anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

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have you?

yes, seriously
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10%
yes, but not too seriously
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7%
yes, just in passing
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4%
no
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8%
hell no
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8%
wtf, are you serious?
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64%
 
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anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:26 pm

?

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Oblomov » Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:42 pm

No, but I have thought about other people thinking about it. To be honest, I'm somewhat (and pleasantly) surprised that there haven't been any (publicized) cases.



In conclusion, the economy has not affected the rate at which I think of throwing someone/myself in front of the subway train as I stand on the platform. It has, on the other hand, made moving to a cave in Afghanistan a more realistic prospect. Then again, if Bin Laden had student loans, I'm sure they'd have found him by now.

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby gollymolly » Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:50 pm

No, and while I'm guessing this is a flame, I hope that anybody who is thinking about suicide for any reason will go and talk to their school's counseling services first.

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby ruleser » Sun Nov 22, 2009 10:05 pm

If op posted seriously, please seek counseling.

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:23 am

gollymolly wrote:talk to their school's counseling services first.

ha. have you ever actually done this? all they do is ask what you're "feeling," and then they repeat exactly what you said to them with sympathetic head tilt.

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Vincent Vega » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:30 am

Bankruptcy > Death

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Kohinoor » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:30 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
gollymolly wrote:talk to their school's counseling services first.

ha. have you ever actually done this? all they do is ask what you're "feeling," and then they repeat exactly what you said to them with sympathetic head tilt.



haha, yea, if you feel suicidal talk to the idiot at your school who as a B.A. in pysc and a M.A. in education from FSU. That will solve it!

abusing anonymous function.

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby rayiner » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:31 am

Halibut6 wrote:Bankruptcy > Death


Death > student loans that can't be discharged in bankruptcy.

:lol:

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby JPJ » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:32 am

If things ever get that bad, I'm going to move to Jamaica and start renting out surf boards to tourists. There's also a cool job in South Africa saving penguins that I found. I mean, really, jobs can be unpredictable no matter what your age, location, or profession. Sometimes you just have to take a breath.

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Jay-Electronica » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:37 am

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:38 am

rayiner wrote:
Halibut6 wrote:Bankruptcy > Death


Death > student loans that can't be discharged in bankruptcy.

:lol:


titcr

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Vincent Vega » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:39 am

Anonymous User wrote:
rayiner wrote:
Halibut6 wrote:Bankruptcy > Death


Death > student loans that can't be discharged in bankruptcy.

:lol:


titcr


Disagree.

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:41 am

The solution is to /killself

If you don't want to do that get a prescription for Zoloft, geez.

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:42 am

IDILL_E wrote:I find it hard to feel sorry for people who commit suicide, not trying to be a dick.

Things can never get that bad imo

they probably don't care whether you feel sorry for them or not, especially seeing as how they're dead.
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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Lincoln » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:44 am

JPJ wrote:If things ever get that bad, I'm going to move to Jamaica and start renting out surf boards to tourists. There's also a cool job in South Africa saving penguins that I found. I mean, really, jobs can be unpredictable no matter what your age, location, or profession. Sometimes you just have to take a breath.


PM me the job with the penguins. From now on, it's not T14 or bust. It's T14 or penguins.

I'm serious.

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby rayiner » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:46 am

I mean, do you have anything else going for you? Are you a fun guy with real friends? Then don't kill yourself. They'll miss you!

On the other hand, if you're one of those people that wanted biglaw since age 6 and don't have friends so much as you have "contacts"...

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Oblomov » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:49 am

Seriously. Look at being 200k in the hole and no job an opportunity. All your planning has come to naught, so what you do now can be a clean break from that. Max out you debt, and go somewhere cool. Being a vagabond >>>>>>>>>>>being dead.

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby friedoreos » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:50 am

no. life is not that bad. i think its kinda pathetic how ungrateful some people are

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Vincent Vega » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:50 am

Oblomov wrote:Being a vagabond >>>>>>>>>>>being dead.


This is what I was trying to say.

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby underachiever » Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:58 am

No, Im 22 and a law student in the prime of my life. If I can't get a job once I leave school I will simply leave the country and my gov't backed debt behind and live the rest of my days in a foreign country with an American JD 9may help get me a job, who knows). I plan on learning Spanish and owning a little bar near a quit beach front town in South America.

I love myself Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much to kill myself...seriously, I'm in infatuate with ME!

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 23, 2009 1:00 am

underachiever wrote:No, Im 22 and a law student in the prime of my life. If I can't get a job once I leave school I will simply leave the country and my gov't backed debt behind and live the rest of my days in a foreign country with an American JD 9may help get me a job, who knows). I plan on learning Spanish and owning a little bar near a quit beach front town in South America.


good luck getting a loan to open up your bar in any foreign country with banks that communicate with the US credit bureaus

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 23, 2009 1:01 am

Halibut6 wrote:
Oblomov wrote:Being a vagabond >>>>>>>>>>>being dead.


This is what I was trying to say.


ever been a vagabond?

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby JPJ » Mon Nov 23, 2009 1:03 am

Lincoln wrote:
JPJ wrote:If things ever get that bad, I'm going to move to Jamaica and start renting out surf boards to tourists. There's also a cool job in South Africa saving penguins that I found. I mean, really, jobs can be unpredictable no matter what your age, location, or profession. Sometimes you just have to take a breath.


PM me the job with the penguins. From now on, it's not T14 or bust. It's T14 or penguins.

I'm serious.



Ok, so I have to take a back the "job" part. I forgot this was something I thought about because you could do it for a very long time on very little money. They provide a place to stay (beach hostel), but you still cover your airplane ticket and food. --LinkRemoved-- Oh well... as a side note you can get paid to pick grapes in New Zealand vineyards, almost year round.

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby James Bond » Mon Nov 23, 2009 1:03 am

Dude, I went even farther. I did kill myself.

*Posted at 12:02 AM EST 11/23/09 from Beyond the Grave

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Re: anyone contemplated suicide as a result of the job crisis?

Postby Oblomov » Mon Nov 23, 2009 1:09 am

Does the French Foreign Legion still look the other way w/r/t all the dumb shit you've done in the past?

1. Run Away from America.
2. Get drunk a lot
3. Marseille
4. seven years
5. profit




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