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Old 01.11.2010, 20:23
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Advice for a troublemaker?

Sometimes the mundaneness here just gets to me & I cause trouble. It's not that my life is unfulfilling but that I always want more out of it.

I wasn't like that in my home country (or at least not to the extent here) but causing trouble every so often is the way to make it more exciting. Those poor people around me, what they have to put up with.

I'm just about to get the sack because of mouthing off at work a lot recently & my family will soon disown me. What can i do before its too late?
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Old 01.11.2010, 20:25
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Re: Advice for a troublemaker?

Get your butt off the chair and go out?

Says me who is stuck at home for another hour at least
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Old 01.11.2010, 20:29
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We sometimes have to make our own entertainment. I must confess to contributing a bit of street theatre to spice up the local greyness from time to time.
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Get your butt off the chair and go out?

Says me who is stuck at home for another hour at least
I am out, I just got kicked out an hour ago.
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Re: Advice for a troublemaker?

Write a book, start a band, open a new business. Don't you think that "causing trouble" because it's the only way to find excitement shows a lack of imagination?

Excitement can be generated by positive stuff rather than negative (although that's the easy way - believe me, I know).
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Re: Advice for a troublemaker?

The general consensus is that I should 'grow up'....but I love to make 'miserable' people laugh & be jolly
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Open mike night at the Funny Laundry? I'd buy a ticket...
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Re: Advice for a troublemaker?

It drives me mad how sometimes places like supermarkets here are so quiet and effing serious. Like a public library. And folk walk around with expressions like they are in the middle of brain surgery. And how in the middle of a walking path one is expected to make eye contact and say gruezi but how the exact same people avoid eye contact like mad and will cut in front of you at the slightest chance in a store.

The manners can be exceedingly superficial and actual consideration of others has little to do with it... here it is all about conforming to a few societal norms and the rest of the time if there isn't a standardised rule things just fall apart.

Rant, froth, twitch, shudder.
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Re: Advice for a troublemaker?

So do as Sandgrounder said & be creative about the trouble you create. No need to grow up (do men ever do that?) just channel your energy in a more positive way.

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It drives me mad how sometimes places like supermarkets here are so quiet and effing serious. Like a public library. And folk walk around with expressions like they are in the middle of brain surgery. And how in the middle of a walking path one is expected to make eye contact and say gruezi but how the exact same people avoid eye contact like mad and will cut in front of you at the slightest chance in a store.

The manners can be exceedingly superficial and actual consideration of others has little to do with it... here it is all about conforming to a few societal norms and the rest of the time if there isn't a standardised rule things just fall apart.

Rant, froth, twitch, shudder.
Come on Swissmountainair, don't blame it on everyone else...
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Old 01.11.2010, 20:42
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Re: Advice for a troublemaker?

you haven't actually been sacked have you?
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Old 01.11.2010, 20:45
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Re: Advice for a troublemaker?

Did you recently give your password to Dougal's Breakfast?
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Come on Swissmountainair, don't blame it on everyone else...
Does this mean I've lost it?
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Re: Advice for a troublemaker?

...sound sorta like you've got money to spend and there's nothing in the store you are in that turns you on = change of scene.
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you haven't actually been sacked have you?
No, only because my boss is a good friend but I'm taking liberties. Too much joking around, though the work does get done.

Even he's had to tell me off, I have to put a lid on it.
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Re: Advice for a troublemaker?

Sport. Go lift some serious weights at the gym. Talk complete bollocks to the other muscle bound dudes and put your brain into "Park" mode. Extreme running or hiking. Exhaust yourself so that every freakin' muscle you have aches. The hormonal release will give you a high. And you'll feel great.
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Troll a forum for a few hours?
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Old 01.11.2010, 21:00
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But please, not EF.
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I was going to say that.

You might be confusing "miserable" with "has real problems to deal with and thus serious" - it's not your place to differentiate between the two.
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Re: Advice for a troublemaker?

Try out for a 'shock-jock' position at a radio station. If there is no such position then go for any radio position and then just slowly ramp up the shock part.

Who knows, you could become a celeb!

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