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Old 05-26-2010, 11:02 PM   #1
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Post With your Experience, which advices would you give to younger generations ?


How about advices to younger people? What is adviced to do and not to do?
Very general, maybe the thread will be fruitfull (useful) for other

OK, I start:
- forget smoking:
It kills the lungs, really, and you will have serious problems after several years. The lungs can get back a bit better after a 10 years period minimum stopping for luckily cases, but it takes very long time but still problems with suck the life and you will not live normally anymore (with breathing / lungs)...
 
Old 05-26-2010, 11:13 PM   #2
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Go for the jugular.
 
Old 05-26-2010, 11:16 PM   #3
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One of the wisest poems of all time is Desiderata:

Quote:
Go placidly amid the noise and haste,
and remember what peace there may be in silence.

As far as possible without surrender
be on good terms with all persons.

Speak your truth quietly and clearly;
and listen to others,
even the dull and the ignorant;
they too have their story...
As good as it was, an even better, even wiser poem followed, Deteriorata:
Quote:
Go placidly amidst the noise and waste, and remember what comfort there may be in owning a piece thereof.

Avoid quiet and passive persons, unless you are in need of sleep.

Rotate your tires.

Speak glowingly of those greater than yourself; and heed well their advice, even though they be turkeys.

Know what to kiss - and when.

Consider that two wrongs never make a right, but that three do.

Wherever possible, put people on hold.

Be comforted, that in the face of all irridity and disillusionment,
and despite the changing fortunes of time,
there is always a big future in computer maintenance.
I can't think of any better advice to give to younger generations than this:
Quote:
Therefore, make peace with your god, whatever you perceive him to be: hairy thunderer or cosmic muffin.

With all its hopes, dreams, promises, and urban renewal, the world continues to deteriorate.

Give up!
PS:
I've never smoked (honest!) ...
but I can't believe it sucks any more life out of you than watching a full episode of "The Bachelorette"...

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Old 05-27-2010, 01:56 AM   #4
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If you ever expect to succeed at anything, the first thing for you to do is to get the negative people out of your life.
 
Old 05-27-2010, 03:18 AM   #5
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When in doubt, whip it out.
 
Old 05-27-2010, 03:44 AM   #6
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If a problem has a solution, then do not worry about it, (just, work it out)
if it has not, then do not worry about it
 
Old 05-27-2010, 10:58 AM   #7
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AlexVader's first corollary to the Second Law of Murphy :

Quote:
"Murphy IS an optimist."
ROFL
 
Old 05-27-2010, 11:14 AM   #8
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Never whistle while you're pissing.
http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=nev...ient=firefox-a
 
Old 05-27-2010, 02:32 PM   #9
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There are people out there who wish to hack you (as in haxxor), and they probably have done so already. They exploit your weaknesses, your ignorance, your emotions, and you don't even know it. You have already been hacked in many different ways. If you wish to save yourself doubt everything you hear and see and breathe, really do question everything (and not like the science/discovery channel, they don't do s***, nor like $ony which had this motto for a while as well). Especially question those things that are driven the hardest, the things they pound into your head with a jackhammer or make laws to keep your thoughts on a leash. Start early, start now, because every day brings you one day closer to oblivion at their hands. They will never tell you the truth, but the truth is there plain to see with your mind's eye. Too bad your mind's eye is closed and you may live your whole life and die that way. The people who want you harm, you don't know who they are, they are shadows, but their influence and power is omnipotent. They poison your food and drink and mind from the day you are born to the day you die.

I like this quote from the game Demon's Souls on the PS3 (try it, but it's kinda hard):
"On the first day man was granted a soul, and with it, clarity. On the second day upon Earth was planted an irrevocable poison, a soul-devouring Demon."

It's pretty close, they wish to deprive you of your soul, or your clarity of mind and body.
 
Old 05-27-2010, 02:46 PM   #10
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"Die young; stay pretty"

I've done neither but am still working on it. *cough* *cough* [reaches for another cigarette]
 
Old 05-27-2010, 05:12 PM   #11
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Never take advice from anyone called Brian.
Never take advice from anyone from Oldham.
 
Old 05-27-2010, 05:13 PM   #12
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Never take advice from anyone called Brian.
Never take advice from anyone from Oldham.
What about someone called Brain?.
 
Old 05-27-2010, 05:25 PM   #13
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What about someone called Brain?.
Yeah, that would be OK. I'd certainly advise anyone to take advice from anyone called Brain.
 
Old 05-27-2010, 06:46 PM   #14
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Or somebody called Pinky

Quote:
Pinky: "Gee, Brain, what do you want to do tonight?"
The Brain: "The same thing we do every night, Pinky—try to take over the world!"
PS:
More good advice, from Bobby Zimmerman:
Quote:
Don't follow leaders. Watch your parking meters.

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Old 05-27-2010, 07:19 PM   #15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by paulsm4

Or somebody called Pinky

Quote:
Pinky: "Gee, Brain, what do you want to do tonight?"
The Brain: "The same thing we do every night, Pinky—try to take over the world!"
Troz! I love that show, and I have all three seasons on DVD. I wish Warner Bros. would get off their asses and release the rest of Animaniacs on DVD, as well as Tiny Toons. I need to also get the second and final season of Freakazoid.
 
  


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