Optimist or Pessimist - You can't...

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Be in the middle. The middle is just rock-solid mediocrity.

Most folks fall flat into that category...middle.

Because if you're optimist, you're most likely, ***nuts***.

Sometimes nutty people go past the finish line.

If you're a pessimist, well good luck with that.
#optimist #pessimist
  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    True, nuts since you don't listen to reason.

    Keep persisting, eventhough success is elusive.

    End up becoming wealthy, gulp.

    Hmmm, that is dumb luck, lol.

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    • Profile picture of the author Master Blake
      Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

      True, nuts since you don't listen to reason.
      Spot on. Reason as an optimist is statistically out of the equation.
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  • Profile picture of the author R0b328
    you're definitely labeled as nuts for being optimist. Not realistic, delusional, etc.

    You can't really get anywhere unless you stop seeing the situation as it is, and start seeing it for what it can be
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    • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
      Originally Posted by R0b328 View Post

      you're definitely labeled as nuts for being optimist. Not realistic, delusional, etc.

      You can't really get anywhere unless you stop seeing the situation as it is, and start seeing it for what it can be
      Well, more than that, going through adversity, even doubting yourself, and listening to your hard working family bleat on, also drives you a little nuts.

      They considered Edison's thousands of failed experiments, to be insane acts, and brought him in front of a judge to prove it.

      But he also would not listen to anyone negative, and changed the world.

      I bet after doing that, the individuals who dragged him in front of the judge, went back to their mediocre lives, and probably eventually got electricity installed and got a few of those insane light bulbs, lol.

      If you follow the herd, you will chew your cud in company, but that is all you are doing to do.

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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    Overly optimistic and overly pessimistic people are the fringes....I'll take rock sold reality in the center every time.
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  • Profile picture of the author Odahh
    i don't know i'm just crazy ..

    look i got on the plane to Las vegas 14 month ago with a few thousand dollars in the bank and no idea what i was going to do ..you have to have a balance of both and can't be dominated by either ..

    (and no im not talking about the force in star wars )

    in any case i practice a secret philosophy called "cover your ass "it incorporates both optimism and pessimism ..and when i don't practice it ..i get bit on the ass hard ..
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    • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
      Originally Posted by Odahh View Post

      i don't know i'm just crazy ..

      look i got on the plane to Las vegas 14 month ago with a few thousand dollars in the bank and no idea what i was going to do ..you have to have a balance of both and can't be dominated by either ..

      (and no im not talking about the force in star wars )

      in any case i practice a secret philosophy called "cover your ass "it incorporates both optimism and pessimism ..and when i don't practice it ..i get bit on the ass hard ..
      And a dollar tucked inside my shoe, perhaps?

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      • Profile picture of the author Odahh
        Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

        And a dollar tucked inside my shoe, perhaps?

        there are very few times i read your responses and wonder what the f*** but this is one

        in te world i live in if it not in a pockect or some wallet .. the dollars are tucked in to some woman with big boob bra ..


        so i have no idea what you are trying to say..and usually i do
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        • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
          Originally Posted by Odahh View Post

          there are very few times i read your responses and wonder what the f*** but this is one

          in te world i live in if it not in a pockect or some wallet .. the dollars are tucked in to some woman with big boob bra ..


          so i have no idea what you are trying to say..and usually i do

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  • I'm a cautious optimist. A calculated risk taker =)
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  • Profile picture of the author Master Blake
    I can't...lead a life without supreme optimism, if you ask me.

    Behind an inflated bankroll *could* be a set of high expectations.

    Thus expectations are fueled by sheer optimism.


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  • Profile picture of the author Make Me Coffee
    An idea well presentable should always preach to the choir.
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  • Profile picture of the author Benjamin Ehinger
    Very unique, yet pretty true take. I believe the middle is where most fall because they give up or they become complacent. Many make bad decisions that they don't even know they are making.

    If you want to truly live a unique life, you have to become a master at making decisions and we make hundreds a day, so there's plenty of practice.
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