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opiate69 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-29-07 11:56 PM
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1. Let's see..
Turning 39 in less than a month, still harboring a (fast fading) dream of making a livable career from music, while working in a dead-end job for less than 30k/year.. yep.. sounds about right
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  -Can't find your "path?" Have identity issues? You must be a Gen X'er! Writer  Dec-29-07 11:51 PM   #0 
  - Let's see..  opiate69   Dec-29-07 11:56 PM   #1 
  - Well damn, I would fit that description but I'm only 26.  DarkTirade   Dec-29-07 11:59 PM   #2 
  - I'm 26 too  Chovexani   Dec-30-07 03:28 AM   #42 
     - Well then that's another reason for us to be misfits...  DarkTirade   Dec-30-07 01:59 PM   #63 
  - X'er with path and purpose and career. Sorry to be a bummer.  JanMichael   Dec-30-07 12:02 AM   #3 
  - I'm 37 and I used to feel just the way you described until I...  leeroysphits   Dec-30-07 12:04 AM   #4 
  - I think it is called, Putting your game face on ...  Tuesday Afternoon   Dec-30-07 12:10 AM   #6 
  - nevermind.  leeroysphits   Dec-30-07 12:26 AM   #10 
  - That's the easy road.. I've never ~ "started just going along to get along"  Breeze54   Dec-30-07 12:38 AM   #13 
  - YMMBM  leeroysphits   Dec-30-07 12:46 AM   #17 
     - LOL! I have no idea what YMMBM means but  Breeze54   Dec-30-07 12:56 AM   #21 
  - Sold my soul to the MAN.  qwertyMike   Dec-30-07 02:41 AM   #36 
  - I am confused --  Tuesday Afternoon   Dec-30-07 10:02 AM   #54 
  - Dupe  leeroysphits   Dec-30-07 12:04 AM   #5 
  - I had one...but then I lost it.  MrsGrumpy   Dec-30-07 12:11 AM   #7 
  - No Direction?  qwertyMike   Dec-30-07 12:01 PM   #60 
  - I'm still looking for myself...  Breeze54   Dec-30-07 12:22 AM   #8 
  - Never did like these labels. I remember when Generation X was a BAND  Kucinich4America   Dec-30-07 12:24 AM   #9 
  - That describes me to a T and I'm a Boomer!  bushwentawol   Dec-30-07 12:32 AM   #11 
  - i am The King of Slack.  yorgatron   Dec-30-07 12:36 AM   #12 
     - It's not that we don't try,  bushwentawol   Dec-30-07 12:40 AM   #14 
  - I'm 29 going on 109 and that describes me to a T...  Solon   Dec-30-07 12:41 AM   #15 
  - The Boxer  Breeze54   Dec-30-07 01:35 AM   #25 
  - The X-ers  qwertyMike   Dec-30-07 12:41 AM   #16 
  - I found my path  PaddyBlueEyes   Dec-30-07 12:48 AM   #18 
  - I would say  qwertyMike   Dec-30-07 12:49 AM   #19 
  - So you have an issues "issue"?  leeroysphits   Dec-30-07 12:55 AM   #20 
     - Of course I have "issues"  qwertyMike   Dec-30-07 01:07 AM   #22 
        - If you are trying to tell me that you, a father of two spent 60 years only taking.  leeroysphits   Dec-30-07 01:12 AM   #24 
           - I started late  qwertyMike   Dec-30-07 01:43 AM   #26 
           - I hear you. My son was born Three years ago. Until then what the hell did  leeroysphits   Dec-30-07 01:48 AM   #27 
           - I gave  qwertyMike   Dec-30-07 01:50 AM   #28 
           - I may have led you to mis- understand my reply.  leeroysphits   Dec-30-07 02:01 AM   #30 
           - Thank You  qwertyMike   Dec-30-07 02:20 AM   #35 
           - Yeah... like that ONLY happens in "civilized" Canada... give me a break!  Breeze54   Dec-30-07 02:10 AM   #32 
              - Hey Breeze thanks but the next time you feel like "helping"  leeroysphits   Dec-30-07 02:12 AM   #34 
                 - Hey leeroyshits... maybe you'd be better off in the Psycho forum?  Breeze54   Dec-30-07 02:44 AM   #37 
           - What does that Semitic script  qwertyMike   Dec-30-07 01:57 AM   #29 
              - The script in "our" sig line is...  leeroysphits   Dec-30-07 02:03 AM   #31 
                 - I can read that -- behave or I'll spill the beans. eom  InkAddict   Dec-30-07 12:06 PM   #61 
                    - Blackmail?  leeroysphits   Dec-30-07 04:30 PM   #65 
  - I'm 27, but I feel I've found my sense of direction  tammywammy   Dec-30-07 01:10 AM   #23 
  - What?! I know who I am.  CreekDog   Dec-30-07 02:10 AM   #33 
  - I'm an original Hippy...  Indi Guy   Dec-30-07 02:47 AM   #38 
  - What's the war ON Iraq then? A fairy tale?  Breeze54   Dec-30-07 02:49 AM   #39 
  - I'm not sure I understand your question... n/t  Indi Guy   Dec-30-07 02:53 AM   #40 
     - I didn't have a question.. I made a statement. - "They're paying now"  Breeze54   Dec-30-07 02:59 AM   #41 
        - Thanks for clarifying (your headline did have 2 question marks btw). I agree with much...  Indi Guy   Dec-30-07 03:31 AM   #43 
           - I have "hit the streets" many a time and I DO see young people but  Breeze54   Dec-30-07 03:46 AM   #44 
              - Then maybe we should consider doing some things the old fashioned way...  Indi Guy   Dec-30-07 03:59 AM   #45 
  - yes, we did, we had Mutually Assured Destruction  CreekDog   Dec-30-07 08:01 AM   #50 
  - First off... it's way fucking harder these days  HEyHEY   Dec-30-07 04:56 AM   #46 
  - ...And the Multinational Cooperations Have You Exactly Where They Want You...  Indi Guy   Dec-30-07 06:57 AM   #49 
     - Or billions...  HypnoToad   Dec-30-07 08:05 AM   #51 
  - I am 41 and I still don't know what I want to be when I grow up.  GoPsUx   Dec-30-07 05:33 AM   #47 
  - My life's not perfect but I do know my path to some extent  turtlensue   Dec-30-07 05:33 AM   #48 
  - America has a culture? I thought all we ever did was shop...  HypnoToad   Dec-30-07 08:07 AM   #52 
  - I'm 33 and I definitely fit that description.  distantearlywarning   Dec-30-07 09:21 AM   #53 
  - You know, I am like the bottom of the boomers  Southpawkicker   Dec-30-07 10:05 AM   #55 
  - I have no direction  BarenakedLady   Dec-30-07 10:10 AM   #56 
  - I find that it involves a great deal of IGNORING  Ellen Forradalom   Dec-30-07 11:27 AM   #57 
  - Things are different these days....  CrownPrinceBandar   Dec-30-07 11:34 AM   #58 
  - I am inclined to agree.  HypnoToad   Dec-30-07 11:45 AM   #59 
  - I'm a directionally-challenged old Boomer lost in the labyrinth  InkAddict   Dec-30-07 12:50 PM   #62 
  - I certainly don't know what the fuck I'm doing. -n/t  porphyrian   Dec-30-07 02:04 PM   #64 
  - My "Boomer" advice to Gen Xers  liberaltrucker   Dec-30-07 05:18 PM   #66 
  - I'm on the older end of the generation  carly denise pt deux   Dec-30-07 05:29 PM   #67 
  - I fit that description and I'm only 25.  Fox Mulder   Dec-30-07 05:36 PM   #68 
 

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