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7 Name: Secret Admirer : 2006-05-29 14:19 ID:9dfwAMpf

Don't just react, add a little something extra. Examples:

Bad:
I got a bad grade in xyz.
Did you get a good grade before?
(Close-ended question)

Bad:
I got a bad grade in xyz.
I passed that class.
(Sound competitive)

Bad:
I got a bad grade in xyz.
What are your parents going to say?
(She's forced to re-enact an unpleasant experience, she thinks that YOU don't have anything to say)

Good:
I got a bad grade in xyz-class
Yeah, I'd rather do xyz-hobby, but this class is really important for my GPA.
(Affirms her feelings and introduces a new element)