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Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by fuzzbender, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. fuzzbender

    fuzzbender Former Member

    Feb 15, 2011
    dislocation
    i'm one myself, it's what made me uman

    deliberate/accidental, whatever, what's your experience of mistakes?

    Mis take it any way you like
     
  2. Thorby Bislam

    Thorby Bislam Tele-Afflicted

    Aug 16, 2011
    North Yorkshire
    Some years ago, I heard the saying: The man who never makes mistakes never makes anything. It liberated me.
     
  3. gypsy jim

    gypsy jim Tele-Afflicted

    My experience:
    Biggest mistakes = deepest regrets
     
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  5. Skub

    Skub Friend of Leo's

    Jul 28, 2010
    N.Ireland
    Mistakes can be beautiful.

    This does not automatically mean I believe fuzzbender to be either human or beautiful.








    ok...

    I'll concede the human part...
     
  6. fuzzbender

    fuzzbender Former Member

    Feb 15, 2011
    dislocation
    Concede nothing

    i'm much more aware of my inadequacy, failings, ugliness etc than your skepticism otherwis:lol:

    Some of my best friends are mistakes
     
  7. Toto'sDad

    Toto'sDad Telefied

    Jun 21, 2011
    Bakersfield
    Mistakes are what make for good judgement, sometimes it takes quite a while to get to the good judgement part.
     
  8. Skub

    Skub Friend of Leo's

    Jul 28, 2010
    N.Ireland
    This thread is just fine without pics. :eek: :cool:
     
  9. dented

    dented Poster Extraordinaire

    Apr 17, 2006
    Back at the Beach
    Read my tag line. My boss does say that I learn from my mistakes and never commit the same one again.
     
  10. idjster

    idjster Friend of Leo's

    Most of what I've learned the best have been from my mistakes.
     
  11. otterhound

    otterhound Poster Extraordinaire

    Dec 14, 2008
    Manheim Pa.
    If we really do learn from our mistakes , I am still learning .
     
  12. Paul in Colorado

    Paul in Colorado Doctor of Teleocity

    Mar 17, 2003
    Fort Collins, CO
    And remember, there are a lot of other people out there making mistakes, so you don't always have to make your own to learn.

    Mistakes are just another choice, a fork in the road. Lean and move on. I don't have many regrets. I can't change the past.
     
  13. Joe-Bob

    Joe-Bob Poster Extraordinaire

    Sep 6, 2004
    Dallas, Texas
    Mistakes make the music funny. We just need to remember that we're shooting for music, not comedy. ;)
     
  14. telleutelleme

    telleutelleme Doctor of Teleocity

    Jan 15, 2010
    Houston
    Usually mean a second trip to Lowes.
     
  15. OlRedNeckHippy

    OlRedNeckHippy Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    60
    Jan 12, 2012
    South Jersey
    From an old boss of mine after a colosal blunder:

    "Son, If you don't screw up once and a while, you ain't workin."

    Words to live by.
     
  16. Ricky D.

    Ricky D. Poster Extraordinaire

    I used to think I made mistakes, but I was wrong. ;)
     
  17. Chud

    Chud Poster Extraordinaire

    Dec 30, 2010
    New York City
    Daddy always said 'Mistake' should've been my middle name...
     
  18. bcarter_1

    bcarter_1 Tele-Holic

    984
    Feb 27, 2011
    Salt Lake City, Utah
    "Learning Opportunities" and I sure learn alot.
     
  19. BenM

    BenM Tele-Meister

    201
    May 5, 2010
    Des Moines, IA
    I heard someone define an expert as someone who has made every possible mistake in their field of expertise.

    It goes along with what many others are saying here, and it should be liberating to us. I lived for too long fearing failure, thinking that failing would invalidate me in what I was doing, or even myself as a person. Now I know that failure can never paralyze you like the fear of failure can.

    P.S. No child should ever be told that they were a mistake because they weren't. There is no such thing as an unwanted or child, but there are many unworthy parents.
     
  20. javabirds

    javabirds Tele-Holic

    627
    Aug 15, 2010
    Tennessee
    "Everyone makes mistakes so why can't you"

    Big Bird said that.
     
  21. Jupiter

    Jupiter Doctor of Teleocity

    Jun 22, 2010
    Osaka, Japan
    All of my mistakes are on prupose.
     
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