What advice do you wish you could give your younger self?

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  • TOOTR 31 May 2012 21:06:00 9,573 posts
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    ?

    Everybody should just calm down a little bit and have a nice cup of tea.

  • Deleted user 31 May 2012 21:07:15
    Buy as many shares in Apple as you can in around 1996/1997, get bank loans if you have to.
  • neilka 31 May 2012 21:08:17 15,976 posts
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    They're not joking, it really will fall off.

    A map is like comparing velocity and speed.

  • ElNuevo9 31 May 2012 21:08:40 13,433 posts
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    Take the red pill.

    Hated, adored, never ignored.

  • warlockuk 31 May 2012 21:09:33 19,171 posts
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    Start playing earlier, Practice more, Start going to festivals in 1993.

    I'm a grumpy bastard.

  • jonsaan 31 May 2012 21:09:33 25,349 posts
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    Don't create an account at EG, you'll waste days of your life.

    Also. Make the most of women who enjoy it up the poopensheiser.

    And of course FCUTA.

    FCUTA!

  • ElNuevo9 31 May 2012 21:09:35 13,433 posts
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    neilka wrote:
    They're not joking, it really will fall off.
    And you really do go blind.

    Hated, adored, never ignored.

  • Deleted user 31 May 2012 21:09:36
    Kill. Everyone.
  • desirous 31 May 2012 21:09:52 85 posts
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    Fantastic question. I don't know about anyone else but I often wonder how things would have played out in my life if I'd had insider knowledge. Directly, if I had the knowledge of an 18 year old at high school at the age of 11 and so on.

    Edited by desirous at 21:10:44 31-05-2012
  • Tom_Servo 31 May 2012 21:10:28 17,962 posts
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    desirous wrote:
    Directly, if I had the wind of an 18 year old at high school at the age of 11 and so on.
    Great typo, 10/10
  • warlockuk 31 May 2012 21:10:36 19,171 posts
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    Why am I getting a slickloose vibe from you?

    I'm a grumpy bastard.

  • jonsaan 31 May 2012 21:11:06 25,349 posts
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    I would instantly resist the advice of a doppelganger and run like hell. It would never work.

    Edited by jonsaan at 21:11:30 31-05-2012

    FCUTA!

  • Tom_Servo 31 May 2012 21:11:17 17,962 posts
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  • jonsaan 31 May 2012 21:13:48 25,349 posts
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    @warlockuk why on earth would you get a slickloose vibe from your younger self?

    FCUTA!

  • faux_carnation 31 May 2012 21:14:28 9,350 posts
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    Don't be so picky about who you sleep with. All that worry about losing friends through it is wasted - you'll probably lose touch with them anyway.
  • warlockuk 31 May 2012 21:16:12 19,171 posts
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    jonsaan wrote:
    @warlockuk why on earth would you get a slickloose vibe from your younger self?
    heh. That was aimed at desirous

    I'm a grumpy bastard.

  • spamdangled 31 May 2012 21:17:02 27,355 posts
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    Resolve your issues with estranged family members a lot sooner and maximise the time you have with them.

    3DS: 4055-2781-2855 Xbox: spamdangled PSN: dark_morgan Wii U: Spamdangle Steam: spamdangled

  • desirous 31 May 2012 21:17:15 85 posts
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    jonsaan wrote:

    And of course FCUTA.

    But that was one of those unpleasant facts of life you can't control isn't it? I'm glad you survived it as lots don't. It's nothing you could have changed consciously even maybe if you'd been the most physically healthy person you could be.
  • Deleted user 31 May 2012 21:18:43
    Fuck everything.
  • Alastair 31 May 2012 21:19:40 15,801 posts
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    I would advise myself on the girls who have later admitted that they were indeed interested. And warned against the ones who were a waste of time or turned out to be nutters.
  • RyanDS 31 May 2012 21:21:17 9,389 posts
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    Honestly? Don't do the "career" choice at university (law), do the subjects you love (history, science or english.)

    Something I've regretted ever since.

    And in general, don't give a fuck what people think.
  • MetalDog 31 May 2012 21:21:25 23,697 posts
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    I'd tell myself that family, while loved, could not be relied upon and that I'd do well to pay more attention to schoolwork, pay less attention to school bullying, take my exams and stick with St. Johns cadets so that I could get a job that actually mattered, like joining the ambulance service.

    Trouble is, younger self would not listen. Younger self was an ever bigger idiot than older self :)

    -- boobs do nothing for me, I want moustaches and chest hair.

  • Derblington 31 May 2012 21:21:43 21,642 posts
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    Lottery numbers.
  • Robinsonhtid 31 May 2012 21:26:49 88 posts
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    Do better at school
  • Whizzo 31 May 2012 21:27:44 43,133 posts
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    Go to tech not sixth form.

    Oh and don't buy a CD32, seriously just don't.

    This space left intentionally blank.

  • Fake_Blood 31 May 2012 21:28:12 4,214 posts
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    I would give myself a list with every major disaster that happened from then till now.
    You selfish fucks.
  • Folant 31 May 2012 21:29:22 1,193 posts
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    Kill yourself.

    (Ourselves? Us? Me?)

    Posted from my Nexus 4, not using Tapatalk 4.

  • Rusty_M 31 May 2012 21:36:27 4,694 posts
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    Don't procrastinate on your dissertation for two whole years, and don't back off so much when you want to hit on a girl.

    The world is going mad. Me? I'm doing fine.

  • mrpon 31 May 2012 21:41:37 28,940 posts
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    Continue doing what you're doing son, you're going to be awesome.

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • Deleted user 31 May 2012 21:42:41
    That too :D
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