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Clever replies when you are told not to burn bridges

Funny replies to you shouldn't burn bridges

Sometimes in life, we’re left with no other choice other than to burn bridges with some of the people around you. Burning bridges is often defined as intentionally cutting off someone or a group of people with no way to reconnect. While some people may advise you to not completely cut off someone, it can sometimes be the only option. 

In life, there are some people that once you meet them, they turn out to be worse than you could ever possibly imagine, and maybe burning your bridges with them is the only way to get rid of them. However, just because this is sometimes necessary, doesn’t mean that you should do this to everyone. For example, when you quit your job, it may not be your best course of action to tell your boss what you really think of them.

There are many examples of people burning bridges when quitting a job. One time, a flight attendant announced that he quit over the PA system on the airplane, and then took some beers and exited the plane via the emergency chute. Another instance, a reporter from Anchorage, Alaska was reporting on live television when in the middle of her broadcast, she just quit. Both of these people probably burned their bridges with their now former employers!

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While burning bridges may not always be the best route, sometimes it’s the only one to take. Only you know what’s best, and if it comes down to it, don’t hesitate to burn bridges with people who you don’t want in your life, and don’t let some know-it-all lecture you on what is best for you. 

Here are some clever comebacks when people tell you not to burn your bridges.

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May the bridges I burn light the way.
I don't regret burning bridges. I regret that some of the people weren't on them when I burnt them!
Sometimes you have to burn a few bridges to stop the crazy people from following you.
Burning bridges isn't a bad thing. It prevents you from going back to places you never should have been to begin with.

Sometimes you have to burn bridges
Yup, sometimes I burn bridges

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