When people say "failure is not an option for me" .

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  1. Westerberg

    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    Are they assuming failure is an option other folks choose?
     
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    This thread has failed miserably :coffee:
     
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    i support this thread
     
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    Failure was an option here
     
  5. Westerberg

    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    That is not an option.
     
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    Now we are getting somewhere.
     
  7. Butcher

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    Laughing butt pain is an option :emperor:
     
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    Failure is never an option, it's an outcome.

    Getting up again is the option.
     
  9. wicked smaaaht

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    Nicely put!
     
  10. Jack-A-Roe

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    passing or failing are both options
     
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    i've heard this too many times over the last couple of years. usually on game shows.

    failure is not an option! it isn't? what planet are these idiots from? :)
     
  12. Bye You!

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    i agree.

    but one of my favorite quotes is from James Dean:

    "it's gonna work, cuz it's gotta work. And it's gotta work cuz i said so"

    -East of Eden

    so i guess it's not a Dean quote, per se, but more of a Steinbeck quote. Still great, and a great attitude.
     
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    my attitude is - failure is always one word, one mistake, one second away and you'd better have a back up plan and be ready to roll.
     
  14. Johnnykstaint

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    They're assuming something wrong, that's for sure. Has to be one of the most assanine and annoying catchphrases out there right now.
     
  15. MatthewT

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    if you're committed enough to something, you either achieve it, or you die.