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BHW can get a little addictive...

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by BlackBDO, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. BlackBDO

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    Hi guys,

    I read the forum for almost a month, and first of all, I want to thank you! A lot of great users here, and a lot of great information, you guys rock!

    The problem is that I can't stop reading, there are a lot of very good info here, and it keeps appearing and appearing. And in the last days, some very reputed members released some awesome guides, full of great info, I just feel that I can not stay away from learning!

    Since I got here I've got some great ideas, first of all I plan to release as soon as I can a BST selling CTR boosting in SERPS by real users searching for your kw and then going to your website (3k users a day max, real users, I already have them thanks to my main project right now (not related to IM)) But that's another topic, I will tell you more very soon about this !

    Then I become very interested in keyword research, I spend my last 4 days trying to find out the secrets of KW research and I am very happy with the results! I will say it again, BHW is full of useful information, with a good amount of willingness you can become an (almost) expert in anything (IM related)!

    Then I discovered an opportunity for my girlfriend (who always thought she has useless talents) to use her talents to make some money. She loves to write and I am glad I was able to match the request there is for articles with her passion for writing them! (I made a giveaway around a week ago)

    But the problem is that I feel addicted! I see so many money making opportunities, and I just don't want to do nothing else!

    I am in med school, in the exam period, My next exam is in 15h at Histology (really nasty exam), and I did not start studying yet. And that's a pretty big problem, because the exams are pretty hard, I am at the best medical university in my country and expectations here are very high.
    I could not stop reading, learning, trying, failing and sometimes succeding on anything IM related, I am just hungry for succes and I will get it!
    But I also want to finish my university, I love the medical field, before discovering IM I wanted to become a university professor and I've made a lot of projects to be sure I'm going to be the best fuc*ing professor there is!

    But now I am kind of lost... I mean, I want to study, but the opportunity the IM and BHW brings in my life its soo big that I just can't say no to BHW to go study some useless books (histology is really useless IMO, they talk about cells in maximum detail, and there is no logic, you just ned to memorize lots of words).

    Does any of you guys had the same situation?
    What advice could you give me?
     
  2. WizGizmo

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    Yep! . . . It is a well-known fact that Black Hat World is
    VERY ADDICTIVE. I have been here for nearly 8 years
    and I keep coming back almost every day! :)
     
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  3. pr0ject

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    Keep in your med school. Having a degree is always good...
     
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  4. BlackBDO

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    I would not stay here if not for the love of the medical field. I will finish it no matter what, that's for sure ! Thank you for the advice !

    I think BHW should have an auto-ban for x days feature to let you study in the exam period :))
     
  5. Hawkster

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    There are 3 sites i call my online homes, sites that i load up as soon as i get on the pc in the morning - BHW is one of those sites. Although ive been a little ill recently so ive not been on as much.

    Your future BST sounds interesting.
     
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  6. BlackBDO

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    Thank you Hawkster, I can't wait to be one of the users that brings some value here !
     
  7. Ste Fishkin

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    It's not that addictive. I only spend like 12 hours a day on the forum.

    That's only like half a day.
     
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  8. Unknown Overlord

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    I find it interesting that anyone would recommend staying in school. Especially going to College. I wouldn't even give that advice to my kids. Nothing like wasting years of your life inside classes only to graduate and find yourself broke, in debt and either unemployed or working for a job you hate trying to pay off bills that are keeping you from happiness. Just not my cup of tea but it's your life and your decision.

    One thing that I have even struggled with is shiny object syndrome and learning and learning everything and anything but not really putting any of it to use. I'm a pretty good seo and when I sit down and actually put my mind to ranking it's very easy for me to do. I've had to start from scratch twice now and so my game plan for 2016 is to not put all my eggs in one basket. I'm going to be focusing on one project at a time but not wasting time worrying about petty details or trying to make anything perfect. Just build it, rank it, rinse and repeat. Then when I start seeing earnings I'll be able to go back and start fine tuning things for higher conversions.

    My advice would be to first decide what you want to do, commit everything to that and focus on that with everything you have.
     
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  9. charbel

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    A good 90% of my age is busy on Instagram, Facebook, doing something they call "networking" while our networking is BlackHatWorld and we're benefiting from it. BHW is awesome.
     
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  10. Jared255

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    I'm addicted to crack
     
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  11. BreaknBrix

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    I find when I hang out on BHW "too much" my IQ drops approx 2 pts every 30 days or so.

    Like the other day I was suppose to go food shopping. Instead I stayed on BHW. Then woke up the next day starving I almost died.
     
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  13. pasdoy

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    You go to college to learn how to learn. And yeah pick your field if you don't want to end up "working for a job you hate trying to pay off bills that are keeping you from happiness". Anyway the bills come every month, college or not.
     
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  14. BlackBDO

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    Unknown Overlord, I want also to provide value for the ones around me. I see medicine as an art tbh, it's all logic and perfect, it requires you to improve yourself everyday for the rest of your life. I want to know that, if there would anytime around me need for a doctor, I can help and maybe save someone's life. In my opinion it's a very honorable job that brings the most value to the society.

    I don't like IM for the money opportunity (right now), I take IM as a challenge, something to learn and then improve, I want to find new methods, to improve others lready existing, I just love challenges !

    And I really think it can't be bad to have a college degree... (the state I live in pays for my college, and I have no obbligations after finishing it)
    EDIT: Pasdoy summarized my idea pretty good, I really talk lot...
     
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  15. SH-M

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    It surely is a hell of an addiction!
     
  16. Bling Bling

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    Yeah, it's very addictive!
     
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    BHW is addictive innit, but in a good way. Like cocaine.
     
  18. srb888

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    Yep, it's completely addictive. But you also need the fire in you to get on top of your addiction and fulfill your most important and immediate duties first. Clearing that exam should be your first priority... Addiction can and must wait until you're ready and have the spare time to drown in whatever you're addicted to. Make medicine you life's first choice as far as your work is concerned. Unless the addiction becomes your lifeline, don't make it your first and only choice. As a second a grand choice, not any less important, but being in medicine, you're already been given a great boon so make the best of it. Then make the best of both the worlds when you can -- med and BHW. I bet, you'll never be sorry, and BHW will be happy too for you. lol.
     
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  19. BlackBDO

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    Thank you srb888, I really needed to hear that :D
    I started studying 40/200 hehe, 12 hours left.I'm going to study untill the exam hour, and then I'm going to get a fuc*ing big grade at it !

    Then I'll come home, update here how it went and then do KW research for 12 straight hours :)) (lol it sounds like a real addiction :)) )
     
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  20. BlackBDO

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    Huh, just finished the exam. This months I had to study 400p of neuroanatomy, 200p of microbiology, 200p of MedicalResearchMethodology, 400p Of phisiology and 200 for Histology. Neuroanatomy and Phisiology are seen as the hardest exams in the entire medschool, and had no problems with them.

    But this one, oh got, it was awful !! The answers (quiz 1 to 5 possible correct answers) had just some letters difference between them in very long medical terms :S It was the dumbest exam I ever took, they focused on studying word to word, nothing logical. This is shit. 80%+ will fail this exam...

    But I will fuck*ng get a decent grade for it ! I know that, even if I studied one day, I understood logically everithing and menaged to do pretty well... Now I'll wait to get the results and hope I will not fail it !

    Now, I finished the semester it's BHW time !!! Chapter one, KW research !
     
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