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I understand you disliking the question, so maybe you could try to reshape the course of the conversation to a less annoying path. I for one, enjoy answering this question with "take a guess", this might unveil some prejudice, but may also sort out when people are mostly being nice and making small talk. I do come from a third world country, so if anyone ...


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I think you need to make a decision here if you want to increase your chances for a positive review. That is, accept only two people in the back seat. I have a medium sedan, a Malibu, if I get 3 teenagers in the back who know each other, it will be a fun ride. If I get 3 adults in the back seat on an inter-city ride, and they do not know each other, it ...


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This advice might not be applicable for big events like weddings or the like (that everyone knows about), but small social gatherings In my group of friends, we have a Whatsapp chat group. One friend does not use Whatsapp, so I regularly forget to invite him to events like gatherings at a bar or small birthday parties. What helps in this situation is when ...


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You could take St. Thomas More's tack in A Man for All Seasons: To me [your music] seemed delightful. ... I should in fairness add that my taste in music is reputedly deplorable. Not, of course, in those words, but something along those lines: Sorry, I'm not the reader you're looking for. Your poetry is probably delightful but it doesn't strike a chord ...


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The answer by Kate is very nice if you already have something in mind, but if you dont: Flip the question Instead of asking what a specific piece costs, you can simple ask something along the lines of: I like your work, but am limited in the funds-department. Is there something for me to consider in the price range of $x? Don't worry, I'm prepared for a ...


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I've been the well-intentioned person you speak of. In my case, I've had a couple of experiences with this situation. I am friends with a blind man that I volunteered with. In that case, when we started our relationship, I came out and told him, "I have no experience with a blind person. What can I do to make things easier for you without insulting you?" ...


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