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Farewell BHW Lounge

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Ming the Merciless, Oct 12, 2013.

  1. Ming the Merciless

    Ming the Merciless Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Ironic that I am posting this in the lounge, I know, but I have decided to disable The lounge section from my feed. I find myself reading through meaning less threads for entertainment value rather than giving IM the full 110%

    It was fun while it lasted, and I had some laughs, but I am putting my nose to the grindstone and going back to my roots and focusing on the original reason I joined this AWESOME forum.... to make BANK!

    Another meaningless thread? Maybe. But hopefully it will keep me on the straight and narrow.

    Thanks to all that contribute here on BHW!
     
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  2. TheMoneyWizard

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    I don't blame you, at the moment, it's particularly gone to shit.
     
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  3. LakeForest

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    I know you can't see this

    but I'm proud of you, Scooter.
     
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  4. HerpDerpSlerp

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    You can actually do that in the options? I was looking for a way to kill off specific forums especially the lounge. Thank you for this
     
  5. lakim0

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    If you wanna bank hard without losing money, go disable your Facebook / Twitter / Google+ accounts and than come back for Lounge.
     
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    "Thanks to all that contribute here on BHW! "
     
  7. Thulean

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    Yeah I'm sure your facebook is much more of a time drain than the lounge. And atleast the lounge has fun threads about stuff we can relate to, with people who are in the same positions as us (web entrepreneurs). Whereas the other social media is usually just petty noise.
     
  8. lakim0

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    You misunderstood me, I don't say lounge is a good place to spend time...

    If you want to keep your time to yourself, it's very simple, don't go anywhere that makes you lose time ...

    Just my $0.02
     
  9. SocialMediaManager

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    BHW is not only about Making money you learn so many things even from Lounge and even money making and money spending
     
  10. steelballs

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    OP Grow up and stop knocking areas that on a whim you decide sensationalizing to powder your lame excuse that you cannot work because of the lounge

    Good luck to you but it was not necessary to blame the lounge for your lack of focus

    It is obvious you have never used the lounge to make money but now on your sabbatical read up and maybe you will learn how!

    Right now 483 Viewing the lounge do not think like you, live and let live...

    Myself and many others are sick and tired of some folks knocking areas of this great forum!

    The forum and all areas are for everyone and let's keep it that way!
     
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  11. HerpDerpSlerp

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    I think what OP is doing is a fantastic idea for the main feed at least. I dislike reading threads about rep whoring, ass and tits, editing a photo, even farewell threads and other irreverent crap when I am here to learn while i am making a living online. When I want to lounge it up I can manually enter the area and contribute or read up on these types of posts.

    There is enough non-sensical crap in the feed anyway. The lounge just guarantees it for what I use the board for.

    To each is own however. I am sure there are many who enjoy this part of the board.


     
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  12. Asif WILSON Khan

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    Good Luck to you OP but lakim0 and steelballs are correct.
    If we become lazy and allow ourselves to become distracted it is not the distractions that are at fault but our own discipline and focus.
    There is a good chance that you will become distracted by something else.
    But best of luck anyway.
     
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  13. TehEpidemick

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    reminds me of people that get the time block thing so they dont use facebook or whatever. just..have a little self control..
     
  14. Duffers5000

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    I'm getting in on this action.

    Farewell IM Journeys.
     
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  15. steelballs

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    Now that seems sensible as over 90% never go the distance...

    Leave the 10% or whatever that get there to the end and the rest that never finish just take them down as they serve no purpose - no one in the right mind needs to read about losers failing...

    In life one learns from winners who fail not vice a versa losers failing...
     
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    Facebook, Twitter, Google+ has given me more money than i thought this 2013, why lounge?
     
  17. LakeForest

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    I hate to admit this so much because I wish it weren't true:

    Purely bullshitting, socializing, partying with people leads to camaraderie which leads to networking which leads to business.

    Engaging in banal activities with potential partners/coworkers/bosses gets you ahead. You can turn honest social interaction as a method to climb the social ladder, and you wouldn't be in the wrong, because a bunch of people around you are probably doing the same thing, and it's like...normal for us.

    I feel gross now, I need to take a shower.

    I need a castle, or a shack away from the "social" crowd.
     
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  18. Invoker

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    You are an introvert, huh?
     
  19. Ming the Merciless

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    steelballs: I respect your join date/post count/thanks/former rep power etc, but I think you somewhat misunderstood my post. Maybe it was a little over dramatic to make the post in the first place, but it is what it is, and I felt like saying it.

    I never "bashed" the lounge. In fact, I said it was "fun: and that I had "some laughs" because of the lounge. I am just trying to refocus my energy. Personally, I do not have a great deal of self control, so that was the point of it.

    "Grow up" .....I am 35 years old, I am kind of stuck in my ways at this point. I don't want to grow up, I'm a Toys R Us kid!

    On a side note, I tried to "disable" the lounge from my feed but it does not seem to be working. Oh well, I guess I will need to work on that "self-control" after all.
     
  20. ShadeDream

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    Back so soon? ^^