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College started. Things going well. Need to integrate socially, since no benefit in being an anonymous ghost.

Interested in a blonde girl in my math class.(preference of blondes caused by an odd dream involving me, a blonde trying to kill me and...everything in between)

Strangely enough, I believe things are going according to plan. Ya see, I've had some dreams a while ago, and recall small parts of it. I don't know if real or not or whatever, but definitely passing through those "points". The place I work was one, Today was another.

Hope to study abroad in the UK. Got till October first to get everything done. Need to speak with some study abroad advisor because they have to fill out an official form.

Life is gud.
(minus the whole money issue. My parents are like money leeches. If they hadn't bloody separated, I'd have been able to get away and be able to form a far more solid foundation rather than my current crap situation of taking care of household stuff while trying to get my college done as well)

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Awesomely athletically fat yet attractive and brainy Turkish dude and blonde chick.

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(09-12-2014 01:49 PM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  Awesomely athletically fat yet attractive and brainy Turkish dude and blonde chick.

Awesome sauce.

I think I'd be sexier without ma beard, or at least bringing the lumberjack beard to a sexy short goatee.

I was surprised at the odds. I didn't notice her for a bit, but then realized her hair, then face, and thought "wait a minute...ACCEPTABLE!".

Plus I'll get a chance at testing interaction. I'm gonna go for the more natural direct approach with a tinge of eccentricity(because despite my stoic and neutral appearance, I'm more realistically a bit nuts)

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Totally forgot about this.

However, I got a job. Same place as last time(rug place). This time as project manager. Gonna be responsible for expanding the business and improving cash flow. Better for me IMO since it means I'm not guaranteed to be stuck in the office 24/7. If I do well and stuff, I can travel and do business meetings.

Starting Monday/Tuesday(Monday gonna be there half a day to outline my duties, Tuesday I officially start). I have to spend a week doing basic data entry and stuff, mostly to review and refresh because the business grew pretty fast compared to last year. They got like double the workers, though lots of turnover(some of the past management folk decided to leave and strike out on their own, with the help and blessings of the current boss. He doesn't mind because his business still grows, and he likes to help people out to get their own success).

Pay is gonna be good like usual, but this time I have somewhat more control over my pay. That is, the more I expand the business and increase profit, the more likely I'm going to get a higher raise for my contributions. Another benefit is experience, as well as a connection for my trucking company(because his rug company got lots of port and warehouse shipments).

Somewhere down the line I'm actually even thinking of starting a modeling agency. Something more like talent though. A bit focus on minorities. Models for advertising and events and stuff, but also other talent help so perhaps even like low-scale local acting. Tough industry, but I know some people and I want something challenging(and modeling agency has expenses I can think of and handle vs something more costly). Maybe next year. Hopefully some folk I know can contribute either as associates or partners, or maybe employees.

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I guess this'll be the main page for my blog. The Brainlightenment one can be the emotional spiritual one or something.

I've started the trucking business but it's moving along slow. My father has managed to put something of a wrench into it's progress indirectly, but luckily the complexity of the business in general means there isn't necessarily an immediate negative impact when delayed(and we're technically making money still, only at this point its more like my company is "leasing" out the truck or "equipment" for use by another company who will pay the insurance, provide the certifications like USDOT and MC numbers, and handle the dispatching).

In the meantime, I intend to use my FAFSA refund money(the portion of which isn't given to my mother to send to Turkey to pay for a home she purchased there that we still have some installments to cover before it's fully ours, though the increasing gap between Lira and Dollar is helping make it more "affordable") to establish my consulting firm. Buy some fancy business cards, set up a virtual businses line(with it's own number but that forwards to my cell), and pay the application fee to start the business(as well as some bank money). Then I just need to prepare some generic contracts and keep an eye out for clients(will try to test out a younger entrapreneur crowd interested in starting their business or improving it, or local businesses. Not exactly the wealthiest of customers but there's no real loss in probing them to determine if it's a profitable field).

My mother keeps annoying me about not telling people my plans for pursuing the creation of businesses and the like. No idea why since I don't see what negative impact it'd have on me. If folk disaprove of business ideas, fuck em. If they approve, then I might have a source of support.

I also want to start a non-profit fraternity(not like greek frat. Fraternity in the sense of a "communal organization" of sorts). Something of a semi-political, semi-cultural thing that promotes a sort of "traditional" America. Might include some sort of "baptismal" ritual where the participant would then rename themselves(with optional choice of legally changing their name since the change would be primarily for within the group). Something that'd promote the "revival" of America through cultural and scientific progress as well as adoption of certain conservative principles I'm personally fond of. I should find a decent number of supporters, especially among the bible belt, republicans, and conservative democrats...and any one who believes the US is entering a state of moral and political decay thanks to the cultural wars of the 70s and the excessive propogation of the "liberal" agenda.

I also have new blog called Internal Fantasy which I opened recently and have yet to contribute to. However, it'll basically serve as a place to write down the various fantasies inspired by other sources(something in between a review/anaylsis of the existing media that inspried the fantasy, and further development of the fantasy itself, considering my powerful imagination that can strongly affect my mood and the likes)

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I'm probably dropping out. Waste of my time and money. Why should I bother jumping through all the academic bullshit with assholes who seem to think they understand life better than me cause they got a PhD and are 10-20 years older(while ironically having attended college without having so much bullshit to deal with).

Fuck em. I got two businesses that are doing moderately ok. If I drop, I can put full focus and crank out some more dough. Maybe I'll go back to college later, or maybe I'll just do my own studies on my own watch.

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I wonder if Ill get financial aid. I like flunked. If my GPA doesnt go below a 2 with a single F, should be fine for 1 more semester. If it does, Im outta there (though Ive got certain plans I need to work on before this semester ends hopefully).

I guess Im finishing college early. Without a degree. And a few thousand in debt. Whoopdedoo.

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Welp. Shit hit the fan hard. Mother flipped shit that I used 2 grand from sisters fafsa to keep my business afloat. My father didn't pay on time(he could've but he's being a goddamn immature brat about it). I told her not to sign the deal, especially one as shitty that failure to pay once means the loss of the entire investment, but no she just had to have a house in Turkey despite the fact we can barely afford to fly there. Of course being mentally scarred during her childhood, she's still the same goddamn fucking little girl with a shitty family under it all and she just broke down.

I'm so glad to have been brought up by an irresponsible father who can barely handle his finances and a mother with psychological issues from her childhood both of who are immature as fuck. Odds are it's come time for me to part ways all because they can't get over their own problems and act like the adults they're supposed to be. Hell, there's no best case scenario for things to remain.

I either end up leaving or she gets all cold/distant and I might as well live alone then deal with her attitude. Emotional but seeing as I've always been the one mature and pragmatic, this family of mine was nothing but a dying hobo clinging to my leg. The only things I've learned from them is what not to be and what not to do. I can't trust them, I can't rely on them, and their love is meaningless when it gets in the way of my future.

So if ya'll don't here from me for a short time, it's probably cause I'm in the process of quickly packing my shit and looking for a place to stay.

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