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I Don't Need to Compete With You

(Unless We're Playing a Fun Game) 201 People

    A Taoist View - Well, apart from learning by experience that competition leads to exhaustion, jealousy, resentment and so on, it is good to draw inspiration from past generations...
    ArianX ArianX 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 6, 2011

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    Work Only - I haven't ever really thought that I needed to compete with anyone.I do think that competition can be a good thing though. It can push you to do you're best and work...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 1 Response May 25, 2011

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    What's the Point? - I don't see the point in competing with others... unless it's a cool game, like my pal Philip and I have going on, "Gift Wars"! LoL! I swear, I will...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 17, 2009

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    That Would Be Pretty Dumb - If you want to "win" that bad at something then perhaps I would just let you because I don't have any worries or hang ups.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 14, 2011

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    I Don't Mind Healthy Competition - ...but I don't need to compete for competition's sake.  I think it's great to have a certain amount of competition in academia and the arts...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 27, 2007

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    Why? Just Why? - Okay. The life of an Asian student is never easy, because we have Asian parents. In my honest opinion, most of the older generations in Asia have OCD, because they...
    macabreprincess macabreprincess 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2013

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    It Doesn't Need To - i don't need to compete with anybody elseYou are different from mei am unique person that made me meI am not like others who you can just ***** withI am not...
    friendlycat friendlycat 26-30, F May 18, 2011

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    No Competition... - ***** about me all you like, but in the end I win. Grace before fake beauty or self proclaimed entitlement, always!
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    "Doesn'T Mean That Much To Me, To Mean That Much To You." - - from Neil Young's song, 'Old Man' http://youtu.be/dVC2cszdTao
    heavyduty1 heavyduty1 66-70, M Jun 24, 2013

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    No Need To Compete - I dislike competition and therefore I can never compete with anyone.  I believe, competition is an act of jealousy. 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 3, 2011

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    Life Is Not Zero-sum - Why is it that some people always feel the need to compete ? ... That they're more successful in their career, that their kids are smarter, that their car...
    accomplice accomplice 41-45, M 1 Response May 21, 2008

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    "All I Really Want To Do" - Bob Dylan - "I ain't lookin' to compete with you Beat or cheat or mistreat you Simplify you, classify you Deny, defy or crucify you All...
    heavyduty1 heavyduty1 66-70, M 3 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    This is going to be lengthy but bear with me as I have seen a lot of posts about this subject. For a long time I wondered about this whole "game" thing, and also about being single...
    Nixoncarmichael Nixoncarmichael 26-30, M Mar 2

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    But ... - ... I will,  if you or your activities fall within one of my areas of interest.   
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Feb 18, 2011

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    And I'm Not Going To. - A very wise man once said: "But let each one prove what his own work is, and then he will have cause for exultation in regard to himself alone and not in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 26, 2012

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    But if you need someone to talk to, look no further :)
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