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Mark Atwood
fallenpegasus
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As I was leaving my apt this morning to go to work, I got tracted out by a JW. First time it's happened to me, strangely.

My quick impression, they're not very good at it. I could just hear an MTC trainer stepping in with a "No, no, no!" and then breaking down and critiquing his approach (weak) and his follow-thru (non-existant).
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juuro From: juuro Date: September 12th, 2005 05:53 pm (UTC) (Link)
Well, did you?
fallenpegasus From: fallenpegasus Date: September 12th, 2005 06:05 pm (UTC) (Link)
No. I was in a hurry, and I'm not exactly interested in teaching random strangers effective other-mind-hacking pursuasion techniques.
tupelo From: tupelo Date: September 12th, 2005 07:24 pm (UTC) (Link)
fallenpegasus From: fallenpegasus Date: September 12th, 2005 10:04 pm (UTC) (Link)
Snerk.
intrepid_reason From: intrepid_reason Date: September 12th, 2005 07:53 pm (UTC) (Link)
*snicker*
From: neocuriosity Date: September 13th, 2005 01:52 am (UTC) (Link)
I'm sorry, but what the heck is "...tracted out by a JW"?

And what is an MTC trainer?

fallenpegasus From: fallenpegasus Date: September 13th, 2005 01:23 pm (UTC) (Link)
A "JW" is a member of the Jehovah's Witness religion.

The activity of "tracting" is going door-to-door handing out pamphlets.

The "MTC" is the "Missionary Training Center", a which is where Mormon missionaries go to learn their craft, before being sent out to do it.
From: neocuriosity Date: September 14th, 2005 02:20 am (UTC) (Link)
Ahhhh, I see. Did you go to an MTC ever?

You know, I wasn't raised to be religious at all and I think that, by lacking in religious training of any variety, I missed out on some sort of mass cultural experience.
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