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Are u more a people person or loner? #4608950
12/20/17 04:57 AM
12/20/17 04:57 AM
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Michigan
ZZman Offline OP
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I am more a loner. I prefer people in small doses...


2003 Mercury Grand Marquis. PP HM 5w-30 and Fram Ultra
2008 Sebring Hardtop convertible. PP HM 5w-30 and Fram Ultra
2006 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 LT. Motul 7100 10w-40 and K&N
Re: Are u more a people person or loner? [Re: ZZman] #4608959
12/20/17 05:09 AM
12/20/17 05:09 AM
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ROCHESTER, NY
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Same here. I do love family & friend get togethers however, I like my alone time and I work better alone than with others. I can work with a single partner but, not in large groups.


"Retired"
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'80 Firebird FORMULA V8/4bbl-purchased "NEW"
'15 Nissan Altima 2.5 SV
'15 Honda Civic LX
Re: Are u more a people person or loner? [Re: ZZman] #4608960
12/20/17 05:10 AM
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Clinton Twp. MI
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Me too, people generally suck. I am quite happy by myself most of the time.
I am so anti-social i will not even respond to this thread




Re: Are u more a people person or loner? [Re: ZZman] #4608965
12/20/17 05:15 AM
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ZZman Offline OP
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I watch those house buying shows where the people say they need a nice space for entertaining. And I think to myself, man I hate entertaining!


2003 Mercury Grand Marquis. PP HM 5w-30 and Fram Ultra
2008 Sebring Hardtop convertible. PP HM 5w-30 and Fram Ultra
2006 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 LT. Motul 7100 10w-40 and K&N
Re: Are u more a people person or loner? [Re: ZZman] #4608974
12/20/17 05:26 AM
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Down Under
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I like to be alone in a crowd.

The crowd energises me, but the people annoy me.


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Re: Are u more a people person or loner? [Re: ZZman] #4608979
12/20/17 05:41 AM
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Fairfax, VA
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Fairfax, VA
I'm definitely and extrovert and enjoy being around people. I do like some time to myself to wind down after being out all day or after getting home from a long day at the office.


2010 Mazda RX8 Sport - 37k miles - ????
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Re: Are u more a people person or loner? [Re: ZZman] #4609000
12/20/17 06:20 AM
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Jupiter, Florida
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Jupiter, Florida
I'm just a little socially awkward. However, I really enjoy being around people and have discovered that I like the middle seat on the airlines, as I like to chat. I've met some really interesting people this way. I really look forward to parties and gatherings, especially with like minded people, such as aviation events. I'm very open, as I've found that others can help if they know the issue.

So, I'm absolutely an extrovert, a slightly awkward one. You won't find me as a wallflower at a party, unless I'm really out of my element, such as among a gathering of stuck-up airhead female models... Even then, it's because they are intellectually uninteresting and I can't talk fashion and they can't discuss philosophy.


People who count on their fingers should maintain a discreet silence.
Re: Are u more a people person or loner? [Re: ZZman] #4609017
12/20/17 06:43 AM
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Cincinnati, OH USA
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I absolutely detest parties and whatnot...the Holidays are pure torture for me. Thank heaven for distilled beverages or I would never socialize at all...couple of vodka rocks and at least I can carry a conversation and make small talk successfully.

If there's a dog at the party I'll interact with the beastie and leave the humans alone.


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Re: Are u more a people person or loner? [Re: ZZman] #4609029
12/20/17 06:56 AM
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West Yorkshire, UK
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West Yorkshire, UK
Generally I prefer small groups over large and enjoy some alone time, but it more depends on what I am doing and where I am as to what I consider a comfortable amount of people to be with.

Re: Are u more a people person or loner? [Re: ZZman] #4609033
12/20/17 07:03 AM
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South Central PA
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I'm pretty much a loner, always been that way. Never been one to party or go out, even in my teenager years. I can handle people perfectly fine, but I'm one of those "leave me the heck alone people." If I do go out I'll typically stick with the person I know, my small group of friends know this and don't mind. Been working on it though since my one coworker (we work out on the road, so we seem to spend alot of time together) lives just around the block from me. We'll meet at the local watering hole and introduce me to everybody. Now it seems more people come up to me at places; I'm starting not to mind.


'17 VW GTI 2.0T - 6MT - 11K - PPE 5w40
'15 Camry SE - 2.5 - 21K - PP 0w20
'99 S10 - 2.2 5MT - 157K - PP 10w30
Re: Are u more a people person or loner? [Re: ZZman] #4609057
12/20/17 07:37 AM
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Texas
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Texas
Loner.


2016 Honda Pilot EX-L with NAVI.....Mobil 1 0w20 AFE and Honda OEM Filter
Re: Are u more a people person or loner? [Re: ZZman] #4609060
12/20/17 07:41 AM
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Waco, TX
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I think MOST auto type/ "gearheads" "petrolheads" are typically loners.


"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: Are u more a people person or loner? [Re: Linctex] #4609069
12/20/17 07:56 AM
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Champlain/Hudson Valley
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As usual, a question is posed using EXTREME language thus effecting our perceptions by "casting".

I'm a "both". I love it when people get together with a common focus. I love my own time.

If I go into a bar and I see it's filled with slugs hunched over their drinks, I leave.

That doesn't make me a loner. It points to me wanting to be in a happy bar.

PLUS "loner" is a pejorative term. People who commit mass killings are often termed "loners" so I'd rather avoid it.

I could SO go on.

Re: Are u more a people person or loner? [Re: ZZman] #4609085
12/20/17 08:13 AM
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Taiwan
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Taiwan
Mind your own business.

smile

Re: Are u more a people person or loner? [Re: ZZman] #4609130
12/20/17 09:00 AM
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Midwest, Illinois
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Midwest, Illinois
I talk to myself because I need good advice.
The three of us get along well, Me, Myself, and I.
My home network is named getoffmyLAN.
People suck for the most part, I hate cleaning up my island after they visit.


beanoil: Tough under heat, real dirty afterwards.
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