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    Say It With Me: "Snopes Dot Com"

    this is a story that i originally wrote as a blog, and now there's a group to share it in! SNOPES.COM IS YOUR FRIEND, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD!!!!! the next time you receive a chain letter email urging you to forward it on, just pause for a second first. pause, for me, and think...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    Watch Out For the Irs Refund Scam Out Again...

    yea - got one today asking for information to get a tax refund.  I fill out the forms with cuss words and such (see group picture for the result of that...)
    thatweirdromanguy thatweirdromanguy 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 24, 2008

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    Email was sent to saying

    that i can make money from home trading . I felt for it and sent the amount they ask me to sent .
    Babejuks Babejuks 41-45, F 1 Response May 17, 2014

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    Stop Forwarding Crap!!!

    Hello My Name is Doitagain and I'd like to tell you a story of just how silly people can be. I work with some very intelligent people for some very wealthy people. How is it that when it comes to forwarding **** email they all forget to be cynical? I was asked by 3 of...
    doitagain doitagain 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    My friend/work mate who use to one of my few friends at work got married moved away, kept in touch via e mail for a while but hasn't reply to my e-mail that I sent two months ago...
    tash73 tash73 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Made up stories and lies in elementary school. Defiant in middle school. Belligerent in teens. Around 16, she would sneak out of bedroom window to spend night at boyfriends house...
    wabpita wabpita 66-70 Apr 4

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    Yesterday I got a mail from my ex and I feel very angry because he thinks that I still love him.I have no words to describe how much I hate him.He is the reason why I'm aloof with...
    Theice1 Theice1 18-21 Apr 13

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    I have been having the worst end of March ever... Firstly, I missed my flight back home, that is where it all began. Then my dad and mom were insanely furious about it which led me...
    Hulkaze Hulkaze 18-21, M Mar 27

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    And auto dialers. And ads. And junk mail.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 30

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    perer as someone with this username ask anybody else for money does anybody else know if its a scam
    RealSouthernGentleman RealSouthernGentleman 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Kinda stoned, and drunk right now, but I gotta vent about work. I was "accused" of "speaking down" to my immediate Director (I'm a Supervisor) via e-mail this week. I know I come...
    Amtrakker Amtrakker 46-50, M Mar 28

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    I am jealous, jealous of his wife. He doesn't love her, at least, he tells me he isn't "in love" with her. I know there are all kinds of love. I know that he still loves her...
    2ndinline 2ndinline 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 16

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    i am from india , planning to work in indonessia , i have got some good ideas , interested person please contact me asap , e mail i.d - akohli061@gmail.com
    dieseldrumm dieseldrumm 22-25, M Apr 1

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    i am from india , planning to work in indonessia , i have got some good ideas , interested person please contact me asap , e mail i.d - akohli061@gmail.com
    dieseldrumm dieseldrumm 22-25, M Apr 1

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    i am from india , planning to work in indonessia , i have got some good ideas , interested person please contact me asap , e mail i.d - akohli061@gmail.com
    dieseldrumm dieseldrumm 22-25, M Apr 1

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    as I have said a long time it OUR fault ,we the people who don't vote ,who lets special interests groups to pull strings with their representative , I watch CSPAN when congress...
    rckt148 rckt148 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Fandoms I’m in: Marvel: I want to play Thor and I am looking for a Loki. (I want brotherly roleplay with the probably of Thorki) Paragraph or dialog form?: I like action in...
    Tomhall17 Tomhall17 31-35, M Apr 8

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    Fandoms I’m in: Marvel: I want to play Thor and I am looking for a Loki. (I want brotherly roleplay with the probably of Thorki) Paragraph or dialog form?: I like action in...
    Tomhall17 Tomhall17 31-35, M Apr 8

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    My ex-MM seriously has some issues. As some of you might recall, he contacted me last month after almost 6 months of NC. We chatted for a few days but never got together in person...
    ArlingtonRose ArlingtonRose 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    Over time simple has become more complicated, With much advancement in technology we are becoming more lonelier than before or may be more selfish is the better word. With...
    zforeword zforeword 41-45, M Apr 12

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    I been praying a long time for something.......anybody have Gods E-mail .....?
    Dustrated Dustrated 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    It is very easy to become an active member of the group. You can announce your desire to help female survivors here and you can be got in touch here or on your whiteboard or of...
    hasmita hasmita 61-65, M Apr 12

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    I have studied this for a while and would like to point out a few "FACTS" rather than hype. If you want to comment, read them! If you still doubt, check for yourselves. Don't...
    anonymuspersona anonymuspersona 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    You open your personal e-mail at work and an image pops on the screen that could get you fired.
    Blueeyedboy70i Blueeyedboy70i 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    Defend Internet Freedom in India! The internet's success in fostering innovation, access to knowledge and freedom of speech is in large part due to the principle of net neutrality...
    ABCDEF7 ABCDEF7 31-35, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I want to sell my kidney. I am from Ukraine, Blood Group is B(-), 31 years old, no smoking, my health is beautiful. I want $130000 for my kidney. All costs (visa, flights...
    Jurich Jurich 31-35 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I want to sell my kidney. I am from Ukraine, Blood Group is B(-), 31 years old, no smoking, my health is beautiful. I want $130000 for my kidney. All costs (visa, flights...
    Jurich Jurich 31-35 3 days ago

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    Cousin FSHWIV left a long message on my answering machine. Her anxiety sometimes turns into aggression towards me and my mother, mostly when she doesn't agree with our opinions...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    A Flagging, Manipulation. I have just had, a four year section of my life WIPED OUT! 260 + stories, amongst them, some poems dedicated to dear friends. Pushing 2,500 comments, on...
    iptbg iptbg 61-65, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I met my husband through the man who is now my brother-in-law. At our wedding he was the best man and in his speech he said "I may be losing a good house keeper but I am gaining a...
    ag00dwife ag00dwife 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    What's exactly will be the likely definition of Website or Internet hosting or web hosting companies India? Be sure you select a hosting in Asia business as you're in a position to...
    samuale83 samuale83 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I love Heavy Metal Music But My Environment Is Hostile I am a Metal fan since early 2012. However it looks as if I do not get positive reactions from people, if I get reactions...
    metalheart2012 metalheart2012 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Just a log of things. I know full well what happened. We were ecstatic when we finally saw each other again after the summer ended. Unfortunately he was sick (again), and I tried...
    nopemiru nopemiru 18-21, F Apr 13

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    Read This JabroniWassup fellas. Ladies and gentlemen.I got a few things to say but as usual, I really don't know where to start..So I'll just get right into it and let the words...
    TheMissionaryChampion TheMissionaryChampion 22-25 Apr 1

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    I liked this article I ran across today so I thought I'd share it. And above is a photo from one of my recent #13's. :) "1. All truth is a paradox. Life is a precious unfathomably...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 20 Responses Apr 14

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    from the Globe and Mail (Toronto): INSET Alberta "asking Albertans to notify authorities when they see signs of radicalization in friends or family." Surely we've all seen this...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Apr 17

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    [] Smoked A Cigarette [ ] Smoked A Cigar [x] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [x] Are / Been In Love [x] Dumped someone [ ] Been Fired [x] Been In A Fist Fight [x] Had A Crush On An...
    Fabulousboy91 Fabulousboy91 22-25, M Apr 12

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    [X] Smoked A Cigarette [] Smoked A Cigar [] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [X] Are / Been In Love [X] Dumped someone [] Been Fired [X] Been In A Fist Fight [X] Had A Crush On An...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 14

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    I really don't understand how people can rent a place, then when they move they literally just put all their **** on the curb. I find that so f****** lazy and filthy. The people...
    Floo64 Floo64 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    [] Smoked A Cigarette [] Smoked A Cigar [x] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [x] Are / Been In Love [x] Dumped someone [] Been Fired [] Been In A Fist Fight [x] Had A Crush On An...
    MsAttitudez MsAttitudez 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    [x] Smoked A Cigarette [x] Smoked A Cigar [X] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [X] Are / Been In Love [X] Dumped someone [] Been Fired [] Been In A Fist Fight [] Had A Crush On An...
    rainbowbae rainbowbae 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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