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Danny Diamond
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Before you read further, say it aloud...

OPPORTUNITYISNOWHERE










How did you pronounce it? Did you read it as “opportunity is nowhere” or “opportunity is now here”? Supposedly, the pessimistic will read it as “nowhere”, whereas the optimistic will read it as “now here”.

Some of you have probably seen this before. I first saw it years ago, but I recently read it in a magazine again, and wanted to share it, because I thought it was interesting. So how did you read it?
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As suspected...I am a pessamist.
But then...I am never disappointed!
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No where...

Am I a optimist or pessimist?

If you were to ask me, I'd actually have a hard time answering that question...

If it were a a chart .....

Pessimistic -----*---- Optimistic

I'd be right about there.
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I read it, "OP port unity I snow here."

I have know idea what that says about me.
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I read it as No where when Dan IM'd it to me...and I'm disgustingly optimistic.
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On 2006-12-07 10:56, CJRichard wrote:
I read it, "OP port unity I snow here."

I have know idea what that says about me.


I seriously bursted out laughing when I read this.

I think it puts you under the "different" category. =P
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Optimist: "The glass is half full."

Pessimist: "The glass is half empty."

Pragmatist: "The glass is twice as large as it needs to be."
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On 2006-12-07 11:17, rossmacrae wrote:
Optimist: "The glass is half full."

Pessimist: "The glass is half empty."


You know, I always thought it depended on whether you had already had some of the water to drink or if you were still filling the glass that determined its full/emptiness Smile

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If you didn't want a glass of water, a full one would be worse.

BTW No where. I'm optimistic that we'll all die a fiery death.
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On 2006-12-07 11:17, rossmacrae wrote:
Optimist: "The glass is half full."

Pessimist: "The glass is half empty."

Pragmatist: "The glass is twice as large as it needs to be."

Me: "Who cares? I ordered a cheeseburger dangit! What's with the water?"
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Optimist: Sees the Dounut
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On 2006-12-07 09:54, Danny Diamond wrote:
Before you read further, say it aloud...

OPPORTUNITYISNOWHERE











How did you pronounce it? Did you read it as “opportunity is nowhere” or “opportunity is now here”? Supposedly, the pessimistic will read it as “nowhere”, whereas the optimistic will read it as “now here”.

Some of you have probably seen this before. I first saw it years ago, but I recently read it in a magazine again, and wanted to share it, because I thought it was interesting. So how did you read it?

Mine came out as "Opportunity I SNOW here!"

Wonder if it has anything to do with the white stuff I see when I look out my window today.

Another little trivia bit about pessimists and optimists..they say it's a fact that (This sounds weird, I know) but they say that usually a pessimist will have a larger left nostril, and an an optimist will usually have, in most cases, a larger right nostril.

I SWEAR I did not make that up.
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I read nowhere.

When I read the first post, I was dubious. "Opportunity is nowhere" sounded more natural to me. "Opportunity is now here" didn't seem like a phrasing anyone would ever use, so I doubted anybody would really read it.

But if people have found a port and snow in there, all bets are off. Smile
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I could see both... I first read no where, but then I read now here..

That was clever..
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