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    Awkward office moments during my internship last year:

    1- I was working in an office last summer, and the lady seated next to me was American. I asked her which state she was from, and she replied 'Washington'. I went onto to say 'that's where the white house is' lol (like she didn't already know?)
    Her response: 'yeah '.
    I Didn't know how to respond
    I proceeded to ask whether we could have a 'meeting' to discuss what she knows about the American education system, which I was doing my coursework on, the following term.
    Her response:
    'ummm surreee, we could talk about it now if you want to'

    : 'what would you like to know about'
    Annoying as I was, I engaged in an acutual convo-
    I didn't pick up on the cue she was giving me to end the convo

    Her response: 'sorry just have to pop to the toilet'
    She gets up, and she has a baby bump- SHE'S FREAKING PREGNANT

    2- Day after Eid:

    A colleague of mine asked me how my Eid celebrations went down

    Me- 'It was good, oh btw EID MUBARAK TOO!! '
    Him- uhaha, thanks but I'm not Muslim'
    Me-

    Moral of the story: just because someone is Asian and has an Arabic- don't assume they're Muslim.

    3- Leaving the office

    Me to the person opposite the office: ' I'm leaving now, have a good evening'
    Person: 'You too!!'

    Walking towards the door
    Me- sees others still in the office
    Says bye to them
    Can't disregard the others in the corners so I say bye to them all

    This was perhaps the most awkward experience of my life by far
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    I am very social awkward indeed. I am pretty sure that some people meet me at first and think I have social anxiety.
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    I don't think so anymore, but I used to be
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    (Original post by loveleest)
    I am very social awkward indeed. I am pretty sure that some people meet me at first and think I have social anxiety.
    major.

    (Original post by usycool1)
    I don't think so anymore, but I used to be
    how did yeh get out of it.
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    (Original post by stefano865)
    I've improved a lot.

    Bizarrely I could be a genuinely very good conversationalist with some people but spluttering and awkward with others.
    what brought about the improvement ...just practice?
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    I did the same thing... :facepalm2:

    I guess I'm not used to people showing an interest in me.
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    (Original post by trustmeimlying1)
    how did yeh get out of it.
    Just threw myself out into social situations and not be afraid to speak. :dontknow: I'm still fairly quiet but at the same time, I'm not afraid to have conversations with people.
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    (Original post by usycool1)
    Just threw myself out into social situations and not be afraid to speak. :dontknow: I'm still fairly quiet but at the same time, I'm not afraid to have conversations with people.
    cool story babes. I find it hard sometimes in work scenarios being cheeky but not crossing the line and being rude ,so I usually stay quiet.
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    (Original post by usycool1)
    I don't think so anymore, but I used to be
    Having met you, you don't come across as socially awkward at all.

    And yes, I am.
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    Yep, I'm literally just sat in a room alone with my uncle in silence. I can't deal with starting a conversation... My whole being is screaming nope nope nope nope nope
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    I used to be socially awkward
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    (Original post by 1secondsofvamps)
    So today whilst I was doing my volunteering work this guy (probs 19/20) randomly came up to me and started a conversation. Half way through our conversation he said "my name is ... by the way" and I said "okay" :facepalm:
    That was literally my cue for me to say my name but I said "okay"
    I literally hate myself for being so socially awkward.

    Have anyone of you been in a situation like that before/are any of you socially awkward too?
    I have a TSR account. Of course I'm socially awkward.
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    I can be yep
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    I remember this friend calling me. (Answering phone calls still feels like jumping off the eiffel tower) He was into music, and I was into languages, particularly my newbie french, so we kind of had this thing going on where we'd say stuff like ''I'll music you'' or ''I'll guitar you'' so he was joking around like that and I ended up blurting out,''You can sing me, and I'll french you.'' He cried with laughter for what felt like hours and I was very much oblivious and confused until he asked me if I knew what frenching someone meant. Let's just say I was very flustered.
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    (Original post by Platopus)
    I have a TSR account. Of course I'm socially awkward.
    im pretty sure not everyone on tsr is socially arkward, its just the ones who spend the entire life on tsr
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    (Original post by theBranicAc)
    im pretty sure not everyone on tsr is socially arkward, its just the ones who spend the entire life on tsr
    You got me
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    (Original post by Platopus)
    You got me
    at least you dont make 48 posts a day like some users
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    Eh, yeah. Mostly because I zone out and when someone is talking to me, I don't pay attention. Therefore, I don't hear what they say and end up saying stuff like "yeah" and "ah". Really need to start paying attention to people...
 
 
 
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