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    Speculations - Sometimes you just need to look at things from a different perspective..
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 11 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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    How Old Is Grandma ?? - One evening a grandson was talking to his grandmother about current events.  The grandson asked his grandmother what she thought...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 18, 2011

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    To My Child -   To My Child  Just for this morning, I am going to smile when I see your face and laugh when I feel like crying. Just for this morning, I will let you...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 8 Responses Nov 17, 2009

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    The Charles Schulz Philosophy - (This is  marvelous!!  Read carefully to receive and enjoy full effect)  The  following is the philosophy of Charles Schulz,  the creator of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 5, 2011

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    How Did We Ever Survive? - Looking back, it's hard to believe that we have lived as long as we have. As children we would ride in cars with no seat belts or air bags...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M Jun 5, 2012

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    Wooden Spoon - A frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law, and four-year old grandson. The old man's hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 19, 2008

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    Fascinating Facts From Biology - If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months, and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat up one cup of coffee. (Hardly seems worth it...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M Jul 6, 2011

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    I'm Glad You're In My Dash - I read of a man who stood to speak at the funeral of a friend He referred to the dates on her tombstone From the beginning...to the end. He noted...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M Jun 24, 2011

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    INTERESTING Facts -       THE FACTS     Question 1: If you knew a woman who was pregnant, who had 8 kids  already...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 25, 2008

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    The Stranger -   The Stranger   A few years after I was born, my Dad met a stranger who was new to our small town. From the beginning, Dad was fascinated with...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 13, 2009

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    AIG Bail Out - An e-mail from T. J. Birkenmeier (makes sense to me)   I'm against the $85,000,000,000.00 bailout of AIG. Instead, I'm in favor of giving $85,000,000,000 to...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    Something to Think About - One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live. They...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 15, 2008

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    How Many Do You Remember? - Start counting: 01. Candy cigarettes 02. Wax coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar water inside. 03. Soda pop machines that dispensed bottles. 04...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M Sep 2, 2011

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    Who Am I ? - Dear Doctor, My father and I lived in our apartment and we had a radio and TV.  My father was a widower and I was unmarried.  Beneath us lived a widow and her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 15, 2011

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    A Letter From Jesus About Christmas -- - A Letter from Jesus about Christmas --   ...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2009

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    Voting - One day a florist goes to a barber for a haircut.  After the cut he asks about his bill and the barber replies, 'I cannot accept money from you. I'm doing community...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 1 Response May 5, 2008

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    Everyone Is Precious - "Look at the birds in the sky. They don't work, they only fly, wandering around but they are alive. How do they survive? It's because God takes care of every...
    0fairytalePrincess 0fairytalePrincess 36-40, F Apr 12, 2011

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    Coffee - You will never look at a cup of coffee the same way again. A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 11, 2011

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    The Cab Ride....... - (This was sent to me and I wanted to share it.)   So I walked to the door and knocked. 'Just a minute', answered a frail, elderly voice. I could hear...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 12, 2008

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    Five (5) Lessons -               1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady.          ...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 1 Response May 2, 2008

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    Life In The 1500's - Every once in a while I get some e-mails that contain something I find very interesting.  Hereunder follows one of these.  I cannot say for certain how...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 19, 2011

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    I sometimes really enjoy listening to old music. I am talking about something 10 or 15 years old, but sometimes I love hearing stuff that is 50 years old and more. I like things...
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    I've often been told that I am "weird" and "unusual". I take this to mean I am interesting. I say weird things and I do have an interesting perspective on things. I take a new look...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    Michael Snyder Economic Collapse April 7, 2014 The level of employment in the United States has been declining since the year 2000. There have been moments when things have...
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    The more selfish a society is, the more terrible things will happen - why ? ...because people in pain aren't given proper attention. By friends, family and social care workers...
    iamdaviddotinfo iamdaviddotinfo 31-35, M Mar 18

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    What is necessary to live or survive, are we brainwashed TO survive or is it really instinct? Think about it. As people I think our instinct is to seek pleasure and avoid pain...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Why I don't have Tattoos: Tats are a personal choice. I like some tattoos. Not everyone who has tats are smart, dumb, cool, holy, evil, etc. I don't judge books by covers. Tats...
    CKastellanos CKastellanos 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Adele - Set Fire To The Rain I let it fall, my heart,And as it fell you rose to claim itIt was dark and I was overUntil you kissed my lips and you saved meMy hands, they're...
    SaucyMama SaucyMama 46-50, F 3 hrs ago

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    1) I have a birthmark shaped like Finland on my right hand, with a little dot roughly where my mum grew up. 2) I have a cowslick. 3) I am very analytical. 4) I come from a...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Seeing that precious little face run towards me when I get home from school just makes my heart melt. I took him on a walk, then I told him that he needed to pick sissy some...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 49 mins ago

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    This is quite long, but I would appreciate it if you would take 5 minutes of your time to read this. “when she was 7, a boy pushed her on the playground she fell headfirst into...
    KaterinaB KaterinaB 16-17, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I love coffee but I HATE coffee flavoured things. Probably because I hate sugar milk and cream in my coffee and most coffee flavoured things are sugary and milky. I drink espresso...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    I really like when people message me and we can share experiences and things. I just don't like it if it's a weird message... Or a not so nice one. For instance, about 10 minutes...
    KT98 KT98 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I want to go to so many places. I want to visit Ireland, for the atmosphere and community spirit. I would also love to meet Rachel Allen, my favourite chef. I want to visit...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    It was at my 1st year of secondary education. I was nervous for I know nothing about the new school I'm in. Then all of the new student get to stay in gymnasium for some...
    Jayvee16 Jayvee16 31-35, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Converting a Bear A rabbi, priest, and a preacher meet every Monday in a coffee shop to talk things over about their spiritual life. One day, the priest makes a bet with the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    [X] Smoked A Cigarette (I once saw one left in the counter when I was 3 & tried it. Never again. 😲) [ ] Smoked A Cigar [X] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [X] Are / Been In Love...
    MaryRiddle3 MaryRiddle3 13-15, F 55 mins ago

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    [ ] Smoked A Cigarette [ ] Smoked A Cigar [ ] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [ ] Are / Been In Love (not sure what love is) [ ] Dumped someone [ ] Been Fired [X] Been In A Fist...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 41 mins ago

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    I spent a lot of time studying this subject (years ago, so it may have been tweeked since then) but Hawking (et al) believe that our universe is shaped like a soccer ball and that...
    quantumike quantumike 51-55, M Mar 28

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    “Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external...
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your friend to learn unpleasant things from his enemies; they are ready enough to tell them. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your IRS agent to learn unpleasant things from the people he audits; they are ready enough to tell them.
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    “Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they...
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    "We Can't Stop" MILEY ;) It's our party we can do what we want (no drama) It's our party we can say what we want (Mike will made) It's our party we can love who we want We can...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F Mar 30

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    Well this is some long introduction of me or things about me. So let's start :-) Im Mj an asian girl who have seen many bad things in life. I have done so many mistakes in my life...
    PartyPoison04 PartyPoison04 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Can someone please take their time to read this? Its long, 8 pages but it explains a lot about the situation I am currently in. I think a lot of people could relate to this if they...
    elugo12345 elugo12345 18-21, M Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. That's always the situation for me. It also seems like I have crushes on chicks...
    elugo12345 elugo12345 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 1

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