What grinds your gears?

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Re: What grinds your gears?

Postby Ubik » Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:53 pm

Gah, Louis CK now as well. Why do some people you really admire have to turn out to be creeps...
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Re: What grinds your gears?

Postby Timotheus » Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:47 am

Really? Fuuuck..
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Re: What grinds your gears?

Postby Andy92 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:49 pm

Parking meters.

If you're gonna make me pay to park on the side of the freakin' street, at least make sure all the stupid meters work correctly and show your time when you pay.
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Re: Should’ve put a fake ticket on your windshield to prevent this

Postby zazthespaz » Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:55 pm

Andy92 wrote:Parking meters.

If you're gonna make me pay to park on the side of the freakin' street, at least make sure all the stupid meters work correctly and show your time when you pay.

Get a ticket?
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It pretty much invalidates the genuineness of the gesture

Postby gbruin » Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:21 pm

Someone who publicly suggests he should be thanked for his actions.
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Re: I also fake parallel parked.

Postby Andy92 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:59 pm

zazthespaz wrote:
Andy92 wrote:Parking meters.

If you're gonna make me pay to park on the side of the freakin' street, at least make sure all the stupid meters work correctly and show your time when you pay.

Get a ticket?

No, just annoyingly moved my car to another space.
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Re: What grinds your gears?

Postby gbruin » Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:31 am

The shitty Pac-12 football refs.
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Re: What grinds your gears?

Postby AB4Lyfe » Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:56 pm

I always feel like when I get involved with someone, they view me as fragile. That grinds my gears.
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Re: What grinds your gears?

Postby gbruin » Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:47 pm

Why do you think they view you that way? Why do you think they shouldn't?
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Re: What grinds your gears?

Postby SHEAKENBAKEN » Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:20 pm

Waiting for new music grinds my gears! :lol
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Re: What grinds your gears?

Postby AB4Lyfe » Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:46 pm

gbruin wrote:Why do you think they view you that way? Why do you think they shouldn't?


Appreciate the question, Dad.

Mainly I think it’s because I’m the kind of guy who is in touch with, and actually acknowledges, his own emotions. Because of this I’m viewed as fragile, sensitive.

I don’t think it is the correct way to view me, though. Just because I acknowledge my emotions doesn’t mean I’m driven by them, or that they control me. Because people have this perception they’re “worried” that anything they do may hurt me. I just don’t want people to worry about me. Live your own life, make your own choices. Will I be negatively affected(?) occasionally by other people’s actions? Sure. But I just can’t stand it when that’s what drives someone’s decisions, or so they claim.
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You keep being you.

Postby gbruin » Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:15 pm

You're welcome, son.

And for the record, you're doing it right. The way people react to your kindness and honesty and openness will tell you what kind of people you are dealing with, and it will help sort them out for you. Some may not care about your perceived fragility. Some may totally bow to it. Hopefully some will balance the two sides. It's not necessarily bad if someone acts in a protective manner, and it might be nice if more people took others' feelings into consideration more often, but it will also show you who can handle the way you are while still being honest to themselves without fear of thinking they are hurting you. It'll give you a good look into the people you're dealing with, which is always a worthwhile thing.

Peace.
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Re: What grinds your gears?

Postby AB4Lyfe » Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:19 pm

Always with the wisdom... I appreciate you, Greg. You always give some good, objective advice.
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I haven't found another...

Postby gbruin » Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:43 pm

One benefit of age. ;)
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