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What does DOB stand for?

DOB stands for Dying of Boredom


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Summary: The next time you think you're dying of boredom, you just might be.
While the chaotic carnage is not without an initial charm, your most serious danger is dying of boredom.
But anyone who willingly sits through shows like Britain's Got Talent will get something out of this if only because the young cast have clearly not spent all of their lives dying of boredom in front of a TV.
Dying of boredom in a hotel room for two weeks was hardly my idea of an adventure.
As chronic boredom is closely linked with depression, and that can bring people to the brink of despair and self-destruction, the notion of dying of boredom may not be that unfeasible.
Having made an impressive feature-directing debut with the similarly straightforward ``Trees Lounge'' and honed his, um, criminal chops helming episodes of TV's ``Oz'' and ``Homicide,'' Buscemi gives us a sense of lived-it prison life - not absent the expected predations and sudden outbursts of violence, but rich with the moment-to-moment calculations required just to get through another day without dying of boredom.
At first glance, American Beauty--the critical and commercial hit of the fall and a sure bet for a Best Picture nomination as the DreamWorks production heads into the upcoming Oscar race--is a portrait of a nuclear family in meltdown: Dad, Kevin Spacey, is dissatisfied; Mom, Annette Bening, is meticulous; daughter, Thora Birch, is dying of boredom.