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Do you enjoy talking to people who randomly come up to you to start a conversati

  1. saesha profile image56
    saeshaposted 7 years ago

    Do you enjoy talking to people who randomly come up to you to start a conversation?

    We all like dialogue but I wonder if people only pretend to enjoy random conversation. Do you appreciate the presence of any one? or does it have to be the presence of the people you have come to respect and love over time?

  2. days leaper profile image79
    days leaperposted 7 years ago

    A good question.
    Always more comfortable with those I know and am happy to see.
    New faces can be a nerve wracking experience as you never know what you're going to get.
      Still, if you don't go forward you don't find out.

  3. fastfreta profile image78
    fastfretaposted 7 years ago

    I'm actually "guilty" of randomly approaching someone and starting a conversation, I actually never meet a stranger, so yes I really do enjoy it.

  4. MoFreedom profile image51
    MoFreedomposted 7 years ago

    I don't mind. I'm sometimes a random conversationalist at times. If something weird is happening in line I'll be the first person to ask the person next to me "What's going on?"

    However, in my travels there are states that I'd rather people not talk to me too much. So, I guess it depends on the context.

  5. sonia05 profile image60
    sonia05posted 7 years ago

    My experience has been a mixed one but i dont discourage or encourage it.Random conversations are sometimes very interesting and leads to great friendships.  It depends on the person one is speaking to. If,however, the person is a bore,its diffiicult to continue the conversation further and rude to stop it abruptly.The best way,then,is to keep quiet,hoping that the other person would take the clue and leave!

  6. barbergirl28 profile image77
    barbergirl28posted 7 years ago

    I would much rather prefer somone come up to me and start a random conversation. It takes me out of the hot seat. I am typically shy so I would rather not have to be the person to start a conversation.

    Besides, while I enjoy the people who I have come to love and respect over time, it is nice to meet new people as well. Who knows, that stranger that said something random might end up being your new best friend!

  7. philirodje profile image60
    philirodjeposted 7 years ago

    Well, i am not a socialist so i wont say much on this, but sometimes it is good if someone walks up to me and starts a random conversation, i would welcome it there is always something to learn from every conversation.

  8. nightwork4 profile image59
    nightwork4posted 7 years ago

    i love talking to random strangers. i'm an information junkie and what people have to say or the way they think is intriguing.

  9. rpalulis profile image83
    rpalulisposted 7 years ago

    I love it, on of my favorite jobs was being a shuttle driver, picking folks up from the airport and or train/bus stations and bringing them to the hotel I was working for.  I really do miss that part of that job.

 
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