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I Am Street Smart

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    No Where to Go

    When I was 18 years old we lost our home. It was unexpected so my family and I split up. At the time my boyfriend was living with us and we ended up on the street. My mother did the best she could, but she had my younger siblings to worry about. She had just had my baby brother...
    sunshine86 sunshine86 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 7, 2008

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    The Game

    learn to play the game.....
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 29, 2010

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    Always.

    I am street smart mainly because i grew up in the spanish projects and know how to deal with street people. I understand street slang and the hustle. I am totally sure that if i lost everything today i would know how to survive reguardless!
    JEZZAB3LL JEZZAB3LL 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2009

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    And Flirtatious Too!

    I type grew up in a bad neighborhood. A lot of gun violence, gangs, drugs... you know the stuff. I almost got arrested for 'looking suspicious' once. I learned to use everything I had as an advantage. I learned to fake cry on cue, look sweet and innocent, feign stupidity, and how...
    strawberrysparkle strawberrysparkle 22-25, F Aug 22, 2013

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    Thinking before I speak? Lol a long process in the making but I can be such a smartass and most of the time there's no reason smh or because that person just opened the door for it...
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    Yes, I am. Except I'm not a ***, I'm a frog. So, I'm a smart frog. There was no group for that, so I will go with a ***. Yes, I am very smart.
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    I have a thing for nerdy smart guys... Or smart guys period. And glasses :3 But I love when a guy can talk about a topic and go on and on about it telling me his ideas on things or...
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    I've always been attracted to smart women. When I watch scientific documentaries and a female scientist comes on I am instantly in love. A 5 with brains is instantly a 10 in my...
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    candybooqueen55 candybooqueen55 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Common sense, she gets it.. it's common. Maybe that means that most people have it, but she's not even sure what it is. she understands things like not drinking cleaning chemicals...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    .....n that is pplz worst downfall, there is always someone, somewhere with the ability to out smart you....even if they need to form a group of intelligent minds, just to be able...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 18

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    Cant take it anymore......................
    scorpion1983 scorpion1983 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    bhella04 bhella04 22-25, F 18 Responses Aug 15

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    Uncle Voldy : Knock Knock Harry : Who is there? Uncle Voldy : You Know Harry : You Know Who? Uncle Voldy : EXACTLY!
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    I hate it that most adults think that us teenagers are dumb and naive and don't know anything. I know I can't speak for any other teenagers out there but truth of the matter is I...
    katiemitchell katiemitchell 13-15, F Aug 14

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    prettyflamingo prettyflamingo 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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    I asked my friend online if I could get her opinion on something. She said "Text me it" so I sent her a text that said "it".
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    scorpion1983 scorpion1983 31-35, F 10 Responses Aug 11

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    Every 60 seconds in Africa, a minute passes. THANK YOU!
    TehAkkiBoy TehAkkiBoy 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 11

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    ..and frankly no one does! I'm very suspicious of absolute certainty. There's always something new to know, or a different view. Not that there is anything wrong with strongly...
    Newnameuk Newnameuk 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    how do you know when enough is enough?
    scorpion1983 scorpion1983 31-35, F 13 Responses Aug 11

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