I prefer not to speculate further on the attributes of a man I have never known, so I'll leave off my discussion of him here. Plus, I faint at the sight of the blood. For every step forward, you take a step back. I mean, there must be like 100 kids out there, perhaps thousands. I wonder, is there anyway I could get the serial killer experience without actually killing or harming humans? I informed her that this was nice and that this was exactly why I was staying inside. I could be outgoing, funny, and social. Every recess for the rest of the year I went outside. Why do kids go to school? So many things went wrong! All in all, I imagine it was very a good thing that my mom left him and went to live with my Grandfather, which brings me to the next chapter of my life. I imagine her frustration had been building for quite sometime and it was inevitable that I was going to face her wrath. Kenny, I'm going to kill myself if you don't shut up. The dream quickly fell apart as my complete lack of experience made a head-on collision with my complete lack of stress coping skills. These malfunctions come out as gibberish humans incorrectly refer to as baby talk. Set aside any biases, hold back any prejudices and save judgment for later. This is when my psychological issues take hold. Most bullying is done by normal humans that don't perceive the extent of what they're doing. Is it hyperintelligent flying penguin? This is a quiz i made. It's not that you cant do that, believe me, there are people that can and do, it's just that the world wont let you. Between the ages 16 and 18 I systematically destroyed my ties to the world. All hail the Free Barney Masons! I have a lot of memories from this period of my life, all of them positive. What am I? I imagine this is not because he was a particularly bad person it's just that only the strong memories stick in a four years old mind. Without the prying eyes of a mom that expected me to act a certain way I was able to be myself. When the time came, I ventured forth into the school with determination and I imagine much swagger. I'd have like this really deep reason why and people would be like "wow dude, I never realized interviews were so stupid.". I'm never going to engage in the world unless I connect with it and to connect with it I have to be myself. One day we would get coverage on TechCrunch and everyone would be like: Fuck. At the time, I hadn't spoken to him in three years. Holy shit I got it, I'll be a serial killer actor! I should take up drinking, move to Southern Idaho and develop paranoid theories about black op government organizations. Hint: Lead Pencil . I cant pivot from developer to marketer and back again. Underwater the world was quiet, calm, predictable, and above all, free of hostile human voices. I had/have no non-productive interests and if the need arises I can occupy myself for a day or two by staring at a wall. Want to avoid going to a concert because loud noise overwhelms you? In contrast to checkers, learning chess is not linear. Although I have since learned to replicate the quiet of showers with the power of headphones. He died in Feb 2010, only a month after my Grandfather's passing. I was kind of depressed. It is very dangerous to bond with things that people see you use. I'm not going to do a lengthy analysis of the games but I feel it's worth briefly addressing some common ignorance about them. Some picture a Howard Hughes type, they imagine man that harvests his fignernails and wears tinfoil hats to keep the aliens out. I played the shy closed off kid that didn't know how to express his emotions verbally. You start being fake by default. First things first, to become myself, I'm going to have to first learn to be myself. I wondered if they would hire me. I had a cold. It's inevitable that anyone different starts to feel isolated and rejected by the world. My new found abilities made me feel super human but they decreased my ability to connect with the world. Outside was where the noisy kids just went. I had no idea how I was going to get through this five days a week. Falseness has a way of growing until the real you ceases to exist. I had a mail app, a design app, a full-time job, a design discussion site, a game, and I wanted to launch a blog. Ultimately though, the meaning behind my name is what I give to it. Self-help books gather dust because I don’t know if they actually address a problem I have. If you'd like to comment or just say hello: @k_2052 or k@2052.me. Despite my best efforts, I never became more than a strong junior at chess OTB. Mentally ill humans are well, mental. In checkers, I could talk to the World Champion. I learned to shut the fuck up and be someone else. I remember being so terrified at the prospect of a visit that I would wet myself. Pencil lead. I was exhausted and I was disheartened at my failure but confident that it was a fluke caused by poor coding skills and a lack of experience. We can always figure out how to flame me later. I was not going to be beat by some stupid human emotional weakness. It’s time to out myself: I am a high-functioning shut-in. I am taken from a mine, and shut up in a wooden case, from which I am never released, and yet I am used by almost everybody. One day when I was ready, I'd flip the switch in my brain, turn on "new Kenny mode" and then off I'd go into the great wide world. The champions were playing in the same place as me. I was an island and I was God. You cease to be you and become the sum of labels. Being a comedy buff had paid off I guess. I didn't need anyone. My father was a deadbeat, a drug addict, a loser, I'd be nothing like him. Which subway is the igaawoo tree on? Man this writing shit is emotionally difficult. Relevance. It's important that I test my social skills, that I make sure I quantify and measure my progress at every turn. I know that no matter how shitty my emotions tell me things are, that it's not actually that bad. The labels others give us become our easiest means to avoid hostility. 1. Is it a plane? I'm to going to be open and have a open mind. Find information about when an employee can be directed to take paid and unpaid annual leave during a shut down in your award by selecting from the list below. The harassment for being the weird kid and the pressure from coaches/teammates to play at my perceived level (I was quite good but also didn't give a shit about winning) simply got to be too much and I gradually quit all sports. I thought, I'll study web-dev seriously for a year or two and then return to set the world on fire. Kenny, the divorce is not your fault. The one on one attention from my mom (who was struggling to leave drugs behind and thus not working) is likely the basis of much of my cognitive development. It wasn't long before they added more labels. I had bonded immensely with my books. I felt like I was finally taken control of my life. All these factors combine to create quite the eclectic community 3. I am not a geek and have no idea about the inner workings of computers, but have been using Macs a long time. The name would eventually start to be associated with effeminate gay men. I was so very stupid for thinking otherwise. Yeah, failure is normal, but what I do is more like failing to fail. There are Skype chats, phone calls, app deployments, support tickets and Apple submission processes. I felt free! On the board I could communicate! I'll code for six months without a break. Rick was a retired lawyer, former world class correspondence chess player and Virginia state chess champion. All through that schoolyear I became thoroughly aware that I was different. Now we can get some actual learning done. Neurotypical people do not spend every waking moment studying the thing they love. I'm dropping my name and following in the footsteps of FM-2030 by changing my name to something I choose. To restart or shut down a locked-up computer, you can try pressing special key combinations. Shut up, it makes me awesome. People would like my designs and I'd be in all the css galleries. My new found motivation gradually dissipates as my commitments pile up and I fail to take action on the things that matter. Hell, I even said hello to drag queens in the elevator 1. I eventually learned not just to fake certain behavior but to completely turn myself off. I remember being terrified to go on visits with him. Underwater I just was. They talk, they lack reflectivity and they laugh when you make funny faces. During my twelfth year I developed an intense interest in anomalous and fringe science. I am taken from a mine, and shut up in a wooden case, from which I am never released and yet I am used by almost everybody. All these other humans need breaks or suffer from burnouts. Funny how names do that, they're like a pendulum, one generation a name cane mean masculinity, and the next not. My lack of socializing wasn't a fault, it was a strength. shut-in. Instead of fighting an uphill battle against meanings, let us leave the words we know behind and introduce a new one. I'd become completely fake and never let anyone in. They blur together and I often have trouble distinguishing between what really happened and what my brain has inserted to fill in the blanks. Fade away completely. Your baby is trying to speak properly, maybe you should do the same. You only have one type of piece. But that would hurt people and seeing people in pain takes all the fun out of death. Sorry for not being open enough. All other things are just distractions. MIKE! I'd wink, grin slightly, and say: "hard work". I thought maybe it was medical issues so I started walking five miles a day 3 and taking vitamins. They were both drug users and to escape the drug usage my mom left him. There is nothing special in my choice of the letter K. Although, in many languages Kay means "water" which is very apt, considering my life long obsession with water. All these commitments were zapping me of autonomy. I had already been the type of person that constantly analyzed human behavior but now I made it a full time project. Grow up man, it's just a fictional battle in my head. Believe me, forced hellos are enough to make any kid into a sociopath. There was no me time. You avoid running into people. On the board I could be aggressive. I gradually gave up on trying to fit in and focused on pretending to fit in. after 3 years of this, i dont do much of anything besides sit and compute......i dont know what to do to get out of it. How much she will harass me if she finds out I have an emotional problem? My mom leaned on me for emotional support and responded to any of my cries for help by blaming herself and threatening suicide. My only real insights into my Father have been gleamed through other family members and my brief visit with him eleven years ago. "What is my purpose?" I was so very wrong. I have zero contact with my Father's side of the family; so what little I know about my early years are fragments gleaned from memories and from my Mom. My impression has been confirmed by my mom. I entered the world on June 15th, 1990 at sometime in the afternoon. By the time I had paid off freelancers and refunded angry clients, I had netted about $2500 over six months. After some reflection, I have decided my current name is legacy. I would be a Gemini. You know all the quotes, phrases, logic, rationalizations and flashes of epiphany that you'll swallow hook line and sinker. How could I connect to another human when it wasn't even me they were connecting with. But then they would be in a lot of pain and probably not talkative. Jeremiah commanded Baruch, saying, I am shut up — It is not said, that “he was shut up in prison” at this time: but barely that he was shut up, or confined, as עצור signifies, that is, under some such confinement, or restraint, as precluded his going to the house of the Lord. If utilities are disconnected for nonpayment, they often can't be turned back on unless the previous delinquency is paid, and this places a … At the time I knew a bit of french, but discovered that adults didn't allow children to speak french. After all, I'll be a super wealthy actor. I was a damn good coder. President-elect Joe Biden said he would not shut down the economy as the US continues to struggle under the weight of the coronavirus pandemic. That was a few weeks ago. Unfortunately, I have psychological issues (and unfriendly humans) that have made it impossible. I could do that. facepalm I thought, I'm six, I'm too old for this shit. Probably not though, because Southern Idaho is too much like Utah and paranoia is just so much work. I only know that these issues manifested themselves when I started university. Moving to the cabin afforded me a lot of quiet time for expanding my imagination and exploring the nearby woods. It didn't work. I was good for my age at all the games I tried but it was checkers that drew my interest. The point is that you cant just up and quit the world. It felt like a green day 2. Perhaps taking it upon themselves to murder our classroom and wipe the scourge of them from the face of the planet; but I wasn't taken any chances getting caught in the crossfire of an epic school battleground. Life-study of Genesis, chapter 114 I wonder, how do they get the plastic rods through the wood? 1. confined to one's home, a hospital, etc., as from illness. Gradually you learn to turn off who you are and to become the labels you need to survive. I pushed the feeling deep down and I felt better for a bit, but it was short lived. I had an elaborate and detailed fantasy world that I obsessed over. I'm not drawing silly lines in the sand but rather maintaining a constant awareness of what I am. Why in the world would I follow them? I'm questioning everything about myself and getting to the heart of what I am. I was angry and pissed off at the world for rejecting me. It takes a "special" type of person to be willing to be push everything and everyone away until nothing is left. Being different means constant pressure from culture to conform. taken from a mine and shut in a wooden case and yet used by almost everybody what am I. Cant I just learn this on my own? This sub is moderated by the South Asian Mental Health Alliance (SAMHAA), a non-profit society dedicated to mental health stigma reduction through skill development and community building. You know all the right things to say to make you feel good. My early years are not something my mom talks about much, I guess it's too painful. The only side effect was that Jason had grown an extraordinary amount of hair; something researchers in a Texas pharma lab would independently discover years later and market as a cure for baldness. I have never known my Dad. I spent hours watching and listening to stand up comedy. In my world, I was a benevolent dictator that was loved and admired by all. I studied perhaps 8-9 hours a day and had few other interests; swimming, reading science books, ok so I guess I only had a couple other interests. In checkers, masters mop the floor with weak amateurs. They'll realize something is wrong when he or she grows up to be a serial killer. My favorite genre of games were memory games, more specifically, matching games. I know what you're thinking, "failure is normal". They are not cognitive like my other memories. Then one day we get this new dude on from Britain and he wouldn't know how we worked so he'd feel all apprehensive. I was better than those weak humans that needed other humans. Although, there wasn't much too quit by this point. Everyone promptly burst out laughing at the adorable five year old. To my horror I begin to discover that even those with similar interests weren't like me. I either had to come back to society or separate completely. As I started to analyze myself using my re-discovered approach I realized that I was going to have change everything. Where there is weird, they will appear. We made terrible technology choices, we should have gone with tech instead of tech. I felt rejected by everyone. Dick himself, had been teased endlessly for his unfortunate first name and he in turn, took out that pain on Jason. this not only keeps me inside but pushes them away. When I was born humanity already had labels ready for me. Occasionally I'll wake up and say: "This is the day". I now realize that to fix myself, I'm going to have to be myself; and to be myself, I'm going to face myself. The last four years of my life have been a series of failures. Depression started to make me feel helpless. A riddle,I am taken from a mine,and shut up in a wooden case,from which I am never released,and yet I am used by almost everybody.What am I? via GIPHY. Was this another thing society told me that was utterly wrong? Share Tweet. I mean, I cant even budge them. His home base, the place where we would live, was a cabin in Idyllwild CA, a small town nestled in the mountains above Palm Springs. 01/14/2014 08:37 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017 I would like to tell you about a theory I've developed, in the past two years or so, about a certain brand of people I like to call "lighthouses." Had I been lied to again? I'm pressing play. Look at all those Github repos, look at my Chesscube rating, look at all those lines of code, look at what I can code, look at how much I know! Often preferring to be at home rather than go out, or unable able to leave their home due to old age, illness, or something else. I had never ever been depressed, it's why I could survive emotionally as a shut-in. Below you will be able to find all taken from a mine and shut in a wooden case and yet used by almost everybody what am I.This is an excellent riddle which is tricky at the same time. I avoided him and continually planned to re-initiate contact when success found me, success never found me and I never did re-initiate contact. I spent the next school year avoiding my one school "friend", a hyperactive kid that managed to injure himself for my entertainment at least twice. He works here every weekend and he has never bothered asking about the lights? If that fails, then we get rid of it or kill it. Plus, the first four years of my life had been way too noisy, I needed some quiet. and why? Not only was I being socially rejected but my step-dad used me as an excuse for the divorce. When you're fake with someone all the time you don't bond with them and you cease to care 2 much about them, they in turn, cease to care about you. I have an uncanny ability to do things day after day, regardless of whether or not the habit is positive. Only with less french. 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