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Posted in Uncategorized by Sam de Brito on October 17, 2009

Lots of you are visiting and saying nothing, which shits me.

This site is for you guys.

I don’t get paid for it. How about participating, and stop cruising by like mutes at a traffic accident?

Suggest topics. Make submissions. I’ve already received a bunch of crackers. Come on. Step off.

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  1. Sports Guy said, on October 18, 2009 at 7:47 pm

    I was thinking about the common topic called approach anxiety. I wondered whether maybe theres a brother to this called approach exhaustion. I would describe it as the feeling that after a while you couldn’t be bothered trying to strike up conversations with women because the chance of having an intelligent conversation or even a polite conversation seems to get remoter as time goes by. It seems like i have reached what is best described in economic parlance as the point of diminishing marginal returns ie beyond this point each additional unit of input yields smaller and smaller increases in output. I feel like i have hit a conversation brick wall. Has anyone else experienced this phenomenon?

  2. Tim said, on October 19, 2009 at 8:11 pm

    Reminds me of this site
    http://www.wellcultured.com/

    Which was originally started by a bunch of computer nerds trying to help each other out and get off their computers.

    It can take a while for people to feel comfortable enough to comment.

  3. Steven said, on October 21, 2009 at 10:32 pm

    I believe that phenomenon (in non-economic parlance) is called becoming jaded 😉

    AO

  4. busted said, on November 2, 2009 at 11:43 pm

    I’m so guilty of this.

  5. Duke Burton said, on November 4, 2009 at 10:09 am

    How about some more Yobbo Lit? from others though, not necessarily de Brito’s words? not there is anything wrong with de Brito’s stuff….

  6. joe said, on November 25, 2009 at 11:49 pm

    topic suggestion: where does a healthy confidence turn into you becoming a self promoting wanker

    also sam, http://www.kingculture.wordpress.com
    not my blog, very entertaining. you may enjoy


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