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I Have Accepted That I Am No Longer Cool

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    I Used To Be But No Longer

    i think i used to be cool, or thought i was, or did a passable imitation of it. but then i got bitter and sort of just let everything go. when ithought i was cool, it made me feel invincible. it was wonderful, i felt like no one could hurt me and i could do anything. i have succh...
    emilystrange105 emilystrange105 26-30, F Jan 2, 2012

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    I Think It's Pretty Cool Actually.....

    that I've just accepted this!.......   
    lostbird lostbird 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 6, 2008

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    At Least I Don't Wipe Bugers On My Own Pillow

    I try not to get too bossy with superior grown-upness with my children.  I don't want to be a "because I said so" parent so sometimes instead of yelling I get in childish arguments with my boys.(I get a kick out of it)  One day when we were driving the boys...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    Riiiiiiiiiiight

    No longer cool.... more like I was never cool to begin with. Really though, that's okay I may have wished once or twice (okay more than twice while I was growing up) that I was at least a teensy bit cool but looking back upon those awkward years, I'm glad I was never one of the...
    MissKissMyFrog MissKissMyFrog 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2012

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    Now Can't Remember When I Was

      I never was one of the cool kids in high school.  While I ran for class office a couple times, I never won an election. While I may have had a lot of friends in college, it wasn't so much being popular as it was being around so many like-minded others. In my...
    gladiate gladiate 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 30, 2009

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    Cool For Cats

    Don't think I ever was and do you know what the COOL thing is? I don't care lol
    Eggyegg Eggyegg 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2011

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    Hah...

    Never have been and never will be...
    BloodyTale BloodyTale 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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