Soriku said:

They're not pessimistic. They like to keep expectations low and when expectations are exceeded, they're happy :P

That's like saying, "I just want to pass this class" and you make a D-. Cool, you got what you expected but you still did terrible.

"We'll toss the dice however they fall,
And snuggle the girls be they short or tall,
Then follow young Mat whenever he calls,
To dance with Jak o' the Shadows."

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