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Is your personality different online and offline?

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Postby YF » Sun, 11 Sep 2005 12:30 am

sapphire wrote:So YF, you're not just different on and offline, but also different from one online format to the other?? I'm glad that you aren't always as intense as your posts here! Were beginning to worry me. :P


Well MSN is a little more personal and private. Things can be more hearted when the converstation is more dynamic. This is just all part of my schizophrenic personality -- I need to excercise all parts of it otherwise i'll go melencholy!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 11 Sep 2005 11:07 am

YF wrote:
sapphire wrote:So YF, you're not just different on and offline, but also different from one online format to the other?? I'm glad that you aren't always as intense as your posts here! Were beginning to worry me. :P


Well MSN is a little more personal and private. Things can be more hearted when the converstation is more dynamic. This is just all part of my schizophrenic personality -- I need to excercise all parts of it otherwise i'll go melencholy!

-Rob


YF, Sounds like a a big windup to me.

YF :boxing: YF or is it YF :quarrel: YF

:mrgreen: sms

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Postby YF » Sun, 11 Sep 2005 1:41 pm

SMS:

Haha, no I keep them seperated. The "social Rob" doesn't mix with the "academic Rob". As for interaction with the online forum -- sometimes you just need to get away from the rest of the Yalies! Yale is ground zero for neurotic personalities as you surely know!

btw, did they have "Bar" when you were hear last? If not, you are missing out on the best pizza in NH -- possibly the world. Its just that good.

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Postby Bafana » Sun, 11 Sep 2005 5:09 pm

I think my personality is pretty much the same online as off.

The only exception is that when I am out have a beer I become more Bafana-ish then when I am sober... :twisted:

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Postby Carpe Diem » Sun, 11 Sep 2005 5:14 pm

Bafana, talking about Image, are you going on Wednesday?
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Postby Bafana » Sun, 11 Sep 2005 5:27 pm

Carpe Diem wrote:Bafana, talking about Image, are you going on Wednesday?


Sounds like a good idea.

Where are we going this time?

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Postby two piece » Sun, 11 Sep 2005 5:32 pm

not enough info to draw any conclude man.

strange world we live in.:)

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Postby moloch71 » Mon, 12 Sep 2005 11:41 am

I think there is a very perceivable difference between people online and offline. very much so.

In forums people can be a little bit of attention whores, that is they adore people noticing them; and most of them yearn for response and commotion.

Chat medium can be even worse. People get what I term 'digital courage' - you can talk about all sort of wild topics, that people just wouldnt talk about at parties (well, any parties I get invited to)


I've met quite alot of people I've known online at an offline situation. Generally people are more shy, less spontaneous, and certainly less humourous when put on the spot.

Offline is too different, people can spend so long thinking about what they are going to say next. People are far more likely to be restricted by their inhibitions.


Having ranted all that, I've been told I dont alter much from my online persona - I put it down to having no fear about being thought of as a fool in either medium. meh :p
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Postby seraphim » Mon, 12 Sep 2005 4:30 pm

moloch, you are only more extravagantly you offline. I don't think that actually counts as a difference. :P
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Postby EADG » Mon, 12 Sep 2005 11:23 pm

Vaucluse wrote:We've met? :o

too funny

nope, she's referring to your current reason for being

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Postby Kimi » Mon, 12 Sep 2005 11:28 pm

she's referring to your current reason for being


Huh?
Unbearable lightness of being, is it? :P

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Postby EADG » Mon, 12 Sep 2005 11:30 pm

define 'different'

same person on/offline, but express myself differently

I just set myself up for a whole range of banana fodder

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Postby banana » Tue, 13 Sep 2005 12:37 am

What did you think this is, The Endless Summer?
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Postby Kimi » Wed, 14 Sep 2005 10:15 pm

banana wrote:What did you think this is, The Endless Summer?


In a tropical country like here? Errrr yeah! :P
I miss four seasons though :cry:

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Postby banana » Thu, 15 Sep 2005 1:45 am

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