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LSUfoosball
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Member since Nov 2006
4425 posts

Do you let people tell you a story more than once?

I have a hard time letting people go on without mentioning it.


TigerHam85
Hawaii Fan
59-024 Kamehameha Highway
Member since Nov 2009
31416 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
as long as it doesn't change, i have no problems hearing it again


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Tilco Baller
Auburn Fan
[posi] nega barner
Member since Jun 2012
1561 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
no...i politely remind them about the story as if its cool.

although i will actually let it slide the second time...but after that i cut that shite out...ain't nobody got time for that


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fr33manator
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2010
54520 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
Good Stories are like fine wine. They can gain character and take on subtle changes with age. As long as what's pouring out the bottle is enjoyable, why complain?


shawnlsu
LSU Fan
Member since Nov 2011
7534 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
It depends on if its a good story or not and if its my grandma or not. Granny can tell me a story as many times as she wants


chesty
USA Fan
Flap City C.C.
Member since Oct 2012
8897 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
depends on whom is telling the story, someone I like or a grandparent( someone in that category, I'll listen all day.


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TexasTiger05
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2007
28223 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
depends on who is telling the story, how many times I've heard it, how unimportant it is. My mother in law tells me the same 5 stories about my husband every time I see her. I just listen, but it's painful.


hobotiger
LSU Fan
Hoboken, NJ
Member since Nov 2007
3359 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
My dad does it a lot. My mother in law does it constantly but she has dementia and doesn't remember something she said five minutes ago


fr33manator
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2010
54520 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
Can you listen to a good song multiple times and still enjoy it?

Stories were the primary way people communicated things for most of history. The accomplished storyteller always had a place of welcome around the fire. Even if the story had been told a thousand times (and the best ones had, and became part of our cultural identities), the troubadour or the grizzled Captain could tell the story in a way that held the wee ones entranced, filled the young lads with a thirst for glories past, and brought nostalgic smiles to the old men who knew how the tale ended.

Stories are meant to be told over and over.


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Yewkindewit
LSU Fan
Near Birmingham, Alabama
Member since Apr 2012
6966 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
Most of the time I let them tell me again. Every now and then I will say that I remember you telling me that!


MBclass83
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2010
2390 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
Depends on how much time I have. At work, no, I will say you already told me that. Sometimes I do it too, so I don't mind being told.


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ashy larry
LSU Fan
Marcy Projects
Member since Mar 2010
3943 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
quote:

It depends on if its a good story or not and if its my grandma or not. Granny can tell me a story as many times as she wants



I am with you 100%. They used do this all the time. I miss them both


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Pettifogger
Hat Creek Cattle Co.
Member since Feb 2012
19270 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
If it is an old man telling me about Normandy or something, of course.

If it is my girlfriend telling me about her 11th birthday party at someone's lakehouse, absolutely not.


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GonePecan
New Orleans Saints Fan
Southeast of disorder
Member since Feb 2011
5862 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
The worst is when you know if you mention something to them, it will illicit the same story no matter what. I can't mention a guys name to one of my friends without him telling the same story. It is fairly long and no matter how I try to reign him in, he still tells the whole story.


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brewhan davey
USA Fan
Audubon Place
Member since Sep 2010
26162 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
I often let them tell it again, just to see if anything changes or gets exaggerated, so I can call them out on changing the story when they are through.


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TexasTiger05
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2007
28223 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
quote:

My mother in law does it constantly but she has dementia and doesn't remember something she said five minu
I sometimes wonder if my mother in law has the beginnings of dementia. Her short term memory is incredibly impaired, like nothing I've seen before.


LittleSpoon
Notre Dame Fan
goals not standards
Member since May 2010
6351 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
Guilty on both ends. Bad memory


Magicmikeforlsu
LSU Fan
Cenla
Member since Oct 2012
1009 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
I usually listen again. Then I wonder how often I tell the same damn story over and over.


fatboydave
LSU Fan
Fat boy land
Member since Aug 2004
7815 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
Aint got time for dat....unless the person telling it has alzheimers


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BeaverPRO
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2009
15143 posts

re: Do you let people tell you a story more than once?
if they are old, yes

if they are younger, I finish the story for them and then mention that they have told it once before!


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