Need more friends in the industry. None of my friends work in advertising so when it comes to talking about work, no one really cares/gets it

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That’s because what we do is not terribly interesting.

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Do you care/get it when they talk about work?

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I kind of like that they're unable to talk advertising beyond "that shit was funny." It keeps a level playing field so I dont have to listen to their lawyer conversations or discussions or portfolio investment strategies.

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What you actually need is to know more subjects to talk about besides work. I work in advertising but when I go to a bar I wanna talk about other things. Fuck work. Having a diverse group of friends that does something different than you can be fun. Try doctors, artists, scientists, bus drivers, handymen farmers. Whatever. They all have interesting stories. And they can also listen to your super interesting day comping banners as well.

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#firstworldproblemx1000

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Make more friends in the industry.

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I’ll be you’re friend!

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You in NY? I'll grab drinks with industry folks anytime.

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I’m the opposite - I don’t wanna be talking about advertising outside of work That’s what the 8+ hours each day is for

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