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John Smith 16/11/27(Sun)06:29 No. 45742 [Reply]

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What are you doing Satuday night, John?

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John Smith 16/12/05(Mon)05:59 No. 45757

why was this so interesting and so sad at the same time

John Smith 16/12/08(Thu)07:58 No. 45759

I like your way of thinking, John. Very novel-esque.
We are all going to make it, John.

John Smith 16/12/16(Fri)01:15 No. 45765

Thank you for this detailed reply, John. I truly enjoyed reading it.

John Smith 16/02/18(Thu)16:45 No. 45182 [Reply]

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I'm always researching 3 kinds of things. One I'm open about (my master's thesis), the second I only share with people who are more intelligence, knowledgeable and/or wise than me (investigating and prosecuting market manipulation) and the third I only discuss online under pseudonyms (motivation and philanthropy). What do you think of my approach?

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John Smith 16/03/07(Mon)18:06 No. 45219

You're a commie.

John Smith 16/03/14(Mon)12:43 No. 45230

Today I learned...the university building supervisors name is Nick

John Smith 16/12/01(Thu)06:24 No. 45754


I do think that it is a bit risky to use a pseudonym.

People may get the wrong idea.

Yours Truly,

John Smith 16/11/12(Sat)01:47 No. 45720 [Reply]

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Hi John,
I remember the busy schedules, where I always needed to be somewhere. Life, as we both knew it, went by trough the flashing lights of the city.
But we always had time to make an exception for a spontaneous lunch you and I.
Always time to eat at a place with an even more tight schedule.
Now, my life is ,,/eh/.
It feels like I traded the moonshine for the sunshine.
While I've always had the dream , ever since I was a young boy, to never experience one inch of moonlight again, I so miss the light in the city.

With time passing i find myself staring at the distant moon just to catch a little glint of how I used to be.
I never in my already twisted state of mind would have even thought to be addicted to the moonlight which I detested.
I guess you can call it a kind of a Stockholm-syndrome.
But I now know that I have been living in denial, I so long for the big claws, the hair and the thirst of blood of warm human blood.
As I linger on in this sunshine, all cut off from my senses, feeling like I'm /eh/ by too much golf. I miss my days as a werewolf!
I am so at peace of mind when I at last have come to my senses.

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John Smith 16/11/12(Sat)02:26 No. 45721

That's nice, John.

I wouldn't, thank you.


John Smith 16/11/29(Tue)16:04 No. 45751

My dear friend John, how unlucky for me.
I still feel that you might open up if I tell you about my recent encounter with moonlight.

As I presume, you might have heard about the so called super-moon, it was all over the written press.

While there is no doubt about me anticipating the moon I was on about my daily chores in the god forsaken heat of the November sun.
As my impatience grew stronger I knew I couldn't stay in town for the night. Like an unsatisfied child with attention deficit disorder I grabbed my car keys, left the chores half-done, muttered to my neighbors and started the engine.

While the car started, the radio turned on with a bittersweet screech of my favorite artist playing the electrically amplified guitar, as if the universe knew about my secret, as if the radio was singing to me.
"Highway to hell" blasted through the radio waves and in to my cells like a neurotransmitter.
With the sun beginning to set, I had already passed through several various towns.

As I passed through a community I was always struck by the tragedies of men and how life always seemed to be too short.
I could often see it oh so clearly and vividly , even though the moment only lasted for as long as a heartbeat, it felt like a lifetime watching those twitching tear-filled eyes become still.

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John Smith 16/07/25(Mon)01:22 No. 45500 [Reply]

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The days get slower as I get older John.
Is it the same for you?

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John Smith 16/11/20(Sun)03:43 No. 45731

I remember reading a post somewhere (I was sure it was in this very thread but I guess not), in which John was saying he had a fear of passage of time and that he'd wake up every morning with his heart racing because he feels that he's losing time.

i'd like to have a similar sense of urgency.

John Smith 16/11/27(Sun)08:16 No. 45745

Its not a very nice feeling John, after some time you get up and go to work and every day it feels like you have done nothing. Nothing worth living for, but then you want to try keeping busy or finding some sort of hobby and you never get to it.

John Smith 16/11/28(Mon)00:20 No. 45748

They get faster for me, John.
And it feels strange to think that I have been idle for so many years.

John Smith 16/11/05(Sat)08:40 No. 45708 [Reply]

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Hello John, what's your favorite eh beverage? Mine would have to be mineral water.


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John Smith 16/11/16(Wed)23:34 No. 45726

Dear John, it's wonderful to see the amount of variety and discrepancy people can exhibit when it comes to tastes. I can't even begin to understand those who drink cold water or put ice in it. When I buy my mineral water, I ask for one from the deposit so it's been kept outside the fridge. I even drink water from taps in public conveniences using my bare hand to carry the liquid to my mouth when I have to, and am often caught in the middle of this very disgraceful maneuver, all in order to have it natural. Being myself a physician you can imagine how harmful and ignominious it gets performing such tricks in the toilets of public hospitals and clinics and being seen doing so by colleges and patients, but heck, that's how I like my water.

Yours truly.

John Smith 16/11/25(Fri)05:52 No. 45736


You know, lately, I have been taking my bottle of water with me on my walking route for work, and the water gets pretty cold by the end of a shift because it gets so cold outside after sunset. It is really worth it to wait those several hours to drink my water while it cools down. No worries about ice.

Yours Truly,

John Smith 16/11/25(Fri)20:01 No. 45740

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These 3 liter bottles are easy to drink out of and relatively economical, but they have a quality enough plastic that I can leave them in the car without the bottle degrading and the water tasting all plasticky. They're useful for long commutes and longer travels.

If you go looking for these in your part of the country, be warned that the exact brand may vary, as Nestlé owns all sorts of brands of water, so they might try to sell you something more local.

John Smith 16/11/12(Sat)00:24 No. 45717 [Reply]

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#Out With the Old by N3X15 - 10/29/16 @ 08:46 AM CEST
7Chan was originally formed as a counter-statement to 4chan. We had grown tired of the shitty memes, administrative injustices, and other issues. So, after creating the site, we added rules - written and otherwise - that would help us enforce our own culture and keep 4chan shittiness out.
Nearly a decade later, and the world has changed. Even complete newbies who find us from Google are familiar with the culture 4chan has spread to the Internet at large, and many of the memes they have perpetuated have become common parlance.
We now acknowledge this change and, after a unanimous Administrative Council vote (including Saz), we are no longer enforcing bans on greentext, image macros, and many of the other unwritten rules. I am currently going through the ban list and removing the bans made under these rules. If you were banned for the unwritten culture rules, please contact us in IRC (irc.7chan.org #appeals - highlight an op and be prepared to give us your IP address).

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P.s. Your music is shitty.

John Smith 16/11/12(Sat)00:25 No. 45718

I meant to type that that shit is morse I am pretty sure. I also meant to not copy the top thing.

John Smith 16/11/02(Wed)03:18 No. 45704 [Reply]

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Dear John,

Greetings from Delaware! College is going well. I feel like I'm never quite where I need to be with regards to practicing and improving, but I'm showing up where I need to be on time and hanging in there at least. Hopefully after my essay is done I can get back to practicing harder and really start holding my own.

I've been working a lot on improving my confidence and I think it's starting to pay off. I am definitely better off mentally than I was back at the start of the semester. I haven't had much time for romance or anything yet, but I'm not insecure about it anymore--I'm fairly confident that if the time permits and the situation's right I could do well in that regard.

How're things over there? It seems it always takes me a long while to write you again, I'm sure something uninteresting has happened in my absence.


John Smith 16/11/03(Thu)06:52 No. 45706

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The leaves have started changing color and falling from trees. Are they doing this by you? Although I do find it troubling dealing with them, their smell of decay does give one a reason to leave home to visit less colorful locations.

The candy season has come and gone, and while you might expect that halloween costumes couldn't get any uninspired, somehow children still find a way. Piles of candy remain, and we are attempting to push them off on diabetics in the hope that something interesting will happen. So far they either have had the resolve to abstain or taken sufficient insulin to counteract its effects.

Do you get many calls from relatives asking if your time is really an hour or two ahead of them? Time Zones are such a mystery to people over a certain age. When they travel to another area they don't adjust their clock and expect everything to open and close on their time. There is nothing quite as depressing as opening up shop to a 75 year old couple who have been sitting outside for two hours, who proceed to let you know in no uncertain terms that you're very bad owners for opening so late.

I wish you well on your romance goals, just make sure things don't progress too swiftly otherwise you may find yourself having to write comments on other boards.

John Smith 16/10/13(Thu)17:20 No. 45667 [Reply]

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I hate being ill and having to go to work.

What things do you hate, John?

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John Smith 16/10/27(Thu)02:30 No. 45688

A few people, all of whom have done something to deserve it.

I hate having to work. And I don't just mean the act of working, I mean how having a job gives my life more meaning than it would otherwise have staying inside playing video games, masturbating and reading webcomics. I have a minor fear that machines are going to make the current economic model obsolete and people won't have to work nearly as much without any fear of economic upheaval right about the time I'm going to retire.

The terror of eternal life vs the horror of existential cessation.

Being circumcised.

That's all I feel comfortable mentioning.

John Smith 16/10/28(Fri)06:01 No. 45691

Don't really hate much stuff, why bother. But the government and the police, probably. Bunch of assholes.

John Smith 16/11/03(Thu)06:19 No. 45705

Yeah, it's always a pain when I get sick. Everyone says you shouldn't go to work sick so you don't spread it, but I was getting colds about twice a month in till recently. Calling in sick for a few days twice a month is just asking to get fired. I changed up my diet though, and I haven't had a cold in awhile. I probably wasn't getting enough vitamins.

John Smith 16/03/08(Tue)03:26 No. 45220 [Reply]

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Today I tried using a shoestring as a clarinet ligature. It worked surprisingly well.

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John Smith 16/11/01(Tue)01:44 No. 45701

Hello again, John.

My clarinet and I have been reunited and spent a modestly pleasant evening practicing and reforming the embouchure.

Curosity took me to test out the string ligature method and, after a bit of rummaging, found a shoelace that would come to serve adequately. Initially it was a bit of a challenge to keep the reed in place while doing the first loop, but soon enough the reed was tightly fastened and ready to vibrate.

The difference, that I noticed, with the string ligature is that it makes the reed 'kick' less (unfortunately I do not know what it's called in English, but it's when the reed unexpectedly jumps a handful of octaves and makes that unpleasant high pitched seagul sound). I tested it with both a 2,5mm and a 3mm reed, the former benefitting more due to how lightly it tends to kick.
There was no difference in the sound, as far as I can perceive.

As thanks for having been slightly inspired by this thread to get back to practicing after a long hiatus I recorded this:
(Disclamer: the following is a recording of a beginner clarinet player. Listener discretion is adviced):

Be okay, John.

John Smith 16/11/01(Tue)04:54 No. 45702

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Thank you for your contributions, John. You sound like you're on the right path to accomplish whatever you'd like to do with music.

If you like the sound, feel, and fewer squeaks of a string but want something quicker and easier to consistently put on, you might like these woven ligatures from Vientos Bambú. You might have to look up the closest retailer near you for prices, color availability, and shipping time.

John Smith 16/11/01(Tue)11:50 No. 45703

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Thank you, John, for letting me know of this topical product. I looked it up and found it to be something perhaps worth spending money on, however, I shall keep to the string and plastic ligatures at the time being.

Looping the reed with the string is something I found somewhat agreeable with, as it calmed and bound me into a slight pre-meditative state which was appropriate for the practice that was to come, thus I think that the string will serve as a befitting tool for me.

There will surely come times when music is to be played posthaste and ligatures fastened in a jiffy, for which this synthetic ligature would be well suited, but for now will the shoelace suffice my needs.

It is how they say: Slow and steady, pins the lace.

John Smith 16/03/26(Sat)06:51 No. 45244 [Reply]

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Hey John, how's corporate? I got moved to monetary last week, so I couldn't swing by your office earlier. I just wanted to let you know that the quarterly report due date is getting pushed back to the 28th, so you have more time to get that done. Also, the microwave in the break room is out of order, so don't use it for more than about 30 seconds. sorry I couldn't tell you this in person, but you know how the boss is. I'll talk to you soon

John from Monetary

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John Smith 16/10/14(Fri)19:56 No. 45670

Hey John,
probably not until the boss gets fixed up, but I'll be fine most ways.
Best wishes, John from IT

John Smith 16/10/30(Sun)20:34 No. 45698

Good evening,

Recently I've been having issues with my printer on the 8th floor.

Please advise.

John Smith
VP Financial Services

John Smith 16/11/01(Tue)00:43 No. 45700

Hi John, I have a list of possible solutions to your printer issues.

1. Turning it off and on again
2. Hitting the printer on the left side and only the left side
3. Using the printer on the 7th or 9th floor. I would personally recommend the 9th floor as you would enjoy the walk down the stairs after retrieving your paperwork

Best of luck.
John from Office Troubleshooting

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