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Poll : how do people perceive you?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by davids355, Jul 25, 2016.

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how do people see you?

  1. The same as you see yourself

  2. Similar to how you see yourself

  3. Totally different to how you see yourself

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  1. davids355

    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I was thinking tonight how I see myself one way - how I look, how I think I come across, what sort of person I am etc, and wondering how others see me and whether the two are similar.

    Because you only ever see yourself from inside your own head, and never from another perspective.

    I have a feeling that the way I see myself and the way others see me are probably very different.

    If you think about this yourself, do you think people's view / opinion of you is similar, or totally different to how you see yourself?
     
  2. Sherbert Hoover

    Sherbert Hoover Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Think outside the box of self-absorption.

    Every person you interact with on a daily basis is going about their own completely separate lives, dealing with the exact same questions that you are. You will never know how others perceive you, and the odds are very strong that they give far less of a shit than you realize.

    I try to be perceived as the creative, witty guy who listens well and loves to help others, but can be abrasive if needed. I believe like I portray that version of myself here on BHW pretty well. Think about who you want to be, and just be it.

    SH
     
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  3. Ste Fishkin

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    That's one approach sherbert.

    I personally couldn't give a flying fuck. I keep my head down, do my thing and just get on with it.
     
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  4. Sherbert Hoover

    Sherbert Hoover Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Sometimes I think you're British me.
     
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  5. Bleght

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    Noone could really answer that question. And if you try to answer it, you'll most likely get a lot of it wrong.
     
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  6. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    No, but it doesn't matter since them and their perceptions of me will not be relevant 122 years from now when everyone currently alive will most likely be dead.
     
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  7. pewep

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    Sometimes I feel like Clark Kent. Today, some random chick started talking to me about mind over matter when I went to a restaurant. Lol! I've noticed some people can sense something, but to be honest I don't really care.
     
  8. Reaver

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    I'm whatever I need to be when the situation calls for it.

    And then when it's over I'm what I think I should have been all along.
     
  9. Conor

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    I know some people see me differently to how I see myself, especially some family members.

    It's nothing bad, but I sometimes feel like they have a very broad idea of who I am as a person. I'm that guy in the family who "knows technology" and can fix your cellphone if you decide to accidentally delete all your contacts one day.
     
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  10. bartosimpsonio

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    People think I don't give a fuck.

    And I really don't.
     
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  11. Ste Fishkin

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    Unless cocaine and hookers are on your list of hobbies, you are not on my level baby.
     
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