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well that was awkward...

I'm in this training class with guys from work and as an icebreaker, we're supposed to say where we grew up, what we liked to do as a kid, and one challenge we faced growing up. The challenge question is cool. One guy said he partied too much, another said he was accident-prone and hurt himself a lot, that sort of thing.

My turn comes up and I'm like, "Well I can talk about it now, but when I was a kid I really a nerd. I got made fun of a lot. I didn't fit in."

I get see these supportive nods back, until these replies, "hey spacefem, I think this is an activity to get to know each other? You're supposed to say something kind of surprising."

"yeah, something we wouldn't just know."

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fansee
Mar. 27th, 2016 11:59 pm (UTC)

Oy vey.

pineapple_sour
Mar. 28th, 2016 12:12 am (UTC)
Ouch.

So you responded, "I used to let thoughtless comments bother me." and dropped the mic on their feet, right?
astrogeek01
Mar. 28th, 2016 02:42 am (UTC)
::thumbsup::
ironphoenix
Mar. 28th, 2016 12:11 pm (UTC)
*snaps fingers*
soundofsunlight
Mar. 28th, 2016 12:14 am (UTC)
LOL, well at least you got an amusing anecdote out of it. :)
equus
Mar. 28th, 2016 01:41 am (UTC)
lol, so awkward
fieryphoenix
Mar. 28th, 2016 06:38 am (UTC)
Someone brought a revolver to a water gun fight.
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