Make This a Non Boring Thread

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  1. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 13 months ago

    I'll start.

    Did you know tooth-extraction technology has changed?

    Do you know about "doomscrolling"?

    There's something else, but I don't remember.

    1. OldRoses profile image96
      OldRosesposted 12 months agoin reply to this

      The same chemical in catnip that drives cats crazy, relaxes humans.

    2. EricFarmer8x profile image97
      EricFarmer8xposted 12 months agoin reply to this

      So there is a word for what I used to do every night. "Doomscrolling".

      1. lobobrandon profile image90
        lobobrandonposted 12 months agoin reply to this

        Good for you that you say "used to", I have done this during the day and night. I try not to now. I have Reddit blocked on my browser xD

        1. EricFarmer8x profile image97
          EricFarmer8xposted 12 months agoin reply to this

          I still browse somewhat often. Just not so much when I need to go to work the next day. Well I try not to anyway.

          I browse some subreddits so often I run out of new content to view.

          Pinterest is good for this as the pictures seem to never end.

    3. Miebakagh57 profile image53
      Miebakagh57posted 12 months agoin reply to this

      Has any one seen or heard an elephant sneezed? You should not go to the zoo or wild for the test!

  2. profile image0
    Rose McCoyposted 12 months ago

    Did you know that breast implants used to be done with glass? (I bet you didn’t!)

  3. Al Stine profile image98
    Al Stineposted 12 months ago

    I have a memory of an elephant.. I remember going to the zoo and seeing an elephant.. big_smile

  4. NateB11 profile image92
    NateB11posted 12 months ago

    Did you know they used real bikers (motorcycle clubs or biker gangs, whatever you want to call them) in the original Mad Max movie and they did a lot of the actual stunts?

  5. lobobrandon profile image90
    lobobrandonposted 12 months ago

    Dolphins have names for each other and they respond when called.

  6. robhampton profile image93
    robhamptonposted 12 months ago

    I bought a waterfront house. During the summer months, when traffic is screaming, I can make my mortgage payments with my hp earnings (true story)

    1. lobobrandon profile image90
      lobobrandonposted 12 months agoin reply to this

      Nice!

      1. robhampton profile image93
        robhamptonposted 12 months agoin reply to this

        I sure didn't buy my house with the earnings lol

        1. lobobrandon profile image90
          lobobrandonposted 12 months agoin reply to this

          Damn, you got me. It is technically possible though tongue

          1. robhampton profile image93
            robhamptonposted 12 months agoin reply to this

            That's true, I just looked at views since 2010... 3.6 million. I think if I'd have saved every penny of earnings, I could afford a substantial down payment for sure! We like our house though

            1. lobobrandon profile image90
              lobobrandonposted 12 months agoin reply to this

              I'm sure you can buy lake side property at a deserted lake for cheap and build on it, you'd not need 3.6 mil wink

            2. Miebakagh57 profile image53
              Miebakagh57posted 12 months agoin reply to this

              What prevented from even saving a penny?

              1. robhampton profile image93
                robhamptonposted 12 months agoin reply to this

                I spent the money every month when it came. I'm in a better position in life now than I was in 2010 and a few years after. I didn't actually start making much at all on HP until after 2013. Started getting better traffic, and most articles now rank 1st page Google with very vague/general keyword searches, so a lot of traffic in the summer, next to nothing November-March. It's still hard to save the money, I mostly just pay bills with it.

                1. Miebakagh57 profile image53
                  Miebakagh57posted 12 months agoin reply to this

                  A payment for chocolate candy for a lady friend as I did? Lol!

  7. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 12 months ago

    HP earnings pay for my internet connection every month, but that's about it. Most of my hubs that HP didn't want are going like gangbusters on my website; am hitting AdSense payout every month and the summer is still young. If it wasn't for COVID killing off the advertising budgets, I'd be researching buying my own private island by now. big_smile

  8. innerspin profile image91
    innerspinposted 12 months ago

    Non boring...we can't mention fracking then? I've not read the forum recently, but when I saw this thread title, I knew who had started it. smile

    1. paradigmsearch profile image60
      paradigmsearchposted 12 months agoin reply to this

      It's what I do. big_smile

  9. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 12 months ago

    The latest Windows 10 Update takes forever to download. It's the longest I've ever experienced.

  10. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 12 months ago

    Do a search for:

    turbotax dark patterns

    1. Miebakagh57 profile image53
      Miebakagh57posted 12 months agoin reply to this

      I'd rather search randy godwin.

    2. EricFarmer8x profile image97
      EricFarmer8xposted 12 months agoin reply to this

      Somebody on Reddit shared this with me. https://www.darkpatterns.org/

      It was after reading this website I started to see how often companies try this on you. "Confirmshaming" in particular.

      1. paradigmsearch profile image60
        paradigmsearchposted 12 months agoin reply to this

        An Excellent Link! smile

        1. paradigmsearch profile image60
          paradigmsearchposted 12 months agoin reply to this

          Update. In fact, I respected that website to the degree that I've now been posting the link elsewhere. smile

          And as for dark patterns, even Best Buy pulled that stunt on me once. I'd be interested in other well-known sites that do this.

  11. Kenna McHugh profile image90
    Kenna McHughposted 12 months ago

    I can hold my breath under water longer than I can hold it above water.

    1. Miebakagh57 profile image53
      Miebakagh57posted 12 months agoin reply to this

      I am an Ok(Okrika) man. When did I loan you my under water fishing trick?

  12. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 12 months ago

    A sad day. I just exterminated one of my other accounts. My last remnant of Squidoo has officially departed to that giant electron heap in the sky. The bad news: when you close an account, you forfeit all unpaid earnings. The good news: it didn't have any. big_smile

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