Stop Saying “I Didn’t Have a Choice”

choices

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard someone say “I didn’t have a choice”.  It seems we love to use that as an excuse.  “I stayed at my crummy job for 20 years; I didn’t have a choice.”  “I gave the robber my wallet; I didn’t have a choice.”  “I became addicted to <insert addiction here>; I didn’t have a choice.”  But that’s a lie.  The truth is:  we ALWAYS have at least two choices; usually a lot more than two.

Let’s look at the examples I’ve listed.

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Everquest Next was Canceled (2 months ago)

Everquest Next Landmark 2014
A night screenshot from EQN Landmark early beta.

I know this is old news now, but I’m still upset:  Everquest Next (EQN) was canceled on 3/11/16.  Even the EQN website was shut down and redirects to the Daybreak Games (DGC) home page.

The announcement was here:  https://www.daybreakgames.com/news/daybreak-president-community-letter-everquest-next-2016 and it upset me on many levels.

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Online Personas

Barb 8-10-09
Me in Memphis 2010

Wow!  It’s been 3 months since I posted anything.  If you’ve read my About page, you know I only post when I have something to say.  Which is not the same as I always post when I have something to say.

I always have something to say.

Today I have something to say about honesty and our online personas.

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