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Social Skills - August 19th 2009, 03:55 PM

I need help talking to people like for example when im with my friends i cant start a good conversation, occasionally i talk about games with them and that conversation ends quickly, but what should i talk about when my friend introduces me to someone? They usually say, Hi "Tom" this is "Jack", "Jack" this is "Tom" and then i just say hello to the other person, what else should i say?
I need more social skills and be a good conversationalist, but I cant seem to think of a good topic to discuss or talk about, any help would be appreciated..
   
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Re: Social Skills - August 19th 2009, 09:10 PM

There are many things in which you could talk about. I'm going to list a few:

-The News
-Music
-Tv shows
-The next gig you're going to
-What are you studying?
-What are your hobbies?
-"Has anyone ever told you, you look like...'insert name here'"

I'm sure once you mention a few of these things, you can get a pretty good conversation going.

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Re: Social Skills - August 19th 2009, 10:25 PM

When I try thinking of a good conversation starter, I look for what's around me. Like if you were introduced to a person who goes to a different college as you or something, I'd ask "You go to *insert college name here*? How does it compare to here?" or something along those lines. Take advantage of your surroundings. Especially if you don't know the person you're talking to, ask questions. Asking questions really gets people talking.


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