“In conclusion, may I remind you that life is a Checkers board, and the player opposite you is TIME. If you hesitate before moving, or neglect to move promptly, your checkers will be wiped off the board by time. You are playing against a partner who will not tolerate indecision!”
Make Your Move — Or Time Will Waste You
Christopher D. Connors

It was playing video games that first taught me this — the other players will capitalize on any mistake or advantage, so be effective! I’ve found the trick is getting “wired” to life, just like nerds like me can be to fantasy.

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