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Offline Mirror Image

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1680 on: March 04, 2017, 08:07:06 PM »
I miss Monkey Greg (Greg Moeller). :(
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1681 on: March 13, 2017, 05:37:32 AM »
Bogey is back!
See 'Pickwick Club' thread.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1682 on: March 13, 2017, 05:41:02 AM »
Bogey is back!
See 'Pickwick Club' thread.
 :)

I miss Monkey Greg (Greg Moeller). :(

As is Greg!
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1683 on: March 13, 2017, 06:59:10 AM »
As is Greg!

Oh hey! I am back!  :) It's nice to be missed sometimes.

And even during my time away I would browse the forum every once in a while, just didn't post. This is still my favorite go-to spot for where and how to spend my money!  $:)

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1684 on: March 28, 2017, 06:56:28 PM »
To be honest, my 2nd to last semester of school had me strung out enough that I was pretty much continuously high for the entire month of December. Doing good now though.

Ten years after completing conservatory undergrad w a piano performance major, I went for a second round bachelor-masters in theory and comp (piano minor, natch). Gen ed credits held, but since they were older than five years, none of the music credits counted.  I was in all essence, a freshman again.  As a full fledged adult ca. 30yo, it was 'easier' by that perspective.  When I was asked by people my age and then in their workplace what I was doing, and said 'went back to school,' they all said, "School is easy."  I thought to myself, "clearly, you never experienced being a fine arts major."  Lol.

Hope your performance (grade point average) was not affected... my hunch is it was not.  The anxiety over the expectations others have for you (family, profs, yourself) can make for an unbearable pressure.  It is easy to say 'just do this for yourself and meet your own expectations, because that is really enough.'  It is more difficult to do if you are a young person in college; still, your own expectations being enough and ignoring every other person's expectation is what I most recommend ;-)


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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1685 on: March 29, 2017, 02:57:00 AM »
Oh hey! I am back!  :) It's nice to be missed sometimes.

And even during my time away I would browse the forum every once in a while, just didn't post. This is still my favorite go-to spot for where and how to spend my money!  $:)

Elective poverty!  8)
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1686 on: April 09, 2017, 11:56:49 AM »
I'm beginning to think I should give the internet a break for a while

Do!  ;D
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1687 on: April 09, 2017, 12:01:32 PM »
I'm beginning to think I should give the internet a break for a while

Don't. What would the dating thread be without your insanity?  ;D ;)

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1688 on: April 09, 2017, 12:07:46 PM »
In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. - George Orwell

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1689 on: April 09, 2017, 12:08:50 PM »
I'm beginning to think I should give the internet a break for a while

Rather than the Internet, eliminate unnecessary websites... just not this one! 0:) ;)
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1690 on: April 09, 2017, 12:11:21 PM »
eliminate unnecessary websites... just not like this one! 0:) ;)

If only I could!...  ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1691 on: April 09, 2017, 08:22:58 PM »
I'm beginning to think I should give the internet a break for a while

The decision is entirely your own of course. Personally speaking, I would give the internet a break, but, to be honest, I do a lot of reading on the internet about works or composers I’m interested in, so there you have it. Also, not coming here to bug the living daylights out of my fellow forum mates wouldn’t be prudent to me. ;)
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1692 on: April 10, 2017, 02:43:31 AM »
Your call to make, but selective surfing may do the trick as well as or better than an outright Internet fast.

And all the most selective surfers visit GMG  0:)
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1693 on: April 22, 2017, 05:21:31 AM »
Your call to make, but selective surfing may do the trick as well as or better than an outright Internet fast.

And all the most selective surfers visit GMG  0:)

Gave up CNN and Trump updates.  Feeling much better however ignorant of current events.  Ignorance is bliss, so I'm told...
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1694 on: May 31, 2017, 05:00:03 AM »
Snyprrr has disappeared off the face of the earth and now I feel lonely.  :'(

But I legitimately miss him around here, he's my sensei and a good pal. I hope he's alright  ???

I was going to mention snyprrr.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1695 on: May 31, 2017, 05:22:45 AM »
Clinton lost and now Trump solved all of his problems, so there's nothing to compose unhinged rants about.

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1696 on: May 31, 2017, 05:51:36 AM »
Clinton lost and now Trump solved all of his problems, so there's nothing to compose unhinged rants about.

There are a million conspiracy theories in the Naked City, my little buddy Snips will surely seize on one of them. I, for one, am unfailingly amused by the little rascal.  :)

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1697 on: May 31, 2017, 09:00:27 AM »
I actually understood a snyprrr post once.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1698 on: May 31, 2017, 11:56:11 AM »
He's been abducted by the Mossad. Or was it the Illuminati?



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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1699 on: May 31, 2017, 12:01:17 PM »
He's been abducted by the Mossad. Or was it the Illuminati?

Hillary finally took him out  ;D

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