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1monster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-28-04 07:44 PM
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31. I have always told my son that it didn't matter whether or not he won or
lost a game in his Little Soccer League. What counted was whether or not he had fun, and if he had fun, then he WAS a winner. (He was six and I'm glad he bought that because his team was the youngest and smallest in the league and rarely ever won.

One day we were in the grocery store and saw a young college baseball player. My son ran up to him and asked did you win or lose? The player made a sad face and said they lost. And my young'un piped up, "It doesn't matter if you won or lost. If you had fun, then you were a winner."

Proud Momma. :D

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  -The US Basketball team are JERKS! ronnykmarshall  Aug-28-04 07:09 PM   #0 
  - who won the gold?  JohnKleeb   Aug-28-04 07:12 PM   #1 
  - Argentina!!!  ronnykmarshall   Aug-28-04 07:13 PM   #2 
  - ahh thats a surprise  JohnKleeb   Aug-28-04 07:14 PM   #5 
     - Cool huh?  ronnykmarshall   Aug-28-04 07:19 PM   #9 
        - yeah well I wanted the Serbs to do good because I am part from a nearby  JohnKleeb   Aug-28-04 07:37 PM   #24 
  - Argentina won gold, Italy got Silver (nt)  ih8thegop   Aug-28-04 07:13 PM   #3 
  - I would have never predicted that  JohnKleeb   Aug-28-04 07:14 PM   #6 
  - And they played wonderfully in the bronze medal game  Yupster   Aug-28-04 07:44 PM   #30 
  - Yeah  lazarus   Aug-28-04 07:14 PM   #4 
  - That's a very good point (nt)  bigwillq   Aug-28-04 07:15 PM   #7 
  - Didn't you hear--only first place matters!  Red_Viking   Aug-28-04 07:16 PM   #8 
  - spoiled?  lazarus   Aug-28-04 07:22 PM   #12 
  - Uh, yeah right.  ronnykmarshall   Aug-28-04 07:29 PM   #16 
  - They frowned  lazarus   Aug-28-04 07:31 PM   #18 
  - btw  matman00   Aug-28-04 09:22 PM   #42 
  - I have always told my son that it didn't matter whether or not he won or  1monster   Aug-28-04 07:44 PM   #31 
  - I didn't see the medal ceremony  nyhuskyfan   Aug-28-04 07:19 PM   #10 
  - I saw it  ronnykmarshall   Aug-28-04 07:23 PM   #13 
  - I saw it  lazarus   Aug-28-04 07:27 PM   #15 
  - ZZZZZZZZZ!  ronnykmarshall   Aug-28-04 07:34 PM   #22 
     - Yeah  lazarus   Aug-28-04 07:38 PM   #25 
  - Can you provide anything at all to back up your claim...  nyhuskyfan   Aug-28-04 07:38 PM   #26 
  - Also  lazarus   Aug-28-04 07:24 PM   #14 
  - what a shock I tell ya  Jim4Wes   Aug-28-04 07:21 PM   #11 
  - It seems to me...  guruant   Aug-28-04 07:30 PM   #17 
  - doesn't matter  lazarus   Aug-28-04 07:32 PM   #20 
  - What's with all the player hating?  DrWeird   Aug-28-04 07:32 PM   #19 
  - Thank you  lazarus   Aug-28-04 07:33 PM   #21 
     - You both have made my point so clear.  ronnykmarshall   Aug-28-04 07:36 PM   #23 
        - In that case  lazarus   Aug-28-04 07:39 PM   #27 
  - I have been disgusted by most of the medal winners for the last several  1monster   Aug-28-04 07:40 PM   #28 
  - No  lazarus   Aug-28-04 07:42 PM   #29 
  - If they were happy on the medal stand...  nyhuskyfan   Aug-28-04 07:49 PM   #33 
  - Yup  lazarus   Aug-28-04 07:51 PM   #35 
  - Excuse me, Lazarus and myhuskyfan...  1monster   Aug-28-04 07:59 PM   #39 
  - More than anyone else can say  ronnykmarshall   Aug-28-04 07:50 PM   #34 
  - And were expected to do more  lazarus   Aug-28-04 07:52 PM   #36 
     - Expected?  ronnykmarshall   Aug-28-04 08:01 PM   #40 
        - No  lazarus   Aug-28-04 08:07 PM   #41 
  - I haven't paid that much attention  Jim4Wes   Aug-28-04 07:52 PM   #37 
  - I thought maybe it was the media  bloom   Aug-28-04 09:47 PM   #43 
  - huh?  Kellanved   Aug-28-04 07:45 PM   #32 
  - Thank YOU!  ronnykmarshall   Aug-28-04 07:55 PM   #38 
  - they were the last time too  allalone   Aug-28-04 09:52 PM   #44 

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