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Teach Me...
« on: June 23, 2012, 04:00:11 PM »
This is a work in progress, so will add to this post as I go. Feel free to use the thread as you like.


What I wish filmspotters could teach me:

1SO: How to live with and love the limitations of others.
AAAutin: How to think outside the box.
Antares: How to be brave with cooking.
Bondo: How to speak with conviction.
Clovis: How to play cards.
Corndog: How to have a sense of wonder.
Dave and Lobby: How to dance.
flieger: How to embrace being an INFP.
FLY: How to not dismiss seemingly unimportant things too readily.
Junior: How to really see what's in front of me.
Martin: How to focus, how to follow through.
Monty: How to be gracious.
OAD: How to really see the meaning in words.
oldkid: How to see beyond the here and now.
OmNom: How to be whimsical:
pixote: How to see the big picture.
sdedalus: How to think critically.
smirnoff: How to ride a bike, I mean how to be a skilled bike rider.
spoko: How to have an ear for listening to music.
Totoro: How to be fearless.
verbALs: How to be alive while living.
worm@work: How to see life cinematically.


I really hate to submit this incomplete. Patience, I just need time. :)

Part II
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"Inside you there's a strength that lies."

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Re: Teach Me...
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2012, 04:05:58 PM »
Martin: How to focus, how to follow through

You're asking the wrong guy.  I'm incredibly unfocused and abandon most of my big plans.  Last night I was going to see my old band play.  I'd been telling myself all week I would go.  Half an hour before the show I changed my mind.

I think I'm more suited to 1SO's assignment

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Re: Teach Me...
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2012, 04:07:33 PM »
 :D I'd take that too. I can learn from you when it is important to follow through and when it is good to let it go. :)
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Re: Teach Me...
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2012, 04:27:24 PM »
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verbALs: How to be alive while living.

Alcohol.

OK there's a better answer, give me time.
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Re: Teach Me...
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2012, 08:25:09 PM »
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verbALs: How to be alive while living.
Alcohol.

 :))

Is that the secret?


 shoot.



I used to be an INFP. Having children have switched me over to INFJ.  :)

I may be in the same boat, since I'm scheduling whether I want to be or not.
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Re: Teach Me...
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2012, 09:39:50 PM »
Bondo: How to speak with conviction.

I find a generally negative view of mankind helps.

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Re: Teach Me...
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2012, 11:52:04 PM »
Sandy, teach me how to be an optimist?

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Re: Teach Me...
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2012, 12:02:26 AM »
Sandy, teach me how to be an optimist?

 :) I don't like the alternative.

Really seeing people makes me optimistic--filmspotters especially. This is a good place to regenerate.
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Re: Teach Me...
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2012, 01:51:26 AM »
I'm afraid this is the only thing I feel qualified to teach. Mild language:
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Re: Teach Me...
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2012, 03:09:03 AM »
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verbALs: How to be alive while living.

Sorry for the flippant answer, last night.

No jokey comments I swear, I'll be serious for 5 seconds.

I think truly tough people are the ones who don't allow their enthusiasm, empathy, humour or sensitivity to be worn away by other people, or circumstances or the generally emotionally rough place that the world is. That also means you don't contribute to the cynicism of the world by blocking other people from expressing themselves (especially your kids). Sometimes it means stepping up and bumping back, when others bump you, and I find people are amazed at some of the things I won't allow them to say to me without getting a reaction. It means I make mistakes, but I tend to think if you aren't making mistakes, it might be a sign you aren't learning or prepared to learn by doing.

The image of one bad apple spoiling the barrel is an apt one. Act to remove those bad thoughts (the ones that stop you getting on with life), be conscious of avoiding negative people who will end up making you feel negative- the negative ones tend to make up about 10% of the population so why let a minority ruin the fun for the rest of us (that's not aimed at anyone here- we are the little overachievers in my mind).

I think you already know what I'm talking about Ms. Sandy. I think you are very much alive.
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