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Never did I imagine myself doing this, but I did it. I paraded around in a Carnival parade, dressed as the joker, in full view of the public.


This act was motivated by two questions I have been asking myself for 3 years now :

1. Why stand on the side and watch the carnival if I have no friends / date with me ?

2. Why join a band and spend the whole carnival parade worried about not having the guts to dance with one of the girls in the band ?

I have been thinking about this over and over again. The solution cannot be to just stop attending the carnival- that would be retreat. Instead I choose to fly it solo, no friends, no girls, no pressure.

And you know what ? I liked it. No. I loved it. I spent the parade entertaining bystanders with my antics, taking pictures with tourists, and delighting / frightening children. :D

P.S. I hope i get the prize for best costume.
 

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Oh Dude, that is the most incredible thing I have heard all day. Well done. Way to take action. even with a costume I would be too scared to put on a show. What a feel good story. Thank you
 

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That is freakin' awesome! I'd be way too chicken to pull that one off, haha.
 

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Now thats priceless. Looking like you had a ball of fun. Congrats man :)

Sweet Costume
 

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Most people, not just SASers have an issue with performing in public. This was a huge step!
 

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What sherbert said. Great job!
 

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Thanks guys. This meant so much to me. For me it was almost like a way of venting ...like a way of saying to everyone:

"you think I'm weird because I am quiet, nervous, and listen to "white-music" well I don't give a ____ what you think !"
 

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That is simply awesome! Well done :yes And if you don't get the prize for best costume, well then:mum
 
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