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Do you get over a loss (be it sports, or at work) easily and move on?<br><br>
Or do you mull and stew over it, or get cranky about it, or what?<br><br>
My SO plays in several soccer leagues. He is a horrible loser in that he'll stew over the game for days. He goes into a funk and it takes awhile for him to get out of it.<br><br>
I don't get it, really. But I'm not the competitive sort.
 

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Normally, it doesn't affect my mood to lose.<br>
If it means a lot to me -- I get cranky for a minute, but I get over it.<br><br>
It might be just that I'm forgetful - I can't stay mad at people either usually because I forget. <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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I've very competitive so I get pretty PO'ed when I lose but I also get over it pretty quickly. No sense in stewing as it won't change the game/match/etc.
 

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depends how i did.<br><br>
if i tanked, i'll get p!ssed at myself.<br><br>
if i got beat on my best, then it's easier to take.
 

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With something concerning myself, I have always been a good loser.<br><br>
But with teams that I follow, this was not always the case.<br><br>
I suppose I have grown up in that regard.<br><br>
Or maybe being a Bengals fan did it. All that practice losing and all.
 

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Because usually I'm having more fun playing and it doesn't really matter to me one way or the other, but I've learned that most people enjoy winning more so if it makes them happier that they won, then I'm happy to lose. I don't necessarily TRY to lose, but I have to admit there are times when I don't TRY to win either.
 

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I completely get this.<br><br><img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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I am the sorest of sore losers.<br><br>
I politely decline when invited to play any kind of game. If people push me to play anyway, I confess what an awful sore loser I am, and volunteer to keep score instead. (being a sore loser made me extra-good at interpreting rules)
 

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My 37 staight victories over Mayor McTortle in rock-paper-scissors have now somehow been cheapened. <img alt="sad.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/sad.gif">
 

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Those weren't those times, Dan.<br><br><img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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Thank you. <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif"><br><br>
I wasn't too sure about #17 and #33 until your reassurance.
 

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Usually NO...but if it's something important to me, I get upset. But...like a good girl I get over it and be "better" about it!
 

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Losing at games - no problem. In fact, I've been known to throw a game due to boredom, or just make some crazy move to jazz things up a bit.<br><br>
Losing at sports - well, running is the only thing I take seriously, and the only one I compete against is myself. So yes, I am a sore loser if I let myself down, and I will stew about it.<br><br>
Losing at work - this is the worst. I will stew and mull and get all kinds of cranky and bitchy with myself.
 

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I was the kind of team player coaches hated. I honestly couldn't hang my head in shame if I played a great game and we lost.<br><br>
It was more fun to win championships in team sports than individual sports, but I'd get over losing in about 30 seconds.<br><br>
...except for the downhill race I lost in Austria in 1973 by .002 seconds.<br><br><b><i>ARRRRRRRGGGGGGGHHHHHHH</i></b>
 
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