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work Still working for a tank of gas
by radioface2005
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(radioface2005@yahoo.com) on May 12, 2012 04:38:07 AM

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Still working and going nowhere
 
When I got out of the Army in 1988 I got a job at a big seafood place as a frycook. My usual shift was just about enough to fill the tank in my 69 Impala, roughly 20 dollars. Flash foward to the present and I am still in a kitchen and it still takes an entire shift to fill the tank of my vehichle. Throughout that time I tried Being my own boss I opened a small cafe that lasted just over a year. I left a fairly good job to do that, in retrospect , not one of my better choices. I have made more money than I do now but do to various substance abuse issues, the money never seemed to last any longer than it does now.I see the futilty in my pursuit of a culinary career, but now due to the benefits I currently get at the hotel I now work for I feel it would be unwise to leave starting over at 47 isnt impossible but starting over to do what? Is the money that I would have to spend to get myself out of the kitchen worth it?I hear about many people with advanced degrees who wait tables because there are no jobs in their fields of study, and I dont want to be a waiter.

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    Shit man...
    by murdersgalore(wacking@yourfuneral.cum)
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    on May 12, 2012 06:35:16 AM
    (#32482)
    nothing left to do but create a bad-ass alter-ego and start a terrorist regime in the guise of a gentleman's boxing club.
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    Funny, thumbs up
    by Vulpes the Raging(youlost@thegame.com)
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    on May 12, 2012 01:04:17 PM
    (#32488)
    I could have sworn you just posted about rolling in cash. Have you ever considered, I dunno, not abusing drugs?
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    Okay thumbs upcrybaby
    by grandtheftcondom(grandtheftcondom@gmail.com)
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    on May 14, 2012 01:50:21 PM
    (#32494)
    Your writing is really terrible. I'm not sure if there's a point to anything you've said, or if you suddenly felt as though GFD is some new, edgy form of LiveJournal. Either way, stop.
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      my writing duncedunce
      by radioface2005(radioface2005@yahoo.com)
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      on May 28, 2012 06:09:20 AM
      (#32546)
      I suppose that you are William Faulkner? I'm not here to be edgy or get my G.E.D. I just was looking for a place to vent and shoot the breeze with some new people.
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        No I'm not William Faulkner gold stargold star
        by grandtheftcondom(grandtheftcondom@gmail.com)
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        on May 28, 2012 07:26:53 AM
        (#32549)
        I'm Beth.
        In fact, I never really liked Faulkner's works. I always preferred Maugham.

        I wasn't trying to say that your spelling or grammar was bad this time. Just your whole writing style sucks. If I wanted to hear about someone's entire life story, I'd buy an autobiography. There was no rant in there. You basically just vomited your life history and finished it off with a regurgitation of the title.

        So do us all a favour, go abuse some more substances and kindly fuck off. :)
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          Maybe I'm too literal
          by The Gaborg(Sidekick in my own life)
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          on May 28, 2012 12:10:23 PM
          (#32553)
          But every time I hear about "abusing substances" I picture an old-timey pharmacist shouting insults at little bottles on shelves.
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          the past is just that
          by radioface2005(radioface2005@yahoo.com)
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          on May 29, 2012 05:39:16 AM
          (#32562)
          Concerning my substance abuse issues, they are ancient history. I have been clean for over 5 years. As to the other point you made concerning my lack of a rant as opposed to vomiting out my life story, I wasn't aware that there was a preferred style of writing that is preferred here.
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            Yes, there is a "preferred style" of writing here.
            by TheChisa(come@me.bro)
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            on May 29, 2012 06:35:26 AM
            (#32563)
            It's called FUCKING WRITING. Farting out a paragraph of barely cohesive backstory that wouldn't fill or be appropriate on a book jacket, let alone in a book, is not going to cut it. You may have both cooking and cocaine under your belt, but Anthony Bourdain you are not.

            What makes this site unique is not that it is for rants. There are loads of those. We take it to another level and create elaborate vistas of rage and comedy. Each of the offerings found here should have a beginning, middle, and end. Furthermore "I wasn't aware that X goes on here" is NEVER EVER EVER AN EXCUSE WHILE YOU STILL HAVE FUCKING EYES IN YOUR HEAD.

            Now, really dawg, I'm trying to be fair to you. But god damn it when all you do is continue to spout ignorance after being informed multiple times what this place is about I have to wonder if you're either too stupid to get it or just being an intentional asshole.
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              wtf
              by radioface2005(radioface2005@yahoo.com)
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              on May 31, 2012 08:01:17 AM
              (#32590)
              What exactly would you have me come at you for? More abuse? You win. This is your playground that I foolishly stumbled upon and not knowing the rules I got my ass handed to me. I'm a big boy and can take rejection. Enjoy yourselves and don't mind me as I am taking my ball and going home. By the way many of these elaborate vistas of rage and comedy actually weren't all that angry of funny. Seems to me that there is no limited to arrogant little pukes out there who fucking think they know something about life because they have 20 years under their belts. When you have lived,and lost and hopefully grown a little as a person then maybe we can chat . Right now I have to get ready to go back to work{ it's what big people do} Peace out and FUCK OFF.
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                El Oh El
                by TheChisa(come@me.bro)
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                on Jun 20, 2012 06:37:19 AM
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                Pretty much the wrongerest assumption ever there guy. Ask somebody if (a) I'm 20 years old and (b) I've lived and grown as a person.

                Go on, ask around! I'll wait.
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            "preferred style of writing that is preferred here"
            by grandtheftcondom(grandtheftcondom@gmail.com)
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            on May 29, 2012 01:22:49 PM
            (#32564)
            Say it out loud to yourself, slowly.

            Have you thought about getting back into drugs? Or were you even dumber on them?
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          cool
          by radioface2005(radioface2005@yahoo.com)
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          on May 31, 2012 07:51:03 AM
          (#32589)
          Off shall I fuck then . I guess you didnt get my email re. my sympathy concerning your current situation with the online college . Oh well, I guess you took the olive branch I extended and sharpened the end to a fine point and shoved it up my ass. And good for you. Well done. There is no limit to the arrogance that so many of you people expell from your gut as you attack those who dare come into your tiny little world and dont play your silly games by your unposted rules. I should have read some more , waited until I had something clever to exclaim, my fault, I jumped the gun and got beaten down for it. Again, well done. Thanks for the love and you all have a meaningful rich and wonderful fucking life.
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    The title on this post thumbs up
    by The Gaborg(Sidekick in my own life)
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    on Jun 19, 2012 10:18:29 PM
    (#32644)
    Visualize: radioface's boss is an evil, sentient gas tank.
    And now you can't unsee it.
    Y'all welcome.
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    Essay
    by KylenSullivan(royalbrixton@gmail.com)
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    on Aug 10, 2018 10:05:11 AM
    (#33514)
    Well, this is how everyone have been lately, everyone is working and no one is going anywhere. The professional dissertation writers shared this post as well. This money making idea is pretty good too, thank you!
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