Results for - You're so vain, or are you?

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“You should never say anything to a woman that even remotely suggests you think she's pregnant unless you can see an actual baby emerging from her at that moment.” ― Dave Barry, Dave Barry Turns Fifty

It's happened on more than one occasion, you'll be standing in line, someone engages you in a conversation or you overhear one, and you are guilty of what they are talking about. For example, you leave your car running, jump out to use the ATM, and someone comes up from behind complaining about people who leave their cars running because it's bad for the environment. Or you are in line at the express lane (6 items only) someone starts talking about how some people take advantage and have more than 6 items. You look at your cart and you mistakenly, or not, have 7 or 8 items. What do you or have you done?

1. It's happened on more than one occasion, you'll be standing in line, someone engages you in a conversation or you overhear one, and you are guilty of what they are talking about. For example, you leave your car running, jump out to use the ATM, and someone comes up from behind complaining about people who leave their cars running because it's bad for the environment. Or you are in line at the express lane (6 items only) someone starts talking about how some people take advantage and have more than 6 items. You look at your cart and you mistakenly, or not, have 7 or 8 items. What do you or have you done?

Keep quiet
45%
813 votes
Reply, So what!
7%
127 votes
Defend your position
7%
118 votes
Try to persuade the person(s) to your point of view
3%
53 votes
Turn red
5%
91 votes
Start sweating
3%
63 votes
Apologize
13%
229 votes
Offer excuses
3%
48 votes
N/A
28%
506 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
24 votes
Have you ever been on the other side, where you are talking or complaining about something, and it indirectly involves someone who hears you? (Put your foot in your mouth)

2. Have you ever been on the other side, where you are talking or complaining about something, and it indirectly involves someone who hears you? (Put your foot in your mouth)

Yes
50%
902 votes
No
50%
900 votes
If you received immediate feedback, what did you do?

3. If you received immediate feedback, what did you do?

Apologize
28%
507 votes
State that you are ignorant
4%
75 votes
Defend your position
12%
215 votes
Keep quiet
14%
257 votes
Say, Oh well, I am only human
11%
199 votes
N/A
38%
687 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
18 votes
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