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Old 03-17-2016, 08:00 PM
 
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If you are 35 then your parents probably are 60 to 75 years old, either retired or nearly retired.


They are paying all of your expenses now and I bet that they are looking forward to you caring for them when they need help. How are your home health care, bed bath & diaper changing skills?
Technically his parents could be as young as 48.


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he doesn't have to worry about that because he'll be living in the van.

Down by the river?
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Old 03-17-2016, 08:16 PM
 
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People can have flashbacks and stories and bright memories of when they were homeless that they miss, I personally don't know anyone who is homeless but if a homeless person became rich again, they would definitely miss the times of being homeless for sure and have stories of struggling to find shelter beds where they would go on adventures throughout a cold freezing night looking for a place to stay and getting a warm meal, when they finally did they met wonderful staff who took them in and assigned them to rooms for the night.
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Old 03-17-2016, 08:32 PM
 
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I remember being homeless after I traveled up to New York on the promise of a job, but when I got there, the guy was nowhere to be found. It was winter time, and cold. I spent about a week in New York City, hanging around trying to find work, sleeping in parks.

I got down to mid New Jersey somewhere, trying to catch a ride, and around midnight, at an entrance ramp to the southbound Jersey turnpike, it was so cold, I was thinking about throwing a rock through a Gas station window so the cops would take me to jail. A car came along and stopped, I got in. He had the heat up on high. It felt so good. I was really happy, for a while.

The best part of being homeless is when you get a chance to get out of the cold for a while.
It has been a really long time since those days, but I still remember that feeling.
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Old 03-17-2016, 09:20 PM
 
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The best part of homelessness
Is Folgers in your cup?
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Old 03-18-2016, 02:36 AM
 
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a cut and paste, essentially, from her other troll post
This is what I was thinking. Don't feed the troll, folks.
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Old 03-18-2016, 08:11 AM
 
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I am guessing you dont have much sex.
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Old 03-18-2016, 09:49 AM
 
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Gym memberships are cheap nowadays, and many homeless people join gyms to use the showers and bathrooms.

From what I have observed--and smelled--it would probably be more accurate to say that some homeless people join gyms to use showers and bathroom facilities. All too often, I have walked past some homeless folks who absolutely reeked, and whose face and clothing looked like they hadn't been washed in...a very long time.


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Old 03-20-2016, 04:52 AM
 
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OP: in other postings you stated you have a BS degree in Economics; and in another posting that you earn $750/wk working 6 days/wk in a factory (both of these are current postings).

And yet you boast about living off your parents lock, stock, and barrel.
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Old 03-20-2016, 07:57 AM
 
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OP: in other postings you stated you have a BS degree in Economics...
After reading a variety of his postings, I am beginning to suspect that there are some other BS aspects, in addition to his degree...

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Old 03-20-2016, 09:57 AM
 
Location: Ohio
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OP: in other postings you stated you have a BS degree in Economics; and in another posting that you earn $750/wk working 6 days/wk in a factory (both of these are current postings).

And yet you boast about living off your parents lock, stock, and barrel.
yes because my pay is so low. never had a lot of money in my life. i've always lived very poorly with low wage jobs. poor life and i'm still poor after all these years despite going to college. im living with my parents because i've always been poor as dirt. i'd have to resort to living in the van if my parents died. just making plans in a worst case scenario. or when i'm older.
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