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Why do some assume a person is upset if they ask a question about something they wanted to know?

 
itsallabtthem84

Asked by itsallabtthem84 at 8:44 PM on Jul. 11, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (10)
  • I have no idea. I suppose it depends on the question.
    LovingSAHMommy

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 8:45 PM on Jul. 11, 2010

  • i guess because people wonder why you asked US then. I don't assume anything anymore on here!
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:46 PM on Jul. 11, 2010

  • what was the question?
    ItsMe89

    Answer by ItsMe89 at 8:46 PM on Jul. 11, 2010

  • Um idk....What was the question?
    Brandi300

    Answer by Brandi300 at 8:46 PM on Jul. 11, 2010

  • that makes so sense unless you explain further
    Mommy2JoshNJake

    Answer by Mommy2JoshNJake at 8:47 PM on Jul. 11, 2010

  • I saw your question and raised my eyebrows at that response. No where did you mention it bothered you, you were just asking, I got it =)
    gramsmom

    Answer by gramsmom at 8:48 PM on Jul. 11, 2010

  • If often depends on the tone you take with your question. Also, most of the time when we question another person's action it is because we are not happy about it. Perhaps it is because your question sounded like you were offended at someone making an assumption. We are all hidden behind screens here and can only go by what we read... tone and writing style says a lot.
    HistoryMamaX3

    Answer by HistoryMamaX3 at 8:49 PM on Jul. 11, 2010

  • I was not directing this question to you DarkFaery. I have seen this a lot on the questions in here so I wanted to ask. UGH, not everything is about you.
    itsallabtthem84

    Comment by itsallabtthem84 (original poster) at 8:50 PM on Jul. 11, 2010

  • you're right
    you assumed I thought you were mad
    you made this question
    I assumed you were referring to me since this was directly after.

    you know what they say when you assume... ;o)

    hakuna matata!
    DarkFaery131

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 8:53 PM on Jul. 11, 2010

  • I didn't assume you were, just said to not get upset by it. And the "you" was a general you, not YOU specifically since I know you're referring to me.

    In public forums, why do people always assume that "you" means them specifically when there are multiple responses?
    DarkFaery131

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 8:47 PM on Jul. 11, 2010