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Why are our obsessions never the things we're best at?

Post by Wd40 » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:13 am

Excellent article!

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29657506

I can relate to this. I am techie pretending to be an investment banker :)

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Post by JR8 » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 9:44 am

Ah, like India and test cricket! :wink: :P

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Post by nakatago » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:05 am

I'm an IT insultant pretending to be an international man of mystery.
"A quokka is what would happen if there was an anime about kangaroos."

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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:11 am

I stop reading article after the part where it said the writer was a Chelsea fan.

but to go with the flow, I could have been a graphic designer but I had to draw the line somewhere.
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Post by nakatago » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:15 am

rajagainstthemachine wrote: I could have been a graphic designer but I had to draw the line somewhere.
I see what you did there. :wink:
"A quokka is what would happen if there was an anime about kangaroos."

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Post by JR8 » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:44 am

I studied to be a parasitologist but ended up as a banker, so it all worked out well in the end.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 2:52 pm

I'm still trying to make up my mind what I want to be. :-k
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 3:16 pm

JR8 wrote:I studied to be a parasitologist but it sucked the lifeblood out of me.
fixed! :cool:
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 3:52 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:
JR8 wrote:I studied to be a parasitologist but ended up becoming the object of my desire!
fixed! :cool:
re-fixed! :cool: :lol:
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Post by Addadude » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 6:38 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:I wanted to be god but became a moderator which is almost the same thing :twisted:
Fixed.
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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 7:31 pm

Addadude wrote: Over the past year, my sexual fetishes have been slowly getting more perverse. But it wasn't until I spanked a statue that I realised I'd hit rock bottom
fixed for some laughs :lol:
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Post by nakatago » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 8:26 pm

c-c-c-combo breaker!
"A quokka is what would happen if there was an anime about kangaroos."

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Post by JR8 » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 8:33 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:I'm still trying to make up my mind what I want to be, meanwhile I'm considering learning to dive. :-k
Fixed that for you too ;)

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Post by JR8 » Mon, 20 Oct 2014 8:40 pm

Actually I'm glad I studied Parasitology. Not only for the base-'medical' element, but because parasites are pretty damned amazing. The ultimate adapters, so it was fascinating too.

No way you can be a Creationist (not that I ever was) after going through that: What God created nematode worms that only exist in the sodden beer-mats at the Munich beer festival? .... I dooooon't think so! :o :P

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