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What can you get to know from someone in five minutes?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:16 PM on Feb. 2, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • I can tell some one's personality within the first few seconds. A firm handshake and someone who looks you dead in the eye is a person who is true, confident and usually trust worthy. I can't stand meeting someone for the first time and they that weak , "I AM TOO GOOD TO SHAKE YOUR HAND PROPERLY" thing. I also don't trust a shifty gaze, Immediately , I don't have much faith in you confidence. I am usually right.

    emilysmom1966

    Answer by emilysmom1966 at 3:06 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • Their name, where they are from, what they do for a living, if they are married, have a family, etc. In other words, a little bit of very basic information.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 1:36 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • I am a very good judge of character. I can be around someone for 5 minutes and be able to tell what kind of person they are. I have been right about everyone of my moms boyfriends and friends as well as my friends boyfriends. What sucks I am very blind when it comes to men for myself.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 1:17 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • I won't lie I analyze the hell out of people. I wouldn't necessarily call it "judging" people because I know that what I think probably isn't true and I don't treat people a certain way just based on what I THINK about them, but I do observe and make analyzations based on what I see. In 5 minutes I can come up with a great story about a person I know nothing about, or I can talk to them and ask them what they're really like, and get to know the truth.
    jessicarae787

    Answer by jessicarae787 at 1:22 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • Probably alot, I like to sit and talk with people really figure them out.
    sandbuster

    Answer by sandbuster at 1:28 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • 5 minutes? Not a whole hell of a lot unless you are absolutely SHALLOW!!!
    MommaClark3

    Answer by MommaClark3 at 1:33 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • you can only tell by watching them, some people come off very predictable in the first 5
    americansugar80

    Answer by americansugar80 at 1:54 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • I can usually tell if they are a confident person or not. But a lot depends on circumstances. Unless they are just terrible, vulgar, etc., I usually reserve my opinion & try to get to know them better.
    derosia_mama

    Answer by derosia_mama at 1:57 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • I can tell if they are phony in just a few minutes. Intuition kicks in.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 2:09 PM on Feb. 2, 2011