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#2295990 Depression.

Posted by 55fan on 22 April 2012 - 09:25 PM

I usually just go hangout with friends, try and not think of what makes you depressed. I will admit that I get down on myself a lot, but I really love to help others out. I try and do that more then having myself be happy. I care more about others then myself.

That simple statement is the key to happiness. The most miserable people I know care about themselves first.

I have a good friend that I have to limit my contact with because she can tell you every single thing everyone has done in her entire life that has hurt her feelings, whether they meant to or not. I love her dearly, but I only talk to her once or twice a year.

She's a nurse, and refuses to believe that she could benefit from anti-depressants because scientifically she knows that if you have a certain mindset of misery, your brain "re-wires" itself to that frame of mind. She feels that she has gone through enough in life that she has the right to be miserable.

It's a shame because she's a loving, giving person, yet she is so focused on herself and her feelings that everything in life is a disappointment to her.

The happiest people I know are those who go out of their way to give to others without worrying about life evening out.

I firmly believe that life gives us more than it takes. We just take so many things for granted that we don't see it.

I've heard that if you have change in your pocket, you are richer than half the people on the planet. I don't know if it's true, but if you think about it- most of the people in the world don't have toilet paper.

Cheesy song from VeggieTales: "A thankful heart is a happy heart". Cheesy, but true.


#2295465 2012 Free Agents

Posted by 55fan on 21 April 2012 - 08:19 PM

I'm sure a lot of players will sign with their current team, but it's nice to see who's out there and what their cap hit is.

Thanks for posting.

I want that Lidstrom guy.


#2295443 25 Games for Torres

Posted by 55fan on 21 April 2012 - 07:15 PM

Pretty much what harold said.

I voted too harsh, not because he doesn't deserve 25 games, but because 25 is a value, like money.

You find the value of something by comparing it to similar things. The value of your home or car is assessed by comparables.

There is a market value and it depends on what people will pay, or, in this case, what comparable infractions have received.

The non-suspension of Weber happened early on, and therefore set the tone of the playoff suspension value for this round of the playoffs (thus being a perfectly acceptable conversation topic).

The post-headshot era is looking to this year for setting a tone. The tone has been more of an arpeggio.


#2295295 Have we seen the last of Holmstrom?

Posted by 55fan on 21 April 2012 - 02:18 PM

I voted yes, but I could easily be wrong.

I could see him staying as a way to keep Lids. I do think they'll go out together since Homer picks him up and Nick is a man of habit on gameday, not to mention that they're great friends.

If we get Lids on the cheap on the condition that Homer stays, I'll be happy to have Homer back (not that we'll ever know this detail, of course).

Homer could be effective as a 13th forward. I think that if he's the understood healthy scratch, he'll be more rested and able to play when needed. He'll have something to prove when he hits the ice.

He can provide a lockerroom presence even if he heads to the press box during the games, yet can be called upon to hit the ice with a veteran presence if needed. Personally, if we have more than one injury to the regulars and we've called up a kid, I think that the stability of a veteran is needed.

I think Gus will be up next season as a regular, and if we are in a situation where we have 2 forwards injured, I'd rather call up one kid and have Homer filling in for the other rather than having that much inexperience on the ice when a big gun or two is out.

I'm arguing against what I voted. I think I'm just trying to justify keeping him around for the Winter Classic.

Then after that, he can retire and get hired by Red Wings tv to interview the players. That would be tv worth watching.


#2295055 Legwand hides puck in game 4

Posted by 55fan on 21 April 2012 - 08:12 AM

I want to *****-slap him. Laughing all the while, of course. Kind of like when someone plays a practical joke on you and you get pissed, but not really angry, and you call him a bastard and smack him. (Or at least that's what you do if you're a girl, as I am.)

He pulled it off. It was a ***** move, and one that is certainly not within the rules, but ***** move or not, he had his wits about him.

Watch out, Legwand. Kharma's a *****.


#2293708 600 Posts for a Game 5 Victory

Posted by 55fan on 20 April 2012 - 03:41 PM

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#2293674 600 Posts for a Game 5 Victory

Posted by 55fan on 20 April 2012 - 03:24 PM

When we played Nashville in 08 these guys scored:
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#2293575 How the NHL Playoffs Look Like to Taiwan

Posted by 55fan on 20 April 2012 - 02:23 PM

"Chinese" and "Taiwanese" are the same language. Maybe some differences like American and British English. I know because I am of Chinese descent and studied the language for more than 10 years.

Thanks for that. I have wondered about it, but never looked it up.
Any day I learn something new is a good day in my book.


#2293522 600 Posts for a Game 5 Victory

Posted by 55fan on 20 April 2012 - 01:46 PM

I saw Dawnie kissing Santa's Elf.
Stood against his pole and held him tight.
What a laugh it would have been
If Ozzie had only seen
Dawnie kissing Santa's Elf last night!


#2293508 600 Posts for a Game 5 Victory

Posted by 55fan on 20 April 2012 - 01:37 PM

I was just called a cradle robber. :lol:

What? By whom? You're practically a baby! Cradle robbing is me checking out Helm.

Speaking of which...
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#2293504 600 Posts for a Game 5 Victory

Posted by 55fan on 20 April 2012 - 01:31 PM

That's yours too? I knew you took this one:
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You need to watermark your photos. They're good.
So... didja get any last night of you and Cheli? Or did you just let the video camera roll?


#2293462 600 Posts for a Game 5 Victory

Posted by 55fan on 20 April 2012 - 12:51 PM

She says she only bought him one. Uh, huh. She also says she only shook his hand. Bet that's not all that was shakin'.


#2293454 How the NHL Playoffs Look Like to Taiwan

Posted by 55fan on 20 April 2012 - 12:44 PM

I really think it started with Weber and went downhill. Once they fluffed that one, there was no way they could be consistent without letting everything get out of hand.

Bad year for officials.


#2293446 How the NHL Playoffs Look Like to Taiwan

Posted by 55fan on 20 April 2012 - 12:35 PM

That's just... odd.

And they didn't even mention 那個白痴嫌我們的人的頭,將隨著時間的板跑了出去。


#2293431 600 Posts for a Game 5 Victory

Posted by 55fan on 20 April 2012 - 12:21 PM

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