Originally Posted by literiter
Back in the old days, I lived in a very rural area of Canada. People would shoot the occasional moose for dinner.
Some hunters would preface every hunt by rhapsodizing over the accuracy and efficiency of their guns and ammunition then spend days sighting the things in. Occasionally they would get a moose.
Some hunters would simply take a gun, go to where they knew they would find a moose and shoot it.
I love this! That is an outstanding analogy.
It implies that some people stress over capabilities in their equipment that they will probably never need. Also the other group just makes things work within the limitations of what they have.