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I Like The Used

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    There are lots of things that I prefer to get used.... I prefer used cars because I don't like that new car payment.  Heck everyone drives a used car because once you drive it off the lot you are driving a used car. Have you ever thought of that? Men, I do...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2010

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    Used Is Like Dusty

    ...and ani difranco says " it's better to be dusty than polished like a store window mannequin."...but I'm not sure about that. sometimes I like my dust; the used, the old; but sometimes I wished I was more new and shiny . you know, new clothes that fit perfectly; a modern...
    panther61 panther61 31-35, F May 17, 2010

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    "the Used"

              So the other stories on here about liking used products... but since the group is called "I Like THE Used", I decided to join because my favorite band is called "The Used". They are an amazing band and i think EVERYONE should check them out...
    JaneX189 JaneX189 22-25, F 1 Response May 25, 2010

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    ever since my dad got remarried and had another kid, my brother and i have taken the back burner. scratch that, we've been moved out of the kitchen entirely. particularly me bc i...
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    those are some of the books i have left.. i used to read tons of books but i stopped because it took me a lot of time to finish a book and because some times while i was reading...
    QueenPerez QueenPerez 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    I feel pathetic and a waste of space I constantly have thought of wanting to be dead, but I go back and think of how selfish it would be to leave the people that actually care...
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    I have bookcases throughout my house full of my books. I used to keep them in my bedroom until it became too much. I am at the point now where I make weekly Barnes n noble trips. I...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I am an introvert so I generally try to go unnoticed to avoid talking to people. The down side: you feel like no one ever sees you. I know, seems contradictory. I guess it's a...
    littlechief79 littlechief79 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    "I choose to live by choice, not chance; to make changes, not excuses; to be motivated, not manipulated; to be useful, not used; to excel, not compete; I choose self-esteem...
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35 9 hrs ago

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    I just realized how easy it would be to just be sarcastic to most every one of these experiences! But I won't, I will be authentic! I have lost most of my close family over the...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 1 Response Jul 7

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    Used commercial gym equipment is truly the last thing in the mind of someone who wishes to get fit. Many folks will frequently venture out into a big box store and get a brand new...
    ZCeason ZCeason 22-25 Jul 6

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    SUMMER CAMP TRUTH OR DARE Earlier this summer my sister Lizzie and I went to the same summer camp. We stayed there for two weeks. A lot of other kids from our school were going to...
    Jenjoejen Jenjoejen 13-15 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am so glad I'm not the person I used to be . Although at the same time I'm not. I used to be really rude but one day I snapped out of it and realized what I was doing . But I...
    CynthiaxLisette CynthiaxLisette 70+, F 2 days ago

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    There are times when I remember who I was... I used to be nice, used to be calm, used to be patient and used to be forgiving... But my love, betrayed me... lied to me... fooled...
    elemenohpi elemenohpi 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Yep. The group has the main gist of what I have to say. But it's not incredibly accurate. It's not that I don't like her.. I used to, but my opinion of her is rapidly changing. She...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel like I'm being used all the time, it makes me feel worthless like I don't mean anything. That I'm just a maid or a babysitter or a hooker. I'm just being used, but that's...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I feel down. Something has sucked my energy out of my body, and my mind is empty. I can’t focus on work, feel like coming back home and sleeping for long time after taking...
    Forouzan Forouzan 36-40, F Jul 5

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    I used to cut myself. It started when I was in 7th grade (I'm 18 now and just recently graduated), and continued up until a few months ago. I'm not proud of it but I like to share...
    pinkfleshbows pinkfleshbows 18-21, F Jul 12

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    I have a friend, she switches from friend to friend constantly. Whenever she loses friendship with this one girl, she begins being friends with me. And then again. The one girl she...
    BloodProjectile1 BloodProjectile1 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Well it's true. I used to be skinny but I got injured in baseball and then I stopped working out daily like I used to. Eventually I gained some weight, I only put on a few pounds...
    Johnnysicks Johnnysicks 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Johnny was not your usual dealer... you know how you can usually tell a car dealer... slicked back greasy hair and a big fake smile. seeming smooth as oil as he slides into the...
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I loved wearing tight shorts. It used to accentuate my round bums and I love the way people look at me then. With a cute and beautiful boyish face I used to be teased by everyone...
    spankyboy100 spankyboy100 31-35 Jul 9

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    I used to be a kind, considerate, compassionate, loving, caring person. But now... Admittedly, I'm a jaded and sometimes bitter & selfish human being. It used to be that I would...
    dukelostboy25 dukelostboy25 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I used to be very passionate and emotional. Some days would be full of pure elation and joy and I would marvel at small things, like the sound of wind through the trees or the feel...
    TeamFreeWill TeamFreeWill 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I'm definitely not the person I used to be. I was married for 20 years. I thought I was happy, and I really did love raising my kids. They are 18 and 21 now, and they are awesome...
    lovesandybeaches lovesandybeaches 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    Looking through old notes on my phone, found one that said "It was the only pain I could control." Obviously I was referring to the pain I used to inflict on myself when I was...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I can't stop crying, I feel so heartbroken right now 😭😭why did he have to bring her up when he knows I like him? Why did he say that he still loves her when he keeps saying...
    Ki123 Ki123 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter One Hundred Forty-Four Jimmy seemed to be a little more grownup after the Philadelphia excursion alone with...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jul 2

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    I used to be so happy and care free. I used to have faith in my marriage...faith in my husband...faith in myself. I just want to run away with my kids and start over...
    MyLifeIsNow MyLifeIsNow 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I am a teenager. A very unknown one, to say the least. My confidence is ten feet under and my self esteem is non existent. Everyday is a struggle and a new opportunity to hate...
    viviandarling viviandarling 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    There are nights when I begin to think about the times when I was used. I really don't enjoy these nights at all. I cry so much. I cry alone in my room and hope that no one comes...
    Dark3yedTiger Dark3yedTiger 18-21, F Jul 10

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    When I was still in primary school i used to wet the bed and my knickers mainly. I had week muscles or something. Mum or dad used to punish me for it. Why dont parents know it...
    JennyMason2 JennyMason2 13-15, F Jul 12

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    I was the tattle tale when I was younger. "Little Miss Perfect" and "Miss Goody Two Shoes" were a few of my nicknames within my family (all in good fun, of course). Now I am going...
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F a week ago

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    This is my first post. I'm a 24 year old guy and somewhere over the last 6 years or so I seem to have lost myself. When I was a kid I had pretty much everything anyone could want...
    flyingdutchman3814 flyingdutchman3814 22-25, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I semi used to be happy. I used to laugh with my friends but now I shut them out. I once could smile for no reason but a true smile has only crossed my lips when I thought I was...
    sluggo111 sluggo111 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I begged and prayed all my life for God to be there for me and he just ignored me. I was constantly bullied and ridiculed at my private middle school. I thought entering high...
    xRockGlossPrincessx xRockGlossPrincessx 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    Even though Im 19, most of my friends are either my age or much younger than me. In addition to that, most of my friends are female, even though I am male. after that quick set up...
    ThunderST0RM1N ThunderST0RM1N 18-21, M Jul 7

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    I have changed so much from the person I was before. Life experiences that I've had has formed me into this person who has a terrible self image, has social anxiety, and feels like...
    GageBunny GageBunny 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm a flaky person - a chameleon, sort of like Lindsey Lee Wells in An Abundance of Katherines. I change who I am based on who I'm with. Or at least I have. When I entered high...
    jasenamigala jasenamigala 13-15, F Jul 11

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    Several years ago I was in Iraq. My work schedule was 12 hours a day, 5 days a week, two non-consecutive days off. On my time off there was nothing to do--and I mean nothing. I...
    Twidget0831 Twidget0831 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I used to be a beautiful girl, I was so pretty in first grade that all the boys had crushes on me. I was a bully though and enjoyed it I liked the boys I thought it was normal to...
    ZKAZ ZKAZ 13-15, F a week ago

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    Honestly I feel like I'm being used, I'm not joking it comes to me like breathing.
    PaulinaaaO PaulinaaaO 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I have never felt worse about myself, so I came on here. I just want someone to hear me. Anyway, this is what happened. I am a tall, awkward shy girl. I am very nice and loving. I...
    dancekatie93 dancekatie93 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I had been to many wrestling matches in high school, but never had I seen a barefoot wrestling match before. Everyone was barefoot! The arena smelled like smelly feet. I had come...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been hurt and used so many times I now sort of expect for people to do it again. I'm in a relationship with someone that was/is my best friend. I'm so afraid that he is going...
    bird75 bird75 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The guy I'm seeing was ignoring my texts this week. I was nervous so I called to see if he was alright. He's fine, we had a decent conversation, and he even said he missed me. I...
    abingham abingham 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Android is the only OS as of now that provides an option for developers to make keyboards for the millions of users using its platform. The default one that comes with my galaxy...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M Jun 29

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