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People who acknowledge luck plays a roll in their success are more likeable than people who believe they are successful because they are smarter and/or work harder.
Probably.

The video is more making the point that even if luck is only a fraction of the recipe for success, it plays an outsized role in said success.
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Old 06-10-2021, 10:28 AM
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TLDR?
It’s a video. TLDW?
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Old 06-10-2021, 10:50 AM
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disc golf has the softest fans out there no doubt
Your taking a position that disc golf hooligans should become the norm?
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Old 06-10-2021, 11:46 AM
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Troll train?
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Old 06-10-2021, 11:54 AM
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It’s a video. TLDW?
haha, potentially. I think that TLDR has become a "word" and no longer refers only to the meaning of its acronym. It's similar to how a "bulldozer" no longer has anything to do with a bull, although originally it did.

</linguistic rabbit trail>
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disc golf has the softest fans out there no doubt




You ain't no hurricane, you're just flaccid air

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Old 06-12-2021, 12:40 AM
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haha, potentially. I think that TLDR has become a "word" and no longer refers only to the meaning of its acronym. It's similar to how a "bulldozer" no longer has anything to do with a bull, although originally it did.

</linguistic rabbit trail>
Now I’m wondering about the history of bulldozer.

You can get the gist of the video pretty quickly. And, if need be just speed it up a little.
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haha, potentially. I think that TLDR has become a "word" and no longer refers only to the meaning of its acronym. It's similar to how a "bulldozer" no longer has anything to do with a bull, although originally it did.

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Now I’m wondering about the history of bulldozer.

You can get the gist of the video pretty quickly. And, if need be just speed it up a little.
https://www.etymonline.com/word/bulldoze - not the prettiest history.
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Old 06-12-2021, 01:17 PM
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https://www.etymonline.com/word/bulldoze - not the prettiest history.
That is bad. I had no idea, but it is interesting how words evolve.

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