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    Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    Stole this one from Reddit from a few days ago.

    What have you learned to hard way?


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    Re: Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    That you define your own success


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    Re: Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    Playing with fire. When I was around 12 I got 2nd and 3rd degree burns on my leg. Safe to say I haven't done anything stupid since.



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    Re: Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    That if you date someone, especially someone who was abused in the past, tread carefully, listen to your gut and pay attention to her actions. If not, you are going to get burned and end up in therapy.


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    Re: Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    That women remember everything and they are always right.


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    Re: Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    That people who have control over you cannot be counted on to be reasonable or just.



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    Re: Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    That not every girl in college is DTF


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    Re: Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    Oh, pretty much everything. The key is that I learned and didn't repeat many.



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    Re: Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    Never urinate towards an oscillating fan.



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    Re: Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone1975 View Post
    Never urinate towards an oscillating fan.
    Or on your RA's computer, apparently its frowned upon in this establishment


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    Re: Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    You'll never get by on 'talent' alone. I wish my teachers and parents would have told me that I 'worked hard' when I was young, not that I was 'gifted and talented'. It took me until 24 to realize that success only comes to those who work their ***** off for it.


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    Re: Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bewilderme View Post
    You'll never get by on 'talent' alone. I wish my teachers and parents would have told me that I 'worked hard' when I was young, not that I was 'gifted and talented'. It took me until 24 to realize that success only comes to those who work their ***** off for it.
    And then when you reach the age of 30, you'll realize that many people get to the top of the corporate ladder based on who they know, and not much else.



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    Re: Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    I learned that on an online dating site the description of "a few extra pounds" flat out means she's fat. Same goes for "I'm not a size two". Women LIE!


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    Re: Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    GAP coverage is good..

    Bought a car at the end of Sept 2012. Thanksgiving night of the same year a drunk guy nailed it while parked on a street & somehow managed to drive off... So that was a fun holiday.



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    Re: Friday QOTW 7/11 - What did you learn the hard way?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    Stole this one from Reddit from a few days ago.

    What have you learned to hard way?
    How to trade currencies and how the national debt works, which few Americans understand.



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