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    Attitude problem

    Do people with a bad attitude think they have an attitude problem?
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    why you picking on me on a friday dave?

    ITS WEEKEND BABY...got so much to look froward to this weekend...machines are working in my workshop so i can make things...fellas are going fishing...this weekend is just gona be tooo short...i need about a 6 month weekend so i can catch up...

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    What is worse the bad attitude or the sickly sweet attitude. I get the urge to throttle the sickly sweet people I meet.
    I must then have an attitude problem.
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    Dave I've noticed that people who have a bad attitude, usually play it off on, "I don't have a bad attitude, I just don't take crap from anyone".

    It's like asking, "Do insane people know they're insane?" I firmly believe, a bad attitude is a bad attitude. There are things that everyone knows, which is common sense and general good manners.

    Like greeting someone, even if you mad at them. I believe no matter how mad you are, it's common decency to greet someone.

    Always say thank you, & mean it. Certain people think things are owed to them. ( I refer to my post on that friend wanting work issue ).

    Respect the elderly. This one goes without saying.

    Now some people think they're above this, hence the bad attitude.

    So in a nutshell, people with bad attitudes generally think they're "standing up for themselves".

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    I am fully aware of my attitude towards others. But that said it boils down to circumstance. If a person reflects a bad attitude towards me I will do the same, a person reflects a good attitude towards me I will do the same.
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    I agree with tec0, respect is earned, and i wont treat somebody with respect if they cant do the same for me!

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    Do insane people know they're insane
    This is a far more complex question than having a bad attitude.

    Ok, things are never clear cut - define "A bad attitude"

    My "Attitude" is very fluid and dependent on my mood. If I'm in a bad mood I will rip heads right off - I can take a lot of abuse when I'm in a good mood. (It is not a simple matter of saying one should do this or one should do that. We react instantaneously without thinking about it.)

    There are character traits that some consider to be bad attitude but others consider it to be Assertive. I think it depends on the person with the attitude and the attitude of the person that is on the receiving side. A door to door salesman gets on my nerves for being overly pushy, yet he thinks it is the way to go, maybe he has learned to do it, or maybe it is his character.

    There are no simple answers - do people that have a Bad Attitude know that they do - some do and some don't. A matter of nature vs nurture.
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    I dont know,this is quite an interesting topic,i usaully intend to give respect first hand and be polite and nice and bla bla bla,but ive noticed 9 out of 10 times ppl take it for granted then speak to me as if they got balls and can talk anyway they want to,as if maybe they thought cuz im being so nice etc im a softy,this makes me very angry as would prob knock the living shit out of at least 8 of them but instead im just being nice...grrrrrr....makes me so upset

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    Quote Originally Posted by tec0 View Post
    If a person reflects a bad attitude towards me I will do the same, a person reflects a good attitude towards me I will do the same.
    So if you meet yourself, which attitude is it gonna be?
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