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if you don't have a job get one respect your employer for giving you a chance to prove yourself. you have to work for the good stuff i life. (boats and money to have them and use them) if your bored you are not aplling yourself to anything, or at least not worthwhile. grow up do something
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That's what happens when you reach the top at such an early age. You have to pace yourself sodatab!
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hello, today is my 18th birthday! i bought a pack of cigarettes, some porn and got my drivers license. but now im bored, what eles can i do?

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Why don't you join the service? They need geniuses like you over there.
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Why don't you join the service? They need geniuses like you over there.
I take offense to that. What are you trying to say? Do you think only dumb asses join the military? Or is that just how you feel about the great and brave people who volunteered to serve the US? That we are a bunch of no-brained idiots?
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Get a job, save up 900 dollars, go to Ft. Lauderdale, take an STCW95 course, register with a crew agency, get a job as a deckhand on a megayacht, earning 2500-3000/month with 0 expenses, save for a couple of years, gain sea time get a 100ton license, buy a boat, sail it. At least that's what I would do.
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hello, today is my 18th birthday! i bought a pack of cigarettes, some porn and got my drivers license. but now im bored, what eles can i do?

(im not Registering to vote, so dont even suggest it )
After establishing yourself in a promising career, find a boat that you love and then a woman who loves you (in that order . . . trust me), then your heart's desires will be either fulfilled or broken. Either way, your complaints of boredom will eventually be eased.

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i dont think he was insinuating that the men and wemen that make up our military are a bunch of idiots, just that they always need intelligent people to join (at least that is what i hope he ment). even though i have not shown any great intelligence in my first two posts on this forum, i suspect that he was being sincere.

as for joining the service. i have thought about it, but as of now would rather pursue my dreams of sailing. thanks for suggestion anyway
You seem lighthearted enough, but he wasn't being sincere, he was using sarcasm when he called you a genius... but to be back on topic...

If your state supports them, you can buy lottery tickets, depending on where you live some model glue or spray paint from walmart since they make it 18+, or if you feel entrepreneurial enough you can get a business license and start a business since now you can legally sign documents, but the magic comes when you reach 21.

At any rate, since you are now 18, enjoy life, but work hard. Unless you are one of the *not so?* lucky few who get everything handed to you. Learn to set goals, to save your money, ie learn the definition between a want and a need, and know that half the things you think you need you can get by without. Continue to learn and to read - it's good for you!
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I take offense to that. What are you trying to say? Do you think only dumb asses join the military? Or is that just how you feel about the great and brave people who volunteered to serve the US? That we are a bunch of no-brained idiots?
Did I say one word about anybody already enlisted? OK, since you apparently ain't no Einstein either, I'll lay it out for you:I was insulting sodatab only. Not you, not the Armed Forces or anybody in them. You seem a little sensitive, however. Maybe my original post hit a little too close to home for you.
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Did I say one word about anybody already enlisted? OK, since you apparently ain't no Einstein either, I'll lay it out for you:I was insulting sodatab only. Not you, not the Armed Forces or anybody in them. You seem a little sensitive, however. Maybe my original post hit a little too close to home for you.
Now you are just trolling this thread... So now you are saying anyone that is not already enlisted but might be considering it is stupid? What are you trying to say.. First you insult sodatab, he's 18 give him a break, lead by example, not by belittling someone, then in your comment you say he should go to Iraq because they need "geniuses like him" there. So by saying that, even if it wasn't your original intentions, you are saying that only dumb asses join and serve in the military.

Now you just posted, calling me a dumb ass, This forum here is for learning and sharing experiences, not about trashing the military or calling people dumb just because you yourself are not smart enough to post an intelligent reply that is not insulting and meaningful to a thread, no matter how meaningful or lack there of the thread is. So you sir need to pull your head out of your ass.
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Now you are just trolling this thread... So now you are saying anyone that is not already enlisted but might be considering it is stupid?
Get a clue, dipstick. This thread is about buying cigarettes, porn and not registering to vote. The rest of you wanna buy into sodatab's little joke, go right ahead. And I never said a word about anybody considering enlisting, currently enlisted or previously enlisted. You are the one who seems to need to turn this into an argument about the mental capacities of those who serve our country.
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