:02 pm

Actually - I'm the opposite. I never ask people questions about themselves, and I have to pluck up all the courage to do so. Don't know why.


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