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Old 11-15-2015, 12:04 PM
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There is a petition going around to change the definition of success in the dictionary. Who in this world looks at their life and goes am I successful? Let me look it up and find out.
Well I have a good job, a great family and have my own home. However that's not the true definition so therefore I am a failure at life.
Live your life, the right for you. If your happy with where you are you are successful.

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Old 11-15-2015, 12:05 PM
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Pathetic.......
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I should say that since you've been poisoning your body with processed food, recycled plastic off gassing, and GMO grain along with communist designed meals for Americans just by being healthy or alive your are successful.
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I read the petition. I agree with the definition change. It's also a fun raiser. I signed it.
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I want to change the definition of "intelligence" to where it makes us all geniuses.
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Old 11-15-2015, 12:50 PM
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But what actually is success..

Success is a relevant term that really can't be pined down to any real meaning.

One persons success could be the fact they successfully harvested a doe for their freezer.

Where as another feel irrelevance to the above persons success because the doe won't qualify the hunter a trophy listing in a record book.
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Success is:

Having spent over 800 nights AFLOAT on the open ocean, swimming in blissful desolation during the 30 years of punching a time clock in a lousy factory!

I WON!
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Originally Posted by the good skiff View Post
Success is:

Having spent over 800 nights AFLOAT on the open ocean, swimming in blissful desolation during the 30 years of punching a time clock in a lousy factory!

I WON!
thought you were a retired aerospace engineer?
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I never said that i was in engineer--i did hold the highest technical classification in the aerospace industry for about half of my career--that job was an engineering position throughout the industry--but because we had a strong union, we were able to maintain that job as an hourly position--Perhaps the rarest fraternity in the industry. And it was good check-and balance for all concerned. We wrote orders that modified tools that would cost in the millions. As union employees, if we were ever pressured to make an unethical purchase or modification, we could hold our decision to unbearable scrutiny! Keeping that classification as an hourly function was one of those shards of brilliance that EVERYONE admits was a good idea..

It's all over now..

ol guide, did i ever tell you about the time they sent a Navy frigate to intercept me a hundred miles off the coast? i was anchored on an incredible submerged mountaintop, minding my own business..

You wouldn't believe the intrigue!
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Oh No i missed that one...do tell, who paid for that?
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Too many big wurds
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Originally Posted by ol guide View Post
Oh No i missed that one...do tell, who paid for that?
It wasn't my decision. i was just living life...

There has been a lot of drug/human smuggling activity off the So Cal coast using small vessels. The feds got fed up with sending fixed winged aircraft, rotatory winged aircraft, Frigates, C-130's, P-3's, etc to get a vis on the good skiff making those strange headings at those times...

(i swim where ever i darned well please )

Many reported sightings, lots of calls that no longer have to be followed up because of my participation-

bottom line, i can't even express how good it is to have so many friends in the littoral zone!-

i continue to avail my services....

(please don't invite the spider, it won't hurt you, but it will never let you go..)

let's have fun in the here and now!
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Too much bullshit.
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WAY, WAY, WAY TOO MUCH
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Success is being happy with what you have.
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I had no idea there were so many petitions available to sign. I wonder if many of them make a difference.
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Originally Posted by Seacat FL View Post
Too many big wurds
What he said was he spent 30 years swimming in destruction, emptiness, misery and loneliness.

Big words aren't for everyone.
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I couldn't find it, but I did find this.

https://www.change.org/p/the-governm...errorist-group

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I couldn't find it, but I did find this.

https://www.change.org/p/the-governm...errorist-group

OK That's good......

But Look, good topic for contemplation. Success is indeed subjective. Many people look at what other have or seem to have. I am not sure what my measure of success is but I'm good. I think knowing my children are all happy and better people than I am is some measure. Plus having survived October 30 1971 and Jan 28 1972 "success" perhaps comes easy.
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I should have never looked at that site. I am now angry with how dumb people are. Petitions trying to tell Iran to release prisoners like Iran cares what some online petition asks them to do. Trying to pass a law in the US about shooting Lions. People trying to remove the Name illegal aliens and call the Undocumented. They are illegal that is the definition of how they are here Illegally why wouldn't we call them that.
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