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Alicorn comments on Wait vs Interrupt Culture - Less Wrong

72 Post author: Benquo 27 November 2013 03:38PM

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Comment author: Alicorn 24 November 2013 07:53:29AM 7 points [-]

How do you go about the handshaking?

Comment author: TheOtherDave 24 November 2013 06:30:30PM 8 points [-]

Nothing fancy. I say something and then wait attentively until the other person either says something in response or wanders off altogether, then wait a similar length of time (well, more typically split the difference) before replying. Lather, rinse, repeat.