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|02-08-2013 09:31 PM|
|ARSENALFAN||Dont feel bad. Every board I have owned looked like that the first day. Nothing toe worry about man.|
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|02-08-2013 06:16 PM|
Figured I'd go straight to the source and email Tognar
Originally Posted by redlude97
Originally Posted by Tognar
|02-07-2013 06:42 PM|
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|02-07-2013 02:49 PM|
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|02-07-2013 02:32 PM|
Originally Posted by alex12 View Post
|02-07-2013 02:11 PM|
Asking to be called Doctor makes you pretentious and/or douchey.
Using it in an internet debate... well he kinda retracted that so I give him a pass
|02-07-2013 02:06 PM|
WTF base damage
Actually, PhD holders have as much right to the term "doctor" as MDs.
Doctor was originally used to describe people in teaching positions.
The reason you might come across PhD holders being vocal about it is because people don't generally default to calling them Dr unless they know the person's title. These people work hard for the degree, so I can't really knock them for wanting to be addressed as Dr. Although there are ways to be less snooty about it.
MDs don't have to worry about this. They are always addressed as doctor by default. They might be vocal if we all stop calling them "doctor." Who knows?
If I had a PhD, I wouldn't want to be addressed as Dr. Although I would want it in my written titles.
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|02-07-2013 01:53 PM|
Originally Posted by BigmountainVMD View Post
I guess if I'm being totally honest, if ANY customer ever asked/demanded to be addressed as Dr. _____ then I went out of my way to say Mr/Mrs.
Medical Doctors never requested that sort of thing but the profs were always all too eager to mention their PhD. (How do you know if a prof has a PhD? Don't worry, they'll tell you..)
/ex Pharmacy jocky, didn't call the PharmD's docs either but I did use the title on the phone with physicians.
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