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How Awkward Are You In These Social Situations?

Do you identify as "a hugger?"

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  1. 1. Do you hug friends hello or goodbye?

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    Only my very good friends or family
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    Only if it's been a while since we've seen each other
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    If they're a hugger, yes, otherwise nah
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    No. I identify as "not a hugger"
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1. Do you hug friends hello or goodbye?
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    Only my very good friends or family
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    Only if it's been a while since we've seen each other
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    If they're a hugger, yes, otherwise nah
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    No. I identify as "not a hugger"
  1. 2. You're meeting your BFF's significant other for the first time. How are you going to greet them?

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    Go in for the hug
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    Initiate a handshake
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    Smile and wave, keep your distance
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    Wait and see what they go for and copy them
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2. You're meeting your BFF's significant other for the first time. How are you going to greet them?
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    Go in for the hug
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    Initiate a handshake
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    Smile and wave, keep your distance
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    Wait and see what they go for and copy them
  1. 3. A dude holding a clipboard approaches you on the street and you're not interested. "Hi, I'm Doug. Do you have a minute for the environment?"

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    Let Doug run through his spiel and then politely decline whatever it is he wants you to do
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    Say "Thanks, I'm not interested" and keep going
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    Ignore him and keep walking
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    "No, Doug. I don't even have 30 seconds for the environment"
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3. A dude holding a clipboard approaches you on the street and you're not interested. "Hi, I'm Doug. Do you have a minute for the environment?"
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    Let Doug run through his spiel and then politely decline whatever it is he wants you to do
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    Say "Thanks, I'm not interested" and keep going
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    Ignore him and keep walking
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    "No, Doug. I don't even have 30 seconds for the environment"
  1. 4. You're in the elevator and your boss's boss walks in. How do you handle it?

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    THIS IS THE MOMENT I'VE BEEN WAITING FOR. TIME TO NETWORK.
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    Say hi and introduce yourself
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    Smile/nod
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    Avoid eye contact and stare ahead
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4. You're in the elevator and your boss's boss walks in. How do you handle it?
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    THIS IS THE MOMENT I'VE BEEN WAITING FOR. TIME TO NETWORK.
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    Say hi and introduce yourself
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    Smile/nod
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    Avoid eye contact and stare ahead
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  1. 5. Choose the thing you're most likely to say after hanging out with a new friend.

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    "Do we hug?"
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    "I'm a hugger!!!!"
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    "'I'm not really a hugger."
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    I wouldn't really say anything that explained why I'm hugging them or not hugging them
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5. Choose the thing you're most likely to say after hanging out with a new friend.
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    "Do we hug?"
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    "I'm a hugger!!!!"
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    "'I'm not really a hugger."
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    I wouldn't really say anything that explained why I'm hugging them or not hugging them
  1. 6. You just had brunch with a group of friends and it's time to leave. How do you say goodbye?

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    I do one long wave to the whole group
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    I hug each person
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    Finger guns / blowing kisses / some other fun thing
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    I've mastered saying goodbye to groups and will explain my secret in the comments
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6. You just had brunch with a group of friends and it's time to leave. How do you say goodbye?
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    I do one long wave to the whole group
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    I hug each person
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    Finger guns / blowing kisses / some other fun thing
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    I've mastered saying goodbye to groups and will explain my secret in the comments
  1. 7. You're at a bar with friends. Someone that you know you've met, but whose name you can't remember, starts talking to you. What is your move?

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    "I'm the worst with names but I know we've met."
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    "I'm sorry, I totally remember meeting you but your name has slipped my mind."
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    Introduce yourself, feign surprise when they say you've met before
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    You never forget a face or a name, so this would never happen to you
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7. You're at a bar with friends. Someone that you know you've met, but whose name you can't remember, starts talking to you. What is your move?
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    "I'm the worst with names but I know we've met."
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    "I'm sorry, I totally remember meeting you but your name has slipped my mind."
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    Introduce yourself, feign surprise when they say you've met before
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    You never forget a face or a name, so this would never happen to you
  1. 8. You're in line for coffee with a co-worker you've never really talked to before. What do you do?

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    "Hey, we've never met. I'm [NAME]."
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    "Mondays, amirite?!" (Or some other chit chat)
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    Smile and nod hello but don't start a conversation
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    Pretend not to notice them
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8. You're in line for coffee with a co-worker you've never really talked to before. What do you do?
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    "Hey, we've never met. I'm [NAME]."
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    "Mondays, amirite?!" (Or some other chit chat)
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    Smile and nod hello but don't start a conversation
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    Pretend not to notice them
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  1. 9. You run into an acquaintance on the way to work in the morning. What do you do?

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    Keep my earbuds in, head down, and keep it moving
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    Smile/wave but make it clear that there will be no further contact
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    Take out my earbuds, greet them, make conversation
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    I'd try to see what they were going to do and follow their lead
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9. You run into an acquaintance on the way to work in the morning. What do you do?
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    Keep my earbuds in, head down, and keep it moving
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    Smile/wave but make it clear that there will be no further contact
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    Take out my earbuds, greet them, make conversation
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    I'd try to see what they were going to do and follow their lead
  1. 10. You're leaving a friend's birthday party. What's your plan?

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    Say goodbye to whoever is in your path on your way out
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    Let only the host and/or guest of honor know you're leaving
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    Vanish without a trace
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    I'm always the last one to leave a party so I don't even understand this question
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10. You're leaving a friend's birthday party. What's your plan?
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    Say goodbye to whoever is in your path on your way out
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    Let only the host and/or guest of honor know you're leaving
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    Vanish without a trace
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    I'm always the last one to leave a party so I don't even understand this question
  1. 11. You're in the lunchroom at work reading and eating, enjoying your alone time. A chatty co-worker sits down next to you and starts peppering you with questions and conversation starters. How do you deal?

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    Show so little interest he eventually gets the hint and moves along
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    Engage enthusiastically and pray for it to end soon
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    Say "I don't mean to be rude, but I'm really into my book and just want to chill alone"
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    I love chatting so this would never apply to me
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11. You're in the lunchroom at work reading and eating, enjoying your alone time. A chatty co-worker sits down next to you and starts peppering you with questions and conversation starters. How do you deal?
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    Show so little interest he eventually gets the hint and moves along
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    Engage enthusiastically and pray for it to end soon
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    Say "I don't mean to be rude, but I'm really into my book and just want to chill alone"
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    I love chatting so this would never apply to me
  1. 12. You're walking down the street and you hear someone behind you call out "Excuse me!"

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    Ignore it and keep walking
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    Look back to see if it's someone in distress or a good Samaritan with your wallet. If it's not, turn back around and proceed on.
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    Go back to see what they want
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12. You're walking down the street and you hear someone behind you call out "Excuse me!"
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    Ignore it and keep walking
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    Look back to see if it's someone in distress or a good Samaritan with your wallet. If it's not, turn back around and proceed on.
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    Go back to see what they want
  1. 13. You're in Target and you need an employee to help you find something. What do you do?

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    Walk up to an employee and stand near them till they notice you
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    Approach an employee and say "Excuse me"
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    Skip the greeting, just walk up to them and start talking
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    I basically never ask for help because IDK how to start the interaction
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13. You're in Target and you need an employee to help you find something. What do you do?
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    Walk up to an employee and stand near them till they notice you
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    Approach an employee and say "Excuse me"
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    Skip the greeting, just walk up to them and start talking
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    I basically never ask for help because IDK how to start the interaction
 
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