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Old 01-30-2020, 09:44 AM   #1
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Battling Proverbs

Proverbs are wonderful things. And they're often contradictory.

So in this thread each post must contain one proverb contradicting the proverb in the previous post, and then a second proverb for the next poster to contradict.

I'll kick things off with:

Look before you leap.
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Old 01-30-2020, 10:44 AM   #2
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Old 01-30-2020, 11:52 AM   #3
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Old 01-30-2020, 12:02 PM   #4
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Old 01-30-2020, 04:03 PM   #5
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Old 01-30-2020, 04:41 PM   #6
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Old 01-30-2020, 04:59 PM   #7
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Old 01-30-2020, 05:08 PM   #8
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Old 01-30-2020, 06:01 PM   #9
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Old 01-30-2020, 08:30 PM   #10
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Old 01-31-2020, 12:24 AM   #11
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Old 01-31-2020, 01:22 AM   #12
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Old 01-31-2020, 02:31 PM   #13
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Old 01-31-2020, 04:03 PM   #14
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Old 01-31-2020, 07:05 PM   #15
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