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Actually, I have got one coworker, and one other friend: They are both very eager to boost their exellent memory. When I am at some social event, chatting with someone else, maybe telling a story or a joke - there is no difference - and one of them happens to be within hearing distance, they come up, interrupting, "You have told that before!" If it was a joke, they tell the puchline to that other listener, before half of the joke is told, or if I am telling about a personal experience, they break in and tell "Oh yeah, that is when you ended up so-and-so. Hah ha!"

That really annoys me! So I have made it a habit that whenever xxx is present, I start my story by saying, making sure that xxx hears it "I know xxx has heard this before, but I don't think I have told it to you ...".

Yet, they may be eager to correct tiny little details, or add details that I left out. Such as a few months ago when I let fall a remark about a pizza place, "I haven't been there for a couple of years". To which yyy commented "You have! You were there for your birthday party ... No, you are right, that is two years and two months ago, so you could call it a couple of years - but that time, you remarked to the waitress that they had remodeled since the last time you had been there".

Jeez! How many of you walk around remembembering for 2+ years the small remarks all your friends make to the waiter/waitress at a pizza place (or wherever)? Sometimes, it could be seen as a concern fo my wellbeing, like when this same fellow aired his worries over how many times I had been eating meat dishes at the office canteen the last month - he thought the number to be too high. I couldn't protest: I do not keep any log of when I eat vegetarian, fish or meat lunches, but must rely on his memory (but I know that I eat far less meat than the average Norwegain!).

I guess friends like these are what makes me want to exclaim: Can't you just shut up and let him tell the story, or joke - even if you have heard it from someone else a few days earlier? I guess that the one you heard it from first time had also gotten it from someone else. The "plagiarism" we see here may be the first hearing/reading for a lot of people, just like it was for you a few days ago. Why should you spoil the fun?

To me, these "That joke has already been told!" is at the same level as reminding me of my small remarks to the waitress 2+ years ago, or remembering for a month what I put on my plate for lunch. It is annoying.
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