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When in Doubt, always choose 'C.'

by fortis

1) Sometimes I ____________ myself.

a. Hate
b. Fear
c. Doubt
d. Love

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Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:52 am
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AtlasWut says...

This is a very old poem, but I thought I'd comment on how much I love it <3

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Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:57 pm
Bellarke says...

Wow this is so easy!!! LOL. Fantastic job, Fortis!! You did so well, but I would have but the question as the title. The title is what drew my attention thought!! You did so good on this!! I love it. I am gonna Like it, too!!!!!

Spoiler! :
HATE MYSELF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Mon Jun 13, 2016 4:33 pm
corgisrock22 wrote a review...

Wow! This is very creative! I feel that this is very relatable , especially for a teenager such as myself. I love how you made this poem look like a question you would find on a test. This is very creative! As teenagers, I think we can relate to this 100%! Being a teenager, you have so many emotions that randomly pop up out of no where, and i feel like this poem captures that effect and describes this perfectly! This is awesome! I love it! Keep up the amazing work!

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Thu Apr 07, 2016 1:55 pm
fandomsNmusic wrote a review...

Hello! Fandomsnmusic here. Just going to give this poem a small approving review. ;)

I know this is a really old poem and everything, and so many people have already reviewed it, but I'd like to review it too because I really love this piece.

It's amazing how much feeling you conveyed through this with so little words. When I first saw this, the title stood out to me so I decided to check it out. (mostly because when I'm in doubt I do choose option C). The relation of the title to the poem didn't click in my brain until I saw what option C was. xD

This is an awesome little poem, and I'm glad I saw it. I think somebody else said this already too, but I would like to see an option E that would stand for 'all of the above'. It would make a lot of sense because I feel people would be able to relate to it even more. Just my opinion. :D

Thanks so much for writing this poem! I love it. ^-^

Never stop writing!

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Sat Nov 01, 2014 1:37 pm
emeraldfox wrote a review...

Wow. This is so perfect! It's funny and relatable, but it gives a strong message. It seems like although there are 7 billion people in the world, we all either a. hate, b. fear, c. doubt, or d. love ourselves. I loved how the title of the poem could actually be considered a part of the poem. Without the title, the poem wouldn't make as much sense. You packed so much meaning into seven words (13 if you count the title). My only correction would be to make the multiple choice answers lowercase, so they fit into the original sentence correctly. But overall, it was so clever and it made me think and smile. You've earned yourself a like!

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Sun May 25, 2014 7:37 pm
AdmiralKat wrote a review...

Yet again another wonderful poem by fortis. Before I start. Did you know that the most common answer to the ACT test is C? Now to get to reviewing.
If this were an ACT test, then there is 5 answers that you can have but I don't know what you are referring to. One thing that I can advise is to make the number special. You need to have it be unique. Have some type of symbolism. You can make it your least favorite number or your favorite number or something completely different. Just try some stuff out.
Now for the stuff that I love about your poem. You have it like something anyone can refer to. It also has an amazing hook to bring in the readers. It definitely did that. I also love the options for answers that you had. These are the things that people most commonly thing of when they think of themselves. I think you did a marvelous job and you should continue on your poem writing job. :D

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Mon Dec 30, 2013 12:41 pm
Calvinn says...

Hi Fortis,

I know this is coming after Review Day How did you come up with this? How, how, how? It's not that I want an explanation, I'd rather not now, and justify this piece of work through the genius you possess. Thank you, I really loved this.

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Sun Dec 29, 2013 2:26 pm
Kanome wrote a review...

Hello, fortis.

I must say, this poem is surprisingly short but big on words. I honestly would've chose B because I just fear myself at times. I don't know why but yeah.

"When it doubt, always choose C" is an amazing title for this poem.

I like it c:

Keep up the good work!

- K

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. –Robert Frost

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Sun Dec 29, 2013 1:42 pm
Ravenboy says...

Oh gods, are you even human? ( is a compliment)

Yes, this short poem speaks volumes. And I can't say anything else, because my brain is going......


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Sun Dec 29, 2013 1:32 pm
GigiHarris wrote a review...

Hullo again fortis!

OMG, fortis, you wicked person! The poem is so twisted and amazing and makes perfect sense!
I love your poem!
I am so stupid that I just keep staring at the title and then at the poem and again at the title until all the pieces fell into place.
Wow. Like wow.
Well done! This was unique. :D

And Happy Reviewing!

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Tue Nov 12, 2013 1:11 am
horseholio says...

I'm sorry I'm an idiot. I reread the title and... wow. I apologize.

fortis says...

Heh heh! I'm glad you thought so much into it!

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Tue Nov 12, 2013 1:10 am
horseholio wrote a review...

My first impression of this was "Why is this so popular, there's almost nothing here." but i looked at it again and really thought about how deep this goes. It's so simple, yet it says everything. Although, I don't understand why you chose 'doubt' for answer C, rather than love. True, it is hard to love yourself, but that doesn't mean you should never do it. hate and fear are obviously not the right choices, but what makes doubt any better? It may be good to realistically critique your life and actions, but shouldn't you also love yourself? If you continually doubt yourself, do you not begin to hate yourself? It was a profound piece of work, but didn't go the way I would expect of it.

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Mon Nov 11, 2013 5:39 pm
LittleCaroleen says...

I think you just broke down some kind of wall with this.

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Sat Nov 09, 2013 7:56 pm
Brana123 wrote a review...

Omigod, I love this... I like how when you read the question and then look at the title it goes together. But I like how you added other choices, and that makes it very relatable. Honestly this is great. It is something every single person in this world could relate too. I know it may seem like I am rambling on, even though I may be, but I am trying not to. I don't hate a single thing about this poem, and I like it how you can look at this and become amused by it. This is an excellent piece of work. Write on my friend. :) Because I am looking forward to hearing more, and I am so following your account after I finish writing this.

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Sat Nov 09, 2013 3:38 pm
MysteryMe wrote a review...

This poem, when coupled with your title, is actually quite funny. I love how you're able to not only give this piece of work a comical twist, but do it in a way that conveys a strong message. I actually disagree with the reviewer below me. I like how you put the "1)" before your statement. It made it feel sort of like a one question quiz, and I don't know why, but I liked that.

There's not much to say about this work, considering how short it is, but I just want to tell you that it's very clever. It made me smile, as well as think a little deeper about things, which is a hard thing to accomplish, specifically in something so short.

Well, hope this helped!!! Keep writing :), you're great at it.

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Sat Nov 09, 2013 3:21 am
dragonfphoenix wrote a review...

Wow. For such a surprisingly short work, this is really powerful. But I was missing the fabled letter e. all of the above.

The only technical thing I'd comment on would be that you have a number one for the statement. Now, this isn't a huge deal, but I felt like the one implied that there'd be another question/statement, and there wasn't. It wasn't a huge letdown, but it was sort of an "Aww...where's the rest of it?" Of course that is purely my opinion, the piece functions well without it, and adding another question/statement might detract from the message. [Another little nit-pick would be that the answers are capitalized, whereas once they're inserted into the sentence they shouldn't be that way. Standard test format would have them in lowercase.]
Just trying to help you strengthen a really good piece. Hope this helps.

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Fri Nov 08, 2013 11:10 pm
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Blackwood says...

Sorry, I'm only going to choose d. every time.

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Fri Nov 08, 2013 11:06 pm
Vivian says...

Oh wow. :) I've done this before when I really didn,t know the answer. Though I'm pretty sure they saying was longer to make it rhyme. Oh well, good poem.

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Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:51 pm
WindSailor says...

Haha, this is pure genius.

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Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:44 pm
Shalie says...

Haha! I didn't get it till I read your title. This is very creative and funny. :D

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Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:09 pm
confetti says...

heh, I giggled

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Fri Nov 08, 2013 8:00 pm

Thank you. I shall use this in exams. I will tell you if I pass. :P

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