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Is your life philosophy "the squeaky wheel gets the grease?"

Or do you just kind of let things happen as they will?

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Asked by jmpj8107 at 11:33 AM on May. 25, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • No my pilosophy is Mastering others is strength mastering oneself is fearless.

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 11:36 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • For the most part I just let things go. But, if it has to do with my kids I'm pretty squeaky. (c:

    Answer by scout_mom at 11:37 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • I will speak up when I feel it is appropriate. Things that I cannot control I will let them happen as they will. I can never be one or the other.
    P.S. why is this in the Home & Garden section? lol

    Answer by Bugzmomma at 11:38 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • Well, I believe in that adage but it is not my life's philosophy.

    Answer by FootballMom85 at 11:39 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • You learn something everyday if you pay attention.

    Answer by SeasideNative at 11:41 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • I sway between that and "the nail that sticks up gets pounded down". There are situations where squeaking makes sense and others where it's clearly not called for. I try to match the action to the character of the situation.

    Answer by Dr.Donna at 11:45 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • In some occasions I think "the squeaky wheel gets the grease" is the way to go. However, in most of the situations in my life I just let them go, and see what happens.

    Answer by KristinRox at 1:43 PM on May. 25, 2011

  • I think if you want something badly enough, you become the squeaky wheel.

    Answer by _Tam_ at 5:05 PM on May. 25, 2011

  • Neither. I don't whine or complain, but I don't just sit back and let things happen either. There are better ways of getting what you want.

    Answer by elasmimi at 6:55 AM on May. 26, 2011

  • I try to be proactive and preventative, but sometimes you can't fix something until you know it's broken.

    Answer by SherriPie at 1:11 PM on May. 26, 2011

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