PJ Stein
PJ Stein answered Anonymous' question

Talking to yourself and even answering yourself, is really just thinking out loud. Now if you are talking to people who are not really there, then you should see a mental health professional.

Didge Doo
Didge Doo answered Anonymous' question

Talking to yourself is normal. Mostly. Depression is common but definitely not normal. If you're depressed you need to talk to a professional.

Tris Fray Potter
Tris Fray Potter answered Anonymous' question

Surefire ways to get his attention:

Start table dancing in the middle of class

Die

Scream during a test

Walk up to him and pull up your shirt, or pants.  Either one will work, but it's more cliche to pull up your shirt

Moon through school

Make a lovely speech about him through the school's loudspeaker

Make an entrance into class (smoke … Read more

Linilla Schmidt
Linilla Schmidt answered

Ah, if you lived back then who wasn't moved by  the protest songs of the late folk music era in the '60s.  I had  2 older brothers  who went off to Viet Nam then -    and frustrated by this, myself, torn between two  ideologies  as an aspiring amateur folksinger, what could I do but … Read more

Don Barzini
Don Barzini answered Jann Nikka's question

While there may be others for whom the following applies, and those who have made similar points already, I only speak for myself here:

I make a point of seeking out the serious questions, the larger philosophical questions. I, for one, welcome them and wish there were more of them. I defy anyone to show where … Read more

Rooster Cogburn
Rooster Cogburn answered Jann Nikka's question

I do not answer religious or political questions at all. But if a serious question is asked, most all of the time I will answer it to the best of my knowledge and as serious as I can. Nonsense questions generally get nonsense or comic answers When you delve into religion and politics ? Any … Read more

Virginia Lou
Virginia Lou answered Jann Nikka's question

Dear Jan,

Here is how I have that all worked out...my Apple laptop has widgets that you can set a little clock for anywhere in the world, and I have a correspondent in Cardiff, Wales. Also, the UK has it set up so they are all one time zone...

So, at 4 PM Pacific Daylight Time midnight … Read more

Ancient Hippy
Ancient Hippy answered Cookie Roma's question

Go to your Profile page, click on Edit Profile (button on your avatar), you'll see your current email address and you can change it. Make sure that you click on the Update button at the bottom of the page.

I use a computer for Blurtit so it may be different for phone users.

Tom  Jackson
Tom Jackson answered EBBe lau's question

Why not just say, "I doubt it."

I suspect that is a true statement and hardly one that they can argue with.

This is more about "stroke exchange" rather than about them wanting (or caring) the actual position of your family.