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I was watching the Family Feud this afternoon. The question posed was, "What are the top 4 things that children are afraid of?"

You guessed it. "The Dentist" was number one :)

How does that make you feel to think people hate your profession...for fear of the pain or fear of the pain your fees will cause to their pocketbooks? And how do you plan to react to these attittudes in practice?

Beach
 

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it's a show for the walking dead; of course it's going to perpetuate fear (and put down those that are greater than he in the process)
 

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Doesn't bother me.


AUG2UAG why do you have Paris craig's list? I went to Paris last summer and loved it. If I could have gotten a job there as a bartender or something I would have passed on dentalschool and stayed there. Well not really, but I the thought did eneter my mind.
 

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I doubt those results are actually true. I have a couple of kids, and there are LOTS of things they are more scared of than the dentist. I mean, the dentist may rank relatively high up on the list, but I don't see the profession being at the top.
 

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ItsGavinC said:
I doubt those results are actually true. I have a couple of kids, and there are LOTS of things they are more scared of than the dentist. I mean, the dentist may rank relatively high up on the list, but I don't see the profession being at the top.
does louie anderson still host that crap? or is it al borlin from home improvement?
 
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Why is it so difficult to answer questions? Regardless of The Feud...who hosts it, what day the show was created on, and whether or not you agree with the theory behind the show... the fact is that there are many people who feel this way, and it's always great :) to have some interesting answers, reassurances to such questions.

Geez louise people
 

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"Its better to be feared than loved" that was either Abe Lincoln or Jesus
 

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Family Feud... the new leader in statistical excellence. :rolleyes: Don't they ask adults these questions or something? I always heard kids were most afraid of a parent dying.
 

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My question is:
Why were you watching that show in the first place?
 

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ItsGavinC said:
I doubt those results are actually true. I have a couple of kids, and there are LOTS of things they are more scared of than the dentist. I mean, the dentist may rank relatively high up on the list, but I don't see the profession being at the top.
like seeing daddy gavin and mommy doing the wild thing makin baby three?


thats scary....
 

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Pikeyman. Are you more rude than vertical bite, or does he beat you to it. It would be interesting to see a show between you two.
 

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Pikeyman said:
My question is:
Why were you watching that show in the first place?
I agree, what a total waste of time. :sleep: :sleep: :sleep: :thumbdown:
 

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I just love to watch the last five minutes of the show as they play final family feud (if that's what it was called.) It's funny to hear some silly response from them. Or it is fun to watch how excited they are for over 292 dollars or something. I don't know. It's a stupid show that's fun to watch.

Funny. I'm actually watching a show because it is so stupid.
 

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airvent said:
"Its better to be feared than loved" that was either Abe Lincoln or Jesus
It wasn't Jesus or Lincoln, It was Machiavelli in The Prince.
"Is it better to be loved than feared or the reverse? The answer is that it is desirable to be both, but because it is difficult to join them together, it is much safer for a prince to be feared than loved, if he is to fail in one of the two..."
 

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BeachLuvr said:
I was watching the Family Feud this afternoon. The question posed was, "What are the top 4 things that children are afraid of?"

You guessed it. "The Dentist" was number one :)

How does that make you feel to think people hate your profession...for fear of the pain or fear of the pain your fees will cause to their pocketbooks? And how do you plan to react to these attittudes in practice?

Beach
Just out of curiosity...what was #2,3, and 4?
 

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if you have a "prize chest or bucket" at your office the kids would change their mind in a second - they are like dogs, givem something they like and they'll love you.
btw i like kids - so everyone that doesnt have a sense of humor can save their half witted remarks to themselves.
 

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it's nice that the kids like me, but I rather have parents like me.
 
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TX Hopeful said:
Just out of curiosity...what was #2,3, and 4?
Hey TX,

You know...I really don't remember anymore :) Something about Spring time and Spring Break, it clears your head pretty quick...

Have a great day,

Beachluvr