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Old 07-16-2010, 09:31 PM
 
Location: Vermont
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To change and to change for the better are two different things.
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Old 07-16-2010, 10:19 PM
 
Location: Funky Town
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To change and to change for the better are two different things.

Dracula is a good example of this!!!
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Old 07-16-2010, 10:56 PM
 
Location: Conservative Las Vegas
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Next election, I vote for banning the word change.

Alright, they'll get out their Roget's Thesaurus' and look up the snynonyms
but that's OK!
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Old 07-17-2010, 04:17 AM
 
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Change is a double edged sword; nonetheless, it is inevitable be it for the best or worst. Let's hope for the best
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Old 07-17-2010, 06:08 AM
 
Location: Virginia
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A message I wish the food industry would hear. It seems like all my favorite foods are being tinkered with... and instead of becoming "new and improved" they're "different, probably not as good."
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Old 07-17-2010, 06:52 AM
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I hear that word at work & I know bad things are gonna happen!
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Old 07-17-2010, 07:23 AM
 
Location: Home in TN:)
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Some people's idea of "change for the better" is a scary thing.

What's better for one is not better for all.....like the CEO's of big companies
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Old 07-17-2010, 07:48 AM
 
Location: I never said I was perfect so no refunds here sorry!
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Sometimes change is good and it all happens by accident without any advance preparation or plan.
Occasionally change or the purpose of change is hidden and only the master planner(s) know.
People communicate change, set high expectations and inevitably let people down for not meeting the perceived value of the change.

I agree change has many faces
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Old 07-17-2010, 10:13 AM
 
Location: Vermont
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Main Entry: change Part of Speech: verb Definition: make or become different Synonyms: accommodate, adapt, adjust, alter, alternate, commute, convert, diminish, diverge, diversify, evolve, fluctuate, make innovations, make over, merge, metamorphose, moderate, modify, modulate, mutate, naturalize, recondition, redo reduce, reform, regenerate, remake, remodel, renovate, reorganize, replace. resolve, restyle, revolutionize, shape, shift, substitute, tamper with, temper, transfigure, transform, translate, transmute, transpos, vacillate
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Old 07-17-2010, 12:18 PM
 
Location: Neither here nor there
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Next election, I vote for banning the word change.

Alright, they'll get out their Roget's Thesaurus' and look up the snynonyms
but that's OK!
"Change" in Washington is almost NEVER for the better.
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