Interpersonal Skills General discussion for interpersonal.stackexchange.com is quite boring... so:

How should our main chat room be named? It is custom to use a clever play of words on the topic of the site.

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    @Zizouz212 make it an answer to make people vote on it.
    – Ghanima
    Jun 27, 2017 at 18:27
  • Haha, I think people would just be fondly annoyed with me and push me out :P
    – Zizouz212
    Jun 27, 2017 at 18:28
  • Possibly but quite (un)likely :-P
    – Ghanima
    Jun 27, 2017 at 18:29

9 Answers 9


The Awkward Silence.

Because we all have no interpersonal skills and don't know what to say to each other.

  • That's a good one.
    – Ghanima
    Jun 27, 2017 at 18:29
  • OMG I absolutely love this!
    – Zizouz212
    Jun 27, 2017 at 18:29
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    But, silence is golden, not awkward!
    – gerrit
    Jun 27, 2017 at 18:35
  • As the one who asked the first question about it, I'd love this name!
    – Z..
    Jun 27, 2017 at 19:21
  • This will be unfortunate when it goes super quiet!
    – Tim
    Jun 27, 2017 at 20:14
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    @Tim s/unfortunate/hilarious :-) Jun 27, 2017 at 20:18
  • wow that's a good suggestion and I will even say the only good one rigth now
    – Gauche
    Jun 28, 2017 at 10:25
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    I wonder what percentage of people answering questions here would describe themselves as socially awkward...
    – enderland
    Jun 28, 2017 at 14:18

The Relation Ship

  • Ahh, clever play of words, here we go.
    – Ghanima
    Jun 28, 2017 at 16:31

Wallflower Garden

Wallflower: a shy or excluded person at a dance or party, especially a girl without a partner.


The Living Room

You are at home here. It's a friendly place where you sip your tea/coffee and discuss the ideas of the day. It's about living.


How about

The Telephone

People use telephones to communicate with other. It's not a physical interaction but it's still communicating with others.


The Friendly Chat.

Because we are communicating with each other in a friendly way.


The Safe Space.

Where you can talk to people without worrying about your interpersonal skills.

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    Nah, it may have a terrible impression, knowing how many people misinterpret the word. I strongly discourage it personally.
    – Z..
    Jun 27, 2017 at 19:21

Freud's Couch

Tell others what you are thinking about.

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    Oh no. We're not psychologists here, are we?
    – Zizouz212
    Jun 27, 2017 at 19:52

Asperger's Syndrome

A developmental disorder characterized by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication.wiki

The diagnosis is everywhere: Facebook’s former head of engineering has stated that Mark Zuckerberg has “a touch of the Asperger’s.” Time suggested that the intensely awkward Bill Gates is autistic; a biographer of Warren Buffett wrote that the Oracle of Omaha, with his prodigious memory and “fascination with numbers,” has “a vaguely autistic aura.” On Celebrity Rehab, Dr. Drew Pinsky deemed Dennis Rodman (selectively hyperfocused, socially obtuse) a candidate for an Asperger’s diagnosis, and the UCLA specialist brought in to make it official “seemed to concur,” Pinsky told viewers. On the Asperger’s community site Wrong Planet, threads like “Real life celebrities who have or probably have Asperger’s” include Jim Carrey, Adolf Hitler, Daryl Hannah, Slash, Billy Joel, J. K. Rowling, and Adam Carolla, who makes the cut because “I’ve heard guests on his podcast remark on his lack of eye contact.” “Kanye Probably Has Asperger’s,” BuzzFeed recently declared.

To summarize, a majority of people could have a touch of the Asperger’s or spectrum of autism due to lack of interpersonal communication skills.

See: Autism Spectrum: Are You On It?

  • This implies to me that we primarily deal with Asperger's or something.
    – JMac
    Oct 18, 2017 at 14:51
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    -10 Eeeh.. NOPE....
    – NVZ
    Oct 18, 2017 at 15:13
  • I think the name "The Awkward Silence" gets the point across better and is less likely to be taken the wrong way, or offend others.
    – JMac
    Oct 18, 2017 at 15:56

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