Random Thoughts That Don't Warrant Their Own Thread 2022

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  1. Shinzonᴵᴵ

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    I think the same thing every year when I watch the NFL draft. Who tf are these people they get to be in the crowd shots, and why is it their life goal to get on tv looking like that? I would never dress up like that, and if for some reason was forced to, I would avoid the camera like I was committing a crime.


    Also, at a slightly lower tier than Disney, Marvel, and Sport super fan adults, I would add the people that live nowhere near the beach, do not have a boat, but they still have the Salt Life sticker on their vehicle. Like those listed above, these people are also obsessed. Obsessed with taking the same vacation year after year to the same exact spot in Florida and then post it on social media like they are yachting off the coast of Spain.
     
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  2. Jimmy the Saint

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    As someone who thoroughly enjoys watching the NFL Draft, attending the NFL Draft looks like an absolutely miserable experience.
     
  3. Celemo

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    word...however I did enjoy watching the draft that was in Nashville and seeing/reading the stories about some of the fans in attendance hooking up with all the women that were there for bachelorette parties. I distinctly remember some dude hooking up with a girl there and he was on camera looking for her after their fling and she was actually a bride to be that had cheated on her fiance
     
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    NDfanPSUgrad ’s father in law falls in as the boomer version of your second paragraph
     
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  5. Boo MFer!

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  6. racer

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    Need a Disney adult to explain that one to me
     
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  7. SugarShaun

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    It seems like the tweets already explain it
     
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  8. Clown Baby

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    This guy obviously has beef stew for brains, but I like the idea that Ewan is aging based on Lucas/Disney’s timeline of ten years and not the 20 years since that movie actually came out
     
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  10. BayouMafia

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    I went to the first round when it was at the Cowboys stadium. Sat in a suite and ate the food, drank the wine, everybody having a good time.
    I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed it.
     
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  11. racer

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    But why make that actor choice? Is the time-space-continuum accelerated during those 9 years? Imposter?
     
  12. Redav

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    People tie themselves in the dumbest knots trying to make movie logic make sense
     
  13. SugarShaun

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    The old man was the original choice back in the 70s

    The younger guy is Ewan McGregor. Once they cast him in the role in 99, and he wanted to make new content, I assume they weren’t going to turn him down
     
  14. Clown Baby

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    I love cerebral shit and callbacks and so forth too but at a certain point you’re just making yourself miserable trying to suss out something that’s not there. People do it constantly with television shows too and it’s wild. Sometimes things are just good at face value.
     
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  15. Redav

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    I mean he's an actor playing a part. He can't really move shit with his mind either
     
  16. TC

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    I believe the joke revolves around accepting a universe with light sabers, aliens, warp speed travel but going "hold on wait a second!" when an actor's age is slightly implausible
     
  17. racer

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    Just blowing up canon for one actor smh
     
  18. Clown Baby

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    I’m not going to sit here and allow SugarShaun to refer to Sir Alec Guinness as “the old man”
     
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  19. SugarShaun

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    Based on the question, I wasn’t sure if he would know him by name.
    But fair, he’s deserves better
     
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  20. PaulKemp

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    First trip to Hawaii. I'm sure everyone who has been here has gone through this, but tell me why I shouldn't move here. I don't see a downside that matters
     
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    It was a rough 10 years.
     
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  23. THEBLUERAIDER

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    Looking into this myself. Cost of living, lack of affordable housing, taking any affordable housing away from native Hawaiians, pay rate for those with bachelors degrees and above are lower than on mainland, and getting my dogs over there are my biggest concerns.
     
  24. Celemo

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    cost of living, distance from family, and the fact the natives probably hate me is what prevents me
     
  25. Simon Templar

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    Had neighbors move there from Chicago. Was not easy on the kids making friends as haole. Went from 4000 sqft to 1500sqft with family of 4 and a dog for more money. Cost of living etc is all out of control.

    it took them about three years to find their rhythm but they are staying. First three years wife and kids wanted to come home.
     
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  26. Jimmy the Saint

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    If I’m putting in that kind of effort I’m getting out of this hell hole of a country.
     
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  27. seanofthedead86

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    A lot of people that I've known who were stationed in Hawaii like it to start off with but then realize after a few years it ends up being hard to find new things to do and everything gets old after a while.
     
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    Also, people living in Hawaii get tired of living on an island since it’s a confined space. It’s a 5 hour flight to the closest part of the US.
     
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  29. Butthead

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    natives hating you is apparently a real thing whether you were born there or not. my college dormmate was born there, his mom was a native, but his dad was white and was a mechanic for one of the airlines. i said haole once as a joke and he was like "don't say that shit around me again"

    he was also a giant person so i obeyed
     
  30. Iron Mickey

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    I have a friend whose dad worked for NOAA. When we were in middle school, the family moved to Waikiki. They were back by junior year of high school because being a pasty transplant got him relentlessly bullied in the shit beat out of you sense not the mean words sense. Even the mom felt ostracized.
     
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  31. PaulKemp

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    The hatred thing is the most compelling point I think, but I’ve been on Oahu for 5 days now and I’m not sure what is more vast, looking out at the turquoise ocean or the sea of old white people with dogs

    Where are the angry locals exactly? Also, I’m down to buy into hating outsiders with quickness and conviction if need be
     
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  32. PaulKemp

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    Con: oh no I can’t drive to Texas anymore lmao
     
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    COL adjustment seems like a wash given I live in CA and can cancel my BetterHelp subscription that is primarily necessary due to 5p sunsets and shitty weather in the winter
     
  34. Hatfield

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    "I'm on vacation and want to move here" lol no shit dude
     
  35. PaulKemp

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    Hits different than a lot of other spots hth
     
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  36. Clown Baby

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    That's how I wound up with my condo in Clearwater, Florida
     
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  38. PaulKemp

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    Last shitpost before the rest of my group wakes up. How bad would it suck to be born here as an adventurer type back in the day, build a boat, brave the ocean, and go discover nothing but worse places
     
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  39. Butthead

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    :idk: it's not like it's dangerous, that's an exaggeration on my part. my friend was born and raised on maui, so that's only one person's experience
     
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  40. Butthead

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    also i don't like Peter Tosh but i know all of his good songs now
     
  41. PaulKemp

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    Edited: Im sorry if my tone implied otherwise, but I didn’t take that way and appreciated the perspective
     
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  42. Owsley

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    Costa Rica seems infinitely preferable to Hawaii for tropical living.
     
  43. Simon Templar

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    I’m also a big fan of Belize
     
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  44. racer

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    Be careful PaulKemp Otis will suck your dick
     
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  48. racer

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