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#198894 - 10/30/05 02:39 AM Boredom
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Its closing in on 1am. i've done nothing all night. i'm incredibly bored. normaly when this happens, i become frustrated. this makes the boredom hard to deal with. tonight is differant for some reason. this is the first time i can remember where i have been both bored and calm in this way.

Just felt like ranting about it a bit, and figured here might be the place.
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#198895 - 10/30/05 09:49 PM Re: Boredom [Re: Trarup]
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Where on earth in Canada is Kamloops?
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#198896 - 11/01/05 04:34 AM Re: Boredom [Re: ButterflyPalm]
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sort of slap bang in the middle of british columbia. i was intrigued, so i had a look too. http://www.bctravelplanner.com/ look western canada, eh.
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#198897 - 11/01/05 04:35 AM Re: Boredom [Re: Trarup]
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Yeah, middle of nowhere nowherevill. hence the boredom
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#198898 - 11/01/05 04:39 AM Re: Boredom [Re: Trarup]
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i live in dublin where it is incredibly boring AND expensive. my only saviour is....wait i dont have one....:(
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#198899 - 11/01/05 04:48 AM Re: Boredom [Re: RobNus]
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Yeah, here its boring, but cheap, so i guess i cant really complain
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#198900 - 11/01/05 07:26 AM Re: Boredom [Re: Trarup]
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Question: If a Canadian MAist complains of bordom in the middle of a deserted forest, would it be sound?

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#198901 - 11/01/05 08:14 AM Re: Boredom [Re: Kintama]
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Question: If a Canadian MAist complains of bordom in the middle of a deserted forest, would it be sound?




WELL IT WONT MAKE A SOUND IF HE DOESNT GET INTO THE FOREST TO PRACTICE!! HOP TO IT!!

Seriously, I wish I had time to be bored I have a newborn child, a wife, a job, still studying, and I fit in time to practice all four af My MA! Perhaps you should take this time to practice, even if it is only punching!!

*bows respectfully*
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#198902 - 11/01/05 08:14 AM Re: Boredom [Re: ButterflyPalm]
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Where on earth in Canada is Kamloops?




Just south of Fruitloops.

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#198903 - 11/01/05 01:53 PM Re: Boredom [Re: Kintama]
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It's safe to say it would be sound.

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#198904 - 11/01/05 03:30 PM Re: Boredom [Re: nenipp]
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But if you say a sound it might disrupt the quite, thus making it um.... ok now i've gone and confused myself.
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#198905 - 11/01/05 07:48 PM Re: Boredom [Re: Trarup]
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I didn't realize small town people got bored...
Have you always lived there?


Edited by Alicia (11/01/05 07:50 PM)

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#198906 - 11/01/05 11:52 PM Re: Boredom [Re: Trarup]
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Yeah, middle of nowhere nowherevill. hence the boredom





Hence the question.

For a boring thread it seems to have generated a lot of lively interest:-

--- we have Kintama quantumly sounding out the members randomly on the possibility that boredom may be a function of Kamloops having an uncertain location south of Fruitloops and perhaps speeding up in its quest to be a preferred tuorist end-point destination.

I declare to-day as Kamloops Day!

Fruitloops will have to wait its turn.

TRARUP, you have put Kamloops on the world map.
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#198907 - 11/02/05 06:41 AM Re: Boredom [Re: oldman]
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Quote:

Quote:


Where on earth in Canada is Kamloops?




Just south of Fruitloops.




and slightly west of Honey-Nutloops
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#198908 - 11/02/05 07:40 AM Re: Boredom [Re: ButterflyPalm]
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are you saying I try to lead people to hell? that would make me a ...a what? a...demon? lol nope, I've never been THAT bored. people can find the place completely on their own, they don't need a tour guide.

back on topic: boredom is a condition for me that happens when I lack imagination....or if there is a power outage.

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#198909 - 11/02/05 07:54 AM Re: Boredom [Re: Kintama]
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I'm never bored.

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#198910 - 11/02/05 08:33 AM Re: Boredom [Re: harlan]
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Or boring.

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#198911 - 11/02/05 08:39 AM Re: Boredom [Re: oldman]
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You know...that is the real reason I come here...

...the gracious company.

(*cough* scuffing shoes embarrassed - gonna go and hide in my office for awhile)


Edited by harlan (11/02/05 10:08 AM)

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#198912 - 11/02/05 10:02 AM Re: Boredom [Re: harlan]
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you are never bored and therefore never boring...I think was a compliment...now getatta that hiding place and back into the flames! mwaahahaha.

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#198913 - 11/02/05 10:14 AM Re: Boredom [Re: harlan]
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I was being sincere. You guys know how it is. You see a name on a post or an pm and look forward to reading it. Others, ah... erhm.........not so much.

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#198914 - 11/02/05 02:18 PM Re: Boredom [Re: oldman]
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care to elaborate sir?
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#198915 - 11/02/05 02:50 PM Re: Boredom [Re: oldman]
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When I see Oldman I see red !

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#198916 - 11/03/05 09:25 AM Re: Boredom [Re: harlan]
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I'm never bored.




That's because you have always stayed in Fruitloops never ventured up north to Kamloops.
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#198917 - 11/03/05 09:29 AM Re: Boredom [Re: ButterflyPalm]
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Sorry, I hail from the Land of Nuts.

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#198918 - 11/03/05 09:44 AM Re: Boredom [Re: harlan]
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Quote:

Sorry, I hail from the Land of Nuts.





Are you in any way, however remote, related to Sanchin31?

Trarup, this is all your fault. Please Un-bored yourself.


Edited by ButterflyPalm (11/03/05 09:49 AM)

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#198919 - 11/03/05 09:45 AM Re: Boredom [Re: ButterflyPalm]
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Sure...if it's goju it's all good!

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#198920 - 11/03/05 10:47 AM Re: Boredom [Re: ButterflyPalm]
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new word:

Zen Boredism
The non-philosophy which takes it's name from the sanskrit 'yawnii' meaning 'to rub ones eyes for clear sight'.

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#198921 - 11/04/05 09:41 AM Re: Boredom [Re: Kintama]
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Any attempt to beat this level of sophisticated humour is beyond me and my 'Secret Manual of Megabest Jokes for all Occasions' which has been handed down in my family for the last 5 generations.

So,
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#198922 - 11/05/05 03:37 AM Re: Boredom [Re: ButterflyPalm]
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Yes well you all may be bored, but I have to go into work now. where i will be bored, but no computer.
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#198923 - 11/07/05 10:57 AM Re: Boredom [Re: RobNus]
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boredom? read this and hate collectivism in an afternoon.
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#198924 - 11/07/05 10:58 AM Re: Boredom [Re: -orangesiscool-]
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#198925 - 11/07/05 03:21 PM Re: Boredom [Re: -orangesiscool-]
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there is always an Edit button hidden near the post
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#198926 - 11/09/05 05:27 AM Re: Boredom [Re: ButterflyPalm]
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Egad!!! all this chaos caused by me not knowing what to do one night. Why, if this is the power i have, i must learn to harness it. use the power of my boredom to control the world!!

MUWAHAHAHAHAHA
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#198927 - 11/09/05 07:58 AM Re: Boredom [Re: Trarup]
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That's what Zen is all about; you never know where it will lead.

I also remember something about opening boxes of chocolates..........

Have you un-bored yourself yet? we are waiting.......

Alternatively, you can take lessons from that Kin fellow in Zen Boredism; its a study of how boredom, whether its self induced or not, can lead to Enlightenment, if you can successfully get pass the 'yawni' phase.

Good Luck and what is the population of Kamloops? does it have a Chinese take-away?
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#198928 - 11/09/05 02:23 PM Re: Boredom [Re: ButterflyPalm]
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hehe, Yes i have un bored myself. never know when it'll return, but for now i am unboredified. And Kamloops isnt as small as i make out, population about 80k. its just a bit of a sleepy town where once the clock strikes midnight you need to fight the odds to find something to do.
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