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What are you thinking?

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by Mirko, Feb 28, 2017.

  1. Loves books

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    I went into a shop intending to buy an iPhone 14 and left with an iPhone 15, the entire time the sales guy kept trying to get me to buy an iPhone 13 they had. I didn’t want a pink phone and I also wanted a newer model but he kept knocking down the price of the 13 and offering a free cover. He kept leading me back to the 13 and I kept refusing it was getting annoying. I have a feeling it was the last 13 left and they were trying to get rid of it. On the plus side for the first time ever I have a better phone than my siblings and my cousins. So now I have an overpriced music player and camera and have yet to figure out how to transfer over my cell service from my last phone.
     
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    Thinking about when you can rebuild a friendship, and how overwhelming that feeling is... Oh, man, I suppose I get too emotional because I'm not used to reconciliation...
     
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    Only 5 weeks today until this year's Spring Equinox (20th March). My favourite day of the year. Christmas Day has nothing on this lol
     
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    Going anywhere nice? I wanna do a solo trip this year to somewhere LGBTQ friendly if I can sort my finances out.

    I went on a trip to Bournemouth in my own country (England) last September for 5 days to scatter my parents ashes when we briefly had a period of hot weather. I went on a Wednesday. I only booked the hotel for the night, with the intention of staying until the following evening. I ended up booking hotels for several nights and I came a few days later on the Monday evening. I couldn't drag myself away. If I had more money, I'd have stayed longer. I'm quite a shy person at heart, but I couldn't stop talking throughout the whole trip and I was more sociable than I'd ever been.

    If I can do it then anyone can. I can honestly say it was one of the best trips I'd ever been on. A game changer. I can go anywhere on my own now. One of the best things I've ever done
     
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    I have some time off to relax, this is a rare thing, I rarely get time off.
     
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    I'm trying again a dating app.

    ... why? It never worked for me before, and I'm too shy and don't know how to act there. Why am I back again? :sweat_smile:
     
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    It's funny when you read back your old stories and are shocked by the plot twists even though you wrote them, haha.

    ^ Ugh, yeah, online dating. Bit of a nightmare that but I have made friends from it before, so uh, mission failed successfully on that one I suppose.
     
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    Awesome, excited for you :grinning:

    I hear the northern lights are supposed to be better than average this next 18 month block - would be a great time to see Iceland :slight_smile: & Thank you :slight_smile:

    Mexico! Been doing a ton of research and am excited.

    It's still the beginning of the year, see if you can make it happen!
     
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    I made my first blog post! Been on this forum a while but I've never really used that function before.
     
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    What is it?
     
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    What is the blog function on EC or what is the post? If it's the latter question, then it's just a quick sketch I did.
     
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    It's a nice sketch. :slight_smile:

    Many unfortunatly haven't realized we have this function. Some post there instead of threads and don't get much replies thanks to this. It's really nice having such a place here.
     
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    Thank you. :slight_smile:

    Admittedly I tend to overlook that section as well. :sweat_smile:
     
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    Naturally after lurking on this hiking group for almost a year and being too anxious to go, I went and it was not worth a year of anxiety -_-
     
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    Why did my cousin decide to leave Ireland which has nothing more dangerous than a badger that you’ll likely never see and move to a country where spiders can kill you. I get that Ireland has wet weather and it’s not that warm and Australia is hot but I could have gone without seeing the photo of the monstrous spider in her house. If I ever saw a spider that big in person I’d probably have a heart attack. Spiders are the main reason that Australia is high on my list of countries never to visit. The other dangerous creatures also contribute.
     
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    I am thinking I knew this was going to happen, to this sweet person as soon as I read about him and it breaks my heart. I read about Mychal The Librarian a while back and it already mentioned getting hateful comments from people. I saw yesterday that he has to resign for his mental health. Who are the people that did this to him and how did they become so cruel? What is their reason to destroy joyful, compassionate people? It’s makes me so sad anyone trying to snuff out joy in others, when that is what we all need more of! I hope Mychal has all the support and medical help he needs and gets better!!
     
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    My mother’s negative comments about me are pissing me off. Occasionally I comment back and then she acts like I’ve given her the worst insult ever and gets all defensive. I’m going to start screaming at her to shut up the second she starts. She’ll go all ‘don’t talk to me like that’ but it’ll distract her.
     
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    I feel like I'm starting to control my emotions. When there is a topic that makes me want to argue, then I pull myself away and do some deep breathing and try to understand first what was said. It's really hard to control my own emotions, especially if a topic upsets me or I can't comprehend it, but I feel like I've done a lot of growing up there, but I'm nowhere near, where I need to be. It's just a small progress, but it made me happy, that I was able to pull myself away.
     
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    I used to struggle with this a lot, so kudos on your progress.
     
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    Thank you. :slight_smile: