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honest thoughts on owning a pc repair shop? it looks so comfy
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>hair down
>boots
fake & gay
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>>71843324
People are shitty when it comes to repairing computers. They expect you to be able to fix anything, for free. You take too long, despite your long list of other clients to do and if anything in the near future goes wrong, you're to blame. You also deal with a lot of disgusting computers, such as ones that are yellowed from smoking or full of cat hair, or worse, insects.

It's fun in theory but people are just shit in general.
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>>71843324
As someone who owned a PC repair shop....It was WAY better in the 90s/early 2000s. Now you mostly end up doing phone screen repair and laptops.
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>>71843347
boots on a woman are sexy as fuck (and practical).

obviously this isn't a candid photograph
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>>71843370
Fuck... Just imagining owning a PC repair shop fixing ACTUAL PCs in the 90s sounds unbelievably comfy.
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Sounds like hell, OP
You might occasionally get to fix something interesting, but 95%+ of your jobs would be a mixture of retarded boomers and staceys who can't fix basic shit and/or fucked something up in a retarded way
True those cases could be easy money, but they could also quickly burn out your interest unless you're really passionate about fixing computers
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>>71843324
who is this demon semon?
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>>71843365
This. In addition, making fixing computers your job will just kill any passion you had for them
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>>71843430
It sounds gay AF man.
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>>71843370
>>71843430
I owned a PC repair biz in the 90s-00s. I also did in-home repairs. I met all kinds of people and got to see in their homes. I do not recommend home repairs.
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>>71843521
a French IT Enthusiast
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>>71843324
You know what sounds comfy? Wearing that body as a sleeve for my cock.
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The ship has sailed. It used to be very profitable back then but hardly anyone uses a desktop pc anymore. Most people have laptops, smartphones or even tablets and those are a pain in the ass to fix ( soldered/non-standard parts).

t. used to work for a pc repair shop.
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>>71843554
Fucking whores, I miss you all
T. Married wit children
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>>71843554
>French
disgusting
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>>71843324
My boyfriend missed my face and got his cum all over my laptop anon! His ejaculations are so strong that it even shattered the screen on it :( will you fix it for me please, anon? I can't pay you right now but that's okay right, we're friends aren't we?
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>>71843554
moar
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>>71843871
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in the 90s most boards/ ram was not made very well and had lots of sharp edges. Handling it was not fun. thus replacing or reseating hardware was an arduous task and most machines were so shit to work with because 90% of machines had basically no internal room to work with.
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>>71843324
>>71843554
>>71843989
I smell a trap. Girls don't touch icky technology

>xhe passes well
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>>71843655
Only if you suck me off like you did to him. Don’t worry, I won’t miss ;^)
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>>71843613
what a cuck
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>>71843521
ig : isabelle.rgb
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>>71843324
Don't.
Just... don't.

>you remember how a year ago I brought in my laptop to you so you could remove all the malware and you charged me $50 for it?
Yes, yes I do. In fact, I keep a detailed log of everything I do with customers
>WELL TODAY MY FACEBOOK ISN'T WORKING AND IT'S YOUR FAULT REEEEEE

Unless you want to focus on business support only, don't do it if you value your sanity or your self-respect or your life.
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>>71843370
This, I don't even do it anymore because I got tired of everyone coming in with their busted apple shit.
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>>71843554
>French
[citation needed]
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>>71845798
>>71845051
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Even she looks hot i wouldn't waste my time on doing this.
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>>71845942
she will let u smell her sweaty stinky socks after a long work day
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>>71845926
How does that prove she's French tho?
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I'm really impressed at how consistent "she" is with that dress style.
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>>71846321
are you retarded?
https://www.instagram.com/isabelle.rgb/
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>>71846362
>Engaged
Into the trash
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>>71843554
>>71845051
why does she hold her cigarette like an amerilard?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BsSeqZdFtjc/
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>>71846611
idk but i want to smell her
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>>71846611
>smoking
>tattoos
>engaged
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>>71844896
not a trap. probably just virtuesignaling. i don't know any girl that actually likes messing around with hardware and if they do it's probably in their basement or something. not that it's a bad thing.
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It shouldn't pass inspection.
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>>71843365

This. I've had a computer repair business. Repairs are usually easy to perform, but people are shit.
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>>71843554
looks like a generic ig whore to me
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>>71848061
would you let her sit on your face?
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>>71843370
This, so many shitty hp/acer laptop here
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She got some pleb tier multimeter.
I've seen nothing interesting on those pictures. No hacking, no Linux, just mainstream consumers hardware.
Can she improve herself ?
I've worked in a small hardware shop as a student. It was boring.
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>>71846644
she probably smells like rank ass smoke which is not a good smell.
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>>71843324
Depends on your region, locally the bureaucratic overhead of small-scale entrepreneurship means you pretty much can't get into it without having dedicated person just for the paperwork.
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>>71848171
That looks to be either the UT39C or UT39E. Cheap but nothing especially shitty about either of them. For some basic consumer electronics you would not get much value out of a fluke
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>>71843365
>if anything in the near future goes wrong, you're to blame

>You dun installed this here Firey Foxy and now my bank account got hacked! Imha sue your ass!
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does she actually do anything? doesn’t really look a working girl. Nixie is a working girl, this is just baiting tech fags.
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>>71843324
>>71843347
>>71843376
it's obviously a tranny
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>>71849105
>Nixie
who?
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>>71843324
just get a in-house desktop support job
fix/build/image computers all day with none of the setbacks like >>71843365
and all the benefits of working for a company
only part that would suck is if your'e anti-social and dont like dealing with people face to face, but you wouldnt own a repair shop if that was the case either
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>>71846362
what the hell is she sitting on there?
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>>71849651
no idea, would you sniff it after she got up tho?
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>>71849651
Looks like a 2009 mac pro.
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>>71843324
Just started working at one like 3 weeks ago. Fucking sucks dude. Might quit today. Too much pressure with people's shit and nobody tells me anything. Would help if I wasn't a brainlet with computer software though.
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>>71849355
nixie pixel
/ourgirl/
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>>71849827
she looks like she hit the wall 10 yrs ago
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>>71843365
They also never listen to your advises and they will come back in a week with the same problems.
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>>71849861
damn zoomers
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>>71848386
>this much cope
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>>71843554
>https://www.instagram.com/p/BsSeqZdFtjc/
>>71843324
>>71843989
>>71846362
>>71846611
Jesus christ, it's true
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>>71848171
>She got some pleb tier multimeter.
Dumb question I know, but what the fuck makes a good multimeter good?

I have a hand me down that was probably made in the 1980s, it measures voltage and beeps for continuity tests just fine. What does $300 Flukes do so much better?
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>>71843554
I thought she was asian.
>into the trash it goes.
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>>71850451
>that much smoke
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>>71843324
Just wander around your town and see how many PC repair shops there are and how they are doing.
One shop manager told me he'd need to sell about one container load of stuff a month to stay open.
The only thing that was keeping him open was on-site service contracts.
Every 12-year old who can use the web is a competitor. Every unemployed kid needs stuff on his CV more than he needs money.
And he's also a competitor.
If you can find a vertical to specialise in go for it.
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>>71849151
It's a girl, she worked on some tech youtube channel I forgot the name. Stop projecting your homosexuality everywhere.
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>>71850947
These are pictures about specifically her though
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>>71850957
lab grade stuff, accuracy, proper impedance for measuring over sensitive circuits, the way it computes values like rms eg: not just applying some formula but actually sampling the signal and doing integrals. etc etc.
so yeah if you just need to check if there are 5v on some point a $15 cheapo will do the job.
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>>71851695
I'm not the one lusting over a tranny
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>>71851549
>The only thing that was keeping him open was on-site service contracts.
i spent a lot of time around a family friend's pc shop in the late 90s and it was the same story.

he'd sell the odd pc or two but the real money makers were his contracts with the local medical clinics to maintain their networks and pcs and the software development he did for a couple other businesses (maintaining their line-of-business shit, back when that meant real desktop apps and not some web bullshit)
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Literally nigger tier work since the mid 2000s even if you get companies as clients
Break/fix is shit tier
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>>71843554
>IT Enthusiast
>fixes broken computers for money
ok
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>>71849806
How did you get the job if you're a brainlet?
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>>71852494
prolly knows a guy that works there honestly
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>>71845686
>you remember i had my computer fixed here a year ago? Well "X program" isn't working anymore. It wasn't working quite right after you repaired it back then and i put up with it. But now it's not working at all.
>Can i have it fixed under warranty?

Fucking bullshit
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>>71850957
>What does $300 Flukes do so much better?
Accuracy and reliability.
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>>71849632
Those setbacks are still there except your boss can deflect their bullshit for you
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>>71843324
Bench technician at an MSP here - It's honestly a lot of fun but I can't really see it making a ton of money. For what its worth, my boss and I manage about 800 machines across 70 clients (mostly SMBs such as drs offices) and the work can be overwhelming if you get a shitload of calls in at once. Otherwise it is absolutely comfy and you get to meet a bunch of people.

The key is getting businesses as clients to sign on to contracts. Just doing break/fix won't pay the bills unless you're just doing it on the side as a 2nd job.
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>>71850957
Our flukes are great. They measure:
Length of cable
Which internal cable works or doesnt
Speed of cable
Where the break in the cable occurs
Other shit I haven't yet used
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>>71853920
My fluke doesn't do any of that shit, but it's been kicking around since the early 80s and still works.
Inherited it from my father. The cheap shit I bought for ground course in electrics just stopped working within a couple of years.
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>>71853940
I think this is what we have, I don't use it as much as my boss but this looks like it + has features I've seen him use
https://www.specialized.net/fluke-networks-ciq-100-cableiq-qualification-tester.html
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>>71846611
Very attractive, 10/10. I think that's how US female citizens hold cigarettes. As a US male citizen, I hold mine differently. She may have been influenced by our tobacco culture. Tobacco originated from the Americas. If you don't use tobacco, well, that makes me uneasy. In the US, you must be into tobacco. I can drink the juice of nicotine liquid 'n' such from the dried plant leaf. Tobacco is a great nutrient.
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>>71843370
>>71843546
>>71845703
>>71848100
These are real. I was friends with a shop owner and worked with him for a few years. Almost bought the business since the location was pretty nice. It's super comfy but the second you have to do any work it gets extremely stressful. Almost everyday he had someone he wanted me to go bring a bill to because they never picked their shit up. Most of his money was made by fixing and selling stuff in his pile of crap that he bought from the local addicts for $0-20.

But also. He had a concert ready audio setup and spent all day shitposting on Facebook and playing guitar. It was so comfy. He closed the shop 2 months ago. RIP.
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Late 90s / Early 2000s was peak PC kino

I pity the zoomer who never got to experience it
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>>71854474
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just have all the equipment to repair computers/laptops/monitors in your garage/basement/etc
buy "for parts or not working" shit on ebay
repair
resell
profit
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>>71843365
so apple was right all along.
just buy a new macbook when the keyboard dies.
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>>71843568
I work for a big box retail store doing computer repairs. I'd say about 60% of the devices we get in for repair are laptops, 35% desktops and 5% phones. Sometimes we'll get people who want us to build there PC for them, that shit is pretty comfy as long as they didn't buy a shitty PSU.
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>>71843546
I do in home repairs for a living, although most of the time it's just explaining stuff to people and install software.

Like you said, people are shitty and act like their pc is a black box. If anything about that black box looks or works different they will instantly blame you that it's not working.

Honestly just ask a ludicrous amount for it if you're going to do it. That way people who can pay you won't care if you spend a little bit more time, and their pc's are not as disgusting
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>>71853497
Biggest mistake is offering warranty. Just help them at a reduced price.
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>>71846362
I want her foot in my mouth
Thanks for reading
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>>71843430
I worked in a small business MSP in the 00's, which is basically the same.

A surprising number of finance and legal firms ran on whitebox PCs we basically built on the lowest possible budget. Hardware repairs and uninstalling Smiley Central was most of the job.
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>>71843324
Nigger it's not 2000 anymore
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you are a faggot
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>>71846362
>itt: my boyfriend pays all the bills so I can cosplay as a geeky computer repairgirl for instagram
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>>71857988

sounds about right.
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Love this guy’s channel.

https://m.youtube.com/user/rossmanngroup
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>>71860014
>m.

Uh oh
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>>71843324
How do I get the cute trannies to apply to work at my pc repair shop? It's always the uggos that'll scare people away.
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>>71843613
Why did you marry a child?
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>>71852113
Yeah, now back to sucking dicks.
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>>71846725
>smoking as a bad thing
found the virgin
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>>71857169
>Smiley Central
Holy fucking shit the memories
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>>71849321
/thread
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>comfy
>comfy
>comfy
>comfy
>comfy
>comfy
KYS OP
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>>71843324
Used to be my dream job as a teen, as an adult I pity them
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>>71843347
you know, clothes don't interfere with how good you're at with something.
POTUS gets up every day and has a lengthy morning grooming routine and goes to work wearing an impractical suite for the looks.

Incels need to be genocided, just because you wear the same rags for a month and find self grooming a daunting thing doesn't mean other people function less then you because they take showers and wear clothes.

>>71843324
not my shtick since it involves interacting with lots of retarded people who can't troubleshoot basic stuff, and i hate interacting with retards. all the power to someone who can, though.
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>>71843376
>and practical
OK: why?
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>>71846812
>girl that actually likes messing around with hardware
https://youtu.be/adJp1zO9qfo
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>>71843324
Shit job. Dirty work, cheap customers, small margins, frustrating obstruction and legality issues from manufacturers, difficulty sourcing parts, and no recognition or respect.
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I'm so alone
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>>71864406
Don't worry, anon, you will get used to it.
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>>71864100
>you know, clothes don't interfere with how good you're at with something.

Having your hair down and wearing inappropriate shoes sure does, incel.
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>>71865601
how is he an incel?
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>>71865601
richard stallman did all he did wearing a long, scruffy cumbersome beard and long hair.
>boots
she's sitting on a chair and looking at monitors, not mountain climbing you fucking ape.
and why do legitimate (in)voluntarily incelibates try to no-u the I-word? it's like a nigger calling someone else a nigger.
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>>71849321 Just like >>71848171

Also this >>71863123
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>>71866886
why do they do this?
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>>71864406
used to be despairing about that but then i just sort of started rolling with it and the looming depression/sadness just sort of left

confidence went up, mood went up, everything did, it is really true when they say not giving a fuck is a solution to a happy life, dont give a fuck and stop chasing pussy.

or get a whore, whatever, and focus on something cool in life.
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>>71854864
honestly, this sounds like the real answer
all the comfy of doing repair work without the bullshit of dealing with customers in need of repairs



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