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Offline Eruvande

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Having opinions...
« on: April 09, 2016, 04:32:28 PM »
I used to shoot my gob off about anything and everything. I wore 'opinionated' like a badge and collected quite a circle of friends based on that description. I maintained a snarky blog and most of my internet acquaintances and friends I made through that blog.

But in the past couple of years I have really pulled it back and hardly ever speak my mind. Partly this is through lack of confidence for a few too dull to mention reasons, but also because I worry that when I get opinionated, people just see me and my views, and I'd prefer it if the mark I made was for God.

Which sounds good, but does make for a bit of a boring life sometimes, when I'd like to jump in but feel I have completely lost my gumption. So how do you do it, oh opinionated OC.net posters? How do you hit your stride of confident posting?
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Re: Having opinions...
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2016, 01:12:07 AM »
I haven't. I probably never will.
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Re: Having opinions...
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2016, 09:08:10 AM »
I just post whatever strikes my fancy. I never really thought of it as a confidence issue. It doesn't really bother me is someone makes fun of something ridiculous that I might say, so with that inhibition gone, I feel free to spew my random thoughts across this corner of the interwebz.
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Re: Having opinions...
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2016, 09:24:18 AM »
Just keep in mind, everyone else has opinions too.  Opinions are like farts.  Everyone makes them and everyone elses usually stink, but someone can always remind you of a time you cleared a room with yours.
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Re: Having opinions...
« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2016, 09:50:57 AM »
There is nothing wrong with having opinions, and voicing them. However, you have to pick your spots.

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