Ok, firstly, Sacm3bill you quoted me but took everything the wrong way.
I'm not going to get caught in semantics here about 1% or 0.0001% or whatever the figure, it does not matter how small the chance is.
Yes, I said not everyone can make it. They can't. Everybody cannot turn pro. That's what I meant. On the other side, Anybody can be in that 0.0001% or that 0.00000001% or whatever you want to determine the figure to be. At some point you have got to admit that the people who made it into that tiny pool did something the other guys didn't. End of. Again Sacm3bill, I put natural ability into my previous posts. Hence why I said not any old chum can make it. There are the basic factors, the rest is down to you. I'm sorry but listing chances of making it and percentages is no argument at all. A whole bunch of somebody's are making up the numbers that make it.
About the lotto I meant to reinforce that someone has to make it. Someone. A lot of someones. To make up the figure. A whole bunch of hopeful pro's are dreaming its them, but they're also thinking hell what are the chances of it being me. But someone wins! That is my point. People go pro. So stop writing everyone off because of the small percentage. Then lets just make the percentage of pro's 0%. Then we can call it a day.
Potential is a given requirement. But its not everything. To answer Shorty, at no point did I say it all comes down to desire and determination. It's a bunch of things. But what I'm trying to drive home is that people do go pro, and those people at some point also thought they wouldnt make it but they did.
its not all down to natural ability. There are players out there with 1/100th of the natural ability of others who worked their asses of and grind out wins and use positive mentaility and everything to help them win. Then there are players with insane ability who never ever realise their potential cos they don't display a fraction of the other quality's that some players do.
Bottom line, stop laying down figures so miniscule and using it as proof as to why someone won't go pro. Even if one person in the world was pro and the rest failed, the argument remains, someone makes it. All given bases covered and every requirement necessary meant, it CAN be anyone.
I really don't know how to make myself any clearer.