Proper proverb?

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  1. tsien

    tsien TPF Noob!

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    Hello!

    Say I made a stupid mistake before, next time in a similar situation I find myself smart enough not to do it again. Is there an English proverb or idiomatic expression to describe what I just mentioned?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. mentos_007

    mentos_007 The Freshmaker!

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    uhhhh too difficult question :) I want to know it too :)
     
  3. Geronimo

    Geronimo TPF Noob!

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    Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice shame on me.
    Dont know if it applies to what you are saying though.
     
  4. vonnagy

    vonnagy have kiwi, will travel...

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    yeah I use that one alot Gero, also 'Once bitten, twice shy" might be another expression.
     
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