Are Disney fans too nice?

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Are Disney fans too nice?

Ok, Even though i will deny it, it have a problem, IM TOO NICE. I always pull over to help people stuck in the snow, I ask co-workers how their doing if they look sad, and if I hear a friend being unfairly treated ill stick up for them.

It's a long story but reciently this has gotten me into trouble at work, I was called nosey and had a meeting in the office after asking a co worker how they were doing.

I have noticed that other adult Disney fans tend to be really nice people too, so have any of you had a problem like this?

Or is it just me...

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marzyar wrote:

I have noticed that other adult Disney fans tend to be really nice people too, so have any of you had a problem like this?

Or is it just me...

Its just you.

I'm quite the ass, actually... laugh

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I like to reserve my nice guy persona for online. In real life I prefer to be a cold jerk.

I suspect that on average Disney fans are nicer than the norm, however I can say that a lot of time in the parks it can have the bad habit of bringing out the worst in me. People stopping to gawk in thoroughfares and little kids acting like ... little kids ... have a tendency to get me in a very judgmental mood.

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I'm sorry you got "called out" for being a nice guy at the office! That's crazy! I'm willing to sign a petition to let people know you're harmless.

I can only speak from personal experience, but I've found Disney fans to be generally pretty nice; especially people i've met on Disney message boards.

But you CAN have your stinkers. Clearly MouseTraveler and cdub are case in point, and I've been in the parks with some very unhappy people before...

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bali wrote:

But you CAN have your stinkers. Clearly MouseTraveler and cdub are case in point, and I've been in the parks with some very unhappy people before...

My reputation precedes me! yuck

I don't really think that Disney people are "too nice", but a lot of them are OCD. They are so involved and enamored by the Mouse and they think that everyone else should be the same and the world isn't like that.

They don't bother me because I'm about 2/3 of the way down the OCD path so I can tolerate them!

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MouseTraveler wrote:

I don't really think that Disney people are "too nice", but a lot of them are OCD. They are so involved and enamored by the Mouse and they think that everyone else should be the same and the world isn't like that.

They don't bother me because I'm about 2/3 of the way down the OCD path so I can tolerate them!



You know, I've wondered about the OCD. People tend to get OCD about their vacation destination a lot--I think it just goes to show that we all work too darn much. We need vacations so badly that we end up going berserk over them sarcastic

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I would say that on average however that Disney fans tend to be more outgoing which is often perceived as "nice."

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I have been told on more than one occasion that I'm too nice. I just prefer to get along with people than be antagonistic, but I guess that is perceived as a weakness in certain arenas.

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Well I'm going to a therapist for it now, soon ill be a mean ass SOB bent on world domination and the destruction of my fellow man in no time.

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dsoup wrote:
I would say that on average however that Disney fans tend to be more outgoing which is often perceived as "nice."


Or "American," depending on where you are.

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Well I'm going to a therapist for it now, soon ill be a mean ass SOB bent on world domination and the destruction of my fellow man in no time.


FANTASTIC!

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marzyar wrote:
Well I'm going to a therapist for it now, soon ill be a mean ass SOB bent on world domination and the destruction of my fellow man in no time.

Yeah, you really need to get that disorder straightened out. Can't have people going around being nice. So did you actually get in some kind of formal trouble over this or did someone just say you were "nosy"?

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had to talk to the Boss (Company Owner) and promise to keep to my own business, teach me to ask how are you, are you ok?

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marzyar wrote:
had to talk to the Boss (Company Owner) and promise to keep to my own business, teach me to ask how are you, are you ok?


Company "fear patrol" at your service. These days, when someone's nice, it's supposed to make you wary that they're trying to get something from you. Too bad.

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marzyar wrote:
had to talk to the Boss (Company Owner) and promise to keep to my own business, teach me to ask how are you, are you ok?

that's really quite shocking. is indianapolis an unfriendly city in general?

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No, ugh, but they do film a lot of crime documentary's here. This was a case of a fairly new employee (About 5 months) and learning they are there to collect a check, not have friends. (Their words) When my co-workers went out to lunch today we couldn't think of anyone that person talks to except a relative that works there.

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marzyar wrote:
No, ugh, but they do film a lot of crime documentary's here. This was a case of a fairly new employee (About 5 months) and learning they are there to collect a check, not have friends. (Their words) When my co-workers went out to lunch today we couldn't think of anyone that person talks to except a relative that works there.

Odd that your boss would be willing to "escalate" it in that case. In Texas I'd imagine most bosses would look at the other employee when she complained about you being "nosy." Or did she ... embellish the story?

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I work at a company that is a Family business. The owner, 3 office personnel and some outside personnel all all closely related.

I am NOT family, but guess who is...

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marzyar wrote:
I work at a company that is a Family business. The owner, 3 office personnel and some outside personnel all all closely related.

I am NOT family, but guess who is...

Ah...well that explains it all. I wouldn't let a case of nepotism affect your level of niceness. It will certainly be appreciated in most contexts.

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I learned a new word today. Ill have to add the to the vocab box. And in guessing you meant wouldn't. Anyway, I will continue to grind at my daily grind, plenty of other people to talk to.

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marzyar wrote:
I learned a new word today. Ill have to add the to the vocab box. And in guessing you meant wouldn't. Anyway, I will continue to grind at my daily grind, plenty of other people to talk to.

I could see why you thought I was suggesting to persevere, but in fact I'm a huge fatalist and was suggesting you just give up. That's my solution to everything.

J/K of course, I've corrected my typo! silly

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Hi,

I've been told that I'm too nice. It serves me well in most contexts but not in a personal life, where I've been perceived as too eager and excitable. While a remedy would be "playing hard to get", that's not necessary if you can play "hard to want" better than most.

Jim

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LeCellierBuff1963 wrote:
Hi,

I've been told that I'm too nice. It serves me well in most contexts but not in a personal life, where I've been perceived as too eager and excitable. While a remedy would be "playing hard to get", that's not necessary if you can play "hard to want" better than most.

Jim



laugh I've certainly felt that way before!

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teacherdrama wrote:
I have been told on more than one occasion that I'm too nice. I just prefer to get along with people than be antagonistic, but I guess that is perceived as a weakness in certain arenas.

Is your town a "friendly" one?

Also this may be obvious, but are you a drama teacher? silly

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teacherdrama wrote:
I have been told on more than one occasion that I'm too nice. I just prefer to get along with people than be antagonistic, but I guess that is perceived as a weakness in certain arenas.

He really is too nice, but so am I.

Well in NJ and NY I am too nice, but in Ohio I am as nice as most people...I miss the Midwest

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caitiesus wrote:
teacherdrama wrote:
I have been told on more than one occasion that I'm too nice. I just prefer to get along with people than be antagonistic, but I guess that is perceived as a weakness in certain arenas.

He really is too nice, but so am I.

Well in NJ and NY I am too nice, but in Ohio I am as nice as most people...I miss the Midwest



laugh There is definitely a "niceness" differential between the NY metro area and the rest of the country. (I can say that, because I live here!)

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I think the belief is that in a city the size of NYC there's just not time to be nice to anyone!