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    I am poor

    I live in Toronto where the average net worth for someone in their 30's and 40's is over $1 million.

    I have not been able to achieve this and I feel inadequate.

    How about you? Are you poor?

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    Yes, I'm quite poor but never act like it.

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    You are not, but that's the thing, isn't it?

    Act like a baller and a professional and people will start throwing money at you.

    I am watching some South African guy's YouTube channel in China and he said that the day he started wearing suit, his income quadrupled.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    I live in Toronto where the average net worth for someone in their 30's and 40's is over $1 million.

    I have not been able to achieve this and I feel inadequate.

    How about you? Are you poor?
    Unless you are living on the streets, or on welfare you are not "poor" - you are "not well off". A very big difference.

    And compared to probably 95% of the world population, you live like a king.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    I live in Toronto where the average net worth for someone in their 30's and 40's is over $1 million.

    I have not been able to achieve this and I feel inadequate.

    How about you? Are you poor?
    As you have noted, being "poor" is relative. In your situation, all you have to do to remedy the situation is to move somewhere else where you are not "poor". I'm sure there's a website somewhere on the interwebs that has a list of countries/locations ranked as poor v rich.

    To answer your question, currently I am not considered poor. However, that could change if I move to a richer location.
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    Depends, some are asset rich but cash poor

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    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    I live in Toronto where the average net worth for someone in their 30's and 40's is over $1 million.

    I have not been able to achieve this and I feel inadequate.

    How about you? Are you poor?
    It's all relative. You're comparing yourself to fellow Torontians in terms of monetary wealth. Do you have what you need? Do you have a bit of what you want?
    I think you're caught up with the likes of Little Boy Lu who will post that his monthy spending in BKK, without rent or kids education, is over 80k, and he laughs at people who spend 1/4 of that including rent and kids. It's the laughing that's distracting you.
    Tom put it quite well that it's all about what your own expectations and wants are. Statistacly you're probably still "wealthier" than most people in the world. I'm in the top 10% in the world (which is still modest) and Lulu laughs at my lack of wealth. Who cares? Stop comparing yourself to others and take stock of what you're achieving to get where you want, not where others think you could be.

    There is a bit of satisfaction in earning your wealth. Unlike people who are given wealth (such as Trump kids and Lulu) who never really earn what they have. Think about that, too.

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    Indeed, being poor can mean many things. Not many of us (if any) are poor per se. Many of us have probably done a lot of things, been to a lot of interesting places and have a wealth of experience as well as having somewhere to live and the money to get by.

    If I'd bought a house back in London 20 years ago, worked hard and paid all my bills then I'd probably be pretty wealthy by now - might have been knocked over by a bus though and never've been anywhere or seen anything much...
    How do I post these pictures???

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    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    I am poor
    Get in line bud...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maanaam View Post
    think you're caught up with the likes of Little Boy Lu who will post that his monthy spending in BKK, .
    Jesus christ, there you go again, a thread with nothing to do with the object of your affection and you raise it. Get the fuk over it, you are a certified loon.

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    The problem is when you live somewhere, you have to compare yourself with people around you. What woman would want to be with a Cheap Charlie Serb who doesn't even have a bare minimum 1 mil net worth?

    I'll be back in Thailand next month with my loso wife and life, so I will be dabbling in all Thai luxuries and life won't be bad, but here it's another story.

    One thing where I am really fucked is that all my life I was self employed, so no pension.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NamPikToot View Post
    Jesus christ, there you go again, a thread with nothing to do with the object of your affection and you raise it. Get the fuk over it, you are a certified loon.
    Nothing repetitive about you turning another thread into a flame war, of course...

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    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    I'll be back in Thailand next month with my loso wife and life, so I will be dabbling in all Thai luxuries and life won't be bad, but here it's another story.
    So why did you really take off to Canada in the first place?

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    Get UK citizenship and the state pension, you too can join the ranks of the THB exchange complainants.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SKkin View Post
    So why did you really take off to Canada in the first place?
    New tenant payday. Cheaper than hiring an agent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NamPikToot View Post
    Jesus christ, there you go again, a thread with nothing to do with the object of your affection and you raise it. Get the fuk over it, you are a certified loon.
    Piss off troll dickhead. The OP has been set-off by something. Quite possibly by braggarts such as Lulu oh-so-innocently telling one and all about his spending. It was a valid comment in this thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    New tenant payday. Cheaper than hiring an agent.
    Seems to be taking awhile...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maanaam View Post
    The OP has been set-off by something.
    No, he's pretty much always self-pitying like this, except when he's boasting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maanaam View Post
    Piss off troll dickhead. The OP has been set-off by something. Quite possibly by braggarts such as Lulu oh-so-innocently telling one and all about his spending. It was a valid comment in this thread.
    Link please. I need to feel even more inadequate.

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrille View Post
    No, he's pretty much always self-pitying like this, except when he's boasting.
    lolz

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    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    Link please. I need to feel even more inadequate.
    That wouldnt take much. Do you have one friend in Toronto or Bangkok?. All you do is watch shit on you tube, or porn. Oh yeah then there is your hypochondria.

    I thought you and your wife had split as being a reason for your leaving. What have you done or what do you plan to do to get on your wife's good side this time? Perhaps help her pay a few bills?

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    Quote Originally Posted by aging one View Post
    That wouldnt take much. Do you have one friend in Toronto or Bangkok?. All you do is watch shit on you tube, or porn. Oh yeah then there is your hypochondria.

    I thought you and your wife had split as being a reason for your leaving. What have you done or what do you plan to do to get on your wife's good side this time? Perhaps help her pay a few bills?
    As usual, you made up another little story in your head.


    Obsessed with other posters lives much?

    Now lets find numerous posts of people you befriended on forums and they run away once they met you

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    Incomewise I am on the official poverty threshhold in my homecountry, but I don't feel poor.
    I think I am rather privileged on a global scale and don't miss anything I couldn't afford.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    As usual, you made up another little story in your head.
    To be fair, I thought it was something to do with a split from the wife as well...

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    Quote Originally Posted by YourDaddy View Post
    Link please. I need to feel even more inadequate.
    Current trending thread titled "Can you live like a Thai" or similar. You shouldn't feel inadequate. Some people have an inheritance and can falsely be self-depracating that they "only spend xxx", but you should be happy within yourself that you've got what you've got through your own efforts.
    I reached NZ at age 15 with a suitcase of my parent's 1970's winter clothes hand-me-downs. I now have a house, freehold, gained by the sweat of my brow, just saying. Why do you care what Torontians have that you don't? Be happy with your achievements, don't compare to others.

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