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Re: Fifty years 29 Aug 2018 14:37 #335135

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[quote="Dovid824" post=335134 date=1535553381 catid=2]
mzl wrote on 29 Aug 2018 14:15:
[Exactly. So why do you need that in your signature?[/quote]

1. It's a convenient place to keep it for my own reference.
2. It's symbolic.
3. It's my signature and I can put whatever I want there.

Ok. I thought it was supposed to be executed and it wasn't ...

Re: Fifty years 29 Aug 2018 18:02 #335142

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Mazel tov! Keep it up. Keep in mind that 90 is not a magic number and on day 91 we must watch out for triggers too!
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Re: Fifty years 05 Sep 2018 19:32 #335318

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I fell, but it turned out to be a dream. When I woke, I was still clean (97 days).

That reminds me of one of the times I quit smoking. For months, I would smoke in my dreams. I would even look forward to going to bed, so that I could "dream-smoke".
I shall not die! But I shall live and relate the deeds of G-d.
[Psalms 118:17]
Last Edit: 05 Sep 2018 19:33 by Dovid824.

Re: Fifty years 05 Sep 2018 20:48 #335321

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Dovid824 wrote on 05 Sep 2018 19:32:
I fell, but it turned out to be a dream. When I woke, I was still clean (97 days).

That reminds me of one of the times I quit smoking. For months, I would smoke in my dreams. I would even look forward to going to bed, so that I could "dream-smoke".

That's a cause for celebration. Even your subconscious was unable to dirty you. What an awesome feeling of relief you must have had upon awakening. You were finally able to "watch from outside" and not be part of it. L'chaim to you!
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Re: Fifty years 13 Sep 2018 20:49 #335471

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105 days
I shall not die! But I shall live and relate the deeds of G-d.
[Psalms 118:17]
Last Edit: 14 Sep 2018 20:34 by Dovid824.

Re: Fifty years 14 Sep 2018 10:36 #335494

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KOMT

Hope the life situation's improving. Please tell us your story!!!
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Re: Fifty years 01 Oct 2018 15:38 #335879

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Dovid824, I'm looking at your posts and wondering if I wrote them in my sleep!  My education was in math, my background is in computer programming, but on the iSeries (AS400) which does not have abundant jobs at all, and have had to take lower paying jobs.  Right now I am working at a temp job on a project with Excel spreadsheets.  My job is about to end in December, and as it would happen, I have arranged to become a live-in for developmentally-disabled adults if I don't find something between now and when my assignment ends.  My family is all spread out throughout the states, and I live near none of them.  
And I have few friends, but they are "remnants" of my "gay life": if I cut every gay person off that I know, I would have no friends at all.  I would just have friendly coworkers. But even as it is, those friends are all friends-by-phone. 

Re: Fifty years 04 Oct 2018 03:01 #335942

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125 days

I may be absent from the forum for a while. But i'll be with you in spirit, and, IY"H, clean.
I shall not die! But I shall live and relate the deeds of G-d.
[Psalms 118:17]

Re: Fifty years 07 Oct 2018 02:37 #336020

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Singularity wrote on 14 Sep 2018 10:36:
KOMT

Hope the life situation's improving. Please tell us your story!!!


What does KOMT mean?

A few days ago I was in a dark basement with no way out, except a door leading to a darker subbasement. I tried repeatedly to open the door, but Hashem wouldn't let me. Then I discovered a stairway that led me out of the basement back into the sunlight.

I feel that Hashem has been testing me. I'm not sure when the test started, possibly years ago. But I think I was presented with a critical test a few days ago, and passed it. As a reward, He's giving me a push in the right direction.

I'm still facing challenges, but I have a plan now, and am hopeful of succeeding.
I shall not die! But I shall live and relate the deeds of G-d.
[Psalms 118:17]

Re: Fifty years 07 Oct 2018 03:11 #336021

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 KOMT - Keep On Monsta(er) Trucking

KOMT!!

Re: Fifty years 07 Oct 2018 04:42 #336023

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i-man wrote on 07 Oct 2018 03:11:
 KOMT - Keep On Monsta(er) Trucking

KOMT!!


What does "Monsta(er)" mean?
I shall not die! But I shall live and relate the deeds of G-d.
[Psalms 118:17]

Re: Fifty years 07 Oct 2018 04:51 #336024

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Dovid824 wrote on 07 Oct 2018 04:42:

i-man wrote on 07 Oct 2018 03:11:
 KOMT - Keep On Monsta(er) Trucking

KOMT!!


What does "Monsta(er)" mean?

Monster truck - you know the trucks with giant wheels used to crush things...
I was just writing it in the different vernacular people around here use. 
For more info ask Gevurah he's the expert on monster trucks around here  

Komt

Re: Fifty years 07 Oct 2018 15:41 #336033

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I know what "monster trucks" are. I guess I'm being slow here, but I don't see the connection between monster trucks and staying clean.
I shall not die! But I shall live and relate the deeds of G-d.
[Psalms 118:17]

Re: Fifty years 07 Oct 2018 18:12 #336039

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Dovid824 wrote on 07 Oct 2018 15:41:
I know what "monster trucks" are. I guess I'm being slow here, but I don't see the connection between monster trucks and staying clean.

It's words of encouragement like "keep up the good work " 

Re: Fifty years 08 Oct 2018 22:39 #336066

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A variation of the "Keep on Trucking" phrase so popular in the 70s, I assume.
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