ANSWERS: 34
  • I yank their chains. And it's very easy to catch them in a paradox.
  • I try to avoid them whenever possible.
  • you first need to decide if they are wrong, sometimes it might be that you want them to be because your ego is getting in the way. I would not speak to them if they are truely wrong and let them mull over things in their own mind
  • I state my case and honestly, I have been known to egg-on someone who resotrs to insults and name calling... Which is really never a good idea because by the mere act of standing a little too close to a rotton fish... You can start to smell like one if you allow it to remain long enough. Some people will argue just to argue and there really is no benefit to anyone in trying to help or correct them. It is actually a brain condition. It is caused by minor injury to a certain part of the brain that causes it to tick and be contradictory. Most of them who behave this way habitually, don't even realize it is a problem but believe instead that they are simply stubborn or pig headed.
  • I tell them they are ignorant and I tell it as a story later on.
  • I don't handle them. It's not worth the fight or energy. Avoiding them is the best option for me.
  • If you throw a pie in their face,they'll usually see things your way.
  • I ignore them or just forget it. They are too negative for me to worry about. They are determined to feel the way they do, and so I won't change anything. Besides, I might even be the wrong one in the long run LOL!
  • I usually get angry and just end the conversation with "you're an idiot".
  • Apparently, we elect them President....:-P.... . .
  • I just ignore the fact. I know if I am right or wrong or being truthful. So that is all I need. +5 thx
  • You're talkin' about all my Democrat friends, aren't ya? :-) [DG INCOMINGS! ;-)]
  • Be the opposite and try to lead by example.
  • I work with a guy who is never wrong. When I bring something to his attention, I get excuses and get told that it won't happen again. This co-worker will argue with the boss and give feeble excuses to why he is not wrong. A normal, mature person can admit when they are wrong, apologize and endeavor to work on the issue. A spoiled, immature brat will make up reasons, excuses or just get loud and angry instead of doing the right thing.
  • Just ignore them......
  • I sarcastically say "OK. OK. You're right."
  • SMACK THEM until they realize they are wrong. - Really I find that a person that will never admit they are wrong, will never admit it. If they do, it is only when they are threaten (IE divorce), so when they do admit it, it is not a heartfelt "I'm wrong". great question! 4+
  • Very carefully!! Usually manipulation works a treat, so when they have one opinion I can usually wear them down and convince them of the right way! Works better if they actually think they've changed their mind by themselves!!
  • You do your best to explain, then walk away. There's so much you can do. Some people are stubborn to admit or even listen. Not your problem at this point. Smile and walk away and let them learn the hard way or come to realization on their own time. And some people will hear less and less and become more stubborn the harder you try :)
  • Step back, give them space to reconsider and if they don't go find someone more honest to hang around with.
  • I don't waste my time tring to "handle them." I ignore them and then they just simply cease to exist to me .
  • I don't anymore. I spent half of my time trying to show people that they were wrong and getting them to right it but that's a losing battle. Eventually, I came to the conclusion that the only thing I can do is walk away and let them be. They're never going to change
  • The saying you can't argue with an idiot is very true. If the person you are arguing with won't accept your evidence or proof, or consider your points you might as well argue with a dog. Argument is only productive if there is a serious consideration of the other sides points by both people with a chance of one person being persuaded by the exchange.
  • It depends on their stubbornness, if they are too stubborn, it will take weeks of gentle talk, where you have to show a lot of perspectives before they open their eyes towards the things you're trying to tell them.
  • State my case and then walk away .There is not much point in trying to explain anything if it is falling on deaf ears connected to a closed mind.
  • You need to realize that you can't fix or change people. Move on if it's at all possible.
  • I walk away, there's no use wasting my time.
  • It is always good to have a few unregistered guns. You would be surprised at how little I've actually had to use them.
  • I tell them there's only one who is never wrong ...and it's me :D
  • I give them a purple nurple.
  • My wife is like that. The other night the bathroom night light burned out. So what, right? That sort of thing happens all the time. Normally I simply find the four-pack of C-20 [or C-30?] light bulbs and screw it in. Problem solved. But nothing is ever simple when my wife gets involved. She has a funny habit of moving things around at random for no discernable reason at all. So I couldn't find them. And since she regularly forgets where she puts the stuff, there was no real point in waking her up to ask where they were. Instead, I simply turned on the fluorescent energy saver bulb that was in a desktop gooseneck fixture that happened to be in the bathroom. [Don't ask.] I went back to bed, and almost immediately she got up and turned the light off. I mumbled to her that I was only going to have to turn it back on again later that night. She replied that the light was too hot, and she'd rather get another light out of the kitchen. Whatever. I rolled over and went back to sleep. Or tried to. I awoke to the sound of the night light being flipped on and off over and over again. Seems that one had a loose filament, too. I again suggested she just turn on the gooseneck. She ignored me and kept playing with the light. This was at about 2:30 in the morning. Finally, she was satisfied with the light and went away. I fell asleep, so I don't know if she returned to bed or went to watch TV in the living room. A few minutes later, she came back, turned the light off and turned on the gooseneck. I smiled to myself and remarked that she'd finally decided that I was right and she was wrong. She quickly replied that no, she had just decided that the filament bulb was too hot after all. I chuckled to myself and said again, 'so I was right, and you were wrong, right?' Again she replied, no, it was just that she didn't trust that night light bulb. A third time, I said, "So I was right and you were wrong?" She replied, 'You were right." I added, 'and you...?" She simply replied, "No." I laughed about that for several minutes before going back to sleep. That poor woman is simply incapable of admitting that she could ever be wrong about anything. And she can go to some amazing lengths to keep it that way.
  • "No one person can ever change the truth, but the truth, once learned, can and will change the person." Buddha.
  • Just lay back, stick to my guns and don't treat them any different. It works sometimes.
  • Tell them to get away from me.

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