Would You Risk Everything?

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Re: Would You Risk Everything?

Post by Star88 » 05 Oct 2017, 10:42

I don't think so. When there is a big decision like that in my life, I would like the support of my loved ones.

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Post by TheWriteAngel » 13 Oct 2017, 14:50

I will always follow my dreams. Yes, it might seem selfish at first, but I think it's very important to be able to realise my dreams. That said, I don't think people should have to choose between their significant other and a once in a lifetime opportunity.

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Post by Li Yamamoto » 13 Oct 2017, 14:54

i'm the new kid. well, not really kid but...
I would not risk everything. I don't know if the opportunity is actually true, however, my future is securely in place

-- 13 Oct 2017, 14:58 --

by the way, the write angel, i'm talking to you. do you realize that realise is a z or not just like some person was saying earlier about penalize and penalise

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Post by TheWriteAngel » 13 Oct 2017, 15:23

Li Yamamoto wrote:i'm the new kid. well, not really kid but...
I would not risk everything. I don't know if the opportunity is actually true, however, my future is securely in place

-- 13 Oct 2017, 14:58 --

by the way, the write angel, i'm talking to you. do you realize that realise is a z or not just like some person was saying earlier about penalize and penalise
Hey Li Yamamoto (aka new kid),
You are, of course, entitled to your opinion. However, how would you know your future is truly secure ? Things could go south anytime. You can't always be sure of everything.

Thanks for your comment. Do you also realise that realize is a z only in North America, everywhere else it's realise ?

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Post by Mercy Bolo » 21 Oct 2017, 13:52

If the benefits outweigh the risks then I would.
"The minimum requirement for a dream is a safe place to lay your head."
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Post by Cheshire » 05 Nov 2017, 02:06

No. Certainly not. Unless I am willing to grab it and fall with it, I wouldn't mind. But for now, I think I would need a safety net.

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Post by inaramid » 15 Dec 2017, 03:33

I'm a more cautious kind of person. But if that would ever happen to me, I feel confident that I have a strong enough support system to be able to take the risk.

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Post by Eileen R » 18 Mar 2018, 03:48

Life is all about taking chances. Yes I would risk it all but only if it is worth it

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Post by BeatrixPotter » 19 Mar 2018, 09:00

No, I'm sure that I wouldn't be able to risk everything.

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Post by jvez » 23 Apr 2018, 11:06

I don't think I'll be able to risk everything for something that has no guarantee. I tend to go after opportunities but if it's an all-or-nothing bet I'd rather pass.

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Post by Elzaavdolli1 » 24 Apr 2018, 12:47

I will not risk anything if I will not be sure that I will earn back what I have expensed

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Post by mykjoe » 30 Apr 2018, 09:12

I wouldn't be able to do something like that without the support of the one I love. If she support then i can risk everything

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Post by Elzaavdolli1 » 30 Apr 2018, 14:29

No never, I can't experiment to loose everything, not anymore

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Post by Lolo Skyooz » 17 May 2018, 21:52

To me, it seems like dedicating yourself to anything in a serious way is a risk and a sacrifice. Your time is the most valuable thing you have. So to give that up in pursuit of something that might not work out, may not end up making you happy, could be something you're just not very good at, et cetera is significant. But I have to admit, risking the stability of a great job would be a bold move. Life has gotten very expensive these days, and money troubles can ruin relationships in a flash. The dilemma sure does make for good storytelling though. :techie-studyingbrown:

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Post by LaurenHaupt » 29 Jul 2018, 11:10

Risk isn't worth taking if the consequences are worth greater.
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