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Just a random story I had a flashback of. I was on vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico a few days ago. I was in the bathroom at the Cabos mall. You know the one by the Pier. I was washing my hands and noticed someone left a wallet and a pair of sunglasses on the counter. I look around to see if anybody was still in the bathroom and even called out. No one was inside so I figured this was my chance to do a good deed and track the owner down.

I went outside to where my girlfriend was waiting for me and even asked a few people outside if they lost something. Then I see someone look like they were looking for something. They even stuck their head back into the bathroom.

I figured, oh this must be the guy, he looks like he is frantically looking for something. I wave at him and he comes barging towards me like he’s gonna kick my butt. LOL

I ask him if he lost something and he just snatches the items off my hands. Didn’t say a word and didn’t even say thank you.

He’s lucky I found his items and not someone else.

I guess it’s like the saying “no good deed goes unpunished.”

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So I skipped my usual meat meal and had a small sub with veggies on it, went to the store and thought I'd pickup some noodles for a snack... *contains dairy* didn't buy those.. yikes, picked up almonds and a ginger ale and some gummies... which contains dairy aswell :blank:

Tough journey, there has gotta be someone out there (maybe I'm talking to you!) to fill the gap in the market to make it easier for an idiot like me to switch over to vegan stuff... Later tn I'll see if I can pull off some magic tricks and make some stuff at home after I go grocery shopping, although again one of my favorites meals (rice) contains dairy in it aswell..

Oh boy! Someone go make it easier for me and maybe you can make a few billion bucks.

Don't buy processed stuff and it'll be vegan. Regular dry pasta is vegan (the one that's 100% made of semolina without eggs). Same with rice. Regular dry rice is just rice.

Find a health food store with a clearly marked vegan aisle or ideally a fully vegan store (here's one: VeganSupply.ca - Canada's Online Vegan Shop) and you'll be golden. But the first step is to buy whole foods. Grains, seeds, nuts, vegetables, fruits, it's all vegan as long as it's not processed.
 

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So I skipped my usual meat meal and had a small sub with veggies on it, went to the store and thought I'd pickup some noodles for a snack... *contains dairy* didn't buy those.. yikes, picked up almonds and a ginger ale and some gummies... which contains dairy aswell :blank:

Tough journey, there has gotta be someone out there (maybe I'm talking to you!) to fill the gap in the market to make it easier for an idiot like me to switch over to vegan stuff... Later tn I'll see if I can pull off some magic tricks and make some stuff at home after I go grocery shopping, although again one of my favorites meals (rice) contains dairy in it aswell..

Oh boy! Someone go make it easier for me and maybe you can make a few billion bucks.
Sometimes I wonder, why can't you guys go vegetarian instead of vegan?

Seriously, I am curious.
 

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Sometimes I wonder, why can't you guys go vegetarian instead of vegan?

Seriously, I am curious.

Because animal products of any kind are cruel to the animals. This includes eggs and milk. Read a little on the industry's horrible practices and you'll understand why people who become vegans out of ethical reasons can't "just go vegetarian."
 

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Don't buy processed stuff and it'll be vegan. Regular dry pasta is vegan (the one that's 100% made of semolina without eggs). Same with rice. Regular dry rice is just rice.

Find a health food store with a clearly marked vegan aisle or ideally a fully vegan store (here's one: VeganSupply.ca - Canada's Online Vegan Shop) and you'll be golden. But the first step is to buy whole foods. Grains, seeds, nuts, vegetables, fruits, it's all vegan as long as it's not processed.

There's a vegan shop nearby I'll check out this weekend, thanks. Today I picked up some bagels to which I just realized contain some dairy products, some mixed up lettuce/carrots/onions, corn, peanut butter and some granola bars. That'll be dinner for tonight, earlier in the day I had a bunch of peanuts, almonds and juice.

Should get some more fruits next time, slipped my mind!
 

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LOL

Jordan Peterson being called a.... can't say it... Lazy writing.


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So I skipped my usual meat meal and had a small sub with veggies on it, went to the store and thought I'd pickup some noodles for a snack... *contains dairy* didn't buy those.. yikes, picked up almonds and a ginger ale and some gummies... which contains dairy aswell :blank:

Tough journey, there has gotta be someone out there (maybe I'm talking to you!) to fill the gap in the market to make it easier for an idiot like me to switch over to vegan stuff... Later tn I'll see if I can pull off some magic tricks and make some stuff at home after I go grocery shopping, although again one of my favorites meals (rice) contains dairy in it aswell..

Oh boy! Someone go make it easier for me and maybe you can make a few billion bucks.
Be ready to take supplements.

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So, those guys can slash worldwide electricity consumption by 26% *

View: https://youtu.be/osAZeLs6zmY


They have confirmed 65% reduction in real world electricity use against typical electric motors (HVAC etc).

* 40% of global electricity use goes into this type of motors - 65%*40%=26%
 

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There is something about some women that makes them golden.

First time i realized it, was when i proposed conclusion
after lengthy educating and reasoning.
I was encountered with answer:"obviously" by young lady
i was talking to.
(She seemed to be saying it honestly, so i treated it
as an learning experience).

Today was another time i encountered this in rl.

Basically, after some week of planning,
i came to the same conclusion about how i should
approach one part of business, as particular person
which when asked, suggested it in a split of a second.

Mind that those ladies had almost nothing
to do with running businesses, having MBAs degrees
or actively pursuing any of those.

So congratulations to them.
 

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Spotify... Literally removes Dave Asprey’s appearance on JRE... Why?

Because he says his coffee is healthier than other coffees and makes “health claims.”

So glad I ditched Anchor. (Owned by Spotify.)
 
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Spotify... Literally removes Dave Asprey’s appearance on JRE... Why?

Because he says his coffee is healthier than other coffees and makes “health claims.”

So glad I ditched Anchor/Spotify.

Asprey was making angry posts on Facebook about it. He thinks Joe treated him unfairly is what I gathered (both on the show and during the removal). I like Dave's coffee, and I like a lot of what Dave has to say, but he's also an aggressive marketer who can't avoid promoting his own products even for a second and it makes some of his claims hard to listen to because you can't easily tell what is bullshit and what isn't.

I don't recall seeing the JRE episodes he was on, so I can't comment on those. Personally, I think both Joe and Dave are all-in with marketing and promotion, they just have different styles. Some see Rogan as a sellout but don't see Dave in the same light. I think they are both sellouts in their own way and I don't think there's anything wrong with that for either of them.

But it does suck the way Spotify or Rogan may be handling some of the transition. I keep seeing old episodes listed as new on Spotify for JRE and I don't realize it until about halfway through wasting a listen.
 

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Dear Red Pill Friends,

Are you in the mood for a well-written tiny 36 page book?

Here is a short story that you will love. I know you will love it because it’s similar to The Matrix but not quite...

It was written by a genius who had, obviously, such a perfect understanding of mankind that even though he lived a hundred years ago the dude gave a glimpse into iPhones and Zoom. Enjoy.

 

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2 years ago i learned at uni that malls were rebranding into entertainment centers as mere shopping alone did no longer interest consumers.

I am reading now that Farfetch and Hindmarch are trying to "gamify" their brick and mortar locations, adding restaurants, themes, etc to their shops.

I actually experienced something similar in Slovakia. I ended up reading my book the entire afternoon in a big library that also had a cafe. The smell of books, the coming and going of customers, the nice music, and the cute waitress made it an unforgettable experience.
 

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Spotify... Literally removes Dave Asprey’s appearance on JRE... Why?

Because he says his coffee is healthier than other coffees and makes “health claims.”

So glad I ditched Anchor/Spotify.

His claims aren't based on "THEIR" science.... DUH.

:rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
 

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A 3 step remedy for imposter syndrome:

1) Login to Facebook
2) Friend request several businesses people / professionals who you respect
3) Read the political opinions that they post

*I will not be held liable for any existential angst that may result from your realization that key members of society have completely nonsensical beliefs.
 

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A 3 step remedy for imposter syndrome:

1) Login to Facebook
2) Friend request several businesses people / professionals who you respect
3) Read the political opinions that they post

*I will not be held liable for any existential angst that may result from your realization that key members of society have completely nonsensical beliefs.
Not to mention contradictory beliefs.

Billionaires who claim to be socialists or rebels against society...
 

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There was a very cool new excel function I learned and forgot to save it somewhere after trying it. I now can't remember. The thing is it was so simple, that I can't even figure it out by googling it because the words I am using could be used for almost every excel function. So frustrating!
 

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Not to mention contradictory beliefs.

Billionaires who claim to be socialists or rebels against society...
They already made their money. They just want to screw the rest of us out of making billions and make friends in Washington.

They also want to virtue signal... and it says a lot that the world thinks being a socialist is a virtuous thing.
 

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From Digiday: Despite the pandemic-fueled e-commerce boom, 92% of people who visit an online store don’t make a purchase because they had a poor customer experience.

If I didn't have anything to do, I'd develop an online customer experience consulting business with the most digital illiterate individual on the planet: my dad.

Step 1: bring my dad to the website of the company
Step 2: see if he can buy something.

If he can't, then the website isn't easy enough.

"That will be 3000 euros please, great to do business with you!".

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Interesting tweet:

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There was a very cool new excel function I learned and forgot to save it somewhere after trying it. I now can't remember. The thing is it was so simple, that I can't even figure it out by googling it because the words I am using could be used for almost every excel function. So frustrating!
Describe it to us. Alternatively, there’s a really cool guy on Udemy who has a PHENOMENAL excel course..it’s by Bruce Myron. The guy went step by step and covered about everything there was to cover.. the reviews included ppl who used excel for years and still got something out of his course. He’s super passionate.
 

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@Primeperiwinkle
I'll try. Let's see if the Fastlane's smarty pants on here can figure it out.
How I used it-- If you have two columns and they are first name and last name and you want to combine them. This was an alternative to the CONCAT formula. It wasn't a formula but a keyboard shortcut I believe.
You could write what you wanted it to look like in column C as an example and then do the shortcut, highlight columns A & B and it would make the rest of the cells look like the example you did.
Does that make any sense at all?
 

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I'll try. Let's see if the Fastlane's smarty pants on here can figure it out.
How I used it-- If you have two columns and they are first name and last name and you want to combine them. This was an alternative to the CONCAT formula. It wasn't a formula but a keyboard shortcut I believe.
You could write what you wanted it to look like in column C as an example and then do the shortcut, highlight columns A & B and it would make the rest of the cells look like the example you did.
Does that make any sense at all?

 

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Stunning.

From Digiday: Despite the pandemic-fueled e-commerce boom, 92% of people who visit an online store don’t make a purchase because they had a poor customer experience.

If I didn't have anything to do, I'd develop an online customer experience consulting business with the most digital illiterate individual on the planet: my dad.

Step 1: bring my dad to the website of the company
Step 2: see if he can buy something.

If he can't, then the website isn't fast enough.

"That will be 3000 euros please, great to do business with you!".

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I think you are joking but this idea is a good one.

So, this guy started off by getting drunk and rating websites


That page links to a whole bunch of big name companies that hired him and wrote about his work.

He also wrote about his experience here.


Lots of interesting tidbits in these articles.

But my main point is, he also created:


Last I heard, his mom has proved the concept and has more work than she can handle, so...
 
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Every day is a blessing - don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
 

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Stunning.


I think you are joking but this idea is a good one.

So, this guy started off by getting drunk and rating websites


That page links to a whole bunch of big name companies that hired him and wrote about his work.

He also wrote about his experience here.


Lots of interesting tidbits in these articles.

But my main point is, he also created:


Last I heard, his mom has proved the concept and has more work than she can handle, so...
I was half-joking. I mean, the value is there, so I don't see why it wouldn't work.

I would imagine building it with a bunch of old people that have little digital litteracy. I d give them a website to analyze then make reports specifically about UX and send it to my clients.

Client acquisition would be done telling prospective customers"Do you wonder why a bunch of people come to your website and never buy anything? Would you like to know what to do to change that?"

This would further enable me to know what makes a UX great, so then i ll be able to start a webdesign firm making "the simplest websites in the world".

Then I could write a book about it. Would do more consulting and expand into other UX experience sectors (supermarkets, clothes shops, apps, social media hotels....). Then I would merge this UX knowledge with marketing and buy a marketing firm. Now everyone comes to me because i know what their customers want better than the customers themselves. Then I buy a data intelligence firm. I become so good at predicting behavior that I expand into financial intelligence. I buy dying companies and flip them.

I am a multi billionaire. I retire, and spend the rest of my life studying and writing, like I had intended to.
 

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If you ever wondered what "pandemia" was about:
The Federal Reserve Banks' 2020 estimated net income of $88.8 billion represents an increase of $33.3 billion from 2019.

Let me add emphasis : increase of $33 billion net income

source: fed themselves Federal Reserve Board announces Reserve Bank income and expense data and transfers to the Treasury for 2020

That's the last post you should read about so called Covid and so called cycles in economy. They are made, not happened.

That's the last post i'm writing on this topic.
 

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Dear Red Pill Friends,

Are you in the mood for a well-written tiny 36 page book?

Here is a short story that you will love. I know you will love it because it’s similar to The Matrix but not quite...

It was written by a genius who had, obviously, such a perfect understanding of mankind that even though he lived a hundred years ago the dude gave a glimpse into iPhones and Zoom. Enjoy.

This story was absolutely mesmerising. Thank you for sharing.
 

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