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10th Jul '17 9:59:25 AM Piterpicher
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* {{Supertramp}}'s Casual Conversations

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* {{Supertramp}}'s Music/{{Supertramp}}'s Casual Conversations
1st Jul '17 3:42:54 PM nombretomado
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TheOtherWiki defines small talk, or phatic communication, as "Conversation for its own sake", versus conversation to transmit useful information. In many societies it serves as a useful social function, but this guy doesn't enjoy taking part in it.

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TheOtherWiki Wiki/TheOtherWiki defines small talk, or phatic communication, as "Conversation for its own sake", versus conversation to transmit useful information. In many societies it serves as a useful social function, but this guy doesn't enjoy taking part in it.
25th Jun '17 7:52:47 AM gb00393
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* Both Cersei Lannister and Lyanna Mormont in ''Series/GameOfThrones'' get extremely annoyed at folks who don't get to the point.

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* Both Cersei Lannister and Lyanna Mormont in ''Series/GameOfThrones'' get extremely annoyed at folks who don't get to the point. Lyanna quickly shuts down the admittedly poor attempts at small talk and flattery during her meeting with Sansa and Jon. Even her initial greeting ends so abruptly that it catches her guests unaware.
--> '''Lyanna:''' I think we've had enough small talk. Why are you here?
25th Jun '17 7:52:47 AM gb00393
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18th Jun '17 5:51:03 PM eroock
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TheOtherWiki defines small talk, or phatic communication, as "Conversation for its own sake," versus conversation to transmit useful information. In many societies it serves as a useful social function, but this guy doesn't enjoy taking part in it.

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TheOtherWiki defines small talk, or phatic communication, as "Conversation for its own sake," sake", versus conversation to transmit useful information. In many societies it serves as a useful social function, but this guy doesn't enjoy taking part in it.
7th May '17 4:32:23 AM nighttrainfm
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* Kilgrave in ''Series/JessicaJones2015''. He looks like he'd rather pass a kidney stone than try to have a conversation without [[MindRape his powers.]] "It spoils you."

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* Kilgrave in ''Series/JessicaJones2015''. He looks like he'd rather pass a kidney stone than try to have a conversation without [[MindRape his powers.]]
-->'''Kilgrave:''' I've always been bad at small talk. I'm used to just [[CompellingVoice saying things and they happen.
]] "It spoils ''(chuckles)'' Spoils you."\\
'''Lin:''' Well, what a burden.\\
'''Kilgrave:''' You have no idea.
3rd May '17 8:44:47 AM 313Bluestreak
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* [[AntiHero Shadow]] from ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog''. Due to being an aloof and standoffish individual who is always focused on a mission, he isn't a fan of small talk. For example, in ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'', Rouge asks Shadow if he wants to know the object she's holding which is the Scepter of Darkness. Shadow tells her that G.U.N. sent him to rescue her and nothing else. Rouge then comments on how he's always business.
3rd Apr '17 6:53:51 PM eowynjedi
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* Played with in ''Literature/HoratioHornblower''. Hornblower, though shy, is inclined to be chatty to the point he doesn't trust himself to allow himself ''any'' unnecessary conversation with his officers. Instead he maintains a strict reserve and generally confines his remarks to an ambiguous "[[CatchPhrase Ha, h'm]]," which certainly gives him the reputation for hating small talk.
26th Mar '17 3:41:25 PM Sabrewing
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* ''VideoGame/ShiningForce: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon'' added some mild characterization by allowing you to get to know your Force members by speaking to them in headquarters. Zylo the werewolf absolutely ''abhors'' this, though, and every conversation with him is either VisibleSilence or him (re)stating that his favorite color is black.
15th Jan '17 10:19:17 PM dmcreif
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* Kilgrave in ''Series/JessicaJones2015''. He looks like he'd rather pass a kidney stone than try to have a conversation without [[MindRape his powers.]] "It spoils you."
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