Remember the time you met an old high-school friend at the supermarket? How about that evening when a co-worker sat next to you on the bus?


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BuzzFeed's Lara Parker has compiled a unique collection of honest graphs about these situations. Sometimes we just have to participate in a conversation even though all our instincts are screaming otherwise. Of course, running away (or in extreme circumstances even punching a person in his face) often seems compelling but social etiquette demands nodding and smiling. And that's not necessarily a bad thing.

But perhaps if more people saw these graphs they would start less painfully disturbing small talk in the first place.

More info: BuzzFeed (h/t: DesignTAXI)

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Awkward dog 5 months ago

Literally my entire life.

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Micaela Olivera 5 months ago

Then they will text you back, and i will have to text back AGAIN, and so on D:

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Awkward dog 5 months ago

Same, but with my dog of course.

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Awkward dog 5 months ago

I can relate to this very much. I'm never busy because I have no life but I legit hate people so I just say I'm busy.

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Lauren Young 5 months ago

Petting their dog

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Danny Lerman 5 months ago

That's not how a Verne diagram works...

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The Nerdi Yoshi 5 months ago

YES! Elevators are terrifying...

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Marika Stanway 5 months ago

No, non of these. The fact that I'm not a people's person doesn't mean I'm an internet troll.

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David Gallagher 5 months ago

I'm not a fan of myself, either. I can simply tolerate me better.

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KT Trondsen 5 months ago

Hating people as a hobbie is pretty lame

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