You’re sitting at a café when a stranger approaches you. This person asks what your name is, and, for some reason, you reply. The stranger nods, “I’ve been looking for you.” What happens next?
What happens next is I grab my hand bag and run for the hills. Its just too creepy for me.
This reminds me of and incident which happened recently. I was purchasing some items at a local store. I put my items on the counter, the teller greeted me and then said “you’re from number blah street, blah blah…” he rattled off my address. I felt shock waves, I wanted to run. It seems to be my instinct to flee. I didn’t flee though, I would have looked a bit stupid not paying and running out of the store.
I asked him a few questions and it turned out that he lives down the other end of my street. Still though, I don’t know the information on the residents of my street, let alone those way on the other side…
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I am sure my response would have been the same.
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I would do the same thing or at least want to!
Glad you agree 🙂
It is interesting that they knew where exactly you live.. but then my husband is like that. He just seems to know who lives where on our street. I on the other hand may think the person looks familiar, and yet not know who they are… Diane
Same here about people looking familiar 🙂
I can understand your fear. There are some things we just don’t broadcast to strangers
Same here,I am a very private person, so it does come as quite shock when someone acts as this guy did.
Yeah, if someone were to do that to me, it would creep me out. My wife hates being tagged on Facebook, and so do I. It is almost as though you lose all your privacy
I agree with you Rajiv.
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Yep, I think that would kind of freak me out — unless I recognized them, too! 🙂
That is so 🙂
Frightening when someone you don’t know, knows all your details… almost stalking…
Hello Bulldog 🙂 That is so true, I find it quite unsettling.
Creepy. Either he’s a perceptive person of nosy. I’d be tempted to run but then might tend to say, “I’m sure you have me confused with someone else.” o:O
That would have been a good reply Tess.
I don’t usually think of good replies when on the spot myself. ❤
Same here 🙂
That is rather creepy that he knew exactly where you live. Hasn’t he got a life? Hope he’s not a stalker. 😕 xx
I don’t like the feeling, ad, he does seem to be harmless yet too inquisitive for my liking.
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My reaction exactly! So funny!
That’s a little creepy and stalkery, but I’m one of those people who knows a lot about the people in my neighborhood. I’d still be freaked out if they knew too much about me!
I feel the same Genevieve.
That’s scary and it would give me goose bumps. I would be very alert too for a while. I’m very suspicious. Pawkisses 🙂
I am too, but I think he is just a nosy sort of person 🙂
Oddly enough, I think I’d be curious enough to ask why the stranger was looking for me. If I’m sitting having coffee, I assume I’m not all alone. As long as others were nearby, I’d stick around for at least a bit before dialing for help….
This is why I had a little conversation with him, to find out why he knew so much 🙂
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