Noncommittal responses to argumentative people

the Art of Pretending to Listen
  1. That's quite a statement, friend. I like boldness!
  2. I'm starting to get a picture.
  3. You've already done the thinking. Please handle this for me.
  4. You don't say?!
  5. You've given me a lot to think about. Let me digest this.
  6. You may be on to something.
  7. Let's get some other people involved. Who were you thinking about?
  8. I hear you!
  9. Wow! Who knew?
  10. You seem very committed to this.
  11. Your argument appears quite comprehensive.
  12. These situations can be difficult.
  13. I've heard that from some other sources, as well.