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04 Oct 2007, 5:15 pm

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Sometimes people should be called sheeple as that is what they remind me of mostly...sheep.

Have you ever sat down somewhere, in a cafe or restaurant, in a nice quiet spot, only to have a noisy group come and sit at the next table when there is a whole room of empty tables??

I swear we go against the herding instinct in that we mostly seek out quiet spots and avoid following the crowd...latest cell phone, latest CD, latest fashion, latest trend...WHY DOES EVERYONE HAVE TO BE A DAMN CLONE???? Is it not better to be individualistic?

Nothing is more irritating than when you find a quiet spot, only for a sheeperson to come along and invade your space... lost count of number of times someone has sat on next table, facing me, forcing me to move as I cannot stand being looked at while I am trying to concentrate and think.


Craig Nicholls expressed that belief once on stage....

I hate people coming near me when I don't want them. But the only alternative is to tell them to f*** off....


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04 Oct 2007, 5:19 pm

It's just the solitary female thing.

Primitive male brain says"mumph, solitary female, must approach, maybe carry back to cave..."


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04 Oct 2007, 5:20 pm

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I don't mind if they are there, it is simply that when there is a whole place full of empty tables and they have their own company, I don't get why they need to sit in a table near to you.


Well, i dont get why you are so bothered about what table they sit at.
I could understand it if they sat next to you or opposite.
Maybe you look like a very open and welcoming person. I don't - people tend to avoid me.
lol



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04 Oct 2007, 5:20 pm

Prof_Pretorius wrote:
It's just the solitary female thing.

Primitive male brain says"mumph, solitary female, must approach, maybe carry back to cave..."


:P :lol: Argh, the imagery



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04 Oct 2007, 5:32 pm

I'v always called them "The Sheep" and have gotten in trouble for it in other places. Flocks of Humanity has been my latest term. Makes me think of a Paul Simon song called "Pigs, Sheep and Wolves" Good song, great percussion. even better lyrics.
Print: Paul Simon - Pigs Sheep And Wolves Lyrics print version

Bit and fat
Pig’s supposed to look like that
Barnyard thug
Sleep on straw and calls it a rug
Yeah that’s a rug, ok
He’s walking down the street
And nobody’s going to argue with him
He’s a half-a-ton of pig meat

Up in the hills above the farm
Lives a pack of wolves
Never did a harm
Sleep all day
Hunt till four
Maybe catch a couple of rodents
You know carnivore

Sheep in the meadow
Nibbling on some clover
One of the sheep wanders over
Sits by a rock
Separated from the flock
He’s just sitting by a rock

Where’d he go?
I don’t know
Well he was here a minute ago
I don’t know
Sheep’s dead
Got a gash as big as a wolf’s head
Oh god

Big and fat
Pig’s supposed to look like that
Wallowing in lanolin
He’s rubbing it into his pigskin
Police going crazy
Let’s get him
Let’s get that wolf
Let’s get him
Let’s get that wolf
Let’s get him
Let’s kill him, Let’s get him
Let’s kill him

Court-appointed lawyer wasn’t very bright
Or maybe he was bright
Maybe he just had a late night
Yeah it was just a late night
And he files some feeble appeal
And the governor says forget it
It’s a done deal
Election, I don’t care, election
Let’s give that wolf a lethal injection
Let’s get him, yeah get him
Let’s kill him, Let’s get him
Let’s kill him, Let’s get him,kill him
Let’s get him and kill him

Whew, slow
Here comes the media
Setting up their camera
Asking everyone’s opinion
About pigs, sheep and wolves

Big and fat
Pig’s supposed to laugh like that
This is hilarious
What a great time
I’m the pig who committed
The perfect crime

All around the world
France, Scandinavia
There’s a candle light vigils
Protesting this behavior
It’s animal behavior
Animal behavior
It’s Pig, sheep and wolves
Pig, sheep and wolves
Pig, sheep and wolves
It’s animal behavior
Pig, sheep and wolves


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04 Oct 2007, 5:36 pm

My classic example is that of the empty bus: I'm the only one on the bus, someone gets on and decides to sit right next to me. I'm thinking to myself: "Why do you have to invade my own private personal space? I'd rather be left alone."



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04 Oct 2007, 5:39 pm

holdsteady wrote:
Graelwyn wrote:
I don't mind if they are there, it is simply that when there is a whole place full of empty tables and they have their own company, I don't get why they need to sit in a table near to you.


Well, i dont get why you are so bothered about what table they sit at.
I could understand it if they sat next to you or opposite.
Maybe you look like a very open and welcoming person. I don't - people tend to avoid me.
lol


When tables are lined up in a row and someone is sat facing you at next one, it can be very uncomfortable if you hate eye contact....and people tend to look at me, god knows why...but yes, the open looking person might be true since people seem to smile at me all the time and ask me for directions etc.

I guess I am just in a very anti-social mood lately. :P



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04 Oct 2007, 6:58 pm

I hate people invading my personal space, I stim like crazy when I'm riding the bus and someone sits next to me,
and I always have a hostile expression on my face whenever I'm out in public. :evil:


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04 Oct 2007, 7:06 pm

Plutonian_Persona wrote:
My classic example is that of the empty bus: I'm the only one on the bus, someone gets on and decides to sit right next to me. I'm thinking to myself: "Why do you have to invade my own private personal space? I'd rather be left alone."


Yeah, like that happens all the time around these parts.
:lol:

Look mom, im on the internets pretending :P



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04 Oct 2007, 9:05 pm

Pink Floyd, Animals, the entire bloody album .....


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04 Oct 2007, 9:42 pm

Okay. Here's what ya do... When someone sits down next to you, start asking yourself questions out loud, and then answer yourself in the voice of Kermit Thee Frog.



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04 Oct 2007, 9:43 pm

Okay. Here's what ya do... When someone sits down next to you, start asking yourself questions out loud, and then answer yourself in the voice of Kermit Thee Frog.



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04 Oct 2007, 9:46 pm

pheonixiis wrote:
Okay. Here's what ya do... When someone sits down next to you, start asking yourself questions out loud, and then answer yourself in the voice of Kermit Thee Frog.


I shall need some helium then, for sure :P
I used to love Kermit.
And always wanted to try out helium...



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04 Oct 2007, 11:19 pm

What particularly annoys me are crowds of people who invade my space with lots of noise and banging their chairs into mine.


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04 Oct 2007, 11:35 pm

Graelwyn wrote:
Prof_Pretorius wrote:
It's just the solitary female thing.

Primitive male brain says"mumph, solitary female, must approach, maybe carry back to cave..."


:P :lol: Argh, the imagery


Mumph, me strong. You pretty.

Mumph, you very pretty. Me like. Me protect you. You make babies. Come to cave NOW.


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