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yukonjack

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Yes it is, but when someone goes from being 200lbs over weight to 100lbs overweight should they be criticized that they aren't trying hard enough because they didn't drop it all instantly? Or that they obviously don't care about their health because they are still overweight but have hit the weight loss wall and can't drop it like before?

Not everyone can just quit.. Lord knows I tried. And then when I did start again it was worse than before I tried to quit.

I don't believe in criticizing people for trying just because I personally find what works for them to be silly or less than ideal, and yet this is what society does all the time by labeling things as "gay" or "[current derogatory label of the time]".

Not tying to criticize. Just wondering and pontificating a bit. But isn't everything in life a choice?
 

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Yes it is, but when someone goes from being 200lbs over weight to 100lbs overweight should they be criticized that they aren't trying hard enough because they didn't drop it all instantly? Or that they obviously don't care about their health because they are still overweight but have hit the weight loss wall and can't drop it like before?

Not everyone can just quit.. Lord knows I tried. And then when I did start again it was worse than before I tried to quit.

I don't believe in criticizing people for trying just because I personally find what works for them to be silly or less than ideal, and yet this is what society does all the time by labeling things as "gay" or "[current derogatory label of the time]".
you can quit.
 

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Not offering any judgement just reporting 1st hand comments and observations from business owners in Antonito Colorado where I'm at right now. Town of 1500 people with three legal dispensaries.
There is a help wanted sign at every business. We have been to the grocery, and two restaurants with help wanted signs in the windows.
We asked the folks that waited on our table or checked us out at the grocers and they said since the dispensaries became legal, they can't keep an employee. The owners basically cook, bus tables, wait tables, or check people out at the grocer. Folks come to work, get a paycheck and go away for a week or two then come back looking for another week or two work, then disappear again.
Again not being judgmental, just reporting the facts in my Colorado location. Others may vary.

I was just in Antonito last month if you're talking Conejos county. It's a ghost town and I think its closer to 800 people living there. Small towns are dead here too. Haven't seen an isolated thriving town of 800 in OK with ready to work teenagers in a few years.

All those little dead border towns are now getting dispensaries to compete with Trinidad in getting New Mejicans coming over. the border to buy. Saves a long drive to Trindad or having to buy from Reyes' Hydroponic Camper Trailer out on the mesa, what with the screaming kids and pit bulls chained to tires and all that. I wonder if they'd even have a need to hire labor at restaurants if not for the increased weed tourism.

Granted I wouldn't want even my sleepy little town to simply be a border stop for out of state stoners if I lived there. 3 dispensaries in a town of 800 is ridiculous. Reminds me of the trashy LIQUOR/TATTOOS in Siloam Springs right at the state line before OK legalized tattooing. Another big reason why it should be legal in all 50 states.
 

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If I was young and lived in a town of 800 and I had the options of:

- leaving town and working for better money
- not working, watching cartoons, jerking off, and eating cheetos
- wiping hoddy's french fry crumbs off his table for $10 per

then that's the order i'd choose them. I see that dynamic in every rural area I go to.
 

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If I was young and lived in a town of 800 and I had the options of:

- leaving town and working for better money
- not working, watching cartoons, jerking off, and eating cheetos
- wiping hoddy's french fry crumbs off his table for $10 per

then that's the order i'd choose them. I see that dynamic in every rural area I go to.

Don’t let your dreams be dreams homie. The future is yours for the taking.
 

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