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I've made a change in my life
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I've made a change in my life

So throughout my life, I've spent a lot of time pissed at everyone and in general an unhappy person. Recently, I developed the axiom that you have to maximize pleasure in life, and now I'm going through the next step.

I'm going to be happy in what I do. I've always gone at a resentful angle, trying to feel happy out of antagonizing others and hating things, attempting to build a false superiority based on hating the rest of the world and not sharing anything with anyone and antagonizing anyone who messes with me.

So I'm going to get the most enjoyment out of everything I do, even if it's something I have to do like study the history of Argentina for a Spanish test.

So you'll see a different Zagix.

See you guys.
09-25-2012 08:52 AM
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I've made a change in my life

I don't really know you but good for you!!! Life is better when you're happy Smile good luck
09-25-2012 09:27 AM
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RE: I've made a change in my life

Cool. Hope that works out for you. Smile

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Good luck with your positive endeavor.

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09-25-2012 09:29 AM
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Ky Offline
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I've made a change in my life

I'll be wary of any fagix-style stuff, but good luck on being a good zagix.

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I'm not sure if I should be happy for you,or put you on my ignore list...

Congratulations humanity,because you refuse to let go of the old and evolve you actually make people believe in 2012. Not only that, but you're the only species on Earth that were able to make it possible, now we get to sit until we die because we couldn't get to Mars. We have failed as a society and don't deserve our gifts to survive for this long. Maybe this is why dinosaurs are extinct, we sure aren't any better than the dirt you say we're created from. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pla...DvwSOFto#! Noo

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09-25-2012 10:16 AM
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RE: I've made a change in my life

That's amazing to hear.

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09-25-2012 11:32 AM
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I've made a change in my life

I give it a week
09-25-2012 11:48 AM
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RE: I've made a change in my life

(09-25-2012 11:48 AM)SaintVicious Wrote:  I give it a week
Quoted for lolz

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09-25-2012 11:56 AM
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Good luck man.
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RE: I've made a change in my life

(09-25-2012 11:48 AM)SaintVicious Wrote:  I give it a week

Now now, let's not be too generous.
09-27-2012 01:21 PM
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