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What did you sacrifice / gave up to start IM?

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  1. ilanru

    ilanru BANNED BANNED

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    Personally, I dropped out of school to go full time IM :beach2(2)
     
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    Time, the most precious commodity you have in your life. Hopefully it is well spent with IM.
     
  3. Stalli0n

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    Me too, dropped out of high school
     
  4. bulldogzg

    bulldogzg Senior Member

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    A LOT - my time & energy, social life and almost all of my $$
    The good news is, it's starting to pay off so it was more of investment then sacrifice ;)
     
  5. moeatwa

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    Time, Money, Peace of Mind. Lots of things! But honestly? It pays off. You get to meet the most amazing people and (I'm hoping eventually), become free in the truest sense of the word: Financially and Geographically. Think about it: The beauty of IM is that it can be done from anywhere. You can do whatever you're doing from home, from your beach house in Fiji (I really do hope we all get one of those eventually!), ANYWHERE!

    Let that be motivation for all of us to give our 150%! =D
     
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  6. bulldogzg

    bulldogzg Senior Member

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    Well said, this is what got me into IM in the first place - freedom! In every sense of the word
     
  7. novel92

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    i dropped school and one day after that i went through ton of courses day after day
     
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    It changes on a daily basis but for the most part boredom and the time I used to use playing madden.
     
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    It cost me a girlfriend :eek:
     
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    I left my job :D
     
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    college, my gaming super addiction for a while, nights i should be sleeping spent reading bhw, days of taking a bath, meals
     
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    Never sacrifice hygiene!
     
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    I dropped university to continue working IM. But this year i do both
     
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    Never went to college. Full time IM straight after high school!
     
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    college.
     
  16. deepswimmer

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    What did you sacrifice / gave up to start IM?

    Few days ago i was upset with my job but now I am feel free with IM.Finally I gear up to fly high.just need your support.will you?
     
  17. KlaAz0r

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    left my job : P
     
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    a whole lot. I'm still at the beginning stages though
     
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    from party animal to PC Nerd, hopefully it pays off at some point of time lol
     
  20. TeenAngel

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    Time and capital. I get up at 4:00 AM every AM to do IM, and work on it after I get home. I spend weekends doing it too.

    No sacrifice is too great for success.