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This post was published more than 13 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. Not everything that is old is bad. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured.

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might very well have changed in the 13 years since I wrote this post. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find pretty embarrassing today.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

There is tremendous value in having a loser friend – someone far worse off than you, who is slightly in awe and worshipful of your life. You complain about this friend constantly and your other friends get annoyed and say, “I don’t get it. Why are you still friends with that person?”

So everybody has a loser friend, then? I thought it was just me. But there we go.

This 286th post was filed under: Headliner.

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