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Think Different!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by winordietrying, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. winordietrying

    winordietrying Junior Member

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    If it wasn't for unregulated scholarships and government grants, most of those students wouldn't have apples.
     
  3. drogon

    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    Haha, actually 'Think Different' to me is the guy walking out of the classroom, probably realizes this is all a charade leading to a life of a boring 9-5 job and off to concentrate on his IM career and making money online! :)
     
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    There is nothing wrong with a college degree and a 9-5 job,the only bad thing is not having a goal to start your own business whether it would be offline or online.
     
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    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    I have a college degree from a top Uni and worked a 9 - 5 for years for big Global Corps. Combined, works out at over 15 years! And just about finishing off paying off my student loans in the next couple of months.

    Now i make more online than i ever did in a regular job with no formal training! I have freedom, no office politics, requesting time off or stuck in some tall rise office block surrounded by robots!
     
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    This. If only I started IM 6 years ago instead of college...And yeah, every time I see that goddamn logo, I see a swastika lol
     
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    You know what, this could be a viral marketing campaign from Acer.
    Think about it, this has been shared pretty hard. Yesterday a friend of mine mentioned this aswell.

    ..but I wouldn't wonder if it's true :rolleyes:
     
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    Lol I saw this on facebook last month...
     
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    Well apple owns the trademark for "Think Different", so it's very unlikely Acer spread this. But one can't tell for sure if that's really a Acer laptop. So who knows!!
     
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    How did they trademark "think different"? That's just bullshit! Both of these words are dictionary words... Anyone care to clarify?
     
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    Mind if I ask how what top Uni you went to?
     
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    Wouldn't certain college degrees help increase IM earnings,like an English degree if your going to be writing articles.
     
  13. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    It 's the knowledge that makes you money not the accreditation. ;)
     
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    So you believe that it is pointless to get a college degree?
     
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    Ask Bill gates!
     
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    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    Part of a famous old quotes:

    "Voyaging belongs to seamen, and to the wanderers of the world who cannot, or will not, fit in. If you are contemplating a voyage and you have the means, abandon the venture until your fortunes change. Only then will you know what the sea is all about.

    "I've always wanted to sail to the South Seas, but I can't afford it," some men say. What these men can't afford is not to go. They are enmeshed in the cancerous discipline of "security." And in the worship of security we fling our lives beneath the wheels of routine, and before we know it our lives are gone.

    What does a man need—really need? A few pounds of food each day, heat and shelter, six feet to lie down in, and some form of working activity that will yield a sense of accomplishment. That's all in the material sense, and we know it.

    But we are brainwashed by our economic system until we end up in a tomb beneath a pyramid of time payments, mortgages, preposterous gadgetry, playthings that divert our attention from the sheer idiocy of the charade. The years thunder by, the dreams of youth grow dim where they lie caked in dust on the shelves of patience. Before we know it, the tomb is sealed.

    Where, then, lies the answer? In choice. Which shall it be: bankruptcy of purse or bankruptcy of life?
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    The answer (which was not an option back when this was written) is you can achieve a balance with life as an IMer!!
     
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  17. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    No, it is not. What is pointless, is pursuing a degree for the degree itself.

    Just keep in mind the things you should ask yourself
    • Is the institution I chose to pay for my education providing exemplary knowledge on the field I am training?
    • Am I taking advantage of the knowledge that is around me?
    • Am I learning how to incorporate new advances on my field fast and efficiently?
     
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