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    That whole 'you've got a lifetime to write your first novel' thing.

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    But am haunted by the Peter Cook anecdote in which Cook meets someone at a party who tells him that he's writing a book - "oh really?", Cook replies, "neither am I".

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    Withering.

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    That's a fucking quality put-down.
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    Somebody wants to buy Dissensus.

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    i'm suspecting josef k

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    apparently we didn't check the fine print in their kickstarter.

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    15k? Enough for a decent piss-up

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    OR we could use it to fund our own lawsuit

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    A trip to Berlin.
    Took a rest stop that wasn't on the schedule

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    Most of these are delusions of failure or something...

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    I reckon I'm in the 99th percentile of dishwasher loading competency
    I perform miracles with my thoughtful arrangement of plates, bowls and mugs in such a way to optimise the efficacy of the swishers and jets.
    Just completed an epic "stack" and still buzzing off it.
    Thinking of starting a Youtube channel showcasing my talents in this area.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IdleRich View Post
    Most of these are delusions of failure or something...
    I agree. It's repulsive and almost certainly dishonest. Even if you had cripplingly low self esteem there would be compensatory beleifs in your own divinity, even if these were disavowed they would be present, I can't believe otherwise. No one is just literal jelly.

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    and vice versa of course. Narcissists suffer from terrible self-doubt, even if this is only lingering at the fringes of consciousness

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