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I've kinda sorta completely forgot how to interact with people outside of my very limited friend-groups.

I understand that there's a bit of effort one has to put in to have good interactions with people and make new friends/acquaintances and part of this effort requires making "posts" in "threads" where you "talk" to "people" about "things" and "interests". But there's a bit of an issue with that.

I don't really know how to do that? Whenever I try I usually get a few back and forths here and there and then suddenly I'm at a complete loss for what to say next and the next thing I know the interaction is over.

Anyways, all that's just to say that I'm here to try and make an attempt at conversing with people here like I used to in years gone by (waaay gone by at this point).

That said, I am, once again, at a loss for what to even talk to people about. I remember back in my hayday posting here I would make a sort of general-interest conversation thread just about every day. Now, I don't really want to redo that exactly again because things move a lot slower now than they once did, but I guess what I'm trying to say is, that's what this thread is for?

Not even really sure if people will post in it given it's general lack of direction, so I'll be around in other threads as well, but I figure I'll just put this out and cross my fingers that it gets some traction. I guess if you need something to talk about we can always start with discussions about "the old days" but that's up to you guys.

See you in it, I guess!
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>>42140734 Well that's good. I don't know if this applies to you with Lyft, but I just uploaded a video regarding Uber:

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>>42140616
Yes and you are very cute :3 This was a very cute thread subject. >:3

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I've been trying to call IRL friends a bit more. Typically I would never actually just call someone, usually just texts to make plans.

Calling them just to talk on the phone just to catch up so far has been working pretty well. People at first are like "whoa why are you calling me is it an emergency?" but then after that it's usually kinda nice. I think people had appreciated it, knowing I was thinking about em and wanted to talk and not just send a text. Little more traditional heh.
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>>42140620
Well and no presh and I think both of us enjoyed it, hence I was happy.
>>42140630
Sure I get some of that at work too, but that has a different flavor to it.
>>42140800
I myself am not sure how we went from a talk mode to text mode so fast, and I was there to witness it happening. It's super weird.

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>>42140738
Thanks, I guess.

>>42140800
I don't have any real life friends lmao. People from work are the closest I've got to that.

>>42140814
Well it sounds like it went well then, great job.

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>>42140814
Texting is "more convenient" cause you dont have to drop what youre doing to reply. People addicted to convenience I suppose?


>>42140819
Well work friends can count as friends! No reason why they shouldn't.

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>>42140828
I don't consider people who know almost literally nothing about me friends.

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>>42140829
I'll come visit you and then I'll count.

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>>42140830
You know more about me than most people alive.

Even then it's not that much but it's still an accomplishment.

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>>42140831
I like learning more about you, you're one of my best friends and one of the most important people in my life.

So I'd probably enjoy getting together with you irl and hanging and doing stuff.

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>>42140832
I... don't know how to respond to that. I also consider you one of my best friends, so I guess saying that will have to do.

I'm not really super great company, to be honest, on account of not liking to do things and being bad at face to face interactions with people.
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>>42140833
Well you know, some of thats probably from not doing it a lot.

Hanging out with people irl doesn't have to even be more complicated then doing different things but in the same room together.

But it can also be going out and doing new things together, I could teach you how to dance for instance~

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>>42140834
Possibly.

Yeah, that's true. That is my preferred way of hanging out.

I'm not really a fan of doing new things. Anything I'm interested in doing I already do so I don't really have much desire, if any, to do new things.

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>>42140835
Well see there you go.

I never get tired of your company so that sounds like a good way to spend the day to me.

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>>42140836
Well that would be put to the test pretty quickly, I suppose.

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>>42140837
Well much like someone else.

I know what and who I like.

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>>42140838
Confidence is good. I won't argue, you're probably right and I wouldn't want to jinx it anyways.

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>>42140839
Well I do usually enjoy being right when I can manage it~

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>>42140840
Overconfidence is a slow and insidious killer.

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>>42140841
So's having a lack of confidence.

And frankly that sounds far more stressful to me.

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>>42140842
I think it's advised to have a balanced amount of confidence.

Slightly above and slightly below is probably acceptable.

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>>42140843
I'll try me best to aim for slightly above then.

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>>42140844
I probably fit in the slightly below category.

Just enough lack of confidence that it's cute and not annoying.

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>>42140845
I mean, you are pretty cute, Val.

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>>42140846
Thanks for the second opinion, I can now confirm that I am cute and it's not just in my head.

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>>42140847
You're welcome for the confirmation.

I'm also pretty sure I've been calling you cute for literal years.

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>>42140848
Probably. I've been cute for literal years, after all.

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>>42140849
Probably for much longer then that, to be honest!
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>>42140850
All my life. I was born like this.

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>>42140851
Very lucky for the rest of us.

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>>42140852
Lucky for me, too. Otherwise I'm sure I'd be insufferable.

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>>42140853
Nah, you have a great personality and I always enjoy talking to you regardless of how cute you are or arent being.

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>>42140854
Is personality not part of being cute?

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>>42140855
Depends on who you ask!

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>>42140856
What do you think

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>>42140857
I'm just gonna say what I did earlier, that you are cute, and leave it at that

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>>42140858
All right, that works.

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>>42140859
Glad to know that I have your approval, Val

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>>42140860
Yup, you get a big thumbs up from me.

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>>42140861
Is that the only thing I get?

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>>42140862
I guess?

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>>42140863
I think that I'll keep holding out for a hug, or perhaps even a cuddle.

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>>42140864
Because we're friends you might get an occasional hug.

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>>42140865
Excellent, I'll be on the watch for said hugs.

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>>42140829
Time to get to know em!

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>>42140973
Aww ...

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>>42140980
I don't trust like that.

I'm a closeted trans person, I can't let people know things about me because it's all gated off behind that information. Everything else is just a sham, basically a character I play.

It makes it difficult to actually be friends with people.

Also I don't like doing things, as I mentioned before in the thread, so that also gets in the way.

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>>42140994
Ohh. I guess bein trans might make it different, I dunno. Figure people who were okay with it wouldn't mind getting to know you, as well as vice versa. But guess I could understand being hesitant.

Don't have to really do anything though. Like you eat and other people eat can be simple as eating together, if you were comfortable enough to do so.

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>>42141026
Well I can't be out to other people if I'm not out to my family. Too many opportunities for things to go wrong.

I don't think I know anyone that would really be understanding. Not that they would be outright against it, but not understanding is barely any better. I don't want things to be awkward, otherwise I would be out. Some day I'll be in a better situation where the awkwardness wouldn't be a constant thing like it would be if I was out while living with my parents, and at that point I'll be more open to making real life friends with people I work with.


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