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« Reply #13095 on: August 13, 2014, 04:44:53 AM »

Sorry about your uncle. Losing family sucks, under any circumstances. :/
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« Reply #13096 on: August 13, 2014, 09:16:11 AM »

Sorry to hear about your uncle Dagg.  It's one thing if someone dies from illness or age, but suicide- that's a whole different set of "feelz."  Hang tough, buddy.
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« Reply #13097 on: August 13, 2014, 09:48:36 AM »

I posted this on FB this morning:
Aauugghh! It's driving me nuts. People trotting out the ridiculous "rule of three" now that Lauren Bacall has died a day after Robin Williams. I'm seeing it mentioned all over the place. Think for just a second about this supposed "rule". Where would it come from? Why would it happen? How would it even be possible? Things do not happen in threes. People do not die in threes. People die by the thousands every day! It's all just silly superstition, and humans trying to make sense of things they don't understand. Some days I truly do feel embarrassed for the human race.
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« Reply #13098 on: August 13, 2014, 10:59:38 AM »

It's mental conditioning.

In order to store and recall information quickly, the human brain is conditioned to recognize patterns and store information in relation to those patterns. Any information that is not important and does not fit established patterns, is usually ignored. Or at least is not as readily recalled.
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« Reply #13099 on: August 13, 2014, 11:44:42 AM »

Sorry to hear about your uncle Dagg.  It's one thing if someone dies from illness or age, but suicide- that's a whole different set of "feelz."  Hang tough, buddy.

 I am not unsurprised by his choice. He didn't show the "warning signs" or leave a note, but he was in so much pain from having most of his back fused and several other surgeries. So it just doesn't surprise me overly much. There are a lot of people that were closer to him that are surprised, and I guess it's because of the lack of close emotional attachment that allows me to see what they don't. He was my favorite uncle. The only one that I ever saw regularly. It is hard, but I am comforted that he is no longer in pain. My mom is not doing well with it.
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« Reply #13100 on: August 13, 2014, 04:37:41 PM »

I posted this on FB this morning:
Aauugghh! It's driving me nuts. People trotting out the ridiculous "rule of three" now that Lauren Bacall has died a day after Robin Williams. I'm seeing it mentioned all over the place. Think for just a second about this supposed "rule". Where would it come from? Why would it happen? How would it even be possible? Things do not happen in threes. People do not die in threes. People die by the thousands every day! It's all just silly superstition, and humans trying to make sense of things they don't understand. Some days I truly do feel embarrassed for the human race.

And if you look at history, in all kinds of cultural and religious symbolism, the number 3 has always held some kind of mysticism.  Whether it be the holy trinity of Christianity, the Trimurti in Hinduism, the use of triangles (like in pyramids) all that stuff.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3_(number)

Somehow the number 3 is hardwired into the basic human psyche.  How else do you explain that the number 3 holds significance in pretty much every continent?  Yeah, perhaps 3 is just a number, but the history surrounding that number is pretty fascinating.
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« Reply #13101 on: August 13, 2014, 07:31:20 PM »

It's mental conditioning.

In order to store and recall information quickly, the human brain is conditioned to recognize patterns and store information in relation to those patterns. Any information that is not important and does not fit established patterns, is usually ignored. Or at least is not as readily recalled.

I posted this on FB this morning:
Aauugghh! It's driving me nuts. People trotting out the ridiculous "rule of three" now that Lauren Bacall has died a day after Robin Williams. I'm seeing it mentioned all over the place. Think for just a second about this supposed "rule". Where would it come from? Why would it happen? How would it even be possible? Things do not happen in threes. People do not die in threes. People die by the thousands every day! It's all just silly superstition, and humans trying to make sense of things they don't understand. Some days I truly do feel embarrassed for the human race.

And if you look at history, in all kinds of cultural and religious symbolism, the number 3 has always held some kind of mysticism.  Whether it be the holy trinity of Christianity, the Trimurti in Hinduism, the use of triangles (like in pyramids) all that stuff.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3_(number)

Somehow the number 3 is hardwired into the basic human psyche.  How else do you explain that the number 3 holds significance in pretty much every continent?  Yeah, perhaps 3 is just a number, but the history surrounding that number is pretty fascinating.

Also every number is divisible by another number that equals three, so no matter how many people die, they die in groups of three.

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« Reply #13102 on: August 13, 2014, 07:37:33 PM »

Also every number is divisible by another number that equals three, so no matter how many people die, they die in groups of three.

Except zero.
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« Reply #13103 on: August 13, 2014, 08:17:13 PM »

Anyone have advice on seeking work in another city prior to actually moving there?
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« Reply #13104 on: August 14, 2014, 10:01:05 PM »

Anyone have advice on seeking work in another city prior to actually moving there?

Monster, Career Builder, or craigslist
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« Reply #13105 on: August 15, 2014, 12:07:45 PM »

Anyone have advice on seeking work in another city prior to actually moving there?

Kick open the doors and murder the top CEO just to let everyone know you mean business.


Getting nude pictures of people for blackmail works too.
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« Reply #13106 on: August 15, 2014, 07:16:17 PM »

Getting nude pictures of people for blackmail works too.


Yeeeeah about that

I'm not planning on blackmailing you Yoda, so you can stop sending me those kthx :(
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« Reply #13107 on: August 15, 2014, 07:30:39 PM »

Getting nude pictures of people for blackmail works too.


Yeeeeah about that

I'm not planning on blackmailing you Yoda, so you can stop sending me those kthx :(

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« Reply #13108 on: August 15, 2014, 08:18:12 PM »

Getting nude pictures of people for blackmail works too.


Yeeeeah about that

I'm not planning on blackmailing you Yoda, so you can stop sending me those kthx :(

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« Reply #13109 on: August 15, 2014, 08:40:39 PM »



I have to agree with Mesh here.
Nobody wants to see a 900-year-old willy.
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