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Crows are pretty smart

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Post by adammuelta » Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:12 pm

Stop the Ping-Pong game in your mind

Have you ever caught yourself arguing with yourself? You know that little angels and devils are just Ping-ponging back and forth as you try to make a decision on something.

It seems like this psychosis happens most when we are trying to make a decision on something that is going to force us out of our comfort zone. Dialogue can go something like this:

Me: Oh My Gosh, I absolutely want to do something crazy and wild. I want to just tell my boss to "suck it" and storm out the door and never look back.

Me: That would be so stupid, are you an idiot? How will you pay your bills, what will people think? You are very young and lame, lost.

Me: yes, but there is more to life than this. I know I can make it happen and figure everything I have the ability, intelligence and determination to do whatever it takes to feel happy and happy again.

Me: What are you thinking? Figure out your **** and get to it. You have everything you can ever want, a steady job offering benefits, a good pay and a retirement plan. You're like a dumbass !!

I: All I ever wanted and chains and shackles, kept me from the freedom I really want to experience in life.

How much time a day do you spend having this kind of Ping-Pong game going on in your head? It may come with the simplest of things, like what to have for lunch, to the most serious, like or not to stay in a marriage.

The problem is that it does not get us anywhere. It just kept us guessing our second-decision.

Before buying something, reading reviews is important because it helps you make the most informed decision for your investment. So if you are looking for more information on the ping pong table to make the correct decision for you then read my obituary. Hope this helps you.

Change is hard, annoying and makes us afraid. Have you heard acronyms for fear?

False Experiences appear

The next time you force yourself to play table tennis and argue with yourself about a decision you want to make. Go easy on yourself and ask the following questions:



Which choices will be made based on my values ??and which choices will be made based on fear?

Choose your options based on your values, only then you will feel fulfilled, content, purposeful and playful.

In the example above: if you have more security value than free, then choose to stay. If it's free on security then create a plan and take action on it.

 "Change always creates sadness but sometimes we all know we have to make changes." -Robert Kiyosaki

Your success is entirely dependent on your willingness to make choices based on your values ??versus based on your fears.

PS If you value liberty over security, check out a few of the opportunities that are made for a real freedom.
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Post by Booyakasha » Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:41 pm

Crows and ravens are pretty smart, and cool.

I mean, I can't say anything about them that Endless Jess didn't fully articulate. (NSFW for language and excessive awesomeness.)
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Post by steeze » Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:16 pm

if they're so smart then why are they sitting outside my window on the telephone poles every Sunday morning saying the same word over and over.

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Post by Booyakasha » Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:17 pm

...maybe you're the new prophet. Maybe this is how the Lamb chose to contact you.

Or maybe they just like your neighbourhood. You should befriend them. Whistle and wave your arms to get their attention, and then offer them croutons and cat treats and cashews and all. They'll love you, man. Gain their trust, and they'll bring you shiny things, and you'll get to pat them. Crows are rad homies to have.
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Post by CaptHayfever » Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:06 pm

Crows took out the bad guy from We're Back, so they got that goin' for 'em too.

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Post by Valigarmander » Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:59 pm

I like Tom Servo better.

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Post by Heroine of the Dragon » Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:34 am

Magpies are clever, too. I enjoy interacting with them, and I've never been swooped by any!! :D
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Post by steeze » Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:36 am

I owned pigeons for years. Would let them out every morning and close them up at night. They were cool. Crows are smart but they're dirty as all hell. We call wild pigeons street rats in the hobby around NY because they eat filth, they smell and they'll try and mate with your birds. Crows are on another level of filth. They'll dig into road kill, garbage you name it. They would harass my birds endlessly too because they knew there was squab in the coup in the springtime.

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Post by ScottyMcGee » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:35 am

I took ornithology too in college and we went over crows - or corvids, more generally. Crows and ravens and such. They can solve puzzles.

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Post by DarkZero » Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:39 am

i have nothing to contribute but i just wanted to say every time i see this thread i always read "Clowns are pretty smart"
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Post by ScottyMcGee » Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:18 pm

I mean, the Joker IS the Clown Prince of Crime.

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Post by е и ժ е я » Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:37 pm

Crows, Ravens, etc, are pretty curious little beings. It's always with a sense of disappointment that I have to shoo them away from rubbish I'm transporting between bins at work. I wish they would just hang out and I didn't have to do that, because they're so interesting otherwise and I feel for them scrounging to find food.
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Post by steeze » Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:47 pm

Let's talk more about crows in our free time.

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Post by Marilink » Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:13 pm

how is this topic still getting posts

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Post by CaptHayfever » Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:41 pm

^It comes back from the dead, just like The Crow.

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Post by е и ժ е я » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:37 am

This thread is an abomination and I admire that
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Post by Marilink » Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:40 am

oh hey, now OP is edited for ping pong software or whatever. Dang, these bots are getting smart.

Like crows.

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Post by New! Tazy Ten » Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:05 pm

When you're ready to talk about crows and a ping pong tournament breaks out.

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Post by steeze » Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:39 pm

Why is that ad trying to make a connection between some deep philosophical struggle of confronting fear and reviewing f****** ping pong tables? Half those sentences don't even make any sense. Someone had to have spent like 10 minutes writing that at one point. Why are people idiots?

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Post by Booyakasha » Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:31 pm

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