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Old 10-10-2017, 04:37 AM
 
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It would only be worth it if I could go back in time to when I was 18. That way I could bet on who is going to win all the super bowl games like they did in "back to the future 2"

But in current times it would be pointless.
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Old 10-12-2017, 02:55 PM
 
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In actual fact, I would not go back to being 18 again today. Life is very difficult for young people today because the occupational landscape has truly shifted in ways no one could have anticipated.

However, how I wish I could go back and tell my 18 year old self some things:

Be confident in how you look. You are plenty attractive for the average life experience.
Don't hide your intelligence from anyone for any reason.
Don't worry so much about getting married. It happens to most folks when it is meant to, and you are lucky, you are headed for a relationship that really endures.

So much time wasted worrying about these things when I was younger.
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Old 10-12-2017, 05:32 PM
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In actual fact, I would not go back to being 18 again today. Life is very difficult for young people today because the occupational landscape has truly shifted in ways no one could have anticipated.

However, how I wish I could go back and tell my 18 year old self some things:

Be confident in how you look. You are plenty attractive for the average life experience.
Don't hide your intelligence from anyone for any reason.
Don't worry so much about getting married. It happens to most folks when it is meant to, and you are lucky, you are headed for a relationship that really endures.

So much time wasted worrying about these things when I was younger.
I'd give my younger self a complete report on the DJIA, commodity price fluctuations, and just for fun, a complete list of Kentucky Derby winners.

I'd already met my late wife when I was eighteen so all I'd need to there is give a ringing endorsement.
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