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More like average people want to see smart/succesful people fail in order to feel better about themselves.
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OK, who isn't laughing at this complete failure of reading comprehension?
Not sure if reading comprehension is the right term, but I'm laughing at how that went entirely over poly's head when he claims to be oh so superior to us pleebs
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I mean, we are superior to you loosers
lol for some reason, the thought of AG drawing lines and putting himself in a group with JAS tickles me.
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Yo, Grapie!!! Ya got any Cheesecake Factory recos for me in case Paulie lets me down????
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The car wash guy in the OP's post is almost certainly above average in aspects other than grades, likely personality and social connections. He had to make the owner trust him as manager of the first car wash. He needed to be an effective manager and face for the business. He needed to convince a bank to loan him the money to buy his first car wash, and then to expand his business.

But as people like to say when talking about privilege, you don't notice your own privilege.

I think it's fine recognizing that not everyone will succeed in schooling. But there's a difference between the C student who's not that smart and the C student who's lazy. The car wash guy may be the former, and there was probably another worker who was the latter, who the original car wash owner was never going to consider for manager.
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Yo, Grapie!!! Ya got any Cheesecake Factory recos for me in case Paulie lets me down????
Cajun Jambalaya Pasta and Turtle Cheesecake.
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Cajun Jambalaya Pasta and Turtle Cheesecake.
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I know this is kind of beside the point, but I think looks are pretty controllable. You can't make yourself taller, or make yourself put on weight in friendlier areas. But most people can make themselves leaner and healthier looking through diet and exercise.
With time and effort on fashion, hair grooming, and fitness, most people with below-average looks can improve their looks to average for their age, but above average will often be out of reach.
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