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#200811 - 01/23/08 12:07 AM You know you have no life when...
AndyJB2005 Offline
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Registered: 11/14/06
Posts: 1245
Loc: Saint Paul, Minnesota
...you're out with people and they ask "so what do you do for fun?" and you don't know how to reply.

I don't think going on the internet and sitting home alone is a very interesting hobby.

Sigh...:(

But at least the night was fun. I don't know what impression I made, but I was out at least. Isolation stinks. Heard some good poetry and met nice people. Spent too much money on food and drinks, but hey...it was fun. I should start writing again.

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#200819 - 01/23/08 12:59 AM Re: You know you have no life when... [Re: AndyJB2005]
Freedom49 Offline
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Registered: 12/30/07
Posts: 2723
Loc: Washington State
Yes you should and you should share it with other people. In real life although here is nice to if you want to share your stuff. But getting out among people is healthy. I tend to lose ground when I isolate my self. I need the feed back of eye contact, facial expressions, body language if you know what I mean.
Also I need to help me remember to comb my hair, brush my teeth, shower, change clothes which I tend to let slide staying home in front of a monitor/keyboard. But that is just me.

Roger


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#200881 - 01/23/08 11:09 AM Re: You know you have no life when... [Re: Freedom49]
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Registered: 05/02/05
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Andy,

It's great you're breaking the isolation. It's a risk, yes, but what in life that's worth having comes without risks? I positively hated getting out and around again there for awhile, but man, am I ever glad I stuck with it!

Much love,
Larry

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#200929 - 01/23/08 02:37 PM Re: You know you have no life when... [Re: roadrunner]
TJ jeff Offline

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people out in public ask me that question too sometimes - I never know what to say...

it is good for us to get out into the world though - we need to see that there is good in the outside world

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#200934 - 01/23/08 03:18 PM Re: You know you have no life when... [Re: TJ jeff]
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I tell them that I like to get stoned, eat chitos, and watch Star Trek. That pretty much changes the subject pretty fast.


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#200940 - 01/23/08 03:44 PM Re: You know you have no life when... [Re: Hauser]
mike5 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Hauser
I tell them that I like to get stoned, eat chitos, and watch Star Trek. That pretty much changes the subject pretty fast.


I'll bet you'd like xkcd then. He's always coming up with some sort of, umm, unique way to have fun with people... ;-)

M


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#200942 - 01/23/08 03:50 PM Re: You know you have no life when... [Re: mike5]
Freedom49 Offline
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Don't know about getting stoned but cheetos and Star Trek I have done to death.

:-)

R


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#200954 - 01/23/08 05:34 PM Re: You know you have no life when... [Re: Hauser]
AndyJB2005 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Hauser
I tell them that I like to get stoned, eat chitos, and watch Star Trek. That pretty much changes the subject pretty fast.


You make that sound like a bad thing. LOL :-P

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#200960 - 01/23/08 06:30 PM Re: You know you have no life when... [Re: AndyJB2005]
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Registered: 10/28/07
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Loc: North Carolina, USA
I don't have much of a life outside of work. I go fishing sometimes and do woodworking. To be honest nobody has asked me that in a long time.

I spend many a night right here on the computer playing Duke Nukem3D and watching the Sci-Fi channel ... its fun for me :-)

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#201074 - 01/24/08 09:27 AM Re: You know you have no life when... [Re: GateKPR4]
froggy12 Offline
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Registered: 11/12/06
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Loc: Marlboro, MA 01752
I just say I'm a dirty old man, emeritus (arthritis and all that) then the questions stop if they're shocked; but if they aren't, the fun begins.

When they become pushy and won't go away, I simply ask in a loud voice: "You did WHAT with a goat?"


Lunacy helps in difficult situations.

froggy

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