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Old 12-29-2007, 03:39 PM   #21
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this really is so funny. checking to see if the phenomenon was just a local gay thing i checked out minneapolis craigslist m4w: 115 bored entries for december. you ready for these?

bored at work. broken leg, bored stiff. anyone else awake and bored? very bored tonight. bored on xmas. bored on christmas eve. bored over christmas. bored after a movie. (again, i am not making these up.) bored! so very bored. if you are really bored read on. are you as bored as me? bored lets chat. bored on sunday. take a look, you're bored, and hey it has a photo. bored as hell at work. bored and in a rut. bored on this snowy night. easy going bored.

that's the one i'll be going with, easy going bored.
Are all these bored people gay?
What is the rate of boredom in straight people?
.....good PhD research question for a sociologist, I suppose!
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Old 12-29-2007, 03:52 PM   #22
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I think that is part of it also...having too many things on the plate leads to a lack of motivation....
I am in this situation right now. I am faced with a long list of tedious tasks that will never take me to "the zone" so I am procrastinating and putting them off as long as possible. But I'm not "bored". I'm here, learning about important subjects like farting!

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Old 12-29-2007, 05:00 PM   #23
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Old 12-29-2007, 06:46 PM   #24
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Are all these bored people gay?
What is the rate of boredom in straight people?
.....good PhD research question for a sociologist, I suppose!
according to the very scientific craigrate for fort lauderdale gay people, 29 of approx. 3,800 ads were bored.

as to the str8 minneapolins? 115 boreds out of 2,950 ads. (& that's just the m4w--didn't check the w4m boredees.)

clearly further proof that it is more fun to be gay in fort lauderdale than it is to be str8 in minneapolis.
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I remember being bored as a kid, since you don't have the ability to leave or go where you want when you want. But for many years now, I only remember being bored at w*rk. I haven't been bored at home in years.

Lazy, I can't see how listing oneself as bored in any "seeking" ad, whether gay or str8, would be an enticement to contact. One good way to screen out a bunch of prospectives.
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Lazy, I can't see how listing oneself as bored in any "seeking" ad, whether gay or str8, would be an enticement to contact. One good way to screen out a bunch of prospectives.
I can only think they really mean "desperate".

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I can only think they really mean "desperate".

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Or it is code for give me some temporary excitement.
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I find that my boredom coincides with my energy levels, although I'm not sure yet how they influence one another (ie, do I get bored when I'm tired or tired when I'm bored?). I will say that after working for years in the same field, you get disillusioned with life in general, you've gotten so used to seeing everything from the same point of view day after day. I'm looking forward to retirement so I can broaden my horizons a bit.
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Or it is code for give me some temporary excitement.
i should have been able to figure that one out. i think you've got it.
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