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Defeatism

dahni Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 4:58 PM
I learned a long time ago not to get into a fight that I didn't want to win completely. Not just fight until the guy who started it said. ok, I quit. Let's make up and go home... Nope, this isn't over until you are so beaten up that you will never attack me or any of my friends again. Period.
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