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584 hits Rate me! Share Favorite | Flag 17 years ago by KikiPeepers

When you correct people, is it usually because you want to help them, or because it makes you feel good about yourself?


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17 yrs ago, 7 mos ago - Sunday 10/17/04 - 11:10:14 PM EST (GMT-5)
It's usually because I hate them.
17 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Wednesday 11/24/04 - 2:04:31 AM EST (GMT-5)
i dont really know
17 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Wednesday 11/24/04 - 2:06:44 AM EST (GMT-5)
I don't correct people, it's funnier that way.
17 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Wednesday 11/24/04 - 2:36:05 AM EST (GMT-5)
I don't often correct, but if I do it's to help them.
17 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Wednesday 11/24/04 - 8:08:16 AM EST (GMT-5)
I want to help them, me, the world, and the concept of truth by improving whatever the thing in need of correcting is.
17 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Monday 12/27/04 - 6:37:49 AM EST (GMT-5)
help. but sometimes it feels good when i do it in a mocking way. otherwise, its tough because you have to be careful in the way you approach it with making the person feel stupid or offended.

either way, its to help. it saves the person future embarrassment.

...its kinda like when you tell someone their fly is down, you're doing them a favour.

17 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Saturday 1/15/05 - 10:18:11 PM EST (GMT-5)
I correct people because i want to help them.
17 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Saturday 1/15/05 - 10:19:40 PM EST (GMT-5)
Usually because I want to help them but if they are one of those snobby know-it-all people who put others down for not being as knowledgable, I relish the fact that I can correct them.
17 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Saturday 1/15/05 - 10:20:29 PM EST (GMT-5)
When I help people, it makes me feel good about myself. So: Yes.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 1/28/05 - 11:32:39 AM EST (GMT-5)
Probably because I can't stand to see them get it wrong all the time. So a little bit for them, a little for me.
17 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Tuesday 4/12/05 - 10:42:36 AM EST (GMT-5)
I don't need my self esteem bolstered by other peoples helplessness.
17 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Tuesday 4/12/05 - 10:44:26 AM EST (GMT-5)
It's both really.
17 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Monday 4/18/05 - 8:21:09 AM EST (GMT-5)
Sometimes I correct people simply because I find their errors heinously annoying, so I guess that would be to make me feel better, but it is not to gloat.
17 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Monday 4/18/05 - 8:21:38 AM EST (GMT-5)
I correct people because i am arrogant bastard
17 yrs ago - Thursday 4/28/05 - 8:42:49 AM EST (GMT-5)
^I am AN arrogant...

Because it makes me feel good about myself.

17 yrs ago - Thursday 4/28/05 - 9:07:25 AM EST (GMT-5)
It's usually because it annoys me.

My soon-to-be half step brother is an okay guy but can not talk in complete sentances.

I bought him the "Word Smart Series" for his birthday.

Netspeak annoys me too, "How u b?" "What u up 2?" "Nothin, u, gurlz?"

Ugh. You should see the length of my AIM block list. I've started editing what people IM to me and sending it back.

Someone IMed me yesterday saying, "what up?"
I said, "What are you doing?"
He said, "notin much. U?"
I said, "Not too much. And yourself?"
Etc.
He's now one of the many idiots on my ignore list.




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