Anything GOOD ever happen at a 20 H.S. reunion?

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  1. eliasbboy

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    For some reason, I am sick to my stomach about going this weekend. I'm actually VERY shy in my head, but I always say fuck it and don't act like it. Back when I used to dabble in standup, I would be physically ill in the hours leading up to a show.:jj: Meeting me you'd never guess in a million years I was shy.

    Just thinking about it now, my face is hot and I have a knot in my stomach.:hide:

    Then again, if I don't go I'll be kicking myself in the ass and beating myself up for being such a pussy.:banghead:
     
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    Mine was a multiyear reunion, picnic. It totally changed my life for the better.
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    i didnt go to mine, fuck them people
     
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    I can't think of anyone from High School that I am not in touch with that I want to see.
     
  5. eliasbboy

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    Go to your 30th. Mine was a blast. Probably should have gone to my 20th.
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    turns out to be a competition, who needs that BS

    id rather do a few bong rips and listen to classic rock from 20 years ago
     
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    I blew mine off with glee. The one guy I gave a shit about (best friend since age 5) is now dead, so I prolly won't go to 25, 30 or whatever.
     
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    I feel like that whenever I sing karaoke... :puke:

    Mine is not till 2015, thank fuck.
    I have gone to zero reunions so far, but I feel like I should go to the 20...if anyone is left.

    I have never seen the benefit of one, since it seems to lead to comparing yourself to others.
    Just seems futile to me.

    Are you bringing the whole fam?
     
  10. eliasbboy

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    I am on the phone as I'm typing this ordering the ticket. I'm going to throw up.

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    i guess if the star jock with the attitude comes back and is a quadriplegic you can gleen some satisfaction from that
     
  12. eliasbboy

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    The competition stuff I could not care less about. If I was homeless or a billionaire the stress is the same. I have zero ego to speak of, and I don't think I've been jealous since 3rd grade when Peter Hirsh got the full Castle Grayskull playset for his birthday in November, and i had to wait until Christmas.

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    I just get a knot in my stomach the size of a butterball turkey.:jj: I was ignoring all the mail and invites, but I've been getting hammered on Facebook by a lot of friends to go.
     
  13. eliasbboy

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    :rofl:

    I'm sure a bunch of people are going to be asking if I ever made it/tried it/failed at standup because that was the road I was on. Truth is I just kinda gave up on it. It was fun, but the lifestyle is shit. You are NEVER home, live like a vampire, and after the age of 25 or so, that just didn't seem to be as much fun as it used to. I'm glad I got it out of my system, but I have no urge anymore for it. It you told me tomorrow I could become a famous comic, I would say no. Not even an option.

    I am MUCH happier married with a family. I wouldn't trade being a father for any amount of fame or success as a standup. It's not even a question. I'd be going to the reunion just to chin wag and have some laughs with some fellow geezers.
     
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    Went to my and my 25 year. Yikes, I'm feeling old but it was great. Wild to see who aged bad and who didn't.

    Sip you like MLB and NFL, those players were the star jocks of their school.


    Quit being a mamby pamby puss about it Elias.
     
  15. eliasbboy

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    It's only a 30 minute drive from home, and my wife is working that night. I'd have my folks watch the little ladies (I have 2 daughters, I'm not mormon), so I'd be flying solo.
     
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    I bought the fucking ticket.:suicide:
     
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    It might make a good picture thread.:dontknow:
     
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    I married the hottest and smartest girl in school, I wasn't worried about going back.
     
  19. eliasbboy

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    I did a striptease in front of the entire school during an assembly and had my picture in the local paper giving a lapdance to a guy in the front row of bleachers, flashed my panties at the principal, screwed his office door closed with decking screws, filled my friend's locker up with 57 boxes of Popeye's Puffed Wheat Cereal, and covered a collectible hot rod in 112 maxi pads and hosed it down to fill them to capacity with water.

    We had VERY different experiences.:jj:
     
  20. walleye

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    So did I. With that being said, I also banged all the hot chicks in my class and beat up 80% of the guys in my class. Kind of a bully of sorts. I never played high school sports. My school did not have a hockey team so I started to play in a youth leage at Notre Dame. From 1st grade on I played hockey in the winter and raced motocross in the spring, summer, and fall.