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kleinbl00  ·  283 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: November 8, 2017

    Now I'm almost curious enough to try and find out why so many people are hostile toward me or outright snap.

Try this on for size: You are rigorously focused on achievement and expansion of your knowledgebase. You are an eager and voracious learner. The majority of your attention seems to be given over towards pursuits that - and I don't know Poland - are atypical of the interests of most teenagers I've ever met.

I would hypothesize that your interests more closely align with what your professors and elders wish kids did than what kids actually do. It's entirely possible that you spend every Friday and Saturday night playing beer pong'n'date rape but I'm gonna go out on a limb and presume that you portray yourself fairly faithfully on here. There's a very real chance, then, that your existence - from their perspective - is as a constant reminder of the achievements and focus that they are actively eschewing.

I'm not going to tell you to change. However, if you spend a little while analyzing how they spend their days vs. how you spend your days, I suspect you'll detect a difference. More than that, I'll bet your reaction to cataloguing their days has a hint or two of "why would I waste my time with such infantile detritus?"

Fundamentally, you have a different value system than your peers. They... can detect this. If you would like to get along better with them, you have to adopt some of their values.

The drums are a great step in this direction.

Devac  ·  283 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Thank you. I guess that I should put another heap of introspection on top of what I already have. I'm going to assume that you are onto something and go from there.

    "why would I waste my time with such infantile detritus?"

I actually can't even say it with a straight face. Seriously. I tried. It's not what you meant, I know. I'll try to verify the comparisons anyway. It's already hard for me to find common topics and while I did go to a few parties or clubs, it's just not for me. It gets boring very easily.

kleinbl00  ·  283 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'm sure it sounds even more ridiculous in Polish. ;-)

Devac  ·  283 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It would be "Dlaczego miałbym tracić czas na te dziecinne bzdety?"

That's the best I could manage.

FirebrandRoaring  ·  282 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'm gonna write that down somewhere on my body and read it whenever applicable.

I'm sure there's an IPA symbol for the throat giggle.

elizabeth  ·  283 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Pro tip: send that audio anytime anyone invites you to hang out anywhere. Guaranteed to work. That giggle at the end is just perfect!

Another Pro tip: If you get shitfaced, parties and clubs become very fun! More Wódki please!

Last Pro tip: Take all advice on the internet with a grain of salt ;)

But seriously, that audio made me giggle too.