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    I keep saying 'same' as a reply to people. It's a bit of an automatic response. Normally it's fine but I was talking to someone the other day and she said, "I'm turning 48 next month," and it nearly slipped out, I only just stopped myself in time.

    Any suggestions for how I can stop, or what I could say instead?
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    Sneaky is that you?
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    Similar to people saying "like" all the time.

    I guess the more you think about and notice it, the more you may be able to stop yourself from saying it and eventually you may no longer be under the influence of thy cursed word.
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    Sneaky is that you?
    I was going to make this same joke :lol:
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    Op give me an example :lolwut: "Same" doesn't go with everything...
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    (Original post by Wunderbarr)
    Similar to people saying "like" all the time.

    I guess the more you think about and notice it, the more you may be able to stop yourself from saying it and eventually you may no longer be under the influence of thy cursed word.
    I've been trying that and I think it's working. Thank you
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    (Original post by mrsjenner)
    Op give me an example :lolwut: "Same" doesn't go with everything...
    I don't use it with everything, just lots of things. So if someone says that they feel really good today, I might say 'same'. "I want a sandwich, I feel hungry." "Same." I saw a goose by the canal once and it was standing there, looking into the distance, looking like it was thinking about life, and I thought 'same'. Maybe I just have lots of similarities with other people.
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    (Original post by glassriver)
    I don't use it with everything, just lots of things. So if someone says that they feel really good today, I might say 'same'. "I want a sandwich, I feel hungry." "Same." I saw a goose by the canal once and it was standing there, looking into the distance, looking like it was thinking about life, and I thought 'same'. Maybe I just have lots of similarities with other people.
    It's probably natural for us because we like to connect with people and so look to find similarities.

    I guess try to think more of a creative response if that makes sense, instead of hearing whatever is said, thinking "I could share the situation" and then blurting out "same"
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    (Original post by glassriver)
    I don't use it with everything, just lots of things. So if someone says that they feel really good today, I might say 'same'. "I want a sandwich, I feel hungry." "Same." I saw a goose by the canal once and it was standing there, looking into the distance, looking like it was thinking about life, and I thought 'same'. Maybe I just have lots of similarities with other people.
    :rofl: Or you're just...a meh kinda person.
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    (Original post by mrsjenner)
    :rofl: Or you're just...a meh kinda person.
    Bruh you're using my term
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    (Original post by ravioliyears)
    Bruh you're using my term
    *redirects you here*
    you did actually say meh lol
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    Sneaky is that you?
    Im surprised I found someone on this sub that knew the origin of this joke o.O
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    (Original post by mrsjenner)
    *redirects you here*
    you did actually say meh lol
    Lool :lol:
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    (Original post by glassriver)
    I keep saying 'same' as a reply to people. It's a bit of an automatic response. Normally it's fine but I was talking to someone the other day and she said, "I'm turning 48 next month," and it nearly slipped out, I only just stopped myself in time.

    Any suggestions for how I can stop, or what I could say instead?
    You could say " Yo [whoever you're talking to] , body these fools ! "
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    (Original post by mrsjenner)
    :rofl: Or you're just...a meh kinda person.
    thank you
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    (Original post by Student403)
    It's probably natural for us because we like to connect with people and so look to find similarities.

    I guess try to think more of a creative response if that makes sense, instead of hearing whatever is said, thinking "I could share the situation" and then blurting out "same"
    Guess it might be a filler instead of something that I've thought about deeply. Might be saying it because I'm not really engaged in whatever conversation it is. 'You're right' seems like a good replacement.
 
 
 

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