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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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    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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    I love sending cards to people! For almost every occasion I find reasons to send them to all my close (or faraway!) friends and family. I think it's a really thoughtful way of...
    goodgirl180 goodgirl180 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've never hated a professor so strongly in my entire life. Today we had a final essay due in class to be brought typed. I worked on it for hours yesterday and had it peer-edited...
    mydays1994 mydays1994 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm just a lazy programmer. Everyday was a nightmare for me. I wake up around 8am and travel to work. Arrive at work about 10am and first things to done is to read many e-mails...
    ohmoomtang ohmoomtang 22-25, M Mar 20

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    it is infuriating to receive mail from E P Allie telling me that once again a group I belonged to was deleted for a policy violation...is it unreasonable to believe someone...
    warstorm warstorm 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I have found mail actually gets most places fairly fast and the carriers seem OK, it is just the people who work at the windows at the post office mostly need to be medicated...
    thela90048 thela90048 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Just wanting peoples take on the situation: My husband still has his name on a house with his ex wife. During the divorce it was made that he has no obligation to the house but it...
    SgtArmyWife SgtArmyWife 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Morning ladies. I need to vent. Sorry but I'm not sure how to address this or even how I'm really feeling so I thought if I put it out here I can make some sense of it. As I've...
    sweetmae79 sweetmae79 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was in a long distance relationship. I met (let's call him Mike) on omegle. I was 17 and bored so I went on omegle. I met mike and he and I started chatting on omegle. We liked...
    Ipromiseyou Ipromiseyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Hi, everyone. I want to make this quick so listen up. I have listened to adampants /Jonathan for quite some time. I haven't met anyone who has listened to his teaching. I want this...
    IntrovertedPersian IntrovertedPersian 18-21, M Apr 11

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    Really missing MM currently, even though got to spend part of yesterday with him. Usually get at least a good morning e-mail but said wife was home on computer yesterday not to e...
    pudgee2 pudgee2 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    YOU KNOW YOU ARE LIVING IN 2014 when... 1. You accidentally enter your password on the microwave. 2. You haven't played solitaire with real cards in years. 3. You have a list...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 10 Responses Mar 29

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    I put in your hands this story realism beautiful love story on the net spin this story in a small house living family bitterness of exile, but the events of the story were not for...
    EvilBoys EvilBoys 16-17, M Mar 22

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    Ugh. I hate this, I have a stage 4 case of Cabin Fever that will not go away and I'm so. Damn. Bored. EP has managed to drive away what I had left of a circle and I'm not doing a...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M Apr 1

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    My Dad and my step mum favour my two younger sisters. My parents hate me. To the point where my dad won't communicate with me in any other way but via e-mail. I feel like they want...
    bpdpsycho bpdpsycho 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I have been receiving a lot of messages from men who have shared ' mature' experiences on EP.I want to make it clear to everyone out there that I check your profile before adding...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am really sick of things like this and it is time for me tell you all. There is a new member who just joined by the name of prettybrunetteinpink I e-mailed her and welcomed...
    Martyboy22 Martyboy22 46-50, M 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    Daisy, a resident nurse at the City hospital, was not satisfied with her job, so she resigned. She was confident that she would easily find another job due to the high demand for...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 10

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    Is there any nice girl here whom I can be friends with? I'm really not good with hi's and hello's but I want to meet new people. Anyone interested with exchanging e-mail letters...
    DaniFie DaniFie 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 20

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    Is there any nice people here whom I can be friends with? I'm really not good with hi's and hello's but I want to meet new people. Anyone interested with exchanging e-mail letters...
    DaniFie DaniFie 22-25, F 10 Responses Mar 20

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    Just came across his work e-mail....have not spoken to him in 14 years. I am currently unhappy in my marriage and wondering if he is too.
    amc0438 amc0438 41-45, F Mar 20

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    IN NEED OF ADVICE! (kind of long but any help is appreciated) My (now ex) girlfriend and I just broke up two days ago. Three months ago, she told me and made a huge deal about...
    ChildoftheEarth ChildoftheEarth 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    IN NEED OF ADVICE! (kind of long but any help is appreciated) My (now ex) girlfriend and I just broke up two days ago. Three months ago, she told me and made a huge deal about...
    ChildoftheEarth ChildoftheEarth 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    IN NEED OF ADVICE! (kind of long but any help is appreciated) My (now ex) girlfriend and I just broke up two days ago. Three months ago, she told me and made a huge deal about...
    ChildoftheEarth ChildoftheEarth 22-25, F Mar 21

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    2 of the World's Fastest network E- MAIL & FEMALE Information passed within minutes. :)
    wintersecret wintersecret 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Most of my family members are alcoholics and/or addicts. I haven't seen most of them for over 20 years and basically have no contact with them ever except an occasional...
    blessedmess blessedmess 41-45, F Mar 27

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    I often wonder if people ever take the time or even know how to communicate effectively. This morning I was dropping off some glass goods to Goodwill. The young man took them from...
    aradia11 aradia11 51-55, F Mar 30

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    It began last friday, i was excited. I was going to pick up my kawasaki Ninja 500 that i had paid for a day earlier. I had already left the house and went to my boys and we would...
    taze99 taze99 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    If you've got a printer then you will have to learn at some time all about printer and cartridges. There's no great deal to understand, but exactly what there will be known is...
    homeoffice homeoffice 26-30, F Apr 2

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    Cithri does not exist. Hello everyone, I am Professor Danniel Blackwater of a University in Los Angeles, California. Before I start, I would like to tell you that nothing that was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 2

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    I think guys just look at the pictures and that's it. I have been on and off dating sites and I'm having no luck. I'm not a bad looking person or fat. I'm an average person. I...
    feelinglost84 feelinglost84 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    A Minneapolis couple decided to go to Florida for a break from winter weather. They planned to stay at the same hotel where they spent their honeymoon 20 years earlier. Because of...
    itsoneofus itsoneofus 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    As some of you know I got played by someone on here I'd thought was a real friend, the person concerned couldn't or wouldn't discuss it with me, the closest they came to explaining...
    IrateLittleRoll IrateLittleRoll 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    My very dear friend Mejj has tagged me. So, I'm going to write 5 things about myself, and then tag five friends! It's also going to be the last thing I post. I am finally going to...
    Literaturegirl Literaturegirl 46-50, F 8 Responses Apr 9

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    Really missing my MM right now, but he is so sweet...Always sends me a good moring e-mail even if he is super busy & usually lets me know what's going on in his day. Starting out...
    pudgee2 pudgee2 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I am 12 years old and need someone to talk to by e-mail or facebook, I don't mind how old just older than 7... I can be a bit,,, horny so... yeah I'll leave it at that... Thanks...
    Gay4Ever Gay4Ever 16-17, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Take a Hike,Play in Traffic,Just Get the **** Out of My Life- Because I avoid drama like the plague I am not on any social media websites. If I actually want to keep contact with a...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This is the actual e-mail I have sent to him just now: I can't even talk to you about this. I'm about to break. Please explain to me what are you doing? It makes me feel like...
    highnlow highnlow 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Interview with Kevin Fonseca, Paranormal Experiencer Interviewed conducted by HPI Journalist / HPI Co-Owner Deanna Jaxine Stinson HPI (Hegelianism Paranormal Intelligence...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    Interview with Kevin Fonseca, Paranormal Experiencer Interviewed conducted by HPI Journalist / HPI Co-Owner Deanna Jaxine Stinson HPI (Hegelianism Paranormal Intelligence...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    An alternative success strategy. You can register with this blog site via your e-mail address: http://wisdomlake.wordpress.com/2014/03/15/success/
    Exp1983 Exp1983 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    The major gain tends to be that Office 365 for enterprises, Microsoft are going to be an excellent mix amongst cloud providers and cheap windows 7 enterprise , in several...
    softwarekeysale softwarekeysale 26-30 2 days ago

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    I'm not completely sure what this is but I think I have to tell five things about myself. Thanks Ebbi, for giving me a few more minutes to put off doing my homework :D lmao 1. I...
    Tippitoe Tippitoe 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    ---- MEDIBANK PRIVATISATION PROPOSAL BY ABBOTT GOVERNMENT ---- Below is what I wrote about the idea of Privatisation in regard to real life experiences and the explanations for...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    ---- MEDIBANK PRIVATISATION PROPOSAL BY ABBOTT GOVERNMENT ---- Below is what I wrote about the idea of Privatisation in regard to real life experiences and the explanations for...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Mar 26

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    Chapter 1 of the weirdest story ever. I did this because I was bored, so yeah, it is pretty bad XD! Gets weirder along the way! It was another normal day in Elocan. Nothing...
    WonderinginWV WonderinginWV 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    PRACTICE AREAS: Bank Theft/Embezzlement Bribery / Federal Contract Fraud Computer Fraud & Violations Conspiracy to Commit Fraud Conspiracy Counterfeit Charges Criminal Copyright...
    attorneycriminal attorneycriminal 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Here's my list, with somewhat detailed answers: Smoked A Cigarette: Yes, many times Smoked A Cigar: Also many times Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex: No, I and I don't plan to...
    Hatebreeder59 Hatebreeder59 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I Have [X] Skipped Class [X] Smoked A Cigarette [] Smoked A Cigar [X] Seen Someone / Something Die [x] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [X] Are / Been In Love [X...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 51-55, M Mar 21

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