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You know how I know this house belongs to a Bro?

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I've mentioned this to people IRL, but they've all been like "Hey that ain't strange at all matter el fact I do the same thing!" Now I'm going to mention it here see what y'alls be think. When I'm at the gym I see a lot of people checking out their smart phones while they are in the midst of doing exercises. (Especially the leg exercises, obviously, since their hands are not occupied with lifting weights.)

Is it that they just cannot focus on doing one thing, to where they have to be distracted by smart phone? Or is it that the things they're checking out on their phones are so overwhelmingly important that they can't even wait the minute or two it would take them to do a set of leg presses? I'll be honest with y'alls, what it looks like to me is a bunch of third graders in the bodies of adults.
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What do I think? I spent the majority of my life in pre-internet world.To be honest if there was some way to make the whole thing go away tomorrow I think we would be vastly better off for it

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What do I think? I spent the majority of my life in pre-internet world.To be honest if there was some way to make the whole thing go away tomorrow I think we would be vastly better off for it
I think there's an app for that.
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I never get used to this, and I know I've posted simular posts before, but I know a lot of people what got modest financial means to them nonetheless buy expensive cars and trucks put themselves under burden of payments. (Not trying to be stereotype, but I notice this happens expecially with people what buy pickup trucks. That's the example that happened today put me to writing this post.)
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The amount of money people will spend on their cars (or trucks) blows my mind .They will buy a truck that costs 40k+and add 50k worth of crap to it. in the end its really still just a truck

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What do I think? I spent the majority of my life in pre-internet world.To be honest if there was some way to make the whole thing go away tomorrow I think we would be vastly better off for it

The did some research on this and found that the generations older than millenials (gen x, baby boomers, etc) tend to spend more time on their phones. They came to the conclusion that since those generations have known life without the technology, they will cling to it that much more than someone who has had it their whole life.
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also see rollling coal or coal rolling or whatever the fuck it's called

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Originally Posted by L'Incandescent View Post

I've mentioned this to people IRL, but they've all been like "Hey that ain't strange at all matter el fact I do the same thing!" Now I'm going to mention it here see what y'alls be think. When I'm at the gym I see a lot of people checking out their smart phones while they are in the midst of doing exercises. (Especially the leg exercises, obviously, since their hands are not occupied with lifting weights.)

Is it that they just cannot focus on doing one thing, to where they have to be distracted by smart phone? Or is it that the things they're checking out on their phones are so overwhelmingly important that they can't even wait the minute or two it would take them to do a set of leg presses? I'll be honest with y'alls, what it looks like to me is a bunch of third graders in the bodies of adults.

 

People can't put down their phones for anything.  It frustrates me even more when I'm at the gym and someone is just sitting at a machine texting.

 

 

I was looking at a condo in NJ (company reached out to me about a possible job there so trying to get an idea of prices).  It looked like it was owned by an old Italian Catholic lady with probably a 20 something bro living with her.  It was typical old lady furnishings plus lots of crosses, old pictures of family, etc.  Then the second bedroom was just a bed and a ton of weights/bench, and some krunkcore band painted onto the wall.

 

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Originally Posted by L'Incandescent View Post

I never get used to this, and I know I've posted simular posts before, but I know a lot of people what got modest financial means to them nonetheless buy expensive cars and trucks put themselves under burden of payments. (Not trying to be stereotype, but I notice this happens expecially with people what buy pickup trucks. That's the example that happened today put me to writing this post.)

 

Coming from an academic driving a Maybach?

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Originally Posted by jcman311 View Post


The did some research on this and found that the generations older than millenials (gen x, baby boomers, etc) tend to spend more time on their phones. They came to the conclusion that since those generations have known life without the technology, they will cling to it that much more than someone who has had it their whole life.

 

Explains why my inlaws spend so much time on FB, and my wife and I pretty much avoid it.

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Coming from an academic driving a Maybach?

I got means to me put 'er that way hehehe!
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Originally Posted by L'Incandescent View Post

I never get used to this, and I know I've posted simular posts before, but I know a lot of people what got modest financial means to them nonetheless buy expensive cars and trucks put themselves under burden of payments. (Not trying to be stereotype, but I notice this happens expecially with people what buy pickup trucks. That's the example that happened today put me to writing this post.)

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The amount of money people will spend on their cars (or trucks) blows my mind .They will buy a truck that costs 40k+and add 50k worth of crap to it. in the end its really still just a truck

I don't get this, either. My wife and I talk about it a lot. I see people I know make less than we do driving cars we don't consider affordable that I know cost them ridiculous amounts of money every month, and I just don't understand how they manage it.

Our assumption is that they don't do things like save for retirement. We could both have pretty sweet rides if we just assumed a magical retirement fairy was going to visit our bank accounts somewhere in our mid 60s. We'd be able to do a lot of customizing, too, if we didn't insist on luxuries like life insurance and saving to help the kids go to college.

And, yeah, it's the pickup (bro) truck guys who seem to be the worst about it. Tricked-out trucks also seem to be pretty common on used car lots, which I'm sure is totally a coincidence.
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I was talking to a long term Harley rider and he tells me to expect to drop another 15k in chrome and whatnot onto my bike when I eventually get it. I told him he's eff'ing nuts if he thinks I'm dropping 23k or so on a bike and then another 15k in stuff I'm rarely going to polish and in no way improves any performance aspect of the bike.
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Originally Posted by Piobaire View Post

I was talking to a long term Harley rider and he tells me to expect to drop another 15k in chrome and whatnot onto my bike when I eventually get it. I told him he's eff'ing nuts if he thinks I'm dropping 23k or so on a bike and then another 15k in stuff I'm rarely going to polish and in no way improves any performance aspect of the bike.

Too busy polishing cocks to want to polish dat chrome?
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