How are you (yes, you) doing these days?

Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by SoBad, Mar 22, 2012.

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How are you feeling?

Poll closed Dec 16, 2014.
  1. I am OK

    26.3%
  2. I am not just OK, I am doing great and fantastic!

    17.5%
  3. I am really super here, thanks a bunch..

    12.3%
  4. I am currently employed as a superintendant in a residential building

    8.8%
  5. Stressed

    31.6%
  6. Happy, just happy

    15.8%
  7. Excited, if you know what I mean…

    12.3%
  8. Tired

    28.1%
  9. Just had a major epiphany, so..

    5.3%
  10. Other

    15.8%
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  1. SoBad

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    This is not a trick question, just an opportunity for the forumers to catch up. Please check all the boxes that apply.
     
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  2. r2473

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    Feeling Alright

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiTcmahEjiY

    Seems I've got to have a change of scene
    'Cause every night I have the strangest dreams
    Imprisoned by the way it could have been
    Left here on my own or so it seems
    I've got to leave before I start to scream
    But someone's locked the door and took the key.

    Ya' feelin' allright?
    I'm not feelin' too good myself
    Well, ya' feelin' allright?
    I'm not feelin' too good myself

    Well boy you sure took me for one big ride
    And even now I sit and wonder why
    And when I think of you I start to cry
    I just can't waste my time I must keep dry
    Gotta' stop believing in all your lies
    'Cause there's too much to do before I die.

    Ya' feelin' allright?
    I'm not feelin' too good myself
    Well, ya' feelin' allright?
    I'm not feelin' too good myself

    Don't get too lost in all I say
    Though at the time I really felt that way
    But that was then and now its today
    I can't get off yet and so I'm here to stay
    'Till someone comes along and takes my place
    With a different name and yes a different face.

    Ya' feelin' allright?
    I'm not feelin' too good myself
    Well, ya' feelin' allright?
    I'm not feelin' too good myself
     
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  3. SoBad

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    We need your cooperation with the polling procedure.
     
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  4. r2473

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    FEELINGS

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-oHYYaw9jA

    Feelings, nothing more than feelings,
    Trying to forget my feelings of love.
    Teardrops rolling down on my face,
    Trying to forget my feelings of love.

    Feelings, for all my life I'll feel it.
    I wish I've never met you, girl; you'll never come again.

    Feelings, wo-o-o feelings,
    Wo-o-o, feel you again in my arms.

    Feelings, feelings like I've never lost you
    And feelings like I've never have you again in my heart.

    Feelings, for all my life I'll feel it.
    I wish I've never met you, girl; you'll never come again.

    Feelings, feelings like I've never lost you
    And feelings like I've never have you again in my life.

    Feelings, wo-o-o feelings,
    Wo-o-o, feelings again in my arms.
    Feelings

    Feelings, wo-o-o feelings,
    Wo-o-o, feelings again in my arms.
    Feelings...
     
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  5. SoBad

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  6. jmverdugo

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    ... And in case you are just OK and want to be Excited :: de nada! ::
     
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  7. BigServer1

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    I'm OK, a little stressed and a little tired.

    Thanks for asking!
     
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  8. GS

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    I had to sit out the past 6 weeks, waiting for my tennis elbow injury to slowly heal. I just started playing again, so yeah, I'm feeling better than ever. I never thought I'd miss tennis so much, so I bought a Flexbar to strengthen my arm from now on.
     
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  9. Hood_Man

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    Slightly down in the dumps, but otherwise ok.
     
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  10. Cindysphinx

    Cindysphinx G.O.A.T.

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    Not sure what I want to be when I grow up. I don't see a box for that.
     
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  11. SoBad

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    It's just great to see you in the U.S. and embracing life in this high spirit!
     
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  12. SoBad

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    You are welcome and thanks for sharing! I hope you can get some stress relief and some rest! How is everything in Scottsdale? I never got to visit Arizona and all I have is the stereotypes and misconceptions. "It's like California, except hotter drier and no beach", please, there must be more to it than that.
     
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  13. nalvarado

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    Season just kicked off. After getting the first two matches rained out I was down 4-7 when our match today got cancelled. I should have beat him :-|
     
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  14. SoBad

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    What's the deal here now, what kind of competition is this? You play one superset, first to eight games by two, or what's going on?
     
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  15. SoBad

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    Can you hit with the non-dominant hand at all? I cannot – totally unidextrous righty. When I’m hurt but want to hit, I just go to the unfamiliar public court and pick up games with casual people. I am still a good player by recreational standard and it can be lots of fun!

    P.S. The Bay Area is a beautiful place to live.
     
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  16. nalvarado

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    First to 10 win by 2. No ad. 7 point tiebreaker at 10s. We call it a pro 10 but I do not know if that is a universal term. I'd prefer to play a two set match but we really don't have the time in high school play.
     
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  17. SoBad

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    Oh, high school season, I see. I would not worry about things that you cannot control (like weather or the opponent’s behaviour, for instance). Just move for every ball, strike the best shot you can, and be a gentleman. Everything else should just fall into place.
     
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  18. SoBad

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    What's going on - just some post-winter blues? Pipes are bursting and fire alarms are expiring all of a sudden? We need to get these issues out in the open.
     
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  19. SoBad

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    I don't have the box you are asking about, but you might consider diving into legal practice. You know, just take a chance, have some fun...
     
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  20. zapvor

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    LOL let me guess.you are a superintendent now sobad?
     
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  21. jayoub95

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    What is the point of this thread btw other than finding out how people are doing??...
     
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  22. zapvor

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    ^you dont know sobad
     
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  23. SoBad

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    I would not mind taking on the job, now that you ask. Wont’ take up more than 15 hours a week, I would hope. Prefer a prewar building on the west side with at least one long-time rent-stabilised tenant who is ready to adopt and is open to ideas with the will.
     
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  24. SoBad

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    That’s the only point of this thread – to find out how other people are doing. We are a community, we need to stick together and help out one another.
     
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  25. zapvor

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    hmm...what are you doing then if not that
     
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  26. SoBad

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    i'm with the parks department, you know.. how about you -the commissioner of DC tennis?
     
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  27. zapvor

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    nice. no you are higher up than me.
     
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  28. Hood_Man

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    :)

    Nothing really, just having one of those down times. I actually feel pretty darn good right now since earlier this evening I did a 10k run for the first time in 1n hour and 20 minutes.

    I'd like to get that down to under an hour but it was still about 10 minutes quicker than I thought it would be :)

    And how are you SoBad?
     
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  29. OTMPut

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    Correction ;)


    P.S.
    Well done!
     
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  30. SoBad

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    Thanks, I am the greatest.
     
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  31. SoBad

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    It sounds like you’re doing really super there, Hood_Man. Is it always raining in Wales? I actually like jogging in the rain at times.

    I am OK and Tired, thanks for asking. Looks like I am not alone. Our polling results so far suggest that the forumers are:

    1 Tired
    2 Stressed
    3 OK
     
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  32. nalvarado

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    Such is the way of the world. I hope you find some renewed vigor in the coming days sobad. This is quite an interesting thread, learn about some posters, and have a nice little chat. Thank you for making it.
     
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  33. Fuji

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    Very tired! I've had some 6-7 odd exams and tutoring this week! I'm excited for spring break though!

    -Fuji
     
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  34. SoBad

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    Thanks, nalvarado, for the kind words – I am happy to hear that you are enjoying this thread. The renewed vigor is on its way, I think. “Such is the way of the world” is exactly right. Cheers!
     
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  35. SoBad

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    Sounds like you've gone through a lot of testing in a week. As for the tutoring, were you the tutor or the tutee? Tired seems to be the dominant option here, so you're not alone;) What's with the spring break - Miami?
     
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  36. Fuji

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    Lots of testing! I do tutoring on the side for a little extra cash, so I was studying for my exams and helping people as well, so very tiring!

    I wish I was in Miami! I'm just at home all week catching up on some sleep and watching Miami from from my couch! LOL! :)

    Thanks for asking though! I really like this thread!

    -Fuji
     
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  37. thug the bunny

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    You don't have a box for 'psyched'.

    The grass is starting to grow.
    Flowers are blooming.
    Pollen is flowing.
    Birdies are there for the taking.
    The fairways are green, and the greens are fast.
    Irons are being pured, and drives are being crushed.
    This is going to be a good spring.

    Who cares about work.
     
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  38. Breaker

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    I'm always excited in more ways than one when I read anything by you SoBad.
     
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  39. SoBad

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    Well Breaker, I don’t even know what to say to that, except that it is clearly very obvious that you are not only a talented tennis player and an exceptionally charming and handsome young man, but also a knowledgeable and astute connoisseur and commentator of professional tennis, an exemplary forumer, and an individual of impeccable intelligence, as well as remarkable moral character and fitness. Delighted as ever to see you in high spirits!
     
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  40. SoBad

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    I see, thanks for the comments. A couch can be turned into a very powerful personal space at times. You can just control the world from a little corner with the power of your mind and the help of some small electronic devices. Enjoy the break and the thread!
     
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  41. SoBad

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    No, I do have a box for "psyched", it's covered under the "Excited" category. Please check that one. And seriously, the flowers are "blooming" all of a sudden now, they are not "blossoming" anymore these days?
     
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  42. Fuji

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    Thanks again SoBad! :D I agree the couch can be one of the best places to recoup after a lot of stress!

    -Fuji
     
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  43. thug the bunny

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    Box checked.

    I guess algae 'blooms', while flowers 'blossom'?

    Most importantly, my drives are going a long ways, and my TS forehands are finding the middle of the strings.

    The univers is concurrently in equilibrium and flux.
     
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  44. Tmano

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    the negative
    I feel somehow trapped and frustrated,
    I would love to find a different job more stimulating,
    I would like to go home for a vacation,
    the positive
    in June I becone dad,
    nice weather, at least better than usual here in WI,
    spring is waking up my senses, and confuses me as well,
    I'll be assistent coach at the high school
     
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  45. Rock Strongo

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    I've actually felt really awesome today. I woke up, saw that Roddick won while playing well, going to school we churned out terrific food, the thing I made turned out really well and the guests probably liked it during dinner service, friends liked it a lot though. Spoke to the girl I like and well, things are coming along nicely (that's at least what I think, but she has someone else... Hope she likes me...)! AND THE WEATHER IS AWESOME! Couple those things with good food and you're looking at a very happy (though tired) man:)
     
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  46. Hood_Man

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    Sometimes, although the past fortnight has been absolutely glorious, and it looks like it's going to stay like this for a while longer yet.

    And about time too!
     
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  47. dennis10is

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    Other.

    I'm so disappointed in the poor and the middle class. They had the chance to give money to millionaires so that we can become billionaires but instead they decided to selfishly keep the money.

    It sickens me to think that the poor and the middle class, having no chance to become billionaires, would not give their money to the millionaires, who do have a chance to become billionaires.

    I've lost all respect for non-rich people.
     
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  48. SoBad

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    I appreciate your comment and understand your concern. Money is definitely a positive resource. Still, isn't money only a means to an end?
     
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  49. SoBad

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    Not that surprised to hear - the month of March was gorgeous in New York. The spectacular tennis weather continues, but the guy on TV news this morning said that we might be looking at a drought situation in the near future here.
     
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  50. SoBad

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    What did you cook - an exotic Swedish dish?
     
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