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What would you do?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by gauder, Apr 8, 2006.

  1. gauder

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    Serious question here guys.

    What would you do if someone you knew was headed in a downward spiral (be it infidelity, drugs, alcohol, gambling etc.), and you offered a helping hand out of concern and it gets slapped away.

    The older I get, the more cynical. Unless it's my family, after one or two offers I'll just let'em drown in their own vomit.
     
  2. hi pinion

    hi pinion 3/4 ton status

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    Offer Them A Beer! j/k:haha:Real frinds dont just leave other freinds in the dirt anyways, they pick them up and help them, like ive done with alot of members here.........but one one appreciated it.Everyone has their own faults. If you were sincere in your gestures, instead of being a spy for "them" , mabey things would be easyier?

    Its the "never leave a brother behind theory " thats completely lost......
     
  3. Resurrection_Joe

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    Depends on how much you care. This is one of those things that is black or white.

    Love them? Never let them go.

    Don't care? Live and let die.

    Oh and certain.... people..... shouldn't ever be given beers apparently
     
  4. gauder

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    Do you offer them more of their vice to quicken the acceleration to terminal velocity?
     
  5. Resurrection_Joe

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    Someone's paranoid
     
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    No.
     
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    AGREED!:haha:
     
  8. gauder

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    What if you can't stand the person, do you buy them a few rounds to help quicken the cirrhosis?
     
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    If this is a hypothetical question? if so ... need more info


    If not ... still need more info.

    Way to vague of a question man. It really depends on what exactly the downware spiral is, and how harsh the landing will be at rock bottom.
     
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    It's meant to be a vague question so as not to influence the answer.
     
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    Hey, I'm off ignore or never have been on it apparently

    Wheee
     
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    so really your just looking to stir the pot a little with an edgy question that is sure to spark an e-fight.




    I think i love you.
     
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    No, I think I love YOU
     
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    *kissyface*
     
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    Really just looking to see how individual opinion varies. I know we've got some bleeding hearts here all the way to full on a55hats. It's interesting to see how the mind works.
     
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    i've got a friend who is REALLY pushing alcoholism. his roomate (my best friend) and I have got a little plan we're putting into action. this guy has expressed interest in cars, and helped me to build the derby truck i ran last year. so, my best friend has a '72 Firebird we're restoring, and i'm going to be modifying my C1500. our plan is to involve him in both of those projects, thus eliminating the time to go out to the bar and get hammered. funny thing is, he's down with the plan, and knows part of the reason we're doing it.
     
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    That's really a good thing of you to do
     
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    i have less than 10 REAL friends
    for them i would do anything
    but for just anyone else, i could care less, let them do their thing
    good people will see them for the ****ty humans they are, and things will just work them selfs out
     
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    Having scraped the bottom myself , and dragging myself back myself . I can tell you some people just need to do it themselves . If they refuse the help , just say your prayers and let them go .

    If they are meant to come back , they will find the strength to do it .

    But bear in mind , some of us are destined to be rich , some of us are destined to be working , and some of us are destined to weigh 145 and dumpster dive .
     
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    I also find internet message boards are the best place to get this sort of advice.

    Did you bring enough kissyface to share with the whole class?
     

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