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RANT Rant: The lottery. Speeding down the Fastlane... in the wrong direction.

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    You see a dimly lit green sign. It reads “The Millionaire Fastlane”

    Excited, you get on, and hit the throttle full speed. You’re in the fast lane and it feels GREAT. But all of a sudden you hear horns blaring at you from every direction. Drivers are throwing change at you and giving you the finger as you merrily zip along. You now notice the brake lights that are supposed to be red are all white and blinding you. In a panick you try as hard as you can to move over to the shoulder.

    You.. are barreling down the Millionaire Fastlane in the wrong direction.

    This is not slowlane. This is not Sidewalk. You’re going the wrong f*cking way.

    I like to do work at my local library on Main Street. It’s quiet and they have access to scientific materials I wouldn’t otherwise. And every day I go across the street to this little deli to get a drink. Around here they call these “Bodegas.” They’re generally owner and operates by the low-income entrepreneurs in the area.

    So why am I so agitated? It literally takes me FIFTEEN minutes to get a drink every day. Why? Because there are literary a LINE out the door of dipshits all buying lottery tickets. Filling them in, scratching them off, throwing them out, cashing them in.


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    It’s so aggravating. Like I just want a drink and I have to wait for all you tears to waste your money? But then again, I shouldn’t complain because for everyone supporting the state in lottery money, it saves money in taxes. So matter of fact.. do your thing guys. They don’t call it ‘the idiot tax’ for nothing.

    Oh and I didn’t actually wait 15 minutes for a drink.. I had the guy in back Ring me up cuz I’m a pimp.

    Anyway, don’t play lotto.


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    Same thing in my university. No one is buying tickets, but young folks queue up for the 'free bucket of chicken' all day long.

    Recently, we had email notifications sent to us from the uni. We are to evaluate and giving our opinions on our lecturers and uni facilities via a SETU survey, so that they can do adjustments. Good practice. I did actually see improvements in lecturers' methods from my first semester, compared to now.

    However, I was shocked to find the student council having 'Free Ice Cream' giveouts to 'incentivize students to do the surveys.

    WTF? Isn't better academic facilities and support a good enough incentive?

    I swear my walking time has increased by ten minutes, when I move from class to class, with all these lines.

    So, for getting drinks, while undisturbed by the lines, here's what you could do:
    1. See if the place has water dispensers. My place has DOZENS. Free or charge.

    2. Go do your work near one as close as possible.

    3. Bring a water bottle. Drink and refill as needed.
     
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    I'm in the UK and believe me, its just as bad over here! Almost every till now has about 10 different types of lottery and about 20 different types of scratchcards! Some of these are not particularly cheap either, I spotted one recently that costs £10 and the odds still are obscene to win anything remotely impressive. Madness.
     
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    I've come to terms with the reality that most people are too pampered to ever think of how to add massive value... unless they need to in a pinch.

    There's no sense in getting angry. Focus on adding value and finding the 20% or so of like-minded people.
     
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    Yea I’m mostly agitated because I have to wait.. it’s especially bad when getting gas.. like I just wanna gettin and out and there’s some a**hole playing 400 numbers he’s never gonna win


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    You're agitated. He's hopeful. He's oblivious. You're enlightened. Yet, by your own words, you keep going to the same deli every day...

    Doesn't take a psych major to figure out who's the real a**hole...
     
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    Yea.. the a**hole is the loser who trolls the Fastlane forums all day with his “edgy” attitude. What are you, 16?

    The Deli is the closest to the library I go to. There’s not another one for quite a distance.

    So waiting is actually easier than walking 4 blocks

    Don’t you have Upwork clients to harass for $6/job?

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    Good luck psychology study guy. You're gonna need it if you hope to go fastlane before lottery guy.
     
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    Thanks pseudoscience Upwork guy!

    PS my goal isnt to go “Fastlane” my goal is to live out my purpose... although I do have a few checks that could pay your elance salary for months

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    But that’s irrelevant.

    Edit: meh, this post is a little tacky.. but whatever. This guy is like a Tumor.

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    The value Lex has provided this forum far surpasses many including you. His posts are responsible for helping many people find their way to self-reliance yet you belittle that with smug remarks.
     
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    Lol, this and other behavior looks like very much like Ubermensch 2.0 to me. Always ignored the massive amount of worthless noisy threads, but gonna use the ignore function for real now.
     
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    That’s great if other people find value in it. I personally think he’s got an attitude problem.

    And I’m happy if people are being helped but the little twit follows my threads around posting dumb crap like the comments above.

    Although he does add content to the site, I think the kid is a smug, rude, self indulgent twit. Like I’ve seen his threads.. people ask him genuine, legitimate questions then he will literally act like they’re stupid. Okay we get it. You’re an sinister edgy badass. Wow, you remind me of myself when I was 17.

    So i have no issue with the content the kid posts.. i have an issue with smug little attitudes. And even that I don’t care about... just keep that sh*t away from me.

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    No idea what that means but cool

    anyway, back to lottery...


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    I don't understand.

    Are we supposed to be impressed with $3,151?

    If Lex is a tumor, then I guess it's one of those tumors that gives you superpowers.

    For someone who claims to be so advanced in psychology, you must have missed the lesson on projection.
     
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    Lol, no 5000 isn’t impressive at all. That’s just the picture I took. I generally don’t carry around 10s of thousands of dollars in cash... and actually that’s much more cash than I usually have. I didn’t say it was impressive... I said what was in my pocket was a few months of his Upwork salary. context is important.

    this twit comes along trolling my thread now I’m the bad guy. Riiiiiggghhhhtttt.



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    A guy who used to post here full of arrogance, condescension and would randomly post unimpressive fistfuls of cash to justify his self-importance. He wasn't here to create value, he was here to justify his arrogance and self-anointed royalty among us peasants, and ultimately, recruit them into his money-chasing schemes. Anyone who questioned his ramblings was labeled a nitwit, a peasant, or an idiot.

    We banned him.

    And last I heard, he was in prison...
     
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    So that’s supposed to be comparable to me?

    i’m “not here to create value,” but ” here to justify my arrogance and self-anointed royalty among peasants.” and “Anyone who questioned my ramblings was labeled a nitwit, a peasant, or an idiot.”

    ?


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    If you find yourself in a hole..

    Even if you disagree with some of the responses here, I think everyone understands the value Lex provides here. I enjoy some of your posts too.

    As for the OP, I understand your point, but can't you just go somewhere else to get a drink? As much as your values differ from theirs, they don't owe you anything, and this post won't change their mindset. The lottery is a fun thing for some people, and as much as many believe it's wrong, it HAS changed some people's lives.

    Of course the odds are low, but it's not like these people are oblivious to the fact. They just choose to do it anyways.
     
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    Yea i would get the drink elsewhere, but it’s the closest place. The drinks I buy are hard to find and the next closest place is like 4 blocks. I can get in my car and drive, but then lose my spot, etc.

    But it’s a recurring thing, because a lot of times it’s when I get gas and these guys are playing a bunch of numbers so it’s not just this Deli.. it’s a lot of places.

    But yes, I agree that Lex provides value to this forum. I just don’t think that’s an excuse or a ticket to just randomly be a c*nt in threads.

    You don’t see me being a c*nt to everyone... and if you do I would hope you would call me out on it.

    But yea, I hear you. You make valid points.


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    And I don’t claim to be advanced in sh*t. There’s so much I don’t know. I’m passionate about the human brain, and have spent a lot of time understanding it, but I would never claim to be “so advanced”

    I think I need to phase out my use of this forum. This is the second time YOU jumped on me over dumb sh*t... the first time being all upset about your writing style.

    And you wonder why engagement on this site keeps going down down down


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    You post between 3-5 times in a row in most threads back to back without them being in a single post, which inflates the page count and makes things harder to get to the good stuff if there is any. Most of these posts contain very little value and contribute to the noise on the forum. Use your psychology background to tell me why I don't like this.

    Most of your posts/threads contain endless videos and I wonder do you just sit around all day watching them?

    You have over 80 threads, which is more than some of the top posters on here.

    There have been a few instances where I've seen you sh*t on other posters for no apparent reason than they put a chink in your armor.

    You flaunt your wad of cash thinking we'll be impressed. You say that you make more than someones upwork salary in order to one-up yourself.

    Where is your Fastlane progress thread? All I see is a twitter link in your bio with f*ck all for engagement.
     
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    When they go low, you go high.
     
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    Well first off, I don’t even know who you are.

    Second off, if you don’t find value in my posts, ignore me.

    Because there’s a lot of really good stuff in my posts if you look through them. You may not think so, but many many people message me saying they appreciate my posts. But if you’re not one of them it’s super easy to hit the ‘ignore’ button.
     
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