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How Do You Greet A Stranger?

:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
If the say how are you doing first what do you say back?
With the classic head nod?
the "sup?"
or "Nothing."
or not say anything at all?
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:iconsaxeh:
saxeh Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Around the world : *mean look with one eyebrow up*
In Canada : I'm sorry to grab your attention , sorry.
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:iconjigokuneko:
JigokuNeko Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013   Digital Artist
If it someone I don't know I will simply look at them. My look is a masterpiece of "go away" vibes. My sister, on the other hand, will come out of the encounter with a new Best Friend 4 Evah.
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:iconworldwar-tori:
WorldWar-Tori Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013   General Artist
I usually say "awesome and you?"
unless I've been drinking then it's "f-ing awesome".
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:thumbsup:
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:icongemdrop:
Gemdrop Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Greet a stranger? What is this crap :stare: :iconfinnishflagplz:
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:iconskyhndx:
skyhndx Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
If someone says"How's it goin?" I'll say "It's been and gone." If someone says, "What's goin on?" I'll say, "Nothing, honest." And if someone asks, "Top or bottom?" I'll answer, "Peripheral."
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
10/10 :clap:
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:iconawesomeizzy:
awesomeizzy Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'll tell them I'm fine (because if I'm not fine, I wouldn't necessarily want to detail the reasons why I'm not to a total stranger) and ask how they are.
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Tell them how you really are, make a friend..... maybe.
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:iconawesomeizzy:
awesomeizzy Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Generally true honesty comes when I feel like I know them better, because then I feel more comfortable sharing stuff.
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:iconomnomnomduck:
OmNomNomDuck Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
how about hello? :P
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:shrug:
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:iconomnomnomduck:
OmNomNomDuck Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
lol
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:iconyrke:
Yrke Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Student
In Sweden, the land of socially inept beings, we never greet strangers. If anyone starts talking to you on the subway, you either assume they're drunk or creepy, and get the hell away from them.

This is why visiting the UK recently was so refreshing.
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:icongemdrop:
Gemdrop Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I always thought it would be different in Sweden :giggle: But I guess the whole dark Scandinavia is like this.
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Peaceful...:3
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:iconyrke:
Yrke Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Student
Sweden?
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes.
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:iconyrke:
Yrke Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Student
Oh, it definitely is. It's a small, quiet country filled with snow and non-violent, progressive people. Quite pleasant, and very, very different from America.
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:iconmonipln:
monipln Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Depends on the person. This has happened to me many times so... If the person looks weird and creepy I'll just look at him bitchy or not look at him at all and walk away. If the person looks normal I'll say "Fine, thanks." and if he looks harmless I'll even add "What about you?" and that's it. :)
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconmingplz: Define a normal person!
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:iconmonipln:
monipln Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I think everyone can distinguish a normal person from a creeper. ;)
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You would be surprised... :fear:
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:iconmonipln:
monipln Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
That's why I normally don't talk to people who greet me all of a sudden out of nowhere. :lol:
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:iconpower-girl-fan:
Power-Girl-Fan Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i never initiate contact, if someone talks to me i'll give one word answers. if it's a guy it'll be ''alright'' and if it's a girl it'll be ''hi''
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Good answer. :B
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:iconendeavor-to-freefall:
Endeavor-To-Freefall Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
Get ready to deck them of course. There are no nice strangers where I live, people striking up conversations usually want to mug you. If they don't want to mug you they're psychos, like those people who talk at bus stops.
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Same where I live, but I am social as hell anyway. :)
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:iconvanhir:
Vanhir Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Stay completely silent whilst making constant eye contact. Then slowly open your mouth and start to scream as you collapse into a heap on the floor.
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:nod: Hell yes, like your avatar.
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:iconvanhir:
Vanhir Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
It's work on many an occasion, let me tell you.
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:iconcrimsonmagpie:
CrimsonMagpie Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
'Good evening, that's a mighty fine top hat you're wearing!'. :iconbritishplz:
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:noes: What if there is no top hat?!
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:iconcrimsonmagpie:
CrimsonMagpie Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Then I do not deign to converse with them. :iconposhplz:
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:iconarkhora-wang:
Arkhora-Wang Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
if they say that i say "im good how about you". but since im in the ghetto everybody stay out my path only the nice ones greet me
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:iconfawkes-winchester:
Fawkes-Winchester Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Woof :3
Followed by a ruff
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconmadnoesplz: Lies!
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:iconfawkes-winchester:
Fawkes-Winchester Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:meow: Nonsense
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:iconnosugarjustanger:
nosugarjustanger Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
"I'm doing good. You?" and just walk away. It depends on what kind of stranger that person is. :o
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Like a fat biker guy with mud on his pants with his stomach sticking out of his shirt?
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:iconnosugarjustanger:
nosugarjustanger Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
If that's the case, I wouldn't talk at all and just walk really fast. That happened many times to me, it's not even funny. :dead:
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ohhhhhh, I guess I'm psychic too. :iconwooooplz:
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:iconnosugarjustanger:
nosugarjustanger Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
How are you a psychic? :o
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconidklolplz:
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:iconnosugarjustanger:
nosugarjustanger Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
Pfftttt.
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:iconmissmarielle:
missmarielle Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
As somebody who has lived in England for their entire life, I have learned that making small talk with strangers is a terrible idea. I just nod and move on. :(
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dark-promises Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I've lived in the UK for the entirety of my life, I've found that I don't ignore strangers. If someone greets me first, I am normally grabbing their hand and answering back warmly, normally it scares them out of more contact.
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:iconmissmarielle:
missmarielle Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
OH GOD
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:iconbenjamin-biddix:
Benjamin-Biddix Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm in America....Southern America. It's probably better for you. :nod:
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:icondariadzyuba:
DariaDzyuba Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'd say

:iconchriscrockerplz: :iconsaysplz: Leave me alone !!
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