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Member Since 19/03/2019
Last Seen 05/06/2021
Location Sydney

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"are you saying that you do very little with your time?" NO! I'm saying that it's so sad that some people can't think of anything better to...
01/06/2021 - 11:39
"do you envy them because they won lotto or because they enjoy their work" Because they won the lotto and can't think of anything better to...
01/06/2021 - 11:34
"EV's at current prices are for cashed up boomers and lefties who think they are saving the world by driving an EV." Correct! They think...
31/05/2021 - 14:22
"not working kills your brain." What I do now that I'm retired (e.g. trading shares/options, trying new recipes, watching movies) could not...
29/05/2021 - 18:39
"work for as long as you are able" I worked only as long as needed to retire comfortably. The sooner I retired the better.
29/05/2021 - 18:28
"Paid employment tends to involve multiple daily conversations with work colleagues, clients or customers." You left out - waking at some...
29/05/2021 - 15:11
"the benefits of work " All I can think of is the pay.
29/05/2021 - 15:03
"Not to mention expensive meals with friends." Not expensive if you cook them yourself. You have the time after all.
29/05/2021 - 15:02
"all they know in life is to work" Poor souls ...
29/05/2021 - 14:59
"Wait to die" Only the brain dead would do this. So many things to do ...
29/05/2021 - 14:57
"all that artsy stuff." I foolishly gave up learning to play the piano when I was young. Now that I'm retired, I wish I hadn't.
29/05/2021 - 14:56
"did you just relax, sleep in and do nothing for a bit." A good start! Which is what I did.
29/05/2021 - 14:55
"I woke up one morning 3 years ago and decided that I did not want to go to work any more," A man after my own heart!
29/05/2021 - 14:53
"so why not keep working in a job" Good question. Why would anyone want to keep working, when there is so much to do outside it?
29/05/2021 - 14:50
"The whole retirement thing sounds scary/boring." So many things to do in retirement ... and so little time to do them ....
29/05/2021 - 14:48
"Lack of things to do? I could retire today and never run out of things to do" WELL SAID!
29/05/2021 - 14:46
"Buy a rural farm property and keep goats!" But make sure you plug all the holes so that a snake doesn't join you in bed, as as happened....
29/05/2021 - 14:43
"I have seen what happens to retirees that do little after retirement, the speed of degradation of their mental faculties is shocking."...
29/05/2021 - 14:41
"will truly retire even if I win lotto overnight." I used to envy and hate those people who win the lottery and go back to work, thinking,...
29/05/2021 - 14:36
"not much to do" ??? Obviously lacking imagination ... I can think of so many things to do for myself rather than doing meaningless work...
29/05/2021 - 14:32
Fully occupied profitably trading shares/options during the day and trying out new kitchen recipes on the side at weekends. Watching movies...
29/05/2021 - 14:19
"It's metabolism is entirely unremarkable" So why does Aspartame imbue a chemical taste to soft drinks, not to mention the horrible...
25/05/2021 - 22:23
"You have to be a smoker" AHA! That's it! @BrotherSharp and his friends must be smokers! That would explain a lot about their apparent...
25/05/2021 - 17:49
"with your eyes covered and nose blocked" HMMM ... that's probably because taste is 90% smell. Not sure that having eyes blocked would make...
25/05/2021 - 17:42
"selling brown sugary water" There's a very good reason for this "brown sugary water" being by far the most popular soft drink worldwide!...
25/05/2021 - 17:26
"No Diet Coke????" Too much horrible aftertaste.
25/05/2021 - 15:01
YEP. I like the slightly diluted Coke with ice from McDonald's as well. No trouble drinking a large carton of it.
25/05/2021 - 15:00
"Just try a blindfold taste test, they are more similar than you'd think. 9/10 times you can't tell" All I can say is ... Don't give up...
25/05/2021 - 14:55
"Your potential for a longer, healthier life" With only water to drink, life just SEEMS LONGER!
25/05/2021 - 14:33
Pepsi max for no sugar and no enjoyment Coke for all the sugar and all the enjoyment
25/05/2021 - 14:31