the best way to be a better person in 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/28/style/9-ways-to-be-a-better-person-in-2018.html

nyt encourages us to be better prepared, less anxious, and last but certainly not least, shower more

but which one takes the cake?

let us, ilxors, discuss

Poll Results

OptionVotes
5. Accept the things you cannot control. 11
4. Schedule sex. 3
7. Embrace your age. 3
8. Pack condoms. 3
2. Wear weather-appropriate shoes. 2
6. And if you still feel stressed, distract yourself with a real-life fairy tale. 2
9. If you suffer a setback, just keep going — and going out. 2
1. Make your bed. 1
3. Wash your hair. 1


infinity (∞), Tuesday, 2 January 2018 23:37 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Where’s “confirm you cancelled your subscription”

Google Murray Blockchain (kingfish), Tuesday, 2 January 2018 23:39 (two weeks ago) Permalink

The only one that makes good sense to me is #5, and I'm not sure it will actually make you "a better person", only a slightly saner one.

A is for (Aimless), Tuesday, 2 January 2018 23:47 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Brb scheduling sex (given I'm single, this may prove troublesome)

albvivertine, Tuesday, 2 January 2018 23:53 (two weeks ago) Permalink

which one takes the cake?

Sex scheduling. Unless you are a highly paid hooker and your client is the attorney general of NY. Then scheduling is a professional best practice.

A is for (Aimless), Tuesday, 2 January 2018 23:59 (two weeks ago) Permalink

#5 but it requires a corollary to acknowledge and focus the moreso on the things you can control

remember the lmao (darraghmac), Wednesday, 3 January 2018 00:41 (two weeks ago) Permalink

aren't 5, 7 and 9 all the same thing

El Tomboto, Wednesday, 3 January 2018 01:13 (two weeks ago) Permalink

also 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8

j., Wednesday, 3 January 2018 01:14 (two weeks ago) Permalink

and as for 1, 2 and 3, uh, if you are not doing them, they will not make you better

xp well

El Tomboto, Wednesday, 3 January 2018 01:15 (two weeks ago) Permalink

#7 sounds like it could mean something, but it only simulates having a meaning.

A is for (Aimless), Wednesday, 3 January 2018 01:18 (two weeks ago) Permalink

4 and 7 straight up contradict tbh

remember the lmao (darraghmac), Wednesday, 3 January 2018 01:27 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Making 8 irrelevant, 5 necessary, 3 unnecessary and 1 bitter

remember the lmao (darraghmac), Wednesday, 3 January 2018 01:28 (two weeks ago) Permalink

xp ha!

the late great, Wednesday, 3 January 2018 03:38 (two weeks ago) Permalink

weirdly 5 is the one i feel the strongest urge to fight against

flappy bird, Wednesday, 3 January 2018 04:49 (two weeks ago) Permalink

6 is the only one that i believe in, other than the obvious (1 and 3)

flappy bird, Wednesday, 3 January 2018 04:50 (two weeks ago) Permalink

is this a sex quiz?

flappy bird, Wednesday, 3 January 2018 04:51 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Don’t wash your hair

The Bridge of Ban Louis J (silby), Wednesday, 3 January 2018 07:05 (two weeks ago) Permalink

its silly to shampoo more than 2 times a week

flappy bird, Wednesday, 3 January 2018 07:10 (two weeks ago) Permalink

i think i do it once a week

flappy bird, Wednesday, 3 January 2018 07:10 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Schedule condoms.

... (Eazy), Wednesday, 3 January 2018 07:16 (two weeks ago) Permalink

interesting replies guys

infinity (∞), Wednesday, 3 January 2018 16:45 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Monday, 8 January 2018 00:01 (one week ago) Permalink

Post less

remember the lmao (darraghmac), Monday, 8 January 2018 14:12 (one week ago) Permalink

mods delete this

pee-wee and the power men (bizarro gazzara), Monday, 8 January 2018 14:46 (one week ago) Permalink

steal this poll

remember the lmao (darraghmac), Monday, 8 January 2018 15:08 (one week ago) Permalink

Post less

― remember the lmao (darraghmac), Monday, January 8, 2018 6:12 AM (three hours ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

but yr trolling on ilx is one of the reasons this place is good dmac

infinity (∞), Monday, 8 January 2018 17:34 (one week ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Tuesday, 9 January 2018 00:01 (one week ago) Permalink

What if you can’t control scheduling sex??

Jeff, Tuesday, 9 January 2018 00:02 (one week ago) Permalink

XP two false assumptions there mayne

remember the lmao (darraghmac), Tuesday, 9 January 2018 09:26 (one week ago) Permalink

okay dmac u post less then well still luv u

infinity (∞), Tuesday, 9 January 2018 17:58 (one week ago) Permalink

Getting Things (Each Other) Done

... (Eazy), Tuesday, 9 January 2018 18:47 (one week ago) Permalink


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