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Living alone [Mar. 29th, 2002|04:31 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
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I've never lived alone.

Summary of my living situations:
Feb 1980: live with 2 others (parents)
Apr 1982: up to 3; brother ryan
Sep 1988: up to 4; brother cole
Sep 1998: down to 1; just Rode
home for summer: back to 4. ahhh.
Sep 1999: down to 1 again; Eli.
home for summer: back to 4. ahhh.
Sep 2000: 11... OMFG.
Apr 2001: down to 2; kenji and chuck
Mar 2002: back to 4. ahhhh.
Few hours ago: family left for baseball game. Inner peace!
Few minutes ago: back to 4. ahhhhh.

Next Monday: Ich werde allein wohnen. Nachdem, auch.

I just like my quiet hackin' environment. I don't really hate people. Honest! ;-P
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[User Picture]From: ellenlouise
2002-03-29 04:39 pm (UTC)
are you going to be living alone in Dresden? I had never lived alone until just a little under a month ago. I thought I would hate it...until I lived with 6 other people and wanted to die. I wouldn't rule out having a roommate again, in fact I would like it, but I'm through with massive living situations (11!! hell no).

I actually highly recommend living alone. You can always go out and see your friends or invite them over. And then the only shit you have to deal with is your own (which can be bad enough sometimes).

This is a totally cliche commentary on living alone.

Touche.
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[User Picture]From: brad
2002-03-29 04:48 pm (UTC)
Hey! No combining two replies into one! You especially can't comment on and older entry and reference events in the future... that's like, impossible! :-P
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[User Picture]From: ellenlouise
2002-03-29 04:57 pm (UTC)
Who says you get to make the rules? Do you think you invented LiveJournal, or something?

Jeez.
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[User Picture]From: jkkatt
2002-03-29 09:30 pm (UTC)
Hee hee Actually....

~~KK
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[User Picture]From: calliste
2002-03-29 04:43 pm (UTC)
Oh, so you're not sharing a room with anyone? Good for you. Sharing a room with someone would soo piss me off =) But then I'm spoiled.
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[User Picture]From: walltalker
2002-03-29 05:33 pm (UTC)
Ich verstehe.

11, WHAT THE FUCK!?! My God!
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[User Picture]From: jessicka
2002-03-29 05:37 pm (UTC)
Despite leading a mostly solitary existence, I've never lived alone either. I realized recently it's possible I never will. I think I'll go write a journal entry of my own about that now... gracias por la inspiración. :)
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[User Picture]From: graceadieu
2002-03-29 06:05 pm (UTC)

ELEVEN?!

Who in the world were the 11 people??
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[User Picture]From: mart
2002-03-29 06:10 pm (UTC)

Re: ELEVEN?!

I'm going to take a wild guess that it was the house with four digits which had a LiveJournal shared account named after it. Do you want to try every combination of four digits on userinfo.bml? ;)

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[User Picture]From: graceadieu
2002-03-29 09:36 pm (UTC)

Re: ELEVEN?!

LOL Well that is better than my initial guess...which was that Brad was counting his personal computers as people! :)
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[User Picture]From: snarble
2002-03-29 10:27 pm (UTC)

Re: ELEVEN?!

5251
found it :P
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[User Picture]From: fireheart
2002-03-30 12:13 am (UTC)

14 days!

Neat, you are exactly 14 days older than I.

I am easily amused.
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[User Picture]From: riskygrl
2002-03-30 07:40 am (UTC)
I've never lived alone, either. I've always been miserable living with other people, but I can't imagine living on my own for some reason. Never thought about that. Interesting. Maybe it's time to take a deep look into myself. Or something.
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[User Picture]From: i
2002-03-30 02:21 pm (UTC)
hey brad. i wanted to go to la to tell you in person, but here's my addition to all the fawning adoration i'm sure you enjoyed there.

thank you for live journal.

that's all. i won't waste your time.
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[User Picture]From: paris_of_priam
2002-03-31 05:29 am (UTC)
Once you get a taste of the living alone thing, you can NEVER go back. (Something to be warned about!)

Oh yeah, and I wanted to thank you for livejournal too! You probably feel like Steve Wozniac by now? Who'd have thought that something you tinkered together in your garage would ever turn into something so BIG?!
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[User Picture]From: mandapandawong
2002-04-01 05:56 pm (UTC)
hmm...you said that your brother (cole) is the same age as me. in a sense, he is, but my birthday was this past saturday so i'm older than him. :) i'm sure you don't care, but oh well...

thanks for e-mailing me after you read my letter. :) i was actually surprised that you even bothered to read it... let alone read it and compliment me on something.
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[User Picture]From: mandapandawong
2002-04-01 06:01 pm (UTC)
duhrr i meant that to be commented on the post after this one... whoops, i'm sorry.
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