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  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    Ffffffine.

    i feel lonely right now.

    is that still too vague?

    I don't think that alarm ever turns off

    okay, fine, you want details? i'll give you details. i'll give you details that will make me wish i didn't.

    i'm a real shut-in. I have been ever since a really bad bromance break-up caused by my own assholish nature. That happened about 8-10 years ago. Basically, my best friend kinda dropped me for other, better friends and i never really healed.

    Problem is, I get lonely every once in a while because, as introverted as i may be, being a shut-in is not fun all the time.

    One thing i never managed to do but wanted to is play an actual real-life tabletop RPG campaign with people. And i really would love to do that. i tried online Tabletop RPGs, with programs, over IRC or play-by-post and it just doesn't really work for me.

    Anyway, until I can manage to heal over that time when a person i considered my best friend decided that i was a bad person, I think i'll keep getting lonely every once in a while. it's kinda hard to get a better sense of self-worth when you also struggle with depression, tho.

    Aaaanyways, i hope that's enough details.

    Have you thought about mending that bond?

    Might help, or, at worst, give you some closure that you need.

    Find a group that gets together and join them for the tabletop thing. If it doesn't work or you don't like it, don't go back again.

    not a doctor, not a lawyer, examples I use may not be fully researched so don't take out of context plz, don't @ me
  • spool32spool32 Contrary Library Registered User regular
    Gim wrote: »
    What did dogs do before tennis balls?

    The St. Bernard puppy likes to play with sliced limes...

    BeNarwhal
  • kedinikkedinik Registered User regular
    kedinik wrote: »
    kedinik wrote: »
    Two spiders of different species are having a showdown for premium territory.

    Sitting motionless in a large web a few inches away from each other.

    The smaller spider lost his nerve after a few minutes and Indiana Jones'd down the wall.

    More news as it breaks.

    Why didn't you use the time to get some matches and burn them to death?

    I don't like killing stuff. And spiders are usually good house guests.

  • TehSlothTehSloth Hit Or Miss I Guess They Never Miss, HuhRegistered User regular
    edited June 2015
    My D&D bro asked if I had any GURPS books

    should I be worried

    TehSloth on
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  • HakkekageHakkekage Space Whore Academy summa cum laudeRegistered User regular
    1311548606760883088.png

    ok this is a pretty cute way to communicate with other players online

    especially NOOOOOOO link

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  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    Sticks are equally good substitutes to tennis balls.

    not a doctor, not a lawyer, examples I use may not be fully researched so don't take out of context plz, don't @ me
  • MortiousMortious The Nightmare Begins Move to New ZealandRegistered User regular
    edited June 2015
    Mortious on
    Move to New Zealand
    It’s not a very important country most of the time
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  • spool32spool32 Contrary Library Registered User regular
    TehSloth wrote: »
    My D&D bro asked if I had an GURPS books

    should I be worried

    YES

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  • 21stCentury21stCentury Call me Pixel, or Pix for short! [They/Them]Registered User regular
    bowen wrote: »
    Ffffffine.

    i feel lonely right now.

    is that still too vague?

    I don't think that alarm ever turns off

    okay, fine, you want details? i'll give you details. i'll give you details that will make me wish i didn't.

    i'm a real shut-in. I have been ever since a really bad bromance break-up caused by my own assholish nature. That happened about 8-10 years ago. Basically, my best friend kinda dropped me for other, better friends and i never really healed.

    Problem is, I get lonely every once in a while because, as introverted as i may be, being a shut-in is not fun all the time.

    One thing i never managed to do but wanted to is play an actual real-life tabletop RPG campaign with people. And i really would love to do that. i tried online Tabletop RPGs, with programs, over IRC or play-by-post and it just doesn't really work for me.

    Anyway, until I can manage to heal over that time when a person i considered my best friend decided that i was a bad person, I think i'll keep getting lonely every once in a while. it's kinda hard to get a better sense of self-worth when you also struggle with depression, tho.

    Aaaanyways, i hope that's enough details.

    Have you thought about mending that bond?

    Might help, or, at worst, give you some closure that you need.

    Find a group that gets together and join them for the tabletop thing. If it doesn't work or you don't like it, don't go back again.

    I have but the wound is still pretty painful to this day.

    As for finding a group, that's not really something I could do until i move to the city or get a car and neither seem possible in the short term. otherwise, i just don't have the time or the means to show up regularly.

  • 21stCentury21stCentury Call me Pixel, or Pix for short! [They/Them]Registered User regular
    edited June 2015
    TehSloth wrote: »
    My D&D bro asked if I had an GURPS books

    should I be worried

    Yes.

    Get him FATAL or something else that's less horrible.

    21stCentury on
  • JacobkoshJacobkosh Gamble a stamp. I can show you how to be a real man!Moderator mod
    Geth, recycle the thread on page 100.

    Man, I feel like I type that thing every day. Geth should just know.

    rRwz9.gif
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  • GethGeth Legion Perseus VeilRegistered User, Moderator, Penny Arcade Staff, Vanilla Staff vanilla
    Affirmative Jacobkosh. Thread will be recycled after 100 pages.

  • kedinikkedinik Registered User regular
    I think DK just meant that there is always someone being vague somewhere on the Internet.

  • Donkey KongDonkey Kong For Workgroups Version 3.11 Registered User regular
    edited June 2015
    Ffffffine.

    i feel lonely right now.

    is that still too vague?

    I don't think that alarm ever turns off

    okay, fine, you want details? i'll give you details. i'll give you details that will make me wish i didn't.

    i'm a real shut-in. I have been ever since a really bad bromance break-up caused by my own assholish nature. That happened about 8-10 years ago. Basically, my best friend kinda dropped me for other, better friends and i never really healed.

    Problem is, I get lonely every once in a while because, as introverted as i may be, being a shut-in is not fun all the time.

    One thing i never managed to do but wanted to is play an actual real-life tabletop RPG campaign with people. And i really would love to do that. i tried online Tabletop RPGs, with programs, over IRC or play-by-post and it just doesn't really work for me.

    Anyway, until I can manage to heal over that time when a person i considered my best friend decided that i was a bad person, I think i'll keep getting lonely every once in a while. it's kinda hard to get a better sense of self-worth when you also struggle with depression, tho.

    Aaaanyways, i hope that's enough details.

    So I was just joking and also itching to post the vague alarm. I'd been sitting on it too long.

    But I want you to know that this here is genuinely better than sighs and frowny faces, and declarations that you don't feel good, or whatever. Those things feel like you are baiting people into an unrewarding interaction to selfishly fill an emotional need.

    This on the other hand is something we can engage with and relate to or skip over if we're not interested.

    Donkey Kong on
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  • P10P10 An Idiot With Low IQ Registered User regular
    spool i read a lot about breastfeeding today because of you and also because it was tangentially related to work and then it was relevant in work

    Shameful pursuits and utterly stupid opinions
    spool32surrealitycheck
  • GimGim a tall glass of water Registered User regular
    spool32 wrote: »
    Gim wrote: »
    What did dogs do before tennis balls?

    The St. Bernard puppy likes to play with sliced limes...

    Hmm, limes: natures tennis balls.

    spool32
  • 21stCentury21stCentury Call me Pixel, or Pix for short! [They/Them]Registered User regular
    Ffffffine.

    i feel lonely right now.

    is that still too vague?

    I don't think that alarm ever turns off

    okay, fine, you want details? i'll give you details. i'll give you details that will make me wish i didn't.

    i'm a real shut-in. I have been ever since a really bad bromance break-up caused by my own assholish nature. That happened about 8-10 years ago. Basically, my best friend kinda dropped me for other, better friends and i never really healed.

    Problem is, I get lonely every once in a while because, as introverted as i may be, being a shut-in is not fun all the time.

    One thing i never managed to do but wanted to is play an actual real-life tabletop RPG campaign with people. And i really would love to do that. i tried online Tabletop RPGs, with programs, over IRC or play-by-post and it just doesn't really work for me.

    Anyway, until I can manage to heal over that time when a person i considered my best friend decided that i was a bad person, I think i'll keep getting lonely every once in a while. it's kinda hard to get a better sense of self-worth when you also struggle with depression, tho.

    Aaaanyways, i hope that's enough details.

    So I was just joking and also itching to post the vague alarm. I'd been sitting on it too long.

    But I want you to know that this here is genuinely better than sighs and frowny faces, and declarations that you don't feel good, or whatever. Those things feel like you are baiting an unrewarding interaction from other people to fulfill an emotional need.

    This is something we can engage with and relate to or skip over if we're not interested.

    Yeah, you're right.

    i'm just constantly afraid of bumming people out with my weird idiosyncrasies. it's something i need to work on.

  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    Getting it out makes you feel better in the long run and helps you cope, though, 21st.

    Bottling up emotions just makes it worse.

    Especially if we can help.

    A lot of us have been through that situation a few times.

    not a doctor, not a lawyer, examples I use may not be fully researched so don't take out of context plz, don't @ me
    21stCentury
  • JacobkoshJacobkosh Gamble a stamp. I can show you how to be a real man!Moderator mod
    spool32 wrote: »
    TehSloth wrote: »
    My D&D bro asked if I had an GURPS books

    should I be worried

    YES

    rRwz9.gif
    Ponyspool32
  • Sir LandsharkSir Landshark resting shark face Registered User regular
    Jacobkosh wrote: »
    Geth, recycle the thread on page 100.

    Man, I feel like I type that thing every day. Geth should just know.

    why doesn't it learn???

    *attaches geth to the human centipede*

    Please consider the environment before printing this post.
    Jacobkosh
  • 21stCentury21stCentury Call me Pixel, or Pix for short! [They/Them]Registered User regular
    I really need to move to the city. It would give me a lot more time and opportunities to socialize.

    IncenjucarbowenBeNarwhalJacobkosh
  • GimGim a tall glass of water Registered User regular
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  • P10P10 An Idiot With Low IQ Registered User regular
    toitles

    Shameful pursuits and utterly stupid opinions
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  • Sir LandsharkSir Landshark resting shark face Registered User regular
    trying to get a suite downtown Chicago for my annual gathering of friends

    everything is booked the entire month of September

    what

    who are all these people

    wtf

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  • HounHoun Registered User regular
    edited June 2015
    @21stCentury, bro, I feel what you are saying 100%.

    You are most certainly not an isolated case of this kind of shit happening, it's ok to be hurt and depressed by it, and while no one can make that pain go away, know that there are a lot of us that share or have shared it. It sucks to lose a friend, and it sucks worse to be an introvert and unable to see any way to have meaningful interactions with other people when you have no one to interact with.

    So. Much. Brofist.

    :bro:

    Houn on
  • SanderJKSanderJK Crocodylus Pontifex Sinterklasicus Madrid, 3000 ADRegistered User regular
    I really need to move to the city. It would give me a lot more time and opportunities to socialize.
    In your situation, getting shared housing with people your own age would probably be pretty beneficial. Your commute is bad isn't it? So you gain time and you gain some people to hang out with.
    They'll probably have some very terrible habits but it'd also a sort of base level of socializing.

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  • BeNarwhalBeNarwhal The Work Left Unfinished Registered User regular
    trying to get a suite downtown Chicago for my annual gathering of friends

    everything is booked the entire month of September

    what

    who are all these people

    wtf

    I'll tell you what isn't happening

    I definitely didn't book out the suites for me and all my narwhal friends for our clandestine invasion of Illinois

    Gim815165
  • Sir LandsharkSir Landshark resting shark face Registered User regular
    BeNarwhal wrote: »
    trying to get a suite downtown Chicago for my annual gathering of friends

    everything is booked the entire month of September

    what

    who are all these people

    wtf

    I'll tell you what isn't happening

    I definitely didn't book out the suites for me and all my narwhal friends for our clandestine invasion of Illinois

    omg and by doing so you're keeping all the sharks out

    the state will be defenseless!

    you sonofa-

    Please consider the environment before printing this post.
    BeNarwhalHakkekage
  • ChanusChanus Just venting, Not seeking solutions. Registered User regular
    i didn't even know there was an ask tube thread and now i've lost my afternoon reading it

    what a lovely day!

    Allegedly a voice of reason.
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  • BeNarwhalBeNarwhal The Work Left Unfinished Registered User regular
    We've thought through every step, Landshark!

    We will not be stopped - unless we forget to actually do the invasion

    Sir Landshark
  • STATE OF THE ART ROBOTSTATE OF THE ART ROBOT Registered User regular
    Geth, eat your veggies.

  • PonyPony Registered User regular
    well this is a bummer

    basically there's a possibility I can get an educational grant from the government to go back to school

    but it basically has to be something i can make a fair argument there's a good job market for and that i can reasonably do given my disability

    i was trying to angle for IT/sysadmin but as it turns out upon further inspection the college course i was looking at on that is not all it's cracked up to be and is sorta bogus

    and i'm not really sure what to do

    i have this opportunity

    i don't know what to do with it

    i don't want to go back to school for more than a year, tops

    so anything that's a proper degree is basically out

    trades aren't necessarily out by default but name me a trade that isn't going to be a problem for the fact that i am physically disabled or that i don't drive

    harumph

  • Regina FongRegina Fong Allons-y, Alonso Registered User regular
    kedinik wrote: »
    kedinik wrote: »
    kedinik wrote: »
    Two spiders of different species are having a showdown for premium territory.

    Sitting motionless in a large web a few inches away from each other.

    The smaller spider lost his nerve after a few minutes and Indiana Jones'd down the wall.

    More news as it breaks.

    Why didn't you use the time to get some matches and burn them to death?

    I don't like killing stuff. And spiders are usually good house guests.

    It's a trick.

    Spiders are highly intelligent and chaotic evil.

  • Donkey KongDonkey Kong For Workgroups Version 3.11 Registered User regular
    I walked by my old apartment yesterday and the building was demolished. I asked someone on a porch across the street how long it had been that way.

    Apparently they kicked everyone out in the middle of the winter, during the unprecedented blizzard we had, because the heat failed and they ran out of money to clear the snow. The updated lease agreements, the ones that I moved out because they were so awful and one-sided, allowed them to do that. They knocked the building down in March. Had I stayed, I would have had 4 more months, then a few weeks of hell with no heat, no water, and nowhere to put my car, then I would have had to find a new place, all in the middle of the worst winter on record.

    Holy shit that dodged bullet!

    Thousands of hot, local singles are waiting to play at bubbulon.com.
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  • Blameless ClericBlameless Cleric An angel made of sapphires each more flawlessly cut than the last Registered User regular
    hello!

    Wow chat is hopping today

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  • durandal4532durandal4532 Registered User regular
    @21stCentury Do you feel like there's anything a group could do to make it less intimidating to pick up?

    I'm kind of doing work locally to help people connect with this sort of stuff. And I know one big thing that keeps coming up is that a lot of people into tabletop gaming are also super nervous about just busting in on strangers.

    So far my strategy of "personally befriend everyone and introduce them to each other" doesn't seem like it will scale.

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  • RonaldoTheGypsyRonaldoTheGypsy Or just "Ron" Registered User regular
    In this game you punch people

    just don't do the riddler missions, oh god

  • 21stCentury21stCentury Call me Pixel, or Pix for short! [They/Them]Registered User regular
    21stCentury Do you feel like there's anything a group could do to make it less intimidating to pick up?

    I'm kind of doing work locally to help people connect with this sort of stuff. And I know one big thing that keeps coming up is that a lot of people into tabletop gaming are also super nervous about just busting in on strangers.

    So far my strategy of "personally befriend everyone and introduce them to each other" doesn't seem like it will scale.

    Pick up what? RPGs?

    i never actually played an RPGs in real life with other people.

    Kruite
  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    Holy. Shit.

    I am going to curbstomp someone tomorrow.

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  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited June 2015
    If you have a bad enough stutter, nothing rhymes.

    maeks u thnk

    Each syllable in the stutter rhymes with the other stutter syllables.

    In a way, the worst stutterers rhyme more than anyone else in the world.

    Drez on
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