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Re: RC: Giving Advice...

>I start out by saying, "May I make a suggestion?" in a
>calm, soft voice. I've noticed that shouting, "You
>freaking MORON!!" doesn't quite work.

>Then, in the same calm, soft voice, make your pitch.
>"Anyway, I've noticed that Fluffy's halter seems to
>have a lot of play in it. Compared to Rover, anyway.
>Could you take a look at it? It looks like it needs to
>come up an inch or two." Then, smile and walk away,
>The idea behind this approach is to make your advice
>as non-threatening as possible.
>There's my 2 pennies worth--for what its worth.

>Jim Beidle

I'd say it's worth a heck of a lot more than 2 cents!  Thank you so much.  I'm going to try to use your suggestion the next time I'm faced with this situation.


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