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Old 12-03-2011, 04:14 PM
 
Location: Sacramento, Ca.
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Is it a lost art? Socializing in person?
I see people, mostly younger, texting their friends who are usually sitting right next to them! And while I do agree that sites like these allow you to share media and informative websites with people who dont live nearby. But maybe we are getting too dependent on them while neglecting to perfect our social skills. They do still matter, especially in interview and customer service situations. We are still human beings: The original computers, responsible for the existence of the one your using right now.
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Old 12-03-2011, 08:32 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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I got a feeling you're (we're) fighting a losing battle.
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Old 12-03-2011, 08:46 PM
 
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Well the birth rate should start showing a decline anytime now.
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Old 12-03-2011, 09:21 PM
 
Location: Sacramento, Ca.
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I got a feeling you're (we're) fighting a losing battle.
Lol. No argument there. Perspective is everything.
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Old 12-05-2011, 06:14 PM
 
Location: South of Maine
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Is it a lost art? Socializing in person?
I see people, mostly younger, texting their friends who are usually sitting right next to them! And while I do agree that sites like these allow you to share media and informative websites with people who dont live nearby. But maybe we are getting too dependent on them while neglecting to perfect our social skills. They do still matter, especially in interview and customer service situations. We are still human beings: The original computers, responsible for the existence of the one your using right now.
We met face2face! (Facelook)
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Old 12-05-2011, 07:04 PM
 
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We actually said hello to one another in public...

We weren't scared to shake hands for fear of getting sick from the other person...

We could tell who was male and who was female...
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Old 12-05-2011, 08:26 PM
 
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Default It's easy to tell she really isn't...........

........ a cute young thing that thinks your picture is hot.

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Old 12-05-2011, 08:30 PM
 
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Usually people meet in real life and then become friends on facebook. In fact facebook has a thing that says you should know the person first before 'friending' them. Maybe you're thinking of dating websites?
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Old 12-05-2011, 08:42 PM
 
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Usually people meet in real life and then become friends on facebook. In fact facebook has a thing that says you should know the person first before 'friending' them. Maybe you're thinking of dating websites?
Right. I've only meet one person on Facebook out of 1k friends but this person was a friend of a friend. All my FB friends are people I have already met.
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