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Yogamat
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15 Sep 2007, 10:15 pm

Do you have a hard time with people joking around? I don't mean telling jokes, I mean when you're having a conversation with someone and they say something with a straight face so you take them seriously and then later you get into a misunderstanding because you were supposed to somehow guess that they were...JOKING? Or vice versa. They'll laugh when they say something serious. So how do you interpret that??



elvenmage
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15 Sep 2007, 10:22 pm

Yeah it happens alot to me.

Also after they tell me it was a joke it usally takes me a while to work it out.



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15 Sep 2007, 10:27 pm

I've seen NTs catch each other with the straight-faced joke, too. It's not just us. I just laugh and blow it off when I found out I've been "had".

If the same person does it a lot, I take everything he/she says as a joke until I know different. Most people do, in that situation. If a boss says the joker complained, I just tell them that no one can tell when whosit is joking or not. My co-workers have always backed me up on that.


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