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I am struggling with addiction.

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Gallium, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. Gallium

    Gallium CLM

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    Not sure how I got to this point. My mom has no idea what is going on. Not that she would understand, as she is from a very different generation. My wife has a clue, and as always, she is very supportive, but I fear for her as well, as she has expressed some disdain for my activity, but does not see any harm in occasionally sampling.

    This did not happen instantly. It kinda crept up on me. Today I woke up with the realization that I am indeed hooked.

    Not sure if I there is a means of dealing with this. I am too stubborn and "manly" to sit in a mampy pampy support group to talk about how I feel.


    Well glad I got that off my chest.
     
  2. Gallium

    Gallium CLM

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    ...and for any of you, who might be thinking of getting Amazon Prime, IT IS THE DEBBIL!

    I just ordered a battery for my 10+ yr old aimpoint. Total cost - $4.55, I should have it by Friday.

    :devildance::devildance:
     

  3. kensb2

    kensb2 pistol n00b

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    I was curious if this was a serious addiction, one to GT, or some other such thing. I'm glad your just addicted to shopping, and not hookers and blow. And you're right, AP is great!
     
  4. ithaca_deerslayer

    ithaca_deerslayer

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    Whew, that was a close one. I was thinking you were going to say you are addicted to shooting tight groups at 50 feet.
     
  5. holesinpaper

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    Yeah me too. Becoming addicted to hill sprints. It's a love / hate relationship.

    I went out for a jog last night telling myself "I will NOT do hill sprints today. I will NOT do hill sprints today." And 10 minutes later I end up doing 30 minutes of hill sprints instead of 5 miles of jogging.

    Like touching a hot stove, I just can't leave'em alone ;)
     
  6. Gallium

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    No so much "shopping". It's more the ability to type into a search engine "CRxxxx battery", get a list of prices - gee, it's cheaper on Amazon, it's a Duracell/Sony/Energizer battery, I click on a link, and two days later it is in my mailbox or on my doorstep. If I get something that does not work for me, $3.99 UPS return to Amazon (that was done 1x in over 140 purchases, I had a class canceled due to low enrollment, had to return a text book...).

    If .gov ran like Amazon... :cool:
     
  7. Gallium

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    I know what you mean. I actually pay someone to run me thru drills 1x a week. The "burpees" are the worst. 5-8 burpees burns thru my immediate glucose reserve. :cool:
     
  8. Gallium

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    :rofl:

    I actually have not shot groups in about 3 months. Been doing a lot of training/schooling/kid raising etc.

    I ran in Chris Fry recently (one of his classes). I forgot to mention anything about anything. We do a fair amount of "cross-referrals" though...a fair amount of emails bounce between us.

    :cool:
     
  9. wjv

    wjv Zip It Stan Lee.. . .

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    The class was "Dealing With Addictions". . .

    But no one showed up for class.
     
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  10. HiddenEyes

    HiddenEyes It can be done

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    I don't want to be delivered from temptation, I want to keep in touch.




    Mr. HE:cool:
     
  11. scccdoc

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    PM me if you are serious about cleaning up your life before you are completely ruined. DOC
     
  12. mhambi

    mhambi κολασμένος

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    AngryWife: "Are you on GlockTalk again?!!"





    GTAddict: "No.... I'm looking at porn, I promise!"


    Works for Amazon Prime as well...
     
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  13. simotek

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    im hooked on prime and i overnight EVERYTHING for only 3.99/item.

    IF IT AINT PRIME I DONT NEED IT. *primal Howard Dean scream*
     
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    These teaser titles and threads are really boring.
     
  15. CLoft239

    CLoft239 I Like Turtles

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    Careful with that Amazon Prime, it's some strong sh!t. Took a family intervention for me to shake the habit. Tax return time is always the hardest, still to this day...

    Sent from the Titanic. I named my phone "The Titanic" so when I plug it into the computer it says "The Titanic is syncing".
     
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    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    The "back" button is in the upper left corner of your screen.
     
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    Whew! I thought you were back on the strippers. :tongueout:
     
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  19. Gallium

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    :rant::rant::tempted:
    Ok. I baked my wife pinto beans in the Dutch oven last night...:tongueout:
     
  20. ithaca_deerslayer

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    My wife thinks he is the greatest since sliced white bread :)