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How not to give in on provocation and to reduce verbal arrival to absurdity?

People sometimes go for the conflict. Owing to any incident, the inconsistent relations, mocking, irrepressible character - begin to be rude, run, needle …

And in any normal collective periodically banter one above another. Without fun caused by someone`s unusual appearance, behavior or an act not to manage neither at school, nor at work, nor houses …

In certain situations to fuel tension there is no sense, and to here relieve the tension cheerful healthy laughter - the loveliest business. When also you “remain on a horse“, and the forward appears somewhere there, from below...

So how not to give in on provocation, to neutralize verbal blow in the party and to relieve the tension a general friendly laughter?

The Boomerang equipment in verbal sparrings …
- You irritate me … - And as you irritate me … with
- And you cool … - And what you cool …
- You, I look, a finger in a mouth not of luggage... - To you, I look, too do not put...
- As you behave? I cannot be upset! - It is impossible “to be upset“ - fork! (on type: “I fork in the beginning, and then I am upset - on the subject of how I fork …“, “Quartet I“)

the I Am Much Worse Equipment...
- you the sloven! - Well, I am much worse. Moreover, at me also with … problems!
- I look, you wallowed in problems. - Yes that you, all are much worse...
- you have unreliable partners! - And acquaintances at me it is even worse...

“It that …“
- And you remember how you committed a blunder? - It that, here when I... (Further your ridiculous story...)
- Why you made it? - It that, here I remember how Pasha somehow made … (Further the ridiculous story about “Pasha“...)

“Well and that, but …“
- You are a fool. - Well and that, but I will pleasantly shade your mind...
- You constantly make the same mistakes... - Well and that, but I should not strain and think out new...
- You are a goat … - Besides, I also an eagle …
- It is silly... - But as it is florid...

In Ancient Greece Diogenes Sinopsky became famous for the ability to answer with blow blow. About its tricks it is written in many compositions. Before becoming the odd fellow and the philosopher, Diogenes was engaged in stamping of a coin. But soon he was convicted of trimming of money. Later foes remembered to it this “sin of youth“ more than once.
“Well and that, - Diogenes answered them, - In the childhood I not only cut off coins, but also in a bed urinated!“

Ill-wishers somehow reproached Diogenes that he visits lush and indecent places.
“Well and that, - Diogenes objected. - And the sun sometimes looks in a cesspool. But it from it becomes dirtier not“ (from Igor Vagin`s book “How to put the interlocutor into place. Methods of verbal attack“).

Ability easily and, the main thing, ridiculously to tell about the shortcomings disarms enemies. Why you further to cling if you do not cling (and to cling in general there is nothing …).

We will continue...


Verbal attacks it is possible not only to reduce anticipation of verbal arrival to absurdity, but also to anticipate, bypass, in advance pronouncing what is wanted to be told you, to object.

- Here you entered and now will begin: “Clean that, make it …“ by
- Yes, I know that you think: “The what swine took seat here...“ Moreover, I know that you will tell me further...

The “And You Would Like …“ equipment
- What became silent? - And you would like that I raged?
- And you are a trickster … - Well and what, and you would like that I was a gruel?
- You are a miser! - And you would like that I was forced to ask a handout?
- In my opinion, you drink too much! - It would be better if I ate much?
- What you go how obgryzanny? - And you would like that I went as bitten?

The equipment “Is better so, than so...“
- At you the fly is undone! - The unbuttoned fly, than an unbuttoned purse is better.
- you have on the head not a hairdress, but a garbage can! - Better a garbage can on the head, than in the head!
- I do not trust it! - And I can hardly believe too...
- Missile defense you Alexander said that you are a gibbering idiot … - All right … You what, the head he was strongly beaten?
- You also think only of yourself! - Yes of whom to me still to think?
- You are a moron … - Well, I am not a moron, just today mood some playful. And you what such serious?
- the Girl, I somewhere saw you … - Quite perhaps, I there often am …
- You too much by phone stir! - It is good what I have with whom to stir...
- It seems that during operation to you forgot brains to enclose back! - Yes, and since then I have an ideal weight...

Equipment “To include the fool...“
- You are a fool … - I Am treated …
- As you grew fat … - And you noticed too? - under me today the bridge shook …
- You are an upstart! - Yes, I am also proud of it...
- What you are what uncertain? - Near the beautiful woman I am always lost, I redden, I quail …
- You are a drunkard, a bezobraznik! - Yes, happens a bit … - Yes you are a parasite! - Yes is a bit … - Yes not a bit, and it is a lot of … - Yes, differently happens … (Well as to talk to it? Sooner or later all begin to smile …)
- What you are such dull? - Sorry, I am rather stupid today, badly I understand, it seems to me, what you told just some mere verbiage...
- You - that do not include the fool... - Yes I also did not switch off...
- And you ridiculous … - Yes I am aware, already told …

Further on a situation: it is possible further to continue to joke, and it is possible to begin to speak seriously - to throw questions, to be passed on the personality, to make rigid suggestions...

Examples from M. E. Litvak`s book “Psychological aikido“:
- you the fool... - As you quickly thought that I am a fool. To me so many years were possible to hide from all it. At your insight you are waited by the big future! I am simply surprised that still the administration did not appreciate you.

A scene in the bus:
- Long you will be picked still?! - Long.
- Ho so to me can fit a coat the head! - Can. there is no
- Anything ridiculous! - Really, there is nothing ridiculous. (The amicable laughter is distributed. )

In the text examples from Igor Vagin`s books “A hare are also used, become a tiger“, “How to put the interlocutor into place. Methods of verbal attack“.

Success in your relations!