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Old 05-24-2007, 11:34 AM   #21
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thanx tex.

so to sum, either i did indeed saved them, or i caused them potential harm which i then self-corrected, or someone else would have saved them for me in my absence.

the entire episode took place in maybe a minute and a half. i find enough to fascinate me in 90 seconds to give me about three days of consideration. i can't imagine anyone who spends a day here being bored. but i suppose life for them accommodates even that. what a world!
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Old 05-24-2007, 03:08 PM   #22
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thanx tex.

so to sum, either i did indeed saved them, or i caused them potential harm which i then self-corrected, or someone else would have saved them for me in my absence.

the entire episode took place in maybe a minute and a half. i find enough to fascinate me in 90 seconds to give me about three days of consideration. i can't imagine anyone who spends a day here being bored. but i suppose life for them accommodates even that. what a world!
Well, you must have been raised right, because you did the noble thing and helped. Whether "someone else" would have done the same thing is debatable........

I think there's some "divine intervention" or higher power, maybe even help from deceased relatives and such. It sounds corny but I have experienced numerous things that lead me to beleive it's true..........

I can only hope someone like you is around if I find myself in a spot like those folks did........

And, at the risk of being flamed,let me add something I believe:

Women don't get INTO accidents, they CAUSE them.........
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Old 05-24-2007, 04:50 PM   #23
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thanx tex.

so to sum, either i did indeed saved them, or i caused them potential harm which i then self-corrected, or someone else would have saved them for me in my absence.

the entire episode took place in maybe a minute and a half. i find enough to fascinate me in 90 seconds to give me about three days of consideration. i can't imagine anyone who spends a day here being bored. but i suppose life for them accommodates even that. what a world!
I hope that you did not take my posting wrong... I was playing with you a bit... that is why I said it was a good (no GREAT) thing you did...

I don't remember saying that you caused them harm..
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I hope that you did not take my posting wrong... I was playing with you a bit... that is why I said it was a good (no GREAT) thing you did...

I don't remember saying that you caused them harm..
unless yer pickin on my mom or otherwise hittin below the belt, don't give it a second thought. for one thing i come from a family of ball busters, um, i mean, critical thinkers, so i'm not quite thin skinned. for another, i hadn't taken your post wrong and my point of me being the cause of the potential harm was my summation, not yours.

dude, thanx for the job well done but really had i thought this post would solicit so much kudo i would not have placed it. for one, i'm not much into that. for another, i truly didn't think i did anything but to react quite by reflex. so all the congrats are sort of like thanking me for kicking you because you hit my knee with a rubber hammer.

i posted at first because, well, i thought it was kind of cool, but mostly because i really enjoyed the timing of it all. but i find equally intriguing how many different interpretations there can be of one rather simple event. everything, apparently, from mere happenstance to miracle.

whatever the truth, it sure is malleable.
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lazygood4nothinbum-I sure do like your story more than mine:

I heard 5 people get shot last weekend
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Lazy,

Thanks.... I come from a large family also... and we also bust balls joke around with each other..

I kind of get some people mad at what I write... don't know why at times...

But, what I was trying to say is that if you look at the couples karma, THEY would have had someone there to help them out... that day it was you... and you are right, most people would have done the same thing if they had thought fast enough...

But, heros are ordinary people who do extra ordinary things when called upon to do them.. look at the guy who jumped in front of a subway train in NY to help out a guy who fell on the tracks... I doubt I would have thought quickly enough to do that... and in truth might not have done it if I had thought about it...
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lazygood4nothinbum-I sure do like your story more than mine:

I heard 5 people get shot last weekend
wow keim, sorry but i don't know how i missed reading that. what a story!way more exciting than mine; but yes, i would rather have not had to hear people being killed.

tex, i got your point on whose karma which is why i said "someone else would have saved them for me in my absence." it's a good anti-self-centered point of view, that i was just a cog in their wheel rather then they being a cog in mine.

that type of thinking might be why people get mad at you sometimes (not that i noticed but you mentioned). when someone thinks the world revolves around them, it is easy to throw them off their axis.
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[quote wow keim, sorry but i don't know how i missed reading that. what a story!way more exciting than mine; but yes, i would rather have not had to hear people being killed.quote]

Yeah, I found out that sometimes excitement isn't all that great. I'd much prefer having your tale to tell!
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