Random (got a random thought? No need for new thread? Put it here!)


westmanguy
#1
I have seen this work wonders in other forums.

Its just called RANDOM.

You got a random thought about anything, that doesn`t warrant a thread for it, just post it here!

The idea behind it is, their is no topic to follow, anyone can throw any thoughts out there (following forum rules, of course), and people can reply, and others throw out other random thoughts.

So, I will start of with a few thoughts, and you guys can pick up on my thoughts, or put forth your other random thoughts of the day.

I have seen this work wonders at other forums, it can go on for pages and pages.

So, I don`t like the fact that recently we are going to have 2-3 major coroporations owning our major media.

CTVglobemedia - CTV, Citytv, tons of specialty channels, Globe & Mail, radio stations, etc.

Canwest Global - Global, CH, tons of specialty channels, National Post and many other newspapers, etc.

Rogers Media - OMNI Networks, A-Channel Network, Sportsnet + other specialty networks and radio stations

(small players are Corus (Movie Central, YTV), Sun Media (SunTV, etc.), and Astral (TMN, French channels))

CTVglobemedia is buying CHUM Limited, and Canwest Global is buying Alliance Atlantis.

I mean, we are losing competition here.

Look at the Toronto market!

CTV, Citytv, Cable Pulse 24 - 1 company (CTVglobemedia)
A-Channel, OMNI 1, OMNI 2, - 1 company

2 companies own all the tv stations in Toronto (with SMALL exception of SunTV)

I mean I hate seeing a few companies owning everything.

Now, respond to my random thoughts, or open up your own

 
westmanguy
#2
Other thoughts:

Do you think its human nature for us to create drama and contreversy?

Don`t we thrive on it?

I mean I have had periods during my childhood and as I got older where I just lived for the unfolding drama that I was involved with in my life.

My parents and friends took the members of my school admin to court, my parents ran in elections, and won a few times.

I mean I just lived for the unfolding events.

And I have sort of come to the conclusion, that we live for that drama in our lives. I think we are all lacking excitement once in awhile, and when drama comes our way, we live for it.

Just how I feel.
 
TenPenny
#3
I want to know why Dan Brown has a thing for aircraft engines. Every one of his books that I've read has a mention of the brand and/or model of the engines on the aircraft that someone is flying in.

Don't you think that's a bit peculiar? It's not like he's a great writer, his characters always miss something obvious, even when they're supposed to be brilliant.
 
westmanguy
#4
Dan Brown... hmm, what book did he write?
 
DurkaDurka
#5
Quote: Originally Posted by westmanguyView Post

Dan Brown... hmm, what book did he write?


the bible
 
L Gilbert
#6
Bruised kidney hurts. Good thing for hydromorphone.
 
L Gilbert
#7
Imagine not being understandood by your loved ones about finding another one when your neighbors all have more than two. http://www.reuters.com/article/oddly...0?feedType=RSS
 
westmanguy
#8
So is it just me or is their now justice in this world.

Is their karma?

I have never seen karma.

I guess its hard some days, you want to see people have justice served to them.

I guess for me, I just have to think after they die, they will get their karma.

I am just, i lost all hope of right wins over wrong. And justice prevails.

Its depressing really.
 
karrie
#9
Quote: Originally Posted by westmanguyView Post


Do you think its human nature for us to create drama and contreversy?

Totally agree Westmanguy. I see people selfsabotage all the time, just to create drama. If we don't have it in our lives, we look for it elsewhere (tv, movies, gossip), or we create it. I've seen so many people start fights, take up bad habits, engage in reckless behavior, and at the root of it all IMO is 'drama addiction'.
 
karrie
#10
Quote: Originally Posted by L GilbertView Post

Imagine not being understandood by your loved ones about finding another one when your neighbors all have more than two. http://www.reuters.com/article/oddly...0?feedType=RSS

See, this is why my hubby just sticks with girlfriends. One wife's enough, and we don't gang up the same way. lol.

(just kidding folks, don't jump down my throat)
 
karrie
#11
Quote: Originally Posted by westmanguyView Post

I have never seen karma.

I guess its hard some days, you want to see people have justice served to them.

Karma doesn't work for your vengance. Karma is a personal, internal thing. I see it work ALL the time. If we are balanced here at home, problems seem to solve themselves in the funniest ways.

For example, if we have money troubles, and it's not because we were being greedy or stupid, money shows up from odd places. If we have gotten ourselves into a bind just being silly with our money, or trying to be greedy in a business deal, the ___ hits the fan.

Karma is about looking for balance in your own life, making sure YOUR personal energy is good. And I'd hazard a guess to say, that if you're looking for other people to suffer the wrath of karma, yours won't be great.
 
L Gilbert
#12
I have a friend named Karma. She's a doll. Her Brian is a good dood, too.
 
L Gilbert
#13
Boring at CC tonight. Think I'll pester wifey into a game of something.
 
Curiosity
#14
How many people look back on bad things in their lives?

Have you ever revisited some really awful things that have happened and progressed through them again to find out if they changed your life?

On occasion I am reminded of some tough spots in my life (usually about being broke) and realized
being broke gave me the impetus to move along and get it done....so in the long run being broke
gave me drive which I lacked before I found my goals.
 
eh1eh
#15
Quote: Originally Posted by L GilbertView Post

Boring at CC tonight. Think I'll pester wifey into a game of something.

With a bruised kidney?

Cable internet in South Florida sucks very severly . It was worse than dial up at 8 pm last night. I think I'll stick with my DSL at home. It's never slow.

The blue dog barks at a yellow moon in the morning. . Random enough?
 
L Gilbert
#16
Quote: Originally Posted by eh1ehView Post

With a bruised kidney?

I was thinking cribbage, stratego, or something. Gitcher mind outta my gutters.
 
mabudon
#17
(not directed at ANYTHING in this thread)

Do folks who rely solely on talking points actually not realize they're doing it??

Or do they think others are just so dumb that they CAN'T notice??

It's bugged me for a LONG time, that one
 
karrie
#18
Quote: Originally Posted by mabudonView Post


Do folks who rely solely on talking points actually not realize they're doing it??

folks who rely solely on talking points? Perhaps I'm having a dense day, but I'm not sure what you mean by that.
 
mabudon
#19
Well, not to name names

But folks who use phrases that they themselves can't explain, but which sound good- sophism basically (EG Iraq is better without Saddam, anyone who doesn't believe the official 9-11 story is crazy, crap like that)- you run into a lot of them folks when discussing geo-politics especially and I honestly can't tell if they TRULY believe what they mouth/type or if they think they're fooling others with oddly worded BS
 
karrie
#20
Quote: Originally Posted by mabudonView Post

Well, not to name names

But folks who use phrases that they themselves can't explain, but which sound good- sophism basically (EG Iraq is better without Saddam, anyone who doesn't believe the official 9-11 story is crazy, crap like that)- you run into a lot of them folks when discussing geo-politics especially and I honestly can't tell if they TRULY believe what they mouth/type or if they think they're fooling others with oddly worded BS

Oh yeah, I never do that, I'm brilliant. lol.
 
Nuggler
#21
My mechanic is a wonderful person.

I took the beast in today as there was a gas leak. Price of gas, can't afford that. Since it is a very old and well travelled beast, I thought the worse. New gas tank and all the stuff that goes with it.

Wouldn't ya know, snowed last night, ground wet and crappy. I ain't gettin down and crawlin in that to look. So, he puts her up on the hoist, and says "hey, numb nuts, come here." Well, when your mechaninc calls, you respond, so I wandered over, took a look where he had the light pointing, and there was a steady drip coming from.......................A LINE................ !!!!!! "YES," says I. "YES YES YES"!!!!

He wound up replacing all three lines, main - to the engine, return, and vent. Cost a bit, but NOTHING like a gas tank replacement.

Now I got money to buy my wife a birthday present, and an anniversary present, and some chocolates. Wahoo.

This must be the good karma coming from the time I was gonna kick a panhandler in the balls, but didn't...................Pays to be nice eh

Just a random thought.

 

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