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     Master of the Fork Cid's Knight Freya's Avatar
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    Default Do you always get ideas and never do them?

    I'm constantly coming up with new great ideas! I just never seem to do them. I never seem to be able to take the time to actually do all these things.

    Is this just a me thing? Do you guys do this too?

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    I am bad at ideas, so when I actually get one fully formed I tend to stick with it until the end.

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    I'm full of ideas about things I want to do but never seem to get around to doing.

    It would normally be fine because other things I do end up taking priority, but sometimes I feel like if I tell my friends about a neat idea, and they like it but I never get around to doing it, I don't want to let them down because I got their hopes up for something cool.

    So for me, it's better to start that new idea before I ever tell anyone I have it.

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    I have zero great ideas. No need to follow up on any of them!

    It's a win-win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lone Wolf Leonhart View Post
    I'm full of ideas about things I want to do but never seem to get around to doing.

    It would normally be fine because other things I do end up taking priority, but sometimes I feel like if I tell my friends about a neat idea, and they like it but I never get around to doing it, I don't want to let them down because I got their hopes up for something cool.

    So for me, it's better to start that new idea before I ever tell anyone I have it.
    I think this is my issue too. I get so excited about the possibility of an idea that I get a satisfaction just from sharing it. Then I don't have to do it cause i already got that satisfaction!

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    Yeah. A lot of the time. But then sometimes I go through and do them too! Successes in the past few months have been my EoFF game and forum skins. Failures include my EoFF game DLC and my zombie game. I mean, I started the latter two at least!

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    Freya's post sums up all of EoFF's improvement projects in a nutshell

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    Yep, especially for costumes. I love to sew, but am not great at it, so always coming up with new plans and ideas that never see the light of day.

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    Yes, but I'm trying to be better. You know my latest idea, and I can't wait until I'm able to start.
    mfw you post

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    All the time. Conceptualizing is so much fun. And then when it comes to making it a reality I lose interest very quickly.

    Clearly I just need a team of loyal underlings that can bring all my ambitions to fruition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Karifean View Post
    All the time. Conceptualizing is so much fun. And then when it comes to making it a reality I lose interest very quickly.

    Clearly I just need a team of loyal underlings that can bring all my ambitions to fruition.
    Same here, perhaps we should put out a want ad?

    cc3625515cc475262c9fff5c7611e230--help-wanted-dream-job.jpg

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    Well usually the great ideas aren't all that great or practical when I actually put the rubber against the road. Overly ambitious and lazy.



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    i've never had any ideas so this has never bothered me

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    I'm definitely an 'ideas' person, sure!

    Something I've taught myself though is to really just focus on one thing at a time. Having lots of ideas and projects open will create a resistance within yourself to actually achieve them. Pick the one thing from all of your ideas that will achieve the most for you - and really make a commitment to yourself to doing it. Also, keeping an ideas journal whether that is online or a notebook so you can always revisit your awesome ideas!


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