I Like Originality

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    The best advice I've ever been given:'Don't be

    afraid to be you!'When you think about this it really is saying a lot! Most people project an image for others to perceive which always hides a little bit of themselves.My grandfather told me to be myself.
    Paca24 Paca24
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 12, 2014

    Phillip Phillips

    with phillip, its different. his music is great. its new and fresh and really something. hes so not everyday. hes funny and cool. goofy but really cute. love him so much. check him out. :)))
    MargoRothSpiegelman MargoRothSpiegelman
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 3, 2012

    We're All Individuals!

    I'm not! I always loved this scene.  
    accomplice accomplice
    46-50, M
    Dec 24, 2010

    Yes I Do

    Original is cool.  So spread the word that Original is awesome.
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    Dec 24, 2010
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8
    46-50, M
    May 22, 2015

    It's possible that the only reason I strive to

    be original in everything that I do is because I don't like being compared to others. I hate to admit it, but I go out of my way to be different.
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    Jan 9

    Grabs My Attention

    Something that's refreshing, surprising, and unexpected will definitely grab my attention.
    UnderEli UnderEli
    46-50, M
    Jun 7, 2009

    Spotting Connections

    I think what is most original about me is my ability to spot new connections years before they are widely recognized. I think in part that comes from my love of learning new things, renewing myself every few years. I like to let my curiosity take me in directions that may or may...
    learning4ever learning4ever
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 24, 2010

    Insight Through Collective Experience?

    My inspiration comes from nature, observing interaction between people - like observing life's small absurdities: contradictions or inconsistencies that occur in every day life.  Sometimes two people can look at the same thing, but perception of it is entirely different...
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    1 Response Jun 8, 2009


    I like to be as original as I can. Honestly, most things have already been done, but I don't try to follow something I seen someone else do. I just do my best to be myself, and not anything more than that.
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    Feb 13, 2011
    utahwriter utahwriter
    41-45, M
    Jun 8, 2014

    Getting tired of all the 'Me Too's.

    Any original thoughts out there?
    ElectrikBJ ElectrikBJ
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 3, 2014


    Every snowflake that falls bears a unique pattern. it is not a matter of one size fits all. I do not adhere to conventional wisdoms or social 'norms'. I don't think inside the box, it would make me claustrophobic. I don't pay attention to 'fashion trends' because I do my own...
    DieKatzeSchreibt DieKatzeSchreibt
    Sep 25, 2011

    Of Course,

    very few things are original. It is usually inspired by something else.
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    1 Response Jun 7, 2009

    I never separate my mind n my heart.

    . Tho both are mutually exclusive, they are always parallel but never merge into one..
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i
    70+, M
    Mar 11, 2015
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