Do you enjoy....

United States
January 6, 2008 7:09pm CST
So, do you enjoy saying, "I told you so" or do you like to think it but not say it? Why or why not?
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@sigma77 (5385)
• United States
7 Jan 08
I would rather not use this phrase. While you may be right several times, you will not always be correct. This is just the ego trying to one up everyone so it can maintain its importance. The person who says nothing, is the person who is completely in control of who they are. The person who is thinking or saying "I Told You So" needs to feel secure with the idea that they actually know something. I have used it, but over the years less and less. I don't have to feel smarter than anyone else.
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@JoyfulOne (6242)
• United States
7 Jan 08
I *never* say I told you so! I hate it when somebody says that to me, and I decided long, long time ago that those words would never come out of my mouth. When somebody says I told you so, they always come off as sanctimonious, and I think it says something negative about the person who is uttering those words. I think you know what I mean, it's like verbally rubbing their noses in it. I think it's one thing to think that phrase in the flash of a moment, but it shows character NOT to say it.
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@GardenGerty (101890)
• United States
14 Jan 08
I like to think it, rather than say it, because if I say it to someone, then the next time I am wrong it is their privelege to really rub it in. I keep my words as sweet as possible.
• Singapore
8 Jan 08
Oh yes, I love doing that lol. I mean, I TOLD YOU SO - you just wouldn't listen to me in the first place. :PPP
7 Jan 08
Not as such. When someone being very annoying it sometimes feels nice to go "I told you so" but I haven't for a long time and I'd rather not be seen as childish. I would love to do it sometimes but self control is something I try and pride myself on. I don't think it's wrong for others though, just myself as I'd rather not rub my nose into other peoples faces. ~Joey
• United States
7 Jan 08
I love saying "I told you so" but don't always do it as there are some people (bosses etc.) where it would not be very wise to do so. I have been told that I do get a smug look on my face that says it without words! LOL
@dania_elm (422)
• United States
7 Jan 08
i very ever say i told u so although i usually do tell people so lol what i do all the times i have been right is when i am talking to the person and they say this or that i say didnt some one say that was gonna happen all innocent like and they usually say u r right or they start the conversation with i know u told me but...... i so love being right so often lol
@kdhartford (1152)
• United States
7 Jan 08
I love to say "I told you so." You know why, because I fight very hard on my position and then when they go against me. I love to let them remeber who was right. I especially like it when they have to come to me to fix it.