Rules for Conversation:
1. Look at the eyes of the speaker.
2. Take turns talking; no monologues.
3. Think before you answer. don't just say, "I don't know." Say, "I don't understand."
4. Speak when spoken to.
5. Ask questions about the other person. Find out his interests.
6. Give feedback to the other person by looking at him, saying "Uh-huh."
7. Do not change the subject.
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