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    money + no job = perfect delta life?
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    Question 1. - No.

    Question 2. - It's a good start.
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    That's the typical stereotype for Gamma.
    "Money"

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    Quote Originally Posted by randomguy View Post
    money + no job = perfect delta life?
    That seems to describe what an ISTp would prefer, however - money and no job.
    It implies that all your needs are met and there's nothing you 'have to do'. I'm sure a lot of people would like that.

    But, I don't think I could have money and no job. I have to work and do things otherwise I don't feel well.

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    Could be the creepy subconscious fight I'm possibly involved with against boredom, but this sounds like a woeful existence. What would I do with all that time? I'd rather have an interesting job, and even one that only pays moderately, than have lots of money and nothing to do.

    These are my sentiments when I have no job and a parent who spoils me, though. You don't know what you have until it's gone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coolanzon View Post
    Could be the creepy subconscious fight I'm possibly involved with against boredom, but this sounds like a woeful existence. What would I do with all that time? I'd rather have an interesting job, and even one that only pays moderately, than have lots of money and nothing to do.
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    That's an Ej thing.
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    Yeah I really think this is largely a temperament thing. I like not having to work, but then I'm dependent on my husband having a job so it isn't true freedom. He dreams of not having a job - of like winning the lottery and being able to hang out and work on cars all day if he wants.
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    I'd want to get money without a job, and then use that money to create my own business.

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    If I had that much money I'd hire thugs to trash archon's business before it got off the ground. Then I'd invest in some healthcare for my UFC fighting career.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slacker Mom View Post
    That's an Ej thing.
    And Si, remember that SLI-IEE cartoon you posted earlier? I noticed the main theme of it was, "how to spend all the boring time the summer holidays brings up?".

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    Not delta, but I'd love to have money and no job. I could just spend all my day hinking, researching new things, making olive oil and wine, skiing, etc. etc. etc.
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    I don't want to have a job for the sake of income, its because what I like doing seems to be considered "work" by most people.


    My life away from organizing, administrating, or helping people to "do things" and "get things done" would be totally boring to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by munenori2 View Post
    If I had that much money I'd hire thugs to trash archon's business before it got off the ground. Then I'd invest in some healthcare for my UFC fighting career.
    My business was a plot of land dedicated to LARPing and Paintball, filled with bunkers, villages, caves, trees, trenches, and ruins.

    My customers would basically kick your thugs' asses or at least boffer them up real rough.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ArchonAlarion View Post
    My business was a plot of land dedicated to LARPing and Paintball, filled with bunkers, villages, caves, trees, trenches, and ruins.

    My customers would basically kick your thugs' asses or at least boffer them up real rough.
    That's actually a badass idea! However, I'm not sure your crew could beat up my crew.

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    That's like some kind of new Village People.
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    I love to roleplay! And I'm proud of it.

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    with you i must ask, "what do you mean by roleplaying?"

    Of the casual and non sexual entertainment variety... I also am proud of it!
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    I could never not work. I've been on vacation a week and I'm loosing my mind. Money never really mattered to me so long as I am capable of surviving.

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    My mom's IEE. She'd NEVER stop working. She'd probably go back to acting (she's been in TV on the production/hosting side for a while). But no, if she had all the money in the universe she'd keep working at something.

    I couldn't really deal with no job either. I need to be busy in order to get stuff done.
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    Money is good because it gives freedom do do something that won't necessarily make money, like knitting socks for friends or baking for family or running in circles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BulletsAndDoves View Post
    I love to roleplay! And I'm proud of it.

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    I'd also love to have money and no job.

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    Money is something that everyone wants, everyone needs it. I myself take into account how happy I am in a job situation but yes, money certainly plays a role. With the economic state, this is even moreso the case. I admit that I can be frugal with my money, well I get splurgy with gift money. It's not exclusively a Delta thing.

    Money is not inherently evil, but it's the way that people use it/are affected by it that could be a cause of evil. If people are just doing something for the money, in some cases that may be a red flag. It is and of itself is neutral and it depends on what someone does with it. Being without a job fills me with a tinge of guilt, and that was my situation up until recently.
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    Is that why a lot of delta celebrities go into semi-retirement mode after they achieve a certain level of success? Good example: Jerry Seinfeld, who has kept a fairly low profile for the last 20 years when he easily could have done more films, series, etc.

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    Duh

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    It kind of seems that way with LSEs sometimes. SLIs seem to go for some kind of passion over just making money. Don't really know about EIIs. IEEs seem to just do whatever interests them and somehow they always manage to make money doing it, whatever it is.
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    Money means security for the majority of the population and power for the elite. Money has become a national pastime for all types since we've handed our countries over to lawyers and accountants. The most vocal critics about other people's money seem to have the greatest desire to be those other people......

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    Quote Originally Posted by randomguy View Post
    money + no job = perfect delta life?
    Sounds great to me.

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    If you buy inferior products but invoice them as higher quality goods, then give them away as gifts or charitable donations, you can claim the difference as a tax loss with the IRS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Santa Claus View Post
    If you buy inferior products but invoice them as higher quality goods, then give them away as gifts or charitable donations, you can claim the difference as a tax loss with the IRS.


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    Quote Originally Posted by randomguy View Post
    money + no job = perfect delta life?
    you got it pretty well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ragdoll Lynx View Post
    you got it pretty well.
    People often wish to improve the world and peoples life in own valued regions. This mb a part of a job.
    Deltas lesser care about formal statuses and pursuit for money. This does not mean they can't follow own values and meanwhile to have good in nonvalued regions too.
    So "money + no job = perfect delta life" - more no, then yes. It would be "yes" in a terrible world where people can't have jobs which they like. Thanks, we live in better place.
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    It's not about money, it's about lifestyle. If I had $5 million dollars magically show up into my bank account that gives me the freedom to buy a house, raise a family and afford occasional vacations without being sucked into the 9 to 5 high productivity lifestyle. I can focus all of my free time on things that matter to me: gaining knowledge, exercising, eating good food, hobbies and instead of being forced to work as a rented slave for a business owner, I can still work to generate more money, but only about projects I am truly interested in at my own pace. The worst part about work is not even being forced to get up at 6 am and going to bed early 5 days week or sacrificing sleep.

    It's that when you're at work, you're expected to produce a certain amount to profit someone else when I'd rather dictate how much money I want to make for myself by doing as much as I want. So I suppose I'd become entrepreneurial if I had a significant amount of money. I can technically do that now of course, but there is a significant amount of risk and liability in doing so without having money to begin with. I just want to live my life at my own terms: doing things I enjoy and work at my own pace and when you work a full time career in order to survive then that is not possible unless you land some hypothetical dream job by mere chance.
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