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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from Kogent5 in "What Was The Last Movie(S) You Saw, And What Did You Think Of It?" #3   
    Rob Zombie's Halloween. I still think it's absolute garbage.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from anon22ae in Psych ward   
    I've been in psych wards several times.
    I would never want to discourage anyone in serious danger of harming themselves from going. To be honest though, I've personally always found them to be completely useless.
    Essentially all they do is scramble around your meds, and you go to six or seven groups a day, where no one talks. You are talked at by a social worker, or somebody like that, and are given generic advice about depression, but more often about how to handle stress. It's not like in TV movies, where people are pouring their hearts out and crying and hugging each other. I truly have never known what any of the other patients I've been around were specifically in for. Everyone would just shoot the breeze and watch TV between groups.
    I luckily don't have any horror stories to tell. Being at Linden Oaks in Naperville, IL was the worst, because to be brutally honest I hated the other patients. It was like being back in junior high, only everyone was in their 20s-50s. There seemed to be 200 people there at once, and the staff obviously loathed speaking to you. That was as bad as it ever got for me, though. The experience has always been painfully boring and uncomfortable at the same time, but I do realize people go through far, far, far worse.
    I don't believe I was ever made to go cold turkey on anything. I don't think I was ever prescribed anything new, either. They would only change the dosages of what I was taking.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from JD4010 in Psych ward   
    I've been in psych wards several times.
    I would never want to discourage anyone in serious danger of harming themselves from going. To be honest though, I've personally always found them to be completely useless.
    Essentially all they do is scramble around your meds, and you go to six or seven groups a day, where no one talks. You are talked at by a social worker, or somebody like that, and are given generic advice about depression, but more often about how to handle stress. It's not like in TV movies, where people are pouring their hearts out and crying and hugging each other. I truly have never known what any of the other patients I've been around were specifically in for. Everyone would just shoot the breeze and watch TV between groups.
    I luckily don't have any horror stories to tell. Being at Linden Oaks in Naperville, IL was the worst, because to be brutally honest I hated the other patients. It was like being back in junior high, only everyone was in their 20s-50s. There seemed to be 200 people there at once, and the staff obviously loathed speaking to you. That was as bad as it ever got for me, though. The experience has always been painfully boring and uncomfortable at the same time, but I do realize people go through far, far, far worse.
    I don't believe I was ever made to go cold turkey on anything. I don't think I was ever prescribed anything new, either. They would only change the dosages of what I was taking.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from idkusername465 in Psych ward   
    I've been in psych wards several times.
    I would never want to discourage anyone in serious danger of harming themselves from going. To be honest though, I've personally always found them to be completely useless.
    Essentially all they do is scramble around your meds, and you go to six or seven groups a day, where no one talks. You are talked at by a social worker, or somebody like that, and are given generic advice about depression, but more often about how to handle stress. It's not like in TV movies, where people are pouring their hearts out and crying and hugging each other. I truly have never known what any of the other patients I've been around were specifically in for. Everyone would just shoot the breeze and watch TV between groups.
    I luckily don't have any horror stories to tell. Being at Linden Oaks in Naperville, IL was the worst, because to be brutally honest I hated the other patients. It was like being back in junior high, only everyone was in their 20s-50s. There seemed to be 200 people there at once, and the staff obviously loathed speaking to you. That was as bad as it ever got for me, though. The experience has always been painfully boring and uncomfortable at the same time, but I do realize people go through far, far, far worse.
    I don't believe I was ever made to go cold turkey on anything. I don't think I was ever prescribed anything new, either. They would only change the dosages of what I was taking.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from Tymothi in Psych ward   
    I've been in psych wards several times.
    I would never want to discourage anyone in serious danger of harming themselves from going. To be honest though, I've personally always found them to be completely useless.
    Essentially all they do is scramble around your meds, and you go to six or seven groups a day, where no one talks. You are talked at by a social worker, or somebody like that, and are given generic advice about depression, but more often about how to handle stress. It's not like in TV movies, where people are pouring their hearts out and crying and hugging each other. I truly have never known what any of the other patients I've been around were specifically in for. Everyone would just shoot the breeze and watch TV between groups.
    I luckily don't have any horror stories to tell. Being at Linden Oaks in Naperville, IL was the worst, because to be brutally honest I hated the other patients. It was like being back in junior high, only everyone was in their 20s-50s. There seemed to be 200 people there at once, and the staff obviously loathed speaking to you. That was as bad as it ever got for me, though. The experience has always been painfully boring and uncomfortable at the same time, but I do realize people go through far, far, far worse.
    I don't believe I was ever made to go cold turkey on anything. I don't think I was ever prescribed anything new, either. They would only change the dosages of what I was taking.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from Kogent5 in Psych ward   
    I've been in psych wards several times.
    I would never want to discourage anyone in serious danger of harming themselves from going. To be honest though, I've personally always found them to be completely useless.
    Essentially all they do is scramble around your meds, and you go to six or seven groups a day, where no one talks. You are talked at by a social worker, or somebody like that, and are given generic advice about depression, but more often about how to handle stress. It's not like in TV movies, where people are pouring their hearts out and crying and hugging each other. I truly have never known what any of the other patients I've been around were specifically in for. Everyone would just shoot the breeze and watch TV between groups.
    I luckily don't have any horror stories to tell. Being at Linden Oaks in Naperville, IL was the worst, because to be brutally honest I hated the other patients. It was like being back in junior high, only everyone was in their 20s-50s. There seemed to be 200 people there at once, and the staff obviously loathed speaking to you. That was as bad as it ever got for me, though. The experience has always been painfully boring and uncomfortable at the same time, but I do realize people go through far, far, far worse.
    I don't believe I was ever made to go cold turkey on anything. I don't think I was ever prescribed anything new, either. They would only change the dosages of what I was taking.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from Hertz in Someone has offered to 'hookup' with me for the first time and I'm not 100% sure I should   
    I met the same guy today at a hotel. I've been officially deflowered.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from In2deep4me in TA's "What's On Your Mind Right Now?" Thread, Part 4   
    Why is it so difficult to get a job at Mariano's or Whole Foods? You practically need a masters degree to bag groceries for them.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from watalife in TA's "What's On Your Mind Right Now?" Thread, Part 4   
    Why is it so difficult to get a job at Mariano's or Whole Foods? You practically need a masters degree to bag groceries for them.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from Tymothi in TA's "What's On Your Mind Right Now?" Thread, Part 4   
    Moog music is strangely depressing. I buy these cheesy Moog albums from the late 60s, and I can't listen to them because they're so oddly dreary.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from watalife in What Really Bugs You #8   
    How people who post on GlassDoor about interviews will write something like "It was a really easy interview. The questions were all simple". It is not at all helpful, and in my experience is usually not accurate. Let me know which damn questions they asked!
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from watalife in TA's "What's On Your Mind Right Now?" Thread, Part 4   
    Moog music is strangely depressing. I buy these cheesy Moog albums from the late 60s, and I can't listen to them because they're so oddly dreary.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from jkd_sd in Nothing seems worth the trouble   
    Anything I might want to have doesn't seem worth the trouble to go through to get it.
    I'm not sure I want anything at all. I've been in this black hole the last few weeks, because I can't imagine there is anything I want enough to live for.
    I don't want to be broke. I don't want to have a boring job doing work that means nothing at all to me. Being rich and doing something creative seems just as boring somehow. I don't know if I really see the difference. They both come down to making a living and supporting myself like almost everyone has done since the beginning of time.
    If I were the most handsome guy in the world, I would still have a face with eyes and a nose and lips and ears like everyone else.
    There was a young English guy my same age who I met on a Morrissey message board that I used to talk about this stuff with. It didn't end well between us. I'm dying to talk to him again. We haven't written to each other in five years.
     
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from sober4life in Someone has offered to 'hookup' with me for the first time and I'm not 100% sure I should   
    I'm not ready for a relationship. I never really cared about romantic relationships. All I want is casual sex with clean, disease-free, easy-going, responsible people.
    I have gotten over thirty responses by now. I figured older men would find it a turn on to deflower a younger, boyish looking guy. Yet they have continually expressed doubt that I could possibly be a virgin at my age. It's unheard of to them. They've apparently never heard of all these 'incels' online.
    The issue is how I'm going to keep this a secret from my parents. My father still protects me like a bloodhound at my age.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from sober4life in TA's "What's On Your Mind Right Now?" Thread, Part 4   
    Why did people in the late 60s-to-mid 70s always look a tad dirty?
    I'm talking about how you see them in family photos, or actors on sitcoms, or grainy low budget movies of the time. Even the most clean cut, preppy people looked like they needed to shower, or at least wash their hair. I'm not talking about just hippies, I mean almost everyone. I guess the reason female sitcom character of the era made such a big deal out of washing their hair was because it was something they didn't often do. Was this all about the quality of film at the time, and people 'photographed' dirty? I'm completely fascinated with the subtle ways people looked different from one decade to another. Teens in the '50s and early '60s tended to look more mature than their age in a way that kids since haven't. They looked like they could be in their 30s.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from Epictetus in ejc's 'What did you dream about?' Thread, Part 2   
    I have reoccurring dreams about being in antique stores or thrift shops and finding something I've always wanted that's hard to find, and then realizing its some kind of knockoff of whatever it is I thought it was, and is therefore worthless.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from JD4010 in So Overrated   
    Roseanne Barr's standup comedy. I was shocked when I finally got around to watching her old standup appearances, and saw how lame they were. In her books, she describes her material as being edgy and confrontational and completely off the wall. It's all corny battle of the sexes and fat jokes. She's also complained about how she hated the first scripts written for Roseanne, and that the writer's didn't 'get' her. It would make sense if they were terrible because they were likely based off her standup.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from anon22ae in So Overrated   
    Roseanne Barr's standup comedy. I was shocked when I finally got around to watching her old standup appearances, and saw how lame they were. In her books, she describes her material as being edgy and confrontational and completely off the wall. It's all corny battle of the sexes and fat jokes. She's also complained about how she hated the first scripts written for Roseanne, and that the writer's didn't 'get' her. It would make sense if they were terrible because they were likely based off her standup.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from Atra in TA's "What's On Your Mind Right Now?" Thread, Part 4   
    The writers said that the idea was the characters were distracted by sex and drugs, and therefore weren't aware that they were in danger, making them more vulnerable. John Carpenter said the same thing about the characters in Halloween. They people involved in the films were perplexed that anyone thought they were condemning the victims. I suppose that logic is still moralistic though.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from Atra in TA's "What's On Your Mind Right Now?" Thread, Part 4   
    What if the character 'Jason Voorhees' wasn't Jason Voorhees at all. What if he was just a maniac that happened to be living in the woods on Camp Crystal Lake, who people mistakenly thought was the son of Mrs. Voorhees?
    It would make more sense, because Pamela Voorhees's entire motive was that her son had drowned due to the negligence of his camp counselors. Fans have theorized that Mrs. Voorhees was motivated simply by his almost having drowned. Or that Jason had survived without her knowing and was living in the woods for 22 years without them ever bumping into each other. Those theories don't hold water with me.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from Nightjar in ejc's 'What did you dream about?' Thread, Part 2   
    I have reoccurring dreams about being in antique stores or thrift shops and finding something I've always wanted that's hard to find, and then realizing its some kind of knockoff of whatever it is I thought it was, and is therefore worthless.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from hocico in So Overrated   
    The Rock N' Roll Hall Of Fame. I don't understand why anyone would care about being inducted. To me it's on the level of being given a Nickelodeon Kid's Choice award.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from hocico in So Overrated   
    Taylor Swift. She can't sing that well, all her songs sound vaguely like ripoffs of other songs, all her lyrics are cliches. She's the Shania Twain of her generation. Critics love her, she's the only artist in this day and age that can actually sell albums outside of Adele. I don't get it.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from hocico in ejc's 'What did you dream about?' Thread, Part 2   
    I have reoccurring dreams about being in antique stores or thrift shops and finding something I've always wanted that's hard to find, and then realizing its some kind of knockoff of whatever it is I thought it was, and is therefore worthless.
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    SqueezeWax got a reaction from duck in How do You Feel Right Now? #12   
    Today was my birthday. I remember posting on here at this same time of day exactly a year ago. I feel better today this year than I did last. It seems like every other birthday I feel lonely and melancholy. Today I have thankfully felt relatively at peace.
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