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Which would you rather be: The center of attention or a fly on the wall?

  1. leroy64 profile image82
    leroy64posted 6 years ago

    Which would you rather be:  The center of attention or a fly on the wall?

    Which generally makes you happy?   Which makes you uncomfortable?

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    Arlene V. Pomaposted 6 years ago

    Aw, come on, Leroy.  This is a slam dunk for first born children.  Unless, of course, you like disappearing into a wall.  Personally, I step into a room and own it.  I look around and don't miss a thing.  That comes from my days as a C/O.  I like stepping into a room, scope out the action, then say, "Let's shake up this party!"

  3. stayingalivemoma profile image84
    stayingalivemomaposted 6 years ago

    The Leo in me would say to be the center of attention, but the anxiety in me would say be a fly on the wall!

  4. whoisbid profile image77
    whoisbidposted 6 years ago

    In real life probably a fly on the wall. In business I guess the center of attention.

  5. mythicalstorm273 profile image77
    mythicalstorm273posted 6 years ago

    I would like to be the fly on the wall! I enjoy being the center of attention with people I know, but could you imagine the power the fly has! They could go anywhere and listen to anything and know everything.  Granted they could never tell anybody, but I love knowledge and the fly would know!

  6. JEDIJESSICUH profile image81
    JEDIJESSICUHposted 6 years ago

    I like being the center of attention as long as it's for a good reason.

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    lostwithinmyselfposted 6 years ago

    I hate being center of attention, but i would love to be a fly on the wall to see what people actually say about me wink x

  8. cre8ivOne profile image77
    cre8ivOneposted 6 years ago

    I am the observant one, therefore I'd choose to be the fly on the wall. I don't really feel the need to be the center of attention,, also it causes me anxiety.

  9. terrektwo profile image84
    terrektwoposted 6 years ago

    Center of attention, I have been a fly on the wall most of my life. To be honest though it has served me well, but you only have so much life to live, don't want to be on the wall forever

  10. stanwshura profile image74
    stanwshuraposted 6 years ago

    WIthout question - a fly on the wall.  I get to observe, take notes, learn, and maybe even be "in the loop".

    Being the center of attention is A.) not attractive by my "definition" or version of magnetic in the personality department B.) Too much pressure.  I don't function very well in real time in terms of spontaneity, improvizational "cocktail-level" talk, nor can I multi-task or have much or any talent with the nonverbal stuff - which is (wayyyy unfortunately!!!) a huge part of the whole social thing.   C.  Too risky - see B.  D.) Transient - you can't be on stage forever.   E.)  Hollow and unfulfilling - see D. wink

  11. sexualharassment profile image55
    sexualharassmentposted 6 years ago

    My personally tells that I'm a fly on the wall, but the drive within me is eager to be the center of attention.

  12. IntimatEvolution profile image80
    IntimatEvolutionposted 6 years ago

    A fly on a wall for sure. Somebody else can take center stage.  I want to know all the stuff I am not suppose to know or hear.

  13. Countess Batula profile image58
    Countess Batulaposted 6 years ago

    I like my peace and quiet. Can't stand hustle and bustle! I'd like to be rich but certainly not famous! So a fly on the wall!

  14. ChilliWilly profile image61
    ChilliWillyposted 6 years ago

    Sometimes a fly on the wall can become a center of attention.

  15. arksys profile image91
    arksysposted 6 years ago

    fly on the wall is what i'd rather be. (i hate this answer too short thing)

  16. BaliMermaid profile image54
    BaliMermaidposted 6 years ago

    I would rather be the fly on the wall that becomes the center of attention once it is realized I have been listening and watching to every thing that has been said and done.

    It's much better to listen than to talk. A lesson I learned way too late in life.