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Just a little curious if anyone else finds that typing and communication with people on the net is so easy compared to talking to people face to face. Their presence is what makes the difference ? ? Unless you feel anxious about how others will read your thread.

How stressed are you when typing a thread message compared to talking to people ?
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There's less to control. No worries about body language, what do with my eyes, my voice, etc. It's also a lot easier to escape if something goes wrong.
 

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I find real-time online chat to be the worst (I seem to be in a minority with that). I prefer being able to read body language and to look into a person's eyes. On MSN, etc., I don't know if the other person is truly interested in chatting or if they're just talking to be polite. I feel like an intrusion.

For the most part, these forums aren't a problem for me because I have time to think before responding.

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I find it easier to talk to ppl irl 'cause i feel in more control, or less not-in-control, of the situation since i know what's going on and for some reason it drives me crazy when i text someone and they dont reply or i give out a long question or statement and i get back a 2-word response.
 

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Hey My911GT2993 :wel
 

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I prefer face to face communication. Something like 90% of communication is done through body language, and when you're talking to someone with text, that's all gone.

Humor/Sarcasm really doesn't transfer well over the internet, either.
 

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wooah didnt expect that much! Hi everyone an thanks for your responses.
this is pretty cool actually, communicating with OTHERS..... with SA, thats great.
[insert typical SA self put down here]> after such a boring question
 

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I find real-time online chat to be the worst (I seem to be in a minority with that).

For the most part, these forums aren't a problem for me because I have time to think before responding.

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Hi My911GT2993 :wel

yeah forums where you can think/edit/etc not bad. Online chat/IM I am scared to death of. Telephones or emailing in a online dating type situation. Pressure of coming off wrong is a bit much. I guess I care to much but my prob. has always been finding balance/middle ground. I can easily either care to much or just not give a hoot at all. Neither seem to ultimately give the desired long term result I'm after.
 

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Welcome, My911GT2993! :)
 
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