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    Quote Originally Posted by xisnotx View Post
    You know, everyone always posts posts similar to this (me included) and they always fail to mention what alternatives they see. What else do you want people to do?
    I don't want ''people'' to do anything-- their lives, their values.

    Personally, though, my alternatives are:

    Secret things.
    Search for loopholes in systems, things of that nature.
    ..I'll leave this for someone else to elaborate on.
    03/23 06:06:58 EcK: lex
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    03/23 06:21:34 Nancynobullets: LEXXX *sacrifices a first born*
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    03/23 06:29:07 Lexicon: I was sleeping!



    04/25 04:20:35 Patches: Don't listen to lex. She wants to birth a litter of kittens. She doesnt get to decide whats creepy

    02/16 23:49:38 ygolo: Lex is afk
    02/16 23:49:45 Cimarron: she's doing drugs with Jack

    03/05 19:27:41 Time: You can't make chat morbid. Lex does it naturally.

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    @Lexicon, the rivers of the mind perhaps.

    @xisnotx, Die depressed, isolated, and with tens of cats?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wheelchairdoug View Post
    Die depressed, isolated, and with tens of cats?
    waiiiiiiiiiiiiit a minute.
    who could ever be depressed living with so many kitties?
    03/23 06:06:58 EcK: lex
    03/23 06:06:59 EcK: lex
    03/23 06:21:34 Nancynobullets: LEXXX *sacrifices a first born*
    03/23 06:21:53 Nancynobullets: We summon yooouuu
    03/23 06:29:07 Lexicon: I was sleeping!



    04/25 04:20:35 Patches: Don't listen to lex. She wants to birth a litter of kittens. She doesnt get to decide whats creepy

    02/16 23:49:38 ygolo: Lex is afk
    02/16 23:49:45 Cimarron: she's doing drugs with Jack

    03/05 19:27:41 Time: You can't make chat morbid. Lex does it naturally.

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    @Lexicon
    1. You suck at quoting.

    2. People that would like to, but are too depressed to interact with the outside world.

    3. Disregard number one. You fixed it.

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    [QUOTE=wheelchairdoug;1813704]@Lexicon
    1. You suck at quoting.
    QUOTE]

    wat
    03/23 06:06:58 EcK: lex
    03/23 06:06:59 EcK: lex
    03/23 06:21:34 Nancynobullets: LEXXX *sacrifices a first born*
    03/23 06:21:53 Nancynobullets: We summon yooouuu
    03/23 06:29:07 Lexicon: I was sleeping!



    04/25 04:20:35 Patches: Don't listen to lex. She wants to birth a litter of kittens. She doesnt get to decide whats creepy

    02/16 23:49:38 ygolo: Lex is afk
    02/16 23:49:45 Cimarron: she's doing drugs with Jack

    03/05 19:27:41 Time: You can't make chat morbid. Lex does it naturally.

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    Precisely my original point.

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    [QUOTE]Precisely my original point.[/QUO

    omg inorite
    03/23 06:06:58 EcK: lex
    03/23 06:06:59 EcK: lex
    03/23 06:21:34 Nancynobullets: LEXXX *sacrifices a first born*
    03/23 06:21:53 Nancynobullets: We summon yooouuu
    03/23 06:29:07 Lexicon: I was sleeping!



    04/25 04:20:35 Patches: Don't listen to lex. She wants to birth a litter of kittens. She doesnt get to decide whats creepy

    02/16 23:49:38 ygolo: Lex is afk
    02/16 23:49:45 Cimarron: she's doing drugs with Jack

    03/05 19:27:41 Time: You can't make chat morbid. Lex does it naturally.

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    *facepalm*

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    Quote Originally Posted by wheelchairdoug View Post
    *facepalm*
    /win
    03/23 06:06:58 EcK: lex
    03/23 06:06:59 EcK: lex
    03/23 06:21:34 Nancynobullets: LEXXX *sacrifices a first born*
    03/23 06:21:53 Nancynobullets: We summon yooouuu
    03/23 06:29:07 Lexicon: I was sleeping!



    04/25 04:20:35 Patches: Don't listen to lex. She wants to birth a litter of kittens. She doesnt get to decide whats creepy

    02/16 23:49:38 ygolo: Lex is afk
    02/16 23:49:45 Cimarron: she's doing drugs with Jack

    03/05 19:27:41 Time: You can't make chat morbid. Lex does it naturally.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wheelchairdoug View Post
    Sentiment. Unless the essence of her post has been eroded and swept down a river...
    Corrected

    To add on the OP and Lexicon's thoughts...

    The thought had occurred to me when I was in school is that there is a point, economically, where an individual reaches some level of contentment and doesn't really need much more, or at least it seems that way with me.

    Working in the real estate business, I've come across all kinds of homes and the individuals who purchased and/or live in these homes and its been a very eye opening experience for me. I don't really know what compels the condo-commando's or HOA-nazi's to live as they do versus the guy in the single wide with a junkyard in his front lawn.

    As for me personally, the former just seems incredibly stressful and I very much prefer simplicity. I just want shit that works, personally, and stuff that I don't have to spend a fortune to maintain. I wonder if this means I'm slumming it as well?
    "The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it."
    ― Woodrow Wilson

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