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 Post subject: A Well
PostPosted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:53 am 
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A stranger is being shown around a village that he has just become part of. He is shown a well and his guide says "On any day except Tuesday, you can shout any question down that well and you'll be told the answer" . The man seems pretty impressed, and so he shouts down: Why not on Tuesday? and the voice from in the well shouts back: Because on Tuesday, its your day in the well.


I think a Well for our members would be a solid addition to the forum. :)

There are some members I would love to ask questions about their journey to being a REAL man.

There is basically a prototype section of the well for TK and Grinus in the Kiddz corner.

Some members have a come a long way, and it would be a jolly good time to be able to ask them any question about their life or their journey if they chose to sit in the well.

Just a thought. :)


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 Post subject: Re: A Well
PostPosted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 7:46 pm 
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What stops you asking them?

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 Post subject: Re: A Well
PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:18 am 
I respect personal boundaries. It's one thing to ask a person directly. It is another thing to give them a space to voice their life.

I see it as an extension of the introduction section.


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 Post subject: Re: A Well
PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:27 am 
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Location: The side of a mountain somewhere...
Could be interesting...

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 Post subject: Re: A Well
PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:23 pm 
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Slim Titan wrote:
I respect personal boundaries. It's one thing to ask a person directly. It is another thing to give them a space to voice their life.

Are you respecting their boundaries?

Or what you assume are their boundaries?

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 Post subject: Re: A Well
PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:51 am 
This isn't the Spanish Inquisition. :|


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 Post subject: Re: A Well
PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 3:16 am 
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Slim Titan wrote:
This isn't the Spanish Inquisition. :|


I´ll answer as if it was. :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: A Well
PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:07 am 
Jared wrote:
Slim Titan wrote:
This isn't the Spanish Inquisition. :|


I´ll answer as if it was. :lol:


You miss my point entirely. If this is about me then the new topic area is pointless. I don't think it's about me. I want to learn about what a lot of the other members have done to get over their "rough" patches.

Sure, I could have answered Grinus' and went through the inner work he's suggesting that I need, but that isn't the problem that I'm facing currently.

If you look through some of my posts from early this morning you'll see where I'm focused.

However, this problem just allowed me to solve some other problems. ;)


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 Post subject: Re: A Well
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Proceed

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 Post subject: Re: A Well
PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:09 pm 
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Slim Titan wrote:
I want to learn about what a lot of the other members have done to get over their "rough" patches.
So, are you going to hope that the specific members you want to ask will volunteer themselves in the new topic area?

Waiting until they do?

Or are you going to take the initiative and ask them the questions you would like to ask?
(and risk them saying no)

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 Post subject: Re: A Well
PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 1:46 am 
peregrinus wrote:
Slim Titan wrote:
I want to learn about what a lot of the other members have done to get over their "rough" patches.
So, are you going to hope that the specific members you want to ask will volunteer themselves in the new topic area?

Waiting until they do?

Or are you going to take the initiative and ask them the questions you would like to ask?
(and risk them saying no)


Neither. I'll leave the decision up to you.


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 Post subject: Re: A Well
PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 2:18 am 
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Slim Titan wrote:
peregrinus wrote:
Slim Titan wrote:
I want to learn about what a lot of the other members have done to get over their "rough" patches.
So, are you going to hope that the specific members you want to ask will volunteer themselves in the new topic area?

Waiting until they do?

Or are you going to take the initiative and ask them the questions you would like to ask?
(and risk them saying no)


Neither. I'll leave the decision up to you.



Then nothing will happen if that's the case, this is coming from spectating and experiencing alike when you leave it up to others to decide for you.

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 Post subject: Re: A Well
PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 2:14 am 
Well said.

The only thing that beats a try is another try.


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 Post subject: Re: A Well
PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 3:27 pm 
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What are you so afraid of Slim ? What do you feel you will lose if you ask things you wanna know by yourself ?


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 Post subject: Re: A Well
PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 1:57 am 
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Slim Titan wrote:
Well said.

The only thing that beats a try is another try.



Actually, the only thing that beats trying is DOING. :mrgreen:

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