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I Have Lived On An Island

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    Ireland - It is a little larger than most tropical islands and definitely does not contain the same climate
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    Have Lived My Whole Life On An Island

    i live on long island, n was born there, and i havent moved since. wish it was as nice as the pic for this group tho :(
    olemissfan2 olemissfan2 18-21, M 1 Response May 12, 2012

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    My Home

    Maui will always be my home, even though I'm now in California. I was there throughout my childhood, and I left at 17, due to the traumatic experience of losing my high school sweetheart in an accident. I just couldn't bare to look at the slopes of Haleakala every day, all day. I...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 41-45, F Jun 4, 2012

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    Have Lived Most Of My Life On An Island

    The largest island in the continental United States...Long Island (Hawai'i is the largest island in the entire United States, but I've never lived there). 
    Dragon56 Dragon56 56-60, M Dec 22, 2009

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    Island Adventures

      One day I pulled up stakes, packed my bags, crated my pets and took a jet plane to the Dominican Republic.   Really, there was a plan.  My human friends were supposed to follow me.  I was having an  adventure with my own pirates of the Caribbean...
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 18, 2008

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    Dear friend I want to share with you my experience with the mental health services in the uk I'm a dark skinned woman of Asian appearance .people often assume that I'm an Indian...
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    I was racially abused and traumatised at hotel du vin in Brighton by two managers who hated me coz I'm a dark skinned Asian looking lady There was nothing I could do they just...
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    There is one time in particular that I still wonder about, did I do the right thing? I lied to my father at age 16 or so. My mom was there too. He asked me: "Tom (not my real...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 9

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    I lived in the uk since I was 13 and now I'm 35 .im dark skinned odd looking woman and lot of English people hate my looks and as a result I ve been very unfortunate and suffered...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    To shorten the story, I have an ex fiance from 2004. My father died and he walked away due to my father's death. You know why as good as I do. I ended up having an emotional...
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    I just realized I spend a lot of time arguing with people who are not worth the argument. It causes unnecessary stress, and it wastes my time. From now on i'm picking and choosing...
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    SarabearPark SarabearPark 18-21, F Jan 8

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    I dont know about my own private island...maybe with a select few. I have a business partner who owns an island in the Fiji's - I have been looking and you all realize you can get...
    drooniedat drooniedat 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    Darkoceans11 Darkoceans11 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I would bring all my EP peeps to the beautiful Island of "MAUI"Watching the sun fall behind the island of Lanai as its ambient light hits the West Maui mountains takes my breath...
    raquel80 raquel80 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    This would be so cool to live on an Island where you have to take a boat to land to get to our car to go shopping . You would also avoid any unwanted guests that you did not want...
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    If you from (live in) statin island raise your hand
    ThedaggerThatburns ThedaggerThatburns 13-15, M 6 hrs ago

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    I have been to Mexico, Canada, Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Brazil, Japan, China, South Korea
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    In the past 30 years, the people of the native, endangered St. Lucia parrot (Amazona versicolor), or jacquot, has tripled, from as few as 100 in 1979-when the jacquot became the...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Rules are simple enough, for each day write a short piece on each topic. You can put the topic as your status message, a new experience, or share it here under this Experience...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    When I read the websites online about C-PTSD, I was sure I had it. Now, after reading your stories, I'm not sure. I would love for anyone to read through this and tell me your...
    Devinologist Devinologist 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    "No man is an island" one of my favorite quote in life
    vicegander vicegander 13-15, F Dec 25, 2014

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    Different countries have different reserve requirements too. The banks could loan out much more than they have thus creating a large portfolio, which may be deceptive, if a state...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    Ahhhhhh, this is the life....After taking down some Christmas decorations, I left then on the island in the kitchen before taking them to the upstairs closet. Mr. Binx decided to...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 8 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Should you'd like to place cash in trust for your grandchildren consider a offshore trust. Dependant on your tax jurisdiction there might be in going offshore a considerable tax...
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    If you are stuck for a New Year’s resolution, you might take inspiration from the Archbishop of Canterbury’s (leader of the Anglican Church) message to the UK: http://www...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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    At last, possessing inspected A huge number of homes, I've found hardly any which were in these negative shape that one particular would think acquiring the home can be a blunder...
    Alexander0493fzr1 Alexander0493fzr1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    Let's say you were stranded with someone on an inhabitant island with no food for many days. You got no means of fishing and the water around you is too salty for consumption...
    astrophobia astrophobia 26-30 1 Response Jan 10

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    Strawberrycreamcheese Strawberrycreamcheese 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    jules401 jules401 13-15, T 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    There are days where I wish I lived on the road. How much fun would that be. I'd try to sell my artwork or some sort of talent. Make money that way for only the things I need like...
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M Dec 27, 2014