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How can I deal with someone obsessed with me on a website? [closed]

Said person follows me around on multiple sections of a site downvoting me or un-upvoting me. Any attempt at asking a question gets targeted Pleas for support from the moderation get ignored out of ...
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For the girl of my heart? [closed]

I am a 20 yr old university student, pretty much matured. The story begins 2 years ago when our uni new admissions was started, at that new batch I saw a girl and I've found her so attractive that I ...
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How do I deal with some of my mean classmates? [closed]

Flashback Today when I entered in class, I came late due to the fact that I’m in flow that I stayed on telephone. And when I came to school, I asked Chemistry teacher to annulate my absence, and an ...
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How can I transition a conversation about Taylor ham, with a girl, into other topics [closed]

Background: I recently met a girl in Manhattan, near where I live. As I got to know her - we both happened to be getting late night food at the same place - she taught me about something called "...
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How to safely phrase “I wish to broaden my cultural horizons while taking an interest in yours.” [duplicate]

There seems to be a great deal of misunderstanding about the following exchange between two people, the first wishes to broaden their cultural horizons while expressing an interest in the acquaintance'...
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What to do when another person believes that you are ignorant? [closed]

I just had a conversation with my father about a job application in which they wanted to know if I ever had any traffic violations. Now, as far as I can remember, I've never been busted for ...
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How to persuade someone who never replies promptly to email you, if they need more time? [closed]

Assumptions You can interact with only this person (e.g. a client, or the most senior person at a corporation who can help) whom I abbreviate CP (for counterparty). CP can't easily be telephoned, or ...
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How do I discuss the morality of fur with a friend? [closed]

I think that fur is terrible and not moral at all, she thinks it's alright. I don't wanna force my opinion down on her, just want to motivate her to do research and maybe think about my views. We ...
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How can I disprove a statement that self-validates when I try to disprove it? [closed]

Context: I'm bad at math. My dad makes me do extra math practice every day to catch up (he says that I'm "so far behind"). Problem: I'm honestly putting in my best effort. However, my dad doesn't ...
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Is it a bad idea to tell people that I could be a manipulative jerk if I wanted to? [closed]

Without going to much into my personal psyche, here are some things I know: People can be manipulated relatively easily (1) I know where I can learn to do exactly that (2) I choose not to for moral ...
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How to tell a date I really enjoyed our dates so far and I would like to go on another, when I might have offended her? [closed]

Here's the setting: Blake and I met while in graduate school, taking a couple of classes together. She had this quiet intelligence about her that was really attractive, and on one wintry night, I ...
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How to say to my ex that I understand her? [closed]

Background 3 years ago I dated with Clara, my ex-girlfriend. Her situation (borderline personality disorder + Taoism + her own personality and ability) makes her worldview quite unique, and when I met ...
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Challenging someone's choice in username

I'm sure this is something most frequent internet users have seen at some point in some online interaction; some one pickes a handle, screen-name, or username that just seems to completely undermine ...
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What ought I say, if latecomers are silent about their lateness and don't apologize? [closed]

This involves only latecomers in professional contexts like a physician, and differs from this. I don't believe in saying nothing, as they may judge my silence as condonation of their lateness. I ...
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How to deter busybodies when polite deflections fail, without revealing their questions to bother you? [closed]

Question What are cleverer retorts than 1 and 2 below? 1 and 2 don't deflect busybodies; revealing that busybodies' questions bother you, can incite them to interrogate further. I'd prefer not ...
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How to tell employees that I don't mean my insults seriously?

I am the manager of a small team of programmers. I usually have a hands-on approach. I tell, they do. Often there are problems and I have to fix things they can't handle or I have to tell the higher-...
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How can I tell if family members consider my unvaccinated kids a threat?

My wife and I made a conscious decision to not vaccinate our children. I'm not sure how they found out about it, but it apparently is a cause of nervous tension between us and them and apparently, we ...

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