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arctostaphylos December 18th, 2015 6:59pm

You pass an acquaintance who greets you with "How're you doing?" Is your reply more likely to include an answer or just a repetition of the question?

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biker4life Arizona
12/18/15 7:44 pm

I always say "I'm not dead or in jail, so doing great. How you doing?"

Taylorism California
12/18/15 7:30 pm

Am I the only one who read this as Joey (Friends)? Haha

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
12/18/15 6:03 pm

I'm fine, thanks. How are you?
That's my generic response.

bigW7 USA
12/18/15 12:14 pm

In these exchanges the other person always says they are "good" while I (by habit) say that I'm "well."

I know I'm grammatically correct but it kinda sounds I'm subtly trying to correct them... I swear, it's just habit.

political Georgia
12/18/15 12:02 pm

Better than I deserve, what's going on with you?