The Slackers Club

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  1. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Are you a slacker? Then post here.

    I am the president, btw. If you have a problem with that, then don't post here.

    As head slacker, I am dedicating today to accomplishing absolutely nothing.

    1. profile image0
      Motown2Chitownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Darn it!  I have to run an errand for a friend today, or I'd be totally in.  I have no desire to complete a task, perform a service, or to do anything that might even resemble a productive action.

      Can I still be in the club?

      Please?

      big_smile

      1. paradigmsearch profile image90
        paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Professional slacker that I am, I make no attempt to enforce any type of criteria. Welcome aboard.

        1. profile image0
          Motown2Chitownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          You're awesome.

    2. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image96
      Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I slacked most of yesterday - in fact, I was in PJs and a robe all day (okay, I was mostly sick more than slacking).  I promise not to do too much today, too.  Can I join?

      1. paradigmsearch profile image90
        paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I have decided to incorporate an inner circle of slackers. You, me, and Motown2Chitown are now part of that circle.

        1. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image96
          Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Oh, I am honored!  This is great - now I can loaf with intent, rather than aimlessly fritter my time. Wait - that will violate some of our core beliefs . . .  I'll get this straight.  I promise.

        2. profile image0
          Motown2Chitownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          How cool is that!??!  I never get to be in anyone's inner circle. 

          Now I'm a slacker AND a cool kid.

          Can we treat this like Slackers Anonymous?  I went to Walmart after my nap.  Am I out now?

          1. paradigmsearch profile image90
            paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            You went to Walmart!

            1. profile image0
              Motown2Chitownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              *hangs head in shame*

              I did.

          2. paradigmsearch profile image90
            paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            OMG!!!

            1. profile image0
              Motown2Chitownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              It's really that bad?!!?

    3. somethgblue profile image86
      somethgblueposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      What a bunch of pathetic wannabe's, I The Greatest Slacker of All Time, have written an entire article about SlackerTude and yet you feeble, insignificant fleas merely talk about your inane wannabe-slacker ways.

      You wouldn't know how to slack if you fell out of your hammock, truly a sad testament to the Slacker Nation! Here is a link to help you recognize the supreme sacrifice Slackers provide this dull world.

      http://hubpages.com/hubtool/edit/3211397?edit=1

      Your Welcome.

  2. DrMark1961 profile image98
    DrMark1961posted 5 years ago

    What? Being the president goes against everything that we slackers strive for. You need to hit your hammock and forget about this president b.s.
    I posted a hub on "Ten Steps to Becoming a Slacker" with a list of what you need. somethglblue also has a great hub called "Slackers-R-Us".
    Chill, dude.

    1. paradigmsearch profile image90
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Sorry, my slackness overlooked your post. Regretfully, you made the mistake of posting here. Your subsequent membership has been duly noted.

  3. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Uh-oh. I just edited a hub. My slackerdom is in jeopardy

  4. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    I gaze out the window. I see the weeds. They shall remain...

  5. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 5 years ago

    I'd like to be a member, but I promised to take the grandsons fishing today. Does that disqualify me?

    1. paradigmsearch profile image90
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Disqualifying folks borders too close to actual work. Thus, you are in. Post a pic of the catch!

      1. habee profile image94
        habeeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Will do!

    2. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image96
      Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      As one of the Inner Circle members, I agree with PD - it's too much work to run the traps on whether you're a high-quality slacker or not (is that an oxymoron?).  I trust your judgment - it's the easy way out.  And I want to see that fish, too!

  6. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    The sun continues to dapple on the porch. The cats continue to roam. My flaccidness continues...

  7. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Why are there not more posters here? Bunch of slackers...

  8. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Unbelievable. Torpid cat remains. Going on a couple hours now.

  9. seanorjohn profile image79
    seanorjohnposted 5 years ago

    Has anyone volunteered for the post of vice President of the slacker's club? That title has a peculiar ring to it.

    1. paradigmsearch profile image90
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That is an executive decision. Which would require work. Your chances are good, but wouldn't hold breath.

      1. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image96
        Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        If you appointed yourself President, one of us could appoint ourselves VP? If we weren't so lazy. As part of the Inner Circle, if I get motivated enough, I'll appoint myself Executive VP. Has fewer letters to type than the full term.

        1. paradigmsearch profile image90
          paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          You are VP.

          I had some concerns about the torpid cat, but he has moved, all is well.

  10. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Slacker cat on porch continues, btw. Unbelievable.

  11. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    I just edited another hub, I am definitely screwed.

    1. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image96
      Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Well, we've both also posted on other threads.  Maybe that counts as procrastination. I left my Christmas tree up until spring one year - I think I'm grandfathered.

  12. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Placid cat continues,,,

  13. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Did  I mention my front porch and wild cats? Sorry about that.

  14. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Cats are gone. Real time. And you are still a bunch of slackers.

    1. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image96
      Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You did mention the cats. I think. Remembering what I read takes energy.

  15. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    I am back from store. Slackerdom continues. Such rant as such, I'm even approaching prickdom.

  16. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Prickdom rescinded. Leastwise as to this thread.

  17. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image96
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years ago

    I'm glad you rescinded that. Not a nice term to think of. But then, pondering takes effort, so I probably wouldn't have noticed. Going to a small party in a bit - a returning missionary in my church (yes, really). I'm hoping that still counts as slacking. After all, there may be food around that someone else prepared. Of course, I do have to get dressed . . .

    1. paradigmsearch profile image90
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Sorry about the spillover rant from the other thread. You are me.

  18. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    I never thought it possible, but you are hovering on the edge of dislocation.

    1. profile image0
      Motown2Chitownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Don't do it.  You'll be lost without me.  *bats eyes*

  19. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    I am unsure as to how to proceed. I mean, slackerdom is important, but it is not.

  20. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Total capitulation works...

  21. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Feeling kind of roundabout...

  22. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    6 hours on the front page. My slackerdom is complete.

  23. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image96
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years ago

    Read Garfield today.  We may have found our mascot.

  24. Stina Caxe profile image85
    Stina Caxeposted 5 years ago

    I am slacking on my homework by sitting here reading this.

  25. profile image0
    Beth37posted 5 years ago

    I am a slacker at heart, I assure you, though daily life insists I am only allowed to participate in spirit.

  26. lorlie6 profile image84
    lorlie6posted 5 years ago

    If I went to the little girl's room, does that disqualify me?

    1. profile image0
      Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      hahaha

      1. paradigmsearch profile image90
        paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        My contemplation is unsubstantiated.

  27. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    What is it with the cats and my front porch???

    My child arrived just the other day.
    Came to the world in the usual way.
    But there were planes to catch and bills to pay;
    He learned to walk while I was away.
    He was talkin' 'fore I knew it,
    And as he grew he said,
    "I'm gonna be like you, Dad,
    You know I'm gonna be like you."

    And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon,
    Little boy blue and the man in the moon.
    "When you comin' home?"
    "Son, I don't know when. We'll get together then.
    You know we'll have a good time then."

    Well, my son turned ten just the other day;
    He said, "Thanks for the ball, Dad. Come on, let's play.
    Could you teach me to throw?"
    I said, "Not today. I got a lot to do."
    He said, "That's okay." And he walked away,
    and he smiled and he said,
    "You know, I'm gonna be like him, yeah.
    You know I'm gonna be like him."

    And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon,
    Little boy blue and the man in the moon.
    "When you comin' home?"
    "Son, I don't know when. We'll get together then.
    You know we'll have a good time then."

    Well, he came from college just the other day,
    So much like a man I just had to say,
    "I'm proud of you. Could you sit for a while?"
    He shook his head and he said with a smile,
    "What I'd really like, Dad, is to borrow the car keys.
    See you later. Can I have them please..."

    And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon,
    Little boy blue and the man in the moon.
    "When you comin' home?"
    "Son, I don't know when. We'll get together then.
    You know we'll have a good time then."

    I've long since retired, my son's moved away.
    I called him up just the other day.
    "I'd like to see you, if you don't mind."
    He said, "I'd love to, Dad, if I could find the time.
    You see my new job's a hassle and the kids have the flu,
    But it's sure nice talkin' to you, Dad.
    It's been sure nice talkin' to you."
    And as I hung up the phone it occurred to me,
    He'd grown up just like me.
    My boy was just like me.

    And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon,
    Little boy blue and the man in the moon.
    "When you comin' home?"
    "Son, I don't know when. We'll get together then.
    You know we'll have a good time then."

    To fade.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUwjNBjqR-c

  28. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    As I post this, there is an orange cat with green eyes looking at me as we speak.

  29. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago
  30. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image96
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years ago

    Just a reminder that I live in Austin - the absolute epicenter of Slackerdom. We reach a level (maybe the term is stoop to a level . . .) of Slackerness that's been codified in cinema.  Others can only aspire to it - if they were going to aspire to anything, that is.

    1. paradigmsearch profile image90
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Texas is so far away...

      1. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image96
        Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Texas is a state of mind.

  31. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Checking in.

  32. 2uesday profile image83
    2uesdayposted 5 years ago

    As fitting with the title - checking out.

    Hope the Cheshire cat has gone home.

  33. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    I ramble by. I ramble was. I ramble is. I ramble as to be.

    1. Hollie Thomas profile image62
      Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      PDS, please may I have some of what you're on?

      1. paradigmsearch profile image90
        paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        The ticks of time are truly mine.

  34. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    And so we must do.

  35. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Because that is was. And so shall be.

  36. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Of course it can.

  37. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    And it could be.

  38. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    But one must...

    1. profile image0
      Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      does someone need a hug?

      1. paradigmsearch profile image90
        paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Yes.

  39. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Actually, more than that.

    Need to get laid.

  40. writinglover profile image84
    writingloverposted 5 years ago

    I have a degree in slacking off. I haven't been doing anything, lately, no new hubs and got behind in certain chores. Does that count?

    1. paradigmsearch profile image90
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      If you are in SoCal, you are in danger.

  41. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Ramble is as ramble does...

  42. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    And so it does as was...

  43. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    But could be, but so was not.

  44. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Or as were.

  45. Reality Bytes profile image80
    Reality Bytesposted 5 years ago

    I was planning on getting some long needed slacking done today, but I was too tired!

    https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTIh-shLeumizI9yW-dSn76n2KLqVb0bOzNwSKAQcl0fPMdgNgw

    1. paradigmsearch profile image90
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You are not a woman. Get lost.

  46. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Gonna have to wander by the grocery store again....

  47. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Jeez, stupid smuck. Walked in. Place being robbed. Shotguns, the whole menagerie.

    1. Hollie Thomas profile image62
      Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      PDS, getting laid is overrated, try celibacy. Serious!

    2. paradigmsearch profile image90
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Grabbed one. Punched  him the face with the butt.

  48. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Turned.

  49. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Fired.

  50. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    And again.

 
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