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11. Posted by areinstein (Travel Guru 2788 posts) 11y

Quoting isadora

Metropolitan US - loves talking
Rural America - loves staring into space thinking about talking

I'm a talker but live rurally - conversing is like pulling teeth. (Yes, I've thought about the fact they just might not want to talk to me.)

I bursted out laughing when I read your post Gretchen...although I dont live in a rural area, I do go to Northen Florida often enough, my father in law lives near Tampa. The staring into space is so true...I just used get frustrated, even more when I moved down here from New York, you can just imagine! Now, when we go vist, I just laugh and say...now we are entering into another planet.

12. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 11y

Quoting Raven

that would be terrible !!! do they not like talking or are they too suspicious of people to talk

I used to think it was their suspicion that outsiders wouldn't understand them. Then I noticed it in my own family...the further out they are...the more 'disconnected' they seem....oddest thing..

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