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    Default I am PEOPLE PERSON.

    Is is common to say I am a people person when introducing myself?

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    Default Re: I am PEOPLE PERSON.

    No. You don't normally describe your personality when introducing yourself.

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    Default Re: I am PEOPLE PERSON.

    Quote Originally Posted by ZOEYW View Post
    Is is common to say I am a people person when introducing myself?

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    It would work in speed dating.

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    Default Re: I am PEOPLE PERSON.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    It would work in speed dating.
    I wouldn't expect to find you at a speed dating event if you weren't a people person!
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: I am PEOPLE PERSON.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I wouldn't expect to find you at a speed dating event if you weren't a people person!
    And I never have been. But I can imagine it!

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    Default Re: I am PEOPLE PERSON.

    I think "people person" has passed into the realm of "trite."

    What is it you want to mean when you say it?

    I really like meeting new people.
    I'm an extrovert and get my energy from being around people.
    I think I'm a good listener and people feel comfortable sharing things with me.
    Etc.

    (And I agree you don't just say "Hi, I'm Barb. I'm a Gemini, I'm from New York, and I'm a people person!")
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: I am PEOPLE PERSON.

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I think "people person" has passed into the realm of "trite."

    What is it you want to mean when you say it?

    I really like meeting new people.
    I'm an extrovert and get my energy from being around people.
    I think I'm a good listener and people feel comfortable sharing things with me.
    Etc.

    (And I agree you don't just say "Hi, I'm Barb. I'm a Gemini, I'm from New York, and I'm a people person!")
    Do you like long walks on the beach?

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    Default Re: I am PEOPLE PERSON.

    Actually yes. I love the ocean. But not piņa coladas.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: I am PEOPLE PERSON.

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    But not piņa coladas.
    Yours and ours are similar, I think. However, ours is served to the newly-weds. It is of Happy Yemen origin.

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    Default Re: I am PEOPLE PERSON.

    http://m.metrolyrics.com/escape-the-pina-colada-song-lyrics-rupert-holmes.html
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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