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Do you have a bad temper

  1. Aug 20, 2014 #1

    wolram

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    Do you have a bad temper or are you all ways meek and mild?
     
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  3. Aug 20, 2014 #2
    Not meek, but I am usually mild. A few things will get under my skin.
     
  4. Aug 20, 2014 #3
    I have a sweet, mild disposition and will kill the first person who says I don't.
     
  5. Aug 20, 2014 #4

    Ryan_m_b

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    Those are quite different things, to be accused of the former is almost enough to make me lose my temper :devil:

    To answer the question I am pretty much always mild. In my experience getting angry to the point that you lose your temper and act aggressively/confrontationally is pretty much never a way to get things done. Sure it temporarily makes you feel good but has it actually solved anything? Generally no. Will it make things worse in future if the problem is ongoing? Probably yes.
     
  6. Aug 20, 2014 #5

    phinds

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    Yeah, me too, except I'm likely to torture them first.
     
  7. Aug 20, 2014 #6

    WannabeNewton

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    You don't.
     
  8. Aug 20, 2014 #7

    ZombieFeynman

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    I am a "type A" personality and sometimes have a temper. Luckily I have never lost my cool while in a professional capacity. I'm definitely high strung.

    Edit: Writing the above and realizing how much of an understatement it is and how much history of high blood pressure and heart disease in my family there is makes me realize I will almost certainly die young of a heart attack.
     
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  9. Aug 20, 2014 #8
    Now, let's see, where did I put my ka-bar?
     
  10. Aug 20, 2014 #9
    I am the personification of Ares and will feed cookies to anyone who says otherwise.
     
  11. Aug 20, 2014 #10
    Well, what kind of cookies are you talking about here?
     
  12. Aug 20, 2014 #11
    I am gentle until ....
     
  13. Aug 20, 2014 #12
    Raisin.
    So... the second person's safe?
     
  14. Aug 20, 2014 #13
    Bleh. You are the personification of Ares.
     
  15. Aug 20, 2014 #14
    Er... well...

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  16. Aug 20, 2014 #15

    StatGuy2000

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    Perhaps you should try to learn to relax and not get so high strung. Just saying. :smile:
     
  17. Aug 20, 2014 #16

    jim hardy

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    Who says the two are mutually exclusive?

    I'm a closet type A.
     
  18. Aug 20, 2014 #17

    phinds

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    That would be like trying to teach a dog not to pee on bushes. Easier said than done.
     
  19. Aug 20, 2014 #18
    No, not usually. But when I hear something about Tesla, I reach for my railgun.
    More Hulk for the people:

    https://d2nh4f9cbhlobh.cloudfront.net/_uploads/images/hulk-make-love.jpeg [Broken]
     
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  20. Aug 20, 2014 #19
    No one is capable of angering me.
     
  21. Aug 20, 2014 #20

    Dr Transport

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    I can go from ground level to orbit in a matter of seconds, stay up there for a day or two then come back down.
     
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