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    19 Things Everyone Who's God-Awful At Losing Knows To Be True

    It's not the taking part that counts.

    1. For as long as you can remember, you've never been good at losing.

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    2. Defeat just isn't something that comes naturally to you.

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    3. So when it does happen, you don't always act in a rational manner.

    4. Hell, sometimes your behaviour in the face of loss is just downright immature.

    5. Although you're always quick to deny your saltiness.

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    6. You've developed a bit of a reputation among friends and family for being this way.

    7. It's got to the point where no one wants to play with you any more.

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    And if they do, sometimes they even let you win just to avoid having to deal with you losing.

    8. So you sometimes choose to avoid certain games.

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    Certain games you just know will set you off.

    9. You know that it's not the taking part that counts: It's all about the winning.

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    That's just an excuse losers like to use.

    10. Board games are a special kind of hell.

    11. And god help anyone who's ever on the same team as you.

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    They better pull their own weight.

    12. Sometimes you can't help but become overly competitive.

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    13. And when you're in competition mode, you're prepared to do whatever it takes to win – even if that does mean bending the rules a little.

    14. Even though you take the rules very, very seriously.

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    15. When you do lose, you're quick to try to find an excuse.

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    16. You're not always gracious in victory.

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    17. And you're definitely not always gracious in defeat.

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    18. It's something you're working on.

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    19. But hey, at the end of the day, you can't really practise at something that rarely ever happens.

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