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How to be a better conversationalist? watch

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    I'm usually pretty good at conversation and can be quite witty, but when first meeting someone or talking to someone I don't know very well, I usually just say 'yes' or 'no' and nowt much else, which I appreciate is quite boring to the other person.

    So how do I become a better conversationalist and have worthwhile things to say?
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    I swear this is usual, it would overwhelm me if someone I didn't really know was talking non-stop to me
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    you tell them a joke. whats 9 plus 10 TWENTY ONE hahhahahahhahahahhaha
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    (Original post by Mr Strong)
    you tell them a joke. whats 9 plus 10 TWENTY ONE hahhahahahhahahahhaha
    Wait, isn't 9+10 nineteen?

    I'm confused

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    (Original post by Ser Alex Toyne)
    Wait, isn't 9+10 nineteen?

    I'm confused

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    Haha, it's in reference to a vine that went viral. Check it out on youtube
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    (Original post by shawn_o1)
    I swear this is usual, it would overwhelm me if someone I didn't really know was talking non-stop to me
    Oh good, it's just I don't want to seem or come across as boring.
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    (Original post by Mr Strong)
    you tell them a joke. whats 9 plus 10 TWENTY ONE hahhahahahhahahahhaha
    Mr Strong my friend,you have a good taste in internet humour. Or as I like to refer to it. 'Memes'

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    For all those confused the joke my friend Mr Strong was making is the fact that 9 + 10 does not equal 21 it in fact equals 11. I do recognise that this joke my, so to speak, 'go other some people heads' That is just a fact of life, one that we must all face.
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    (Original post by Mr Strong)
    you tell them a joke. whats 9 plus 10 TWENTY ONE hahhahahahhahahahhaha
    How is that a joke?
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    Ask questions.
    Comment on what they say.
    Comment on surrounding environment.
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    Practice makes perfect. Seriously, I have tried googling all sorts of techniques to become a better conversationalist and none of them were useful. So in the end I just tried to talk to people more and it worked. You gradually learn what works well in a conversation.

    If you are stuck, just ask a question that person about themselves or their interests because after all, the thing people generally like talking about the most is themselves.

    Good luck!
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    (Original post by EatAndRevise)
    How is that a joke?
    ARE YOU POKING JEST AT MY FRIEND MR STRONG
    (I am sorry for this shouting but this is not ok my friend )
    DO YOU THINK IT IS FUNNY TO CRACK A GAG AT THE MAN HIMSELF, MR STRONG.

    YOU ABSOLUTE EGG!

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    (Original post by therealmcoy)
    Practice makes perfect. Seriously, I have tried googling all sorts of techniques to become a better conversationalist and none of them were useful. So in the end I just tried to talk to people more and it worked. You gradually learn what works well in a conversation.

    If you are stuck, just ask a question that person about themselves or their interests because after all, the thing people generally like talking about the most is themselves.

    Good luck!
    I've heard that's a good way to make friends with people, be genuinely interested in people and ask questions so I will try that next time I'm in a conversation.
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    (Original post by Loop Zoop)
    ARE YOU POKING JEST AT MY FRIEND MR STRONG
    (I am sorry for this shouting but this is not ok my friend )
    DO YOU THINK IT IS FUNNY TO CRACK A GAG AT THE MAN HIMSELF, MR STRONG.

    YOU ABSOLUTE EGG!

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    thank you loop zoop but this little measle is just a little fish in a pond of big problems. the sharks are circling and they smell blood. we are the sharks and we smell their blood.

    Yours sincerely Mr strong
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    I find this all the time! Just try anything you have in common, and just ask lots of questions works best for me!
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    (Original post by Loop Zoop)
    ARE YOU POKING JEST AT MY FRIEND MR STRONG
    (I am sorry for this shouting but this is not ok my friend )
    DO YOU THINK IT IS FUNNY TO CRACK A GAG AT THE MAN HIMSELF, MR STRONG.

    YOU ABSOLUTE EGG!

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    Yes I am.

    It's not a joke.
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    (Original post by EatAndRevise)
    Yes I am.

    It's not a joke.
    Well, if i may be perfectly honest, YOU ARE NOT A JOKE

    So there end of discussion, Terrorists win and all that.
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    (Original post by Loop Zoop)
    Well, if i may be perfectly honest, YOU ARE NOT A JOKE

    So there end of discussion, Terrorists win and all that.
    Thank you.
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    (Original post by eatandrevise)
    thank you.
    no problem, friend

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    (Original post by Loop Zoop)
    no problem, friend

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    "friend"?
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    (Original post by EatAndRevise)
    "friend"?
    "friend".
 
 
 
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