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Adlibbing on Borrowed Time
« on: April 17, 2020, 03:23:10 am »
Nothing I'm about to say will ever live up to that title. You can have it.

I've been sick. Coughing up a fit since getting back from Florida. Every single day, I thought I was done for. This virus likes a certain receptor that is found mostly in the lungs, but apparently in the heart. That's why people just drop dead.

I started feeling better, and what is the first thing I did? I got drunk.

And now I'm sort of coming out of the stupor, and I'm having shooting pains in my chest.

Ironic?

I guess I'll give the emergency line another call tomorrow if it persists. In the meantime, fuck it. But at least I documented it on this Internet backwater for zero purpose.
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Re: Adlibbing on Borrowed Time
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2020, 03:59:21 am »
Had a few days like that myself, back in '09.
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Re: Adlibbing on Borrowed Time
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2020, 07:25:53 am »
Do you ever stop and think that you've been secretly dead ever since, and this is your personal hell?
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Re: Adlibbing on Borrowed Time
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2020, 11:35:23 pm »
Do you ever stop and think that you've been secretly dead ever since, and this is your personal hell?

I've actually been thinking about the idea of different timelines recently, and how certain actions or "timeline deaths" can just launch you into another timeline.

Maybe I did die driving home from Gainesville in January. Rather than getting rear-ended, I was hit by the semi.

And that's why we have Covid. The end.
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Re: Adlibbing on Borrowed Time
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2020, 12:27:04 am »
Do you ever stop and think that you've been secretly dead ever since, and this is your personal hell?

"Tucson"

I am absolutely convinced of it.
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Re: Adlibbing on Borrowed Time
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2020, 08:15:18 am »
I've been in my own personal hell. Twice now. This shit is more like bargain basement heaven. :|
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Re: Adlibbing on Borrowed Time
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2020, 03:56:06 pm »
Do you ever stop and think that you've been secretly dead ever since, and this is your personal hell?

"Tucson"

I am absolutely convinced of it.

I'm calling shenanigans on this. Tucson is paradise.
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Re: Adlibbing on Borrowed Time
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2020, 01:12:41 am »
Do you ever stop and think that you've been secretly dead ever since, and this is your personal hell?

"Tucson"

I am absolutely convinced of it.

I'm calling shenanigans on this. Tucson is paradise.

It's both.  You know this to be true.
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Re: Adlibbing on Borrowed Time
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2020, 05:41:46 am »
I've actually been thinking about the idea of different timelines recently, and how certain actions or "timeline deaths" can just launch you into another timeline.

There's a thought experiment based on Schrodinger's Cat called Quantum Suicide, in which a scientist places themself in the position of the cat. From the boxed scientist's point of view, the mechanism of death never goes off, because each time it does, a new timeline is created in which it didn't.
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Re: Adlibbing on Borrowed Time
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2020, 05:59:57 am »
I've actually been thinking about the idea of different timelines recently, and how certain actions or "timeline deaths" can just launch you into another timeline.

There's a thought experiment based on Schrodinger's Cat called Quantum Suicide, in which a scientist places themself in the position of the cat. From the boxed scientist's point of view, the mechanism of death never goes off, because each time it does, a new timeline is created in which it didn't.

So that's the reason why every time I jump off a building I only get seriously injured.
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Re: Adlibbing on Borrowed Time
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2020, 06:05:27 am »
I've actually been thinking about the idea of different timelines recently, and how certain actions or "timeline deaths" can just launch you into another timeline.

There's a thought experiment based on Schrodinger's Cat called Quantum Suicide, in which a scientist places themself in the position of the cat. From the boxed scientist's point of view, the mechanism of death never goes off, because each time it does, a new timeline is created in which it didn't.

So that's the reason why every time I jump off a building I only get seriously injured.

... no. and.. stop doing that.
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Re: Adlibbing on Borrowed Time
« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2020, 08:05:13 am »
I've actually been thinking about the idea of different timelines recently, and how certain actions or "timeline deaths" can just launch you into another timeline.

There's a thought experiment based on Schrodinger's Cat called Quantum Suicide, in which a scientist places themself in the position of the cat. From the boxed scientist's point of view, the mechanism of death never goes off, because each time it does, a new timeline is created in which it didn't.
Not sure if itís created, so, you kind of have to fight the guy from the timeline you want to occupy and take the superís place.

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Re: Adlibbing on Borrowed Time
« Reply #12 on: April 20, 2020, 09:14:12 am »
I've actually been thinking about the idea of different timelines recently, and how certain actions or "timeline deaths" can just launch you into another timeline.

There's a thought experiment based on Schrodinger's Cat called Quantum Suicide, in which a scientist places themself in the position of the cat. From the boxed scientist's point of view, the mechanism of death never goes off, because each time it does, a new timeline is created in which it didn't.


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