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    Should I Pick School Or Friends?

    A new school is opening up for my class, its called New Tech. Somethings been telling to apply for it, but something else is telling me to stay with my friends. Not many of my friends are interested in it. I really want to attend this school but I will really miss all my friends...
    Girlslifedreamer Girlslifedreamer 18-21, T Feb 22, 2011

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    Signs In Dutch Are Cool.

    Yes, I look Dutch, the blond hair, blue eyes, the whole nine yards.  But what I am the most proud of is that the signs that we use for our homes are made by my family and has for many many many years.  My last name was Z--K, which if you are dutch, you can fill in the...
    Debijean Debijean 56-60, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2009

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    You Probably Are If . . .

    It's flabbergasting what passes for a pretzel most places. You have at least one batty old aunt who's sure a cut will heal faster if you blow on it and mumble something in mangled German. Chow-chow isn't just a breed of dog. One word: "Yous." Being served the stomach of a pig...
    lcz415 lcz415 26-30 Dec 17, 2012

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    Are The Legends True?

    Just a question, for I'm not a pensylvanian dutch. But I've heard of "dutch" conclaves, of people still speaking the dutch language in America? Of course, the language changed because your children had to learn it from their parents, who already were infected with the native...
    kwek kwek 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    Still Got It...

    I grew up in Lancaster county, my parents left the old order Mennonite church when I was about 6. I joined the Air Force, am stationed in japan, but still call my grandmother to stay fluent in PA Dutch!
    indasuck indasuck 26-30, M Nov 26, 2013

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    Run-away Amish

    My father's family is old-order Amish from Lebanon, Pa.  My father left before his baptism, to join the army.  Although, I speak Pa. Dutch, as well as German, needless to say, I don't know my father's family.  I've lived in Pa. most of my life, but did not seek...
    AyeAye AyeAye 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    A Little History

    my father was born and raised in Williamsport Pa.  after I married, my last name Tilburg died in our family..there where no men to carry it along. I know there is a place in the netherlands Tilburg...I'd really like to know how our last name came to be and if there...
    msbhaven msbhaven 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2007

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    AlwaysAnonnymous AlwaysAnonnymous 13-15, M 4 Responses Nov 2

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    I really like dutch food! My mum liked the raw fish things haha
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F Nov 2

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    I live in Allentown, PA. Does anyone else on EP live in the city or near it?
    dennisze dennisze 31-35, M Oct 26

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    PA ❤️❤️✌️ my favorite state
    msilver msilver 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 27

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    ik snap het niet, ik heb een iq van 120 maar toch zit ik op basis, misschien ligt het aan mijn inzet ofzo? ik heb ook een gevoel dat ik het "buiten beentje" ben in the klas want...
    XxPwningN3RD2xX XxPwningN3RD2xX 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    Really? Interesting, I met one online,he seems wonderful:-) Did you have bad experience in the Netherlands?
    eyesvalor eyesvalor 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Hoe hoog moet je IQ zijn als je naar Atheneum toe wilt? Ik zit nu momenteel op basis omdat ik m'n cito heb verknalt, en ik doe mn best niet op school omdat het te makkelijk is :P
    XxPwningN3RD2xX XxPwningN3RD2xX 13-15, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    We'll Take Manhattan!Americans, especially New Yorkers, are familiar with the 1626 purchase of Manhattan Island by Peter Minuit for a pathetic $24. But there is much more to that...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Chris Christie for president! nah (c) 2014, Bloomberg News. TRENTON, N.J. — During his inauguration in January 2010, Chris Christie cast New Jersey as a state poised to sprint...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 4 Responses Nov 6

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    My parents moved from beautiful northeast Pennsylvania to a hell on earth: South Carolina. This is the first time I've ever moved. I grew up in Pennsylvania and it's everything I...
    sarahg23 sarahg23 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 13

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    1. I have ONE BALL! You heard me! I have ONE Ball not TWO. Fun fact: Hitler had one ball after the other one got shot. Ouch! It’s called Monorchism. Search it up on Google Images...
    MrIndeed MrIndeed 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    One night, God visits a preacher. The preacher has one question, "What is Heaven like?" God replies, "Heaven is like a city. It has the best of everything. For example, the...
    Mike9272 Mike9272 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 12

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    Matthew9360qft1 Matthew9360qft1 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Hi guys... This will be such a long story . But I need help ... or someone just to tell me that they are there for me ... Because I don't know what else to do. So here it goes my...
    singingthestoryofmylife singingthestoryofmylife 13-15, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Two Hundred Eighteen From that night on, we began to make almost daily visits - several times a week - to...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Oct 28

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    Well my wedding day is in less then two days! We move to Louisiana from Pennsylvania in four. I am excited.
    kelseyyyk kelseyyyk 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Some numbers to remember in regard to Walmart: The Walton family has given less than 1% of all their profits to charity. Bill Gates has given 58%. Walmart drives down retail wages...
    warriormaiden17 warriormaiden17 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I am 16 almost 17 and I really am looking for the best guy ever. I am so fun to hang with and live in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. message me if you maybe wantt to get to know each...
    adoreyouuuuu adoreyouuuuu 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    I'm from Pennsylvania,Pittsburgh.Born and raised here.
    Rebekah3 Rebekah3 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 13

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    The Original Tube Tool Company In September 1892, an inventor and manufacturer named Gustav Wiedeke began a small manufacturing business in a modest building at the rear of his...
    jrrckbll jrrckbll 26-30, M Nov 14

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    I met my girlfriend over the internet 14 months ago. We talked over the internet and hit it off well. While I was living in Pennsylvania, she would come out to see me. I...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 36-40, M Nov 14

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    I met my girlfriend over the internet 14 months ago. We talked over the internet and hit it off well. While I was living in Pennsylvania, she would come out to see me. I...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 36-40, M Nov 15

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    1. My name is Emma 2. I'm 14 3. I've been used before in a relationship 4. It makes me mad when people say karma( cause that's my cousins name) 5. My favorite color is blue 6. I...
    Brokenheart06 Brokenheart06 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    (Position in the record is done by to start with thinking about possibly greatest common or consistently exceptional opinions, in addition to which of them are selling more than...
    Matthew9360qft1 Matthew9360qft1 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    who is looking for someone to love in Pennsylvania ...just no over 18 cause that's illegal x3 :*
    djneedslovetoox3 djneedslovetoox3 16-17, M Nov 17

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    and im trying to find a new friend who would just want to mess around and maybe get serious c: -under 18 -live in Pennsylvania
    djneedslovetoox3 djneedslovetoox3 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 17

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    I need someone to work part time from home in each of these places. Msg me if you live near or in one of these places. Or tag someone you know that does. Tucson, Arizona Colorado...
    fitdiva fitdiva 36-40, F Nov 17

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    1. I'm from Pennsylvania 2. I'm not like most girls. I don't care what people think about what I do and I could care less if a guy is into me or not. 3. I absolutely love punk...
    lovedownunder lovedownunder 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I came to North Central Florida ten years ago because I fell for the scam about thinking it would be cool living near family. My younger sister and two brothers had recently moved...
    sunshower5 sunshower5 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Few words about the life and work of the artist, taken from Wikipedia:"Boris Vallejo (born January 8, 1941 in Lima, Peru) is a Peruvian-born American painter. He emigrated to the...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love Hershey chocolate bars with almonds. When it's Mother's Day I buy my sister 5 of the largest size Hershey bars with and without almonds. She works as a registered nurse. The...
    Ashleyanne12468 Ashleyanne12468 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    134. Social Media India - SMIL aims at synergizing its innovative backend know-how expertise with compelling content to create groundbreaking media platforms that link millions...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    I have always loved dogs, but i could get one when i was 18. My first dog was a beautiful sheperd mix, he was a malinois/dutch sheperd mix. I trained with him and everything. Now i...
    Crazycoral84 Crazycoral84 26-30, M Oct 29

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    My three wishes 1) I wish to have a girlfriend who is tall, dutch, friendly and big bellied. I always had a thing for tall girls and those who have a bit of a belly. 2) I wish to...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M Oct 29

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    Being born as a mixed Dutch/Filipino, in some areas I look older than my age... My dad had me when he was 39, so it's a little awkward when we go out just the two of us because...
    xdrk xdrk 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    french dutch spanish i wana learn it all!! i only now english and urdu and punjabi and a little bit of french will someone teach me a new language? :(
    ILoveBilly ILoveBilly 16-17, F Nov 4

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    Vetrov Vetrov 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    Dutch accents are awesome. I also love Japanese accents.
    Aquatack Aquatack 16-17, T Nov 9

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