Wednesday, May 6, 2015

WEIRD PEOPLE - IWSG - WRITERS!






So...does it make you insecure to think you're 'WEIRD'? Me personally, I plan to embrace it. Maybe that will help me just 'get over it' and put that story out there. How about you?

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19 comments:

  1. >>... does it make you insecure to think you're 'WEIRD'?

    No, because I'm not weird.

    ~ D-FensDogG
    'Loyal American Underground'

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    1. In the immortal words of your good friend with the explosive nickname; 'That's what you think!"

      And also in complete agreement with said friend; 'that's what makes you so special - your weirdness!'

      Ha, ha ha! ;-)

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  2. I love weird people, and am a proud member of the society :)

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    1. You sing it loud and proud sistah!

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  3. I might just be a little weird, but not IMO, and have always trusted my own instincts more than what others tell me is acceptable. I was a black sheep that left the fold, and a latent bohemian. . an environmentalist and I live in the Pacific Northwest. . .rain country.

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    1. I believe wholeheartedly I trusting my own instincts, unless of course, they're wrong. I don't view being a little weird as a 'bad thing', as I stated above, 'I embrace it'. Never really want to follow 'the crowd'. Never really want to be just another sheep. and I never, Never NEVER want to do, say, be, something just because it will make me NOT weird.

      'A latent bohemian'...I love it!

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    1. That's what I'm thinking, in a good way, of course.

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  5. I've always been a little weird, I'm good with it. Lol. And I love seeing the weirdness come out in my kids too!

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    1. Another good place to applaud weirdness. Teaching your children to be individuals (wierdos) is a 'good thing' IMO. They need to klearn at an early age to think and do for themselves. Of course they need guidance in this and a firm foundation on the right track, but individualism in it's own right can never be a bad thing. I do think it's important that children be taught to really, Really, REALLY think for themselves. A bad example today, IMO, is so many young people tattooing themselves up as a form of individualistic expression. Are you kidding me? Even if you have a really unique, individual tattoo idea, it has become so commonplace today, I personally, have a hard time seeing it as individualistic expression.

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  6. I embrace my weirdness, but I think most people think I'm pretty normal. That is until they get to know me well. Everybody's weird I think.

    Arlee Bird
    A to Z Challenge Co-host

    Tossing It Out

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    1. Playing on what Lee wrote:

      Everyone is normal until you get to know them.
      ~ Dave Sim


      That applies to everyone except me. I'm still normal even AFTER you get to know me.

      ~ D-FensDogG

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    2. But normally one would probably not get to know you because if they did then that would be weird.

      Arlee Bird
      A to Z Challenge Co-host

      Tossing It Out

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    3. In the immortal words of FAE - 'We are all weird in our own right.' Ha, ha, ha!

      Sometimes when we get to know someone their own personal weirdness might make complete sense or seem so far off the charts that all we can do is say; YIKES!

      But, then there is the theory of, ;do we ever REALLY get to know someone, especially in this virtual world that we call the blogosphere. Everyone shows you who they want you to see. Creates an image that they hope you will admire/sympathize or empathize with/love or something. Who is the real person behind the words? Does anybody really know?

      Now, how weird is all of THAT?

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  7. Okay, if we're using the definition as given in Jacob Norby's quote, then I qualify on several levels. Not unlike the descriptive prologue to Christmas Island, it borders enchantment. I think of Aesop or Fractured Fairy Tales, and the often explained away quirkiness that could healthily pass as weird. Go ahead, talk like a squirrel. Not only am I most proud to be considered 'wierd,' having begun that quest when I dove from my crib to the liitle pink marble on the floor, I am proud to be damn weird. I prefer being normal only on Saturday - no explanation available.

    Does it make me feel insecure? Of course not.

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    1. Good for you. But,, why make an exception on Saturday. I tried being normal once, but found I was bored to tears. Also, my friends all abandoned me wondering what had gotten into me. Ha, ha, ha!

      Being weird (or ourselves) shouldn't make us insecure in the least little bit. On the contrary, at least for me, being something I'm not...now there is an insecure soup.

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  8. Oh I'm as crazy as can be, and in case you couldn't tell, it sure as heck doesn't bother me lol

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    1. It's been obvious from the start
      That the cat doesn't give one little fart
      As to what the world thinks of him or his writing
      He seems secure in the thought that it is he who will do all the biting.

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  9. I've always been weird. I can't imagine why anyone would choose to be normal.

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