El Chup appears to have passed away

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  1. Shirogayne

    Shirogayne Sheithforge Formerly Important

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    Not to be an ass, but can we put that "he left forever many times" shit to rest?

    He didn't. You can look back to 2007 and other than when he left because we wouldn't throw Dinner out on his ass, he's never been gone longer than a few weeks, not even when the asshole bridgade made jokes about his ex-fiancee being a terrorist.

    I make jokes about being dying mad about shit, but I'm confident he carried a grudge about about the way he was treated about that to the grave. :garamet:
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    A vest, lol.
  3. Shirogayne

    Shirogayne Sheithforge Formerly Important

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    Goddamn limeys with their made up words like "gilet" and "colour" and "gun control" :lol:
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    Over here a vest would more typically refer to a sleeveless T-shirt or "wifebeater" top.
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    Yes, and to you, a jumper is not somebody up on a roof attempting suicide, but an article of clothing more aptly described as a sweater.
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    now this is some magic hairstyling right here!

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    one thing that sounds odd to me is when they use "shock" instead of "shocking" :unsure:
    For example "Jim Smith got TKO'd in the third round in a shock ending of an otherwise predictable fight." SHOCKING! It's SHOCKING not SHOCK! :shakefist:
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    Depends where you put the ing. Should be "a shocking end to" not a shocking ending".

    But then we got "to boldly go" not "to go boldly" from such poor English so we'll let it slide.

    You say herbs without pronouncing the H and I will fucking END you, however. You're not French, ffs.
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    You're right. But I claim Belgian heritage :dendroica:
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    TKO? What does she have to do with this? :unsure:
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    So, you're a waffle? :unsure:
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    A Walloon :bailey:


    Oh.
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    old french insult: ta mère est belge!
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    Either that or Mike D got lost in the woods.
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    Pretty sure his firm went out of business a year or two ago.
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    I put him on ignore about a year ago and have found that my WF experience has improved by about 132%.
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    Aux moins elle n'est pas quebecois :bailey::dendroica:
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    Depends where you put the ing. Should be "a shocking end to" not a shocking ending".

    True, but you missed my main point....that being "a shock upset!" or "a shock defeat!" or "a shock victory" etc. etc. sounds very fucking awkward & weird.
    "a shocking upset" should be the way to say it. I don't care about you folks mispronouncing "aluminum" or even driving on the wrong side of the road - but the "shock/shocking" thing irritates me to my very core! :shakefist:
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    Wow, you’re that buthurt over my criticism of JJ.
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    JJ Abrams is a miracle from Baby Jesus, and you will kiss him on the mouth in front of your granny, or you won't get Dairy Queen.
    Instead, you'll stay home, and watch Lawrence Welk.
    :bailey:

    Also, post 200!!!
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    Oh God, no one tell Dinner about that! :shock:
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  22. Shirogayne

    Shirogayne Sheithforge Formerly Important

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    His mom was awaiting results from an autopsy, so it likely wasn't that.

    He's also been adament about not sharing any part of his life after the fianceé trolling, and this would be the last place he'd discuss something like that, if he knew.
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    This seems like it was sudden and didn't happen in conjunction with medical treatment. Given his relatively young age and that his health problems (as far as he discussed them) were not that serious, it bears further investigation. Ruling out foul play or an accident, I assume it was either (1) a serious underlying medical condition; (2) an accidental overdose of some substance, legal or otherwise; or (3) suicide. Given that he acknowledged suffering from depression, (2) and (3) can't be dismissed.

    I hope we find out. And I sure hope it wasn't (3).
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  24. oldfella1962

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    I know money & success aren't everything, but it does amaze me when really smart people either take dangerous substances and/or kill themselves. Not saying he did this...I mean when anybody more gifted or smarter than me does either of these things. I just want to grab them by the collar and scream "you have every advantage! Your reality doesn't need escaping from! What the fuck are you thinking?" :shakefist:

    But of course I know mental health and psychological problems aren't that simple of course. :no:
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    Being smart is fairly isolating, imho. Especially when youre younger and people put you up on a pedestal you never asked to be placed on because of it.

    I was GATE classes, and yet I too ended up in the Navy, followed by a career in Auto sales that went nowhere because I stupidly applied at a car place I wanted to work at because I enjoyed the product instead of somewhere I could've gotten the numbers and possibly a better sales management team, no career prospects and even fewer marriage ones...none worth taking up, anyway. I got one guy who always wants to hang out when I go home for God knows what reason. I u friended his twin brother very publically for being a racist shit. :shrug:

    Point is smarts don't equal success. If anything, it makes you keenly aware of your failures.
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    Shirogayne Sheithforge Formerly Important

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    @steve2^4 why that rep? :unsure: I didn't say that to be inflammatory, it's the truth, one he's been screaming from the roof for the last ten years. He's been as open about that as Dayton is about.... everything. :unsure:
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  27. Zombie

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    Plot twist: El Chup is actually George HW Bush.

    *can hear El Chup screaming, wherever he is, at me for saying it*

    :ramen:
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    Wow! I haven't visited WF in months (or has it been years?) and I finally take the time to drop by and find this! Hard to believe.

    But I almost missed my chance to come back again as well. Early September I was hit by a car (while crossing a street in a pedestrian crosswalk -- I wasn't even jay-walking!) and was injured very seriously. I still haven't recovered completely, but witnesses, the police, and the medical personnel who dealt with me all agree that it is basically a miracle I survived.

    I had been thinking for several years that one of these days, now that I no longer have time to do much with WF, I might tell you people what I do professionally. Chup, in particular, used to pester me about what I do in Africa when I am not busy with humanitarian work.

    So in his honour (notice the spelling; it's for Chup), I will tell you: I am a theologian, and I go to Africa to train pastors. I am basically what might be called a "reformist" theologian since, as many of you may have noticed, I don't exactly agree with a lot of what Evangelicals believe and do. (Especially American Evangelicals, but also European Evangelicals, though to a lesser extent.)

    Sorry you weren't around to read it, Chup. :(
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  29. Ebeneezer Goode

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    It's not necessarily smarts, it's self-awareness. They tend to go hand in hand, but it isn't a 1:1 overlap by any stretch.

    To be truly successful you cannot be hyper-aware of yourself, otherwise you question yourself. For example, the whole MeToo thing gave me a retrospective of some previous actions I'd thought acceptable at the time, but in retrospect were not. These were things that happened in the past, and will inform my behaviour in the future, but has an effect on performance in the present. My eye was off a few balls whilst I re-evaluated a few things.

    Someone less aware wouldn't have done that, just steamrollered through. Personally I'm content to sacrifice some success if it means I'm a better person ongoing.

    But that doubt and questioning does not always lead to a positive outcome.
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    thank goodness I dodged the "smart"bullet! :lol: Hell that gun was never even pointed in my direction! :lol: I don't know what GATE classes are but it sounds like something I would never be able to partake in. But I do (sincerely) admire your taking a job because you actually believed in the product! :salute: My son is a much smarter version of myself (proving evolution is doing it's job!) but so far it hasn't held him back in life be it socially, romantically, occupationally, etc. so that's a plus!