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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24050 on: Fri, 09 March 2018, 09:37:02 »
Swedish people no longer have manners.
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« Reply #24051 on: Fri, 09 March 2018, 09:55:55 »
Swedish people no longer have manners.

Don't move to the US, can't be any better here.
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24052 on: Fri, 09 March 2018, 10:09:10 »
Swedish people no longer have manners.

Don't move to the US, can't be any better here.


As long as the Swedish females remain skinny and attractive, it's probably ok to be a little more rude.

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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24053 on: Sun, 11 March 2018, 19:11:12 »
When an eBay seller turns down all of your offers then you see they sold the item for .14¢ more than you offered  :mad:

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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24054 on: Sun, 11 March 2018, 19:11:46 »
When an eBay seller turns down all of your offers then you see they sold the item for .14¢ more than you offered  :mad:

It's probably on auto.

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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24055 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 10:07:56 »
Boss says, 'Don't go to meeting!'

Everyone in meeting, 'Where are you?'

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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24056 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 10:08:34 »
Boss says, 'Don't go to meeting!'

Everyone in meeting, 'Where are you?'

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I remember they one time had DIY breakfast biscuits,  so I had 4 slice sausage patty , 3 slice of american cheese, 3 slices of white american, tomato, and 2 egg slice. 

It was a nice 5 inch tall biscuit

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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24057 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 10:16:32 »
I sometimes get $1 sandwiches on the McDonalds mobile app, so I once got a Grand Big Mac with extra toppings, extra cheese, and extra beef for $2.30.  :D
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24058 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 10:19:39 »
I sometimes get $1 sandwiches on the McDonalds mobile app, so I once got a Grand Big Mac with extra toppings, extra cheese, and extra beef for $2.30.  :D

Back when the dollar menu burgers used to be the same size as the regular burgers..

Those were the days..

You'd just get 3x $1menu burgers, and it'd have more stuff than the regular.

Can't do it now, cuz they've sized them down

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« Reply #24059 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 10:23:28 »
Ooh I mean a discount. Any sandwich on the menu for $1. I still get double cheeseburgers and McChicken's and put them together, just like in high school.  :))
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24060 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 10:26:50 »
Ooh I mean a discount. Any sandwich on the menu for $1. I still get double cheeseburgers and McChicken's and put them together, just like in high school.  :))

I stopped doing mcchicken , and went with the Fish combo..

Because I felt the burger needed m0ar umami flavor..

To add the chicken though, the nuggets might be a better deal, cuz all the nuggets together is more than the  patty for the price.

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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24061 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 10:43:22 »
Ooh I mean a discount. Any sandwich on the menu for $1. I still get double cheeseburgers and McChicken's and put them together, just like in high school.  :))

I stopped doing mcchicken , and went with the Fish combo..

Because I felt the burger needed m0ar umami flavor..

To add the chicken though, the nuggets might be a better deal, cuz all the nuggets together is more than the  patty for the price.

But then you run the risk of the nuggs falling out of the sandwich.

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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24062 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 10:55:15 »
Ooh I mean a discount. Any sandwich on the menu for $1. I still get double cheeseburgers and McChicken's and put them together, just like in high school.  :))

I stopped doing mcchicken , and went with the Fish combo..

Because I felt the burger needed m0ar umami flavor..

To add the chicken though, the nuggets might be a better deal, cuz all the nuggets together is more than the  patty for the price.

But then you run the risk of the nuggs falling out of the sandwich.


The trick is, to use the sandwich wrapper like banana skin, to keep the lower half together while you eat from above.

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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24063 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 12:32:20 »
Today's bothering me topic is Driving in America!

- Use your indicators, damnit, and not half way through your turn, 100ft is the usual code req. I'm usually on two wheels, so I use your a vehicle's behaviour to help predict the movements around me, I need indicators to do that. Also: when you emerge, when you stop pull over, when you change lanes. If you want me to be faster on my bicycle, give me a heads-up so I can get my speed up, otherwise I'm just waiting for you to do something stupid.
- And on this: hazard lights are not indicators to stop. Indicate, pull over, then turn on your hazard. I can usually only see half of your vehicle, a hazard can easily look like a right or left turn;
- 4-way stops. What is this bull****? Inefficient at best, chaotic and aggressive at worst. I never thought I'd miss mini-roundabouts but I do;
- Your phone. Stop it.
- And eating! I can see in through your side windows - people do the most absurdly inappropriate **** while driving, and I've not seen anyone be more distracted than American drivers. Yesterday a lady was eating a 12-nugget + dips breakfast. You can tell someone is doing weird **** from behind, I curse you if you confirm my suspicions when I come up alongside and you are indeed putting on your makeup or *checking facebook!*;
- All lanes that are not the furthest right are for overtaking. Zero lane discipline here. See also: Rolling Roadblocks. Happens every few miles, on motorcycle I have to wade through each of them;
- Stop jumping lights. SF drivers are the most light-jumpy I've seen, holy moly;
- American cars are stupid big. You don't need your wing mirrors at my head height to take your little brats to sport practice.

Thanks for letting me beat this dead horse a little more.
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24064 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 12:48:01 »
- All lanes that are not the furthest right are for overtaking. Zero lane discipline here. See also: Rolling Roadblocks. Happens every few miles, on motorcycle I have to wade through each of them;

HATE this in the UK.

Use the damn left lane if you're not overtaking.

I'm a bit of a ****, so I'll go from the left lane, all the way to the right lane, and back to the left, whilst cutting them off, hoping they get the message :))

At least it's the law in the UK.

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« Reply #24065 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 13:22:26 »
Amazon closed my account for no reason.
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24066 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 13:26:49 »
- All lanes that are not the furthest right are for overtaking. Zero lane discipline here. See also: Rolling Roadblocks. Happens every few miles, on motorcycle I have to wade through each of them;

HATE this in the UK.

Use the damn left lane if you're not overtaking.

I'm a bit of a ****, so I'll go from the left lane, all the way to the right lane, and back to the left, whilst cutting them off, hoping they get the message :))

At least it's the law in the UK.

Bring on self-driving cars. Also one of the biggest obstacles is getting the robots to understand unpredictable human drivers.

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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24067 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 13:59:15 »
Amazon closed my account for no reason.
That makes for a terrible day....

I've heard of them doing that and am always unsure when I return something if it'll be the last time... :eek:

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« Reply #24068 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 14:01:11 »
Amazon closed my account for no reason.
That makes for a terrible day....

I've heard of them doing that and am always unsure when I return something if it'll be the last time... :eek:

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It would be one thing if I received a warning message and then another message informing me that my account was closed. But Amazon support doesn't even know why it was closed.
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24069 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 14:08:49 »
Amazon closed my account for no reason.
That makes for a terrible day....

I've heard of them doing that and am always unsure when I return something if it'll be the last time... :eek:

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It would be one thing if I received a warning message and then another message informing me that my account was closed. But Amazon support doesn't even know why it was closed.

So, buying 20 tvs and returning them had nothing to do with it.. hahahah just kidding.


Well, if they don't even know why it closed,  that means you can get it re-opened no ?

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« Reply #24070 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 14:21:07 »
Well, if they don't even know why it closed,  that means you can get it re-opened no ?[/size][/color]

I hope so. I used to return stuff a lot more, but in the past year or so I've probably only returned 4-5 things out of hundreds of orders.
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24071 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 04:45:46 »
- All lanes that are not the furthest right are for overtaking. Zero lane discipline here. See also: Rolling Roadblocks. Happens every few miles, on motorcycle I have to wade through each of them;

HATE this in the UK.

Use the damn left lane if you're not overtaking.

I'm a bit of a ****, so I'll go from the left lane, all the way to the right lane, and back to the left, whilst cutting them off, hoping they get the message :))

At least it's the law in the UK.
Do you also do "orbits" on motorways around drivers who aren't in the left lane?
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« Reply #24072 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 04:48:57 »
on topic: i'm sleep deprived. also ready for the usual pub talk with strangers to shift from 'russians are all homophobic' to something something nerve agents
(...)Whereas back then I wrote about the tyranny of the majority, today I'd combine that with the tyranny of the minorities. These days, you have to be careful of both. They both want to control you. The first group, by making you do the same thing over and over again. The second group is indicated by the letters I get from the Vassar girls who want me to put more women's lib in The Martian Chronicles, or from blacks who want more black people in Dandelion Wine.
I say to both bunches, Whether you're a majority or minority, bug off! To hell with anybody who wants to tell me what to write. Their society breaks down into subsections of minorities who then, in effect, burn books by banning them. All this political correctness that's rampant on campuses is b.s.

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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24073 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 12:25:42 »
The two most pervasive thoughts in my daily life for the past few months have been thinking about suicide and wishing for large amounts of wealth. Probably at least a dozen times a day my mind wanders wishing I would just die, and other times wishing for a lot of money for no reason. What the **** is wrong with my brain lately? Thoughts of death have always been a part of my daily, they are just much more often now. But I'd never been obsessed with becoming a wealthy individual before, so I've no clue why my brain decided to latch onto that idea that somehow becoming rich overnight would fix all my problems. Wish these thoughts would freaking stop invading my mind all the time, it's starting to become an actual issue at this point and I dunno how to make it stop :(

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« Reply #24074 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 12:34:52 »
The two most pervasive thoughts in my daily life for the past few months have been thinking about suicide and wishing for large amounts of wealth. Probably at least a dozen times a day my mind wanders wishing I would just die, and other times wishing for a lot of money for no reason. What the **** is wrong with my brain lately? Thoughts of death have always been a part of my daily, they are just much more often now. But I'd never been obsessed with becoming a wealthy individual before, so I've no clue why my brain decided to latch onto that idea that somehow becoming rich overnight would fix all my problems. Wish these thoughts would freaking stop invading my mind all the time, it's starting to become an actual issue at this point and I dunno how to make it stop :(


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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24075 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 12:38:13 »
Being rich would solve all your problems noisy, whether you enjoy learning stuff or need training/qualifications so you can get a job which makes you happy or you just want to see the world you need money.  An excess would enable you to help people around you too so that would be preferable to having just enough.

As for the thoughts of suicide I live half a step behind you - I don't see the point in carrying on living but life is not hard enough to put any effort into not doing so and people like me being here, so I'm not going anywhere.  Distraction seems to be the best remedy but it's only temporary and, well, see above.

I've started buying lottery tickets...
                               
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24077 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 12:56:38 »

I've started buying lottery tickets...

Gambling addiction..

//it begins ?? !!

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« Reply #24078 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 13:08:20 »

Nope, I don't have an addictive personality so no risk of that thankfully.

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« Reply #24079 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 13:18:15 »
Being rich would solve all your problems noisy, whether you enjoy learning stuff or need training/qualifications so you can get a job which makes you happy or you just want to see the world you need money.  An excess would enable you to help people around you too so that would be preferable to having just enough.

As for the thoughts of suicide I live half a step behind you - I don't see the point in carrying on living but life is not hard enough to put any effort into not doing so and people like me being here, so I'm not going anywhere.  Distraction seems to be the best remedy but it's only temporary and, well, see above.

I've started buying lottery tickets...

hmmm maybe you're right, I'm looking at gaining wealth as a cure-all for my current stacked woes, which it would be but also likely to create a load of other problems

there's something more of a core issue at work here just need to do some self-searching to discover a reasonable cause

I'm sure a big part of it has to do with losing my job, because this started happening right around the time they announced that

Logically both money or suicide would solve all my current issues, funny that.

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« Reply #24080 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 13:34:46 »
I've contemplated suicide more times than I can count but never seriously did anything, mostly just because I couldn't bear the thought of my mom seeing me dead. My life has gotten better though and I am in an okay place right now.  ^-^
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« Reply #24081 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 13:52:34 »
I've contemplated suicide more times than I can count but never seriously did anything, mostly just because I couldn't bear the thought of my mom seeing me dead. My life has gotten better though and I am in an okay place right now.  ^-^

TIL,  gekhakrs are really into suicide..

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« Reply #24082 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 14:05:43 »
I've contemplated suicide more times than I can count but never seriously did anything, mostly just because I couldn't bear the thought of my mom seeing me dead. My life has gotten better though and I am in an okay place right now.  ^-^

TIL,  gekhakrs are really into suicide..

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« Reply #24083 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 15:11:27 »
Money is not a cure all, but it is the universal enabler. WHAT it enables is up to the person, it won't cure anything on it's own, more likely it will make it all worse if used improperly. 

When I was depressed, it was because I felt I lacked purpose or direction. Once I found purpose and direction by finally getting a career, I was able to channel that depression into relentless workaholicism (Is that a word?). Now in my down time I feel deserving of it from my productiveness in something I could feel proud of. That was the cure for me.
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24084 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 16:56:55 »
Money is not a cure all, but it is the universal enabler. WHAT it enables is up to the person, it won't cure anything on it's own, more likely it will make it all worse if used improperly. 

When I was depressed, it was because I felt I lacked purpose or direction. Once I found purpose and direction by finally getting a career, I was able to channel that depression into relentless workaholicism (Is that a word?). Now in my down time I feel deserving of it from my productiveness in something I could feel proud of. That was the cure for me.
Lack of purpose and direction is exactly the problem, been looking for years but no luck.

Workaholism certainly should be a word if it isn't and a rewarding job is a great distraction, probably the best as it makes money.  What wondrous job did you get? 
                               
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24085 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 17:06:21 »
Lack of purpose and direction is exactly the problem, been looking for years but no luck.
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24086 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 17:26:13 »
Lack of purpose and direction is exactly the problem, been looking for years but no luck.
move abroad where it's sunny
No thanks - England is too hot already, were I to move abroad it would be to Canada because it's cold and they speak English so I wouldn't be a disrespectful immigrant who can't communicate with the locals.  Preferred option is Iceland but that's expensive and the language isn't easy to learn as hardly anyone speaks it...
                               
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(...)Whereas back then I wrote about the tyranny of the majority, today I'd combine that with the tyranny of the minorities. These days, you have to be careful of both. They both want to control you. The first group, by making you do the same thing over and over again. The second group is indicated by the letters I get from the Vassar girls who want me to put more women's lib in The Martian Chronicles, or from blacks who want more black people in Dandelion Wine.
I say to both bunches, Whether you're a majority or minority, bug off! To hell with anybody who wants to tell me what to write. Their society breaks down into subsections of minorities who then, in effect, burn books by banning them. All this political correctness that's rampant on campuses is b.s.

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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24088 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 17:54:23 »
England is too hot already
:eek:

also, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/26/icelandic-language-battles-threat-of-digital-extinction
Well it's true, apart from a couple of days when there was snow a couple of weeks back I've been walking home at night wearing a t-shirt and a coat that's not done up.  You can always wear more clothes if it gets cold but I can't wear less in summer due to sexist office rules (women can wear whatever, men must wear shirts and trousers) not to mention sunburn.

Exactly - it's a big part of their identity so would be rude to live there and not speak the language, dying or otherwise :(
                               
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24089 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 17:58:14 »
My depression was largely due to other reasons, which I definitely wouldn't include in the lack of direction or purpose category. Also, Iceland mostly speaks English, only rarely would you ever need to know Icelandic.
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24090 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 18:32:25 »
Sorry to hear that, depression doesn't sound fun (said having recently convinced doctors that I'm not depressed)

Doesn't matter if Icelanders do speak English they shouldn't have to and as a matter of principal I wouldn't go there unable to speak at least the useless basics you get taught in other languages at school.
                               
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24091 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 18:36:06 »

Doesn't matter if Icelanders do speak English they shouldn't have to and as a matter of principal I wouldn't go there unable to speak at least the useless basics you get taught in other languages at school.

English will generally replace all other languages given time.. 

The only way any other language will be preserved is if we develop the cybernetics brain enhancements to reduce their learning time cost to nearly 0..

 Otherwise,  it will all just be english, and u know, assembly, java, c++, ~python?


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« Reply #24092 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 20:50:55 »
I've contemplated suicide more times than I can count but never seriously did anything, mostly just because I couldn't bear the thought of my mom seeing me dead. My life has gotten better though and I am in an okay place right now.  ^-^

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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24093 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 20:54:33 »
I've contemplated suicide more times than I can count but never seriously did anything, mostly just because I couldn't bear the thought of my mom seeing me dead. My life has gotten better though and I am in an okay place right now.  ^-^

This is a good thing!

The lower you get, the more higher places there are for you to climb to.

Time for me to continue my life as a sine wave of happiness and depression, then
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24094 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 21:02:47 »
I've contemplated suicide more times than I can count but never seriously did anything, mostly just because I couldn't bear the thought of my mom seeing me dead. My life has gotten better though and I am in an okay place right now.  ^-^

This is a good thing!

The lower you get, the more higher places there are for you to climb to.

Time for me to continue my life as a sine wave of happiness and depression, then

no... it's more like you run up against an asymptote, you desperately want to kill yourself, but you're too much of a coward and you never do it, so it just gets worse and worse..

But lucky for you, all human functions are converging, then eventually, YOU DIE, Hurray !!??..

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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24095 on: Wed, 14 March 2018, 04:40:58 »
Time for me to continue my life as a sine wave of happiness and depression, then
As long as there are ups and downs there is hope you'll get stuck at the top
                               
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« Reply #24096 on: Wed, 14 March 2018, 12:24:57 »
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24097 on: Wed, 14 March 2018, 15:03:48 »
Money is not a cure all, but it is the universal enabler. WHAT it enables is up to the person, it won't cure anything on it's own, more likely it will make it all worse if used improperly. 

When I was depressed, it was because I felt I lacked purpose or direction. Once I found purpose and direction by finally getting a career, I was able to channel that depression into relentless workaholicism (Is that a word?). Now in my down time I feel deserving of it from my productiveness in something I could feel proud of. That was the cure for me.
Lack of purpose and direction is exactly the problem, been looking for years but no luck.

Workaholism certainly should be a word if it isn't and a rewarding job is a great distraction, probably the best as it makes money.  What wondrous job did you get?
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Re: What's Bothering You? (The thread about what is bothering you.)
« Reply #24098 on: Wed, 14 March 2018, 15:12:37 »
I am a developer. I dropped out 2 years into college, then returned 5 years later and finished. I worked numerous dead end jobs during that time.
Nice, and one of the few jobs you can prepare yourself for at home (though getting the piece of paper (which requires money) probably helps)
                               
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« Reply #24099 on: Wed, 14 March 2018, 15:25:24 »
I'm a QA engineer, had a terrible first year of college for reasons not really my fault and was never able to recover. I left school after 3.5 years and have yet to finish. Did IT since I had experience in it and the company I am working in now took a chance on me despite not having that stupid piece of paper and I'm just as good as the other QA engineer in my company (startup, small). It's rather idiotic the companies that have turned me down for not having graduated when I clearly know what I'm doing.
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