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Redstone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-23-06 08:55 PM
Response to Reply #18
33. And even if you can't win, you should play anyway. Because if you
don't, what the hell are you going to do? Sit in the house and play videogames?

Go out and get some fresh air and excercise. Screw the score.

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  -So I just said to my son: "Just because you know you can't win, Redstone  Sep-23-06 07:35 PM   #0 
  - By not even trying  lizziegrace   Sep-23-06 07:36 PM   #1 
  - So it was good that I told him that, yes?  Redstone   Sep-23-06 07:44 PM   #6 
     - It may have sounded hollow to you  lizziegrace   Sep-23-06 07:53 PM   #12 
        - This kid has been talked to almost every waking moment of  Redstone   Sep-23-06 07:59 PM   #14 
           - I guess what I meant is  lizziegrace   Sep-23-06 08:00 PM   #15 
              - Oh yes, I understood (and appreciated) what you said. I was just  Redstone   Sep-23-06 08:21 PM   #19 
                 - Lelapin can attest to the fact  lizziegrace   Sep-23-06 08:22 PM   #20 
                    - Yes. And the ONLY bit of advice my mother ever gave me was:  Redstone   Sep-23-06 08:27 PM   #22 
  - I have an idea.  GOPisEvil   Sep-23-06 07:36 PM   #2 
  - How's it for off-the-cuff? It's excellent, that's what it is. I believe  Redstone   Sep-23-06 07:54 PM   #13 
  - There are many reasons for playing.........  CaliforniaPeggy   Sep-23-06 07:42 PM   #3 
  - Well, I guess I have good instincts even when I''m oblivious  Redstone   Sep-23-06 08:01 PM   #16 
  - not really, context is all  pitohui   Sep-23-06 07:44 PM   #4 
  - I don't gamble. I'm damn good at both poker and and B-jack, but won't play  Redstone   Sep-23-06 07:51 PM   #11 
  - Makes perfect sense!  bluethruandthru   Sep-23-06 07:44 PM   #5 
  - You betcha. Now PLEASE answer me to I can be the proud recipient  Redstone   Sep-23-06 08:31 PM   #23 
     - With great pleasure  bluethruandthru   Sep-23-06 08:40 PM   #28 
        - I consider this an honor. Now I can go to sleep, because I'm happy  Redstone   Sep-23-06 08:51 PM   #31 
           - Thank you Redstone!  bluethruandthru   Sep-23-06 08:56 PM   #34 
              - Have one anyway. Just one. You know it won't get you started again...  Redstone   Sep-23-06 09:11 PM   #38 
  - Yes.  Gormy Cuss   Sep-23-06 07:44 PM   #7 
  - You're a true New Englander. You just KNOW stuff like this,  Redstone   Sep-23-06 08:33 PM   #24 
     - And I'm heading home  Gormy Cuss   Sep-23-06 08:49 PM   #30 
  - something in that loss will be learned  MoseyWalker   Sep-23-06 07:44 PM   #8 
  - As usual, you get it. Even if I don't. It's damn good to have you around.  Redstone   Sep-23-06 08:53 PM   #32 
  - It makes perfect sense and it means many things  pauliedangerously   Sep-23-06 07:45 PM   #9 
  - I don't think we've met, but I'm pleased to meet you. And if we've indeed  Redstone   Sep-23-06 08:37 PM   #25 
     - Dude, I've seen some of your posts  pauliedangerously   Sep-23-06 09:00 PM   #36 
        - Thank you. I try. Tonight, I told my son that the DARE program is full of  Redstone   Sep-23-06 09:15 PM   #41 
           - Yeah, ya know  pauliedangerously   Sep-23-06 09:25 PM   #44 
              - It's worse than you can imagine. They tell the kids that caffeine  Redstone   Sep-23-06 09:32 PM   #47 
                 - Idiots  pauliedangerously   Sep-23-06 09:47 PM   #51 
                    - My older son asked me, "If drugs are so bad, why do people  Redstone   Sep-23-06 10:00 PM   #52 
  - You're a great dad  bicentennial_baby   Sep-23-06 07:50 PM   #10 
  - I do the best I can. Which is all anyone can do.  Redstone   Sep-23-06 09:12 PM   #39 
  - LOL! You meant sometimes doing things is the end, not the means.  sfexpat2000   Sep-23-06 08:04 PM   #17 
  - But the kids had a clue, didn't they? Probably because they're  Redstone   Sep-23-06 08:47 PM   #29 
     - My whole family is officially in mourning. I didn't know  sfexpat2000   Sep-23-06 09:14 PM   #40 
        - Dogs do that. They make everyone believe that they are the dog's  Redstone   Sep-23-06 09:19 PM   #42 
           - Word.  sfexpat2000   Sep-23-06 09:40 PM   #49 
              - Indeed.  Redstone   Sep-23-06 09:46 PM   #50 
  - you can't win if you don't play?  tigereye   Sep-23-06 08:16 PM   #18 
  - And even if you can't win, you should play anyway. Because if you  Redstone   Sep-23-06 08:55 PM   #33 
     - exactly!  tigereye   Sep-23-06 09:00 PM   #35 
        - Ouch! That's a tough score for those Citadel boys to take home.  Redstone   Sep-23-06 09:10 PM   #37 
           - apparently Div I -AA  tigereye   Sep-25-06 08:59 AM   #53 
  - you told him to waste his time, basically.  SlavesandBulldozers   Sep-23-06 08:26 PM   #21 
  - I'm going to respectfully call bullshit on this.  flvegan   Sep-23-06 08:37 PM   #26 
  - You're not wrong. I'd get it. I might argue the point, but  Redstone   Sep-23-06 09:24 PM   #43 
     - Just about the best there are, yes.  flvegan   Sep-23-06 09:32 PM   #46 
        - Why the HELL would I object to you chiming in?  Redstone   Sep-23-06 09:38 PM   #48 
  - I have no idea :)  Amaya   Sep-23-06 08:37 PM   #27 
  - Well, m'dear, I could NOT be happier than to hear that. Beware, though,  Redstone   Sep-23-06 09:27 PM   #45 
  - Makes Sense To Me  ProfessorGAC   Sep-25-06 10:34 AM   #54 

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