I would rather live somewhere that is permanently cold than hot. I can always add layers, but I can only get so naked.
Wondering if you currently live in a warm or cold climate... because, trust me, you get sick of the cold shit quicker than you think.
Grew up 19 years in the cold, then spent 5 years in the heat. I would rather go back to cold
San Francisco here. Better live in four seasons. Living in one climate, be it cold, hot or permanently awesome gets to you pretty quickly.
In the cold, going outside sucks, but being inside is cozy. In the heat, going outside is death, and being inside is a slightly less painful death. You think it's a joke until you wake up and your bedroom is hot enough to feel like an oven and your head hurts from dehydration. Trust me, heat stroke is hell.
I never questioned my ability to correctly identify images of everyday things until CAPTCHA started gaslighting the underlying definition of things like cars, grass, or street signs leaving me still wondering if the poles are considered part of the sign or not.
the captchas mostly test your mouse movements to see if youre human. The rest is just you training AI to detect specific objects in pictures. Dont worry too much about it
Yeah google just wants you to identify street signs and house numbers for their maps AI
That sounds legit.. is that legit?
Poles are not even real people.
The 60's, 70's, 80's, and 90's seem to have all separate, unique personalities, but these last 17 years seem to just be one big chunk of time that has no significant meaning.
In a few years the 2000's will gain their own 'personality'. It takes a while for the cultural highlights to settle in.
I remember thinking this in the 90s, about the 90s. As time passes, a period's "identity" becomes clearer.
It takes time... Hindsight's in 2020.
More importantly, it takes time for people to forget the "normal" stuff so that only the most "outrageous" trends are remembered. There were a LOT of people in the late 60s and early 70s who weren't hippies. There were a lot of people in the late 80s and early 90s who didn't wear leather and chains or other stuff the 80s are known for.
If you like to drink, you know when the liquor store closes. If you are an alcoholic, you know when it opens.
If you know both, you work there.
I will never forget the one time I waited outside a liquor store to open on a Sunday so I can buy some alcohol for a party that night. There were about 3-4 people waiting outside and started to look angry/anxious that the employee was running a few minutes late. As soon as the doors were opened I've never seen someone go in a store and make a purchase so fast. They were almost running through the isles. Alcoholism is sad.
It is a slippery slope. The way alcohol is marketed they make it seam that as long as you are not sleeping on a cardboard box on a rainy sidewalk, you don't have a problem, but drinking, at least like the way I did, had so many consequences it is truly astounding to see, now that I have space from my drinking days.
I got sober 416 days ago and my life has completely turned around in so many ways it is kind of crazy. I will just list a few things that have changed since I stopped drinking:
I use to drink because I was 'bored' with life/the world. I would wake every morning with a hangover and say 'shit I gotta do this again..." Now I get up every morning clear headed, full of energy and when I lay down at night I say 'shit I wish I had more time in the day to do everything I want to do...'
I lost 58 pounds.
I went through 3 months of credit card bills and saw I spent on average $37 a day on alcohol 7 days a week. I have been sober 416 days so that is $15,392 not spent on alcohol
I use to think I was a high-functioning alcoholic, because I kept a job. Well since I quit drinking I got a 26% raise at work (my manager said, 'I don't know what you did but you are kicking ass'), plus because I am not hung over I am more productive at work, and my job has an incentive program where I get paid more for being more productive. This means I have increased my yearly income by about $25,000-$30,000
I use to start my nights drinking at fancy restaurants because I would sit there at the bar and drink $12 glasses of wine, and look at all the fancy people and say 'I don't have a problem because look at how sophisticated I am, I am not drinking malt liquor from a bottle at the park' Now I prepare dinner every night for my wife and baby and no longer partake in the delusion that you can't have a drinking problem if you have money.
I fixed my relationship with my family, and am now speaking to everyone, whereas I had not spoken to my brother for 2.5 years because I said stupid shit to him, and other family members when I was drunk.
I have found a profound sense of peace that I have not experienced since I was a child.
Literally everything in my life is better since I stopped drinking.
Or you're a raging alcoholic
If you drive behind someone who's driving a really nice car, you can pretend you're driving it in third-person mode
If you like that discombobulated feeling of thinking you were on the top split screen, but then you discover you are on the bottom just driving into the wall
You'd probably crash... But at least you'd crash into a nice car
I remember this happening all the time
Not many things say "this is someone else's problem now" more than a leaf blower does.
Tell that to the kitchen sink when I was a kid.
And the toilet
And the empty containers with one bite/sip left in the fridge
And my ex girlfriends...
Closing a closet/freezer door and hearing something fall against it. Definitely the next person's problem.
unless, of course, you're blowing the leaves into a pile that you plan on bagging up...
My neighbors lawn service blows it all over my yard, then leaves their business card on my door saying they can clean it up.
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You know you're getting old when the "edgy" music you used to play to piss your parents off is being played as background music at Walmart
Snoop Dogg voicing cartoon characters in movies blows my mind.
I recently heard the unedited version of "Killing in the Name" in a Kia dealership.
Nirvana is now classic rock.
40 years from now at Walmart speakers play "Can't keep my dick in my pants! Don't want your pussy just want head!"
If the Bloodhound Gang song about "doing it like they do on the Discovery Channel" were written today, they would be singing about having sex on a crab fishing boat, or with gold miners, or while flipping cars in Texas.
That aint workin...that's the way ya do it
You get pregnant at 16 on the MTV
Changing it into "TLC", they would have sex with ghosts, really fat people, gypsies, midgets or totally crazy couponing-people.
Dire Straights of Gibraltar
The name of the song is "The Bad Touch" just btw.
Whenever I see people with Beats headphones, I silently judge them as somebody who cares more about brands than quality.
Or you can assume they got them free with a recent purchase of a laptop, and like free shit.
Doesn't matter. We are still silently and smugly judging you.
Came here to post this. Girlfriend bought a laptop, got free headphones. She didn't even want 'em.... I got the free headphones.
I've never tried them, but this anti-Beats trope has self-congratulatory hipsterism written all over it.
Uncle Ben not coming back to life is probably the greatest miracle in the entire Marvel timeline
At least we have his rice to remember him by...
"The only people who stay dead in comics are Bucky, Jason Todd, and Uncle Ben"
So, don't hold your breath
Marvel writers just pass on by. There is nothing to see here
I imagine there's a universe, since marvel contains infinite universes, where uncle ben is not only not dead but is actually spider-man.
Edit: sitting on about 30 replies telling me this is already a thing, thanks guys.