(six more tweets left to end on the perfect number so I suppose I should make them count)
i just don't have anything to say anymore. about anything, it feels like.
nothing is going to change. nothing i can say will ever make a difference.
like these are the people we expect to take drastic action in order to slow climate change? lol.
nothing matters and everything is over. just close the fucking books.
yes, I know, hopelessness and giving up is counterproductive. and who knows. maybe i'm wrong. maybe i should be hopeful.
i'm not.

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15 Feb
the whole point of Dunks was you could go cop them at VIM whenever you wanted for $65. this shit is like having to enter a raffle to buy milk.
like seriously why not make a ton more of them if they're gonna be so sought-after? they land at outlets? so? nike still makes money off that.
the only reason to keep making them so limited is that they KNOW all that matters is the profit on the flip and if they were readily available FEWER people would want them, not more
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Kind of dig the Jazz locking in Gobert and Mitchell even though I don't know if that's a championship core. There's a lot to be said just for competitiveness and continuity. Fanbases need that too.
Stockton and Malone got statues in Utah and remain beloved despite not winning a championship. You don't always need to blow it up and chase rings every year. Because then you risk no continuity AND no championships (cough, Rockets, cough).
Maybe the Jazz put the right pieces around Rudy and Donovan and win. Maybe they don't. But at the very least a fan can root for a guy knowing he'll be there, can buy a jersey and watch him for years. There's value in that.
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surely having to plan every trip to a store like it's a trip behind enemy lines for a year straight won't affect how i shop for the rest of my life
we are never going back to any kind of pre-pandemic normal. we could have! some semblance of it anyway. if there was any sort of central response to this. there wasn't. we won't.
there is zero chance even when I get a vaccine that I go back to a mall, or a restaurant, or a sporting event, or an indoor concert, or a movie theater, without thinking long and hard about it. and even being in the position to make that decision seems a long way off.
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i'm not anti society, society's anti-me
i don't drink anymore. buying stuff doesn't make me happy. most of the stuff I HAVE already doesn't make me happy. i have seen one friend IRL since...summer? for all intents and purposes i may as well not exist.
this isn't any sort of cry for help because i don't want that either. i just feel like nobody and nothing. at this point it's more acceptance.
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america deserves to be burned to the ground and never rebuilt. we are an utterly failed state with a government that does not give a single shit about its most vulnerable citizens, or any of the rest of us unless we're rich.
a pandemic has been sweeping the country for almost a year now and the government has actively resisted helping the population—with our own money—for almost the entire time. we are completely on our own as an openly criminal administration strips everything bare.
I have less than zero respect for the people who we put in charge and do nothing to help us. we're told to do everything ourselves and then when we fail that it's our fault. fuck america. there is no "america." there's just 350,000,000 individuals. fuck you.
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drove over to CVS today and the parking lot was overfull and welp not doing that
guess i'll just figure out some more sneakers to sell and find the half-hour or so long record i'll ride to tonight
OK, the latter is Agnostic Front "Get Loud!"
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