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How do you make the best of a bad situation?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on July 8, 2007

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“I try to lighten the mood by cracking a joke or just keeping a sense of humor about the situation.”

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“I try to use it as a growing experience. You can learn something from every experience, good or bad.”

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“I guess you just have to roll with it and play the hand you’re dealt.”

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“One word comes to mind, and that is adapt.”


sunflower_sue 10 years, 11 months ago

jonas, like Godzilla? :)

Could this question be any more vague? Are we talking getting home from the grocery store and realizing you've fogotten to buy milk...or something cataclysmic? Of course in my house, forgetting the milk might just cause a catastrophe.

jonas 10 years, 11 months ago

Gojira is my hero, yes.

Not elitist, but the original Japanese name sounds so much cooler to shriek out when you knock over Lego buildings.

Not to say I've done that. Just a guy I know.

H_Lecter 10 years, 11 months ago

Pick it up, wash it off, and cook it until the center has reached 160 degrees

sgtwolverine 10 years, 11 months ago

Wait, this question sounds familiar. Didn't they run this one a while ago?

I move to a new state and change my name. That's how I make the best of a bad situation.

(Oh, and I'll be on the road to Lawrence before long.)

Kathy Theis-Getto 10 years, 11 months ago

Hot, steamy sex - isn't that the answer to everything?

moralebooster 10 years, 11 months ago

Your "Bad situation" may be my idea of fun. It's all attitude!

killjoy 10 years, 11 months ago

Is this another question about roundabouts and traffic-calming devices?

trollkiller 10 years, 11 months ago

Go back to pharmacy and get another test kit

ksmom 10 years, 11 months ago

Even though I am a woman, I do what most men do. I turn on my "ignore" switch. :-)

ksmom 10 years, 11 months ago

LOL Marion. That is why I stated "even though." I'm not the typical woman with the other switch. lol

JobbyJobless 10 years, 11 months ago

this is the funniest thread of responses i've ever read on here... nice work, all of you.

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