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Saw a quote that fits the Mustachian credo
« on: July 31, 2014, 07:13:07 AM »
"If you could give a kick in the pants to a person every time they caused you problems, you wouldn't be able to sit down for a week."

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Re: Saw a quote that fits the Mustachian credo
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2014, 09:49:59 PM »
Funny. Thanks! :)

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Re: Saw a quote that fits the Mustachian credo
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2014, 08:12:30 PM »
Is this supposed to be implying that you give yourself lots of problems?

Or that every person could do this, and that you cause lots of other people problems, so you'd be sore?

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Re: Saw a quote that fits the Mustachian credo
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2014, 08:14:03 PM »
Sounds like a good reason to not wear pants!

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Re: Saw a quote that fits the Mustachian credo
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2014, 05:27:07 AM »
I would probably end up with a sore foot!

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Re: Saw a quote that fits the Mustachian credo
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2014, 07:55:36 AM »
Or that every person could do this, and that you cause lots of other people problems, so you'd be sore?

This one. Be forgiving, because you probably cause as many problems for other people as they cause for you. This assumes that neither you nor the other person are causing problems on purpose.

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Re: Saw a quote that fits the Mustachian credo
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2014, 09:49:25 AM »
Or that every person could do this, and that you cause lots of other people problems, so you'd be sore?

This one. Be forgiving, because you probably cause as many problems for other people as they cause for you. This assumes that neither you nor the other person are causing problems on purpose.

Ah, I totally interpreted it the other way.

I like your interpretation better.
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Re: Saw a quote that fits the Mustachian credo
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2014, 02:53:38 PM »
Or that every person could do this, and that you cause lots of other people problems, so you'd be sore?

This one. Be forgiving, because you probably cause as many problems for other people as they cause for you. This assumes that neither you nor the other person are causing problems on purpose.

Ah, I totally interpreted it the other way.

I like your interpretation better.

Why not both?

But just because you could kick yourself in the pants, doesn't mean you would.  Thus, causing your own problems is a poor interpretation.

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Re: Saw a quote that fits the Mustachian credo
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2014, 02:56:49 PM »
Or that every person could do this, and that you cause lots of other people problems, so you'd be sore?

This one. Be forgiving, because you probably cause as many problems for other people as they cause for you. This assumes that neither you nor the other person are causing problems on purpose.

Ah, I totally interpreted it the other way.

I like your interpretation better.

Why not both?


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Re: Saw a quote that fits the Mustachian credo
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2014, 05:18:55 PM »
I have a third option.

I thought it meant that if you carried through with your kicking, you'd be too busy to do anything else. Therefore, don't bother with other people at all!

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Re: Saw a quote that fits the Mustachian credo
« Reply #10 on: August 25, 2014, 05:32:06 PM »
Sounds like a good reason to not wear pants!

I think I like this interpretation the most.

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Re: Saw a quote that fits the Mustachian credo
« Reply #11 on: August 25, 2014, 05:34:15 PM »
My goodness Mustachians are a creative bunch!

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Re: Saw a quote that fits the Mustachian credo
« Reply #12 on: August 26, 2014, 06:47:03 AM »
My take is " Don't blame everybody else for your problems. Most likely your problems were caused by you"

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Re: Saw a quote that fits the Mustachian credo
« Reply #13 on: August 26, 2014, 07:23:26 AM »
I have a third option.

I thought it meant that if you carried through with your kicking, you'd be too busy to do anything else. Therefore, don't bother with other people at all!

That's what I thought too.  I'd be too busy handing out face punches and pants kicks to even find the time to sit down for an entire week.