Do you enjoy being underestimated?

All things outside of Burning Man.

Do you enjoy being underestimated?

Poll ended at Mon Jan 12, 2004 12:16 am

yes
12
19%
yes
12
19%
no
4
6%
no
4
6%
sometimes
11
17%
sometimes
11
17%
only in role play
5
8%
only in role play
5
8%
 
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Do you enjoy being underestimated?

Post by THE ORIGINAL DIGIMAN » Sat Oct 04, 2003 1:16 am

being underestimated has it's advantages most of the time for me.
the element of suprise becomes enhanced for those who have that playakarma kicked in. it really become fun to watch.

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Post by Badger » Sat Oct 04, 2003 3:09 am

Can you be a bit more specific?
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i guess you've never been underestimated.

Post by THE ORIGINAL DIGIMAN » Sat Oct 04, 2003 10:54 am

i guess you've never been underestimated.

any more specific and i'd loose the element of surprise.
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Post by Kinetic » Sat Oct 04, 2003 11:01 am

Underestimated? Maybe I need a whack with the clue stick but I don't get it either but here's my shot at it. I was underestimated on my ability to build everything I did this year and get it to the playa in one piece. I had naysayers saying I was going to crash and burn on the mountain passes. I had others say that Jungo Road was going to tear me and my vehicle up. I did it anyway.

I was underestimated in my ability to have fun....someone who seems me every day was shocked at how I came alive on the playa and she was like why can't you be like that every day? She asked a good question!

That's my shot at the question....care to add details now and see if I come close or did I not even get close?

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Post by THE ORIGINAL DIGIMAN » Sat Oct 04, 2003 11:07 am

Kinetic wrote:Underestimated? Maybe I need a whack with the clue I was underestimated on my ability to build everything I did this year and get it to the playa in one piece. I had naysayers saying I was going to crash and burn on the mountain passes.
excellent.

your your pulling bits and pieces away of my element of suprise but that's ok.

anymore underestimated out there?

they tend to be c/pm,mach32....NeXT,vax,cobolt,rexx kind of indivisuals that come into conflict with an mis that has a bad attitude.
look good or not good looking enough or dont look the right way. whatever way that is.

Or females that come in small packeges that have never reached orgasam before.

(most assume because of the way she looks she should have more experience...... i guess........ (guys dont have the same problem. they reach orgasam no matter what.))

artist that think in the grandious panarama and so on

we need more underestimated's.
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Post by Kinetic » Sat Oct 04, 2003 11:33 am

digiman wrote:Or females that come in small packeges that have never reached orgasam before.

(most assume because of the way she looks she should have more experience...... i guess........ (guys dont have the same problem. they reach orgasam no matter what.))

we need more underestimated's.
I just got through handling an identical situation about two weeks ago, and it was so enjoyable. Now she wants to do stuff several times per day and she's like why did I wait so long!

Needless to say I'm taking full advantage of the situation, and one other good thing is she doesn't have any hangups to get in the way. That's really nice.

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Post by antron » Sat Oct 04, 2003 11:51 am

i'd have to say that i'm probably an estimator, and i don't spend much time being an estimatee.

i'd say that i generally give high marks for just showing up, but you can loose them (in my estimation) for being too quiet, or too loud. too quiet, and i can't tell what's up with you, and too loud, there's no doubt.

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Post by THE ORIGINAL DIGIMAN » Sat Oct 04, 2003 12:29 pm

antron wrote:i'd have to say that i'm probably an estimator, and i don't spend much time being an estimatee.

i'd say that i generally give high marks for just showing up, but you can loose them (in my estimation) for being too quiet, or too loud. too quiet, and i can't tell what's up with you, and too loud, there's no doubt.

Hmmmm.....you sound familiar. where do i know you from.
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Post by THE ORIGINAL DIGIMAN » Sat Oct 04, 2003 2:10 pm

i was told the other day that the laptop i was working on was'nt worth my working on for what ever i thought i was going to do.

a story of underestimation.

this indivisual was, to a certain extent, right. there was only a gig of disk space which was divided between 2 operating systems. (linux and win98)

all i wanted to do was build a website real quick and do some graphics with photoshop.

he said i could'nt do it.

once done, after all of that twidleing of the thumbs, work done by my doodleing, broadcast capabillities and all of what they wanted, they blew me off. but i got a good templet out of the deal and now know who is full of shit.

yes underestimation can be fun. :lol:
and boring at the same time. :twisted:
what do i do about these kind of delima's
and dont say sex because it always winds up turning my partners out. then i have no time and space to do my work. i need a merged harmonious compliment of it all.
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Post by antron » Sat Oct 04, 2003 3:47 pm

digiman wrote:Hmmmm.....you sound familiar. where do i know you from.
i don't know...the appraiser's office?

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Post by THE ORIGINAL DIGIMAN » Sat Oct 04, 2003 3:55 pm

antron wrote:
digiman wrote:Hmmmm.....you sound familiar. where do i know you from.
i don't know...the appraiser's office?
was my appraisal profitable?
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Post by antron » Sat Oct 04, 2003 3:56 pm

digiman wrote: was my appraisal profitable?
yes, in my estimation

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Post by THE ORIGINAL DIGIMAN » Sat Oct 04, 2003 4:09 pm

antron wrote:
digiman wrote: was my appraisal profitable?
yes, in my estimation
seems that has always been the case. but i digress. i'll just have to keep learning how to deal with it.
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Post by THE ORIGINAL DIGIMAN » Sat Oct 04, 2003 4:26 pm

underestimated again.



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why her and not me?

i dont know who's work this is but i like it. hope whoever you are you dont mind. if you do i'll make one for you in exchange.



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Post by Kinetic » Sat Oct 04, 2003 4:33 pm

A very cool pic...it reminds me of Kansas!

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underestimated, me???

Post by beca » Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:13 pm

I happen to love being underestimated... I look so innocent and yet when people find out more and more about me they find out that looks can really be misleading.....

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Re: underestimated, me???

Post by DE FACTO » Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:22 pm

beca wrote:I happen to love being underestimated... I look so innocent and yet when people find out more and more about me they find out that looks can really be misleading.....
wow. i posted this thread so long ago i forgot. thanks for reading it.

love to see what you look like. i'm sure it would be fun.

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Post by beca » Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:35 pm

if you want I will send you a photo....

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Post by DE FACTO » Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:38 pm

wow really?

ok. if you don't mind. sure.

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Post by Alpha » Sat Oct 18, 2003 6:50 am

Well jeez, beca, we all want to know what you look like!

Oh and I'm rarely underestimated at work (having been there awhile) and always in social situations where I know no one, much to my detriment.

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Post by J » Sat Oct 18, 2003 12:02 pm

being underestimated makes my life a whole lot easier.

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Post by DE FACTO » Sun Oct 19, 2003 9:30 pm

Underestimated again. *sigh*

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Post by Lydia Love » Sun Oct 19, 2003 9:32 pm

ok... *that* was a surprise...
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Post by DE FACTO » Sun Oct 19, 2003 9:37 pm

Lydia Love wrote:ok... *that* was a surprise...
It should'nt have been.

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Post by Lydia Love » Sun Oct 19, 2003 9:43 pm

so why connect feeling underestimated to the cow angel?

(I almost wrote udderestimated...)
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This is a lovely thing. So are the hearts.
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Post by DE FACTO » Sun Oct 19, 2003 9:45 pm

Lydia Love wrote:so why connect feeling underestimated to the cow angel?

(I almost wrote udderestimated...)
New worlds are my first love. Learning is my second.
This is a lovely thing. So are the hearts.
I'm glad you like what i do.

Thank you. That was for you.

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Post by Phydeau » Mon Oct 20, 2003 1:15 am

Well, I wouldn't necessarily say I *like* being underestimated, but I can't say I dislike the usual end results. In most cases where I find myself underestimated, it's regarding my intelligence or level of life experiences. Offhand, I can't recall an event where someone expecting less of me than I gave not leading to some form of positive reciprocation from the suprised self appointed judge.

Now, if you were speaking of the more generalized "misjudged" or, goddess forbid, "prejudice bias" ... in most cases, yeah, I like it alot, it affords me opportunities to allow small minded people to humiliate themselves publically.
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Post by tzimisce1313 » Mon Oct 20, 2003 8:01 am

Phydeau wrote: In most cases where I find myself underestimated, it's regarding my intelligence or level of life experiences.
i think that everyone has been underestimated in this way.

but i'm sure that no one likes to be underestimated. the most common is liife experience and wisdom... those sort of things. i like being able to expand. i like being able to explore other worlds, people, conciousnesses, ways of thought.
being underestimated when you do those things. that's the hardest part of all.

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Post by DE FACTO » Mon Oct 20, 2003 8:33 am

tzimisce1313 your Avatar has blown me out of the water.

gorgeous

Beautiful.

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Post by DE FACTO » Tue Oct 21, 2003 3:05 pm

underestimated again.

some missed what this site was all about.

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