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I Like to Go At My Own Pace

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    My Own Pace

    At anything I do, I prefer going at my own pace.  The end results may be better.  :)
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2011

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    No! Don't Rush Me!

    Yes... I will get the most childish, digging in my heels, and not budging if a person tries to rush me! I do like to walk a path at my my own pace. Otherwise, I don't want to walk it at all. =p I had a lot of rushing in my life... people telling me jump here, move here, walk...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 29, 2009

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    I Hate to Rush

      A few years ago I noticed an interesting story within a local newspaper about the percantages of people rushing. I can't of course remember all the details but it has also made me to think about my life, the hurrying and the can't sit still attitude that seems to flood me...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F Mar 24, 2009

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    Haste Makes Waste!

    It's as simple as my pace or no pace.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 15, 2011

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