What type of loser are you!??!?!?!

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  1. Mansonienne

    Mansonienne Mod admin Staff Member Silver Member

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    I also hate losing, and am very competitive, but always congratulate the winner, blame nobody but myself myself and try to learn from my mistakes to do better next time. I am trying to teach this to my kids as well - to strive to win, fair and square (while having fun), and be gracious in both victory and defeat.
    That reminds me, it's been awhile since we played board games as a family. Must get out the Mille Bornes this weekend...
     
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    All the Americans "I hate losing" and "I'm super competitive" etc.
    Europeans: "Sometimes I take the last pink wafer.."
     
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    I get lucky sometimes....
     
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    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon

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    Winning games has never bothered me, it used to drive my friends mad. I find the only thing worse than a bad loser is a bad winner.
     
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  5. Bladesg

    Bladesg Funk Meister Silver Member

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    Nobody likes losing but how one reacts to losing basically comes down to ego.
     
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    i'm mostly a lost my keys type.
     
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    I guess it all depends if the competition was played fairly; I'd hate to loose to a cheat but would congratulate the winner if I lost in a fair setting.
     
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    There is nothing in life that is actually worth winning that has rules and a prize attached to it. Or has a finish line or an umpire.

    Personal losses simply depend on the strength of the bond to what's lost and the character of the loser. So about 6 or 7 billion possible outcomes....
     
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    Ive lost my marbles, the will to live sometimes, all pool games, my memory of everything before i was sectioned, a few jobs, a few guitars, 4 cats, 1 dog, my car on a regular basis (thank god for tracking)
     
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    When we get together with my BIL and his family we play card games a LOT. He's nearly 40 and is THE WORST loser I've ever come across in my life. He wins the majority of the time but as soon as it becomes apparent he might not win he gets crappy about the game, no matter what we're playing. On top of that he's a terrible sandbagger, acting and even saying he doesn't have the cards to do anything and then going out the next round. Very childish stuff. Personally I play to play and have fun. If I win, great, if not who cares? The point is to enjoy the time together.
     
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    Secret Loser (Ozzy)
     
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    nadzab Play Don't Worry Silver Member

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    If I'm being honest, it often comes down to who beat me, and at what.
     
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    you have to lose before you can appreciate winning
     
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    Me too. If picked at all, I ended up in goal - which was much colder in the winter.
     
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    It all depends on the significance and impact of the loss. Losing at the Lottery: no problem. Losing at a job Interview: dagger through the heart. Losing it all on the stock market: window ledge time.
     
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    I’m a loser, baby, so why don’t you kill me...
     
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    These guys summed it up pretty good.

     
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    I don't compete.
    I don't even play cards.
    I could easily have been varsity QB or pitcher in high school, and maybe rode it into college.
    I neither enjoy winning nor losing.
     
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    My Uncle from Scotland was notorious for cheating. When I moved to Florida I witnessed it firsthand. I'd go down to the rec room with him at the retirement community he lived and play pool with him all the time. Every time he thought you weren't looking he'd change the score counter or move a ball. I never said anything... it was more entertaining to watch the old bastard cheat. I mentioned it to my dad and he told me he had a reputation that preceded him for cheating at pool and cards or whatever. I guess he just didn't like to lose. Even in his final years he refused to give up his license... after we had to replace our mailbox a half a dozen times we forced him to quit driving before he killed somebody.

    I don't care if I lose at any type of game.
     
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    Very true
     
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