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  1. Finished Linebarrels of Iron. It was an enjoyable Mecha anime. Although I feel the trend of a main character tapping into a incredible power, only to look weak in a fight unless they have an emotionally traumatic moment is getting old. It seems to be the most overused cliche in all of anime.

    1. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Thanks for the heads up about the Eureka Seven AO. I'll pass on that. I watched The Legend of Legendary Heroes, but I can't remember the ending, except that the last 4 or 5 episodes turned into disappointment. I've heard good things about One Punch Man. I looked at some of the manga and everyone appears to be adults and theres a bunch of DBZ style action and even some gore. I think I'll watch this one next.

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      One Punch Man is a parody I believe. The main character is so OP he's constantly bored. You don't remember the ending for LoLH because there wasn't one. -_-; it ended with the massive legion matching to battle and that was it. I just started Gangsta and so far it's good.

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Oh that must be it. lol. I'm pretty certain One Punch man is a parody, but the fights that hes not in is what apparently makes the anime good. His side kick guy is some cyberneticaly enhanced bad ass that has amazing fights. Same with a bunch of other fighters, but theres no real tension in the series because that One Punch Man literally just kills everyone in 1 hit. Its the main reason I've avoided it, but after looking at a couple manga chapters, its really got my attention now.

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  2. My wealth is swelling. I should have near 1600g before LWS3 comes out. Thats uncharted terrority for me since I I've bought precursors the last two times i've reached just under 1100g. So much weird inflation on common items as made making gold super easy. I dumped all my powerful blood before the FGS chain starts. I'll plug away at that all week and save the mats for when prices go back up.

    1. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Thats good to know. I'll get my other characters to FGS just for farm weeks like this. I wonder if they'll change the map rewards with tomorrows update. The amazing FGS week might get changed and all the rewards more spread out.

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      I hope not. It's a big cycle it goes around. They can def give better rewards to other maps and have a nice profit week for a few more. I brought up dubloons because apparently you need a ton for juggernaut. It would be nice to give those players some relief that want to make it. Powerful blood comes up on Cursed Shore as well some weeks. Nerfing the fgs wouldn't make sense. The fact that it was one of the game's first farm maps makes it popular when that reward cycle comes out. I bet that's why they threw a bone out to those that still do it.

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      The dubloons in general are the dumbest items in the game. They're only use is for crafting, but you can't deposit them and even though we have jeweler crafting, and we have copper and silver ore, we can't craft either. And on top of it, both will only drop from jumping puzzle chests for low level characters only. If they ever announce that silver dubloons can be crafted, I will craft all my silver ore into them and flood the market with the damn things. lol.

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  3. I had a pretty productive night on BF1. Got a triple kill with a tank grenade, my 4th service star for the Model 10, and 4 battlepacks (1 from premium and then 3 matches in a row). I got 3 blues out of it putting me at 840 scrap. I just need another blue or two more battlepacks to be ready for Revision 3. Last time I got 4 in a row, I didn't get another one for like 10 matches. X_X RNG gonna RNG.

    1. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      I'm trying to rank up my support class so I can get a BAR unlocked but these lmgs are so crap all I can do is spam mortar. x_x

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      The Madsen is OK with the AA sights even with the top mag, try it out until the BAR. AA irons make a world of difference. 

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Ah, maybe thats my main problem. I've been using the cross hair sights on the lewis suppressive and for some reason I keep overcompensating when people are running. That and the bouncing of the gun is aggravating to me. I'd shoot it in bursts but that actually gives me less control. And then if I keep the gun shooting for better accuracy it overheats. These lmgs are so shit in this game. -_-; If I could equip a shotgun or smg on this class i'd never touch the lmgs again.

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  4. Overwatch dethroned everyone at the VGAs sweeping Game of the Year, Best eSports, and Best Mutliplayer game. I hope everyone else takes notice. While OW isn't for everyone, and its hard for SoloQ, games that aren't need to look at what Blizzard is doing. The way they balance, interact with their community without blowing them off, and post launch content. COD started the season pass trend, and every shooter followed suit and then every game followed suit. Titanfall 2 has taken OW route as far as DLC goes. I hope more developers go this route as well. There is money to be made on micro-transactions. RnG boxes are a big hit and OK as long as you can earn them in game, and they don't offer a competitive advantage.

    1. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      I partly blame piracy for the $100+ cost for full games. Sure games like battlefield are extremely fun and popular and dlc can be justified, but I often think that season passes for online games (that can't be pirated or they get banned) are primarily a way for the publishing company to make up for lost profits from offline games that were pirated instead of purchased. Whenever a game is announced with a season pass I think of it as the consumer paying a pirate subsidy to the game company. I've seen plenty of people saying EA and activision are greedy corporations with their season passes, but maybe they're making up their losses from other games. *shrug*

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      But they make all their money on console. XD PC gamers get mad that console gets all the Triple A love while hiding behind there "OMGZ PC master race 83947923748932 games for $1!!" But how many of those games are actually good? How many $1 don't just rot in a library without ever getting touched? The PC market gets treated like an afterthought now, getting shitty ports for big games. Hell they never got Red Dead Redemption.

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      I've seen people on my steam list over the years playing pirated console games and flaunting it by launching them with steam as if to show off that they have a console only game on pc. -_-; I remember about 8 months after Last of Us came out I saw someone on my friend list playing it on PC. I know that was a pirated version. That same year Uncharted 3 and Last of Us both got 2 multiplayer map dlcs for $10 as if Naughty Dog was trying to compensate for lost sales.

      I wont lie, I have a huge back log of games. Mostly from those $1 humble bundles. XD I stopped buying those years ago unless they are AAA game studio bundles tho.

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  5. Waiting for this Black Ops DLC to finish. Almost 2 gigs in content, and its taking forever.

    1. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Only once? Damn. I was hoping it would be in random intervals to add some excitement to it. Oh well. :P

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      Im sure a domination flag is down there if you play that mode. :P

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Thats cool. I could see it wiping out an entire team. ^_^

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  6. Drinking Blue Moon Agave Nectar Ale... I'm glad it doesn't taste like tequila. Pretty good stuff.

    1. Strider Hiryu

      Strider Hiryu

      That sounds pretty tasty, I'll have to give it a try (big fan of the regular Blue Moon). I recommend the orange as well Sledge, it's good plain but so much better with a slice of orange in it).

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      I just picked up a seasonal pack with Blackberry Tart Ale, and two others Ive never tried.

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Blackberry ale sounds amazing. ^_^

      If I hit the store this weekend, I'll pick up a blue moon and an orange. Thanks Strider. ;)

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  7. Finished season 1 of Rosario + Vampire... At first I took it as a fan service comedy, but the story turned out to be pretty bad ass near the end. Hopefully the 2nd season follows through.

    1. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      I finished it... it ended up being super sappy, and even in the end it was really resolved. Grr.

    2. Strider Hiryu

      Strider Hiryu

      Definitely glad I decided not to continue with it then

    3. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      -_-; I cant get the Opening theme out of my head now.
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  8. Finally got my hands on Issue #1 of The Star Wars. Very interesting. Cant wait for Issue #2!

    1. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      I'll have them all* I've preordered them to come in the protective sleeve for a mere 25 cents more. ;)

    2. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Not bad. I just remembered that episode of simpsons where bart and his 2 friends had Radioactive Man issue 1.. they didn't want the oils from their hands to touch the paper so they used tweezers to turn the pages. XD

    3. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      XD LOL I remember that.
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  9. Oh the McRib is back... its the only time I venture into McDonalds! :P

    1. Eppy

      Eppy

      isn't Krystal's just a southern version of White Castle? :P

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      Yeah pretty much. lol

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      I miss white castle. They need to open some in the CNY area. Frozen white castle is not even close.

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  10. As much as I enjoyed Payday: The Heist, Payday 2 is so much better in every aspect. Its worth its full price.

    1. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Sounds good. Is the weapon customization like Saints Row 3?

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      Its more like attachments for bf and cod. It gives and takes from key areas like accuracy, stability, damage, and "detection" which is how suspicious you look in casing mode. Of course the more armor and firepower you're packing, the harder it is to finish a heist in stealth.

    3. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      Its also interesting to note that since you're professional thieves and not professional soldiers, automatic fire is intolerable for accuracy. You're sights really jump all over the place when going full auto. The class I am playing increases that accuracy with single fire.. all rifles are selective fire as well. Full auto is only good for close encounters with large groups of cops.

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  11. The SKS is ultra over powered after the new BF4 patch. XD *abuses the crap out of it until it gets nerfed back*

    1. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      Support choppers can now take two RPG direct hits. I guess it makes since because it has no pilot offensive capabilities, and it can hold up to 5 people... it would be too easy of a multi-kill.

    2. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Thats good. It'll encourage more people to use them.

    3. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      I'll keep putting it to the test. :P

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  12. Who has a 4.4 K/D in Titanfall? THIS GUY!!!!

    1. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      That M320 LVG grenades fly about 4 times the distance of those impact grenades. Its ridiculous on metro. x_x

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      Imagine being able to log c4 that far, because you can in Titanfall. XD

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Thats insane. XD

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  13. I'm actually off on the day Watch Dogs comes out. It's a miracle!

    1. Strider Hiryu

      Strider Hiryu

      ...e investigation bonus. Like I said though I always order from GameStop, just wish I could of gotten the Limited Edition for PS4 but it was sold out before I could order it ;_; (though it's not like I could of afforded it, I just really wanted that Aiden statue. Would look really nice next to my Conner (AC3) and Darth Malgus statues).

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      I always go through gamestop as well just because it's most convenient/least amount of hassle for me.

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Thanks for the info Strider. I'll check on those bonuses and pick one later. :D

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  14. So close to my 6th level 80 character. Damn turn around shift is going to make me wait an extra day to get there. -_-;

    1. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Silk has dropped in price pretty big some they made those ascended changes. Only 2 silver a piece now.

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      Did it spike recently? Silk has always been 2 silver every time I bought it, maybe 3 silver at times. Its why I never understood all the gripe about silk prices.

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      When they announced the ascended gear getting a 10% bonus for that one week silk jumped to almost 4 silver. XD

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  15. Mace/Focus Hammer Condi Bunker Guard FTW. Finally found my favorite PvP build. I can win 2v1 vs. Zerkers all day XD. That burn stacking tho...

    1. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Now that's a good build. :D

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      And if they can survive all that we'll just dance around together until one of use dies... but by that time either I'll have my burns back, one of my teammates will come around... or one of their teammates will.. so the odds are 2/3 in my favor. :P Battle of attrition FTW!

    3. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      And if they can survive all that we'll just dance around together until one of use dies... but by that time either I'll have my burns back, one of my teammates will come around... or one of their teammates will.. so the odds are 2/3 in my favor. :P Battle of attrition FTW!

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  16. All the Revenant's skills look cool... but that DPS is garbage even at full zerk.

    1. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      Guardian is kinda like that as well in a defensive manner... until PvP. I can wreck people in seconds with my full burn guardian now. XD I swapped out my focus for torch so I Torch 5-Virtue of Jutice-Purging Flames-Judges Intervention. By the time I get through it anyone is just a big blue ball of fire. It works great on Mesmers. Instead of blocking I just go all out with burns. I can use my Renewed Focus to become invincible and regain an extra Virtue of Justice. With Balthazar Runes adding...

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      +100 condition damage and 20% burn duration on top of using sigil of fire on my weapons its pretty wicked. XD I'm glad my first character is my favorite for PvP. I'll probably make a Mesmer solely for finishing out all the jumping puzzles. The portal is straight cheat codes if you mess up.

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      I want to eventually make a character of every profession just so I can get a good grasp on their mechanics, strengths and weaknesses.

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  17. I hope the next character Overwatch release is a defense or tank. I keep getting the teams where someone thinks they're a Ana pro. So many losses because of it. It's always my team too. We've resorted to a friend picking Ana, and then when we load in he swaps and I spam emotes and voice lines to cover up the swap. -_-;

    1. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      If her stealth aspect that everyone is guessing becomes true, she could be defense too. If she can cloak, my guess is that her DPS will be on par with Genji's standard attack. She might get a big burst combo like Junkrat's trap/mine or Roadhog's hook-shoot-melee. 

      I've been playing a lot more Roadhog lately and enjoying it. His self sustain is really good, plus I love hole hog on a surprise flank. It's a triple kill almost every time. If Ana is the only healer I'll go with Roadhog or 76 and heal my damn self. Everytime I try to take one for the team I die to much to make a difference as a healer. Sometimes I'll go with Zenyatta too, but he needs line of sight like Ana, and some people don't know when to come back and get healed, even when I try to be Lucio, people play like mercy was picked and is pocket healing them. XD Mercy's mobility is wild now. She's very hard to hit unless your Reaper, D.Va, Roadhog, or Soldier where you can spray and pray. 

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      XD pretty much how I feel.

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      I love that character. XD

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  18. Ordered an ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe. Samsung seems to be continually plagued with ass for battery life. I didn't like my S6 as much as I did my HTC One.

     

    1. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Must have been a Samsung fan boy. Have your phone out in public next to someone with the newest iPhone and they'll look at your phone and then walk away all smug like you're beneath them. XD

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      This is the first phone I've had with stock android. it's taken a bit to get use to. While its not horrible, I don't get what people have against HTC Sense and Samsung Touchwiz. they're both really nice overlays. One thing I noticed is that google's default SMS app blows ass. It didn't even give me a number bubble on the icon. I downloaded QKSMS and its really simple and nice. Whatsapp just looked me to me and I rather not see the app name at the top at all times. I just needed something for SMS and not for everything, and the minimalist design of QKSMS works perfectly for me.

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Try the Verizon messages app. I still prefer it over the regular SMS app but the smilies still annoy me because they only have their classic ones (looks like Apple emoji) or default (looks like Facebook emoji). The classic is far better than those lifeless faces they have as default. XD

      Even tho it's labeled as Verizon messages, any android phone can use it because it's just another SMS app on the Google play store. It's actually pretty good after changing some of the default settings around.

      https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.verizon.messaging.vzmsgs

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  19. Grimgar Fantasy and Ash, the only anime I've ever watched that punched you in the feels 4 episodes in.

    1. Strider Hiryu

      Strider Hiryu

      Never even heard of it (another one that slipped by me), just got done reading a summary of it on Wikipedia. It actually sounds a lot like Log Horizon just in a different world and different circumstances (sounds like the main character is trapped in the world by himself with all the NPCs). I'll have to see if I can find fansubs for it as well, definitely sounds like a show I'd like.

      The memory thing is actually a major part of the story later on in Season 2 when the players actually start realizing they're loosing their memories every time they die. At first its nothing major (insignificant stuff like names of places they used to visit and what not) but as they continue to die more and more memories disappear and they start turning into mindless Thralls (which is covered in the season 2 during one of the story arcs) who can think of nothing more then dieing in combat to get back home.

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      I'm almost done with Overlord. Meh. It's interesting enough to finish, but the main character and all his NPCs are so OP there hasn't been any real fights or sense of danger through out the whole thing. 

    3. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      I finished it last night. If there was a season 2, I'd watch it. After doing a bit of research on the light novel, the story sounds pretty good. The pace of the light novel is going to cause issues as its not even finished yet and its been going since 2012. This first season was just a really long introduction to the story. I feel like this anime shouldn't have come out for another 5 years. I also learned that Tokyo Ghoul basically Fullmetal Alchemisted it's manga... which would explain why its so shit IMO.

      The Japanese take a totally different approach to making anime than the west does with TV shows or Movies (Minus TWD). It seems the Manga/Light Novel gets hot, and they immediately have to start making anime off of it and pump out episodes until they run out of material. Then they choose whether to make the right decision and wait, or say  "fuck this original content" and fuck it up more often than not. Also from what I understand, new season are solely based off DVD sales rather than TV raitings and advertisement revenue like here. I get most of it, but I dont get the jumping the gun so fast on these manga's. Its irritating to wait years for another season via Attack on Titan.

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  20. GANTZ:O is on Netflix. I wasn't aware of its existence. Its pretty good, but you'd appreciate it more if you watched the original series. I thought it was a sequel or prequel movie at first and then I realized some of the same characters are in it, but its discombobulated in their relationship with each other. They flip the main character roll to someone else, and make the original main character look like a decent guy when he was just a whiny prick in the original. XD

    1. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      Probably the main character being a whiney bitch. XD

    2. Strider Hiryu

      Strider Hiryu

      He's part of the reason but there's more to it than him (in fact I hated most of the characters to begin with, most of them were annoying and none of them really brought anything to the show). Honestly I just didn't feel it was that great of a show, entertaining yes but I feel other shows with similar premises did better jobs then this show at selling me (Mirai Nikki (I forget its English name but I know you've seen it), while not exactly the same premise, is a much better show then this and it plays its own death game (though for a different prize)).

    3. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      Yeah Future Diary is superior in every way. I guess I just tend to like death game shows altogether. It's also one of Funi's worst dubs. The Movie is better in a lot of ways even though it's CG. But sadly it's just one mission. 

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  21. Once again my company restructures and my position in the company is eliminated. I'm pretty much a lock for another position they created, but its getting old having to worry about whether I'll have a job the next year when they probably do change again. It will be a night shift management position so I'll be working late again and not get to game with friends like I've been enjoying the past 8-9 months. On the upside at least I'll be back in management, and not some guy thats coded for a job he's not really doing because he's being used as a manager/utility guy.

    I was going to buy a new graphics card and power supply, but its on hold now until I know for sure I'll still be employees in a few weeks. Its pretty tough watching people lose their job that you've worked with for years. It seems just about every retail company is doing this lately. I know Lowes recently laid off a shit ton of managers.

    1. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      The problem with $15 an hour is all this bullshit fight against evil big corporations not paying the little man enough. You can't champion the middle class by doing this shit because all it does is fuck small and medium size businesses. They cant afford to pay people $15 an hour. Thus you're actually just helping big business by maintaining a monopoly over everything becasue no one will ever be able to become an innovative start up company. Industry will never change unless it's cost effective for the status quo. I've argued with people about this before "You want people to stay poor!" No you fucking moron, no one deserves to live in a 150k sq ft house and drive a new Jeep when all the do is drop a basket of fries in oil... otherwise no one would want to aspire to be anything else.

      Yes the overtime law had a lot to do with the first restructure even though my company denies it. A lot of companies did this and its not like they can go "Oh, well.. everyone can have their job back now that we don't have to pay you OT". And this latest move was their "fix". I'll admit there were a lot of people in the positions that were cut, that didn't need to be there. A lot has changed in the company over the last 10 years, and some people just had a leadership title but didn't lead anyone, and didn't pull their weight either because they felt some of the work was below them. I've always made it a point to make myself indispensable. I've always busted my ass and dealt with any unfair bullshit situations, by accepting it and still working hard. Thats why I've made it through 3 of these things. What irritates me are those that always seem to be safe from these by luck or by getting the right promotion or being at the right place at the right time. There is that certain echelon I've been trying to get to, but it always evades me because this happens when I'm so close. To get in, someone has to quit or get fired, which is rare. Of course the last 3 times its happened was after the last restructure and they ended up no cutting enough jobs, so those extras got to fill the new vacancies to level off stores to the right amount. But with how it is now, it will probably be years before anyone retires.

    2. Strider Hiryu

      Strider Hiryu

      As a guy stuck in these low level positions (mostly by choice, I've worked my way up only to have it bite me in the ass so I'm happy being down here with the grunts) it's nice to see the incentive of raising the minimum wage however they're doing it the wrong way. Raising wages to a flat $15 an hour isn't the answer, it's their way of making themselves look like they care when they don't (and a way to make it so jobs don't leave the country which sadly isn't going to stop). I've said it more than once that minimum wage needs to be based on the currently standard of living in each city/state (more so city but that's due to where I live more then anything) as, like DX pointed out, most smaller to medium sized businesses can't afford to pay wages not centered on their areas SoL (businesses that are small mom and pop shops or state chains, not businesses like Walmart who could afford to pay all their employees $15 and up an hour but choose not to (don't be fooled by them raising their wages, just a publicity stunt. More wages means less people to work now so it gets harder on those employees still there (they actually eliminated a lot of positions in the company to do this))). Sadly the people leading our country don't see this (and Trump for one doesn't give two shits about us little guys trying to make a living) and just do things without fully thinking it through and businesses don't care outside of what it will cost them (hence the lay offs and what have you). Just because $14 an hour is the bare minimum needed to be able to survive where I live (due to the Bakken/Oil Industry) doesn't mean you should be paying your employees that in a small town where $9 an hour will let them live a comfortable life (not many places I know of where $9 an hour will suffice but I'm sure they're out there).

      Sadly though it'll continue to happen. Eventually minimum wage will get so high we won't have any jobs to go after as they're all shifted overseas to people willing to work for less than a dollar an hour. I don't bitch because I make enough money to cover my bills, make sure I have food, and pay for those few luxuries I enjoy (even though I'm making less money an hour then I was before I got fired, man OT really makes up that difference though) but I know of plenty of people who don't (close friends as well who can't aspire to be more because they can't afford to get the schooling or training to do so) so yeah. Like I said I don't bitch, no reason to because no matter how loud we bitch very little gets heard or changed for the better.

      Sadly DX it's those people who will never give up those positions and when they eventually do they'll probably restructure again to deny you the position (don't know the situation or what its like to work for you're company but I know plenty of companies that will do shit like that saying the position is no longer needed and they were getting rid of it). No matter how indispensable you make yourself it rarely ever pays off because after awhile those people just keep using you to better themselves (me being fired is one of those instances, busted my ass for 10 months to make the store look better only to get fired due to allegations that I was stealing only because the person who deserved to get fired was trying to take everyone who helped her out with her (yea she got fired but took nearly the whole management team with her). The Store Manager didn't even try to defend us in the fallout, just let us take the fall so he wouldn't look bad (again a reason why I never want to be in a position of power again)).

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      I've known 2 people that made upwards to 6 figures for their jobs and 1 that was making easily 200k a year. Over the last 20 years, when they retired at different times from their respective jobs, each one of them found out that the person that ended up with their jobs or the equivilant of their jobs were all making roughly 40-60k instead. All these old people know they got into their jobs at the right time with guaranteed raises when they were hired. All they had to do was stick with a company for decades to reap in all the rewards. Way back when job loyalty and retention was more important so all the companies gave out pensions, guaranteed raises, company matched retirement plans, etc. No jobs nowadays offer pensions except maybe being a teacher. The US companies have taken everything they can get from the employees over the years to increase their bottom lines and over time we all got used to it... except for those old people in their comfy jobs now. The old baby boomers are a reason we have the low wages we face today as well as all the jobs shipped overseas. All the companies are paying the old baby boomers such high wages and benefits that the money has to come from somewhere other than their profits, so all new employees get paid the minimum with no benefits. Even if all those baby boomers retired now, our culture is already used to these shit wages and they wont go back up. I had a coworker that was forced into retirement about 5 years ago. He literally died the year after that. I swear all these old people want to keep working until the day they die.

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  22. Munching on some new lays sriracha chips... yum!

    1. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      I never had them I don't think, but compared to some other jalapeno chips I've had, these are hotter, and the burn lasts longer. :P

    2. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Ok. I'll buy a bag. :D

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      I got a bag. These are good. :D Its more of a tongue burning heat for me, while other hot chips do more of a back of the throat after burn.

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  23. Listening to Rock/Pop/Hip Hop 90s music and feeling down about the state of today's current music scene... its trash

    1. Kite

      Kite

      I feel old cos of this too, Todays music is awful.. Find myself with music on my Mp3 which is about 10 years old ;p

    2. Kite

      Kite

      I feel old cos of this too, Todays music is awful.. Find myself with music on my Mp3 which is about 10 years old ;p

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      lol. The best music was from the 80s and 90s. :P

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  24. Read Volume 1 of the Walking Dead... interesting how fast certain things happen that they drug out in the TV series. Gonna read vol. 2 tomorrow.

    1. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      Lori is just as annoying. I cant wait til she dies. Andrea isn't anywhere near as bad, probably because they cut out all that dramatic bullshit she does in the show.

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      Or I should say they add a bunch of dramatic crap when they wrote her part of the script for the show.

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      lol. Reading the walking dead comic reminds me of reading manga and then waiting for the new anime episodes. :P

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  25. Watching Chrome Shelled Regios on Netflix. Starts out entertainingly slow, but Felli is a bad ass and her friendship with Layfon is one of the more dynamic ones.

    1. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      I just finished it. I loved the series overall. The ending felt like it needed to be done in 3 episodes instead of one, or at least have an epilogue episode. You're given cloture on the overall story, but some minor questions remained unanswered and where you wanted some follow through on issues between characters are left to your imagination.

    2. DeathscytheX

      DeathscytheX

      Felli is one of the most adorable characters I've ever encountered. Shes bad ass, but at the same time you wanna give her a big hug. The art style of the series is great... the OST starts out pretty weak, and doesnt match up with the action, but its like the fired the composer and replace him pretty early on in the series. I highly reccomend despite one of the minor characters looking exactly like Knives from trigun XD

    3. Sledgstone

      Sledgstone

      Ohhh.. *adds to my instant que* :D

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