_________________ "When I think about the idea of getting involved with an American woman, I don't know if I should laugh .............. or vomit!"
"Trying to meet women in America is like trying to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics."
Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:24 am
momopi Veteran Happier Abroader
Joined: 01 Sep 2007
Location: Orange County, California
"Con artist scamming people" eh? Winston sells ebooks on Amazon.com for $9.99, and I think they have 7-day money back guarantee. If Winston's intention was to rip people off, putting that much effort to make $10 with return policy would be silly.
Another term for "flying solo" is "going stag". Weddings are a great event to go stag, but only if you're well-liked by others so that they'd try to hook you up before or during the wedding.
"Cliquish" implies that the social group excludes those who are deemed inferior. Years ago the Japanese used the slang pachinko for your group of close friends. If you look at the pachinko machine, no matter how wide you shoot the balls and how far they bounce on the pins, they all end up in the basket below. But this only works if you're one of the steel balls in the same shape and size. If you're a cube, then sorry, you're simply not going to fit. It's possible that the round stainless steel balls consider you (a cube) to be inferior in shape, but it's also likely that you simply didn't fit.
Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:00 am
Winston Site Admin
Joined: 18 Aug 2007
We already discussed that video here, remember? You commented on it too.
"It takes far less effort to find and move to the society that has what you want than it does to try to reconstruct an existing society to match your standards." - Harry Browne, How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World
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