Follow us on...
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Watch us on YouTube
Register
Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1
    Gird your loins Daisy Hill's Avatar
    Join Date
    04.17.08
    Age
    57
    Location
    Goose Poop, Ohio
    Posts
    13,805
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    Panama
    Last Online

    05.19.18 @ 08:14 AM
    Likes
    2,090
    Liked 2,498 Times in 1,557 Posts

    Default obnoxious guy...we all know one..but what do you do?

    I have a new client who is so overbearing and well, obnoxious, that at first I really thought it was a put on..............fist bump, a high five every time you meet him ...one of those back slapper types..........he has not done the exploding fist bump yet, but I can see it coming Good Lord

    goes around being overly friendly and introduces himself and wants to be your bestest friend right away. Talks a mile a minute and doesn't let you get a word in edgewise then flat out asks me "do you like me, do I fit in here" I really thought it was a put on. but it is not

    he also has a nasty habit of asking for everything at a discount, and can he pay later and "now that I'm a regular customer" wants preferential treatment and first choice on everything ...."dibs" on anything it's like he'd "gladly pay me next tuesday for a hamburger today"

    he is like the guy who you barely know who turns to you at a luncheon and points to your plate says "are you going to finish that"

    just overly familiar and intense...it's awkward and he makes me feel off kilter every time he turns up

    ugh

    how do you deal with someone like this

    survivor of the Bowling Green Massacre 9-3-2016 BGSU 10 OSU 77

    She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.

  2. #2
    Atomic Punk
    Join Date
    11.10.10
    Location
    North Wales, United Kingdom
    Posts
    10,179
    Favorite VH Album

    Love 'em all! (esp. F.U.C.K)
    Favorite VH Song

    The Dream Is Over
    Last Online

    04.21.18 @ 05:47 PM
    Likes
    1,574
    Liked 1,242 Times in 852 Posts

    Default

    You know, I may be wrong here, but generally speaking, the men (and it IS predominantly men!) I have encountered who are like that are actually terribly, TERRIBLY insecure, desperate to be liked, and thereby over-compensate as a result...I know this is probably little help on a practical level, but I found that if I viewed such men through pitying, rather than incredulous eyes, it helped to reduce my annoyance!
    I'm FEMALE...Deal with it!

    "Whatever you do, wherever you go, there you are..." Edward Van Halen 1986

    "You spend the first part of your life trying to make your mark, and the second part just trying to cover up your tracks"... Weesfreewheelin, 2012

    "Life's too short to stuff a mushroom"... Shirley Conran, 1975

    "You turn if you want to...The LADY is NOT for turning!"...Margaret
    Thatcher, 1980


  3. #3
    Sinner's Swing! Rokgtar's Avatar
    Join Date
    11.14.99
    Posts
    3,183
    Last Online

    05.21.18 @ 08:35 AM
    Likes
    893
    Liked 1,143 Times in 569 Posts

    Default

    When I come across someone like this, I clam up tight and try my best to stay away from them. If this person is a client/customer, you're probably pretty much stuck with him unless you can pass him off on someone else. My approach would be to totally keep it by the book, follow business protocol to a T, and just give him weird looks and uncomfortable non-responses to his jackassery. No freebies or favors beyond what the business protocol requires. Let him sweat and maybe he will eventually figure out you're not the type to go along with his type of bullshit.

    Not much of an answer or help I know... Your description of him made me wince. Sounds like Michael Scott from The Office!

  4. #4
    Baluchitherium VH122's Avatar
    Join Date
    01.03.05
    Age
    48
    Location
    Motor City
    Posts
    4,124
    Favorite VH Album

    5150
    Favorite VH Song

    Poundcake
    Last Online

    05.20.18 @ 12:14 PM
    Likes
    963
    Liked 361 Times in 269 Posts

    Sounds like a typical Buckeye fan to me...

  5. #5
    Sinner's Swing! Jesus H Christ's Avatar
    Join Date
    05.20.07
    Location
    Boston
    Posts
    3,928
    Favorite VH Album

    Van Halen II
    Favorite VH Song

    Outta Love Again
    Last Online

    05.21.18 @ 06:31 AM
    Likes
    967
    Liked 1,783 Times in 672 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Daisy Hill View Post
    how do you deal with someone like this
    "The less I needed, the better I felt." ~ Charles Bukowski.

  6. #6
    Gird your loins Daisy Hill's Avatar
    Join Date
    04.17.08
    Age
    57
    Location
    Goose Poop, Ohio
    Posts
    13,805
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    Panama
    Last Online

    05.19.18 @ 08:14 AM
    Likes
    2,090
    Liked 2,498 Times in 1,557 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Rokgtar View Post
    Your description of him made me wince. Sounds like Michael Scott from The Office!
    you nailed it!......I kept thinking he reminded me of someone and couldn't put my finger on it..............even his PDA with his "woman" is Michael Scott-ish

    that's the guy EXACTLY...so maybe it is a put on after all?

    survivor of the Bowling Green Massacre 9-3-2016 BGSU 10 OSU 77

    She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.

  7. #7
    Atomic Punk Raldo's Avatar
    Join Date
    01.11.00
    Location
    Cromwell, CT USA
    Posts
    17,608
    Favorite VH Song

    Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love
    Last Online

    05.21.18 @ 01:06 AM
    Likes
    2,139
    Liked 1,722 Times in 1,056 Posts

    Default

    Yeah, we've got a dude like this at work with most of those "qualities". Just annoying to be around.
    Remember the Heroes - 9/11/01

    In 2012, the phoenix has risen!!

    "High speed, low drag."

    "Look at all the people here tonight!!!" - 10/5/07, 5/20/08 Mohegan Sun

    Congratulations to Van Halen as part of the Class of 2007 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

    Cinco de Cabo @ Foxwoods: "A giant party with live music" - S. Hagar

    got tequila?

    http://keepitaliveforever.com

  8. #8
    Wear the fox hat... Filthy 150's Avatar
    Join Date
    10.13.03
    Location
    Right here.
    Posts
    4,121
    Favorite VH Album

    5150
    Favorite VH Song

    Drop Dead Legs
    Last Online

    04.30.18 @ 11:15 AM
    Likes
    31
    Liked 17 Times in 10 Posts


    Premium Member

    Default

    Next time you get the opportunity tell him "remember when you asked me if I liked you? I do like you...a little. If you could turn down your intensity I might like you more."
    "Here's to swimmin' with bow legged women."
    Quint- Boat Captain
    --------------------------------------------------


    "As God as my witness...I thought turkeys could fly"
    Arthur Carlson- Radio Station GM
    --------------------------------------------------


    "I think you're all fucked in the head. We're ten hours from the fucking fun park, and you wanna bail out! Well, I'll tell you something, this is no longer a vacation . . . it's a quest! It's a quest for fun! I'm gonna have fun, and you're gonna have fun! We're all gonna have so much fucking fun we'll need plastic surgery to remove our Goddamn smiles! You'll be whistling Zip-a-dee-doo-da out of your assholes! "
    Clark W. Griswold- Food Additive Designer
    ---------------------------------------------------


    VIVA TEXAS LINKERS WEEKEND!
    Round I = Done!
    Round II = Done!
    Round III = Done!
    Round IV = Done!
    Round V = Done!
    Round VI = Done!
    Round VII = Done!
    Round VIII = Done!

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Blogger calls only children obnoxious, selfish
    By Ilovevh in forum VH Fans Meeting Place (Non-Music)
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01.18.13, 05:44 AM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •