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    Can one win an arugument,?????

    Think on what Dale Carnegie said in how to win friends and influance people, 

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    Sure. When dealing with an "arguer" (talks a lot - never listens), let him/her have the last word. He/she is driven crazy by someone who will just walk away. You've won!   lol

    ROMOS

    Indeed!
    hector5559

    Im saying nothing,my lips are closed,
    Ducky

    Moderator
    Then you win hector. :)
    FISH-O

    Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!
    ROMOS

    Last word?
    OOPS!
    FISH-O

    You are killing me. :)

    Not with me! Or if you do, I’ll make you feel guilty about it………..

    hector5559

    Spoil sport,

    Depends where one is and who one is arguing with.


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    sunnyB

    One does look one, doesn't one.what what what.
    ROMOS

    One does indeed old chap!
    sunnyB

    A proper Charlie , what what.
    ROMOS

    Are you Dennis in disguise old bean?
    sunnyB

    There's only one Dennis what what. And only one Charlie as well, by the looks of it, what what.
    ROMOS

    I bow to your superior information, I do understand that "THE DENNIS" is Upper Upper.
    Ducky

    Moderator
    Hey over there, would you two please speak English. :)
    ROMOS

    Oh you are awful, but I like you!
    hector5559

    I might be having a Jar with Charles over the W/E at the Bullingdon club,What, What.
    FISH-O

    "What What" is a miniature totem pole, and by the look of that Eagle on top, it doesn't like the hat... Where did he get that hat? Where did he get that hat? ... la la la...
    Ducky

    Moderator
    Oh no, a Canadian who can understand? I must speak a different dialect. :)
    mycatsmom

    LOL. He looks old, and the scary thing is, he's only one month older than me.
    ROMOS

    OK old chum.
    sunnyB

    What what what.
    ROMOS

    Remember Dave, upper upper?

    I'm with Ducky on this one. Letting someone else have the last word brings the argument to a close. Trying to have a discussion with some people always turns into an argument, so bringing it to a close by not engaging with the person anymore is a win in my opinion. 


    It takes two to fight and the smarter one shuts up.  


    Refuse to have a battle of wits with an unarmed person.  

    I can't even win a chook raffle.

    Tommyh

    Hahaha! I bet they don't even know what that is.
    mycatsmom

    does it have something to do with a Chinook Salmon catching contest ?
    Tommyh

    Chook raffles are conducted at sporting clubs & Hotels to raise money for various sporting associations.You buy tickets,They spin the wheel & if your number comes up...you won a frozen chicken.(Chook :- Aussie slang for chicken)
    pythonlover

    Moderator
    Thanks Tommy for your explanation.
    It is an Aussie expression mcm. For example, saying that someone "couldn't win a chook raffle" is equivalent to saying that they could not even win the smallest of events.
    Ducky

    Moderator
    That's funny. :)

    win |win| verb (wins, winning; past and past participle won |w?n, wän| ) [ with obj. ] 1 be successful or victorious in (a contest or conflict): the Mets have won four games in a row | [ no obj. ] : a determination to win | [ with complement ] : the Pirates won 2–1. 2 acquire or secure as a result of a contest, conflict, bet, or other endeavor: there are hundreds of prizes to be won | [ with two objs. ] : the sort of play that won them the World Cup. • gain (a person's attention, support, or love), typically gradually or by effort: you will find it difficult to win back their attention. • (win someone over) gain the support or favor of someone by action or persuasion: her sense of humor had won him over at once. • [ no obj. ] (win out) manage to succeed or achieve something by effort: talent won out over bureaucracy. • archaic manage to reach (a place) by effort: many lived to win the great cave. • obtain (ore) from a mine. noun a successful result in a contest, conflict, bet, or other endeavor; a victory: a win against Norway. PHRASES one can't win informal said when someone feels that no course of action open to them will bring success or please people. win the day be victorious in battle, sport, or argument.


    Winning an argument may not yield the result you seek. I prefir to aqueous to the effect of a choice and offer an opinion of hazards where compelling.The result of a choice is the property of the chooser. Consider that and challenge a choice only when it infringes on you or your prior choices.


     

    mycatsmom

    We can always depend on Robert.
    terryfossil 1

    robert?????????????????????????????????????

    of course, so easy,simple as,in a nutshell,does the sun come up,ridgy didge mate,and to you i will give the answer,,,,,,,,,,,"you dont want to lose an argument , """don't start one"""how simple is that,,,9 answers and 27 comments,,,and i nail it in one,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Always nice talking guys and gals....................................................................................................................................................

    Ducky

    Moderator
    Problem is, arguments start out as discussions. "Arguers" just want to hammer you to death with their opinions.
    hector5559

    It makes you wonder what kind of people thease are,Miss Ducky,??
    robertgrist

    If you choose to see it that way, you can and I would have no objections to your responsible choice.
    Ducky

    Moderator
    No argument from you Robert? :)
    FISH-O

    There are those who argue for the sake of arguing. I unfortunately worked with a woman like that.... very bad experience.

    When meeting someone like that, there is nothing one can do except walk far away and pray to the Universe that the extreme personality owner does not follow. Then one has to ignore every single horrible thing that person says about you to every person they encounter.

    Lesson learned. "Swim away before it begins."
    hector5559

    Wise woards Fishy,

     


    Hector, my mom used to say , " A man convinced against his will, is of the some opinion still "


    She had a saga expression for every occasion.

    My favorite way to deal with argument about to happen is to agree. Right or wrong the one seeking to draw you into a personal commitment to their radical position is seeking a personal  "Go-get-um boy and tear their sphincter out with your teeth." or the ilk. 

    hector5559

    That sounds as good as way as any,that ive heard,Robo,


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