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Mizan de la Plume Kuro
February 27th, 2010, 01:45 AM
Seriously, I was in one of my moods where I get dejected about the futility of every day mundane tasks and it got me to wondering what I'm doing with my life.

So, do you have a life IRL? Or are you just some sad person who hides behind a computer screen in your bedroom? As for me, I study, work, pray and socialize. I don't feel like I waste my life...

Idiot!
February 27th, 2010, 05:53 AM
Depends on what you call life. Social life? Next to none for reasons nobody understands. I would gladly spend my life expanding my mind with juggling, figuring out the answers for lateral puzzles and trying out new stuff.

Jak
February 27th, 2010, 06:59 AM
Hmm. Good question. I feel like my only purpose right now is being in high school. I think college is a scam, an expensive one at that, and is just a waste of 4 years, unless you're someone who's got a goal in mind. I'm just going because it's "right." I think we live to work and work to live. Both aren't good. I'm perfectly fine behind a computer screen.

I don't want to sound cheesy, but I think the only thing in life that I really need is someone to love. Just having a partner that can make you smile when you don't want to is well worth a life journey together. Everything else...doesn't live up. Numbers don't impress me, masterpieces don't impress me, but I'm amazed by people that get married once and forever.

Gah, I sound like such a girl. I just went on the great love rant of 2010.

SquirtleGirl
February 27th, 2010, 07:42 AM
My purpose in life at the moment is getting through school. and trying as many new things as I possibly can. [Including joining the school dancing troop with a bunch of fourteen year olds XD]
I have a definite ambition to travel aswell and see the world and have a career before I even think about marrying and things like that. I would like that someday too though (:

RYOUKI
February 27th, 2010, 07:44 AM
Nothing really. I don't know what I'm going to do tomorrow, or the future. It's quite sad, but I'm still young. I hope it change soon.

kingofjokers
February 27th, 2010, 07:55 AM
Well me I am still quite young but i have a few options Biologist vet or something with technology

Kleinchen
February 27th, 2010, 08:25 AM
I'm wrapping up my senior year of high school, so right now my life consists of keeping grades up, trying to finally get my darn license, and maybe looking for a job. I hang out with friends fairly often but I am definitely more of a stay-at-home person and I would be perfectly content to spend my weekend in front of a computer. I'm in band so that takes a lotttt of time, but not so much anymore.

I'm going to go to college and major in English with an emphasis in writing, hopefully work in the publishing industry as an editor, and I want to become a published author someday :] so I know exactly what I want out of my life xD

Ayselipera
February 27th, 2010, 09:04 AM
As of now my life is pretty much revolving around school. Nothing else has really been happening. Although spring and summer will soon be upon me. Once I get into the warmer seasons I'll be heading out a lot more. I plan to spend my summer down on the beach as much as I can.

Besides all of that, I really need to get a job. I've been putting it off for as long as possible and I think I might need one soon. We'll see though. :3

Also I've been thinking about which colleges I might want to go to. Even though I have no desire to go to college, but whatever. I'm thinking if I have to go I might as well go far. I've had California on my mind for a while, but I'm still not sure. I really don't even know what I want to be for certain. I'd love to just marry rich and mooch off them for the rest of my life, but I figure I shouldn't put all my hopes on that.

Talli
February 27th, 2010, 09:11 AM
not a lot part from a lot of job hunting. I did get one interview but did not get the job.

Callandor
February 27th, 2010, 09:28 AM
What are you doing with your life? (http://www.pokecommunity.com/showthread.php?p=5583082#post5583082)
NOTHING!!!!!!!!

I know it's sad, but I do have some hope for my future. I am curently working on a comic with a friend. And I also have plans for a book that I'm hoping will at least be slightly successful.

thekidflash
February 27th, 2010, 09:37 AM
Working towards getting a degree in computers and graphic design so I can fund my life of meditation, apathy and narcissistic awesomeness.

twocows
February 27th, 2010, 09:47 AM
Seriously, I was in one of my moods where I get dejected about the futility of every day mundane tasks and it got me to wondering what I'm doing with my life.

So, do you have a life IRL? Or are you just some sad person who hides behind a computer screen in your bedroom? As for me, I study, work, pray and socialize. I don't feel like I waste my life...
I work with computers for a living; I hardly think that makes me a "sad person."

There's no pre-ordained meaning to our lives, so judging someone like that is pointless. Someone who sits in their room playing video games all the time is no less "sad" than someone who has conversations with their peers all the time. We assign our own meaning to life; the only people "wasting" theirs are the ones not working toward their self-ordained purpose.

Timbjerr
February 27th, 2010, 10:51 AM
As of right now, I'm being punched in the face repeated by the trials and tribulations that come with adult life. Since I was thrown into this role of independence through matters of circumstance instead of being eased into it like most people, I'm getting the **** knocked outta me. It's a...violent metaphor, but it's the best way to describe my feelings. :P

My purpose in life as far as I can tell is simply absorbing as much knowledge as I can while I'm around, and making due with what I can do until I can truly fend for myself.

Mizan de la Plume Kuro
February 27th, 2010, 10:56 AM
I work with computers for a living; I hardly think that makes me a "sad person."

There's no pre-ordained meaning to our lives, so judging someone like that is pointless. Someone who sits in their room playing video games all the time is no less "sad" than someone who has conversations with their peers all the time. We assign our own meaning to life; the only people "wasting" theirs are the ones not working toward their self-ordained purpose.Missing the point...

So if ones self-ordained purpose has no benefit to the greater mankind then it's a life well spent? I think not. Everyone contributes to the greater good in some way or another. Also, I meant that people who have no life under their self-constructed fantasy are sad people. The computer was just a euphemism. Even if it really wasn't that euphemistic...

Besides, is it possible that you do not feel empty if you spend your life doing nothing worthwhile? Whatever you deem worthwhile...

Blue Nocturne
February 27th, 2010, 11:04 AM
I am waiting to submit my choices for Year 10 (which are BTEC Art, GCSE Economics, GCSE ICT and GCSE History for anyone interested), I sit in front of some kind of electric screen most of the time, I aim to be either an Endocrinologist or Teacher and i have travelled the world on Google Earth. I have successfully talked down to the most narcissistic, arrogant jerks in East Merton. In the words of Comic Book Guy: Life Well Spent!!!

Serene Grace
February 27th, 2010, 11:29 AM
I think I'm living my life very well. I manage my time well by following a daily routine. I spend two hours every day studying to keep up my grades and to entertain my interests; I spend one hour every day exercising and also watch which kind of foods I eat. As for time on the computer, I spend about three hours daily to do my job on PC, chat with friends and do my homework.

Personally, I think the best thing you can do to really feel that you're living your life to the fullest is to space everything out, prioritize events and try new things. I know it worked for me.

twocows
February 27th, 2010, 11:47 AM
So if ones self-ordained purpose has no benefit to the greater mankind then it's a life well spent? I think not.
I think so. Many of us may choose to contribute to society, but that doesn't mean those who refrain are wasting their lives; as long as they feel that they're doing something worthwhile, I think that's really all that matters. You don't have to be a saint in order to live a worthwhile life.

shu
February 27th, 2010, 12:20 PM
i working towards being a musician,im working on songs now,and i just spend my days playing guitar,so hopefuly i'll get famous and go to japan.(where dreams are everlasting)

daigonite
February 27th, 2010, 12:56 PM
I am currently living a reclusive lifestyle as I hone my artistic skills for teh lulz.

Vital
February 27th, 2010, 12:57 PM
Eh, I guess I sorta do, thought I hardly go outside much anymore, but that isn't entirely my fault *coughparentscough*. I stay on the computer a lot, but I do hang out with friends, play video games, etc. So I think I'm making the most of my life. : P

The Faust Knight
February 27th, 2010, 01:17 PM
I'm studying film making. I'm composing music for my films. I'm writing stories. I'm making friends.

Mizan de la Plume Kuro
February 27th, 2010, 02:04 PM
I think so. Many of us may choose to contribute to society, but that doesn't mean those who refrain are wasting their lives; as long as they feel that they're doing something worthwhile, I think that's really all that matters. You don't have to be a saint in order to live a worthwhile life.
Eh, I don't really feel like arguing right now so I'll just say that you may be right, but we can't be sure and my view on life is also Fifty-fifty correctat best.

Misheard Whisper
February 27th, 2010, 02:14 PM
As with any animal, mankind's purpose is to reproduce and spawn millions of baby humans in order to prolong the reign of the species.

As humans, we delude ourselves that we have some purpose, but this is simply because we are sapient. We give ourselves delusions of grandeur and pretend to be better than other animals just because we have sufficient technology to dominate them.

Now I sound like an animal rights activist, or an environmentalist. I'm neither. I'm just a realist and an evolutionist.

I spend my life outside of school behind a computer screen. At school, I go about my studies dutifully, even if not with vigour, studying towards my NCEA and IGCSE qualifications so that I can go to university, so that I can get a job and labour for a few bits of paper that are meaningless in the grand scheme of things, but human society have made necessary.

Kura
February 27th, 2010, 03:50 PM
I think I'm doing quite a bit with my life, actually..
Recently I just got an interview for BlackRock Studio in England. I hope to get the offer!

In my 3rd year of college.. Co-Directing a short film for our group, too.

:3 And I have a special someone whom I hope to meet soon and we're working hard towards a future together.

Doing a bunch of other stuff, too. :3

I'm pretty ambitious so I'm trying my hardest to work towards my own personal goals.

La Foudre
February 27th, 2010, 04:15 PM
Right now I'm just focusing on trying to pass all of my classes. I've got friends, I hang out with them.

In the future, I want to be either something having to do with animals, or an archaeologist.

..I ramble.

reyzn
February 27th, 2010, 08:54 PM
I'm in my third year of nursing school, one more year to go yay.
Pokemon is just my stress reliever.

HeidiMoose
February 27th, 2010, 09:02 PM
Working 50-60 hours a week and still can't make ends meet.
I need to go back to school and work towards becoming a teacher.
Financial Aid wouldn't be so bad right now either.

txteclipse
February 28th, 2010, 11:12 PM
I am cutting through life with the blade of motivation fired by inspiration and tempered by failure!

Okay, so my life isn't that interesting. Right now I'm just trying to get through college without letting the stress damage me permanently.

Jubilation
March 1st, 2010, 03:45 AM
Well I'm in high school, work at a small restaurant and go out with friends every weekend. So I'm enjoying life, though at times school gets abit much.

JadedIguana
March 1st, 2010, 04:16 PM
A bitter thing to start off with on a question. Me, I'm looking into writing a book about Animal Body Language. To teach people more about how to come off friendly to an animal, and what makes them feel threatened. And how to survive attacks without causing damage to the animal. Do I have a social life? Not really. I've four friends, one being 3,287 miles away. What I set out to do, I do it with vigor. I don't base my life off of how many things I'm studying, or how many friends I have, or how many times I pray. One, I don't praying will do much good, other than asking for forgiveness of your imperfections. Praying things will go your way is rather sloth-like, and I believe God only helps those that help themselves. I base my life on how helpful I am to the progression of knowledge. I may only be wasting my life if I die before my book is finished.

This is my opinion, however, you are free to reject it.

Zorua
March 5th, 2010, 08:08 PM
This happens to be one of the most complex inquiries that I've faced as of late. Currently, I'm a junior in high school, which means I'll be graduating in about a year or so. Senior year doesn't really as a high school year in itself, seeing as that year is primarily used as college preparatory year. I guess, whether we like it or not, we're all going to grow up eventually.

I'm going to college as a biology/anatomy major and hope to make it in the field of becoming a doctor. Lately I've been on the wrong foot however, with procrastination setting in and all. Things haven't really been going my way at all. But I'm a fighter when it comes to these things; I'm very ambitious and I believe everything can be done to alter destiny if you just do something about it. No one's life is predetermined, you have the power to alter your own path, your own future, to whichever you want to mend it to.

But as for me, life is a constant tug-of-war with bad procrastination and strong ambition. I will however, overcome this, and be the successful individual that I was once before all the bad habits started to set in.

Saltare.
March 8th, 2010, 03:35 PM
I'm a normal teenager. I deal with drama, text, wreak havoc on unsuspecting WalMart customers...

I got to church every Sunday(Not in the morning. Youth Group at night) and hang out with my friends.

dc_united
March 9th, 2010, 04:05 PM
Currently, I wake up feeling like ****, go to school feeling like ****, go home feeling like ****, kick the soccer ball around feeling like ****, go to bed feeling like ****, and then repeat that whole process. 'Best years of my life' my balls.

Though within the last week I decided to quit behaving like a 12 year old girl and punched a locker, looked on the sunny side, went out and applied for some jobs, and then partied. It didn't work.

'--What with the poor local job market, and the fact that Maryland's education system is designed so that the average student will only get accepted to in-state universities, but guess when the state government decides to tell us seniors this: right when we're getting rejection letters up the ass from colleges! Hooray Maryland! I'm glad I applied to only two Maryland schools!--'

I've wanted to improve the lives of kids in this country by becoming a teacher, but apparently the country wants me to be another griping bullet cushion working at a dead-end job with a pregnant girlfriend and living off credit cards. I never thought I'd say this, but if it wasn't for MLS, my friends, and cousins, I'd hate my life a lot more then I already do.

Hm, it felt pretty good getting this off my shoulders.

luf100
March 9th, 2010, 04:37 PM
Also I've been thinking about which colleges I might want to go to. Even though I have no desire to go to college, but whatever. I'm thinking if I have to go I might as well go far. I've had California on my mind for a while, but I'm still not sure. I really don't even know what I want to be for certain. I'd love to just marry rich and mooch off them for the rest of my life, but I figure I shouldn't put all my hopes on that.Pretty much this...

I don't want to just go to university/college and get a job and go to it every day and that's my life. I want to actually do things. Sadly it's harder than it sounds to just go off and do things. Right now I'm in my last year of high school, so I'm (kind of) focused on that right now.

General Bravo
March 10th, 2010, 11:43 AM
Even though I don't live in a basement with every game system ever made and 40 computers, much of my time is spent gaming. I never see my in-school friends outside of school, and my friends from other schools I don't see much(but Facebook FTW).
I have few friends at school, and they're fairly low on the social ladder. Simply put, in the battle for social status that occurred in middle school, I lost.
I may go to college, but TBH I never get straight A's, or even always A's and B's. I'm only in sophomore year, but that combined with me never having done any sports because I suck at most of them and don't know how to play the rest makes me doubt that any college will ever accept me.
Love life? **** it to hell, nothing ever works out, I can't even get phone numbers anymore. One of several efforts in life I've simply abandoned due to my own ineptitude.
BUT
I was reading before most other kids, I went and learned nearly everything there was to know about dinosaurs before I was 9, I usually excel in science and history, I have been told I have great ability when it comes to public speaking, and some aptitude tests I've taken show I wouldn't be half bad at advertising. So at this point, my life could well go either way. No reason to stop hoping.

Cold Fusion
March 10th, 2010, 11:51 AM
I'm a normal teenager really just trying to have as much fun as I possibly can (if I'm not to lazy to do so) with friends and family while concentrating on my school work. I'm deciding what collage I'm going to, though I'm not sure which yet. But I'm soon choosing my options soon so I'm giving that a big think over. I know that I am choosing Art so yeah....that's a start. Yay!

TheGearofWar
March 10th, 2010, 11:53 AM
I have a lot of purpose in life. I get really irritable otherwise. I try to keep myself as preoccupied with stuff as possible, mainly for health reasons that I'm not interested in disclosing.

With my life right now, I'm finishing my four classes that I'm taking via online right now, I plan on finishing this summer and taking my remaining classes required to graduate, so I'll graduate high school around this Novemberish, and after that I plan on college scouting the region for one, hopefully in Chicago but if all else fails in southwest Michigan so that I'm within frequent-visiting range of Chicago at least but with in-state tuition.

Oh, but at the moment I'm going through some ACT prep workshops because I plan on taking the ACT sometime this summer - hopefully between my class schedules for maximum study-age, but if I bomb those (which I'm dreading), I will likely retake them again later this fall before I graduate, then just go from there.

Right now I'm actually in an "indecisive" fix, which it doesn't really sound like.

And my social life is healthy. I spend a lot of time on the computer for school reasons and the fact that I live in deep country, but go out almost every weekend into the metro.

/lifestory

imveryhungry
March 10th, 2010, 05:36 PM
Complaining about video games i've never played on an image board

TheRichar
March 10th, 2010, 05:40 PM
Good question :)... hmm... where ever destiny takes me to

jmadude
March 10th, 2010, 08:46 PM
Well I'm currently in my last year of school and have made A's and B's throughout the school years. Although I busted my butt I have a decent social life, you know going out with friends, having my girlfriend drag me into movies that always make me look inside my pants to make sure I'm still a man, and getting mad at my parents. I am planning on becoming a lawyer even though it takes like 8 years to get a master's degree but I've been told that I am a very persuasive speaker and a competent debater.

Mario The World Champion
March 10th, 2010, 09:19 PM
I honestly have no life right now. I'm pretty much scraping the bottom of the barrel. I got laid off last year and haven't found a job since, I still live at home, I have no friends, my Dad passed away 6 months ago, my self esteem is non-existent, I have some thoughts of suicide, I have no self worth and I fear what the future holds for me.

I wish my brother still had that handgun he taunted me with when I was younger.

Throat
March 11th, 2010, 02:32 AM
I live my life a fair way. I got off biologic sciences course for personal reasons. Just waiting for next year to do some other thing. I'm usually on my own, but I can be quite social.

Found this forum and now I'm spending time on it.

chapter16
March 15th, 2010, 05:58 AM
I went to college and studied business administration and specialized selling. Worked at bars and night clubs for a while, and now I work at a home decor store. I rarely have a day off, but when I DO have free time, I play video games, hang out with my boyfriend, watch movies, go to shows...the usual.

Loki
March 15th, 2010, 11:59 AM
I'm wasting my life on PC, as you can see. xD
... And focusing on highschool/choir/student council/tennis.

Guillermo
March 16th, 2010, 03:16 AM
I've decided where I want to be going with my life to a point, but not completely. I know I want an apprenticeship for a trade, and join the Air Force, as either a pilot or an engineer.

Right now, I'm not doing much. Passing my subjects in school and enjoying myself. I'm going to apply for a job this month, probably.