The correct way to respond

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robinson
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The correct way to respond

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For the sake of discussion, Bob is completely innocent, and unaware of anything related to the following conversation. It involves an accusation by Bill against Bob.

Bill: Bob killed the accountant and stole a million dollars from the company!

Bob: I did not! Are you crazy?



This is the wrong way to respond. It dignifies the blatant lie and also opens the door for Bill to talk some more. This in not the correct approach.

The correct way to respond might be


Bill: Bob killed the accountant and stole a million dollars from the company!

Bob: You are a goddamn liar, and if you try that shit on me I will fucking bury you. Also I will kill your entire family, including your fucking dog. Don't say a fucking word because I know you heard me asshole.


This approach puts Bill on notice that his tomfoolery will not be tolerated, and also that he will die if he persists.
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Re: The correct way to respond

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Re: The correct way to respond

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Wrong topic you Asshole
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Re: The correct way to respond

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robinson wrote: Mon Nov 16, 2020 4:15 pm For the sake of discussion, Bob is completely innocent, and unaware of anything related to the following conversation. It involves an accusation by Bill against Bob.

Bill: Bob killed the accountant and stole a million dollars from the company!

Bob: I did not! Are you crazy?



This is the wrong way to respond. It dignifies the blatant lie and also opens the door for Bill to talk some more. This in not the correct approach.

The correct way to respond might be


Bill: Bob killed the accountant and stole a million dollars from the company!

Bob: You are a goddamn liar, and if you try that shit on me I will fucking bury you. Also I will kill your entire family, including your fucking dog. Don't say a fucking word because I know you heard me asshole.


This approach puts Bill on notice that his tomfoolery will not be tolerated, and also that he will die if he persists.
Better yet:

Bill: Bob killed the accountant and stole a million dollars from the company!

Bob: <BANG>
Shovel sounds.
Body gone.
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Re: The correct way to respond

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Yes, but one learns the hard way not to announce such things publicly
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Re: The correct way to respond

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Robinson: Yes, but one learns the hard way not to announce such things publicly
Bob: <BANG>
Shovel sounds.
etc.
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Re: The correct way to respond

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