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Re: What are you doing?

Postby esperanza1 » Fri May 04, 2018 4:27 am

I've never seen it. And I'm proud to say that. Star wars is like a jam band. Even if is was good, the fans ruin it for everyone.


I'm just curious, I used to watch a lot of movies. The older I get the less time it seems I have. Id rather not spend an hour watching movies. Maybe when I'm older. Till than raising kids, and supporting family is my focus, and keeping interest in philosophy and religon.
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby esperanza1 » Fri May 04, 2018 4:44 am

MagsJ wrote::-?
esperanza1 wrote:Thanks MagsJ, I will keep that offer in mind :)
I am wondering if I am the only one who has not watched Star Wars?!
I just never got around to watching it. I hardly watch tv anymore either. I stopped paying my cable bill back in Aug, and do not regret it.
I have to have internet though. It is more valuable to me than cable, and I can still watch youtube, Netflix, and free movies if I want to.

..not a Star Wars fan, myself.. there's more to sci-fi than Star Wars (and Star Trek) although I'm not averse to the series and spin-offs.

I agree there is a lot more.

Free movies are always good. :)

It is actually cheaper to have a bundle plan of cable broadband and a landline, here.. in the UK, than to have any one of those individually.. go figuure.


These past couple of years have been the worst financially. At first not having cable was a shock. There are bundle plans here in the US too, but I have stopped paying bundle plans.I don't mind cutting back on paying. I have used my phone service provider to keep internet.
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby WendyDarling » Sat May 05, 2018 11:42 pm

Today smelled gloriously like Spring. :D I'm so blessed to be able to walk around and enjoy not only the scent of fresh cut grass, but lilac buds and blooming pink and white flowering trees among the visual beauty of daffodils and tulips in assorted vibrant colors.
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Cutting folks for sport is a reality for the poor in spirit. I myself only cut the poor in spirit on Tues., Thurs., and every other Sat.
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby MagsJ » Mon May 07, 2018 5:27 am

esperanza1 wrote:
MagsJ wrote:It is actually cheaper to have a bundle plan of cable broadband and a landline, here.. in the UK, than to have any one of those individually.. go figuure.

These past couple of years have been the worst financially. At first not having cable was a shock. There are bundle plans here in the US too, but I have stopped paying bundle plans.I don't mind cutting back on paying. I have used my phone service provider to keep internet.

When the cost of a bundle plan starts exceeding that of the sum of its individual parts, then I will revert to broadband only, but it is not financially viable for me to do so, until then... a chromecast, along with a good streaming app, could then replace the much-used cable service.

Financial woes have long been a part of recent modern woes, but the West is working on rectifying that, but those that have caused it are calling this rectification of improved financial reinstatement, racism.
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby MagsJ » Mon May 07, 2018 1:20 pm

Bank-holiday meat-feast fest... mines the boring looking one in the tray.. the pre-marinated rest is for my bro and his son/my nephew. :|

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Re: What are you doing?

Postby WendyDarling » Thu May 10, 2018 7:20 pm

Investigating spiritual matters relating to the causal and mental astral planes. Not finding much detail so far. Point blank, I don't understand what those planes are. Some sites say causal planes are God planes, others gloss over their assessment of the causal plane but say it's by no definition a God plane. The mental plane is of pure thought...what the hell does that even mean, lacking all sensations, feelings, perspectives so it's a one dimensional idea place? I don't get it.
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby Chakra Superstar » Sat May 12, 2018 4:33 pm

Hehehe. I wouldn’t worry too much about all the dogma. I spent years trying to understand all of that stuff and by the end, I just ended up more confused and further away from where I wanted to be. Are there 3 planes? 4 planes? 7 planes? or more? All of the above - depending on which discipline you study. In the end I realized that it’s an ego-riddled diversion that takes you further away from where you want to be.

It's the early hours of the morning here and I'm about to crash out but all you really need to know is:
the astral plane is a subtle body/emotional/energetic plane,
the mental plane is a plane of clarity/transparency (head and heart) and
the God plane is where you merge into everything and everything merges into you.

These aren't planes or places, of course; they're states of consciousness. Each of these states represents a state of consciousness in which the ego falls away more and more and in doing so, reveals more of your true nature.

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Re: What are you doing?

Postby WendyDarling » Sat May 12, 2018 10:09 pm

Chakra Superstar wrote:Hehehe. I wouldn’t worry too much about all the dogma. I spent years trying to understand all of that stuff and by the end, I just ended up more confused and further away from where I wanted to be. Are there 3 planes? 4 planes? 7 planes? or more? All of the above - depending on which discipline you study. In the end I realized that it’s an ego-riddled diversion that takes you further away from where you want to be.

It's the early hours of the morning here and I'm about to crash out but all you really need to know is:
the astral plane is a subtle body/emotional/energetic plane,
the mental plane is a plane of clarity/transparency (head and heart) and
the God plane is where you merge into everything and everything merges into you.

These aren't planes or places, of course; they're states of consciousness. Each of these states represents a state of consciousness in which the ego falls away more and more and in doing so, reveals more of your true nature.

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States of consciousness forming a unique body that can exist without the mass of the corporeal form. So far I've done two astral planes and what I call the etheric plane (earth in ghost form), but I'd like to venture on to learn more about how eternity operates. Still awaiting your detailed recalling of your soul travels.
I AM OFFICIALLY IN HELL!

I live my philosophy, it's personal to me and people who engage where I live establish an unspoken dynamic, a relationship of sorts, with me and my philosophy.

Cutting folks for sport is a reality for the poor in spirit. I myself only cut the poor in spirit on Tues., Thurs., and every other Sat.
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby The Eternal Warrior » Sat May 12, 2018 10:34 pm

I'm savoring my ability to sell ice to Eskimos during a cold snap. Still a few miles to go yet before my final hour; a couple more good meals, a couple more women to fuck and some more drugs and I'll be just fine. 8)
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby Chakra Superstar » Sat May 12, 2018 11:10 pm

WendyDarling wrote:
Chakra Superstar wrote:Hehehe. I wouldn’t worry too much about all the dogma. I spent years trying to understand all of that stuff and by the end, I just ended up more confused and further away from where I wanted to be. Are there 3 planes? 4 planes? 7 planes? or more? All of the above - depending on which discipline you study. In the end I realized that it’s an ego-riddled diversion.

It's the early hours of the morning here and I'm about to crash out but all you really need to know is:
the astral plane is a subtle body/emotional/energetic plane,
the mental plane is a plane of clarity/transparency (head and heart) and
the God plane is where you merge into everything and everything merges into you.

These aren't planes or places, of course; they're states of consciousness. Each of these states represents a state of consciousness in which the ego falls away more and more and in doing so, reveals more of your true nature.

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States of consciousness forming a unique body that can exist without the mass of the corporeal form. So far I've done two astral planes and what I call the etheric plane (earth in ghost form), but I'd like to venture on to learn more about how eternity operates. Still awaiting your detailed recalling of your soul travels.


to be continued.....(viewtopic.php?f=5&t=194029&p=2700991#p2700991)
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby MagsJ » Sat May 19, 2018 2:52 am

Watching random TV, after waking up at 1am on the sofa.. a young John Boyega in Attack The Block was an awesome revisit.. the characters, brilliantly individually unique.. a London suburb of non clones.

I am a certified regular member of the Wide Awake Club. :sleeping-boring:
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby MagsJ » Sat May 19, 2018 1:21 pm

..contemplating a second cup of coffee.. before a window of appropriate opportunity has been missed.. watching the end of the Royal wedding, which I thought I'd slept-in-missed. :|
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby MagsJ » Sat May 19, 2018 7:04 pm

..happened upon Pacific Rim.. ITV2.. 2013.. fantastic CGI visuals.
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby MagsJ » Sun May 20, 2018 10:11 am

..thinking (or is that, worrying) about, the sustainability of self.. but no time to worry about that now, for now is not for worrying but for doing and hope that sustainment is maintained through at least average means. :|
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Mon May 21, 2018 7:22 am

Magsj, I will live forever because I smoke 2 packs a day, I drink about 8 shots of espresso, and I consume a diet of almost entirely meat and cheese and deserts.
You see...a pimp's love is very different from that of a square.
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby MagsJ » Tue May 22, 2018 2:14 am

Mr Reasonable wrote:Magsj, I will live forever because I smoke 2 packs a day, I drink about 8 shots of espresso, and I consume a diet of almost entirely meat and cheese and deserts.

..that's a lot of cigarettes.

..that's a lot of caffeine.

..that's a cool diet.
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Tue May 22, 2018 2:23 am

It's the key to a long life.
You see...a pimp's love is very different from that of a square.
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby MagsJ » Sat May 26, 2018 2:31 pm

Living a surreal life, a life of surrealness.. every day seeming weirder than the last, and my wondering, when will days shift into normalcy.. if ever.
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby Fixed Cross » Sat May 26, 2018 7:15 pm

The times they are a -changing as the fat lady sings.
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby MagsJ » Sat May 26, 2018 8:13 pm

Fixed Cross wrote:The times they are a -changing as the fat lady sings.

..when that happens, everything usually changes in permanency, when the fat lady sings.. or at least it does during the duration of all good operas.. coming to a stage near you. [claps hands / opens hands and simultaneously stamps leading foot] ta daaaa!
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby Pandora » Sat May 26, 2018 9:23 pm

I’m in the process of destroying a black ant colony that’s settled a little too close to my turf. These ant scouts are incredibly good! If you leave behind any scrap of food, and no matter what it is, or even how small it is, they’ll somehow sniff it out and be all over it within a day!
I don’t know what their smell radius is, but it’s definately more than I thought it was. So I’ve used the poison bait nectar and I think it’s working. Only 18 hrs later and I’m already seeing the dead ants where I usually see the scouts. But another surprising thing I’m seeing is that the survivors are now coming back to pick up the dead and are now carrying them away. Well, anyway, I hope I got the queen with this poison. (Or is it queens?) Perhaps, they’ll change their mind and relocate the colony. Will see.

Edit:
I’m afraid I might be killing them too fast:
When you bait, use a slow-acting bait. Quick-kill insecticides and baits will only kill the foraging ants, not allowing those worker ants to take the bait back home to feed the queen, nest workers, and brood.

If the ant bait that you are currently using is not effective (if the Ants are not visiting the bait) you will need to change the baits. Slow-acting baits provide a variety of the foods the Ants find in nature. Examples are: other insects (proteins/grease-based baits), nectar, aphid honeydew, and plant products (sugar and carbohydrates found in sweet-based baits).

Choosing a bait requires an understanding of the nutritional needs of the colony. To be sure that you have all the baiting needs met, you may want to be ready with a sugar/carbohydrate-based bait, a grease/fat-based bait, and a protein-based bait.

The good news is that I’ve found their actual colony, so I suppose I can always bleach-bomb it, but then I’m afraid it may just bud off into several (and they already established pheromone trails to my source). But I’ve confirmed that these type of ants do carry food to the queen (sorry, to their multiple queens), so that’s good news (for me).

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Re: What are you doing?

Postby MagsJ » Mon May 28, 2018 3:54 pm

Watching Catchup TV on cable.. with dinner and red wine to follow after the current program on ends, whilst finalising the setup of the Conservative political group I Founded: business email and bank account, and website etc. Gotta wash my hair at some point. :-?
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby Fixed Cross » Mon May 28, 2018 11:14 pm

Reading through the first pages of this thread... I hadn't realized it was only from 2012, I thought it had been forever. I also never realized it starts out with a fundamental philosophical dialogue between an idealist and a pragmatist.
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed May 30, 2018 2:58 am

Which is the idealist and which is the pragmatist?
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Re: What are you doing?

Postby Fixed Cross » Wed May 30, 2018 12:38 pm

Gobbo the idealist, you the pragmatist Id say.
Though Gobbo isn't impractical, he knows how to make his way, I mean his philosophy, outlook.
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