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« Reply #16110 on: June 19, 2013, 04:40:28 PM »
And American stereotype of Finns:

Well that's just silly. To help destroy that stereotype I will show a pic of REAL Finns:


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« Reply #16111 on: June 19, 2013, 04:41:15 PM »
Man, I'd wish, people here could read danish. There are some pretty interesting things going on over here.

More than a few of us can, to a degree. One of us is me.

Hvad siger jeg nu?  :)

Konichiwa.

Seriously, I can read most Germanic languages (not Icelandic) with varying degree of difficulty and so can more than a few others around here.

Heck, when I was leaving yesterday from work I bumped into some Belgians and I could understand quite well what they were saying, but there is no way I could begin to form sentence in the language.

If I can make a little sense of Kierkegaard, I can manage a newspaper. But the hardest stuff of course are billboards, advertising, and quick internetz.

Which is why I really marvel at how well many of you folks who ain't native American speakers and ain't living among native American speakers, can write so well in American. Again not to inflate his head, but Cyrillic really has mastery of American Internetz. I know the Netherlands is practically America + Communism, but still he is quite gifted.

The rest of you are rather impressive as well.
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« Reply #16112 on: June 19, 2013, 04:45:01 PM »
Man, I'd wish, people here could read danish. There are some pretty interesting things going on over here.

More than a few of us can, to a degree. One of us is me.

Hvad siger jeg nu?  :)

Konichiwa.

Seriously, I can read most Germanic languages (not Icelandic) with varying degree of difficulty and so can more than a few others around here.

Heck, when I was leaving yesterday from work I bumped into some Belgians and I could understand quite well what they were saying, but there is no way I could begin to form sentence in the language.

If I can make a little sense of Kierkegaard, I can manage a newspaper. But the hardest stuff of course are billboards, advertising, and quick internetz.

Which is why I really marvel at how well many of you folks who ain't native American speakers and ain't living among native American speakers, can write so well in American. Again not to inflate his head, but Cyrillic really has mastery of American Internetz. I know the Netherlands is practically America + Communism, but still he is quite gifted.

The rest of you are rather impressive as well.

That's what happens when you're surrounded by american culture. Sometimes, we even speak english to each other, just because it sounds so much more awesome.
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« Reply #16113 on: June 19, 2013, 05:03:24 PM »
And American stereotype of Finns:

Well that's just silly. To help destroy that stereotype I will show a pic of REAL Finns:



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« Reply #16114 on: June 19, 2013, 08:42:14 PM »
I just finished my Junior year of High School. High School has gone by so fast. I cannot believe I am going to be a Senior. I am going to miss everyone so much after next year, I am already going to miss many of the this year's Seniors (many of whom I have befriended). I might write a more in-depth reflection later, perhaps after my 2 year anniversary on OC.net (July 4).
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« Reply #16115 on: June 19, 2013, 08:46:22 PM »
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Hmm. Nice. Strong jaw, geeky glasses, and significantly less facial hair than Mediterranean girls.  I like her!

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« Reply #16116 on: June 19, 2013, 08:48:20 PM »
I just finished my Junior year of High School. High School has gone by so fast. I cannot believe I am going to be a Senior. I am going to miss everyone so much after next year, I am already going to miss many of the this year's Seniors (many of whom I have befriended). I might write a more in-depth reflection later, perhaps after my 2 year anniversary on OC.net (July 4).

You'll be surprised by how much you don't miss them, but enjoy the projected nostalgia while you can.
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« Reply #16117 on: June 19, 2013, 08:49:50 PM »
I hereby confer you honorary Finnish citizenship. You may kiss the bride.



Hmm. Nice. Strong jaw, geeky glasses, and significantly less facial hair than Mediterranean girls.  I like her!

I'm wondering if you are capable of creeping me out more than you already have. The above didn't do it, but keep trying. That .gif of the black bodybuilder set me at least 15 months back in therapy.
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« Reply #16118 on: June 19, 2013, 09:04:05 PM »
I just finished my Junior year of High School. High School has gone by so fast. I cannot believe I am going to be a Senior. I am going to miss everyone so much after next year, I am already going to miss many of the this year's Seniors (many of whom I have befriended). I might write a more in-depth reflection later, perhaps after my 2 year anniversary on OC.net (July 4).

You'll be surprised by how much you don't miss them, but enjoy the projected nostalgia while you can.
You could be right. I am not one to form deep emotional attachments easily, nor am I very sociable. However, it is for this very reason that transitioning into college might prove difficult for me. Perhaps it is not so much the people I will miss, rather the familiar faces, environment, and atmosphere in general. Today was the last day I will ever see many of the Seniors ever again, and even after fully embracing this fact, their absence does not affect me as much as I expected it would.

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« Reply #16119 on: June 19, 2013, 09:06:54 PM »
I just finished my Junior year of High School. High School has gone by so fast. I cannot believe I am going to be a Senior. I am going to miss everyone so much after next year, I am already going to miss many of the this year's Seniors (many of whom I have befriended). I might write a more in-depth reflection later, perhaps after my 2 year anniversary on OC.net (July 4).

We must have (had) very different experiences  :D  I was taking computer programming in vo-tech and dropped out my senior year, about 5 months before graduating. I was supposed to get new classes for the 2nd half of the year, but they assigned me study halls in the meantime. I never went to get new classes, I just left after lunch each day. If I didn't leave after breakfast. They had a breakfast thing where you could sign in, and that'd count as the same thing as a homeroom. I did whatever I could to get out of that school. Still ended up with a C average even though I wasn't there for 75% of my senior year. *shrugs* Anyway, one of the dumbest things I did in my life. If you like it, good for you. Wish I could go back, lol. :)

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« Reply #16120 on: June 19, 2013, 09:15:32 PM »
I just finished my Junior year of High School. High School has gone by so fast. I cannot believe I am going to be a Senior. I am going to miss everyone so much after next year, I am already going to miss many of the this year's Seniors (many of whom I have befriended). I might write a more in-depth reflection later, perhaps after my 2 year anniversary on OC.net (July 4).

We must have (had) very different experiences  :D  I was taking computer programming in vo-tech and dropped out my senior year, about 5 months before graduating. I was supposed to get new classes for the 2nd half of the year, but they assigned me study halls in the meantime. I never went to get new classes, I just left after lunch each day. If I didn't leave after breakfast. They had a breakfast thing where you could sign in, and that'd count as the same thing as a homeroom. I did whatever I could to get out of that school. Still ended up with a C average even though I wasn't there for 75% of my senior year. *shrugs* Anyway, one of the dumbest things I did in my life. If you like it, good for you. Wish I could go back, lol. :)

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« Reply #16121 on: June 19, 2013, 09:23:31 PM »
I'm wondering if you are capable of creeping me out more than you already have. The above didn't do it, but keep trying. That .gif of the black bodybuilder set me at least 15 months back in therapy.

How about some of Kai Greene's recent outfits? :)




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« Reply #16122 on: June 19, 2013, 09:26:58 PM »
I'm wondering if you are capable of creeping me out more than you already have. The above didn't do it, but keep trying. That .gif of the black bodybuilder set me at least 15 months back in therapy.

How about some of Kai Greene's recent outfits? :)





ROFL! What is wrong with you?

Can you possibly explain to me how the above happens?
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« Reply #16123 on: June 19, 2013, 10:00:47 PM »
I just finished my Junior year of High School. High School has gone by so fast. I cannot believe I am going to be a Senior. I am going to miss everyone so much after next year, I am already going to miss many of the this year's Seniors (many of whom I have befriended). I might write a more in-depth reflection later, perhaps after my 2 year anniversary on OC.net (July 4).

You'll be surprised by how much you don't miss them, but enjoy the projected nostalgia while you can.

I actually brighten with joy when I think of how I never have to see certain people again.
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« Reply #16124 on: June 19, 2013, 10:19:40 PM »
I just finished my Junior year of High School. High School has gone by so fast. I cannot believe I am going to be a Senior. I am going to miss everyone so much after next year, I am already going to miss many of the this year's Seniors (many of whom I have befriended). I might write a more in-depth reflection later, perhaps after my 2 year anniversary on OC.net (July 4).

You'll be surprised by how much you don't miss them, but enjoy the projected nostalgia while you can.

I actually brighten with joy when I think of how I never have to see certain people again.

That's our William.

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« Reply #16125 on: June 19, 2013, 11:02:26 PM »
ROFL! What is wrong with you?

Can you possibly explain to me how the above happens?

Kai is an interesting guy...  You want to cheer for him because he's a working class guy who made it to the top, lived in the slums and such. But then he goes and does stuff like... well... there are several videos of him circulating doing various sexual acts, one with a piece of fruit. Seriously. So the costumes? Fairly mild in comparison  ;)

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« Reply #16126 on: June 19, 2013, 11:04:36 PM »
ROFL! What is wrong with you?

Can you possibly explain to me how the above happens?

Kai is an interesting guy...  You want to cheer for him because he's a working class guy who made it to the top, lived in the slums and such. But then he goes and does stuff like... well... there are several videos of him circulating doing various sexual acts, one with a piece of fruit. Seriously. So the costumes? Fairly mild in comparison  ;)

But he does that in the "sport"? How is that justified?

Isn't he covering up his physique?

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« Reply #16127 on: June 19, 2013, 11:07:32 PM »
ROFL! What is wrong with you?

Can you possibly explain to me how the above happens?

Kai is an interesting guy...  You want to cheer for him because he's a working class guy who made it to the top, lived in the slums and such. But then he goes and does stuff like... well... there are several videos of him circulating doing various sexual acts, one with a piece of fruit. Seriously. So the costumes? Fairly mild in comparison  ;)

But he does that in the "sport"? How is that justified?

Isn't he covering up his physique?

bing time

I think he only does that in guest posing gigs. In actual competition he wouldn't be allowed to, no... the IFBB doesn't even let you wear glasses, believe it or not. Tats are sort of controversial, though some guys have them.  He does a wild (=crazy) posing routine though, both as a guest poser and in competition. He seems fairly agile for a muscle-bound 250 pound guy.


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« Reply #16128 on: June 19, 2013, 11:09:50 PM »
ROFL! What is wrong with you?

Can you possibly explain to me how the above happens?

Kai is an interesting guy...  You want to cheer for him because he's a working class guy who made it to the top, lived in the slums and such. But then he goes and does stuff like... well... there are several videos of him circulating doing various sexual acts, one with a piece of fruit. Seriously. So the costumes? Fairly mild in comparison  ;)

But he does that in the "sport"? How is that justified?

Isn't he covering up his physique?

bing time

I think he only does that in guest posing gigs. In actual competition he wouldn't be allowed to, no... the IFBB doesn't even let you wear glasses, believe it or not. Tats are sort of controversial, though some guys have them.  He does a wild (=crazy) posing routine though, both as a guest poser and in competition. He seems fairly agile for a muscle-bound 250 pound guy.



Yes, thank you for posting that again.

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« Reply #16129 on: June 19, 2013, 11:10:59 PM »
 :D  :D  :D  :D  :D  :D

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« Reply #16130 on: June 20, 2013, 02:45:27 AM »
Who knew thinking about purchasing a house was such a headache.

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« Reply #16131 on: June 20, 2013, 02:48:31 AM »
I just finished my Junior year of High School. High School has gone by so fast. I cannot believe I am going to be a Senior. I am going to miss everyone so much after next year, I am already going to miss many of the this year's Seniors (many of whom I have befriended). I might write a more in-depth reflection later, perhaps after my 2 year anniversary on OC.net (July 4).

You'll be surprised by how much you don't miss them, but enjoy the projected nostalgia while you can.

It's so true. You should instead be more concerned with how you're going to win your high school reunion in 11 years. Although the joy of that has been pretty much destroyed by Facebook, I imagine. I already know who did what, who got fat, who looks better... Why even go?
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« Reply #16132 on: June 20, 2013, 07:04:58 AM »
Dollmaker programs are way more fun than they should be.
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« Reply #16133 on: June 20, 2013, 07:33:23 AM »
Why has the Netherlands such a reputation? All we're known for is a plant.
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« Reply #16134 on: June 20, 2013, 08:12:52 AM »
Why has the Netherlands such a reputation? All we're known for is a plant.

You need to produce some more TV-series and international movie stars. That's what we do.

Or, you can just start an international crisis. That works too.
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« Reply #16135 on: June 20, 2013, 10:16:55 AM »
Why has the Netherlands such a reputation? All we're known for is a plant.

Don't worry. I'm aware of wooden shoes, windmills, tulips and Calvinism too. :-*
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« Reply #16136 on: June 20, 2013, 10:40:47 AM »
I'm wondering if you are capable of creeping me out more than you already have. The above didn't do it, but keep trying. That .gif of the black bodybuilder set me at least 15 months back in therapy.

How about some of Kai Greene's recent outfits? :)





I wish Slipknot wore outfit like that.
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« Reply #16137 on: June 20, 2013, 02:11:28 PM »
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« Reply #16138 on: June 20, 2013, 03:07:53 PM »
Who knew thinking about purchasing a house was such a headache.

You think you have a headache just thinking about it, wait 'til you actually go to buy one!
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« Reply #16140 on: June 20, 2013, 03:40:50 PM »
^That would have been funnier with My Little Pony coming out of his mouth. Zero points.
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« Reply #16141 on: June 20, 2013, 03:43:15 PM »
^That would have been funnier with My Little Pony coming out of his mouth. Zero points.

Sorry, it was inspired by J Michael's comment in another thread that blue was overrated.

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« Reply #16142 on: June 20, 2013, 06:36:33 PM »
Why has the Netherlands such a reputation? All we're known for is a plant.

No, what you're known for is drugs, hookers, and not caring about anything. It's a whole country of teenagers. Produce something that doesn't cater to someone's base appetites, and maybe others will stop looking at you as a punchline.

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« Reply #16143 on: June 20, 2013, 06:37:43 PM »
Why has the Netherlands such a reputation? All we're known for is a plant.

No, what you're known for is drugs, hookers, and not caring about anything. It's a whole country of teenagers. Produce something that doesn't cater to someone's base appetites, and maybe others will stop looking at you as a punchline.

You ever been to the Netherlands? Why are you so angry today? It does seem to come in waves.
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« Reply #16144 on: June 20, 2013, 06:38:18 PM »
Who knew thinking about purchasing a house was such a headache.

You think you have a headache just thinking about it, wait 'til you actually go to buy one!

Selling is worse under most circumstances.
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« Reply #16145 on: June 20, 2013, 07:23:37 PM »
This is JamesR

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« Reply #16146 on: June 20, 2013, 09:53:36 PM »
Who knew thinking about purchasing a house was such a headache.

You think you have a headache just thinking about it, wait 'til you actually go to buy one!
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« Reply #16147 on: June 20, 2013, 10:03:50 PM »
Why has the Netherlands such a reputation? All we're known for is a plant.

No, what you're known for is drugs, hookers, and not caring about anything. It's a whole country of teenagers. Produce something that doesn't cater to someone's base appetites, and maybe others will stop looking at you as a punchline.

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« Reply #16148 on: June 21, 2013, 12:23:05 AM »
Why has the Netherlands such a reputation? All we're known for is a plant.

No, what you're known for is drugs, hookers, and not caring about anything. It's a whole country of teenagers. Produce something that doesn't cater to someone's base appetites, and maybe others will stop looking at you as a punchline.

I have a base appetite for chiarascuro


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This stuff is unbelievable in person. I  am not much of a museum type, but I've seen more than I would like to of a few. I do understand why many museums wouldn't let even color prints be released of certain works. You really don't want to try to give even the impression you are seeing some these works.

The Netherlands is pretty fantastic over all really. I can't imagine anyone really hating on the place except for some gentle joshing.

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« Reply #16149 on: June 21, 2013, 12:24:45 AM »
Ever get so depressed you don't move? I mean, you could move if you had to, like if there was a fire or something, but you lack the will or desire to move, and further your body just seems like dead weight and disconnected, like the whole body is asleep even though the mind is awake? Is it just me?

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16150 on: June 21, 2013, 12:28:02 AM »
Ever get so depressed you don't move? I mean, you could move if you had to, like if there was a fire or something, but you lack the will or desire to move, and further your body just seems like dead weight and disconnected, like the whole body is asleep even though the mind is awake? Is it just me?


No.

And if it is getting that bad you should seek professional help.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16151 on: June 21, 2013, 12:31:03 AM »
Ever get so depressed you don't move? I mean, you could move if you had to, like if there was a fire or something, but you lack the will or desire to move, and further your body just seems like dead weight and disconnected, like the whole body is asleep even though the mind is awake? Is it just me?


No.

And if it is getting that bad you should seek professional help.

I go to a therapist and am on meds... they try to treat it, but can't cure it I guess. I was just curious how common this was.

EDIT--Though for me anyway, the periods don't last long--usually a matter of minutes.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16152 on: June 21, 2013, 12:34:12 AM »
Ever get so depressed you don't move? I mean, you could move if you had to, like if there was a fire or something, but you lack the will or desire to move, and further your body just seems like dead weight and disconnected, like the whole body is asleep even though the mind is awake? Is it just me?


No.

And if it is getting that bad you should seek professional help.

I go to a therapist and am on meds... they try to treat it, but can't cure it I guess. I was just curious how common this was.

EDIT--Though for me anyway, the periods don't last long--usually a matter of minutes.
If its only minutes I would say more people get this way than would be willing to admit.

I think the key would be understanding why. 
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16153 on: June 21, 2013, 12:35:33 AM »
Ever get so depressed you don't move? I mean, you could move if you had to, like if there was a fire or something, but you lack the will or desire to move, and further your body just seems like dead weight and disconnected, like the whole body is asleep even though the mind is awake? Is it just me?


No.

And if it is getting that bad you should seek professional help.

I go to a therapist and am on meds... they try to treat it, but can't cure it I guess. I was just curious how common this was.

EDIT--Though for me anyway, the periods don't last long--usually a matter of minutes.

Oh, that is good to know, the lasting only minutes part.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #16154 on: June 21, 2013, 01:07:53 AM »
Ever get so depressed you don't move? I mean, you could move if you had to, like if there was a fire or something, but you lack the will or desire to move, and further your body just seems like dead weight and disconnected, like the whole body is asleep even though the mind is awake? Is it just me?

I've occasionally had those even though I wouldn't say I'm depressed. We all have our bad moments.
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