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13 Post author: Elo 24 August 2015 07:58AM

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Comment author: Elo 24 August 2015 11:58:11AM 0 points [-]

Can you clarify what you mean by this? I suspect you have summarised; but I don't know which point you are asking about specifically. Maybe quote the original?

Comment author: [deleted] 24 August 2015 12:22:30PM 0 points [-]

'Do you want to be X', 'do you want to be able to do X' - I realize it's not exactly the same, but maybe the second one should be stated more like '...to occasionally lighten the mood', or some such.

Comment author: Elo 24 August 2015 12:30:20PM 0 points [-]

Explicitly - having the skills of performing on a stage is different to actually being the person who performs. you might want to train in those abilities for the fun of training without actually using the skills. That is why both classes are mentioned