when people say "i'm competitive" they're really saying "i'm incredibly insecure"

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  1. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    right? right.
     
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    :bigthink
     
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    I generally try to avoid getting into conversations with annoying faggots.
     
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    I said that first.
     
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    I'll bet you think you're better than me!
     
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    Stew Nod Hello VIP

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    Tough day at the shed, this thread should be at least 3 pages by now
     
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    crazypreacher Hey yo

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    I take it as "I'm a real asshole at the workplace and I won't hesitate to stick a knife in your back to get even a little ahead."
     
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    I'm competitive
     
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    That is so true, Dinkus. You are very wise. :wub:
     
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    Comparing = Competing
    yes insecure.
     
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    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    But when they say "I'm incredibly insecure," does that mean they're competitive? :bigthink
     
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  12. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    it's always the people who like to portray themselves as uber confident who say it and as soon as they say it, i know the truth about them.
     
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    I think a more honest statement would be "I'm a poor loser."
     
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  14. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    when they say "i'm the most insecure" it does.
     
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    omg yes.
     
  16. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    :wub:
     
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    This thread is causing me mental anguish because I don't know if I agree or disagree.

    I challenge anyone else to prove they have more mental anguish. :c
     
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    Yep, every lawyer I've ever known.
     
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    I didn't even think about the professional aspect of it. I was thinking of just everyday fun stuff, like playing a game or sport. People who are super competitive ruin the fun.
     
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  20. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    it's so gay.