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Old 10-13-2008, 05:09 PM
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Ok,
I've started learning about body language. This is what i've learned soooo far.

* Scratching your chin is disbelief.

* Raised eyebrows mean your mad ( Except with Spock)

* Leaning head means boredom

I've got ALOT TO LEARN. Anything you know, please add!
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Old 10-13-2008, 05:16 PM
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Just watch this! A funny body language video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9YTxff3pHU

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Old 10-13-2008, 05:21 PM
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there's something on the history channel right now about body language.

Having asperger's, I'm not a big one for body language, both at reading and gesturing.
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there's something on the history channel right now about body language.

Having asperger's, I'm not a big one for body language, both at reading and gesturing.

MPQ! Where have you been? Haven't seen you here in a while. Family good? Welcome back!
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Some people place fingers or a hand over the lips when someone is speaking, but keep your hands away from your face because hand-on-mouth indicates disinterest in the conversation. Also, keep your hands relaxed at your side or in your lap because otherwise gives an impression of nervousness.

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Ok,
I've started learning about body language. This is what i've learned soooo far.

* Scratching your chin is disbelief.

* Raised eyebrows mean your mad ( Except with Spock)

* Leaning head means boredom

I've got ALOT TO LEARN. Anything you know, please add!
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Some people place fingers or a hand over the lips when someone is speaking, but keep your hands away from your face because hand-on-mouth indicates disinterest in the conversation. Also, keep your hands relaxed at your side or in your lap because otherwise gives an impression of nervousness.
There is no way in the world that i can do that during a conversation. I don't want to offend anyone, but i have to move my hands, gesture, and what-not. I have to move around and i have my own little quirks and ways to say i'm bored, but i don't bother cataloging them and over analyzing them, i just want to live, love, laugh and be happy. If it seems like i'm disinterested in what your saying, try changing the topic for a minute, i might be more receptive to whatever it was later.
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MPQ! Where have you been? Haven't seen you here in a while. Family good? Welcome back!
been taking a break. Letting things settle down.
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If someone is backing away from you during a conversation, they're trying to escape. Let them go!
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If one has picked up their cell phone, and starts dialing while you are trying to say something to them....that's a pretty sure indicator that they're disinterested.

If someone has moved one shoulder back, with their arm slightly out of sight, there is a possibility that the arm is terminating in a closed fist, and thus quite possibly meaning you have offended them, and are therefore an unwitting target for the "pimp hand". (Also, be mindful of facial twitches).
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