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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #250 on: August 31, 2021, 07:17:21 PM »
i'm sure my sampling is biased, but i see tons more people planning on retiring asap than planning on working forever.
"lol, i understand military logistics quite well, thanks."

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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #251 on: September 03, 2021, 10:59:10 PM »
I always wonder with the retire early thing (I'd assume this means 50's), is it like a sabbatical for like 5 years or are they just done and onto hobbies, leisure, vacations, visits ect. I'm sure some do other things in their community that are beneficial too or maybe not hoa lol

My dad retired early to play golf and eff around, it lasted for two months before he wanted a job.

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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #252 on: September 04, 2021, 07:56:57 AM »
i'm sure my sampling is biased, but i see tons more people planning on retiring asap than planning on working forever.
I saw someone say the other day that they were talking to a climate scientist and they were like, “dude, it’s over. Go enjoy your time with your family and do what you love” and that was really scary to me but also made me think about not just the climate but how much energy I put into work and crap and is that really worth it?

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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #253 on: September 04, 2021, 08:33:48 AM »
This sounds like the pre-MAGAfied GOP nightmare. Remember how they hated the lazy European work ethic of not working 40 hours per week and taking month long summer vacations?

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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #254 on: September 04, 2021, 09:37:35 AM »
i'm sure my sampling is biased, but i see tons more people planning on retiring asap than planning on working forever.
I saw someone say the other day that they were talking to a climate scientist and they were like, “dude, it’s over. Go enjoy your time with your family and do what you love” and that was really scary to me but also made me think about not just the climate but how much energy I put into work and crap and is that really worth it?

You may not be able to buy happiness for yourself, but you sure as eff can for your kids.

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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #255 on: September 04, 2021, 03:05:03 PM »
I saw someone say the other day that they were talking to a climate scientist and they were like, “dude, it’s over. Go enjoy your time with your family and do what you love” and that was really scary to me but also made me think about not just the climate but how much energy I put into work and crap and is that really worth it?

you probably do work too much and should relax and spend more time with your family instead of making money for your kids to enjoy when you're dead, but not because of that tweet.  that guy's an idiot.

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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #256 on: September 04, 2021, 03:10:53 PM »
i'm sure my sampling is biased, but i see tons more people planning on retiring asap than planning on working forever.
I saw someone say the other day that they were talking to a climate scientist and they were like, “dude, it’s over. Go enjoy your time with your family and do what you love” and that was really scary to me but also made me think about not just the climate but how much energy I put into work and crap and is that really worth it?

This is something I’ve been thinking about every few weeks for the last 1-2 years

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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #257 on: September 08, 2021, 04:22:28 PM »
"lol, i understand military logistics quite well, thanks."

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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #258 on: September 08, 2021, 09:50:43 PM »
No surprise here
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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #259 on: September 14, 2021, 06:25:32 AM »
Be careful making politics your hobby.


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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #260 on: September 14, 2021, 10:50:02 AM »
How do you get pelted with two eggs, but at the same time they both miss? 
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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #261 on: September 14, 2021, 12:52:18 PM »
this was everywhere yesterday. am i supposed to know who michael tracey is?

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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #262 on: September 14, 2021, 01:09:00 PM »
this was everywhere yesterday. am i supposed to know who michael tracey is?

No more so than Michael Tracey knows where the gym is

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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #263 on: September 14, 2021, 01:20:38 PM »
this was everywhere yesterday. am i supposed to know who michael tracey is?

he's a fairly major political contrarian on twitter.

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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #264 on: September 14, 2021, 01:32:09 PM »
I wouldn't be interested in going to watch him speak. I would be open to going to an auditorium to watch him sit in a chair on stage and silently tweet from his phone.

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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #265 on: September 14, 2021, 03:40:36 PM »
this was everywhere yesterday. am i supposed to know who michael tracey is?

he's a fairly major political contrarian on twitter.

No he's not.

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Re: political hobbyist thread
« Reply #266 on: September 14, 2021, 03:55:26 PM »
this was everywhere yesterday. am i supposed to know who michael tracey is?

he's a fairly major political contrarian on twitter.

No he's not.
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