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11-14-2012, 08:19 PM
Iain Fyffe
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Originally Posted by TheMoreYouKnow View Post
Not sure you really understand what it's meant to say if you ask the second question as the answer to it can easily be found in its meaning..
Oh I do - it means that if you don't even try, you have no chance to succeed.

What I'm saying is that it's a poor phrase to use, because if you elect not to take a shot in order to allow another teammate to score instead, that's not a failure. That is, it's not all about you scoring the goal...

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