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What did you like most in your life? A "sorry" or a "thank you"?

Asked by luigirovatti (2321points) December 8th, 2019

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lucillelucillelucille's avatar

They are both good as you can learn a lot about a person.

ragingloli's avatar

A “By the love of god, please show mercy!”

raum's avatar

I appreciate sincere apologies more. Yet I’d rather have a thank you if that means I don’t have to deal with what precedes an apology.

janbb's avatar

A “sorry” is for something someone did that was hurtful so I’ll take a thank you any day of the week.

JLeslie's avatar

Thank you.

filmfann's avatar

Thank you usually comes from a conscious mistake.
I prefer a thank you.

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

@filmfann Are you sorry about that typo?? :)

ARE_you_kidding_me's avatar

I never cared to hear either.

Patty_Melt's avatar

Lots of people consider sorry a free pass, so thankyou seems more sincere to me.

ucme's avatar

I’m a very giving person & so a thank you means a lot as I must have touched someone in some way.

stanleybmanly's avatar

I understand that the awkward wording of your questions results from the gymnastics involved with translation. But this one is another where I can only guess at the.meaning, particularly with regard to whether thankyou or sorry are received or given. And like? How about “which is more satisfying?” Or “which would you prefer?”

cookieman's avatar

I am terrible at receiving them, but a sincere “thank you” is very nice.

Love_my_doggie's avatar

I vote for “thank you.”

“Sorry” means that the person’s done something unfortunate, perhaps hurt or disappointed me. “Thank you” means that I’ve done something right.

ZEPHYRA's avatar

I don’t care for either. I am not much of a people’s personal. A sorry woul mean I had got involved in some kind of argument/sticky situation and a thank you that I am owed something. I want neither situation.

anniereborn's avatar

A sincere “I am sorry” is important to me.

MrGrimm888's avatar

Thank you. Apologies, can often be insincere.

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