Dealing With Setbacks in Life

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Re: Dealing With Setbacks in Life

Post by Tyler » Thu May 21, 2020 3:11 pm

Smith1776 wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 11:34 pm
GUESS WHO RENEWED THEIR LICENSE TODAY.

HIS NAME STARTS WITH SMITH AND ENDS WITH 1776.

MAKE DRIVING GREAT AGAIN.
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Re: Dealing With Setbacks in Life

Post by snedgar » Thu May 21, 2020 3:49 pm

Congratulations on getting your license back!

I'm mostly a reader (lurker?) here but can say we've been blessed by the bonus energy that you have invested here while not being able to drive. I hope you don't get too busy to spend time here with us.
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Re: Dealing With Setbacks in Life

Post by Smith1776 » Thu May 21, 2020 3:53 pm

snedgar wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 3:49 pm
Congratulations on getting your license back!

I'm mostly a reader (lurker?) here but can say we've been blessed by the bonus energy that you have invested here while not being able to drive. I hope you don't get too busy to spend time here with us.
This forum is my (digital) home! If I ever leave here it will be because I got hit by a bus. *knock on wood*

I'm going to look back and reflect on this experience in my journal. I'll probably post some takeaways in this thread.

Heck, even this thread is a time capsule of sorts which chronicles this whole experience. Just look at how melancholy the first couple of pages are.

And thank you for the kinds words! I do hope my presence and posting here brings positivity and value to others.
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Re: Dealing With Setbacks in Life

Post by Dieter » Thu May 21, 2020 5:40 pm

And now we await updates on your dating life. :)

Congrats on getting the license back.
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Re: Dealing With Setbacks in Life

Post by pugchief » Thu May 21, 2020 7:29 pm

Dieter wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 5:40 pm
And now we await updates on your dating life. :)

Congrats on getting the license back.
+1, great news, but the dating stuff was so much more interesting! :D
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Re: Dealing With Setbacks in Life

Post by vnatale » Thu May 21, 2020 8:57 pm

Smith1776 wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 3:53 pm
snedgar wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 3:49 pm
Congratulations on getting your license back!

I'm mostly a reader (lurker?) here but can say we've been blessed by the bonus energy that you have invested here while not being able to drive. I hope you don't get too busy to spend time here with us.
This forum is my (digital) home! If I ever leave here it will be because I got hit by a bus. *knock on wood*

I'm going to look back and reflect on this experience in my journal. I'll probably post some takeaways in this thread.

Heck, even this thread is a time capsule of sorts which chronicles this whole experience. Just look at how melancholy the first couple of pages are.

And thank you for the kinds words! I do hope my presence and posting here brings positivity and value to others.
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Re: Dealing With Setbacks in Life

Post by dualstow » Thu May 21, 2020 9:28 pm

I heard a rumor that Smithers is dating Grimes.
Except it’s Canada, so it’s a rumour.
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Re: Dealing With Setbacks in Life

Post by Smith1776 » Fri May 22, 2020 2:20 am

pugchief wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 7:29 pm

+1, great news, but the dating stuff was so much more interesting! :D
I feel like this forum provides me with a put option on my romantic life.

Even if my relationship turns to sh*t, I'll always have a great story to tell as consolation!
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Re: Dealing With Setbacks in Life

Post by Smith1776 » Fri May 22, 2020 2:22 am

dualstow wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 9:28 pm
I heard a rumor that Smithers is dating Grimes.
Except it’s Canada, so it’s a rumour.
So X Æ A-12 is my kid?

Well, I am fond of having my name end with a number. ;D
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Re: Dealing With Setbacks in Life

Post by Mountaineer » Fri May 22, 2020 7:08 am

I'm thinking that if Smith really takes a ride in that mud-slinging vehicle in the picture I previously posted, he will be looking for a mud-wrestling hunk of a woman to ride with him on their first date. ;D

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Re: Dealing With Setbacks in Life

Post by Smith1776 » Sun May 24, 2020 4:26 pm

Mountaineer wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 7:08 am
I'm thinking that if Smith really takes a ride in that mud-slinging vehicle in the picture I previously posted, he will be looking for a mud-wrestling hunk of a woman to ride with him on their first date. ;D

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Dang. Girl on the right has it going on -- can't really tell with girl on the left. :D
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Re: Dealing With Setbacks in Life

Post by Smith1776 » Sun May 24, 2020 4:30 pm

So, in my first few days of driving I've noticed my car has had a little bit of trouble turning over when starting. I definitely let that battery sit too long. I should have been starting and running my car regularly when I was suspended. I hope the cells aren't damaged permanently. The battery is about 6 years old at this point.

I've been driving like an old man. Hands on ten and two and always driving at or below the speed limit. My phone is locked up in the glove compartment, too. It's only been a couple of days and I can't imagine the number of people I've pissed off driving behind me. :o
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