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makem August 2nd, 2015 3:07pm

If you are told you "have to" or "must" do something, are you more likely to just do it or to resist it?

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bluerum29 optimistic idealist
08/04/15 5:51 am

My first instinct is always to resistresistant ask why.

Sentinel Ya ie wa noh
08/04/15 5:09 am

That depends on what and by whom is telling me, us what to do.....If it is gov. tooth and nail, community, totally different application.......what is best for the community. .....

EarlyBird Portland
08/03/15 9:01 pm

I really dislike being told what to do! A lot.

08/03/15 8:26 pm

Depends on what it is.

08/03/15 12:40 pm

Lol, I've never responded well to any of those phrases including 'have to' or 'must'.....well, unless it comes from my husband....then I'll do anything for him. :-)

VTagliaf95 The Cleve
08/03/15 12:05 pm

"We don't 'have to' do anything. We have to take in nourishment, expel waste and breathe in enough oxygen to ensure survival. Everything else is optional."

-Sheldon Cooper

08/03/15 8:25 pm

Actually you don't have to do that if you are being murdered or if you are suicidal.

DonWichita Kansas
08/03/15 9:14 am

Doing, unless it violates my rights.

tdkseth Texas
08/03/15 8:01 am

I like pleasing people for some reason so I'd most likely do it.

rons Thanks America
08/03/15 5:51 am

Depends on the tone of voice.

alkie New York
08/02/15 10:33 pm

No one tells me what to do. ✌🏻️

Christian1459 Cookin Trouble
08/02/15 1:09 pm

Depends who it is from that says it, but many times I just DO NOT like conformity, so I'll say, "I'm good".

makem Chinese Xinjiang Camp
08/02/15 1:05 pm

Except for my boss, I generally will take the mentality "I don't have to do anything but die." If told I have to do something. If you ask me I'm generally pretty agreeable. I just can't stand when people tell me I must do something.

Tariq88 Utah
08/02/15 9:56 am

It would vary based on an individual's values, thought process, beliefs or etc. I personally for the most part would just do it if it is the right thing to do.

phen nebraska
08/02/15 9:43 am

Depends on what it is and who is telling me

17millionTwats Leeds, UK
08/02/15 8:51 am

If I'm told i have to do something i put my head down and do it, I'm not some rebellious chav, having said that if that thing goes against my better judgement i would resist

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
08/02/15 11:14 am

I must ask.. I'm not familiar with the words you used...what does chav mean?

17millionTwats Leeds, UK
08/02/15 11:45 am

A chav is sort of like a wannabe gangsta except they are generally white and between 14 and 25 years old

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
08/02/15 12:09 pm

Thank you! I learned new British lingo for the day! 😃

17millionTwats Leeds, UK
08/02/15 12:11 pm

My pleasure, if you want a better definition here you go:

LochnessMonster Milky way
08/02/15 8:47 am

If I'm asked I will do it no problem. If I'm told good luck is all I have to say. Respect and wording gets you a lot further than demands.