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22nd May '16 9:00:01 PM Acebrock
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If you prefer meaningful conversation over small talk, BigTalk is the card game for you. Itís time to end small talk, make real connection and have fun. Check it out on Indiegogo.
21st May '16 11:55:29 PM HighfalutinCapon
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If you prefer meaningful conversation over small talk, BigTalk is the card game for you. Itís time to end small talk, make real connection and have fun. Check it out on Indiegogo.
19th May '16 7:32:16 AM Discar
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->--'''{{T|heSpock}}uvok''', ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''

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->--'''{{T|heSpock}}uvok''', -->--'''Tuvok''', ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''



-->''His voice faded to a gurgle as the dragon leaned on his chest hard enough to spring a couple of his ribs. "Banter," said Nicol Bolas, "gets on my nerves."''

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-->''His -->His voice faded to a gurgle as the dragon leaned on his chest hard enough to spring a couple of his ribs. "Banter," said Nicol Bolas, "gets on my nerves."''"



-->'''Counsellor''': Ah, Mr Anchovy! Do sit down.
-->'''Mr Anchovy''': Thank you. Take the weight off the feet, eh? Lovely weather for the time of year I must say!
-->'''Counsellor''': Enough of this gay banter.

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-->'''Counsellor''': Ah, Mr Anchovy! Do sit down. \n-->'''Mr \\
'''Mr
Anchovy''': Thank you. Take the weight off the feet, eh? Lovely weather for the time of year I must say!
-->'''Counsellor''':
say! \\
'''Counsellor''':
Enough of this gay banter.



* Detective Murdoch from ''Series/MurdochMysteries'' is a Downplayed example, as he doesn't especially despise it, but he prefers useful conversation or talking about science.
-->'''Brackenreid:''' So Murdoch, how's married life treating you? All well at the hotel?
-->'''Murdoch:''' I'm happy to report that it's an excellent arrangement. No one pays you any particular mind.
-->'''Brackenreid:''' What do you mean?
-->'''Murdoch:''' Well, sir, at my boarding house, the other residents... I was constantly being pulled into conversations of limited merit.
-->'''Brackenreid:''' I can only imagine the difficulty.
-->'''Murdoch:''' [[SarcasmBlind Thank you]].

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* Detective Murdoch from ''Series/MurdochMysteries'' is a Downplayed downplayed example, as he doesn't especially despise it, but he prefers useful conversation or talking about science.
-->'''Brackenreid:''' So Murdoch, how's married life treating you? All well at the hotel?
-->'''Murdoch:'''
hotel?\\
'''Murdoch:'''
I'm happy to report that it's an excellent arrangement. No one pays you any particular mind.
-->'''Brackenreid:'''
mind.\\
'''Brackenreid:'''
What do you mean?
-->'''Murdoch:'''
mean?\\
'''Murdoch:'''
Well, sir, at my boarding house, the other residents... I was constantly being pulled into conversations of limited merit.
-->'''Brackenreid:'''
merit.\\
'''Brackenreid:'''
I can only imagine the difficulty.
-->'''Murdoch:'''
difficulty.\\
'''Murdoch:'''
[[SarcasmBlind Thank you]].



-->'''Veronica:''' How are you?
-->'''Ted:''' I'm fine. Why?
-->'''Veronica:''' I was just seeing what small talk might look like.
-->'''Ted:''' Oh, well, usually, you...
-->'''Veronica:''' Please stop. I feel like I just pissed away my day.

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-->'''Veronica:''' How are you?
-->'''Ted:'''
you?\\
'''Ted:'''
I'm fine. Why?
-->'''Veronica:'''
Why?\\
'''Veronica:'''
I was just seeing what small talk might look like.
-->'''Ted:'''
like.\\
'''Ted:'''
Oh, well, usually, you...
-->'''Veronica:'''
you...\\
'''Veronica:'''
Please stop. I feel like I just pissed away my day.



-->I don't want to talk small talk
-->Now that I'm alone with you
-->I don't want to talk small talk
-->We've got bigger things to do
-->Let's not talk of the weather
-->Or the fashions for the fall
-->Why don't you stop all this small talk?
-->I've got something better for your lips to do
-->And that takes no talk at all

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-->I don't want to talk small talk
-->Now
talk\\
Now
that I'm alone with you
-->I
you\\
I
don't want to talk small talk
-->We've
talk\\\
We've
got bigger things to do
-->Let's
do\\
Let's
not talk of the weather
-->Or
weather\\
Or
the fashions for the fall
-->Why
fall\\
Why
don't you stop all this small talk?
-->I've
talk?\\
I've
got something better for your lips to do
-->And
do\\
And
that takes no talk at all



* Sten from ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins''. It's almost expected, considering he's a ProudWarriorRaceGuy.
-->'''Alistair''': You know, you can try to talk more.
-->'''Sten''': You mean I should remark upon the weather before I cut someone's head off?
-->'''Alistair''': Uhh... never mind.

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* Sten from ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins''. ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'':
** Sten.
It's almost expected, considering he's a ProudWarriorRaceGuy.
-->'''Alistair''': --->'''Alistair''': You know, you can try to talk more.
-->'''Sten''':
more.\\
'''Sten''':
You mean I should remark upon the weather before I cut someone's head off?
-->'''Alistair''':
off?\\
'''Alistair''':
Uhh... never mind.



-->'''Grey Warden''': Tell me about the Qunari.
-->'''Sten''': No.
-->'''Grey Warden''': I...didn't expect that.

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-->'''Grey --->'''Grey Warden''': Tell me about the Qunari.
-->'''Sten''': No.
-->'''Grey
Qunari. \\
'''Sten''': No. \\
'''Grey
Warden''': I...didn't expect that.Well that's not what I expected to hear.



-->'''Luis:''' So?
-->'''Timur:''' So fucking what?
-->'''Luis:''' So, what's up with you, bro?
-->'''Timur:''' Fuck off.
* Mare from ''VideoGame/RPGShooterStarwish''. Mare initially appears to be TheVoiceless, answering all your attempts to strike up a conversation with an ellipsis. When finally starting to talk, Mare [[TheQuietOne still doesn't say much]], because "You never said anything important."\\
\\
And yes, those occasions when Mare ''is'' willing to talk, is when you bring up ''important'' stuff, like 'the continued survival of Life, the Universe and Everything', more or less.

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-->'''Luis:''' So?
-->'''Timur:'''
So?\\
'''Timur:'''
So fucking what?
-->'''Luis:'''
what?\\
'''Luis:'''
So, what's up with you, bro?
-->'''Timur:'''
bro?\\
'''Timur:'''
Fuck off.
* Mare from ''VideoGame/RPGShooterStarwish''. Mare initially appears to be TheVoiceless, answering all your attempts to strike up a conversation with an ellipsis. When finally starting to talk, Mare [[TheQuietOne still doesn't say much]], because "You never said anything important."\\
\\
" And yes, those occasions when Mare ''is'' willing to talk, is when you bring up ''important'' stuff, like 'the continued survival of Life, the Universe and Everything', more or less.



-->Quistis: Talk to me. Tell me what's on your mind.
-->Squall: Whatever.
-->Quistis: (mocking) Whatever. *laughs*
-->Squall: *facepalm*

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-->Quistis: -->'''Quistis:''' Talk to me. Tell me what's on your mind.
-->Squall: Whatever.
-->Quistis: (mocking)
mind.\\
'''Squall:''' Whatever.\\
'''Quistis:''' ''[mocking]''
Whatever. *laughs*
-->Squall: *facepalm*
''[laughs]''\\
'''Squall:''' ''[facepalm]''



* Used in ''Webcomic/{{Weregeek}}'' [[http://www.weregeek.com/2015/07/08/ during a LARP]].
--> "Cragg hate small talk."

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* Used in ''Webcomic/{{Weregeek}}'' [[http://www.weregeek.com/2015/07/08/ during a LARP]].
-->
LARP]]. "Cragg hate small talk."



---> [[http://themattwalshblog.com/2013/09/11/im-an-introvert-and-i-dont-need-to-come-out-of-my-shell I hate small talk. I hate it with a blinding passion. Small talk exists simply to cannibalize silence (...)]]

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---> -->'''Walsh:''' [[http://themattwalshblog.com/2013/09/11/im-an-introvert-and-i-dont-need-to-come-out-of-my-shell I hate small talk. I hate it with a blinding passion. Small talk exists simply to cannibalize silence (...)]]
13th Apr '16 2:00:34 PM OrangenChan
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* Both Rinkah and Beruka from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' firmly believe in this trope. In Rinkah's case, it's because of [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy a rule of her tribe]], while Beruka is this way due to being an EmotionlessGirl.
13th Dec '15 7:05:10 PM ZeldaQueen64
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* Used in ''Webcomic/{{Weregeeks}}'' [[http://www.weregeek.com/2015/07/08/ during a LARP]].

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* Used in ''Webcomic/{{Weregeeks}}'' ''Webcomic/{{Weregeek}}'' [[http://www.weregeek.com/2015/07/08/ during a LARP]].
13th Dec '15 7:03:35 PM ZeldaQueen64
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* Used in ''Webcomic/WereGeeks'' [[http://www.weregeek.com/2015/07/08/ during a LARP]].

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* Used in ''Webcomic/WereGeeks'' ''Webcomic/{{Weregeeks}}'' [[http://www.weregeek.com/2015/07/08/ during a LARP]].
13th Dec '15 7:01:41 PM ZeldaQueen64
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* Used in ''[[WebComic/WereGeeks]] [[http://www.weregeek.com/2015/07/08/ during a LARP]].

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* Used in ''[[WebComic/WereGeeks]] ''Webcomic/WereGeeks'' [[http://www.weregeek.com/2015/07/08/ during a LARP]].
13th Dec '15 6:57:25 PM ZeldaQueen64
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[[folder:WebComic]]
* Used in ''[[WebComic/WereGeeks]] [[http://www.weregeek.com/2015/07/08/ during a LARP]].
--> "Cragg hate small talk."
[[/folder]]
13th Nov '15 1:24:45 AM SamCurt
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* Aya of ''Literature/TanteiTeamKZJikenNote'' hates small talk and couldn't do it either. This is the reason for her FriendlessBackground.
22nd Oct '15 7:35:46 AM R1ck
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TheOtherWiki defines small talk, or phatic communication, as [[SeinfeldianConversation "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 [[SeinfeldianConversation "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.
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