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Tommy_Carcetti Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 06:44 AM
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Would you prefer a moral victory or a pyhrric victory?
Choices are:

a. Moral victory--I want to feel good, even though I'm still a loser!

b. Pyhrric victory--So I won and still feel horrible about it. Who cares, everyone else thinks I'm a winner!

c. I'm really tired of Bill Clinton. He should get a new hairstyle already!

d. Nicole Kidman hasn't aged well.

e. Other
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 06:45 AM
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1. your definition of a phyrric victory is incorrect nt
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Tommy_Carcetti Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 06:49 AM
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2. You pointing that out has proven a great cost to my remarkable post/faux poll.
A pyhrric victory, indeed!
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Dr. Strange Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 08:38 AM
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3. But you got the idea behind your poll out to the public...
so I'd consider it a moral victory.
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GalleryGod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 08:53 AM
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4. Good exam question for Spring Semester !
Thanks! :headbang:
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Tommy_Carcetti Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 09:00 AM
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5. In all seriousness, it is something to ponder
Would you rather lose but gain some moral satisfaction nonetheless, or technically win but have your win overshadowed by the costs of having won?
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madinmaryland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 09:09 AM
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6. "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing."
Vince Lombardi.

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