This is a discussion on DC nerds unite! within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by SIXTO Huh.... I've seen some wierd things in the Marines....trust me....
We are not antisocial, we just do not have the same tastes as everybody else or are restrained to do certain things due to our choice in lifestyle. I never liked crowds and felt better accompanied with my books than partying with "friends." I did the whole college thing but my best days were really the ones that I drove around alone and really paid attention to things most people don't see even if they are right in front of their faces.
You have to make the shot when fire is smoking, people are screaming, dogs are barking, kids are crying and sirens are coming.
Ego will kill you. Leave it at home.