Amateurs do it til they get it right.. ...

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Post by Gerwin » Thu May 20, 2010 6:34 am

Amateurs do it til they get it right. Professionals do it til they can't get it wrong
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Great quote, I have used it before in my other hobbies and just was reminded of it again and I think it applies to aquariums as well :D

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Post by Sandy » Thu May 20, 2010 9:46 pm

I like to think of myself as a Constant Learner :mrgreen: That way I am somewhere in the middle! :lol: :lol:

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Post by Doug » Thu May 20, 2010 10:20 pm

I always thought professionals didn't do anything, unless they got paid... :roll:

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Post by C-21 USAF » Tue May 25, 2010 8:35 am

This means I'm definitely an amateur!

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Post by Gerwin » Wed May 26, 2010 6:48 am

Doug wrote:I always thought professionals didn't do anything, unless they got paid... :roll:
uh-um well thats not always true, I have done some free work!
But if you think about it, its a statement about a attitude..... I do something till I can not do it wrong, opposed to the person doing something till they get it right

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Post by Gz28 » Wed May 26, 2010 1:10 pm

Good quote, I like it.

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Post by sparky » Sun Aug 08, 2010 4:45 pm

how long is the doing it till i get it right part last lol

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Post by Gz28 » Sun Aug 08, 2010 7:17 pm

results may vary from person to person :-)

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Post by goalk33p3r » Sun Aug 08, 2010 10:27 pm

sounds alot like what my chef tells me every really great quote

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Post by guitarest » Mon Aug 09, 2010 11:06 pm

I am a Pro when it comes to screwing thing up; and Gerwin is a Pro setting me back on the path......lol

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