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#1400072 Depression And Other Social Issues

Posted by joe.distort on 22 May 2019 - 01:40 PM

Started on another medication because I was getting really depressed again, so far it's worked really well but I'm stressed out because


1) I'm scared of being happy because it's just gonna feel so much worse when the meds stop working

2) if my insurance doesn't cover it, it's 800 a month and I just can't swing that 


I wish so bad that I could just get off medication because it's frustrating that I need to supplement something my body should already be able to do.


sorry just venting

just so you know, if your insurance doesnt cover it, any med that costs that much usually has patient assistance programs from the manufacturer that you can google. its a win-win-win where you get your meds, they get good pr and a tax write off. if you ever have questions you can always msg me and I can try to look into it (twitter would be faster than here)

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#1400071 Official Nintendo switch thread

Posted by joe.distort on 22 May 2019 - 01:30 PM


i see BROTHERS: A TALE OF TWO SONS is coming to switch next week in case any of you havent played it and want to experience something that i feel is a true video game piece of art (and also the saddest game i have ever personally played through)

It is very gut wrenching and I had to call my brother after playing it


my younger brother, who is my best friend, and I played through it nearly at the same time when it was like $4 on XBL and we both got pretty emotional. especially since it seems to know the future


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#1399955 The Official Pro Wrestling Thread

Posted by joe.distort on 21 May 2019 - 10:42 AM

kinda got burned out after Mania but have high hopes for Double Or Nothing this weekend, All In was super fun.


sad that the past two months were the final two shows for the local promotion i go to for the 'season' but both were up against punk rock shows that i wasn't gonna miss. have to wait until september now

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#1399530 Pop Songs That are Actually Pretty Legit

Posted by joe.distort on 14 May 2019 - 09:10 AM

I don’t keep up with pop too well since I don’t hear it at work, so I’m mostly limited to stores. Uptown Funk is pretty solid, and Call Me Maybe has a great hook.

I want to also reiterate just how hard Toxic goes.

Is pop punk included in this thread? Cus if so I’m about to go off.

I cannot in good faith include pop punk because then it would just be us talking about a million bands that other people don't think are poppy haha
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#1399470 1st World Problems...

Posted by joe.distort on 13 May 2019 - 01:49 PM

i've had too much good stuff going on for the past like 2 months straight and i feel bad that my cats might miss me not being home that often

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#1399467 Pop Songs That are Actually Pretty Legit

Posted by joe.distort on 13 May 2019 - 01:34 PM

yooo all of the Teenage Dream and most of the Prism albums are legit as fuck and i 100% love them. not feeling anything after that though. Katy 4 Ever


sometimes i get drunk and listen to Taylor Swift but i'm only into a few songs. Bad Blood, Shake It Off, Blank Space are some top notch shit


also notable Drunk Joe jams: Avril Lavigne 'Girlfriend', Avenged Sevenfold 'Bat Country' and Marina And The Diamonds 'Bubblegum Bitch' + 'Primadonna' (i can tell i've been drinking less frequently because as i typed those i was like 'damn, i haven tjammed out to some Marina in a long time' lol)


also a huge fan of the first 4 Panic At The Disco albums


last year Mig and I went to see Pitbull and it was fun as fuck. i love hardcore/grind/ powerviolence but sometimes those shows can be super not-fun (15 dudes standing around in a dark storage unit bobbing their heads isnt exactly a party). so i wasn't sure if i would enjoy a big arena show and almost didn't go, but the day of i was like 'fuck it, if nothing else it will be a funny story'. well i can attest that Mr Worldwide came out and killed it, played all the hot hits and spoke out against authority figures, from the police all the way down to....bail bondsmen? i have never heard even the most political punk band get that specific. it was a great night. i ate a slice of deep fried cheesecake and saw a lot of hot latina moms get wasted

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#1399228 What are you watching on netflix?

Posted by joe.distort on 09 May 2019 - 01:21 PM

I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson is so funny.

 this show is fucking amazing and i highly encourage everyone to watch it

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#1399227 Movies

Posted by joe.distort on 09 May 2019 - 01:20 PM

we went to see BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA on a 35mm print last night. i have not seen it since it came out on vhs, so probably about 32 years.


its way, way stupider than i remember. normally i like bad movies but this was kinda in a weird middle ground where i was just not amused. i am very aware that i am probably alone in this

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#1398007 Donald Trump Is Your New President.

Posted by joe.distort on 24 April 2019 - 02:35 PM

as someone who grew up in the punk scene and was politicized at a young age before most of my normie peers its weird to me that politics are just something i try to avoid now. everything feels like a constant barrage of bullshit and theres zero point trying to discuss it with a trump person. republicans in general? sure i can do that. but people who have the bizarre brain worms that trump is some sort of hero are just too far from the reality that i live in to even deal with. i've had to stop eating at a place i really like because the owners are such overwhelming racist old chicago fat-neck trump people that i wont give them my money


but every now and then, i hear his obnoxious voice, speaking like one of my dementia patients and start laughing 'donald fucking trump is the goddamn president of the united states'


growing up relatively poor in a drug-addled household, i never really thought 'white privilege' applied much to me. nowadays though, as i try to look away ftom the dumpster fire that our country is being engulfed by, i do feel bad that i have the privilege to do so. its for my own mental health though, and i genuinely feel bad that so many people have to deal with the harsh reality while, quite frankly, i'm doing great.

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#1397912 Daemon9623 was murdered last night

Posted by joe.distort on 23 April 2019 - 08:39 PM

My upstairs neighbor who is normally very quiet just stomped on the floor because I was listening to They Came From Beneath lol
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#1397905 Daemon9623 was murdered last night

Posted by joe.distort on 23 April 2019 - 08:05 PM

I don't have FB but I realized because of this 'memories' concept that Sean inadvertently kick-started me getting seriously into competitive pinball in general. I always loved it before, but him telling me about the Vegas Hall Of Fame warehouse was basically the first step towards what I do now, and helped give me one of the best days of my life with my groomsmen and ex wife. He helped put me on the road I am on even though we barely knew each other, he was just trying to give a heads up to a fellow nerd and it ended up as a huge effect on my life
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#1397831 Depression And Other Social Issues

Posted by joe.distort on 23 April 2019 - 04:04 PM

hey all, i know i'm not really around on here anymore but seeing this thread made me want to say: i have been at the lowest of lows (nd theres probably some hideous old posts of mine floating in here), but things CAN get better and there is hope even if you cannot personally see or feel it. i went from planning my actual suicide to now, the happiest time of my life. therapy, self help reading, eating right, giving a shit about yourself and finding the medication that is right for you can change your world in ways you never could imagine and we are all pulling for each other. it can get better. hugs and kisses!

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#1397806 Daemon9623 was murdered last night

Posted by joe.distort on 23 April 2019 - 02:38 PM

holy fuck. i saw something on IG and thought 'that cant be what it sounds like' so i had to pop my head in to check. we only hung out a few times in PHX and he was always posi as hell with me. this feels too insane to be real.

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#1385903 11:60

Posted by joe.distort on 26 July 2018 - 10:33 AM

who remembers these mans



oh hell yeah. i have very specific memories of the summer after high school drinking a lot of that starfruit one. the first time i ever saw it was the first time i went to downtown los angeles for a big gabber/ speedcore rave and was like 'fuck, how come they don't have these in az?' but when i got home later that week they had rolled out here. what a rad summer, it was half my life ago now :o 

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#1384893 The All Inclusive Metal Thread

Posted by joe.distort on 29 June 2018 - 02:01 PM

surprised i havent seen anything on here regarding this FINAL FANTASY related FULL OF HELL side project, RAMUH

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