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by gimp
20 Jun 2019, 17:54
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Is drug addiction a disease?
Replies: 15
Views: 276

Re: Is drug addiction a disease?

I think calling drug addiction a disease is a way to lobby sympathy and money to help the homeless who are using drugs and also committing far more crimes to obtain more drugs. Sounds good to me? Let's help the homeless fix their lives so that they don't have to commit crimes anymore? No that doesn...
by gimp
17 Jun 2019, 19:00
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Is drug addiction a disease?
Replies: 15
Views: 276

Is drug addiction a disease?

"Comparing substance addiction to heart disease may help illustrate why it is defined as a disease by so many:1 Both addiction and heart disease disturb the regular functioning of an organ in the body – the heart for heart disease and the brain for addiction. They both can lead to a decreased qualit...
by gimp
29 May 2019, 13:23
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: personal hygiene question and thoughts
Replies: 17
Views: 1553

Re: personal hygiene question and thoughts

I honestly never thought about shaving the hair around my asshole. Do other men really do this?

Need more reviews from those that have please.
by gimp
17 Jan 2019, 23:33
Forum: General
Topic: The Quitting Topic !
Replies: 681
Views: 129233

Re: The Quitting Topic !

I think I stopped playing games (even including chess since January 1st). It seems like for me gaming is mainly just a way to hide from my insecurities and responsibilities, and I will be a better person without it. I can maybe still approve of occasional casual gaming with friends sitting in the s...
by gimp
16 Jan 2019, 04:41
Forum: General
Topic: rip Devin
Replies: 27
Views: 1363

Re: rip Devin

This is sad. Being that he was one of the few Americans we had a bond. He had told me that he went to jail for drug related causes in the past, so this is probably true.

RIP Devin
by gimp
28 Dec 2018, 03:43
Forum: General
Topic: berhabdul's speech at Polish Elma Meeting
Replies: 26
Views: 1714

Re: berhabdul's speech at Polish Elma Meeting

You didnt do anything to me directly, but you did waste time for the 'leaders' around here. I cant speak for them, but when I have been hurt by somebody, words are usually not enough. Actions speak louder than words as they say, so give it time, keep being a good guy - maybe after a few years you ca...
by gimp
28 Nov 2018, 22:49
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Lets play a little game...
Replies: 8
Views: 459

Re: Lets play a little game...

I did not interpret your comment that way, thanks for clarifying.
by gimp
23 Nov 2018, 17:51
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Lets play a little game...
Replies: 8
Views: 459

Re: Lets play a little game...

Andry and Lousku:
I have been keeping an eye on this thread to see who is interested in this game. We would probably need ten to make it work, so we will wait until enough people sign up.
by gimp
3 Nov 2018, 20:01
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Lets play a little game...
Replies: 8
Views: 459

Re: Lets play a little game...

Orcc wrote:
2 Nov 2018, 11:12
Will you reveal the results after each round or just at once after all is over?
I would reveal results at the end of each round.
by gimp
2 Nov 2018, 04:33
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Lets play a little game...
Replies: 8
Views: 459

Lets play a little game...

Easy to play: The only thing you will be required to do is PM the word "defect" or "cooperate" to me. The number of times you do this will be dependent on the number of players we have. Pairs: You will be paired with one other player for every round. Rounds: We will have as many rounds as it takes f...
by gimp
12 Oct 2018, 21:21
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: who are you jealous of in scene?
Replies: 14
Views: 743

Re: who are you jealous of in scene?

I guess jon cause seems ez option here
by gimp
8 Oct 2018, 01:20
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: What is the closest you've been to death?
Replies: 16
Views: 1089

Re: What is the closest you've been to death?

I have broken a few bones including my femur with a serious concussion and hence i have a gimp, but really only one thing stands out to me. As a teenager i once drank half a bottle of industrial glycerin in a full blown state of depression, crying, and passion. I dont know if i was hoping for attent...
by gimp
24 Sep 2018, 04:52
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Test
Replies: 20
Views: 906

Re: Test

I dont think money can buy happiness, but i do think that not having enough money can make one very unhappy.

I would do 20 bullets maybe at age 60.
by gimp
24 Aug 2018, 17:37
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: How to go from "I should do this" to doing it?
Replies: 7
Views: 488

Re: How to go from "I should do this" to doing it?

To start doing what you think you should be doing just change what you think you should be doing to what you have been doing.
by gimp
29 Jul 2018, 18:34
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Investing
Replies: 23
Views: 2287

Re: Investing

Kuchitsu, maybe you are right about that, it would be cool to be apart of that circle of people creating the trends. I am just mediocre success with trading, I follow the analysis of this guy: https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-ethereum-ripple-bitcoin-cash-eos-litecoin-cardano-stellar-iota-tron-...
by gimp
29 Jul 2018, 09:44
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Investing
Replies: 23
Views: 2287

Re: Investing

Pawq, please clarify what financial corporations are doing every day
by gimp
27 Jul 2018, 21:40
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Investing
Replies: 23
Views: 2287

Re: Investing

Pawq i didnt know they were doing that, do you know how we could access their analysis?
by gimp
27 Jul 2018, 03:43
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Investing
Replies: 23
Views: 2287

Re: Investing

I enjoy day trading cryptos. Trading is a game against the person you are either buying from or selling to. The seller believes price is going down, the buyer believes price is going up, only one is right. If you are right more often than wrong, you make money. Now, so far i have been right more oft...
by gimp
21 Jul 2018, 03:57
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: notpron - coel riddle
Replies: 44
Views: 5750

Re: notpron - coel riddle

Wow good luck AKB, maybe they show you treasure map to pot of gold for getting into such exclusive club :wink:
by gimp
10 Jul 2018, 23:19
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Free Will does not exist
Replies: 62
Views: 5234

Re: Free Will does not exist

You are not in control of your life. Everything is predetermined. Me telling you this was meant to happen, and whatever reaction you have from it (believe in free will or not) is also out of your control. If you do believe there is no free will, how you perceive it (optimistic or pessimistic) is als...
by gimp
12 Jun 2018, 01:58
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Girlfriends .... lost one , got new one, trouble, write here
Replies: 676
Views: 94318

Re: Girlfriends .... lost one , got new one, trouble, write here

I have read something somewhere that our past love is behind us, our future love yet to come, but today's love must be earned. It means that you cannot truly make a commitment that you will love someone forever, you can never truly know that you will always be loved by the other or expect the other ...
by gimp
9 May 2018, 03:47
Forum: General
Topic: starnge table
Replies: 32
Views: 1857

Re: starnge table

I do not have elma installed anymore. But i am guessing this has to do with movement, or lack thereof.
by gimp
27 Apr 2018, 17:18
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Riddles
Replies: 31
Views: 2399

Re: Riddles

Sunl i am going to give you credit for riddle 3. The answer was 29, but i was hoping you would say 'Bjenn' after 29, to state who the best kuski of the four were. To make the complete answer be "29. Bjenn". You didn't do that, but you did all the hard work for this answer and maybe have not been pri...
by gimp
16 Apr 2018, 19:27
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Chess strategy, rating/sites, jibber jabber, etc.
Replies: 26
Views: 2922

Re: Chess strategy, rating/sites, jibber jabber, etc.

Yes that was it. Will check your games out later :)
by gimp
6 Apr 2018, 07:10
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 2719

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

I do not assume that i will live after the simulation. That answer you are quoting came from Tigro's question, 'so basically you search for eternal life?'. Which i am, and the matrix idea has a decent chance of at least extending our lives or repeating my consciousness in multiple simulations or may...
by gimp
23 Mar 2018, 03:30
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 2719

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

This is getting bigger than Flat Earth conspiracy theory. Tigro - despite your apparent sarcasm, I hope it does get bigger than the flat earth conspiracy. i would only hope it would get bigger because people saw some objective truth to it as a real possibility. Like Ribot said (I think), I'm not su...
by gimp
23 Mar 2018, 02:31
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 2719

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

Ribot - I'm not going to lie, your post will take a while for me to understand. Nonetheless, i like how you are always so positive about things, i always like reading your posts :)
by gimp
22 Mar 2018, 01:11
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 2719

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

Pretty much just the eternal life part for me. Even if this is a simulation, there is still a lot of pain and consequences i dont want to happen to me... And also i try to be a good person.
by gimp
21 Mar 2018, 19:29
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 2719

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

Occam's razor can not apply to the origin of universe as a logical reasoning tool. As there is no simple answer with least assumptions. For example, "god made it", comes with a truckload of questions. even the big bang theory is not that simple of an answer to me. to answer your question, when I ori...
by gimp
20 Mar 2018, 18:56
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 2719

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

I think he is saying that you will be simulating a civilization, independent minds yes, but we are sharing the simulation together. I guess you would do this to observe the way humans act in society from a more god-like overall view, you would be using your own algorithms, but maybe you will have da...
by gimp
20 Mar 2018, 17:13
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 2719

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

Correct me if I am wrong, but in Nick Bostrom's argument he does not care about all the atoms in the universe. The math he computes is only concerned about the human mind and the synapses in it that allow it to have thought, sense, and observe. you need to simulate a complete world to simulate our ...
by gimp
19 Mar 2018, 19:01
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Chess strategy, rating/sites, jibber jabber, etc.
Replies: 26
Views: 2922

Re: Chess strategy, rating/sites, jibber jabber, etc.

Kuchitsu - your post really resonates with me, as i feel i have the same weaknesses. Once I get past openings and also being able to defend against easy attacks or calculate pieces/exchanges I then start to struggle with a more overall plan. From watching videos though i am starting to notice that t...
by gimp
19 Mar 2018, 18:47
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Chess strategy, rating/sites, jibber jabber, etc.
Replies: 26
Views: 2922

Re: Chess strategy, rating/sites, jibber jabber, etc.

I really enjoy watching computers face each other and watching their inhuman moves. What is interesting to me with these 3000+ ELO super computers going against each other is we are still seeing black win or white win, they are not all draws. Meaning chess is still not a solved game, and probably fa...
by gimp
19 Mar 2018, 17:52
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 2719

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

Correct me if I am wrong, but in Nick Bostrom's argument he does not care about all the atoms in the universe. The math he computes is only concerned about the human mind and the synapses in it that allow it to have thought, sense, and observe. So only the atoms that we look at in a microscope need ...
by gimp
19 Mar 2018, 06:29
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 2719

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

8-ball - great read, what a mind fuck! If infinite computing power was possible in the future, i am not sure milagros' smaller universes problem would matter. Milagros - okay so lets say each universe simulation had to be made smaller than its creator. Couldn't the cells, trees, stars, computers, an...
by gimp
16 Mar 2018, 18:24
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 2719

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

Very good read Jappe. This article is basically saying something that I have thought about myself. If in the future we will be capable of making simulations of human lives, then who is to say we are not in one right now? He also states that if you believe these simulations will one day be possible t...
by gimp
16 Mar 2018, 00:20
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 2719

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

8-ball is making me feel like i needed to do this more like the scientific method. I think i already am, but that we just had a misunderstanding because i used bad wordage, i will restate it like the scientific method. Ask a question: what is the origin of the universe we are perceiving right now? H...
by gimp
16 Mar 2018, 00:01
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 2719

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

Tigro - thank you for answering the question, I like your answer.
by gimp
15 Mar 2018, 18:44
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 2719

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

8-ball - I think youre right, theory is not the correct word, I guess possibilities is a better word, or maybe i just dont know the right word for it. Also, it is just a fun mental exercise, you do not have to participate if it bothers you.
by gimp
14 Mar 2018, 02:44
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 2719

We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

I believe in only one thing. And that is that nobody on Earth knows the truth about the origins of our universe. I believe many people think they know the truth 99 percent, these are usually religious types or the random crazies who did too much acid. I still believe that somewhere deep in their min...
by gimp
17 Feb 2018, 03:36
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Quitting Smoking
Replies: 92
Views: 12210

Re: Quitting Smoking

Thats okay jblaze, the fact that you are still aware of your dissatisfaction with smoking means you will quit permanently, you know that you will quit for good, just make the final decision and follow through with it, you are stronger than your temptations. To answer your question I am still smoke f...
by gimp
17 Feb 2018, 00:27
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Quitting Smoking
Replies: 92
Views: 12210

Re: Quitting Smoking

Alcohol topic made me think of this smoking topic. How are all the quitters doing? Stay strong :)
by gimp
6 Feb 2018, 19:43
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Alcohol(ism)
Replies: 29
Views: 2209

Re: Alcohol(ism)

Of the many components that make up overall happiness, short term pleasure (hedonism) is something i think helps me out every now and then, so yes alcohol consumption has been well worth it for me. I'm all about travelling outdoors, feeding the poor, and picking flowers. But every now and then i got...
by gimp
5 Feb 2018, 05:23
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Alcohol(ism)
Replies: 29
Views: 2209

Re: Alcohol(ism)

I have never been a daily drinker, and nowadays i will have one night a month where i overindulge. But now that i am older that is becoming even less appealing as i get these deathly hangovers, sometimes they last 2-3 days after a long night of drinking. Almost not worth it anymore.
by gimp
6 Jan 2018, 03:36
Forum: Problems
Topic: Mopolauta looks like shit all of a sudden
Replies: 22
Views: 1618

Re: Mopolauta looks like shit all of a sudden

Mopolauta looks like an ugly christmas sweater
by gimp
19 Dec 2017, 18:43
Forum: General
Topic: Elastomania memes
Replies: 457
Views: 70995

Re: Elastomania memes

by gimp
14 Dec 2017, 03:13
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Investing
Replies: 23
Views: 2287

Re: Investing

I have made a lot of money in cryptocurrencies lately, mainly because i am lucky and people convinced me to be an early adopter some time ago.