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Brian Pollak
Attended Elizabeth Forward High School
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Pretension. The downside of being better than everyone else is that people tend to assume you're pretentious. So nobody wanted to listen to your prog-rock science fiction opera based on the life of Nikolas Tesla? It's not you; it's them. If you're smarter than everyone and you know it, ...
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As I like to say to some (particular) close folks of mine... "Never level yourself by low"...
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Any suggestions?

I have a wedding to attend tomorrow.  It's a friend of mine and a work acquaintance -- small town.  Anyhow, I'm seated at "the singles table," and I'm looking for ways to entertain myself.  I am not afraid to talk to the strangers, and don't mind coming across a bit weird, but I don't want to scare anyone.  What can I do for fun?
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What have you done in the past that has scared people?

Some people have said I'm intimidating, or odd or weird... However, no one has ever admitted to me that I'd scared them.
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Like other, I love this app. My feature requests are for an easy way to hear the top stories and popular stories (ones that many others have flagged as interesting). Chromecast support would also be great. Thank you!
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+Brian Pollak thanks for the feedback, we're always looking for ways to improve our story suggestions, and as for Chromecast, it's here!

Grab v1.1 on the App Store or Google Play and start casting!
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It's been a long time coming.  Couldn't be more pleased to see the man behind the curtain.
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funny, but so true- LP
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Why?  1982 wasn't that long ago.  You can ask people who actually played the game.  It was awful.  I remember; I was there.

Rather than a backhoe, consider using a 2600 emulator and downloading the ROM.
Hidden for three decades in a landfill deep in the New Mexico desert lie thousands of Atari cartridges from what is widely believed to be worst vid
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A friend and I rented the movie Lucy this weekend.  Although the movie itself left a lot to be desired, two quotes resonated with the INTJ in me.

“It’s funny, I used to be so concerned with who I was and what I wanted to be, and now that I have access to the furthest reaches of my brain, I see things clearly and realize that what makes us “us” — it’s primitive. They’re all obstacles."

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“I don’t feel pain, fear, desire. It’s like all things that make us human are fading away. It’s like the less human I feel, all this knowledge about everything, quantum physics, applied mathematics, the infinite capacity of the cell’s nucleus, they’re all exploding inside my brain.”

Did anyone else see this movie and have a similar response?
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Never seen it. But who ever felt human?? 
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I think that one of our sisters has outed herself.

If you have about an hour to kill... enjoy.
Episode 181. Will brings the case against his friend Moby. Moby has constructed a "friendship and acquaintance theory" that helps her navigate the relationships in her life. She's entirely upfront about which people in her life are acquaintances, and which are friends.
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Do you enjoy watching professional sports?  I've never been bitten by the spectator sports bug, and I'm wondering if it's an INTJ thing.
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Like second hand smoke, I passively inhale cricket and rugby on occasion. I would actually go to a stadium and watch a game if accompanied by good mates and good beer.
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Do you know if anyone is missing a white male pit bull? One is roaming around Heritage Hills.
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:-(
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Well done.
 
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Can't wait to take the girls to see +Jim Gaffigan later this month.  Anyone have suggestions for other things to do or places to eat in Bethlehem, PA before the show begins?
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Work
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Internal Medicine Physician
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Quality improvement projects.
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Education
  • Elizabeth Forward High School
    1984 - 1988
  • University of Notre Dame
    Biology, 1988 - 1992
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    Medicine, 1992 - 1996
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Internal Medicine, 1996 - 1999
  • University of New Mexico
    Geriatrics, 1999 - 2000
A group of us rented two canoes for a couple hours. The gentle breeze made it difficult for some of the younger ones to row. The staff were very patient and helpful. Everyone had a good time. We would do it again.
Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
We did a 3 1/2 hour ride to Lake Moss with a few kids ages 7-15. Everyone loved it. The horses were gentle. The staff were patient with our group of novice riders. We would definitely go again.
Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
We are novices riding horses. The ride started right on time. The staff were very knowledgeable and patient. The horses are gentle and appear to be well cared for. The group size was about 10 riders and one horse-drawn wagon (for younger kids). The trail through the woods was beautiful. I would recommend this hour long ride for other riding novices.
Appeal: Very GoodFacilities: GoodService: Very Good
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Good place for pizza and pasta after a day of doing the ropes course.
Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Excellent
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Visiting on vacation. Huge menu. Very good food. Very courteous, fast staff. I would definitely go here again.
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Quality: Very GoodFacilities: Very GoodService: Very Good
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Food: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
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