Is it rude to ask a person a question and before they answer it,turn away?

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  1. sangre profile image93
    sangreposted 6 years ago

    Is it rude to ask a person a question and before they answer it,turn away?

    And start talking to another person.

  2. Cardisa profile image90
    Cardisaposted 6 years ago

    Yes, I think it is rude, whether it's a question or statement. If someone is responding, replying or just plain talking to you it is only polite to listen to what they are saying.

  3. Bretsuki profile image75
    Bretsukiposted 6 years ago

    Yes it is very rude for a person to not allow you to make a reply and talking to another person as you attempt to answer their question or statement.

    They are showing that they don't care about your opinion and have already come to their own conclusion as to the answer you will give.

  4. dashingscorpio profile image87
    dashingscorpioposted 6 years ago


  5. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    Of course it is rude.  It shows the person being asked the question that the other person is not fully engaged and certainly not interested in the answer.

  6. Historicus profile image61
    Historicusposted 6 years ago

    Yes.  By turning away you show that person that you were insincere in asking that person's opinion or advice.

  7. abbyw1989 profile image61
    abbyw1989posted 6 years ago

    Incredibly rude! It can be seen as incredibly ignorant too. Why ask a question if you don't bother to listen to the answer? smile

    1. Johnny2Balls profile image60
      Johnny2Ballsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      To annoy the person? Trolling isn't just a thing you do, it's a way of life. :-P

  8. IDONO profile image78
    IDONOposted 6 years ago

    Yes. And do you know what is even more rude than that?

    1. sangre profile image93
      sangreposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      No, what?

    2. IDONO profile image78
      IDONOposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      That's a joke. What gets me is when someone asks a question and I'm halfway thru my answer and they finish it for me. I guess they want to make sure the answer is the one they want to hear.

  9. Angela Kane profile image72
    Angela Kaneposted 6 years ago

    Of course it is, why would you ask someone a question and then turn away before they can answer. Why ask the question at all.

  10. lupine profile image72
    lupineposted 6 years ago

    Yes, very rude, so don't do it...makes you look bad too.

  11. faisalb87 profile image36
    faisalb87posted 6 years ago

    Yeh of course I think its very rude you need to listen them what they are saying.

  12. profile image55
    monikam01posted 6 years ago

    Yes it is extremely rude to not let the other person respond after you've asked a question. The most common villain is "How are you"; people will often ask out of courtesy or as the mannerisms that they're taught and then continue speaking whatever is on their minds. The poor fella is left wondering, 'why did he ask n the first place, wasn't I doing just fine without his concern?!?!?!'

  13. Johnny2Balls profile image60
    Johnny2Ballsposted 6 years ago

    It would also depend on whether the person is just staring at you blankly and seems to have no intention of saying anything, because they're currently concentrating on breathing and standing at the same time. Multi-tasking abilities vary wildly from person to person.


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